“Till the Stars Fall from the Sky: Songs from the Heart,” 2 p.m., Village Voices winter concert, Alfred Parish Church. Suggested donation $8; with non-perishable food item, $5. For more information, call Barbara Berry at 251-8703. 


Bible conference, 8:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., with Dr. Mark Bailey, president of Dallas Theological Seminary, First Baptist Church, 360 Canco Road, Portland. Call 773-3123 for more information.

“The Thinking Heart: The Life and Loves of Etty Hillesum,” 2 p.m., an ensemble performance at the Maine Museum of Art and History at Etz Chaim Synagogue, 267 Congress St., Portland. Tickets are free. Call 329-9854 for details. Snow date is Jan. 30. 


Labyrinth walking meditation, noon to 8 p.m., Pilgrim House at First Parish Church, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick. Call 729-7331 for details.

“Asia as Seen Through Religious Lenses,” 6:30 to 8 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Ralph Moore, Belfast Free Library. The program is presented in conjunction with the Camden Conference and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 236-1034 or visit


“Awakening the Dreamer: Changing the Dream Symposium,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., symposium at the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Program created by the Pachamama Alliance, a worldwide group working to promote environmental sustainability, spiritual fulfillment and social justice. A $10 donation is suggested and lunch will be provided. Advance registration is required at or by calling John Burdick at 978-771-6535. More information is available at

Bead for Life jewelry party, 3 p.m., profits are used to help Ugandan women fight poverty. Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, 100 Westbrook St., South Portland. For details, go to 


“The Art of Icon Painting,” 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 3, 10, 17 and March 3, traditional Russian icons workshop with Marina Forbes at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 407 York St., York Harbor. To register, call Forbes at (603) 332-2255 or visit