Saturday

“Run for Our School,” with a free fun run for ages 9 and younger at 8:30 a.m. and a 5K at 9 a.m. St. Thomas School, 69 North Ave., Sanford.

All fees and donations will benefit the school. For details or to register go to http://www.saintthomassanford.org/5Krun/5krun.aspx.

Clothing swap shop closet, 9 a.m. to noon, Elm Street United Methodist Church, 168 Elm St., South Portland. Free. Volunteers and donations are welcome.

 

Sunday

ChIME interfaith service, 10:30 a.m., at Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland.

Benefit concert with optional preconcert dinner to aid Luc Mpangaje through the Safe Harbor Legal Assistance Fund. Mpangaje fled Burundi and lived in Portland before moving to Texas. He hopes to bring his family to Texas and Maine in early 2013.

The dinner is at 5:30 p.m. and is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.

Concert tickets are $10 and are free for children under 12. The event will be held at First Parish Unitarian Universalist, 425 Congress St., Portland, For more information, go to firstparishportland.org or call 773-5747.

Celebrating Marriage Equality, 5:30 p.m., interfaith service followed by reception. First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn. Call 783-0461 for more information.

Taize prayer service, 7 p.m., at Emmaus Lutheran Church, 265 Middle Road, Falmouth.

 

Tuesday

“Jesus’ Ethic, Politics, and the Common Good,” 7 to 8 p.m., lecture with theology professor Dr. Marilyn Sunderman, R.S.M. Alfond Hall, Saint Joseph’s College, 278 Whites Bridge Road, Standish. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Dr. Sunderman at 893-7951.

 

Thursday

“Jewish Mysticism,” 7 to 8:30 p.m., second in a four-part series on Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism taught by Rabbi Natan Margalit at Adas Yoshuron, 50 Willow St., Rockland. The class is free for synagogue members and $5 per class for nonmembers.

To register, call 594-4523 or email [email protected]

The reading material will be sent out electronically with registration.

 

Friday

Taize worship, 7 p.m., service of reflection and meditation open to all. First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport, 141 North St. For details, call 967-3897 or visit www.firstchurch kennebunkport.com.