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NORWAY — A benefit supper for Paula Leino will be held Friday, August 19 at the Masonic Hall in Norway. Supper will be served 4:30-6 p.m., with a Chinese auction following at 6 p.m. For more information or to make a donation, call July Allen at 743-8575.
NORWAY — Christ Episcopal Church, located at 35 Paris Street in Norway, will hold its Annual Yard Sale on Saturday, August 27 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the church grounds. Bargain hunters will find a wide variety of attractively priced items for sale, including indoor and outdoor furniture, small appliances, housewares, classic jewelry (in the sale’s “Tiffany Room”), sporting goods, toys, games and books. The ladies of the church have been creating their special recipes of baked goods which will be available for purchase during the sale hours. Beginning at 1 p.m., all items which can fit into a “bargain bag” will be sold for $1. Come one, come all.
WATERFORD — The dance at the Waterford World's Fairgrounds that was scheduled for Saturday, August 20 has been changed to August 27. It will be the same band, The Rockin’ Road Runners, and the dance is from 8 p.m. to 12 midnight. Admission is $10 per person and it is BYOB. The snack bar will be open for light refreshments and free ice.
Come join the fun and while you are there check out all the new additions to the fairgrounds, steer and oxen barn, stage, Penelope's ice cream stand, new camping and parking area and the new look at Old MacDonald's Barn.
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.
BRIDGTON — Join in at the Bridgton Community Center for a free hot meal and fellowship on Thursday, August 25 and Thursday, September 8 from 5 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Mark and Sonya Allen from Southern Maine Retirement Services will be the guest chefs. For more information, call 647-3116.
STANDISH — On Saturday, August 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Schoolhouse Arts Center, 16 Richville Road (Route 114) in Standish, will hold a giant yard sale. This event will offer hundreds of items for sale at low, low yard sale prices. There will be furniture, household goods, clothing, games, tools, books, electronics and lots more. This is an event you don’t want to miss. There will be something for everyone. All proceeds to benefit Schoolhouse Arts Center. The sale will be held rain or shine.
Schoolhouse Arts Center is a nonprofit, community-driven organization dedicated to arts education and the presentation of the arts. Their mission is to encourage individual growth and a spirit of community through participation in the arts. They seek to foster a fun, creative, educational and supportive arts environment where people can grow, develop skills and involve themselves in the arts.
The Arts Center is located on Route 114 just west of the intersection with Route 35, in Sebago Lake Village. For more information about the Schoolhouse Arts Center or the giant yard sale, please contact the office at 642-3743 or visit the website, http://www.schoolhousearts.org/.
OXFORD — The Oxford Congregational Church on King Street will hold an Italian fest on Saturday, August 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. Featured will be assorted Italian dishes, salads, Italian bread and homemade pies.
SOUTH PARIS — REACH (Rape Education and Crisis Hotline) will hold a fundraiser yard sale on September 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations of all kinds are being accepted now at the REACH office, 1 E. Main St. in South Paris. Clothing is also being accepted. No appliances or computers. Please call if you have any questions, 743-9777.
AUGUSTA — The annual Rockhounders Gem and Mineral Show, sponsored by the Kennebec Rocks and Minerals Club, will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 3 and 4, at the National Guard Armory on Western Avenue in Augusta. The show will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
The show will feature door prizes, a daily grand prize, demonstrations in cabbing and lapidary, mineral displays, dealers in minerals, jewelry, gems and fossils, geode slicing, mineral mine and other games for kids. Children can win a mineral starter kit and get a free stone just for coming in.
For information on rockhounding and how to join a mineral club, see “Rocky” the rockhound dog.
WATERFORD — A Socrates Café gathering will be held at the Waterford Library on Monday, September 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The group offers a forum to discuss current topics and ideas in a warm, friendly atmosphere, where divergent views will be welcome.
The topic for the September meeting is "Could Community Service Help Solve Maine's Problems?" The facilitator will be Ed Somers.
Due to the Labor Day holiday the meeting in September is postponed from the regular practice of meeting on the first Monday of each month.
For more information call 583-6957 or e-mail the library at email@example.com.
EAST SUMNER — The Sumner School reunion will be held Saturday, August 27, in the vestry at the Congregational Church in East Sumner. The group will gather at 10:30 a.m. and plan next year’s reunion. A potluck dinner will be served at noon and the beverage will be provided.