FARMINGTON — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a composting workshop from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, at the Franklin County office, 138 Pleasant St. Participants will learn everything they need to know to make quality compost.

Space is limited to 20 people. A $5 fee can be paid upon arrival. Any person who needs accommodations for the program should contact Lauren St. Germain to discuss their needs at least 5 days in advance. To preregister, call 778-4650 or 1-800-287-1478.

Movie benefit

FARMINGTON — The Literacy Volunteers will hold its annual movie benefit from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at the Narrow Gauge Cinema. “The Young Victoria” will be shown.  

Tickets are available in advance at Devaney, Doak and Garrett and Twice Sold Tales or at the door on the day of the show. Tickets are $5. Proceeds will benefit the literacy programs in Franklin and Somerset counties. Literacy Volunteers trains people to help people improve reading and math skills in a one-on-one student centered environment.

For more information, call Joan Moes at 778-3460.

Bean supper

LIVERMORE FALLS — The American Legion will hold a baked bean and casserole supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at the legion, 17 Reynolds Ave. Delivery is available within a five mile radius. Call 897-5676 for information or delivery.


JAY — Kindergarten registration for Jay Elementary School is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, April 1 and 2. The registration and screening will be by appointment only.

A child must be 5 years of age on or before Oct. 15, to register. It is necessary to have the child’s original birth certificate and current immunization record at the time of registration. Call 897-5719 to schedule an appointment.