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The Sebasticook Garden Club met on Thursday, July 25th at a beautiful garden in Exeter. The Club first toured the garden and commenced with a picnic  and meeting. If interested in joining the Sebasticook Garden Club contact President Ann Hardwick at 207-416-4807.

The Grange’s well has run dry and a new one must be drilled immediately in order to carry on scheduled and planned activities, like the upcoming Smoke Off on Saturday, September 14th and the annual Military Appreciation Supper Saturday, October 19th. Also, impacted are planned Halloween and Christmas activities for community kids, as well as various community activities which rent and use the Grange facilities. The Grange has a great history of community service and support which it wants to continue. A Grange Well Fund has been established. Your donations would be greatly appreciated. Donations may be made at KC’s General Store or the Parkman Town Office. You can also mail a check, noting “Well Fund” on the memo line, to Parkman Grange, P.O. Box 114, Guilford ME 04443. Sue Manchester, the Parkman Grange Master, can provide additional information at 277-3942.
The Parkman Grange will host their first Great Parkman Grange Smoke-Off on Saturday, September 14th. Contestants can win up to $200 in prizes. Entry is free and you can get a discount on your meat purchase with Herring Brothers. Register by Saturday, August 31st.  A pie auction will also be taking place if you would like to bake a pie. The public is invited to join and help determine the ultimate Smoke Off winner on Saturday, September 14th. For more information or to register contact Carrie at 343-0706.
The Newport Area Senior Citizens will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, August 21st, starting at 10:30 AM. The meeting will be held in the American Legion Hall on North Street in Newport. After the meeting there will be a luncheon followed by an auction to raise funds for future activities and trips. Members are asked to bring entrees and/or desserts, and items for the auction. Everyone 50 and older is welcome. Dues are only $2/meeting.