FARMINGTON – The reading by transgendered author Jennifer Finney Boylan has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, in Lincoln Auditorium, Roberts Learning Center, University of Maine at Farmington.

Boylan will read from her memoir, “She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders.” The reading was originally scheduled for March 8 but was postponed due to inclement weather. It is free and open to the public.

The public is also invited to meet the author at a reception from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Conference Room 123 in UMF’s Olsen Student Center. It also is free and the public is welcome.

Boylan’s reading is one of many events taking place at UMF during the spring semester as part of the university’s annual One Book, One Campus program organized by the staff at UMF’s Mantor Library. This year’s theme is gender diversity. For more information, contact Valerie Huebner at [email protected] or 778-7258.

Supper Thursday

FARMINGTON – The Knights of Columbus St. Patrick’s Day supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, corner of Middle and Quebec streets. The meal was postponed from March 12 due to the weather. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Proceeds will benefit the Graduation Breakfast in June. Call Paul Hersey at 778-0586 for reservations.

Concert set

RANGELEY – A cabin fever reliever concert will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 18, at Rangeley Public Library. Musicians of the Rangeley area will tickle the ivories, sing torch songs, jazz up the guitar and toot the flutes to help beat away the winter blues. A free-will offering will be taken for the library. For more information, call 864-5529.

Chowder lunch

FARMINGTON – The Fairbanks Union Church will hold a fish chowder luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 18, at the church. Along with the chowder, the menu includes homemade apple pie and biscuits, cheese and pickles. Diners may eat in or take out a meal. The cost is $5. To place an order, call 778-4705. Deliveries are available.

Society meeting

FARMINGTON – The Sandy River Valley Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Farmington Public Library. This meeting is the rescheduled date from March 12 due to the weather.

Chapter members will present information on plantations and de-organized towns in Franklin County. Emphasis will be on information that could be of value to the genealogist. Anyone with an interest in genealogy is welcome.

Last luncheon

FARMINGTON – A monthly community luncheon will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, Academy Street. The menu includes corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, carrots, biscuits and dessert. The meals are offered free and all are welcome. This will be the last meal for this spring. For more information, call the church office at 778-2163 or Dot Bryant at 778-4608.

Show on Yukon

RANGELEY – A husband and wife team from the Mahoosuc Guide Service will present a slide show and lecture on their 10 years of adventure in the Yukon at 7 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the Rangeley Public Library. Their adventures include dogsledding and big game hunting. The program is free and is sponsored by the Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen and Rangeley Public Library. For more information, call 864-5529.

Bingo tickets

FARMINGTON – Tickets go on sale March 14 for Basket Bingo to be held Saturday, April 2, in the North Dining Hall at the University of Maine at Farmington. The event is sponsored by the Mallett School PTA with proceeds to benefit students at the school. Tickets may be purchased for $15 at Mickey’s Hallmark.

Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. with the games to start at 1 p.m. Food concessions will be available. Prizes include Longaberger baskets. For more information, contact Judy at 778-6093.

Public meeting

STRONG – The Strong Area Business and Civic Alliance will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at the Forster Memorial Building. Guest speaker will be Alison Hagerstrom, director of the Greater Franklin Development Corp. The alliance’s membership drive deadline is March 31. For more information, call Eileen Miazga at 684-3723.


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