Donations sought

BOLSTERS MILLS – The Bolsters Mills Ladies Guild, a nonprofit organization, needs to replenish its scholarship fund and will have a rummage sale on Saturday, April 8, but it needs donations.

Members are looking for clothes, household items, jewelry, small furniture, material and craft supplies. Donated items can be dropped off at 998 Bolsters Mills Road, Otisfield, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. If unsure about an item or for details, call 743-5820.

The rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church.

Kids’ activities

PARIS – The Paris Public Library children’s room, South Paris, will again offer special activities for Early Release Day, Feb. 9, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 743-6994.

Book discussion

WATERFORD – A book discussion will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Waterford Library. The book chosen is “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides. The narrative spans 80 years of family history.

In March the book discussion will be part of the Oxford Hills One Book, One Community celebration of reading and will focus on the 2006 book selection, “Suburban Safari” by Portland author Hannah Holmes. Holmes spent a year studying the inhabitants of her 0.2-acre patch of suburban ground. The book will be available from the library at a subsidized cost of $5 by mid-February.

All are welcome. For more information, call the library at 583-2050. Library hours are Monday 2 to 6 p.m., Wednesday 3 to 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to noon and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Church speaker

WEST PARIS – Kay Hawkins will be the guest speaker at the West Paris Universalist Unitarian Church on Sunday, Feb. 12. Her topic will “An Overall of the Religion of Spiritualism.”

She is a certified spiritualist healer and an active member of Pinpoint of Light. She recently received certification as minister of the Spiritualist Church in Hartford.

Jim Burke, organist, will provide music for the service. The service will begin at 9 a.m. with a coffee hour and fellowship to follow. Everyone is welcome.

Acting for kids

NAPLES – The Lake Region Community Theatre will offer a children’s theater workshop during the February school vacation. Kids from ages 8 through 12 will have an opportunity to learn basic acting techniques and create a character.

Rachel Stults, a senior theater major at the University of Southern Maine, will teach the four-day workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 21 to 24 at Lake Region High School. The cost is $25 a child and $15 for each additional family member. The class is limited to 20 children and registration will close on Friday, Feb. 17.

Applications forms are available at all local schools, write to LRCT, P.O. Box 221, Casco, ME 04015 or call 647-3793. To find out more about the Lake Region Theatre Group, check the Web at

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