Father Daughter Dances (2 Locations)

The Franklin County Children’s Task Force will be holding two simultaneous Father Daughter Dances again this year on Saturday March 11th 2023 from 6:00pm-9:00pm. One dance will take place in Jay at the Spruce Mountain Middle School Gym, and the other will take place in the more northern area of Franklin County in Strong at the Day Mountain Middle School Gym. Anyone wishing to purchase advance tickets may do so beginning mid-February at the Children’s Task Force in Farmington, the Flower Barn in Jay, the White Elephant in Strong, and/or Edmunds Market in Kingfield. Tickets will also be on sale


10th Annual Moose Dash Snowshoe Race

Rangeley Lakes Trail Center 524 Saddleback MT Rd, Rangeley, United States

The course winds through woodlands north of Saddleback Mountain and includes single track and Nordic groomed trails. Views and possible wildlife sightings are included! Classes include 5K junior,  5K adult, 1K Kids Fun Run, and a 5K untimed tour. For more information call 207-864-4309, or send us an email at rlxcski@gmail.com. Races start at 10:30AM - registration accepted up to 1 hour before the race.


Al-Anon at FMH

Franklin Memorial Hospital

Al-Anon, a self-help support group for families and friends of alcoholics, is meeting every Sunday evening at 7 p.m., in the Crosby Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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 lhopkins@jaynileslibrary.com, 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, United States

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, United States

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!