Franklin Grange 124 met at the grange hall on Monday, Sept. 16 for a regular meeting.
The Charter was draped in memory of Evelyn Bean. It was voted to rent the hall Sept. 28. It was voted to hold the first meeting in November on the regular night and start meeting Saturday at 10 a.m. on Nov. 16. The program was put on by Agnes and Robert Nelson from Thorndike, Maine State Grange officers, about agriculture. They told about a farm in Maine that makes cheese. They gave very interesting facts on cows, programs available and books that they have explaining things on the farm. Dictionaries will be passed out to third grade students at Woodstock Elementary School the first of October.
Nancy Willard will start the exercise class again at Whitman Memorial Library on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 9 a.m. They will be from 9 to 10 each Thursday. Anyone wishing to attend is welcome.
Services at the Baptist Church are Sunday School at 9:15, Morning Worship at 10:30, Evening Service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening at 6:30 is Mid-Week Service. Men, mark your calendars for the first annual “Making Mighty Men of Maine” event, Oct. 11 and 12. There will be preaching, singing, shooting, eating and fellowship. Men, teens, boys are all welcome.
Jefferson Chapter 89 Order of the Eastern Star cordially invites the members of the Greenwood and Woodstock Historical Societies to a tea at the Masonic Lodge in Bryant Pond on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. The tea is in honor of the hard work done by the membership in preserving the history and heritage of our towns.
A special historical program will be presented by two sisters, Norma Salway and Dottie Adams, who are both retired teachers. The program consists of a 30-minute interactive talk about the history behind fashions, including shoes, hats and bathing suits, presented against a backdrop of vintage fashions that once belonged to their mother, the late Alice Kimball of Albany. Guests are invited to wear a piece of vintage clothing or bring a special vintage item with them to share. Any questions, call Julia Bennett at 674-2758.
Don’t forget the Firemen’s Parade of Lights on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m., starting at the ball field and ending at the fire station. Free refreshments following at the fire station. Come join the fun.
The Woodstock-Greenwood Senior Citizens will meet on Thursday, Oct. 3 for dinner at Rooster’s Roadhouse in Bethel.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, the Woodstock Historical Society, along with the Woodstock Fire Dept. will have displays at the Historical Society’s museum. Weather permitting, the Woodstock Fire Department will have their 1844 Hunneman hand tub wagon and another truck outside the museum, while inside will be other firefighting equipment. That is Sept. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m.
The Woodstock Historical Society will also help the Woodstock Fire Department kick off Fire Prevention Week and the Parade of Lights on Saturday, Oct. 5, by opening their museum from 6 to 7 and providing free hot beverages.