Strong library’s Tails and Tales Reading Program is accepting sign ups now

It's not too late to sign up for this summer's Tails and Tales Reading Program with the Forster Memorial Library in Strong. We are accepting sign-ups until the middle of July and the program runs until Aug. 21. Prizes include Giffords, gift certificates to local bookstores, Subway, and the chance to win one of two bikes! Any level of reader below the age of 18 is welcome. Contact the librarian with any questions: estronglibrary@gmail.com or (207) 684-4003.

Music at the Gazebo

Meetinghouse Park,Downtown

The Farmington Gazebo in Meetinghouse Park will be the site of four summer concerts by area youth. Sponsored by ArtsFarmington, these mini concerts will be every Wednesday in July starting at 7pm. There will be no admission charge but donations will be welcomed. On July 14th Scott Barber will be playing his guitar and kazoo.

Free

How To Pitch Yourself To A Podcast

Zoom

In this 1-hour virtual workshop, Kristan Vermeulen of Knotical will guide you through how to best represent yourself to be interviewed on podcasts. We will discuss how to choose which podcasts best fit your brand, how to reach out to podcasts, and how to pitch to podcasts. Register today!

Free

Louisa in Concert

Chesterville Center Union Meeting House 3 Borough RoadChesterville,

July 15, 2021, 7:30 p.m., at the Chesterville Center Union Meeting House.  Louisa Stancioff performs a mix of original folk-pop-country-indie originals as well as a few cover favorites, combining a versatile instrumental talent with pellucid, enchanting vocals.  Ellie Sloan-Barton and Jula Moll-Rocek will open the show with their sweet mix of latin american folk and original indie-folk tunes. Admission by donation. Wheelchair accessible venue. FMI 320-5022 or 778-3513.

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Artists, Crafters, and Vendors Wanted

The Maine Forestry Museum at 221 Stratton Rd. in Rangeley is looking for any vendors for our 40th Annual Logging Festival being held Friday & Saturday, July 16th & 17th. Booths are $25 a day for a 10x10 space. As a special, if you vend both Friday and Saturday, Saturday is Free. The Festival runs from 10-4 pm on Friday and from 11-4 pm Saturday following our Parade. FMI: you may call 207-864-3939; visit our website maineforestrymuseum.org; or email maineforestry@gmail.com.

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Farmington Farmers’ Market

Downtown Farmington Array, Farmington, Array

Farmers' market held twice each week May through October in downtown Farmington: Fridays, 10am-1pm on Front Street, across from the Better Living Center Saturdays 9am-noon on Main St, in the District Courthouse parking lot

Free

Falls Fire Co. Annual Yard Sale and Chicken BBQ

Falls Fire Company 114 Philbrick Road, Farmington Falls, ME

Falls Fire Co. Annual Yard Sale and Chicken BBQ on Saturday, July 17, at Philbrick Park in Farmington Falls. Yard Sale from 8:00-2:00, Chicken BBQ begins at 12:00 Entertainment by Best Friends under the pavilion starting around 12:00.  Benefits the Hawks Majors and Minors baseball teams and maintains Philbrick Park. FMI call Junior at 778-2181 or Bob at 778-3156.

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Farmington Farmers’ Market

Downtown Farmington Array, Farmington, Array

Farmers' market held twice each week May through October in downtown Farmington: Fridays, 10am-1pm on Front Street, across from the Better Living Center Saturdays 9am-noon on Main St, in the District Courthouse parking lot

Free

Mushroom Day

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 & Ellie Sloane-Barton, 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

Summer Book Sales at Farmington Public Library

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Join us for a series of summer book sales at the Farmington Public Library! We will be holding book sales on the third Saturday of June, July, and August outside on the library lawn from 10am-12pm. Come support your local library and buy some books! Please note that we are not accepting book donations at this time. Thank you!

Blessing of the Bikes

Fairbanks Union Church 583 Fairbanks Rd, Farmington, ME

All motorized and non-motorized bikes are welcomed.

Free

Public lobster or steak takeout dinner

On Saturday, July 17, 2021, The Masonic Group at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 70 Bryant Road, East Wilton, Maine, will be offering a Public Lobster or SteakTakeout - Pickup ,meal from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. The meal will include your choice of Boiled Lobster or Rib Eye Steak with coleslaw, half an ear of corn, and blueberry cake for desert. A Single entree meal of Lobster or Steak will cost $20.00. Entrees ma be doubled for an additional $10.00 for a total of $30.00 per meal. Reservations for meals are required and you can make reservations by calling