WINTER COAT DRIVE: The Clinton High School Technology Education Department is collecting adult and children's winter coats to support individuals and families who are experiencing economic and personal challenges. Coats will be delivered to WHEAT Community Services on High Street. Coats may be dropped off at the high school during school hours.

CHS ALUMNI BASKETBALL: Home for the Holidays Alumni Game, is Saturday, Dec. 27, at 5 p.m. at Clinton High. Alumni Lady Gaels vs. the current team. Coach Bernie Gaughan will be coaching the alumni. If interested, contact one of the following: Derek Moisan,, John Smith at, or Caitlin McGrail, at

A STORY WALK: at Rauscher Farm, 29 Clamshell Road, will run through Dec. 31, or until the snow gets deep. The walk will feature a colorful book page from "The Frog Princess,'' by Pamela Mann and illustrated by Jill Newton. Make your own schedule to stroll along the path and stop before each sign with a different spin on a familiar children's story. Suitable for ages 3 to 10. Sponsored by the Friends of Rauscher Farm, the Clinton Greenway Conservation Trust and Clinton's Bigelow Free Public Library. Rauscher Farm is open to the public every day from dawn to dusk. Visit for more information.

DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS: The Clinton Public Schools will be destroying special education records, which it is authorized to do within seven years of a student's graduation, transfer or withdrawal from the school district. The tentative date for destruction is Dec. 31. A copy of your child's transcript will be maintained by the district for at least 60 years. To obtain copies of student records, contact the special education office at (978) 365-4238.

'GHENGIS BLUES': a film about the odyssey of a blind Massachusetts blues musician who teaches himself the art of Tuvan "throat-singing,'' and is invited to compete in the 1995 throat-singing festival in Kyzyl, central Asia, will be shown at the Museum of Russian Icons on Saturday, Jan. 3, at 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, at 5 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 17, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8 for museum members, $12 for nonmembers. Includes museum admission prior to showtime. Reservations recommended, call (978) 598-5000, ext. 21.

FOXWOODS TRIP: sponsored by the Clinton Emblem Club, is Wednesday, Jan.7. The bus leaves Shaw's parking lot at 8 a.m., returns at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $30...

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