Sunrise service at Hartford church

HARTFORD — There will be a sunrise service from 7 to 8 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 5, at the Hartford Community Church, 387 Church St.

Service will be followed by a gathering for an old-fashioned country breakfast at the Hartford Town Hall on Route 140 at 8 a.m.

All are welcome to both of these events.

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.

Sale to benefit Smile Fund

BETHEL — West Parish Congregational Church, UCC, will hold its annual sale to benefit the Smile Fund from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the church on Church Street.

Sale items include toys, books, household items and flowers and vegetable plants. Donations can be dropped off in the afternoon from April 6 through April 9 at the church.

The Smile Fund aids those who are in need of restorative dental work and lack the money to undertake the expensive treatment. For more information, call Jane Chandler at 357-3524.

Farmington church sets supper

FARMINGTON — A public supper will be conducted at Trinity United Methodist Church from 4:30 to 6 p.m. April 11. A baked beans and casserole supper will be available. The prices are $7 for adults and $3.50 for children. For more information call Trinity United Methodist Church at 778-3921.

Fairbanks school hosts antique sale

FARMINGTON — The Annual Antique and Collectible Sale will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Fairbanks School, 508 Fairbanks Road. Donations accepted. For more information, call 778-3808 or 778-4349.

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

New Sharon sets ham dinner

NEW SHARON — A public ham dinner will be served from 11:30 to 1 p.m Sunday, April 12, at the Franklin Masonic Lodge of New Sharon. Menu will include mashed potato, corn and beans, applesauce, rolls and homemade pie. Take out available. Adults-$8, age 6-12, $6 and under 6 free. To benefit the Building Fund.

Daughters of Isabella to meet April 14

RUMFORD — The St. Timothy’s Circle 504, Daughters of Isabella, will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, at the Holy Savior Church Hall. Chairpersons are Lorraine Barre and Simone Rafuse. Also on the committee are Viola Worcester, Marie Coffin, Maureen Leavitt, Nicole Harris and Louise Richard.

The following will be congratulated on 25 years-plus membership to the Daughters of Isabella: Marie Boudreau, 48 years; Mary Buccina, 54 years; Hazel Buccina, 51 years; and Jennie Curato, 54 years.

Divine Mercy will be observed at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, with Chaplet to begin at 3 p.m. Light refreshments provided by Daughters of Isabella will be served in the church hall after the service.

Musicians entertain in Wilton

WILTON — The Mt. Blue High School musicians will entertain at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at the First Congregational Church, 386 Main St. Two popular music groups, the Franklin County Fiddlers and Flipside, are donating their time and talents to benefit the Wilton Food Pantry. Donations to this cause will be accepted at the door.

Cemetery assoc. 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.

Firearms Hunter Safety class

LIVERMORE FALLS — Spruce Mountain Adult Education will offer a Firearms Hunter Safety class from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, Monday, April 27, and Wednesday, April 29, at Spruce Mountain High School Cafeteria. Contact Spruce Mountain Adult Education at 897-6406 to register. The cost is $15.

Applications accepted for craft fair

RUMFORD — Applications for crafters who would like to participate in the Hope Association’s annual Spring Craft Fair are now available. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at 85 Lincoln Ave.

Fees for tables will go toward Special Olympics Summer Games for Hope Association’s Team Sunshine.

Cost is $15 for each 8-foot table. Two chairs will be provided per table. Tables will be $10 each if the crafter provides a donation to the silent auction.

For more information, or for an application, call Sally Theriault at 364-4561 by Friday, April 17. Space is limited.

Improvement Team seeks sale items

NEW SHARON — The New Sharon Community Improvement Team is seeking donations of items for its annual yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the town office. Any pieces that are still useful and not broken are welcome.

CIT members are available for pickup at homes and other locations if wanted.

Funds raised from the sale are used to support the organization’s community projects, including a vegetable garden, flower gardens and Christmas tree lighting.

Call Jeannette Adams at 778-4015 or Sally Locke at 779-7282 for more information.

Legion to host public super

RUMFORD — A public supper and Chinese Auction benefit for Special Olympics will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., or until sold out, on Saturday, April 18, at the American Legion.

Menu will include beans, macaroni and cheese, chop suey, coleslaw, homemade rolls, assorted pies and desserts

FMI or to donate, contact Melody Hoover at 357-1421 or Clemma Nichols at 364-8622.

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.

Dirigo class of 1975 to hold reunion

DIXFIELD — The Dirigo High School Class of 1975 will hold its 40th class reunion on Saturday, July 11, at Welch’s Campground in Dixfield. Classmates may gather from 11 a.m. and on throughout the day.

Bring your own food and drink. Grills will be provided.

The cost for the location rental is $15 per classmate.

RSVP to either Susan Leavitt Warren at 567-4036 ([email protected]), or Jackie Girardin Kilbreth at 597-2167 ([email protected]).

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