Community Calendar

DURING APRIL: Poetry month celebration at Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville.

APRIL 19: Stage East Improvisation Workshop with John Morton from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Eastport Arts Center.

APRIL 19: Calais United Methodist Church Supper, 849 Main Street, at 5 p.m. Baked Beans, casseroles, homemade pies, rolls, tea and coffee.

APRIL 20: 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.

APRIL 20: Soup and Poetry Night at the Calais Free Library from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

APRIL 21: Free Machias Earth Day Celebration at the Performing Arts Center at the University of Maine at Machias from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. featuring a lecture by climate scientist Dr. David Goodrich, a showing of “A Plastic Ocean”, a short documentary about plastic waste in oceans, and local experts discussing the health of the Gulf of Maine. For more information, or

APRIL 21: Family yoga for kids of all ages and caregiver at Peaceful Postures, North St., Calais at 10 a.m.

APRIL 21: Spring Meeting for the Washington County Association of Congregational Churches (WCACC) at Perry Congregational Church at 9 a.m. with coffee before.

APRIL 21: Sid Whelan (blues-inspired Americana guitarist and songwriter) in concert at 7 p.m. at the Eastport Arts Center.

APRIL 21: Spring Meeting for the Washington County Association of Congregational Churches (WCACC) - Perry Congregational Church at 9 a.m. with coffee before and lunch at noon.

APRIL 21: Italian dinner at the Dennysville Parish Hall at 5 p.m. Spaghetti, meatballs, lasagna, mac & cheese, casseroles, etc.

APRIL 21: Benefit spaghetti supper and Chinese raffle with live music for Ralph Flood at the Alexander Elem. School from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

APRIL 21 & 28: Literacy Volunteers Tutor Training at the Calais Free Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

APRIL 21 & 28: Stage East auditions for summer production of Our American Cousin at the Eastport Arts Center at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

APRIL 22: Sunday Afternoons at the Eastport Arts Center presents Mark DeVoto on Beethoven’s Fidelio at 3 p.m.

APRIL 23: Suicide awareness and anti-bullying event at W.C.C.C. with guest speaker Kelly Ela, veteran and suicide prevention outreach specialist. Free, refreshments served. 6 p.m. in St. Croix Hall.

APRIL 24: Irish Songs from the Logging Camps of Maine by Sara Grey and Brian Miller at the Eastport Arts Center at 7 p.m.

APRIL 24: Dennys River Historical  Society’s regular meeting at 7 p.m., at the Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville.  For more information please call 726-3905, or contact the Historical Society at  

APRIL 25: Honor our hometown heroes event at Alexander Grange, Cooper Road. Five hometown heroes will be recognized. All are welcomed. Starts at 6 p.m. FMI Len 454-8733.

APRIL 26: Anchor Lodge No. 41 Knights of Pythias meeting at the Eastport Youth Center. Doors unlock at 6 p.m. for members.

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

APRIL 28: Annual Moosehorn Amphibian Walk from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Guided walk to find frogs, salamanders, and aquatic insects. Wear boots and bring a flashlight. Meet at Moosehorn HQ.

APRIL 28: Soils and gardens class with Mark Fulford. Sponsored by Sunrise County Food Allianceat WCCC Calais from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Info:454-3364. Bring lunch, no charge.

APRIL 28: Second Baptist Church Children’s Choir Presents Treasure Island 6 p.m. 21 Church Street Calais. FMI contact Pam at 454-4433.


MAY 1: High School Jazz Night featuring Calais and Shead performers at the Eastport Arts Center at 7 p.m.

MAY 4: Riverside Rebekah food sale at Baileyville Food Mart from 9 a.m. to noon.

MAY 6: MLB Jr. Home Run Derby in Calais at 11 a.m.  A free, fun event for all area boys & girls ages 14 and under.  FMI, email Matt Vinson at or send a Facebook message to Calais-Area Fall Baseball. 

MAY 7: Girl Scouts of Maine will host a Discover Girl Scout event at the Calais Elementary School at 6 p.m. This brings girls together in grades kindergarten through 3rd and their caregivers and allow them to discover why girl scouting is important. FMI 888-922-4763.

MAY 11: Matt Linton concert at 6:30 p.m. at the Second Baptist Church 21, Church Street Calais. FMI contact Pam at 454-4433.

MAY 25: Road toll to benefit Riverside Rebekah Scholarship Fund from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of the Legion Hall.

MAY 25: Matt Linton Concert at 6:30 p.m. at Peoples Untied Methodist Church in Baileyville. FMI contact John at 214-5015.