The MAINE NEWS CALENDAR of Events is updated and published online daily. The “calendar week” begins on Saturday and submissions for the digital calendar should be emailed a week or more in advance. Submissions for print should be at least two weeks before the event. Our deadline chart can be found at www.turnerpublishing.net/pdf/Deadlines.pdf. To add an event to either calendar, email email@example.com.
Regular monthly meetings can be found at the end, as can ongoing events — those that last more than two or three days.
WEEK OF JUNE 2-8
June 3 — Stanton Bird Club Wildflower Festival, walks, music, plant sale, children and family activities, 1-4 p.m., Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary, 888-363-0007.
June 5 — Girl Scouts of Maine informational meeting for Sprouting Daisies, 6 p.m., Helen Thompson School, 309 Spears Corner Road, Gardiner, 888-922-4763.
June 5 — Rabbi Sruli and Lisa in Music for Mavis concert at the Turner Gazebo, 6:30 p.m., suggested donation $5, 98 Mathews Way, Route 117, Turner Center, library basement if it rains, 207-754-0954.
June 6 — Skowhegan Town Council candidates forum, sponsored by Chamber of Commerce, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Coburn Park, 419 Water St. Email questions by 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 6 — Earle Shettleworth Jr. on “Maine in World War I,” 6:30 p.m., Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne, 207-685-3612.
June 6 — An evening of piano quintets with pianist Peter Serkin and the DaPonte String Quartet, 6:30 p.m., Bowdoin College’s Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, tickets at the door or at www.DaPonte.org, 207-529-4555.
June 7 — Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast Series, 7:15-9 a.m., Thomas College Spann Student Commons in the Summit Room 180 West River Road, Waterville, 207-873-3315.
June 7 — L-A Metro Marketplace, Bates Mill complex. 9:30-11 a.m. high school students exclusive entry; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. job fair; 12:30-4:30 p.m. B2B networking; 4:30-6:30 p.m. Business After Hours. www.LAMetroChamber.com or 207-783-2249.
June 7 — Opening reception for Shiretown Bookers summer exhibition, 5-6 p.m., Mantor Library, 116 South St.
June 7 — Cary Library’s Meet the Candidates night, 7 p.m., Williams House, 41 Old Winthrop Road, 207-685-3612.
WEEK OF JUNE 9-15
June 9 — Annual 7½ Mile Yard Sale, sponsored by Heywood Club, rain or shine, beginning at 8 a.m., Pleasant Street, Crockett Ridge, Round the Pond Road, Millettville, and Heywood Clubhouse, Four Corners. Beth Abbott at 207-461-2334 or Barbara Townsend at 207-743-5150.
June 9 — Peter Hagerty guest speaker, Hiram Historical Society and Soldiers Memorial Library, 1:30 p.m.; historical society business meeting 1 p.m., free, open to public; 207-625-4762.
June 9 — Heirloom-seed planting workshop for children and adults, 4 p.m., Mechanic Falls Public Library, 108 Lewiston St, Mechanic Falls, 207-345-9450.
June 10 — Durham Historic District Commission unveils catalog of town’s historic homes, 2 p.m., Durham Community School, 654 Hallowell Road, 207-353-5215.
June 10 — Concerts for a Cause Phil House, 7:30 p.m. First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn; Parking is accessible. 207-783-0461 or uuconcerts.org.
June 13 — Author Monica Wood at Turner Public Library, 6:30 p.m., Leavitt Institute, 98 Matthews Way, 207-225-2030.
June 13 — Lisbon Historical Society meeting with Julie-Ann Baumer on Lewiston’s Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 7 p.m., MTM Center, 18 School St., Lisbon Falls, 207-353-8510.
June 14 — Androscoggin Elder Abuse Task Force Senior Resource Fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Ave., pre-registration required. 207-795-6744, ext. 222, to sign up.
WEEK OF JUNE 16-22
June 16 — Franklin County 4-H fair and benefit auction, 8 a.m., auction 6-7 p.m., Farmington Fairgrounds Starbird Building, 292 High St., 207-778-4650, 800-287-1478 or email@example.com.
June 16 — Western Maine Art Group self-guided art adventure, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., beginning at Matolcsy Center, 480 Main St., Norway, 207-393-3912.
June 16 — Benefit supper for Frankie Bragg, 5:30 p.m., at the Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main Street, Route 219, East Sumner, 207-597-2270.
June 16 — Raymond Arts Alliance second presentation of “Short Set Concert Series,” 7 p.m., Raymond Village Church, 27 Main St., 207-655- 4789.
June 16-17 — The Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Rail Road Fathers Day Weekend Special, half price for fathers, trains leaving Sanders Station hourly, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 20 — Summer Wellness Wednesday, 12:30-4 p.m. at Posabilities 15 Tannery S., Norway; registration 12:30 p.m., 207-890-0329.
June 20 — Kennebec Historical Society topic “Jigsaw Puzzles, A Short History,” presented by Anne Williams, free and open to public, 6:30 p.m. Maine State Library, 230 State St., Augusta.
June 20 — First in Auburn Community Concert Band summer series, 7 p.m., Festival Plaza, Main St.; rain location Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston, 207-782-3917.
WEEK OF JUNE 23-29
June 23 — Teen Challenge Maine 11th annual golf classic fundraiser, Turner Highlands, 10 Highland Ave., Turner, tcgolfclassic.com or 207-377-2801.
June 23 — Short Folks for Hope Foundation second annual Folk Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free, Longley Square, Main Street, Norway, shortfolks.org or Facebook.
June 23 — Second annual Maine Shed Hunter Gathering, $5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rangeley Region Guides & Sportsmen’s Association clubhouse, Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc, 207-270-3400.
June 23 — Washburn-Norlands Living History Center Strawberry Festival & Heritage Day, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., www.norlands.org, email@example.com, 207-897-4366.
June 23 — Public baked-bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., First Congregational Church of Gray, Route 115, Gray, 207-657-4279; call 207-657-3279 on the day of the supper.
June 23 — “Salute to Our Military,” by Tri-County Mental Health services; reception and art show 6 p.m., performancet 7 p.m., Gendron Franco Center, Lewiston. Tickets discounted for veterans, click here for ticket information or visit TCMHS on Facebook.
June 25 — Joshua L. Chamberlain Civil War Round Table lecture, 7 p.m., Morrell Room, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 207-725-5242
June 26 — First Parish Church of Brunswick annual strawberry festival, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Gazebo on the mall, Brunswick.
June 29, 30 — Chesterville Grange yard sale, Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 664 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington.
June 29, 30 — UU Theater and Community Little Theatre present “American Dreams: Immigration Stories,” Community Little Theater, 30 Academy St., Auburn, 207-783-0958.
WEEK OF JUNE 30-JULY 6
June 30 — Kingfield POPS, Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Adam Ezra, Gypsy Tailwind, fireworks; 4:30 p.m., rain or shine, Kennedy Farm, Route 142 (Depot Street), Kingfield www.kingfieldpops.com, Kingfield POPS on Facebook, firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-265-7677.
June 30, July 1 — New Hope Baptist Church “Once Upon a Starry Night” performance, free admission, 6 p.m., 268 Perham St., Farmington, 207-778-9696.
July 3 — Annual doll carriage parade starting on Rangeley Inn lawn, 2443 Main St; registration 9-9:30 a.m.; judging ends at 9:45 a.m.; parade at 10 a.m., 207-864-5798.
WEEK OF JULY 7-13
July 10 — Linda Snow McLoon on portrait of Googins family through their letters, Sidney Historical Society, 2 p.m. Sidney Grange Hall, 2986 Middle Road. Free and open to the public.
WEEK OF JULY 14-20
July 15, 16 — Franklin Community Health Network Healthcare Golf Classic, Sugarloaf Golf Club, 207-779-2750.
Aug. 4 — Monmouth Academy Alumni Day, 10 a.m.; tours of old building begin at 10:30 a.m., Christine.email@example.com to reserve space.
Aug. 4, 5 — Oak Grove Healing Arts Presentation 2018, benefits Oak Grove Chapel, U.S. Route 201, Vassalboro, call Catherine 207-205-8165 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 9-11 — Paris Hill Music Festival, First Baptist Church, 500 Paris Hill Road, South Paris, times vary by day, 207-754-7970, or email@example.com.
Aug. 11 — 2018 Woodcarving Show and Competition, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free and open to the public, Poland Town Hall, 1231 Main St., Poland. mainewoodcarvers.com.
May 12-Oct 20 — Madison Farmer’s Market Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, behind Main St. Park, downtown Madison.
May 30-June 30 — Common Street Arts, “Prints at the Scale of People,” exhibition of printmaking exploring oversized examples of the medium, 93 Main St, Waterville; opening reception 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 31 207-872-2787.
June 1,2 8,9 — Aqua City Actors Theatre (ACAT) concludes season with comedy “Moonlight and Magnolias,” 7:30 p.m.; June 3, 10 at 2 p.m., in Studio 93 at The Center, 93 Main St., Waterville, 207-623-9387.
June 2-Sept. 30 — Phillips Farmers Market, American Legion building, Depot Street., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
June-August, Lewiston Police Department free outdoors movies, beginning at 6 p.m. with games, free popcorn and water, movies begin at dusk. June 27, Simard Payne Park; July 11, Pathway New Vineyard Church; July 25, Drouin Field (next to the Colisee); Aug. 7, Lewiston Middle School Field (National Night Out) and Aug. 22, Pettingill School Park.
June 8-Aug. 26 — Shiretown Bookers summer exhibition, “Extravaganza!: Extravagant Books from Members’ Collections,” Mantor Library, 116 South St.
MONTHLY MEETINGS, EVENTS
Androscoggin County Republican Committee, second Thursday every month, Auburn City Hall. 207-576-9096.
Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club board meetings, last Thursday of the month, 7 a.m., Roy’s Restaurant, 11 a.m. The Village Inn, Auburn, dates subject to change, 207-713-7045.
VFW Post 1603, second Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. 588 Minot Ave., 207-783-2561.
Kennebec Beekeepers Association, 6-8:30 p.m., second Thursday of the month, Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. mainebeekeepers.org/kennebec-beekeepers.
Bridgton Easy Riders snowmobile club, second Friday of the month, includes pot-luck supper, 6 p.m. September through April, Bridgton Community Center. New members are always welcome.
Friends of the Bridgton Public Library, 9:30 a.m. second Tuesday of the month, Bridgton Public Library, 1 Church St.
Lakes Region Substance Abuse Coalition, second Thursday of the month, 4:30-6 p.m., Bridgton Municipal Complex, Iredale Street, 207-803-9987.
Pejepscot Genealogical Society, 2 p.m., second Sunday of the month, Morrell meeting room, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St. 207-833-5430.
Toastmasters, 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8 p.m., Maine Technology Institute, 8 Venture Ave., 207-241-2294 or toastmastersclubs.org.
The Sandy River Center community education programs, open to public. Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 1 p.m. first Wednesday; SeniorsPlus, 9 a.m., second Wednesday; United Way, 10 a.m. third Tuesday; SEARCH program of Catholic Charities, 1 p.m. fourth Wednesday; NorthStar Community Paramedicine, 10 a.m. fourth Thursday. Diane Price 207-778-6591 ext 215.
Gardiner/Augusta Lions Community Market, with vendors, crafters, exhibitors and fix-it services, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., last Saturday of the month, at the clubhouse, 25 Lions Ave., Gardiner.
The Skowhegan Sportsman’s Club meets 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, 857 East River Road, Skowhegan, 207-649-1238, skowhegansportsmansclub.org.
Oxford Hills Business After Hours, first Thursday of the month, 5:30 to 7 p.m., venue changes, 207-743-2281.
Cary Library First Saturday, first Saturday of the month, 9 a.m.-noon, Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road. Book sale, boutique breakfast, more. 207-685 3612.