Upcoming events

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

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.

“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.

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

Woodland Plant Walk with Heather McCargo, from Maine Wild Seed Project, Thursday, May 26, 4:30-6 p.m., hosted by Freeport Conservation Trust. Meet at the Stonewood Trailhead, located at the end of Stonewood Drive (off Route 1 across from Freeport Ski and Bike).

“A Wing and a Care: Building a Future for Birds,” film presented by Shawn Carey, Friday, May 27, 7 p.m., L.L. Bean camping department atrium.

“In Search of the Cuban Ivory-Bill, presentation by Tim Gallagher, Saturday, May 28, 7 p.m., L.L. Bean camping department atrium.

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

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.

Haywagon rides, Saturday and Sunday, May 28-Sept. 25, every 30 minutes from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. $3 per person. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

Farm fields and livestock tour, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 25, 2 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. $5 per person. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

“Portland’s Horse-Drawn Heritage,” Sundays through June 19 and Sept. 11-Oct. 2, 1-4 p.m., or by appointment, Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth. Exhibit focuses on the West End area of Portland during the horse era 1840-1910. Free admission, donations welcome.

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.

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.

Freeport Memorial Day parade, Monday, May 30, 9:30 a.m., starting at Freeport High School. Salute at the monument near Town Hall, and veterans will lay a wreath near the monument. Parade resumes up Main Street, turning down School Street, and onto Park Street, to form around the Civil War Monument at the park, where a ceremony will begin at approximately 10.

Memorial Day plant sale, Monday, May 30, 9 a.m.-noon, in front of Cumberland Dental Arts, 326 Main St, Cumberland. Annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs, vegetable seedlings. Sponsored by Walnut Hill Garden Club of North Yarmouth.

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

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.

“Dancing at Lughnasa,” Tuesday, May 31 (preview night), 7 p.m.; Wednesday, June 1, 1 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, June 2 and 3, 7 p.m., Maine Coast Waldorf School Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. Tickets $5 at the door.

Freeport Planning Board, Wednesday, June 1, 6 p.m., Town Council Chambers.

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.

Wellness Expo, Thursday, June 2, 3-6 p.m., Freeport Fire Station, 4 Main St., cosponsored by Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce and Freeport Fire and Rescue. Health professionals, fitness experts, safety personnel and food vendors, CPR instruction, blood pressure screenings, massage, fitness, seat belt safety and healthy cooking on a budget. For more information, call 847-5240 or see www.freeportmainechamber.com.

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.

Benefit car show, hosted by Yankee Cruisers Car Club, Saturday, June 4, rain or shine, Shiloh Chapel, Beulah Lane (off Route 125), Durham. There will be 27 classes plus best in show. Registration from 8-11 a.m., voting ends at 12:30 p.m., awards given at 2 p.m. Breakfast and lunch available, crafter tables, tours of historic Shiloh Chapel. Admission $7 per car, includes driver and passenger; $2 for spectators, with kids under 12 free. Proceeds aid Lisbon Area Christian Outreach (LACO) food pantry, For more information, call Archie, 312-1587, or see www.shilohchapelmaine.org.

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, Tuesday, June 7, 6 p.m., Durham Town Hall.

Freeport Town Council District 1 and 3 workshop, Tuesday, June 7, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

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

Freeport Appointments Committee, Wednesday, June 8, 7 a.m., Town Hall.

Freeport Project Review Board, Wednesday, June 8, 6 p.m. Town Council Chambers.

Freeport Coastal Waters Commission, Wednesday, June 8, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Freeport Shellfish Conservation Commission, Thursday, June 9, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Maine author Gerry Boyle, talks about his new book, “Straw Man,” Friday, June 10, 7 p.m., Freeport Community Library.

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.

Wagon Ride to the Past, Saturdays, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13 and Sept. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. Hear stories of the ship captains, fishermen, farmers, teachers and homemakers who have lived on Wolfe’s Neck over the past 250 years. Recommended for those ages 12 and above. $10, $5 for ages 12-18. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

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.

Parkinson’s Support Group, third Wednesday of the month, June 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 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

Baked bean supper, Saturday, May 28, 5-6 p.m., Harraseeket Grange, 13 Elm St., Freeport. Three kinds of homemade beans, hot dogs, pickles, biscuits, brown bread, potato salad, cole slaw, pasta salad, homemade pies, coffee, beverages. All homemade. $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.

Public lunch, Friday, June 3, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., North Yarmouth Congregational Church, 3 Gray Road, North Yarmouth. Homemade fish chowder, grilled crab and Swiss sandwiches, a special, and desserts served. À la carte pricing; takeout  available. Proceeds benefit the church and its work in the community.

Bean supper, Saturday, June 4, 5-6:30 p.m., Casco Masonic Lodge, 20 Mill St., Yarmouth. Three kinds of baked beans, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, cole slaw, homemade pies and biscuits, and beverages. $10, $4.

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.

Third Friday Free Lunch, June 17, noon-1 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

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.

Heather McCargo, director of the Maine Wild Seed Project, leads a Woodland Plant Walk Thursday, May 26, from 4:30-6 p.m., hosted by Freeport Conservation Trust.


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