2018-02-07 / 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.
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.
FRIDAYS
FREE TAX PREP HELP — 12-4 pm,
Carrabassett Valley Public Library.
AARP volunteers. Open to public. Bring
all pertinent documents/photo ID.
Appointment required. Appt./FMI: 246-
2157.
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.
THRU THURSDAY, APR 5
EXHIBITION: BOOKS OF A BRITISH
CHILDHOOD — 2:30-3:30 pm, Mantor
Library, 116 South St., Farmington.
“Peter and Alice and Winnie the Pooh:
the Books of a British Childhood.” Free
open to public. Shiretown Bookers. FMI:
shiretownbookers@gmail.com.
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.
WEDNESDAY, FEB 7
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR — 10:30
am, Webster Free Library, Depot St.,
Kingfield. FMI: 265-2052.
LEXINGTON HIGHLANDERS SC
MEETING — 6 pm, location TBA,
Lexington. FMI: Facebook.
THURSDAY, FEB 8
FARMINGTON WARMING CENTER
— 10 am-2 pm, Old South First
Congregational Church, 227 Main St.,
Farmington. Luncheon, games, socializing, more. FMI: 778-0424.
ART RECEPTION: ‘ROUGH DRAFTS’
— 5-7 pm, UMF Art Gallery, 102 Main
St. & Emery Community Arts Ctr. Flex
Gallery, Academy St., Farmington. UMF
art faculty exhibition. Free, open to public. FMI: 778-7002.
MUSIC: INDUSTRY NIGHT — 7-10
pm, Widowmaker Lounge, Base Lodge,
Sugarloaf. Dyer & Friends. Industry
Night menu, drink specials. ($) FMI: 1-
800-THE-LOAF, www.sugarloaf.com.
THURSDAY TO FRIDAY
FEB 8 TO MAR 9
ART EXHIBIT: ‘ROUGH DRAFTS’ —
Tue-Sun 12-4 pm, & by appt., UMF Art
Gallery, 102 Main St. & Emery
Community Arts Ctr. Flex Gallery,
Academy St., Farmington. UMF art faculty exhibition. Free, open to public.
FMI: 778-7002.
THURSDAY TO SATURDAY
FEB 8 TO 10
POLAR BLAST — Stratton/Eustis area,
numerous events, music, entertainment,
more. See Page 10 this issue. FMI:
www.arnoldtrailsnowmobileclub.com,

FRIDAY, FEB 9
SNOMO CLUB MEETING — 5 pm,
White Wolf, Main St., Stratton. Arnold
Trail Snowmobile Club. FMI:
www.arnoldtrailsnowmobileclub.com.
MUSIC: NATURAL HIGH JUMBLE —
(21+) 9 pm, Widowmaker Lounge, Base
Lodge, Sugarloaf. (folksy, bluesy jazz
rock) ($) FMI: 1-800-THE-LOAF,
www.sugarloaf.com.
SATURDAY, FEB 10
BLESSING OF THE SLEDS — 10 am,
blessing noon, Mountain Valley Middle
School. Hosts: Mexico Trailblazers &
Poodunck SC of Dixfield. Hot food,
drinks; raffle items, antique snowmobile
display.
FAT TIRE RACE & FESTIVAL —
Sugarloaf Outdoor Ctr., Carrabassett
Valley. ($) Reg./FMI:
www.sugarloaf.com.

CHILDREN’S VALENTINE CRAFT
PARTY — 10:30 am, Phillips Public
Library, Main St. Free, open to public.
Craft materials, refreshments provided.
FMI: 639-BOOK,
www.phillips.lib.me.us.
VALENTINE TEA — 11 am, Phillips
Public Library, Main St. Free, open to
public. Reid Byers, Shiretown Bookers’
President: English country house
libraries architecture. English tea,
refreshments provided. Plus Candy bar
exchange —bring one/take one. FMI:
639-BOOK, www.phillips.lib.me.us.
MUSIC: COLD CHOCOLATE — aprèsski (all ages) 3 pm, main show (21+) 9
pm, Widowmaker Lounge, Base Lodge,
Sugarloaf. (Alternative indie) ($) FMI: 1-
800-THE-LOAF, www.sugarloaf.com.
BOOK TALK: JULIE O’BRIEN-MERRILL — 4:30 pm, Begin Family Rm.,
Carrabassett Valley Public Library, Rt.
27. “Charlie on the MTA.” Free, open to
public. FMI: 237-3535.
VALENTINE DANCE — 7-11 pm,
Farmington Elks Lodge, 120 School St.,
W. Farmington. Music: Mark Gentle. ($)
Open to public. TIX: Franklin Country
Area Chamber of Commerce office, 615
Wilton Rd. FMI: 778-4215.

SATURDAY, FEB 10 (cont.)
CONTRA DANCE — 8-10:30 pm,
Farmington Grange, Rte. 43, Bridge St.,
W. Farmington. ($). Dances taught; partner not necessary. Easy family dance
6:30-7:30; potluck snacks 7:30-8 pm.
FMI: 491-9928.
SUNDAY, FEB 11
COUNTRY JAM/OPEN MIC — 1-4 pm,
Embden Community Ctr., 797 Embden
Pond Rd. Refreshments, donations
accepted. FMI: 566-7302.
SPAGHETTI DINNER, AUCTION
FUNDRAISER, Elks Club, Silver St.,
Skowhegan. Held by Skow. Sno-Hawks
SNO WANDERERS SC MEETING — 6
pm, Webster Hall, Kingfield. Discuss
breakfast. FMI: 265-6512, 265-4717.
SUNDAY TO WEDNESDAY
FEB 11 TO 14
NEVI-FEST — Sugarloaf, Carrabassett
Valley. Annual Blind/Visually-Impaired
Ski & Ride Festival. FMI: 1-800-THELOAF, www.sugarloaf.com.
LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY
MONDAY, FEB 12
MARDI GRAS CARNIVAL
TUESDAY, FEB 13
FARMINGTON WARMING CENTER
— 10 am-2 pm, Henderson Memorial
Baptist Church, 110 Academy St.,
Farmington. Luncheon, games, socializing, more. FMI: 778-2163.
FLAGSTAFF REGION MANAGEMENT PLAN PUBLIC MEETING — 6-
7 pm, UMaine Farmington, Olsen
Student Ctr., N. Dining Hall C. 5-year
review. Open to public. FMI: 287-2163.
VALENTINE’S DAY
WEDNESDAY, FEB 14
CAT SPAY-NEUTER CLINIC — 10-11
am, Country mutt, 396 Main St.,
Kingfield. Vet: Dr. Stephanie Heikkinen,
Maine Woods Mobil Vet. Appt’s.
required. Bring vaccination records. (No
female dogs.) Appt./FMI: 491-1614.
THURSDAY, FEB 15
FARMINGTON WARMING CENTER
— 10 am-2 pm, Old South First
Congregational Church, 227 Main St.,
Farmington. Luncheon, games, socializing, more. FMI: 778-0424.
STORYTELLING GUILD STORY
SWAP — 6:30-8 pm, Joseph Parish Hall,
Middle & Quebec sts. intersection,
Farmington. Free, open to public. FMI:
578-1791.
FRIDAY, FEB 16
SENIORS’ LUNCH BUFFET — 10:45
am–noon, Chef’s Table Café, Mt. Blue
High School, 129 Seamon Rd.,
Farmington. ($ suggested donation)
RSVP required: 795-4010.

FRIDAY, FEB 16 (cont.)
PARK SHARK CHALLENGE SERIESPART 2 — time TBA, Titcomb
Mountain, W. Farmington. ($) All ages.
Sponsor The Riders Club. Registration
day-of. FMI: Facebook.
FOOD SALE — 2 pm, Tranten’s Family
Market, Rt. 27, Kingfield. Sponsor:
Kingfield Fire Department Auxiliary.
Benefits KFD.
MUSIC: THE DAVE KELLER BAND
— (21+) 9 pm, Widowmaker Lounge,
Base Lodge, Sugarloaf. (soul & blues)
($) FMI: www.sugarloaf.com.
SATURDAY, FEB 17
BREAKFAST SETUP — 9 am,
Kingfield Elementary School. Sno
Wanderers Snowmobile Club. FMI: 265-
6512, 265-4717.
MAINE SKI HERITAGE CLASSIC —
Sugarloaf Base Lodge Sugarloaf
Mountain, Carrabassett Valley. Ski
Memorabilia Display 10:30 am-2 pm,
Sugarloaf Inn; 4-6:30 pm, Reception; 4-
5:40 pm Silent & Live Auction. FMI:
www.skimuseumofmaine.org, 265-2023.
WORLD RECORD SNOWMOBILE
RIDE — 11 am, Bald Mountain Camps,
Oquossoc. Challenge ride, auction, BBQ,
music, fireworks. Benefits fight against
Cystic Fibrosis. FMI: 864-5571.
SLEDDING PARTY — 2 pm, Gilmore
Hill, Kingfield. Sno Wanderers
Snowmobile Club. Open to public. FMI:
265-6512, 265-4717.
FREE FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE — 3
pm, Carrabassett Valley Public Library,
Begin Family Community Rm. (PG or
G) Bring own snacks & drinks.
Title/FMI: 237-3535.
MUSIC: MAGIC BUS — après-ski (all
ages) 3 pm, main show (21+) 9 pm,
Widowmaker Lounge, Base Lodge,
Sugarloaf. (‘Who’ Tribute Band) ($)
FMI: www.sugarloaf.com.
RANGELEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
SPAGHETTI SUPPER — 5-7 pm,
Rangeley Church of the Good Shepherd.
($) Benefits library. FMI: 864-5529.
SUNDAY, FEB 18
PUBLIC BREAKFAST — 8-10 am,
Kingfield Elementary School. Sno
Wanderers Snowmobile Club (setup 7
am). FMI: 265-6512, 265-4717.
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WINTERPALOOZAH! — 11 am-4 pm,
Haley Pond Park, Rangeley. Playing on
frozen pond in snow, ice skating, hockey,
snow golf, fat tire bike demos, sledding,
snow sculpting, campfire, marshmallow
roast, hot chocolate, fun & games for
family. Free, open to public. FMI: 864-
2771.

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