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  • Author to speak in Brooksville

    BROOKSVILLE — Author Lecain Smith will discuss his new book, “Our Inner Ocean: A World of Healing Modalities,” on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 5 p.m. at the Reversing Falls Sanctuary, 818 Bagaduce Road in North Brooksville. The book is the result of many years of experiences with and research in the realm of holistic healing

  • Surry Grange to honor vets

    SURRY — There will be a Open Grange meeting on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Arbutus Grange Hall. Veterans, family and friends are invited. Veterans will be honored with a special program. The evening will include a social hour, music, food and beverages. Information: 667-1513.

  • Special Vets Day film in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — A special Veterans Day presentation, “Last Days in Vietnam,” will be shown on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Alamo Theatre. The film, which runs 98 minutes, is directed by Rory Kennedy and is sponsored by MacLeod’s Restaurant. Admission is free. Information: 469-0924,

  • Holiday craft fair set in Trenton

    TRENTON — The Trenton Elementary School PTC will be holding its annual holiday craft fair and Chinese auction on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school. Over 40 local crafters will be displaying their work at the fair. Numerous local businesses have donated items for the Chinese auction as well.

  • TGFF group meets Nov. 13

    BLUE HILL — The TransGendered, Family and Friends (TGFF) Group will meet Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in the pastor’s study of the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill. The sessions are open to all who are interested. These sessions will be designed similar to the “Twelve Step” programs. What is shared in the

  • Surry Garden Club meeting Nov. 12

    SURRY — The Surry Garden Club will have a games night on Wednesday, Nov. 12. All are welcome to come test their plant and garden knowledge at this fun event, which will be held at the Rural Hall on Route 172. The evening will start at 7:30 with a short business meeting, followed by the

  • Benefit supper at St. Saviour’s

    BAR HARBOR — A free Veterans Day community spaghetti supper is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the St. Saviour’s Parish Hall in Bar Harbor. The church is handicapped-accessible. Donations will be welcome for and information available about Supportive Services for Veteran Families, an outreach program of Washington Hancock Community

  • Hancock County GOP meeting Nov. 13

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Republican Committee will meet on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at Ellsworth City Hall. At the meeting, a chairman, vice chairman, secretary and treasurer will be voted on. All committee members are encouraged to attend or send a proxy. Contact Sandi at [email protected] or 944-8444 with any questions.

  • Benefit breakfast in Eastbrook

    EASTBROOK — A pancake breakfast to benefit the Eastbrook Baptist Church is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15. The breakfast will run from 6:30 to 10 a.m. at the Eastbrook Grange Hall. For more information, call 565-3685.

  • Audubon talk set for Nov. 12

    ELLSWORTH — Downeast Audubon is hosting a talk on invasive tree insects on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth. The program will be led by Tony Aman, a licensed arborist. He will speak on what can be done before, during and after these unwelcome visitors arrive. For more