Upcoming Events


Donations for this program are often needed and are greatly appreciated. Monetary donations can be made at the Dexter Town Office and unwrapped gifts can be left at the Town Office or dropped off with Jean Jacobs in the General Assistance/Human Services office on the second floor. For more information please contact Jean Jacobs at 924-7351 Ext. 17
Beginning October 2nd, 2017 applications for the annual “CHRISTMAS FOR KIDS” program will be available. Applications and Information can be printed from here CHRISTMAS WISH LIST 2017Christmas for kids 2017 Information, picked up at the Dexter Town office, the General Assistance/Human Services office, the Clothes Closet, or the second floor lobby table
Please complete one application for each child living in your Dexter home full time.

Please return applications in person to Jean Jacobs in the General Assistance/Human Services Office on the second floor. Applications will be accepted between Nov. 1st and Nov. 30th.


Oct. 28, 2017 – Tricky Britches closes down Wayside’s 2017 concert series at 7 pm. Tix $10. Raised in Maine, cured on street corners and next to woodstoves, string band Tricky Britches is a unique culmination of country, contra-dance, bluegrass, and rock. Tricky Britches formed in 2009, when four friends in Portland, Maine, took their fiddle tunes and country songs on the road across the US. Since then they have recorded two albums of original material: Hard Fought Day and Good Company. They have played on stages big and small across the US, Hawaii and Europe, but at the end of the day, their favorite show is still on a crowded street corner at midnight. With Seth Doyle on mandolin, guitar, harmonica, vocals; Tyler Lienhardt on fiddle, vocals; Jed Bresette on bass, guitar, vocals and Richard Bicknell on banjo, vocals.
No reservations. Doors open 6:30 pm. Homemade goodies and pretty good coffee sold at intermission. Door prize, 50/50. FMI 277-3733, 270-1166 or Facebook Wayside Grange and Theatre.

851 N Dexter Rd (Rt. 23).

New Group Starting! Beginning August 14, 2017 the Coffee Morning Parents Group will meet. Coffee Morning Parents is an open drop-in group that meets Bi-Monthly giving parents an opportunity to meet other parents, enjoy a cup of coffee, talk about raising children and other parenting topics. Meetings will be held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 9:00 am-10:30am at the Dexter Town Council Chambers 23 Main Street in Dexter. Coffee Morning Parents is a free group and children are welcome! For more information please call Stephen Madera at 974-2479.

The community garden project to grow food for area seniors is entering its fourth season, on the Sherburne Farm in Dexter (about 2 miles out of town on the Ripley Road, Rt 23), and needs help with all the myriad gardening work there.
Please help John (924-5232), who is a volunteer himself, by showing up for the group work hours on Saturday mornings 9-11 or Wednesday afternoons or WHENEVER YOU WANT and plant, hoe, weed, mulch, harvest, bag, or deliver as part of the community crew of the “Shared Earthly Blessings” project.
John is arranging a Chores chalkboard at the Garden to show what jobs need doing at the moment, in order to allow people to lend a hand whenever they might have a free moment or two, not just on the group work hours.

















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