Franklin Grange 124 held a regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 16. Final plans were made for the 135th anniversary celebration and reports were given on fixing the porch.
On Sunday, Robert Hoyt and friend, Lisa, were callers at the Ken Hoyts. Also on Sunday, Maggie Hoyt made a short visit to her father's, James and Charlene Hoyt, and grandparents, Ken and Alice Hoyt.She leaves on Saturday, Aug. 21 for Washington, D.C. for her second year at Gallaudet University. Soccer practice starts and she plays soccer.
On Saturday, Aug. 14, Ken and Alice attended a retirement party at Crossroads Restaurant for her sister, Leatrice Chase. Also attending from town were James and Charlene Hoyt.
On Tuesday, Aug. 17, the children and teachers from the Baptist Sunday school visited Gray Animal Farm.
Thursday, Sept. 2, the Woodstock-Greenwood Senior Citizens will meet at the Masonic Hall.Meeting at 11:30, dinner by the Star Birthday Club and program by Marybeth Hoover.She will show her pictures and tell of her trip to Papua, New Guinea.
Whitman Memorial Library program on Sept. 9 will be Floyd Keniston speaking on his experiences at Pearl Harbor on Sept. 7, 1941. Everyone welcome. No charge. Light refreshments.
On Wednesday afternoon several of Ken and Alice Hoyt's family traveled to Fort Williams for a picnic and farewell party for Maggie Hoyt, who leaves for college on Saturday. A great time was had.It was a beautiful day and a lovely place to have a picnic.Saw a beautiful sunset on the way home.
Services at the Baptist Church are Sunday school at 9:15, worship service at 10:30, evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening at 6:30 is prayer meeting. Saturday, Aug. 28th is the church picnic at Arlene MacKillop's. Sunday, Aug. 29, at the evening service the speaker will be missionary to Spain, Arnold Belascos.
At the August meeting of the Historical Society it was voted to keep the same officers as last year. Floyd Keniston gave a ledger to the museum. The next meeting will be Sept. 11 at the museum and program will be a video on Sturbridge Village.Paul Billings watched the museum recently. The museum features local memorabilia, art, furniture, glass, china, vintage costumes, quilts, posters, tools, farm implements, old photos, and books. They welcome your patronage. Society members serve faithfully as volunteers for the good of this nonprofit organization.
The museum is now closed after a successful summer season.