by Alice Hoyt
Services at the Baptist Church are Sunday school at 9:15 a.m., morning worship at 10:30 a.m., eve-ning service at 6. Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. is youth group; 6:30 is prayer meeting. May 30 is fifth Sun-day with Sunday lunch and afternoon service. Greg and Janet Peterson, missionaries to Zambia, Africa, will be there.
Friends and families wishing to see Marybeth Hoover before she leaves for Papua, New Guinea, are invited to attend a graduation party on Sunday, May 23, starting at 12:30 p.m. at her home on Summit Street. Please bring a dish to share and your lawn chair.
The Pinhook Singspiration has started again, each month on the last Friday of the month at the Pinhook Meetinghouse.
Franklin Grange 124 met on Monday, May 3. After the meeting a birthday party was held for Richard Felt’s 87th birthday. The Craft Fair was discussed. Senior Citizens dinner was also dis-cussed. The mock Hee-Haw Show was reported on. It was a very good show and very well attended. Program: opening thought; opening song, Amazing Grace; reading, A Mother, Ernestine Riley; Happy Birthday was sung to Master Richard Felt; reading, A Mother’s Hands, Peggy Blake; music by Cack Bean, Laura Hutchins, Richard Felt and Bertha DeHaas. Cack Bean sang and played sev-eral songs. Closing thought and closing song. Next meeting is May 16.
Woodstock Extension group will meet on Wednesday, May 19 at the Grange Hall parking lot to carpool to the Wrinkle in Thyme Farm; bring a brown bag lunch.
The Woodstock-Greenwood Senior Citizens met on Thursday, May 6, at the Grange Hall. Dinner was put on by the Grange and program by W.E.S. band students. Both the dinner and the band were very good. Next month the seniors go out for dinner.
The Woodstock High School Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 12, at the American Legion Hall in Locke Mills. It starts at 5:30 p.m. Special guests are the seniors of Telstar High School from Woodstock and Greenwood. Also the classes of 1960, 1950, 1940. from Woodstock High School.
The Historical Society regrets the passing of Margaret Joy Tibbetts, quite possibly Bethel’s most distinguished citizen. Her work in the area in retirement touched the lives of many. They also note the passing of “Hi” Berry.
The Historical Society museum has books on nearly every subject in its research library. They will have an ongoing book sale this summer. All books are $1 each.
The Cultural Center has biographies of many famous people; it has also fine regional art you are certain to enjoy. Our donations help to keep these facilities open.