Contradance at Farmington Grange

FARMINGTON — There will be a contradance from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge St. There will be no family dance this month.

The cost is $6 for adults; $5, students; $15 maximum, family.

Kim Roberts will call and the Racket Factory will play. Beginners are welcome; no partner is needed. All dances are taught. For more information call Cynthia, 207-491-9928.

Historical society to see presentation

WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock Historical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the town office complex.


Following the business meeting, there will be a PowerPoint presentation featuring images from recently scanned glass plate negatives.

All are welcome to attend.

Biologist at honey bee club

PARIS — The Oxford Hills Honey Bee Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Oxford County Extension Center, 9 Olson Road, South Paris.

Speaker will be Maine Regional Wildlife Biologist Scott Lindsay, Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife. His topic will be black bear behavior and methods to reduce black bear damage around beehives.

All are welcome. For more information, contact Christopher Easton,, or visit


Oxford Hills AARP to hear guest speaker

PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter, AARP, will meet at noon Monday, March 12, at the First Congregational Church, East Main Street. A beef stew lunch will be served at noon. The cost is $8, and reservations are required by calling 207-744-9069 by Friday, March 9.

The business meeting will begin at 1 p.m. Collections for the local food pantry will continue as well as the book/puzzle swap.

The program will be a presentation of the history of Paris Manufacturing Co., given by Peggy Stires, a great-granddaughter of the owner, Henry Morton.

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