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West County Notebook

photo/George Dole

Structural engineer John Wathne examines the Arms Library roof.

photo/George Dole Structural engineer John Wathne examines the Arms Library roof.

Arms roof project to benefit from tag sale Sunday

SHELBURNE FALLS — The Arms Library is looking for goods and volunteer help for its next fundraiser — a tag sale — on behalf of the “Put a Roof On It” Campaign. Library lovers can donate items and/or volunteer for the Arms Library Tag Sale to be held on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the backyard of the Arms Library.

Donated goods, accepted until May 20, may include household items, books, CDs, DVDs, furniture, small appliances in working condition, decorative items, toys and sporting equipment. No clothing, computers or television sets will be accepted. Fundraising committee members will pick up donations, because they cannot to be dropped off at the library. Call Carol Kelshaw at 413-625-2960 or Nancy Eisenstein at 508-494-5845.

Volunteers to help set up, work at the sale and clean up after can sign up at the Arms Library for a desired time slot and task. If you own a pickup or SUV, indicate it on the sign-up sheet. You can also sign up by calling Carol Kelshaw at 413-625-2960 or Nancy Eisenstein at 508-494-5845.

Charlemont fairgrounds to benefit from tag sale

CHARLEMONT — Friends of the Charlemont Fairgrounds is holding its annual communitywide tag sale on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charlemont Fairgrounds on Route 8A in Charlemont, rain or shine. Tables are $15 if you use theirs and $10 if you bring your own.

To reserve a table, contact Joanne MacLean at 413-339-4037 or email at bobjomac@yahoo.com.

You can find table reservation sheets at www.YankeeDoodleDays.com. Lunch will be available for sale and all proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Charlemont Fairgrounds.

Cowell Gym reopens after floor repairs today

SHELBURNE FALLS — The Cowell Gym will be closed for floor repairs through Monday.

The gym can be rented year-round for private events (such as birthday parties or family get-togethers) for $50.

Also, contact the gym if you are interested in hosting an open-to-the-public playgroup or fitness group. The phone number is 625-0306.

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