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Community briefs Dec. 5

Nov 08, 2019

Ugly Holiday Sweater Fundraiser Dec. 7

ROCKPORT -- The Ripple Initiative is hosting its annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Fundraiser at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central Street, Rockport from 6 to 9 p.m.

Featured at the fundraiser will be a raffle auction, plenty of grub and grog and a fabulous prize for the ugliest holiday sweater.

Music will be provided by the Right Track band- a high energy R&B/Funk/Soul band with a full horns section, specializing in set lists to get ALL age groups on the dance floor. For services, call Sharon at 691-3827. To donate gently used furniture and household goods, call Alicia at 701-7530.

Holiday Open House Dec. 7

ROCKLAND -- Come to the open house at the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water Street, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a reception for artists Jane Herbert, Waldoboro, Laurie Murray, Rockland, and Carla Skinder, St. George. Make a holiday craft from pressed seaweed with help from Herring Gut Learning Center. Sip hot chocolate, cider or coffee while touring the visitor center. The Nature Store will be open, stocked with gift items for the holidays. For more information, call 594-0600, ext. 5.

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