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Oxford Hills area

Norway, Friday, Feb. 4: Chili, chowder, soup, and stew supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, UCC, 205 Main St. Adults $6, children under 10 $3. FMI: 743-2290.

Hebron, Saturday, Feb. 5: Boiled ham dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Community Baptist Church, Station Rd. $7. FMI: 966-2663.

Mechanic Falls, Saturday, Feb. 5: Roast beef supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Congregational Hall, 64 Elm St. $7, 12 and under $5. Sponsored by Historical Society.

Mechanic Falls, Saturday, Feb. 5: Chili and chowder cook-off, 6-8 p.m., Elm Street School. Benefits Boghooters Snowmobile Club. FMI: e-mail [email protected]

Norway, Saturday, Feb. 5: Nordic Ski Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Roberts Farm Preserve, 64 Roberts Road. Donations benefit Western Foothills Land Trust. FMI:

Oxford, Saturday, Feb. 5: Fried clam supper, 4-6:30 p.m., Rock-O-Dundee Rider’s Club House, Paine Rd. $8-15, price varies by meal. Supplied and cooked by The Lost Gull Restaurant. FMI: 539-2616 or 539-2322.

Oxford, Saturday, Feb. 5: Benefit supper, 5:30-7 p.m., Grace Fellowship Church, Poplar St. $7 adults, $3.50 ages 12 and under. Proceeds help Randy and Tonya Young. FMI: 539-9064.

Paris, Saturday, Feb. 5: Valentine chicken pie supper and dance, supper 5-6 p.m., dance 6:30 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. Supper $7, dance $5. Music by Jones Dance Band.

South Paris, Saturday, Feb. 5: Chinese auction, 1 p.m., Oxford Hills High School cafeteria. Doors open at 11 a.m. Proceeds benefit Project Graduation. FMI: 674-3060.

Bridgton, Sunday, Feb. 6: Super Bowl skate fest, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Bridgton Academy’s ice rink. Free. Open to Harrison residents. Food, skates available. Sponsored by Harrison Recreation and Harrison Youth Boosters. FMI: Paula 583-2241 or [email protected]

Bridgton, Monday, Feb. 7: American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bridgton Hospital, South High St.

Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 8: Family game night, 6-7:30 p.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Norway, Wednesday, Feb. 9: Pre-school story time, 10:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. Ages 2-6. FMI: 743-5308 or

Paris, Thursday, Feb. 10: Story time for ages 0-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Buckfield, Friday, Feb. 11: Food sale, 9 a.m. until sold out, Northeast Bank. Benefits Girls State. Sponsored by Legion Auxiliary #58.

Norway, Friday, Feb. 11: Story time for ages 0-2, 10:30 a.m., Memorial Library, 258 Main St. FMI: 743-5308.

Paris, Friday, Feb. 11: Preschool play group for ages 1-3, 9:30 a.m., Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Norway, Saturday, Feb. 12: De-Stress Fest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church. $10. Benefits Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School French class trip.

Norway, Saturday, Feb. 12: Texas Hold’em tournament, 1-5 p.m., Municipal Complex, 19 Danforth St. $55. Space limited. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. FMI: 743-8679.

Paris, Saturday, Feb. 12: Sweetheart square dance, 7-10 p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6, non-dancers free. Refreshments, prizes. Sponsored by Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club. FMI: 782-4050, 577-6894, or 647-2008.

Paris, Saturday, Feb. 12: Children’s Valentine party, 1-3 p.m., Public Library. Free. FMI: 743-6994 or [email protected]

Paris, Saturday, Feb 12: Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m., Legion Hall, Church Street. $5. Lunch counter open.

Harrison, Sunday, Feb. 13: Breakfast, 8:30-10:30 a.m., VFW Post 9328, Waterford Road. Donations.

Sumner, Monday, Feb. 14: Valentine’s dinner, 5:30 and 7 p.m., Congregational Church. $12.50. Baked chicken breast or stuffed pork loin. Tickets: Linda 388-2263 or Peggy 388-2074.

Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 15: Family game night, 6-7:30 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. FMI: 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected]

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