OXFORD — Oxford Recreation will host the 10th annual Pizza Challenge where pizza lovers will vote for their favorites.

Voting and tasting will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Oxford Rec Center, 223 King St.

All proceeds will go programs offered by the Rec Department. 

Cost: $3 for adults; $1.50 for children younger than 12; Beverages will be sold seperately.

OTISFIELD — A community lunch with chowder, soups and sandwiches will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the community hall on Route 121. 

Those who would like to cook should contact 207-539-4027; to help, 207-539-4368; or for a ride, 207-627-4374.


The EOFBC Scholarship crafters will have a table of items for sale.

Cost: By donation. 

PERU — The Rumford Seniors will host a corned beef and cabbage luncheon at noon on Thursday, March 17.

Entertainment will be provided by the Merry Plinksters, a ukelele group.

Cost: $10 for members; $12 for nonmembers.


PHILLIPS — Luck of the Irish Night with music and supper will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, March 17, at the Phillips Area Community Center, 21 Depot St. 

Fri. Mar. 17, 2017 Supper – 5 p.m. Music – 6 p.m. At the Phillips Area Community Center (PACC), 21 Depot St.

Music beginning at 6 p.m. will feature (Almost) Close Enough with Mike Worthley, Jack Harvey, Mike O’ Brien and Gary and Lois Hall.

Admission is one unscratched lottery ticket or $5 per person. Proceeds benefit PACC Maintenance Fund.

FMI, donate food: 207-639-4296.


JAY — AMVETS Post 33 will host a St. Patrick’s Day dinner and dance Friday, March 17, on Main Street.

The dinner will be served from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dirty McCurdy Band will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Proceeds will benefit the Special Olympics.

Cost: $15 per ticket. 

FMI: 207-897-2640.


CHESTERVILLE — A free senior citizen St. Patrick’s Day ham luncheon will be served at noon on Friday, March 17, in the Chesterville Town Office.

There will be entertainment by Dona Whittemore.

This free event is sponsored by the North Chesterville Extension Homemakers.

Cost: Free.

FMI 778-3156.


OXFORD — A New England boiled dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Friday, March 17, at Daddy-O’s to benefit Oxford County Special Olympics.

The athletes and coaches will be present, and all proceeds will benefit the Olympians.

Cost: By donation.

NORWAY — Second Congregational Church of Norway will serve a community supper from 5 to 6 p.m. on the third Friday of the month except August. 


Everyone is welcome.

Cost: Free.

FMI: 207-743-2290.

JAY — A St. Patrick’s Day sit-down dinner with ham will be held on Friday, March 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the AMVETS Hall.

The Dirty McGurdy Band will play from 8 p.m. to midnight.


Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics. FMI, call the hall at 207-897-4112 or Lynn at 207-897-2640.

Cost: $15 per ticket.

AUBURN — William J. Rogers Post 153, American Legion will serve a St. Patrick’s Day dinner with corned beef from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 17. 

DJ Jean Louis will provide entertainment.

Cost: $7 for adults; $4 for children younger than 12. 


CHESTERVILLE — Members of North Chesterville Extension Homemakers will serve a ham St. Patrick’s Day luncheon at noon Friday, March 17, at the Town Hall, 409 Dutch Gap Road.

Live music will be provided.

Senior citizens from throughout the region are invited to attend.

“We don’t turn anyone away,” Barker said.

Cost: Free.


FMI: 207-778-2689.

WILTON — A public corned beef supper will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Hall, 70 Bryant Road.

Cost: $8 for adults; $5 for children younger than 12.

FMI: 207-778-2354.


PARIS — VFW Post 9781 will sponsor a turkey supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18. 

NEW GLOUCESTER — A bean and American chop suey supper will be served on Saturday, March 18, from 5 to 6 p.m. at AMVETS Post No. 6, Route 100.

FMI: 207-926-4402.

FARMINGTON — Masses and special events at churches across Maine will highlight the diocese’s celebration of the Feast Day of Saint Patrick. 


The Knights of Columbus at Saint Joseph Church in Farmington will hold their annual Saint Patrick’s Dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18, in the parish hall at 133 Middle St.

Entertainment will be provided by the Franklin County Fiddlers.

Takeout meals will be available.

Reservations are required.

FMI, RSVP: 207-778-0586.


LISBON FALLS — The Lisbon Falls Church of the Nazarene will have the second annual Whoopie Pie Contest from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at 184 Main St.

For a $2 entry fee, guests can sample multiple whoopie pies and vote for their favorites.

The New England treat originally made with chocolate cake and fluffy white vanilla filling. Pies in the contest may be flavored with maple, lemon, peanut butter, pumpkin and carrot.

FMI, enter: 207-407-4377.

WILTON — The Franklin County Democratic Committee will serve a St. Patrick’s Day pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Wilton Lions Club on Main Street across from Academy Hill School.


The featured guest will be Maine Senate Minority Leader Troy Jackson.

Cost: $10 for adults; $7 for seniors; free for children.

FMI: tinyurl.com/jm62kyy, yrobinson@gwi.net.

DIXFIELD — Dixfield American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will serve a monthly public supper of boiled hama nd corned beef from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18. 

Cost: $7 per person. 

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