Church service

FARMINGTON – Henderson Memorial Baptist Church will celebrate freedom in Christ Sunday, Aug. 6, at the 9:30 a.m. Communion Service. All are welcome. The church is located on the corner of Academy and Main streets.

Indoor sale

SALEM – The Salem United Methodist Church will host its second annual indoor rummage sale to benefit a large-scale project to move the church onto a new foundation in Salem Township from its original location where it has stood for more than 100 years.

The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Salem Community Building, Route 142.

Lunch will be available on site. Volunteers to help set up are welcome on Thursday. For more information or to donate items for the sale, call 678-2442 or 678-2877.

Musical program

CARTHAGE – A group of musicians called Tripping Lily will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at the New England Celtic Arts Skye Theater, 2 Highland Drive. Tripping Lily blends a sound of traditional and contemporary genres.

Tickets are by reservation. For more information, call 562-4445 or e-mail

Martineau reunion

DIXFIELD – The descendants of Joseph and Blanche Boivin Martineau held their sixth family reunion on July 22 at Mountain View Campground. Marcel and Nila Martineau hosted the 60 members present, with nine of the 11 family members. There also were two members of the fourth generation, Jacob Sinclair of Mexico and Jocelyn Wood of Sabattus. A buffet lunch was served at 12:30 p.m.

Family members came from Dunnellon, Fla.; Glen Allen, Va.; Toms River, N.J.; Raymond, Derry and Berlin, N.H.; Weymouth and Newburyport, Mass.; Sabattus, Westbrook, Standish, Presque Isle, Gray, Canton, Jay, Dixfield, Mexico and Yarmouth. Guest ages ranged from oldest, Joe Martineau, 78, of Dixfield; to youngest, Ashlee Stec, 3, of Toms River, N.J.

The next reunion will be in July of 2008 with Pam and Jason Fontaine of Gray, next year’s committee.

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