Dear Sun Spots: We are looking for anyone who no longer needs their old tin measuring cups. We are low on them at the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center and would appreciate any donated ones. We are nonprofit so it would be a tax deduction. If you have any questions, please contact Priscilla at 897-4366 or leave a message and we will get back to you. Thanks in advance. – Washburn-Norlands Living History Center staff, Livermore.

Dear Sun Spots: I have been a fan of Sun Spots since I moved here eight years ago. I hope someone, or you, can help me. A few years ago, just before she passed away, my mother gave me two magazines that she had been keeping for me. One of them is Sports Illustrated, volume 1. It is dated Aug. 16, 1954, and it is in mint condition. The baseball cards inside are in excellent condition. The other book is Vogue, dated June of 1953, and comes in its own box. It is a special Coronation edition. It is for and about Queen Elizabeth’s coronation.

My question is, do you know where I can get these appraised? Also, where would I take them to sell them? Thank you for your time and keep up the good work. – No Name, No Town.

Answer:
Sun Spots recommends you contact Republic Jewelry & Coin Co., 212 Center St., Auburn at 782-9492, or Universal Sports Cards & Coin Center, 437 Congress St., Portland at 774-6724 to see if they can assist.

Dear Sun Spots: Thank you for the recent article featuring WRBC on the In Sight section. Bates College allows volunteers from the community to run the station 24/7 during the summer and vacations in two-hour time slots. Our disc jockeys range from high school students playing the cutting edge music from the Bates Dance Festival to “Lucky Lindy” Tuesdays 8-10 a.m. playing the Big Band Swing of Tommy Dorsey and Frank Sinatra. We offer several exclusively new music shows, Fridays 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., world music from “Dr. Bemento’s World.” Saturday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., new rock with the “Billy The Mountain Show,” followed by “Dan’s Blues Room,” 10 a.m. to noon. We feature “Jazz, the Abstract Truth,” Sundays from 4-6 p.m., and the most popular shows on WRBC, “Bloody Wednesdays” featuring Razor Ray with “Rock and Roll Overdose” 10-midnight. Shows like these feature artist interviews, giveaways, and music that you will hear months before “commercial radio” picks them up are what made WRBC the 16th highest rated college station in the country. If you have got what it takes to present an “interesting” two-hour show at WRBC, applications are available at the station on Frye Street in Lewiston, call ahead at 777-7915 or Bull Moose Music in Lewiston. – Neil Bement, WRBC.

Dear Sun Spots: Montello Heights Retirement Community at 550 College St., Lewiston will hold its fourth annual Fall Festival and Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 7. We are looking for crafters of all types. The cost to the crafter for a table is the donation of an item for our raffle table. Please call Marlene for more information at 786-7149 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Marlene Sweeney, Lewiston.

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