“Winter’s Shadow,” 10:30 a.m., ChIME interfaith service. Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland.


Port City Jazz, 7 p.m., concert in celebration of Mardi Gras. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. Admission is $10, or $5 for students and seniors, children attend free.


Ash Wednesday, noon to 1 p.m., open for walk-ins of any denomination to receive ashes. At 7 p.m., there will be a service with ashes and Holy Communion. St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, 515 Woodford St., Rosemont corner, Portland.

Meditative Walk, 4 to 7:30 p.m., using the indoor Chartre-style labyrinth. Allow about 30 minutes. Trinity Episcopal, 580 Forest Ave., rear entrance, Portland. All are welcome. Call 772-7421 for more information.

Ash Wednesday service, 6 p.m., non-denominational and open to all. Christ Church, 6 Dane Street, Kennebunk.


Clothing Swap Shop, 9 a.m. to noon. Elm Street United Methodist Church, South Portland.

Healing Mass, 2 p.m., with teaching on generational healing, led by the Rev. John Bacevicius, OFM, at the Franciscan Monastery, 20 Beach Ave., Kennebunkport.


Two Ancient Paths seminars will be held in March. The first is March 1-3 and the second is March 30-31, both at Royal Ridge Church of God, Scarborough. Cost is $55 per person for individuals or $45 with early registration; $99 for married couples or $85 with early registration. Early registration deadline is Friday. For more information, visit or call seminar coordinator Pastor Frank Siciliano at 807-5443.