Health center holds food drive

KINGFIELD — During its Thanksgiving food drive, Mt. Abram Regional Health Center provided six complete holiday dinners to local families, and the center’s on-site food closet, which is available whenever the center is open, has been restocked.

In total, the health center received more than $600 in monetary donations, $400 in food and personal care items and more than $800 in food donations.

Jones Orchestra to perform

PARIS — The Jones Orchestra will play Big Band country music from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and Thursday, Dec. 28, at the American Legion Hall.

Admission is $5.

The AMVETS will tend the counter.

Waterford to celebrate Christmas

WATERFORD — Waterford will celebrate Christmas with the community Saturday, Dec. 16. 

Christmas music by the choir and local musicians will be played at 4 p.m. at the Waterford Congregational Church, Plummer Hill Road.

A carol sing around the town Christmas tree will follow at 4:30 p.m.

The event will conclude with pizza, hot cider, a Christmas story and visit from Santa at 5 p.m. at the library. There will be gift books for the children and music by the brass quintet at the Town Library, 663 Waterford Road, Routes 35 and 37.

Waterford Congregational Church (Waterford Congregational Church photo)