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.
Weeks in listing are Saturday through the following Friday.
Ongoing events — those that last more than three days including book sales and plays — and regular monthly meetings can be found near the end.
WEEK OF JUNE 8-14
June 12 — Sebasticook Regional Land Trust Connection To Place Speaker Series, Chris DeSorbo, raptor program director of Biodiversity Research Insitute, 6:30 p.m., 93 Main Coffee Shop, 93 Main St., Unity, free, open to public, $5 donation would be appreciated, complimentary refreshments, sebasticookrlt.org, 207-948-3766.
June 13 — Blood drive in honor in memory Madeline Marzen, Bath Senior Center, 45 Floral St., preregistration encouraged, childcare provided, redcrossblood.org and search for “Madeline.”
June 13 — Airmen who completed basic training at Sampson AFB in New York state, noon, Governor’s Restaurant, 1185 Lisbon St. All veterans and their guests are welcome to attend, Bob Sawyer, 207-657-4909.
June 13 — George Krassner, pioneer in the American space program, “Show and Tell with a Space Pioneer,” free, open to public, 6 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, 207-725-1727, www.topshamlibrary.org.
June 13 — Joshua Chamberlain Civil War Roundtable meeting hosting author Mark Alan Leslie , Underground Railroad in Maine, 7 p.m. in the Morrell Room, Curtis Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 207-725-5242.
June 14 — Forum with U.S. Rep Jared Golden, D-Maine 2nd District, 10-11 am. Mount Vernon Community Center, 2 Main St., Mount Vernon.
June 14 — The Harlow Gallery hosts poets Mark Melnicove and David Sloan, 7 p.m., as part of ongoing poetry series, “The Bookey Readings,” 100 Water St., Hallowell, 207-622-3813.
June 14 — Ceramic shoes artist talk/reception, free, open to public, light refreshments, 6-8 p.m., Museum L-A, 35 Canal St., Lewiston. 207-333-3881.
WEEK OF JUNE 15-21
June 15 — Mahooscuc Land Trust Rumford Whitecap hike, 9 a.m.-noon, 5-mile round-trip hike, dress in layers and hiking boots or rugged sneakers and bring water and snacks/lunch, www.mahoosuc.org/events-calendar, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-824-3806.
June 15 — Telstar’s 50th anniversary community celebration, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Telstar High School, Bethel, 207-875-3335.
June 15 — Health Care Blues event focusing affordable health care, hosted by Maine AllCare, 12:45 p.m. march from parking lot off Bank Street to Brunswick Mall, Brunswick, email@example.com.
June 15 — Topsham Public Library screening 1972 version of “Treasure Island, rated G, 1 p.m., free, open to public. popcorn will be served, 207- 725-1727, www.topshamlibrary.org.
June 15 — Western Maine Play Museum Spring Gala and Experience Auction 6-9 p.m., 561 Main St., Wilton; FMI wmpmgala2019.eventbrite.com.
June 15 — Off the Hill Band, with Donna Whittemore, 7-11 p.m. Embden Community Center, 797 Embden Pond Road, $10, 207-566-7302.
June 15 — Alan Day Community Garden annual party, Light the Garden, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 26 Whitman St., Norway, silent auction, appetizers, beer and wine, benefits local food, youth programs, for information on the entry fee call 207-346-0708.
June 15 – Concerts for a Cause, folk artists Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen, 7:30 p.m. Brunswick Unitarian-Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, benefits the Gathering Place and Brunswick Area Teen Center.
June 16 — Talk by the Rev. Peter Panagore, author and inspirational speaker, 10 a.m. First Universalist Church, Turner, Route 117, across from the Gazebo, a book signing and coffee social will follow the talk.
June 16 — Carlos Angeles Olmeda performance, Arts Center at 8 Hancock, Hiram, 6:30-8:00 p.m., adults $10, children $5.
June 19 — Androscoggin Elder Abuse Task Force annual Senior Resource Fair, free, open to public, registration required, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave., Lewiston, 207-795-6744 ext. 222.
June 19 — Community lunch, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., community hall, 292 Oxford Road (Route 121), Otisfield, 207-539-4368.
June 19 — University of Maine Cooperative Extension centennial celebration open house, 6 p.m., UMaine Extension office, 138 Pleasant St., Farmington, 2070778-4650.
June 20 — Poetry reading and book discussion by author Margaret Yocum, 4:30 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Public Library 3209 Carrabassett Drive, Carrabassett Valley, 207-237-3535.
June 20 — Rangeley Region Guides’ & Sportsmen’s Association monthly meeting, guest Jeff Reardon, of Trout Unlmited, potluck dinner 5:30 p.m., public welcome to dinner, program, Clubhouse, Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc, rangeleyoutdoors.com.
June 20 — “Belgrade Lakes Village, Mill Town to Tourist Destination,” a multi-media presentation about the history of Belgrade Lakes Village by Eric Hooglund, 7 p.m. sponsored by Belgrade Historical Society, 7 Lakes Alliance, (formerly the Maine Lakes Resource Center), 137 Main St, Belgrade Lakes Village, www.belgradehistoricalsociety.org or the Belgrade Historical Society Facebook Page
June 21 — Spectrum Generations 17th annual Golf Fore a Cause Tournament, Brunswick Golf Club, 1 p.m., homestyle BBQ and live music around the fire pit follow, $125 /individual, $450/team and includes 18 holes with cart, bagged lunch (catered by Cohen on the Meadows), homestyle BBQ dinner, awards, contests for longest drive, accuracy drive, putting and hole-in-one contest for a chance to win $5,000. www.spectrumgenerations.org/golf.
June 21 — Reception for “Striped” and “Tom Ferrero: The Places in Between” exhibitions, 5-7 p.m., Harlow Gallery, 100 Water St., Hallowell, free, open to public, harlowgallery.org, 207-622-3813.
June 21 — Maine Wildlife Park Open House, 5-8 p.m., watch the animals feed, including moose, lynx, foxes, cougars, vultures and bears, firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 21 — Rumford Association for the Advancement of Performing Arts Murder Mystery Dinner Theater “Talk about a Murder!” 6 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles hall, 129 Rumford Ave., Rumford, 207-369-0205.
June 21 — Greenwood Fiddle Jam, free, 7-8:30 p.m., old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, Locke Mills Village. Other string instruments welcome. Come to play or listen; 207-381-7730.
WEEK OF JUNE 22-28
June 22 — Property Pedal Bike Tour, Kennebec Valley Bike Club and KLT tour highlighting most scenic properties; two routes, beginner/intermediate or intermediate/advanced, Route TBD, 207-377-2848.
June 22 — Deputy Dennis P. Sampson 5K run/walk in memory of deputy June 22; registration 8:15 a.m., race at 9 a.m.; Poland Spring Heritage Days, 10 a.m. Poland Spring Inn, 640 Maine St. (Route 26), Poland Spring, dps5k.weebly.com.
June 22 — Raymond Garden Tour, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., self-guided tour of seven local gardens, benefits Raymond Village Library, $15, $20 day of tour, ticket information at raymondvillagelibrary.org.
June 22 — Mahoosuc Land Trust tree identification walk, 9-10:30 a.m., Valentine Farm, Bethel. www.mahoosuc.org/events-calendar, email@example.com, 207-824-3806.
June 22 — Greene Baptist Church frontier one-day Vacation Bible School adventure, for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade, 9:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m., at the church, 102 Main St., Greene, register at vbspro.events/p/events/558f8f.
June 22 – Rangeley Lupine Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Outdoor Heritage Museum, Oquossoc, 207-864-5571.
June 22 — Topsham Public Library screening “Muppet Treasure Island,” 1 p.m., rated G, free, open to public, popcorn will be served, 207- 725-1727, www.topshamlibrary.org.
June 22 — Short Folks For Hope Foundation 3rd annual Folk Fair, 1-4 p.m., Phoenix Karate Academy, 945 Center St., Auburn, charity benefit; admission $5, kids’ activities, arts and crafts, karate demonstrations, self defense lessons, raffles, food, www.shortfolks.org.
June 22 — Baked bean and casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Manchester Community Church, 21 Readfield Road, Manchester.
Jun 22, 23 — Washburn-Norlands Living History Center Civil War living history weekend — Rally for Norlands — 290 Norlands Road, Livermore; for details, schedule of activities, to purchase tickets online, visit norlands.org/june-22-23-rally-for-norlands.html.
June 22 — Rumford Association for the Advancement of Performing Arts Murder Mystery Dinner Theater “Talk about a Murder!” 6 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles hall, 129 Rumford Ave., Rumford, 207-369-0205.
June 22 — Music in the Park, 6-8 p.m., French Falls Park, 28 French Falls Lane, Jay, featuring The Pop Rocks performing songs from the 1950s, free.
June 22, 23 – Rally for Norlands: Civil War Living History Weekend in Livermore. Encampments, battle scenarios, fashion show, blacksmithing, music, one-room schoolhouse, mansion tours, country dance, and more. www.NORLANDS.org or www.Facebook.com/rallyfornorlands.
June 25 — “Tide Pools” by Chewonki Traveling Natural History Program, free, open to public, 10 a.m., Community Center for All Seasons, 1 Center Drive, Belgrade, preschool and up, 207-495-3508.
June 25 — Auburn Public Library Teen Summer Program kickoff, Odds Bodkin presents “Hercules in Hell: A Greek Myth,” 1-2 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, teens 12 and older, adults welcome.
June 25 — Author Robert Spencer, 7 p.m., Town Office, 351 Paris Road, Hebron, 207-966-2023.
June 26 — Author James Hornor at Tospham Public Library, 6 p.m., 25 Foreside Road, 207-725-1727, www.topshamlibrary.org.
June 27 — Master’s in Cybersecurity celebration and open house, 4:30-6 p.m.,Jeanie’s Café, Thomas College, 180 West River Road, Waterville, 207-859-1111.
June 27 — Lewiston Public Library will host New England author Theodora Goss, 5:30 p.m., 200 Lisbon St., Lewiston, 207-513-3135.
June 28 — Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Masonic Hall, 92 Weston St., Turner, 1-800-REDCROSS.
June 28 — Places for Pollinators workshop, followed by field trip to Whatley Farm, 9 a.m.-noon, sponsored by Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District, Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, 207-241-5374.
June 28 — Reception for artist Sarah Shepley (whose work will be on display June 15-July 18), 5-7 p.m.; Shepley will talk on the Ecuadorian Arts Initiative, 4:30 p.m., Gallery 302, 112 Main St, Bridgton, 207-647-2787.
June 28 — Mallet Brothers Band, Hymn for Her perform at Waterville Rocks! 5:30-8:30 p.m. Castonguay Square, downtown Waterville, free, open to public.
June 28 — Songwriter Showcase concert featuring Stan Keach, Sara Trunzo, Ted DeMille, 7 p.m., donations accepted, Mount Vernon Community Center, 2 Main St., Mt. Vernon, 207-397-2241.
WEEK OF JUNE 29-JULY 5
June 29 — Kingfield Pops, Kennedy Farm, Kingfield, tickets available at Tranten’s and Skowhegan Savings Bank’s Farmington, Kingfield locations, www.kingfieldpops.com, Facebook: www.Facebook.com/KINGFIELDPOPS.
June 29 — Trucks, Up Close and Personal, for preschool and up, free, open to public, 10 a.m. Belgrade Public Library, 124 Depot Road, Belgrade, 207-495-3508.
June 29 — Casco Village Church United Church of Christ Sensational Summer Strawberry Shortcake Saturday Night Supper, 4:30-6 p.m. $8/$5 for children 8 and under/families with small $21 max. 941 Meadow Road (Route 121).
July 1 — Connected, free nondenominational gathering for widowers, widows, divorced, singles 55, 7-9 p.m. St. Charles Borromeo Church hall, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, light refreshments, 207-725-1266 or 207-725-8386.
July 2 — Bedtime Story Hour Moon Stories, all ages welcome. 6:30-7 p.m., free open to public, Belgrade Public LIbrary, 124 Depot Road, Belgrade, come in pajamas, 207-495-3508.
July 5 — Kat Wright, Katie Matzell, perform at Waterville Rocks! 5:30-8:30 p.m. Castonguay Square, downtown Waterville, free, open to public.
WEEK OF JULY 13-19
July 13 — Randolph United Methodist Church community yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., to benefit church fuel fund, 16 Asbury St., 207-582-5188.
July 13 — Mr. Harley and The Strollers, 11 a.m., for all ages, free, open to public, Community Center for All Seasons, 1 Center Road, Belgrade, 207-495-3508.
July 13 — Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust “Stories and S’mores” for families with children 4-6, Maine Forestry Museum, walk, story and snack, www.rlht.org/get-involoved/calendar
July 15 — Maine Crime Writers Build a Mystery, 6 p.m., Belgrade Public Library, 124 Depot Road, Belgrade, with Maureen Milliken, Kate Flora, Sandra Neilly construct a mystery with input from the audience, 207-495-3508.
July 16 — “3-2-1 Blast Off” by Mad Science of Maine, 10 a.m., free open to public, for ages K-6th grade, Community Center for All Seasons, 1 Center Drive, Belgrade, 207-495-3508.
July 16 — Artist Judy Schuppien leads plein-air painting workshop hosted by the Kennebec Land Trust, 3 p.m., Eastern River Preserve, Pittston, registration required by July 11, call KLT, 207-377-3848, KBrewer@tklt.org.
July 16 — Gawler Family Trio at Union Meeting House, Readfield, part of the Meet Me At The Meeting House Summer Series, 7 p.m., $10, at the door or Brown Paper Tickets, 207-685-4662, unionmeetinghouse.org.
July 18 — Belgrade Lakes Historical Society presents “Recovering the Recent Past,” a presentation about letters written by Messalonskee High School students during the 1990s presented by former Messalonskee High School teacher David Leigh, 7 p.m., 7 Lakes Alliance, (formerly the Maine Lakes Resource Center), 137 Main St, Belgrade Lakes Village, www.belgradehistoricalsociety.org or the Belgrade Historical Society Facebook Page.
July 19 — Reception for Maine artists exhibiting at Carrabasset Valley Public Library, 4:30-6 p.m., free, open to public, Carrabassett Valley, 207-237-3535
WEEK OF JULY 20-26
July 20 — Friends of the Belgrade Public Library 10th annual 5K road race; 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. start, Belgrade Public Library, 124 Depot St., Belgrade. $20 on race day, $15 in advance; police officers run for free; summer camps welcome to enter the Summer Camp Challenge, register at RunReg.com, www.belgrade.lib.me.us, www.friendsofbelgradepubliclibrary.com, for information call race director John House, 207-465-3524.
July 20 — Craft fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St Bridget Center, 864 Main St., Vassalboro, 207-616-3148.
July 20 — Minot Community Day, 10 a.m.- p.m., Hemond MX Park, 695 Woodman Hill Road, Minot, 207-345-3040.
July 24 –Summer Reflections on Recent Supreme Court Decisions, 6 p.m., Belgrade Public Library, 124 Depot Road, Belgrade, with Joe Reisert, Belgrade resident and associate professor of government at Colby College, 207-495-3508.
July 26 — Tinsley Ellis, Cold Engines perform at Waterville Rocks! 5:30-8:30 p.m. Castonguay Square, downtown Waterville, free, open to public.
WEEK OF JULY 27-AUG. 2
July 27 — Rumford Community Summer Music Fest, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Eagles Hall, tickets sold in advance at the Eagles and at Bartash Drug Store.
July 27, 28 — Minot Historical Society Civil War Encampment, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 493 Center Minot Hill Road, Minot, 207-345-3040.
July 31 — Genealogy Research Part 1, with BJ Jamieson, genealogy reference specialist at Maine State Library, Belgrade Public Library, 124 Depot Road, Belgrade, presented in conjunction with the Belgrade Historical Society. Part 2 will be Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m., 207-495-3508.
Aug. 2 — Enter the Haggis, Tricky Britches perform at Waterville Rocks! 5:30-8:30 p.m. Castonguay Square, downtown Waterville, free, open to public.
Aug. 2 — Greenwood Fiddle Jam, free, 7-8:30 p.m., old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, Locke Mills Village. Other string instruments welcome. Come to play or listen; 207-381-7730.
WEEK OF AUG. 3-9
Aug. 7 — Gerry Boyle, Maine mystery author, 6 p.m., Belgrade Public Library, 124 Depot Road, Belgrade, 207-495-3508.
WEEK OF AUG. 10-16
Aug. 10 — Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust “Stories and S’mores” for families with children 4-6, 5 p.m., Maine Forestry Museum, walk, story and snack, www.rlht.org/get-involoved/calendar.
Aug. 15 — Opening reception, awards ceremony 29th annual Maine Open Juried Art Show, 5-7 p.m., Sterrs Gallery, Common Street Arts, commonstreetarts.com.
Aug. 16 — Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles Lisbon Sunshine Hill Neighbors Seniors, Lisbon Parks and Recreation Dept. bus trip, 7 p.m. game, Cost includes tickets, coach transportation, www.lisbonme.org/parks-recreation, 207-353-0646, 207-353-2289.
Aug. 16 — Greenwood Fiddle Jam, free, 7-8:30 p.m., old Greenwood Town Hall, Route 26, Locke Mills Village. Other string instruments welcome. Come to play or listen; 207-381-7730.
WEEK OF AUG. 17-23
Aug. 18 — Augusta Elks Lodge third annual Set for Success of the Greater Augusta Area back-to-school event, supplies, clothes, services for pre-k through 12 grade students, free and open to all students, 1-3 p.m., Augusta Elks Lodge Banquet Room, 397 Civic Center Drive, Mike Michaud 207-441-2838, Lina Michaud 207-485-4710.
Aug. 21 — Central Maine Community College, Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce 20th annual Chip Morrison Scholarship Golf Scramble, Fox Ridge Golf Club, 550 Penley Corner Road, Auburn, 207-783-2249, Maureen@LAMetroChamber.com or Roger Philippon, CM Education Foundation, 207-755-5357, RPhilippon@cmcc.edu.
Aug. 22 — Belgrade Lakes Historical Society presents “Inventing Vacationland, How Maine became a number one Tourist Destination,” by Scott Andrews of USM Senior College, 7 p.m., 7 Lakes Alliance, (formerly the Maine Lakes Resource Center), 137 Main St, Belgrade Lakes Village, www.belgradehistoricalsociety.org or the Belgrade Historical Society Facebook Page.
May 4-June 14 — Larissa Davis exhibition, Gallery 302, 112 Main St., Bridgton, 207-647-2787, gallery302.com.
May 10, 31; June 7, 14 — Movie Nights at the Gardiner Public Library, 6 p.m., 152 Water St., Gardiner, 207-582-3312.
May 20-Sept. 16 — Cruise Nights, 5-7:30 p.m., Tractor Supply Co., Route 26, Oxford, held weekly Mondays weather permitting, 207-890-8778 or 207-595-2691.
May 21-Sept. 17 — Music for Mavis Concerts Series, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, rain or shine, grounds of Turner Public Library, Matthews Way, Turner. No admission, hat is passed to pay musicians.
May 24-July 1 — “Rick Osterhout – Sculpture,” Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery, RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St.; gallery open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, free, open to public, rangeleyarts.org.
May 29-Aug. 27 — Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust 90-minute walks on conservation lands around Rangeley Lake, free, open to public, 5:30 p.m. at trailhead, www.rlht.org/get-involoved/calendar, changes in scheduling because of unforeseen circumstances will posted to Facebook.
June 4-Aug 31 — Local artists on exhibit at Carrabassett Valley Public Library & Community Center Gallery, 207-237-3535.
June 7-16 — Lewiston/Auburn Community Little Theatre’s “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” June 7-8 and 13-15 at 7:30 p.m., June 9 and 16 at 2 p.m., 30 Academy St., Auburn, 207-783-0958. (Not suitable for children under 16).
June 11, 15, 25, 29; July 2, 6, 16, 20 — Help build the northern section of the Fly Road Crosby Trail with High Peaks Alliance, stars 8:30 a.m. at Rangeley Overlook, Route 4, intersection with Dallas Hill road, no spial skills or experience required, bring water, bag lunch, bug dope, sunscreen, work gloves, safety glasses, boots firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-639-3432.
June 14-23 — Waterville Opera House presentation of “Ripcord,” 7:30 p.m. (June 16, 23, 2 p.m.), Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville, www.operahouse.org/
June 16-21, July 1 — Kennebec Land Trust Natural History Week at Bearnstow, Parker Pond, Mount Vernon, www.tklt.org.
June 17, 18, 24, 25 — Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsman’s Association hunter safety course, 6-9 p.m., Monday, June 17; Tuesday, June 18, Monday, June 24, Tuesday, June 25, RRG&SA Clubhouse, Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc, 10 to 12 years old must be accompanied by parent/guardian; 40-student limit, 207-864-2714, 207-864-5582.
June 19-26 — Lisbon Sunshine Hill Neighbors Seniors, Lisbon Parks and Recreation Dept. bus trip to Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, cost includes lodging, some meals, desposit required, www.lisbonme.org/parks-recreation, 207-353-0646, 207-353-2289.
June 21-July 27 — “Striped” exhibition, Tom Ferrero paintings solo exhibition, Harlow Gallery, 100 Water St., Hallowell, noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, harlowgallery.org, 207-622-3813
June 24-27 — East Wilton Union Church 4-day club for children ages 5 to 12, free, 207-491-2909, 207-860-0355.
July 23-26 — Plein air workshop with George Van Hook for all media, sponsored by Rangeley Friends of the Arts, rangeleyarts.org, 207-864-5000.
Aug. 12-Sept. 7 — 29th annual Maine Open Juried Art Show, Sterrs Gallery, Common Street Arts, commonstreetarts.com.
Aug. 13-16 — Plein air workshop with Michael Vermette (watercolor), sponsored by Rangeley Friends of the Arts, rangeleyarts.org, 207-864-5000.
Oct. 11-21 — Lisbon Sunshine Hill Neighbors Seniors, Lisbon Parks and Recreation Dept. bus trip to Branson, Missouri, cost includes lodging, some meals, despoist required, www.lisbonme.org/parks-recreation, 207-353-0646, 207-353-2289.
WEEKLY, 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.
Rose’s Room, support for those with incarcerated loved one, third Wednesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 78 Pleasant St., 207-998-2547.
VFW Post 1603, second Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. 588 Minot Ave., 207-783-2561.
Augusta Age Friendly Committee knitting group, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Buker Community Center, 26 Armory St. 207-626-2350.
Kennebec Beekeepers Association, 6:30-8:30 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 Awareness Coalition, second Thursday of the month, 4:30-6 p.m., Bridgton Municipal Complex, Iredale Street, 207-803-9987.
Maine Chapter of FFRF, Defending the 1st Amendment, Separation of Church/State, 10 a.m.-noon, second Saturday of the month, Curtis Memorial Library, ffrfmaine.org. 207-613-7080.
Pejepscot Genealogical Society, 2 p.m., second Sunday of the month, Morrell meeting room, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St. 207-833-5430.
Toastmasters, first and third Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8 p.m., Maine Technology Institute, 8 Venture Ave., 207-241-2294 or 2156.toastmastersclubs.org.
The Jones Dance Band, 7-10 p.m. every Saturday, Buckfield Masonic Hall, 4 High St., $5 donation, Facebook page The Jones Dance Band Playing in Buckfield.
Country Sunday/Open Mic, 1-4 p.m., second & fourth Sunday of the month, Embden Community Center, 797 Embden Pond Road, admission by donation, kitchen is open, 207-566-7302.
Embden Community Center public suppers, second Saturday of the month except December, 5 p.m. $8, $4 for under 12, 207-566-7302.
Farmington Rotary, 7 a.m. Thursdays, North Dining Hall, UMF campus.
Rose’s Room, support for those with incarcerated loved one, fourth Wednesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. St. Joseph Church, 133 Middle St., 207-491-2527.
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.
The Coffee Break, social gathering, weekly 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Underwood Library, 2006 Main St. 207-685-3778, email@example.com.
Gardiner/Augusta Lions Community Market, with vendors, crafters, exhibitors and fix-it services, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., last Saturday of the month, 25 Lions Ave., Gardiner.
Morse Memorial Library book discussion, third Thursday every other month beginning in January; 2 p.m. January, November; 5:30 p.m. March, May, July, September. Attend any or all, comment on Facebook, 105 Main St., 207-946-5544, www.morse.lib.me.us.
Jay Historical Society, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. second and fourth Saturday of the month May-September; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. three consecutive holiday days Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day. Free admission. 207-500-2402, firstname.lastname@example.org
Snow Pond Seniors, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesdays, Snow Pond Senior Center, 47 Heath St., 207-649-7274
Sewing/Craft group, 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday except third Wednesday, East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, 231 Rayville Road, free, 207-461-1995, email@example.com.
Community Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. third Wednesday, Community Hall, 292 Oxford Road, 207-539-4368.
Friday Walking Group, 9 a.m., Community Hall, carpools to site, email firstname.lastname@example.org to get on list.
Contra dances, 6:30-9 p.m., for all ages, fourth Saturday of month, Facebook Otisfield Contra Dance, 207-539-3072.
Anderson Staples American Legion Post, 112 King St., meets at 7 p.m. second Monday of month; all veterans welcome, 207-595-4200.
Prayer Shawl Ministry knitting/crocheting group, weekly, 9-10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, Randolph United Methodist Church, 16 Asbury St., 207-767-3024.
Sabattus Rec Club Running Program, weekly 6 p.m. Wednesdays, year-round, Mixer’s parking lot, Sabattus Road, all ages/abiities,email@example.com, Sabattus Rec Club Running Program Facebook.
Free weekly Wednesday night practice for North Country Traditional Music Orchestra, 7-9 p.m., Shelburne Town Hall, 74 Village Road, 603-915-0856.
Skowhegan Sportsman’s Club, 7 p.m., 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.
Downtown Waterville Summer Farmers Market, 2-6 p.m. Thursday until Thursday before Thanksgiving, Riverwalk at Head of Falls.
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.
Aspired Amputees Support Group, 2 p.m., second Wednesday of the month, Town Office, 17 Highland Ave.;, email Ann Lindholdm firstname.lastname@example.org