Memorial Day

JAY-LIVERMORE FALLS — There will be an organizational meeting to establish a Memorial Day Parade 2024 in Jay – Livermore Falls. The meeting is open to any and all interested people who would like to be part of the working committee.

The Memorial Day Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the American Legion, George Bunten Post 10, located at 17 Reynolds Ave, Livermore Falls. Anyone interested in attending this meeting to discuss this year’s parade is encouraged to attend. For more information please contact Ron Morin 207-650-3090.


NEW SHARON — Franklin Lodge # 123, Mercer Road in New Sharon will hold a Valentine’s Day Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. The cost will be $10 per person.



FARMINGTON — United Way of the Tri-Valley Area is once again excited to offer a night of fun in February!  Join us at the American Legion for a night out with the amazing Dreamin Big!  We’ll be ready to dance through the decades on February 10 from 7– 11 p.m. at the American Legion located at 158 High Street in Farmington. The Legion will provide a cash bar. A limited number of tickets is available, so get yours now at Tickets are $20 per person or $30 per couple, so get your tickets and get ready to dance through the decades with friends all while supporting your community! Feel free to dress in YOUR favorite decade. For more information about United Way call (207) 778-5048, visit 218 Fairbanks Road in Farmington, or visit the website:


WELD — A Cupcake Decorating Class is also being taught by Julie Jervis and is scheduled for Feb. 12 in the Multi-purpose room at the Weld Town Office from 6:30-8 pm, $5 is suggested donation for supplies. Come decorate a cupcake bouquet to take home. Watch a demonstration of making buttercream frosting and take home the recipe. Learn several different flower piping techniques. RSVP Julie @ 401-302-1210 and her email is


WELD — A Valentine Celebration on Feb. 14 and will begin with Games from 3-5 p.m. (or you may bring your own). From 5-6 p.m. there will be Town Hall Pizza – bring a snack to share. Open Mic from 5:30-6 p.m. and to round out the evening from 6-8 p.m.



JAY — The Winter Family Festival and Sled-in will be back Saturday, Feb. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at French Falls Recreation Area, for the first time since 2020. The Public Works Dept. will create a Snow Mountain, with steps leading to the top. Please bring your own sleds and snowshoes, as there will be a limited number of sleds and snowshoes on site.

There will be snowmobile rides provided by the Andy Valley Riders Snowmobile Club. The event will also feature a bonfire, s’mores and hot chocolate. Gigi’s Pizzaroni of Jay will have pizza, soup and desserts for sale.


FARMINGTON — Trinity United Methodist Church will be serving Fish Chowder Lunches every Thursday at 11:30 -12:30 p.m. The next lunch will be Feb. 8, until March 28. The lunch includes fish chowder, crackers, pickles, freshly made biscuits, and cookies. These lunches are free. We do accept donations to help with costs for the ingredients to make this available to everyone. Just drive up to the front door of Trinity church and someone will bring your meals to you. For more information, please contact Trinity United Methodist Church, Debbie Farley, 207-778-3921, or email:

FARMINGTON — Old South First Congregational Church, 235 Main Street in Farmington, will serve its monthly free community lunch on Saturday, February 17 at 12 noon. The menu: Stan’s “regionally famous” American chop suey, tossed salad, rolls, beverages and cake.
Eat-in and take-out available. For local delivery: call ahead at 778-0424. Choose the “community lunch” option.



FARMINGTON — Monthly Music Jam – (second Friday of every month) – Music Jam Night, Feb. 9, at Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Rd, Farmington, from 6-8 p.m. downstairs in the Fellowship Hall. Come and listen to a wide variety of music from local talented musicians. This event is free and open to the public. Light snacks provided. FMI 207-779-0731.

FARMINGTONThe University of Maine at Farmington is pleased to present “An Evening of Improvised Piano Music” by Aaron Wyanski, UMF assistant professor of Music Composition. The UMF Emery Community Arts Center will feature Wyanski’s  real time invention of a recital’s worth of music in the Performance Space on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public.


JAY — Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewell St., Post 3335 take out suppers. Many thanks for your continued support. For Feb. 9, the meal will feature Shepard’s Pie, Cole slaw, Hornets Nest Cake for dessert, all for $12. All meals served at 5 p.m. Please call ahead to reserve your meal, 897-2122.


FARMINGTON — Farmington Grange#12 offers The Wednesday Workers and Warm Up, WWW will meet on the first and third (March 6. & Feb. 21) Wednesday of each month. The Farmington Grange Hall at 124 Bridge Street will be open for soup and social time. Folks are invited to bring something to share, or just come to socialize. Games and puzzles are available as well as a small library stocked by literacy volunteers. If someone would like to learn how to knit, crochet or sew, etc., they can get help. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Bonnie at 778-1416.


FARMINGTON — Come “Beat the Winter Cabin Blues” and join us the Warming Centers which will open at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church (HMBC) in Feb. On Thursdays during the month of Feb., HMBC will be hosting a warming center. Warming Centers are free and open to everyone and provide a warm space to gather and meet with friends during the cold winter days. Come and do a puzzle, play a game of Scrabble, Cards or Cribbage.

You are welcome to come in the morning for a cup of coffee and a muffin and stay for lunch or just come and enjoy a home cooked meal at noon. Soups, stews, breads, desserts and coffee will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. HMBC Warming Center is located in the basement of Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, 110 Academy Street, Farmington. Warming Centers open at 9 a.m. and will close at 2 p.m. We will not be open when RSU 9 closes due to bad weather. If you have any questions, please call the church at 778-2163.


LIVERMORE FALLS — There will be an addiction meeting every Monday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 25 Church St.

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