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Posted June 12, 2013, at 8:42 a.m.

Peony tour

BANGOR — The Peony Society of Maine will host its 12th annual Garden Tour 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 15 and June 22, at the home of Ken Liberty, 23 Ohio St.

Admission is by suggested donation of $3.

A peony plant will be given away at the end of each tour.

Last year the society donated and planted peonies at the Belfast Historical Society, the Hampden Garden Club’s Harmony Hall, the Maine Veteran’s hospital and Hampden Historical Society’s Kinsley House.

 

Vacation Bible School

LEVANT — Vacation Bible School will be held 9 a.m-noon Monday through Friday, June 17-21, at Harvest Chapel in Levant Village. The school is open to children ages 4 to 12.

Call 884-7857 to register.

 

Boardwalk yard sale

ORONO — Orono Bog Boardwalk volunteers will hold the 10th annual yard sale 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at 139 Main St. in Orono. Rain date is Sunday, June 16.In the past 9 years, the yard sale has raised more than $32,000 to support the Boardwalk.

For the yard sale, more than 50 families have donated thousands of items.  Shoppers will find furniture, books, household items, clothing, children’s toys, lamps, pottery, small appliances, sporting goods and much more. Proceeds from the yard sale will help in reconstructing the Boardwalk with long-lasting composite material and aluminum supports.

For information about the Orono Bog Boardwalk, the natural history of the bog, educational programs and tours, or the effort to raise funds for the reconstruction of the Boardwalk, visit oronobogwalk.org.

 

New marketing, development director at the library

BANGOR — The Bangor Public Library announced that Lisa Frazell has been hired as director of marketing and development, effective immediately. She previously worked at The American Red Cross. She has extensive experience in both nonprofit, volunteer and sponsor management.

The Bangor Public Library currently is petitioning the public’s assistance in replacing its copper roof. Outlasting original predictions, the current copper dome and roof has protected the library for 100 years. Now, the library is asking for support from the community at the polls on June 18 to help fund the much needed repairs.

For information about the campaign, or to sign up to Friend the Cause, visit yesforthelibrary.com.

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