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Hee-Haw fun

BRYANT POND – A mock Hee-Haw show will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at Franklin Grange 124, Main Street. There will be refreshments and a 50/50 drawing. Cost for adults is $5 and children under 12, $3.

Driving course

SOUTH PARIS – A Maine Driving Dynamics course will be offered by Western Maine Driving Academy and Oxford Hills Adult Education from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 9 and 10, at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.

The course will cover collision-avoidance techniques and safety tips. Everyone completing the course will receive a three-point credit on their record. Anyone interested may call Oxford Hills Adults Education at 743-8842, ext. 1.

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Heywood Club

NORWAY – The Heywood Club of Norway will meet Monday, May 8, at the clubhouse. Members should bring cleaning equipment for the annual spring cleaning to begin at 5 p.m. Pizza and beverage will be served after the cleaning, and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Anyone wishing a ride to the meeting is encouraged to call 743-2570.

Library speaker

WOODSTOCK – Ed Howe will be the guest speaker at the Whitman Memorial Library in Bryant Pond, at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 11. Howe will give a slide show and talk of his most recent trip to Alaska. The program is open to the public free and light refreshments will be served.

Society speaker

NORWAY – The Norway Historical Society will have as the first topic of the summer series “Native American Ancient Stone Tools and Projectile Points of New England.”

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 17, at the Norway Historical Society, 479 Main St. For more information, call 743-0505.

Scott Belongie, speaker, is a stone implement enthusiast. His French Canadian and Native American background has led him to spend time searching for and finding ancient Native American stone artifacts in New England. He does it without digging.

His collection includes artifacts from 500 to 11,000 years old. He will talk about the Native American habitation sites he has explored, and he will show artifacts.

Bridge play

NORWAY – The Oxford Hills Bridge Club met April 28 at the Fare Share Commons, Main Street. Finishing first in Flight A and B were Eleanor Griffin and Jim Dickens; second, Pat Quinn and Luke Merry; third, Woody Mercier and Richard Balian.

Finishing second in Flight B were Carol Curran and Suzanne Andrews with Bev Dolan and Bev Pelletier third.

On Friday, May 5, there will be another game, same place, same time. All bridge players are welcome; a partner is guaranteed. For information, call Les Buzzell at 783-4153.

Glasses purchased

OXFORD – The Norway/Paris Lions Club held a Spring Fling dance on April 22 at the Oxford Recreation Building on King Street, attended by about 100. Music was provided by Stormy.

The Lions Club is dedicated to meeting needs of the community. The major service initiative is serving the blind and visually impaired. With the proceeds from the dance, the club was able to purchase six pairs of eyeglasses for those less fortunate.

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