February 25, 2018
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Youth harness racing camp at Bangor Raceway in June


BANGOR, Maine — The Harness Horse Youth Foundation will be holding a youth harness racing camp at Bangor Raceway June 23-27. The camp is open to youngsters aged 12-14 whether they have had experience with horses or not. Campers will learn how to care for horses, how to groom and harness them, will train them under the care of an experienced harness trainer, will learn vet and farrier care and, at the end of camp, will have a chance to race their horses on the race card at Bangor.

The cost for the camp is $150 for the five days and interested parties can go to http://www.hhyf.org. For more information, call 827-8386.

Brownville library to hold book and bake sale

BROWNVILLE, Maine — The Brownville Free Public Library will hold a Book & Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 4, at the Brownville Community Church Fellowship Hall. Along with the sale will be a raffle and 50/50 drawings.

For more information, call Ginger Wentworth at 965-8334.

Dietetic association to honor Katherine Musgrave

ORONO, Maine — The American Dietetic Association’s Honors Committee has selected Orono resident Katherine Musgrave, professor emerita of foods and nutrition at the University of Maine, for a 2011 Medallion Award.

The ADA’s Medallion Awards, given each year since 1976, honor ADA members who have shown dedication to the high standards of the dietetics profession through active participation, leadership and devotion to serving others in dietetics and allied health fields. Several awards are given each year to those members whose dedication to the association and service to the profession serve as an example to all.

Musgrave is scheduled to receive the award at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Dietetic Association in San Diego, Calif. Sept 24-27.

‘Annie’ trip to benefit St. Joseph Hospital

BANGOR, Maine — Volunteer Nancy Ziegenbein is organizing another coach day musical trip to see a matinee performance of “Annie” at the Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick. All ages are invited, which includes a Sunday brunch at the Sea Dog restaurant in Topsham and box supper in Augusta. The price of the trip is $139 per person. Proceeds will benefit St. Joseph Hospital.  For more information or to reserve your seats by June 27, call Nancy at 947-7965.

St. Joseph Healthcare to honor volunteers

BANGOR, Maine — St. Joseph Healthcare will honor 100 volunteers at the annual Recognition Luncheon at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, in the St. Joseph Hospital Cafeteria. The award presentations will follow at 6:45 p.m. For more information, call Sandra at 907-1720.

Pomona Grange annual elections at potluck

SANGERVILLE, Maine — The Piscataquis Pomona Grange meets for their annual election of officers with a potluck supper at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at the South Sangerville Grange Hall on the Silvers Mills Road. For more information, call Bill at 924-3537.

Hirundo refuge site of drum-making workshop

ALTON, Maine — Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is pleased to host Ta’pit /David Slagger, member of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, for his Native American drum-making workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 28, and a Drumming and Singing Circle from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 11, on 15 Hudson Road (Rte. 43) Alton/Old Town. Take Gate 1 to Pine Tree parking lot; the shelter is farther on the left. This will conclude Ta’pit Slagger’s Native American Workshop Series. Through song and stories Ta’pit has presented Maine’s First Nations People culture for the last 20 years to students of all ages throughout the state.

For more information, call 944-9259 or 827-2230.

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