Community Calendar

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: Calais Class of 2016 2nd Annual Mother’s Day Craft and Food Sale at Calais Elem. School at 9:00 a.m.

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 12: Mother’s Day Breakfast at Odd Fellows’ Hall, Hillside St., Baileyville from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140. See our ad!

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 Int’t. Quilters will be meeting at the Calais Methodist Homes Rec. Center at 6pm.  Program will be Dresden Plate with Joanne Spencer.  Refreshments will be served.  Public welcome.

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 16: Spring Pot Luck Supper at Christ Episcopal Church, Key St., Eastport at 5:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share! Public invited.

MAY 16: Calais United Methodist Church Supper at 5:00 p.m. Baked beans, casseroles etc. 454-3926.

MAY 18: Bean supper at West Lubec Methodist Church at 5:00 p.m.

MAY 18: Fiddlers’ Showcase and family dance to benefit Maine Fiddle Camp, a non-profit organization, at Machias Grange Hall, 1 Elm Street, Machias. Begins at 6:00 p.m.

MAY 18: Meeting of the Washington County historical and genealogical society at the Emergency Management Room in Machias at 1:00 p.m.

MAY 20: Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at the Lubec Fire Station at 6:00 p.m. FMI contact Mike at 255-3931 or 263-5990.

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.

3rd Wednesday of Each Month: St. Croix International Quilters Gulid meets at the Methodist Homes Rec Center, 6 p.m. New members welcome.