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Rotary sponsors blueberry pancake breakfast in Ellsworth


ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Rotary Club of Ellsworth will hold its 49th annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, in the parking lot of R.F. Jordan & Sons on Water Street.

Entertainment will be provided by the Fletcher’s Landing Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Michael Povich. Tickets are $7 for adults, $4 for children under 12 for the meal of pancakes, syrup, sausage, coffee, orange juice and milk.

Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club’s high school scholarship funds and local charitable organizations. For information, call 667-4626.

Pen Bay Pediatrics returns to former location

ROCKPORT, Maine — Pen Bay Pediatrics will return to its former location at 7 Madelyn Lane, off Route 1 in the Pen Bay Professional Park, on Aug. 1.

Pen Bay Pediatrics includes Dr. Susan McKinley, Dr. William Stephenson, Dr. Dana Goldsmith and Rachel Rivard. Joining them in August is Dr. Peter Vickerman.

Office hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For information, call 593-5600 or visit

Church yard sale planned in Bucksport

BUCKSPORT, Maine — The Elm Street Congregational Church Sunday school will hold a yard sale from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the church.

The sale will include books, toys, kids items, wooden ware, glassware, exercise equipment and many other items. Proceeds will help the church’s building fund.

Church public supper scheduled in Bucksport

BUCKSPORT, Maine — The Elm Street Congregational Church will hold a public supper 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at 31 Elm St.

Admission is $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-10, no cost for children under 5. The menu will include casseroles, salads, baked beans, barbecue franks, rolls and pies. All are welcome.

Appleton Library schedules book, bake sale

APPLETON, Maine — The Appleton Library will hold its annual book sale and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at the library, 2916 Sennebec Road.

Proceeds will benefit the library. For information, call 785-5656.

Garage sale to benefit Lincolnville building

LINCOLNVILLE, Maine — A large garage sale to help support the utility and maintenance fund of the Old Meeting House (United Christian Church) and Community Building will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Community Building on Route 173.

For information, visit

Stockton Springs auction to benefit steeple repair project

STOCKTON SPRINGS, Maine — An auction to benefit the steeple repair project will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Stockton Springs Elementary School.

Mark Bradstreet will be the auctioneer. A preview of items begins at 2 p.m. To donate items, call 567-4040.

Sandy Point Legion plans yard sale

SANDY POINT, Maine — A yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, and Sunday, Aug. 7, at the American Legion Post 157 Hall.

Donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon each Monday at the Legion Hall. Call 567-6005 for pickup.

Proceeds benefit the legion’s scholarship program and community activities.

Yard and bake sale to be held in Waldoboro

WALDOBORO, Maine — St. Paul’s Chapel Society will hold a yard and bake sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 6, at the chapel and school on Dutch Neck Road off Route 32.

Proceeds benefit the fund for the preservation of historic St. Paul’s Chapel and adjacent Dutch Neck Schoolhouse.

The sale will include baked goods, baked beans, men’s and women’s clothing, books, household and decorative items and a Christmas shop. For information, call 832-7001.

Motorcycle fundraiser to begin in Belfast

BELFAST, Maine — Bowenfest, a motorcycle tour fundraiser named in honor of Bowen’s Tavern co-owner Greg Bowen, who has bone cancer, begins with preregistration at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Bowen’s Tavern on the corner of Routes 137 and 7.

The 100-mile ride to Newport and back starts at 10 a.m. The event will feature a pig roast, music by Papr Street, and more than 25 items up for auction. The cost is $20 per bike, and nonriders are welcome.

This year’s ride will benefit 10-year-old Brad Jo Pinkerton of Frankfort, who has been diagnosed with leukemia.

Hall descendants reunion, potluck meal in Sangerville

SANGERVILLE, Maine — The descendants of John Taylor Hall and Adell Mancell Hall will hold their 46th family reunion at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Toby and Cynthia Hall’s home at 430 Douty Hill Road.

A potluck lunch will take place at noon and participants should bring a salad, casseroles or dessert to share, as well as an auction item. For information, call 564-7427.

Historical society plans Gettysburg tour

BLUE HILL, Maine — The Blue Hill Historical Society will hold a tour of historic Gettysburg Oct. 17-21 with departure locations in Bangor and Portland.

The deposit deadline is Aug. 15, and the final payment deadline is Sept. 12. For information, call 374-3277.

BDN columnist to speak in Blue Hill

BLUE HILL, Maine — Bangor Daily News columnist Sandy Oliver is the final speaker of the year for the Blue Hill Historical Society.

Oliver will discuss the Civil War at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the historical society’s Carriage House on Water Street, behind the Holt House.

Presentation to focus on food in film, literature.

CASTINE, Maine — Join food columnist Harry Kaiserian for the presentation of “The Role of Food in Film and Literature” from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Wilson Museum.

Find out why food is mentioned frequently in literature and film and what it adds to plot, setting and the memorability of a work. Through a smorgasbord of clips and excerpts, learn, for example, what Holly had for “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and what might be the earliest recipe in Western tradition.

For information, call 326-9247b or email

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