The Woodstock Historical Society meeting was held on Saturday, April 13, at the Town Conference Room. A good crowd attended. Program was on History of Woodstock by Joyce Howe. The next meeting will be on May 11 at the museum. This will be a clean-up time starting at 3 p.m. followed by a meeting ending in a potluck supper. Come join in the cleaning. Many hands make for quick work done.
Franklin Grange 124 met on Monday evening at the hall. Many items were discussed. On Sunday, April 28, the Grange will be honoring Jolene Littlehale with the Community Service Award and Roy Day as a World War Veteran. This is open to the public. Family and friends are welcome. Time: 2 to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served. On May 4 is a Mock Hee-Haw Show at the Grange Hall at 7 p.m. for the building fund – $6 each. Come join the fun. At the next meeting on May 6, it will be inspection and Connie Tutlis will receive her 65-year certificate.
Services at the Baptist Church are Sunday school at 9:15, Morning Worship at 10:30, Evening Service at 6. Wednesday evening at 6:30 is Mid-week Service. On Sunday, April 14, three young ladies were baptized. Refreshments were served after the service. April 28 is “Love Your Church Sunday,” celebrating the church’s 157th birthday. A special birthday cake will be served following the evening service.
The Whitman Memorial Library will hold two programs in May. May 9, Diane Ward of Deep Wood Farm will be giving a general overview of all she offers with her summer riding programs. She gives private or group lessons to all ages and abilities including senior citizens, beginning riders on up to advanced. They have public trail rides and weekend camping with the horses. Come see all she has to offer. On Thursday, May 16, Sarah Wright will be presenting a PowerPoint program, “Black Bears: Dispelling the Myths for Peaceful Coexistence.” Sarah is one of the few education outreach speakers belonging to the organization of Wildlife Research Institute. This is an educational program for all: hunters, non-hunters, old and young. The program is factual and entertaining. All programs start at 2 p.m. Open to the public at no charge. Light refreshments will be served.
The Woodstock-Greenwood Senior Citizens will meet on Thursday, May 2, at the Locke Mills Union Church for a meeting with dinner provided by the Ladies Circle and program is to bring pictures or something to tell about. Meeting starts at 11:30. New members always welcome.