Locks of Love

AUBURN — Raffle tickets are being sold at the New Auburn Social Club for a chance to cut Fred Mitchell’s ponytail on Saturday, July 24. Mitchell is cutting his hair for Locks of Love and all proceeds for the raffle will also be donated to Locks of Love. Tickets are available for $5.

Anyone who would like to donate their hair on this date may contact Fred at [email protected]

Golden Age group

POLAND — The Golden Age Group of Sacred Heart Church will meet on Tuesday, July 13, at Range Pond. Members are asked to bring along their favorite beverage and a comfortable lawn chair as the only seating will be at the picnic tables.

The barbecue lunch will be at noon and members wanting rides or wishing to follow someone to Range Pond are asked to meet at the Sacred Heart Church parking lot at 10:30 a.m. Members who have not yet purchased their $5 tickets for the luncheon are asked to contact Paula at 576-4082 or they can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, in the church basement.

Invasive plant workshop

RAYMOND — The Maine Milfoil Consortium, Portland Water District and Raymond Waterways Protective Association will host a free half-day workshop to teach people how to monitor and map invasive aquatic plant infestations. All are welcome to attend.

The training will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, July 11, at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Route 302. The training will be presented by the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program’s Center for Invasive Aquatic Plants. Registration is required. For more information or to register, e-mail [email protected] or call 783-7733.

Baby-sitting class

LEWISTON — The YWCA of Central Maine will hold an American Red Cross baby-sitting course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, July 16 and 23.

The goal of the course is to give young baby sitters the proper skills to care for siblings, neighbors or any child safely. The YWCA baby sitter training course will teach young baby sitters professionalism; help develop skills in leadership, basic care, safety and safe play; and first aid and CPR.

Cost is $55 for members and $65 for nonmembers and is open for boys and girls ages 11 to 16. Space is limited. For more information or to register, call the YWCA of Central Maine at 795-4050.

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