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THERAPY DOG STORY HOUR, 4-5 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. Kids of all ages can read to an attentive, loving dog. For a special time with a therapy dog, call ahead to save a spot. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

STARLIGHT STORIES, 5:30-6 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. A quieter version of regular toddle storytime; recommended up through age 6. Wear pajamas, pack a favorite stuffed animal and hear bedtime stories. Adult supervision required; free and open to the public. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

3RD ANNUAL HUMMUS AND POETRY NIGHT, 6:30 p.m., Gulf of Maine Books, 134 Maine St., Brunswick. Readings by Zeina Azzam and Sharif Elmusa. FMI, call (207) 729-5083.

RECYCLING TALK, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. ecomaine staff will present information about recycling, how it’s sorted and why it matters. Free and open to the public. FMI, email [email protected] or call (207) 865- 3307.

EGGHEAD EVENING: MLK’S POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN, 7-8:30 p.m., 521 Main St., Damariscotta. Joseph Rosenbloom, author of “Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last 31 Hours,” will lead the discussion. FMI, contact Barb Burt at [email protected] or (207) 687-7052.

PUBLIC MEALS

BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER, 5:30-7 p.m., St. Philip’s Church, 12 Hodge St., Wiscasset. Meal by donation; proceeds support the church and its community outreach missions. FMI, call (207) 882- 7184.

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TODDLER STORYTIME, 10-11 a.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., Freeport. Stories and songs; adult supervision required. FMI, call (207) 865- 3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME WITH GUNTA, 11-11:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., Freeport. Stories; adult supervision required. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS BATH/BRUNSWICK, noon, St. Mary’s Church, 144 Lincoln St., Bath.

MID-COAST RECOVERY COALITION SMART RECOVERY PEER SUPPORT MEETING, 5-6 p.m., MCRC office, 411 Main St., Rockland. The facilitated group will meet every Tuesday. FMI, email [email protected] or call (207) 701-1575.

PATTEN SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: ‘BACK TO THE FUTURE,’ 6:30 p.m., (doors open at 6 p.m., Patten Free Library, Community Room, 33 Summer St., Bath. Screening of “Back to the Future,” rated PG. Free admission and refreshments.

NOR’EASTERS BARBERSHOP CHORUS REHEARSAL, 7 p.m., Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Avenue, Bath. Men of all ages who like to sing are welcome. FMI, call (207) 542- 7229.

RED CLOAK HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR, 7:30 p.m., Bath. A twilight walking tour of Bath, seeing many original homes, hearing of some haunts and spirits and learning about early history. Appropriate for all; by reservation only. Meeting location revealed upon reservation. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children younger than 12, free for children younger than age 5. FMI or to make a reservation, call (207) 380-3806 or visit redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com.

PUBLIC MEALS

FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5-6 p.m., Pathway Vineyard Church, 2 Columbus Dr., Brunswick. FMI, contact [email protected]

AUGUST

WED/1

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PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP, 8-9 a.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, White Street, Rockland. Local police and probation officers will attend meetings in a supportive capacity, and only with participants consent. No charge to participate. FMI, call Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition at (207) 701-1182.

‘HULA HOOP MANIA AT THE ANNUAL BOOK SALE AND FAIR,’ 10 a.m., Orr’s Island Library, 1699 Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island. Hoops will be supplied or people can bring their own; other games and events will take place until 2 p.m.

EXPLORING NATURE THROUGH STORY: SEED SLEUTHS, 10-11 a.m., Sewall Woods Preserve. KELT and Patten Free Library are hosting weekly events offering farm and garden themed stories and outdoor activities for children age 6 and younger. FMI, contact Becky Kolak at [email protected] or (207) 442- 8400.

CLASSIC SEA CHANTEYS AT WORK, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Bath Freight Shed, 27 Commercial St., Bath. Join the crew of Maine’s First Ship and learn some of the classic sea chanteys while lending a hand at the tasks for which they were sung. FMI, contact MFS at [email protected] or (207) 443-4242.

EXHIBITION OPENING: ‘SOUVENIRS,’ 4 p.m., Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick. “Souvenirs,” an exhibition of watercolors and oils by Frances Pratt Caswell, will open with a public reception. The show will run through Sept. 28. FMI, call (207) 373-4600.

TEEN SUMMER NIGHTS MOVIE SERIES: ‘A QUIET PLACE,’ 6 p.m., Patten Free Library, Community Room, 33 Summer St., Bath. This week’s movie is “A Quiet Place;” all movies shown during the series will be rated PG or PG-13. FMI, contact Roberta Jordan at (207) 443- 5141 ext. 25 or [email protected], or visit patten.lib.me.us/teens.

AUTHOR TALK: DEBORAH GOULD, 6:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Meeting Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Local author Deborah Gould will read from and talk about her new novel, “The Eastern: Later On.” Copies of the books will be available for sale and signing. FMI, call (207) 725-5242 ext. 510 or visit curtislibrary.com.

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., Topsham Medical Building, 4 Horton Place, Topsham. FMI, call (207) 528-5550.

PERFORMANCES

MUSIC ON THE MALL: CHILDREN’S NIGHT WITH ANNE SPARLING, 5 p.m., Town Mall, Brunswick. Children’s sing-along; bring instruments to shake and play In case of inclement weather, rain date performances will take place Thursdays, when available. FMI and updates, visit brunswickdowntown.org/events/music-on-the-mall.

MARC BLACK, 6 p.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. Musician Marc Black will present a multimedia concert experience highlighting history of the 1950s and ’60s. Free and open to the public. FMI, call (207) 725- 1727.

ANNUAL FORT POPHAM CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., Fort Popham, Phippsburg. The annual concert, featuring the Bath Municipal Band, will take place at the old Civil War fort. Free and open to the public, though donations are appreciated. FMI, contact Janet at [email protected] or (207) 389-9145.

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FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS, 9 a.m., First Parrish Cong. Church, 40 Main St., Freeport. 838- 8991.

THURSDAY HIKERS, 9 a.m., locations vary. Weekly Thursday outings geared to active seniors. FMI, visit hike.micstan.us.

ORR’S ISLAND LIBRARY BOOK SALE & FAIR, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lowell’s Cove, Orr’s Island.

POPHAM ART SHOW, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Popham Chapel House, Popham. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m.

STORY TIME, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library, 935 Cundy’s Harbor Road, Cundy’s Harbor. FMI, call (207) 725-1461 or visit cundysharbor.me.

MAKER CART, 1-3 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. Self-guided activities will vary week-to-week, may be crafty and science related. Free and open to the public, adult supervision required. FMI, call (207) 865-3307 or visit freeportlibrary.com.

TECH TIME, 1-3 p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Library, 935 Cundy’s Harbor Road, Cundy’s Harbor. FMI, call (207) 725- 1461 or visit cundysharbor.me.

T.O.P.S. MEETING (TAKING OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY), weigh-in 6-6:40p.m., followed by meeting. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 330 Maine St., Brunswick. For more information, call 729-6400.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY BRUNSWICK, 6- 8 p.m., 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. Dinner provided at no cost. A Christ-centered recovery program for anyone struggling with hurts, habits, hang-ups or addiction.

HEALTHY FOOD WORKSHOPS: SMOOTHIE 101, 6:30 p.m., Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., Rockland. A talk about the possible health benefits of smoothies and how to make them. There will be non-dairy smoothie options available. Free and open to the public. FMI, call (207) 594-0310.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 7 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Brunswick.

RED CLOAK HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR, 7:30 p.m., Bath. A twilight walking tour of Bath, seeing many original homes, hearing of some haunts and spirits and learning about early history. Appropriate for all; by reservation only. Meeting location revealed upon reservation. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children younger than 12, free for children younger than age 5. FMI or to make a reservation, call (207) 380-3806 or visit redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com.

PERFORMANCES

BANDSTAND BY THE SEA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: MARC BLACK, 6-8 p.m., Elijah Kellogg Church, Route 123 (Harpswell Neck Road), Harpswell. Marc Black will perform multimedia show at the Thursday night summer concert series. FMI, visit harpswell.maine.gov.

FRI/3

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ORR’S ISLAND LIBRARY BOOK SALE & FAIR, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lowell’s Cove, Orr’s Island.

POPHAM ART SHOW, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Popham Chapel House, Popham. SOUTH FREEPORT CHURCH ANNUAL SUMMER BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL, 3 -7 p.m., 98 S. Freeport Road, South Freeport. Jewelry and treasures sale, lobster dinner and entertainment. FMI, visit southfreeportchurch.com/summer-blueberry-festival.html.

BENEFIT DINNER AND CONCERT, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 7 p.m., (concert), South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 S. Freeport Road, South Freeport. Maggie Coffin & The Robby Coffin Trio will perform. Cost is $10 for the concert only, $20 for chicken dinner with concert and $25 for lobster dinner with concert. Dinner is by reservation only. FMI, tickets or reservations, call (207) 865-4012.

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