Benefits

Friday & Saturday, April 17-18: Wilton, Rummage sale, 9 a.m., First Congregational Church, 386 Main St.

Saturday, April 18: Turner, Auction, entertainment, food, raffles, 4:30 p.m., Boofy Quimby Hall, Route 219. Benefits Pamela Sirois.

Books

Thursday, April 16: Farmington, Presentation and book signing by Maine kayaker Doug Dunlap, 7 p.m., DDG Booksellers, 193 Broadway. 778-3454.

Thursdays, May 14-Aug. 20: Livermore Falls, Spring Book Club, Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. Register to get book. 897­-3631.

Children’s events

Wednesdays, April 15-29: Livermore Falls, Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897­-3631.

Thursdays, April 16-30: Livermore Falls, Teen writers group, 6 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897­3631.

Thursdays, April 16-May 28: New Sharon, Story hour, crafts and snacks, 10:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Road. 779-1128.

Thursdays, April 16-30: Strong, Preschool story time for ages 0-5, 11:45 a.m., Strong Public Library, 14 South Main St. Free.

Saturdays, April 18-25: Livermore Falls, Family story time, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897­-3631.

Church events

Saturday, April 18: Farmington, GoldenOak Band, 7 p.m., Old South Church, 235 Maine St. $15/$8. 491-5919.

Wednesday, April 22: Find out how the bible and science connect with the Dino Pastor at Beans Corner Baptist Church. There will be an interactive kids fun day from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The adult event will be on Saturday, April 25th at 6 p.m. For contact info, call Holly at 491-0455.

Thursday, April 23: Farmington, Zink and Co. four talented musicians, 7 p.m., Old North Church, 118 High St. $15. 778-2006.

Saturday, April 25: Farmington, E-waste recycling and disposal, 9 a.m., Aubuchon Hardware, 361 Wilton Road. Rain or shine. Hosted by Old South First Congregational Church. Donations. 778-0424 www.ewastemaine.com.

Saturdays, April 25-Oct. 24: New Sharon, Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 18 Starks Road. Hosted by Women’s Society. $8, under 12 $3.50.

Saturday, April 25: New Sharon, Sandy River Ramblers, 3 p.m., Big Brick Church, 21 Cape Cod Hill Rd. $10. 397-2242.

Sunday, May 3: Wilton, Community Sing into Spring, 12 p.m., Kineowatha Park, High Street. Hosted by First Congregational Church.

Saturday, May 9: Livermore Falls, Community lunch, 11 a.m., George Bunten Post 10, American Legion, 17 Reynolds Ave. Hosted by Emmanuel Assembly of God. Free.

Dance

Saturday, April 18: Jay, Dance with music by Cowboy Billy and Malinda Liberty, 7 p.m., Amvets Post 33, Route 4. No cover. 897-4112.

Exhibits

Wednesday, April 15-30: Farmington, Works by Theresa Haley, Sugarwood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 491-8635.

Wednesday, April 15-30: Kingfield, “Fresh Snow and River Smoke,” photographs by John Orcutt and Cam Held, Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. 939-6518.

Friday, April 17-May 16: Farmington, “Error 303,” UMF Senior Exhibition 2015, University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and by appointment. 778-1062.

Films

Wednesday, April 15: Farmington, Short films for and about people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, 2 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Lincoln Auditorium. Free/donations. 871-1200.

Wednesday, April 15: Farmington, Short films for and about poeple with developmental and intellectual disabilities, 7 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Lincoln Auditorium. Free/donations. 871-1200.

Food

Fridays, April 17-Dec. 18: Jay, VFW supper, 5 p.m., VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewell St. Country music and open mic night follow. $8. 897-5112.

Saturdays, April 18-May 30: Farmington, Winter farmers market, 9 a.m., Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge St. 778-6637.

Saturday, May 2: Turner, Benefit spaghetti supper, 4:30 p.m., Boofy Quimby Hall, Route 219. Turner Timberland ATV Club hosting to aid Turner Food Pantry. Donations. www.turnertimberlandatv.com.

General entertainment

Thursday, April 16: Farmington, WOODS Storytelling Guild meeting, 7 p.m., Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St.

Friday, April 17: Chesterville, Game Night, 7 p.m., Chesterville Town Office, 409 Dutch Gap Road. Bring a game. Children welcome if supervised. Hosted by Chesterville Heritage Society. Free. 897-4907.

Friday, April 17: Farmington, Open house, entertainment by Moosecreek Cloggers, 7:15 p.m., Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge St. Free.

Saturday & Sunday, April 18-19: Jay, Home and Living Show, Spruce Mountain High School North Campus, 33 Community Drive. $5 17 and up. 897-2564.

Saturday, April 25: Leeds, Annual Rural Community Action Ministry’s Auction for Action, 6 p.m., Leeds Community Church, 123 Church Hill Rd. 524-5095.

Saturday, April 25: Wilton, Wilton Scholarship Auction, 6:30 p.m., Academy Hill School, 585 Depot St.

Sunday, May 3: Farmington, Hospice House 5k and Remembrance Walk, 9 a.m., Meetinghouse Park, Main Street. $25. 795-9469 www.hhrunwalk.org.

Lectures

Wednesday, April 22: Farmington, Program on Africa, 4 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Olsen Student Center, 111 South St. 778-7081.

Thursday, April 23: Farmington, “Some Easy to Swallow Truths,” long-distance seminar with Dr. Alan Verrill, 1 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, 111 Franklin Health Commons. Preregister. Hosted by SeniorsPlus. Free. 1-800-427-1241.

Thursday, April 30: Turner, School Garden Regional Gathering, 4 p.m., Leavitt Area High School, 21 Matthews Way. Network to learn about Androscoggin County school gardens. Free. http://www.msgn.org.

Miscellaneous

Saturday, April 25: Farmington, E-waste recycling and disposal, 9 a.m., Aubuchon Hardware, 361 Wilton Road. Rain or shine. Hosted by Old South First Congregational Church. Donations. 778-0424 www.ewastemaine.com.

Saturday, April 25: There will be an open house at Friends Together Peer Support and Recovery Center at 31 Park St., Livermore Falls, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and join in the festivities as Friends Together celebrates 20 years. There will be snacks and door prizes. Friends Together is located next to the Livermore Falls Fire Station.

Music

Saturday, April 18: Farmington, GoldenOak Band, 7 p.m., Old South Church, 235 Main St. $15/$8. 491-5919.

Thursday, April 23: Farmington, Zink and Co. four talented musicians, 7 p.m., Old North Church, 118 High St. $15. 778-2006.

Saturday, April 25: New Sharon, Sandy River Ramblers, 3 p.m., Big Brick Church, 21 Cape Cod Hill Rd. $10. 397-2242.

Sunday, April 26: Wayne, Maranacook String Band, 6 p.m., Ladd Center, 26 Gott Rd. $12-$5. 685-3612.

Sunday, May 3: Wilton, Community Sing into Spring, 12 p.m., Kineowatha Park, High Street. Hosted by First Congregational Church.

Drop-In Sing Together: Meets Mondays, from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. at the Farmington Community Center. FMI, call 645-4755 and leave a message.


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