City briefs for March 24

Posted March 24, 2011, at 6:24 p.m.

Notaries to hold education conference in Bangor on April 21

BANGOR, Maine — Informed Notaries of Maine will hold the 18th annual Notary Education Conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at the Spectacular Event Center, 395 Griffin Road in Bangor.

The conference includes a variety of topics such as: wedding instructions-tips, an update on Maine notary law, signing agent and mobile notary information, identification techniques and more. Registration for the conference is $60 for INM members, $70 for nonmembers, or a special rate of $80 for the conference plus INM membership. A buffet lunch is included in the cost of registration. For more information and to preregister, visit www.informednotariesofmaine.org or call, 846-8959.

Penquis board seeks candidates for Piscataquis committee

BANGOR, Maine — The board of directors of Penquis is seeking candidates interested in serving on the Piscataquis County Steering Committee as representatives of low-income residents living in Piscataquis County.

A seat is open on the committee for a three-year term beginning in June. Candidates must reside in Piscataquis County. For more information, call Angela Hobson at 800-215-4942.

Cultural development panel to accept grant applications from nonprofits

BANGOR, Maine — The Commission on Cultural Development accepts grant applications from nonprofit arts and cultural organizations on a quarterly basis. These funds support  a variety of arts and cultural programs in the community.

The commission is accepting applications for small grants of $2,000 or less. Applications must be received by April 1. For complete eligibility guidelines visit, www.bangormaine.gov or call 992-4234.

Bangor senior center lists menu for April Fools’ breakfast

BANGOR, Maine — The Hammond Street Senior Center will hold an April Fools’ Day Breakfast 8-10 a.m., Friday, April 1, at 2 Hammond St. in Bangor. The menu includes pancakes, baked beans, home fries, toast, juice, coffee and tea. Tickets are $5, available in advance or at the door. For ticket information, call 262-5532.

Fields Pond Audubon group to discuss ‘Birder’s Year’

ORONO, Maine — The Fields Pond Audubon Center Book Discussion Group will present “The Feather Quest: A North American Birder’s Year” by Peter Dunne at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at Dirigo Pines in Orono. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 866-3400.

Girl Scouts to sell cookies at Brewer credit unions

BREWER, Maine — Local Girl Scout Troops will sell cookies at both Brewer Federal Credit Union locations from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 2, at 77 North Main St. or 229 Dirigo Drive in Brewer. For more information, call David Defroscia 989-7240.

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