Wreath workshop

Members of the Gorham Garden Club will host a holiday workshop about creating a pinecone wreath when it meets 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the First Parish Church.

The meeting is open to the public.

Festival of Feet

The Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts will present “Happily Hoofin It” at its seventh annual Festival of Feet at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25, at Gorham High School on Morrill Avenue.

The program is billed as a “tap dance extravaganza.” Tickets, at $7, are available at the door or at the Centre of Movement, 19 State St. For more information, call 839-3267.

Eighth grade trip

The eighth-grade class at Gorham Middle School is planning a three-day trip to the nation’s capital in May and a community drive to raise money is under way.

Organizers hope that all 225 students in the class will be able to go. The cost is $749 per student. Jan Robinson said a fundraising committee would be reaching out to the community for support.

“This three-day trip will be full of educational experiences for each student, opening their eyes and minds to how our country works,” Robinson said.

The Gorham Middle School Fundraising Committee can be reached at 893-1751.

Mission benefit

A bean supper 5-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at First Parish Church will benefit the Honduras Missionary Work Team 2007.

The cost is $7, $5; free for those under 3.

U.S. taxpayer debt

The Bureau of Public Debt reported on Nov. 10 that the U.S. public debt was $8,603,786,274,296.35

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