INDUSTRY – The Industry Community Kitchen is once again hosting monthly luncheons/socials at the Industry Town Hall. Catch up with friends with a FREE midday lunch from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Lunches are usually held every first Thursday of the month, the next being July 7th. All are welcome so we hope to see you there. For more information contact Vicci @ 778-6722 or Amy @ 778-4158.
JAY – Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post 3335 For Friday night’s take-out dinner June 24, the vets are preparing hamburgers on the grill with pasta salad and dessert $11 Call Janice early at 897-2122 to reserve your meal. Thank you for your continued support!
NORTH JAY – July 9 – Saturday – North Jay Grange #10 (corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 17 in North Jay) will have a Food Sale and Indoor/Outdoor Sale. 09:00 – 13:00 More good clothes for family, shoes, objects, dolls, household and more! New items come in weekly. Always something different to see! FMI-208-9225.
FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington is launching a summer outdoor concert series that will feature free live music on the lawn of the Emery Community Arts Center throughout June, July and August.
All concerts start at 7 p.m. and are open to the public. Spectators are welcome to bring garden chairs or a picnic blanket. In case of rain, the concert will be moved indoors to Emery’s performance room.
On Saturday, June 25, Nuclear Salad and Sagittarius Rising
This first concert features two of Farmington’s most popular local bands. Nuclear Salad is a trio of local musicians drawing inspiration from Jerry Garcia and John Prine to Bob Dylan and Neil Young. Their original music is a mixture of folk and rock with a satirical touch. Band members include Ryan Jones (lead guitar and vocals), Peter Hardy (rhythm guitar and vocals) and Doug Reusch (violin).
Sagittarius Rising is twin sister duo Isabelle and Phoebe Rogers from Farmington, Maine. Together they create uplifting original music inspired by nature and fantasy with vocal harmonies, guitar and percussion.
VIENNA — The Seagrass Band will perform at Vienna Union Hall on Saturday, June 25 at 7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at viennaunionhall.org.
FARMINGTON – My Everyday Escape, the summer reading program at Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy Street, begins June 17th and ends August 11th. You can register anytime during the summer in person, by phone at 207-778-4312, or by email: [email protected]
Children of all ages read and listen to books in any format and from any source. You must track their progress to win prizes. No library card is required to participate. Complimentary maps are available to all RSU#9 students and Farmington residents. The regional companies donating prizes are Gifford’s Ice Cream, Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers, Narrow Gauge Cinemas and Subway Sandwich Shop.
WELD – How an enslaved black infant becomes a soldier and citizen of Weld, Maine. Thanks to the roots of Weld and Maine’s beginnings and the branches of Weld’s earliest families. Join Judy Granger, local genealogist and citizen historian, for three presentations and talks at the Weld Free Public Library. Monday, June 27, 6:30 p.m. Roots & Branches: The beginnings of this story; Wednesday, July 20, 6:30 p.m., Margaret Cutt, wife’s servant and mother; and Monday, August 15 at 6:30 p.m. for the early abolitionists.
FARMINGTON – The Farmington Recreation Department is pleased to announce that enrollment is now open for our seventeen summer youth programs! These include Camp Hippach Day Camp for third through seventh graders, Swimming Lessons, Prep, Garden Sports, MAD Science, Tennis, Flagg Football, Hippach Playground Storytime, Baseball Camp, Dynamic Knights Chess, Big Doodles Little Dudes, Nature Camp, Field Hockey Camp, Basketball Camp, Rock Crawlers Club, Pre-Season Soccer Camp and Goodbye Summer Dance Camp. To learn more about program grades and ages, please visit the Farmington Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page or call 207-778-3464. We are also pleased to announce three Forever Fit programs for ages 50 and over. These three are Book Worm Club, Beginners Art Class and Game Time. If you have any questions, just give us a call and join us. We look forward to serving our community this summer with a total of TWENTY programs.
WILTON – Wilton Academy Alumni Reunion Tuesday, July 12, at LaFleur’s Restaurant in Jay from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm All Wilton Academy participants, their spouses and guests are invited to attend. There will be a special menu for dinner at 12:15pm. After a short program there is an opportunity to meet with classmates. For more information, please call Barry Therrien at 207-897-2787.