Mother’s Day Plant Sale, 7 to 11 a.m., Tere Porter’s parking lot, next to Rite Aid, Oxford. To benefit His Place Teen Center. For details, call 743-9503 or visit

Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Lepage Conference Center, 99 Campus Ave., Lewiston. To benefit the St. Boniface Foundation, Pwoje Espwa, in Haiti. 


Yom Ha’atzmaut Community Celebration in recognition of Israel’s 63rd Independence Day, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Temple Beth-El, 400 Deering Ave., Portland. With music by Jon Nelson of Yom Hadash, dancing, crafts, food and cake. The event is open to all. 


Bake sale, to benefit Loaves & Fishes, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon May 14; Sabattus Regional Credit Union, corner of Center and Sabattus roads, Sabattus. Call Sister Lucille Fournier at 375-8399 for more information. 


World Fair Trade Day, 4 to 8 p.m., Standish Congregational Church, 5 Oak Hill Road. With selection of items by artisans from around the world. Visit for more information.

“The Rise and Fall of the Evening News,” 7 p.m., Etz Chaim Synagogue, 267 Congress St., Portland. Shabbat service with guest speaker retired ABC News producer Peter Imber. An Oneg will follow, along with an informal Q&A with the speaker. For more information, call Steven Brinn at 799-6100. 

May 14

Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Clark Memorial United Methodist Church, Forest and Pleasant avenues, Portland.

Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 179 Ridgeland Ave., South Portland.

Electronics recycling event, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Windham Mall at Veterans Memorial Drive, next to Friendly’s. Sponsored by Windham Hill United Church of Christ to benefit church restoration. Items to be recycled include TV sets, computer monitors and CPUs, cordless phones, VCRs, DVDs and audio equipment. No household appliances will be accepted.

“The Work” by Byron Katie, 6:30 to 8 p.m., series of classes continuing May 19 and 26 and June 2. Jen Deraspe is the facilitator. There is a $20 fee for the first class, with offerings taken at the other sessions. Unity Church of Greater Portland, 54 River Road, Windham. For more information, visit or call 893-1233.

Monthly Social, 6 to 8 p.m., Abrahadabra Oasis, 991 Forest Ave., Suite 203, Portland. Visit for details. 


New England Creation Conference, held during the last three weekends in May, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 771 Lewiston Road, Topsham. Visit or call 751-3416.