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District hosts kindergarten event

Youngsters in the Estacada School District who will turn five years old by Sept. 1 and their parents or guardians are invited to a "kindergarten connection" meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21 in the River Mill Elementary School library, 850 N. Broadway St.

During the gathering, families can register their children for school, learn more about the kindergarten program, meet teachers and fellow students and take a school tour.

Tooth Taxi visits Estacada

Dentists and hygienists from the Dental Foundation of Oregon will man a "Tooth Taxi" next week at Estacada schools to provide free dental care for students who need it.

Treatment will be provided during the school day. Parents will receive a list of dental work available to their child. Permission slips are available at the main offices of all Estacada schools.