Appleton news

By Jessica Davis | Nov 22, 2012

Appleton library news

In the event of school closures for Union 69 due to inclimate weather, Appleton Library will be closed. If school is delayed, the library may also delay opening and Storytime will be canceled.

Appleton Library will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 21 and Thursday, Nov. 22 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Appleton Library staff would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and thank you for your patronage and support. "Library Fine Amnesty Week" will be during Thanksgiving week, Sunday, Nov. 18, through Sunday, Nov. 25. Please bring back your overdue library books during this week and your overdue fine(s) will be waived!! Help us to get our library books back onto our shelves and into the hands of your fellow patrons!

AVS News

There will be a basketball game at AVS on Nov. 27 at 3:45 p.m. They will play Woolwich that day. There will also be a game on Monday, Dec. 3, at 3:45 p.m. in Lincolnville. The boys will play first at both of those games.

School will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 30.

Appleton Baptist Church News

I know it’s hard to believe that the Christmas season is here, but it is! Appleton Baptist Church’s annual Christmas program will be on Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. There will be lots of singing, poetry, bells, special music played by the kids, and also a play. Mark your calendars; you don’t want to miss it! There will be refreshments following. All are welcome to attend.

On Sunday evenings from 5 to 6:30 p.m , the church has a children’s program, Gopher Buddies and Olympians, for fourth- to sixth-grade children. There is a youth group at the church for seventh- to twelfth-graders from 7 to 8:30 p.m. If your child is interested in going and would like more information you can call the church at 785-4921 or email them at

Wreaths Across America

Last year, my husband had the privilege to go to Washington, D.C., with his job to take part in Wreaths Across America. He passed out wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery, and placed wreaths on different war and law enforcement memorials. I have to admit, that I was a bit jealous that he went and I didn’t. I am happy to say that this year; I am able to go with him! I will definitely tell you all about it when we return.

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