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Meltdown Party at Town Hall

BRIDGTON — Although the Mushers Bowl dog sled races have been cancelled due to snow conditions the Meltdown Party will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Jan. 25, at the Bridgton Town Hall.

There will be two bands, free food by Black Horse Tavern, Campfire Grille, Morning Glory Diner and White Wulff Farms and a cash beer and wine bar. Cost is $15 or $10 with a Winter Carnival button.

Photo contest extended

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OXFORD — The Jan. 31 deadline for the 2013 Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District Annual Photo Contest has been extended until Feb. 11.

OCSWCD is looking for conservation photos in the subject of agriculture, forestry or soil and water to grace the cover of the 2012 Annual Report. A prize package provided by Aubuchon Hardware, Paris Farmers Union and Rosebeck Farm will be awarded to the first place winner. Three honorable mention winners will also be selected.

Call 743-5789, ext. 111, go to www.oxfordswcd.net or email jean.federico@me.nacdnet.net for more information.

Parent-teacher conferences

PARIS — Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School will be holding parent-teacher conferences between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6. All teachers and/or teams will be having conferences at this time. Call Breta Howe at 743-8914, ext. 9532 or 9500, by 10 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, with questions or to arrange appointments.

If you do not call ahead for an appointment, you may still sign up by stopping at the classroom and signing up for any open time on the appointment sheet posted outside teachers’ classrooms. Maps of the building and student schedules will be available in the Guidance Office.

This is an opportunity for parents to meet with teachers and discuss their child’s progress.

Program on eBooks, tablets

PARIS — The Paris Public Library will host an eBooks, eReaders and Tablets Discussion Night at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5. This will be an interactive session where participants can learn how to download eBooks from the library, learn about other eBook sources and obtain more general help using devices.

eReader and tablet assistance will also be provided on a drop-in basis on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Just bring in your device and any questions that you may have.

For more information, contact the library at 743-6994 or paris.public.library@msln.net. Questions may also be posted about the Discussion Night on the library’s event page on Facebook.

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