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Rumford area
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.
Rumford, Wednesday, Oct.21: Preschool story time for ages 1-5, 10 a.m., Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. FMI: 364-3661.
Rumford, Friday, Oct. 23: Spaghetti supper and dance, supper 5-6:30 p.m., dance 7-11 p.m., Eagle’s hall. Supper $7, children $4; dance $7. Chinese auction, raffle, food. Music by Monsta. Benefits Mark (Goldie) Tozier of Dixfield.
Rumford, Saturday, Oct. 24: Halloween pumpkin festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 320 Isthmus Road. $5. Costume parade 1 p.m. Sponsored by Cancer Crusaders. Benefits Relay for Life. FMI: 364-3666.
Rumford, Saturday, Oct. 24: Haunted Halloween walk, 6-10 p.m., 320 Isthmus Road. $3. Sponsored by Cancer Crusaders. Benefits Relay for Life. FMI: 364-3666.
Rumford, Saturday, Oct. 24: Halloween dance, 7-11 p.m., Snowshoe Club. Music by One Step Ahead. Members and guest welcome.


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