Washington Fire Department dinner, auction

WASHINGTON — The 22nd annual Dinner and Auction will be held Saturday, June 8, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Washington Fire Department, 42 Old Union Road.

The cost is $8 adults, $4 children. The menu includes turkey, roast beef, baked beans, casseroles, pies and much more. The auction, which begins at 6 p.m., includes gift certificates, new and used items. Linda M. Payson will lead the auction. Sponsored by the WFD Auxiliary.

On the Oregon Trail

CUSHING — Nick Buck, of Newcastle, will be giving a talk about his experience on the Oregon Trail.

In May 2011, Nick and his brother, Rinker, left Missouri in a covered wagon drawn by three mules and followed the old Oregon Trail west, arriving in Oregon in September.

The free presentation will be given by Nick Thursday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cushing Historical Society Meeting House, Hathorne Point Road, Cushing.