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May 8, 2014

Tea Party at Gale

NEWTON — Dress in your Sunday-Best and bring your favorite doll to the rescheduled Friends of the Gale Library Doll Tea Party on Mon., May 19, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the library for $5.00 per child. Space is limited so you must have a ticket prior to the event which would be appropriate for children preschool and up.

Bring your favorite doll in her favorite outfit to an evening of tea or lemonade, served in china cups and elegant sweets and dainty treats. While stylish hats, gloves, teacups are encouraged, they are optional. A doll fashion show will be held as well as refreshments, crafts, and prizes.

Tickets to win a Collectible Doll will be sold at the library and be raffled off that evening. Visit the Doll Boutique where Doll Fashions handcrafted by Joyce will be sold. There will also be free door prizes of Handmade Doll Accessories by Pat.

For more information or to reserve a ticket, call the Gale Library at 382-4691.

Decorate a Chalkboard Memo Board with ribbon, buttons, flowers, or whatever you like. Materials are supplied but if you have something special you would like to use, feel free to bring it. Remember Sun., May 13 is Mother’s Day.

Come to the Movie Matinee on Wed., May 14, at 2:00 p.m. Remember it’s an early release day for Memorial School. We’ll be watching a new release Popcorn will be served. Bring your own beverage.

Great Stone Face voting results were tabulated for Memorial School with the top three picks of first place “Buddy”, second place “Ungifted” and third place, “Power of Poppy Pendle”. Memorial School once again picked the State -wide winner, “Buddy” by Herlong. Winners for the prize drawing were Morgan and Ellen. Congratulations to all!

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