FARMINGTON – Randy Gauvin (guitar), Bill Colwell (lead singer/mandolin) and Paul Soucie (bass), Native Oak, returns to the G.I. Coffeehouse at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28.

The band, from the Farmington area, specializes in songs of great harmony from the ’50s to the ’80s, rock, jazz, bluegrass, country, a cappella, instrumentals and some original works.

The coffeehouse offers music and coffee free at the Old South Congregational Church. The community welcomes servicemen and women and their friends, family and anyone who likes good music. The church is collecting items for servicemen so those attending are asked to bring books, sunscreen, foot powder, sunglasses.

District meeting

DIXFIELD – The Department of Maine, Second District Auxiliary will meet with the Second District Legionnaires at noon Sunday, Jan. 30, at Dixfield Post 100. A ham dinner will be served followed at 1 p.m. by the district oratorical contest. The winner will go on to the department oratorical contest.

A district meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Second District President Edith Lemieux asks that auxiliary members bring a wrapped gift to be auctioned. All units are requested to be present to practice for the “Chirping Chick-a-Dee” show at the convention in June.

Supper meeting

NEW SHARON – The Franklin County Firemen’s Association will hold its annual Feb. 16 supper meeting at the New Sharon Methodist Church vestry. The supper will be served at 6 p.m.

All fire departments should contact Chief Jeff Brackett, 778-3652, or Lewis Prescott, 778-9936, before Friday, Feb. 11, with the number of persons from that department that will attend. There will be a nominal charge for the supper.

The usual annual reports and election of officers will take place after the supper. All interested persons are invited to attend. Anyone wanting more information should call 778-3235.

Women connecting

WILTON – The Western Mountain Women’s Connection will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 1, at the Boiler Room Restaurant, Main Street. Juanita Oftedahl of Westminster Vt., will speak on “Unfinished Projects.”

Area women are invited to attend the lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. or the dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $11, which includes gratuity and tax.

Reservations and cancellations are essential. Those planning to attend should call Jane at 645-2282 or e-mail her at [email protected]; Laurie, 369-0068; April, 562-4645; or Darlene, 597-2955.

The connection is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries, an international organization, having no membership or dues, and is inter-church.

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