Women’s workshop


MEXICO – Maine Centers for Women, Work and Community will offer a free “Moving Through Fear” workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 19, at the. University College at Rumford/Mexico, 13 Brown St.

For more information or to preregister, call Elaine Dunton at 743-9322, ext. 301, or e-mail [email protected] For more information, visit www.womenworkandcommunity.org.

Class meeting

RUMFORD – The Stephens High School Class of 1954 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Route 2 Diner. For more information, call Ann at 364-7430.

Car show

BETHEL – Telstar Regional High School will host the seventh annual car show on Mollyocket Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21. Proceeds will benefit the students at Telstar. For more information, contact Linda at 824-2328.

Art exhibit


BYRON – Local artist Olga Miller will exhibit her works from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 20, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at the Byron Historical Society Building, Coos Canyon, Route 17.

There will also be works by her father, Wladimir Wilgand, who immigrated to the U.S. from Russia after World War II. Miller, of Byron, is employed by Rumford Community Hospital.

Train rides

GORHAM, N.H. – The centennial celebration of the 1907 Grand Trunk Railway Depot at 25 Railroad St. on Saturday, Aug. 11, will offer many interesting and fun things for the whole family throughout the day and evening.

As part of the celebration, there will be passenger train rides between Gorham and Berlin and between Gorham and the Maine line. Four excursion trips will be offered during the day at 9 and 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. The trips will originate at the Grand Trunk Station and alternate between Gorham to Berlin and Gorham to Maine.

The St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad Co. is supplying the power and crew to make the trips possible. Two passenger cars from Conway Scenic Railroad will be brought to Whitefield, then hauled from there to Groveton by the New Hampshire Central Railroad.

Tickets are available at the Gorham Historical Society or by calling 603-466-5338 or Mary Jane Ames at 603-466-2085 or e-mailing [email protected]

Bridge results

RUMFORD – Rumford Duplicate Bridge Club winners at the July 12 game were: first, Donna and Ossie Swett; second, Marilyn and Eric Sahlberg; third, Theresa and Bob Soucy. All bridge players are invited to participate in the games at the community center on Thursday evenings