The first 25 adult preregistrations for the North East Community Fair will receive coupons good for a free coffee with lunch, courtesy of Boston Bean Café.  Postmark deadline is August 14.

All class members from NEHS 1955 are invited to a potluck picnic at the home of Celinda Cass Scott, 11191 Old Lake Rd. in North East on Thursday, August 19 at 5 p.m. Call Elaine at 725-4240 or John at 838-9861 for more information.

John Mevik, the AFS foreign exchange student from Norway in the NEHS class of 1978 will visit North East from August 8-15 with his son. His American host “Mom,” Charlene Baird, will hold an open house for him at her house at 15 N. Washington St. on Thursday, August 12 from 7-9 p.m. Anyone who would like to see John is welcome. Call 725-8424 for more info.

A memorial dinner for Kristy Spinks Newlin will be held Saturday, August 14 at Holy Rosary gymnasium, 2701 East Ave. in Erie. Cost is $5 for dinner and pop, BYOB. The event begins at 6 p.m. with dinner, Chinese auction, 50/50, basket and gun drawings. For information or to donate call Katie at 3894-3546 or Shawn at 323-0257. Proceeds benefit Hunt of a Lifetime.

North East High School class of 1978 will hold a 50th birthday picnic and John Mevik reunion on August 14 from 4-11 p.m. The event will take place at Gravel Pit Park in Pavilion B. Cost is $25 per person or $15 after 7 p.m. Call Sara Frye for info at 725-3324.

South Ripley United Methodist Church on NE Sherman Road will hold a 125th anniversary celebration on August 15. The evening will begin with a program at 3 p.m., a free spaghetti dinner (donations appreciated) at 4 p.m. and Dan Schall in concert at 6 p.m.

Harborcreek First Presbyterian Church will accept clean clothing and usable, working items for its Rummage Sale to be held September 9-11. Call 899-1031 for information.

Downtown North East, Inc. will need volunteers to help in the Gibson Park wine tent during Wine Fest, Sept. 25-26. E-mail if you can donate a few hours and help out.

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