Inside of New Gloucester: Aug. 13

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Heather Augustine, still left, examines the items at the July 31 lawn sale sponsored by the Post 6 AMVETS Auxiliary. Augustine, who mentioned she and her daughter Emilienne, at right, are new inhabitants of New Gloucester, also explained she hopped out of bed early with anticipation for the reason that she enjoys a yard sale. Patti Mikkelsen / For Lakes Area Weekly

Fundraiser features common autos and toy selection

Are you ready to drool over some head-turning, basic cars and trucks while supporting the United States Maritime Corps Toys for Tots marketing campaign? Nearby car or truck golf equipment will be sponsoring a cruise-in and toy selection for the Marine’s Toys for Tots marketing campaign at Hodgman’s Frozen Custard, Route 100, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14.

Vehicles ranging from everyday motorists to classics and antiques will be on display screen as unwrapped toys will be gathered for underprivileged households. Cash donations will also be acknowledged. Countrywide Road Rod Affiliation protection inspectors will be on hand for all those who would like their typical vehicles inspected.

Espresso and doughnuts will be obtainable in the early morning, incredibly hot dogs and burgers in the afternoon, as properly as Hodgman’s frozen custard stand. For much more details, contact Deb Desjardins at 782-7895 or Dave Barret at [email protected]

Community Honest update

Steve Corning, who has done at a lot of places, which include Disney cruise strains, will be entertaining the full spouse and children with acts this sort of as juggling and other astounding stunts at the New Gloucester Local community Fair. New Gloucester-dependent Sparks Ark will be presenting a exhibit in the afternoon showcasing a range of rescued animals. Returning animals this yr include an alpaca, emu and extra. Animals up for adoption from the Humane Modern society will be in attendance.

The honest committee will be giving away 6 bikes to three boys and a few ladies, and a coloring contest will be conducted in conjunction with the library.

The fairs runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the New Gloucester Fairgrounds, 106 Bald Hill Street.

Extra than 60 distributors and civic teams have signed up, and reasonable-goers have a choice of a multitude of foodstuff options from food items vehicles to the Minor League marketing hamburgers and very hot canines. Thompson’s Orchard will be commencing the working day off with coffee and doughnuts.

Baking with Brother Arnold

The 1st in a sequence of The Shaker Kitchen area workshops is a virtual workshop and reside Q&A with Brother Arnold from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17. Sharing his 40-moreover several years of knowledge cooking and baking at Shaker Village, Brother Arnold will share his culinary experience, impart the importance of food stuff and how it provides community members alongside one another, and reveal his most loved recipe: Sister Elizabeth’s Biscuits.

Brother Arnold will train participants how to make 3 Shaker Village favorites from the identical base recipe: basic biscuits, herbed biscuits and gooey cinnamon rolls. Sign-up on line by clicking on the Workshops menu at

Hazardous squander selection working day

The city of New Gloucester is teaming up with the town of Grey for Home Dangerous Squander Assortment Day from 9 a.m. to midday Saturday, Aug. 21. For much more specifics, go to

Patti Mikkelsen can be contacted at [email protected]

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