Thrift shop ready for holidays

BRIDGTON — The Bridgton Hospital Guild Thrift Shop, located on Main Street in Bridgton, adjacent to Reny’s, will be stocked to the rafters with beautiful Christmas decor for the home and festive clothing for the entire family.

According to volunteer manager Emily Hammerle, the season “rolls out” the week before Thanksgiving with Guild volunteers acting as Santa’s elves, filling shelves, cases and racks with affordable decorating and gifting items. 

The Bridgton Hospital Thrift Shop is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.

Church hosting free community luncheon

FARMINGTON — Old South First Congregational Church will serve its monthly free community luncheon at noon on Saturday, Nov. 14.

The menu for this month includes open-faced turkey sandwiches, gravy, cranberry sauce, mixed vegetables and dessert.

Delivery service will be available in Farmington by calling the church office during the week at 207-778-0424 or the church kitchen at 207-778-4438 on the morning of the luncheon to have the meal delivered.

Benefit supports resident battling cancer

PARIS — A benefit dance and Chinese auction to support Lori Grover will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Four Seasons.

Doors to the event will open at 3:30 p.m. with the auction running from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., and the dance beginning at 7:30 p.m. A Children’s ornament making table and a 50/50 raffle will be offered.

Entertainment will be provided by DJ North Star and Road Kingz. There will be a cash bar.

Admission is $10 per person and $15 per couple. Proceeds will assist Grover’s medical and household expenses as she battles cancer.

Alder River Grange turkey supper

BETHEL — A turkey supper with all the fixings will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Alder River Grange, 1895 Intervale Road.

All veterans will receive a free supper.

The cost is $8 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12.

Friends Together Center holiday bazaar

LIVERMORE FALLS — A holiday bazaar will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Friends Together Center, 31 Park St., next to the fire station.

There will be crafts, books, a food table, Christmas items and basket raffles.

Proceeds will benefit year-round activities.

The center recently celebrated its 20th anniversary.

Old South First Congregational Church community luncheon

FARMINGTON — The Old South First Congregational Church will serve its monthly free community luncheon at noon Saturday, Nov. 14.

The menu for this month includes open-faced turkey sandwiches, gravy, cranberry sauce, mixed vegetables and dessert.

Delivery service will be available in Farmington. Call the church office, 207-778-0424, during the week or the church kitchen, 207-778-4438, on the morning of the luncheon to have a meal delivered.

Beacon House to host annual fundraiser

RUMFORD — The Beacon House will hold its annual fundraiser from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Eagles Club, 13 Oxford Ave.

A spaghetti supper will include homemade meatballs, garden salad, garlic bread and assorted desserts.

There will be a Chinese auction and karaoke.

A laptop computer will be raffled. Tickets are $2 each or six for $10.

Supper features local food

OTISFIELD — The East Otisfield Free Baptist Church will host a pot roast supper Saturday, Nov. 14.

The Menu will include all locally grown and homemade delicacies, including pot roast, traditional carrots, potatoes, onions and rolls.

Dessert will be Sumptuous Pumpkin Pie and homemade apple sauce from apples that were hand picked from local trees.

The Supper will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the East Otisfield Free Baptist Church on Rayville Road.

The Supper is free, but donations are accepted. All proceeds will benefit the Church Youth Program.

Swingin’ Bears to dance

PARIS — The Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club’s next dance will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the cafeteria of the Oxford Hills Middle School, 100 Pine St.

The caller for the square dance will be Don Bachelder, calling a mainstream and plus-level dancing. The round dance cuer will be Bernie Porter.

There will be door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Refreshments will be served. Hosts/hostesses for the dance will be Melody Cox, Robert Weaver and Ellen and Richie Janerico.

Admission costs $7 per person, nondancers are invited to come at no charge.


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