Plants sought for sale

HARTFORD — The Hartford Heritage Society is gearing up for its annual Spring Flower Sale, to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the J & O Irish Museum, Main Street, Route 140. All perennials will be $3 and shrubs $5.

The society is in need of plants from local gardens. Those who need to have them dug up or picked up should call Rosie at 207-597-2270 or Doreen at 207-224-7147.

Members are also collecting items for a yard sale to be held at the Hartford Town Hall on Saturday, June 23. They have storage in the museum barn and can take items anytime prior to the sale and can pick up items if needed.

New members are welcome. Dues are $2 a year or $25 for lifetime membership. The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays during July and August or by appointment. For information, call the above numbers.

Historical society to hear guest speaker

STRONG — Local artisan Robin Lisherness will speak before the Strong Historical Society on Wednesday, May 2, at Hammond Memorial House, 79 North Main St.

Doors will open at 5 p.m., potluck supper will be served at 6 (bring a food dish), and a business meeting/program will take place at 7. Lisherness will speak on “What Can Be Done with My Folks’ Old Stuff?”

The public is invited.

AMVETS Post 777 to meet

PARIS — AMVETS Post 777, which serves the Oxford Hills, holds monthly meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the American Legion, 12 Church St.

Meetings are open to all veterans.

For more information, call 207-595-7324.

SeniorsPlus at Wilton library 

WILTON — SeniorsPlus will be at the Wilton Free Public Library the first Thursday of every month from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The organization will be on hand to answer any questions or concerns about services and resources for older adults and adults with disabilities and their families.

For information, contact 1-800-427-1241, 207-795-4010 or visit All events are free and open to the public.


Texas Hold’Em poker 

PARIS — The AMVETS monthly Texas Hold’Em poker tournaments are held at from 5 p.m. to midnight on the first Friday of the month at the American Legion Hall.

The event is open to the public. The Auxiliary will have a food concession open from 5 p.m. until the end of second break. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Buy-in is usually $50 with a license fee of $5 and an optional $5 High Hand.

For more information, 207-595-7324.

Duplicate Bridge Club to meet

OXFORD — Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge Club plays at 9:15 a.m. Fridays in the Oxford Recreation building on King Street.

A partner is guaranteed, and all bridge players are welcome.


For more information, contact 207-754-9153 or

Knitting group to meet in Harrison

HARRISON — A new knitting group will start meeting from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Mondays at the Caswell Conservancy Center on Main Street.

The group is open to all regardless of experience.

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