No jam sessions for two weeks

RUMFORD — There will be no weekly jam sessions at the Snowshoe Club, Waldo Street, on Saturdays, Aug. 29 and Sept. 5. They will resume on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Blood drive at Farmington hospital

FARMINGTON — An American Red Cross blood drive will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Franklin Memorial Hospital. The blood drive is sponsored by American Legion Post 28.

Call the American Red Cross at 1-800-RED CROSS to make an appointment.

Stephens High ’56 luncheon

MEXICO — The Stephens High School Class of 1956 luncheon will be held at noon Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Far East Restaurant, 287 Main St.

FMI: 207-562-7081

Play museum announces movie night

WILTON — Western Maine Play Museum has announced it will hold a family movie night at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4.

The film will be “Finding Nemo.” The evening will feature refreshments and glow-in-the-dark jewelry.

Families are advised to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Bathroom facilities will be available. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The cost for tickets is $4 for a single person, or $10 for a family. The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 5.

FMI:, [email protected]

Taking crafter applications for fair

RUMFORD — Crafter applications are being taken for River Valley Rotary Club’s 22nd annual Oktoberfest Craft Fair, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at 85 Lincoln Ave.

The nonrefundable fee will be $25 for each eight-foot table or $20 a table for those who donate an item toward the silent auction. Two chairs will also be provided a table.

Call Sally Theriault at 364-4561 for an application or for more information as soon as possible. Space is limited. Deadline is Friday Oct. 2.

Learn to build a root cellar

SKOWHEGAN — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free introductory workshop on designing, constructing and maintaining root cellars for winter food storage from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at the UMaine Extension Somerset County office, 7 County Drive.

Registration is required by Friday, Aug. 28. To register, or to request a disability accommodation, call 207-474-9622 or 800-287-1495 in Maine or email [email protected]