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BETHEL — The Bethel Senior Citizens Club will meet on Wednesday, May 8, at 11 a.m. at the Bethel Alliance Church, across from Telstar High School. Lunch will be $10, and reservations must be made before May 1, by calling Caroline Gould at 824-3226 or Arlene Lowell at 824-2877. The speaker will be Valerie Cole from SeniorsPlus.
WEST PARIS — The Finnish Cemetery Association will hold its meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Mission Congregational Church, Church Street in West Paris. Reports will be given and election of officers held. All persons having connections with the cemetery are urged to attend. If you are interested in joining the association, please join in; they would love to welcome some new members!
PARIS — The King Hill Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on Monday, May 14, at 6 p.m. at the home of Rebecca Cummings on King Hill in South Paris.
HARRISON — This year’s opening meeting for Harrison Historical Society will be held on Wednesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. at the museum on Haskell Hill Road. Following the business meeting, Gerry Smith, Society Historian, will present his annual history lesson. This year’s subject will be “100 Years Ago.”
Members and friends attending this program are asked to be prepared to tell about an event that occurred approximately during this time. Even if you did not grow up in Harrison, perhaps you remember a story by your parents or grandparents that relates to this period of time preceding World War I. The public is cordially invited. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Elaine Smith at 583-2213.
Another event at the museum this month will be on Saturday, May 18, starting at 11 a.m. The Oxford Hills Honey Bee Club will put on several demonstrations about bee hives and raising bees. The museum will be open for visitors. For more information, call John Seilonen at 743-5009.
OXFORD — The Oxford Historical Society will hold the first meeting of the season on Friday April 26 at 6 p.m. at the Kay House Museum . The museum is located at 73 Pleasant Street (Route 21). After the short meeting and program there will be a social time with light refreshments served.
Members are reminded that the membership dues are due on January 1 of each year. All interested in local history are encouraged to attend. Monthly meetings are always on the last Friday of each month at 6 p.m.
PARIS — The Oxford County Retired Teachers Association will meet on Friday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. in the Culinary Arts Room at Oxford Hills Technical High School in South Paris. Dinner will be served at noon by students.
Parking of cars for members of OCRTA will be assisted at the southeastern area by students and special signs. The school will be in session so retired teachers should be aware of the need to focus on coming between 10 to 10:30 a.m. to the high school grounds.
The Association members greatly enjoyed their last year's meeting at the high school. The program following the noon meal will be about ladies along the Underground Railroad, before and during the Civil War, using quilts as coding signals to assist escaping slaves.
WATERFORD — A Socrates Café gathering will be held at the Waterford Library on Monday, May 6 from 6:30 to 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. Coffee and light refreshments will be served.
The topic for the May meeting will be: “Alienation: How connected do people feel to society?” The moderator will be Ed Wood. For more information call 583-6957 or email the library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEST MINOT — National Grange proclaims April as Grange Month. The West Minot Grange # 42 will observe Grange Month with a “Grange Market Open House” on April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grange Hall (intersection of Routes 124 and 119). The Grange is hosting more than 14 local businesses and creating a market place for them to display and sell their products.
The public is invited to come and find out the benefits of Grange membership and purchase items from local businesses. Door prizes donated by the businesses will be given away. A light lunch will be served. For businesses who would like to reserve a space, call Jim at 966-2913.