AUGUSTA — People supporting addiction recovery across the state will gather in Augusta from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, to celebrate women’s recovery at the Women’s Addiction Services Council’s annual Silver Tea at the Hall of Flags and the Blaine House.
Each year, the Silver Tea offers women in recovery, their families and friends, and service providers, an opportunity to hold their recovery up as a great accomplishment, enjoy the camaraderie of other women in recovery, and celebrate the time and work they have invested in changing their lives, and becoming active participants in their communities.
One of the women celebrated at the tea will receive the Women in Recovery Leadership Award. The name of this year’s recipient will be announced at the tea.
ANDOVER — A May fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Andover Congregational Church to benefit The Hungry Kingdom, the program for providing breakfast, lunch and snack milks to Andover Elementary School children. There will be vendors, food for sale and free coffee.
JAY — A perennial plant sale will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21, at the Otis Federal Credit Union parking lot. All money raised will go to the Maine Credit Unions’ Ending Hunger Campaign. Donated plants may be dropped off that morning, or call either Elise, Cheryl or Autumn at the Otis FCU, 897-0900.
WILTON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold their annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21, at 59 High St. (the corner of High and School streets).
The annual plant sale is a fundraising event which has grown over the years. Perennials, house plants, small bushes such as lilacs and gently used gardening books, tools and more will be available for purchase.
For more information, call the church at 645-2639.