Craft fair set

LIVERMORE FALLS – American Legion Auxiliary will have its third annual Christmas craft fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the post hall.

Retired teachers

FARMINGTON – Franklin County Retired Teachers will meet at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at the Granary Restaurant. Nahid Dalpour will present a program on Islam, Iran and the Middle East. For reservations, call 778-4282.

CPR training

SALEM – SAD 58 Adult and Community Education will offer American Heart Association child, adult and infant first aid and CPR training from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Mt. Abram High School. Certification will be given upon completion of the one-day training.

Students must register in advance and will want to wear comfortable clothing and bring a lunch or snacks. Class size is limited to a maximum of 12 and the cost of the course is $65 a student, including the book.

For more information or to register, call the Office of Adult and Community Education at 678-2701, ext. 226, no later than Dec. 1.

Outreach supper

WILTON – The churches of the Wilton Ecumenical Community Outreach will hold a Thanksgiving season public supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the First Congregational Church, 386 Main St. The menu includes casseroles, salad, breads and desserts. Admission is free; donations accepted. All are welcome.

Teacher training

JAY – A teacher training day for Sunday school and Christian education workers will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Bean’s Corner Baptist Church.

Four workshops on teaching and working with children, teens and adults will be held. John Romano of Child Evangelism Fellowship and the Rev. Ira Hall, a youth leader and Christian camp director, will be the featured presenters.

The event, open to the public, will begin with registration at 9 a.m. and sessions to follow until 2 p.m. Cost is $5 a person. For planning purposes, responses should be made to the church at 17 Chesterville Road, or by calling 645-3879.

Church fair

FARMINGTON – The Friendly Workers at Fairbanks Union Church are making plans for a holiday fair. It will be a little bit different this year. A ham supper will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, and on Saturday, Dec. 9, there will be a food fest with all the fixings. There will be pies, pickles, baked beans, candies and fudge and a table of Christmas greens, berry bowls and special ornaments from nature.

Turkey dinner

FARMINGTON – A free Thanksgiving Day dinner, sponsored by the Augusta Valley Scottish Rite Masons, will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, at Mt Blue High School cafeteria. Meals will be delivered to anyone in the greater Farmington area who are unable to go to the school, by calling 779-0641.

If leaving a message, give name, address, phone number and number of meals wanted. Also call to reserve a meal at the school.

UMF band concert

FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington Concert Band will perform its annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in UMF’s Nordica Auditorium.

There will be an international flavor to the program, as the band’s conductor, Anita Jerosch, said, “Take a Russian composer who wrote a piece about Spain, a Jewish composer who wrote a piece about Puerto Rico, a British composer who incorporated English folk songs into military music, and an Italian composer who wrote for the clarinet; mix them up and you get the UMF band concert.”

Admission to the concert, which is open to the public, is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and free for UMF students. For more information, contact the UMF Department of Visual and Performing Arts at 778-7072.

Holiday sale

NEW SHARON – The Women’s Society of the United Methodist will hold a pre-holiday sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the vestry of the church. It will feature local artisans who rent tables, food, candy and crafts. A lunch is available.

Book fair

JAY – Jay Middle School is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair from 7:35 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 17, to help raise funds for the school.

The fair will feature a range of books for young teens and adults, including mystery and adventure novels, fantasy trilogies, sports guides, cookbooks and the latest bestsellers.

The fair will be open each day that school is open. Parents, teachers, students, families and the community are invited. It will also be open from 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, during an evening of parent/teacher conferences.

Attendees can help build classroom libraries by purchasing books for the teachers through the classroom wish list program. Proceeds will be used to purchase essential classroom resources and support school projects.

Society fair

FAYETTE – The Fayette Historical Society will hold its annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Fayette Central School, Route 17. For more information, call 685-4702.


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