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The Oxford Hills wish you Peace on Earth May Your Holidays Be Joyous A Time To Rejoice Holiday Blessings To All

— Twin Town Homes — Bolsters Monumental — Biz Realty

Celebrate The Joys of The Season — C.N. Brown Company May All Your Holidays Be Bright — Quality Boot Warmest Wishes for Happy Holidays — Oxford Federal Credit Union Peace, Love and Joy — Bolsters Decorating Centers Celebrate the Season — Café Corner Warmest Wishes for Happy Holidays — Madison Avenue Associates Wishing You A Joyous Holiday Season — Flanders Electric May Your Holidays Glow With Happiness — Colby’s Garage May There Be Peace On Earth For All — Perham’s of West Paris May Your Home For the Holidays Be Special — Norway Downtown Revitalization Peace To You At Christmastime — Village Square Realty May Your Holidays Be Filled With Happiness — Maurice Dance Theater May Peace, Love and Joy Be Yours — Goodwin Viking Motors Warmest Wishes for Happy Holidays — Western Maine Health Proclaim Joy Throughout the Land — Norway Savings Bank A Joyous Holiday Season to All — South Paris Mini Apple

Calendar of Events: NOVEMBER

29 OXFORD Christmas tree lights are being sold in memory or in honor of a veteran for the “Veteran’s Christmas Tree” by Anderson Staples American Legion Auxiliary Post 112. Lighting ceremony, 7 p.m., Veteran’s Park, Skeetfield Road and Route 121.

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— Woodman’s Sporting Goods May the Peace & Joy of the Season Stay With You Through the Coming Year — Schiavi Homes Happy Holidays and Thank You to All

— Boomers

Celebrate the Season with Love & Joy — Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy — All-Rite Accounting Happy Holidays to All — Wiles Auto Body Wishing You Peace and Joy This Holiday Season — Maine Veterans Home Blessings of the Christmas Season — Bessey Motor Sales Wishing You A White Christmas & Winter Wonderland — Ryan Rock A Holiday Wish For All — Town & Country Mobile Home Village Have A Very Holly Jolly Christmas — Harris Bros. Trash Removal May Wonderful Christmas Memories Fill Your Heart — Days Gone By Antiques Happiness To All At Christmastime — The Candle Place Proclaim Joy & Peace Throughout The World — Quincy Realty Good Tidings of Comfort & Joy — Western Auto of Norway May Your Holidays Be Bright — Clean Care/Norway Laundry A Joyful Christmas To All — Western Maine Driving Academy Warmest Wishes For Happy Holidays — Hill Top Pools & Spas Have A Holly Jolly Christmas — Service Master Clean

29-30 PARIS Maurice Dance Theater presents “A Year Without a Santa Claus” 7 p.m., Oxford Hills CHS. $6 balcony; $7 orchestra; available at Maurice Dance Studio in South Paris or at the door. 29 PARIS Tree lighting ceremony , 7 p.m. Maine Veterans Home, 477 High St. The Vikettes of Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School will provide music. Refreshments follow. Christmas tree lights for Western Maine Veteran’s Home Advisory Committee “Tree of Caring,” $5 each,contact Florence McLaughlin, 8 Jackson’s Crossing Rd., S. Paris. 30 NORWAY Ringing of the bells, 4:30 p.m. Main Street. 30 PARIS Christmas parade 11 a.m., beginning in Market Square. Visits with Santa follow at the Norway Fire Station. 30 PARIS Cranberry wreath workshop being, 9 a.m. to noon, McLaughlin Foundation Garden and Horticultural Center, 97 Main Street. $20 includes all materials needed to make a 12” wreath and includes refreshments. Reservation is requested, call 743-8820.

DECEMBER

1 PARIS Hanging of the greens, First Baptist Church, 10:30 a.m.,and the lighting of

the Advent wreath each Sunday in December . 4 NORWAY Stephens Memorial Hospital tree lighting ceremony 5 p.m., front entrance. 5 HARRISON Christmas in Harrison, 4 p.m. Thursday, through to 2 p.m. Sunday, throughout the village. Admission will be goods for the Harrison Food Pantry:

May The Aromas Of The Season Delight Your Senses — MeJeffEmy.com, No Stone & Emily Foster Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy — L.M. Longley & Son May Peace and Love Be With You — Hundred Acre Wood Wishing You A Beautiful White Christmas — Ken’s Yamaha & Auto Repair Health, Happiness & Prosperity To All — Community Concepts Wishing You The Best of the Season — Ocean Breeze Tanning Salon May Your Holidays Glow With Happiness — Ripley & Fletcher Proclaim Peace Throughout The World — Oxford Hills Montessori School Joy To You At Christmastime — Record Building Supply May Your Holidays Glow with Happiness — Hutchins Jewelers May the Joys of the Season Be With You All Year — The Child Health Center Happy and Healthy Holidays to All — Fare Share Market Wishing You A Joyous Holiday Season — The Staff of Maine Discoveries God Bless Us Everyone

Holiday Greetings

Advertising supplement to the SUN JOURNAL, Monday, Nov. 25, 2002

from your Western Maine businesses

— L.F. Pike

Best Wishes For A Happy Holiday Season — Falls Fencing Geldelig Jul (A Norwegian Merry Christmas) — Norway Business Association Let There Be Peace On Earth — Arsenault’s TVRO Warmest Wishes For Happy Holidays — Oxford Hills ICT Group Happy Holidays and a Peaceful New Year — Hillside Cottages

Friday Dec. 6: *Early evening - Girl Scouts will be caroling throughout the village. The Cub Scouts will serve cocoa on the Common. *6 p.m. - Christmas Children’s Program sponsored by Harrison Youth Boosters at the Harrison Grange. *6:45 p.m. - Santa arrives with parade, Depot Street to Town Common; bring your flashlight. Light sticks available for children to carry in the parade. Saturday, Dec. 7: *7 to 10 a.m. - Pancake breakfast sponsored by Calvary Community Church. *8 a.m. to noon - Mini craft fair sponsored by the Ladies Circle of the Calvary Community Church. *10 to 11:30 a.m. “Holiday Fantasy” free in Community Center at the fire station. *10 a.m. throughout the day - Free horse drawn wagon rides through village and the brass band ensemble playing during the day. *10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - A roaring fire and cookie walk at Caswell Public Library. Children decorate a gingerbread man,10:30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m.; Santa will talk with children at Santa’s Workshop, town hall. Picture taking session. *10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Harrison Grange 16th annual craft fair. *10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Christmas tree sale by Harrison Lions Club next to the grange hall. *11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Children’s crafts at the Calvary Community Church. *7 p.m. - “Holiday Fantasy” in the Ballroom, second floor of the Block Building. *8:30 p.m. to midnight - Christmas dance, music by the Country Ridge Riders band at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall.

5 PARIS “Holiday Concert” 7 p.m. Oxford Hills MS gym with band, orchestra and chorus. Donations accepted. Snow date is Dec. 11. 5 PARIS Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce Open House with refreshments and door prizes, 4 to 7 p.m., Main Street location. 6 PARIS Oxford County 4-H “Take a Chance” fund-raising auction 7 p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School. Doors open at 5 p.m. 7 PARIS Christmas concert to benefit Christmas for Teens, 2:30 to 7:30 p.m., Oxford Hills CHS . This event is a school and community based event. 8 HARRISON “Holiday Fantasy” in the Ballroom, 2 p.m., second floor Block Building. 11-14 PARIS Trees and Trains display 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., McLaughlin Foundation Garden and Horticultural Center Barn, 97 Main St., South Paris. 12 PARIS Holiday concert “Magic Carpet Ride,” 7 p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School. Snow date Tuesday, Dec. 17. 14 NORWAY Commons Music Collective concert, 7:30 p.m., Commons, Main Street. 15 NORWAY Horse and wagon ride to view the Christmas lights; leave the school on Alpine Street at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. 743-1957. 17 WOODSTOCK Quilt raffle, on display at Woodstock Town Office. 22 PARIS Community choir cantata 2 p.m. First Baptist Church of West Paris. 21 OXFORD Oxford Advent Christian Church live Nativity, 4 p.m. Free. Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m.; “Watch Night” 5:30 p.m. to midnight. 24 NORWAY The annual ringing of the bells for Christmas will be held at 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve on Main Street.

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Holiday Greetings from Franklin County Celebrate The Season

Wishing You The Best At Christmastime — Mt. Blue Agway

Seasons Greetings from all of us at — CJ’s Appliance Merry Christmas! — Allen’s T.V. Warmest Wishes For A Happy Holiday! — Tasteful Creations Yuletide Greetings —Riddle’s Pharmacy Happy Holidays — Moose Horn Trading Post Merry Christmas to Our Western Maine Friends — Kyes Insurance Holiday Blessings to All — Oquossoc Marine Wishes for Peace, Joy, and Love to All — The Davis Family, Good Times Unlimited Wishing You a Safe and Happy Holiday Season — Hilltop Collision Center Peace on Earth — Franklin Savings Bank

— LaFleur’s Restaurant May Your Holidays Sparkle with Brilliance — Mainestone Jewelry Peace, Love and Joy — Trask’s, Inc. Peace to All — R.S. Osgood & Sons Yuletide Greetings — Knowlton Corner Farm and Tack Store Happy Holidays — Mickey’s Hallmark May Your Holidays Glow With Happiness — Mosher’s Seafood-n-More Wishing You The Best of Holidays Seasons — Otis Federal Credit Union Wishing You A Safe & Joyous Holiday Season — Chuck Wagon Restaurant Joy to the World — Foss Jewelers Happy Holidays to All — Sassy Scizzors

Calendar of Events: NOVEMBER 27 Farmington Annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale starting at 9 a.m. until sold out, Twice Sold Tales, Main St. Preorder by calling 7784511 or 645-4195; sponsored by Episcopal Women of St. Luke’s. 30 Farmington Horse-drawn sleigh rides downtown, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., starting at Homestead Bakery on Broadway. Free. Sponsored by the Downtown Business and Professional Association. 30 Livermore Falls Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Livermore Falls High School. Proceeds benefit LFHS class of 2003. 30 Wilton Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., the former Bass building. Local and international crafts. 30 Rangeley Lighting of the Giving Tree, 6 p.m., located next to the Chamber of Commerce building.

DECEMBER 7 Farmington: Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, Academy StREET. Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.1 p.m. 7 Farmington Craft fair 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., at the Elks Lodge in West Farmington. Sponsored by the Emblem Club. 7 Farmington 26th annual Chester Greenwood Day, Parade at 11 a.m. Cake and Chili Challenge will be held following parade at Meeting House Park. Polar Bear Club dip at 3 p.m. in Clearwater Lake. 7 Farmington Festival of Trees at the Granary; follows Chester Greenwood Day Parade. 7 Farmington 18th annual American Legion Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Legion on High St. Luncheon available. 15 Jay Children’s Christmas Party, VFW Hall, Route 133, 1-3 p.m. 22 Jay Pie and Bake Sale, beginning at 4: 30- 6 p.m., VFW Hall, Route 133.

Joy to the World from River Valley Calendar of Events: NOVEMBER 26 DIXFIELD - Dirigo High School National Honor Society dinner in the Student Community Center from 2-4 p.m. Free Admission. 30 RUMFORD - Christmas in the Valley Craft Fair - Mountain Valley High School from 9-2 p.m.

DECEMBER 1 DIXFIELD - Christmas in the Valley Parade - Starts at Dirigo High, 4 p.m. 1 MEXICO - American Legion Post #100 - Area kids can see Santa at 1 p.m. 7 RUMFORD - “AN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS” Mountain Valley High School, Sat., Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. Tickets are available in advance from RAAPA members, at Bartash, Port to Port, Hannaford, Log Cabin Craftworks, Larsen’s Electric, Dave’s Store and Mills Market in Andover. 7 BETHEL - Christmas with Santa at Crescent Park School 9 to 11 a.m. 10 BETHEL - Holiday Concert at Crescent Park School at 6:30 p.m. 11 DIXFIELD - Christmas Concert, 1:00 p.m. at Dirigo High School (Snowdate 18th) 12 CANTON - Christmas Concert, 6:00 p.m. at Faith Assembly Church (Snowdate 19th) 14 RUMFORD - Ecumenical Christmas Concert - St. Athansius & St. John Church 7:00 p.m. 14 BETHEL “A Christmas Dance” performance, Helen C. Berry Auditorium, Telstar Regional Middle/High School, 6:30 p.m.; donations accepted. 15 RUMFORD Ecumenical Christmas Concert, St. A’s & St. John Church, 7 p.m. 15 RUMFORD - Christmas Party at Welches Campground for members and children of Poodunck Snowmobile Club. Gifts and Entertainment provided. ALL IS FREE. 15 RUMFORD - The Live Nativity - Rumford Armory starting at 2 p.m. 16-20 RIVER VALLEY - Home and Business decorating contest. 16 RUMFORD - Christmas Pageant at St. Athanasius & St. John School 6:30 p.m. (Snow Date Dec. 17th) 17 DIXFIELD - Dirigo High School Music/Band Concert at Dirigo High School Student Community Center. (Snow Date Dec. 17th) 17 BETHEL “A Winter Music Concert,” Helen C. Berry Auditorium, Telstar Regional Middle/High School, 7 p.m. (Snow date, Thursday, Dec. 19). 17 PERU - Grade 5-8 Christmas Concert 6:30 p.m. at Peru Elementary 18 PERU - Grade K-3 Christmas Concert 6:30 p.m. at Peru Elementary 19 CANTON - Christmas Sing-Along 9:00 a.m. Canton Elementary 19 RUMFORD - Virginia Elementary School Christmas Concert at Mountain Valley High School auditorium at 10 a.m. 20 DIXFIELD - Christmas Sing-Along 12:40-1:10 p.m. at Dixfield Elementary School 24 MEXICO - Family Christmas Eve Service 7 p.m. at Mexico Congregational Church, UCC 24 MEXICO - “Candles and Carols” Christmas Eve Service 11 pm. at Mexico Congregational Church, UCC 24 RUMFORD - Children’s Mass, 4 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. St. Theresa’s; 7 p.m. ST. A’s (full choir) 25 RUMFORD - Mass, 8 a.m. St. Theresa’s; 9:30 a.m. St A’s

A Christmas Wish To Everyone — Dyer’s Radio Shack Wishing You Happiness Throughout The Holiday Season — Carlisle’s Apparel & Footwear Never A Christmas Morning, Never The Old Year Ends But Someone Thinks of Someone, Old Days, Old Times, Old Friends — Log Cabin Craftworks Holiday Blessings to one and all. — Mexico Trading Post Warmest Wishes For Happy Holidays — Adleys Auto Sales & Service Christmas Wishes Do Come True! — Stanley’s Furniture Make A Tradition — Keep Your Family Safe, Merry Christmas — State Farm Insurance A Safe And Happy Holiday Season To All — Premium Log Yard Seasons Greetings — Dixfield Discount Fuel, Inc. Celebrate The Seasons — Randy’s Repair & Andy Valley Tack & Feed A Christmas Wish To All — Clinton G. Bradbury, Inc. Season’s Greetings To Everyone — Kaynor & Kreckel, P.A. Warmest Wishes for Happy Holidays — Oxford Federal Credit Union Season’s Greetings — Kirn, Everett,Cameron & Dufour, Optometrists Happy Holidays to You and Yours — Century 21 Action Realty Peace on Earth — Franklin Savings Bank Wishing You Our Holiday Best — Western Maine Insurance Merry Christmas to Our Western Maine Friends — Kyes Insurance Season’s Greetings To All — Thomas Shoe We Wish You A Merry “Arctic Cat” Holiday — Mountain Valley Sports Joyeux Noel — Larsen’s Electric, Inc.


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Holiday Greetings from Franklin County Celebrate The Season

Wishing You The Best At Christmastime — Mt. Blue Agway

Seasons Greetings from all of us at — CJ’s Appliance Merry Christmas! — Allen’s T.V. Warmest Wishes For A Happy Holiday! — Tasteful Creations Yuletide Greetings —Riddle’s Pharmacy Happy Holidays — Moose Horn Trading Post Merry Christmas to Our Western Maine Friends — Kyes Insurance Holiday Blessings to All — Oquossoc Marine Wishes for Peace, Joy, and Love to All — The Davis Family, Good Times Unlimited Wishing You a Safe and Happy Holiday Season — Hilltop Collision Center Peace on Earth — Franklin Savings Bank

— LaFleur’s Restaurant May Your Holidays Sparkle with Brilliance — Mainestone Jewelry Peace, Love and Joy — Trask’s, Inc. Peace to All — R.S. Osgood & Sons Yuletide Greetings — Knowlton Corner Farm and Tack Store Happy Holidays — Mickey’s Hallmark May Your Holidays Glow With Happiness — Mosher’s Seafood-n-More Wishing You The Best of Holidays Seasons — Otis Federal Credit Union Wishing You A Safe & Joyous Holiday Season — Chuck Wagon Restaurant Joy to the World — Foss Jewelers Happy Holidays to All — Sassy Scizzors

Calendar of Events: NOVEMBER 27 Farmington Annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale starting at 9 a.m. until sold out, Twice Sold Tales, Main St. Preorder by calling 7784511 or 645-4195; sponsored by Episcopal Women of St. Luke’s. 30 Farmington Horse-drawn sleigh rides downtown, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., starting at Homestead Bakery on Broadway. Free. Sponsored by the Downtown Business and Professional Association. 30 Livermore Falls Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Livermore Falls High School. Proceeds benefit LFHS class of 2003. 30 Wilton Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., the former Bass building. Local and international crafts. 30 Rangeley Lighting of the Giving Tree, 6 p.m., located next to the Chamber of Commerce building.

DECEMBER 7 Farmington: Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, Academy StREET. Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.1 p.m. 7 Farmington Craft fair 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., at the Elks Lodge in West Farmington. Sponsored by the Emblem Club. 7 Farmington 26th annual Chester Greenwood Day, Parade at 11 a.m. Cake and Chili Challenge will be held following parade at Meeting House Park. Polar Bear Club dip at 3 p.m. in Clearwater Lake. 7 Farmington Festival of Trees at the Granary; follows Chester Greenwood Day Parade. 7 Farmington 18th annual American Legion Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Legion on High St. Luncheon available. 15 Jay Children’s Christmas Party, VFW Hall, Route 133, 1-3 p.m. 22 Jay Pie and Bake Sale, beginning at 4: 30- 6 p.m., VFW Hall, Route 133.

Joy to the World from River Valley Calendar of Events: NOVEMBER 26 DIXFIELD - Dirigo High School National Honor Society dinner in the Student Community Center from 2-4 p.m. Free Admission. 30 RUMFORD - Christmas in the Valley Craft Fair - Mountain Valley High School from 9-2 p.m.

DECEMBER 1 DIXFIELD - Christmas in the Valley Parade - Starts at Dirigo High, 4 p.m. 1 MEXICO - American Legion Post #100 - Area kids can see Santa at 1 p.m. 7 RUMFORD - “AN AMERICAN CHRISTMAS” Mountain Valley High School, Sat., Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. Tickets are available in advance from RAAPA members, at Bartash, Port to Port, Hannaford, Log Cabin Craftworks, Larsen’s Electric, Dave’s Store and Mills Market in Andover. 7 BETHEL - Christmas with Santa at Crescent Park School 9 to 11 a.m. 10 BETHEL - Holiday Concert at Crescent Park School at 6:30 p.m. 11 DIXFIELD - Christmas Concert, 1:00 p.m. at Dirigo High School (Snowdate 18th) 12 CANTON - Christmas Concert, 6:00 p.m. at Faith Assembly Church (Snowdate 19th) 14 RUMFORD - Ecumenical Christmas Concert - St. Athansius & St. John Church 7:00 p.m. 14 BETHEL “A Christmas Dance” performance, Helen C. Berry Auditorium, Telstar Regional Middle/High School, 6:30 p.m.; donations accepted. 15 RUMFORD Ecumenical Christmas Concert, St. A’s & St. John Church, 7 p.m. 15 RUMFORD - Christmas Party at Welches Campground for members and children of Poodunck Snowmobile Club. Gifts and Entertainment provided. ALL IS FREE. 15 RUMFORD - The Live Nativity - Rumford Armory starting at 2 p.m. 16-20 RIVER VALLEY - Home and Business decorating contest. 16 RUMFORD - Christmas Pageant at St. Athanasius & St. John School 6:30 p.m. (Snow Date Dec. 17th) 17 DIXFIELD - Dirigo High School Music/Band Concert at Dirigo High School Student Community Center. (Snow Date Dec. 17th) 17 BETHEL “A Winter Music Concert,” Helen C. Berry Auditorium, Telstar Regional Middle/High School, 7 p.m. (Snow date, Thursday, Dec. 19). 17 PERU - Grade 5-8 Christmas Concert 6:30 p.m. at Peru Elementary 18 PERU - Grade K-3 Christmas Concert 6:30 p.m. at Peru Elementary 19 CANTON - Christmas Sing-Along 9:00 a.m. Canton Elementary 19 RUMFORD - Virginia Elementary School Christmas Concert at Mountain Valley High School auditorium at 10 a.m. 20 DIXFIELD - Christmas Sing-Along 12:40-1:10 p.m. at Dixfield Elementary School 24 MEXICO - Family Christmas Eve Service 7 p.m. at Mexico Congregational Church, UCC 24 MEXICO - “Candles and Carols” Christmas Eve Service 11 pm. at Mexico Congregational Church, UCC 24 RUMFORD - Children’s Mass, 4 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. St. Theresa’s; 7 p.m. ST. A’s (full choir) 25 RUMFORD - Mass, 8 a.m. St. Theresa’s; 9:30 a.m. St A’s

A Christmas Wish To Everyone — Dyer’s Radio Shack Wishing You Happiness Throughout The Holiday Season — Carlisle’s Apparel & Footwear Never A Christmas Morning, Never The Old Year Ends But Someone Thinks of Someone, Old Days, Old Times, Old Friends — Log Cabin Craftworks Holiday Blessings to one and all. — Mexico Trading Post Warmest Wishes For Happy Holidays — Adleys Auto Sales & Service Christmas Wishes Do Come True! — Stanley’s Furniture Make A Tradition — Keep Your Family Safe, Merry Christmas — State Farm Insurance A Safe And Happy Holiday Season To All — Premium Log Yard Seasons Greetings — Dixfield Discount Fuel, Inc. Celebrate The Seasons — Randy’s Repair & Andy Valley Tack & Feed A Christmas Wish To All — Clinton G. Bradbury, Inc. Season’s Greetings To Everyone — Kaynor & Kreckel, P.A. Warmest Wishes for Happy Holidays — Oxford Federal Credit Union Season’s Greetings — Kirn, Everett,Cameron & Dufour, Optometrists Happy Holidays to You and Yours — Century 21 Action Realty Peace on Earth — Franklin Savings Bank Wishing You Our Holiday Best — Western Maine Insurance Merry Christmas to Our Western Maine Friends — Kyes Insurance Season’s Greetings To All — Thomas Shoe We Wish You A Merry “Arctic Cat” Holiday — Mountain Valley Sports Joyeux Noel — Larsen’s Electric, Inc.


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The Oxford Hills wish you Peace on Earth May Your Holidays Be Joyous A Time To Rejoice Holiday Blessings To All

— Twin Town Homes — Bolsters Monumental — Biz Realty

Celebrate The Joys of The Season — C.N. Brown Company May All Your Holidays Be Bright — Quality Boot Warmest Wishes for Happy Holidays — Oxford Federal Credit Union Peace, Love and Joy — Bolsters Decorating Centers Celebrate the Season — Café Corner Warmest Wishes for Happy Holidays — Madison Avenue Associates Wishing You A Joyous Holiday Season — Flanders Electric May Your Holidays Glow With Happiness — Colby’s Garage May There Be Peace On Earth For All — Perham’s of West Paris May Your Home For the Holidays Be Special — Norway Downtown Revitalization Peace To You At Christmastime — Village Square Realty May Your Holidays Be Filled With Happiness — Maurice Dance Theater May Peace, Love and Joy Be Yours — Goodwin Viking Motors Warmest Wishes for Happy Holidays — Western Maine Health Proclaim Joy Throughout the Land — Norway Savings Bank A Joyous Holiday Season to All — South Paris Mini Apple

Calendar of Events: NOVEMBER

29 OXFORD Christmas tree lights are being sold in memory or in honor of a veteran for the “Veteran’s Christmas Tree” by Anderson Staples American Legion Auxiliary Post 112. Lighting ceremony, 7 p.m., Veteran’s Park, Skeetfield Road and Route 121.

A Cartridge In A Bear Tree

— Woodman’s Sporting Goods May the Peace & Joy of the Season Stay With You Through the Coming Year — Schiavi Homes Happy Holidays and Thank You to All

— Boomers

Celebrate the Season with Love & Joy — Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy — All-Rite Accounting Happy Holidays to All — Wiles Auto Body Wishing You Peace and Joy This Holiday Season — Maine Veterans Home Blessings of the Christmas Season — Bessey Motor Sales Wishing You A White Christmas & Winter Wonderland — Ryan Rock A Holiday Wish For All — Town & Country Mobile Home Village Have A Very Holly Jolly Christmas — Harris Bros. Trash Removal May Wonderful Christmas Memories Fill Your Heart — Days Gone By Antiques Happiness To All At Christmastime — The Candle Place Proclaim Joy & Peace Throughout The World — Quincy Realty Good Tidings of Comfort & Joy — Western Auto of Norway May Your Holidays Be Bright — Clean Care/Norway Laundry A Joyful Christmas To All — Western Maine Driving Academy Warmest Wishes For Happy Holidays — Hill Top Pools & Spas Have A Holly Jolly Christmas — Service Master Clean

29-30 PARIS Maurice Dance Theater presents “A Year Without a Santa Claus” 7 p.m., Oxford Hills CHS. $6 balcony; $7 orchestra; available at Maurice Dance Studio in South Paris or at the door. 29 PARIS Tree lighting ceremony , 7 p.m. Maine Veterans Home, 477 High St. The Vikettes of Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School will provide music. Refreshments follow. Christmas tree lights for Western Maine Veteran’s Home Advisory Committee “Tree of Caring,” $5 each,contact Florence McLaughlin, 8 Jackson’s Crossing Rd., S. Paris. 30 NORWAY Ringing of the bells, 4:30 p.m. Main Street. 30 PARIS Christmas parade 11 a.m., beginning in Market Square. Visits with Santa follow at the Norway Fire Station. 30 PARIS Cranberry wreath workshop being, 9 a.m. to noon, McLaughlin Foundation Garden and Horticultural Center, 97 Main Street. $20 includes all materials needed to make a 12” wreath and includes refreshments. Reservation is requested, call 743-8820.

DECEMBER

1 PARIS Hanging of the greens, First Baptist Church, 10:30 a.m.,and the lighting of

the Advent wreath each Sunday in December . 4 NORWAY Stephens Memorial Hospital tree lighting ceremony 5 p.m., front entrance. 5 HARRISON Christmas in Harrison, 4 p.m. Thursday, through to 2 p.m. Sunday, throughout the village. Admission will be goods for the Harrison Food Pantry:

May The Aromas Of The Season Delight Your Senses — MeJeffEmy.com, No Stone & Emily Foster Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy — L.M. Longley & Son May Peace and Love Be With You — Hundred Acre Wood Wishing You A Beautiful White Christmas — Ken’s Yamaha & Auto Repair Health, Happiness & Prosperity To All — Community Concepts Wishing You The Best of the Season — Ocean Breeze Tanning Salon May Your Holidays Glow With Happiness — Ripley & Fletcher Proclaim Peace Throughout The World — Oxford Hills Montessori School Joy To You At Christmastime — Record Building Supply May Your Holidays Glow with Happiness — Hutchins Jewelers May the Joys of the Season Be With You All Year — The Child Health Center Happy and Healthy Holidays to All — Fare Share Market Wishing You A Joyous Holiday Season — The Staff of Maine Discoveries God Bless Us Everyone

Holiday Greetings

Advertising supplement to the SUN JOURNAL, Monday, Nov. 25, 2002

from your Western Maine businesses

— L.F. Pike

Best Wishes For A Happy Holiday Season — Falls Fencing Geldelig Jul (A Norwegian Merry Christmas) — Norway Business Association Let There Be Peace On Earth — Arsenault’s TVRO Warmest Wishes For Happy Holidays — Oxford Hills ICT Group Happy Holidays and a Peaceful New Year — Hillside Cottages

Friday Dec. 6: *Early evening - Girl Scouts will be caroling throughout the village. The Cub Scouts will serve cocoa on the Common. *6 p.m. - Christmas Children’s Program sponsored by Harrison Youth Boosters at the Harrison Grange. *6:45 p.m. - Santa arrives with parade, Depot Street to Town Common; bring your flashlight. Light sticks available for children to carry in the parade. Saturday, Dec. 7: *7 to 10 a.m. - Pancake breakfast sponsored by Calvary Community Church. *8 a.m. to noon - Mini craft fair sponsored by the Ladies Circle of the Calvary Community Church. *10 to 11:30 a.m. “Holiday Fantasy” free in Community Center at the fire station. *10 a.m. throughout the day - Free horse drawn wagon rides through village and the brass band ensemble playing during the day. *10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - A roaring fire and cookie walk at Caswell Public Library. Children decorate a gingerbread man,10:30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m.; Santa will talk with children at Santa’s Workshop, town hall. Picture taking session. *10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Harrison Grange 16th annual craft fair. *10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Christmas tree sale by Harrison Lions Club next to the grange hall. *11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Children’s crafts at the Calvary Community Church. *7 p.m. - “Holiday Fantasy” in the Ballroom, second floor of the Block Building. *8:30 p.m. to midnight - Christmas dance, music by the Country Ridge Riders band at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall.

5 PARIS “Holiday Concert” 7 p.m. Oxford Hills MS gym with band, orchestra and chorus. Donations accepted. Snow date is Dec. 11. 5 PARIS Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce Open House with refreshments and door prizes, 4 to 7 p.m., Main Street location. 6 PARIS Oxford County 4-H “Take a Chance” fund-raising auction 7 p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School. Doors open at 5 p.m. 7 PARIS Christmas concert to benefit Christmas for Teens, 2:30 to 7:30 p.m., Oxford Hills CHS . This event is a school and community based event. 8 HARRISON “Holiday Fantasy” in the Ballroom, 2 p.m., second floor Block Building. 11-14 PARIS Trees and Trains display 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., McLaughlin Foundation Garden and Horticultural Center Barn, 97 Main St., South Paris. 12 PARIS Holiday concert “Magic Carpet Ride,” 7 p.m., Oxford Hills Middle School. Snow date Tuesday, Dec. 17. 14 NORWAY Commons Music Collective concert, 7:30 p.m., Commons, Main Street. 15 NORWAY Horse and wagon ride to view the Christmas lights; leave the school on Alpine Street at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. 743-1957. 17 WOODSTOCK Quilt raffle, on display at Woodstock Town Office. 22 PARIS Community choir cantata 2 p.m. First Baptist Church of West Paris. 21 OXFORD Oxford Advent Christian Church live Nativity, 4 p.m. Free. Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m.; “Watch Night” 5:30 p.m. to midnight. 24 NORWAY The annual ringing of the bells for Christmas will be held at 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve on Main Street.

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Sun Journal Special Sections Western Maine Holiday Songbook  

Sing-along to the traditional holiday songs in the annual Sun Journal Special Sections Western Maine Holiday Songbook.