North Chesterville Extension Homemakers Meeting

Chesterville Town Office 409 Dutch Gap Road, Chesterville, ME

The North Chesterville Extension Homemakers will be meeting on Monday, February 27th, in the Chesterville Town Office at 1:00 p.m.  We will be having a potluck luncheon with  chocolate desserts.  Then we will begin planning the Franklin County Extension Homemakers Spring Meeting.  The public is cordially invited.  FMI 778-3156.

Scaling Up: From Strategy to Action

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

Scaling your business means increasing revenue while also increasing efficiency. What does your business need to scale? More employees? Increased efficiency through new systems or equipment? Or more robust or seamless distribution through clearer procedures? Join Facilitator Tara Servilio in this interactive 4-part workshop series to identify your specific needs to scale, evaluate your options, develop a plan to get it done, and discover new tools for the future. You will leave with a plan of action for what you need to do to scale now and in the future. This workshop is beneficial for any size or type of

Free

Jay VFW Friday Takeout Menu for March

Jay VFW 64 Jewell StreetJay,

March 3 - Turkey Pie with e'clair cake for dessert. $12 March 10 - Baked Ziti w/sausage, salad, garlic bread, honey bun cake for dessert. $13 March 17 - Boiled Ham dinner, pistachio cake for dessert. $12 Happy St. Paddy's Day! March 24 - Tex-Mex Dinner, 1 burrito, 1 taco with the fixings, refried beans, corn bread, cookies for dessert. $14 March 31 - Chinese Chop Suey over rice, Brownies for dessert. $12

Women Owned Small Business Certification 101

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

In this 1-hour workshop, Bryan Wallace, Senior Procurement Counselor at Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Center will present on the Women Owned Small Business Certification. What are the benefits of being a certified WOSB? Who is eligible? How do I apply for the certification? There will be time for Q+A, come with questions!

Free

Open Mic Night – “Live at St. Joe’s!”

St. Joseph Center 133 Middle St, Farmington, ME

Open Mic Night – “Live at St. Joe’s!” March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm FREE Open Mic Night in Farmington: “Live at St. Joe’s!” Franklin County has a rich tradition of talented musicians drawing from many styles of music from Country, Folk, Americana, Celtic to Contemporary. St. Joseph’s Parish is hosting, together with endorsement from community partners, a monthly open mic night usually on the last Thursday of every month but this is adjustable. We wish to provide a venue that continues to celebrate and foster the musical talent within Franklin County. Professionals and newcomers are all welcome

Free

March Biz Fit: Stuck in the mud this Mud Season?

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

What challenge are you stuck on? Let’s use this confidential and supportive space to harness the knowledge, experience and hack tips among us to wisely prepare for business this spring. Bring ideas, get ideas. Register Today!

Free

28th Annual Legendary Rangeley Lakes Loppet

Rangeley Lakes Trail Center 524 Saddleback MT RdRangeley,

Your adventures are the 25K Burt Kettle Classic, 25K and 50K freestyle races, and a 25K untimed touring! Our 25K loop is nice mix of wide, rolling, straight sections and classic New England Nordic trails that wind through native forestland located at the foot of the majestic Saddleback Mountain. For more information call 207-864-4309, or send us an email at rlxcski@gmail.com

Collaborative Living Workshop & Potluck

Maine Local Living School 71 Lake Drive, Temple, ME

Collaborative Living Maine is bringing their Stone Soup Series to Maine Local Living School! This is an opportunity to mingle and learn about examples of and opportunities for living in community. It will include a workshop with Norway Equitable Housing Cooperative Project Coordinator, Thea Hart, about the Steps to Starting a Community followed by small group discussion. All ages and levels of community curiosity are welcome. If you are able, please bring a dish and/or snack to share for the potluck lunch.

Free

The Pancakery Cafe–Free Brunch

Old South First Congregational Church, UCC 235 Main Street, Farmington, ME

The lively Pancakery Cafe returns for another FREE delicious Sunday brunch! Let our kid waitstaff serve you from our menu, which includes soups, sandwiches, quiches, baked goods, salads, and of course, pancakes! We also offer hot coffee and tea, as well as espresso, cappuccino and other specialty drinks. Enjoy live acoustic music by local musicians as you dine. We serve the first Sunday of each month, from 10:30 am - 11:30 am, through May. The Pancakery Cafe is a project of the youth group of Old South First Congregational Church, UCC, at 235 Main Street in Farmington. Everything is free,

Free

Winter Sowing

Mt. Vernon Community Center 2 Main St., Mt. Vernon, ME, ME

Winter seed sowing in clear plastic containers that act as mini greenhouses is an easy, inexpensive way to start seedlings.  Come learn how to do it, and start some seedlings of your own!  The program will be presented by wonderful local gardener, Rhonda Marquis, on Sunday, March 5, at 1PM at the Mt. Vernon Community Center.  Materials will be provided, but it would be helpful if you bring a gallon milk jug & some seeds to share.  Limit is 15 participants, and pre-registration is required.  To pre-register, call (293-2565) or email (librarian@drshawlibrary.org) the Dr. Shaw Memorial Library in Mt. Vernon.

Free

Maine Mountain Chamber Music Concert

Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, UMF 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME

Yuri Funahashi (piano), Laurie Kennedy (viola) with guest artists Gianluca Pane (violin) and Elena Ariza (cello). Suggested price is $20 for Adults (more if you can, less if you can't  - everyone welcome, nobody turned away), UMF students and youth 18 and under are free. Music of Beethoven, Nadia Boulanger, and Astor Piazzolla. Elena Ariza is a cellist based in New York City, currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at The Juilliard School. She previously received her Master of Music at Juilliard and her Bachelor of Arts at Columbia University, majoring in computer science, as part of its exchange program with

$18 – $39