Open House Social, 6 to 8 p.m. at Abrahadabra Oasis, 991 Forest Ave., Suite 203, Portland. Visit for more information.

Traditional Sabbath service, 9:30 a.m., led by Rabbi Steven Lewis of Hebrew College in Boston. A luncheon and discussion group will follow and a community Havdalah service will be held at 6 p.m. On Sunday Rabbi Lewis will conduct an informal family class about the upcoming holiday of Purim. All programs will take place at Adas Yoshuron, 50 Willow St., Rockland. For more information, call 594-4523.


Gnostic Mass, 10 a.m., followed by class on the Abramelin Operation at 11:30 a.m. Abrahadabra Oasis, 991 Forest Ave., Suite 203, Portland. Go to for more information.

“Have you Eaten Today?” 11:30 a.m., first of a four-week soup and study program discussing food security, safety, the role of food and ethical choices. Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. Free.

Connected Catholics, 1:30 p.m., pre-Valentine’s Day lunch at the Muddy Rudder Restaurant, Route 1, Yarmouth. Call Dotty at 772-6730 to make reservations.

“Faith in the New China,” 5:30 p.m., presentation by Catherine Merrill, student at Andover Newton Theological School, with potluck supper. Second Congregational Church, Newcastle. The program is open to the community. For more information, call 563-3379 or visit

Quilt raffle drawing, a full sized quilt will be raffled at Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, Main and Lebanon streets. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and are available from the church office by calling 324-3191. Proceeds benefit the church and the Corner Cupboard nonfood pantry.


Chartres-style indoor labyrinth, 4 to 8 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland. Allow 30 minutes for a meditative walk. For information, call 772-7421.

“Just Breathe: Learn to Meditate,” 6 to 7 p.m., continues Feb. 24, with Buddhist teacher Clare Morin and presented by Serlingpa Meditation Center, a nonprofit Buddhist organization. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. $8 per class and pre-registration is not required. Visit for details.


“Trans 101: An introduction to Community, Etiquette and Issues,” 7 p.m., discussion of transgender challenges for individuals and families with Alex Roan of Maine Transgender Network. Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast, 37 Miller St., Belfast. Snow date is Feb. 19.


Holy Grounds Coffee House, 6 p.m., bi-annual open mic night for all ages. Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland. Call Deb at 632-1167 to sign up. Admission is free; donations appreciated.