Monday, May 29, 2017

June Events

Wednesday, June 7
Down Home Maine: "Take a Hike: From Wildflower Walks to Kilimanjaro"
Lynne Zimmerman has spent time trekking in the mountains of India, summitted Mount Kilimanjaro, and hiked in Patagonia--all since her 70th birthday.  She'll talk about some of her biggest adventures, and share ways for the less adventurous to get outdoors and stay physically active. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, June 7; 4:30-6:00 pm; McLaughlin Auditorium, Gould Academy

The following events are not sponsored by Western Mountains Senior College, but may be of interest to our members.

Saturday, June 3
Bethel Library Plant Sale
Perennials donated by local gardeners, proceeds to benefit the Bethel Library.  Rain or shine. FMI:  Bethel Library (824-2520), Susan Day (824-2714) or Susan Parker (824-4767).
Saturday, June 3; 9:00-10:00 am; lawn next to Bethel Library, 6 Broad Street, Bethel

Saturday, June 3
National Trails Day Hike

All ages short hike to the Cataracts and Flume in Andover.Part of the Mahoosuc Land Trust's year-long focus on Iconic Places in and around our area. Meet at Akers Ski in Andover to carpool to the trailhead. Wear sturdy shoes; bring water and your picnic lunch. FMI: 
Saturday, June 3; 10:00 am; Akers Ski, 51 Akers Way, Andover

Wednesday, June 7
The History of Mining and Minerals in Greenwood, Maine
From commercial mining operations to amateur rockhounding, western Maine has a rich mineral history. Dr. Carl Francis of the Maine Mineral and Gem Museum will provide an engaging program for the Greenwood Historical Society's monthly meeting. All are welcome. FMI:
Wednesday, June 7; 7:00 pm; Greenwood Town Hall, Main Street, Greenwood

Wednesday, June 14
Iconic Places: Tracking Seasons and Climate Change in the White Mountains

Appalachian Mountain Club Staff Scientist Georgia Murray will present an overview of tree leafing and flower bloom times in the White Mountains, and how they reflect long-term climate trends. Sponsored by the Mahoosuc Land Trust. FMI:
Wednesday, June 14; 7:00 pm; Mclaughlin Auditorium, Gould Academy

Saturday, June 24
Bethel Rotary Yard Sale and Auction

Rotary's annual yard sale and auction. Proceeds to benefit community projects and scholarships.

Saturday, June 24; yard sale 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, auction 6:30 pm (preview at 5:30); Telstar High School

Wednesday, June 28
Community Supper

Free community supper the last Wednesday of the month. All are welcome.

Wednesday, June 28; 4:30 - 6:00 pm; Bethel Alliance Church, 251 Walkers Mills Road, Bethel

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