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N. WATERFORD — The North Waterford Congregational Church will hold a public supper on Tuesday, August 16, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., including a wide variety of home-made casseroles, salads, and other dishes, as well as the traditional baked beans, and featuring home-made pies for dessert. The church is located on Five Kezars Road, off Routes 35 and 37, opposite Melby's Market. Public suppers will be held every other Tuesday during August. Bring your friends and family.
NEW GLOUCESTER — On Saturday, August 20 Sabbathday Lake Grange in New Gloucester will be holding a craft fair and sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are looking for anyone interested in renting a table at these sales. The cost is $10 for a six-foot table. The hall is located at 370 Sabbathday Road and is handicap accessible. If interested, please e-mail Steven at Granger04071@aol.com or call Norma at 998-2586 by August 18.
HARRISON — The Harrison Lions will hold a pancake breakfast under the tent at Harrison’s Long Lake Park on Sunday, August 14, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. Breakfast will consist of pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs, juices and coffee. Proceeds from this event benefit the Cody Everett Fund.
HARTFORD — An antique auto show will be held on Sunday, August 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the J & O Irish Museum on Route 140 in Hartford. There will also be music on the porch and an ice cream social. If you have an antique car to show, call 597-2270.
OTISFIELD — A community lunch and social will be held on Wednesdays, September 14 and October 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Otisfield Community Hall on Route 121.
Reservations are not necessary but helpful by calling Nancy Coombs at 627-4374. Please let her know if you need a ride. Come and renew old acquaintances and make new friends.
To volunteer, call Elaine Doble-Verrill at 539-4846 or e-mail email@example.com.
OXFORD — Clara Lemers will be teaching scissor cutting on Thursday, August 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Oxford Congregational Church on King Street. This is an early European craft. Come have fun and learn how to cut paper with small scissors to create special pictures. The cost is $6 per person.
To register in advance, please call Lois Witham at 539-4405. The limit is 30 persons.
OXFORD — The last flea market of the season will be held on Saturday, August 27, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oxford Hills Assembly of God, 298 Coldwater Brook Road in Oxford, rain or shine. A snack bar will be available. Tables are for rent for $10. To reserve a table, call Cheryl Gray at 743-5840.
POLAND — The Food Bank in Poland need your help. Needed items include peanut butter, eggs, butter, canned fruit, canned meats, veggies, potatoes, spaghetti, sauce, soups, cereal and tuna. Donations are desperately needed; call Linda Laskey at 998-4227.
POLAND — Poland Community Church will hold its Summer Fair on Saturday, August 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The church is located at 1212 Main St. in Poland, across from Ricker Library.
At 9 a.m. waffles, juice and coffee will be available; from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. there will be hot dogs and blueberry desserts and at 2 p.m. there will be take home “beans to go.”
A giant yard sale and raffles will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations are needed.
NORWAY — The Heywood Club is holding a public supper on Saturday, August 15, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the club on Crockett Ridge in Norway. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children under five. The supper will include chicken pie, baked beans, casseroles, rolls and homemade pies.
WEST PARIS — The Finnish-American Heritage Society of Maine will hold its summer social on Sunday, August 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center on 8 Maple Street in West Paris. A small fee will be charged to cover the cost of the luncheon. The building is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible.
SOUTH PARIS — The Oxford County 4-H Exchange Club and the Career Club are sponsoring a take a chance auction on Saturday, August 27, at the Oxford Hills Middle School on Pine Street. The doors open at 4 p.m. and the auction begins at 6 p.m. There will be over 200 auction items, a dollar table and a refreshment table.
For more information, call Jim or Gail Trundy at 966-2913.
WEST PARIS — The West Paris Historical Society is pleased to report the success of its hall, yard and bake sale held on Saturday, July 30. The Society has restocked its tables with new items such as quilt squares, cross-stitch items, material, lots of books, cloth, a lot of Christmas items, jewelry and many items reduced to sell for the sale on Saturday, August 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. across from the library on Main Street in West Paris. There will also be cold drinks on sale.