Calendar of events

Benefits

Saturday, April 28: Turner, Auction for Action to benefit Rural Community Action Ministry, 4:30 p.m., Boofy Quimby Hall, Route 219. Free. 524-5095.

Saturday, April 28: Wilton, Pasta Party, 5 p.m., East Wilton Grange Hall. Proceeds go to Mt. Blue High School Cheerleaders attending a cheering camp in Hawaii. $5. 860-8514.

Saturday, May 19: Jay, Blessing of the Bike and Special Olympic Ride, 2 p.m., Amvets Post 33, 111 Main St. Benefits Special Olympics.

Saturday, May 19: Phillips, “High End Sale”, 9 a.m., Phillips Area Community Center, Depot Street. 639-4296.

Books

Wednesday, April 25: Jay, “Stranger in the Woods,” Maine Book Group, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St.

Thursday, May 3: Farmington, “Critical Hours,” author Sandy Stott, 6:30 p.m., Devaney Doak and Garrett, 193 Broadway. 778-3454.

Saturday, May 5: Wilton, Book sale, 9 a.m., Western Maine Enterprises, 128 Weld Rd. 645-4831.

Wednesday, May 23: Jay, “The Glass Castle,” book and film discussion group, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St.

Children’s events

Thursdays, April 26-May 24: New Sharon, Bee a Reader! Story Hour, 10:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Rd. 779-1128.

Monday, May 7: Jay, Sprouting Daisies, 6 p.m., Spruce Mountain Elementary School, 12 Tiger Drive. Free. 888-922-4763 http://www.girlscoutsofmaine.org/en/events/event-list.html.

Tuesday, May 8: Livermore, Sprouting Daisies, 6 p.m., Spruce Mountain Primary School, 107 Gibbs Mill Rd. Free. 888-922-4763 http://www.girlscoutsofmaine.org/en/events/event-list.html.

Wednesday, May 16: Readfield, Sprouting Daisies, 6 p.m., Readfield Elementary School, 84 South Rd. Free. 888-922-4763 http://www.girlscoutsofmaine.org/en/events/event-list.html.

Church events

Friday, April 27: Turner, Roast pork supper, 4 p.m., Turner Center Universalist Church, Route 117.

Saturday, April 28: New Sharon, Baked bean supper, 5 p.m., New Sharon United Methodist Church. $8; under 12, $3.50.

Saturday, May 5: Farmington, Baked bean supper, 4:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 612 Farmington Falls Rd. $8; $4, under 12.

Saturday, May 5: Farmington, Community lunch, 12 p.m., Old South First Congregational Church, 227 Main St. Free. 778-0242, 778-4438.

Sundays, May 20-Dec. 20: Farmington, Fellowship meal, 12 p.m., Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Rd. Free. 779-0731 www.farmingtonbaptist.net.

Dance

Saturday, April 28: Farmington, “That ’70s” Dance Party,” featuring music from ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and today, 6 p.m., University of Maine Farmington, North Dining Hall, 246 Main St. $10/$15. 778-6960.

Exhibits

Wednesday, April 25-30: Carrabassett Valley, “Art of Collage Quilts,” Peggy Bishop, Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. 237-3535.

Wednesday, April 25-May 12: Farmington, “Art on Campus,” featuring works by Katrina Majkut and Christopher McNulty, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library. 778-7081.

Wednesday, April 25-May 13: Farmington, “Feint,” UMF Senior Art Exhibition, University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and by appointment. 778-1062.

Wednesday, April 25-May 19: Farmington, “And There’s the Humor of It: Shakespeare and the Four Humors,” exhibition, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library.

Wednesday, April 25-30: Farmington, Artist of the Month, Joyce Flanagan, 5 p.m., SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Open house reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 6.

Wednesday, April 25-May 15: Farmington, Art Quilts Display, Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St.

Wednesday, April 25-30: Wilton, Works by Mt. Blue High School students Zoadia Lamb, Madge Curtin and Jennell Allen, Wilton Free Public Library, 104 Main St. 645-4831.

Films

Wednesday, May 23: Jay, “The Glass Castle,” book and film discussion group, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St.

Food

Friday, April 27: Turner, Roast pork supper, 4 p.m., Turner Center Universalist Church, Route 117.

Saturday, April 28: Jay, Potluck and community service program, 12 p.m., North Jay Grange 10, Route 17. 645-4211, 645-2910.

Saturday, April 28: New Sharon, Baked bean supper, 5 p.m., New Sharon United Methodist Church. $8; under 12, $3.50.

Saturday, April 28: Wilton, Pasta Party, 5 p.m., East Wilton Grange Hall. Proceeds go to Mt. Blue High School Cheerleaders attending a cheering camp in Hawaii. $5. 860-8514.

Saturday, May 5: Farmington, Baked bean supper, 4:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 612 Farmington Falls Rd. $8; $4, under 12.

Saturday, May 5: Farmington, Community lunch, 12 p.m., Old South First Congregational Church, 227 Main St. Free. 778-0242, 778-4438.

Saturday, May 5: Wilton, Cinco De Mayo Dinner, 5 p.m., Wilson Grange, 1338 Main St. $10.

Saturdays, May 12-Sept. 8: Livermore Falls, Free lunch, 11 a.m., George Bunten Post 10, American Legion, 17 Reynolds Ave.

General Entertainment

Wednesdays, April 25-May 30: Farmington, Family Game Night, 6 p.m., Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge St.

Thursday, April 26: Farmington, Volunteer Appreciation and Annual Corporators Meeting, 6 p.m., Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. 778-4312 farmington.lib.me.us.

Saturday, April 28: Canton, Spring Fling, Canton Ball Field, School Street. Free.

Saturday, April 28: Turner, Auction for Action to benefit Rural Community Action Ministry, 4:30 p.m., Boofy Quimby Hall, Route 219. Free. 524-5095.

Saturday, April 28: Turner, Out of the Darkness Campus Walk for suicide prevention, 9 a.m., Leavitt Area High School, 21 Matthews Way. 225-1100.

Saturday, April 28: Wilton, Wilton Scholarship Auction, 6:30 p.m., Academy Hill School, 585 Depot St. 645-3894.

Sunday, April 29: Farmington, Walk for Autism, 11:30 a.m., Farmington Fairgrounds. 1-800-781-0070.

Sunday, May 6: Farmington, Hospice House 5K and Remembrance Walk, 9 a.m., Downtown Farmington. 777-7740.

Saturday, May 19: Jay, Blessing of the Bike and Special Olympic Ride, 2 p.m., Amvets Post 33, 111 Main St. Benefits Special Olympics.

Music

Saturday, April 28: Phillips, North Sea Gas, Scottish folk band, 7 p.m., Phillips Area Community Center, Depot Street. $15. 639-2630.

Sunday, April 29: Farmington, UMF Community Chorus and Orchestra, 3 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Nordica Auditorium, 224 Main St. $8/$6. 778-7081.

Saturday, May 19: Vienna, Katahdin Valley Boys, 7 p.m., Vienna Union Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. $10. 293-2674 https://sites.google.com/site/viennaunionhall2012/arts-and-events.

Theater

Thursday, April 26: Farmington, “Gruesome Playground Injuries,” Jonas Mianes and Hailey Craig, 7 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center. 778-7081.

Saturday, April 28: Farmington, “The Basic Bye-Bye Show,” Bread and Puppet Theater, 7 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center. 778-7081.