Neighborly Seniors

DIXFIELD – Neighborly Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Legion Hall. The meeting will be followed by a potluck dinner and entertainment by Nancy and Bing Crosby.

New 2006 trip sheets are available and dues cards are available. Upcoming trips are: March 13, St. Patrick’s show at Indian Head Resort in Lincoln, N.H., $42; April 6, sugar shack in Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada, $34; April 13, Stars On Ice, Cumberland County Civic Center, $40.

Members may sign up at the meeting or call Connie at 364-2428 or Marge at 364-3316. Dues are $5 a year and new members are welcome. Membership is open to anyone age 50 and over.

Class meeting

RUMFORD – The Stephens High School Class of 1954 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Sam’s Italian Sandwich Shoppe in Virginia.

VFW supper

RUMFORD – The VFW Auxiliary will hold a public supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the hall, Waldo Street. The menu will include spaghetti and meatballs, coleslaw, biscuits, coffee, tea, punch and desserts. Cost for adults is $6 and children under 12, $2.50.

Heritage Day

BETHEL – The 32nd annual Heritage Day will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Bethel Historical Society’s Regional History Center, 10-14 Broad St.

Homemade Indian pudding will be served from the hearth of the winter kitchen at the Dr. Moses Mason House during the special museum tours offered during the afternoon.

Exhibits, “Molly Ockett and her World,” “Bethel: A Historic Town” and “Newry 200,” will be open at the O’Neil Robinson House. There will also be traditional craft demonstrations, historical videos and a local history book fair.

The museum shop will be open, with several new items included in this year’s offerings. Everyone is welcome.

More information about the society and its activities may be obtained by calling 824-2908 or 800-824-2910 or by sending an e-mail to [email protected] The Web site is

To confer degree

Rumford – Blazing Star Lodge 30, AF and AM, will meet in special communication at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at the lodge hall at Rumford Corner for the purpose of conferring the FC Degree on two candidates. The meal will be served at 6 p.m. by Mt. Zircon Chapter 12, Order of the Eastern Star.

Performance set

DIXFIELD – Paul Lowell will perform Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Dixfield Coffehouse, Congregational Church Annex on High Street. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 7. Tickets are $5 for adults, and children under 12 are free. Homemade desserts, gourmet coffees, tea and soda will be on sale. For more information, call Lora at 562-8575 or e-mail [email protected]

Magic show

NEWRY – The Black Diamond Family Entertainment Series will present “The Magic of Lyn” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Grand Ballroom, Grand Summit Resort Hotel, Sunday River Ski Resort. Cost for advance tickets is $4 for children ages 6 to 12 and $6 for adults or at the door $6 for children and $8 for adults. For more information, call 824-3575.

Mystery play

RUMFORD – Two local playwrights, Duane Glover of Rumford and Nancy O. DeMilner of Peru, have conspired to write a mystery dinner theater, “The Award Show.” It’s a spoof on award shows in general wrapped up in a murder mystery played out during dinner.

Everyone will be part of show business for the night and anyone could win a award. The audience gets to solve the murder and vote for the big award of the evening, “The Best Picture.”

The duo originally wrote “The Award Show” as a writing job for the Nashoba Community Theatre in Massachusetts, but they were so pleased with the results of the script (and the successful run in Nashoba) that they have teamed up with Teena’s Restaurant to do the show in Rumford on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23, 24 and 25.

Tickets are $25 a person for dinner and show and are on sale at Scrapper’s Domaine on Canal Street. For more information, call DeMilner at 562-7735.

Club to meet

DIXFIELD – The Poodunck Snowmobile Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Webb River Valley Sportsmen’s Clubhouse, Canton Point Road. It is open to all snowmobilers and anyone interested in the sport.

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