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Trick or Treat

The 2017 Halloween Parade will start at 5:30pm at the Community Building on Norton Street and end at Central School across from Town Hall on Main Street.

Trick or Treat will take place after the parade starting at about 6:00pm until 8:00pm.

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York River Study Committee September Meeting Meeting Notice
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location:  Grant House, 200 US Route 1, York, Maine

Regular meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month (except for December when the meeting is on the third Tuesday of the month) and are open to the public.

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The York River Study Committee was formed to work with community members to develop a York River Watershed Management Plan and evaluate the suitability of a Partnership Weld and Scenic River designation.  The Committee includes town-appointed members from Eliot, Kittery, South Berwick, and York.
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Family Time - Saturdays 11:00am - Noon

Family Time is a drop-in event that will occur every Saturday from 11:00am - 12:00pm unless otherwise noted.  All ages are welcome.  Each session will begin with a short story followed by a related activity.  Themes will change each week.  October 21st is "Fall Harvest".  We will be celebrating the fall harvest with a gourd craft and some other locally grown treats.

Author Series - Mary Lawrence, "The Alchemist Daughter" - Tuesday October 24th at 7:00pm.

Mary Lawrence has always loved a well-told story and has an interest in Tudor England.  About twenty years ago she stumbled upon a book about alchemy and came up with the idea for a daughter of an alchemist who lived during the reign of Henry VIII.

The original tale was a coming of age story.  An agent signed her on, but the manuscript never sold no matter how many times she rewrote it.  She worked in labs and supplemented her income writing indexes for small presses.  In her free time, she wrote other manuscripts, improving her skills slowly over the years.  After another couple of near misses selling a manuscript, she rethought her story about alchemy and decided to try to write a mystery.  She had never written a mystery before, but took it on as She personal challenge.  "The Alchemist's Daughter" is the result.

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