Mushroom Day, July 17

Mushroom Day 2021 SATURDAY JULY 17, 2021 Join us for a full day of everything Mushrooms! We'll have a brief introduction to mushroom biology and life cycle led by Jula Moll-Rocek, followed by a foraging walk led by experienced forager Cynthia Hoeh Stancioff. We'll share a potluck lunch, and hear about some cooking insights and ideas with all kinds of mushrooms (even pickling!). Then we'll have a discussion of outdoor cultivation techniques, and some hands-on learning inoculating shiitake logs! Bring food to share and we look forward to a fungi-tastical time! 9:30AM-3PM SUGGESTED DONATION $0-$20 SANDY RIVER LEARNING VILLAGE 234

How She Built That: Hilary Crowell of The Cultivated Thread


Join us June 23rd at 1:00 pm for How She Built That featuring Hilary Crowell of The Cultivated Thread, a small-batch weaving studio in Mid Coast Maine. Hilary started The Cultivated Thread in early 2020 with a focus on handwoven wearables and home goods. As the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold, Hilary quickly realized that she would not be able to sell her artisan handwoven goods at local fairs, festivals and farmer’s markets during the summer as planned. She worked closely with the WBC to make the jump from in-person selling to e-commerce, initially focusing on developing a strong website


Our Neck of the Woods Quilt Show

Phillips Library Studio Main Street, Phillips, ME

Narrow Gauge Quilters present quilts in themed show. Featured will be king sized raffle quilt. Free and open to all!


Our Neck of the Woods Quilt Show

Phillips Library Studio Main Street, Phillips, ME

Narrow Gauge Quilters present quilts in themed show. Featured will be king sized raffle quilt. Free and open to all!


Trinity UMC Red Cross Blood Drive


Trinity United Methodist Church is sponsoring the American Red Cross blood drive on June 25th, 2021. The blood drive starts at 11:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm. The drive will be set-up in the Fellowship Hall. You can call the church office at 207-778-3921 to make an appointment or walk in when you are available that day. Please donate if possible, the demand for blood is higher than usual. Donating blood is the gift that saves lives.

Farmington Rotary Yard Sale

Farmington Falls Road across from Wiles Funeral Home ME

Giant yard sale to raise money for scholarships for area high school students.


United Way’s 5 Card Float down the Sandy River

United Way of the Tri-Valley Area will host its first 5 Card Float down the Sandy River on June 26th. Put-in will be at the Fairbanks Bridge between 10am and 12pm. Take-out will be at DHHS in Farmington. There will be shuttle service to get you back to your vehicle at the Fairbanks Bridge. Feel free to float, paddle, swim etc. – whatever floats goes! Just remember as with every event that United Way hosts, that money raised from this event gets invested directly back into our community – through valued community partners and through programs like the Hope Fund,


VFW Post #10881 Chicken BBQ

VFW Post #10881 in Farmington will be holding a chicken barbecue fundraiser on June 26 from 11am - 4pm at Farmington Ford, Rts. 2 & 4 in Farmington. Proceeds go to support other Veterans in need. For a $10 donation, you can enjoy 1/2 chicken, chips and a drink. Tickets are available at Farmington Ford (Mon. - Fri., 8am - 6pm) or at Our Village Market in New Vineyard. The Annual Car Show is being held at the same time. Thank you for your support!


Pickwick Club book discussion

Break up your enforced staycation and join the Pickwick Club for a three-part VIRTUAL discussion of Charles Dickens’s Bleak House. The meetings are on Saturdays, February 27, April 24, and June 26, from 12:30–2:30 p.m. In normal times we meet at the Auburn Public Library, our kind sponsor, but during these “other” times we meet via Zoom. The Pickwick Club is Maine’s Charles Dickens Reading and Appreciation Group; we also explore other great Victorian writers and all things Victoriana in general. Meetings are free and open to the public. FMI : Alexis 207-779-8979,

Farmington Elks Lodge Public Takeout/Pick up Dinner

Farmington Elks Lodge 120 School Street, Farmington, ME

The Farmington Elks Lodge located at 120 School Street in West Farmington, will be hosting a public takeout/pick up dinner on June 26th, 2021 from 2pm to 5pm. The meal will consist of BBQ Chicken on an open fire pit, home made baked beans, choice of salads & a dessert for $10.00. Please reserve your meals by contacting the lodge daily after 2pm @ 207-778-6761 or emailing us at All tickets need to be purchased by Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021.


Sparrows Nest Theater 1114 West Mills Rd, Industry, ME

Auditions for 2 shows-"Stuart Little" Roles for 7-25-either gender. "Anastasia Krupnik" Roles for 6 women, 4 girls, 2 men, 3 boys. Performance dates August 26-29  FMI-207-431-9927