2018-04-18 / Western Mountain Activities

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYS & MONDAYS
LADIES’ WALKING GROUP — 5:30-
6:30 pm, Western Mountains Baptist
Church, Rt. 27, New Portland. All ages,
fitness levels. Winter: inside w/videos.
FMI: 491-7433.
STRONG BONES EXERCISE CLASS
— 9-10 am, Webster Hall, School St.,
Kingfield. FMI: 265-2406.
WEDNESDAYS
OPEN POTTERY STUDIO — 10 am-noon, KC’s Kreativity Ctr., 1004 Old
Huse Mill Rd., Carrabassett Valley. ($
includes all) Call 1st/FMI: 235-3000.
TOPS MEETING — weigh-in 4:45-5
pm, meeting 5-6 pm, Coplin Town
Office, Rt. 27. FMI: 446-5233,
www.tops.org.
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS
FREE TAX PREP — 4-7 pm, UMaine
Farmington. Western Maine CA$H
Coalition. Appt./FMI: 778-7954, freetaxprepservice@gmail.com.
THURSDAYS
MATTER OF BALANCE EXERCISE
CLASS — 9-10 am, Webster Hall,
School St., Kingfield. Free. FMI: 684-
5579, 628-4291.
WINTER SENIOR SOCIALS — 10 am-
2 pm, Undercroft, Church of the Good
Shepherd, Main St., Rangeley. Hot soup,
cribbage, chess, checkers, board games,
knitting circles, sharing stories, music,
activities, more. Free. FMI/Volunteer,
donate: 864-5383. Thru 3/29.
SATURDAYS
FARMINGTON WINTER FARMERS
MARKET — 10 am-1 pm, Farmington
Grange Hall, 124 Bridge St. Friday &
Saturday outdoor market vendors, some
new. Thru May.
SUNDAYS
ACOUSTIC JAM — 2-4 pm, Eats &
Treats Café, Little White Church
Antiques, 83 Maine St., Phillips.
Newgrass, Bluegrass, Celtic, Classic
Country, Americana — stringed instruments only. FMI: 639-2889.
MONDAYS
DINING SITE — 11:30 am-12:30 pm,
Farmington Community Center at 127
Middle St. Donation. Sponsor
SeniorsPlus. FMI: 1-800-427-1241.
MAKING MONDAYS: COMMUNITY
CRAFT TIME — 4:30-6:30 pm, Webster
Free Library, Depot St., Kingfield. FMI:
265-2052.
TUESDAYS
OPEN POTTERY STUDIO — 5:30-7:30
pm, KC’s Kreativity Ctr., 1004 Old Huse
Mill Rd., Carrabassett Valley. ($ includes
all) Call 1st/FMI: 235-3000.

APRIL
ARTIST of the MONTH: JOYCE
FLANAGAN — Mon-Fri 10 am-5:30
pm, Sat & Sun 10 am-4 pm, SugarWood
Gallery, 248 Broadway, Farmington.
Photography, watercolors. FMI: 778-
9105.
THRU SATURDAY, MAY 12
EXHIBITION: KATRINA MAJKUT &
CHRISTOPHER MCNULTY —
throughout UMaine Farmington’s
Mantor Library, 116 S, St. Free, open to
public. FMI: 778-7210,
www2.umf.maine.edu/library.
EXHIBIT: CINDY TAYLOR CLARK —
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm; Sat 8:30 am-4
pm, Framemakers Gallery, 46 Main St.,
Waterville. “Color of Woman” artist.
FMI: www.cindytaylorclark.com, 872-
8927.
THRU SUNDAY, MAY 13
FEINT: UMF ART SENIORS EXHIBITION — Tue-Sun 12-4 pm, & by appt.,
UMF Art Gallery, 102 Main St. & Emery
Community Arts Ctr., Academy St.,
UMaine Farmington. Free, open to public. FMI: 778-7002.
THRU SATURDAY, MAY 19
EXHIBIT: ‘SHAKESPEARE & THE
FOUR HUMORS’ — Mantor Library,
116 South St., Farmington. ALSO:
exhibit, “Universal Like the Sun: a
Shakespearean Ragbag.” Shiretown
Bookers. FMI:
shiretownbookers@gmail.com.
WEDNESDAY, APR 18
‘BINGO FRIENDS’ — 1-3 pm,
Rangeley Town House, 14 School St.,
Rangeley. Free, open to public. FMI:
864-5115.
WORKSHOP: VEGETABLE GARDENING — 6-7:30 pm, Jim Ditzler
Memorial Public Library, 37 Library Rd.,
New Sharon. Presenter: David Fuller.
Topics: soil testing, vegetable varieties,
pest management, finding additional
resources. ($) Reg.:
https://tinyurl.com/yaynerow.
TALK: MAINE BIRD ATLAS — 7 pm,
UMaine Farmington Robert’s Learning
Ctr., rm. 101. Speaker Maine Audubon’s
Staff Naturalist and Maine Bird Atlas
Outreach Coordinator Doug Hitchcox.
Sponsor Western Maine Audubon. FMI:
500-3897.
MUSIC: QUARTETS — 7:30 pm,
Nordica Aud., Merrill Hall, UMaine
Farmington campus. UMF Instrumental
Ensembles. ($) FMI: matthew.houston@maine.edu.

THURSDAY, APR 19
FRANKLIN COUNTY AGING WELL
MINI-EXPO — 8 am–12 pm, Kingfield
Elementary School, 102 Salem Rd. Older
adults workshops, social interaction.
Presented by SeniorsPlus. Free, open to
public. (Snow date 4/20) FMI: 1-800-
427-1241.
SPAGHETTI SUPPER — 5-6 pm, New
Portland Community Church, 94 River
Rd. Menu: garlic bread, salad, dessert,
coffee, tea, punch. Free, open to public -
donations accepted.
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS — 5-7 pm,
Ski Museum of Maine, the Herbert
Grand Hotel and McGregor’s Pub, Main
St., Kingfield. Open to public. Franklin
County Chamber of Commerce. FMI:
778-4215.
STORYTELLING GUILD STORY
SWAP — 6:30-8 pm, St. Joseph Parish
Hall, intersection Middle & Quebec sts.
Free, open to public. FMI: 578-1791.
READING: POET ROSS GAY — 7:30

pm, Landing in the UMF Olsen Student
Center. Author of “Catalog of Unabashed
Gratitude.” Free, open to public.
FRIDAY, APR 20
PERFORMANCE: ‘DOC COOPER’
HOMAGE — 7:30 pm, Chesterville
Meeting House. Michael Cooper, mime
mask maker. About western Maine’s legendary large animal veterinarian. ($)
FMI: wimsey16@gmail.com.
MUSIC: GOLDEN-OAK — (21+) 9 pm,
Widowmaker Lounge, Base Lodge,
Sugarloaf. (Indie-soul-folk duo) ($) FMI:
1-800-THE-LOAF, www.sugarloaf.com.
SATURDAY, APR 21
E-WASTE COLLECTION — 9 am-1
pm, Farmington Hannaford parking lot,
Rt. 2 & 4, Wilton Rd. Rain or shine. TVs,
computers, scanners, photocopiers, monitors, printers, microwaves, DVD & VCR
players, stereos, phones, gaming, other
electronic devices. Full list:
www.ewastemaine.com. No early drop
offs. Free; free-will monetary donations
accepted—benefits Old South Church
programs. FMI: 778-0424.

SATURDAY, APR 21 (cont.)
LADIES SPRING BRUNCH — 9 am,
Western Mountains Baptist Church, Rt.
27, New Portland. Speaker Cathy
Ramey: “Building God’s Kingdom vs.
Our Own.” Bring dish & friend. FMI:
265-4164, pastorwmbc@gmail.com.
BEST DOG ON EARTH DAY — Fun
Walk/Run reg. 10 am, race 11 am, events
all day, Rangeley Inn. Gift basket giveaway, FC animal shelter services, various
category certificates. FMI: 864-5571,
864-3055.
SMALLS TO THE WALL-STEEP
CREEK RACE — 11 am-2 pm, Smalls
Falls rest area. Time trial format. FMI:
864-5571.
MUSIC: HARSH ARMADILLO —
après-ski (all ages) 3-5:30 pm, main
show (21+) 9 pm-12:30 am,
Widowmaker Lounge, Base Lodge,
Sugarloaf. (combines funk, jazz, hiphop— original music) ($) FMI: 1-800-
THE-LOAF, www.sugarloaf.com.
BAKED BEAN SUPPAH — 5-7 pm,
Church of the Good Shepherd undercroft, 2614 Main St., Rangeley. Menu:
red & brown hot dogs, baked beans, biscuits, coleslaw, desserts, beverages. ($)
FMI: 864-3381.
BENEFIT SPAGHETTI SUPPER — 5-7
pm, Academy, Athens. ($) Benefits
Geraldine Gleason, lost home to fire.
MUSIC: MARK PHILLIPS — 7 pm,
New Sharon Congregational Church, 21
Cape Cod Hill Rd. Vocalist, guitarist. ($)
FMI: newsharonchurch.org, Facebook.
MUSIC: SARA GREY & BRIAN
MILLER — 7 pm, North Church, 118
High St., Farmington. (6 pm pie social &
jam session—bring instruments)
($)Migration of Irish songs to North
American logging camps. North Church
Concert Series. TIX/FMI: 778-2006.
EARTH DAY
SUNDAY, APR 22
JAZZ SERVICE — 10 am, Fairbanks
Union Church, Farmington. Band: South
Strong Road Crew Sherry Walrath, Scott
Dixon, Doug Walrath, Andy Buckland.
FMI: 684-2108,
mclinticsmith@gmail.com.
COUNTRY JAM/OPEN MIC — 1-4 pm,
Embden Community Ctr., 797 Embden
Pond Rd. Refreshments, donations
accepted. FMI: 566-7302.
TALK: ‘THINKING ABOUT THINKING’ — 2:30 pm, N. Dining Hall,
UMaine Farmington, 111 S. St. Speaker
Phil Keith. Free, open to public. Sponsor
Shiretown Bookers.

MONDAY, APR 23
FARMINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING — 6 pm, North Church,
118 High St. Potluck, short meeting &
Program: UMF Senior Project Layne
Nason: “Farmington Through the
Decades: Memories from Local
Residents.” Free, open to public.
PIXEL HUNTER VIDEO AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL — 7 pm,
Performance Space, Emery Community
Arts Ctr., UMaine Farmington.
Screening includes wide variety techniques & themes —UMF student works
from comic narrative to experimental.
MONDAY TO FRIDAY
APR 23 TO 27
UMF ARTS WEEK — UMaine
Farmington Art Gallery, Emery
Community Arts Center and Nordica
Auditorium. FMI: www.umf.maine.edu.
TUESDAY, APR 24
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
SPEAKER SERIES — 5-6 pm, Webster
Hall, Kingfield. Speaker: Betty Gencel,
Director and Business Advisor, Coastal
Enterprises Inc. Refreshments. Free,
open to public. FMI: 265-4637.
SATURDAY, APR 28
RUMMAGE SALE — 9 am-2 pm,
Strong United Methodist Parish House.
Bake sale, candy sale, white elephant
table, toys, books, puzzles, lots of rummage. Luncheon 11:30 am-1 pm.
MUSIC: NORTH SEA GAS — time
TBA, Phillips Area Community Ctr., 21
Depot St. Benefits PACC maintenance.
FMI: 639-4296.
‘THAT 70’S’ DANCE PARTY 40TH
ANNIV. CELEB. — 6 pm-12 am,
UMaine Farmington North Dining Hall.
Dress in 70s attire. Benefits Franklin
County Children’s Task Force. TIX:
Eventbrite.com, Calico Patch
Farmington, White Elephant Strong.
MUSIC: SANDY RIVER RAMBLERS
— 6:30 pm, Mt. Vernon Community Ctr.
bluegrass, country, hillbilly rock, folk.
($-donations) FMI: 397-2241.
THURSDAY, MAY 1
MUSIC: FARA — doors 6:30 pm, concert 7 pm, Old South Church, 235 Main
St., Farmington. Scottish folk. ($) Old
South Concert Series. TIX/FMI: 491-
5919.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2
CAT SPAY-NEUTER CLINIC — 10-11
am, Country mutt, 396 Main St.,
Kingfield. Vet: Dr. Stephanie Heikkinen,
Maine Woods Mobil Vet. Appt’s.
required. Bring vaccination records. (No
female dogs.) Appt./FMI: 491-1614.

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