Community Calendar

APRIL 4: Contemporary Gospel Christian Concert at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Eastport from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Event is free.

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 @ your library.

APRIL 5: Haiku poetry workshop by Catherine J. S. Lee at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St., beginning at 1 p.m. FMI call 454-1110.

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 5: Breakfast at the Parish Hall in Dennysville from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Pancakes, eggs, bacon etc.

APRIL 5: A group of local fourth grade boys will be holding a bottle drive in Calais.  Monies raised will go to the Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry to help with its fundraising efforts for a much needed expansion.  If you have any bottles or cans to donate to their cause, please call Lea at 454-3149.  The boys thank you for your support!

APRIL 6: The Sunrise County Food Alliance will hold their monthly meeting from 1-4 p.m. at the Hillgrove Community Center in Whitneyville. Everyone interested in local food welcome.

APRIL 6: Bingo at Baileyville Odd Fellows’ Hall – doors open at 11 am for lunch; games begin at 1 pm

APRIL 7: The monthly meeting of the Historical Society will be held at the Holmestead at 7:00 P.M. There will be a business meeting and an election of officers. Jerry LaPointe will present a program on churches in the St Croix Valley.  There will be refreshments.

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 11: George Magoon and the Down East Game War, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Grand Lake Stream, School Building, Water Street. Join Downeast Lakes Land Trust to welcome Ian Jesse discussing Edward Ives’ book, George Magoon and the Down East War Game.

APRIL 14: The 5th grade - High School Recital has been rescheduled.  6:30 PM at the Calais Elementary School Gym.

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

APRIL 14: The Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will meet in the EMA Conference room at 28 Center Street in Machias at 6:30 PM.For further information contact Mike Hinerman at 255-3931 or 263-5990. 

APRIL 16: Hunger Games Benefit Dinner. Dinner served promptly at 6:00 p.m. at Calais High School. All proceeds to benefit the Food Pantry 

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

APRIL 20: Easter Breakfast at Baileyville Odd Fellows’ Hall – 7 – 9:30 am


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 and needed.

-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 for more information.

-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.

-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 @ the Calais Free LibrarySix Saturdays Starting March 1, 2014, 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.  Meet new friends.  Discover new stories. Make fun stuff. March 1, March 8, March 15, 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

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.