DEAR SUN SPOTS: The J & O Irish Museum at 1225 Main St. (Route 140) in Hartford is hosting an Antique Auto Show from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28. Rain date is Aug. 29.

Please join us, bring your vintage vehicles or just come for lunch, tours of the museum, and check out all the antique vehicles. We will sell hot dogs, sandwiches, with drinks, chips and desserts.

Inside the museum, members of the Hartford Heritage Society will be giving tours and serving free ice cream sundaes. All registered vehicles will receive a gift of a jar of jam or relish. Best of Show and second- and third-place winners will receive a larger gift. There are no entry fees. For more information, contact Rosie at 597-2270 or Doreen at 224-7147.

We also have a fundraiser going on to cover the store roof with metal. One side is all done and we have been given a $1,000 matching grant to help with the other side so we need to raise about $3,500. No donation is too small. Thank you for your help and we hope to see you all on the 28th.

Sun Spots is one of the most real columns in the paper.  Ms. Sun Spots, you do a great job and help out lots of folks. — Doreen, no town

ANSWER: I’m so happy you are able to go forward with this fundraiser. It sounds like a great time. To all the volunteers who keep these events going year after year, your hard work is appreciated.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m looking for someone who can download music from my iTunes on my computer to my iPhone. I’m willing to pay for the services. — Normand, no town

ANSWER: Some libraries have tech people who can help you with that. Call your town library to see if they offer the service. Another idea is to track down a teenager. It’s completely amazing to me what they know how to do because they have grown up with the technology. I would be lost without the teenagers in my life!

For professional help, someone I can recommend is Angela Carter. She’s a techie whiz who can handle just about anything to do with devices and depending on where you live, she can come to you. She may even be able to walk you through the process over the phone. For more information, visit her website at angelascms.com. You can email her at [email protected] or give her a call at 520-9573.

Readers, if you know of a good techie or are one yourself, it’s time to refresh the Rolodex. Please write in!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I read Sun Spots every day and learn so much. The question in the Aug. 12 column caught my attention. The young men around the state wearing “Stop Addiction” T-shirts are from the Adult and Teen Challenge Maine in Winthrop. This is a legitimate fundraiser and very worthwhile to support. — Joyce,  New Gloucester

ANSWER: This center’s program combines vocational training with biblical teaching to help addicts rebuild their lives and obtain new purpose. For more information, the website is https://tcmaine.org/tour/maine-mens/or call 377-2801

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