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Event Calendar

2019

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The Hawthorne Christmas party will be on Sunday, December 8 at 6 PM, with dinner at 7:00.  This traditional holiday get-together is always a warm and welcoming experience -- a chance to greet old friends and meet new ones. The house will be decorated with a large tree and lights.  After dinner there will be a gift grab and a carol sing-along.  Children are welcome, as are friends who may not be members of the Hawthorne Association.  The event is BYOB and potluck, so please bring your favority culinary creation and beverage. A 5$ per adult contribution goes to purchase supplies, including soda and coffee. Your RSVP will be appreciated to help us plan - please respond to John at the contact info. below. Hope to see you there!

If you have questions about this or any other activity please contact John at the e-mail address or phone number shown below.

TRADITIONAL ANNUAL EVENTS:

CHRISTMAS PARTY: This could be considered a high point of the social calendar, even though many of our summer residents do not get to attend. In recent years  it has taken the form of a potluck dinner preceded by a BYOB cocktail hour. The event is held at the Hawthorne house, which is decorated with a large tree, fresh cut balsam branches and candles. After an excellent meal we sing carols and present gifts donated by our trustees.

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL: By long tradition, the Hawthorne Community Association welcomes Raymond cape area residents to the start of each summer season with a “Strawberry Festival”, generally held in mid to late June at the Hawthorne house.  It is an opportunity to greet old friends and meet new ones, while enjoying one of the classic summer treats with fresh shortcake, strawberries and real whipped cream.

CHICKEN BBQ: Thanks to the generosity of the VanWinkles, proprietors of the Wohelo summer camp, the Association celebrates the high season of summer and also holds its only all-members meeting at Little Wohelo camp on the shore of Sebago Lake each year in mid-August.

CURRENT ISSUES:

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