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ST. ALBANS SUMMERFEST

The Town of St. Albans and the Summerfest Committee have been busy preparing for St. Albans Summerfest that will take place on Saturday, July 21st. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy the town wide celebration. There will be a wide variety of activities for everyone to participate in including, horseshoe tournaments, craft and vendor fair, multiple kids games, parade, concerts, barbecues, fireworks, plus much more. Saturdays festivities will end at dusk with a fireworks show over Big Indian Lake. Be sure to bring chair/blanket to enjoy the concerts and fireworks at the Dam. Keep in mind, Summerfest booth, games at grange and ballfield areas do not take debit/credit cards. ATMs will be available at Indian Lake Market and AE Robinson Convenience Store. Parking will be available at Indian Stream Hardware, Mason Corner Road by the playground along the ballfield side only to include the lower ballfield, and High Street (after the parade). There will also be handicap parking (limited spaces) in the lot above Water Street on the Corinna Road. Signs will be posted on event day. Port-a-potty’s (bathrooms) will be availabe at the St. Albans School for parade participants, Grange, Town Hall parking lot and behind Indian Lake Market. For more information visit Facebook at st.albanssummerfest.
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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE SECOND ANNUAL
NEWPORT RIVERWALK FESTIVAL
The Town of Newport and the Newport Riverwalk Committee are busy preparing for the 2nd Annual Newport Riverwalk Festival that will be held on Saturday, August 4th. The Festival will be held at the scenic Riverwalk Park, next to the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge on Main Street in Newport. There’s a lot of hustle and bustle going on to get the park just right for the this celebration. Everyone is encouraged and invited to take part in this new Newport tradition. The day will be full of fun activities for all ages including, big parade, tug-of-war, pony rides, wild animal encounters, chili contest, watermelon eating contests, food vendors, music, free children’s activities, artists on the riverwalk, fly-tying demonstrations, dunk tank, plus much more. All money generated will be used to support the future Riverwalk Festivals. In the meantime, if interested in participating or getting involved sign-up sheets, waiver, parade and volunteer forms are available online at: www.newportmaine.com or www.newportculturalcenter.org. For more information check-out the Newport Riverwalk Festival on Facebook.



ST. ALBANS SUMMERFEST DEDICATION AND GRAND MARSHAL
A guest column by Rhonda Stark, Town Manager, St. Albans

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FILL-THE-TRUCK FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD AT SUMMERFEST
St. Albans Fire Department will be hosting a Ronald McDonald House
Fill-the-Truck Fundraiser, during St. Albans Summerfest on Saturday, July 21st.

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PARROT SANCTUARY TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE
Siesta Sanctuary invites the public to a Summer Open House
on Saturday, August 4th from 1 to 5 PM.

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2018 OPEN FARM DAY TO BE HELD THROUGHOUT MAINE
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry will be sponsoring
the 29th Annual Open Farm Day that will be held on Sunday, July 22nd.

SEBASTICOOK VALLEY HEALTH TO HOLD BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR
Sebasticook Valley Health has announced a Back to School Fair that will be held
on Wednesday, August 8th from 3:30 to 6:30 PM at 167 Leighton Street.

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