FARMINGTON – The 6th Annual Glen Gilchrist Yellow Ribbon 5K & Kids 1-Mile Fun Run is 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 16, with registration at 5:15 p.m. The one-mile race starts at 6:30 p.m. and the 5K starts at 7 p.m. Races start and finish at Titcomb Mt. Ski Area in Farmington.

The 5K course starts at the ski area and winds around onto an old railroad bed, then continues onto secondary roads and finishes back at the ski area. The one-mile course is located entirely at the ski area.

The race is in memory of Glen Gilchrist, a student athlete at Mt. Blue High School. He excelled in cross country running, Nordic skiing and the 3,200 meter in track. The race features mile split and water stations, refreshments and an awards ceremony with results published in local newspapers. Awards will be given to the top two in each age group. Age categories for the 5K are: 13 and under, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-plus. Categories for the one-mile are: 6 and under, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15.

Registration fee is $6 for 5K and $4 for one-mile. Proceeds benefit Suicide Prevention – Yellow Ribbon Project. For more information phone Kelley Cullenberg 778-4971 or Celia Leber 293-3996.

Vacation Bible School

JAY – Bean’s Corner Baptist Church annual Vacation Bible School is scheduled from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 16-21 at the church at routes 133 and 156. The theme is “SonHarvest County Fair,” with daily sessions for children of various ages.

“Children will have a great time singing, watching skits, creating crafts and playing games,” church Pastor Roger Nauss said. “Most important they will discover Bible truths about growing the fruit of God’s spirit.” For more information, phone the church 645-2925.

Kid’s Crusade

LIVERMORE FALLS – Emmanuel Assembly of God will have a Kid’s Crusade from 9 to 11:30 a.m. June 16-19 at the church. The crusade will be led by Bryant and Holly Markie. Their philosophy is that children are not the church of tomorrow, they are the church of today. Each service will be filled with puppets, drama, storytime, games and crafts. Prizes will also be given away each service.

Wilton Historical Society

WILTON – The Wilton Historical Society meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the Museum on Canal Street. This is an important meeting to attend because the Open House for the upcoming Blueberry Festival will be discussed. People need to sign up as greeters. The first Wilton Town Meeting reenactment must be planned. It is scheduled for Aug. 9. All guests and new members welcome. For more information call 645-2091.

County firemen’s meeting

NEW PORTLAND – The Franklin County Firemen’s Association will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at the New Portland Fire Station. There will be a program and reports given prior to refreshments and a drawing for door prizes. All firefighters and interested people are invited to attend.

Farmington business meeting

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Downtown Business and Professional Association invites everyone to spend their Monday nights at Meetinghouse (Gazebo) Park to enjoy the sounds of the Farmington Old Crow Band. Many shops will be open until 7 p.m. on Monday nights throughout the summer. The Old Crow Band plays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the park.

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Association taking vendor applications

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Downtown Business and Professional Association is currently taking applications from vendors wishing to set up at this year’s Moonlight Madness. Anyone wishing to display their handmade or crafted items at this year’s July 25 event should contact Ron Gelinas at Mainestone Jewelry, 161 Front St., or phone 778-6560.

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