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.

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.

Falls Fire Co. Annual Yard Sale and Chicken BBQ

Falls Fire Company 114 Philbrick Road, Farmington Falls

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

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

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

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

The Maine Event

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington

Come to the Farmington Public Library for a fun, Maine-themed evening! Live music will be performed by Brent Laflin, Maine-themed snacks and drinks will be available, and there will be a silent auction for select Stanley Keirstead paintings. Bids can be placed online before the event, but the last day to bid will be in-person at the event.

Free

Fern Walk

Sunday, July 18 (rain date July 25) at 3:00PM we will host our first ever Fern Walk with Maine Master Naturalist Deb Stahler. The walk will start at the new parking area for the Ezra Smith Conservation Area, down near the Pond Road end of Blake Hill Road. Because that area has limited parking, it would be a good idea to carpool with others you think might be going. It would be good to call or email us at the library to let us know if you plan on attending, so we have an idea of how many people might

Free

Backyard Bands: The Only Hope Band

Backyard Bands  at 158 middle street Farmington Maine 04938 Open to the public! Kids under 12 are free. Bring a chair or blanket! Food, Music, games, and MEGS SWEETS! Join Us for The Only Hope Band!

$20

Think Global: How to Expand Your Business Internationally

Zoom

In this three-part virtual series, Think Global, we will explore the possibility of expanding your business internationally, and the steps required to do so. Session 1: June 29th, 4pm-5:30pm: The opening session will include a brief introduction of the Think Global workshop series, presenting each speaker of the workshop, and the topics that will be presented throughout the training. Session 2: July 13th, 4pm-5:30pm: The second session will center discussion around communication and marketing in international markets. This is an especially important aspect that can help businesses better interact and work with people from different cultures. Session 3: July 20th,

Free