Residents needed

LIVERMORE FALLS – The town manager is looking for people to volunteer their time on a budget committee. So far there are about nine people who have volunteered, Town Manager Martin Puckett said Wednesday, but he would like to see more. In some towns, he said, there are 15 members on the committee.

Guns and Hoses’

FARMINGTON – The Harlem Rockets featuring Kevin “Showboat” Jackson, King of Basketball Comedy, will face the “Guns and Hoses,” Franklin County’s finest police and firemen, on the basketball court at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Mt. Blue High School.

Advanced admission is $5 or $6 at the door, all ages. Tickets are on sale at Mickey’s Hallmark, KeyBank in Wilton, the Franklin County Chamber office and Your Hometown Market.

The game is sponsored by Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 778-4215 or e-mail [email protected]

Tables available

WILTON – Scrapbooking and craft tables are still available for the Scrapbooking and Cabin Fever Craft Fair to take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Nichols Expo.

Make-it and Take-it projects are scheduled from area businesses, including B&B Scrapping from 9:30 to 10 a.m.; Stampin-up from 10 to 11 a.m.; My Crop Paper Scissors Store from 11 a.m. to noon; and Close to My Heart from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Special entertainment has also been planned, including a performance by Sammie Angel from 10 to 11:30 a.m., the Mt. Blue Middle School Show Choir at noon, the Mt. Blue Jazz Combo at 12:30 p.m. and the Mt. Blue Voices at 1 p.m.

The event will benefit the Wilton Blueberry Festival to be held Aug. 4 and 5. For more information, call Shannon Smith at 778-4726.

Pitching program

FARMINGTON – All area coaches and interested parents are invited to a presentation on “Youth Pitching Biomechanics: Considerations for Safety and Performance” at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at Franklin Memorial Hospital’s Ben Franklin Education Center.

Co-sponsored by Franklin Orthopedics and Franklin Memorial Hospital, the two-hour program will take an in-depth look at the proper biomechanics of throwing and how to teach them to youth players. The public is invited.

The keynote speaker will be Karen J. Mohr, PT, SCS, executive director/research director of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation, Los Angeles. She is board-certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as a clinical specialist in sports medicine.

The program is free. For more information, contact the community relations office at 779-2555.


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