The program at Whitman Memorial Library is Oct. 14 (today) at 2 p.m. Speaker is Vern Maxfield, Town Manager who will tell of duties of a town manager and current events. Everyone welcome, no charge and light refreshments.
On Saturday, Oct. 2, Ken and Alice Hoyt went with Jim and Charlene Hoyt to Cobleskill, N.Y., to a soccer game between Gallaudet University and Cobleskill. Maggie Hoyt was one of the players. They lsot the game 3-1, but it was nice seeing Maggie and we had a wonderful time.
Franklin Grange 124 met on Monday, Oct. 4. Two new members were welcomed. On Wednesday, Oct. 6, Pomona Grange will meet at Franklin. Another application for membership was voted on. It was voted to start Saturday day meetings on Nov. 6 with two meetings in November and only one in December starting at 10 a.m. with a potluck dinner at noon. Next meeting is Oct. 18 and members are asked to dress up for the Halloween program. Program as follows: opening song, "This is My Country"; reading by Bertha DeHaas; reading about the flag by Bertha; song, "You're A Grand Old Flag"; closing thought. Remember the Hee Haw Show is on Saturday evening, Nov. 6.
Sympathy is extended to the family of Andrea Wing and to the family of Ethel Davis.
The Woodstock-Greenwood Senior Citizens traveled to auburn for dinner at the Village Inn on Thursday, Oct. 7
Services at the Baptist Church are Sunday school at 9:15 a.m., morning worship at 10:30, and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening is prayer meeting at 6:30. Fall Bible Conference on Baptist History starts Friday, Oct. 15 to the 17th. Jeff Faggart, pastor of Harvest Baptist Church in Rockwell, N.C., will be preaching.
At the October meeting members watched a video from Sturbridge Village called "Growing Up in Early New England." In it a boy and girl from a farming family wrestle with their futures. The girl wants to work in a factory and have ready money for fancy things, the boy would like to be a blacksmith and not worry about a farmer's uncertain crops. But in the end they realize the land offers real security.
The November Historical Society meeting will be at the Town Office community room. Program will be "Stories and Memories of Thanksgiving." The town donated an old school typewriter desk to the Museum.
The society recreates the past in its Museum quite well. Also the cultural offerings are good and the Constitution memtions we are to study cultural as well as historical subjects.
Larry Billings got a print of the Court House of Williamsburg. He also brought some jewelry made like musical symbols at Steam Mill Antiques. He likes both classical and country music. Listening is his pastime.