Events

April 25, 2017 - May 24, 2017
Apr 25
Apr 25

UMF Presents Annual Arts Nights Celebration

The University of Maine at Farmington is excited to again present its annual Arts Nights celebration Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Free and open to the public, this array of creative events by UMF students takes place throughout the Emery Community Arts Center. On Tuesday, April 25, UMF Visual and Performing Arts seniors will…

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Apr 27

Diabetes Support Group Meeting

Katie Drouin, RD, LD, and Nancy Taylor, RN, are announcing the start of a monthly diabetes support group in March and continuing through September. The groups are for anyone who has diabetes or supports an individual who has diabetes. Meetings will take place from 4-5 p.m. in the Allen Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital. The meetings will be…

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Apr 27

Manage your Money: My Money Works

This class can help you gain the skills and confidence you need to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. At the end of the class you will have a plan to achieve greater financial stability. A follow-up session is scheduled to provide additional networking and…

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Apr 29

Hand Gun Training

The Wilton Fish & Game Association will be offering a basic hand gun training for ages 21 years and older under the instruction of Sheriff Scott Nichols.   Participating students will undergo a four hour training at the Wilton Fish & Game location on Rt. 2 in Wilton.   The  class will be held on Saturday, April 29th…

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Apr 30

UMF's 7th Annual Canoe/Kayak Race and Fun Paddle

The University of Maine at Farmington’s Mainely Outdoors® program is excited to announce the 7th annual Canoe/Kayak Race and Fun Paddle on Sunday, April 30, on the Sandy River. The pre-race meeting is at 12:30 p.m. with the paddle event beginning at 1 p.m. The Canoe/Kayak Race and Fun Paddle features an approximate 10-mile paddle…

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Apr 30

UMF Community Chorus presents unique Spring Concert

The UMF Community Chorus presents its annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 30, in Nordica Auditorium in Merrill Hall on the University of Maine at Farmington campus. Conductors are Bruce McInnes and Jane Parker and will be joined by accompanist Patricia Hayden. A unique choral program, this concert presents a widely varied and…

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Apr 30

UMF welcomes Bread and Puppet Theater to Emery Community Arts Center

The University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center, UMF Arts Division and Temple Stream Theater are excited to welcome the world-renowned Bread and Puppet Theater to campus for a performance of “Faust 3” at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 30, at the ECAC. One of the longest-running, nonprofit, self-suporting theater companies in…

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May 4

Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation

This is an orientation for people with disabilities who are considering vocational rehabilitation services. Orientations are held the 1st Thursday of the month. Service providers are also welcome to attend. Registration not required Telephone 207-645-5800; toll free 1-800-982-4311; TTY: Maine Relay 711 to set up an Appointment. These…

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May 6

MAY 6 Meeting: Sandy River Valley Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society

The Sandy River Valley Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society will meet at the Farmington Public Library at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 6. Kay Marsh, a genealogist for 40 years, will present “Genealogy and Photography: Resurrecting Rachel”. She'll share steps she followed to solve a genealogical problem, identifying a person in an…

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May 6

Maine Greenhouse and Nursery Day

Robin's Flower Pot is a proud member of the Independent Garden Centers of Maine. Come out and support your local garden center and nursery. Shopping locally helps our community, and gets you the best plants to get your growing season going. Refreshments will be served throughout the day.Greenhouses, nurseries and garden centers statewide will…

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May 6

Fiddlehead Festival

Come to the University of Maine at Farmington for a daylong event to celebrate the abundance of locally grown foods in Franklin County at the 6th annual Fiddlehead Festival. Enjoy live acoustic music, learn about responsible harvesting and safe preparation of fiddlehead ferns, meet local farmers and food vendors, antique tractors, supervised…

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May 7

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice’s annual Hospice House 5K & Remembrance Walks

While the winter seems never-ending, it’s not too early to be thinking about spring and to register for Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice’s annual Hospice House 5K & Remembrance Walks.  This year’s events take place Sunday, May 7 beginning at the Franklin County Court House on Main Street in Farmington and Sunday, May…

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May 8

Business Basics

This class covers the basics of a business plan, marketing, cash planning and is suitable for those thinking about or in the early start-up phase of a new business. It will help you assess the feasibility, desirability, and viability of your business idea and get you started with your plan. To register or for more information, please call:…

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May 8

Business Basics: Start a Business

This class covers the basics of a business plan, marketing, cash planning and is suitable for those thinking about or in the early start-up phase of a new business. It will help you assess the feasibility, desirability, and viability of your business idea and get you started with your plan.Registration/More InfoTo register or for more…

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May 10

“Employer Expectations”

The workshop will cover the following topics: Creating a Great Resume, Preparing for Your Interview, Preparing for a New Job. Individual follow-ups may occur for Resume Critique as requested. This workshop is facilitated by Barclaycard US. It is not a recruitment effort for Barclaycard US; it is a workshop for people applying for all different…

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May 11

Entrepreneurs Connect

Get inspired to think big, be bold and take risks. Challenge yourself to grow your business and take it to the next level. The purpose of our Entrepreneurs Connect series is to develop a culture in Franklin County, Maine whereby our entrepreneurs feel supported and connected for growth and success. Entrepreneurs like to connect with each…

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May 13

Hand Gun Training

The Wilton Fish & Game Association will be offering a basic hand gun training for ages 21 years and older under the instruction of Sheriff Scott Nichols.   Participating students will undergo a four hour training at the Wilton Fish & Game location on Rt. 2 in Wilton.   The  class will be held on Saturday, April 29th…

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May 15

Business Basics: Start a Business

This class covers the basics of a business plan, marketing, cash planning and is suitable for those thinking about or in the early start-up phase of a new business. It will help you assess the feasibility, desirability, and viability of your business idea and get you started with your plan.Registration/More InfoTo register or for more…

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May 18

Job Fair

Rumford Job Fair Registration Form

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May 18

MEOC-101-Essentials of College Planning

This workshop introduces people to educational opportunities in general and MEOC services in particular. This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. The Financial Aid portion of this workshop will provide an overview of financial basics and the completion of the…

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May 18

May’s Business After Hours at Expenet

Join us for May’s Business After Hours at Expenet Technologies! Bring your business card and enjoy refreshments and an evening of socializing and making new connections.Learn about the services Expenet has to offer and don’t miss your chance to win door prizes! We hope to see you there!FMI: info@franklincountymaine.org or 778-4215

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May 20

Tom Snow in Concert

On May 20th, Tom Snow, jazz pianist, will be performing hits from Great American Songbook with familiar songs by the likes of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and George Gershwin. He will be performing in the Emery Center, converted into a “pub” for the evening. A ticket for $15 will be for a seat at a table. There will be a cash bar with…

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May 22

Business Basics: Start a Business

This class covers the basics of a business plan, marketing, cash planning and is suitable for those thinking about or in the early start-up phase of a new business. It will help you assess the feasibility, desirability, and viability of your business idea and get you started with your plan.Registration/More InfoTo register or for more…

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