Community Calendar

MAY 1: Machias Area Job Fair from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Lee/Pellon Events Center, Main Street, Machias. No cost event. To reserve a table call Dodie at 255-1933.

MAY 4: Relay for Life Yard Sale, Alma’s Dream Team from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Little Ridge Hall. Rain or Shine.

MAY 4: Free prenatal class in the CRH Classroom from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bring a pillow and a blanket.

MAY 5:  12th Annual MVHS Cruisin’ To Graduation Car Show, 320 Manktown Road in Waldoboro. Gate open at 8am-Exhibitors, 10am- public. Over 30 trophy classes. 400 vehicles expected. FMI: 542-0848.

MAY 6:  The St. Croix Historical Society will have their Monthly meeting at the Holmestead, 527 Main Street, Calais. There will be a short program on the “Fate of some of the Sailing Ships built in Calais.” Followed by light refreshments.

MAY 7: Free blood pressure clinic at the Woodland Manor  at 9:00 a.m. Sponsored by CRH Home Health. FMI contact Dolly at 454-7200.

MAY 7: Washington County: One Community is initiating a public discussion to look at how we can improve our region’s food infrastructure. Join us at Princeton Elementary School from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

MAY 8: Calais Middle/High School Annual Spring Concert featuring grades 7-12 concert band and chorus and high school jazz combo. Proceeds to benefit summer music studies. See our ad!

MAY 8: Reading Group: “The Finkler Question” by Howard Jacobson at 5:30 p.m. (US) at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St. For more information, call 454-1110

MAY 9: Immaculate Conception Church Supper from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at church hall, 31 Calais Avenue. Old fashioned turkey dinner, potatoes, veggies, rolls, pies, beverages. Take outs available.

MAY 9: The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting a FREE workshop entitled Essentials of College Planning for adults 19 & over at the Machias CareerCenter, 53 Prescott Drive, Suite 1 at 10 a.m. To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703 or visit us on the web at

MAY 9: Washington County: One Community is initiating a public discussion to look at how we can improve our region’s food infrastructure. Join us at Shead High School’s Band Room in Eastport from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

MAY 9: Caring Connections Support Groups - Support and Education Support Group for women diagnosed with breast cancer in Mona Van Wart’s office in CRH from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. FMI 454-3906 or 454-2006.

MAY 11: Look Good, Feel Better Group Sessions at CRH classroom from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. FMI and to register contact Mona at 207-454-3906.

MAY 13: Diabetic Education and Support group at Eastport Healthcare at 6:00 p.m. Sponsored by CRH. FMI contact Shelly at 454-7608.

MAY 13: Diabetic Education and Support group at CRH health Services Building “Old Facility” at 6:00 p.m. Sponsored by CRH. FMI contact Shelly at 454-7608.

MAY 15: St. Croix Valley Int’l Garden Club invites you to join them on a Garden Tour. Meet at 11:00 am in Orono at the Lyle Littlefield Ornamental Gardens, UMO. The tour will continue on to the Garden of Lisa Colburn author of “The Maine Garden Journal”. Bring a picnic lunch.

MAY 29: Seniority Breakfast Club will meet at 7:00 a.m. at the Wickachee, followed by a walk on the Calais Waterfront Walkway.


-Month of April: Calais Middle / High School Spring Art Show will be located in the Calais Free Library Art Gallery for the entire month of April. Gallery is open during regular library hours. FMI call 454-2758.

-Wednesdays: AL-ANON meets at 6:30 p.m. in the old Calais Hospital basement.

-Fridays: Caregiver Support group at Machias Veterans’ Home meets first Friday of every month at 2:00 p.m. Contact Lisa at 255-0162 FMI. 

-Mondays - Weekly computer tutorials beginning at Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open and free to all.

-Saturdays: Shape-Note singing at the Cobscook Community Learning Center, first Saturday of every month from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Potluck supper after. All levels of experience welcome.

-3rd Saturday of Each Month: Calais Chapter of the American Sewing Guild meets at the Second Baptist Church, Church Street, Calais at 10:00 a.m. FMI call Irene at 454-2422.

1st Thursday of the Month: WCDA will meet at the Machias CareerCenter and by video-conference at WCCC President’s Conference Room from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

1st Monday of the Month: Caregiver Support Group meets at the Maine Seacoast Mission in Cherryfield at 2:00 p.m. Contact number is 546-4456.

Mondays and Wednesdays in March: Spring Yoga classes at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church. Monday at 10:00 a.m., no charge. Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m., $3 fee. Questions? Call 454-7341.