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Inside sale

DIXFIELD – The Dixfield Congregational Church will have an inside yard sale from 9 a.m. until noon Friday, May 26, at the church annex, High Street. The public is invited to fill a bag.

Revival services

DIXFIELD – The Dixfield Church of the Nazarene has extended an invitation for the public to join them during revival services with the Rev. Philip and Becky McGlauflin of CrossWalk Ministries.

Special music will be provided by Tom and Sylvia McGibbon and Agape Message. Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, May 28, 29 and 30. Call Pastor John Heuring at 562-7828 for more information.

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Class lunch

MEXICO – Stephen High School Class of 1944 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 1, at Dick’s Restaurant, Main Street.

Country music

EAST DIXFIELD – Countryfolk Music Theatre, Route 2. will open Memorial Day weekend. The schedule includes a country pickin’ acoustic jam session from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 26, and a country Sunday jam session with a potluck meal from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 28. Bring a favorite dish to share.

Countryfolk Music Theatre has two covered stages, dance floor and spectator area and offers free, continuos country, folk, gospel and bluegrass music with two housebands and 20 to 40 musicians each weekend all summer.

Music will continue throughout the summer with the Friday and Sunday schedules. Contact Larry Bisbee at 645-4875 or Linda Latham at 645-4752 for more information.

Car wash

PERU – A car wash and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 27, at Wal-Mart to benefit the Peru Recreation Department. A bottle drive will also be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 3, in the Peru area. For collection of bottles and cans, call 562-0911.

Storytime set

RUMFORD – The final preschool storytime for the school year will be held at the Rumford Public Library at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 31. The theme is “picnics.” Following the storytime, participants will have a picnic in the library park, so they are invited to bring a lunch and picnic blanket. If it rains, the picnic will be held inside the library. All area children, ages 2 to 5, are welcome. Storytime will resume in the fall.

Festival theme

ANDOVER – The theme for this year’s Andover Olde Home Days is “Andover-Gateway to the Forest” on Aug. 4, 5 and 6.

The committee met last week with Chairmen Vicky and Marshall Meisner. The Frye Brook lean-to will be featured on buttons and shirts using a photograph taken by Angelo Kaltsos. The lean-to was built along the Appalachian Trail in the 1930s and later removed.

The schedule of events has not been confirmed yet, but a parade will highlight the Saturday activities.

Camp open house

RUMFORD – An open house for the Greater Rumford Community Center summer day camp and swim lessons will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, June 5, and from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at the center.

Sign-ups will be taken for summer programs, including soccer, grades kindergarten to eight, a five-week program; tee-ball, ages 3 to 6, also a five-week program from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Monday and Wednesdays; track, ages 7 to 14; summer tennis lessons and leagues, ages 7 to adult; gymnastics camp; wrestling; and karate programs.

For more information, call the GRCC at 369-9906.

Women’s meeting

WILTON – Those who are seeking peace are invited to the next meeting of the local chapter of the Western Mountain Women’s Connection to be held from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the Boiler Room, Main Street.

Along with a meal, Rick Messana will sing and portray Tevye from “Fiddler on the Roof.” Special guest will be Nancy Rictor of Maryland, who will speak on “Peace through all Circumstances.”

The meal cost is $12, which includes tax and tip. Reservations and cancellations are needed. Call Barb at 645-4941 or Linda at 645-2412 or e-mail cwcjayme@yahoo.com. Free child care is available by reservation only.

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