Somerset County Cooperative Extension Homemakers, partners with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, extend adult education into home and community in the areas of food safety, nutrition and health, gardening, cultural and creative arts, financial planning and going green. Individual groups have community service projects for veterans, families in need, food cupboards, shelters and fundraising for various charities, according to a news release from the Extension Homemakers. The Maine state project is “Blast from the Past.” Somerset County has the 1920’s decade.

The groups will hold fundraising and activities to benefit the theme. They also will have a project to be decided later on in the year.

Cambridge: Heart Fund sale, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 14, Town Office.

Clinton Day: Stepping Stones program, 10 a.m. Friday, March 13, Town Hall.

Madison Riparian: Dawna’s crafts, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 19, private home.

Norridgewock: Healthy mixes program, 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, University of Maine Somerset County Extension Office, Skowhegan.

Ripley: Speaker planned, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, private home.

Solon: Plastic canvas activity, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, fire station.

Programs are allopen to the public. For more information, contact the Somerset County Extension office at 474-9622, 800-287-1495 or TDD 800-287-8957; also www.extension.umaine.edu.

The University of Maine cooperating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. Member of the University of Maine System.


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