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Camden-Rockport High School Class of 1971 to host 40th reunion

CAMDEN, Maine — The Camden-Rockport High School Class of 1971 will host its 40th class reunion from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at the Beaver Lodge on Alfred Lake in Hope.

Socialization from 2 to 4 p.m., potluck dinner and barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m., music and dancing with DJ Paul Barrows from 7 to 10 p.m.

Admission is $15 per classmate and $10 for nonclassmate spouse or partners. This price is the same for attendees from other graduating classes.

The registration form is available for download on the Facebook page under “Invitation to Classmates” at

Registration checks should be made out to C-R Class of 1971 or Wendy Pires and mailed to Wendy Pires at 33 Collemer Road, Lincolnville 04849 before the event.

For information, email

Ellsworth hospital to offer diabetes prevention class

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Maine Coast Memorial Hospital prediabetes education program will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, in the Medical Office Building Boardroom at 50 Union St. in Ellsworth. Send a completed registration form along with a $15 tuition fee to MCMH Diabetes and Nutrition Center, 50 Union St., Ellsworth 04605. For information, to request a registration form or to reserve a space, call 664-5475.

Rockport Library launches summer reading program with luau

ROCKPORT, Maine — The Rockport Public Library will open its summer reading with a Hawaiian luau at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28. Do the hula, make a lei and sway to the sounds of a live ukelele concert given by local musician Alice Limoge and a few special guests.

The program runs for one hour and is free and open to the public. Weather permitting, it will be held in the park across from the library, otherwise at the downstairs meeting room in the Opera House. The program is geared for children age 4 to12.

The summer reading theme is “One World, Many Stories.” At this first event, children will receive materials for reading adventures. Summer reading will be held every Tuesday afternoon through July 26 with a different program or performance each week, from an African safari to bugs around the world. Also, at each event children may enter the Bikes for Books raffle sponsored by the St. Paul’s Masonic Lodge in Rockport.

For information, call the library at 236-3642 or visit

Sen. Olympia Snowe’s staff to hold office hours

LUBEC, Maine — The office of U.S. Senator Oylmpia Snowe will hold office hours from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the Lubec Town Office, 40 School St. in Lubec and from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Machias Town Office, 7 Church St. in Machias. Office hours are an opportunity for residents to meet with staff representatives to discuss issues and concerns regarding federal agencies. For information, call 945-0432.

USO themed public supper to be held in Belfast

BELFAST, Maine — “USO Tour” a themed public supper will take place with two sittings at 5 and 6 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at the First Church in Belfast upstairs at Fellowship Hall. The cost for the evening is $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. A portion of the proceeds will go to the troop greeters at the Bangor International Airport. For information, call 338-2282.

Knox County Daughters of the American Revolution to discuss sister chapter of England

THOMASTON, Maine — The Lady Knox Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will gather at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Cole House on the grounds of Montpelier — the General Henry Knox Museum. The program will introduce chapter members to the sister St. James Chapter of London, England.

Vice-Regent Cynthia Wallace has been in contact with the St. James Chapter and has information to share with the Lady Knox daughters. Members and visitors are invited to bring a bag lunch.

For those interested in membership in the DAR, email Helen Shaw at

The National DAR website states that, “Any woman is eligible for membership who is no less than 18 years of age and can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence.”

Brandied fruit to be topic of third session of Wilson Museum’s Kitchen Traditions series

CASTINE, Maine — Tutti Frutti or brandied fruit will be the topic for the third session of Wilson Museum’s Kitchen Traditions series. Director Patty Hutchins will demonstrate this method of preserving the short-seasoned, tender fruits of summer at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at the hearth of the historic John Perkins House on Perkins Street in Castine. Admission of $5 will include a guided tour of the Perkins House. Other recipes to be explored on selected Wednesdays throughout the summer will include pickles and spiced crab apples. For information call 326-9247 or visit

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