Events calendar

Thursday, July 5

Community Chorus Rehearsal: 6 p.m. at the West Parish Congregational Church. Singers are invited to prepare songs for the Open Mic Night at the Gem on Saturday, July 7. We will be learning two pieces from the repertoire of Richard Blanco and Tom Davis.

July 6-7

River Rock Festival: Two full days of holiday rockin’ with the top artists in Christian music at Sunday River Resort in Newry. Visit sundayriver.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

July 6-Aug. 5

Source to Sea: The Source to Sea is a multiple-day paddle down the Androscoggin River from Umbagog Wildlife Refuge north of Errol, N.H. to Merrymeeting Bay in Brunswick. Eighteen guided paddles down the river each with educational speakers on each leg of the river. Paddle one or multiple days. For a full schedule go to www.androscogginwatershed.org.

July 6-7

Upton House Charity Yard Sale: 9 a.m to 4 p.m. We will have antiques, furniture, appliances, clothing and miscellaneous treasures of interest to women and men. We welcome participants and donations. Participants or anyone seeking information, please call Upton House at 207-533-2061.

Friday, July 6

Western Maine Art Group First Friday Reception: 5-7 p.m. at the Main Street Gallery, 426 Main St., Norway. Featured at the Main Street Gallery in July is the artwork of Connie Ladd-McVey. Ms. Ladd-McVey is a painter and teacher who specializes in landscape drawing and painting of Maine’s scenic vista. For more information, art classes, demonstrations, and special trips sponsored by the WMAG visit westernmaineartgroup.org and Facebook Main Street Gallery. The gallery is free and open to the public.

“PINA” Screening and Wine Tasting: 6-9:30 p.m. at The Gem, 23 Cross St., Bethel. Admission is $8 General, $6 Members. Wine Tasting: $7 (includes a sample of each, plus a glass of your favorite).

Acoustic Jam Session: 7-9 p.m. at the Old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, in Locke Mills Village. Bring your fiddles, guitars, mandolins and a tune list of jigs, reels and Quebecois. Or just come to listen. Free.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Saturday, July 7

14th annual Shy, Novice & Closeted Art Show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 18 High St., behind Key Bank.

Bethel Art Fair 2018: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Rain or Shine) on the Bethel Common. Fifty plus artists and artisans come together at Bethel Common to exhibit and sell their art/fine crafts and celebrate a vibrant arts scene in Western Maine. FMI visit http://www.bethelartfair.com.

Bethel Area Plein Aire Painter (& one rug hooker) Show: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Isham Farm, 1006 Vernon St., Bethel.

Public Supper: 5:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church of East Sumner. There will be beanhole baked beans, hot dogs, salads, desserts, coffee and punch, as well as a raffle. The cost is $8 per person, under 12 is $3,  under five is free. Family maximum cost is $22. Proceeds benefit the outreach missions of the Church. The Church is located at 50 Main St., Route 219, in East Sumner. FMI contact Bill at 388-2263 or Cyndy at 388-2667.

Music without Borders: 5:30 p.m. in the Gibson Room at the Bethel Inn. Featuring special performances on the Steinway. Admission is free; seating is limited. Before and after, visitors are invited to enjoy dinner and cocktails in the Millbrook Tavern & Terrace, downstairs at the Inn.

Open Mic Night: 6-9 p.m. at The Gem, 23 Cross St., Bethel. Any performance art is welcome. Sign up with Tom Davis at anick1@wildblue.net or just show up!

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Mike Miclon’s “The Early Evening Show”: 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI visit celebrationbarn.com.

Bethel Art Fair Fireworks: 9:15 at 21 Broad St., Bethel.

Sunday, July 8

Guest Speaker Sister Bernadette Gautreau: 9 a.m. service at the Bethel United Methodist Church located at 79 Main St. This service is open to everyone.

Monday, July 9

Andover Historical Society Meeting: 9 a.m. in their building on Elm Street.

Mahoosuc Community Band: 3 p.m. at St. Kieran Arts Center, 155 Emery St., Berlin, N.H. Tickets for the show are $5 for all seats and are available online at www.stkieranarts.org until three days prior for a small additional fee, at the arts center office and the door on the day of the show. FMI visit www.stkieranarts.org.

Greenwood Public Hearing: 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall on the Gore Road. The hearing concerns wind power amendments to the Site Plan Ordinance.

July 10-Aug. 28

Tai Chi for Health: 9 to 10 a.m. at Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation Headquarters, Sunday River, 8 Sundance Lane, Newry. A free, drop-in Tai Chi class taught by certified Tai Chi instructors, Karen Reilly and Jackie Cressy.

Tuesday, July 10

Supper/Dance: 4 p.m. at Post #68 Legion Hall, Gore Road, Locke Mills. Baked Beans, ham, potato salad, coleslaw, strawberry shortcake. Supper $8, under 12 $5, dance $5. The music is by Shadagee Ramblers.

Public Supper: 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the North Waterford Church on Route 35, opposite Melby’s Eatery. Includes all you can eat of baked beans, brown bread, homemade casseroles, salads and strawberry shortcake for dessert! The cost is $9 for adults, $4.50 for children under 12. All are welcome. Come and enjoy summer with us.

Cruise-In: 5:30 p.m. at Stony Brook Variety at 3036 Main St., Route 2 in Hanover. Parking for the cruise-in is to the left of the store and additional parking for spectators is across the street at the truck pull-in.

Upton Selectmen’s Meeting: 7 p.m. at the Town Office.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Wednesday, July 11

Bethel Senior Citizen Meeting: 11 a.m. at Stoney Brook Camp Grounds. Please bring a side dish of salad, dessert, etc. Please call Donna Douglass at 207-824-2591 to make your reservation.

Greenwood Historical Society Program: 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on the Gore Road, featuring the musical history of Greenwood.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

July 12-14

Norway Memorial Library Book Sale: Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13 from 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Norway Grange Hall at 15 Whitman St. in Norway. The Book Sale is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Library. Funds raised go toward the organization’s support of Norway Memorial Library’s collection of audio and video materials, programs and services. FMI call the Norway Memorial Library at 743-5309, consult the website at www.norway.lib.me.us or stop by the library at 258 Main St. in Norway.

Thursday, July 12

Basic Home Computing: 6-8 p.m. at Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road, Bethel. This is a basic home computing workshop with a focus on personal computers (PC’s). This is a five-week class. At the first class, we will survey what topics you want to learn about and schedule the following sessions to suit the interest and needs of the course. The cost is $25. FMI contact Adult Ed at 824-2136, ext. 1340.

Friday, July 13

Fish Fry Friday sponsored by the Greenwood Fire Dept, 3-7 p.m. at 19 Howe Hill, Greenwood. For more information call 207-875-2888.

Andover Summer Concert Series — The Cobblestones: 6 p.m. on the Andover Common. In the case of inclement weather, they will be moved to the First Congregational Church.

Acoustic Jam Session: 7-9 p.m. at the Old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, in Locke Mills Village. Bring your fiddles, guitars, mandolins and a tune list of jigs, reels and Quebecois. Or just come to listen. Free to the public.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Saturday, July 14

Hike up Blueberry and Speckled Mountains: with Mahoosuc Pathways and Mahoosuc Land Trust, 7:30 a.m-5 p.m. This day-long hike is free and open to the public; previous hiking experience required. For details and a link to sign up go to: http://mahoosucpathways.org/Active-Programs

Venture Out and Hike — Table Rock: Meet at 9 a.m. in the parking lot (on the right, near Route 26) of the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School or at the trailhead (call 743-1562, ext. 6896 for trail time). A 2.4-mile round trip loop, moderate-advanced climb. Free to all, but registration is required. To register, please visit www.wmh.coursestorm.com. Proper footwear and water are recommended.

Garden Tour at the Bob and Mary Van Nest Farm: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bob and Mary will give tours of the gardens located at 265 Old Stage Road, Norway. Sponsored by the Cancer Resource Center.

Woodstock Historical Society: 1 p.m. at the Society building to continue work on cleaning and set-up. The July meeting will follow at 3 p.m.

Oxford Hills Honey Bee Club Meeting: 1 p.m. at the Oxford County Extension Center, 9 Olson Road, So. Paris. There will be a question and answer forum and an open hive. Remember to bring your veil. The public’s welcome. FMI contact Chris at cpeaston@megalink.net or visit us at www.mainehoneybees.com.

Telstar 45th High School Reunion — Class of 1973: 5 to 11 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Locke Mills.

Free Film Screening of “Bag It. Is Your Life Too Plastic?”: at The Gem, 23 Cross St. A 6 p.m. potluck dinner, 6:30 p.m. discussion with Natural Resources Council of Maine and a 7 p.m. movie.

Swingin’ Bears Ice Cream Social Dance: 7-9:30 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School cafeteria on Pine Street. Ray Hilton will call for the square dancing, and Carol Arsenault will cue for the round dancing. All square dancers are welcome to attend this enjoyable festive time with us.

“Peter and the Wolf” narrated by Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream: 7 p.m. at Medallion Opera House, 20 Park St., Gorham, N.H. FMI visit www.northcountrychamberplayers.org or call 603-444-0309.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Michael Burgos’ “The Eulogy”: 7:30 at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. For ages 13 and over. Admission is $8-$14. FMI visit celebrationbarn.com.

Sunday, July 15

2018 Summer Social: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Society of Maine, 8 Maple St., West Paris. Join us in welcoming Susanna (Immonen) Brougham, an editor at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass. (and a West Paris native). Sanna will be talking about her trip to Finland last summer. As always, we will be cooking out hamburgers, sausage and hot dogs. All of this and more for only $5! The building is air-conditioned.

July 16-20
Christmas in July Sale at the What-Not Shop, Hope Association, 85 Lincoln Avenue, Rumford.

Tuesday, July 17

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Wednesday, July 18

Waterford’s Summer Breakfast: 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Wilkins Community House at the foot of Plummer Hill Road, next to the Waterford Congregational Church. In its 65th year, the breakfast offers a menu of freshly baked muffins, scrambled eggs, pancakes, real Maine maple syrup, bacon, sausage, donut holes, coffee, tea and orange juice. The price for each breakfast is $8 for adults, $4 for child-sized portions and free for children under five years of age. There will be gluten-free muffins available upon request for our gluten-free friends. The proceeds from the breakfasts contribute to the maintenance of the Wilkins Community House. While the breakfasts are happening on the main floor, the cool basement of the Wilkins House will be the site of an Indoor Yard Sale from 7:30 to 11 a.m. This is the last year for the Yard Sale so all items will be priced to sell.

Fairy Houses: 6-9 p.m. at W. Bethel Pottery Studio, 630 West Bethel Road. Create a whimsical and unique ceramic fairy house for your garden. This is a two-week class. The first class will cover building your fairy house. The second week will involve detailed painting of your project with ceramic underglazes. No previous clay experience is required for this class. All tools and supplies will be provided by the clay studio. Your finished project will be fired and ready for pick up approximately one week after the last class. The cost is $50. FMI contact Adult Ed at 824-2136, ext. 1340.

A Day in the Life of a Home-Grown World Traveler: 7-8:30 p.m. at Albany Town House, Albany Township. Brianna Douglass, a 2009 graduate of Telstar, has been living and teaching now for more than three years on the equator. Come on a journey to South America as she shares the sights, tastes, sounds and adventures of Quito, Ecuador. The event is free, but donations are appreciated.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Thursday, July 19

Glassface Ledges Hike: 9 a.m. Join MLT’s Bonnie Pooley for a relatively short (1.6 miles round- trip) walk through lowland forest that ends at a rocky outcrop with magnificent views of farms and woodlands of the Androscoggin Valley. This hike is in conjunction with the annual Source-To-The-Sea paddle on the Androscoggin River. To get directions and learn more about the trail, visit https://www.mainetrailfinder.com/trails/trail/glassface-ledges-trail.

Breau’s Too Cruise Night: 5-7 p.m. at Breau’s Too parking lot, Route 26, Bryant Pond.

North Waterford Church Public Supper: 5-6:30 p.m. on Route 35 opposite Melby’s Market.

July 20-21

New England Forest Rally 2018: Headquartered at Sunday River Resort, the New England Forest Rally is an annual two-day stage rally that takes place on the back roads and logging tracks of Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire. Sanctioned by the American Rally Association, NEFR is one of six National Championship rallies that take place in the United States. The two-day national competition features some of the world’s best drivers, including the return of former X-Games Champion, Travis Pastrana and six-time American Rally Champion David Higgins. Many local and regional enthusiasts compete alongside the top national competitors. FMI visit
sundayriver.com/events.

Friday, July 20

Bethel Community Forest Walk: 3-5:30 p.m. Meet for carpooling at The Gem Theater, 23 Cross St., Bethel. FMI visit mahoosucpathways.org.

Harvest Gold Gallery’s 21st Annual Summer Artist Reception and Open House: 3-6 p.m. at 1082 Main St. (Route 5), Center Lovell.

Acoustic Jam Session: 7-9 p.m. at the Old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, in Locke Mills Village. Bring your fiddles, guitars, mandolins and a tune list of jigs, reels and Quebecois. Or just come to listen. Free to the public.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

July 21-22

57th annual Western Maine Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road. There will be gems, minerals, crystals, books, magazines, fossils, jewelry, door prizes, museum-quality displays, gem raffle and much more. The entrance fee is $3 with children under 12 FREE. FMI visit https://ocmgassoc.blogspot.com/p/gem-show.html.

Saturday, July 21

Molly Ockett Day Classic Road Races: 8 a.m. kids’ and adult 1-mile, 8:30 a.m. Diaper Dash and 9 a.m. adult 5-mile race. Registration is at https://www.runreg.com/mollyockett-day-classic. All local kids can run for free.

Berlin & Coos County Historical Society Yard Sale: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 119 High St., Berlin, N.H. This sale features books. The barns are organized into “departments” which are open regardless of the specialty items listed. Please note that furniture is located on the lower level of the larger barn. Picture frames are also in both barns.

Texas Hold’em: Doors open at 11 a.m. at Jackson-Silver Post 68, 595 Gore Road, Locke Mills. $50 buy-in, 50/50, pull tabs, meals and beverages available. BYOB. The building is air-conditioned.

Bolsters Mills Famous Chicken Pie Supper: Two seatings at 5 and 6 p.m. with a third seating to follow if necessary. Dinner includes chicken pie, mashed potato, gravy, vegetables, rolls, beverages and dessert. The price is $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12. Chicken pies will be sold at the supper if available. Reservations will be taken only on Saturday morning, the day of the supper, between 9 a.m. and noon by calling the church at 583-9024. Please do not leave a message as reservations must be confirmed. Otherwise, the sale of supper tickets will begin at 4 p.m. with seating available in the sanctuary until the supper.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Last Train to Zinkov: 7 p.m. at St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery St., Berlin, N.H. Sharing their Eastern European roots through old-time Appalachian music and gypsy jazz. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for minors. FMI visit http://www.stkieranarts.org/series.html.

Sunday, July 22

Open Farm Day: Open Farm Day is an annual family adventure in which farms throughout all 16 counties open their gates to offer the public an opportunity to learn about the business of agriculture. For a participating farm near you visit http://www.maine.gov/dacf/ard/market_promotion/open_farm_day.shtm.

Tubing and Treasure Hunt: noon to 2 p.m. at Bethel Outdoor Adventure and Campground, 121 Mayville Road. Tube down the river followed by a hunt for gems along the recreation trail back to the start/finish. FMI visit our Facebook page or call 207-824-4224.

July 23-27

Kids Canoe & Kayak Adventure — Session 1: 9 a.m. at Bethel Outdoor Adventure and Campground, 121 Mayville Road. Daily adventures on lakes and rivers for ages eight to 12; canoe, kayak, paddleboard, tube. FMI visit the Facebook page.

Monday, July 23

SeniorsPlus: 4 p.m. at the Norway Town Ofice. All events are FREE and open to the public. For further information and to make an appointment, call SeniorsPlus at 800-427-1241.

Tuesday, July 24

North Waterford Church Public Supper: 5-6:30 p.m. on Route 35 opposite Melby’s Market. All you can eat of baked beans, brown bread, home-made casseroles and salads, and gingerbread for dessert. Tickets are $9, half-price for children under 12. All are welcome!

Bethel Community Forest Meeting: 5-7:30 p.m. Meet at Bethel airport for carpooling at 5 p.m. We’ll explore the Community Forest property with LandVest foresters Patrick Smerczynski and David DeGruttola. Open to the public.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Wednesday, July 25

Summer Fest — Michael Menes, the Juggler: 2-4 p.m. at the Rumford Library. The Summer Fest programs at the library are free of charge. You do not have to belong to the library or live in Rumford to attend.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

Friday, July 27

Acoustic Jam Session: 7-9 p.m. at the Old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, in Locke Mills Village. Bring your fiddles, guitars, mandolins and a tune list of jigs, reels and Quebecois. Or just come to listen. Free to the public.

Andover Summer Concert Series — Pete Coolidge: 6 p.m. on the Andover Common. In the case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the First Congregational Church.

International Piano Festival Recital: 7:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Trustees Auditorium of the McLaughlin Science Center on the Gould campus. Admission is free. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited.

July 28-29

Women’s Downhill Camp at Sunday River: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sunday River Bike Park, 15 South Ridge Road, Newry. Downhill mountain biking for female riders age 16 and up with moderate bike handling skills. Please contact us at https://www.facebook.com/events/206021226668144 with any questions.

Saturday. July 28

Tough Mountain Challenge: 8 a.m. Sunday River, Newry. FMI visit http://www.toughmountain.com.

July 30-August 3

Kids Canoe & Kayak Adventure — Session 2: 9 a.m. at Bethel Outdoor Adventure and Campground, 121 Mayville Road. Daily adventures on lakes and rivers for ages eight to 12; canoe, kayak, paddleboard, tube. FMI visit the Facebook page or call 207-824-4224.

Wednesday, August 1

Waterford’s Summer Breakfast: 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Wilkins Community House at the foot of Plummer Hill Road, next to the Waterford Congregational Church. In its 65th year, the breakfast offers a menu of freshly baked muffins, scrambled eggs, pancakes, real Maine maple syrup, bacon, sausage, donut holes, coffee, tea and orange juice. The price for each breakfast is $8 for adults, $4 for child-sized portions and free for children under five years of age. There will be gluten-free muffins available upon request for our gluten-free friends. The proceeds from the breakfasts contribute to the maintenance of the Wilkins Community House. While the breakfasts are happening on the main floor, the cool basement of the Wilkins House will be the site of an Indoor Yard Sale from 7:30 to 11 a.m. This is the last year for the Yard Sale so all items will be priced to sell.

Friday, August 3

Acoustic Jam Session: 7-9 p.m. at the Old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, in Locke Mills Village. Bring your fiddles, guitars, mandolins and a tune list of jigs, reels and Quebecois. Or just come to listen. Free to the public.

Saturday, August 4

14th annual Andover Olde Home Days

14th annual Andover Olde Home Days Road Race

American Legion Auxiliary Yard Sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. $15 per table. Crafters and vendors also welcome. Bake sale and hot dogs will be available. Space is limited; please call Barb at 824-3122 no later than July 28 to reserve a table. (rain date Sunday, Aug. 5)

Tuesday, August 7

North Waterford Church Public Supper: 5-6:30 p.m. on Route 35 opposite Melby’s Market. All you can eat of baked beans, brown bread, home-made casseroles and salads, and gingerbread for dessert. Tickets are $9, half-price for children under 12. All are welcome!

Thursday, August 9

Howie Day: 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Paris, 500 Paris Hill Road, South Paris. Tickets are now on sale for $35/person at The Tribune on Main Street in Norway, the Paris Hill Country Club, and by calling 743-9390.

Friday, August 10

Acoustic Jam Session: 7-9 p.m. at the Old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, in Locke Mills Village. Bring your fiddles, guitars, mandolins and a tune list of jigs, reels and Quebecois. Or just come to listen. Free to the public.

Nichole Nordeman: 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Paris, 500 Paris Hill Road, South Paris. Tickets are now on sale for $35/person at The Tribune on Main Street in Norway, the Paris Hill Country Club and by calling 743-9390.

Grilled Pizza on the Patio — Demo and Tasting: 4 p.m. at Gone Loco! Cafe, 855 South Rumford Road, Rumford.

Saturday, August 11

Venture Out and Hike — Whitecap Mountain: Meet at 9 a.m. in the parking lot (on the right, near Route 26) of the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School or at the trailhead (call 743-1562, ext. 6896 for trail time). A 2.4-mile round trip loop, moderate-advanced climb. Free to all, but registration is required. To register, please visit www.wmh.coursestorm.com. Proper footwear and water are recommended.

Let’s Hang On Performs Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons: 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Paris, 500 Paris Hill Road, South Paris. Tickets are now on sale for $35/person at The Tribune on Main Street in Norway, the Paris Hill Country Club, and by calling 743-9390.

Wednesday, August 15

Waterford’s Summer Breakfast: 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Wilkins Community House at the foot of Plummer Hill Road, next to the Waterford Congregational Church. In its 65th year, the breakfast offers a menu of freshly baked muffins, scrambled eggs, pancakes, real Maine maple syrup, bacon, sausage, donut holes, coffee, tea and orange juice. The price for each breakfast is $8 for adults, $4 for child-sized portions and free for children under five years of age. There will be gluten-free muffins available upon request for our gluten-free friends. The proceeds from the breakfasts contribute to the maintenance of the Wilkins Community House. While the breakfasts are happening on the main floor, the cool basement of the Wilkins House will be the site of an Indoor Yard Sale from 7:30 to 11 a.m. This is the last year for the Yard Sale so all items will be priced to sell.

Thursday, August 16

Breau’s Too Cruise Night: 5-7 p.m. at Breau’s Too parking lot, Route 26, Bryant Pond.

Friday, August 17

Acoustic Jam Session: 7-9 p.m. at the Old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, in Locke Mills Village. Bring your fiddles, guitars, mandolins and a tune list of jigs, reels and Quebecois. Or just come to listen. Free to the public.

Saturday, August 18

Berlin & Coos County Historical Society Yard Sale: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 119 High St., Berlin, N.H. The barns are organized into “departments” which are open regardless of the specialty items listed. Please note that furniture is located on the lower level of the larger barn. Picture frames are also in both barns.

Benefit Supper for Lori Hand: 5:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main St., in East Sumner. Beanhole beans, hot dogs, cole slaw, potato salad, desserts and beverages and a large raffle. All proceeds will go to Lori. FMI contact Bill at 388-2263 or Cyndy at 388-2667.

Tuesday, August 21

North Waterford Church Public Supper: 5-6:30 p.m. on Route 35 opposite Melby’s Market. All you can eat of baked beans, brown bread, home-made casseroles and salads, and gingerbread for dessert. Tickets are $9, half-price for children under 12. All are welcome!

Saturday, August 25

Name Contest! Campfire Breakfast and Stories of the Great Outdoors: 8-10 a.m. at Mahoosuc Land Trust, 162 North Road, Bethel. Hosted by BANC.

Chicago Total Access: 8 p.m. at St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery St., Berlin, N.H. An evening of the music of Chicago. Tickets are $16 for adults and $12 for minors. FMI visit http://www.stkieranarts.org/series.html.

Tuesday, August 28

Bethel Community Forest Meeting: 6 p.m. at Telstar High School.

Tuesday, September 4

North Waterford Church Public Supper: 5-6:30 p.m. on Route 35 opposite Melby’s Market. All you can eat of baked beans, brown bread, home-made casseroles and salads, and gingerbread for dessert. Tickets are $9, half-price for children under 12. All are welcome!

Tuesday, September 25

Bethel Community Forest Meeting: 6 p.m. at Telstar High School.