Readfield U information available at town office, library, online

READFIELD — Readfield U, a free “pop up university,” will be held throughout March in several locations around town, sponsored by Readfield’s Age-Friendly Community and Readfield Community Library.
The presentations include neighbors sharing their skills and knowledge with neighbors. All classes are free and will be held in Readfield, but people from neighboring communities are welcome to take part. For full details and schedule for the classes, as well as information on registration, are available at town offices, libraries and post offices in the Readfield area. The information is also online at
Classes, in general, include:
* Writing – Your life story or that of loved ones. * Genealogy – How to get started. * History – including presentations on the Union Meetinghouse, the Currier family and home – now the Readfield Community Library, Exploring Wabanaki/Maine history – the effects of colonization on the indigenous peoples of Maine. * Travel – Alaska and the Yukon, and Tales of the South Pacific. * Hobbies – Knitting, Mah Jongg, How to Solve the NY Times Crossword Puzzle, Maine Wildflowers, Beginning Ukulele * Other topics of interest – Immigration in Central Maine, the Crisis on the Border, What you should know about “Lyme” * Readfield Family Games Night
Two potluck suppers are also planned.
Maine Bicentennial Potluck 6 p.m., Saturday, March 14, at Bibby and Harold Alfond Dining Commons at Kents Hill School. A Readfield U celebration, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at Maranacook High School (Snow date is March 29).
Email or telephone 207-685-4797 with questions.