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Sandy Point Harvest Suppah aids community

By Joni Averill

Sandy Point Ladies Aide will hold its annual Harvest Suppah with seatings at 5 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Sandy Point Community Club on Route 1 in Stockton Springs.

Joyce O’Rourke wrote “this is the best Harvest Suppah around. Everything is homemade. The Ladies Aide peels and cooks everything. Food is served family style.”

Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children younger than 12, and “all money goes back to the community in the form of scholarships and donations to various organizations.”

The meal features turkey, ham, potatoes, turnips, carrots, squash, peas, cranberries and a variety of pies.


All Souls Students in Service to Jesus Christ youth mission group will hold its annual Mega Indoor Yard Sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, and noon-2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Union Street Brick Church in Bangor.

Jody McDonnell wrote that Sunday bargains include making “a deal on furniture and large-ticket items,” filling a bag for $1 and “whatever else you can carry out for $5.”

Proceeds benefit ASSIST-JC missions in Eastport and Honduras.

For more information, call 942-7354 or visit the ASSIST-JC link at www.allsoulsbangor.com.


Gaynor Reynolds invites you to Weed ’n Feed, 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 17, at Ecotat Gardens in Hermon.

“If you will help us ready the gardens for winter, we’ll offer our thanks by feeding you a healthy lunch,” Reynolds wrote.

To register, call 848-5946.


Here’s a reminder from Sally Burke that the Penobscot Valley Ski Club 39th annual ski and snowboard equipment sale is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Bangor Parks and Recreation Department on Main Street.

All kinds of new and used equipment, for all types of skiing activities, will be available in addition to information about the club and its programs.


Lisa Feldman wrote that Friends of the Orono Public Library are holding their book sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, in St. Mary’s Church basement on Main Street in Orono.

You should enter on the left of the church for the sale, which features “a very large donation … from the library of legendary” University of Maine professor, the late Burt Hatlen, Feldman wrote.

Baked goods, beverages and soup will be on sale as well, and all nonfood items will be $1 per bag from 1 to 2 p.m.


The third annual Page Farm & Home Museum Old-Fashioned Apple Fest is from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 17, at the museum on the University of Maine campus in Orono.

“Chefs of all ages are invited to bring their favorite apple dish, all prepared and ready-to-eat, along with a copy of the recipe,” Mary Bird wrote. Visitors will sample them and vote for the people’s choice winner, to be announced at noon.

Taste-testing of a variety of apples, games and activities for children, are part of the morning events.

For more information, call 581-4100.


Clark Thompson will sign copies of his new book, “Maine’s Trotting Horse Heritage Trail,” at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Page Farm & Home Museum, reports museum director Patricia Henner.

According to her release, Thompson has spent three years writing the book, “which memorializes trotting horses or racetracks from southern Maine to Bangor.”


To help families in need, you are invited to Bowl for Ronald McDonald House at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at Bangor-Brewer Bowling Lanes in Brewer.

All participants receive T-shirts, and additional prizes will be given to bowlers raising the most money.

To register, call 942-9003.


Benefit co-chair Diane Vatne invites you to a beef stew dinner and silent auction 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Old Town United Methodist Church, 744 Stillwater Ave.

Dinner is $6 for adults, $4 for children 12 and younger and $15 for a family of two adults with two or more children.

Auction items range from a 5-night stay at a Deer Isle cottage to a portrait sitting, and you need not be present to win.

Proceeds benefit the church and its support for the community.

For information, call 827-3559.


Mary Lou Weaver reports Winter Harbor Public Library writers workshop with Maine authors continues 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 24, at the library’s Channing Chapel when Annaliese Jakimides presents “Writing the Personal Essay.”

Admission is free, donations are accepted and information is available by calling Weaver at 963-2640.

Joni Averill, Bangor Daily News, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402; javerill@bangordailynews.net; 990-8288.

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