Lawn, bake sale to support students

WARREN — The Medomak Valley High School sophomore class and the Friendship Village School sixth-graders will hold a lawn and bake sale at Town Line’s Video Flea Market on 3163 Atlantic Highway in Warren. The sale will be on Sunday, Oct. 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.

Donated items are still needed from MVHS families. Any MVHS classes interested in reserving a table, please call Wanda Benner at 542-3822. Come support the MVHS students and find that special treasure.

Full moon celebration at Beech Hill

ROCKPORT — Coastal Mountains Land Trust invites the community to welcome fall with a fire in Beech Nut during the rise of the full Hunter’s Moon on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.. Named for its capacity for brightness, the Hunter’s Moon follows the Harvest Moon and rises shortly after sunset. Traditionally this full moon signaled the time to begin hunting in preparation for winter.

Land trust volunteers will open Beech Nut, the historic stone house at the summit, and provide guests with information about the history and management of the preserve. A fire will be held in the hut’s fireplace. Please bring warm clothing and a flashlight to help guide the way down.

For more information, please visit coastalmountains.org or call 236-7091.

Major birthday party planned for Lincolnville Beach

LINCOLNVILLE — Nancy Glassman (60), John Spadola (70) and Ya Jia Girardin/Pariser (7) are all celebrating major birthdays, so, by popular request, there will be a beach party Saturday, Oct. 15, starting at 5 p.m.

All are invited to celebrate this fabulous threesome with friends, food, drink, fire, music…and sand between the toes.

In case of rain, the party will be held at Lincolnville Improvement Association (LIA) building, 100 yards inland up Route 173 from the flashing light in Lincolnville beach.

Things to bring to the Beach: Friends and family; Food and drink to eat, sip and share; A log for the bonfire; A portable charcoal grill; Blanket or chair to sit on; Table-like things are also greatly appreciated; Warm layers for after dark; Sticks for roasting and items to roast choice of things to roast (marshmallows, hot-dogs, tofu pups, zucchinis, whatever…); kayak, frisbee, kite, musical instrument, whatever is fun at the beach.

Lincolnville Harvest Festival

LINCOLNVILLE — On Sunday, Oct. 16, from 1:30 to 5 p.m., at Lincolnville Central School there will be the Lincolnville Harvest Festival. There will be a potluck meal (bring something to share), outdoor field games, entertainment and variety show, and local food vendors from the Lincolnville Farmer’s Market.

There will also be a free Halloween costume wwap — Bring gently worn costumes, masks, etc. from Halloweens past and exchange them. Sponsored by the Lincolnville Conservation Commission & Lincolnville Community Alliance. For more information, call or email Liz Hand, 7634521, tbird@midcoast.com.

Maine Community Foundation hosts grant workshop

ELLSWORTH — The Maine Community Foundation will host a free grant information workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room at the Rockland Public Library.

In the workshop, which is geared to nonprofits located in Knox County, Community Foundation staff will cover the guidelines and application process for the Community Building Grant Program, the Maine Community Foundation’s largest competitive grant program. Members of the community foundation’s Knox County Committee, a regional advisory group that assists the foundation in making grants in the region, will also be on hand to meet nonprofit organizations and answer questions.

The workshop is free of charge. Please RSVP by Oct. 20 to Tim Williams at the Maine Community Foundation, 1-877-700-6800 (toll-free) or events@mainecf.org.

Artists’ and Craftsmen needed for Oceanside High School Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair

ROCKLAND — Oceanside High School East announces that the annual Holiday Art and Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oceanside High School East gymnasium, 400 Broadway, Rockland. There is no admission charge.

Crafters from the Midcoast area will showcase handmade products; for example, pottery, fine art prints, jams, wreaths, Christmas ornaments, jewelry, knitted items, floral arrangements, woodcraft, soap, candles, and more.

The concession stand will feature homemade desserts, breads, and soups. Patrons may purchase a raffle ticket in order to participate in the drawings that will take place throughout the day.

For more information, call Oceanside High School East, Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 596-2010.

It’s more than spaghetti in Union

UNION — The Outreach Committee of the People’s United Methodist Church of Union will hold an Italian dinner on Friday, Oct. 14 at 6 pm.

Many Italian dishes will be available including soups like minestrone, salads and a variety of Italian main dishes such as lasagna and pesto will be followed by delightful desserts like pizzele and tiramisu.

Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 2 and $30 for a family of 2 adults and 2 or more children.

The people’s United Methodist Church is located on Depot St. ( Route 235 ) Union just behind the Union Post Office. All funds raised will go to the Pastor’s Discretionary Fund for local needs. For more information, please call 785-4114.

Volunteer adult tutors needed

ROCKPORT — Volunteer tutors are needed in Waldoboro and Camden to help adults in Five Town CSD Adult and Community Education learning centers. Five Town CSD is offering a free class, Volunteer Tutor Training on Friday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the YMCA’s Teen Center in downtown Camden. Learn how to work one-on-one with adults to assist them with their basic educational goals such as improving reading and writing skills and earning a GED.

This workshop will give information and materials needed to begin the rewarding work of being a volunteer tutor. There is no charge but please call the adult ed office to register. A light lunch will be provided to all participants. Call Adult Education at 236-2089, option 5, or visit fivetowns.maineadulted.org.