Living Well with Chronic Pain

This class is designed for people who have a diagnosis of chronic pain, offering strategies for dealing with their symptoms. Topics include: techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, appropriate use of medications, communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, nutrition, pacing activity and rest, and how to evaluate new treatments.


Better Health Now with Diabetes

Better Health with Diabetes is a free mail order toolkit for those who have or are at risk of diabetes and/or their caregivers. Participants must pre-register to receive their toolkit workshop materials and work with a certified leader via telephone or ZOOM at predetermined times either by yourself or in small groups. This process allows the participant all of the educational benefits of the Living Well with Diabetes workshop and equips them with tools to effectively manage their ongoing condition(s), all while maintaining social distancing from their home.


Industry Community Kitchen Socials

Industry Community Kitchen Time to start our luncheons/socials again!  Socialize with friends 11am- 1pm with lunch served at noon. These usually will be held the first Thursday of each month starting with May 5, June 2 and July 7. All are welcome to come to these free lunches so hope to see you there! For more info contact Vicci @778-6722 or Amy @ 778-4158


VFW June meal

Next month's menu May 6th. Shepards pie , pickled beets and carrot cake for dessert. $11 May 13th.Oven fried chicken, potato salad, green beans and brownies for dessert. $11 May 20th.Larry's ribs, baked beans, coleslaw and Graham cracker cake for dessert. $13 No supper on the 27th May 30th. Annual VFW Memorial Day chicken barbecue 1/2 chicken, macaroni salad, chips and cookies. 13th Call Janice early to reserve your meal 897-2122 Thank you for your continues support!!

Western Maine Audubon presents: Maine’s Damselflies and Dragonflies” – a talk by Dr. Ron Butler

UMF - Lincoln Auditorium

Western Maine Audubon presents “Maine’s Damselflies and Dragonflies” – a presentation by Dr. Ron Butler Western Maine Audubon will sponsor a presentation by Dr. Ron Butler titled, “Maine’s Damselflies and Dragonflies” on Wednesday, May 11th at 7:00 pm in UMF’s Lincoln Auditorium. This presentation—which is open to the general public—will begin with a general overview of the evolution, ecology, and behavior of damselflies and dragonflies (Order Odonata). This will be followed by a brief survey of some of Maine’s 161 known odonate species. Finally, conservation concerns for this important group of insects will be discussed, and resources to facilitate contributions


An Evening with Bernd Heinrich

Chesterville Center Union Meeting House 3 Borough Road, Chesterville

Internationally renowned author, field biologist, illustrator, and long distance runner Bernd Heinrich will appear at the Chesterville Center Meeting House. After a childhood in the forest of post-war northern Europe, then Weld and Fairfield, Maine, and an academic career spanning the continent, Heinrich has retired to his true home, a forest in Weld. He will reflect on the significance of Franklin County in his long life and entertain questions from the audience on any of his works. Having set numerous distance running records and authored 2 dozen books on various nature topics as well as on running, the conversation could


Mt. Blue Area Garden Club Annual Plant Sale

Meetinghouse Park,Downtown

Mt. Blue Area Garden Club Annual Plant Sale         May 21, 2022      Meetinghouse Park, Downtown                              Farmington                                                           Starts 9:00 a.m. sharp rain or shine     NO EARLY SALES                                                       

Storybook Trail Walk at New Vineyard Library

New Vineyard Public Library Event Saturday, May 21st, 2022 10:30 – 11:30 AM STORYBOOK TRAIL WALK Walk the trail while enjoying a fun-filled story starring Maine animal characters - Moose, Beaver and Bear who learn an important lesson about the importance of working together!!! 20 Lake St, New Vineyard, ME 04956 FMI – 652-2250

Public Supper

On Saturday, May 21, 2022, there will be a Public Pickup /Takeout Supper at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 70 Bryant Road, East Wilton, Maine , from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. The menu will be Baked Roast Beef, Potatoes, Vegetable, Rolls and Pumpkin Pie Crunch. The price will be $9.00 for adults and $5.00 for those under 12. Home deliveries are available in the Wilton and Farmington area for $10.00 per meal. Reservations by Thursday, May 19th by 5:00 pm would be most appreciated. Reservations may be made by calling Alan Morison - 645-4366; Robert Lawrence - 778-2354 or


For immediate release: NEW PORTLAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY’S CHINESE AUCTION NEW PORTLAND – The generous folks at Happy Horseshoe Campground are once again hosting the Library’s annual Chinese Auction on May 28th from 10am – 11am at 1100 Long Falls Dam Road.  There will be a variety of great items to take a chance on like a $100 gift card to Hammond Lumber Company, gift baskets valued at $250 from Foothills Chiropractor, gift certificates to Anni’s Market, Our Village Market and more.  There will also be gently used items that have been donated. Tickets may be purchased starting at 10:00am and winners

Plant and All Things Garden Related Sale

It's that time of year when our thoughts turn to gardening. Come see what three sisters have dug from their beautiful gardens and what they unearthed from years of collecting garden-related items. Lots of good deals!


James D. Nutt Celebration of Life

The family of James Nutt extends an invitation to join them in a Celebration of Life gathering. Jim, a former resident of Jay, Maine, passed away January 25,2022 in Fayetteville, Ohio. The Celebration event will held at the VFW Hall, 64 Jewell Street, Jay, Maine, Saturday, May 28, 4-8 p.m. A buffet table and cash bar will be available. There will be no specific ceremony so feel free to come and pay your respects when you can. His family looks forward to seeing many of his friends and family. There will be a memory book to share your thoughts and