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., American Buddhist monk Kelsang Pawo will lead a course about life and death. 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


“Shuk” (marketplace) and Celebration, 9:30 a.m. to noon, in honor of Israel’s 66th Independence Day with Israeli music, games, trivia, crafts and folk dancing. Temple Beth El – school wing, 400 Deering Ave., Portland

Open house and service, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., to welcome the new pastor, Alison Longstaff, and to view the historic Greek Revival church building. Bath Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian), 876 Middle St., Bath. Light refreshments will be offered.

Bowdoin College Gospel Choir, 10:45 a.m., will sing at the morning service. First Baptist Church, 185 Main St., Freeport.

Raffle drawings, 2 p.m., with more than 100 prizes, 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

Connected Catholics of Maine, starting at 3 p.m., socializing, potluck supper and business meeting with election of officers. Holy Martyrs Parish Hall, Route 88, Falmouth.

Holy Smokes! 5 to 9 p.m., communitywide kosher barbecue celebrating the 60th anniversary of Levey Day School, 400 Deering Ave., Portland. Tickets are $75, with discounts available. Visit for more information.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Service, 7:30 p.m., featuring readings and choral music by the synagogue choir. Free and open to the public. Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, 50 Willow St., Rockland. Call 594-4523 for more information.


Making Music, Praying Twice, 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays for six weeks, early-childhood movement, singing and faith-filled class for children up to age 5. Held at Sacred Heart Church Hall, Main Street, Yarmouth. For more information, call Jennifer Runge at 847-3287. Register at A summer session will be held June 23-27 at Holy Martyrs Church, Route 88, Falmouth.

Ground-breaking ceremony, 6:30 p.m., at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 40 Windham Center Road, Windham, with Bishop Stephen Lane of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine, to celebrate the renovations, new addition and improvements, including doubling of classroom space, updates to the septic system and expanded parking lot.


Book signing and reading, 6:30 p.m., with G. Alton Adams, author of “A Soul’s Romancing, Experience the Holy.” Park Avenue Church of God, Portland. Free. Refreshments to follow service. For more information, call 807-5443.

May 10

Free eWaste Day, 8 a.m. to noon, accepted items include televisions, computers and parts from other electronics. Proceeds will aid Threads of Hope thrift stores. Held at Holy Family Church, 66 North Ave., Sanford.

An Evening With Jonas Woods, 7 p.m., concert with guest Gene Richardson. First E Free Church, 355 Bridgton Road, Westbrook. Tickets are $12 or $20. Go to

Pihcintu Multicultural Children’s Chorus, 7 p.m., concert to benefit the Malala School for Girls in South Sudan, held at Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church. The concert is open to the public, with a suggested donation of $10 at the door. The chorus is based in Portland and consists of immigrant children from around the world. For more information, go to