DEAR SUN SPOTS: On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, the Oxford Hills community is invited to share a meal with family, neighbors and friends at St. Catherine of Sienna Church in Norway. The dinner will be served in the parish center at St. Catherine of Sienna Church at 32 Paris St. in Norway.

Dinner is to begin with a blessing at noon, and food will be served family style by a friendly waitstaff. The meal will be a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, including roasted turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, squash and other vegetables, followed by a choice of homemade pie, all at no charge.There is ample parking on Beal Street, behind the church, and the hall is accessible to all.
To help with an approximate count of attendees, call St. Catherine of Sienna Church at 207-743-2606.

There will be a delivery service for shut-ins. Please inform the church if you know of someone in need who will be unable to get to the dinner. — Sandy, no town

DEAR SUN SPOTS: A public supper is planned for this Saturday, Nov. 11, at 5 p.m. at the Mexico Congregational Church, UCC (the Green Church), at 163 Main St.

The gathering is to include a traditional menu of roast turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, cranberry sauce, rolls, homemade pies and beverage, for $12 a plate. The dining room is accessible to all by using the elevator entrance on Mitchell Street.

Takeout meals will be available at 5:30 p.m. Call 207-364-8603. — Carol, Mexico


ANSWER: There is nothing like a yummy turkey dinner made by loving hands. Thank you, Green Church congregants, for making this happen year after year.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We are looking for vendors for our holiday fair planned for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the Sixth Street Congregational Church in Auburn. Table rental is $10.

Craft items, white elephant tables and a luncheon, including hot dogs and American chop suey, will be available. Call Betty at 207-576-1331 or Cynthia at 207-740-2741. — Betty, no town

ANSWER: Call one of these lovely ladies if you need more details.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: This past January, I submitted a request asking for any Christmas items people were not using and wanted to give to a good cause. We had an overwhelming response from people in Sun Spots Land.

Because of all the wonderful donations, The Fairbanks Union Church at 583 Fairbanks Road in Farmington will again be offering the Christmas decorations sale.


The event is planned for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. We are expecting three rooms of Christmas items, and there will again be a table of new and gently used items for gifting.

We will gladly accept more donations.

Call Celia at 207-778-2420 or Cindy at 207-778-3808 for more information.

Proceeds of the sale to benefit the deacon’s mission and outreach fund.

Thank you for spreading the word. — Cindy, Farmington

ANSWER: I love this unique sale where I have found classic and vintage holiday items. It is a wonderful idea that I hope will be shared in other communities in the future.

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