Today

Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., also breakfast 7:30 to 10 a.m., First Congregation Church, 161 Black Point Road, Scarborough.

Power of Peace, 2:30 p.m., multifaith gathering, talks and entertainment, Sadhana Meditation Center, 100 Brickhill Ave., South Portland. Potluck supper at 6 p.m. followed by additional programs. The public may attend and donations will be accepted.

 

Sunday

Magic of Awakening retreat, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., also Interfaith Spirit Circle, 10:30 a.m. to noon; Sadhana Meditation Center; 100 Brickhill Ave, South Portland.

“Making It in Maine: Jewish Stories From the Pine Tree State,” 10 a.m., interactive program with Colby College Professor David Freidenreich, Beth Israel Congregation, Minnie Brown Center, 906 Washington St., Bath.

Halloween Sunday, 10:30 a.m., bring a carved, decorated or plain pumpkin to place on the altar; also Halloween costume parade for all ages, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, Main and Lebanon streets, Sanford.

 

Friday

Paul Colman, 7 p.m., Grammy Award-nominated and Dove Award-winning performer in concert, First Evangelical Free Church, 355 Bridgton Road, Westbrook. Space is limited. General admission tickets are $10 in advance and $15 on the day of the show and will help support the Good Shepherd Food Bank. For tickets, visit http://firstfruits ministries.info/events.cfm.

“Go Out Singing,” 7 p.m. through Sunday, written and directed by Hank and Nancy Beebe, the final performances of their 60-year theater career, St. Luke’s Cathedral, State Street, Portland. Donation.

U2 Eucharist, 7 p.m., service with the music of the rock band U2, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 12 Hodge St., Wiscasset. The service will benefit organizations whose goals are compatible with the Millennium Development Goals.

 

Saturday

“Liber Samekh: A Journey Into Oneself,” 2 p.m., class followed by gnostic Mass at 5:30 p.m., Abrahadabra Oasis, 991 Forest Ave., Suite 203, Portland; www.abrahadabra-oto.org.

Siddhartha School Project, benefit and celebration, 5 to 8 p.m., Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St., No. 3 Fort Andross, Brunswick. There will be a silent auction including Buddhist art and photographs from Ladakh; an informal talk by the school’s founder, Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan; and regional food and music. Tickets are $10 and are available by calling Frontier at 725-5222. Seating is limited.