Bethel Seniors plan trip
BETHEL — The Bethel Senior Citizens Club will take a trip to Casco Bay, Portland, on Wednesday, July 11.
The bus leaves promptly at 8 a.m. from the Bethel Health Center. The price for the cruise is $13.50, not including lunch. After the cruise, lunch will be at Country Buffet.
The cost for the bus ride for non-members is $3. To sign up, call Caroline at 824-3226 or Arlene at 824-2877 before July 1.
Knitting guild to meet
WATERFORD — The Western Maine Knitting Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, at the camp of Jane Williams, Foster Avenue.
A carpool will leave First Congregational Church, South Paris, at 9:45 a.m. Bring your own lunch.
Rug hooking workshop
CASCO — The Raymond-Casco Historical Society will present a beginner folk art rug hooking workshop with Janet Conner from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at the Raymond-Casco Historical Building, Route 302. Deadline for enrollment is July 9.
Genuine hooked rugs use wool fabric strips, not yarn, and are rich with texture and color. Like all old fashioned crafts, rug hooking is low-tech, simple and lots of fun. Every step will be demonstrated.
Reserve a seat for $30 plus the cost of a rug hooking kit. Send check or money order for $30 to RCHS, PO Box 41, South Casco, ME 04077, Attention: Pam Grant. Kits can be purchased directly from Conner by visiting her websiteatwww.jconnerhookedrugs.com or emailing her at email@example.com. Each kit will include everything needed: hook, instructions, design suggestions, binding, burlap, hoop and a selection of one-of-a-kind heirloom and hand dyed wools. If you have a favorite pair of sharp fabric scissors, please bring these to class.
Legion yard sale on July 7
BUCKFIELD — A yard sale which will consist of perennial plants, food sale, raffles, steamed hot dogs, chili and strawberry shortcake will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7, at the American Legion Hall on Route 104. This event will benefit Legion Post 58 and Auxiliary.