by Dick Desmarais
Tuesday, March 25, Dwayne at Hamilton Marine will be conducting a flare seminar at the store in the morning. You should not be concerned if you witness flares in the sky at that time.
Thursday, March 27, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Head of the Bay Business Assoc. (HOBBA) will hold their monthly meeting at the Good Kettle in Stockton.
Friday, March 28, starting at 6:30 p.m., the March Madness BAHS vs SDHS Alumni Basketball game will be held this year at the Belfast Area High School. Suggested donation for attending this event is $2/students, $5/adults and $3/senior citizens.
Saturday, March 29, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m., A March Madness full breakfast buffet will be hosted by the Searsport and Bay Area Lions Clubs at the Searsport Lions Club. Donations are welcome.
All donations from the March Madness Benefit will support this years beneficiaries who are a mother and daughter from Belfast. The mother suffers from Irretractable Migraines and a Pseudotumor Cerebri and the daughter struggles with Juvenile Myoclonic Sezures. Both will be receiving medical treatments that will leave them with a considerable co-pay and loss of work, at least for the time being. These funds will pay for some of their medical bills, and help them manage their finances during their recovery.
Tuesday, April 1, starting at 7 p.m. the regular meeting of the Selectmen will take place in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.
Thursday, April 3, starting at 6:30 p.m., the Selectmen will halo a workshop in the Town Hall.
Saturday, April 5, from 2 until 4 p.m., WORKS and Kathy Goldner will be demonstrating Pysanky, the art of egg painting from the Ukraine, a traditional art form using the wax resist process. Participants will be able to try their hand at designing and creating their own eggs. All material provided. $5.00 per person. FMI call 899-5988. WORKS is located at 21 E. Main St. in Searsport.
Wednesday, April 9, starting at 2 p.m., Waldo County TRIAD's April meeting will be held at the Sheriff's Office in Belfast. The public is welcome. They are seeking community members interested in working on Senior Citizen safety issues.
Friday, April 11, starting at 5 p.m., the Searsport Food Cupboard committee will hold their annual Fish Chowder and Pie Benefit Supper at the First Congregational Church in Searsport. The price is $7 for adults and $4 for children, 12 and under.
A new Farmer's Market is starting up in Searsport this May. The market will be on Route One, on the Crescent of the Penobscot Marine Museum and will run on Tuesdays. If you would like more information, or would like an application, please call Jim Nichols at 567-3967.
Ever thought of being a volunteer coach? The Searsport Recreation Department is looking for volunteers for upcoming youth sports (TBall, Softball & Tennis). If you have some free time, please contact Kari Cross (548-2769) for information or to sign up.
The Town Office will be closing at 4 p.m., Monday thru Friday from now on.
Feel free to pass this on to interested people.