New resident looking for favorite nature reserves, historic sites


DEAR SUN SPOTS: Since shifting to Maine a number of weeks in the past, I’d wish to spend extra time outside. It can be nice if different Sun Spots readers shared their favorite nature reserves and historic sites throughout the Lewiston and Auburn space. — Joaquin, no city

ANSWER: OK, Sun Spotters! Here’s your probability to shine by aiding a brand new fellow reader. Please ship in your options to assist Joaquin really feel extra at dwelling.

Meanwhile, a number of listings for the good outside within the space might be discovered at and

Just a small sampling of the locations on these sites are Mt. Apatite, Lost Valley, Thorncrag Sanctuary, Range Pond State Park, listings for mountain climbing, strolling, and biking path, all with instructions and maps.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Anderson Staples American Legion Post 112 of Oxford has scheduled a dance for 13- to 18-year-olds from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, on the publish corridor at 169 King St. The value is $7 per particular person and meals will probably be accessible. Please name 807-8912 in case you want extra data. — Howie, no city

ANSWER: This feels like a enjoyable time. I hope all the teenagers within the space test it out!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: In response to the question within the Nov. 22 Sun Spots written by Andrea in Lewiston who wanted somebody to restore a knitted cardigan/scarf, The Mother of Purl Yarn Shop at 541 U.S. Route 1 in Freeport, a few mile down from L.L.Bean, is the place to name and ask. The telephone quantity is 869-5280.

They are a devoted yarn store carrying all varieties of yarns. The workers could be very educated and all of them appear to be knitters. They know learn how to suggest yarns for any venture, learn how to substitute supplies, and supply knitting lessons. If anybody is aware of learn how to assist Andrea, I guess they’d be those, or know of somebody who may. Good luck! — No title, no city

ANSWER: The Mother of Purl Shop ( is beautiful and I’ve discovered that knitters and crocheters are useful individuals who usually wish to share their expertise, suggestions and recommendation with others. This store is open Monday by Saturday from 10 a.m. to five p.m.

Another possibility for Andrea is Lolita Ateliers ( Located at 158 Court St., Suite #14 in Auburn, she is a educated seamstress who, amongst different companies, does alterations, upcycling, customized designs and offers personal classes.

You can schedule an appointment by her web site or name her at 405-3750. Her hours are 10 a.m. to five p.m. Tuesday by Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Saturday.

Another one that could possibly enable you is Dona at If You Say Sew in Durham ( The enterprise is open Monday by Thursday from 9 a.m. to five p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dona might be contacted at 653-5507.

In the Rolodex, I even have Veronica’s Creations in Greene. The hours are Tuesdau by Saturday from 9 a.m. to six p.m. The quantity is 514-6820.

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