Sympathy is extended to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hartford on the death of Tom’s brother.
Franklin Grange 124 met on Monday evening for a regular meeting. It was reported that Laura presented the third grade class at Woodstock Elementary School each with a dictionary. The next fundraiser will be a supper for the Republicans on Nov. 12. The program was on apples. Song: “In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree;” Opening thought by Christine: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away;” Reading by Alice: The apples are ripe;” “Apple History” by Laura; “Do you know your apples?” by Peter; “Did you know that?” by Bertha; an apple game; Closing song: “Shine on Harvest Moon,” played by Richard and Bertha on the harmonicas. Next meeting is Oct. 21.
The exercise class is held at the library each Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. This is led by Nancy Willard.
The Whitman Memorial Library program for October will be Thursday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. Program is called “Bear Walker of the North Woods” by Dr. Lynn Rogers who is head of the North American Bear Center. The video will be presented by Sarah Wright on the life of bears in all seasons.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, there will be a public supper benefit of the Woodstock Fire Department in Locke’s Mills.
The Parade of Lights was very well-attended this year, 33 or more fire trucks from as far away as Turner were in the parade. Geoff Inman, the Fire Chief, is retiring this year and was presented with a plaque honoring him for his years of service.
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. On Oct. 20, there will be a business meeting at 5 p.m. Oct. 22 at 9 a.m. is Ladies Coffee Cup Devotions. On Oct. 26, the ladies will have a shopping trip to North Conway.
Sunday Oct. 6, there was a family dinner for Ken Hoyt’s birthday at the Hoyt home. There were 16 present.