United Way of the Tri-Valley Area is excited to offer our 5th annual COLOR ME UNITED 5K Run/Walk this year! The event will be August 28th, 2021. The race will start at 9am with a huge color explosion at the Narrow Gauge Movie Theater parking lot, right off Front Street in Farmington. The race will end there as well. This year will be even more COLORFUL and fun, come dressed as cool or funky as you can, with your team or as an individual, to win the “best dressed” award! Interested walkers, runners, teams or individuals, etc. can register online at www.uwtva.org for just $30, teams of five or more
As part of the Wilton Blueberry Fest, The Wilton United Methodist Church will be having a bake sale on Friday, August 6, consisting of Assorted Pies, Whoopie Pies, Muffins, wrapped blueberry cake, coffee, soda and water will be available. On Saturday, August 7th, a luncheon of Meatball Subs, Grilled Hot Dogs, Chicken, Ham and Egg Salad Rolls will be available, also Blueberry Desserts. Seating will be available on the Church lawn. All Church activities will begin at 10:00 am
We are having our 40th class reunion this year. It will be at a different place, but with the same old faces. We promise, it will be the best class reunion ever! Please join our Facebook group " Mt. Blue High School Class of 1980" for more information. If you don't have a Facebook account, please have your spouse or a family member join the group to represent you. We are looking forward to seeing you again.
An ecumenical church service will be held 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, at the Bass Park gazebo by Wilson Lake. Please bring your own chairs. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held at the Dryden Baptist Church on Depot Street. Communion will be served. All are welcome.
Join United Way for the 5th annual COLOR ME UNITED 5k...you can walk, run, or roll as you have a blast getting sprayed with paint and water. Finally no need to travel to have this kind of fun! Registration is $30 for individuals, $25/person for teams of 5+. Registration includes a white shirt, color packet, bandana, sunglasses and more! Register now at www.uwtva.org We can't wait to see you there!
On Saturday, August 21st, the Masonic Group at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 70 Bryant Road, East Wilton, Maine. will be offering a Public Takeout/Pickup meal from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. The menu will be Baked Ham with Raisin Sauce, Potato Salad, Vegetables, Rolls and Pumpkin Whoopie Pies for dessert. $9.00 for Adults and $5.00 for those under 12 .We would appreciate your meal reservations by 5:00 pm on Thursday, August 19th. For meal reservations please call Alan Morison - 645-4366; Robeert Lawrence - 778-2354 or Alvin McDonald - 645-2190. We also offer Home deliveries in the Farmington and
Maine’s Paper and Heritage Museum, 22 Church Street Livermore Falls, will host the 3rd annual Paper Making Heritage Community Celebration on Saturday, August 28 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Events include museum tours, hands on paper making demonstrations, Riley family history presentation by Will Riley at 11 AM (Edwin Riley, Will’s great grandfather was the first manager of the Paper Mills built in the area which were incorporated with others to become International Paper Corporation), initial presentation of a model of the Riley Mansion crafted and donated to the museum by Robert Shink, garage sale and lunch of hot
Social time 5pm, buffet dinner with 3 entrees salad and cake at 630pm. Price 35 per person. Contact Katie Hallman for more information.
BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS Fairbanks Union Church is having a service to bless ALL animals on Sunday, August 29th, 2021. Please join us as we celebrate these precious animals who give us so much unconditional love. Time: 10:00 a.m. To be held outside Location: 583 Fairbanks Rd., Farmington No rain date
The 7th annual Maine Outdoor Film Festival will be held on Friday night, September 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main Street, in Rangeley. The 37-minute film about Saddleback’s comeback story -- “More Than A Mountain” – will start off the eight-film program. Admission is $6; $3 for Appalachian Trail hikers and children under 12. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call Ecopelagicon at 864-2771 and see http://rangeleytrailtown.com
Farmington Historical Society will be holding it's almost annual yard sale this coming Saturday, September 4th from 8 until 2 on the lawn of the Octagon House, corner of High and Perham Sts. The sale was not held last year so there will be more items for sale. All proceeds go to heating and maintaining the three buildings the society manages, the North Church, the Octagon also known as the Hiram Ramsdell House, and the Titcomb House. Funds are also needed to keep it's collection of historic Farmington artifacts and documents safe and available to the public. For more information
Western Maine Audubon will be presenting the first of its fall talk series on Wednesday, September 8 at 7 pm. “What You Should Know About the Threat of Aquatic Invaders in Maine,” will be presented by Roberta Hill, Invasive Species Program Director for Lake Stewards of Maine. In this talk, Roberta will address the following questions and more: What makes an organism invasive? What threats do invasive organisms pose to Maine’s native ecosystems? How do invasive aquatic species impact humans? What are the drivers behind introduction of invaders to Maine and the vectors exacerbating their spread within the state? What