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Sunday school to resume at West Brooksville UCC church


BROOKSVILLE, Maine — The West Brooksville Congregational Church, UCC will restart Sunday school from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Sunday, May 1, at the church on Route 176, the coastal Road in West Brooksville.

All children are welcome to attend. For more information, call 326-4239.

Scout troop open house at Searsport Lions Club

SEARSPORT, Maine — The Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop 215 will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Searsport Lions Club on Back Searsport Road.

A representative from the Katahdin Area Council will be on hand to discuss the program and answer any questions. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 548-2235.

Perennials, seedlings, herbs sought for Gibbs Library sale

WASHINGTON, Maine — The Gibbs Library “Dig It” team’s annual garage and outdoor plant sale seeks plant donations. The library is seeking perennial, vegetable seedling and herb donations. The sale is a major fundraiser for Gibbs Library.

The plant sale will be held all day Saturday, May 14, at the Washington Fire Station, next to the library on Old Union Road. To donate, call 845-2900.

East Side Cemetery Association of Addison to meet May 14

ADDISON, Maine — The East Side Cemetery Association of Addison will hold its annual meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at the office of North Atlantic Lobster Sales, 420 Mooseneck Road in South Addison. For more information, call 483-2888.

Southwest Harbor library to waive fines May 9-14

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — The Southwest Harbor Public Library will waive fines for patrons who bring nonperishable food items to the library during regular library hours May 9-14.  

Food Not Fines Week is part of a statewide drive coordinated by the Maine State Library. For a list of participating libraries around the state, go to www.maine.gov/msl/fines.shtml. For more information, call 244-7065.

MERI looking for volunteer water quality monitors

BLUE HILL, Maine — The Marine Environmental Research Institute seeks volunteer water quality monitors to help protect the health of Blue Hill Bay. Volunteer monitoring is an opportunity to learn about the watershed and is a great family activity.

For more information about becoming a volunteer, call 374-2135.

Caregivers informational event at Rosscare in Bucksport

BUCKSPORT, Maine — Rosscare director Amy Cotton will present “Red Flags for Your Health: What Caregivers Need To Know” from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, at the Bucksport Square Apartments in Bucksport. This informational event is free to community members, and all ages are welcome.

To RSVP or receive more information on the Caregiver Wellness Workshops, call 631-2881.

Trio to present fado concert at deli in Unity

UNITY, Maine — Tremolino, a trio of Waldo County musicians, will present a fado concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at the CrossTrax Neighborhood Deli in Unity. The concert will benefit the Unity Volunteer Regional Food Pantry devoted to food security for local residents and serving more than 700 people a month, many elderly and children. It also sponsors “open door” community meals. Admission is on a sliding scale of $5-15. For more information, call 589-4632.

Fado is a song style from Portugal characterized by passionate lyrics and mournful tunes. It is said to be the oldest urban folk music in the Western world, representing the voice of the Portuguese soul.

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