Community Calendar

MARCH 22: Anchor Lodge No. 41 Knights of Pythias will meet at the Eastport Youth Center. Doors unlocked at 6 p.m. for members.

MARCH 22: UMaine Jazz Ensemble in concert at 6 :30 p.m. at the Eastport Arts Center.

MARCH 23: Coffee House at the Calais Free Library from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

MARCH 23: Calais Area Breast Cancer Support Group will be meeting at 3 p.m. in the downstairs parlor at the Calais United Methodist Church, 849 Main St., Calais.  This free “gathering” is a comforting and safe environment to find encouragement and hope.  Open to all that have a breast cancer diagnosis.  FMI call Marianne at 454-0501.

MARCH 24: Free Easter dinner at Second Baptist Church. Takeouts available. 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. or until food is gone. For more information, call the Gibsons at 454-8649.

MARCH 24: Annual Easter Egg hunt at the Princeton Fire Department from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Snacks available.

MARCH 24: Grampie Bill’s Place 2nd Annual Free Easter Dinner at the Second Baptist Church in Calais from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. or until the food is gone.

MARCH 24: Youth Art Month Exhibit Opening Reception at the Eastport Arts Center from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Features artwork from 15 area schools.

MARCH 24: Farm Fair Coffee House at the Pembroke Elem. School from 6. to 9 p.m.

MARCH 24: 4th Saturday Open Mic at the Eastport Arts Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

MARCH 25: Sunrise County Farmers’ Market (Calais and Eastport) annual meeting at the First Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 21 Calais Avenue, Calais from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. New members welcome. Potluck following. FMI call 454-3364.

MARCH 25: Sunday Afternoons at the Eastport Arts Center presents Yearning to Breath Free: The Immigrant Experience by David Greenham.

MARCH 25: Documentary Film: Who Made You in America, made by Alan Kryszak and the Downeast Documentary class from University of Maine at Machias at 6 p.m. at the Eastport Arts Center. Screening will be followed by Q&A with some of the interviewees and filmmakers. 

MARCH 25: Celtic Concert: Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher at the Eastport Arts Center at 7 p.m.

MARCH 27: Dennys River Historical Society discussion of Passamaquoddies on the Dennys River with guest Donald Soctomah at the Hansom House (previously Lincoln House), Rte. 86, Dennysville at 7 p.m.  Info: 726-3905

MARCH 29: Legal issues regarding substance use in the workplace, presented by Drummond Woodsum Law - FREE workshop for employers from 9 a.m. to noon at UMM, Science 102, also video conferencing available in the WCCC assembly room in Calais. Register: 207-255-0983.

MARCH 31: Dr. Seuss Birthday Party at the Calais Free Library from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

MARCH 31: Celtic Concert: Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher at the Eastport Arts Center at 7 p.m.

MARCH 31: Local Food Map-A-Thon at WCCC from 9 a.m. to noon. Create or improve your food atlas profile, bring photos, ideas! FMI or register: Regina 255-3741 or Judy 454-0465.

APRIL 1: 2nd annual Dunkin Donuts Easter egg hunt, Triangle Park in Calais at 1 p.m. Bring your own basket. 

APRIL 5: Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra rehearsals from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Eastport Arts Center.

APRIL 6: Riverside Rebekah food sale at Baileyville Food Mart from 9 a.m. to noon.

APRIL 7: The next meeting of the Washington County Gem and Minerals Society will be held on at the Pembroke Library from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

APRIL 7: James and Starla Dean in concert at the Second Baptist Church in Calais at 6:30 p.m. Concert followed by food and fellowship. FMI 454-4433.

APRIL 8: Sunday Afternoons at the Eastport Arts Center present Skits and discussion with Children’s Theater Workshop.

APRIL 9: The annual Hunger Games dinner will be at 6  p.m. in the high school cafe.  All money raised benefits the Ecumenical Food Pantry.  Contact Lori Ellis at CHS for more info.

APRIL 11: RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH 14 - 50th Anniversary Tribute, The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem Sing of the Sea - songs from the most influential sea music recording performed by members of “From Away Downeast” at the Pembroke Library at 6:30 p.m. 

APRIL 13, 14, 15: Feline Spay/Neuter/Wellness Clinic at the Calais Recreation Center sponsored by PAWS Brave Hearts, CSNC and The Cleo Fund for income-qualified families in Washington County.  Call CSNC at 721-8395 to get your cats and kittens scheduled.

APRIL 15: Sunday Afternoons at the Eastport Arts Center presents “Sailing to the End of the World: Tales from South America and the Antarctic by Jerry and David Oja” at 3 p.m.

APRIL 27: Tim Sample will be performing at Edmunds School to raise funds for the playground. Show is “family-friendly” and begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets on sale at the school, at the Pembroke Irving, or the Olde Boston Shoe Store in Calais.

 

Monday

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

-Irene Chadbourne food pantry open 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed holidays.

-TOPS 228 Baileyville meets at 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at People’s United Methodist Church, Baileyville. Corner of Third and Summit Street.

-Zumba, dance-based fitness is being offered at St. Anne’s Church in Calais at 8:30 a.m. All levels welcome. 

-Are you affected by a loved one’s drinking? AL-ANON meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church. 

-Calais Community Cafe is serving lunch at noon at 72 Palmer Lane, Calais. For reservations call 454-2215.

 

Tuesday

-Chair Drumming at St. Anne’s Church in Calais at 9 a.m.

-International Dance at Eastport Arts Center, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. All are welcome to explore world dance traditions. Greek, Romanian, Bulgarian, Israeli music and more. Info: eastportartscenter.org.

-Last Tuesday of each month the Dennys River Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m.


Wednesday

-St. Croix International Quilter’s Guild meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Methodist Homes Rec. Center at 6 p.m. New members welcome. 

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

-St. Croix Valley International Garden Club meets April to January, third Wednesday afternoon of the month.  Activities include garden tours, demonstrations, speakers and tips. FMI  Anne (506) 466-6637 or email us at SCVIGC@yahoo.com.

-Are you affected by a loved one’s drinking? AL-ANON meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m at West Lubec Methodist Church.

-Eastern Area on Aging will be offering exercise classes on Wednesdays for $4 with healthy snack included at 72 Palmer Street in Calais at 10 a.m. For more info call 454-2215. 

-Calais Community Cafe is serving lunch at noon at 72 Palmer Lane, Calais. For reservations call 454-2215.

-Ecstatic Dance at Eastport Arts Center, Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. All are invited; the group’s motto is: “dance to release stress, and not to impress.” Info: Robin, (207) 853-9211 or coastalmephotography@gmail.com

-Wednesday Weavers at the Calais Free Library from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

-Lego Robotics after school activity at the Eastport Arts Cetner from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 14 through April 11, for ages 9 to 14. Learn how to build & program robots, using creativity and teamwork!