Chamber speakers

PARIS – The election of 2006 is history, but its impact has yet to be experienced. To help sort out what it all might mean for the state, for the Oxford Hills and for the local business community, Sen. David Hastings and Rep. Sawin Millett will take questions from members and guests at the monthly breakfast meeting of the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Four Seasons Function Center, Paris.

While reservations are required, Chamber breakfasts are open to the public. Doors open at 7 a.m. and breakfast is served at 7:30. Cost is $10 for members with advanced reservations, $15 for nonmembers.

Free showing

SUMNER – The Congregational Church of East Sumner will host a free community showing of the movie “An Inconvenient Truth” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17. There will be refreshments and a discussion following the movie. All are welcome. For more information, contact Earle Simpson at 388-2359.

Fare Share Follies

PARIS – Fare Share Follies will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School auditorium.

It will be hosted by Randy Judkins and friends and will feature Karen Montanaro, Rick Adam, Spence Baird, Nate Towne, the Maine Hysterical Society, Debi Irons and Art Moves dancers, Leah Wolfsong and Rei Cortez. Cost for adults is $10 and children under 12, $5. Tickets are available at Fare Share Market or at the door. For more information, call 890-0650 or 743-9808.

Cupboard open

FRYEBURG – The Christmas Cupboard will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 18, at Fryeburg New Church, 12 Oxford St. There will be handmade crafts, mittens, ornaments, homemade candies, a bake sale, decorated wreaths and raffle items. Also coffee, doughnuts and muffins will be on sale.

Library program

PARIS – A program, “Squanto and the First Thanksgiving,” will be presented for children preschool through grade six from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Paris Public Library children’s room. Crafts and snacks will help commemorate the first Thanksgiving from the point of view of Native Americans. Parents may participate in the activities with the children or use the library’s other resources during that time.

A new feature in the children’s room is the “Question of the Week” Each week a new question is displayed and children who answer the question correctly can earn points.

The questions range from easy for the youngest library patrons to more difficult for elementary age children, who may use library reference books to find the correct answer.

When a child earns 100 points he or she may choose a prize.

For more information, contact the library at 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected]

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