WILTON – The Western Mountain Women’s Connection will meet for a luncheon from 11:15 to 1:15 p.m. Monday, July 11, at the Boiler Room on Main Street.

Agatha Kimball of Mexico will present a special feature on sun protection, and Carol Martin of New York will be the special guest speaker. Martin, a grandmother of seven, enjoys the outdoors and horseback riding. She is a retired special education teacher who began a new career as an artist.

The cost is $11, which includes gratuity and tax. Reservations and cancellations are essential. Call Millie at 684-4160 or Linda at 645-2412 or e-mail a reservation to [email protected]

The Western Mountain Women’s Connection generally meets the first Tuesday of each month but will meet the second week in July and August. All women of the area are invited.

Bridge winners

RUMFORD – The Rumford Duplicate Bridge Club winners at the June 30 game were: first, Marilyn and Erick Sahlberg; second, Anna Cormier and Ozzie Swett; third, Lillian Alan Bradford and Bob Soucy.

The club meets every Thursday at the Community Center. All bridge players are invited.

Museum open

RUMFORD – The Rumford Historical Society Museum in the Lufkin School in Rumford Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 9. A member of the society will be present. Society members Myrtle McKenna and Pat Hopkins spent some time this spring rearranging the displays. The museum continues to be open each Saturday of the summer.

The archives, which are usually open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays in the second floor of the Municipal Building, will not be open the first week of July.

Canadien Soiree

BERLIN, N.H. – The seventh annual Celebration of the Franco-American Culture – Canadien Soiree will be held Saturday, July 23. There will be traditional music, folk art and cuisine of the French Canadiens in the setting of a circa 1900 Logging Camp Interpretive Center on the banks of the Androscoggin River.

It will feature Smithsonian Reindeau Brothers and others at the traditional bean-hole bean dinner served from 4 to 6 p.m. Patti Berube and Anita Lavigne will complete the evening with a soiree from 6 to 8 p.m.

There will be children’s activities and exhibits from 3 to 8 p.m. Admission is $5; under 12, free. Northern Forest Heritage Park is on Route 16. For more information, call 603-752-7202 or visit www.northernforestheritage.org.

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