Upcoming Events

May 24, 2017 – 6 PM at Abbott Memorial Library in Dexter, Linda Tisdale will be hosting a free screening of “Flow”, a 2008 movie about the commodification of water.  Here’s a blurb:
“Water is the very essence of life, sustaining every being on the planet. ‘Flow’ confronts the disturbing reality that our crucial resource is dwindling and greed just may be the cause. “Contact Linda at 924-5172 for more information.

May 27, 2017 – Local Fiber Spinners {this group formed recently following the Rope, Leather, and Fiber workshop arranged by the DDATT group back in March} will be meeting from 9:30-11:30 in the basement of the Abbott Memorial Library, and every 4th Satu​r​day of the following months​​!  All levels of interest are welcome.  Come learn and share about working with fibers.

May 27, 2017 – Ken and Jane Brooks along with Joe and Nel Kennedy and Fred “Tommy” Thompson perform classic country at the Wayside Theatre. Tickets for the Brooks & Kennedy with Tommy Thompson show are $10. Baked goodies and refreshments are sold at intermission and there is a door prize and a 50/50. Our little theatre is located at 861 North Dexter Rd (Rt. 23), Dexter. FMI contact Joe Kennedy 277-3733 or Chester Bekier 270-1166, or Facebook Wayside Grange & Theatre.

June 2, 2017 – Dexter Dover Area Towns in Transition (DDATT) will host its free First Friday public discussion on the topic of Permaculture, at the Abbott Memorial Library in Dexter, beginning at 6 PM.
What is Permaculture? Permaculture, or permanent (agri)culture, means working with natural forces – wind, sun, & water – to provide food, shelter, water & other needs with minimum labor & without depleting the land.  Permaculture is a holistic approach based on traditional agricultural practices.” (from the Permaculture.net website).
Steve Degoosh and Brooke Isham from Sangerville have been working with permaculture concepts for a few years now and have agreed to introduce the basic concepts, describe how they’re trying to apply those concepts on their small farm, and facilitate sharing information about this relatively recent approach to growing food.
DDATT has shown two or three films over the past years about Permaculture, interest in which is rapidly rising among the food producers in our area; the films are part of the Abbott Library’s collection and are available for checkout.
DDATT’s mission is to help our area reduce our use of fossil fuels and create a more stable rural economy.
For more information on DDATT and future events, email info@ddatt.org to get on email news list, or call 277-4221 or 924-3836.

June 10, 2017 – Lasagna supper from 5-6:30 pm at the Wayside Grange. Featuring live music and also serving tossed salad, garlic bread, assorted desserts, lemonade and pretty good coffee. $7. Take out available after 6:30 if there’s anything left. So call Chester Bekier first to check availability (270-1166). The little Wayside Grange is located at 861 North Dexter Rd (Rt. 23), Dexter and on Facebook.














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