December 2, 2013


By Deborah Sayer
News Assistant

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Music director Harry Moon, far right, leads members of the Community Chorus at South Berwick through a dress rehearsal in advance of two planned concerts this week. The chorus will perform two concerts of “A Boy Was Born” this weekend in South Berwick and Newington, N.H., offering a selection of music spotlighting modern choral composers.

Photo courtesy Gail Kelley

Purchase Toys for Tots and cookie tin tickets from Saco Spirit’s office at 286-3546.

For more details, contact Nancy Tripp at or 284-6997 or Saco Spirit’s Nadeen DeSilva at


Writers’ group to read works

The Writers’ Group of the Coastal Senior College will give a reading of their latest creations at 1 p.m. Monday at Camden Public Library at 55 Main St.

The group meets regularly at the library to discuss and polish their work.

The public is invited to attend.

For more details, call Ken Gross at 236-3440.


Lake monitors’ party nears

Friday marks the deadline to make reservations to attend the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitors & Friends annual holiday potluck party, set for 4 p.m. Dec. 13 at 24 Maple Hill Road.

Attendees should bring food to share with others, including appetizers, casseroles, salads, breads or desserts.

To reserve a spot, call 783-7733.


WMPG’s bluegrass show

WMPG Community Radio will present its 11th Annual Bluegrass Spectacular at 6:30 p.m. Monday at The Barn at Flanagan Farm, 668 Narragansett Road.

Local Bluegrass bands Tricky Britches The Grassholes, the Jerks of Grass and Flight 317 will perform.

WMPG’s Ceci Gilson, host of Thursday morning’s “Kitchen Party” program, will emcee the evening.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $10 in advance at any Bull Moose location and at Student discount $5 at the door with school ID. General admission tickets are $12 at the door.

For more details, go to


Bring a toy, boogie down

A Toys for Tots Benefit Dance will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Sanford Amvets Post No. 3 at 160 School St.

Music will be provided by Just For Fun.

Appetizers will be served and there also will be a cookie and bake sale with proceeds to benefit Auxiliary charities.

Cost of admission is a new, unwrapped toy of at least a $10 value.

For more details, call Shirley Girard at 432-4462 or the Amvets facility at 324-1661.


Santa, cookies at museum

Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves will visit with children from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Conference Center at the Wilhelm Reich Museum on Dodge Pond Road.

Come and enjoy “Breakfast With Santa” and decorating Christmas cookies.

Admission is $5 per person.

Proceeds will benefit The Wilhelm Reich Museum.

For more information call: 864-3443.


Library’s bake sale Sunday

The Raymond Village Library will hold its Annual Bake and Gift Basket Sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 Meadow Road, Route 121.

For more details, call Sheila Jacobson at 655-5217. 


Three-day Festival of Trees

“All Creatures Great and Small” is the theme of the Boothbay Region Garden Club’s 2013 Festival of Trees event that will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Opera House in Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave.

There will be a silent auction of more than 60 decorated trees and related items, a raffle of a theme tree, and items from shops including The Stitchery, Décor Galore, Sweets and Savories, ETC, Natures Gift Corner.

There is no admission charge and on-site parking is free.

The Opera House is handicapped accessible.

For more details, call Leslie Cook at 441-2512 or visit


‘Made in Maine’ holiday fair

The “Made in Maine” Christmas Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, at 919 Roosevelt Trail in Windham.

The fair will feature handmade items, gift baskets, baked goods and jewelry, and raffle items including Boston and Portland art museum passes, gift certificates to restaurants and spas, Portland theatre tickets, vintage hand-sewn quilt, a dollhouse and more.

Homemade breakfast and lunch will be served at Snowflake Café to eat in or take out.

For more details, call Molly McCormick at 655-1215.

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