Couple to speak

OQUOSSOC – The Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association will hear a talk by Dr. Rick and Marcia Baker at a meeting on Thursday, March 16. The Bakers will tell of their trip to Guatemala to assist the people with their medical needs. The public is invited. A potluck supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the program at 6:30.

Club dance

WILTON – The Woodland Wanderers Snowmobile Club will hold its annual dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, March 18, at the Farmington Elks Lodge. Tickets are $10 a person. The dance will feature Borderline. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.

VFW dinner/dance

JAY – The Jay VFW Post 3335 will hold a St. Patrick’s dinner and dance on Saturday, March 18, at the post. A boiled ham dinner will be served at 6 p.m. followed by the dance at 8. Advance tickets for the dinner/dance are being sold for $15 a person. Dance tickets for $5 will be available at the door. For more information, call 897-5112.

Citizen’s watch

JAY – The Citizen’s Neighborhood Watch will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at the Community Building. Officers Roderick Small and Richard Caton will discuss the OUI laws and investigation, traffic laws and traffic accident investigation. Any recent criminal activity in the area will also be discussed.

Society speaker

CARTHAGE – The Carthage Historical Society will meet Tuesday, March 21, at the town office, starting with a potluck supper at 5:30 p.m.

Mary Howes, owner of the North Jay White Granite Park, will speak on the history of the granite quarry. She and her husband have established a hiking trail and picnic area overlooking the quarry where 318 men were employed in the early 1900s. Stone from the quarry was used to build many buildings as well as Grant’s tomb.

Taxes are due

JAY – Jay residents are reminded that the second half of taxes and sewer fees are due April 3. Interest will be charged beginning April 4.

Sunday topic

FARMINGTON – “Remember the Sabbath” is the topic for Pastor Susan Crane’s message Sunday, March 19, at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church.

The public is welcome to join the congregation at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school for all ages will begin at 9 a.m.

Spring job fair

WILTON – The Wilton CareerCenter, 865 Route 2, will hold its annual spring job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 22. Employers scheduled to appear are Bruce Manzer Inc., Star Security, Formed Fibre Technologies, Nestle Waters of North America, LEAP, Department of Transportation, National ABLE Network, TD Banknorth Group, ICT and Senior Community Service Employment Program. Other employers are being added daily. The public is invited to the free event.

First aid course

SALEM – SAD 58 Adult and Community Education will host a basic first aid/CPR course for certification one day only on Saturday, March 25, at Mt. Abram High School. Class time is 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a half-hour break for lunch. Participants must register in advance. The cost is $55 a student and space is limited to 12.

The instructor is Diane Wilson. Participants should bring snacks and lunch and wear comfortable clothing.

To register or for more information, call the Office of Adult and Community Education at 678-2701, ext. 226, no later than Wednesday, March 22.

Bible conference

EAST WILTON – A spring Bible conference will be held Friday through Sunday, March 24 to 26. John Hoag of New Brunswick Bible Institute will be the keynote speaker along with a special male quartet, The Father’s Four.

The conference will begin at 7 p.m. Friday. A bean supper will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday followed by a service at 7. They will also minister at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. All are welcome, and a free-will offering will be taken. For more information, call 645-4297.

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