Art funding available

PORTLAND — Small to medium-sized organizations involved in indigenous, ethnic or rural arts programs or projects, particularly those that serve areas with limited access to arts activities, are encouraged to apply for funding from the Maine Community Foundation’s Expansion Arts Fund.

The deadline to apply is Sept. 15. For complete application guidelines and listing of recent grants, visit or contact Pam Cleghorn at [email protected] or by calling 877-700-6800.

Grange event

RUMFORD — Rumford Grange 115, Rumford Center, will host a multi-person yard and food sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28. Light lunch items will be for sale.

Open house

RUMFORD — The Greater Rumford Community Center will host an open house for all gymnasts and tumblers from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2.

Participants can sign up and meet the coaches for the 2010-11 season.

Coaches from basketball, karate and jujitsu will also be present. New memberships are due for Sept. 1.

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