Today

“Exploring Interfaith,” ChIME workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., held at The Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. The cost is $60 for nonstudents.

“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, Brunswick. There will be a silent auction including Buddhist art and photos 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.

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

 

Sunday

“Finding Your Voice,” ChIME workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., held at The Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. The cost is $60 for nonstudents.

Lyric Flutes, a chamber music group, provides music at the 10 a.m. service, Union Church, Stonecliff Road, Biddeford Pool.

Sacred Harp Singing, 1 to 4 p.m., at The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. Not a performance; all are welcome to participate. A small donation is appreciated.

Choral Evensong, traditional Anglican service with the Cathedral Choir, 4 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland.

First Anniversary service, 4 p.m., St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church at Cathedral Pines Chapel, 156 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach.

Connected Catholics, starting at 5 p.m. with potluck supper, meeting and project to make Star Trees for residents of the Barron Center. Bring glue guns, buttons and glitter. Holy Martyrs Parish Hall, Route 88, Falmouth.

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

 

Wednesday

“Getting Through the Holidays,” bereavement support, 5:30 to 7 p.m. weekly, except Nov. 24, through Jan. 5 at Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 Route 1, Scarborough. Call Carol Schoneberg at 289-3651 for details.

“Israel’s Future and the Urgency of Two States,” 7 p.m., talk by Yael Dayan, daughter of Moshe Dayan, author, former Knesset member and current chair of the Tel Aviv-Yafo City Council. Beth Israel Synagogue, 144 York St., Bangor.

 

Thursday

“Getting Through the Holidays,” bereavement support, 2 to 3:30 p.m. weekly, except Thanksgiving, through Jan. 6, St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, 350 Route 1, Scarborough. Call Carol Schoneberg at 289-3651 for details.

“Discover A Stillness Within,” meditation series, 6 to 7 p.m., also on Nov. 17, Dec. 2 and 9, at Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. The cost is $8 per class, and pre-registration is not required. Call 508-979-8277 or visit www.meditationinmass.org/maine for more information.

 

 

Friday

“Jews and Twentieth-Century Philosophy,” following the 5:30 p.m. service, with professor Jonathan Cohen from the University of Maine at Farmington, Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Ave., Portland. Call 774-2649 for additional information. Free and open to the public.

“Muslims in America: Finding Common Ground,” panel discussion with Reza Jalali of the University of Southern Maine and Mohammad Tabbah and Jenan Jondy from the Islamic Center of Maine in Orono, 7 p.m., Skidompha Library, Main Street, Damariscotta. Jalali will also sign copies of his books. Free and open to the public.

“Move Your Bliss!” dancing to beautiful music; partner and dancing skill are not needed, 7 p.m., Sadhana, the Meditation Center; 100 Brickhill Ave., South Portland. Visit www.SadhanaMe.com for information.

 

Nov. 13

“Jews and Twentieth-Century Philosophy,” lunch and learn program around 11:30 a.m. following the Shabbat service, with professor Jonathan Cohen from the University of Maine at Farmington, Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Ave., Portland. Call 774-2649 for additional information. Free and open to the public.

Lighthouse Jubilees with Voices of Grace Trio, second annual concert, 6:30 p.m., South Portland Nazarene Church, 525 Highland Ave. Tickets at the door are $7 for ages 16 and over.