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Benefits

Saturday, Aug. 8: Leeds, Church yard sale, 8 a.m., Leeds Community Church, 123 Church Hill Rd. 524-5444.

Books

Friday & Saturday, Aug. 7- 8: Wilton, Book sale, 8:30 a.m., Western Maine Development, 128 Weld St. Benefits Wilton Free Public Library.

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Friday, Aug. 7: Wilton, “Hidden Seed,” and “Rumor of Hope,” poetry author Laurel Mills, 12 p.m., Wilton Free Public Library, 6 Goodspeed St.

Monday, Aug. 10: New Vineyard, “The Lost Child, Ozark Poems,” Wesley McNair, 6:30 p.m., New Vineyard Public Library, 20 Lake St.

Children’s events

Wednesdays, Aug. 5-26: Livermore Falls, Preschool story time, games, crafts, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Thursdays, Aug. 6-20: Fayette, Summer story time, crafts, 10 a.m., Underwood Memorial Library, 2006 Main St. 685-3778.

Thursday, Aug. 6: Strong, Magician Conjuring Carroll, 7 p.m., Forster Memorial Building, 11 Main St. Free.

Friday, Aug. 7: Wilton, “The Lego Movie,” outdoor family movie, 8 p.m., Western Maine Play Museum, 561 Main St. Bring blanket or chair. Rain date Aug. 9. $4, family $10.

Monday, Aug. 10-14: Farmington, “Journey Off the Map,” Vacation Bible School, 8:30 a.m., Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Rd. www.farmingtonbaptist.net.

Thursday, Aug. 13: Livermore Falls, Farmer Minor and Daisy celebrating pig books, 5:30 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. Summer Reading Program finale. Free. 897-3631.

Tuesday, Aug. 18: Livermore Falls, Teen writing group, 6 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Church events

Wednesday, Aug. 5- 7: Jay, “To the Edge: Encounter the God of the Universe,” Vacation Bible School, 6 p.m., Cornerstone Baptist Church, Route 17. All ages through adult. Registration at 5:30. Transportation available. 897-7024, 645-4893.

Friday, Aug. 7: Wilton, Lobster roll lunches, 10 a.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 59 High St. Pre-order. $12. 645-2639 stlukes@myfairpoint.ne.

Friday, Aug. 7: Wilton, Chicken barbecue, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, 386 Main St. Take-out available. $7/$8.50. 645-2535.

Saturday, Aug. 8: Leeds, Church yard sale, 8 a.m., Leeds Community Church, 123 Church Hill Rd. 524-5444.

Sunday, Aug. 9: Livermore, Music at the Meeting House presents Dianne Hirsh, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church, 619 Federal Rd. 897-3165.

Sundays, Aug. 9-Sept. 6: Livermore, Music in the Meeting House, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church, 619 Federal Rd. 897-3165.

Sunday, Aug. 9: Wilton, Greater Purpose, local Gospel group, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St. 645-2222.

Saturday, Aug. 15: Turner, Annual chicken barbecue, 4 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. Hosted by North Turner Presbyterian Church.

Saturdays, Aug. 22-Oct. 24: New Sharon, Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 18 Starks Rd. Hosted by Women’s Society. $8, under 12 $3.50.

Comedy Acts

Saturday, Aug. 8: Wilton, Teachers Lounge Mafia Improv Comedy, 7 p.m., Calzolaio Pasta Company, 284 Main St. Mature-content. $5. www.teachersloungemafiaimprov.com.

Dance

Saturday, Aug. 8: Farmington, Contradance, 8 p.m., Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge St. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partner needed. $6, student $5, family $15. 491-9928 www.starleft.org.

Exhibits

Wednesday, Aug. 5-Sept. 30: Farmington, “Joy of Booking: Highlights from Members’ Collections,” Shiretown Bookers, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library.

Wednesday & Thursday, Aug. 5- 6: Kingfield, Black and White Photographs by Jo Josephson, Stadler Gallery, 225 Main St. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. daily and by appointment. 265-5026.

Saturday, Aug. 8-23: Farmington, “Remembering Madame Nordica,” featuring items from personal collection of Madame Lillian Nordica, University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center. 778-7081.

Fairs

Thursday, Aug. 6: Oquossoc, Art in August – Open Air Art Fair, 10 a.m., Oquossoc Park. Free. 864-5000 www.rangeleyarts.org.

Festivals

Friday & Saturday, Aug. 7- 8: Wilton, Wilton Blueberry Festival, Downtown Wilton. 778-4726.

Friday, Aug. 14-16: Starks, Harry’s Green Love Festival, Harry Brown’s Farm, 45 Abijah Hill Rd. 333-6985.

Films

Friday, Aug. 7: Wilton, “The Lego Movie,” outdoor family movie, 8 p.m., Western Maine Play Museum, 561 Main St. Bring blanket or chair. Rain date Aug. 9. $4, family $10.

Food

Fridays, Aug. 7-Dec. 18: Jay, VFW supper, 5 p.m., VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewell St. Country music and open mic night follow. $8. 897-5112.

Friday, Aug. 7: Wilton, Lobster roll lunches, 10 a.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 59 High St. Pre-order. $12. 645-2639 stlukes@myfairpoint.ne.

Friday, Aug. 7: Wilton, Chicken barbecue, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church, 386 Main St. Take-out available. $7/$8.50. 645-2535.

Saturday, Aug. 15: Turner, Annual chicken barbecue, 4 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. Hosted by North Turner Presbyterian Church.

Saturday, Aug. 15: Weld, Weld Extension Homemakers’ 20th Annual Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m., Weld Town Hall, 17 School St. Free. 585-2281.

General Entertainment

Saturday, Aug. 8: Readfield, History walk, 10 a.m., Readfield Town Hall, 8 Old Kents Hill Rd.

Saturday, Aug. 8: Wilton, Youth Shooting League open house, 9 a.m., Wilton Fish and Game Association, Route 2 West. 897-3027.

Tuesday, Aug. 11: Oquossoc, Rangeley Region Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day, 10 a.m., Oquossoc Clubhouse. 864-5364.

Wednesday, Aug. 12: Farmington, Teal Ribbon Run/Walk 5K in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, 10 a.m., Downtown Farmington, Front Street. 778-9522.

Thursday, Aug. 13: Oquossoc, Rangeley Lakes Region Historical Society evening of fun, dinner and live and silent auctions, 4:30 p.m., Bald Mountain Camps, 125 Bald Mountain Rd. $50. 864-3091.

Sunday, Aug. 16-23: Phillips, Annual Phillips Old Home Days, Downtown Phillips. 639-2889.

Lectures

Thursday, Aug. 6: Farmington, Dehydrating jerky and breadmaking workshop, 4 p.m., Fairbanks School Meeting House, 508 Fairbanks Rd. Space limited. Donations. 778-3466.

Saturday, Aug. 8: Oquossoc, Fly fishing with Lou Zambello and Bob Dionne, 11 a.m., Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Route 4. 864-3091 www.rangeleyoutdoormuseum.org.

Sunday, Aug. 9: Chesterville, “The Role of the Linscott Family in the Settling of Chesterville,” talk, 3 p.m., Chesterville Center Meetinghouse, Borough and Zions Hill Road. Free. 778-3513.

Thursdays, Aug. 13-20: Farmington, Preserving the Harvest workshop, 4 p.m., Fairbanks School Meeting House, 508 Fairbanks Rd. Space limited. Donations. 778-3466.

Miscellaneous

Saturdays, Aug. 8-Sept. 12: Jay, Thrift shop open, 9 a.m., Bartlett Memorial Methodist Church Thrift Shop, Route 17. 645-3509, 645-2837.

Music

Wednesday, Aug. 5: Farmington, Dallahan, Scottish music, 7 p.m., North Church, 12 High St. $15. 778-2006.

Saturday, Aug. 8: Rome, Sandy River Ramblers, 7 p.m., Mt. Phillips Grange, Routes 27 and 225. $7/$5.

Saturday, Aug. 8: Vienna, T-Acadie folk trio and dance band, 7 p.m., Vienna Union Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. $8 advance, $10 door. 293-2674 https://sites.google.com/site/viennaunionhall2012/arts-and-events.

Sunday, Aug. 9: Livermore, Music at the Meeting House presents Dianne Hirsh, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church, 619 Federal Rd. 897-3165.

Sunday, Aug. 9: Wilton, Greater Purpose, local Gospel group, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St. 645-2222.

Mondays, Aug. 10-31: Farmington, Drop-In Sing Together, 12:45 p.m., Farmington Community Center, 126 Middle St.

Tuesday, Aug. 11: Farmington, Nickels and Dimes, 11:30 a.m., Meetinghouse Park, Main Street.

Tuesday, Aug. 11: Turner, “Music for Mavis,” Dave Rowe and Friends, folk music, 6:30 p.m., Turner Center Gazebo, Route 117. $5.

Thursday, Aug. 13: Farmington, Tori and Colin Britt, 7 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center. 778-7081.

Thursday, Aug. 13: Stratton, Tomato/Tomato, husband and wife team, 7 p.m., Stratton Community Building, 88 Main St. $15. 264-2300.

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