Community blood drive in Holden

Posted June 20, 2011, at 4:48 p.m.

HOLDEN, Maine — The Holden Community Blood Drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Holden Fire Department. All donors for the month of June will receive a coupon for a free case of water from Walgreens. For more information or an appointment, call 800-RED-CROSS or visit ww.redcrossblood.org.

Antique Tractor Club to hold festival

FARMINGTON, Maine — The Maine Antique Tractor Club’s 16th annual Summer Festival and Antique Tractor Show will take place at 8 a.m. Friday-Sunday, June 24-26, at the Farmington Fairgrounds. The festival will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine. Ticket prices are $5 for adults, $2 for children 11-17 and free for children 10 and under. There will be antique tractor pulls all three days of the festival in addition to games, a parade, lawn and garden pulling, machinery demonstrations, tractor seminars and many other activities. For more information, call 737-9206.

Bangor club to participate in amateur radio field day

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor-area Pine State Amateur Radio Club will join at National American Radio League’s Field Day at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25 and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in the parking lot of Hermon High School. Field Day helps train experienced and inexperienced radio operators for emergencies and for hobby use. Club members will be available to welcome visitors and share knowledge about amateur radio. For more information, call 990-0342.

Boy Scouts award dinner planned for Camp Roosevelt

EDDINGTON, Maine — The Katahdin Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will host the 2011 Silver Beaver award ceremony and banquet at 7 p.m., fellowship at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 25, at the Peter G. Vigue Center at Camp Roosevelt in Eddington. The Silver Beaver Award is the council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of the award are registered adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service of the council. For more information or directions, call 866-2241.

4-H development program to hold silent auction

ORONO, Maine — The 4-H youth development program of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold “Take-a-Chance,” a silent auction, at noon Sunday, June 26, at the Windsor Fairgrounds. Tickets for the auction range from $5 to $20. Proceeds will benefit sending 4-H youth and their animals to the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. For more information, call 581-3872 or 800-287-0274.

Antique car event in Dover-Foxcroft

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Piscataquis Cruise-In, formerly the Penquis Cruize-In, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at the Foxcroft Baseball Field next to the Fairgrounds on Fairview Ave. The price of admission for this classic antique car event is $3 for adults with children under 12 free, and includes music and food at this family fun event. For more information, call 564-8739 or email excals@hotmail.com.

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