Spurrs Corner food pantry hours

OTISFIELD — The food pantry at Spurrs Corner Church, Route 121, will be open Tuesday, Dec. 2, 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.

West Paris food pantry open Dec. 2

WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Niche Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at West Paris Baptist Church, 15 Church St. The pantry is open the first and third Tuesdays of each month and West Paris residents are invited to come once a month.

VFW Post to meet Wednesday

PARIS — The Floyd A. Harlow Jr. VFW Post 9787 will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the post home, 58 East Main St.

Christmas Fair and Tea is Dec. 6

BETHEL — The annual Christmas Fair and Tea at West Parish Congregational Church, Church Street, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6.

There will be fancy Christmas cookies, unique Christmas decorations and handmade gifts.

For more information, contact 824-2689, [email protected] or www.bethelcongregationalchurch.org.

Nezinscot Valley Holiday Fair

BUCKFIELD — Nezinscot Valley Holiday Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Buckfield High School, 160 Morrill St.

Shop local at nearly 100 vendors and enjoy live music, photos with Santa and lunch options at the food court.

Sponsored by the Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters.

Harrison VFW to host dance

HARRISON — A dance will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Dec. 6, at the VFW Hall.

The theme will be Christmas.

Gift donations of $10 or less will go to the Veterans Home in South Paris.

Santa Claus will attend. Montgomery Road Band will play classic rock, such as The Doors, Cream, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin and CCR.

Cover charge is $10 at the door. BYOB; Must be 21 or over. For table reservations, call 557-2621.

Clothing Center open Dec. 6

HARTFORD — The Hartford Community Church Clothing Center will be open from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 6 and 20. The center is directly opposite the church.

Shadagee Ramblers at American Legion

LOCKE MILLS — A dance, with music by the Shadagee Ramblers, will be held from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Jackson-Silver Post 68 American Legion, 595 Gore Road.

There will be $6 refreshments. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Scholarship Christmas Fair

OTISFIELD — East Otisfield Free Baptist Church will hold the annual Scholarship Christmas Fair on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and again on Sunday after church. On Saturday there will be a display of Christmas villages in the church.

The fair will include handmade crafts, baked goods, pies, attic treasures, a cookie walk, a Christmas table, jams and jellies and more. The proceeds will help provide scholarships to eight college students. The scholarships are given for all four years.

The church is at 231 Rayville Road, off Route 121. Route 121 runs between Auburn and Raymond.

Chinese auction at Resistance Ministries

OXFORD — The Resistance Ministries, a nonprofit youth ministry, will have their seventh annual “A Christmas To Remember” Chinese Auction on Saturday, Dec. 6, at The Rock House Teen Center.

The auction is open to the public. Doors will open at 1:30 and the ticket drawing starts at 3 p.m.

There will be hundreds of brand new items along with a dollar table, grab bags and food and drink available for purchase.

The ticket prices at the door start at 100 tickets for a donation of $25. There are advance ticket deals, while they last, starting at 100 tickets for a donation of $20, 200 tickets for $35 and 300 tickets for $40.

The advance ticket deals are limited to the first 20 people who buy their tickets. To buy advance tickets with a debit/credit card online, go to www.RockHouseMe.wix.com/auction or to pay with cash or for more information, call 743-6500.

Roast turkey dinner at Paris church

PARIS — A roast turkey dinner will all the fixings and apple crisp with ice cream will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Deering Memorial Methodist Church.

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

There is ample parking behind the library and town office.

Holiday Chinese auction at VFW

PARIS — A holiday Chinese auction will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, at VFW Post 9787 on Main Street.

Viewing will be at 3 p.m. with the auction starting at 5 p.m.

The lunch counter will be open.

For more information, call Marilyn Ramsay at 743-5723.

Responsible Pet Care open house

PARIS — A holiday open house will be held at Responsible Pet Care Shelter & Adoption, 9 Swallow Road, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7.

There will be door prizes, raffles, refreshments, fun and a donation tree.

For more information, call 743-8679.

4-H Ticket Auction is Dec. 6

PARIS — The annual 4-H Ticket Auction will be held at the Oxford Hills Middle School on Saturday, Dec. 6. Doors open at 4 p.m. and bidding begins at 6.

The ticket auction is very popular within the community, and features many great prizes. Local businesses, artisans, farmers, 4-H clubs and generous individuals have donated products, services, event tickets, gift certificates, themed baskets and more. This event provides a great opportunity for community members to take a chance on winning fabulous prizes, while supporting the wonderful program of 4-H.

Funds raised will benefit all 4-H clubs in Oxford County. The Leaders’ Association sponsors and hosts various programs and events which 4-H participants are encouraged to attend, at little or no cost to themselves or their families. In addition to educational opportunities through the University of Maine and youth travel trips to Washington, D.C., the upcoming Bowling Night is a popular event with 4-H families and volunteers. Many of the programs provide opportunities for kids who, otherwise, may not have access to these same experiences.

The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Becky Mosley at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Office (Oxford County), 207-743-6329.

Community potluck supper

SUMNER — A community potluck supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main St.

Bring a dish to share or make a donation for the meal.

For more information, call Cyndy at 388-2667.

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