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Head of Falls

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Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States

June 2015

Carnival

June 11, 2015June 14, 2015
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Carnival at the Head of Falls:  The rumors are true! Smokey's Greater Shows will be making a comeback at the Head of Falls (just like all those years ago!) for a fundraiser for the Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers. The carnival will be held Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14. The hours will be Thursday and Friday 5pm-11pm. Saturday 11am-11:00pm and Sunday 12pm-6pm.  FMI about Smokey's Greater Shows: http://www.smokeysgreatershows.com/

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September 2015

LET’S GO! Celebration and Family Fun Walk

September 12, 2015, 1:00 PM2:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Free

Inland’s 4th series will kick off on Saturday, September 12 at Head of Falls with a LET’S GO! Celebration and Family Fun Walk at 1pm. Join us for this free event to learn about Inland Hospital’s LET’S GO! Family Fun Series, celebrate 2014-2015, kick-off the new series with a fun walk and other activities, and register for a chance to win a $500 L.L. Bean gift card!

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October 2015

Harvest Fest + Festival of the Falls

October 4, 2015, 10:00 AM4:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Join Waterville Main Street, Waterville Creates! and Festival at the Falls as we celebrate a family day of fun filled activities for the entire family. We will have pumpkin carving, pumpkin bowling, scarecrow making, hay rides, music, crafters, delicious food and much, much more!

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March 2016

Easter Egg Hunt – Head of Falls

March 26, 2016, 10:00 AM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Please join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. Children ages 3-7 will be able to hunt for eggs (10,000 of them) filled with candy and toys in the parking lot at Head of Falls. Don’t miss your chance to meet the Easter Bunny! The Easter Egg Hunt will start promptly at 10:00 am. Please arrive by 9:45. 2016 Easter Flyer

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May 2016

Let’s Go! Fly a Kite!

May 14, 2016, 1:00 PM4:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Come share in the joy of kite flying, a fun activity for kids and adults of all ages! Make and fly your own kite (free kit for first 200 kids) with Common Street Arts and the Nor'easter Kite Club. And don't miss Kites Over New England's spectacular display of giant kites along the river's edge! Bring your Family Fun Series Passport or sign-up for the Family Fun Series and register to win a $500 L.L. Bean gift card at the…

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October 2016

Harvest Fest

October 2, 2016, 10:00 AM4:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Waterville Main Street is proud to present the 14th Annual Harvest Fest, hosted in the heart of downtown Waterville at historic Head of Falls on Front Street. This event presents the perfect opportunity for the entire community to come together in celebration of this season’s bountiful harvest. Harvest Fest 2016 promises something for everyone. Efforts are being combined with Humane Society Waterville & Greater Waterville Kiwanis in presenting a line-up of activities which will include traditional events such as hayrides,…

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June 2017

Central Maine Pride Festival

June 4, 2017, 12:00 PM4:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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The Central Maine Pride festival returns this year to a new location — Head of Falls in downtown Waterville. The festival will kick off with a rally at noon followed by a festival with a silent auction, vendors, food and community — all are welcome! For more information, visit the Central Maine Pride Facebook Page.

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September 2017

Let’s Go! Family Fun Celebration

September 16, 2017, 1:00 PM3:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Printable Version of the Family Fun Poster Celebrate the 2017/2018 Let's Go! Family Fun Series and kick off a new program year with these fun activities: 5-2-1-0 games and activities Kite making and flying (free kits for first 200 kids!) Trail Walks Musical Petting Zoo And More!!! The $500 L.L. Bean Gift Card winner will be announced!

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October 2018

RiverWalk Ribbon Cutting at Head of Falls

October 6, 2018, 2:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Join the City of Waterville for the official ribbon cutting of the RiverWalk at Head of Falls with the Honorable George J. Mitchell. This event is free and open to the public.

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April 2019

Colby Cares Day Barbecue

April 20, 12:00 PM2:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Come join Colby Students for a community-wide barbecue featuring free food tastings and entertainment Saturday, April 20th at Head of the Falls on Front Street. We will have activities for children as well as small samples from local vendors, including Selah Tea, Jorgensens, Portland Pie, Silver Street Tavern, Opa, and Hilman’s Bakery. The barbecue will be following Colby Cares Day that morning, during which students volunteer at sites in the Waterville area. Please join us! We would love the opportunity…

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Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market

April 25, 2:00 PM4:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Starting today, the Downtown Waterville Farmers Market will open every Thursday until the week before Thanksgiving, rain or shine, from 2:00 – 6:00 at Head of Falls. This market. That means when you shop at the market you’re buying directly from the producer. Come enjoy the fresh air while shopping local!

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May 2019

Memorial Day Parade

May 27, 10:00 AM12:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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The Waterville Memorial Day parade will be start at 10 a.m. Participants will assemble at Head of Falls at 9 a.m. The parade will proceed to Veterans Memorial Park, where there will be a ceremony. The event typically concludes by noon. For any questions related to the Memorial Day Parade, contact the Florest J. Pare VFW Post at 873-0908.

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June 2019

Central Maine Pride Festival

June 2, 12:00 PM4:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Our fifth annual Pride Festival will have an expanded lineup of performers, musicians, and speakers as well as the annual tradition of recognizing one of our awesome allies!

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Art in the Park: Lilac Paintings

June 6, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Art in the Park is back! This week, discover what plants are found on old farms in Maine and create lilac paintings in a pointillism style. Art in the Park is a free, weekly program that takes place each Thursday during the Farmers' Market. MORE

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Waterville Green Drinks

June 11, 5:00 PM7:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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$5

Green Drinks Mission "To foster a community among young professionals" We encourage you to join June 11 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. At RiverWalk at Head of Falls Front St., Waterville, ME We suggest a $5.00 donation to support the RiverWalk maintenance Don't forget your Vessel! Waterville Green Drinks is presented by KV Connect and proudly sponsored by New Dimensions Federal Credit Union. Beverages Provided by ‌ What does Green Drinks do? Green Drinks is made up of a lively mixture…

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Art in the Park: Farm Animal Wind Socks

June 13, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Pigs, sheep and goats, oh my! The exhibition, Lost + Found: Photographs by Susan Metzger on view at Common Street Arts gallery, celebrates the simple and humble landscapes of Maine. Create a cool wind sock for your house or yard that are inspired by the awesome domestic farm animals that can be found this exhibition. This week, special guests from Snow Pond Center for the Arts will be there from 4:30-5:30 with drums to play! Come be a part of…

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Art in the Park: Apple Tree Prints

June 20, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Did you know that there are hundreds of apple varieties from Maine? Create unique prints from apples and blossoms! Art in the Park is a free, weekly program that takes place each Thursday during the Farmers' Market. MORE

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Farmers Market Story-Time

June 27, 3:30 PM5:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Join us each Thursday this summer from 3:30-5:30, weather permitting, at the Downtown Waterville Farmers Market! Someone from the Waterville Public Library will be there every week to read stories or sing songs with the kids! FMI: Call 872-5433 or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org.

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Art in the Park: Plan Your Garden

June 27, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Design a little garden map and plant seeds to begin your own garden. Art in the Park is a free, weekly program that takes place each Thursday during the Farmers' Market. MORE

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July 2019

Art in the Park

July 11, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Sun Prints Celebrate summer and the heat of our home star by making sun prints at art in the park. This unique project uses paper that undergoes a chemical change when exposed to sun light to creates beautiful prints. Each print uses natural objects including leaves, flowers and ferns! This program will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. Art in the Park, a program of Common Street Arts is designed to foster creativity and community among residents and visitors…

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Art in the Park: Popcorn Art

July 18, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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In honor of the incredible Maine International Film Festival, join us as we make popcorn art! Popcorn is a terrific healthy snack but it can also be used as the basis to create flower blossoms, paintings and more! (Don’t worry, we will have some for snacking too.) This program will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. Click for more info.

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Art in the Park: Paper Page Pets

July 25, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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We love the Waterville Public Library! The library is at the Farmers’ Market each week with a mobile book mobile. This week we will make little bookmarks called paper page pets to help you keep your place with your summer reading. This program will be cancelled if there is inclement weather.

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Hogs for Hounds

July 27, 9:00 AM2:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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$20 – $30

Enjoy a Motorcycle Ride and Toy & Treat Drive to benefit the Humane Society Waterville Area. Registration opens at 9 a.m. at RiverWalk, with the ride beginning at 10 a.m. Lastly, enjoy a BBQ and concert at North Country Harley-Davidson at noon! Cost: $20 single, $30 double

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August 2019

Art in the Park

August 1, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Art in the Park: Watercolor Planets The summer theme at the library is a “Universe of Stories”, inspired by space and all things astronomy. Get creative with some space themed planet making! What would a planet look like that you designed? Come create a little planet of your very own. This program will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. Art in the Park, a program of Common Street Arts is designed to foster creativity and community among residents and…

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Art in the Park: Paper Airplanes

August 8, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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How do you make a paper airplane that really flies well? Come try out 5 different great airplane designs with our dedicated volunteers to show you how it is done! This program will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. Art in the Park, a program of Common Street Arts is designed to foster creativity and community among residents and visitors to Waterville. Art in the Park is a free, weekly program that takes place each Thursday at River walk…

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Art in the Park: Spray Bottle Art

August 15, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Head of Falls, Temple Street at Front Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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Discover the art of a spray bottle in the outdoors where you can get a wee bit messy! Spray bottle art encourages thinking about shape, form, and silhouette. Plus, it is fun for all ages. This program will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. Art in the Park, a program of Common Street Arts is designed to foster creativity and community among residents and visitors to Waterville. Art in the Park is a free, weekly program that takes place…

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