“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.

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

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.

“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.

“Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s,” presentation by Mark Pechenik, manager of community engagement and outreach with the Maine Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Library.

Diabetes self-management classes, start Wednesday, Aug 10, 4:30 p.m., Mid Coast Hospital Board Room, Brunswick. Each participant gets a copy of the book, “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” Course is free, but pre-registration required. Call Annica McGuirk, 406-3971 to register or for more information.

“Close-up,” (in Farsi with English subtitles), hosted by Merrill Film Society, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth.

Freeport Project Review Board, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6 p.m., Town Council Chambers.

Freeport Coastal Waters Commission, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Library.

Guided Tree Hunt, Wednesday, Aug. 10 and Thursday, Aug. 18, 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.

Dragonflies & Damsels, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Learn about these amazing insects in fact and folklore. 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 Shellfish Conservation Commission, Thursday, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

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.

Red Cross blood drive, Thursday, Aug. 11, 1-6 p.m., Mormon Church, 247 Walnut Hill Road (Route 115), North Yarmouth. Walk-ins. welcome, or call 800-RED-CROSS for appointment.

Durham Historic District Commission, Thursday, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m., Town Office.

Food Addicts Anonymous, Thursdays, 9 a.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport. For more information, visit www.foodaddicts.org or call 775-2132.

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

“Underdogs,” free family movie, Thursday, Aug. 11, 12:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library. Rated PG.

Cyclist Derek Wilbraham, talks about family bike trip of 4,247 miles, Friday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m., L.L. Bean Flagship Store camping department atrium.

“Old Cops Blue Lights and Funny Cider Tour,” with authors John Ford Sr. and Mark Nickerson, Friday, Aug. 12, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library.

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

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.

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.

The Lone Bellow, with special guest Brynn Elliott, Saturday, Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m., L.L. Bean Discovery Park. Free.

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.

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.

Steamer Dig, Sunday, Aug. 14, 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.

Tide Pools, Monday, Aug. 15 and Sunday, Aug. 28, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Meets at the shore sign located on the rocky shores near Googins Island. Stop by between 2 and 3 to discover the secrets of tide pools. No reservations needed except for group programs. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465 or see www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

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

“Footlight Follies,” featuring 2 Ring Circus and live auction, Monday, Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater, Brunswick. Auction at 9 p.m. Tickets $20-$40, available at www.msmt.org, 725-8769, or in person by visiting box 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.

Osprey Watch, Tuesday, Aug. 16; Sunday, Aug. 21; Tuesday, Aug. 23; Tuesday, Aug. 30, 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.

Pownal Planning Board, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

Know Your Neighbors, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 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.

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.

Parkinson’s Support Group, third Wednesday of the month, Aug. 17, 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.

Summer tour of historic Pettengill Farmhouse and grounds, offered by Freeport Historical Society, 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.

Jack Sillin of Yarmouth, who posts weather forecasts on his blog ForecasterJack.com, will share his love of meteorology at a talk Wednesday, Aug.17, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library.

Freeport Republican Committee, Wednesday, Aug.17, 6:45 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Mallett Drive, lower level. For more information, contact Jason Thyen, chairman, [email protected]

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.

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.

Hike with the Ranger, Friday, Aug. 19, 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.

Timothy Burris, Portland-based lutenist/guitarist, presents summer classical concert, Friday, Aug.19, 7 p.m., Freeport Community Library.

Who Lived Here Before Us? Saturday, Aug. 20, weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Learn about the former inhabitants of this land, and how we can still see signs of the past today in this historical nature 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.

Kids’ Get Out + Play Day, Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., L.L. Bean, Freeport. Family day of outdoor fun, including activities with local Scouts, slack lining with pros, mountain bike course.

The Ballroom Thieves, with the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra, Saturday, Aug. 20, 7:30 p.m., L.L. Bean Discovery Park. Free.

A Taste of Tidewater, Maine Cooperative Extension fundraiser, Saturday, Aug. 20, 5-8 p.m., Parish House at the Episcopal Church of St. Mary, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth. Appetizers and desserts created by some of Greater Portland’s renowned chefs, live music by the Pine Tones, 10×10 art exhibition and sale. Tickets $75. Buy at http://umaine.edu/cumberland/programs/taste-of-tidewater-2 or call 781-6099.

Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, Saturday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., rain or shine, Maine Street and Town Mall. Works of art from painting to sculpture to photography and fine crafts, plus interactive demonstrations and children’s activities. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Grief support group, hosted by Life Choice Hospice, third Sunday of every month, Aug. 21, noon-1 p.m., Sedgewood Commons, 22 Northbrook Drive, Falmouth. No registration required and drop-ins welcome. For more information, call 761-6967.

Durham Board of Selectmen, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6:30 p.m., Town Office.

Freeport Town Council at Bustins Island, Tuesday, Aug. 23, boat leaves town dock at 5 p.m.

“North by Northwest,” hosted by Merrill Film Society, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth.

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.

Stroll with the Ranger, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 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.

Secrets of the Shore, Thursday, Aug. 25, 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.

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.

Shore Tour, Friday, Aug. 26, 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.

Paws for a Cause, Saturday, Aug. 27, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., L.L. Bean, Freeport. Bring your best friend for this fun annual festival featuring a 5K and walk, canine contests, dog demos, live music, food trucks and more. Benefit for Coastal Humane Society.

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

“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” screens at 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 29, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. Rated R.

Casco Bay Walk, Monday, Aug. 29, 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 beautiful Casco Bay Trail. 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.

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.

Fond of Fronds, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Learn about the multitude of fern species that inhabit our forest and how to identify them. 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.

Ben Rector, Saturday, Sept. 3, 7:30 p.m., L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free.

Great Freeport 9-Hole Scramble Tournament and Golf Ball Drop, Friday, Sept. 9, Freeport Country Club, 2 Old County Road. Tournament at 1 p.m., barbecue at 4 p.m., golf ball drop at 5 p.m. Proceeds support Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce’s Budding Entrepreneur Scholarship Fund and future member programming. To register as a golfer, sponsor, buy a chance or get more information, call 847-5240 or visit www.freeportmainechamber.com.

Free camping for Freeport residents, Saturday, Sept. 10-Saturday, Sept. 24, Winslow Park and Campground, Freeport. For more information, call 865-4198 or see www.FreeportMaine.com

“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.

10×10 Benefit Art Exhibit and Sale, Friday, Sept. 30, 6-8:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library’s Morrell Meeting Room and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s Parish Hall, Brunswick, with 300 works representing 175 Maine artists on sale. Public previews Sept. 29, 6-9 p.m., and Sept. 30, noon-3 p.m., at both venues. Proceeds support Arts Are Elementary in Brunswick schools. For more information, and to view works online beginning the week of Sept. 4, see www.10x10brunswick.org.

We love to eat

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, cole slaw, pies, beverages and more. $9, children $4. Profits support outreach programs. Suppers held the second Saturday of every month.

Clam and lobster bake, Saturday, Aug.13, 2-8 p.m., at Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. Lobster, steamed clams, corn on the cob, potato salad, bottled water, and Betty Reez Whoopie pie. Chicken option available. DJ music by MoMeg Premiere sounds. $50. Fundraiser for Epilepsy Foundation. To register and for more information, contact Becky Daniel, 865-5525.

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.

Durham Community Lunch, Tuesday, Aug. 16, noon, First Congregational Church of Durham, routes 9 and 136. Baked macaroni and cheese, vegetable, and cake and a door prize to celebrate first anniversary. 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.

Third Friday Free Lunch, Aug. 19, noon-1 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Baked beans and spaghetti supper, Saturday, Aug. 20, 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. Supper also scheduled for Sept. 17.

Baked bean supper, Saturday, Aug. 27, 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, 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.

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

The Lone Bellow

The band The Lone Bellow performs a free concert Saturday, Aug. 13, at 7:30 p.m., at L.L. Bean Discovery Park.


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