Funding available

ELLSWORTH — Start-up organizations, projects involving economically disadvantaged or disabled Mainers, libraries, symphonies, hospice care and projects related to Friendship, Maine, are eligible for funding from the Maine Charity Foundation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.

Last year, the Maine Charity Foundation Fund distributed $96,428. The 23 grants ranged in size from $1,000 to the maximum award amount of $5,000.

Applications must be postmarked by Sept. 15. Grant guidelines are available at For more information, contact Cherie Galyean at [email protected] or by phone at 877-700-6800.

Gazebo concert

TURNER — Silver and Gold will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at the Turner Gazebo on the Green.

Moe Boley on saxophone, Larry Pare on guitar and Lorraine Palmer, voice and guitar, will provide the music. The gazebo is located on Route 117 in Turner Center,  next to the Leavitt Institute Building.

In case of rain, the performance will be held in the Turner Center Grange. Those planning to attend should bring lawn chairs. Gazebo events are chemical-free, smoke-free events.

Senior trips

LEWISTON — The Meadowview Seniors will sponsor the following day trips:

Sunday, Oct. 3, Amesbury Playhouse, $65, includes bus, meal and show; Friday, Dec. 3, Indian Head Resort, $65, includes bus, cocktails, buffet, Christmas show, photo with Santa and a free gift; Nov. 2 to 6, trip to Branson, Mo.

All adults are welcome on the trips. For more information, call Bert at 786-2305.

Quilt exhibit

POLAND — The Poland Community Church will hold a quilt exhibit from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28.

Anyone with a quilt to display should call Dixie Piper at 998-4725 or Marlene at 998-4364 one week in advance. To present the quilt, have ready the name, pattern and circa.

Tea and refreshments will be served. Tickets are $6 in advance and $7 at the door.

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