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Former Y-Players to entertain at Enfield Grange

By Joni Averill

Former Y-Players leader Pam Martin invites you to “be a part of the cast” during a Fall Flare Dinner, “Murder in Grinderswitch,” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Ammadamast Grange in Enfield.

Enjoy pumpkin soup, green salad, beans with ham or chicken, biscuits and pies as Grange members, former Y-Players and Lincoln residents entertain you.

Admission is $15 each or $25 for two, and reservations can be made by calling Martin, 989-5442, or Steve Grey, 732-3107.

Proceeds benefit the Grange and local school scholarships.


Registration is required to attend a Floor Cloth Art Workshop 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Woodlawn Museum, Route 172 in Surry.

The cost for the workshop taught by Patience Sampson, including materials, is $55 for members and $65 for nonmembers.

Call 667-8671 to register.


Musician Hal Wheeler e-mailed that the Stammtishc German Band will present a free Oktoberfest Concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at the Orono Recreation Center.

Wheeler added, “Maine’s oldest German Band plays all traditional Oktoberfest music.”


Michelle Spencer, manager of Curves in Old Town, invites others to join her team of walkers in the 2009 Northeastern Maine Start! Heart Walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Husson University in Bangor.

You can register at Curves, “located at the Hannaford Plaza in Old Town,” and help this Curves meet its goal of having 20 walkers and raising $1,000 for the event.

For complete details, call Spencer at 827-7200.


Jennifer Baker reminds readers the LaGrange Fire Department and LaGrange Veteran’s Association fourth annual Craft Fair is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Marion C. Cook School on Howland Road in LaGrange.

Refreshments will also be on sale, and proceeds will help the Fire Department upgrade equipment and the veterans build a new monument.


Dr. Everett Parker wrote that the Shirley Community Church is holding a Public Coffee and Bake Sale 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in its Fellowship Hall.

Admission is by donation, and proceeds benefit the Charles A. Dean Nursing Home to purchase holiday gifts for residents.

For more information, call Colleen Ashe, 695-2517, or Gloria Goulet, 695-2731.


Ken Hanscom reminds readers that the Brewer Parks and Recreation Department inaugural Children’s Fair, featuring children’s items, is 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Brewer Auditorium.


Scott RC Levy reports the Penobscot Theatre Company will hold its third annual Halloween Costume Sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in the Bangor Opera House lobby on Main Street.

Prices for most items will be between $5 and $10, “and there is something for everyone,” every shape, age and size, Levy wrote of the event to benefit PTC’s annual fund.


Joanne Dority invites you to the Mariaville Grange Fall Festival 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Grange.

Dority wrote that the festival will have tables of crafts, cooked foods and “holiday incidentals,” and that “refreshments will be available.”


Jeff Franklin invites you to the Caribou Kiwanis Club Acadian Supper 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Caribou High School Cafe.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children under 10 and free for preschoolers.

Tickets are available from Kiwanis members, at the Caribou Chamber of Commerce, Caribou Food Trend and at the door.

After dinner, enjoy the Acadian band Boreal Tordu at 7 p.m., sponsored by Caribou Performing Arts Center.

Franklin reports proceeds benefit “Kiwanis youth and senior citizens’ activities.”

For more information, call Mike Tardif, 492-2614.


Abner Wade Masonic Lodge is hosting a prime rib dinner for Master Masons and their families at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in Sangerville.

Admission is $10. For reservations, call Lance Burgess at 876-2063, and leave a message. Proceeds benefit a scholarship for a Piscataquis Community High School of Guilford senior or seniors.


We welcome teachers Sten Flodin and Erik Brandstorm and 20 high school students from Dragonskolan, Umea, Sweden, to Bangor.

The group is participating in an exchange program with students and teachers this week at John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor.


Patti Giles reports Inspirations Day Spa is participating in the Champion the Cure during October to benefit CancerCare of Maine in Brewer.

The fundraiser includes raffling a pink basket with spa products, and complimentary “finishing-touch makeup applications following each hair service,” Giles wrote.

For more information, call Giles at 942-2100.

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

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