Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish seeks donated items for silent auction


We are seeking donations for the silent auction that will be part of this event. We will even pick up donated items. Call us at 207-783-7039.

The fun starts at 3 p.m. with stuff like a dunk tank featuring local celebrities Jonathan LaBonte and Matt Leonard, a walk-around magician, photo booth, golf chipping game and silent auction. Live music will be showcased from 6-10 p.m. with The Whiskey Militia.

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DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Mexico High School class of 1975 committee is looking for the following classmates for our 40th class reunion: Margaret Begin, Joe Daigle, Jim Dubois, Paul Letourneau, Marc Swett and June Tripp. Please contact Janet at 207-729-0993 if you have addresses for the classmates whom we have not been able to locate.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: In the Wednesday, Aug. 12, Sun Spots column, could Debra S. in Livermore, who requested help finding the 2015 Boston Year Book, have been referring to the 2015 Red Sox Official Yearbook? In the past, I have always purchased Red Sox Yearbooks in the supermarket or a bookstore, but was unable to find one this year. I went online at and ordered one for $10 plus shipping and handling fees. The telephone number listed on their website is 1-800-FENWAY-9. Their address is 19 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215. Hope this information is helpful. — TC in Oxford.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We want motorcyclists to join us for the Kickstands Up for Kids Motorcycle Ride to benefit Camp Susan Curtis. This event takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, and starts with a free pancake breakfast during registration at 375 Riverside Street in Portland. The ride route is from Portland to Oxford, Norway, Bridgton, Sebago, Windham, Westbrook and back to Portland. A lunch is included in the $15 bike registration fee ($10 for additional passenger added). For more information, Contact Lori Southworth at 207-774-1552 or [email protected]


DEAR SUN SPOTS: Are there any upcoming model train events happening in the Lewiston-Auburn area? Thanks. — No Name, Lewiston.

ANSWER: The Great Falls Model Railroad Club will host its fifth annual Train Fest from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at 144 Mill Street in Auburn. The Club will display five permanent layouts and host a scavenger hunt that encourages participants to visit every layout and the club’s library. Younger children will have fun playing with age-appropriate trains on the play rug and with the wooden Brio set on the special layout built at a child’s height. Parents can watch them from nearby tables. The Thomas the Tank Engine layout in the G-gauge room has recently been expanded. Older children can be Guest Engineers on the club’s extensive HO layout. Admission is $3; children under 12 are admitted free.

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