FARMINGTON — The United Way of the Tri-Valley Area recently announced the schedule for Days of Caring. Volunteer opportunities are listed below.

Volunteers who sign up for the event will be invited to attend Synergy at a reduced ticket price. Synergy is a benefit concert at Titcomb Mountain Saturday, Sept. 8, featuring CatchaVibe, The Running Gags and Rustic Overtones.

The following Days of Caring volunteer opportunities set to begin July13:

* LEAP’s Stone Soup Gardens, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, July 13, Farmington Falls Road. Trail work and general clean-up, weeding garden and staining boards for a gazebo.

* Buttons for Babes, 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, and/or 9-11 a.m. Saturday, July 21.

Making button bracelets for Buttons for Babes project to support children in crisis. United Way Tri-Valley Area.

* Farmington SummerFest, Friday, July 27, downtown Farmington. Welcome booth, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Setting up and breaking down performance stage, 7-9 a.m. and/or 9-10:30 p.m. Checking trash, vendor set up and pick up, taping down electrical cords, etc. All day, various shifts

* Wilton Blueberry Festival, 7-10 a.m. Tuesday, July 31. Clean-up/spruce two sites on parade route; clean-up inside Western Maine Expo Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, and 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4.

* Titcomb Ski Area, Farmington 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. Sanding, staining, and painting tables and benches.

* Synergy concert set up, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 8. Setting up tents, moving tables, preparing barbecue.

* United Methodist Economic Ministry, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Painting, light carpentry, and weatherizing at United Methodist Economic Ministry, Salem Road, Salem.

* Rural Community Action Ministry, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Painting, landscaping, and minor repairs to building(s) in Livermore/Livermore Falls area.

* Community Energy Challenge, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Building interior storm window panels at community workshop in Livermore/Livermore Falls.

For more information or to sign up, call Nancy Teel at 778-5048. Advance sign up is required for planning purposes. All pre-registrants will be provided specific details about their opportunity.


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