December 13, 2011 RSS feed / Et Cetera

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Tue/13BLOOD DRIVEMERCY HOSPITAL, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.,Portland; 1-800 RED CROSS orwww.RedCrossBlood.org.AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or1-800-RED-CROSS.MISCELLANEOUSFREE GAME DAY, noon-3 p.m., More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I am 35 and my husband is 45. When we met, he weighed 375 pounds. He has now hit the 600-pound mark. I have five kids, a fulltime job and go to school two nights a week. More...

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Mon/12 BLOOD DRIVE AMERICAN RED CROSS DONORCENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 ForestAve., Portland; www.RedCross-Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.HILTON GARDEN INN, 1 p.m.- 6p.m., Auburn; 1-800 RED CROSS orwww.RedCrossBlood.org. More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I am a gay woman. My partner, “Jenny,” and I have been friends with another couple for 15 years. Over the last year I have come to realize that I no longer want to be friends with them. More...

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BATHAFTERSCHOOL HOMEWORKWORKSHOP, 3-4:30 p.m., Midcoast Christian Fellowship, 241Congress Ave.; led by teacherDoug Evans; for grades 3-12;443-2970; free. Meets Wednesdays. More...

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Thu/8MISCELLANEOUSSUGAR PLUM FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-2p.m., Parkview Adventist MedicalCenter lobby, upper Maine St.,Brunswick.DREAMLAND THEATER: “Oliver,”6:30 p.m., Winter Street Center, 880Washington St., Bath; $5, concessions $1, bring own pic More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: After a bitter seven-year estrangement from his family, my husband received his grandfather’s eulogy in the mail. More...

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Wed/7 BLOOD DRIVE AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCross- Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS. PERFORMANCES SOUTHERN MAINE CHILDREN’S CHORUS, 7 p.m., Corthell Conce More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: When I married my husband, “Mason,” 30 years ago, I was the only girl he could get. He was a great catch by my standards — and still is. But back then nobody else wanted him but me, which was fine with me. More...

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Tue/6 BLOOD DRIVE AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 Forest Ave., Portland; www.RedCross- Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS. MISCELLANEOUS FREE GAME DAY, noon-3 p.m., Richmond Senior Citizen’s Group, More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: This letter is to offer sympathy to “Trish in Louisiana” ( Sept. 25), who was seated next to two large passengers on a three-hour flight. It has happened to me.  More...

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Mon/5BLOOD DRIVECHEWONKI FOUNDATION, 10 a.m.-3p.m., Wiscasset; 1-800 RED CROSSor www.RedCrossBlood.org.AMERICAN RED CROSS DONORCENTER, noon-7 p.m., 524 ForestAve., Portland; www.RedCross-Blood.org or 1-800-RED-CROSS.MISCELLANEOUSGAME DAY, 9:30-11:30 More...

Dear Abby

\ DEAR ABBY: I have heard of interventions for drug and alcohol addicts. Could I stage one for my daughter “Aileen’s” addiction to texting on her cellphone and Facebook?   More...

Women of St. Philip’s Christmas Fair set

WISCASSET — The Women of St. Philip’s group will hold its annual Christmas Fair on Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Patrons should be able to find unique gifts and stocking stuffers. More...

Mid-coast churches planning special Christmastime events

A number of Mid-coast congregations are planning special services and observances during December. More...

Free Christmas concert set Dec. 10

A’CHORDING TO KANTELE will perform a free Christmas concert on Dec. 10 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

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Fri/2  MISCELLANEOUS  HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND WREATH  SALE, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Mid Coast Hospital, 123 Medical Center Drive,  Brunswick; 373-6015. MODEL RAILROAD CELEBRATION, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Maine State Museum,  More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: A while back I told my family I was considering downsizing my life and made the big mistake of telling them I want them to eventually have my house. I also revealed the contents of my will. More...