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PALMYRA
CRIBBAGE SOCIAL: The St. Martin’s Episcopal Church will be holding a cribbage social on Wednesday, October 17th at 1 PM. All are invited to attend. The church is located at 900 Main Street.
CRAFT FAIR/YARD SALE VENDORS SOUGHT:
A craft fair plus yard sale will be held on Saturday, November 3rd from 8 AM to 2 PM. The fair will be located at the Palmyra Community Center (former Palmyra Elementary School) located on Route 2. If interested in renting a table for $25 contact Karen Park at 938-2461. Proceeds from this sale will benefit the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter.
NEWPORT
FAITH-IN-ACTION MINISTRY WINTER DONATION DRIVE: Faith-In-Action Ministry has begun it’s 8th Annual Blanket, Comforter and Winter Clothing Donation Drive. All donations help those in need during the cold winter months. All donated items should be new or gently used. If you would like to schedule a pick-up contact Kevin Vickers at 416-3368. Working together can make a difference for others.
NOKOMIS CRAFT FAIR:
The Nokomis Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, October 20th from 9 AM to 3 PM with over 100 tables featuring ceramics, jewelry, quilts, wood products, sweaters and more. The fair will be located at Nokomis Regional High on 266 Williams Road and sponsored by the RSU #19 music boosters.
FELLOWSHIP NIGHT/OPEN HOUSE:
Newport Masonic Lodge will be hosting a fellowship night and open house on Saturday, October 20th from 5 to 8 PM. If you have ever been curious about the Masonic Lodge, come in and have dinner or just stop in and say hello. Dinner is promptly at 5:30 PM. If you and a guest, would like to attend, contact the Lodge at lodge49sec@gmail.com, state your name and if you are bringing a guest. The Lodge is located on the Moosehead Trail.
PRE-REGISTER FOR 5K RACE:
The Nokomis Chapter of the National Honor Society will host its third annual Wicked Warrior 5k on Saturday, October 27th. Registration will cost $20 and tee-shirts will be available for $10. Registration begins at 8 AM. You can register on the day of the run or pre-register and order tee-shirts using the following link: https://tinyurl.com/ybjlf93d.
TRUSTEE MEETING: The Newport Water District will be holding their District Trustee Meeting on Thursday, October 18th at 6 PM. The meeting will be located at 124 Moosehead Trail.
PETS SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC:
P.E.T.S. (Prevent Euthanasia through Sterilization) will be sponsoring a free spay/neuter clinic van for felines (cats) held on Tuesday, October 30th from 7 to 7:45 AM. This clinic will be for domestic, barn and feral cats. The clinic van will pick-up adjacent to Hannaford/Hartley’s from 7 to 7:45 AM. To make an appointment and to see if you qualify contact 564-8092. P.E.T.S works with local community spay/neuter clinics.
PITTSFIELD

BAKED BEANS SUPPER: St. Agnes Catholic Church will be holding a baked bean supper on Saturday, October 27th at 5 PM. The cost for adults will be $6, children under 12, $3 and $18 for a family. The meal will be served at the Church Hall on Detroit Avenue. For more information contact Lorrie at 487-2726.
BREAST CANCER WALK: Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital will be sponsoring a Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday, October 20th at the Maine Central Institute Football Field at 295 Main Stree. Registration will begin at 9 AM with the walk starting at 9:45 AM. Start or join a team, register as an individual, and ask family and friends to give support. Choose between a one or two mile walk route. Register online at northernlighthealth.org/SVHWalk. The walk will benefit the Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital Women’s Health Center. For more information contact 487-4036.
COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR: The Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital will be sponsoring a community health fair on Saturday, October 20th from 9 AM to 12 PM. There is free admission to the fair. Stop by for a flu shot clinic for adults ($25 or free with your Medicare card); exhibits featuring nutrition education, health services, senior resources and more. Attendees may be entered into a random prize drawings for participating in the fair scavenger hunt. All are invited to attend. The fair will be held at the MCI Wright Gym on 298 Main Street.
ROOF FUNDRAISER: First Congregational Church will be sponsoring a Roof Fundraiser on Saturday, October 27th from 10 AM to 3 PM. It's not to early to think about Christmas, so stop by for a homemade Christmas Card workshop. You will make 5 Christmas cards and a card storage box. Different techniques will be showcased including, embossing, stamping, and punchboard. The workshop will be held at the Congregational Church, 132 Somerset Avenue. The cost is $15 which includes supplies and lunch. Reserve your spot by Saturday, October 20th. Call the church office at 487-6947 and leave a message or email msangelf@yahoo.com. Proceeds to be used for the Church roof.
PITTSFIELD REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE: Brad Farrin will be the speaker at the Pittsfield Republican Committee meeting. The meeting will be held at the Pittsfield Public Library on Wednesday, October 17th at 6:30 PM. Brad is running for the senate seat vacated by Rod Whittemore when he termed out. All Pittsfield Republicans are invited. Refreshments will be served.

CORINNA
OPEN COUNTRY JAM: The Central Maine Country Music Association will be holding an open country jam on the third Friday of each month. The next jam will be held on Friday, October 19th from 5:30 to 9 PM. Note: potluck suppers will no longer be offered at the event. However, various food items including hot dogs, light sandwiches, etc will be made by volunteer members. A $5 donation is requested at the door. No alcoholic beverages are allowed at the event. Everyone is welcome to attend. The jam will be held the at Corinna Elementary School located at 42 Stetson Road. For more information contact 416-3753.
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 16th. 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 is hosting a free community luncheon on Wednesday, October 17th 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.
GUILFORD
PUBLIC BAKED BEAN SUPPER: All are invited to a public baked bean and chop suey supper on Saturday, October 20th from 4 to 6 PM. The cost for adults is $7 and $4 for children under 12. The menu includes yellow eye or pea beans, American chop suey, franks, cole slaw, pickles, homemade cakes with ice cream and assorted beverages. These suppers will be held on the third Saturday of October, November, January, February and March. The hall is handicapped accessible and takeouts are available. The meal will be served at the Brown Memorial United Methodist Church on 36 Church Street. For more information contact 426-9519 on the day of supper.
DOVER-FOXCROFT
FALL FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL: The Calvary Chapel will be holding a fall family fun festival on Sunday, October 28th from 3 to 7 PM. Everyone is welcome to attend. There will be games, treats, food, music, face painting, plus more. The festival will be held at the Church on 48 Morton Avenue.
CANAAN
CRAFTERS AND VENDORS SOUGHT: Crafters and vendors wanted for Canaan Elementary School’s 7th annual Craft and Vendor fair on Saturday, November 3rd 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 at Canaan Elementary at 474-3901.
DEXTER
CRAFT FAIR VENDORS SOUGHT: The Dexter VFW Auxiliary 4298 will be holding a craft fair on Saturday, December 1st from 9 AM to 1 PM. For more information or to reserve a spot as a vendor contact Dorothy at 270-0284. Feel free to leave a message. The fair will be held at the Post home on 20 Cedar Street.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR: Knights of Columbus, Our Ladies of the Snows Parish will be sponsoring a Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday, November 3rd from 8:30 AM to 2 PM. The fair will be held at Church. All proceeds to benefit the Ladies Kitchen, community meals, fuel assistance, and soup kitchens in and around the community.
STETSON
BENEFIT PUBLIC SUPPER: A benefit public supper will be held on Saturday, October 20th at 5 PM. The menu includes baked beans, casseroles, salads, bread, and desserts. The meal is a cost by donation event. There will also be silent auction items up for bid. The supper will be held at the Stetson meeting house basement. Proceeds to benefit Stetson’s Widows and Orphans Food Cupboard.
DIXMONT

MONTHLY FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST: The Dixmont United Methodist Church will hold their monthly fellowship breakfast on Saturday, October 20th from 7 to 9 AM. The buffet meal includes eggs, bacon, sausage, baked beans, potatoes, muffins, toast, juice, coffee and homemade pies for dessert. The cost for adults is $7, children under 12 eat for $3 and children under 5 eat for free. The meal will be held at the Dixmont Snowmobile Clubhouse on the Cates Road.

CARMEL
CLOTH SWAP: The Simpson Memorial Library will be holding a cloth swap event on Thursday, October 18th at 11 AM. This event is for quilters and sewers alike and are encouraged to bring bags of clean and folded quilting pieces in gallon zip lock bags to be swapped. The swap will be held at the Library on 8 Plymouth Road.
DETROIT
CRAFTING SESSION/MOVIE NIGHT: The River Run Church of the Nazarene will be hosting a crafting session and movie night on Friday, October 19th. The crafting session will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 PM. Participants will be making lap blankets, afghans, or quilts that will be donated to local organizations. Hot and cold drinks will be available during the session. Then, at 6 PM a family friendly movie will begin. Free popcorn and drinks will be available. These events are free and open to everyone. The crafting session and movie night will be held in the Town Meeting Room of the Detroit Town Hall located at 35 South Main Street. These events are hosted by the River Run Church of the Nazarene. For more information, on these events or about the River Run Church of the Nazarene, contact or leave a message at (207) 487-5517. Missed calls will be returned as soon as possible.
SANGERVILLE
CRAFT FAIR: The Sangerville Ladies Auxiliary will be sponsoring a craft fair on Saturday, October 27th from 9 AM to 3 PM. Spaces are currently available by contacting Kathy Willey at 343-1658. All are invited to attend. The fair will be held at the Sangerville Fire Station on 9 School Street.
BEAN-HOLE-BEAN SUPPER: The South Sangerville Grange will be hosting a bean-hole-bean supper on Saturday, October 20th from 4:30 to 6 PM. For more information contact Carol Flagg at 924-7460.
ABBOT
COMMUNITY CONNECTION DAY: A community connection day will be held on Tuesday, October 16th from 11 AM to 3 PM. There will be cribbage, dominoes, bananagram, arts, crafts, etc. Meet members of the community. This is a free event and lunch will be provided. The event will be held at the JD Foundation on 107 Main Road. For more information contact the JD Foundation at 876-2295 or 343-1732.
GARLAND
HARVEST POTLUCK SUPPER: The harvest potluck supper and talent night will be held on Saturday, October 20th at 5:30 PM. Bring a dish to share. Contact Sheril at 717-3955 to participate in the talent program. For more information visit www.garlandcbc.com. The Garland Community Baptist Church is located at 24 Oliver Hill Road.
PITTSFIELD
REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEETING: The Pittsfield Republican Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 19th at the Pittsfield Public Library. The meeting starts at 6:30 PM. All Pittsfield Republicans are invited.