Goodwill supper

HARTFORD – A community goodwill potluck supper will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the town hall. A door prize drawing will be held at 7 p.m. followed by entertainment provided by Sammy Angel. For more information, contact Anita at 388-3339 after 5 p.m. or Lee at 388-2510.

Sunday service

PARIS – Sunday, Nov. 5, will be Music Sunday at the First Universalist Church, 36 Pine St., South Paris. The 10 a.m. service will focus on the hymns and songs from Sunday school. The choir will sing and there will be vocal and instrumental solos. Forest Perkins, church organist, will be at the organ, and Renee Wales will lead the Sunday school. Child care is provided. The coffee hour will follow in Good Cheer Hall and everyone is welcome.

ATV training

BUCKFIELD – An ATV and snowmobile safety training program will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7 and 8, at the Buckfield Junior-Senior High School. Students ages 10 to 12 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the full program. For more information or to register, phone Buckfield Adult Ed at 336-2061.

Book fair

NORWAY – A book fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Stephens Memorial Hospital board room.

Grandma’s supper

WATERFORD – The Historical Society will host Your Grandmother’s Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the North Waterford Congregational Church. The public is welcome.

Those attending are asked to take a favorite dish which their grandmother might have taken to a potluck supper, including casseroles, pot pies, salads or desserts. Drinks will be provided.

There will be time for greetings and a short business meeting, followed by musical entertainment. David Capone, a piano entertainer from Bridgton, will play piano standards, including the music of George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers. Capone plays for parties and has worked as a piano tuner in the area since 1976.

Open house

PARIS – Paris Cape Historical Society will not be open on Saturdays now until spring. There will be an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the museum.

Society program

OTISFIELD – The Otisfield Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Otisfield Town Office. During the business portion of the meeting, President Henry Hamilton will review the status of two recent grant proposals by the society.

The first involves a survey of the renovations needed for the Town House on Bell Hill Road. The second concerns the old horse watering trough now located on the edge of the Hamiltons’ property on Route 121.

Pat Dyer Haggerty will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the program, titled “Otisfield Fire Service, Then and Now.” The program will feature the reminiscences of at least two former fire chiefs. One of these, Howard Dyer, celebrated his 100th birthday in June. Howard will explain the changes he has witnessed in fire fighting during the last 75 years.

The public is invited. Refreshments will follow the program. For more information, contact Pat at 627-6950 or Henry at 627-4458.

Library speaker

WOODSTOCK – Sayward Lamb will be the guest speaker at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Whitman Memorial Library. He will talk about his book, “Deer Tails and Other Tales.” The stories are about local people and places. All are welcome at no charge, and light refreshments will be served.

Silent auction

PARIS – The 4-H Club will have a silent auction fundraiser beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at the South Paris American Legion Hall, Church Street. Money raised will go toward the educational travel team to participate in the Youth Education Series program classes that are being held in February at Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

The doors will open at 5 p.m. and tickets will be drawn at 6:30. The auction will feature hundreds of new items and will include a dollar table with grab bags and food available for purchase. For more information, contact Beth at 539-4353.

Club dance

PARIS – The Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club will have its monthly dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street.

George McGibbon will call mainstream and plus for the square dancing. Mark Ward will cue the round dancing. Refreshments will be served at intermission.

Nondancers are welcome. For more information, call Sue Corning, South Paris, 743-7176, or Eleanor Herrick, Auburn, 782-4050.

VFW supper

HARRISON – A public supper will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the VFW hall, Route 35. The menu will include baked beans, brown bread, macaroni and cheese, casseroles, salads, rolls, pies and beverage. Cost for adults is $6, and $3 for children under 12. It is being sponsored by Ronald G. St. John VFW Post Auxiliary 9328.

Hunter’s breakfast

NORTH WATERFORD – A hunter’s breakfast will be served from 5 to 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the North Waterford Congregational Church vestry, Five Kezars Road. The menu will include pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, baked beans, doughnuts, muffins, juice and coffee. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12.

On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, a Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be served at noon at the North Waterford Congregational Church vestry. Roast turkey and all the fixings will be served. Anyone wishing to attend is asked to bring a dish to share. The dinner is open to everyone. Those interested in attending should contact the Rev. George Frobig at 693-6461.

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