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The next Hallowell Area Board Of Trade meeting is September 7, 5:30 at the Vaughan Homestead.

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Hallowell Arts

Happy Anniversary to Mary and Dale of Russell's Gems! ... See MoreSee Less

Today is our neighbor's 60th wedding anniversary! After four years of sharing a hallway with Mary and Dale, we have had the honor of being first-hand witnesses to their never-waning kindness, grace, humility, and unfailing work ethic. As business owners, we all have to maneuver through obstacles on a daily basis and the Russell's are surely no exception, but regardless of whatever circumstance, Mary and Dale are always here (often well before we are) sporting smiles and positive attitudes. There could be no better representatives for not only the institution of marriage but also for the human race in general. Congratulations!

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Call for Artists and Farmers: CSA II

Harlow Gallery is seeking 10 Maine artists to participate in CSA II to be paired with 10 Maine farms. Each artist will seek inspiration in his or her counterpart’s life, work, landscape, ideals and challenges over the course of the 2017 growing season and create work based on their experiences and observations. Partnering farmers will be those operating CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture) farms. A CSA farm offers shares at the beginning of the growing season and then provides fresh, seasonal food on a regular basis to each shareholding household throughout the growing season. Community Supported Agriculture is a grassroots response to the growing social and environmental problems of our modern industrial food system. Application deadline: September 1, 2016

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Call For Art: America’s 14th Amendment

The Harlow Gallery in partnership with The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine (HHRC) invite submissions to “Equal Protection of the Laws: America’s Fourteenth Amendment”, an art exhibition at the Michael Klahr Center on campus at the University of Maine at Augusta September 22 through December 16, 2016.

August 1, 2016 by 11pm – deadline for digital entry submissions.

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Rocks & Eggs: Paintings by Tom Gaines & Ceramics by Gail Savitz

In the exhibition “Rocks & Eggs”, Tom Gaines’ rock-inspired series of oil paintings are paired with Gail Savitz’ series of ceramics egg forms. On display side-by-side, these works evoke a visual conversation of texture, form and color as well as other elements – both similar and contrasting with one another. “Rocks & Eggs” is on view July 29 – September 3, 2016 with an opening reception on Friday, July 29, 5-8pm. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

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Free ME from Lung Cancer

176 Leavitt Road Augusta, Maine 04330 freemefromlungcancer.org/ lung.support@gmail.com (207) 215-9035 8am to 4:30pm Free ME from Lung Cancer is the only nonprofit based in Maine that is dedicated solely to lung cancer research, education and community support. We hold two major fundraisers a year to support our mission. A live dinner and dance in October…

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Zumba Class

The Cohen Community Center will be offering a six week Zumba class starting February 24th. The class will be Wednesday’s at 5:30. $35 for the series. Call us for more information. 626-7777

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Fine Print: Text-Inspired Art Exhibit

In Fine Print, Maine artists responded to a call for art showing how their work is inspired by or integrates typography, script or text. 61 works by 44 artists were selected out of a total of 131 works submitted by 50 artists. Fine Print celebrates the range of ways in which artists are incorporating text into their art; from abstract methods to more traditional techniques. The public is invited to attend the opening reception and meet the artists on Friday, September 9 from 5-8pm. The exhibition is on view September 9 – October 22, 2016. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

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