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3 The Weekly Thursday May 29 2008 Team Community news w'r i w- Vm? i "friV v- vy it A gor Public Reading Room until June 30 An internationally known photojournalist Dotter has worked extensively with migrant populations in Maine His photos and the quotations that accompany them focus on the wild blueberry apple broccoli egg and cranberry harvesters The purpose of the exhibit is to encourage awareness and discussion about the occupational cultural and personal challenges and hazards faced by migrant farmworkers and growers Peed Us is funded by the Maine Migrant Health Program the Harvard School of Public Health the Maine Department of Labor The Maine Initiatives Harvest Fund and private donors The fiber art of Anita McCormick is being shown in the Bangor Public Reading Room Showcase A decided theme to her works namely cats led to an invitation for Henry a 3-D fiber artist who specializes in sculpture to share the showcase with McCormick Henry is the first cat to have his work shown at the Bangor Public Library Hermon Bountiful Basket Bingo Bountiful Basket Bingo is set for 1 pm Sunday June 1 at the Hermon High School gymnasium The event will benefit Project Graduation 2011 Doors open at noon when two large baskets Will be raffled Advance tickets are $10 fix 15 games $12 at the door Tickets are available by calling 8433791 848-3027 8483772 or 884-8533 Tickets also are available at Aubuchon Hardware Penobscot Plaza Bangor and Columbia Psychology Associates 82 Columbia St Suite 301 Bangor Got something for Community News? Send us the information E-mafl: weeklybangordailynewsnet Mai: The Weekly Calendar P0 Box 1329 Bangor 04402 Dropoff: at front desk of the Buck Street entrance Bangor Daily News 491 Main St Bangor Bangor Woolie events at library Shepherd spinner and knitter Sally Michaud of Vassalboro will give a demonstration for children at 11 am Saturday May 31 in the Story Room of the library Plant sale Mabel Wadsworth Health Center will hold its annual plant sale 8 am-2 pm Saturday May 31 at Grace United Methodist Church 193 Union St A large number of perennials from day lilies to yarrow will be available A selection of shrubs vegetable seedlings herbs annuals and house plants also will be for sale Several local nurseries have donated gift certificates worth more than $100 that will be raffled The sale will take place rain or shine Guest night The Heart of Maine Chorus will hold a guest night for women who want to sing four-part harmony a cappeila at 7 pm Monday June 2 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints corner of Grandview Avenue and Essex Street Adoption information The Bangor office of the Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public informational meeting about adoption and foster care 1-3 pm Friday June 13 in Bangor For meeting location and to participate call A Family For ME at 877-5050545 Art at the library The art students of Bangor High School are showing their work in June at the Bangor Public Library in the Lecture Hall and Stairwell Gallery The exhibit opening takes place 5-7 pm Wednesday June 4 in the Lecture Hall and is open to the public Earl photographs are being shown in the exhibit Feed Us in the Ban i W-W Continued from Page 1 Georgia which bested Kalamazoo Central High School from Michigan in the finals fix' the second consecutive year This competition was based on a hypothetical hostile takeover of one corporation by another Students played attorneys and witnesses conducted opening statements closing arguments direct and crossexaminations and made evidentiary objections Emily Tarbell-Reynolds and Kristina King were recognized as outstanding performance winners in attorney roles and Rachel Lawler and Tao Mason were recognized as outstanding performance winners in witness roles The students were treated to a boat tour of the Port of Delaware under tight security and to a fireworks display Hampden Academy team members participating in the national championship were Jessikah Hackett Rachel Lawler Kristina King Jacob Cravens Tao Mason Jason Hamilton Savannah Sargent and Emily Tarbell-Reynolds In addition to those competing at the nationals the team included Jennifer Wilson Rylee Rawcliffe Katie Plowman Heidi Harrison Jack Swalec Ryan Asalone Victoria Gower Tessa Wood Sarah Cos-ton Elena Cravens Jennifer Dixon Tom Hoffman Monique Kelmenson Jake Marsh and Michaela Stephenson Kathryn King is the teacher coach Attorney coaches are Bill Devoe of the law firm of Eaton Peabody in Bangor and Jim McCarthy an Assistant US Attorney Bangor The Maine high school mock trial program has beer in existence since 1992 and is sponsored by the Maine Bar Association Goals of the mock trials are: To promote greater understanding and appreciation for the law court procedures and the American judicial system To improve basic life skills such as critical thinking reading speaking and advocacy To improve communication and cooperation among key community members including schools educators government leaders professionals in the legal community and citizens To heighten appreciation for the principle of equal justice for all and promote an awareness of current legal issues To promote the exchange of ideas among students throughout the United States and beyond while providing a regarding and memorable experience of 27 Artist Michael Howat (above) 17 adjusts one of his paintings as he hangs his work for a recent display at Cafe Nouveau in Bangor Other examples of painting (right) Artist Continued from Page 1 It was a win-win situation for Howat and the cafe Thistle said the 17-year-old was perhaps the youngest artist to display work at the cafe adding that the exhibit created a great opportunity for the entire community certainly was an advantage for me as well because it gave me beautiful art to display and something new every For Howat it was a morale booster was surprised in many respects to be offered the chance to he said have the inner confidence but the outer part me always questions my worth This opportunity certainly helped me get a better grasp of where my art During his busy teen life school job personal growth Howat has discovered the paint brush as an identifying tool think the paint brush helps him focus his said his dad Greg Howat he was little he would spend hours with LEGOs and devoted hours and hours on projects I think that focus does have a calming effect We marvel at what he is able to do and I ask him at times do you translate what you see to images on and he says youngster apparently pulled away a great deal of knowledge and growth with his talent and his personal desire to excel very detailed oriented and so much of his talent is self-taught because if you were to see his portraits from a couple of years ago to what doing now absolutely she said has even used an anatomy book to help him with faces and has an e-mail exchange going with an artist whose work he work also has been appreciated over the years in Bangor High Mosaic publication art displays at the Bangor Mall City Hall and even in other states as art teachers have shared his talents got the idea to get some exposure and feel like my art has meaning while at the same time I am able to give back to the said the teen who was dxcited for people to see his nine pieces on display three portraits and six landscapes just do I guess the gift our son Bangor High art teacher Kal Elmore also was quick to recognize the talent ready for more complex ideas in his art and wants to hear what people have to she said considers your comments carefully and incorporates these suggestions into his Howat appreciates the prodding has inspired me like no other art teacher and she always pushes and challenges he said Evidence of ability to conquer challenges hangs throughout the home His mom Marty offers a walking narrative pointing to one of the portraits that hung in the den and then became part of the exhibit at Cafe Nouveaa actually amazed at his artistic said Marty Howat who remembers the short stint her son had with private art lessons Brief though it was the Stillwater are smiling The Penobscot County Master Gardeners will hold their first evening garden program for the season at 6 pm Tuesday June 17 at the Master Gardena demonstration garden at the University of Maine Rogers Farm in Stillwater A new iris display has been installed at the demonstration garden Mary Betts of Snow Brook Gardens in Parkman coordinated die donation of 135 plants She and several other members of the Maine 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