Community Calendar

MARCH 19: Book Group discussion, “Winter’s Tale” by Mark Helprin (second half) at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St.  beginning at 5:30 p.m. FMI call 454-1110.

MARCH 19: Diabetic education and support group will meet at CRH services building, old facility, at 6:00 p.m. FMI call 454-7608.

MARCH 20:  Calais United Methodist Church Supper, 849 Main St., Calais at 5:00 p.m. Baked beans, casseroles, etc.

MARCH 21: Wiggles and Giggles at the Calais Free Library, Fridays 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. :Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and caregivers are all welcome.

MARCH 21: Free Film Fridays at the Calais Free Library starting at 6:30 p.m.: for more information, please call 454-2758.  Hope you can join us!

MARCH 22: Baring Baptist Church is having a free concert at 2:00 p.m. featuring “The Founded Trio.” All are welcome.

MARCH 22: Annual Meeting of the Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville - 10 a.m. to noon - public attendance and input welcome.

MARCH 22: Valley Gospel Singers will perform at the Second Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. Traditional, country and southern gospel music.

MARCH 22: Art Reception from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Calais Free Library: Drawings and Paintings by Susan Lehnen.

MARCH 22:   Saturday Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration at the Calais Free Library! Stop in anytime between 12 noon and 3 p.m. to join us for games, crafts, tattoos, face painting, birthday cake and more!

MARCH 22: Soils class, with Mark Fulford, 9a.m. to 5p.m., WCCC, Calais. Bring your lunch. Donation $1-$20. Sponsored by Sunrise County Food Alliance. For information, call 454-3364.

MARCH 24: Lenten Soup & Sermon - Pembroke Methodist Church - Noon - sponsored by Greater Eastport Ecumenical Churches Association.

MARCH 24: K-4 lesson recital at Calais Elem. School at 6:30 p.m.

MARCH 25: Annual CHS Band Spaghetti Supper from 4:30 p.m. yo 6:00 p.m. at the Calais Congregational Church. Chinese raffle!

MARCH 26: Wednesday Morning Knitters at the Calais Free Library 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  F.M.I. call 454-2758.

MARCH 26: There will be a free Better Business Bureau Scams and Frauds informational presentation by BBB Community Outreach Specialist Amy Schram at the Pembroke Library 221 Old County Rd. in Pembroke, Maine at 4pm.  All interested encouraged to attend and bring questions. FMI please call 207-726-4745.

MARCH 26: Seniority breakfast club at the Wickachee Restaurant at 7:00 a.m.

MARCH 27: Machias Area Job Fair at the Lee-Pellon Event Center from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

MARCH 28: Free Film Fridays at the Calais Free Library starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call 454-2758.  Hope you can join us!

MARCH 29: Story Time Saturday at the Calais Free Library starting at 11:15 a.m.  This program is geared for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and first graders.  Sing, move, listen, and create at your library.

MARCH 29: The Downeast Amateur Astronomers will hold their monthly meeting at 7pm at Charlie Sawyer’s Downeast Observatory at 356 Old County Rd. Pembroke, ME.  The meeting is open to the public.  For more info please call 214-5706.

MARCH 31: Lenten Soup & Sermon - Perry Congregational Church - Noon - sponsored by Greater Eastport Ecumenical Churches Association.

MARCH 31: Gr. 5-12 music lesson recital at Calais Elem. School at 6:30 p.m.

APRIL 5: Story Time Saturday at the Calais Free Library starting at 11:15 a.m.  This program is geared for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and first graders.  Sing, move, listen, and create at your library.

APRIL 5: Talent show at Charlotte Elementary School at 1:00 p.m. RSVP by March 28 to be entered. Contact Andrea at 454-0975.

APRIL 7: The first meeting of the St. Croic Historic Society for 2014 will be held.

APRIL 7: Lenten Soup & Sermon - Blakey Methodist Church - Noon - sponsored by Greater Eastport Ecumenical Churches Association (GEECA).

APRIL 9: Book Group discussion, “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St.  beginning at 5:30 p.m. FMI call 454-1110.

APRIL 14: Lenten Soup & Sermon - St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (St. Catherine’s Room) - Noon - sponsored by Greater Eastport Ecumenical Churches Association (GEECA)

APRIL 17: Calais Area Job Fair at WCCC gymnasium from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ONGOING: 

Meets once a week in Machias: Downeast Sexual Assault Services offers a self-help support group to sexual assault survivors. No cost. FMI call 1-800-492-5550, ext. 258.

-2nd, 4th and 5th Monday: Every month at 7:00 p.m. the Monday Night Music Circle at CCLC. Bring an instrument or come and listen!

-Tuesdays & Thursdays: Piano and music lessons with John Newell at CCLC. FMI call 207-733-2233.

-First Tuesday of every month: Death Cafe at CCLC. Understanding of death and wonder of life. Light refreshments. FMI call 207-733-4844.

-Tuesdays: TOPS 256 meets at the United Methodist Church from 4:30 p.m to 6:00 p.m. Members are welcome.

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

-Wednesdays: Centering Prayer Interfaith Group meets at Calais United Methodist Church at 6:00 p.m. A few minutes of thoughtful prayer and meditation every week. Call 454-3926 FMI.

-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.

-Saturdays: Outdoor Adventure Club at the CCLC from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For youth age 8-12, all skill levels. FMI call 207-733-2233.

-Saturdays: Story Times at the Calais Free Library Six Saturdays Starting March 1, 11:15 am to 12 noon.Preschoolers, kindergarteners, and first graders are all invited to join us as we read, play, sing, move, and create.  March 22, March 29, April 5.

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.

1st Friday of every Month: Foster/Adoptive/Kinship support group meeting at the Rose M. Gaffney Elem. School in Machias from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. RSVP required, contact Mindy Cane (CHCS) at 263-2014 or email MKane@chcs-me.org.

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

Thursdays: (when school in session) at the Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville -  cursive writing practice, homework help, and general literacy workshops after school (bus drop-off permission protocol necessary and parental pick up) - 2 to 5 p.m.