Community briefs

Dec 10, 2012

Gingerbread Festival comes to Washington

WASHINGTON — Gibbs Library will host a Gingerbread Festival Saturday, Dec. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Children can decorate and eat gingerbread cookies. Each family will receive a special children's book as a holiday gift.

Tickets for the gingerbread house raffle will also be available for $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be held Dec. 22.

Gibbs Library is located at 40 Old Union Road, Washington. For more information, call 845-2663.

Santa to visit Waldoboro

WALDOBORO — Santa will be available to hear children's wishes at the Waldoboro Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon.

That same morning, there will be an interactive reading of "The Polar Express," led by former teacher Susan Price at 11 a.m. All are welcome to this free program.

For more information, please contact the library at 832-4484 or

Monthly St. George senior luncheon

ST. GEORGE — The St. George Parks & Recreation Department and its boosters offer its monthly Senior Citizen’s Pot Luck Luncheon for December 2012. The luncheon will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 11:30 a.m. at the St. George Town Office and will be assisted by Regional School Union 13 Alternative Education class.

Table decorations will be handmade and provided by the local Girl Scout troop. Richard Walton from the St. George School and the school’s sixth-grade chorus will be entertaining with festive holiday music for all to enjoy and join in on. And, the St. George Fire & Ambulance will be onsite offering free blood pressure testing.

All are welcome to attend so please bring a food item to share (if you are able) and bring a friend. For more information, call the St. George Town Office at 372-6363.

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