School district holding food drive

FARMINGTON — On Thursday morning, Aug. 27, the Mt. Blue Regional School District Education Association will hold a food drive with the support of Michael Motors and the extended faculty and staff of western Maine’s RSU 9.

Faculty and staff, administrators and visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishables and fill a vehicle provided by Michael Motors of Farmington.

Donations will then be delivered to area food pantries, starting with Mallett School, and a newly established space for Mt. Blue campus students. Remaining donations will be distributed to community pantries.

FMI: 207-578-0357, [email protected]

Mexico High Class of ’64 to meet

MEXICO — The Mexico High School Class of 1964 will have its September lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Dick’s Restaurant. All classmates, spouses and guests are welcome.

FMI: 207-364-3388.

Floyd A. Harlow Jr. VFW to meet

PARIS — The Floyd A. Harlow Jr. VFW Post 9787 will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the post home, 58 Main St.

Historical Society to meet

LOCKE MILLS — The Greenwood Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the building in Locke’s Mills.
Blaine Mills will present a program on the history of the Richardson Hollow area.

Stephens High ’56 luncheon

MEXICO — A Stephens High School class of 1956 luncheon will be held at noon on Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Far East Restaurant, 287 Main St., Mexico.

FMI: 207-562-7081

Learn to build a root cellar

SKOWHEGAN — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free introductory workshop on designing, constructing and maintaining root cellars for winter food storage from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at the UMaine Extension Somerset County office, 7 County Drive.

Registration is required by Friday, Aug. 28. To register, or to request a disability accommodation, call 207-474-9622 or 800-287-1495 in Maine or email [email protected]

Play museum announces movie night

WILTON — Western Maine Play Museum has announced it will hold a family movie night at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4.

The will be “Finding Nemo.” The evening will feature refreshments and glow-in-the-dark jewelry.

Families are advised to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Bathroom facilities will be available. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The cost for tickets is $4 for a single person, or $10 for a family. The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 5.

FMI:, [email protected]