Upcoming events

Freeport Project Review Board, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m., Town Council Chambers.

Freeport Coastal Waters Commission, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

9-11 Remembrance Ceremony, Wednesday Sept. 11, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at the site of the World Trade Center steel monument by the Freeport Public Safety Building, corner of Main and West streets, Freeport. Sponsored by Freeport Flag Ladies.

Let Us Never Forget,” Service of Remembrance, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, Pownal. Led by Pastor/Deputy Chief Chaplain for the State of Maine Raymond St. Pierre. All welcome to this all-faiths service. There will be honor guard, bagpipes, fire truck and more. For more information, call 837-0682.

Eureka Community Center Committee, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m., Eureka Center, Durham. New members welcome.

Durham codes enforcement officer, available Wednesday, Sept. 11, 5-7 p.m., Durham Town Office.

Who Lived Here Before Us? Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Historical tour of the park and peninsula. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465.

Joshua L. Chamberlain Civil War Round Table Lecture, Thursday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Speaker is Pat Falci, “Gettysburg The Movie 20th Anniversary”.

Freeport Shellfish Commission, Thursday, Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Indoor/Outdoor,” presented by the Freeport Players, Sept. 12-29, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St, Freeport. A light comedy about an indoor cat who longs for the wild outdoors. Pay-what-you-want preview Sept. 12. Tickets $15 at the door, $10 in advance, available online at www.fcponline.org/tix.htm or at the Thrift Store at Freeport Community Center, 43 Depot St. For more information, see www.fcponline.org or call 865-2220.

Exploration of Place,” exhibit of works by Georgetown artist Cory Hart and Brunswick artist Barbara Bean, opens with the artists’ talk on Thursday, Sept. 12, 4 p.m., followed by reception from 4:30-6 p.m.,Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick. Public invited.

Business to Business Connection, Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce’s new business networking group, Thursdays, 7:30-9 a.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St. For more information, call 847-5240.

Guided walking tours of historic Freeport Village, hosted by Freeport Historical Society, every Thursday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. Tours start at the Harrington House, 45 Main St. Tickets are $10 for adults, FHS members are $5. For more information, call 865-3170 or see www.freeporthistoricalsociety.org

Freeport Farmers Market, Fridays, 1-5 p.m., L.L. Bean Campus (in the “moose” parking lot). Through Sept. 13.

Plants of the Maine Woods, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Stroll in the woods to identify common forest plants of the park. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465.

Pownal Equestrian Trail Ride, sponsored by Royal River Conservation Trust, Saturday, Sept. 14, 9:30 a.m., Snowfields Farm, 450 Lawrence Road, Pownal. Two options: a 6-mile and a 12-mile ride. For more information, see www.rrct.org/upcomingevents.html.

Catapalooza,” cat adoption event, Saturday, Sept. 14, and Sunday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick. Kittens 6 months or younger, $109; 6 months to 1 year, $85; fee waived for all cats 1 year and older. For more information, call 725-5051 or see www.coastalhumanesociety.org.

Bubble Mania,” starring Casey Carle, blends the latest in bubble wizardry with music and comedy, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m., Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. For tickets, call 518-8839 or email [email protected].

The Edge of the Sea, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Enjoy a walk, short talks, and activities on the natural history and ecology of the varied shore. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465.

Money in Politics: Democracy’s Crisis in Confidence,” hosted by Maine Citizens for Clean Elections, Monday, Sep. 16, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library. A multi-media presentation followed by discussion with B.J. McCollister.

Friends of Freeport Community Library, resumes monthly meetings Monday, Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m., at the library. Anyone interested in joining the volunteer group that supports and promotes the library is welcome to attend. For more information and contact information, visit www.FCLfriends.org.

Freeport Town Council, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m., Town Council Chambers.

Story times, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Tuesdays, Babies & Toddlers, 10-10:30 a.m.; Pre-schoolers, 10:30-11 a.m. For more information, call 865-3307 or see www.freeportlibrary.com.

Freeport Conservation Commission, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Services.

Secrets of the Shore, Wednesday, Sept. 18, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Discover the secrets of life in the salt marsh, mud flat and rocky shore. Meet at the semicircle of benches by the second parking lot, 1 hour, weather permitting. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465.

Durham codes enforcement officer, available Wednesday, Sept. 18, 5-7 p.m., Durham Town Office.

Artists’ reception for group show, Thursday, Sept. 19, 6-8 p.m., the Thos. Moser Showroom, 149 Main St., Freeport. Show features paintings by Anne Ireland and Susan Williams; abstract works by Elise Ansel, William Crosby and Michele Dangelo; classic figurative paintings by Judy Taylor; realism and impressionism paintings by Liz Armstrong, Paul Bonneau, Louise Bourne, Deb Randall, Ingunn Milla Joergensen, Ann Sklar and Carmella Yager; black and white photography by Gifford Ewing; abstract realism works by John Carnes; and emerging American realist painter Joel Tarbox. Showroom open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. Exhibit on display through Dec. 31. For more information, call 865-4519 or visit www.thos.moser.com.

We love to eat

Freeport Elders Pancake Breakfast, first and third Saturday of the month, 8-10 a.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St. Deluxe: Pancakes, eggs, sausages, biscuits, OJ, tea and coffee, $4.50. Regular: Pancakes, sausages, OJ, tea or coffee, $3.50. Seniors deduct 50 cents.

Fundraising dinner, for Louise Neuts and daughter Beth, who are doing the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in Washington, D.C., next May, Saturday, Sept. 14, 6 p.m., the Masonic Lodge, Mallett Drive, Freeport. Pulled pork sandwiches, beans, cole slaw, potato salad and dessert.

Bean supper, Saturday, Sept. 14, 4:30-6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Route 136 across from River Park, Durham. Baked beans, chop suey, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, bread, pickles and homemade pies. $7.50 adults, $3 children ages 5-12, free for children under 5. Benefit for Lisbon Area Christian Outreach. Non-perishable food items will be collected.

Baked bean and spaghetti supper, Saturday, Sept. 21, settings at 5 and 6 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, 422 Hallowell Road, Pownal. Adults $8, children 5-12 are $4, and children under 5 eat free. To reserve tickets, call Lois, 688-4433.

Annual lobster bake, sponsored by Pownal Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization, IMPACT, Saturday, Sept. 21,1 p.m., at the school. $20 ticket includes one lobster, clams, corn on the cob, potatoes, salad, blueberry cake. Hot dogs and hamburgers will also available for kids for free. Dinner raises funds to directly support educational enrichment of the children at Pownal Elementary School. Tickets available in school office, at the Short Stop, and day of the event. For further information, contact Wellens King, 688-4647.

Pig roast harvest dinner, Saturday, Sept. 28, 5:30 p.m., Durham Friends, 532 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Durham. Advance tickets $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for children. Tickets at the door, $12 adults and $10 seniors. Call 353-6354 for reservations. Proceeds will help Durham Friends support the Kakamega Orphan Project and the local LACO Food Pantry.

Bean supper, Saturday, Sept. 28, 5-6 p.m., Harraseeket Grange Hall, 13 Elm St., Freeport. All-you-can eat home-baked beans, hot dogs, biscuits, brown bread, potato salad, pasta salad, cole slaw, pies and beverages. Adults $7, children under 10 $3 and children under 3 free. Last supper of the season.

One of the historic barns visited during a past Historic Barns & Quilts Tour. This year’s tour is Oct. 5.


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