Internationally renowned author, field biologist, illustrator, and long distance runner Bernd Heinrich will appear at the Chesterville Center Meeting House. After a childhood in the forest of post-war northern Europe, then Weld and Fairfield, Maine, and an academic career spanning the continent, Heinrich has retired to his true home, a forest in Weld. He will reflect on the significance of Franklin County in his long life and entertain questions from the audience on any of his works. Having set numerous distance running records and authored 2 dozen books on various nature topics as well as on running, the conversation could
Mt. Blue Area Garden Club Annual Plant Sale May 21, 2022 Meetinghouse Park, Downtown Farmington Starts 9:00 a.m. sharp rain or shine NO EARLY SALES
Join the ladies of Wilton’s Tyngtown Club for our annual plant sale! A wide variety of locally-dug perennials, "proven winner" annuals, and veggie + herb seedlings will be available at reasonable prices. All proceeds contribute to the Tyngtown Club’s fundraising efforts on behalf of many valued local programs, including the Wilton Free Public Library, the Western Maine Play Museum, Fit Girls of Wilton, the local scholarship committee, and the beautiful flowers planted seasonally along Main Street in Wilton's downtown.
New Vineyard Public Library Event Saturday, May 21st, 2022 10:30 – 11:30 AM STORYBOOK TRAIL WALK Walk the trail while enjoying a fun-filled story starring Maine animal characters - Moose, Beaver and Bear who learn an important lesson about the importance of working together!!! 20 Lake St, New Vineyard, ME 04956 FMI – 652-2250
You're invited to the Backroad Books 12-hour read-a-thon! The event will be May 21 from noon to midnight in the courthouse parking lot adjacent from Java Joes (church street) in Farmington. Bring your book! Bring your camp chair! Bring a few bucks for ice cream from Fresh Ellas! Pledge cards can be picked up at Twice Sold Tales (155 Main Street, Farmington). All proceeds benefit the distribution of free books to kids all across Franklin County. COME READ WITH US!
Terry was diagnosed with cancer back in February of this year. Terry has owned the Tyler's Auto Body in Strong for many years and is known well by his community. The Farmington Elks Lodge, located at 120 School Street in West Farmington, will be having a Spaghetti dinner with all the fixing for $8.00 a person this Saturday, May 21st. There will also be a silent and live auction along with a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds will be going to Terry to help with his medical expenses and travel. See less
On Saturday, May 21, 2022, there will be a Public Pickup /Takeout Supper at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 70 Bryant Road, East Wilton, Maine , from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. The menu will be Baked Roast Beef, Potatoes, Vegetable, Rolls and Pumpkin Pie Crunch. The price will be $9.00 for adults and $5.00 for those under 12. Home deliveries are available in the Wilton and Farmington area for $10.00 per meal. Reservations by Thursday, May 19th by 5:00 pm would be most appreciated. Reservations may be made by calling Alan Morison - 645-4366; Robert Lawrence - 778-2354 or
The Vienna Union Hall announced the Katahdin Valley Boys one of Maines’s premiere bluegrass bands will return to the Vienna Union Hall, May 21, 2022 at 7 PM. The group plays traditional bluegrass music throughout the State of Maine and New England area. The band consists of four members who all rotate singing lead and provide beautiful, tight, harmonies and smooth solos. The Katahdin Valley Boys were honored as recipients of the “Bluegrass Band of the Year” award for 2012 by The Maine Country Music Association and in 2008, 2009 and 2011 by the Maine Academy of Country Music. Each
Farmington Historical Society Monthly Meeting, Monday, May 23, North Church, 118 High St., 6:30 pm. No pot luck dinner, but a brief in-person meeting at the church, followed at 7 pm by a short walk to the Center Burying Ground (or Meeting House Cemetery), behind the courthouse. Deb Probert and Claudia Bell will lead a tour pointing out headstones of early Farmington citizens who were also veterans of the Revolutionary War. Members and guests — all are welcome.