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Yard, plant sale

FARMINGTON — There will be a two-day yard sale and plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4, at the Holman Parish House next door to the Old South First Congregational Church on Main Street. The yard sale will feature household items, tools, furniture, recreational equipment, musical instruments, toys, books, games, cds, collectibles and more. The plant sale will include locally grown perennials, herbs and houseplants. Proceeds will benefit Old South Church community service, outreach and youth programs.

Trails day

CANTON — Volunteers are needed to clean up the trails at Heritage Park on National Trails Clean Up Day, at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 4. Bring any tools you have. A hot dog lunch will be provided at noon.

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For more information, call Thomas Adley at 597-2168.

Bean supper

JAY — A public supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the North Jay Grange #10. Menu includes baked beans, casseroles, salads, dessert, beverages. Adults, $7, child 10/under $3. Music by Paul Bright. For more information, call 645-4211, 645-2217 or 645-4628.

Breakfast

KINGFIELD — A community all-you-can-eat breakfast is offered from 7:3 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Kingfield United Methodist Church.

The menu will include pancakes, French toast, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, home fries, baked beans, muffins, coffee and juice. The cost is $5 per person, all you can eat. A discounted rate is available for children.

For more information, call the church at 265-4921. The proceeds benefit the church.

Contra dance

LIVERMORE — A contra dance will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center as part of a two-day benefit event featuring one of the largest Civil War reenactments in Maine. The Racket Factory will perform. Contra dance admission is $5.

The Racket Factory has more than a century of combined experience producing the finest reels, jigs, waltzes, hambos and polkas for the people of New Sharon, Vienna and Central Maine. Using only fiddles, guitar, banjo, bass and a five-string racket, it’s all locally made music. Members are Hank Washburn, Eric Johnson, Margaret Cox, Mark Rains and Cynthia Phinney.

Join the Civil War reenactors and Norlands’ historians as they dance in hoop skirts and Civil War military uniforms. A traditional bean supper with slow smoked brisket will be held at 5 p.m.

Gates open at 9 a.m. for a day full of Civil War living history with dozens of family activities. Check out www.norlands.org or phone 897-4366 to learn more about the event.

Italian dinner

STARKS — An Italian dinner will be held beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Starks Memorial Hall, Locke Hill Road, beginning st 5 p.m. Menu includes lasagna, various pastas, meatballs, salads, breads, beverages, brownies with ice cream. Adults, $7; children under 10, $3. Benefits the Starks Progressive Club and the United in Christ Presbyterian Church.

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