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Sharon Frost



We’ve made it into spring, believe it or not. I’ve heard some birds singing for a week or more.

Good Friday is the 30th. Passover begins at sun down.

There will be an Easter morning breakfast at Baring Baptist Church at 9 am. Put on your bonnet and bring your appetite.

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Gateway Cathedral presents Jesus, an Easter Drama in St. Stephen at 6 p.m. (EST) Free admission.

Wayne Trafton had knee surgery. He must be on the mend.

Pat Yardley, Rita McLaughlin and I enjoyed luncheon at the Wichachee. They now have pastry puffs with raspberry filling, date squares and whoopie pies.

The Hospital Auxiliary has an Easter Basket Raffle to be drawn on the 29th.

Get well wishes to Carman Purton and Allen Beckett.

Birthday wishes: Beverly Deane, Marion Price, Mary-Jo Smith, Brande Hall, Crystal Donovan, Fran Walker, James Nicholas, Cathy Blake, Myka Clark, Geri Reynolds, Chris Beckett.

Calais Hospital Breakfast Club will be at the Wickachee on Wednesday, March 28th at 7 a.m.

Good Friday services at St. Anne’s will be on March 30th at 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 7th, James and Starla Dean will be in concert at the Second Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. A night of music followed by food and fellowship. 

Saturday, April 4th, Gaither style hymns and lunch at 6 p.m. (EST) downstairs at the Gateway Cathedral, East Street, St. Stephen. My favorite Valley Gospel Singers, Claudette Norman, Ron Hall, Gregg Dunn and others. It sounds like a fun evening. A non-perishable food donation for the food bank would be appreciated.

There will be a yard sale at the Congregational Church on March 31st at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Yard sale at Kirk McCall in St. Stephen will be on Saturday, April 7th from 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m. (EST)

ECW at St. Anne’s on Wednesday, April 4 at 5:30 p.m., potluck and a meeting.

There was a good turnout at the Easter dinner at the Second Baptist Church on Saturday. They served ham and all the fixings.

Stations of the Cross started was on Sunday afternoon from John Smith’s home on Hinkley Hill to the Catholic Church. It was very cold and windy.

See Sharon’s recipes on page 24.