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Community briefs Feb. 13

Feb 13, 2020

Legion baked bean supper set for Feb. 15

THOMASTON -- The Williams-Brazier Post 037, of the American Legion, 37 Watts Lane, will once again host a Baked Bean Supper. Menu will include classic baked beans, hot dogs, American Chop Suey, cole slaw, pickles, coffee and a choice of assorted desserts. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Tubs of food can be bought for $3 per tub before going home.

The supper is open to the public, whether a member of the American Legion or not. Any military veteran is welcome and, if not a member of the American Legion, maybe a place will be found for a veteran to go to, meet other area veterans and join Williams-Brazier Post 37. Regardless of who they are, no veteran will be turned away.

Adults cost $8, children are $5, families are $25, and veterans are half price with proof of service.

Library to host a "Dino" Afternoon Feb. 19

ROCKLAND -- Looking for something to do during February vacation? Look for dinosaurs at the Rockland Library, located at 80 Union Street.

Join Patty and Jessie for the annual celebration of all things dinosaur Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 3:45 p.m.

The librarians will have a story on dinosaurs, then follow paleontologists on a scavenger hunt. Kids at the event can use their excavating skills on chocolate chip cookies.

This event is free and open to the public, children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Story time for families Feb. 19

UNION -- Join theater director and Union native Chloe Keller for a weekly story time on Wednesdays at 11 a.m.

Keller will read a wide variety of picture books, and she invites children to share the experience of listening to stories with their families. Vose Library is located at 392 Common Road.

FMI: 785-4733

Contemporary fiction discussion set for Feb. 19

ROCKLAND -- Rockland Public Library’s contemporary fiction discussion group will meet Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m.

The group focuses on critically acclaimed and award-winning fiction from the past five years. This month’s book is "Elsey, Come Home" by Portland author Susan Conley.

Publishers Weekly describes the novel as offering “an honest and astute depiction of the human psyche.”

The book group meets on the third Wednesday each month from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Library’s Board Room at 80 Union Street.

For more information, contact Shane Billings at 594-0310.

Free parenting discipline program offered Feb. 20

WARREN -- With a humorous look at parenting and a serious look at discipline, this class will bring parents and care givers of children ages 2 to 12 a discipline program called "1, 2, 3 Magic."

This program will teach how to control and encourage good behavior and learn techniques to strengthen the bond between caregiver and child. Childcare is offered along with light refreshments.

This event will be held at the Warren Community School, 117 Eastern Road from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

To register, contact Helen Rogers at 844-1285, 594-4329 ext. 2 or helen.rogers@mmcacorp.org.

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