Dinsmore benefit

WARREN — A benefit dinner and auction will be held to assist the family of Brandi Lee Dinsmore who, along with her unborn child, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 31.

This event will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, at 4 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 105 Camden Road, Warren. Proceeds will be used to assist the family with unexpected for medical expenses, etc.

For community members wishing to donate items for the auction, contact Tamilyn at 446-3885. To donate food or to attend the dinner, contact Chelsea at 240-0639.

Taste of the Market

ROCKLAND — Rockland Farmers Market is hosting a Taste of the Market Thursday, Oct. 3.

A big salad filled with mixed greens and tasty farm fresh vegetables will be the centerpiece. There also will be herbal cookies, blueberry cobbler topped with farm fresh ice cream and applesauce cake. Try wood fired pizza or a lobster dish. In addition to farm fresh produce, the market has many items that make perfect gifts.

The market is located at Harbor Park in downtown Rockland, every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., rain or shine.

Penquis has new location

ROCKLAND — It is that time of year when many individuals, families and seniors seek help with heating their home. Penquis would like to remind those seeking home heating assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program to go to the new Penquis location at 315 Main St., Suite 205 in Rockland. Individuals can also book their own appointment online at penquis.org. For more information, call 596-0361.

Oktoberfest

There will be a craft fair and flea market at the St. George Grange at Wiley's Corner on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 9 a.m.

Muffins, coffee, baked goods, bread, pickles, preserves, soups, hot dogs, biscuits, fresh locally grown produce and crafts. Stop by for lunch.

To rent a table for $10 or for more information, call Carol at 372-6768.

Health insurance, Medicare and more

UNION — Charles Dennis Crockett will discuss health insurance, Medicare, etc. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. at Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union. He is with Banker's Life & Casualty Company in Bangor.