Starting March 23, each Wednesday at 10AM-12PM at the Dr. Shaw Memorial Library in Mt. Vernon, we will host a consultant from the Career Center, to help people learn about how to write cover letters and resumes, as well as do effective job searches. You can stop in, or you can call Marc for an appointment, at 207-707-0228.
The Phillips Public Library Seed Loan Project presents - Laura Suomi-Lecker is the technical manager of the Ag Allies statewide grassland bird habitat project. She will discuss Maine's grassland-dependent bird species and their conservation, as well as best management practices to improve grassland habitat while maintaining sustainable hay crops. Richard Kersbergen is the Extension Professor for Sustainable Dairy and Forage Systems with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. He will talk about Forever Chemicals (PFAS) – what they are and how they found their way into our farm fields, water supplies, and food. This presentation and use of the Library
Narrow Gauge Quilters' have started the new "quilt year". Meetings are 2x a month at Phillips Library ~ Next meeting is Oct 21st this week. New and experienced quilters all welcomed!
The 9th annual Farmington Earth Day Volunteer Cleanup is being held on Friday April 22nd from 1-3PM. Everyone is welcome to participate: individuals, groups, young and old. Meet at the Pierce House lawn on 204 Main Street anytime between 1 and 3pm. Cleanup for as long as you want. Bags and gloves are provided by the Farmington Public Works Department. For any questions contact this year's coordinator, Jessica Casey, Library Director at 207-381-0393 or email at email@example.com.
Saturday April 23rd from 3-6 p.m. we will be hosting another pulled pork dinner at our new sap house. We are serving a home cooked from scratch meal. Your meal will include pulled pork, mac and cheese, cole slaw and a biscuit. You can choose one of our sweet, mild or hot maple BBQ sauces or our maple mustard. Each meal is only $15 and will be hand delivered to your car. Add a maple Whoopie Pie or Maple Soft Serve cone for only $3. Please call ahead to reserve your pick up time (207) 645-2862. If you’re placing your
On April 23rd, the Farmington Elks Lodge will be having a Public Take out dinner located at 120 School Street in West Farmington, Maine, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. The meal will include Baked Ham, Roasted Garlic Potatoes, Squash, Homemade Dinner Roll & Dessert. Cost of the meals is $10.oo per person. Deadline for meal reservation is April 19th, 2022. Call us @ 207-778-6761. All proceeds will be donated to our Local Youth Activities Programs.
Saturday, April 23, 7:30 p.m. Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall Doors will open at 7:10 PM. The performance is free and open to the public. Come join the UMF chorus as they sing a cappella contemporary choral works from all over the world including England, Newfoundland, Brazil and the United States. The UMF Chorus will conclude the concert with a performance of Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway Musical, Sweeney Todd.
ArtsFarmington is excited to announce the return of Maine Mountain Chamber Music to Nordica Auditorium on Sunday April 24th at 3:00 PM. MMCM founders Yuri Funahashi, piano, and Laurie Kennedy, viola, will be joined by violinist Charles Dimmick and cellist Leo Eguchi. The program consists of Zoltan Kodaly’s Duo for Violin and Cello and Gabriel Fauré’s Piano Quartet in C minor. Adult tickets are $15, those 18 and under are free as are UMF students with ID. Nordica Auditorium is in Merrill Hall (224 Main Street) at the University of Maine at Farmington. Visit www.artsfarmington.org for more information and to
Webster Cemetery Association. We are having our 102nd annual meeting on Sunday, April 24th @ 2pm. We will be meeting at the Chesterville town office on the Dutch Gap Road. All are welcome to attend.
Barbara Hathaway, Painter of Sunset, is offering two Plein Air Watercolor Painting Workshops through the Adult Education Program, April 26, 2022, Tuesday, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, at 32 Maple St. Wilton, and May 3rd, Tuesday, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the same location. Each workshop is $48 per person. Students bring their own Watercolor supplies with 140 lb. Watercolor paper and their own easel. Student can also use Acrylic with a canvas not larger than 16" x 20". This is rain or shine as the art tent will be set up. Contact Info: 207-645-3449 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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