Weary Club to meet May 18

NORWAY — The Weary Club will meet for coffee from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at 385 Main St.

All visitors are welcome.

Spaghetti dinner, silent auction

PARIS — A spaghetti dinner and silent auction will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Paris Fire Station, 137 Western Ave.

Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12.


Auction items include desserts, gift baskets, gift certificates and more.

Proceeds will benefit the family of Roberto and Chelsey Gonzalez. Roberto was diagnosed in February with pancreatic cancer.

Hymn sing set for May 18 in Stow

STOW — An old fashioned hymn sing will take place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Baptist Church.

The new organ will be dedicated. Ben Conant will play the piano. David Loyd will play the organ.

For more information call David at 603-662-6571 or John Callina at 207-739-9254.


Historical Society meeting, potluck

WEST PARIS — The West Paris Historical Society will have their first meeting of the year Monday, May 20.

A potluck dinner will take place at 6 p.m. followed by a short business meeting.

Guest speaker Connie Benwitz of Minot will speak on local connections to the Underground Railroad and will explain how quilts were used as signals to the movement.

For more information, call Betty Jones at 674-2507.

Food bank open in Sumner


SUMNER — Sumner Food Bank will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, May 20, at the Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main St. It is open the first and third Mondays of each month. For more information call 388-2610.

West Paris food pantry

WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Niche Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at West Paris Baptist Church, 15 Church St. The pantry is open the first and third Tuesday of each month. West Paris residents are invited to come once a month.

Spurrs Corner food pantry hours

OTISFIELD — The food pantry at Spurrs Corner Church, Route 121, will be open Tuesday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to noon.

The pantry is open to residents of Otisfield on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. For information call 583-4780 or 627-4329.


SeniorsPlus plans focus group

NORWAY — SeniorsPlus will host a focus group in Oxford County from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the Second Congregational Church of Norway, to talk about aging services in rural Maine. This is one of two focus groups the agency plans to hold in order to assess the needs of older adults in the rural areas of Oxford and Franklin counties.

“We are looking for adults between the ages of 55 and 70 to join a conversation about aging services, specifically issues around accessing services in rural Maine,” said Connie Jones, director of Community Services for SeniorsPlus.

Residents of Oxford County who are interested in joining this conversation are asked to call SeniorsPlus at 1-800-427-1241 to sign up for the Oxford County Focus Group. As a thank you for participants’ time $25 gas or groceries gift certificates will be given.

For more information, visit www.seniorsplus.org.

Lewiston Bridge Club winners


LEWISTON — The Lewiston Bridge Club winners at the Lewiston Armory on May 13 were as follows: first, Jeanine Kivus and David Lock; second, Jan Arey and Sue Kaluzynski; third, Mary Trafton  and Luke Merry; fourth, Nancy Farmer and Hazel Glazier.

First in B, Nancy Farmer and Hazel Glazier; second, Ellie and George Wigton; first in C, Ellie and George Wigton; second, Larry Fortier and Roger Labbe.

Winners on May 14 were: first, Luke Merry and Mike Quinn; second, Rosemarie and Tom Goodwin; third, Jeanine Kivus and Fred Letourneau.

Games are played every Monday and Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Seniors’ Room at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. A partner is always guaranteed and all social bridge players are welcomed. Call Rosemarie at 754-1431 for more information.

Hospice training on May 29

BRIDGTON — Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice will offer general volunteer training at Bridgton Hospital from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29.

All training is provided to the community at no cost. To register for the training or for additional information, contact Volunteer Services at 795-9580 or 1-800-482-7412, ext. 1280.

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