Bean, spaghetti supper in Turner

TURNER — Nezinscot Lodge will host a bean hole bean/spaghetti supper to benefit Turner American Legion Post 111, on Weston Road, between 4 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.

The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12.

Franklin County Retired Educators

FARMINGTON — The October meeting of the Franklin County Retired Educators will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, in the Rainbow Cafe on the Mt. Blue Learning Campus.

The program will be Crystal Ward outlining the educational and retirement positions of the currently running political candidates.


Lunch featuring a chicken main dish will be prepared and served by students in the culinary arts program for $10.

Retirees who did not receive a call yet wishing to attend may call Arline at 645-4437 to reserve a seat.

Thomas College reps visit schools

WATERVILLE — A representative from Thomas College will visit Mount Blue High School in Farmington at 10:15 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, and Spruce Mountain High School — North in Jay at 11:15 a.m. the same day.

The representative will meet with students to discuss Thomas’ academic and sports programs, and its residential life opportunities.

For more information about Thomas, visit

Mt. Blue Area Garden Club meeting

FARMINGTON — “Climate Change” and the effects on gardening, is the title of the presentation which will be given by Julia Daly, professor of geology, at the University of Maine at Farmington, on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the 6 p.m. meeting of the Mt. Blue Area Garden Club.

Members and guests will meet at the Trinity United Methodist Church on the Farmington Falls Road at 5:30 p.m. for a social half hour, and to enjoy finger foods and beverages.

Hostesses will be Roxanne Worster, Debbie Davis-Robinson and Ronda Southworth.

The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call 897-5572.

Hospital orientation for faith leaders

FARMINGTON — Community pastors and faith community leaders are welcome to a hospital orientation and tour on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

The program is sponsored by the FMH Chaplain Program, and is offered during the annual Chaplain Care Week, observed at medical centers nationwide.

The one-hour event will include visiting policies, location of hospital units and services provided by the Chaplain Program. Three time slots are available: 8-9 a.m.; 11 a.m.-noon; 4-5 p.m. and participants should report to the Bass Room.

To register, call 779-2509 and leave a message. Representatives from all faith traditions are welcome.