Dear Sun Spots: The Canton Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department will host its second annual Canton Summer Fest June 14 at the Canton Municipal Building and in the ball field across the street. There will be a flea market/craft fair from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the municipal building. Tables are available for renting at $10 and $15. Activities planned include a firemen’s muster from 10 a.m. to noon, door prizes, food, games, dunk tank, petting zoo, horse and pony rides, homemade pie judging contest, women’s fry-pan throwing contest and the Canton Jail will be open for those you want to lock up! For more information or to reserve your table, please call Canton Fire Chief Wayne Dube at (207) 597-2767. – Wayne Dube, Canton.

Dear Sun Spots: My family is planning another reunion this summer. We would like to reach as many relatives as possible. We are looking for relatives of Alfred and Anna Wood and Guy and Esther Jamison Senior. If you are related to them in any way, I would love to hear from you with any information. Or, if you would like to attend, please send all inquiries or information you may have to Rod Jamison, 19 North Main St., Peru, ME 04290, (207) 562-8799. – Rod Jamison, Peru.

Dear Sun Spots: I use an old toothbrush (adult and child’s) to clean the grooves on my Certainteed windows. Just angle it into the groove and brush away. Your column is the greatest. Thank you for it. – A Rumford Reader.

Dear Sun Spots: If anyone is looking for good used clothing, please consider the Court Street Baptist Church. We take donations of good used clothes and give them away free. We are open Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. We have clothes for babies, children, teens, men and women. We have coats, jackets, skirts, slacks and more. Come in and see us. – Mae Donahue, Auburn.

Dear Sun Spots: I read Sun Spots every day and have got things through you and have also answered others. Now I need something really badly and hope somebody can help me. I am making an American flag afghan and need at least one skein of Fashion Knit flame red yarn. It was the Ames brand but Ames is no longer in business. I will travel to get it and will also pay you for it. If you have any, please call me at (207) 674-5667, West Paris, and ask for Barbara. – Barbara Yeaton, West Paris.

Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for a pattern. A friend of mine wants me to make him a set of pillows or something smaller from a cowboy boot pattern. I have looked around but can’t find a pattern. I would like to ask your readers if they have any. It doesn’t matter if it’s knit or crochet. I will pay for the pattern if needed. I can be reached by mail at 8 Middle Ave. #4, Livermore Falls, ME 04254. Thank you very much. – Dottie Hatch, Livermore Falls.

Dear Sun Spots: We want to thank everyone who contributed to the book “Danville, A History in Pictures.” It is now available. To purchase your copy, please contact Edie Lyons, (207) 782-4582 or Thelma Redmun (207) 782-4641. – Rose Morrison, Poland.

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