In Brief – Lewiston Sun Journal
EAST WILTON – On Saturday, May 21, 2022, there will be a take-out/take-out public dinner at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 70 Bryant Road, East Wilton, from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be Baked Roast Beef, Potatoes, Vegetables, Buns and Crispy Pumpkin Pie. The price will be $9 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Home deliveries are available in the Wilton and Farmington area for $10 per meal. Reservations by Thursday, May 19 at 5 p.m. would be most appreciated. Reservations can be made by calling Alan Morison – 645-4366; Robert Lawrence – 778-2354 or Alvin McDonald – 645-2190. For more information, please call one of the numbers above.
INDUSTRY – The Industry Community Kitchen is once again hosting monthly luncheon/social events at the Industry Town Hall. Socialize with friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a FREE lunch at noon. Lunches usually take place on the first Thursday of each month, June 2 and July 7. All are welcome, so I hope to see you there. For more information, contact Vicci @ 778-6722 or Amy @ 778-4158.
JAY – Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post 3335 continues to have take-out dinners on Friday nights. Prepare your taste buds on May 20 for Larry’s ribs, baked beans, coleslaw and graham cracker cake for dessert. $13. Take-out meals begin to be served at 5 p.m. Call Janice early at 897-2122 to reserve your meal. There will be no dinner on May 27. Instead, plan the annual VFW Memorial Day Chicken BBQ on May 30 with ½ chicken, macaroni salad, fries and cookies for $13. The May 30 service will begin at 1 p.m.! Thank you for your continued support!
Annual plant sale
FARMINGTON — The Mt Blue Area Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on May 21 at Meetinghouse Park in Farmington. Sales will begin at 9 a.m. sharp while supplies last. Come early for the best selection. The sale will feature reasonably priced perennials and other plants grown in members’ gardens. There will also be a limited number of indoor plants and vegetable plants. Please bring boxes to transport the plants of your purchase. This is the club’s only fundraiser that supports the awarding of two $500 scholarships to local graduates studying horticulture or related fields. For more information visit www.mtbluegardenclub.org, call 207-645-2067 or email [email protected]
Sale of plants
NEW VINEYARD – It’s that time of year when we all turn to our gardens… Three sisters have come together to dig up plants and unearth treasures in their sheds for a plant and garden sale. Join them May 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 57 Herrick Mtn. New Vineyard Road. You will be amazed by the rustic treasures and plants!
The PHILLIPS-K-4 students invite everyone to come to their annual plant sale at Phillips Elementary School on Route 4 in Phillips and “help our gardens grow.” The sale will be open from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25. Items include tomatoes, peppers, herbs, flowers and more. All profits are used to further develop the school’s gardening program.
REGION – The Healthy Community Coalition is hosting several walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Greater Franklin County over the next few weeks for people ages 18 and older. Vaccines are provided free of charge and all are welcome. Attendees will receive their choice of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine and may receive their first, second, first booster dose or second booster for those age 50 and older.
Wednesday, May 25: Rangeley Health & Wellness, 25 Dallas Hill Rd., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday, June 1: Community Action of Western Maine, 20 Church St. East Wilton, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
NEW VINEYARD – Saturday, June 4, New Vineyard Public Library Factory, Bake and Book Sale. 8 a.m. to noon at Smith Hall, RT 27, New Vineyard. We’re back – with the black flies – but our great selection of plants for the vegetable and flower gardens, as well as wonderful homemade pies and cookies will make you forget about those biting little insects. Of course, a selection of books for your summer reading! Maybe a surprise post or two. All proceeds benefit the New Vineyard Public Library. IMF – 652-2250
FARMINGTON — Annual Gigantic Yard Sale, June 10-11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fairbanks Union Church, 583 Fairbanks Road, Farmington. Donations are accepted and for more information call 778-2420 or 778-3808. All proceeds will go to the Deacon’s Mission and Outreach Program. There will be an abundance of items: furniture, dishes, books, toys, antiques, linens, trinkets and much more. There is something for everyone. Come see! Optional face coverings and social distancing will be managed. Please, no Early Birds on the day of the sale.
INDUSTRY — On May 28, annual plant sales and food sales, in industry, two events. Industry Town Hall, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., benefiting local youth programs, for more information or to donate plants, call Maria @ 578-1200 or Val @ 779-7753. Also May 28 at Shorey Chapel, 1109 Industry Road, 9 a.m. to noon, benefiting the Building Preservation Fund, for more information call Judy/Dale @ 778-2157.
Walking on the trail
NEW VINEYARD – New Vineyard Public Library Event, Saturday, May 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Join us for a walk on the Storybook Trail and walk the trail while enjoying a fun story featuring animal characters from Maine – moose, beaver and bear who learn an important lesson about the importance of working together. 20 Lake St., New Vineyard. IMF – 652-2250
FARMINGTON – IIt’s time for the annual Mt. Blue Area Garden Club Members Luncheon, where new and returning members get a chance to get to know each other better and share their gardening plans for the season.
This year the event will take place on June 7 at noon at the Farmington American Legion located at 158 High St, Farmington. A choice of meat or vegetarian lasagna will be served with a green salad. There will also be a cash bar offering adult beverages.
Cost of lunch is $10 payable in advance and due by June 1st. Please indicate your choice of meat or vegetarian entree when responding. Send your response to Marion Hutchinson 730 Orchard Drive, Wilton, ME 04294 with payment to Mt. Blue Area Garden Club. Annual club dues of $10 will also be collected for those who have not yet paid. As always, new members are welcome and invited to join! For more information visit www.mtbluegardenclub.org, call 207-645-2067 or email [email protected]
TURNER — The 2022 schedule has been set for Music for Mavis at the Gazebo. Shows are at 6:30 p.m. at Turner Lookout on the green in front of the Leavitt Institute building, 98 Matthews Way. The concerts are free, but a hat is passed to support the musicians. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Attendees must adhere to CDC guidelines for social distancing. For more information, call 207-754-0954. For May, the upcoming performances are: May 24 – Jodi and Boys and May 31 – Bald Hill Band.