Registration is now open for our summer semester. Gold Leaf is for people 50 or older. Summer programs include activities ranging from educational classes to social activities. Please go to our website at (goldleafinstitute.org) to view our offerings and sign-up.
The Wayne Community Church auction is back this summer, offered both online and as an in-house silent auction! The online auction begins on Friday, JULY 1st and runs through Saturday, JULY 9th. To bid for auction items online, go to waynechurchauction.com. Color photos are included with item descriptions. An opportunity to see and bid on the items in person will be offered at the Wayne Community Church, 22 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne, on the following dates and times: JULY 7th and 8th from 4 to 6 PM and JULY 9th from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Both online and in-person
20th Annual Summer Performing Arts Camp 8:00 am to 3:00 pm daily (including weekends) July 1-16 July 1 is registration: come between 8 and 12 to register and work a bit. Performance on the 16th. This program is free; it is a demanding pre-professional program in dance, singing, acting, fencing, and art. Ages 6-17. Teachers include: Russell Ferguson, Adrienne Hawkins, Braun Dapper, Hershey Bliss, Zakyia Watkins, Duggan Hill, and more. Call 207 778 9114 or text 617 543 9749 with any questions. COVID policy will depend on CDC guidelines and Franklin County transmission rates during the program.
Gold Leaf Senior College at UMF , art exhibit. The exhibit features 29 local artists/Goldleaf members working in acrylics,oils, photography, wood, glass and more. The exhibit will be at the Emery Art Center on the UMF campus. The opening reception will be on June 17th from 5-7PM. and will continue thru July 29th.
Enjoy a 3-day fly fishing experience led by our own Dr. Bill Richards, a Master Registered Maine Guide! Day 1: Introduction to the “Art of Fly Fishing” - A little history of the Rangeley Region. An overview of fly fishing equipment and its application. Demonstration of the “overhead cast” and proper body position, fly rod grip, and mechanics and begin to practice your skills with Coach Bill. Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Day 2: Student Practice Sessions - Coach will offer feedback and constructive tips to help improve and perfect your cast. Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Day 3: Guided
United Way of the Tri-Valley Area is excited to offer our 6th annual COLOR ME UNITED 5K Run/Walk this year! The event will be August 27th, 2022. The race will start at 9am with a huge color explosion at the Narrow Gauge Movie Theater parking lot, right off Front Street in Farmington. The race will end there as well. This year will be even more COLORFUL and fun, come dressed as cool or funky as you can, with your team or as an individual. Interested walkers, runners, teams, or individuals, etc. can register online at www.uwtva.org for just $30, teams
Afternoon Common Loon Paddles on Saddleback Lake Wednesday afternoons into early evenings 3:30-5:30 PM Take a guided kayak trip with NICK LEADLEY to observe loons of the Rangeley Lakes Region. Nick is a specialized bird photographer and loon enthusiast. He has been photographing common loons and native wildlife for 20 years plus. He prides himself in sharing the splendors of the Rangeley Region, including its native inhabitants and fauna. Guests must arrive 20 minutes prior to their scheduled activity time. Open to ages 9+. Max of 6 per trip. Meet at the base lodge at the Guest Services Desk 20 minutes before start
The New Sharon Planning Board will be meeting on June 29th at 6pm at the New Sharon Town Office.
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!
FREE Kid's Bike Groups Thursday afternoons 3-5 p.m. Saddleback's bike trails are located in the South Branch area of the lower mountain. These gradually sloped trails include sections great for beginner riders. This weekly kid's program will work on a progression from flat gravel riding to eventually going down some of our green-level beginner bike park trails. The first few weeks will be spent on gravel, likely a parking lot to work on skills. This program runs from June 2nd through the Thursday before Labor Day weekend. BYOB - Bring Your Own Bike. Rentals are available as well. Riders must
Friday Fire & Marshmallow Roast at the Base Area Fridays outside of the Fat Tire Mountain Bar behind the Saddleback Mountain Lodge from 5-8 p.m. Time 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission FREE Contact Email ADVENTURES@SADDLEBACKMAINE.COM On-line sign up: HTTPS://BIT.LY/3GBNQAR
Morning Flow Yoga With Carrol & Robert Saturday mornings from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Base Lodge at Saddleback Mountain Settle into a peaceful state and gentle flow with this beginner-level yoga class at Saddleback. Morning Flow Class is designed with appropriate asanas (postures) to improve strength, balance, and flexibility. This one-hour class will help prepare you to joyfully tackle pursuits of the day. Robert and Carol Patenaude co-teach the Saturday Morning Flow series. They completed their 500-hour yoga teacher training together. They are also Reiki Masters and own and operate a generational family dental practice. Robert has a BA in