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PITTSFIELD

YARD SALE: Deeper Life Assembly will be holding a huge indoor/outdoor yard sale on Friday, August 30th and Saturday, August 31st from 8 AM to 4 PM. There will be a bake sale and hot dogs during the day. There will be furniture, tools, clothes something for everyone. The church is located at 97 Higgins Road.


NEWPORT


NORTH COUNTY INTER TRIBAL POW-POW: The Annual North Country InterTribal Pow-Wow will be held on Saturday, August 31st and  Sunday, September 1st. This years event will feature dancing, drumming, flute playing, story telling, craft and food vendors plus more. Admission will be $5 per adult, per day, while children under 18 can enter for free with a paid adult. The gate will be open from 10 AM to 3 PM each day with grand entry beginning at 12 PM. The event will take place at the Littlefield Grounds on 934 Elm Street off exit 161. The public is welcome to attend. For more information contact, 341-2935 or visit their Facebook page www.facebook.com/North-Country-Inter-Tribal-Pow-Wow-346147721798/.
BLANKET/COMFORTER AND WINTER CLOTHING DRIVE:
Faith-In-Action Ministry would like to announce it’s 9th annual blanket, comforter and winter clothing drive. Faith-In-Action ministry serves the following communities: Pittsfield, Detroit, Newport, Corinna, St. Albans, Hartland, and Palmyra. Through the generosity of so many, the communities neighbors in need have been warm during the long winter months. If you would like to schedule a pick-up of donations, call Kevin at Faith-In-Action Ministry at 341-4655. Together the community can make a difference.


MONSON

TRADITIONAL DANCE: A traditional dance at the Finn Hall on Route 15 will be held on Saturday, August 31st. Dancing starts at 7:30 PM. The band is led by Alexandra Conover Bennett on accordion. The price of admission will be $8/person, kids under 12, free. For more information contact 207-997-3355.
YARD SALE: The Monson American Legion will be holding a yard sale on Friday, September 6th through Sunday, September 8th. The yard sale will begin on Friday and Saturday from 8 AM to 4 PM and Sunday from 9 AM to 3 PM. There will be tools, furniture, household items, etc. The yard sale will be located at the Monson Gym on the Greenville Road. Proceeds to benefit youth programs, scholarships and veteran care.


DEXTER

PUBLIC DISCUSSION: Landless Farmers Joining Elder Homesteaders will be the topic of discussion on Friday, September 6th from 6 to 8 PM. The meeting will be held at the Abbott Memorial Library (or the UU Church across the street, depending on crowd size). For more information on DDATT and future events, email info@ddatt.org to get on email news list, or contact 277-4221 or 924-3836.


DIXMONT

YARD SALE DONATIONS SOUGHT: The annual town wide yard sale will be held on Saturday, September 14th and Sunday, September 15th. The proceeds from the  community yard sale at the Town Office will be used to support various committees in town. Yard sale items are being accepted at the town office for that sale. If you aren’t hosting your own sale and/or have items to donate, contact the town office  at 234-2294 or drop them off during office hours.


GUILFORD


EVENING WITH LOCAL ARTIST: Guilford Bed and Breakfast will be holding an evening with an artist event on Wednesday, August 28th from 7 to 9 PM. The event will feature local photographer and writer Steve Maines.  The event is free to the public, but tickets are required. To reserve a spot visit  www.guilfordbnb.com. The event will be located on 24 Elm Street.


CANAAN

TABLES AVAILABLE FOR YARD SALE: Canaan Fire and Rescue Department will be holding their annual Chicken Barbecue and Yard Sale on Saturday, September 21st from 9 AM to 2 PM. The barbecue starts at 11 AM to 2 PM. There will be a 50/50 raffle, raffle ticket sales, yard sale, silent auction and chicken barbecue for $8 each. Tables are available for $10 each. Contact Carolyn at 431-6631. Set-up time is 8:30 AM. No early birds for the yard sale.


ETNA


ETNA PUBLIC BREAKFAST: There will be a public buffet breakfast on Saturday, September 7th from 7 to 10 AM at the Etna Community Center on Shadow Lane, off Route 2. The menu will include eggs to order, omelets, sausage gravy and biscuits, home fries, muffins and so much more. The Town will be having several fundraising events over the next year to raise money to celebrate the 200th birthday on Thursday, July 25th 2020. Everyone is welcome to attend. This is a by donation meal. There will also be raffle tickets for a homemade quilt for sale and 50/50 raffle.


ST. ALBANS


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Spirits Place Rescue is currently seeking volunteers to help care for resident cats. The main duties include cleaning and feeding. Donations of wet and dry food, cat litter and cash donations. To find out more visit www.spiritsplace.org or Facebook at www.facebook.com/Spiritsplace/. If you are interested private message on Facebook or email spiritsplace1@gmail.com to set-up an appointment. SpiritsPlace Rescue, a nonprofit organization, is a cat rescue/sanctuary that promotes and assists in the spaying/neutering and management of feral and community cats.
RUMMAGE SALE:
The Chatterbox Club will be holding a Rummage Sale on Thursday, August 29th through Saturday, August 31st. The sale will be held from 8 AM to 3 PM on Thursday and Friday. Saturday from 8 AM to 12 PM and a bag sale will take place from 11 AM to 12 PM. The Club is located on the Mason Corner Road.


HARTLAND

RESERVE SPOT AT CRAFT/BAKE SALE: Sanfield Rehabilitation and Living Center will be holding a Craft and Bake Sale on Saturday, September 28th from 9 AM to 3 PM. A rain date has been set for Sunday, September 29th. If interested in reserving table space at $10/10 foot space or 2 spaces for $18 contact Penny or Bridgette at 938-2616. Proceeds to benefit Sanfield residents.


CARMEL

YARD SALE DONATIONS SOUGHT: The Golden Harvest Grange is having a yard sale on Saturday, October 5th. In the meantime, the Grange is seeking yard sale donations. If interested in donating an item/items contact Reggie at 848-3404 or Sandra at 974-8939.