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Sharon Frost



On Saturday, October 28th, the Hyssongs will be at the Second Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. This a concert you don’t want to miss.

Last Tuesday, October 22nd, the food pantry cooked up a feast at St. Anne’s Church to thank all volunteers who help and support it. It was wonderful. Fr. David and Lenny Hanson were the emcees.

VFW meeting and pot luck is on November 2nd, Thursday at St. Anne’s Church.

The annual stuffing drive is going on now through November 15. Bring  boxes to St. Anne’s to distribute. 

The Calais Hospital is hosting the Community Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, November 1 from noon to 5:00 p.m. at the WCCC gymnasium. They will provide information on the services and products that are available to help manage health issues. Information on healthy eating, food samples, exercise options and much more will be available.

Don’t forget Calais Library Soup, Poetry night on Friday, October 27th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. All ages are welcome.

All sorts of good happenings are going from now until Christmas, so mark your calendars:

Saturday, October 28th there will be a Fall Festival at St. James Church in Baileyville from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

The movie this week at W.C. O’Neill Area Theater in St. Andrews is “Henri.” Begins at 6:30.

There will be a gospel concert at Upper Mills United Church on October 28th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. U.S. The Valley Gospel Singers, The Leemans, Claudette Norman and Ronnie Hall performing. Free will offering with a lunch to follow.

An Open House was held at the new home of Fran Mulcahy on Pennamaquan on Thursday. Several friends attended as well as her son Kevin of New York. A lovely lunch was served. Fr. Kevin did a blessing of the house.

Cynthia (Chickie) Pike, formerly of Calais, celebrated her 70th birthday. 

A lovely surprise 90th birthday party was held on Saturday afternoon at St. Anne’s Hall for a wonderful lady, Jean Windrick. Her son and daughter and all the grandchildren attended. Jean was overwhelmed when she walked in and we all sang happy birthday. Tea and coffee, a variety of delicious sandwiches, pickles and cake were displayed on the fancy table cloths. A super celebration,

ECW will have their meeting on November 8th and pot luck at St. Anne’s at 5:30.

The St. Croix Theater Co. will present an evening of short comedy plays on October 27th and 28th at the St. Stephen Curling Club. Doors will open with happy hour at 6 p.m. (Can) and the show at 7 p.m. (Can) Desserts will be served during intermission. 

Pastor Sara had a couple of her friends from Anchorage, Alaska visiting with her on the weekend. They drove with their motor home over 5,000 miles. They are a lovely couple.

St. Anne’s held their annual meeting following church services on Sunday. A lovely lunch was shared with a great turnout.

Jean Woodside is at the rehab in Bangor. She would enjoy hearing from you.

Donation Day will be held at the Calais Regional Hospital Thursday, October 26th from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be raffles. See you there!

There will be a Christmas Craft Fair at Fundy High School on November 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Can).

Covered Bridges Crafts at the St. Stephen Legion will take place on November 4th (10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Can). That is always a huge craft day.

Kirk McCall Bazaar is also on November 4th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Can). Dishes, jewelry, food, fudge, books and much more. That will be a full day to get some shopping done.