Turkey picnic

PERU — A turkey picnic will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the rec ball field behind the former Peru school. Cost is $5 for adults; $3, ages 6 to 10; free, under 6.

Awards will be presented softball and baseball players from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. followed by a street dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Cost is $3 with players free.

Offering maps

RUMFORD — Neil Ward of the Androscoggin River Alliance will be distributing “The
Historic Androscoggin from Magalloway to Merrymeeting Bay” maps from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Rumford Information Center.

Supplies are limited and the map will be available on a first-come,
first-served basis. The maps are free, but a donation would be welcome
to help pay for printing and delivery charges.

The Androscoggin River
Alliance mission is “to work together for a healthy river, good jobs
and strong communities.”

GOP to meet

WATERFORD — The Oxford County Republican Committee will meet Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the North Waterford Congregational Church, Route 35, Waterford Village. A social hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. will be followed by dinner and a guest speaker, Les Otten, 2010 gubernatorial candidate.

 Antiques show

DIXFIELD — The Dixfield Historical Society will host an antiques road show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at the historical society museum, 59 Main St. Tim Gould, auctioneer and appraiser, will be on hand to appraise antiques for $5 an item or three for $10.

Baked beans will also be on sale to take home for supper. For additional information, call President Clarice Hodges at 562-7125 or Treasurer Donna Towle at 562-7595 and leave message.

Class in recess

RUMFORD — Due to vacation, Gloria’s Tuesday 10:30 a.m. line dancing classes at Rumford Methodist Church on Linnell Street will not meet again until Oct. 6. All interested beginners will be welcome to join in the fall.


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