Blood drive

JAY – Jay High School’s National Honor Society will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the Jay High School gym. Walk-ins are welcome or call 897-4336 to make an appointment.

Chowder lunch

FARMINGTON – A fish chowder luncheon will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 25, at Fairbanks Union Church. The meal will include homemade biscuits, apple crisp, crackers, cheese and pickle for $6. Diners may eat in or take out. Call 778-4705 for home or workplace delivery within a five-mile radius.

Community lunch

FARMINGTON – A Community Luncheon at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the church on Academy Street.

It will be the last monthly meal for this spring and will feature corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, carrots, biscuits and gingerbread with whipped cream.

The meals are offered to the community free and all are welcome. For more information, call the church at 778-2163 or Dot Bryant at 778-4608.

Italian night

FARMINGTON – An Italian Night supper will be offered from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Road. The menu will include meatballs and spaghetti, vegetable lasagna, salad, homemade Italian bread and dessert for $6 adults, $3.50 under 12, and under 5, free.

The meal is sponsored by the United Methodist Men at Trinity Church to support an outside storage garage.

Church supper

NEW SHARON – There will be a baked bean/casserole supper served at the New Sharon United Methodist Church vestry from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25. The menu will also consist of chop suey, salads, coleslaw, rolls, homemade pies and coffee. The cost will be $6 for adults and $2 for children under 12. The supper is sponsored by the Women’s Society of the Church.

Benefit supper

KINGFIELD – A benefit supper for Susan Dunlap, who has ALS, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Kingfield Elementary School. The meatloaf dinner is planned by her friends for $5 adults, and $3 for those under 12. For more information, 265-2541.

Benefit event

FARMINGTON – A benefit for the House of Peace, a shelter for abused women, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, Academy Street. A ham supper, music, raffles and a bake sale are planned. Donations will be accepted at the door.

Church conference

WILTON – Calvary Hill Baptist Church will host a family life conference where married couples and parents can learn the skills for building a healthy family. The public is invited to join them at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, and at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Registration is free. Call or write Calvary Hill Baptist Church, PO Box 118, Wilton, ME 04294 or phone 645-2343.

UMF speaker

FARMINGTON – University of Maine at Farmington’s Promote Local Foods group will host John Jemison, a water quality and soil specialist from Orono, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in North Dining Hall B, Olsen Student Center. He will speak on some of the effects of genetic engineering. For more information, contact Cheriese or Anna at [email protected]

Seniors meeting

LIVERMORE FALLS – The Livermore Falls-Jay Senior Citizens met at Murray Hall March 13 with 36 members present. Chairwoman Shirley Couture opened the meeting, and Jeannette Buck was welcomed back after having had surgery.

Two guests were present: Marlene Pare and Alice Warren. The group observed St. Patrick’s Day and were entertained by Louise Parker and her group, Silver and Gold.

Next week the group will have its monthly Chinese auction.

The 50-50 was won by Veronica Blanchard. The meeting was adjourned followed by refreshments in observance of St. Patrick’s Day. Cards and games were played.

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