VFW Post to begin cribbage games

JAY — The Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewell St., will be starting cribbage at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. FMI: 207-897-5112.

Parish to hold storytelling swap

FARMINGTON — A storytelling swap will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, downstairs at St. Joseph Parish Hall, by the intersection of Middle and Quebec streets. Free and open to the public. No storytelling experience necessary. FMI: 207-578-1791.

Tell-a-Story-Night at Chesterville Meetinghouse

CHESTERVILLE — The Chesterville Center Union Meeting House, 3 Borough Road, will hold Tell-a-Story-Night at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. The topic is true stories about “Back in the Day in Franklin County” and stories are to be 10 minutes and under.

All ages welcome to participate or listen. The event is free, donations welcomed. FMI: 207-778-3513 or [email protected]

Snowmobile clubs to hold dance, auction

RUMFORD — Three area snowmobile clubs, Andover, Dixfield and Mexico, will be having a Think Snow Dance beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Eagles, 129 Rumford Ave.

From 7 to 11 p.m. the Hooligans will play. At 9 p.m. there will be an auction of cakes, pies, cookies and other treats. There will be pies by Heidi, whoopie pies by Suzie and Needhams by Maryann.

All proceeds go to the clubs’ grooming expenses. Tickets are $10 each and are available at the door. There will also be a drawing for four chances to win $100. Those tickets are $5 each and can be bought from all three clubs. They also will be on sale the night of the dance.

FMI: 207-357-2223.

Society to hold monthly meeting

WEST PARIS — The Finnish-American Heritage Society of Maine will hold its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the FinnAm building on Maple Street. A short business meeting will be followed by a program featuring a presentation by John Bunker, the “apple historian of Maine.” The public is welcome.

Society to meet, hold potluck

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Historical Society will have its meeting and potluck at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the North Church, 118 High St. Program will be “Benedict Arnold’s 1775 Harrowing Expedition from Ft. Western to Quebec,” presented by author Kenny Wing. Everyone is welcome.

North Chesterville Extension Homemakers to meet

CHESTERVILLE — The North Chesterville Extension Homemakers will be meeting at the Town Office at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. The topics for the evening will be making the penguin ornament, finalizing the plans for the town Halloween party and the bake sale in November. The public is welcome to attend. FMI: 207-778-3156.

Legion to host Texas hold’em 

OXFORD — The American Legion is hosting Texas hold’em on Saturday, Oct. 20. Doors open at noon, table draw is at 12:45 p.m. and game starts at 1. Buy-in is $55, $5 optional for High Hand Play. Pull tabs and 50/50. Cash pay-outs. Food furnished by the Sons of the American Legion. FMI: Rick at 207-595-4200.

The Princesses are coming

NORWAY — Oxford Hills Music Art and Drama Boosters will present the third annual Princess Brunch fundraiser from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 20, in the OHCHS cafeteria.

Meet favorite fairytale princes and princesses; dine with magical fairies; sing, dance and get a picture taken with Snow White, Cinderella, Belle, Aladdin and more. Tickets are $10 for all ages and are limited to advance sales only. On sale at Happi Chicks Bake Shop in Norway or by calling 207-583-6379.

Royal attire is highly encouraged but not required. All proceeds benefit OHMAD, an organization that supports the arts in the Oxford Hills school district.

Community Pumpkin Walk

LIVERMORE FALLS — Hillside Sports Club is holding its annual Community Pumpkin Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the AYS Building (old LFHS cafeteria) and grounds on Cedar Street.

They are looking for donations of pumpkins, decorations and volunteers to help hollow out the pumpkins the afternoon prior to the walk starting at 4 p.m. as well as volunteers to help set up the day of and tear down the next morning.

All are welcome before or after the walk to come into the cafeteria and enjoy the Halloween confections, candy, hot mulled or cold apple cider. Costumes are encouraged but not necessary.

Erosion control workshop

STRONG — An Erosion and Sediment Control workshop class will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25,  at the Strong Town Office’s Foster Memorial Building, 14 South Main St.

The class is open to anyone interested in working in shoreland zoning areas of the State. Both certification and re-certification credits will be given through the Maine Department of Environmental Protection for all who need credits.

FMI or to register go to their website at http://www.franklincswcd.org/Workshops.html; their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FCSWCD/; or email [email protected] for a form.

Thrift shop holding $2-a-bag sale

LOVELL — The United Church of Christ on Route 5 will have its $2-a-bag sale at the thrift shop from Oct. 20 to Nov. 3. Shop hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon.

Skeet shooting at fish and game 

WATERFORD — Recreational skeet shooting is held at 1 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. Thursdays at the Waterford Fish & Game Association, Route 118.

The public is welcome and should bring a shotgun and ammo. The cost is $3 a round of 25 targets.

For more information, call 207-583-2268.


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