OXFORD – Items are needed for the 4th of July His Place Teen Center yard sale, which takes place from Thursday, July 1, to Monday, July 4, near the fish market on Route 26. Call Bert Rugg at 743-9503 for more information.

Coalition barbecue

BRIDGTON – The Lake Region Healthy Community Coalition will meet at noon Tuesday, July 12, for a barbecue at the Bridgton Community Center at 15 Depot St. The coalition is a grassroots organization dedicated to increasing civic engagement. The coalition is a sponsor of the Regional Trails Summits, Communities Mobilized for Change on Alcohol – to reduce underage drinking and youth access to alcohol, Senior Transportation Program, among other community initiatives. Anyone looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the community and you live, work or play in the SAD 61 area (and slightly beyond), visit us at the coalition barbecue. For more information contact Carmen Lone at 647-3116.

Gardening lecture

SUMNER – A lecture titled “Gardening in the Shade” by Mark Silber author, lecturer and gardener will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at Hedgehog Hill Farm. Silber discuss aspects of creating attractive, functional and successful shade gardens. A tour of the gardens where hostas, astilbe, goat’s beard, bergenia, Cimicifuga, and other shade plants grow, will clarify some complex aspects of gardening in the shade. There will be ample opportunity to ask questions about new plants and a few additional tips about old favorites.

Hedgehog Hill gardens are open to the public for strolls, painting and photographing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Mondays. Lectures are held rain or shine and no reservations are needed.

For information, directions, or future activities, call the staff at 207-388-2341 or at e-mail address: [email protected] The Website is HedgehogHillFarm.com.

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