Upcoming

“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.

“Explorations in Watercolor,” works by Catherine Gram, on exhibit during July, Freeport Community Library.

“Maine State Music Theatre Past, Present and Future,” retrospective exhibition in July and August, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick.

Stories in Stone, Wednesday, July 13, 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 Creative Arts Urban Sketchers Group, meets Wednesdays at 8 a.m., Coffee by Design, L.L. Bean. All welcome.

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.

Jimmy Jo and the Jumbol’Ayuhs, Cajun and zydeco, Wednesday, July 13, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

“When We Were Kings,” documentary about the Ali-Forman fight in Zaire, Africa, Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth. Presented by Merrill Film Society.

Freeport Project Review Board , Wednesday, July 13, 5 p.m. site walk at the Outdoor Discovery Center,14 Marietta Lane, then Council Chambers .

Freeport Coastal Waters Commission , Wednesday, July 13, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Freeport Shellfish Conservation Commission, Thursday, July 14, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Summer tours of historic Pettengill Farmhouse and grounds, offered by Freeport Historical Society Thursday, July 14, 10 a.m.; Sunday, July 17, 5 p.m.; Tuesday, July 19, 6 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 4, 8 a.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 17, 5 p.m. $12, $10 for historical society members. Participants must register at least 24-hours in advance since at least four people (maximum 10) are required. For more information, see www.HistoricFreeport.org or call 865-3170.

O.C. and the Off Beats, rhythm and blues and rock ‘n’ roll, Thursday, July 14, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

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.

Shore Tour, Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 29, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Get to know the story of Maine’s coast on this walk. 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 Odd Couple,” female version, presented by Freeport Players, Friday, July 15-Sunday, July 31, Freeport Performing Arts Center. Preview performance Thursday, July 14, 7:30 p.m. Regular show times Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30, and Sundays at 2. Tickets, available at www.fpconline.org, are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

“Zootopia,” screens Friday, July 15, 12:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library. Rated PG. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

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. For more information, see http://bnasreunion.org.

Yarmouth Clam Festival, Friday, July 15-Sunday, July 17. For schedule, see www.clamfestival.com.

Secrets of the Shore, Friday, July 15 and Thursday, July 28, 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,” through 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.

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

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.

Steamer Dig, Saturday, July 16, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Learn about the life and times of the soft-shell clam. Then try your hand at digging (bring mud sneakers or high boots and clam hoe or spading fork). Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

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.

Osprey Watch, Sunday, July 17; Tuesday, July 19; Saturday, July 23; Tuesday, July 26, Sunday, July 31, 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.

Grief support group, hosted by Life Choice Hospice, third Sunday of every month, July 17, noon-1 p.m., Sedgewood Commons, 22 Northbrook Drive, Falmouth. No registration required and drop-ins welcome. For more information, call 761-6967.

Pownal Board of Selectmen, Monday, July 18, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

Durham Ordinance Group, Monday, July 18, 7 p.m., Town Office.

Freeport Sewer District trustees, Monday, July 18, 7 p.m., Treatment Plant, 43 South Freeport Road.

Wild Relatives, Monday, July 18, 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.

Vacation Bible School, Monday, July 18-Friday, July 22, 9-11:15 a.m., First Parish Congregational Church, 422 Hallowell Road in Pownal. Children ages 5-12 welcome. Fames, Bible lessons, stories, crafts, snacks. For more information, call the Rev. John Wentworth, 688-4846, or email [email protected]

Freeport Town Council, Tuesday, July 19, 6:30 p.m., Town Council Chambers.

Durham Historical Society monthly meeting, Tuesday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m., Old Union Church. All are welcome to attend.

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.

Parkinson’s Support Group, third Wednesday of the month, July 20, 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.

“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.

Colwell Brothers Band, R&B, Wednesday, July 20, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Hike with the Ranger, Wednesday, July 20, 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.

Cormack McCarthy, folksinger/songwriter, Thursday, July 21, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

Guided Tree Hunt, Thursday, July 21 and Monday, July 25, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Learn to identify the main species of trees present in the park during this wheelchair accessible program. 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.

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.

Stroll with the Ranger, Friday, July 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 Amazon on a Shoestring Budget,” presentation by Mark Duffield and Joe McKenzie, Friday, July 22, 7 p.m., L.L. Bean camping department atrium. Free.

Forest Detective, Sunday, July 24, 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.

Durham Board of Selectmen, Tuesday, July 26, 6:30 p.m., Town Office.

“The Graduate,” screens Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth. Presented by Merrill Film Society.

Children’s Night with Anne Sparling and Jimmy Junkins, Wednesday, July 27, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Know Your Neighbors, Wednesday, July 27, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Get to know the various ecological communities at 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.

Zulu Leprechauns, music of the past and present, Thursday, July 28, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

OC and the Offbeats, Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m., outdoors at Freeport Community Library. Free.

Shore Tour, Saturday, July 30, 2-3 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Informal program meets at the shore sign, located on the rocky shores near Googins Island. Stop by to discover the secrets of tide pools. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

Pownal Board of Selectmen, Monday, Aug. 1, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

Jimmy Junkins Band, Tex-Mex/roadhouse, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Bishop Ave, acoustic rock and Americana,Thursday, Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

“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.

Merrymeeting Community Band, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Boneheads, roots, Thursday, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

Wagon Ride to the Past, Saturdays, 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.

First Parish Market, featuring artists, crafters and other vendors, Saturdays, 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.

Pownal Board of Selectmen, Monday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

The Gather Rounders, bluegrass, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Jimmy Junkins & Big Fat Cadillac, boogie-woogie dancehall rock, Thursday, Aug. 18, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

Big Chips Trio, Wednesday, Americana, Aug. 24, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Greybeard, eclectic mix,Thursday, Aug. 25, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

Pownal Board of Selectmen, Monday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

Liz Lannon Band, rockabilly/jazz, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

“Portland’s Horse-Drawn Heritage,” 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.

We love to eat

Third Friday Free Lunch, July 15, noon-1 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Baked beans and spaghetti supper, Saturday, July 16, 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. Suppers also scheduled for Aug. 20 and Sept. 17.

Durham Community Lunch, Tuesday, July 19, noon, First Congregational Church of Durham, routes 9 and 136. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Sandwiches, salad, homemade desserts. $2-$4 donation. Proceeds fund future lunches. General schedule is the first and third Tuesday of the month. No lunch on July 5. Those interested in helping or have questions can call Julie Wagoner, 353-9715.

Baked bean supper, Saturday, July 23, 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, 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, Aug. 13, 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, 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

‘Zootopia’

“Zootopia,” rated PG, screens Friday, July 15, at 12:30 p.m., at the Freeport Community Library.


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