Extension meeting

PERU – The Peru Ladies Extension will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Peru Elementary School. Jane Peterson has the mystery. Those attending are asked to bring a bag lunch and knitting or crocheting projects. New members are welcome.

Gymnastic session

RUMFORD – An organizational meeting to prepare for the state gymnastic competition will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Greater Rumford Community Center.

More than 300 participants from throughout the state are expected to take part in the event April 27 to 29. Volunteers are needed to prepare for the event. Meetings are expected to take place once a month until the event.

Big trees wanted

DIXFIELD – The Maine Forest Service is looking for big trees to nominate for the 2007 Maine Register of Big Trees, and the town of Dixfield is hoping to help. Maine has 148 state champions and two national champions, a tamarack and an eastern white pine.

Residents are asked to look at trees and measure the trunk circumference, vertical height and average crown spread and contact the Dixfield Town Office at 562-8151 for additional information or help in measurements. Champions are chosen on a point system by the measurements. Nominations will be accepted by the Maine Forest Service until Dec. 31.

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