The Art of Being Human: Bringing Mindfulness and Meditation to Everyday Life. Free Friday evening talk. Weekend meditation instruction, practice, talks, discussion. $75 to $175, University of New England, Ludke Auditorium, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, MaineShambhala.org. 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Dino Day. Come learn the true history of dinosaurs from the Dino Pastor. Free. First Baptist Church, 360 Canco Road, Portland. 10 a.m-noon Saturday.

P.R.A.Y. Religious award program designed to help children become best friends with Jesus. $5, Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Ave. 9-10 a.m. Sunday.

The Art of Compassion with Lama Willa Miller, a Buddhist teacher. Miller shares ancient Tibetan Buddhist meditations and secular sustainable compassion training. $75 with some scholarship assistance available through pre-registration. Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Dances of Universal Peace. Chants from world spiritual traditions with simple circle dances. All dances taught. All are welcome. $5-$15 slding scale. Creating Space Yoga Studio, 1717 Congress St., Portland, 2-4 p.m. Sunday.

Brunswick Weekly Tibetan Meditation. Come and join us while we learn the basic principles. $10 suggested donation, First Parish Church United Church of Christ, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick. 5:30-6:45 p.m. Monday.

Catholic Charities 50th anniversary dinner and riches awards. $50, Doubletree by Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Road, Portland. 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Prayer, Promises, Hope and Faith. The Rev. Jeff Monroe, St. Augustine Anglican Church continues Bible Study series every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at 656 Route 1 in Scarborough, where the parish shares worship space with the West Scarborough United Methodist Church.

Interdenominational Healing Service. Joint healing service of prayers and Scriptural readings followed by the anointing with oil and the laying on of hands for all who desire it. St. Augustine/United Methodist Church, 656 Route 1, Scarborough, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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