Mapleton news and notes

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The next regular Mapleton-Chapman-Castle Hill Seniors lunch will have Rick Duncan as guest speaker on Monday, June 3.  He will speak on the Aroostook House of Comfort, its development and service rendered to date.

Duncan is one of the original founders of the hospice house and is one of the volunteers at house.  This will be a potluck lunch at the Mapleton Methodist Church at 11:30 a.m. All older adults 50 and over are welcome to attend and learn about hospice.  Just bring something for the potluck and your place setting. There is no charge to attend and enjoy the meal. Come and enjoy the fellowship with friends and neighbors.

Indoor yard and food sale

The Chapman Ridge Runners Snowmobile and ATV Club will host an Indoor yard/craft/food sale on Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  There will be something for everyone and the prices are reasonable.

Donations of item to sell are also needed.   Call Sue Maynard at 764-1236 if you have something to donate.

Sue is looking for some help with the sale.  Call her and let her know you are available to help with the sale.  

All proceeds will benefit the clubhouse mortgage fund .

First Friday lunch

The monthly First Friday luncheon held at the Mapleton Methodist Church is scheduled for June 7, 2019.  The time of the luncheon is 11:30 a.m.

The luncheon promises to be a fun luncheon as some of our local snowbirds will be back and in attendance.  The chefs are planning an enjoyable lunch for everyone.

While the food is always delicious, the real joy is being with long-time friends as well as making new friends sharing family updates, stories and memories.   Remember there is no charge for the lunch, but donations will be accepted.

Summer recreation

The Mapleton Recreation Department has several recreation programs scheduled for the summer.  Registrations for all baseball programs are due in the town by May 29.

These programs include:  3-5-year-old T-Ball, 6-7-year-old Coach Pitch Baseball, Little League (Evening) Baseball and Pony League Baseball.  A special youth program is being offered called “Microwave Master Chef” for 9- to 16-year-olds.

The registration deadline is June 14, 2019.

Terry Sandusky is the Star-Herald correspondent for Mapleton, Chapman and Castle Hill and can be reached at 764-4916 or at