PARIS – The First Universalist Church, 36 Pine St., South Paris, will present the annual Hymn Festival at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 11. The topic of the service will be “God in Nature.”

The service will feature congregational singing, vocal solos and duets, flute solos, organ and piano duets and organ solos. Participating will be Jeannie and Berdina Whittemore, Jeannie Byers, Renee Wales, Virginia Noble and Forest Perkins, church organist.

Everyone is invited to the evening of music. An offering will be received at the door for the Organ/Instrument Maintenance Fund.

Book, yard sale

BRYANT POND – The Whitman Memorial Library will have a book sale and yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at the library. Donations of books are still being accepted at the library.

Those interested are invited to set up a table on the front lawn at the yard sale. A donation of $5 to the library would be appreciated. For more information, contact Librarian Althea Hathaway during library hours: Tuesday 1:30 to 5 p.m. or Thursday 1:30 to 7 p.m. The book sale will be held in the library basement, where work has been done to improve the area.

Note anniversary

BETHEL -A large contingency of grange members from Oxford County went to Alder River Grange in East Bethel to help members celebrate the 100th anniversary recently. Grange Master James Lowe put on a chicken barbecue supper, and Lecturer Stanley How presented “A Walk Down Memory Lane” slide show. An old-fashioned grange dance followed, including square dancing to the music of the Richard G. Felt Band.

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