Vendor fair benefits Canton man

AUBURN — A benefit Sweet Summertime Vendor/Craft Fair and Raffle will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Norway Savings Bank Arena, behind Shaw’s Supermarket.

More crafters and vendors are welcomed. Contact Stephanie Bates by visiting www.facebook.com/stephanie.bates.7773 or call 207-740-3382.

The event will benefit Alan Spear, formerly of Canton, who was in a serious accident on July 27, 2013. He is still in what is called a minimally conscious state and requires round-the-clock care. This event will help raise money to get a wheelchair lift for the family’s vehicle, and some other much needed items to help in his care.

Weary Club to meet July 19

NORWAY — The members and friends of The Weary Club will meet for coffee Saturday, July 19, from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

The Weary Club, which began in 1923, is a unique, one of a kind institution found only in Norway, Maine. The coffee and doughnuts are always good and the conversation even better.

VFW breakfast is July 20

HARRISON — The Ronald St. John VFW Post, 176 Waterford Road, will hold their popular breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, July 20.

The menu includes scrambled eggs, French toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, biscuits and gravy, sweet breads, fruit cups, orange juice and beverage. Adults, $7; children under 10, $3.

Shadagee Ramblers to perform

LOCKE MILLS — The Shadagee Ramblers will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at the Town Hall, Main Street.

The public is invited to “come kick up your heels or just sit and listen.”

Donations will be accepted for Town Hall Repair Fund. For more information, call Butch Fuller at 875-2462.

Annual performance competition

MECHANIC FALLS — The Down East Country Music Association will hold their annual performance competitions on Sunday, July 20, at the Silver Spur, Route 121.

Competitions will start at 11 a.m.

Admission is $6 for nonmembers; $5 for DECMA members; $2 for children under 12 years.

There will be food concession, 50/50 drawing and raffles. For more information, call 793-8884.

East Sumner Vacation Bible School

SUMNER — Vacation Bible School at the Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main St. (Route 219), will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 21-25.

The program is for grades K-6. The theme is, “Have I got a lesson for you: the lessons of Jesus.” For more information, call Bill Glass at 388-2263.

Caregiver training offered in Paris

PARIS — SeniorsPlus announces Savvy Caregiver 1 training 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 24 to Aug. 28, at the Maine Veterans Home at 477 High St.

For those caring for a family member with dementia, the training will teach how to take care of yourself and reduce stress, and also communicate more easily with your loved one. The training is free but preregistration is required. Call SeniorsPlus at 1-800-427-1241 to reserve a seat.

Community supper benefits food bank

SUMNER — A community supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Hartford Sumner Elementary School to benefit the Sumner Food Bank assisted by the Youth Team of the Virginia Hope Presbyterian Church.

Donations for the meal and canned goods for the Food Bank are requested. For more information, call Cyndy Norton at 388-2667.


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