Library program

HARRISON — Dr. Michael Bachem, professor emeritus of Humanities at Miami University, Ohio, will give a presentation on
the historical background of the fairytales first published in 1812 by the Brothers Grimm, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at Harrison Village

For the past three years Dr. Bachem, a trained facilitator with the Maine Humanities Council, has led the “Let’s Talk About It” book discussion series at Harrison, North Bridgton and Waterford libraries. The current discussion series is “Not for Children Only.”

While this presentation relates to the current discussion series, it is designed to stand alone and is open to the general public as well as to members of the discussion group. For more information, contact the Harrison Village Library at 583-2970, the North Bridgton Library at 647-8563 or the Waterford Library at 583-2050.

Pet clinic

NORWAY — Responsible Pet Care of Oxford Hills will sponsor spay and
neuter clinics for cats at the Norway Town Hall for low-income people
from Oxford County and Harrison. The female cat spay clinic will be
held Saturday, Oct. 17, with Dr. Don McLean. The cost is $45. The male
cat neuter clinic will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, with Dr. Suzanne
Best. The cost is $30.

An appointment can be made by calling 743-8679. Payment must be
made in advance. Vouchers to reduce the cost are available to people
who receive assistance from the state or Federal governments. Must show proof of up-to-date rabies
vaccination. Rabies and distemper vaccinations will be offered at an
additional cost.

Lodge supper

NORWAY — A public baked bean supper will be held from 5
p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the
Norway Masonic Lodge Hall, 9 Temple St. The cost is $7 each person; $4, under 12. There will be three types of
beans, hot dogs, coleslaw, rolls and homemade pies. Take outs will be

Church service

SOUTH PARIS — Trinity Lutheran Church, 34 Buckfield Rd., welcomes all to service on Sunday, Oct. 18, the 20th Sunday after
Pentecost. Sunday School and “Making the Old Story Our Story” will start at
9 a.m. Worship service will start at 10:15 a.m. followed by coffee,
refreshments and fellowship.

Church concert

NORWAY — The First Universalist Church of Norway will present a harvest concert
at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, in the church sanctuary, 479 Main St., for a donation of $5 at the door. The event will feature live
performances by Vessel Recordings artist Heather Pierson and by the church choir.

The program will benefit the
church’s Belfry Repair Project and will include anthems, chants, seasonal
readings and rounds that celebrate and honor the earth and the fall
harvest. For more information, call 743-2828 or e-mail Pierson
at [email protected] Visit the church online at

Society meeting

WEST PARIS — The Finnish and American Heritage
Society of Maine will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Finnish
American Heritage Center, 8 Maple St. Following a brief business
meeting, a video called “Isien Tyät (Work of Our Fathers)” from the
period of 1936-1940 will be shown. A coffee social will accompany the
program. The public is invited. 

Benefit dinner

LOCKE MILLS — A potluck dinner and Chinese auction to benefit Grace
Gibson will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, at Locke Mills Legion Hall, Gore Raod.
The doors will open at noon and lunch will be served from 1 to 3 p.m. The
auction will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for kids
ages 5 to 10 and free for kids under the age of 5. For more information, call 875-5735.

Pumpkin festival

EAST SUMNER — The Congregational Church of East Sumner will have a pumpkin festival
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. There will be pumpkins, food
and drinks for sale, as well as hay rides and scarecrow decorating. The
new church cookbook “Pleasures from the Good Earth” will also be
available for purchase. For more information, call Merriel at 388-2472 or Rosie at 597-2270.

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