Upcoming Events

October 3rd 2014 - DDATT first Friday topic: implications of Climate March in New York
On Sunday, September 21, close to 400,000 people came together in Manhattan from around the country and the world to march across the city to UN Headquarters. They were demanding that the world’s leaders meeting at the UN this week finally agree on effective policies to head off the worst effects of climate change that are already affecting the entire world.

Scientists have known for over 150 years that trace gases in our atmosphere are responsible for the so-called greenhouse effect that keeps Earth about 60 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than it would be without them. But over the last 40 years, scientists have also concluded with increasing alarm that human activities which are increasing greenhouse gas concentrations are in fact pushing the climate to a new, warmer state most likely not seen for millions of years when Earth had no permanent ice and much higher sea levels. They have also learned that such shifts are always accompanied by an increase in extreme weather events that can wreak havoc on ecosystems and societies.
Because of the seriousness of this unfolding climate crisis, many local groups around the world are meeting to discuss what the implications are for everyone in each region. Dexter Dover Area Towns in Transition (DDATT) will be discussing these matters at the next First Friday meeting at the Abbott Memorial Library in Dexter on October 3, 2014 starting at 7pm. All are welcome.
Call 924-3836 or 277-4221 for more information.

October 4, 2014 – Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner. The Shirley B. Carter Post #4298 Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a fundraiser to support our mission of helping our nation’s veterans. Dinner is from 4:30-6:00 at the VFW Post – 20 Cedar Street in Dexter. Fee is by donation.

Spruce Run-Womancare Alliance’s 18th Annual Race to End Domestic Abuse 5K and Walk- October 5th, 2014 at the Guilford Athletic Fields {Rte. 15 in Guilford ME.} Register at www.sprucerun.net or call {207} 564-8165 for more information.

5K RACE = Registration Fee: $20.00 = T-Shirt { Pre-Registration is encouraged}
Registration begins: 12:00 pm
Run begins: 1:00 pm
Prizes for 1st & 2nd place Male & Female overall. Medals for 1st place Male & Female in each age division.
5K Age Divisions = 19 and under, 20-59, 60 and over.

Walk Begins: 1:00 pm
$20.00 in pledges = T-Shirt
$100+ in pledges = Special Prize
Bring in the most pledges as a team and get special recognition!

Community Cookout - Bring your appetite and join us for hot dogs, burgers, and other goodies available for purchase after the event!
Music provided by “The Music Maker”, Steve Pratt!

October 11, 2014 -
Wayside Grange offers its last supper of the season with glazed meatloaf,  from 5 – 6 pm, $7.  Also serving scalloped potatoes, winter squash, salads, rolls and desserts along with live music, too!  Take out available.  FMI call Barb Bekier at 924-5711 or Facebook Wayside Grange.  851 N Dexter Rd (Rt. 23).

October 18, 2014 Wayside Theatre proudly presents its season finale with the Misty Mountaineers at 7 pm.  Tix are $10.  Come hear traditional bluegrass by stellar musicians.  Doors open at 6:00.  Fine desserts and pretty good coffee sold at intermission.  Our little theatre is at 851 N Dexter Rd (Rt 23).  FMI call Joe Kennedy at 277-3733 or Chester Bekier at 924-5711 or Facebook Wayside Grange.




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