Society open house

TEMPLE — The Temple Historical Society will hold an open house at the 19th Century School House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. The building will be open for tours, and a class will be instructed by Schoolmarm Norma Boothby at 11 a.m.

There will be Western Maine Blacksmith Association demonstrations all day. Hot dogs and cold drinks will be provided by Temple Boy Scouts for a small donation.

 4-H market

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County 4-H Open Air Market will be held from 10 am. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, in the parking lot of the Better Living Center, in conjunction with the Farmer’s Market. There will be fresh produce, crafts, baked goods, flowers and jams.

 Bible classes

JAY — The Jay Seventh Day Adventist Church will present “Bible Discoveries” at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays beginning Aug. 20 at the church. All are welcome. There will be nightly drawings for gifts.

The topic Thursday will be “Amazing Discoveries in the Lost Cities of the Dead”; Friday, Aug. 21, “Iraq: An Ancient King’s Dream and Our Future”; and Saturday, Aug. 22, “Jesus, Jerusalem and Starting End Time Prophecy.”

Museum speaker

LIVERMORE FALLS — The “Early Days of Logging” will be described by local storyteller James Vachon during a 1 p.m. program on Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Maine Paper and Heritage Museum, 22 Church St.

The museum will host an afternoon of stories and tall tales from the early days of the logging industry with Vachon. His  stories stem from long days spent in the woods with his grandfather, learning the logging trade as he grew up.

Desserts, coffee and tea will be served.

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