Book and bake sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Goodwins Mills United Methodist Church, 55 Church St., Lyman.


Desserts From Around The World, 4 to 6 p.m., free tasting in the parking area, weather permitting, as part of the church’s 130th anniversary observance. Trinity Lutheran Church, 612 Main St., Westbrook.


“Contemplative Creativity: Introduction to the Artmonk,” 6 to 7:30 p.m., ChIME workshop with the Rev. Meghan Yates, at The Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. Free and open to the public. A discussion of the interfaith chaplaincy program is part of the presentation. For more information, call 347-6740.

Aug. 18

Blueberry Gala, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., annual event with food items, silent auction and yard sale. West Gorham Union Church, Route 25, Gorham.

Community gospel singing, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., several performers will present a Southern-style “singing” and potluck lunch. A gospel songbook will be available for the public and a luncheon dish to share is requested. The event is free and open to all at Hutchins Hall, 21 Pleasant St., Dover-Foxcroft. For more information, call Lauralyn Buie at 717-6476.

Barbecue, 5:30 p.m., followed by the play “The Ladies of Grapevine Circle” at 7 p.m. Goodwins Mills United Methodist Church, 55 Church St., Lyman. Call Kay Kelley at 247-6652 for more information.

Coming up

Tent Revival, 7 p.m. nightly, Aug. 19 to 26, featuring Denis Dunne from Ireland and Mark Dunfee from New Jersey. Meeting at 119 Crediford Road, routes 9 and 9A, Wells.

Vacation Bible Camp, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 20 to 23, with VeggieTales’ “The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything.” Open to all children ages 3 to 10. Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. For details and to register, call 799-5995.


The First Universalist Church of Norway Unitarian Universalist will receive $839.90 to preserve and provide better access to its historical collections as part of the Historical Records Collections Grant Program. The church was founded in 1799 and is the oldest continuously existing Universalist church in Maine.

The grants program is administered by the Maine Historical Records Advisory Board with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. For information about the grant program, call Janet Roberts at 287-5791 or email [email protected]

“Wings ‘N Things” is open from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays and Saturdays. The store features low cost new and gently used clothing and accessories for all ages. Household items may also be available. Casco Village Church, 941 Meadow Road (Route 121), Casco. Parking is available behind the church.