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2011 Opening of the Falmouth Heritage Museum this Saturday, June 11, from 10 am to 3 pm

2011 Opening of the Falmouth Heritage Museum this Saturday, June 11, from 10 am to 3 pm

 

FREE REFRESHMENTS AND TOURS OF THE MUSEUM - WIN A FAMILY MEMBERSHIP TO THE FALMOUTH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

A DAY OF FUN AND LEARNING FOR CHILDREN, PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS

This saturday, June 11, the Falmouth Historical Society will be opening its museum at 60 Woods Road in Falmouth for the 2011 season. The opening program is focused on Sustainable Living (reducing our use of the earth’s natural resources) and will include a fun filled and learning experience day of sheep shearing, Alpaca petting, wool spinning, herb gardening and special displays of 1800’s cooking utensils, period glassware and Baker’s Chocolate memorabilia. Baked goods and herb plants will also be for sale. Visit the gift shop for history books, cook books, maps, coverlets and other Falmouth items.

Greely Shines at the Maine State Track & Field Finals

Greely Shines at the Maine State Track & Field Finals

The Greely High School boys and girls excelled this past weekend at the Maine State Track & Field Final Championship in Augusta.  The day began with impressive first place wins in both the girls and boys 4x800 relays.  Greely highlights included dominance in the boys and girls field events, with first place standings in the men's high jump, shot put and discus, along with the girls' discus.   The final cumulative meet results ended with the Greely boys finishing third overall, and the girls placing fourth.  Many of the Greely competitors have now qualified to compete in next weekend's New England Regional Meet in Burlington, VT. 

Follow the links for full meet results:

BOYS RESULTS:

http://me.milesplit.com/meets/88931/results/162139

GIRLS RESULTS:

TUMBLING DICE

TUMBLING DICE

I know, I know, you’re here to read about cars; but sometimes we need to drift from the hardware, to the habits.  People express themselves through their vehicles.  Stereotypes abound: rednecks drive pick-ups, blondes cruise in convertibles, and soccer moms haul it all in the mini-van.  Drivers can be who they want to be through their wheels.  To each their own!  However, there is one area that I just plain do not understand.  What’s up with the dangling debris hanging from rear view mirrors?

 

My exhaustive research has turned up everything from the traditional air fresheners, to the clichéd tumbling dice.  The list includes prayer beads and Mardi Gras beads, St.

Blueberry Pancake & Sausage Breakfast - Freeport

 

July 4th Blueberry Pancake & Sausage breakfast will be held from 7:00am to 10:00am at St. Jude Church, Main & School Streets in Freeport, Maine.  $4.00 for a small order and $5.00 for a large order.  For more information, call 846-5584.

Baked Bean Supper - Yarmouth

The Triangle Club of Casco Lodge #36 A.F. & A. M. Yarmouth will hold at Baked Bean supper on Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in the dining hall, 20 Mill Street, Yarmouth.  Three kinds of beans, hot dogs, cole slaw, hot biscuits, macaroni and cheese and homemade pie will be served.  Adults, $8.00, children 5-12, $5.00 and children 5 and younger are free.  For more information, call Raymond McLellam at 846-4724 or Dale Howe at 846-9506.

WIN A FREE YEAR'S FAMILY MEMBERSHIP TO THE FALMOUTH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

WIN A FREE YEAR'S FAMILY MEMBERSHIP TO THE FALMOUTH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Come to the Museum and correctly identify that month’s object. One winner will be drawn each month from the correct entries In June, July And August.

The Museum is located at 60 Woods Road in Falmouth, down the road from the Falmouth police Department. It is open Saturdays from 10 AM to 3 PM except for holiday weekends.

On June 11th, the Falmouth Historical Society will be opening its museum for the 2011 season with free refreshments and tours. The opening program is focused on reducing our use of the earth’s natural resources and includes a fun filled and learning experience day for children, parents and grandparents of sheep shearing, Alpaca petting, wool spinning, herb gardening and special displays of 1800’s cooking utensils and Baker’s Chocolate memorabilia. Baked goods and herb plants will also be for sale.

Memorial Day Parade - Falmouth

Begins at 10 a.m. Route is from the American Legion Home on Depot Street to Foreside Road ending at Pine Grove Park for memorial program. After the program, all attendees are invited to St. Mary's Episcopal Church for refreshments.