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King program

NORWAY – The Norway Memorial Library’s celebration of Martin Luther King Day, originally scheduled for Jan. 15, has been rescheduled to 3:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22.

Students in grades three through six are invited to a variety of activities, including listening to Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech and sharing their own dreams for America; creating a unity banner; playing games and eating birthday cake.

Space is limited to 15 students. Parents must register by calling the library at 743-5308 by Saturday, Jan. 20. The library is located at 258 Main St.

Book discussion

WATERFORD – The Waterford Library book group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, to discuss “Leap of Faith” by Queen Noor. All are welcome.

The memoir by Lisa Najeeb Halaby, the fourth wife of King Hussein of Jordan, provides a look at one woman’s story against a backdrop of 30 turbulent years. The Waterford Library is open to all residents of Waterford. Hours are Monday 2 to 6 p.m., Wednesday 3 to 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to noon and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Beekeeping

PARIS – A workshop on the basics of beekeeping will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Extension Office, Paris. Local beekeeper Ed Gabrielsen will talk about the successes and challenges he has experienced in three years of beekeeping.

Gabrielsen will talk about tools and equipment, cost and time involved, safety and what to do with the honey. If there is interest, the class could be expanded into a longer course this spring and summer. There is no charge for the workshop. Preregister by calling the office at 743-6329 or 1-800-287-1482.

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