Healing service, 1 p.m., with Rosary, teaching and laying on of hands. Holy Rosary services are held daily. The Little House of Prayer, 8 Little House of Prayer Drive, Biddeford. All are welcome. For more information, call 284-6286 or go online to

Shapenote Singing, 1 to 4 p.m. at The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. This is a free, participatory event, not a performance. Experience is not necessary and beginners are welcome. The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. Parking is available on the street.


“Meaningful Retirement,” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., interactive presentation with local author Mark Chimsky, part of a series of community programs. There will also be a book signing with books available for purchase. Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook St., South Portland. The event is free, but reservations are requested by calling 879-0028.

July 13

Yard and bake sale with cookout, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 167 Black Point Road, Scarborough.

Craft and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Sebago Methodist Church, Route 114, North Sebago.