Spaghetti supper at Rowe School

NORWAY — A spaghetti supper fundraiser will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Guy E. Rowe School cafeteria, 219 Main St.

Basket raffles will be available.

Donations will be accepted.

All proceeds will benefit the fourth-grade students and their trip to Bryant Pond Outdoor Classroom.

Oxford Hills AARP to meet Feb. 9


PARIS — The Oxford Hills chapter of AARP will meet on Monday, Feb. 9, at the First Congregational Church on East Main Street, South Paris.

A chicken dinner is on the menu and lunch will be served at noon. The cost is $7 and reservations are required by calling Ruth at 744-9069 by Friday, Feb. 6.

The business meeting will begin at 12:45. The speaker will be Valerie Cole from SeniorsPlus. Please remember your donation for the Food Pantry and a reminder that the book/puzzle swap will continue.

Keep Me Warm supper is Feb. 7

FAYETTE — The last Keep Me Warm supper for this season will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Fayette Central School.

Menu is baked beans, casseroles, salads, rolls, desserts and drinks. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children.


Enjoy great food, music and raffles.

To volunteer or cook, call Elaine Wilcox at 685-3886 or Carlene Davenport at 685-4138.

Roast turkey, pies at Deering Memorial

PARIS — A roast turkey dinner with all the fixings and homemade pies will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Deering Memorial Methodist Church, 39 Main St.

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

Parking is available behind the library and Town Office.


Family fun day at Mt. Blue State Park

WELD — Mt. Blue State Park will hold a winter family fun day from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7.

Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating demos will be available.

Snowshoes, skis and some ice skates are available for use.

There will also be guided snowshoe nature walks, a winter camping demonstration, outdoor nature center, sliding on Center Hill, and tote, sleigh and hay wagon rides with horses.

There is a warming hut.


A hot lunch is provided.

Cost is $1.50 for adults. Children under 12 and seniors are free.

For more information, call 585-2261.

Masons to hold ham dinner Feb. 8

NEW SHARON — A ham dinner at Franklin Masonic Lodge of New Sharon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8.

The meal includes potato, corn, string beans, applesauce, rolls and homemade pie. Takeout is available. Adults, $8; ages 6-12, $6; under 6 free. Proceeds benefit the Building Fund.


Ski biathlon on Feb. 8 at Roberts Farm

NORWAY — The second ski biathlon of the season at Roberts Farm Preserve is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 8. Two race distances are offered: 3 x 1k and 3 x 2k. Air rifles are provided.

Skis (classic only), boots and poles may also be provided on site. Registration is $10, $5 students.

The sport of biathlon involves three skiing laps interspersed with two five-shot target sessions. Both ski and target techniques are supported, endurance and accuracy are rewarded. Registration and air-rifle target practice will be offered 9:30-10:45. The 3 x 1k and 3 x 2k races will start at 11 followed by an awards ceremony.

The Trust is always looking for volunteers to help with timing and at the target area. Contact Lee Dassler at the Western Foothills Land Trust at 739-2124.

Deering Memorial free breakfasts


PARIS — Deering Memorial United Methodist Church will host free community breakfasts from 8 to 9 a.m. each Sunday.

The menu changes weekly with some of the most popular items being baked stuffed French toast, homemade cinnamon rolls, egg casseroles, home fries and pancakes. There is always cereal, toast, coffee, juice and fruit.

Organizers welcome help or donations of breakfast supplies. A free-will offering is available for anyone wishing to donate toward the cost of the breakfast.

The church is at Main and Church streets. Parking is available behind the library. For more information, contact Anna-Jean Alexander, pastor, at 461-3093.

Calling all farmers and producers

JAY — Do you have a day a week you would like to sell your produce or value-added product to the public?

Interested farmers and producers are being sought for a possible farmers market in the Otis Mill parking lot at the Jay and Livermore town line off Route 4.

All product must be Maine grown or processed and 75 percent must be from your own farm or licensed kitchen. Contact Robin Beck at or 207-233-0779 if interested.

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