NORWAY – A public interest forum will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Norway Memorial Library.

“Health, Safety and Environmental Protections in a Manufacturing Environment” will be the topic addressed by Del Leonard, who lives and works in Maine. He’ll show how people and the environment can be protected from exposure to hazardous materials, making factories, homes and schools safer. He will lead the discussion that will follow.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 336-2064, 583-4820 or 928-2375.

Heywood Club will meet

NORWAY – The Heywood Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, at the Town and Country Mobile Home Village recreation hall. There will be a short meeting followed by the annual Christmas party with a buffet dinner. The cost of the dinner is $10 a person.

Bring an exchange gift for the Christmas gift swap. Lona Bedard has offered to play the piano for a few Christmas songs.

AARP plans potluck lunch

PARIS – The Oxford Hills Chapter, AARP, will meet at noon Monday, Dec. 13, at the VFW Hall, East Main Street, South Paris, for a potluck Christmas lunch. Those who plan to attend should bring a casserole, salad or dessert. No gift exchange will be done, but nonperishable food items will be collected for the Food Pantry.

Live Nativity, chowder supper

OXFORD – The 24th annual Live Nativity will be presented at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, in front of the Oxford Advent Christian Church, Route 26.

The 40-minute pageant will present the story of Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem, from the announcement by angels to the shepherds, to the stable visit by the wise men. More than 50 costumed people will play roles, and there will be live animals, a stable, inn and a sheep pen.

The public is invited to attend the free presentation. A meal of fish and corn chowders, biscuits and cupcakes will be served to the public in the church dining hall after the performance. Donations will be accepted to cover the cost.

Christmas caroling

NORTH WATERFORD – The Rev. George Frobig invites everyone to meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, at the North Waterford Congregational Church to go Christmas caroling.

The carolers will visit shut-ins and others in the North Waterford and Stoneham area. The group will return to the church for a potluck supper at 5 p.m. More Christmas carols and a visit from Santa will follow the supper. The church is located off Routes 35 and 37.

A Candlelight Christmas Eve Service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24, at the North Waterford Congregational Church. Frobig invites church members and friends to attend. Regular Sunday worship services will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 26, at the church.

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