The Jay-Niles Memorial Library is holding a summer-long used book sale to benefit children’s library programs. The book sale is open Monday & Tuesday 1-6, Wednesday & Thursday 12-5, and Friday 9-2. Prices for books are by donation. A wide selection of books is available in the library’s Memorial Hall in the upstairs of the library. All are welcome to come shop through the huge collection of books, including books for children, teens, and adults, large-print books, paperback and hardcover books, fiction and nonfiction books, crafting books, and more. We also have DVDs, VHS, CDs, vinyl, and audiobooks for sale.
Rangeley. September 3. Seventh annual Maine Outdoor Film Festival, 7:00 p.m. Lakeside Theatre, 2493 Main St. Admission $6; $3 for Appalachian Trail hikers and children under 12. Refreshments for purchase. FMI: 864-2771, https://maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/2021-rangeley
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
Sign Ups start @ 10am Cost- $10 per person First set of shoes are tossed @ 12pm There will be T-Shirts for sale & 50/50 raffle. The kitchen will be open with lots of great food! Contact the Farmington Elks Lodge @ 207-778-6761 and ask for Joel.
Internationally-known storyteller and mime Antonio Rocha (pronounced “haw-sha”) will present “Nature, My Teacher.” With his tenor voice, realistic sound effects and precise mime moves, he will recount his hilarious yet poignant Kilimanjaro climb story and that of his three-day hike on the Appalachian Trail with his through-hiker daughter—and the lessons he learned. A nature lover, Antonio is sure to delight your soul and tickle your funny bone. For more information about this Brazilian-born Maine resident, visit www.storyinmotion.com
There has been some activity down Whistlestop Trail. A homestead is being slowly moulded out of the landscape. Come down from noon to five on Sunday the fifth to meet the owner, Alex, to be given a tour of the property, and to ask any questions you'd like. For more information contact Alex at 351-6765.
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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