Aroostook River Voices concert
set for Sunday at Ashland school
by Susan Feeney Hopkins
The Aroostook River Voices will be holding a concert Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. in the Ashland District School auditorium. The theme for this concert is “Music; Like Water, Gives Life.”
The Aroostook River Voices singing group includes local community members from high school age to senior citizens who share a love of singing and music. The Aroostook River Voices always provide a wonderfully entertaining afternoon filled with music, laughter and good spirits.
Bluegrass, spaghetti supper fundraiser planned
The Ashland District High School Class of 2013 will be hosting a spaghetti supper and bluegrass concert Saturday, May 25 at the district school. The spaghetti supper will begin at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria and is by donation. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Admission is $10 per person with children under the age of 12 admitted free.
The bands scheduled to perform include the Fiddle Heads, Jewel Clark, and Wilf Clark and the Misty Mountaineers. This will be the last fund-raising event ever for the Ashland Class of 2013. Come on out to support them in their endeavor while enjoying some really good music. This is also a wonderful opportunity for families and friends to spend some time with the senior class students before graduation.
The Ashland Area Senior Citizens meet the first and third Thursday at noon for a potluck luncheon at the LeBlanc Junkins VFW Post 9699 on the Portage Road with a meeting to follow. This active and growing club of senior citizens also takes trips to various restaurants throughout The County, hosts cookouts, enjoys guest speakers and entertainment such as musicians. For more information, contact Roberta Savary at 435-6422.
The Portage Lake Over 50’s Club lunch is held on the last Tuesday of every month at 11:30 a.m. at the Town Hall. All individuals 50 and over are invited to attend and can bring a potluck dish to share. For more information, contact Jean Clark at 435-8034 or Donna Martin at 435-7108.
Susan Feeney-Hopkins is the correspondent for Ashland, Portage Lake, Oxbow, Masardis, Garfield, Nashville Plantation and the surrounding areas. She can be reached at 227-7760 or Feenhop@aol.com.