Brooks Town News
Marsh River Theater
The next show at the Marsh River Theater will be the 1960's French farce "Boeing Boeing". The show was later made into a movie with Tony Curtis and jerry Lewis. The comedy tells the story of Bernard, a French bachelor with three fiancées he keeps one up, one down and one pending. When a new faster plane is invented it throws a wrench into his scheming. The show stars Conner Kenney, nick Danby, Kasey Roberts, Donna Chason, Morgan Wiercinski and Amanda Stover. For tickets call the box office at 722-4110
Mr. Champa goes to the Fair
This past week Susan, Mike and I traveled down to the Fryeburg Fair. The three of us needed to take a break from our lives and thought a day of gluttony with fair food would be a good way to ease some of our blues. This was our first visit to the Fryeburg Fair and all I can say is the thing is huge. A good time was had by all.
The Brooks Bicentennial Committee will meet at the Brooks Town Office on October 16th, at 6:30 p.m. All interested persons are invited to attend and share their ideas on how to celebrate the town’s 200th anniversary in 2016.
Harvest Home Grange #52 of Brooks is holding a pre-Thanksgiving pie sale. 10-inch Apple or Pumpkin Pies can be pre-ordered until November 22nd. Pick up date at the Grange is November 26th. Pies may be pre-ordered by calling Millie Gibbs at 722-3448. Proceeds from the pie sales are to benefit Harvest Home Grange and their scholarship fund.
The First Congregational Church of Brooks Thrift Store, located at the Varney Memorial Building, will be holding a costume sale thru the month of October. Children’s and adult costumes are available. The Thrift Store is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm.
Auditions for “A Christmas Carol” radio play will be held at Marsh River Theater on October 8th and 10th at 6:30 pm.
Rumor Has It
Rumor has it that the town of Brooks could have a new hardware store. I have heard reports from many people that there is a very good possibility that we could see the return of a village store within the year. Boy I hope this is true.
There will be a free rabies clinic on October 12 9-11 at the fire house.