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PALMYRA
HUNTER’S SUPPER: The Palmyra Community Center (formerly Palmyra Consolidated School) will be holding a Hunters Supper on Saturday, November 4th from 5 to 7 PM. The menu includes, baked beans, hot dogs, coleslaw, biscuits, and desserts. The cost for the meal will be $6 per person, $4 for children 10 and under, $20 for family of 4 or more. A Silent Auction, Chinese Auction and Gun Raffle will be taking place during the event. The community center is located at 4 Madawaska Road.
SANGERVILLE
HARVEST SUPPER: The Grace Bible Church will be hosting a free Hunter’s Supper on Saturday, November 4th at 6 PM. The menu will include turkey, gravy, stuffing, homemade pies etc. This event will feature cafeteria style serving, speaker, and door prizes. All are welcome to attend. The church is located at 40 Douty Hill Road.
DIXMONT
HUNTER’S BREAKFAST: The Archon Masonic Lodge will be hosting a Hunters Breakfast on Saturday, October 28th from 4:30 to 8:30 AM. The cost for the meal will be $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. The menu will include, eggs, beans, bacon, sausage, homefries, toast, coffee, milk, juice, homemade donuts and blueberry muffins. The breakfast will be held at the Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Club on the Cates Road. All are invited to attend.
PITTSFIELD
AUTUMN VENDOR AND CRAFT FAIR: The Sebasticook Valley Elks Lodge will be holding an Autumn Vendor and Craft Fair on Saturday, October 28th from 9 AM to 2 PM. The Elks Lodge is located at 26 Middle Street. For more information email: suzy.morton@yahoo.com or visit Facebook Event at Autumn Vendor and Craft Event.
BETTER BREATHERS CLUB:
Sebasticook Valley Health Better Breathers Club will be meeting on Wednesday, October 18th from 2:30 to 4 PM. Better Breathers is a support group made-up of community members and staff from SVH. This is an educational environment for people and families living with COPD. Coffee, tea, water and a snack will be provided. The meetings will be held at the 130 Leighton Street Conference Room. All are invited to attend.
BAKED BEAN SUPPER:
St. Agnes Ladies Guild will be sponsoring a baked bean supper on Saturday, October 21st at 5 PM. The cost for adults will be $6, children 12 and under $3, and $18 for a family. The menu will include, beans, hot dogs, rolls, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, pickles, desserts and beverages. The meal will be served at the St. Agnes Catholic Church Hall on Dexter Avenue. St. Agnes Ladies Guild’s baked bean suppers raise money for church projects, and it is designed to bring the surrounding community together. All are welcome to attend.
COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR:
Sebasticook Valley Heath (SVH) will be holding a Community Health Fair on Saturday, October 21st at Maine Central Institute’s (MCI) Wrights Gym from 9 AM to 12 PM. Admission to this event will be free. Stop by for the Flu Shot Clinic for adults ($25 or free with your Medicare card). Exhibits featuring nutrition education, health services, senior resources and more will be on display. Be entered into random prize drawings for participating in the fair scavenger hunt. MCI is located at 295 Main Street. For more information contact Lorrie 487-2726.
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WALK:
The Sebasticook Valley Health Foundation invites the public to take part in the 23rd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Saturday, October 21st. Registration for the walk begins at 9 AM and the walk will start promptly at 9:45 AM. The event will be held on the Maine Central Institute’s Football Field at 295 Main Street. Proceeds to benefit the SVH Women’s Health Center. Register online for the walk at events.emhsfoundation.org/SVHWalk or for more information contact 487-4036.
REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEETING:
Representative Kenneth Fredette, gubernatorial candidate, will be the speaker at the Pittsfield Republican Committee meeting on Wednesday, October 18th at 6:30 PM. This is the second in the "Meet the Candidate" series. All Republicans are invited to come to listen and ask questions. Refreshments will be served during the evening. The event will be located at the Pittsfield Public Library at 110 Library Street.
NEWPORT
ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR: The 30th Annual Nokomis Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, October 21st from 9 AM to 3 PM. Over 100 tables featuring ceramics, jewelry, quilts, wood products, sweaters, and more. Food concessions and homemade baked goods will be available. For more information contact 938-4579 or email: nokomiscraftfair@gmail.com. This event is sponsored by the RSU 19 Music Boosters.
HARTLAND
SPAGHETTI DINNER/PIE AUCTION FUNDRAISER: Devin Plant, Life Scout, and member of Boy Scout Troop #63 in Newport will be hosting a spaghetti dinner and pie auction fundraiser on Saturday, October 28th from 4 to 7 PM. Takeout will be available and all are welcome to attend. Keep in mind, this is a by donation event as the proceeds will be used to support his Eagle Scout Project. Devin’s Eagle Scout Project is to replace the current retaining wall at the Grace Linn United Methodist Church, which is in danger of falling and to widen the sidewalk to make the church more handicap accessible. The dinner will be held at the Grace Linn United Methodist Church on 8 Seekins Street. For more information contact 938-5900.
CLINTON
PUBLIC BAKED BEAN/CHOPSUEY SUPPER: A public baked bean and chopsuey supper will be held on Saturday, October 21st from 4 to 6 PM. The meal will be held at the Brown Memorial United Methodist Church on Church Street. The menu includes yellow eye and pea beans, franks, coleslaw, pickles, brown bread, rolls, cake with ice cream and beverages. The cost for adults will be $7 and $4 for children. Takeouts will be available.
DOVER-FOXCROFT
ORGAN DONATION SEMINAR: Pine Tree Hospice’s Caring for the Caregiver Program will host an informative seminar on Organ Donations on Tuesday, October 17th from 6:30 to 8 PM. Janet Wight, New England Donor Services, will be the guest speaker. Some of the topics to be covered include: Myths and facts about Organ and Tissue Donation; Final act of generosity by donating Organ and Tissues; Legal Principals of Donation; Differentiate between Donation after Cardiac Death and Donation after Brain Death; How organs are allocated to recipients; and Tissue donation process. This is a free event and is open to any interested person in the community. Contact Pine Tree Hospice at 564-4346 or email wecare@pinetreehospice.org to pre-register. The seminar will be held at the Mayo Regional Hospital Resource Center at 897 West Main Street.
CLINTON
PUBLIC TURKEY PIE SUPPER: A Public Turkey Pie and Salad Bar Supper will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 4 to 6 PM at the Brown Memorial United Methodist Church. The menu includes a full fresh salad bar, all meat turkey pies, fresh cooked carrots, peas and potato, gravy, cranberry sauce, homemade yeast rolls, dessert pies, and beverages. The cost for adults will be $9, $4 for children under 12. Takeouts will be available. The hall is handicapped accessible. These suppers will be served the 2nd Saturday of the month through May. The Church is located on Church Street. For more information on the day of the supper, contact 426-9519.
RIPLEY
LADIES AID FALL FAIR: Ripley United Methodist Church will be holding a Ladies Aid Fall Fair on Saturday, October 21st from 9 AM to 2 PM. Items available include handmade craft items, including Christmas decor, attic treasures, crocheted items, hand turned wooden items, baked goods, name brand vendors and more. Carol's Cafe will be serving breakfast and lunch indoors, and Lefty's Grill be serving a limited menu of burgers, dogs, and Italian sausages outdoors. The church is located at 12 W Ripley Road.
GUILFORD
FUN FESTIVAL FALL FAIR: The Guilford United Methodist Women (UMW) will be holding their Fun Festival Fall Fair on Saturday, October 21st from 9:30 AM to 1 PM. Lunch will be served from 11 AM to 12:30 PM. In addition to the 26 local craft vendors, the UMW ladies will be selling gift baskets, homemade baked goods, candy and Rada Cutlery. There will also be a cookie walk, Christmas room and more. For more information contact the church office at 876-3372.
CARMEL
BAKE SALE: The Simpson Memorial Library will hold a bake sale on Saturday, October 21st, from 9 AM to 2 PM at Ye Ole General Store on Route 2. Come and enjoy a wide assortment of cakes, pies, cookies, breads, and much more. Proceeds will help provide adult programming at the library.
HARMONY
SEEKING VENDORS FOR CRAFT FAIR: The Hartland Community Center will be hosting a Craft Fair on Saturday, October 28th at The Harmony Community Center from 9 AM to 3 PM. The tables available are as follows: 6' priced at $10, 8' priced at $15 or a card table priced at $5. For more information or to reserve a table contact Carolyn Lary at 683-5237 or Cheryl Ricker at 683-5621. Proceeds to benefit the Hartland Community Center located at 2 Mainstream Road.
CANAAN
CRAFTERS AND VENDORS SOUGHT: Crafters and vendors wanted for 5th Annual Craft and Vendor Fair at Canaan Elementary School. The fair will be held on Saturday, November 4th from 9 AM to 2 PM. This well attended annual event is a fundraiser for the school. If you are interested in a table contact Tabitha Brewer, Canaan Elementary at 474-3901. The school is located at 178 Main Street.
GARLAND
HARVEST POTLUCK SUPPER/TALENT NIGHT: Garland Community Baptist Church will be hosting a Harvest Potluck Supper and Talent Night on Saturday, October 21st at 5:30 PM. Be sure to bring a dish to share. For more information contact Sheril at 717-3955 to participate in the talent program. For more information visit www.garlandcbc.com. Garland Community Baptist Church is located at 24 Oliver Hill Road.
DIXMONT
MONTHLY FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST: The Dixmont United Methodist Church will hold their monthly fellowship breakfast on Saturday, October 21st from 7 to 9 AM, at the Dixmont Snowmobile Clubhouse on the Cates Road. The buffet meal includes eggs, bacon, sausage, baked beans, potatoes, muffins, toast, juice, coffee and homemade pies for dessert. The cost for adults will be $6 and $3 for children under 12, children under age 5 eat for free. All are welcome to attend.
REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEETING: The Dixmont Republican Committee will be hosting a meet and greet with Ken Fredette, 2018 candidate for governor on Thursday, October 26th at 7 PM. The committee is extending an invitation to the event to any voter interested in meeting the candidate and discussing the issues that are important to you and your family. The event will be held at 100 Hog Hill Road. For questions or directions, contact Lisa 416-8686.
ST. ALBANS
PAINT N’ SIP: St. Albans Summerfest will be holding a paint, snack and sip painting event on Saturday, October 21st from 2 to 5 PM. The cost to participate will be $30. The event will be held at the Sno-Devils Club on 9 Bryant Road. For more information or to make a reservation contact Kim at 924-4555 or email: kmae72@gmail.com. Visit St. Albans Summerfest on Facebook to view picture participants will be painting.
STETSON
BENEFIT PUBLIC SUPPER: A public supper will be held on Saturday, October 28th at 5 PM. The menu includes baked beans, casseroles, salads, bread, and desserts. A raffle and silent auction will be taking place during the event. The supper will be held at the Stetson Meeting House basement. This is a by donation meal to benefit the Stetson’s Widows and Orphans Food Cupboard.
CORINNA
CANCER PRAYER/SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: The Corinna Cancer Prayer and Support Group will meet every third Tuesday of the month from 4 to 5 PM at the Corinna United Methodist Church Parsonage (the house next to the church) on the Dexter Road. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 17th. The meetings are open to anyone in the community or surrounding communities that has been touched by cancer. For more information contact Carol at 278-7952.
FREE COMMUNITY LUNCHEON:
The Corinna United Methodist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon on Wednesday, October 18th at 11 AM. Lunch will be served at 11:30 AM. All are welcome to attend and enjoy lunch and fellowship. The church is located at 16 Dexter Road.
DOVER-FOXCROFT
BAKED BEAN SUPPER: The Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church will be holding a baked bean supper on Saturday, October 21st from 4:30 to 6 PM. In addition to baked beans the supper will include, hot dogs, coleslaw, yeast rolls, and homemade pies. The cost per person will be $8. The church is located at 156 East Main Street. For more information, contact 207-564-2843.
ETNA
LIVE AUCTION: The Etna Dixmont 8th Grade Class will be holding a Live Auction on Saturday, October 21st starting at 6:30 PM at the Etna Fire Station. Over 25 items will be up for auction. Come cast your bids on items such as 10 yards of loam donated by NDC Communications, Bluetooth speaker donated by Home Hardware, certificates for massage, restaurants, furnace/boiler service and more.
ANNUAL SHOPPING TRIP FUNDRAISER:
The Etna Dixmont 8th grade class will be sponsoring a holiday shopping trip to be held on Saturday, November 18th as the group travels by Cyr bus down to Rockingham, New Hampshire. purchase a ticket to go on the holiday shopping trip of a lifetime for $55 each or 2 tickets for $100. There will be music, fun and prizes on the way down and holiday movie on the way back. Depart from Newport NEC at 6 AM and return at 11 PM. Only 45 seats left so contact Mary Alice Gould at 234-2889 or Christie Harmon at 269-2610 to reserve your seat. All funds raised will go toward a class trip to Boston, Massachusetts.