Mexico High School Class of 1969

BETHEL  — Mexico High School Class of 1969 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the Funky Red Barn.

All members and guests are welcome. If you plan to go, call Donna H. at 562-8287.

Dances at American Legion in Paris

PARIS — A dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. every Saturday in April at the American Legion Hall, 12 Church St. Music will be provided by the Jones Dance Band. Cost is $5.

Easter egg hut in Sumner

SUMNER — The Mothers’ Community Club of Sumner would like to invite all children, ages 2 to 12, of Hartford, Sumner and Buckfield to their annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at the East Sumner Congregational Church, 50 Main St.

Meet the Easter Bunny.

Bring your own basket.

Dress for the weather of the day.

An adult must accompany all children.

For more information, call Lee Berry at 388-2181.

Locke Mills Easter sunrise service

LOCKE MILLS — The Locke Mills Easter sunrise service is scheduled for for 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 5, at the Locke Mills Union Church. Easter breakfast is at 7 a.m. with the regular service at 9 a.m.

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.

Hartford Clothing Center open

HARTFORD — The Hartford Community Clothing Center will be open from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, April 4 and 18. The center is located across the road from the church.

Easter sunrise service at Grace Fellowship

OXFORD — Grace Fellowship Church of 29 Poplar St. will host an Easter morning Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. Sunday, April 5.

An Easter breakfast consisting of both scrambled and boiled eggs, sausages, pancakes, home-fries, hot cross rolls, orange juice and coffee will immediately follow the service. The meal will include homemade maple syrup, tapped and made by Pastor Waterhouse and an elder, Russell Toussaint.

The regular Sunday service will follow at 10:15.

For more information, contact Pastor Waterhouse at 674-2733 or Asst. Pastor Parsons at 539-9064.

Socrates Cafe to meet April 6

WATERFORD — Socrates Cafe will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, at the Waterford Library.

Discussion topic will be “Climate Change, Part II: What Can We Do Collectively And Personally?” Moderator is John Howe.

Light refreshments and coffee are provided. For more information and weather update, call 583-6957.

Spurrs Corner food pantry hours

OTISFIELD — The food pantry at Spurrs Corner Church, Route 121, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, April 7 and 21.

The pantry is open to residents of Otisfield on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. For more information call 627-4886, 627-4329 or 583-4780.

West Paris food pantry open on April 7

WEST PARIS — The Neighborhood Niche Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. on two Tuesdays, April 7 and 21, 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.

Books Are Fun fundraiser planned

BRIDGTON — Bridgton Hospital will host its bi-annual Books Are Fun fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 9 . The books are in the main entrance of the hospital and include a large selection of children’s story books, cookbooks, inspirational and religious books, stationary, music, executive gifts and much more.

A percentage of sales will benefit the Employee Emergency Assistance Fund, which awards dollars to Central Maine Medical Family employees (including Bridgton Hospital staff) experiencing financial hardship.

This sale is open to the public.

For more information, contact 207-647-6055 or email [email protected]

AARP chapter to meet April 13

PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet on Monday, April 13, at the First Congregational Church on East Main Street, South Paris. Lunch will be served at noon. Baked honey glazed chicken will be on the menu and reservations are required by calling Ruth at 744-9069 by Friday, April 10.

The business meeting will begin at 12:45 pm. Members are reminded to bring items for the senior companions who prepare bags for the homebound seniors. The group is also continuing its book/puzzle swap.

The program will be presented by Valerie Cole of SeniorsPlus.

Bean supper at Otisfield Free Baptist

OTISFIELD — Baked bean supper is scheduled for two seatings, 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11. Homemade baked beans, hot dogs, salads, apple crisp and all the fixings will be offered. The meal is free; donations are graciously accepted.

East Otisfield Free Baptist Church is at 231 Rayville Road, one mile off Route 121.

Ray Brown Memorial Benefit Dance

PARIS — The Ray Brown Memorial Benefit Dance for Special Olympics will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Tuscany Hall.

Music will be provided by the Road Kingz.

Donations are $15 per person. BYOB.

For tickets, call Bob at 557-4150 or Mary Ann at 890-6251. The event is hosted by Oxford Hills Rotary/Kiwanis.

Indoor yard sale at Paris Legion

PARIS — An indoor yard sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at American Legion Post 72, 12 Church St.

The lunch counter will be open.

There will be raffle baskets and a 50/50 raffle.

Proceeds will be used to send three young ladies to Girls State.

Rummage sale at First Universalist

PARIS — A rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 11, at First Universalist Church, 36 Pine St.

Sale items will include clothes, books, fabric, linens, dishes, shoes, white elephant and antiques.

A bag sale will follow from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. for $1 per large plastic bag.

Honey Bee Club’s workshop

PARIS — Oxford Hills Honey Bee Club’s workshop will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Oxford County Extension Center, 9 Olson Road.

Bring all your questions; there will be a panel of expert beekeepers answering questions.

Weather permitting there will be an open hive demonstration.

The public is welcome. For more information, contact Kevin at [email protected] or visit

Cemetery association annual meeting

WEST PARIS — The West Paris Cemetery Association will hold its Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at the West Paris Library.

The Trustees urge anyone interested to attend. Anyone associated with the cemetery is asked to take part in planning and upkeep for the future.

Duplicate Bridge Club results

OXFORD — Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge Club met March 27. A five-table Howell movement was enjoyed.

Finishing first in flight A were Paul Clement (Sabattus) and Mike Newsom (South Paris) who also were first in flight B, second in A were Hazel Glazier (Norway) and Marta Clements (Woodstock), third in A were Cindy and Bob Kirchherr (South Paris) who also were second in flight B, fourth in A were Dick Allen (New Gloucester) and Pete Cummings (South Paris).

Third in flight B were Jim Krainin (Naples) and Milt McKeen (Bridgton), fourth were Mary Colbath (Waterford) and Barbara Vanderzanden (Waterford).

Games are held every Friday at 9:15 a.m. in the Rec Building on King Street. A partner is guaranteed. All bridge players are invited. For information, call Les Buzzell at 783-4153 or 754-9153 or email [email protected]

Yard sale at Paris VFW

PARIS — An inside and outside yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 2, at the VFW Hall, 58 Main St. The lunch counter will be open.

Table rentals are $10.

The sale is hosted by the Auxiliary. For more information, call Marilyn Ramsay at 743-5723.

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