Easton Girl Scouts hosting food drive

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    Easton Girl Scout Troop 691 would like to invite everyone to join in their third annual “Food from the Heart” food drive. All the food collected goes to Catholic Charities; and this year’s theme is “Fill Our Tent!”

   The girls will have a small tent set up on Scout Day at the Aroostook Centre Mall on Saturday, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come help the girls fill the tent for those in need.     

   Science Center Fund-raising Auction

    The Aroostook Auction Barn in Easton will host a benefit auction on Saturday, May 3, donating 100 percent of the proceeds to the Francis Malcolm Institute’s fund-raising campaign. Thinking about spring cleaning?  They will accept most items (no clothing please) such as antiques, furniture, appliances, tools, toys, etc. Call 488-5451 or 540-5101 for more information or to arrange a delivery/pick up of a donation.

April vacation activities

    Tuesday, April 22 — A morning of jumping, climbing and lots of fun at the Caribou Rec. There is no fee for the bounce houses and track use; we will go to Pizza Hut for lunch following the program. The bus will depart at 9:20 a.m. and return by 1:30 p.m. The cost is $7 for Pizza Hut buffet and drink for children 13 and under.  

    Wednesday, April 23 — Swimming at Limestone Rec for free. The bus departs at 9:30 a.m. and will return by 12:30 p.m.

    Indoor soccer tournament at Caribou Rec for grades 6-8. Departure time TBA. Sign-up is required  by Friday, April 18.

    Thursday, April 24 — Kickball tournament for grades 4-6 at Caribou Rec. The bus will depart at 8:15 a.m., pre-registration required! Free.

    Braden to see a movie. The bus departs at 12:30 p.m.; return time will be determined when movie is finalized. The cost is $5 for ticket, popcorn and soda. 

    Friday, April 20 — Dodge ball tournament at the Presque Isle Rec Department. This will be a fun morning of competitions.  This is open to grades 3-8 only! Departure time TBA. Sign-up is required  by Friday, April 18, in order to set up teams.

    Trips will depart from/return to the hall. Be sure your child has appropriate clothing and money. Open to grades 1 and up unless specified

Rec calendar

    Wednesday, April 2 — Junior Activities 9:30-11 a.m. at the Hall. Bokwa class starting at 6 p.m. in the elementary school gym. 

    Thursday, April 3 — Movie Day after school at the Hall from 2:45-4:15 p.m. Open to grades 1 and up. 

    Friday, April 4 — Junior Activities at the Hall from 9:30-11 a.m. Senior Movie Day at the Manor at 11:15 a.m. Lunch and popcorn provided.

    Monday, April 7 — Adult Nutrition class at the Manor starting at 11 a.m. The cost is $3. “Gluten Free” after-school cooking program at the Hall until 4:15 p.m.  Free.

    Tuesday, April 8 — Lego/block Day after school at the Hall until 4:15 p.m. Open to grades 1 and up. 

    Wednesday, April  9 — Junior Activities 9:30-11 a.m. at the Hall for children ECP age and younger. Bokwa class starting at 6 p.m. in the elementary school gym. 

    Hillary Hallett is the correspondent for Easton. She can be reached by sending an e-mail to: hillary_jt@myfairpoint.net or call 551-7737.