Indoor yard sale, 8 a.m. to noon, North Parish Church vestry, 895 Main St., Sanford.

“A Day of Meditation for Veterans and Others Living with Post-Traumatic Stress,” 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with Zen Buddhist monk, Vietnam veteran and author Claude Anshin Thomas. Held at Point Lookout, 67 Atlantic Highway, Route 1, Northport. The fee is $30, which includes lunch. Donations are welcome. To register or for more information, contact Jay Mason at 650-0149 or go to


Tree of Life Memorial Service, 2 p.m., interfaith community service to honor those who have passed on. Held at Laurel Hill Cemetery, 293 Beach St., Saco. Following the inside service, there will be a tree planting outside the chapel. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Life Choice Hospice at 761-6967.

Fourth Sunday Damariscotta Area Sacred Harp singing, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Bryant home, 552 Main St., Damariscotta. This event is free and is not a performance. A potluck supper follows, so bring a dish to share. Call 563-6083 or email [email protected] for more information.

Music in the Cathedral series, 3 p.m., featuring organist Harold Stover. The Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. Suggested donation is $10/$5.


“Gathering at the Square,” noon to 1 p.m., Yom Hashoah, Holocaust remembrance. Monument Square, Portland. Contact Kehilah Portland Messianic Jewish Synagogue at 809-3104 or visit


National Day of Prayer event, 6 to 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Portland, 360 Canco Road, Portland. This year’s theme is “One Voice United in Prayer.” For more information call 773-3123.

“Inequality for All,” 7 p.m., film screening followed by discussion with faculty from local colleges. First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St. Free with donations accepted.

Interfaith Couples Discussion Night, 7 p.m., for couples where one partner is Jewish. Moderated by visiting Rabbi Natan Margalit. Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, 50 Willow St., Rockland. Refreshments will be served. For details call 594-4523, or email [email protected]

Friday and Saturday

Spring rummage and perennial sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Cressey Road United Methodist Church in Gorham. Fill a grocery bag for $1.00 begins at 11 a.m. Saturday.

“Active Hope: The Work that Reconnects,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave., Portland, and the cost is $25; and 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Unity of Greater Portland, 54 River Road, Windham, and the cost is $60. Both events are sponsored by the Chaplaincy Institute of Maine. For details, visit or call 347-6740.

“Echoes of Wisdom: Archetypal Patterns in Dreams,” presented by the C.G. Jung Center with Michael Conforti. A lecture will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, and the cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. A seminar takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Highlands Community Room at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. The cost is $75 for members and $85 for non-members. For more information and registration go to or call 729-0300.

May 3

Spring rummage sale, 8 to 11 a.m., Christ Church, 6 Dane St, Kennebunk.

Yard and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. West Scarborough United Methodist Church, Route 1, Dunstan Corner, Scarborough.

Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to noon, St. Bernard’s Church, Broadway, Rockland.

“Living Mindfully, Dying Joyfully,” 1 to 4 p.m., Buddhist course about life and death with American Buddhist Monk Kelsang Pawo. The cost is $25, or $15 for seniors and students. Held at Practice, 482 Congress St., Portland. For more information call (508) 979-8277 or go to

Coming up

Raffle drawings, 2 p.m. May 4, with more than 100 prizes, will be held at Oak Hill Middle School, Ball Park Road, Sabattus. Those present will choose their own prize and those not present will be called and may then choose a prize. The event will benefit Loaves & Fishes. To donate a prize or purchase tickets, call Sister Lucille at 375-8399 or go to