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FREELAND: MMI Preparatory School will hold Orientation Day for new students in grades six through 11 Monday . The orientation will familiarize new students with each other as well as their teachers, counselors, coaches, administration and school staff. Students will be introduced to their student mentor, a returning student who will assist them with their transition to MMI.

Dress is casual. Parents are welcome to join their children for a continental breakfast at the beginning of the day and will have the opportunity to meet the MMI administration, teachers and coaches. Bus transportation will not be provided for Orientation Day. Students should arrive promptly by 8:15 a.m. Lunch will be provided, and dismissal for students is at 1 p.m.

The first full day of school for all students is Tuesday. Bus transportation and lunches will be available beginning that day.

For more information, call 636-1108 or visit www.mmiprep.org.

KINGSTON: Jenny-Lynn Academy, a private preschool and kindergarten, located in Kingston, will be holding an open house between 10 a.m. and noon Aug. 29. All are welcome.

PITTSTON: The Pittston Memorial Library is hosting "A Taste of Greater Pittston" from 2-5 p.m. on Sept. 23 on the library grounds. A few tables are still available for any winemakers or restaurants that would like to showcase their products. To reserve a table, email Lisa Joyce, event co-chair, at lisajoyce67@hotmail.com, or call Carol Crane at 654-9565 ext. 25.

Tickets are available for the event which will feature wine and food tasting and musical entertainment. Guest hosts for the event are Candace and Tom Kelly. Ticketholders will get to vote for the best red and white wines. The winners of the competition will be awarded the A Taste of Greater Pittston People's Choice Award. All proceeds will benefit the Cosgrove Capital Campaign to raise funds to expand the library. To purchase tickets, call 654-9565 ext. 25.

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