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.

Art by four current or retired library staff members, on exhibit in June, Freeport Community Library. Photography of Arlene Arris and Robin Lowell, acrylic paintings by Beth Edmonds, altered book creations by Elaine Schmidt.

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, Wednesday, June 15, 6 p.m., Mallett Hall. Last hearing on ordinance amendments and proposals that will be presented for vote at town meeting June 20.

Parkinson’s Support Group, third Wednesday of the month, June 15, 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.

Peony Bloom & Ice Cream social, Wednesday, June 15, 5-7 p.m., Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Falmouth. For more information, see www.maineaudubon.org/peonyday2016.

“Jack and the Beanstock,” Wednesday, June 15, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 18, 11 a.m., Maine State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, on Bowdoin College campus, Brunswick. Tickets $10-$15. Order at www.msmt.org, call 725-8769, or visit the box office.

Durham Historic District Commission, Thursday, June 16, 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.

Freeport Active Living Committee, Thursday, June 16, 7:30 a.m., Town Council Chambers.

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

Yarmouth Farmers Market, Thursdays through Sept. 29, 3-6 p.m., in front of 317 Main.

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

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Haywagon rides, Saturday and Sunday through 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.

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

Stories in Stone, Saturday, June 18, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Get to know the story of Maine’s rockbound coast on this walk with talks and activities. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Freeport Rotary Close to the Coast Race and Family Fun Day, Saturday, June 18, Winslow Park, Freeport. Race at 9 a.m. Festivities follow, including barbecue, games, bouncy house, beer, live music. For more information, see www.freeportmaine.com or call 865-4198.

Yard sale, sponsored by Women’s Auxiliary of AMVETs Post 13, Saturday, June 18, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., AMVETs hall, 1049 Royalsborough Road, Durham. Table rentals available for $10. For more information, contact Erica Burke, 841-4017, or [email protected]

Freeport Free Camping Week, June 18-26, Winslow Park, Freeport. Freeport residents camp for free. No reservations taken. Residents must register in person and immediately set up camp. Unused sites will be re-rented or given to other patrons. For more information, see www.freeportmaine.com or call 865-4198.

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.

Osprey Watch, Sunday, June 19; Tuesday, June 21; Saturday, June 25; Tuesday, June 28, 2-3 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Stop by the osprey sign opposite Googins Island to get a close look at the nesting ospreys, weather permitting. Wheelchair accessible. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

“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.

Wild Relatives, Monday, June 20, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Get acquainted with the wild relatives of things in and around your home on this tour. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Freeport Sewer District trustees meeting, Monday, June 20, 7 p.m., treatment plant, 43 South Freeport Road, Freeport. For more information, call 865-3540.

Cave Quest Vacation Bible School, Monday, June 20-Friday, June 24, 9 a.m.-noon, South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Road, Freeport. For kids ages 5-12. Storytelling, singing, dancing, arts and crafts discovery time, snacks and more. Free (donations welcomed). For more information or to register, call 865-4012 or email Beth, [email protected]

Freeport Solid Waste/Recycling Committee, Monday, June 20, 5:30 p.m., Town Hall.

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

“Rodgers & Hammerstein’s A Grand Night for Singing,” Monday, June 20, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Maine State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, on Bowdoin College campus, Brunswick. Cast includes MSMT performance interns as well as local actors. Tickets $20-$40, available at www.msmt.org, by phone at 725-8769, or in person at the box office in the Pickard Theater.

Freeport Traffic and Parking Commission, Tuesday, June 21, 7:30 a.m., Town Council Chambers.

Freeport Town Council, Tuesday, June 21, 6:30 p.m., Town Council Chambers.

Circus Smirkus fundraiser, to benefit children in need, Tuesday, June 21, 5-9 pm., Flatbread, 72 Commercial St., Portland. Hula-hoop and juggling contests, Wicked Whoopie raffle. For more information, call 865-3900, ext. 113.

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.

Stroll with the Ranger, Wednesday, June 22, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Take a relaxed tour with the ranger on this wheelchair- and stroller-accessible path. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot.Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

“The War Room,” documentary presented by Merrill Film Society, Wednesday, June 22, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth. Film gives inside view of Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign.

Habitat Hunt, Thursday, June 23, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Get to know the local wildlife and their habitats in the park. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot.Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Harraseeket Hay Barn Gala & Barbecue, fundraiser for the Freeport Historical Society, Thursday, June 23, 6 p.m., Mallett Barn, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport. Live music, silent and live auctions, barbecue dinner by Buck’s Naked BBQ, cash bar. Tickets $55, can be purchased in advance at www.HistoricFreeport.org or by mail at FHS 45 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032.

Hike with the Ranger, Friday, June 24, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Enjoy the best that the park has to offer in this season on a hike with a knowledgeable guide. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot.Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Durham Warriors Survival Challenge, Friday, June 24-Sunday, June 26, Maine Forest Yurts, Auburn/Pownal Road, Durham. Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., followed by meet-and-greet at the Crowley farm. Concessions available from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. during the event. Proceeds benefit Durham Warriors Project, a nonprofit that covers the costs for disabled veterans and nonprofit groups focused on education and family to stay at Maine Forest Yurts. Donations accepted at event or online at www.DurhamWarriors.org and www.MaineForestYurts.com.

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.

“Ghost the Musical,” through Saturday, June 25, Maine State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, on Bowdoin College campus, Brunswick. For times and tickets, see www.msmt.org, call 725-8769, or visit the box office.

“Harraseeket Heritage Day – The Circus Ship,” Saturday, June 25, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Strouts Point Wharf Co., South Freeport. Celebration inspired by “The Circus Ship,” by Maine writer Chris Van Dusen. Popcorn, cotton candy, circus-themed lunch food, activities for the family. Coastal Winds plays starting at noon. Van Dusen will read “The Circus Ship” at 1 p.m. $10, $5 children 4-11, $25 per family (two adults and up to three paying children). All food and activities included in entrance fee. Sponsored by Freeport Historical Society. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.historicfreeport.org or at the door.

Forest Detective, Sunday, June 26, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. The forest is an open book, if you know how to read it. Learn how on this fascinating tour. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

“Moulin Rouge,” screens Monday, June 27, 1 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth. Musical stars Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman.

Durham Board of Selectmen, Tuesday, June 28, 6:30 p.m., Town Office.

Secrets of the Shore, Wednesday, June 29, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Discover the secrets of life in the salt marsh, mud flats, gravel beach and rocky shore. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

“Evita,” Wednesday, June 29-Saturday, July 16, Maine State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, on Bowdoin College campus, Brunswick. For times and tickets, see www.msmt.org, call 725-8769, or visit the box office.

Merrill Memorial Library Readers Circle, meets Thursday, June 30, 7 p.m., 215 Main St., Yarmouth, to discuss “Ship of Brides,” by Jojo Moyes.

Casco Bay Walk, Thursday, June 30, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Enjoy views of rocky shores, nesting ospreys, and islands in the bay on this 1-mile hike with a park ranger. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

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.

Wagon Ride to the Past, Saturdays, 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.

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.

“Fiddler on the Roof,” Wednesday, July 20-Saturday, Aug. 6, Maine State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, on Bowdoin College campus, Brunswick. For times and tickets, see www.msmt.org, call 725-8769, or visit the box office.

“Mama Mia,” Wednesday, Aug. 10-Saturday, Aug. 27, Maine State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, on Bowdoin College campus, Brunswick. For times and tickets, see www.msmt.org, call 725-8769, or visit the box office.

We love to eat

Baked bean and spaghetti supper, Saturday, June 18, seatings at 5 and 6 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, Route 9, Pownal. $9, $4 for children 5-12, free for children under 5. To reserve tickets call Lois, 688-4433

Roast pork supper, Saturday, June 18, 5-6:30 p.m., Freeport Masonic Lodge, Mallett Drive. Roast pork, mashed potatoes, assorted vegetables, homemade biscuits, surprise dessert, beverage. $9, $4.50 for children under 12.

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.

Durham Community Lunch, Tuesday, June 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. No lunch on July 5; lunches resume July 19. Those interested in helping or have questions can call Julie Wagoner, 353-9715.

Baked bean supper, Saturday, June 25, 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, 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.

Bean supper, Saturday, July 9, 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, July 15, noon-1 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

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.

The season’s first Farm to Table Dinner at Wolfe’s Neck Farm in Freeport is Sunday, June 19, from 5-8 p.m., with the meal prepared by chefs at Gather Farm Fresh Eatery and Frontier Cafe.