Annual Sugar Party this weekend

See you at the Jack Wax dinner at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12 at the Thurman Town Hall. Don't be surprised if you run into neighbors who moved long ago and still return for this very special occasion. It's a family type buffet of delicious dishes made by Thurman's best cooks. So bring your appetite, and join in this unforgettable afternoon. Tickets are available at the door.

Happenings here in the hills

Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13 brings us the ever-popular Thurman Maple Weekend, with many sugar houses and one traditional sawmill open for the weekend. The maple farms will be giving tours and demonstrations, showing visitors the steps in making pure maple syrup. Maps will be available to guide visitors to the farms. At least one of the destinations are offering a pancake breakfast. For details, call 623-9718.

And to follow, each weekend in March will have local Maple Days along with the statewide celebration with the same name. All of the Thurman sugar houses plan on opening up on March 19-20 and March 26-27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thurman residents hope folks from near and far will bring the family for a visit. For information, call 623-9718.

Set those clocks ahead by one hour on Sunday morning or late on Saturday night March 13 and remember to be watching for Irish pranksters on Thursday, March 17 because it's Saint Patrick's Day. We wish all of our Irish neighbors a great day!

The Thurman Quilting Group meets at the Town Hall on Monday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. Group leaders welcome anyone who would like to join. For details, call Myra at 623-2633.

The Gleaning food program delivery will come into Thurman at about 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 15 at the town hall. Those participating are asked to bring any extra grocery bags that they have. All families are welcome to stop by and experience a helping hand. For information, call 623-9649.

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