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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weeks in listing are Saturday through the following Friday.
Listings for events that are three days, or ongoing are below single and two-day events; regular monthly meetings, listed by town, can be found at the end.
WEEK OF SEPT. 7-13
Sept. 9 — Suicide prevention family crisis planning, 4-6 p.m., Lewiston Vet Center, 35 Westminster St. Lewiston, call 207-783-0068 to register.
Sept. 9 — Maine author Mira Ptacin, talking about her book,”Poor Your Soul,” 5:30 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn, www.auburnpubliclibrary.org.
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. 10 — Bug Maine-ia, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free, open to public, Maine State Library, 230 State St., Augusta, www.mainestatemuseum.org.
Sept. 10 — Music for Mavis at Turner Gazebo concert series, Hot Damn, with Norm and Deb Pelletier (country classic-rock) 6 p.m., Leavitt Institute lawn, Route 117, Turner, 207-754-0954.
Sept. 10 — Topsham Historical Society, Jym St. Pierroe on “The Pejepscot Proprietors: Good Guys or Bad Guys?” 6:30 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road.
Sept. 11 — Mental Health Summit, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Togus Theater, 1 VA Center, Augusta, 207-783-0068.
Sept. 11 — Maine master naturalist Jan Collins on Maine bats, 6 p.m., Rangeley Public Library, 7 Lake St., call 207-864-5529 stop in to sign up.
Sept. 11 — Nick Leadley, nature photographer, Western Maine Audubon speaker, 7 p.m., free, open to public, Thomas Auditorium, Preble Hall, University of Maine-Farmington.
Sept. 11 — Family genealogy, history and computing topics of Bill Cizmar presentation, 7 p.m., MTM Center, 18 School St., Lisbon Falls, or call 207-353-8510 or LisbonHistSoc@gmail.com.
Sept. 12 — Kat Larsen, yoga teacher and certified yoga therapist holds mindful yoga class, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St., Norway, free, open to public, wear comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, pre-registration required at 207-743-5309 ext.1.
Sept. 12 — Monthly get-together of Southern Maine Squadron of the Sampson AFBVA, noon, Governors Restaurant, 1185 Lisbon St., Lewiston, guest speaker Claire Starnes, open to veterans and guests, 207-657-4909.
Sept. 12 — Open house, The Elm, 100 College Ave., Waterville, free, music, food, cash bar,ribbon-cutting, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 207-873-5101, info@TheElmMe.com, TheElmMe.com/openhouse.
Sept. 12 — Author Cal Thomas, 6 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, 207-725-1727, email@example.com, visit topshamlibrary.org.
Sept. 12 — Artist and historian Mark Dunkleman will speak about “Gettysburg’s Coster Avenue: The Brickyard Fight and the Mural,” Joshua Chamberlain Civil War Roundtable 7 p.m., Morrell Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 12, 13 — Living Works Assist Training suicide awareness, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Lewiston Vet Center, 35 Westminster St., Lewiston, to register, call 207-783-0068.
Sept. 13 — Kennebec Land Trust, Readfield Historical Society History Walk, 10 a.m.-noon. Readfield Town Farm and Forest; Huntoon Cemetery, Macdonald Woods, fee, open to public, meet and park at the North Wayne entrance, on Innes Ridge Road, by 10 a.m., email@example.com, 207-441-9184, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 13 — Reception for UMA art program alumni art show, 5-7 p.m., The Harlow, 100 Water St., Hallowell, free, open to the public, harlowgallery.org, 207-622-3813.
Sept. 13 — 1960’s night with music and games,The Table at the Norway Grange Friday Fun Night, 6-8 p.m., free pizza, popcorn, all welcome, 15 Whitman St., Norway, 207-461-3093, email@example.com.
Sept. 13, 14 — Catholic Rural Life Festival, open to public, most events free of charge, St. Rose Parish, Jay; St. Joseph Parish, Farmington, 207-897-217, strose.weshareonline.org, www.facebook.com/catholicrurallifemaine.
WEEK OF SEPT. 14-20
Sept. 14 — Lisbon United Methodist Church 4th annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors 5K, registration 7:30 a.m., race 8:30 a.m., 14 School St., registrants entered by Aug. 31 get T-shirt at check-in, rain or shine, all proceeds donated to Lisbon Area Christian Outreach Food Bank and Tedford Shelter’s Warm Thy Neighbor program. volunteers amail firstname.lastname@example.org, race details and registration is at www.LisbonUMChurch.org.
Sept. 14 — Trail maintenance service day on Tumbledown Mountain, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Brook Trailhead, Byron Road, Weld, bring at least two liters of water per person, snacks, bug spray, long pants, closed-toe shoes and work gloves. Tools, eye protection and hard hats will be provided; register email@example.com, 207-585-2347.
Sept. 14 — Annual Gail Saviello Memorial Tennis Tournament Scrambles, 9 a.m., Academy Hill courts, Wilton, all players welcome, donation $15 adults, $5 for 18 and under, proceeds benefit upkeep of courts and Wilton Public Library, just show up to register.
Sept. 14 — Walk and talk forest management session, 9 a.m.-noon, Tenmile River Demonstration Forest, 600 Notch Road, Hiram, walk is about 1.5 miles on uneven terrain. Long pants and bug spray are recommended to protect against ticks, free, pre-registration required, 207-744-3111, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 14 — Congregational Church of East Sumner barn, harvest sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., rain or shine, 50 Main St. (Route 219), East Sumner, 207-388-2667.
Sept. 14 — American Legion Post 158 open house, with veteran reps available to discuss benefits, health care, more, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; chicken barbeque and music, 3 p.m.; open house is free, BBQ is $8, $6 for children, 207-522-9993.
Sept. 14 — Auburn Savings Bank KidsPlus 10 a.m.-noon, 256 Court St., free frozen yogurt, balloon sculptures, more, free, open to public.
Sept. 14 — Author Terri Blen Parker, 10 a.m., Bridge Academy Public Library, 44 Middle Road, Dresden.
Sept. 14 — Meteorologist Marty Engstrom, at Great Ossipee Museum of Hiram Historical Society, 20 Historical Ridge, Hiram; 1 p.m. business meeting, program 1:30 p.m., 207-615-4390
ept. 14 — The Woman’s Literary Union will host an open house featuring vintage cars and fashions, 2-4 p.m., at the Foss Mansion, 19 Elm St., Auburn, free.
Sept. 14 — Baked ziti supper, 4:30-6 p.m., East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, 231 Rayville Road, one mile rom State Route 121, Otisfield.
Sept. 14 — St. Dominic’s Beef, Beer and Cornhole Tournament, 5 p.m., register by Sept. 5, pro and amateur divisions, visit All Saints Booster Club Facebook page.
Sept. 14 — Reception for Rangeley Friends of the Arts Western Mountain Photography Show, 7 p.m., Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery, RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St., 207-864-5000.
Sept. 14 — Folksinger/songwriter Garnet Rogers, Brunswick Unitarian Universalist Church Concerts for a Cause, 7:30 p.m., 1 Middle St., portion of proceeds donated to Tedford Housing and Oasis Free Clinics, tickets a church office, Gulf of Maine Books in advance, garnet.brownpapertickets.com and at the door.
Sept. 14 – No Account Boozers performs at Music in the Park series, Jay, 6 p.m. French Falls Park, 28 French Falls Lane.
Sept. 15 — Arthur Spiess, senior archaeologist for the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, on “Maine Native Americans: An Archaeological Perspective,” part of “13,000 Yers of Maine History” bicentennial lecture series, 1-3 p.m. Wiscasset Middle HIgh School, 272 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
Sept. 15 — Raymond Casco Historical Society dedication for reproduced One Room Quaker School House 1-3 p.m., free ice cream, 820 Roosevelt Trail (U.S. Route 302), email@example.com, 207-894-8185.
Sept. 15 — Church of the Good Shepherd, all-ages story share, 2-4 p.m., undercroft of the church, 2614 Main St.
Sept. 16 — Suicide safety planning for veterans, service members and their families, 4-6 p.m., NAMI, 52 Water St., Hallowell, register at www.namimaine.org/events.
Sept. 17 — Music for Mavis at Turner Gazebo concert series, The Only Hope; Mary Murphy (jazz/blues on the piano, ukulele), 6 p.m., Leavitt Institute lawn, Route 117, Turner, 207-754-0954.
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. 18 — Soil health workshop, 5-7 p.m., sponsored by Anndroscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation and UMaine Cooperative Extension, UMaine Extension Office, 24 Main St., RSVP 207-241-5377, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 18 — Kennebec Historical Society, state historian Earle Shettleworth on “Thomas Holt, Architect and Railroad Builder,” 6:30 p.m., Hope Baptist Church, 726 Western Ave., Manchester, free, open to public, donations accepted; preceded by a 4:30 p.m. potluck supper, 6 p.m. annual meeting.
Sept. 18 — The Ladies of St. Anne Sodality of Holy Family, Prince of Peace Parish membership meeting, 6 p.m., 607 Sabattus St., Lewiston, potluck dinner will be served, $10, deadline is Sept. 10, 207-782-4516.
Sept. 19 — “Getting Started in Genealogy,” 3 p.m. Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St., Livermore, free, open to public, 207-897-3631, www.treat.lib.me.us, Treat Memorial Library on Facebook, Twitter @TreatMemLibrary.
Sept. 19 — Dixfield Congregational Church Missions Italian dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Dixfield Congregational Church, 15 High St., open to the public, $9, $7 for under 8 and over 65, under 3 eat for free.
Sept. 20 — “Succeeding with Pollinator Plantings: the Bees, the Bugs and the Basics,” 10 a.m.-noon, Hooker Family Farm, 195 Pleasant St., Oxford, $10 per family, registration required, 207-744-3119; email@example.com (email preferred).
Sept. 20 — POW/MIA recognition service, 6 p.m., POW/MIA Remembrance Bridge, Riley Road, Jay.
Sept. 20 — Bottle painting, The Table at the Norway Grange Friday Fun Night, 6-8 p.m., free pizza, popcorn, all welcome, 15 Whitman St., Norway, 207-461-3093, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEEK OF SEPT. 21-27
Sept. 21 — Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine Wellness Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Town Office, 19 Danforth St., Norway, www.crcofwm.org, 207-890-0329.
Sept. 21 — Western Maine Play Museum, grand opening celebration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 561 Main St., Wilton, www.facebook.com/westernmaineplay.
Sept. 21 — Concert in memory of Roy Varney, 2:30 p.m., Seventh Day Adventist Church, 106 Weston Road, Turner. All welcome. An offering will be taken for the family. Refreshments follow.
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. 22 — Guided hike up Tumbedown, 9 a.m.-about 2 p.m., meet at Brook Trailhead, Byron Road, 4.7 mile round-trip, 1,800 feet elevation gain, bring at least two liters of water per person, snacks, lunch, bug spray, sunscreen, comfortable hiking clothes, good hiking shoes and trekking poles (if needed), register email@example.com, 207-585-2347.
Sept. 22 — Orman Hines, vocational archaeologist, on Popham Colony, part of “13,000 Yers of Maine History” bicentennial lecture series, 1-3 p.m. Wiscasset Middle HIgh School, 272 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
Sept. 22 — Church of the Good Shepherd, all-ages story share, 2-4 p.m., undercroft of the church, 2614 Main St.
Sept. 24 — Mental Health First Aid for veterans, service members and their families, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Kennebec Valley Community College, 92 Western Ave., Fairfield, to register, visit www.namimaine.org/events/EventDetails.
Sept. 24 — University of Maine Cooperative Extension Oxford County meeting for wild blueberry growers, 10 a.m.-noon, 47 Cook Road, Otisfield, open to anyone involved in or considering commercial wild blueberry production, come prepared to walk on rough terrain, RSVP 207-743-6329 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 25 — Historian Gary Dunaenko, on assassination of President William McKinley, 6 p.m., Rangeley Public Library, 7 Lake St., Rangeley, 207-864-5529.
Sept. 25 — Cheryl Willis Patten, “Preserving Our History: Caring for Our Cemeteries,” Canton Historical Society, 25 Turner St., Canton, 6:30 p.m. free, open to public, handicap accessible, rereshments, 207-500-9893.
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. 27 — Beginner Ukulele for those affected by cancer, Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine, 199 Main St., Norway, www.crcofwm.org, find them on Facebook or call 207-890-0329.
WEEK OF SEPT. 28-OCT. 4
Sept. 28 — Waterville Public Library free volunteer fair, email@example.com.
Sept. 28 — The Table 3-C (clothing, coffee and cookies) giveaway, 8 a.m.-noon, Norway Grange, 15 Whitman St., Norway, 207-461-3093, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 28 — Apple Pumpkin Festival Book Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St., Livermore, 207-897-3631, www.treat.lib.me.us, @TreatMemLibrary.
Sept. 28 — Chewonki Owls, Somerset Grange Hall, Norridgewock, 11 a.m., free, open to public, email@example.com.
Sept. 28 — Auburn United Methodist Church bean supper, 5 p.m., music by Park Avenue Pickers begins at 4:30 p.m., $8, $4 ages 6-12, under 5 free, 439 Park Ave., 207-782-3972.
Sept. 28 — Annual Wilson Grange Harvest Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., $10, $5 under 6, Main Street, East Wilton.
Sept. 28, 29 — Stone wall 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
Sept. 29 — Waterville Fire Dept. open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m., fire station, 7 College Ave., free, open to public, email@example.com, 207-680-4735.
Sept. 29 — Singer-songwriter Craig Werth, 10 a.m., First Universalist Church of Turner Center, Route 117, 207-524-7741.
Sept. 29 — James E. Franci Jr. director and tribal historian of the Penobscot Nation, part of “13,000 Yers of Maine History” bicentennial lecture series, 1-3 p.m. Wiscasset Middle HIgh School, 272 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
Sept. 29 — Sandy River Ramblers Reeds Mill Church benefit concert, 2 p.m., 995 Reeds Mill Road, Madrid Township, all welcome, 207-639-2713, reedsmillchurch.org.
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. 4 — 12th annual Aging Well Living Well Expo, 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Grand Summit Hotel and Conference Center, Sunday River, Newry, $25 fee inclues breakfast and lunch, 30 workshops, www.seniorsplus.org, 1-800-427-1241.
WEEK OF OCT. 5-11
Oct. 5 — Author Bruce Pratt, 3 p.m. Carrabassett Valley Library.
Oct. 5 — Public baked bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion Auxillary Post 86, 15 Lewiston Road, Gray.
Oct. 6 — Emerson Baker, professor of history at Salem State University, part of “13,000 Years of Maine History” bicentennial lecture series, 1-3 p.m. Wiscasset Middle HIgh School, 272 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
Oct. 6 — Pichcintu Chorus of Portland, 3:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St., Norway, public invited, free, donations accepted, reception follosws, 207-743-2290, www.Pihcintu.org.
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.
WEEK OF OCT. 12-18
Oct. 12 — River Valley Rotary Club annual Oktoberfest Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Hope Association, 85 Lincoln Ave.; pancake breakfast 8:30-10:30 a.m., lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oct. 12 — Bowdoin Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary annual fall garage sale, bake sale and raffle, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., fire department garage, Cornish Drive.
Oct. 13 — Mike Dekker, author and living historian, and Mark Roman, living historian, on the French and Indian Wars in Maine, part of “13,000 Yers of Maine History” bicentennial lecture series, 1-3 p.m. Wiscasset Middle HIgh School, 272 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
Oct. 15 — Tri-County Mental Health Services annual meeting, topic is community policing partnership, 7 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn Riverwatch, Auburn, firstname.lastname@example.org,l 207-344-1941.
WEEK OF OCT. 19-25
Oct. 19 — Maine Ski Museum Hall of Fame induction banquet, 4 p.m. cocktail reception, 6:30 p.m. banquet, King Pine Room, Sugarloaf Base Lodge, Carabassett Valley, skimuseumofmaine.org.
Oct. 20 — Ken Hamilton, living historian, on Maine and Acadien privateers during King Williams War, part of “13,000 Yers of Maine History” bicentennial lecture series, 1-3 p.m. Wiscasset Middle HIgh School, 272 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
Nov. 1, 2 — New Gloucester Fall Festival of Books & Bake Sale, New Gloucester Library, 379 Intervale Road; 5:30-7 Friday First Dibs’ for Kids Book Sale, adults must be accompanied by kid; 8 a.m.-noon Saturday book and bake sale, 207-926-4840.
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.
Nov. 9 — Our Lady of the Rosary Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., pancake breakfast, lunch, 50/50, Maxwell-Gill Hall, 131 High St., Sabattus.
Nov. 28 — Special Thanksgiving worship service, 10 a.m. Reeds Mill Church, 995 Reeds Mill Road, Madrid Township, all welcome, 207-639-2713, reedsmillchurch.org.
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.
Dec. 13, 14 — Christmastide Community Vocal Choir concert, 3 p.m., Second Congregational Church UCC, 205 Main St., Norway.
Dec. 22 — Candlelight Christmas Service, 3 p.m., Reeds Mill Church, 995 Reeds Mill Road, Madrid Township, all welcome, 207-639-2713, reedsmillchurch.org.
ONGOING EVENTS, or EVENTS THREE DAYS AND LONGER
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.
Aug. 17-Sept.29 — Table Rock Arts Center exhibition, “The Works of Deidre Cavanagh,” www.tablerockartscenter.com
Sept. 13-15 — Cirque du Geek, Waterville Public Library and participating businesses, theme is “Myths and Legends,” free, Facebook page Cirque du Geek, 207- 872-5433, email@example.com.
Sept. 13-Oct. 19 — UMA art program alumni art show, The Harlow, 100 Water St., Hallowell, free, open to public, noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, harlowgallery.org 207-622-3813.
Sept. 14-Oct. 6 — Rangeley Friends of the Arts Western Mountain Photography Show, free, open to public, Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery, RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St., 207-864-5000.
Sept. 27-29 — The Friends of the Topsham Public Library book sale, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Friends only (memberships available at door); 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday,207-725-1727, www.friendstopshamlibrary.org.
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.
Oct. 15-Nov. 30 — “Art and the Land” exhibition, The Harlow, 100 Water St., Hallowell, harlowgallery.org/call-klt.
Oct. 18-27 — Community Little Theater, “My Fair Lady,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 19, 24, 25, 26; 2 p.m. Oct. 20, 27; www.laclt.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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,firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com