DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Friends of Pettingill are seeking yard sale donations to raise funds for Lewiston’s newest community park.

If you have items to donate, please call Bill at 740-4640 or drop them off at 405 College St., across the street from the park. If possible, please price your items first.

The sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at 405 College St.

If you are able to volunteer some of your time to help with the sale, please call Carolyn at 783-7789. — Bill Stuff, [email protected]

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Love your column and read it faithfully every day.

The Hartford Heritage Society is having an antique auto show on Aug. 23 with a rain date of Aug. 24 at the J & O Irish Museum. Route 140, Hartford.

We are looking for anyone who has an antique auto they would like to share and show off to the public.

Please come and join us from 1 to 4 p.m. No fees, no prizes, just a fun couple of hours enjoying some of the finest cars and trucks ever built.

Inside the museum there will be free ice cream sundaes and tours. Outside, along with the vehicles, they will be selling hot dog lunches.

For additional information, please call Rosie at 597-2270, Leanne at 388-2674 or myself. Hope to see some of you on the 23rd. — Doreen Maxwell, 224-7147, [email protected]

HELLO, SUN SPOTS! Everyone I talk to just loves your column!

Please let your readers know that the annual book sale benefiting Zadoc Long Free Library in Buckfield will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Masonic Hall, across the street from the library,

The library is currently accepting, with great appreciation, the donation of gently used books and DVDs. We cannot accept the donation of textbooks, manuals or encyclopedias.

Donations can be dropped off at the library at 5 Turner St., Buckfield, when it is open: 1 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

Thank you for helping us reach your readers! — Bonnie Santos, director, 207-336-2171, [email protected]

DEAR SUN SPOTS: What is happening with Lewiston Auburn Magazine? Is it going to start back up? — No Name via email

ANSWER: It is closed, according to spokesman Paul Roy, in a story reporter Christopher Williams wrote Aug. 1. Former Publisher Joshua Shea was fired in March after his arrest on child pornography charges.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m looking for someone who fixes clocks in the Lewiston-Auburn area. Thanks. — Thelma Alexander, [email protected]

ANSWER: Sun Spots has the following repairmen in her Rolodex:

* Harry Hepburn III of Harrison, 583-2821

* Rohman Clockworks, 350 Minot Ave., Auburn, 784-1211

* Leroy Blauvelt, Porter Road, Dixfield, 562 8955

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We are having our second reunion party of Tampax /Tambrands from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at the American Legion Hall at 426 Washington St. in Auburn. The cost is $5.

For more information or to RSVP please contact Kathy Grant at 783-9885, 576-5373 (cellphone) or [email protected], or Rick Grant at 783-9885, 782-8300 (cellphone) or [email protected] — Thelma Gurschick, [email protected]

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