Area Grange events

Thursday, Nov. 3 Piscataquis Pomona Granges meets at the Valley Grange in Guilford for a potluck supper at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. All area Grange members are invited. For more information contact Bill Bemis at 924-4123. The Valley Grange is located at 172 Guilford Center Road in Guilford.

Monday, Nov. 7 is Dictionary Day at Valley Grange. Third-graders from SeDoMoCha Elementary will make a field trip to the Valley Grange Hall for some lessons about the Grange and to meet “Corporal Austin” and “Miss Mary” from the Civil War. Each student will also receive his/her very own dictionary. This is not considered a public event. If interested in attending, contact Walter Boomsma at 343-1842 for more information.

Saturday, Nov. 12 Blistered Finger Knitters and friends will assemble at Valley Grange at 9 a.m. to make blankets for Project Linus and veterans. The coffee pot will be on and there may be a few snacks …  running with scissors will be strictly prohibited. Under the capable tutelage of Pat Engstrom all men, women, and children will be manufacturing blankets. She says it’s real easy and has even convinced Jim Annis to try his hand at it. No sewing is involved. Any questions call Pat at 564-8290 or Janice at 876-4131 or visit Material will be provided.

Saturday, Nov. 12 Parkman Grange will serve a hunters supper from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Gun raffle winners will be drawn. Tickets may be purchased at the Parkman Town Office, KC’s Country Store, Herring Brothers Meat Market, Lovell Hardware or from any Parkman Grange member. Contact Susan Manchester for more information at 277-3942.

Friday, Nov. 18 Valley Grange meets for a potluck supper at 6 p.m. and program at 7 p.m. This is the annual “homecoming” program and former members are encouraged to attend. The Grange will also be drawing the winner of 3-2-1 Raffle and hearing reports regarding Dictionary Days around the area. For more information about this meeting contact Jim Annis at 564-0820 or visit

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