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 three days or more, including book sales and plays — and regular monthly meetings, listed by town, can be found at the end.
WEEK OF JULY 13-19
July 13 — Tommy’s Feral Feline Friends emergency fundraiser bottle drive, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sabattus Street Self Storage, 1434 Sabattus St., Lewiston, all proceeds go to the organization, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 — Rangeley Public Library Book & Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., parking lot across from the library, 7 Lake St., Rangeley, 207-864-5529.
July 13 — “Artists at Work,” general public may come watch artists at work, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Gallery 302, 112 Main St., Bridgton.
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 — Hiram Historical Society meeting 1 p.m., program on “Vacationland: Growth and Development of Tourism in Maine,” 1:30 p.m., Great Ossipee Museum, 20 Historical Ridge, Hiram, 207-615-4390.
July 13 — Field hockey teams from area high schools will be fundraising for Battle for Breast Cancer, 2-8 p.m., hosted by Franklin Memorial Hospital at Thomas College, 180 West River Road,Waterville, 207-779-2555.
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 13 — Canton Bicentennial Committee 2nd annual Summer Margarita Party Fundraiser, Canton Boat Launch/Canton Caboose Ice Cream area, 5-7 p.m. free admission, open to public; follow on Facebook or visit www.1821canton2021.org.
July 13 — Community barbecue meal, 4:30 p.m. (right before the free Back Woods Road concert) at French Falls Park; tickets must be purchased in advance at the town office, 340 Main St., Jay, or Otis Federal Credit Union, 207-897-6785.
July 13 — Back Woods Road performs at Music in the Park series, Jay, 6 p.m. French Falls Park, 28 French Falls Lane. Chicken BBQ to support series before show, buy tickets at the Town Office or Otis Credit Union.
July 14 — Musical worship service featuring the Rev. Bernice Martin and Heather Pierson, 10 a.m., First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn, 207-783-0461.
July 14 — Bridgton Historical Society vintage baseball presentation by members of the Dirigo Vintage Baseball Club, 2 p.m. Gibbs Avenue Museum, off Main Street across from fires station, Bridgton, bridgtonhistory.org.
July 14 — Readfield Union Meeting House, 22 Church Road, Readfield, free television production involving six local performers, 2 p.m.; about 250 audience members needed. For information and instructions, call 207-685-4662.
July 15 — Apollo Moon Landing program, 2 to 3 p.m., Androscoggin Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn, email@example.com
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 15 — Lynn Deeves with Robby Coffin, Poland Spring Preservation Society Sunset Concerts at the Gazebo, 6:30 p.m., 640 Maine St., Poland, if it rains, in All Souls Chapel, free, open to public, donations welcome.
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 — Adam Fisher, of Maine State Archives, “Here’s to Skowhegan’s Trouble Makers,” explores Skowhegan women who struggled for women’s legal right to vote in the 1920s, 7-9 p.m., Margaret Chase Smith Library, 56 Norridgewock Road, Skowhegan.
July 16 — Dr. Shaw Memorial Library’s third annual “Stories from the Metroplex,” 7 p.m., Mount Vernon Community Center, 2 Main St., Mount Vernon, 207-293-2565.
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 17 — Greater Androscoggin Humane Society pet wellness clinics, including free vaccines, microchips and pet food, with follow up booster dates: noon to 2 p.m., boosters Aug. 14, noon to 2 p.m., Moulton Park, located behind the Great Falls Performing Arts Center on Academy Street, Auburn, 207-786-4713.
July 17 — Kennebec Historical Society program on “Midcoast Maine in World War II,” with author Peggy Konitzky, 6:30 p.m., Jewett Hall Auditorium, 46 University Drive, Augusta.
July 17 — Rangeley Friends of the Arts annual Street Dance, featuring Elmore Twist, 6:30-10 p.m. , on Pond Street, www.rangeleyarts.org.
July 17 — Bailey Library Adult Services Librarian Shane Billings hosts community discussion on the novel the week, “Paper Things,” by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, 6 p.m. Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., 207-377-8673, www.baileylibrary.org.
July 17 — Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival Ensemble free concert, “Discover the Joys of Classical Music,” 6 p.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn, 207-782-3972.
July 17 — Poets Elizabeth Potter and Judith Robbins at The Harlow, 100 Water St., Hallowell, 7 p.m., as part of its ongoing poetry series The Bookey Readings, 207-622-3813.
July 18 — “Paris to Pittsburgh” documentary, 5:30-7 p.m., at First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St (enter on Spring Street across from Dairy Joy), firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 18 — Erin Scott of Mainely Organized speaks at Topsham Public Library, 6 p.m., 25 Foreside Road, 207-725-1727, www.topshamlibrary.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.
July 19 — The Table Free Friday Fun Night featuring a night of cupcake decorating and sundae social Karaoke and games, 6-8 p.m., Norway Grange, 15 Whitman St., Norway,207-461-3093 or email@example.com.
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 — Kick Around the Clock for Cass honoring the memory and life of Cassidy Charette, Thomas College, Waterville, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; rain date July 21.
July 20 — Craft fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St Bridget Center, 864 Main St., Vassalboro, 207-616-3148.
July 20 — Art in the Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 50 artists booths, music, food (rain date July 21), Shorey Park, Route 302, Bridgton,207- 452-2665.
July 20 — Minot Community Day, 10 a.m.- p.m., Hemond MX Park, 695 Woodman Hill Road, Minot, 207-345-3040.
July 20 — Pie supper and dessert, 5-6:30 p.m., Winthrop United Methodist Church, 58 Main St., Winthrop.
July 20 — Lakeview Chamber Players chamber music concert, 7 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main St. Rangeley, 207-864-5000.
July 22 — Annie Clark, Poland Spring Preservation Society Sunset Concerts at the Gazebo, 6:30 p.m., 640 Maine St., Poland, if it rains, in All Souls Chapel, free, open to public, donations welcome.
July 22 — Mad Science, “3,2,1, Blast Off!” 6 p.m., Androscoggin Community Room, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn, 207-333-6640, ext. 3
July 23 — Northern Stars Planetarium, at Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, 2424 Main St., 10 a.m., t “Pictures in the Sky,” preschool and kindergarten; 1 & 2 p.m. “Our Family in the Sky,” kindergarten through second grade, 25 children max for each time slot, free, but registration required, 207-864-5529.
July 23 — Maine author Jennifer Richard Jacobson, 6:30 p.m., Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., part of the Winthrop Lakes Region Community Read, 207-377-8673, www.baileylibrary.org.
July 23 — “The Acadia Files” author and teacher Katie Coppens will conduct fun science experiments with kids of all ages, 2 p.m.,Turner Public Library, 98 Matthews Way, Turner; for reservations/information 207-225-2030.
July 24 — Community Cookout, 5:30 p.m., and outdoor games, 4:30 p.m. Burgers, dogs, beverages provided; bring side dish or dessert, Congregational Church of East Sumner 50 Main St., (Route 219), East Sumner, 207-388-2263.
July 24 — Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival performs “Healing Through Music,” 45-minute chamber music concert, 3:30 p.m., barn at McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main St., South Paris, free for anyone impacted by cancer and caregivers, www.crcofwm.org.
July 24 — Community Cookout, 5:30 p.m., and outdoor games, 4:30 p.m. Burgers, dogs, beverages provided; bring side dish or dessert, Congregational Church of East Sumner 50 Main St., (Route 219), East Sumner, 207-388-2263.
July 24 — James R. Nelon, author, “Pursuing A Dream: A Wandering Executive’s Journeys into The Philippines,” 6 p.m. Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, 207-725-1727, it topshamlibrary.org.
July 24 — B.J. Jamieson, genealogy reference specialist with the Maine State Library discusses DNA, 6 p.m., Rangeley Public Librarly, 7 Lake St., 207-864-5529 or stop by the library at 7 Lake St. to let the library know you will attend the free program.
July 24 — Poland Spring Preservation Society, Sally Lobkowicz, director of Red Cloak Tours, host an evening of tales from beyond in the Maine State Building, Poland Spring Resort, doors open at 6 p.m. for tours and refreshments, program at 7 p.m., free, open to public, $5 suggested donation. polandspringps.org/.
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 25 — Physical therapists Kaz Toita and Beth Damon discuss lymphedema, 4-5 p.m., Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine, 199 Main St., Norway, www.crcofwm.org.
July 26 — Tinsley Ellis, Cold Engines perform at Waterville Rocks! 5:30-8:30 p.m. Castonguay Square, downtown Waterville, free, open to public.
July 25 — Free talk by Susan Beegel on the Blue Marlin caught by Hemingway and its Maine Taxidermist Fed C. N. Parke, 7 p.m., L.C.Bates Museum, L.C.Bates Museum 14 Easler Road, Hinckley, 207-238-4250.
July 26 – The Table Free Friday Fun Night featuring a night of free Bingo and other games; there will be prizes for the winners, 6-8 p.m., Norway Grange, 15 Whitman St., Norway, 207-461-3093 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 26, 27 – Chesterville Grange yard and bake sale Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 664 Farmington Falls Road, Chesterville, (green house by Signworks), 207-778-5845.
WEEK OF JULY 27-AUG. 2
July 27 – 5k, 10k Swan Island, Richmond, 7:30 a.m. ferry, registration required, 9 a.m. race, 100 runner max, $27 entry fee www.running4free.com. Aug. 1 — Mount Washington Valley Choral Society performance, 7 p.m., Bridgton Academy, 11 Academy Lane, donations accepted at the door.
July 27 — Traditional Arts on the Farm, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Bridgton Historial Society, Narramissic, 46 Narramissic Road, off Ingalls Road in South Bridgton, bridgtonhistory.org.
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 — Tea With Mattie Wadsworth (Serena Sanborn), participants will discuss Maddie’s insect collection, have tea, make insect-related craft, 1 p.m. L.C. Bates Museum, www.gwh.org/lcbates.
July 27 – The Autumn Addicts perform at Music in the Park series, Jay, 6 p.m. French Falls Park, 28 French Falls Lane.
July 27 — Art Auction Fundraiser to benefit Naples Public Library, preview and silent auction bidding begins at 6 p.m.; live auction at 7 p.m., American Legion Hall Post 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples, admission, 207-693-6841.
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 29 — Married with Chitlins, Poland Spring Preservation Society Sunset Concerts at the Gazebo, 6:30 p.m., 640 Maine St., Poland, if it rains, in All Souls Chapel, free, open to public, donations welcome.
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.
July 31 — Canton Historical Society presentation of “The Halifax Explosion–largest non-nuclear, man-made explosion in history,” with guest speaker Sam Howes, 6:30 p.m., free, open to public, 25 Turner St., Canton, 207-500-9893.
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. 3 — Woodcarving Show and Competition, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Poland Town Hall, 1231 Main St., Poland, 207-357-1057.
Aug. 3 — Public baked bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion Auxillary Post 86, 15 Lewiston Road, Gray.
Aug. 3 — Evening of gospel music, with singer Jason Runnels, 6:30 p.m., Greene Baptist Church, 102 Main St., Greene, 207-946-5505.
Aug. 5 — Grassholes, Poland Spring Preservation Society Sunset Concerts at the Gazebo, 6:30 p.m., 640 Maine St., Poland, if it rains, in All Souls Chapel, free, open to public, donations welcome.
Aug. 5 — Connected Singles meeting, 7-9 p.m., (nondenominational), St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, 207-725-1266 or 207-725-8386.
Aug. 4 — Open House and Ice Cream Social for the replica Friends School House, 1-3 p.m., Raymond Casco Historical Society, 820 Roosevelt Trail (Route 302), Casco, email@example.com.
Aug. 7 — Gerry Boyle, Maine mystery author, 6 p.m., Belgrade Public Library, 124 Depot Road, Belgrade, 207-495-3508.
Aug. 9 — Old Mills and Water Power, presentation by Thomas Kelleher, of Old Sturbridge Village, Mass. 7 p.m., Bridgton Historical Society, Narramissic, 46 Narramissic Road, off Ingalls Road in South Bridgton, bridgtonhistory.org.
Aug. 9-11 — Readfield Heritage Days, events Friday evening, Saturday all day, Sunday evening.
WEEK OF AUG. 10-16
Aug. 10 — Winslow Congregational Church annual Blueberry Festival, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., 12 Lithgow St., free admission, www.WinslowUCC.org.
Aug. 10 — Oakland Alumni Association annual activities and banquet, 10:30 a.m., Waterville Elks Lodge, 76 Industrial St., Waterviie; pre-register by Aug. 2; 207-314-6676 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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. 10 – Danny & Darby of Rose Hill perform at Music in the Park series, Jay, 6 p.m. French Falls Park, 28 French Falls Lane.
Aug. 11 — The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust workshop on edible and medicinal mushrooms, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 2424 Main St., Rangeley; registration required 207-864-7311 or email@example.com.
Aug. 12 — Rangeley Connects health and wellness session, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., featuring Harvey Milkman, Rangeley Inn, 207-864-7311, rlht.org.
Aug. 12 — Red Beans and Rice, Poland Spring Preservation Society Sunset Concerts at the Gazebo, 6:30 p.m., 640 Maine St., Poland, if it rains, in All Souls Chapel, free, open to public, donations welcome.
Aug. 14 — “Careers in Art Series for Kids — Science, Nature & Drawing,” 10 a.m.-noon for children ages 6 to 8, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. for children ages 9 and up, Folk Art Studio at Fiber and Vine, 402 Main St., Norway, registration and information at fiberandvine.com.
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 — Blood drive, Lisbon United Methodist Church, 1-6 p.m. 14 School St. www.redcrossblood.org, 1-800-RED-CROSS, contact Gwen Rioux, 207-353-6814 for information or to volunteer.
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. 18 — Charles Lewis Fox and Artists on The Ridge, Earle Shettleworth, Maine State Historian, 2 p.m. Bridgton Historical Society, $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers, Narramissic, 46 Narramissic Road, off Ingalls Road in South Bridgton, bridgtonhistory.org.
Aug. 19 — Julie Thompson’s High Standards, Cilantro at the Gazebo, Poland Spring Preservation Society Sunset Concerts at the Gazebo, 6:30 p.m., 640 Maine St., Poland, if it rains, in All Souls Chapel, free, open to public, donations welcome.
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.
Aug. 23 — Civil War presentation by members of the 3rd Infantry, afternoon, Bridgton Historical Society, Narramissic, 46 Narramissic Road, off Ingalls Road in South Bridgton, bridgtonhistory.org.
WEEK OF AUG. 24-30
Aug. 24, 25 — Stonewall Building Class, Tear Cap workshop for beginners and those with previous experience, in partnership with The Stone Trust, Hiram, 207-625-3396, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug. 26 — Kathy Haley and Phil House, Poland Spring Preservation Society Sunset Concerts at the Gazebo, 6:30 p.m., All Souls Chapel, 640 Maine St., Poland, free, open to public, donations welcome.
WEEK OF AUG. 31-SEPT. 6
Aug. 31 — Author Catherynne Valente, 2 p.m., Topsham Public Library, free, open to public, 25 Foreside Road, 207-725-1727, www.topshamlibrary.org.
Sept. 2 — Buckfield Parade and Community Day, 9 a.m. parade lineup, festivities follow at Buckfield Jr. Sr. High School, 207-461-3663, email@example.com, Janet Iveson 973-398-8891, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-754-1748.
Sept. 7 — Household hazardous waste collection (latex and oil-based paints accepted), 9 a.m.-noon, Jay Transfer Station, 672 Main St., Jay, 207-783-9186.
Sept. 7 — Public baked bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion Auxillary Post 86, 15 Lewiston Road, Gray.
Sept. 7 – The Only Hope performs at Music in the Park series, Jay, 6 p.m. French Falls Park, 28 French Falls Lane.
Sept. 9 — Connected Singles meeting, 7-9 p.m., (nondenominational), St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, 207-725-1266 or 207-725-8386.
Sept. 14 – No Account Boozers performs at Music in the Park series, Jay, 6 p.m. French Falls Park, 28 French Falls Lane.
Sept. 18 — Greater Androscoggin Humane Society pet wellness clinics, including free vaccines, microchips and pet food, with follow up booster dates: noon to 2 p.m., boosters Oct. 16, noon to 2 p.m., Kennedy Park, Park and Pine streets, Lewiston, 207-786-4713.
Sept. 21 — Bridgton Historical Society Annual Harvest Supper, music by Christine and Mo, 5-7 p.m., Narramissic. 46 Narramssic Road, off Ingalls Road, South Bridgton, bridgtonhistory.org.
Sept. 26 — Kennebec Land Trust walk on new Surry Hill Fayette property, 5:30 p.m., meet at the bus turnaround at the south end of Tom Surry Road, Fayette, 207-377-2848, www.tklt.org
SEPT. 28-OCT. 4
Sept. 28, 29 — Stonewall Building Class, Tear Cap workshop for beginners and those with previous experience, in partnership with The Stone Trust, Hiram, 207-625-3396, email@example.com
Oct. 1 — Topsham architectural historian Scott Hanson, “Restoring Your Historic House: The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners,” 6 p.m. free, open to public, 25 Foreside Road, 207-725-1727, www.topshamlibrary.org.
Oct. 5 — Public baked bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion Auxillary Post 86, 15 Lewiston Road, Gray.
Oct. 7 — Connected Singles meeting, 7-9 p.m., (nondenominational), St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, 207-725-1266 or 207-725-8386.
Nov. 2 — Public baked bean and casserole supper, 5 to 6 p.m., American Legion Auxillary Post 86, 15 Lewiston Road, Gray.
Nov. 4 — Connected Singles meeting, 7-9 p.m., (nondenominational), St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, 207-725-1266 or 207-725-8386.
Dec. 2 — Connected Singles meeting, 7-9 p.m., (nondenominational), St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, 207-725-1266 or 207-725-8386.
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 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 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 20-Aug. 29 — Common Street Arts Art in the Park, 4-6 p.m., RiverWalk at Head of Falls, Waterville, free, open to public, canceled with inclement weather, www.WatervilleCreates.org.
June 20-Aug. 29 — Waterville Public Library storytime at the Downtown Farmers’ Market, 3:30-5:30 p.m., near the Two Cent Bridge, Head of Falls, Front Street, Waterville.
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
July 6-Aug. 31 — White Mountain art exhibit, Bethel Historical Society, Dr. Moses Mason House, 14 Broad St., 207-824-2908.
July 11-13 — Friends of Norway Memorial Library annual book sale, Norway Grange Hall, 15 Whitman St., 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Friday; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 207-743-5309.
July 11-14 — Ossipee Valley Fair, South Hiram Road, Hiram, www.ossipeevalleyfair.com, 207-793-9986.
July 11-Aug. 28 — Bethel Historical Society Mill Brook Craft Series, 1 p.m. Thursdays, Twitchell Education Center, 14 Broad St., each sesson 1-3 hours, free, registration is encouraged, 207-824-2908 or email email@example.com.
July 13-20 — Cary Memorial Library’s Summer Book Sale at the Williams House, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13 and July 20; 10 a.m. to noon Monday July 15 and Tuesday, July 16; 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, and Thursday, July 18, 207-685-3612, firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 13-Aug 11 — Table Rock Arts Center exhibition, “Anne Richter with Dan Greenfeld,” 162 Main St., Bethel, 207-432-7239.
July 19-21 — Lewiston Auburn Community Little Theatre’s Summer Theatre Youth Camp “The Wizard of Oz,” young performers edition and “Frozen, Jr,” www.laclt.com/ for times and information.
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. 9-11 — Readfield Heritage Days, events Friday evening, Saturday all day, Sunday evening.
Aug. 9-18 — Community Little Theatre production of “Mamma Mia!” performances 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. matinees, Academy Street, Auburn, LACLT.com, 207-783-0958.
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.
Connected Singles, 7-9 p.m., first Monday of the month, (nondenominational), St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., 207-725-1266 or 207-725-8386.
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