The CDs are available for $10 at several area businesses: Food City and the Wilton Hardware Store, both in Wilton, at the Bookseller’s (Devaney Doak + Garrett) and the Better Living Center in Farmington. Or purchase a CD directly from Lori Lewis at 207-645­-3945 for $13 to cover shipping and handling.

GOOD MORNING SUN SPOTS: The telephone number for Vespucci’s Pizza on Bartlett Street is no longer in service, and the storefront looks deserted. We really enjoyed its pizza. Is it planning to open at another location? Thank you. — No Name.

ANSWER: Sun Spots is looking into this and hopes that readers may volunteer information, too.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I recently read a reader’s request for information about adult art classes in the area. As a service to artists in the community, the Bates Museum of Art offers life drawing sessions on Wednesday evenings while Bates is in session. There is no instruction, but one can learn a great deal just by drawing regularly. Admission is $10 at the door for the 6-9 p.m. session. More information can be found at www.bates.edu/museum/events/. — Anthony Shostak, education curator.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The free community Christmas dinner will be held in Livermore Falls on Christmas Day. We are looking for someone willing to take over this event in 2016.

Most of the preparation work consists of keeping track of food donations to be sure there is enough and recording everyone who plans to attend or wants meals delivered.

Most of this can be done through phone calls. As Christmas nears, decisions have to be made about what foods need to be purchased to ensure a successful day. If anyone is interested in taking over in 2016, please call either Pam at 207-897-3072 or Karen at 207-897-3593 or email at [email protected]

As in previous years, the dinner will be held at the American Legion Hall on Reynolds Avenue from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will be looking for bakers and workers, as well as diners to make our dinner successful again this year. Anyone who wishes to help can contact us at the numbers listed above.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have had a heavy chair with four wooden legs placed on a Berber carpet for a long time. I recently removed the chair and there are four impressions left in the Berber carpet. Would anyone know of a method to remove or at least minimize the leftover impressions? Thanks much. — No Name in Auburn.

ANSWER: Sun Spots has no personal experience with this issue, but carpet professionals suggest several methods including placing an ice cube in each of the indentations. When the ice melts, the indentation should be gone. Others suggest using a garment steamer or steam iron to soften the carpet fibers and then gently fluff the fibers with your fingers.

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