April 14


Spring splash

5k walk/run set for April 26 in Waterville

WATERVILLE — The walk/run will begin at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at 304 Main St. Participant registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. Check in will be outside the HVWA Community Center with parking across the street at the Congregational Church.

MCI to hold spring jazz concert

PITTSFIELD — Maine Central Institute will hold a spring jazz concert at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Parks Gymnasium. The evening will feature the award winning instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles of MCI, along with student jazz solos and duets which will be accompanied by MCI faculty member and jazz pianist, Gerry Wright.

Poster contest announced for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Maine children and adolescents up to age 21 can help raise awareness for youth mental health by participating in the 2014 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week Poster Contest.

Big Brothers Big Sisters registering teams to “Bowl for Kids” Sake

WATERVILLE — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine seeks local businesses, organizations and individuals to join in this year’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake May 1-10. Events will be held in Waterville, Skowhegan and Augusta. Teams raise pledge money, and then bowl in support of mentoring programs in Kennebec and Somerset counties, according to a press release.

Carrabec Community Cares 5K Run/Walk

NORTH ANSON — The Carrabec High School softball team, with help from the All Activities Boosters Club, will hold a 5k Run/Walk to benefit Breast Cancer Research and booster activities. Registration starts at 10 a.m. with the run/walk starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 4, at the high school.

Howard Cemetery Association to meet

WINSLOW — The annual meeting of the Howard Cemetery Association of Winslow will begin at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, May 4, at the Weathervane Restaurant in Waterville. Lunch is provided. The annual meeting will follow. Interested members are invited. RSVP to Richard Grindall at 873-4856, by April 30.

Winslow Library to offer vacation events

WINSLOW — During April vacation, the Winslow Public Library wil offer a variety of programming for children and families.

Hayfield, pasture management topic

EAST VASSALBORO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free workshop on hayfield and pasture management from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Vassalboro Grange, Route 32 .

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