Positively Maine calendar, Aug. 17, 2011

Posted Aug. 16, 2011, at 12:04 p.m.

BANGOR — Forest Avenue Congregational Church indoor yard sale and early Christmas sale, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the church, 300 Forest Ave. Yard sale items are welcome. For information, call 942-4705. Proceeds benefit the church roof repair fund.

BANGOR — Ageless Treasures, featuring crafts made by area seniors, open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond St. Proceeds from sales benefits HSSC.

BOOTHBAY — Raffle tickets for the 2011 Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Raffle are $20 per ticket or $100 for six and are available at the Visitor Center on Barters Island Road or by calling 633-4333. Raffle items include a signed Thomas Moser New Gloucester rocking chair, two Old Town Vapor 10 kayaks, Gardener’s Helpers, “Wonder Woman of the Gardens” cuff bracelet designed by Cross Jewelers in Portland and a seven-day Crystal Symphony cruise. All raffle proceeds support the gardens and you need not be present to win. The drawing will be held at Maine Meets Maui: A Luau at the Gardens on Sunday, Aug. 28.

CARIBOU — Carolyn Hayden of Caribou has made a queen-sized bed quilt to be raffled Nov. 1 to benefit Halfway Home Pet Rescue. Tickets are $1 each or seven for $5 and are available by sending a check or money order to HHPR, c/o Norma Milton, P.O. Box 488, Caribou 04736. Proceeds help cover medical expenses for homeless cats.

ELLSWORTH — 2011 Ellsworth Antiques Show gala preview party, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Woodlawn Museum, 172 Surry Road. Tickets are $75 or $65 for Woodlawn members. For tickets and-or information, call 667-8671 or visit woodlawnmuseum.org. All proceeds will create a new education fund that will allow students to participate in Woodlawn’s programs for free. The antiques show continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, and Saturday, Aug. 20. Admission is $10 or $15 for a joint ticket to tour Woodlawn and see the show. This year’s show is presented by Boston Private Bank and Trust Company with additional support from the MDI Biological Laboratory, Eaton Peabody and Bangor Savings Bank.

ELLSWORTH — Make-A-Wish Foundation Maine chapter Walk for Wishes, 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Ellsworth Middle School. For information, visit maine.wish.org or call 800-491-3171. Proceeds benefit Maine-A-Wish Foundation.

HOLDEN — Town of Holden’s second annual Fall Frolic, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Holden Elementary School and town office grounds on Route 1A. Organizers are seeking crafters, vendors and those who want yard sale spaces. Tables are available for crafters only; vendor and yard sale spaces are 20 feet by 20 feet and all are available for $15 each. All vendors and crafters will be located outside. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the Old Grange Hall on Route 1A in Holden. For information, call 843-5151.

LINCOLN — Fifth annual Penobscot Valley Hospital Golf Tournament shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at JaTo Highlands. There are openings for additional teams. The registration fee is $70 each or $260 for a team of four and includes a goody bag, golf cart, free putting contest, a barbecue dinner and tournament prizes in several categories for men and women. Proceeds benefit the PVH annual fund 2011 for new patient beds specially designed to improve safety. For information, call 794-7324. Registration and sponsorship forms also are available at JaTo and by visiting pvhme.org.

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