FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington Nursery School and Pre-Kindergarten will hold an open house from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at 240 Main St. in Ricker Addition, UMF.

The public is invited to see the facilities, meet the director and find out about current openings for the fall morning programs. Refreshments will be served.

The school utilizes a developmentally appropriate curriculum, guided by current best practice, Maine Early Childhood Learning Results and standards set by the National Association for the Education for Young Children. The program is a lab school that provides a high ratio of adults to children, where UMF early childhood majors can acquire practical experience and emphasize individual attention.

For more information, contact Director and Head Teacher Wendy Oakley at 778-7197 or [email protected]

Contra dance

FARMINGTON – A contra dance with music by Greg Boardman and Sons will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the West Farmington Grange. A basic dance session will be held at 7:30 p.m. No partners are necessary and beginners are welcome. Admission is $5 or $10 for a family.

Research hints

FARMINGTON – The Sandy River Valley Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Farmington Public Library. The topic will be “Brick Walls – A Sharing of Suggestions on How to Solve Some of Your Research Problems.” Anyone with an interest in genealogy is welcome.

Flag Day

FARMINGTON – The annual Flag Day observation will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at the Farmington Elks Lodge, School Street.

There will be a formal salute to the flag, with a flag burning ceremony to follow immediately by the American Legion Post 28 of Farmington.

Refreshments will be served. All interested persons are invited.

Shared Ministry

PHILLIPS – The Phillips Shared Ministry will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Community House. Topics will include finances, pulpit supply after July 1 and possible change in location and time of Sunday service. All are welcome to attend and join in the discussion, but only members can vote on the issues.

Ballots available

JAY – Absentee ballots are available at the Jay Town Office for the Monday, June 20, runoff election for a school board member. For more information, call 897-6785.

Museum breakfast

RANGELEY – Friends of The Wilhelm Reich Museum will host a Ladies Breakfast starting at 7 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the museum conference center on Dodge Pond Road.

Husbands and children are also welcome to the breakfast buffet prepared by museum volunteers.

Proceeds will benefit the museum’s scholarship program. Each year the Wilhelm Reich Museum gives three scholarships to three graduating seniors from Rangeley Regional School. For more information, call Mary Henderson or Becky Rose at 864-3443.

Program extended

WILTON – Goding’s Taekwondo, in cooperation with the Opportunity Center of Avon, announces the extension of the beginner Taekwondo (Korean karate) program. The program will focus on beginner to intermediate techniques and exercises.

The second session will begin June 21 and run until Aug. 9 at the Opportunity Center in Avon. Ages 5 and up are welcome. For registration, contact Kirsten at Opportunity Center at 678-2701, ext. 226.

4-H auction

FARMINGTON – Franklin County 4-H Leader’s Association seventh annual auction will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11, in the Starbird Building at Franklin County Fairgrounds. A preview will begin at 6 p.m. All funds will benefit the Franklin County 4-H programs.


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