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DEAR SUN SPOTS: Is there a place where I could take mahjong lessons? — Carole Pike, jmpcbp@roadrunner.com

ANSWER: Sun Spots did not find anything online. Maybe a reader can help.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Can you please find me an address and/or phone number for Great Falls TV? They used to be listed in the phone books but not anymore. I would like to talk to them about a program, “Classic Arts Showcase,” that I used to enjoy. It can no longer be found on channels 7, 9, 11 or 22. I really miss it, and I wish it would return. — Donald Corriveau, Lewiston

ANSWER: You can find them at www.greatfallstv.net, write to 1250 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210 or call 755-5424.

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You can find out more about the showcase at http://www.classicartsshowcase.org. According to that site, the show is still available on channels 9 and 22.

It also says the programming is free, so a letter-writing campaign may prove effective.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Could you tell me if a new season of “Project Runway” will be on Lifetime this summer? The reruns play on the Style network. — Claire Dionne, tdbrs4me2@aol.com

ANSWER: You can follow all the ups and downs of the series at a blog on the series: http://tinyurl.com/a564e. Also, according to http://tinyurl.com/3mrhbaw, in addition to season 9 of “Project Runway,”there will also be two new series: “Project Accessory” and “Project Runway All Stars.” Casting is already under way.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Please send me the address of “The View” morning show.

Also, when did Kaplan University originate? Thanks. — No Name, Livermore Falls

ANSWER: You can write to “The View” ABC c/o The View 320 W. 66th St., New York, NY 10023 or on their website, http://theview.abc.go.com/

Kaplan, according to www.kaplan.edu, was founded in 1937 as the American Institute of Commerce. Wikipedia says it was founded by Stanley Kaplan. The for-profit online university is owned by the Washington Post Co.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I went to Affordable Eyes, 229 Center St., Auburn, to see the owner who hasn’t been well. He is gone, and I’m concerned. So if anyone knows how he is please let Sun Spots or me know. Thank you for all you do! I love your column. — Karen Baillargeon, kane0705@cs.com

ANSWER: Sun Spots doesn’t know anything. Readers?

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Holy Savior School would like to extend sincere appreciation to all the wonderful supporters, auction patrons, contributors and parishioners who participated in the April 8 auction in Rumford.

A special thank-you to “auctioneer” Mark Prevost for his professionalism and humor; he always makes the night with his quick wit. An enormous thank-you goes to Cindy and Scott Grassette at 49 Franklin for serving our every need. Their customer service was above and beyond.

The auction was a great success because of everyone involved. We could not have done it without the cooperation and attendance of all those who participated.

If you missed this event, you missed a lot. It was a wonderful feeling to look around the crowded hall and see such support for our local parish and Catholic school. The committee commented on how the parishioners, friends, staff and community came together to support this wonderful gem, Holy Savior School.

Thank you all for your commitment to Catholic education. Hope to see everyone again next year. — Auction Committee, Holy Savior School, Rumford

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