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Renny Stackpole, past New England SAR regional general vice president, will speak.
The meeting will include a society-wide officer election followed by a buffet luncheon at a cost of $18.95 per person.
Guests are welcome to attend.
To reserve a spot, call Lance Waddell at 223-5357.
FLOWER LECTURE: St. Mary’s Garden Club of Falmouth will present a lecture by Kristin Perry from 11 a.m. to noon Monday at the Parish House of St. Mary’s Church, 43 Falmouth Road.
Perry is director of horticulture and a lilac expert at the McLaughlin Garden of South Paris. Her talk will detail the cultivation of lilacs, with emphasis on special varieties, watering, pruning and fertilizing.
Admission is $5 at the door.
For more details, go to stmarysgardenclub.net or call 358-9312.
PLANT AND TROUT SALE: Orders are now being accepted for the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District’s Spring Plant and Trout Stocking sales, set for May 4 and 5 at Union Fairgrounds.
The plant sale list is available online at www.knox-lincoln.org/spring-plant-sale and includes a selection of bareroot fruit trees and berries; conifers; native and native-friendly trees and shrubs for landscaping, wildlife and conservation, as well as Maine-grown native perennials and herbs in 1 gallon pots from Rebel Hill Farm. With one or two exceptions, all plants are hardy to at least Zone 4 and all have been chosen for pest and disease resistance, wildlife value (including beneficial insects), a variety of soil and light conditions and to span the season from spring through fall.
This year’s plant sale runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 4 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5, with pre-ordered trout pickup set for noon on May 5.
Brook and rainbow trout, for stocking private ponds, will be available to those who have a valid permit from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
Trout order forms and permit applications are available at www.knox-lincoln.org/trout-sale/ and pre-ordered fish will be packed in plastic bags with oxygenated water for the journey to your pond.
All plants are available for pre-order and cash and carry sales on a first-come, first-served basis.
Brook and rainbow trout for stocking constructed ponds are available only on a pre-order basis.
Order forms also are available at the district office at 893 West St., Route 90, Suite 103 or call 596-2040.
BREAKFAST: The next Ladies Community Breakfast Buffet will be from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Rangeley Lakes Bed and Breakfast on Main Street, Rangeley from 7 to 9 a.m.
All are welcome to attend.
For more details, call 864-9944.
BOOK SALE: Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 13, in the library’s Community Room, at 952 Main St.
Children’s and adult books and audio books on cassette will be sold.
For more details, call 324-4714 or go to www.lbgoodall.org.
ADOPT A DOG: The Animal Welfare Society will offer an adoptable dogs event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Pet Life, 1364 Main St., Sanford.
Adoptable dogs will be on site.
For more details, go to www.animalwelfaresociety.org or call 985-3244.
BLUEGRASS WORKSHOPS: Musicians Phil and Ellen LaClaire will offer three playing and performing bluegrass workshops, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Chestnut Street Baptist Church at 29 Chestnut St.
The public is welcome and admission is free.
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