Upcoming events

Works by Maine sculptor William Janelle, on exhibit through May, Maine Audubon, Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. Headquarters at the Gilsland Farm Audubon Center in Falmouth. For more information, see www.maineaudubon.org.

Freeport Rotary, meets every Wednesday, 7 a.m., Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St., Freeport. Feel free to stop by and see what the group is about, or call Jeffrie Wetherhold, 272-2635, for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Wednesdays, noon and 7:30 p.m.; AlAnon, Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.; Business Debtors Anonymous, Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport.

Parkinson’s disease support group, for people just diagnosed, caregivers and people who have been living with the diagnosis, every Wednesday, 10 a.m., YMCA of Southern Maine, Casco Bay Branch, Freeport. For more information, call 865-9600.

Adult coloring group, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., Freeport Community Library. Dedicated space provided every Wednesday for anyone 18 and older to drop-in and color for an hour or so. Library will provide detailed coloring book pages, colored pencils, large assortment of crayons.

Pownal Planning Board public hearing, on updates to the town’s land-use codes that will be presented for vote at town meeting in June, Wednesday, May 18, 6 p.m., at Mallett Hall.

Parkinson’s Support Group, third Wednesday of the month, May 18, 1-2:30 p.m., Bay Square at Yarmouth, 27 Forest Falls Drive (opposite the post office). Ongoing monthly support group meeting for people living with Parkinson’s disease. Walk-ins welcome.

Freeport Republicans meet, Wednesday, May 18, 6:45 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 33 Mallet Drive, lower level. Guest speaker is Paul Schulz, candidate for the District 48 Maine House seat. Bring non-perishable items to donate to Freeport Community Services. For more information, contact Jason Thyen, chairman, [email protected]

“Freeport Artists of the Past, 1870-1950,” opens Thursday, May 19, Freeport Historical Society’s Harrington House, 45 Main St. Reception from 5-7 p.m. Exhibit on display through Dec. 16. Admission $5, $3 for members and children 12 and under. For more information, call 865-3170.

“He Named Me Malala,” documentary about Pakistani female activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai, screens Thursday, May 19, 1 p.m., Freeport Community Library. Rated PG-13.

Casco Bay Writers’ Group public reading, Thursday, May 19, 6:30 p.m., YMCA of Southern Maine, Casco Bay branch, 14 Old South Freeport Road, Freeport.

Freeport Active Living Committee, Thursday, May 19, 7:30 a.m., Town Council Chambers.

Food Addicts Anonymous, Thursdays, 9 a.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport.

Farmer for the Morning program, Thursdays, 9-10 a.m., through May 19, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. For families with toddlers or preschoolers. $5, registration is not necessary. Program will not run on holidays or in inclement weather. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

Freeport Woman’s Club, Friday, May 20, 1 p.m., Freeport Community Library. Appalachian Trail through-hiker Bob Rose of Yarmouth talks about his adventures on the trail. New members welcome. Contact Betty Duckworth, 847-0240, or [email protected]

“Bike Parks of the 21st Century,” talk by Mark Hayes, CEO of Highland Mountain Bike Park in Northfield, N.H., Friday, May 20, 7 p.m., L.L. Bean camping department atrium, Freeport.

Cul de Sax, saxophone quartet benefit concert, Saturday, May 21, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, 1 Middle St. Tickets $10, available in the church office, Gulf of Maine Books, or online at http://culdesax.brownpapertickets.com. Concert raises money for the church and local nonprofits.

Durham Bulky Waste Cleanup Day, Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Durham Town Garage. Proof of residency required. For full list of accepted and unaccepted items, see www.durhamme.com.

Craft and vendor fair, Saturday, May 21, 8 a.m.-2 pm., First Congregational Church of Durham, 773 Royalsborough Road. Variety of crafts, vendor tables, baked goods, silent auction, Pineland Cheese. Music by Jeff and Valerie Chipman and Larissa Smith. Muffins and coffee in the morning, lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information or to rent craft table, call Linda, 926-4025

Plant sale, Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Durham Eureka Community Center, junction of routes 136 and 9. Annuals, perennials, herbs, veggie flats, hanging baskets. Eureka Café will be open Saturday.

Plant sale, Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. Perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetable seedlings.

Town and Country Plant Sale, Saturday, May 21, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Harrington House, 45 Main St., Freeport. Sponsored by Freeport Historical Society.

Wildflower Walk, Saturday, May 21, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Come for a walk in the woods to enjoy the spring wildflowers of Wolfe’s Neck with a knowledgeable guide. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Freeport Public Works Department open house, Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 7 Hunter Road. Meet the town’s public works professionals and see some of the heavy equipment used regularly.

“Circumnavigating the Cordillera Real and Quimsa Cruz Ranges on Two Wheels,” film presented by Bill Yeo, Saturday, May 21, 7 p.m. L.L. Bean camping department atrium, Freeport.

Debtors Anonymous, Saturdays, 9 a.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport.

South Freeport Congregational Church, UCC, worship each Sunday at 9:30 a.m., 98 South Freeport Road, South Freeport. Sunday school for kids pre-K through eighth grade provided during the service as is nursery care. Coffee and refreshments after the service.

First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport, Sunday schedule: worship at 10 a.m., followed by coffee hour. All welcome.

North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, worship service Sunday, 9 a.m., led by the Rev. Ray St. Pierre. Sunday School for children and adults 10:30 a.m. For more information, see www.northpownalumc.org.

Daponte String Quartet concert, Sunday, May 22, 3 p.m., Unitarian Church, 15 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Tickets $20, available at www.DaPonte.org, at Maine Coast Books or River Arts Gallery in Damariscotta, Longfellow Books in Portland, Gulf of Maine Books in Brunswick, Sherman’s Books in Boothbay, or at 529-4555.

Stories in Stone, Sunday, May 22, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Get to know the story of Maine’s beautiful rockbound coast on this walk with short talks and activities. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Drawing from Nature, Sunday, May 22, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Use observational drawing as a way to get up close and personal with the park. Drawing materials will be provided, though visitors are welcome to bring their own. This program is wheelchair accessible. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Durham Republican Committee, Monday, May 23, 7 p.m., in meeting room behind Shiloh Chapel. All registered Republicans welcome.

“Don Juan DeMarco,” 1994 comedy-drama starring Johnny Depp, screens Monday, May 23, 1 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth.

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.

Cribbage, Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon, Eureka Community Center, corner of Route 9 and Route 136, Durham. For more information call the Town Office, 353-2561.

“The Seventh Seal,” screens Wednesday, May 25, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, Main Street, Yarmouth.

Morning music with Sammie Haynes, Thursday, May 26, 10:15 a.m., Freeport Community Library. For toddlers and up.

Stroll with a Ranger, Saturday, May 28, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Celebrate National Trails Day at Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Yard sale, Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., yard and barn at 181 Main St., Freeport, next to the Freeport Community Library entrance. Household items, collectibles, tools, furniture, antiques, clothing, more. Fundraiser for Greater Freeport Community Chorus. For more information, see www.gfccsings.org.

Casco Bay Walk, Monday, May 30, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Enjoy views of rocky shores, nesting osprey and islands on this one-mile walk along the Casco Bay Trail. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Durham 5K and Fun Run, Monday, May 30, 8 a.m., check-in at 7 a.m., AMVETs Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road. Registration for the 5K is $20 and $15 for students, and $10 for the fun run. Registration forms at www.durhamme.com.

Durham Memorial Day parade, Monday, May 30, 10 a.m., starting on Davis Road, to Veterans Park, to Sawyer Cemetery, to Durham Community School. For more information, contact Joe Howe, parade coordinator, 353-9110 or [email protected]

Durham Community School PTA Fun Fair, Monday, May 30, following parade, Durham Community School. Fifth-graders will sell lunch and desserts from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Freeport’s Main Street Mile, Monday, May 30, 8 a.m. Registration $10 or $8 per immediate family members of four or more. Registration and more information is available at www.runinarace.com or at the Nike Factory Store, Freeport Village Station, May 28 and 29. Race-day registration is from 7-7:30 a.m. at the Nike Factory Store and is $15 per individual or $10 per immediate family members of four or more. Proceeds benefit the Freeport Running Boosters.

Durham Board of Selectmen, Tuesday, May 31, 6:30 p.m., Town Office.

Grief support group, for those grieving the death of a loved due to overdose or substance abuse, meets the first and third Thursday of the month, 3:30-5 p.m., CHANS Hospice, 45 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick. For more information, call 721-1357.

Spring Festival, Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. Music, games, demonstrations, explore trails and gardens, interact with the animals, learn about seeds and plants, try fiber arts, face painting, hay pile, live music. Food available for purchase. $6, ages 3 and under free. For more information, call 865-4469, ext. 102, or see www.wolfesneckfarm.org/spring-festival.

L.L. Bean Fishing Derby, Saturday, June 4, 8-11 a.m., Durham Rod and Gun Club, Pound Road, Durham. Open to all children 3-12 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and the derby will be held regardless of weather. Kids must provide their own fishing poles, sinkers, bobbers, and worms. Prizes to the various age groups for biggest fish, most fish (in total weight) and first fish caught.

Sunday to Sundae 5K road race, Sunday, June 5, 9 a.m., beginning and ending at Freeport Community Services, 53 Depot St. Following the race all participants can make their own Ben & Jerry’s ice cream sundae. Pre-registration deadline June 2, $20; race day, $25. Fundraiser to help support youth and teen programming through RSU5 Community Programs. To register, see www.running4free.com.

Pownal selectmen and Durham selectmen joint meeting, Thursday, June 7, 6 p.m., Durham Town Hall.

Durham Community School Band/Chorus Concert, Tuesday, June 7, 6:30 p.m. Beginner band, advanced band, middle school chorus.

Psychic and Crystal Fair, Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. -4 p.m., Leapin’ Lizards, 123 Main St., Freeport. Psychics, mediums, aura scans, jewelry and crystal vendors. For more information, call 865-0900.

Music Jam-Along, Sunday June 12, 2-4 p.m., Freeport Community Library. Bring acoustic stringed instruments and make music with friends and neighbors. Some folk and bluegrass lyrics with chords will be projected for all to see. Listeners, singers, and all musician levels welcome.

Freeport Open Stage Coffee House, Saturday, June 18, 7 p.m., Freeport Community Library meeting room.

Grief support group, hosted by Life Choice Hospice, third Sunday of every month, June 19, noon-1 p.m., Sedgewood Commons, 22 Northbrook Drive, Falmouth. No registration required and drop-ins welcome. For more information, call 761-6967.

Pownal annual town meeting, Monday, June 20, 7 p.m., Pownal Elementary School.

Community yard sale, Saturday, June 25, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., in the church hall, First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport.Tables can be rented for $15. Call Candy, 865-9288, or Brenda, 865-3700.

First Parish Market, featuring artists, crafters and other vendors, Saturdays, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport. For more information, email Patty at [email protected] or call 865-6022.

Remembering Brunswick Naval Air Station Reunion, July 15-17, Brunswick. For former military personnel or civilian employees stationed at BNAS. All family members of military personnel and dependents also welcome. Make reservations by July 2. For more information, see http://bnasreunion.org.

We love to eat

Third Friday Free Lunch, May 20, noon-1 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Baked chicken dinner, Saturday, May 21, 5-6:30 p.m., Freeport Masonic Lodge, Mallett Drive, Freeport. Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, assorted vegetables, homemade biscuits, surprise dessert and beverage. $9, half price for children under 12.

Spaghetti dinner, Saturday, May 21, 5 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, 422 Hallowell Road, Pownal. Spaghetti, salads, fresh rolls, choice of desserts and beverages. No charge. A free-will donation is appreciated. All proceeds will go to helping to offset the medical costs of a family whose young son is recovering burns.

Baked bean supper, Saturday, May 29, 5-6 p.m., Harraseeket Grange, 13 Elm St., Freeport. Homemade beans, hot dogs, salads, biscuits, brown bread, homemade pies, coffee and punch. $9, all you can eat. $4 for kids 6-12, free for kids under 6. Suppers the fourth Saturday of the month through October, June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 22.

Freeport Elders Association Pancake Breakfast, first Saturday of each month, 8-10 a.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausages, coffee or tea, juice, $3.50 for adults, $3 for seniors, $2 for children 12 and under. Deluxe breakfast is scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausages, biscuit, coffee or tea, juice, $4.50, $4 for seniors.

Durham Community Lunch, Tuesday, June 7 and 21, noon, First Congregational Church of Durham, routes 9 and 136. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. $2-$4 donation. Proceeds fund future lunches. General schedule is the first and third Tuesday of the month. Those interested in helping or have questions can call Julie Wagoner, 353-9715.

Bean supper, Saturday, June 11, 5-6 p.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport. Three kinds of homemade baked beans, macaroni and cheese, American chop suey, hot dogs, rolls, pickles, coleslaw, pies, beverages and more. $9, children $4. Profits support outreach programs. Suppers held the second Saturday of every month.

Farm to Table Dinner, Sunday, June 19, 5-8 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Mallett Barn, Freeport. Meal prepared by chefs at Gather Farm Fresh Eatery and Frontier Cafe, beer from Maine Beer Co., spirits from New England Distilling and live music. $75. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

Farm to Table Dinner, Sunday, Aug. 14, 5-8 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Mallett Barn, Freeport. Family farm celebration with Fire & Co. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

Farm to Table Dinner, Sunday, Oct. 16, 5-8 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Mallett Barn, Freeport. Harvest dinner with Union. $75. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

IN FREEPORT

Exhibition opening

“Freeport Artists of the Past, 1870-1950,” opens Thursday, May 19, with a reception from 5-7 p.m., at Harrington House, 45 Main St., Freeport.