FARMINGTON – The Farmington Public Library will offer a summer reading program for children of all ages from June 16 through Aug. 12. Prizes will be given as incentives for children to continue reading over the summer. Area businesses are donating prizes. All participants will receive free admission to the Boothbay Railway Village on Aug. 19 when they have their celebration for summer readers.

The Preschool Story Hour that meets at 10:15 a.m. on Friday and the Baby Rhymes Group that meets at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays will continue through the summer.

Participation in the programs is open to all, but if reading materials are to be taken home, a library card is necessary. Borrowing privileges are free to Farmington taxpayers. Nonresidents pay $20 a household annually.

Garden meeting

TEMPLE – The Mt. Blue Area Garden Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, at Libby Darlington’s garden on the shore of Staples Pond.

Those attending are asked to bring a brown bag supper and a lawn chair. Beverages and desserts will be provided. Also, bring a plant to swap.

All are welcome.

Society supper

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Region Historical Society will hold its annual potluck supper at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the Episcopal Church Undercroft. The public is welcome to this evening’s gathering and people are asked to bring their favorite casserole, salad or dessert. The sesquicentennial quilt will be presented to the society that evening.

Boot camp

FARMINGTON – The Franklin County Children’s Task Force will offer a Boot Camp for New Dads on Wednesday, June 22. The meeting will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

The program is designed as an educational opportunity for men who are expecting their first child and for dads with infants who would like to educate and better prepare themselves for the parenting role. Dads are welcome to bring their infants with them to practice new baby care skills.

The program is offered free. For more information or to sign up, call Tom Taylor at 778-6960 or 888-429-6960.

Golf scramble

WILTON – The third annual Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 29, rain or shine, at Wilson Lake Country Club. Registration begins at noon followed by a shotgun start at 1:45 p.m.

Eighteen holes of golf will be followed by a barbecue and awards ceremony. Prizes will be awarded for a hole-in-one (a 2005 Pontiac G6), closest to the pin, longest drive, straightest drive and lowest score.

The entry fee is $200 a foursome, including the cart. For more information, call 778-4215 or e-mail [email protected]

Library program

LIVERMORE FALLS – Treat Memorial Library will launch the summer reading program with registration starting Monday through Saturday, June 20 to 25. The summer reading program is open to young people, preschool age through young adult, with programs, prize drawings, story hours and crafts. Families are invited to join the Read Aloud portion of the program.

The public is welcome to explore “Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds” through programs, books and activities at the library. A variety of programs will be offered for all ages from June 20 through July 29.

For more information, call the library at 897-3631. The library welcomes children of all abilities. All programs are free.

Golf, roast

LIVERMORE – Golf and a pig roast will be held Saturday, June 25, at Maple Lane Golf Course to benefit the American Cancer Society. Teams of five players will start at 9 a.m. Participants may sign up individually or as a team for $35 a person. Call 897-6666 to sign up and reserve a cart.


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