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.
Listings for events that are three days, or ongoing are below single and two-day events; regular monthly and weekly meetings and events, listed by town, are at the end.
Oct. 25 — Downtown Trick or Treat, 4-6 p.m., Lisbon Street, Lewiston; Main Street, Auburn, open to all, free trolley across bridge during event, 207-783-2249, Erin@LAMetroChamber.com.
Oct. 25 — Free Friday Fun Night, 5 p.m., pumpkin carving for children and adults, hosted by The Table ministry of Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church, Norway Grange, 15 Whitman St., Norway. 207-461-3093.
Oct. 25 — Paris Parks & Recreation Halloween Party, 5-7 p.m., Fire Department, 137 Western Ave., South Paris, free, open to public.
Oct. 25 — The Table at the Norway Grange Free Friday Fun Night, 5 p.m., Halloween party, 15 Whitman St., Norway, free, open to public, 207-461-3093 (leave a message), firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 27 — Auburn United Methodist Church “Trunk or Treat” 3-5 p.m., rain or shine, at the church, 439 Park Ave., Auburn, 207-782-3972.
Oct. 31 — Lakes Christian Fellowship Trunk or Treat, 5-7 p.m. parking lot of Belgrade Lakes Seafood and Dairy Bar, 18 Main St., Belgrade Lakes.
Oct. 31 — Jay Trunk-or-Treet 5:30-8:30 p.m., town office parking lot, 340 Main St., 207-578-2088, visit Jay Fire and Rescue on Facebook.
VETERANS DAY EVENTS
Nov. 7 — Madison Elementary School third- and fourth-grade patriotic concert for the community and its veterans, 6 p.m., Madison Elementary School gymnasium, 43 Learners Lane, Madison, 207-696-3911.
Nov. 10 — Lakes Christian Fellowship commemorates Veterans Day, 11 a.m. service., 8 Station Road, Belgrade, all are welcome.
Nov. 10 — Leeds Historical Society’s Veterans Day service, 11:30 a.m., Veterans Memorial, town center, Leeds.
Nov. 11 — Prince of Peace Parish at Holy Family Church annual Veterans Day community prayer service, 6:30 p.m., 607 Sabattus St., nondenominational, all faiths and affiliations welcome, active soldiers urged to attend in uniform.
WEEK OF OCT. 5-11
Oct. 11 — Readfield Historical Society history walk, 10 a.m.-noon, Esker Trail along western perimeter of Quimby Bog, no fee or registration, meet by 10 a.m. at the trailhead, 73 North Road, parking available in RSU 38 bus lot, 207-441-9184, email@example.com.
Oct. 11 — Chicken Pie Supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Turner Center Universalist Church across from the Gazebo on Route 219.
Oct. 11 — Phillips Community of Christian Women annual chicken supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Phillips Elementary School, 1401 Rangeley Road, $8, $5 12 and under, to cook or volunteer, call Barb Gardiner 207-684-3394.
Oct. 11 — Reception for artist Melanie Barash Leavitt, 5-7 p.m. Gallery 302, 112 Main St., Bridgton, free, open to public, 207-647-2787, gallery302.com.
Oct. 11 –The Table at the Norway Grange Free Friday Fun Night, 1970s night, 6-8 p.m., 15 Whitman St., Norway, free, open to public, 207-461-3093 (leave a message), firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEEK OF OCT. 12-18
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. 12 — Belgrade Lakes Harvest Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. schedule, events, times on Facebook, Belgrade Lakes Maine Harvest Festival.
Oct. 12 — Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village annual Harvest Festival, 707 Shaker Road, (Route 26) 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., rain or shine, free barn tours, cider-pressing, more; two-hour nature walks at 10:30, registration suggested for nature walks, 207-926-4597, maineshakers.com/workshops.
Oct. 12 — Friends of the Belgrade Public Library coloring contest, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Community Center for All Seasons, Route 27, open to all elementary-age children, prizes in age groups, 207-495-2101.
Oct. 12 — Local musician Katherine Rhoda will sharing songs celebrating agriculture and rural life, 1:30 p.m., at Hiram Historical Society, Great Ossipee Museum, 20 Historical Ridge (off Main Street), Hiram Village. 207-615-4390.
Oct. 12 — Tulip planting by Yellow Tulip Project, beginning 2 p.m., Riverwalk at Head of Falls, Waterville, ends with 4 p.m. ceremony, Veterans Memorial park, free cocoa, cider.
Oct. 12 — Jim Mann, local artist and geologist, on Maine gemstone mining, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Gallery 302, 112 Main St., Bridgton, 207-647-2787, gallery302.com.
Oct. 12 — Rangeley Congregational Church turkey dinner, 5 p.m. until food gone, $8 a person, The Barn, High Street Rangeley, take-out orders available, 207-864-5966.
Oct. 12 — Minot United Methodist Church bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m. open to all, $7, $5 for children 7-12, under 7 free, Route 121 & Empire Road.
Oct. 12, 13 — Carrabassett Valley Public Library annual used book sale, pie and bake sale; book sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, Spruce Room, Sugarloaf Base Lodge; bake sale 9 a.m. until everything’s gone, library lobby, www.carrabassettvalley.org.
Oct. 12, 13 — Annual Sugarloaf Art Show, sponsored by UpCountry Artists, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, Sugarloaf Base Lodge, Carabassett Valley, free, open to public, www.upcountryartists.com.
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. 14 — Kennebec Retired Educators Association, 11 a.m., Bangor Savings Bank, 5 Senator Way, Augusta, 207-873-4447.
Oct. 15 — Mount Blue Area Garden Club, with guest UMF professor Ronald Butler, speaking about butterflies, public invited, social half-hour 12:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Farmington Falls Road, refreshments.
Oct. 15 — Paris Public Library’s multi-age Novel Idea Book Club, “The Secret Garden,” 6:30 p.m., Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square, 207-743-6994.
Oct. 15 — Tri-County Mental Health Services annual meeting, topic is community policing partnership, 7 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn Riverwatch, Auburn, email@example.com,l 207-344-1941.
Oct. 16 — Writers group, initial meeting 3:15 p.m., Dr. Shaw Memorial Library, 344 Pond Road, Mount Vernon, open to any writers interested in sharing work, 207-293-2954.
Oct. 16 — “Living, working and socializing in 19th Century Readfield,” by Dale Potter-Clark, 6:30-8 p.m, Maranacook High School, 2250 Millard Harrison Drive, frree for Marancook students enrolled in a Maine history class, $12.50 for others, register at 207-685-4923, or maranacook.maineadulted.org.
Oct. 16 — Ladies of St. Anne Sodality of Holy Family, Prince of Peace Parish, general membership, 6 p.m., parish hall, Halloween Bingo after short business meeting, bring rolls of paper towel, toilet paper, bars of soap for donation, 207-782-4516.
Oct. 16 — Canton Historical Society presents Capt. Jonathan Bratten, Maine Army National Guard, speaking on “Maine in World War I,” 6:30 p.m., 25 Turner St., Canton, free, open to public, handicapped accessible, 207-500-9893.
Oct. 17 — Death Talk-Augusta, an informal supportive discussion on death and dying, free, open to public, no RSVP required, 4-5:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Augusta Drew House, 6 Summer St. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 17 — Free community dinner, prepared by students of The Katahdin Program, Windham High School, 5-6 p.m., free, open to the public, Raymond Village Church, 27 Main St., email@example.com, 207-655-7749.
Oct. 17 — “Teen College Nights,” college night for teens and parents, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn, 207-333-6640, ext. 4.
Oct. 18 — University of Maine Cooperative Extension Oxford County officel fall open house, 2-6 p.m., free, open to public, 9 Olson Road, 207-743-6329, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 18 — The Table at the Norway Grange Free Friday Fun Night, free Bingo, 6-8 p.m., 15 Whitman St., Norway, free, open to public, 207-461-3093 (leave a message), email@example.com.
WEEK OF OCT. 19-25
Oct. 19 — Annual homeless veterans stand down, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. , VA Maine Healthcare Systems Togus campus, 1 VA Center, Building 201, resources for homeless veterans, all welcome, 207-623-8411 ext. 2992.
Oct. 19 — American Legion and Auxiliary celebrate 100th birthday, 1-3 p.m., Madison American Legion post hall, 20 S. Maple St., Madison; recognition of World War II veterans at 1:30 p.m., 207-635-2051 or 207-431-4903.
Oct. 19 — “An Enchanted Evening,” dinner dance to benefit the St. Maartin de Porres and St. Cahterine of Sienna residences, 5:30-10 p.m., Royal Oak Room, 1 Bates St., Lewiston, 207-577-5239.
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. 19 — Alden M. Gayton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 31 turkey supper, 5-6 p.m., 426 Washington St. North, $7, $4 children under 10, 207-783-6992.
Oct. 19 — Concert of 20th- and 21st-century music by composers from Maine and beyond, 7:30 p.m., Jewett Auditorium, University of Maine Augusta, 46 University Dr, Augusta, 877-862-1234.
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.
Oct. 20 — Solo theater performance of “Otto Frank” by Roger Guenveur Smith, 3 p.m., Michael Klahr Center, 46 University Drive, University of Maine, Augusta, 207-621-3531.
Oct. 20 — Author Mac Smith, “Mainers on the Titanic,” The Arts Center, 8 Hancock Ave., Hiram, free, open to public.
Oct. 22 — “Llistening session” for development of the 2021-25 State Plan on Aging. 1-3 p.m., public invited, particularly older adults, adults with physical disabilities, caregivers, pre-retirees, veterans, service providers, SeniorsPlus, 10 Falcon Road in Lewiston, RSVP required 207-795-4010, 1-800-427-1241.
Oct. 23 — “Llistening session” for development of the 2021-25 State Plan on Aging. 1-3 p.m., public invited, particularly older adults, adults with physical disabilities, caregivers, pre-retirees, veterans, service providers, Comfort Inn, 1022 U.S. Route 2, Wilton, RSVP required 207-795-4010, 1-800-427-1241.
Oct. 22 — Windham real estate broker Linda Griffin on “Understanding Antique Homes,” Hebron Historical Society, 7 p.m., free, open to public, town office, 351 Paris Road.
Oct. 24 — Author Mark Guerin, 6 p.m. Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, free, open to public, 207-725-1727, firstname.lastname@example.org, topshamlibrary.org.
Oct. 24 — Joni Harms concert, 7 p.m., sponsored by Raymond Arts Alliance, Raymond Vilalge Church, 27 Main St., Raymond, $10 suggested donation, www.raymondvillage library.org/raa-events.
WEEK OF OCT. 26-NOV. 1
Oct. 26 — Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association annual Youth Hunting Breakfast, 5:30-7:30 a.m., clubhouse, Skiway Road, Oquossoc, free for youth hunters, $5 donation asked of adults, Rangeleyoutdoors.org.
Oct 26 — Legion and Auxiliary members card-making session Make A Difference Day, 10 a.m.-noon, 20 South Maple St., Madison; open to all, free, 207-696-8289.
Oct. 26 — The Pickwick Club, Maine’s Dickens and other Victorian authors reading and discussion group, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Auburn Public Library, free, open to public, Joanne 207-583-6957, Alexis 207-779-8979.
Oct. 26 — Poland Historical Society walking tour of Highland Cemetery in West Poland, 1 p.m. free, open to public, comfortable walking shoes recommended, light refreshments at conclusion.
Oct. 26 — Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad annual fall business meeting, 1:30 p.m., Phillips Community House, Main Street, Phillips, open to all, www.srrl-rr.org.
Oct. 26 — Marine Mammals of Maine, a seal’s journey, 3:30 p.m., free, open to public, Dr. Shaw Library, 344 Pond Road, Mount Vernon, 207-293-2502.
Oct. 26 — Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., featuring Park Avenue Pickers at 4:30 p.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave., 207-782-3972.
Oct. 26 — Suede performs in Concerts for a Cause, 7:30 p.m., Brunswick Unitarian Universalist Church 1 Middle St., Brusnwick, suede.brownpapertickets.com, tickets also available at Gulf of Maine Books, 134 Maine St.
Oct. 27 — Free Community Vegetarian Meal, 4:30 p.m., Seventh Day Adventist Church, 106 Weston Road, Turner, limited space, call 207-674-0007 to register.
Oct. 28 — Blood drive, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., LA Metro Chamber office, 415 Lisbon St., Lewiston, go to www.redcrossblood.org/ and enter LAMETRO to register and choose appointment time.
Oct. 29 — Town of Paris, Salvation Army free coat pickup, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Town Office, 33 Market Square, South Paris, all are welcome to pick up a coat, regardless of town of residence.
Oct. 29 — Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine annual open house, 4-6 p.m., free, open to public, 199 Main St., Norway, www.crcofwm.org, 207-890-0329.
Oct. 29 — Author and educator Joan Dempsey, “This Is How It Begins,” 6:30 p.m., Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., Winthrop, 207-377-8673.
Oct. 31 — Norway Memorial Library volunteer training, 10-11:30 a.m., refreshments, RSVP 207-743-5309 ext. 1, www.norway.lib.me.us.
WEEK OF NOV. 2-8
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 — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16 Luck of the Draw Ticket Auction, 9 a.m., 50/50, door prizem $2 admission, kitchen will be open, 217 Waterville Road (U.S. Route 201).
Nov. 2 — Public baked bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m., American Legion Auxillary Post 86, 15 Lewiston Road, Gray.
Nov. 2– Battle of the Blends XXVI, 7:30 p.m., Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston, 207-333-3386.
Nov. 3 — Fun day for children with childhood congenital heart defects, their familis, free, RSVP required, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Kennebec Valley YMCA, 31 Union St., Augusa, register at Brittany.Whalen@heart.org, 207-289-2394.
Nov. 3 — Tinkergarten Fall Lantern Walk, free, regstration required, 4 p.m. North Street Playground, 151 North St., Waterville, tinkergarten.com/leaders/heather.katz, email@example.com.
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. 6 — Working the Workforce Seminar: Lewiston Adult Promise (LeAP) Collaborative, noon-1 p.m. LA Metro Chamber, 415 Lisbon St., free pre-registration required at www.LAMetroChamber.com, 207-783-2249.
Nov. 7 — Teen College Nights, FAFSA completion workshop, 6-7:30 p.m., Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn, 207-333-6640, ext. 4.
WEEK OF NOV.9-15
Nov. 10 — Peggy Yocom on the darker side of Grimm fairy tales, first Shiretown Bookers lecture of season, free, open to public, 1:30 p.m. North Dining Hall, Olsen Student Center, 111 South St., UMF, www.shiretownbookers.org.
Nov. 15, 16, — Third annual Central Maine Converge and Create Weekend, 12:30 to 5 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, free, open to public, Thomas College, Waterville, www.thomas.edu/create, 207-859-1159.
WEEK OF NOV. 16-22
Nov. 21 — Death Talk-Augusta, an informal supportive discussion on death and dying, free, open to public, no RSVP required, 4-5:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Augusta Drew House, 6 Summer St. firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEEK OF NOV. 23-29
Nov. 25 — Lewiston-Auburn College Franco-American reading series, featuring Suzanne Pelletier, poet and community supporter, reading from “Immigrant Dream” and “This Unheeded Eden,” 7 p.m., Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College of the University of Southern Maine on Westminster Street, Lewiston.
Nov. 28 — Turkey Trot 4 Hope, the Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine fundraiser, 1, 4-mile walks, run, Norway, free entry for SAD 17 elementary students, discount is sign up by Oct. 31, runsignup.com/Turkeytrot4hope.
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.
Nov. 28 — St. Catherine of Sienna Church free Thanksgiving dinner, noon, RSVP required, St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 32 Paris St., 207-743-2606.
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.
Feb. 24 — Lewiston-Auburn College Franco-American reading series, Steven Riel, editor-in-chief of the Franco-American literary e-journal “Résonance,” 7 p.m., Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College of the University of Southern Maine on Westminster Street, Lewiston.
March 23 — Lewiston-Auburn College Franco-American reading series, Ron Currie Jr. 7 p.m., Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College of the University of Southern Maine on Westminster Street, Lewiston.
April 27 — Lewiston-Auburn College Franco-American reading series David Vermette, “A Distinct Alien Race: The Untold Story of Franco-Americans,” 7 p.m., Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College of the University of Southern Maine on Westminster Street, Lewiston. www.thememoirnetwork.com or call 207-353-5454.
ONGOING EVENTS, or EVENTS THREE DAYS AND LONGER
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.
Oct. 5-19 — Waterville Public Library fall book sale, 9-10 a.m. Oct. 5 preview for an additional $5 fee, sales by donation, sale ongoing during library hours, 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 12, 19; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Oct. 7-10, Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 15-17; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 18; email@example.com, or call 207-872-5433.
Oct. 5-Nov. 10 — Paintings of Melanie Tornberg Table Rocks Art Center, 162 Main St., Bethel, www.tablerockartscenter.com.
Oct. 10-Nov. 6 — UMA Architecture students show, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, Charles Danforth Gallery, University of Maine at Augusta, Jewett Hall, 46 University Drive, Augusta.
Oct. 9-Nov. 8 — Exhibition of plein air works of Melanie Barash Leavitt, Gallery 302, 112 Main St., Bridgton, free, open to public, 207-647-2787, gallery302.com.
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. 12-18 — Community Little Theatre production of “Annie,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 24, 25, 26; 2 p.m. matinees Oct. 20, 27, www.laclt.com.
Oct. 15-Nov. 30 — “Art and the Land” exhibition, The Harlow, 100 Water St., Hallowell, harlowgallery.org/call-klt.
Oct. 16-20, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, free three-session workshop for those over 50 starting a business, USM Lewiston/Auburn Campus, 51 Westminster St., Lewiston, reserve a spot, newventuresmaine.org.
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
Nov. 1-3 — Come Home, Auburn Edward Little alumni event, hosted by city of Auburn and Auburn School Department, events at locations throughout city, www.auburn150.com.
Nov. 5-19 — 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, free three-session workshop for those over 50 starting a business, New Ventures Office, 108 Perham St., Suite 2, Farmington, reserve a spot, newventuresmaine.org.
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
Center for Wisdom’s Women French-speaking women;s group, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 97 Blake St. 207-513-3922, www.wisdomswomen.org.
The Table at Norway Grange, free community breakfasts, 8-9 a.m. Saturdays; Norway Grange Hall, 15 Whitman St.
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