Today

Grandma’s Attic Sale, 8 a.m. to noon, People’s United Methodist Church Depot Street, Union.

Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Unity Church of Greater Portland, 54 River Road, Windham.

Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with annual Blueberry Gala and silent auction, West Gorham Union Church, Route 25, Gorham.

Preservation Auction to benefit First Congregational Church, New Gloucester, 10 a.m. with preview from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at Shady Lane Farm, 97 Cobb’s Bridge Road, New Gloucester.

Deacon ordination, 11 a.m., Allen Ryan and Michael Cupoli III will be ordained by the Rt. Rev. Brian Marsh at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 279 Congress St., Portland.

“The Secret of Peace and Joy,” 2:45 to 5:15 p.m., with Swami Tyagananda, a monk of the Ramakrishna Order and Hindu chaplain at MIT and Harvard. Donation. Sadhana, the Meditation Center; 100 Brickhill Ave, South Portland.

Sunday

Worship on Willard, 8 a.m., on the beach near the snack shack. Park in the public lot on Willow Street, South Portland. For details, call Peoples United Methodist Church at 799-6814 or visit www.peoplesumc.com.

Gnostic Mass, noon, Abrahadabra Oasis, 991 Forest Ave., Suite 203, Portland. For information visit www.abrahadabra-oto.org.

Ancient Order of Hibernians, 1 p.m., 11th annual outdoor Mass at Western Cemetery, Danforth and Vaughan streets, Portland, celebrating the dedication of the Memorial Stone that honors the early Catholic and Irish immigrants from the circa 1840 who are buried at the cemetery. A reception follows at St. Patrick’s Church, Congress Street, Portland. The church is also the rain location for the Mass.

Annual service, 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ken Weldon, service and refreshments followed by business meeting and preservation efforts discussion. Old Corner Church, Federal Street and West Road, South Waterboro. A ramp will be installed for easier access. For more information, call Maureen at 247-3784.

Meditative Kirtan with Wah!, international chanting sensation, 4 p.m., at Sadhana Meditation Center; 100 Brickhill Ave., South Portland. Tickets are $35 at www.SadhanaMe.com.

“Haiti Today: The Main Challenges and Reasons for Hope,” 7 p.m., with guest Gerard Latortue, the former Prime Minister of Haiti. Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh, 76 Noyes St., Portland.

Thursday

“Religion in the Axial Age,” lecture and discussion, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Abrahadabra Oasis, 991 Forest Ave., Suite 203, Portland.

Saturday

Care’ n Share song circle, summer coffee house featuring singer Betsy Duane, 7 p.m., Blue Point Congregational Church, 236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. There will be a donation of $4 at the door and refreshments will be available.