Events calendar

Thursday, Oct. 30

Grades 3-5 Halloween Concert; 6 p.m., Crescent Park School.

Adult Craft Night; 6:30 p.m., Norway Memorial Library. Make fun and colorful paper decorations in celebration of the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muerots (Day of the Dead). Cindy Reedy will demonstrate how to make Papel picado (“perforated paper”), a decorative craft made out of paper cut into elaborate designs. We will also be making colorful tissue paper flowers. Participants are asked to bring their own scissors. Other supplies will be provided. This program is free and open to the public. Visit the information desk or call 743-5309 ext. 1 to register.

Friday, Oct. 31

Waterford Library Coffee Shop Opening; 9 a.m. to noon, Waterford Library. The Waterford Library will host a coffee shop every Friday morning starting Oct. 31. Everyone is welcome to come for coffee or tea and pastries. Come with your friends or meet new friends there. The idea is to foster community, enjoy the conversations and connect with your neighbors.

Fall Harvest Festival; 6 to 7:30 p.m., Bethel Alliance Church, 251 Walkers Mills Road (across from Telstar parking lot). Features “Trick or Trunk,” games, tattoos for the kids, cider and more. FMI: 824-2289.

Halloween Fundraiser Dance; 7 to 10 p.m., Locke’s Mills Town Hall (upstairs). Shadagee Ramblers and Don Chase, 50/50, door prizes, costume contest. $7 per person. Proceeds benefit Town Hall Building Fund.

Saturday, Nov. 1

Senior Citizen Luncheon Reservation Deadline; Reservations for the Nov. 12 meeting of the Bethel Senior Citizens must be made by Nov. 1. See Nov. 12 listing for details.

Craft Fair; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maine Veterans Home, 477 High Street, South Paris. Refreshment table open.

Christmas Fair; 1 to 3 p.m., West Bethel Union Church. Crafts, baked goods and cookie walk.

Hunter’s Supper; 4 to 6:30 p.m., Locke’s Mills Legion Hall, 595 Gore Road. Baked beans, chop suey, hot dogs, coleslaw, biscuits and assorted desserts. $7/adults, $3/children under 12. Proceeds to benefit the Legion Post and Auxiliary Programs.

Bluegrass Concert with Tricky Britches; 7 to 10 p.m., Mahoosuc Mountain Lodge, North Newry. $10 per person, half price for children under 16. FMI: 824-2073 or info@mahoosuc.com.

Mock Hee-Haw Show; 7 p.m., Franklin Grange, Main Street, Bryant Pond. Featuring performances from John Sparrow, the Milltown Road Show, Richard Felt and Friends, the Shadagee Ramblers and more. Refreshments, door prizes and 50/50 raffle. $6/adults, $3/children under 12. Proceeds benefit the Franklin Grange Building Fund.

Monday, Nov. 3

Essentials of College Planning for adults 19 and over; 10 a.m., Western Maine University and Community College Center, South Paris. FMI/Registration: 1-800-281-3703 or http://meoc.maine.edu. Free and open to the public.

Flu Clinic; 1 to 4 p.m., Andover Town Hall. There is a $25 fee for those that are uninsured. Please bring Mainecare, Medicare and/or other insurance information. FMI: Karen Swan (392-4031).

Socrates Café meeting; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Waterford Library. Topic: How should political campaigns be financed? Moderator: Therese Johnson. Light refreshments available. FMI: 583-6957.

E-Team Screening; 7:30 p.m., Gould Academy. Award-winning documentary film director, Ross Kauffman will be here in person and available for the question and answer session after the screening of his new documentary E-Team. This is Kauffman’s second visit to Gould – during his first visit last year, Mr. Kauffman spoke about his Academy Award-winning film, Born Into Brothels. E-Team is also available to view on Netflix: http://www.eteamfilm.com.

Tuesday, Nov. 4

Hunter’s/Election Day Supper; 5 p.m., Andover Congregational Church, Andover. Baked beans, hot dogs, mac and cheese, beverages and desserts. $8/adults, $4/children under 10. Wear hunter orange to be included in the door prize drawing – a wildlife quilt by Shirley York, Blue Moose Quilting. FMI: Sharon (392-4351) or Shirley (369-0575).

Wednesday, Nov. 5

CPS PTA Meeting; 6 p.m., Crescent Park School Cafeteria. All are welcome.

Snow Valley Sno-Goers Meeting; 6 p.m. at the clubhouse off Route 5, Andover. All members and anyone interested in area snowmobiling is welcome to attend.

Thursday, Nov. 6

WMSC Alzheimer’s Presentation; 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Bethel Congregational Church. “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease” presented by Dr. William J. Kirkpatrick. FMI: Rosabelle Tifft (824-2053).

Small Business Inventory Management Workshop; 6 to 8 p.m., Norway Town Office, 19 Danforth Street, Norway. $25 per person. Returning veterans of the armed forces are encouraged to attend at no charge. FMI/Registration: Rebecca Dowse (743-0499 or dowse@roadrunner.com).

Adult Book Discussion; 6:30 p.m., Norway Memorial Library. Book: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. FMI: 743-5309.

Friday, Nov. 7

Oxford County Gem & Mineral Assn. Charity Auction; 7 p.m., Oxford Hills High School. Open to the public. Proceeds to benefit local charities. FMI: Ken Briggs (665-2607) or Dennis Gross (665-2759).

Alder River Grange Meeting; Peel party to prepare for Nov. 8 turkey supper.

Saturday, Nov. 8

Hope Association Crafting/Scrapbooking Day; 7 to 9 a.m. Silent auctions, swap table, 50/50. Tables are $35. FMI/Registration: Sally Theriault (364-4561).

Oxford Hills Honey Bee Club Workshop; 1 p.m., Oxford County Extension Center, 9 Olson Road, South Paris. The club will be answering any questions you may have on wintering bees. FMI: Kevin (farrout@roadrunner.com).

Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club; 7 to 10 p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School, 100 Pine Street, South Paris. Mainstream and plus dance alternating with round dancing with Don Bachelder and Carol Arsenault. Refreshments at intermission, door prizes, 50/50. Admission: $6, non-dancers welcome at no charge. FMI: Eleanor (782-4050) or www.squaredanceme.us.

Monday, Nov. 10

Stamping Up Class with support from Kathy Pulsifer; 10 to 11:30 a.m., SMH Cancer Center, 199 Main Street, Norway. Join Kathy Pulsifer from Stamping Up and have fun exploring your creativity with rubber stamping. This is a great time to Create, Laugh and Enjoy creating projects together! This is a free class for patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

Look Good Feel Better; 6 to 8 p.m., SMH Cancer Center, 199 Main Street, Norway. The SMH Cancer Center invites patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers to attend this hands-on workshop that will discuss and demonstrate skin care/makeup as well as options for hair loss.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

Bethel Senior Citizens Meeting/Luncheon; 11 a.m., Locke’s Mills Legion hall. Reservations must be made before Nov. 1 by calling Arlene Lowell at 824-2877. Price of dinner is $10.

Thursday, Nov. 13

TMS Parent Teacher Conferences; 4 to 7:30 p.m., Telstar Middle School. Please call the Telstar Middle School Office at 824-2136 ext. 500 to schedule an appointment.

Mollyockett Trout Unlimited Meeting; 7 p.m., McLaughlin Science Center (second floor, first classroom on the right) Gould Academy, Bethel. Slide presentation about aquatic insects followed by time to view insect specimens under microscopes. FMI: Lee (743-9808).

Friday, Nov. 14

Jewelry Beading Class with support from Lively Accents; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., SMH Cancer Center, 199 Main Street, Norway. Join Cathy Murphy a local artisan from Lively Accents and make your own cancer awareness bracelet using fiber optic beads and pearls. All materials will be provided for the class. This is a free class for patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers.

Saturday, Nov. 15

Craft Fair; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Telstar High School Cafeteria. Crafts, Chinese Auction, bake sale. To rent a space or for more info, call Sally at 875-3335. Proceeds to benefit the Telstar Alumni Association.

Explorations Final Season Art Exhibit; 2 to 4 p.m., Jordan Grand Hotel, Sunday River. A celebration of 25 years of creative expression. Free and open to the public. FMI: www.arlapatch.com.

Benefit Concert and Silent Auction; 7 to 11 p.m., Locke’s Mills Legion Hall. Refreshments and beverages available. 21+ BYOB. Music by the Ball Brothers and The Way Back Machine. Tickets: $10 per person or $15 per couple, available at the Local Hub or at the door. Proceeds to benefit Mahoosuc Regional Youth Football Association and Telstar High School Football Boosters.

Monday, Nov. 17

Essentials of College Planning for adults 19 and over; 10 a.m., Western Maine University and Community College Center, South Paris. FMI/Registration: 1-800-281-3703 or http://meoc.maine.edu. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, Nov. 20

Knitting and Crocheting Class with Support from Fiber & Vine; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., SMH Cancer Center, 199 Main Street, Norway. SMH Cancer Center invites patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers to join in with some volunteers from Fiber and Vine. Bring your ongoing knit and crochet projects and /or learn to make chemo caps and prayer shawls. If needed we will provide some yarn and needles at no cost to you. This is a free class for patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers.

Monday, Nov. 24

Cancer Nutrition Workshop; 1 to 3 p.m., Harper Conference Center, 193 Main Street, Norway. Join Patti-Ann Douglas, RN and Wendy Dillon, RN as they address eating challenges, incorporating healthy nutritional habits into daily life, and the importance of proper nutrition during and after cancer treatment. Recipes and nutritional resources will be provided. This is a free class for patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers.

Sunday, Nov. 30

Bethel Rotary Club Country Breakfast; 7:30 to 11 a.m., Ordway Hall, Gould Academy. Adults $7 ($8 at the door). Children under 12 $3.

Monday, Dec. 1

Stamping Up Class with support from Kathy Pulsifer; 10 to 11:30 a.m., SMH Cancer Center, 199 Main Street, Norway. Join Kathy Pulsifer from Stamping Up and have fun exploring your creativity with rubber stamping. This is a great time to Create, Laugh and Enjoy creating projects together! This is a free class for patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers.

Thursday, Dec. 18

Knitting and Crocheting Class with Support from Fiber & Vine; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., SMH Cancer Center, 199 Main Street, Norway. SMH Cancer Center invites patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers to join in with some volunteers from Fiber and Vine. Bring your ongoing knit and crochet projects and /or learn to make chemo caps and prayer shawls. If needed we will provide some yarn and needles at no cost to you. This is a free class for patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers.

Monday, Dec. 22

Celebration Party; 1 to 3 p.m., Harper Conference Center, 193 Main Street, Norway. SMH Cancer Center Staff invites patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers to come to our celebration party. The celebration party is only limited by one’s imagination. This is an uplifting gathering to honor celebrating LIFE! It is also a way for you to connect with each other, share your memories that bring about laughter and fun. Come join us and celebrate the miracles of life and be surrounded by people who care and love as much as you do.