Thomas visitor

WATERVILLE – A representative from Thomas College will visit the following local schools:

Lisbon High School in Lisbon Falls on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 11:45 a.m.

Poland Regional High School in Poland on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 10:30 a.m.

Leavitt Area High School in Turner on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 9 a.m.

Mt. Blue High School in Farmington on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 8:30 a.m.

The representative will discuss the Thomas academic and sports programs and its residential life opportunities. For more information, visit

Seniors to meet

MONMOUTH – The Golden Age Seniors will meet Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the Packard Activity Center for a noon potluck luncheon. Plans for the club’s annual Christmas dinner will be discussed. If anyone has ideas, they are asked to bring them.

Grange program

WALES – Members of Androscoggin Pomona Grange will meet at Wales Grange on Wednesday, Nov. 1, for a 6:30 p.m. supper. The program, which will begin at 7:30, will be presented by Janice Verrill of the Family Health and Hearing Committee.

The speaker will be Teri Blaschke, co-ordinator for Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. She will discuss hospice care and the Hospice House. The public is invited. An attendance drawing and a 50/50 raffle will be held. A business meeting will follow the program.


LISBON FALLS – The Lisbon Area Merry Widows Fellowship will meet on Monday, Nov. 6, at the Lisbon United Methodist Church, School Street. The gathering will begin for fellowship at 11:30 a.m. All interested widows in the area are invited to attend. Those wishing can bring food for the LACO Food Bank.

Habitat applications

LEWISTON – Androscoggin Habitat for Humanity, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, seeks to provide low-income families with affordable housing. Habitat is planning to build another house in the Lewiston area next spring.

Staff is now taking applications from families who find they are not making enough money to finance a mortgage from a commercial institution, but are making enough money to pay for a mortgage based on the cost of building the house mostly by volunteer labor.

The mortgage would be at zero percent interest. Those who think they fit into that category and would like to apply to Androscoggin Habitat for Humanity for the next house should call 786-2598.

Crafters needed

AUBURN – Crafters are invited to sell their creations at the High Street Congregational church fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the church.

The fair committee is renting 8-foot tables for $25. Those interested should contact the fair chairwoman, Sue Ray, at 784-4828.

Woodlot walk

SOUTH CHINA – Working with forestry professionals and working a woodlot will be of the topics at the upcoming Woman and the Woods Program’s “kitchen table” meeting. Susan Cottle will host a walk in her woodland from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29.

Patty Cormier, district forester with the Maine Forest Service, will provide the training and answer questions on working with forestry professionals and working a woodlot.

The workshop is sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Women’s Agricultural Network and the Maine Forest Service.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, directions and to preregister, call 800-287-1458 or 353-5550. Another kitchen table meeting will be held in Jefferson on Dec. 2.

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