By Sallyann Hadyniak | Oct 05, 2017
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Halloween Party:

The Freedom Rec. Committee is planning their annual Halloween Party which is a Community Event. It will be held on Sunday, October 22 at the Town Office Election Hall on Pleasant Street. It will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 8:00 p.m. There will be games for all ages, refreshments, prizes, and so much more. So mark your calendar and don’t forget to come with your children for a fun time. You can look us up on face book by typing in Freedom Boosters & Recreational Committee. Pass the word around to you friends and neighbors.

The Rec. Committee Is looking for volunteers to help decorate both buildings for Halloween. If you are interested, you can come down between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for those are the hours that the office is open. The judging will be done at 6:30 sharp.  We are working on having a special surprise for everyone.

Selectmen’s Meeting:

The next Selectmen’s meeting will be held on Monday, October 16, at the Town Office starting at 6:00 p.m.  All meetings are open to the public.

Dirigo Grange #98:  The Grange will hold their meeting on Thursday, October 19 starting at 6:30 p.m.

Dirigo Grange Pie Sale for Thanksgiving: The Dirigo Grange #98 is having a Baked Pie Sale on Saturday, November 18 at the Grange Hall located on Rt.137 in Freedom. They are now taking orders for Apple, Pumpkin, Pecan and Chocolate Cream Pies! You can call Roberta at 382-3166 and leave a message placing your order in advance or contact Lorrain Overlock and you will be able to pick up your pies between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon. The cost of the pies are between $10.00 and $12.00.

Relaxation Time:

Every Tuesday the S & B Girls will be meeting at the Town Office starting at 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. We do all kinds of crocheting, knitting, stitching and crafts.  Anyone can come on down and join us, learn how to do what is of interest to you and join in the fun.  Every week books are available for your taking to choose from for patterns and instructions of anything you may want to do.  The books are donated and they are yours for the taking. (Free).  Looking forward to seeing some new faces so won’t you join us in the fun and two hours of relaxation

Veterans Day:

Saturday, November 11 we will be holding our usual services at the Memorial Park.  We have a wall with pictures of veterans from all branches of the service that we are proud to display.  This year I am asking the residents of Freedom to submit not only a photo of a Freedom resident Veteran, but a photo of any Freedom resident FAMILY member.  It is our way to give thanks to them serving our country. You can drop it off at the Town Office during open office hours.

The services will be held at the Veterans Memorial Park on Pleasant Street next to the church.  It will start at 11:00 a.m. sharp, on November 11 and the bells will toll the eleventh hour.  Tyler Charles Hadyniak will be MC for the program, the Chordsmen will sing, there will be music and Roy Ward, a WW11 Veteran will celebrate his 98 year young birthday.  Refreshments will be served in the church basement.  We hope to see many there because it is on a Saturday.

Voice of Freedom:

Last week Tyler and I attended the Tony Bennett Concert in Portland and the Barry Manalow concert at the TD Garden in Boston.  It was a mini vacation for me being able to spend five days  with my grandsons together and one on one. We also had dinner one evening with Mariah, Lynn and a friend from New York.  It was a fun time.

Until next week, stay safe, stay well and enjoy the fall weather and the foliage.

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