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Rumford area
Andover, Saturday, Oct. 10: Ellis River Riders horse club’s last game show, 9 a.m., Airport Road, off of Route 5. Free. Food served all day. FMI: or call Lainie Wilkinson 562-9993.
Hanover/Rumford, Saturday, Oct. 10: Fall Foliage River Run, registration 9 a.m., launch time 10 a.m., Hanover Boat Launch ending at Rumford Boat Launch, Route 2. $15 before Oct. 1, $20 after Oct. 1, under 12 free. Chicken barbecue, sponsor booths, snacks, water safety presentation. Registration and FMI: 364-3241 or
Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 10: Public Supper, 5 p.m., Mexico U.C.C.(green church). Roast beef, veggies, homemade pies. $7, kids 12 and under $3.
Mexico, Saturday, Oct 10: Baked bean and chop suey supper, 5 p.m., King Hiram Lodge, Rt. 2. Baked beans, chop suey, cole slaw, rolls, pies, coffee, punch. $7, kids 12 and under $5. Takeout available, call 562-7263.
Rumford, Saturday, Oct. 10: Dance, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Shak. $10. Lunch, live music, open mic, Chinese auction, raffles. Benefits Frank Grace. FMI: 357-0041.
Rumford, Wednesday, Oct. 14: Preschool story time for ages 2-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. FMI: 364-3661.
Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 17: Family Fun Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chiasson’s Barn Full of Dreams, 178 Poplar Hill Road. $7, family of 4 or more $5 each. All children need an adult or guardian present. Rain date Oct. 18. Sponsored by Friends and Family Forever Relay for Life Team. FMI: Kim 364-7953 or Gloria 364-7818.
Rumford, Saturday, Oct. 17: Barbecue turkey roast, 5 p.m., Blazing Star Lodge, Route 232. $8, under 12 $4. Takeout available. Stair chair on back stairs. Sponsored by royal Arch Chapter 56. FMI: Dick Stearns 364-2943 or Joe Roy 364-4715.
Rumford, Saturday, Oct. 17: Meatloaf supper, 5-6 p.m., Snowshoe Club. $6, 12 and under $3. Members and guest welcome.
Rumford, Saturday, Oct. 17: Dance with music by Noel & Dan Band, 7-11 p.m., Snowshoe Club. Members and guest welcome.

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