Farmer’s market

WELD – A Fall Farmer’s Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Weld Fire Station. The market will offer local produce and products, a raffle for a fresh turkey from the King Farm, Stanley Steamer rides, pumpkins, gourds, jellies and preserves, maple syrup, honey, homemade cheeses, baked goods and other local products. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be available.

The market is sponsored by the Weld Volunteer Fire Department.

Fund-raiser

FARMINGTON – Servers at the Granary have planned a fund-raiser for the gulf coast. They will donate their tips taken from 4 to 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, to the Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief effort. Reservations are recommended by calling 779-0710.

Watch to meet

JAY – The Neighborhood Watch will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Jay Community Building. The topic will be “Disaster Relief, Disaster Plan.” The speakers will be Peggy Taylor of HealthReach RSVP and Jay Police Detective Roderick Small.

Retired teachers

RANGELEY – Reservations are being accepted for the next meeting of the Franklin County Unit of Retired Teachers to be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at the Church of the Good Shepherd.

A lunch and a silent auction, to benefit the scholarship fund will be held. Members are asked to make reservations by Thursday, Sept. 22, by calling Carolyn Parr at 778-4282 or Jeannette Sproul at 778-3260.

DAR speaker

TEMPLE – Melanie Farmer will host the Colonial Daughters Chapter, DAR, at her home at noon Tuesday, Sept. 27.

A potluck luncheon will be served, followed by speaker Anne Thomas, state DAR finance officer, Chickadee editor and an honorary state regent. She will address DAR protocol. Dues will be accepted at this time and donations taken for veterans.

School openings

FARMINGTON – The UMF Nursery School and Pre-kindergarten have openings for 3- to 5-year-old children in the Tuesday/Thursday morning class.

The program is run on the University of Maine at Farmington campus in Ricker Addition as a lab school, with a developmentally appropriate curriculum.

For more information, call Head Nursery School Teacher Wendy Oakley at 778-7197 or e-mail at [email protected]


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