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Men invited to program on violence prevention

Posted May 16, 2011, at 10:21 p.m.
Last modified May 17, 2011, at 9:15 p.m.

Men invited to Somesville program on preventing violence

SOMESVILLE — The MDI Police and The Next Step collaborate with A Call To Men invitation  from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at the Somesville Fire House. The invitation, movie and discussion panel, is to get more men involved in the movement about violence and sexual assault crimes against women. For more information, e-mail kbrown@nextstedvproject.org.

Machias Historical Society to meet May 19

MACHIAS, Maine — There will be a meeting of the Machias Historical Society at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 19, in the Emergency Management Board Room at 28 Center Street. Final plans for the Margaretta Days Festival will be discussed. Anyone interested in participating or helping with the festival is invited to attend.

Country show, auction planned at Trenton Legion post

TRENTON, Maine — The Christmas for Families Country Show and Auction will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at the American Legion Post 207 in Trenton. For more information or to donate for the auction, call 667-9918.

Bucksport quilt club to hold anniversary tea

BUCKSPORT — The Bedtime Quilters of Bucksport will have a 20th Anniversary Tea from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Bucksport Senior Citizen Center. All are welcome to attend. Past members are encouraged to visit, and help write the club’s memory book.

For more information, call Holly at 469-7169.

Prospect posts Memorial Day events

PROSPECT — The Memorial Day Observance in Prospect is as follows: The parade line-up will start 1 mile south of the intersection of Routes 1A and 174, by Webb’s barn, beginning at noon. Master of ceremonies will be Calvin Cooper of Prospect. The Bucksport Middle School Band will play during the parade and again at the Veterans Memorial in the center of town. A memorial wreath will be place by the Memorial Stone. For more information, call Barbara at 567-3267 or email bgemini@fairpoint.net.

Healing seminar planned May 20-21 in Trenton

TRENTON — “Does God Heal Today?” a healing Seminar led by the Rev. Canon Dr. Mark A. Pearson, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday May 21, Acadia Christian School in Trenton.

The topics include: Six Reasons We Can Believe God Supernaturally Heals Today; Roadblocks to Healing; Healing a Negative Legacy; and How Can God Use YOU to Pray for Others to be Healed?

A $20 registration fee will include lunch, coffee and light refreshments. For more information or to register, call 288-4849 or visit http://home.gwi.net/~ourfather/2011.healing.conf.broch.pub.pdf.

Plant, yard sale to benefit Jonesport library

JONESPORT — Reasonably priced perennials, herbs and bulbs will be available at the annual Friends of the Library Plant and Indoor Yard Sale from 8 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Dianne and Larry Finnegan residence and gardens, 32 Hopkins Point Road. Proceeds from the sale will be used to benefit projects of the Friends of Peabody Memorial Library.

For more information or to donate plants, call 497-5947.

Addison walk to benefit Ellsworth cancer center

ADDISON — Walkers, teams, sponsors and volunteers are gearing up for the 11th annual Beth C. Wright Walk for Life from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21.

The annual event helps raise funds for the free services provided by the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center in Ellsworth. Registration will begin at 8:30 at the Addison Town Hall.

Activities and entertainment will be provided for all ages. For more information, call Michael Reisman at 664-0339 or info@bethwrightcancercenter.org.

Wildlands in Orland to get two dozen new trees

ORLAND — The Bucksport Area Narramissic Friends Society is sponsoring the planting of two dozen American chestnut seedlings in the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands in Orland. Site location and soil preparation will be supervised at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the wildlands south gate on Route 1 in East Orland. For more information, call 469-3423.

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