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Hardy Girls Healthy Women to hold summer program

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WATERVILLE, Maine — Hardy Girls Healthy Women will hold its third annual session of Hardy Days for girls July 18-20. The three-day program is for girls entering grades 2-5 and will give participants the opportunity to meet with other girls from around the area. During the sessions girls will get to meet women who are defying gender stereotypes, participate in team-building games and learn new skills. Workshops will be led by community volunteers, farm and outdoor experts, and Hardy Girls’ staff members. The program is $75 per girl and includes snacks and materials for all activities. For information about Hardy Days or to preregister for workshops, call 861-8131 or visit

Aid for Kids seeks blankets

HOULTON, Maine — The Aid for Kids 501 (c)(3) organization has partnered with Blanket America to bring fleece throws to people in need in Maine. Each person that signs up online for the newsletter of Blanket America, will donate one fleece throw to the Aid for Kids organization. The throws will be donated through Aid for Kids and other nonprofits across the state. To sign up, visit http://blanketamerica/content/maine-kids

Local Foods for Healthy Tables Workshop

FORT KENT, Maine — The Local Foods for Healthy Tables Workshop, Season Extension — from Cold Frames to High Tunnels, will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at the Wellness Center at the Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent. For more information, call 834-3311 ext. 3.

Caribou Library Hosts Career Fair

CARIBOU, Maine — The Caribou Public Library will host “You Are Here … Where Are you Going?” career fair from 5-7 p.m. Monday, July 18, at the library. Meet a range of local professionals from DJs to firefighters to financial specialists, to find out about their career path, along with online references, personality tests, books and more. For information, call 493-4214 or email

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