Town Meeting Supper – Chesterville

Chesterville Town Hall 409 Dutch Gap Road, Chesterville, Maine

Monday March 13th 5-6 p.m. join neighbors and friends for the annual Town Meeting Public Supper - Baked beans, red dog, coleslaw, biscuits, dessert  10$ per person. Take out is available!


Upta’ Camp: So you want to run a Camp?

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

Whether you are in start-up mode, or part of a family dynasty that needs updating, this session is for you. We’ll learn from two experienced camp operators, Katie Dunn of Pleasant Mountain Camp, and Rheanna Sinnett of Otoykwa and Just Add Water Floating Camps. In a moderated discussion plus an interactive Q+A , we’ll share some of the basics and successful practices from rustic to “glamping”, how your vision translates into business model, legal / entity structure, and behind the scenes marketing ideas and reservation system. Register Today!


Friends, Family, Fools: Accepting Equity Investment from People You Know

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

Many entrepreneurs fund the early stages of their business with investments from friends, family, and other people in their personal and professional networks. In this first part of a three-part series on equity investments, you’ll learn about the ins and outs of leveraging your network to raise equity for your business. During this session, we’ll cover: What is equity, and how is it different than debt? What does it mean for your business to take on an equity investment? What are the different kinds of investments and their respective pros and cons? What should you consider when taking money from


RESCHEDULED Parachute Play Day!

Jay-Niles Memorial Library 983 Main St, Jay, ME

Join us at the library for some active fun with our big parachute! Registration required and space is limited. Sign-up by calling the library at 645-4062, emailing, or sending the library a Facebook message. Recommended ages 3-10, but all are welcome to participate in this free event.

BIPOC Woman Business Navigator

CEI Women's Business Center South 2 Portland Fish Pier, Portland, ME

This 12-week cohort provides technical guidance to 10-12 women of color who are either at the pre-start or very early stages of their entrepreneurial journey. Each 90 minute, in-person session will be facilitated by Grace Mo-Phillips, WBC Business Advisor. Through practical business training and peer discussions, participants help one another define and refine their business ideas, identify where the opportunities and challenges lie, and develop strategies to overcome barriers in starting or growing their business. At the end of the cohort, participants will have a clearly defined business plan using the Business Model Canvas. Participants will also learn about available resources


Hiring Checklist

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

Join experts from the Bureau of Labor Standards to learn what you need to know when it comes to hiring an employee! Wage & Hour session: This presentation will cover resources for: Hiring employees, Youth Employment Laws, and The importance of timesheet and scheduling practices. SafetyWorks! session: This presentation will cover: Top 10 most common safety violations, Available on-site consultation for your business, The SafetyWorks! Training Institute, and OSHA Voluntary Protection programs Both sessions will provide time for Q+A with attendees. Session Dates: April 5th 10:00am-11:30am April 6th 10:00am-11:30am Register Today to receive the Zoom link for both sessions!


St. Patrick’s Day Pancake Breakfast

VFW Post 3335 64 Jewell St, Jay, ME 04239, Jay, ME

The Franklin County Democratic Committee will host Governor Janet Mills and Assistant House Majority Leader Kristen Cloutier (D-Lewiston) at their 48th pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 18th, from 8am to 10:30 a.m. at the VFW Hall, Rt. 133 in Jay. The public is invited and welcome to attend. Cost is $10 for adults; kids under 12 are free. Pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea, hot cocoa, and juice will be served. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, donations are welcome. This is a family-friendly event.  Tickets available online or at the door.

Community Lunch at Old South Church March 18th

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

Community Lunch is back! We are holding the lunches on the THIRD SATURDAY of every month. We will be offering eat-in, delivery and takeout meals. You can call the church the week before the meal (778-0424) and place an order to be delivered, or you can come to the church and either sit down and eat with others or take a meal out with you. The menu for our March meal will be: Stan's roast loin of pork, macaroni & cheese, green beans, buscuit, cake, and beverages. The Coat and Cupboard will be open offering winter outerwear. And our new



Sparrows Nest Theater 1114 West Mills Rd, Industry, ME

The Odd Couple - female version. Roles for 6 women, 3 men. Tentative performance dates May 11-14. Directed by Fred Liebfried.  FMI: