RUMFORD – A wine tasting tour around the world will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at the Black Mountain of Maine Lodge. Bob Roy, a veteran of more than 25 years in the wine business, will attend to take participants through the wines and answer questions.

Hot and cold appetizers will be served. Cost is $15 a person or $20 at the door. For reservations, call 364-8977 or e-mail [email protected]

Teen meeting

RUMFORD – The Youth Resource Team will hold a planning meeting at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the Teen Center, located in basement of the Mexico Recreational Center, Recreational Drive.

For more information about the strategy group, contact Kim Sequoia at the River Valley Healthy Communities office, 364-7408.

Spaghetti supper

DIXFIELD – Junior Girl Scout Troops 356 and 327 will hold a spaghetti supper at the Dixfield American Legion from 5:30 p.m. until sold out on Friday, April 1. Prices are $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and younger. The menu includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and a drink.

There will be a silent auction and the girls will have crafts they have made for sale during the supper. All proceeds will go toward the cost of the troops spending a weekend in Boston.

Coach’s night

DIXFIELD – Appreciation Night will be held for Coach Gavin Kane on Saturday, April 9, at the Dirigo High School, Defoe Gym. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. followed by a presentation. Admission is free, attendance is limited and tickets are necessary. Contact Barbara Chow at 562-8989 on or before Friday, March 25. Tickets are also available at Holmes Market.

Circle supper

RUMFORD – The Daughters of Isabella, St. Timothy Circle 504, assisted by the Knights of Columbus, will hold a public supper on Saturday, April 9, following the 4 p.m. Mass at St. Athanasius and St. John Parish Hall. Menu will include assorted soups, chowders, stews, rolls, biscuits, desserts and beverage. Cost is $5.

Musical set

RUMFORD – Moontide Water Festival will present Mac McHale and the Old-Time Radio Gang, Vintage American Country, with special guests Mom’s Home Cooking featuring Appalacian folk music and the Smith Brother, teenage fiddlers, at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Mountain Valley High School, Muskie Auditorium. Cost for tickets is $8. Proceeds will benefit the Moontide Water Festival. For more information, call 369-9138.

Magic show

MEXICO – A magic show featuring Dennis Labbe and Scot Grassette will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the Mexico Rec Center. Other events will include: noon to 2 p.m., roller skating, and noon to 5 p.m., bake and craft sale.

Advance tickets are available at Maddy’s Pizza, Mexico Rec Center or Bull Rock Spring Water and cost is $8 adults and $4 students, children under 3, free; at the door adults $10, students $4.

Proceeds will benefit the Mexico Recreation Department and the Moontide Water Festival. For more information, call Greg Arsenault at 364-4912 or Bull Rock Spring Water at 364-0808.

Shortened hours

RUMFORD – Black Mountain of Maine’s tubing park will no longer operate after 4 p.m. Weekend hours will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ski fund-raiser

RUMFORD – The Black Mountain of Maine Ski Patrol hosted a fund-raiser on March 19 featuring hot wings, ski demos, a silent auction, 50/50 drawing and live music.

Chris Dickson, Jeff Gallant, Gary Petrie and Matt Bell organized the event. The patrollers organized a silent auction that was held throughout the night. Due to many local businesses, they were able to raise additional funds to support their needs. A pair of race skis went for more than $300.

Through-out the evening, Julie Dickson sold 5050 tickets, raising just over $200 with the second draw winning alpine tickets and third getting tubing tickets.

Live music was performed by a local group, the Hooligans.

Sale extended

PARIS – The tree and shrub sale deadline for the Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District has been extended. The new deadline for placing orders is Monday, April 18. Call Heidi Linscott, office manager, at 743-5789, ext. 101, to get an order form or for additional information.


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