Jones Dance Band at Legion
PARIS — Jones Dance Band will perform old-fashioned dance music from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturdays, Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25, at the Legion Hall. The cost is $5.
Historical Society sale Aug. 4
WEST PARIS — The West Paris Historical Society will have another sale on Saturday, Aug. 4, with everything discounted and lots of new items; some tables will be $1 a bag. The hall opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 12:30 p.m. For more information call Betty Jones at 674-2507.
Thrift Shop holding sale
BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Hospital Guild Thrift Shop, next to Reny’s on Main Street, will hold their popular "End of Summer" half-price sale starting Monday, Aug. 6 through Saturday, Aug. 11.
This will be followed by the "Fill-A-Bag for $2" sale starting Monday, Aug. 13, through Saturday, Aug. 18.
They are open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are closed Sunday.
The shop will be closed Aug. 20-21 and will reopen Wednesday, Aug. 22, with fall and winter inventory.
The shop is a not for profit fundraising project for the organization and all funds raised benefit the hospital.
Knitting Guild to meet Aug. 7
PARIS — The Western Maine Knitting Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the First Congregational Church in South Paris.
Members will be planning their exhibit for the Oxford Fair; come with ideas.
Highland Lake swim event Aug. 10
BRIDGTON — Bridgton Recreation will held the annual Swim Highland Lake Event at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10. The event is open to all ages and begins at Highland Lake Resort on Route 302. Participants will then swim from the resort down Highland Lake to Highland Beach in town.
Cost is $10 per person. Participants will receive a Swim Highland Lake T-shirt. Registration forms are available in the Bridgton Town Office. For information contact Recreation Director Tom Tash at 647-8786.
Congre. Church bean supper
PARIS — The Ladies Circle of the First Congregational Church will sponsor a baked bean supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. The meal includes baked beans, casseroles, salads, hot dogs, brown bread, homemade rolls and homemade pies. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children under 12.
Harrison VFW holding dance
HARRISON — The Harrison VFW Post on Route 35, Waterford Road, will have a BYOB dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 11. Admission is $10 per person for 21 and over. The band will be Country Ridge Riders. Call Ellen at 583-4558 or 461-4558 for more info.
Yard sale at Pawsibilities
NORWAY — A yard sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Responsible Pet Care and Pawsibilities Thrift Shoppe, 132 Waterford Road. Antique, vintage and new items available. Table space $10. Also refreshments and baked goods. For more information call 743-8679. Rain date is Aug. 12.
Honey Bee Club plans workshop
OXFORD — The Oxford Hills Honey Bee Club will hold a workshop at noon sharp on Saturday, Aug. 11. The meeting will be on preparing and medicating bees for fall and winter and disease as well as on feeding them for fall and winter. Those planning to attend the field trip should RSVP by Aug. 9. Call John Seiloenen at 743-5009.
VFW holding public breakfast
PARIS — A public breakfast will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the VFW Post 9787, lower Main Street. The cost for adults if $5 and $3 for kids 12 years old and under.
Hamlin Library, Museum hours
PARIS — The hours at the Hamlin Memorial Library & Museum will be changing starting on Sept. 1. Hamlin will be open two days every week through the winter. New regular hours, starting Sept. 1, will be Tuesdays 11-5 and Saturdays 10-3. New summer hours, starting next June, will be Tuesdays 11-5, Thursdays noon-6 and Saturdays 10-3.
Current hours will continue through August: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11-5 and Saturdays 10-3. For information, contact the library by email, email@example.com; phone, 743-2980; or visit www.hamlin.lib.me.us or www.facebook.com/hamlinlibrary.
McAllister reunion is Aug. 12
PARIS — The 12th reunion of McAllister/McAllister and all allied families will be held on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Paris.
Bring a bag lunch; soft drinks, coffee and cake will be served. Business meeting at 2 p.m. Bring memorabilia to share. There will be a 50/50 drawing. No dogs in the building. No alcohol is allowed. For more information call 743-8296.
Blood drive to be Aug. 13
PARIS — An American Red Cross blood drive for the Oxford Hills community is being held on Monday, Aug. 13, at the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School on Route 26. Appointments can be made from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. by calling Rosalie at 743-7388 or 1-800-RED CROSS. Walk-ins are also welcome.
This event is being co-sponsored by St. Catherine's Catholic Church and Christ Episcopal Church. All presenting donors will receive a Red Sox T-shirt and can enter to win a pair of tickets to a Boston Red Sox home game on Aug. 24.