The Thurman Youth Commission would like to remind residents of the upcoming annual Children’s Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Thurman town hall. Kids, wear your Halloween costumes because there will be prizes given for: funniest, scariest and most original getups in each age group! There will also be crafts, games, and assortment of goodies to eat. There will be door prizes and raffle of Halloween baskets.

A meeting is to be held at the Athol Post office at noon Wednesday, Oct. 30 at to discuss either closing the post office, relocating it to a local business enterprise, or reducing its hours. Those who haven’t already returned their questionnaire may submit them at this time.

The Gleaning food distribution sessions are held the first Monday of every month and the next session is at 1 p.m. Nov. 4. Be sure to bring your own reusable cloth bags or your old plastic bags to bring your goods home.

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.

The Thurman Fire Co. holds its meetings on the Friday of the first full week of the month at the firehouse. This month that falls on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. Those interested in becoming a volunteer, stop in and ask how you can help.

If you have been having a difficult time getting your trash to the Thurman transfer station Jim Desourdy will take them for you for $5 per week. If you do not need pick up weekly he will pick up as needed and only charges for the week he picks up. Jim routinely picks up every Saturday starting at 9 a.m. to reach him call 623-4254.

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