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Jupiter Night at observatory

PARIS — The Twitchell Observatory will point toward Jupiter during the next Open Observatory night from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 4. 

If skies are clear, visitors will see the shadow of Jupiter’s moon, Io, move across the face of the planet. Those who arrive before 9 p.m. will see Jupiter’s Great Red Spot. The grand finale of the night will be at 9:30 p.m. when Io will be visible on Jupiter’s edge with its shadow on the planet. 

Those attending should check the observatory’s website for weather postponements. Jupiter Night is free to attend.

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FMI: www.twitchellobservatory.org.

FMI: 207-595-7324.

Story hour at New Sharon library

NEW SHARON — The Jim Ditzler Memorial Library will hold a story hour from 10:30 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, May 4 and 18.

There will be stories, crafts and snacks.

FMI: 207-779-1128.

Texas Hold Em’ poker

PARIS — The AMVETS’s monthly Texas Hold Em’ poker tournaments are held at 6 p.m. on the first Friday of the month at the VFW Hall at 58 East Main St. 

Next Tournament will be Friday, May 4.

The doors and the kitchen will open at 5 p.m. There will be a 50/50 raffle.

Donations sought for plant sale

JAY — The Treat Memorial Library will have a fundraiser plant sale during History Night weekend, Friday to Sunday, May 26 to 28.

The library is seeking donations for the sale and volunteers. 

FMI: 207-897-2489, 207-897-3631.

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