Community briefs

Jan 28, 2013

Valentine card-making in Union

UNION — The public is invited to make Valentine cards on Saturday Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Vose Library, 392 Common Road.

Paper, patterns and instructions provided — just bring enthusiasm Kids and adults of all ages. For more information, contact Vose Library at 785-4733.

Special Thomaston Library Hallway Bookshop Sale

Valentine book sale in Thomaston

THOMASTON — Throughout the month of February, the Friends of the Thomaston Public Library will hold a special Valentine sale in the Hallway Bookshop at the Thomaston Public Library. The February sale will feature coffee table books, two for the price of one.

There is coffee table books on art, classic cars, photography, travel, the West, crafts, nature, cooking, and more. These books would make wonderful Valentine’s Day gifts for that special someone. During the two-for-one sale, purchase them at $3 a pair. Sets of more than two will be even further reduced.

The sale begins Friday, Feb. 1 and runs through Feb. 28 during all of the library’s open hours. Please call 354-2453 for more information.

Tenants Harbor library continues Brown Bag series

TENANTS HARBOR — Ever wonder how to watch those favorite TV shows or movies on a laptop or tablet? Dan Verillo, a recently retired engineering geologist with extensive experience in computer programming will explain the entire process in simple language.

Please come to Jackson Memorial Library on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at noon. Bring lunch and beverages and dessert will be provided.

Game Day for Grownups continues

THOMASTON — The Thomaston Public Library's first Game Day for Grown-ups was such a success that a second event has been planned for Sunday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m.

Community members are invited to bring a game from home or try one at the library. The activities will take place in the library’s main room. This will be a monthly affair, so tell neighbors and bring a friend For more information, please call the Thomaston Public Library at 354-2453.

Public supper to benefit Cushing firefighter

ROCKLAND — There will be a benefit dinner for Cushing Assistant Fire Chief Joe Yamello, who has been diagnosed with lung cancer.

The dinner will be held Saturday, Feb. 16 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 335 Limerock St., Rockland.

Yamello, is a resident of Cushing who has always taken part in his community. After retiring from teaching, his heart remains with the students and he is always on call to help the surrounding schools. He takes great pride in being a firefighter in Cushing and always volunteers to represent the department when he is needed.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Meal includes: spaghetti, homemade meatballs, garlic bread, salad and an array of dessert. There also will be door prizes and raffles.

If unable to attend, but would like to help, donations can be made to: KeyBank/Joe Yamello 331 Main Street Rockland, ME.

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