Wesley McNair to speak at library

RUMFORD — Wesley McNair, Maine’s distinguished poet laureate, will read from his works and talk about becoming a writer at the Rumford Library’s Fourth Thursday Poetry program, Thursday, Oct. 23, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

McNair, who taught for any years at UMaine/Farmington, published his last collection, “The Lost Child,” last spring. That book will be on sale after his presentation.

Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 364-3661.

Fall dance at Hope Association

RUMFORD — A fall dance featuring Joe “The Music Man” Sirois will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Hope Association, 85 Lincoln Ave. Open to the public.

Refreshments will be available. Donations welcome; proceeds to benefit non-Medicaid reimbursable programs provided by Hope Association.

Chicken pie supper on Oct. 25

RUMFORD — The Rumford United Methodist Church on Linnell Street will have a chicken pie supper on Saturday, Oct. 25.

The meal will include chicken pie, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetables, rolls, coffee and tea or punch plus a choice of lemon or chocolate delight dessert. There will be one sitting only at 5 p.m. and the cost is $9.