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VFW PUBLIC BENEFIT SUPPER: The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4298/Auxiliary will be hosting a benefit supper on Friday, April 28th from 5 to 6:30 PM. The menu includes beef stew, rolls, drinks and a dessert. This event is a fundraiser to bring the The Moving Wall, which is a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans National Memorial located in Washington DC to Dexter. The supper will be located at the VFW Post at 20 Cedar Street. For more information, contact David at 270-0286.
Guitarist Denny Breau performs at the Wayside Theatre on Saturday, April 29th at 7 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM with no reservations. Tickets will cost $10 each. There will be a door prize and 50/50 raffle taking place during the evening. Baked goods and refreshments will be sold at intermission. This concert is sponsored in part, by Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union. For more information contact Joe Kennedy at 277-3733, Dave Pearson at 924-5035 or Facebook Wayside Grange and Theatre. The theatre is located at 851 North Dexter Road on Route 23.
The Dexter Sunrise Kiwanis Club along with the Dexter Regional High School Key Club will be holding the first Annual Kiwanis/Key Club Shining Stars Talent Revue on Saturday, April 29th at 7 PM. This will be a family show for everyone to enjoy. The show will be held at Dexter Regional High School at 12 Abbott Hill Road. There will be singing, dancing, instrument groups and comedy to entertain you and your whole family. Tickets priced at $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Concessions will be available and a bake sale will be held in the lobby of the school. Tickets will be available at Dexter Town Office or by calling Sue Hill at 270-6028. They can also be purchased at the door the evening of the event. All proceeds from this event will go toward helping fund charities in the local communities.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: The First Baptist Church will be hosting “At the Piano with Friends," a concert of classical music on Friday, April 28th at 7 PM. Admission will be by donation. The church is located at 245 Main Street. For information contact Margery Aumann at 564-0043.
BUSINESS RESOURCES NIGHT: A Business Resources Night will be held at Warsaw Middle School on Tuesday, April 25th. The schedule of events will be as follows: Set-up booths and tables for display from 5:30 to 6 PM; Browse displays, learn about businesses, pick-up items and networking including refreshments and socializing from 6 to 7:30 PM; Brief presentations and discussions with resource providers from 7:30 to 8 PM. The Warsaw Middle School is located at 167 School Street. For more information contact Kathryn Ruth at the Pittsfield Town Office at 487-3136 or email: This event is free and available to all businesses throughout the region and sponsored by Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce, Buy Local Sebasticook Valley with SCORE.
INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL: Maine Central Institute (MCI) will hold their 9th Annual International Food Festival on Sunday, April 30th from 11 AM to 2 PM at the Parks Gymnasium. The suggested donation is $1 for children, $2 for students, $4 for adults, or $10 for a family. There will be food from several countries including Canada, China, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Germany, Georgia, Guam, Guatemala, Korea, Peru, Poland, Russia, Rwanda, Spain, Vietnam, and the United States. There will also be cultural activities. MCI is located at 295 Main Street. For more information contact (207) 487-5915.
SVH AUXILIARY FUNDRAISER: The Con Brio Brass will be performing at Sebasticook Valley Health’s (SVH) concert/dessert fundraising event on Friday, April 28th at 7 PM. The event will begin with a mix of music and humor. There will be a brief intermission which will include homemade desserts and drawings on the beautiful centerpieces that will be given away to those who attend the concert. Then more music will round out the evening. Cost of the tickets are $10 for a single, $15 for a couple, $5 for children 12 and under, $25 for a family of 4 or more or $75 for a table of 8, which can be reserved in advance by contacting 487-2778. All other tickets can be purchased in the lobby of the hospital, by contacting 487-2778 or at the door. The event will be held at 167 Leighton Street.
TRASH TO TREASURE RE-USE CENTER OPENS: The Town of Pittsfield’s Trash to Treasure Re-Use Center re-opens for the season on Saturday, April 29th from 10 AM to 4 PM. The facility is located at 576 Peltoma Avenue across from the Transfer Station/Recycling Center. Clean out your unused items and donate them for others to re-use. Items accepted include small appliances, kitchen/glassware, non-upholstered furniture, home decor/domestics, etc. Remember, that clothing and stuffed furniture are not accepted. The Re-use Center will be open on Saturdays from 10 AM to 4 PM. For more information contact the Town Office at 487-3136.
PUBLIC CHURCH SUPPER: The Corinna United Methodist Church will host a public supper on Saturday, April 29th from 4:30 to 6 PM. The menu includes spaghetti and sauce, meatballs, salad, rolls and dessert. The cost for the meal will be $6. The church is located at 16 Dexter Road.
FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: The Truth and Life Bible Church will hold a free family movie night, “Do You Believe,” on Saturday, April 29th at 6 PM. Coffee and pastries will be available following the movie. All are welcome to attend. The church is located at 38 Elm Street.
YARD SALE DONATIONS SOUGHT: St. Albans Summerfest is now looking for donations for their spring indoor yard sale. All donations can be dropped off on the porch at the garage. Items will be brought in daily. Televisions or computers will not be accepted. The spring sale is set for Friday, May 5th and Saturday, May 6th, then again on Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th from 8 AM to 1 PM each day. A bag sale will be held on Saturday, May 13th from 11 AM to 1 PM only. The sale will be held at the grange on Water Street. For more information contact 938-2215 or 270-1739. All proceeds to benefit Summerfest.
DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR SPRING/RUMMAGE SALE: Peoples United Methodist Church will have their annual spring yard/rummage sale on Saturday, May 20th. Donations are now being accepted and may be dropped off at the church. However, some donations may be picked-up. For more information or to make arrangements for pick-up contact 368-4404. The church is located at 131 Main Street.
An indoor yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 13th at Nokomis Regional High. Donations are welcome. The proceeds of the sale to benefit the Class of 2017. For more information or to make arrangements to have your donations picked-up contact Liza at 207-368-4354. Nokomis Regional High is located at 266 Williams Road.
DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR YARD SALE: The Etna-Dixmont School PTF will be holding their annual yard sale on Saturday, May 6th from 8 AM to 12 PM. Donations of gently used items are now being accepted including clothing, books, furniture, toys, purses, small working kitchen appliances, dishes, wall decor, etc. Items not being accepted are white goods, including computers, monitors or televisions. Drop-off donations on Friday, May 5th from 3 to 7 PM. It’s a possiblity that some donations could be picked-up ahead of time. Contact Michelle Davis at 269-3090, Corinna Salls at 944-0444, or the school at 992-0735. The school is located at 2100 Dixmont Road.
WOMEN’S EXTENSION OPEN HOUSE: The Women’s Extension of Burnham will be holding an open house on Wednesday, May 3rd at 10 AM. The open house is being held to raise awareness for the Waldo County Extension welcoming all area homemakers. There will be free food and activities. The open house will be held at the Burnham Town Office on S Horseback Road.
DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT: Unity Barn Raisers (UBR) is partnering with the Waldo County Sheriff’s Department and Waldo County Triad to host a Drug Take Back Event on Friday, April 28th from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Unity Community Center on 32 School Street in Unity. This is an opportunity for people to turn in their unused or expired prescription drugs. A study by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America shows that 2,500 American children get high for the first time. Most of these drugs are obtained from friends and family members, often coming from unused or expired prescription bottles at the home of their parents, grandparents, or other relatives. The local community is urged to participate in this important aspect of responsible healthcare. For questions, contact Mary at 948-9005 or