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Neighborly Seniors

DIXFIELD — Neighborly Senior Citizens will meet on Wednesday, May 18, at the Swasey Torrey Post #100. The meeting will start at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck dinner and nickel beano. Doors will open at noon for anyone wishing to play nickel beano, which will be played from noon until 2:30 p.m.

There is still room on the bus to Fryeburg for the annual Fryeburg TRIAD picnic on Friday, June 24, which will be free to members.

There is still room on the June 12 trip to Indian Head Resort in Lincoln, N.H. for the lobster fest with Jose Duddy at a cost of $66.00 per person, which will include a welcome cocktail reception, a deluxe luncheon buffet featuring lobster, free individual photo, afternoon entertainment and a certificate to the gift shop. The bus will leave Dixfield at 8 a.m. and Mexico at 8:15 a.m. with a pick up in Bethel. You do not have to be a member to go on this trip.

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New members are welcome to join at any time. For more information, call Connie at 364-4189.

Class of 1954

MEXICO — Stephens High School class of 1954 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, at the Covered Wagon. Classmates and guests are welcome.

ATV club

MEXICO — Mexico ATV club will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.. Wednesday, May 18, in the Calvin Lyons room.

Silver Tea

AUGUSTA — People supporting addiction recovery across the state will gather in Augusta from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, to celebrate women’s recovery at the Women’s Addiction Services Council’s annual Silver Tea at the Hall of Flags and the Blaine House.

Each year, the Silver Tea offers women in recovery, their families and friends, and service providers, an opportunity to hold their recovery up as a great accomplishment, enjoy the camaraderie of other women in recovery, and celebrate the time and work they have invested in changing their lives, and becoming active participants in their communities.

One of the women celebrated at the tea will receive the Women in Recovery Leadership Award. The name of this year’s recipient will be announced at the tea.

Horse show

ANDOVER — The Ellis River Riders will hold their first horse shows of the season on May 21 and 22. On Saturday there will be an open show with pleasure and equitation classes and on Sunday there will be an all games show with exciting timed events. The show grounds are located on Airport Road, just off Route 5. The shows start at 9 a.m. on both days and will last till late afternoon. There is parking, seating and food served all day. Spectators are welcome and admission is free. For more information, visit the website www.ellisriverriders.com or call 392-2381 or 357-0523.

Daisy info

MEXICO — Girl Scouts of Maine will host a girl and adult Girl Scout Daisy information meeting at noon Saturday, May 21, at the Mexico Congregational Church (Green Church).

Girls entering kindergarten and first grade this coming fall and adults from the Rumford/Mexico/Canton/Peru/Dixfield and surrounding areas are invited to attend. For information on Girl Scouts or to volunteer, call Darlene Hayden 364-4411 or Jeanie Duguay 364-3639 or email jduguay@gsmaine.org or call toll free 1-888-922-4763 or visit their website at www.girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Public supper

RUMFORD — The Rumford United Methodist Church will have a public supper Saturday, May 21. There will be one serving starting at 5 p.m. The meal will consist of casseroles, baked beans and hot dogs, salads, rolls, pies plus hot and cold beverages. The cost will be $6 for adults and $3 for children. The meal will be held at the Virginia Chapel on Linnell Street.

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