Spurrs Corner food pantry hours

OTISFIELD — The food pantry at Spurrs Corner Church, Route 121, will be open Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon.

The pantry is open to residents of Otisfield on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. For information call 583-4780 or 627-4329.

West Paris food pantry

WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Niche Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at West Paris Baptist Church, 15 Church St.

The pantry is open the first and third Tuesdays of each month. West Paris residents are invited to come once a month.


Lewiston Bridge Club winners

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on Sept. 29 were as follows: first, David Lock and John Pettengill; second, Patricia and Michael Quinn; third, Les Buzzell and Tom Goodwin; fourth, Nancy Farmer and Pete Cumnmings; first in B, Nancy Farmer and Pete Cummings; second, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe; third, Eileen Potvin and Della Starbird.

Winners on Sept. 30 were: first, Sharron Hinckley and Fred Letourneau; second/third tie, Paul Sherman and Mike True with Mike Quinn and Luke Merry; fourth, Les Buzzell and Rosemarie Goodwin; fifth, Della Starbird and Richard Balian; first in B, Della Starbird and Richard Balian; second, Kathy Burden and Mary Trafton; third, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe.

Games are played every Monday and Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Seniors Room at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. A partner is always guaranteed and all bridge players are welcomed. Call Rosemarie at 754-1431 for more information.

Deering Memorial free breakfasts

PARIS — Deering Memorial United Methodist Church will host free community breakfasts from 8 to 9 a.m. each Sunday.

The menu changes weekly with some of the most popular items being baked stuffed French toast, homemade cinnamon rolls, egg casseroles, home fries and pancakes. There is always cereal, toast, coffee, juice and fruit.

Organizers welcome help or donations of breakfast supplies. A free-will offering is available for anyone wishing to donate toward the cost of the breakfast.

The church is at Main and Church streets. Parking is available behind the library. For more information, contact Anna-Jean Alexander, pastor, at 461-3093.

Historical program on Marr Family

WATERFORD — The Waterford Historical Society will host speaker Dick Lyman of the Sweden Historical Society at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road.

The program will be on the Marr Family of Sweden and Waterford. The Marrs, who came from Scotland originally, at one time lived where Pie Tree orchard is today as well as at Mutiny Corner and on Mill Hill in South Waterford.

There will be potluck refreshments.

The Old Town House will be open one last time this season on Monday Oct. 13 from 1-3 p.m.

For more information, call Bonnie Parsons at 583-6174.

Women’s book club to start

PARIS — Are you interested in learning more about friendship and making new friends? Come join as members read together and discuss “The Friendship Factor” by Alan McGinnis. The first session will start at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at a private residence in South Paris.

Participants need a new or used copy of “The Friendship Factor,” Revised Edition.

Call to register at 743-9480 by Friday, Oct. 10.

Oxford Hills AARP meeting

PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet on Monday, Oct. 13, at the First Congregational Church on East Main Street.

Lunch will be served at noon and will feature macaroni and cheese with ham. The cost is $6.50 and reservations are required by calling Ruth at 744-9069 by Friday, Oct. 10.

The business meeting will begin at 12:45. Remember to bring something for the Food Pantry. The group is also continuing its book/puzzle “swap.”

The program will be a presentation by Chris and Dennis Yates, who are scuba divers and will speak about their adventures, including diving in Norway Lake.

Responsible Pet Care fundraisers

NORWAY — Two upcoming fundraisers will benefit Responsible Pet Care Shelter & Adoption.

A Toll Booth Fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, on Fair Street.

Longaberger Bingo will take place Sunday, Oct. 26, at Norway Legion Hall, Main Street. Doors open 11 a.m. Bingo starts at 12:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for 16 games of regular bingo. There also will be coverall games, raffle baskets, a 50/50 raffle and refreshments.

For more information or advance tickets, call 743-8679.

Supper by Paris Fire Auxiliary

PARIS — The Paris Fire Dept. Auxiliary will hold a public supper at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Paris Fire Dept., Western Avenue.

Menu will be roast turkey, potatoes, assorted veggies, mac and cheese, salads, rolls and assorted homemade pies with ice cream.

Cost is $8 adults, $4 ages 4-12, no charge for 3 and under.

A 50/50 raffle will be held.

Adult education class schedule

PARIS — Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education has announced the following classes which will begin Tuesday, Oct. 14.

American Sign Language with Charlotte LaBelle, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $50 for eight weeks.

Intermediate Beekeeping with Carol Cottrill, 6:30-8:45 p.m., $45 for five weeks. Additional purchase of “The Beekeeper’s Handbook” fourth edition is required. It is available from Amazon for $25.

Chinese Language with Xiao Han Libby, 6-7 p.m., $40.

Chinese Calligraphy with Xiao Han Libby, 7-8 p.m., $40.

Unique Mosaics with Meri Levesque, 6-8 p.m., $32 plus $20 material fee paid to instructor.

To register online go to or call 743-8842, option 1.