Patti’s Aug. 2 “Inside New Gloucester” Column

Saxophonist Steve Schran of New Gloucester, general manager of New England Jazz Band, performs atop Hacker’s Hill in Casco. The July 28 concert was a successful fundraiser for the Raymond Arts Alliance. Photo by Patti Mikkelsen

Discount passes

New Gloucester Parks and Recreation has Funtown/Splashtown tickets for $30 each and Aquaboggan tickets for $17 available now at the Town Office, 385 Intervale Road.

Friends of the New Gloucester Public Library have arranged for passes to Maine Wildlife Park, Poland Spring, Shaker Village and the Children’s Museum. Also, the library is the place to sign out pickleball equipment for use at Rowe Station Park, as well as canoes and kayaks for use at the New Gloucester Fairgrounds.

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