Learn more about Tabers at www.tabersgolf.com/.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Sumner Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be holding a yard/bake/plant sale at the Sumner Fire Department on Rte. 219 in Sumner, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.Saturday, June 6.

We are looking for donations in the form of baked goods, plants (house or garden), and other gently used household items including clothing.

Please call Wilda Dunham at 207-388-2981 with questions and/or donations in the Sumner, Buckfield, Hartford, and surrounding areas.

Please call Charlotte Blier at 207-577-4271 with questions and/or donations in the Lewiston/Auburn, Poland, Gray/New Glouster, Sabattus, Litchfield and surrounding areas.

There will be a door prize and a Fish & Fry raffle. Tickets will cost $1each or 6 for $5. Drawings will be done at the close of the sale and you do not need to be present to win. All proceeds benefit the Sumner Volunteer Fire Department. Thank you for your service. — Wilda Dunham, Charlotte Blier and all Auxiliary members.

Learn more about the town of Sumner, Maine at http://www.sumnermaine.us/.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Chesterville civic groups are organizing a War Memorial Honor Day on Saturday, May 16, with an Honor Guard ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Honor Roll Monument. Anyone interested in honoring Chesterville veterans of any war is invited, and we are particularly seeking those who want to pay tribute to their veteran relatives by sharing photographs, correspondence, memorabilia or memories after the ceremony.

Presentations, exhibits and refreshments will be held at the Meeting House adjacent to the monument at the corner of Zion’s Hill Road and the Borough Road. If anyone has something they want to share or any questions about the event, please call Greg at 207-897-4907 or Cindy at 207-778-3078.

Get more information about Chesterville, Maine at http://www.thecommunityconnector.org/directory/profile/chesterville-town-office/.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Could you tell me where I can buy large gumdrops? I can find plenty of the small ones but have had no luck in locating the large ones. Thanks for the good and helpful work that you do. — J.G. via online form.

ANSWER: Sun Spots found 1-lb. and 5-lb. boxes of jumbo gum drops at Walmart. You can even order them online. K-mart and Dollar Tree had the mini spice drops. Other stores did not list jumbo gum drops in their inventory. Some stores don’t list candy items online that they have on sale and which you can find in their newspaper circulars such as Rite-Aid.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I saw the request for pattern for a baby sweater with lacy top. This site is a good place to get free patterns: Free Knitting Pattern 80830AD Eyelet Remix Cardi Lion Brand Yarn Company. Go to http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80830AD.html. It is one of many free patterns and great articles about knitting and crochet on the Lion Brand Yarn Website: http://www.lionbrand.com.

RESPONSE: Sun Spots visited the site and found that you must become a member by filling out an online form for free and then you will have access to free patterns.

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