Community briefs

Nov 27, 2012

Pet supply drive

ROCKLAND — Spectrum Generations in Rockland is holding its third annual Holiday Pet Supply Drive.

Drop off pet supplies to Spectrum Generations at 61 Park St. in Rockland, Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Needed items include: cat and dog food, pet treats, litter and litter supplies, pet food bowls, pet toys, towel, paper towels.

All supplies will be distributed the week of Dec. 17 to pet owners in need. All excess supplies will be donated to the Knox County Humane Society. Please call 596-0339 for more information.


31st annual St. George Christmas Fair

ST. GEORGE — On Saturday, Dec. 1 at 9 a.m. is the 31st annual St. George Christmas Fair at the St. George Grange, located at Wiley's Corner. The fair features homemade pickle, preserves, fudge, baked goods, soup, hot dogs, Carol's famous cinnamon rolls and Nissua bread. Many local crafters, raffles, Christmas trees and wreaths. There will be a live Nativity performance at 4:30 p.m. and public supper begins at 5 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children. For more information or to rent a table call 372-6768.


Dinner to support Superstorm Sandy relief efforts

LINCOLNVILLE — The AFAM Maine Masonic Brothers of King David’s Lodge, Ducktrap, are hosting a spaghetti dinner to benefit Superstorm Sandy relief efforts on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Lincolnville Central School.

Guests will be offered a choice of two pastas, linguine or penne, and homemade sauce, with or without meatballs, from a recipe that has been in Brother Joseph Corrado's family for generations. Salad sourced from local farms and bread from a local artisan baker will accompany the meal. Dessert is a variety of delicious freshly-baked pies.

Minimum donation is $8 per person with proceeds to go toward American Red Cross Hurricane Relief. Lincolnville Central School is located at 523 Hope Road (Route 235). For more information, call Seth Silverton at 763-2775 or Joe Corrado at 930-0000, or visit


Friends of Rockland Public Library annual meeting Dec. 3

ROCKLAND — Join the Friends of Rockland Public Library on Monday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. in the Community Room for the annual meeting. Come hear about all the things the group has done to support the library including fundraising events such as the Spelling Bee, Garden Tour and Holiday House Tour and Tree Auction.


Rankin Center annual craft fair, auction

ROCKLAND — The annual Rankin Center Craft Fair and Auction will take place Saturday, Dec. 8. The craft fair begins at 9 a.m. At noon, Bruce Gamage will begin auctioneering hundreds of dollars worth of items and certificates from local businesses. All proceeds benefit the Rankin Center’s activity fund.

Among the many items are round trip tickets for two to Monhegan Island from Monhegan Boat Line, and a jute rug from Yo Mama’s in Belfast. All items can be viewed at

The Rankin Center is an independent living facility for seniors and individuals with disabilities, and is part of MCH, a local nonprofit. Providing housing, meals, transportation and support services, MCH is Making Community Happen.


Kno-Wal-Lin trees ready for decoration

ROCKLAND — Kno-Wal-Lin Christmas trees are up and ready for handmade or store bought hats, mittens, scarves and gloves for decoration and then will be donated to people and children in need.

The trees are located at the Kno-Wal-Lin office at 70 Pleasant St., Rockland or Camden National Bank on Main St. in Rockland. Donations can be made until Monday, Dec. 17. One can take items and hang them on the trees at either location or call Fran at 594-7389 or Claire at 596-6951 or pickup.

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