Dog park fundraiser
The Standish Dog Park Committee will hold a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Standish Hardware, 5 Oak Hill Road. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available for a donation, and dogs will receive an orange bandana courtesy of Standish Hardware. A free drawing will be held for a Kurgo Voyager Canteen, and there will also be an estimation contest for a jar of treat
Orchard trip for seniors
Standish Recreation is hosting a trip for seniors to Ricker Hill Orchards in Turner on Oct. 10 that will include a guided tour of the orchard’s cider press, cranberry bogs and more. The group will leave from the Municipal Center at 8:45 a.m. and return at 3 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. For more information and to register, visit standishrec.com/info/activites.
Nerf night for kids
Nerf Night for students in grades 2-6 will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, George E. Jack Elementary. Students must bring their own eye protection and Nerf toy, and Standish Recreation will supply Nerf darts. The program will cost $15 per student. For more information and to register, visit standishrec.com/info/activites.
Kids in grades 2-6 can decorate pumpkins from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Municipal Center. Pumpkins and craft materials will be provided. The cost is $15 per student. For more information and to register, visit standishrec.com/info/activites.
The Standish Historical Society has two ghost hunts and cemetery tours at the Old Red Church on Oak Hill Road planned for 7-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, and Saturday, Oct. 20. The Maine Paranormal Investigation Team will lead the events. Tickets are $20 and are available on the Standish Historical Society’s Facebook page. Proceeds will benefit the historical society.
Ghost hunts and cemetery tours are coming up Oct. 19-20 at the Old Red Church on Oak Hill Road.