OXFORD – The Oxford Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Friday, May 28, at the Kay House meeting room, 73 Pleasant St. After the business meeting, Marguerite Johnson of South Paris will read excerpts from the Oxford history written by Randall H. Bennett. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.

Sunday message

NORWAY – The Rev. Joy Gasta’s message for Sunday, May 31, will feature Memorial Day and the UU principle of “The Goal of World Community with Peace, Liberty and Justice for All” at the Norway UU Church.

Worship services will begin at 11 a.m., led by Gasta, with Music Director Heather Pierson and the choir. Religious education will start at 11:15 a.m. Children will attend the first part of the service with their parents.

A coffee social will follow the service. All are welcome. The church is located at 479 Main St.

Knitting show

PARIS – The Western Maine Knitting Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 1, at the First Congregational Church, South Paris. Members should note the change of meeting place.

The annual fashion show of items knit by members will be held. Members will have box lunches. Call 743-7677 for more information.

Society program

FRYEBURG – The Fryeburg Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, at the American Legion Hall, Bradley Street. Refreshments will be served.

The program will be “Digging Up the Past – Old Bottles and Collecting,” presented by Erlon Jones.

For additional information, contact Director Nancy Ray at 935-4192. The Fryeburg Historical Society is located at 511 Main St. The e-mail address is [email protected] and the Web site is www.geocities.com.fryeburgs/index.htm.

Civil War program

LOCKE MILLS – The Greenwood Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at the historical building. Gary (Butch) Fuller will give a program on the Civil War. Fuller is a history buff and does much with the Civil War reenactments. Everyone is invited.

Trap shoots

PARIS – The Norway-Paris Fish and Game Association is holding weekly shooting competitions on Wednesday at its shooting range on the Buckfield Road, South Paris. The format is trap shooting only and the action begins at 5 p.m. and ends at dark. Each round costs $2.50 and all proceeds benefit the club. Special targets are released at random that allow a sharpshooter the chance to win a free round. The public is welcome. Contact Sam Giles at 890-8325 for more information.

Bridge play

NORWAY – Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge sponsored a charity bridge game to benefit Alzheimer research. Winners for the session were: first, Marianne Avery and Janice Wolfe; second, Marta Clements and Nancy Farmer; third, Marilyn and Eric Sahlberg; and fourth, Dick Allen and Pete Cummings.

Also winning points for the day were Woodrow Mercier and Beverly Dolan along with Eleanor Griffin and Jim Dickens.

Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge meets at 9 a.m. every Friday at the Fare Share Coop Building, 445 Main St. All bridge players are welcome. Call Mimi Bell 743-8081 or Rowena Palmer 743-2882 for details.

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