PARIS – Western Maine Knitting Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 6, at the First Congregational Church on South Main Street, South Paris. All who are interested in knitting are welcome. For more information, call 743-7677.

Library program

BRIDGTON – Bridgton Public Library will present a program on the Wildflowers of Maine at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, in the library’s main reading room. The free program is for every age levels. The program will be presented by the Chewonki Foundation. For more information, call 647-2472 or pick up a schedule of events at the circulation desk. The library is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Kids’ series

PARIS – The McLaughlin Foundation’s summer kids’ series, “Backyard Explorers,” opens Tuesday, July 6, under the direction of Michael Desplaines, program coordinator, and Kathelene Audette, summer intern. The program is for children in first through fifth grades from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays at the garden. A fee is charged. Topics are: Seeds to Food; Worms, Bugs and Compost Commandos; Art in the Garden; Birds and owls; Four Legged Friends. For more information, call 743-8820.

Mollyockett speaker

GREENWOOD – The Greenwood Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, at the Historical Building, Main Street, Locke Mills. Pat Stewart of Greenwood will give a talk about her book on Mollyockett. The public is welcome.

Church programs

NORWAY – Norway Unitarian Universalist Church’s Sundays at Seven program begins July 11, when Maine historian Peter Lenz shares his research on G.L. “Shavey” Noyes, late 19th, early 20th century Norway naturalist, journalist and humorist. The program/service starts at 7 p.m. in the Music Hall of the church, with lemonade and cookies to follow.

Summer evening services at the Norway UU Church will be held in the Concert Hall in the church at 479 Main St. at 7 p.m. The worship committee has arranged for a variety of programs. Services continue July 18, and 25; and Aug. 1, 8, and 15.

Sale donations

OTISFIELD – The public is invited to drop off donations for the Scholarship Fund-Raising Yard Sale to be held July 17 at the Otisfield Community Hall. Donations will be accepted at the hall from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 15, and Friday, July 16. Proceeds will go to the East Otisfield Free Baptist Church’s scholarship fund.

Dozer Dayz

OXFORD – Dozer Dayz will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at Oxford County Fairgrounds, Route 26. The family day event will give those attending an opportunity to get a close-up view of big equipment, such as bulldozers, excavators and cranes. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 3 years or older. For more information, call 743-7035.


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