FARMINGTON — The following University of Maine at Farmington events are set:

* Evening Snowshoe Trek Around Farmington will begin at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, March 1. Locations change weekly: Flint Woods, Abbot Park, Prescott Fields, Clifford Woods and Whistle Stop Trail. Headlamps and snowshoes provided by the FRC or bring your own. Cost is $5 for Community members; free for UMF students, faculty and staff. Open to the public. Fori more information, call the UMF Fitness & Recreation Center at 778-7495 or email [email protected]

* Snowshoe Whitecap Mountain in Rumford will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3. The short four-mile hike is over moderate grades to open summit with excellent views in all directions. The hike is appropriate for all abilities. Transportation and snowshoes will be provided. Cost is $5 for community members; free for UMF students, faculty and staff. Open to the public. For more information, email james.d. [email protected] or call 778-7495.

* High Ropes Course Night is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. Cost is $5 for community members; free for UMF students, faculty and staff. For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7495.

* Summer Employment Fair will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the North Dining Hall, UMF Olsen Student Center. There will be employment opportunities for part-time and summer positions. For a list of attending employers, visit chd.umf.maine.edu/Recruiting/CareerFair.php. For more information, email judy.burdick @maine.edu or call 778-7034.

* Full Moon Snowshoe on Bear Mountain in Turner, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8. The moderate hike through the woods will include a bon fire and hot chocolate. Participants can experience the 360-degree vistas of Turner and the Androscoggin River Valley under the full moon. Cost is $5 for community members; free for UMF students, faculty and staff. For more information, call 778-7495 or email [email protected]

* The Vingt regards sur l’enfant Jesus will begin 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Emery Community Arts Center. A pre-concert talk is set for 6:30 p.m. The Twenty Adorations/Gazes of the Infant Jesus by Oliver Messiaen, will be performed by pianists Chiharu Naruse, Annie Antonacos, and Bridget Convey. Cost is $10; free for UMF students and children younger than 16.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-4699.


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