FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington will present a talk titled “African Perspectives on the American Clasroom” at 1 p.m. Friday, March 26, in Room 217 of UMF’s Ricker Addition building, behind 238 Main St. on the Farmington campus.

The talk is free and open to the public.

Speakers will be UMF Assistant Professor of Special Education Zandile Nkabinde, originally from South Africa, and her colleague, USM Assistant Professor of Social Work Otrude N. Moyo, also from Africa.

For more information, contact Valerie Huebner at [email protected] or 778-7258.

Quartet to perform

WILTON – Earthen Vessels, a quartet from the New Brunswick Bible Institute, will be in concert at the East Wilton Union Church at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 27, and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, March 28.

Barry Beebe, president of the institute and former pastor of Wayside Gospel Church in Livermore, will be the speaker. The public is invited.

Library benefit

PHILLIPS – “Hard work and dedicated volunteers is the secret of a successful fund-raiser,” according to Winona Davenport, who with Harlie and Julie Haines, recently concluded the sixth annual Chinese auction benefiting the Phillips Public Library. A total of $1,703 was raised and was given to treasurer Sylvia Lambert.

More than 25 people stayed during the four hours it took to draw all of the winning tickets. Volunteers were Vera Trafton, Julie Dyer, Hope Griscom, Sylvia Lambert, Laura Brunton, Dale Hill, Betty Gould, John Richard, Lila and Shalen Pelham and Sharon Dudley.

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