Wayside Grange-Theatre news

    DEXTER — At the Thursday, April 11 meeting of the Wayside Grange, Theatre plans were finalized for the first supper of the season on April 13. Barbara Bekier reported everything was all set and the kitchen staff is ready to serve a menu of pork roast and all the fixin’s. Guitar dinner music will be played by Ram Das Singh during the meal.

    The opening music show will be on April 27 featuring the highly acclaimed Abbott Hill Ramblers band under the direction of Chris Prickett. Liz Breault made a request for volunteers to bake an assortment of desserts for intermission.
    Grace Lommel reported fliers have been distributed all around the local area showing the dates of the bands playing at the Grange from April to November. The police department public sign will also list the dates. Grange suppers are to be held on the second Saturday of each month through October. Joe Kennedy and Wally Warren will work on a roadside sign to advertise each supper.
    Tim Breen reported on the upcoming Talent Night. There are now enough candidates that have volunteered to make a full show but will advertise for actors to be in the skits. Window repairs, a possible chimney water leak and loose floor tiles were discussed and will be investigated by the building committee. The window in the attic has been fixed.
    Dawn Huntt and Joe Kennedy volunteered to work on a scrapbook of clippings of the publicity we have generated so far and continuing. The treasurer’s report included a request to renew the victualer’s license and to pay the annual incorporation fee.
    The Dexter Community Band has requested using the auditorium stage for their weekly practices. This was tentatively approved for a few months providing enough chairs can be located for the band
    The next meeting will be on May 9 at 6:30 p.m., following the Talent Night meeting at 5 p.m.

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