Connected Catholics, noon, gathering at the Snow Squall Restaurant, 18 Ocean St., South Portland. Call Mary at 829-4054 for reservations.

Holy Grounds Coffee House, 6:30 p.m., with Lisa Gallant Seal; Leslie Loomis Band opens. Doors open at 6 p.m., optional dinner available. Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland. 


Israeli Independence Day, 9 a.m., celebration with brunch, a virtual tour of Israel and music and dancing. Congregation Beth Israel, 144 York St., Bangor.

Bargain basement thrift store sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Wiscasset.

“A Celebration of Earth and Humanity,” 10:30 a.m. interfaith worship presented by Interfaith Chaplaincy Institute of Maine, Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. For more information, call 347-6740.

“Going Green: The Green Sanctuary Movement,” Earth Day celebration with the Rev. Carol Strecker, 10:30 a.m., coffee hour follows worship. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 114 Main St., Kennebunk.

Green Cleaning workshop, 11:30 a.m., learn to clean and make nontoxic cleaning supplies the green way, Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. A soup lunch will be served. 

Friday-April 25

Generations Worship Conference, 6 p.m. Friday through 10 p.m. April 25, Freedom Life Center, 655 Augusta Road, Topsham, for teens and young adults. Featuring recording artists Corey and Dana Russell of International House of Prayer. For details, visit or call 729-4688. 

April 24

Indoor Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 20 Jenkins Road, Saco.

“So Long Insecurity,” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with Beth Moore, founder of Living Proof Ministry, live via satellite at Curtis Lake Christian Church, Sanford. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Tickets at

“Emerging Concerns in the Church Today,” symposium with several speakers, 4:30 p.m., First Evangelical Free Church, Westbrook. Preregistration is requested today. Free. Call the AIIA Institute at 997-3644 or visit

Alan Frink in concert, 6:30 p.m., refreshments follow, Lebanon-North Berwick Baptist Church, Little River Road, Lebanon.


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