UMF hosting peace leader

FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington will be hosting guest speaker Paul Chappell on Friday, Oct. 26, at 11:30 a.m.

Chappell is a West Point graduate, Iraqi War veteran and peace leader. He grew up believing that humans are by nature violent and that war is inevitable. As a cadet at West Point he learned that neither of these things are true. As a soldier in Iraq he decided to dedicate his life to helping others understand why.

For more information contact Doug Rawlings at 778-7292 or [email protected] or Rebecca Kimball at [email protected]

‘Early bird’ breakfast Nov. 3

FARMINGTON — An “Early Bird” breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, Academy Street.

The menu includes bacon, eggs, muffins and fried potatoes. Tickets are $5. Everyone is welcome.

Turkey supper, craft fair

LEEDS — A turkey supper and craft fair will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, by the Women’s Association at Leeds Community Church, Church Hill Road.

Items for sale include quilts, baby quilts, cutlery, jams, jellies and homemade items.

Craft fair, Santa’s Bistro

PHILLIPS — The annual Christmas Craft Fair and Santa’s Bistro of the Community of Christian Women will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community House on Main Street.

The organization will be collecting donations of 10- to 14-pound turkeys or chickens for the Phillips Food Pantry to help local families in need this holiday season. For information call Jeanne at 639-3000.

Community breakfast Nov. 7

RANGELEY — The next Ladies/Community Breakfast with everyone invited to attend will be on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at BMC Diner on Richardson Street, from 7 to 9 a.m.

Anyone with a special dietary need is asked to call in advance so they can try to accommodate your needs.

For more information call 864-5844.

SeniorsPlus seeks volunteers

WILTON — SeniorsPlus needs a volunteer to complete paperwork at the group’s dining site in Wilton on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Support and training will be provided. For information contact Heather Chandel at [email protected] or 513-3710.

Arts, crafts show at UMF

FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington will hold its annual Arts and Crafts Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, in the UMF Olsen Student Center on South Street.

More than 50 artists and crafters from across Maine, including many new artisans, will exhibit their original and creative works at this open-to-the-public sale. All items are handcrafted by the artists and include: quilted clothing and handbags, jewelry, hand-painted items, fabric landscapes, baskets, wooden boxes, hand-knitted items, ornamental iron works, greeting cards, hand-sewn crafts, country crafts and wind chimes, baked goods, jams and jellies plus much more.

The event is sponsored by the UMF Conference and Events Office. For more information, call the UMF office at 778-7344 or send an email to [email protected]

N. Jay Grange public supper

JAY — On Saturday, Nov. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. a public supper will be held at the North Jay Grange No. 10 with baked beans, casseroles, turkey, salads, desserts and beverages. Adults $7; child 10 and under,  $3.

Dinner music will be provided by Sonny and John. A quilt drawing will be held. For information call 645-4628 or 645-4211.

All-you-can-eat breakfast

KINGFIELD — A community all-you-can-eat breakfast is being offered Saturday, Nov. 3, from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Kingfield United Methodist Church on High Street.

The menu will include homemade sausage gravy with biscuits, pancakes, French toast, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, home-fries, muffins, coffee and juice. The cost is $5 per person. A discounted rate is available for children.

For more information, call the church at 265-4921. The proceeds benefit the church.

Square dance on Nov. 4

WILTON — Friendship Squares will host a mainstream/plus square dance on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Cushing School. The caller will be Walter Lougee and the cuer, Carol Stewart. The theme for the dance is “Favorite Storybook Character.” All are welcome.

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