Mother’s Day crafts, food sale

DIXFIELD — A Mother’s Day craft fair and food sale will be held rain or shine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Mystic Valley Grange No. 313, Route 17, East Dixfield.

Lunch with hot or cold drinks will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shop local for Mother’s Day gifts. Crafts on hand will include bags by Christine Greenleaf, unique mosaics by Meri Levesque, paracord bracelets and crafts by Dan and Heather Meng, handmade wood items by Lincoln Flagg, handmade items by Becky Tyler, Relay For Life by JPS, Tupperware by Lori Durrell, crafts by Alice Wilber, doll clothes and crafts by Diana Starbird and more.

To reserve a space call Hazel at 645-2423.

Post 24 member appreciation night

RUMFORD — Post 24 will have a member appreciation night for all Legion, Auxiliary, SAL and Legion Rider members of Rumford’s Post 24 on Saturday, May 18.

Social hour with appetizers will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. A ham supper will be served from 6 to 7, ending with DJ CHX NUGGET providing music and karaoke from 7 to 11 p.m.

There is no charge for members of the post. The cost is $5 for nonmembers.

Sign up at the Post by Wednesday, May 15, or call 369-9053 to sign up.

Stephens High Class of 1948

RUMFORD — The Stephens High School Class of 1948 will meet at 11:30 Thursday, May 16, at the River Valley Grill.

For more information, call Maddy at 364-7235.

WOW group to meet May 17

RUMFORD — Widows or Widowers Sharing will meet at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Rumford Senior Center on Congress Street.

There will be a silent auction.

Snacks will be provided by Anna Shaw, Yvonne Elliott and Barbara Morse.

For more information call Barbara at 562-4225.

Bottle donations fund events

CARTHAGE — On March 30, an Easter egg hunt and social was held at the Carthage Town Office.

Many children and adults turned out for this event. All had a good time of hunting for eggs and socializing with light snacks and drinks.

Organizers would like to thank everyone who helped, brought food or donated bottles for the event.

The Carthage Events sponsored this event, as well as the Halloween and Christmas events each year.

Without donated bottles there would be no events, as that is the only source of income for the events. Bottles can be left at 796 Carthage Road, Route 142.

Library plans bake, bargain sale

MEXICO — The Mexico Public Library will hold a Book, Bake & Bargain Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18, in the area beside and behind the library and the Mexico Town Hall.

In addition to used hardcover and paperback books, both adult’s and children’s, there will be baked goods, VHS tapes and tables with yard sale items.

In the event of rain, the sale will be held inside the lower level of the Town Hall. For more information, contact the library at 364-3281 or check its Facebook page.

Snowshoe Club dance May 18

RUMFORD — The Snowshoe Club will hold a dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 18.

Music will be provided by “All Girl Band.” Members and guest welcome.

Grange plans cribbage, lunch

DIXFIELD — Cribbage games and lunch will take place Sunday, May 19, at Mystic Valley Grange No. 313, on Routes 2 and 17.

Lunch at 11 a.m. will be beef and gravy with mashed potato and vegetable or turkey and gravy with mashed potato, cranberry sauce and cole slaw, two cookies or bars and drink for $7 per person. Lunch to benefit Mystic Valley Grange.

Cribbage games will cost $5 per person, to benefit the Relay For Life.

There will also be raffles and a 50/50 drawing. For more information or to sign up call Becky at 778-0673 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.


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