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Discussion about Haiti

NORWAY — Bob Brown will set the stage for a discussion about Haiti and its people at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at Fare Share Commons, 443 Main St.

As an activist, researcher and organizer, Brown has worked for decades within the U.S. civil rights and black liberation movements. He traveled throughout Africa as a leader for the All Africa People’s Revolutionary Party. The presentation is part of Brown’s speaking tour in Maine, organized by the Maine Committee on Latin America.

For more information, contact Tom Whitney at 743-2183 or atwhit@roadrunner.com.

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United bikers to meet

RUMFORD — The United Bikers of Maine, Oxford County, will hold an informational meeting about an upcoming law that pertains to motorcycles.

Eric Fuller from the Maine Motorcycle Political Action Committee will speak about the new law from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at the American Legion Hall, Post 24, Congress Street. For more information, call 369-9427.

Peace concert

NORWAY — The First Universalist Church of Norway will host the second annual Earth Day Peace Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 25. Cost is $5 at the door and proceeds will benefit the church’s Belfry Repair Project.

The concert will feature performances by Heather Pierson, the Norway UU choir, with special guest appearances by Claire Gelinas, Nate Towne and Rusty Wiltjer. For more information, call 743-2828.

Candidates forum

LOCKE MILLS — The Woodstock Republican Committee will host the fifth biennial Candidates Forum on Saturday, April 24, at the American Legion Jackson-Silver Post 68, Gore Road.

A social time and silent auction will begin at 5:15 p.m., followed by dinner and the program at 6. Tickets are $18 each person. Six of the Republican gubernatorial candidates will participate in a structured question and answer forum followed by presentations from a number of County and State House and Senate candidates.

For tickets or more information, contact George Hooper at 665-2970 or at hisani@roadrunner.com.

Cemetery association

WEST PARIS — The Finnish Cemetery Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at the Mission Congregational Church, Church Street. Reports will be given and election of officers will be held. All persons having connections with the cemetery are urged to attend.

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