Things to Do Wednesday, Aug. 31: Events and fundraisers

Posted Aug. 30, 2011, at 5:25 p.m.

BANGOR — The Attic Thrift Shop is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at 170 Center St. Quality items are offered at low prices, and proceeds benefit All Saints School. For information, call 945-5523.

BANGOR — Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Maine Veterans’ Home, 44 Hogan Road. Beginners and intermediates are welcome. Admission is $5, and proceeds benefit the Maine Veterans Home. For information, call 852-3284.

BREWER — Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, upstairs at the Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels of dancers are welcome. Admission is $5 and proceeds benefit the Brewer Eagles Club. For information, call 852-3284.

ELLSWORTH — The sixth annual TEAM HOPE fundraiser, hosted by the Maine Affiliate of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, to help fund research, education and family support for those with Huntington’s Disease, begins with registration at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Down East Sunrise Trail on Washington Junction Road. To register for the 3-to-10-mile walk, run or bike ride, or to receive more information, call 669-5212 or email pattersonnancy68@gmail.com. To form a team or make a donation, visit hdsa.org. To donate online, visit firstgiving.com/hdsa-ne/mainewalk.

HAMPDEN — Benefit spaghetti supper in memory of Ben Preston, who was 26 when he lost his life to domestic violence, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at Reeds Brook Middle School. Admission is $5 per person or $15 for families, and proceeds benefit two agencies providing support for victims of domestic violence, Spruce Run Agency, serving Penobscot County, and New Hope for Women, serving Lincoln, Knox and Waldo counties. The goal of the event, in addition to providing funds for these agencies, is to raise awareness of and help put an end to domestic violence. For information, call 356-9823. If you cannot attend but wish to make a donation to support these agencies, contributions can be mailed to Patty Preston, Box 28, Winterport 04496.

PORTLAND — Tickets available for “The Rat Pack is Back!” a musical tribute to the talented stars of the ’60s known as The Rat Pack, Friday, Oct. 21, at the historic State Theatre. Reserved seating tickets for all ages are $45 and $35 and are available by calling 800-745-3000, at the Cumberland County Civic Center Box Office or, at statetheatreportland.com. “The Rat Pack is Back!” features Mickey Joseph as Joey Bishop, Drew Anthony as Dean Martin, Kenny Jones as Sammy Davis Jr. and Brian Duprey as Frank Sinatra. Proceeds benefit CASA, a nonprofit organization which, for 30 years, has been assuring that people with disabilities have safe, healthy and secure homes that promote growth and independence.

SEARSPORT — Searsport District High School Alumni Association eighth annual Hamilton Marine Amateur Golf Tournament beginning with team registration at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Searsport Pines Golf Course on Mount Ephraim Road. The entry fee is $75 per golfer and includes a continental breakfast, greens fees, cart, a golf memento and lunch. The tournament is an 18-hole foursome scramble format with cash prizes awarded the winning teams and additional cash prizes for golf-skill contests. The tournament is open to all golfers and more information is available by calling 323-0857, or emailing michelle@toziersfamilymarkets.com. Hole sponsorships are available for $100 each. To purchase one, or to make a donation to the alumni association, make checks payable to SDHS Alumni Association, PO Box 444, Searsport 04974. All tourney proceeds benefit Searsport District High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.

UNITY — The eighth annual FUTURE MSAD 3 Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, at Country View Golf Club, Route 7 in Brooks. The registration fee is $50 per person or $200 per team if paid before Sept. 2. Teams should register in advance. Tournament directors are Barrie Fernald of Brooks and Shirley Caler of Waldo. FUTURE MSAD 3 is also seeking hole sponsors at $50 for a small sign and $100 for the larger sign. For information, call 948-2644 or email barrie@uninets.net. Tournament proceeds benefit FUTURE MSAD 3, a nonprofit community organization raising funds to enhance athletic areas for the new Mount View school complex in Thorndike that are not covered by state funding.

 

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