FARMINGTON – Farmington area children, ages 5 to 12, who wish to play T-ball or live pitch in the Farm League Baseball season should plan to attend the sign-up meeting to be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Farmington Community Center.

Coaches or representatives of the following teams will be present to meet parents and register children: Farmington Astros, Farmington Black Bears, Farmington Dodgers, Farmington Greyhounds, Farmington Mini-Giants, Farmington Slammers and the Fairbanks Red Sox. An information sheet about the youth program will be available.

Softball meeting

RUMFORD – The Rumford Area Women’s Softball League will hold an organizational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Greater Rumford Community Center.

Representatives from teams that played last year plus new clubs are requested to attend. Last summer, 10 teams played an 18-game regular season from late May through early August on fields in Rumford, Mexico and Jay. All clubs then qualified for double elimination playoffs.

Persons desiring more information may contact Dave Dearborn at 364-4463 between the hours of 3 and 5 p.m. and 8 and 10 p.m.

Teachers to meet

FARMINGTON – The Franklin County Unit of the Maine Education Association-Retired Teachers will meet at 11 a.m. Monday, April 18, at the Granary. For luncheon reservations, call Verne Byers at 778-3495, Marjorie Collins at 864-2223 or Carolyn Parr at 778-4282.

Cemetery meeting

CHESTERVILLE – The Webster Cemetery Association will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 18, at the Chesterville Town Hall.

Committee to meet

FARMINGTON – The Franklin County Democratic Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the Student Center at the University of Maine at Farmington.

Spring cleaning

LIVERMORE FALLS – The Betterment Group will clean and paint light poles downtown on April 17 and 24. They will also do clean-up work along the riverbank and mulching. Volunteers are welcome and needed. Tools will be provided. Meet at 7 a.m. Sunday near the Chuckwagon Restaurant.

Board to meet

AVON – Opportunity Center of North Franklin County’s board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at 105 Avon Valley Road. The public is welcome.

Safety course

STRONG – SAD 58 Adult and Community Education will offer a hunter safety course for certification from 6 to 9 p.m. on April 24, 26, 28 and 29 at the Foster Memorial Building, Main Street. The instructor is Rick Rogers and the cost of the course is $10. Class size is limited to 40 and preregistration is required by April 20.

For more information or to register, call the Office of Adult and Community Education at 678-2701, ext. 226.

Tree sale

FARMINGTON – Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District’s tree/shrub program sale is taking place. Time is running out for tree and shrub discounts. There are many plants/shrub left to buy at discount prices. Proceeds from all remaining plants on sale will benefit educational programs.

Orders will be taken at a reduced sale price until May 3 for items such as roses, weigelas, hostas, blueberries, cranberries, comfrey, English ivy, cranberry, creeping red sedum, hydrangea and erosion control plants.

A limited number of plants are available and the offer expires on May 3. For more information, call 778-4279 or stop by the office at 107 Park St.


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