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BUCKFIELD — Evening Star Lodge of Buckfield will host a supper to benefit the Buckfield Food Bank on Saturday, October 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the lodge hall in Buckfield village. Donations will be graciously accepted at the door. There will be spaghetti, salads and assorted desserts available. Live entertainment will be on hand as well. Come support a worthy cause which has helped many community members through the years.
OXFORD — A craft fair will be held on Saturday, November 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oxford Hills Assembly of God, 298 Coldwater Brook Road in Oxford. The fair will feature baked items, a snack bar and lots of craft items. There are tables available to rent for $7 a table. To rent a table, call Cheryl Gray at 743-5840.
CASCO — After every Black Friday, there comes Christmas in the Village. On Saturday, November 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Casco Village Church United Church of Christ invites you to the early Christmas shopping event of the season. There'll be over a dozen vendors and rooms full of everything you can imagine, from jewelry to jams and jellies, clothing to confections to cosmetics, aprons to antiques, and much, much more. You could be the winner of one of the fabulous items that they'll be raffling.
Visit Christmas Recycled and get everything you need for holiday decorating and stocking stuffing, and they'll also have beautifully decorated wreaths. Shop for unique and wonderful collectibles in Grandma's Attic, and you won't be able to tear yourself away from the Jewels & Glitter room or the incredible assortment of new and gently used clothing in the Clothes Closet.
From 11:30a.m. to 1 p.m., relax and enjoy the lobster roll and corn chowder luncheon in the Great Hall. Come to the Village, 941 Meadow Road (Route 121) in Casco. It's Christmas fun for the whole family.
CASCO — This Saturday, October 22, don't miss the "Scrumptious and Spook tacular" Saturday Night Supper sponsored by the Mission Committee of the Casco Village Church United Church of Christ. At the witching hour of 5 to 6 p.m., Halloween comes early to the Village. Dress in costume and get a treat. There will be a grand prize of an $85 gift basket for best adult costume and a fun prize for best kid's costume. Cost is only $7 for adults and $4 for children under 10; $20 max for families with young children, and that includes ghoulish grog and bat-wing bread.
Don't be a scaredy cat - accept this invitation to the best Saturday night supper in the area, 941 Meadow Road (Route 121) in Casco Village. And that's no trick, only treat.
BUCKFIELD — The final Universal Waste Collection of the season will take place Thursday, October 27, from 1-6 p.m. at the Buckfield transfer station. Tvs, computers, fluorescent light bulbs, printers, etc., will be accepted.
SOUTH PARIS — The Paris Public Library is hosting its fourth annual children's Halloween Bash open house, on Saturday, October 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants are invited to come in costume and play ghostly games, make creepy crafts and enjoy spooky snacks. The program is free, and open to all children in the Oxford Hills community. For more information, please contact the Paris Public Library at 743-6994, or e-mail paris.public.library@MSLN.net.
NORWAY — A free pancake breakfast will be held on Sunday, October 30, from 8:30-9:45 a.m. at Second Congregational Church, UCC, 205 Main St., Norway. This is the second in their series of free breakfasts. Whether you are visiting the Oxford Hills, single or a large family group, all are invited to join in, in our pumpkin-decorated dining room for a delicious breakfast.
The Second Congregational Church, U.C.C. is an open and affirming congregation. All are welcome to worship, study and join in fellowship. Worship and Church school are every Sunday at 10 a.m.For more information, please call the church office at 743-2290 or check out the website, www.seconch.com.
NORWAY — A public Bean Supper will be held Saturday, October 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Norway Masonic Hall, 9 Temple Street in Norway. There will be four types of homemade beans, hot dogs, cole slaw, bread, beverages and homemade pies, all you can eat. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children under 12.
WATERFORD — A Socrates Café gathering will be held at the Waterford Library on Monday, November 7, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. 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 November meeting will be "Is Health Care A Right?" The moderator will be Jim Kearney. For more information call 583-6957 or e-mail the library at email@example.com.
MINOT — The Minot Center Grange #266 will serve its annual hunters’ breakfast for families and friends on Saturday, October 29 from 5 to 9 a.m. at the grange hall on the top of Center Minot Hill. Again Kathi and Gary Petersen will head up the crew of members of the grange. The menu will include pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, homemade muffins, juice, coffee, tea and milk, all you can eat for $6, but only $3 for children under 12 and free of children under five.
The profits from this breakfast will help the grange's continuing effort to raise funds for the upkeep of the grange building. Directions: From Auburn take Route 11S to Garfield Road, Auburn and go four and a half miles straight to the top of Center Minot Hill. From Mechanic Falls take Route 11N to Route 119 for two miles, turn right on Shaw Hill Rd., which connects to Center Minot Hill, turn right. The grange hall is on the right.
For more information, call Helen Clifford at 782-4319.
GRAY — Vendors are needed for a holiday craft fair to be held on Sunday, December 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Legion Post 86 on 15 Lewiston Road in Gray. The cost to reserve a table is $15. Please call Deb Richardson at 576-3870 or e-mail deb@firstname.lastname@example.org.
WATERFORD — The Waterford Library will welcome young trick or treat visitors on Monday, October 31 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. Come get a great treat and check out what else the library has to offer.
BRYANT POND — The 10th annual Craft Fair will be held at Woodstock Elementary School, 224 Rumford Ave. in Bryant Pond on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be lots of crafters and a Chinese auction as well as a food and bake sale.