Fall craft and food sale at the Little School

Hillary Hallett, Special to The County
8 years ago

The Little School Restoration Committee will hold a Fall Craft and Food Sale at The Little School, 51 Station Road, on Oct. 6 and 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Donations to the sale are welcome. To contribute an item, please call Myrna at 764-0290. All proceeds will benefit the Little School Restoration Project.

Senior activity planned

On Friday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. in the Recreation Room at the Manor, Cara Miller from Agency on Aging will be returning. She always has an unique program to share! This month’s topic is “8 Uses for Your Tea Bags (besides drinking it)!” There is no cost but please bring a bag lunch to socialize after the presentation.

Community calendar update

The Easton Kiwanis Club is unable to put together the Easton Community Birthday Calendar this year and is looking for another group to take over the project. The calendar has been a good fundraiser, but requires a significant amount of work. If another organization would like to be responsible for the calendar, call Keith or Esther at 488-6101 for more information.

Memorabilia quantities running low

As a year of celebrating Easton’s year-long 150th birthday has concluded there are still a few items available. including books on the history of Easton, titled “A Community Carved from the Wilderness 1865-2015 for only $5, 20-ounce glasses with Sesquicentennial logos, glass coffee mugs with bears and Sesquicentennial logos, royal blue T-shirts with sesquicentennial logo and blue sweatshirts with sesquicentennial logos.

Items can be picked up at Easton Town Office or call 488-6652 to check availability.

Craft fair being planned

The annual craft fair will be held Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Easton Elementary School gyms. Spots are still available. The fee is $20 and payment must be received by Oct. 31. For more information, please call Melissa at 227-4093 or email at crazycountygirl96@gmail.com.

Rec department activities

Fall cooking camp will be offered in collaboration with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Chris Finnemore on Oct. 3, 4 and 6 from 9:30-11:45 a.m. The cost is $10 and open to grades 1 and up. The children will be serving the seniors dinner on Thursday at 11:15 a.m. Please feel free to invite grandparents or other special folks in your child’s life.

A trip to Bangor Children’s Museum will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Departure from the Hall is at 7:45 a.m. and return is at 5 p.m. The cost is $6. This is sure to be a great day at the children’s museum. Must wear yellow rec shirts. There is a souvenir shop on site. Please send a bag lunch. We need adults or teen chaperones to break into small groups! For more information, go to the website https://www.mainediscoverymuseum.org

“Potato chips made by potato farmers” is what we’ll experience at Covered Bridge Potato Chip Factory. Come and see for yourself how they make their chips. We’ll go on tour and visit the gift shop on Friday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The cost is $4 in American funds and please bring a bag lunch.

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the department will visit Kingswood Entertainment Centre from 8:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The cost is $20 in American funds. Join the group for bowling, laser tag, arcade fun, artificial ice games and climbing structure. Please wear yellow rec shirts. Bag lunches or lunch money must be sent. Food sales available.

At Goughan’s Farm in Caribou on Friday, Oct. 7 from 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., the group will do the corn maze, go on a hay ride, get a pumpkin and enjoy homemade ice-cream. The cost is $8 and participants should bring bag lunch.

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