Calendar of events

Books

Thursday, Feb. 8: Livermore Falls, “The Family Fang,” book group discussion, 3 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Saturday, Feb. 10: Carrabassett Valley, “Charlie on the MTA,” book talk, 4:30 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive.

Wednesday, Feb. 21: Jay, “The Danish Girl,” book and film discussion group, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St.

Thursday, Feb. 22: Carrabassett Valley, “Enduring Heights,” book talk, 4:30 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive.

Saturday, Feb. 24: Jay, “The Wideness of the Sea,” Maine Book Group, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St.

Children’s events

Wednesdays, Feb. 7-28: Livermore Falls, Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Thursdays, Feb. 15-March 15: New Sharon, Story hour, with crafts and snacks, 10:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Rd. 779-1128.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Farmington, Children’s Festival, 11 a.m., Mt Blue High School Auditorium, 129 Seamon Rd. Free. 778-6960 www.fcctf.org.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Farmington, Children’s Festival, 11 a.m., Mt. Blue High School, 129 Seamon Rd.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Livermore Falls, Lego Club, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Tuesday & Wednesday, Feb. 20-21: Farmington, Snow Cross Camp, 10 a.m., Farmington Conference Center, 216 Whittier Rd. Free. 779-0786.

Tuesday, Feb. 27: Readfield, Discover Girl Scouts, 5:30 p.m., Readfield Elementary School, 84 South Rd. Free. 888-922-4763 http://www.girlscoutsofmaine.org/en/events/event-list.html.

Thursday, March 1: New Sharon, Story hour, with crafts and snacks, 10:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Rd. 779-1128.

Church events

Wednesdays, Feb. 7-March 28: Farmington, Chowder luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 612 Farmington Falls Rd. Free. 778-4429.

Tuesday, Feb. 13-Sept. 13: Farmington, Fellowship meal, 12 p.m., Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Rd. Free. 779-0731 www.farmingtonbaptist.net.

Wednesday, Feb. 14: Wilton, Simple meal for Ash Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 386 Main St.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Jay, Make a Blanket Day for Project Linus, 9 a.m., Bean’s Corner Baptist Church, Route 156 and 133. 779-7995.

Crafts

Saturday, Feb. 10: Livermore Falls, Make Your Own Valentine Craft, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Jay, Make a Blanket Day for Project Linus, 9 a.m., Bean’s Corner Baptist Church, Route 156 and 133. 779-7995.

Tuesday, Feb. 27: Livermore Falls, Knit/Crochet group, 5:30 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Dance

Saturday, Feb. 10: Farmington, Contradance, 6:30 p.m., Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge St. 491-9928.

Saturday, Feb. 10: Farmington, Evening of dancing, with music by Mark Gentle, 7 p.m., Farmington Elks Lodge, 120 School St. $10. 778-4215.

Saturday, Feb. 10: Farmington, Valentine Dance, 7 p.m., Farmington Elks Lodge, 120 School St. $10. 778-4215.

Exhibits

Wednesday, Feb. 7-28: Carrabassett Valley, Works by Photographer Joe Gambino, Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. 237-3535.

Wednesday, Feb. 7-28: Farmington, Works by Leon Gin and Derek Hayes, Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St.

Wednesday, Feb. 7-April 5: Farmington, “Peter and Alice and Winnie the Pooh,” books of a British childhood, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library.

Wednesday, Feb. 7-May 12: Farmington, “Art on Campus,” featuring works by Katrina Majkut and Christopher McNulty, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library. 778-7081.

Wednesday, Feb. 7-March 2: Wilton, Works by Donna Campion, Wilton Free Public Library, 104 Main St. 645-4831.

Thursday, Feb. 8-March 9: Farmington, “Rough Drafts,” UMF Faculty Exhibit, University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and by appointment. 778-1062.

Festivals

Saturday, Feb. 17: Farmington, Children’s Festival, 11 a.m., Mt Blue High School Auditorium, 129 Seamon Rd. Free. 778-6960 www.fcctf.org.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Jay, Spruce Mountain Sled-In and Winter Family Festival, 11 a.m., French Falls Recreation Field, 28 French Falls Lane.

Films

Saturday, Feb. 17: Carrabassett Valley, Family Movie Matinee, 3 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive.

Wednesday, Feb. 21: Jay, “The Danish Girl,” book and film discussion group, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St.

Saturday, March 3: Carrabassett Valley, Family Movie Matinee, 3 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive.

Saturday, March 3: Carrabassett Valley, Family Movie Matinee, 3 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive.

Food

Friday, Feb. 9: Jay, Bake sale fundraiser, Otis Federal Credit Union, 170 Main St. 578-0296.

Saturday, Feb. 10: Farmington, Free community lunch, 12 p.m., Old South First Congregational Church, 227 Main St. Free. 778-0424, 778-4438.

Saturday, Feb. 10: Fayette, Brunch, 9 a.m., Fayette Central School, Route 17. $7; $5,children.

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

Wednesday, Feb. 14: Wilton, Simple meal for Ash Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 386 Main St.

Friday, Feb. 16: Farmington, Buffet luncheon, 10:45 a.m., Chef’s Table Cafe at Mt. Blue High School, 129 Seamon Rd. $5.50 suggested donation. 795-4010.

General Entertainment

Wednesdays, Feb. 7-May 30: Farmington, Family Game Night, 6 p.m., Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge St.

Thursday, Feb. 8-10: Stratton, Polar Blast Celebration, Stratton and Eustis Villages. 576-0161.

Friday, Feb. 9: Wilton, Cabin Fever Chili and Chowder Cook-Off, 2 p.m., Life’s Perks Coffee Company, 430 Main St. $10/$5.

Saturday, Feb. 10: Canton, Mardi Gras Party, 6 p.m., Canton Historical Society, 25 Turner St. $20. 597-2920 www.1821Canton2021.org.

Saturday, Feb. 10: Carrabassett Valley, Fat Tire Day with race at 9 a.m. 9 a.m., Sugarloaf Outdoor Center. 1-800-576-3622.

Saturday, Feb. 10: Turner, Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Snowshoe Hike, 10 a.m., Androscoggin Riverlands State Park, Center Bridge Road. Free. 782-2302 https://androscogginlandtrust.org/event/great-maine-outdoor-weekend-snowshoe-hike-androscoggin-river.

Thursday, Feb. 15: Farmington, Storytelling Guild story swap, 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s Parish, 133 Middle St. Free. 578-1791.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Canton, Fishing Frenzy, 11 a.m., Canton Beach. Free. 597-2058.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Carrabassett Valley, Joe Gambino, artist reception, 4:30 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. Rescheduled from Jan. 27.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Wilton, Wilton Fish and Game Annual Ice Fishing Derby, 6 a.m., Wilson Lake boat launch. 491-0780.

Sunday, Feb. 18: Weld, Bass Rock Walk, 10 a.m., Camp Kawanhee for Boys, 58 Kawanhee Lane. 585-2210.

Monday, Feb. 19: Chesterville, Warming Center day event, 10 a.m., Chesterville Town Office, 409 Dutch Gap Rd. 778-3156.

Wednesday, Feb. 21: Farmington, Gold LEAF Institute Senior College Spring Term Kick-Off, 3 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Olsen Student Center, 111 South St. Free. 778-7063 www.goldleafinstitute.org.

Saturday, Feb. 24: Livermore, Cabin Fever Reliever Living History Day, 11 a.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Rd. $10/$6. 897-4336 http://norlands.org/events.

Lectures

Tuesday, Feb. 13: Farmington, Bureau of Parks and Public Lands session, 6 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Olsen Student Center, 111 South St. Input sought on amendments to Flagstaff Region Management Plan. 287-2163 htpp://www.maine.gov/dacf/flagstaff.

Sunday, Feb. 18: Farmington, “The Other William Morris,” Bill Berlinghoff, 2:30 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington North Dining Hall, 111 South St. Free.

Tuesday, Feb. 20: Carrabassett Valley, Owls of Maine, 4:30 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive.

Music

Friday, Feb. 16: Eustis, Matt and the Barnburners, 8:30 p.m., Tea Pond Lodge and Cabins, 468 Tea Pond Rd. 670-3009.

Saturday, Feb. 17: Jay, Live music with Rif-Raff, 7 p.m., Amvets Post 33, 111 Main St. 897-4112.