Community Calendar

JUNE 11: Book Group discussion, “Prodigal Summer” by Barbara Kingsolver at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St.  beginning at 5:30 p.m. FMI call 454-1110. 

JUNE 11: Wednesday Morning knitters at 10:30 a.m. at the Calais Free Library.

JUNE 12: June Supper at  Immaculate Conception Church from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Baked ham etc.

JUNE 12: Lumber River Quartet at 2nd Baptist Church, Calais, ME at 6:30 p.m. est.

JUNE 13: Calais Celtic Concerts presents Ashelin at WCCC at 7:00 p.m. US.

JUNE 15: Bay of Fundy International Marathon and 10K. Only marathon spanning on the East Coast spanning both the US and Canada. Registration open at

JUNE 15: Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra, First Congregational Church, Calais Ave., beginning 3 p.m. Sponsored by Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition.

JUNE 15: Outdoor Soils Class with Mark Fulford at 187 US Rte 1, Robbinston, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Rain date June 22. Bring lunch and bug repellent. For info, call 454-3364.

JUNE 17: “Music on the Green” featuring “Even Keel” beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Triangle Park. Sponsored by Down East Credit Union and Down East Insurance Agency. 

JUNE 18: The Book Lovers’ Cafe at 10:30 a.m. at the Calais Free Library.

JUNE 18: The St. Croix Valley International Garden Club will meet at The Dam, Number 35, Route 1, Robbinston at noon. Garden Tea Party.

JUNE 18: Mary Potterton Memorial Concert at Lubec Congregational Church at 7:30 p.m. Featuring Richard McIntyre on organ and John Newell on piano.

JUNE 19: Calais United Methodist Church Supper, 849 Main Street, Calais at 5:00 p.m. Baked beans, casseroles, pies etc.

JUNE 21: “Get Mugged in Downtown Calais”, a downtown restaurant promotion. Mugs available for sale at Just South of the Border and Boston Shoe Store. Sponsored by Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition.

JUNE 23: When Maine was California: How earthquakes and volcanoes made the Maine we know now presentation at the school building on Water St., in Grand Lake Stream at 6:30 p.m.

JUNE 25: Wednesday Morning knitters at 10:30 a.m. at the Calais Free Library.

JUNE 26: The Last Great Walk - Book Discussion with Wayne Curtis at GLS Historical Society on Milford Road, GLS at 7:00 p.m.

JUNE 28: Junk in the Trunk, yard sale from trunk of vehicle. Main St. parking lots. RSVP 454-0573. Sponsored by Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition. 

JUNE 28: Semi-Annual Lioness yard sale from 8:00 a.m. to noon behind Bank of Maine.

JULY 4: Lubec Woman’s Club Scholarship Yard Sale at the Lubec Consolidated School from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Benefits scholarship fund.


-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. 

-Fridays: Free Film Fridays at the Calais Free Library every Friday at 6:30 P.M. Eastern.  Please call the library at 454-2758 to find you what’s showing next.

Fridays - Wiggles and Giggles at the Calais Free Library 10: 30 a.m.  Babies, toddlers, and caregivers are welcome. May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20 and June 27.  

-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.

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.

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.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs.  Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.  800-431-1754 or

ADDICTION COUNSELING: Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family.  Call today for free screenings or referrals.   800-431-1754

THROUGH June 26: The Very Ready Reading Program at The Calais Free Library. Thursdays from 6 to 7 P.M. Dates scheduled: June 19, June 26. This program introduces reading readiness skills; promotes positive social interaction; and is geared toward 4 and 5 year olds  preparing to go to preschool and to kindergarten.   Join us for all the learning and the fun! Light refreshments will be served.  Please call us at 454-2758 to sign up.