FARMINGTON – The SAD 9 Adult and Community Education and Franklin County Adult Basic Education annual recognition night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, in North Dining Hall at the University of Maine at Farmington. The public is welcome.

For more information, call 778-3460.

Paddling clinic

AVON – SAD 58 Adult and Community Education will offer a safe paddling clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the Opportunity Center of North Franklin County, 105 Avon Valley Road.

The class will take place on Bobby Pond and will cover topics in proper operation and safety, state laws, emergencies and survival in cold water, first aid and environmental ethics.

Cost of the course is $10 a person (ages 12 and up) and includes certification in boating safety upon successful completion.

Participants may bring their own equipment if desired. The instructor is Rick Rogers.

For more information or to pre-register, call the Office of Adult and Community Education at 678-2701, ext. 226, no later than May 31 or visit the Web at

Car hop

KINGFIELD – Friends and Family Ties will have its annual old-fashioned car hop from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Woodsman, Route 27.

There will be a DJ, raffle, 50/50 and a classic cars competition.

There will be hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chili dogs, hot dogs, French fries, old-fashioned root beer floats and homemade frappes at old-fashioned prices.

Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

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