Bottle drive

RUMFORD — A bottle drive will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17, for Mountain Valley High School wrestlers to go to the Maine-Nebraska Friendship Tournament.

Autism awareness

FARMINGTON — In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Project Educate will host a free ice cream social (Rice and Soy Dream also available) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at the University of Maine at Farmington Olsen Student Center. The event will feature magician and balloon artist Scot Grassette.

It is open to all families living with autism and other developmental disabilities and/or delays. For more information, call Kelly Sastamoine at 357-0118.


PERU — The Peru Extension Homemakers will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, at the Peru Baptist Church. The meeting will be about birds, bees and butterflies. Attendees should bring a bag lunch.

Relay benefit

CANTON — The Canton Cruisers Relay for Life Team will sponsor a Chinese/silent auction on Saturday, April 17, at the Canton new fire station. Doors will open at 2 p.m. and the auction will begin at 4 p.m.

Hot dogs, chili, chips, desserts and drinks will be available. A partial list of auction items will be available at the Town Office or through team members. Proceeds will benefit River Valley Relay for Life.

For more information, call Debi at 597-3071, Kathy at 597-2139 or ask any team member.