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Light refreshments will be served. Historical Society memberships for this year are still available. For details, call Joan Harris at 623-2007.

Activities and events in the hills

Thurman Baptist Church will once again be conducting their Vacation Bible School in early summer — from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28.

All ages are invited to attend.

Giffy’s Barbecue is coming to Warrensburg Elementary School on Friday June 7 for a fundraiser. The event is to be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the front circular parking area. Be sure to get tickets early, because last year they were sold out. Tickets are available in the school office for $10 each.

The school’s Plots for Pride event will be held in conjunction with the barbecue. Plots will be mapped out on a grid and can be “purchased” for $5 each. Then, a cow will be brought in from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. and the largest “cow pie to be dropped on the plot wins its purchaser $25 percent of the proceeds.

The local Gleaning food distribution was held the first Monday of every month at 1 p.m., and this month falls on June 3. Those attending are asked to bring their own reusable cloth bags or plastic shopping bags to bring goods home.

The Thurman Fire Co. holds its meeting son the Friday of the first full week of the month, 7 p.m. at the firehouse in Athol. This month, the meeting falls on June 7. Those interested in becoming a volunteer are urged to stop in and ask about opportunities to be of valuable service to the community.

The Thurman Quilting Group holds their meetings every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the town hall. Bring your knitting, sewing, or quilting projects and make some new friends. For more information, contact Myra at 623-2633.

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