Mapleton hosts Memorial Day occasions – The County


This coming Monday the Mapleton, Chapman and Fort Hill Memorial Day remembrance ceremony will probably be held on the Veterans Memorial in entrance of the Mapleton Elementary College, hosted by the Mapleton Lions Membership.

This coming Monday the Mapleton, Chapman and Fort Hill Memorial Day remembrance ceremony will probably be held on the Veterans Memorial in entrance of the Mapleton Elementary College, hosted by the Mapleton Lions Membership.  

The temporary program will embody patriotic music, the putting of wreaths by every stone and an inspirational enjoying of “Faucets” to shut the ceremony.  Everybody (veteran or non-veteran) is welcome to attend and share in remembering the sacrifices of the veterans from the three cities.

Previous to the Remembrance Ceremony, the annual Memorial Day Parade will happen.  The Lions can even host the parade, which will probably be led by Parade Grand Marshal Chief Grasp Sargent Kelly S. Hoffses who’s the Maine State Command Chief of the 101st Air Refueling Wing of the Maine Air Nationwide Guard. Hoffses grew up in Mapleton and is the daughter of Dennis and Myra Hoffses.

Final yr was the primary yr for the five-church Mapleton Daze free breakfast, which is able to return this yr subsequent to the Publish Workplace at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29. Proven right here on the left are Mike Eire and Charlotte Tarbell serving scorching breakfast sandwiches to Mapleton Daze attendees.
(Courtesy of Terry Sandusky)

What makes the Memorial Day Parade a neighborhood parade is the participation of many organizations, neighborhood teams, church buildings and different people.  No registration is important. Parade entries solely must report back to the parade line-up space which is the Dudley Street on the finish of Most important Avenue and take part. Lions Membership members will probably be current to help.    

Meals Sale

The Mapleton, Chapman and Fort Hill Seniors will maintain a meals sale on Memorial Day from 10 a.m. to three p.m. (or till every little thing is offered).  They are going to be situated in entrance of the Mapleton Methodist Church. The brief checklist of goodies on the market will probably be baked beans, do-it-yourself bread, cupcakes, common and miniature pies, brownies and a large assortment of dwelling baked cookies.  There’ll different goodies to be discovered on the sale.

Funds raised from the meals sale will probably be donated to the Aroostook Home of Consolation.

The following common seniors lunch can have Rick Duncan as visitor speaker on the Home of Consolation.  He’ll discuss in regards to the growth of the home and its providers. The following senior assembly is scheduled for Monday, June 39.  This will probably be a potluck lunch on the Mapleton Methodist Church at 11:30 a.m. All seniors are welcome to attend. Simply deliver one thing for the potluck and your house setting.  There isn’t any cost to attend and benefit from the meal.

Come and benefit from the fellowship with associates and neighbors and listen to Duncan’s presentation.

Daze Planning Underway

A number of organizations and teams are actively planning their occasions for Mapleton Daze.  The Mapleton Lions Membership are readying the Lions Corridor, which serves because the hub for a lot of occasions over the 5 days of the pageant.   

The Lions Membership will host the Friday night (June 28) Hen Bar-B-Q and the Saturday Night Baked Bean Dinners.  They’re anticipating huge crowds for each occasions because the meals will probably be tasty and served rain or shine.

The three cities’ 5 church buildings are planning for his or her Saturday morning free breakfast, consisting of breakfast sandwiches, espresso, juice and milk.  Serving will begin at 7:30 a.m. beside the Mapleton Publish Workplace. The church buildings encourage everybody to come back, benefit from the breakfast, sit for a spell, go to with previous associates or make new associates.

Moreover, the Mapleton, Chapman and Fort Hill church buildings invite people to come back and luxuriate in a night of inspiration and enjoyable for all ages that includes desserts and the magic of Brad Brown.  Brown is an internationally identified Christian magician who has a coronary heart for ministry. His present combines his side-splitting comedy and mind-blowing magic to have interaction and entertain audiences, whereas clearly presenting gospel reality.

The present is free.  Doorways open on the Mapleton Lions Corridor at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 30.

The Mapleton United Methodist Ladies will present scrumptious pie and low on Friday night on the Lions Hen Bar-B-Q that may be topped with do-it-yourself ice cream churned by the Mapleton Baptist Church.  

The Baptist Church will present a relaxation space for folks attending the Mapleton Daze Enjoyable Daze Truthful on Saturday on the faculty.  The Enjoyable Daze Truthful begins at 9 a.m. June 29 with the opening of the Craft/Vendor Truthful. Following the 10 a.m. Mapleton Daze Parade, the Enjoyable Daze Truthful will proceed at roughly 11 a.m. on the Mapleton Elementary College.  

The Enjoyable Daze Truthful can have inflatables, a photograph sales space, children video games, demonstrations, Molly the Trolley rides, a automotive present throughout the road on the Baptist Church and extra.  All Mapleton Daze Truthful actions are free with no admission cost.

The Mapleton Daze Committee will probably be having their first selection present on Saturday, June 29, at 7 p.m. on the Lion’s Membership.  For this to be successful, the committee seeks expertise — dancers, singers, comedy acts, musicians, jugglers, and extra. individuals could e mail or for an utility.

Mapleton Summer season Rec

The Mapleton Recreation Division has a number of recreation applications scheduled for the summer time.  Registrations for all baseball applications are due within the city by Could 29. These applications embody:  Three-5-year previous T-Ball, 6-7-year-old Coach Pitch Baseball, Little League (night) baseball and Pony League baseball.  A particular youth program is being supplied known as “Microwave Grasp Chef “ for 9-16-year-olds. The registration deadline is June 14, 2019.

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

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