Ecstatic Dance set for Jan. 29

OTISFIELD — Ecstatic Dance will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Otisfield Town Office Annex, Route 121. Enter and park in back of the building.

Ecstatic Dance  is an improvisational form of dance; there is no right or wrong way to do it; partners are not necessary. People follow the music provided by Zizi Vlaun and listen to their body, taking responsibility for his or her moves. The music goes from stillness to flow to staccato to chaos to lyrical and back to stillness. Many feel it is a spiritual expression.

The cost is a suggested donation of up to $15. To register and for more information, call Elaine Doble-Verrill 539-4846 or [email protected]

Rec Center seeks Zumba interest

OXFORD — Oxford Rec Center is looking for Oxford residents who would be interested in attending weekly Zumba classes. If you are an Oxford resident and are interested in participating contact [email protected], or contact Pam Lovely at (207) 890-7575.

‘Almost Famous Roast Beef’

MECHANIC FALLS — The Mechanic Falls Historical Society will host its Almost Famous Roast Beef Supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. A side main dish of roast turkey will also be available.

The cost of the supper is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

The society recently located copies of the History of Mechanic Falls, published in 1993 during the town’s centennial celebration. These will be available for the purchase price of $20 each.

All proceeds will go toward of the maintenance of the society’s building.

Hartford clothing center

HARTFORD — The Hartford Clothing Center will be open on Saturday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, Feb. 16, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The Clothing Center is directly across from the church.

Texas hold’em tournament

HARRISON — The Lion’s Club will hold a Texas hold’em tournament from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the VFW Hall, 176 Waterford Road.

Entry fee is $55. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Limited to 100 players.

Roast turkey dinner Feb. 2

PARIS — A roast turkey dinner with all the fixings and homemade pies will be served at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Deering Memorial Methodist Church, Main and Church streets.

The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12.

Parking is available behind the library and Town Office.

Winter picnic at Congre. Church

SUMNER — A winter picnic featuring hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken salad will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Congregational Church of East Sumner. Donations requested.

Bulk seed order, meeting

NORWAY — The Alan Day Community Garden will host the first community garden meeting of the new year at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Fare Share Commons to discuss plans for the upcoming growing season. This will include a bulk, organic seed order, 2013 workshop schedule planning, community service projects overview and a chance for new and returning gardeners to sign up for a gardening plot.

By ordering organic seeds in bulk, costs can be reduced. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join. There will be light refreshments.

The ADCG is an established nonprofit organization that provides community service through education, outreach and gardening support. Gardening plots are available at a minimal cost. The ADCG hosts the Guy E. Rowe School greenhouse, as well as an area devoted to Harvest for Hunger, and provides a diversity of free workshops throughout the summer.

To learn more, visit Email [email protected] or call 743-2423 to sign up for the newsletter or for further information.

Books needed for children’s fair

NORWAY — Norway/Paris Kiwanis Club is accepting new and used children’s books for the annual Community Breakfast & Children’s Book Fair.

Drop off locations are Hair Plus, 41 Paris St., Norway; Norway Savings Bank , 261 Main St., Norway; TD Bank, 1586 Main St., Oxford.

Donations are accepted through March 8.

Fundraiser for 4-H club

OXFORD — A fundraiser to benefit the 4-H What Ever Club will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Oxford Recreation Hall, King Street. Participants in Stamp-a-Stack with Kathryn Pulsifer, Stampin Up independent demonstrator, will make 15 cards for $25.

To register or for information call Kathy at 539-4335 or 890-6874.

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