October 2014

Woodland Rec. Dept. Notes

FALL PROGRAMS: The following is a list of programs that will be offered in the fall. Date, Time, and place are to be determined: 

1) Elem. / Jr. High Cross Country (Gr. 3 / 8): Awards and Pizza Party will be held on Wed. Oct. 29th at 3:00 pm at the the Elem. School Cafeteria.

Totally Trades

Two Washington Academy students were a study in concentration Friday as they constructed bird houses during the Totally Trades Conference held at the Washington County Community College


Linda Baniszeski

Don’t forget the Halloween Party at Meddybemps Community Center, Friday, October 31 from 5 to 7 p.m.  Please leave candy donations at the Community Center Thursday or early Friday.  

Library News

What brings readers together to read the same book, attend discussions, reader’s theatre, graphic artist workshops, wizard parties and more? The Big Read!  “Travel to Earthsea with fantasy readers from Downeast Maine!  Join us for the Big Read community events built around themes from A Wizard of Earthsea, the fantasy classic by Ursula LeGuin.


Sharon Frost


October birthstone - Opal for hope. Flower - Calendula for consistency.

October is National Kids’ Fitness month and kids all over the country will be trying their best to exercise more and stay strong and healthy.

Yom Kippur begins at sundown on Friday.


Calais – Paul Raymond Lister, 94, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Calais Regional Hospital.  Paul was born in St. Stephen, NB, on August 9, 1920, son of the late Gregory and Ethel (Love) Lister.  He worked for Haley’s Lumber until enlisting in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941 to serve in WWII.


Linda Baniszeski

Greetings from “getting chillier” Meddybemps. We were blessed with summer-like temperatures most of last week.  Reality is setting in.  Although without cooler temperatures, we would not have the beautiful fall foliage.  Every season is a new adventure.