Fenno House ‘Fun-Raising’ Fair Aug. 15-16

Fenno House, 540 Hancock St., Wollaston, will hold its sixth annual “Fun-Raising Fair” Friday, Aug. 15 and Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The fair will feature a yard sale, raffle, cold drinks and a bake sale.

Fenno House is a not-for-profit assisted living and independent apartments for seniors.

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Beach Party Aug. 16 to Benefit Animal Shelter

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August Bag Sale At Crane Library

Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library will hold a “It’s in the Bag” sale of their book bags at the Main Branch on Washington Street in Quincy during the month of August.

The two styles of bags, a purple nylon drawstring bag which sells for $3 each or two for $5; and the blue canvas carry-all bag which sells for $5 each, will each include a $1.00 coupon for the Crane Bookstore located on Spear Street.

The Bookstore – which will soon celebrate its third anniversary – sells good quality books, DVDs, CDs and other items for adults and children – most priced at $2 or less.  Asian language items are often available.

The Crane Bookstore is open Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sale ends Aug. 31st.

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Adult Literacy Volunteers Needed

Literacy Volunteers-Quincy needs volunteer tutors for one-on-one instruction to adults in basic reading and writing.

Those interested are invited to attend a Literacy Orientation to find out more about the program. Orientations are scheduled for Tuesday, June 17th and Thursday, June 26th from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Thomas Crane Public Library.

For more information, call Mary at 617-376-1314 or email her at quliteracy@ocln.org.

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South Shore YMCA Gala, Auction Nov. 1

The South Shore YMCA will hold its 14th annual Enchanted Evening Gala and Auction Saturday, Nov. 1 from 6 to 1 p.m. at Lombardo’s in Randolph.

The event will feature dinner, dancing, entertainment and live and silent auctions to benefit the South Shore YMCA’s Annual Campaign.

The Enchanted Evening Auction will open for bidding online in October.

Emcee and auctioneer will be Billy Costa, news and entertainment reporter on Kiss 108’s Matty in the Morning radio show.

The South Shore YMCA’s campaign provides financial assistance, programs and services for all.

Tickets are $175 per person and will be available online beginning in September.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.ssymca.org/donations.

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