Category Archives: Franklin Focus

Dinner to benefit Roger Roy will be Nov. 3 in Jay

JAY — The family and friends of Roger L. Roy are holding a spaghetti dinner to help with Roy’s medical and travel expenses as he seeks treatment for multiple myeloma.
Roy, 69, has lived and worked in the Livermore/Livermore Falls area his entire life until his retirement, when he moved to Eustis.

Western Mountains Church hosts drive-in movie night

NEW PORTLAND — The Western Mountains Baptist Church, 929 Carrabasssett Road, will host a drive-in movie at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28.

SeniorsPlus Farmington Caregiver Support Group meets Oct. 1

FARMINGTON — SeniorsPlus is holding a Caregiver Support Group from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at its office at 218 Fairbanks Road.

Ski Museum of Maine Camden exhibit looks at state’s skiing history

KINGFIELD — The Ski Museum of Maine and Camden Public Library are teaming up on an exhibit, “The Mountains of Maine: Skiing in the Pine Tree State.”
The exibit will be displayed in the Jean Picker Room at the library, 55 Main St., Canden, throughout October. The opening reception will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.

Sugarloaf Art Show will be Oct. 6, 7

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The 2018 Sugarloaf Art Show, held in conjunction with Skier’s Homecoming at the Sugarloaf Ski Resort, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Sugarloaf base lodge.

SeniorsPlus schedule includes community forum, Norway office opening Maureen

LEWISTON — Two community engagement forums and an open house at the new Norway location are among the activities and events scheduled by SeniorsPlus and its Education Center classes for October.

Maine Sandy River railroad Ghost Train is Oct. 13

PHILLIPS — The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad annual Ghost Train will be on Saturday, Oct. 13. Trains will run approximately every 20 to 25 minutes from Sanders Station, beginning at 6 p.m., with the last train set for 9 p.m.

Field hockey event raises thousands for breast cancer center

FARMINGTON — The eighth annual Battle for Breast Cancer, a round-robin benefit field hockey event that took place on July 21 at Thomas College, raised a record $37,678 in proceeds for the beneficiary, the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center, a program of Franklin Memorial Hospital.

Farmington Colonial Daughters rededicate Dyar Memorial

WEST FREEMAN — The Colonial Daughters Chapter DAR of Farmington recently held a rededication of the Elizabeth Dyar Memorial. Chapter members, friends and many guests, including Maine State regent Elizabeth Hotchkiss, of Majabigwaduce, Harborside, and Honorary State Regent Ann Thomas, Koussinoc Chapter, Augusta, attended. A picnic lunch was enjoyed by all.

SeniorsPlus Farmington resource fair is Sept. 29

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus will present the third annual Senior Resource Fair from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mt. Blue High School in Farmington.
The event will feature workshops and information booths and is a learning opportunity for adults. A complimentary breakfast will be served.