The members of Miners Creek Bluegrass Band invite the community to join them for a fun, free, family-friendly evening of bluegrass jamming the second Thursday of the month, June through September, in the barn of Barnswallow Books, 166 Russell Ave.

People are invited to bring an instrument, their voices or just come to enjoy the music. For those who have never jammed before, band member Resa Randolph will teach a novice workshop from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by an open jam from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Barnswallow Books will provide light fare and beverages. The monthly events are held rain or Shine. For more information, call 230-4459 or email

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or