Craft sales, dinners, other outings planned


DEAR SUN SPOTS: The AMVETS Auxiliary of New Gloucester is sponsoring a corned beef supper March 13 at the hall in New Gloucester. This is to raise money for veterans’ needs. For any questions, contact Bea at 926-4489. — Beatrice Libby

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The 2010 Hartford Annual Tea Party will take place Saturday, April 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Hartford Town Hall.

This year’s theme is Butterfly Garden Tea Party and includes the tea party, musical performances, jewelry making and butterfly crafts, yummy desserts, and our usual silent auction. Bring a young lady or two or three to a special tea party and enjoy an exciting afternoon. Bring your grandmother, mother, aunt, cousins, friends and babysitters. It is a quality time to spend making memories with your loved ones. Honor those who love you by inviting them to this special occasion.

This event is by reservations only, due to space available, so call Arlene at 224-7355 if you would like to receive our invitation. All funds go to the Hartford Community Church Christian Education Fund. Thank you. — Arlene Nason

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Lewiston Seniors will be having an informal meeting Thursday, March 11, at 6:30 p.m. and also on Wednesday, April 28, at 1:30 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Center in Lewiston, with planning for a special trip to Branson, the capitol of music theaters. This trip, sponsored by Lewiston Seniors, will be in November. Eeveryone is welcome to attend, watch a video and ask questions. For more information, call me at 786-2305. — Bert Dutil

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Holy Trinity Parish at 69 Frost Hill Ave. in Lisbon Falls is having an indoor yard/craft sale on April 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and April 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Six-foot table rentals are available for one day at $10 of for two days at $15. Eight-foot tables are available for one day at $15 or for two days at $20. Rental deadline is April 12. Please call Pat Tardiff at 353-5035 for a table or more information. No appliances, computers or clothing, please. Thank you. — P.T., Lisbon Falls


DEAR SUN SPOTS: Are you an alum of the St. Mary’s School of Nursing? If so, we are looking for you! St. Mary’s Health System is planning a day of celebration to honor our nursing school graduates on Saturday, July 31, and would love to be able to invite as many of our nursing grads as possible.

Please send us your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and year of graduation, as well as the same for any of your classmates or people you know that graduated from our School of Nursing who may no longer be in the area, to [email protected] or by calling the Development Office at 777-8863. — Debra J. Perkins, development operations coordinator, St. Mary’s Health System

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Hartford Heritage Society & J O Irish Museum of Hartford will be holding its annual Heritage Days on Saturday, June 12. There will be a food sale, dinner, rhubarb and bread recipe contest, children’s games, homemade ice cream, and a new item — a display at the Town Hall of period clothing from the 1700s forward. Funds raised will be used for repairs and painting to the building, with mostly volunteer labor.

We need people to let us display the clothing they have from the many centuries and decades. If you have clothing from the 1700s to now you would like to share with the public, please call Arlene Nason (224-7355), Beulah Brown (597-2073) or Rosie Henderson (597-2270).

We will carefully display the clothing throughout the Heritage Days. We hope to hear from you soon, so that we can catalogue and plan our displays. Thank you for helping our historically interested society show the changes in clothing throughout the centuries. Thank you. — Arlene Nason

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you for the wonderful work that you do. I would like to invite everyone to an Irish Supper at High Street Congregational Church in Auburn on Saturday, March 20. We will be serving from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Adults are $6, Children ages 5 to 10 are $3 and children under 5 free. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the church office 784-1306. Thank you. — Sue Ray, Auburn

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Congregational Church of East Sumner will hold its monthly First Saturday Supper on March 6 at 5:30 p.m. The meal will be a ham dinner. On the following Saturday, the monthly community movie will be “Because of Winn Dixie” at 6:30 p.m. Admission to the movie is free; refreshments will be sold. Children are invited to bring blankets and pillows or a favorite folding chair. Girls Scouts of all ages will be honored at the March 14 worship service at 9 a.m. All current and former Scouts are warmly invited to attend. The Rev. Nancy Kennedy will lead the worship. — Cynthia Norton