Books/Authors

Tuesday 11/29

Author Event: June Vail: 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. curtislibrary.com

Ongoing

Blurb Club in Congress Square Park: noon to 1 p.m., every other Thursday in Congress Square Park, Portland. Hosted by Portland Public Library, Riverton Branch, 1600 Forest Ave. portlandlibrary.com

Books and Brews: 6 p.m., first Wednesday, Flight Deck Brewing, Brunswick Landing, 11 Atlantic Ave., Brunswick. curtislibrary.com/book-groups

Books on Tap: 5:30 p.m., third Monday of the month via Zoom, hosted by Scarborough Public Library. [email protected]

Advertisement

Casco Bay Writers’ Project at the Hall: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursdays, Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, 519 Congress St., Portland. mechanicshallmaine.org

Civil War Book Club: 7 p.m., second Monday of the month, People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org

Great Books Discussion: 10 a.m. to noon, second Saturday, Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. [email protected]

Guerilla Poetry Whoop: 6:30 p.m., second Thursday of the month via Zoom, hosted by Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth. thomasmemoriallibrary.org/poetry-at-tml

Just Desserts Mystery Group: 6:30-7:30 p.m., second Tuesday of the month, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick. curtislibrary.com/book-groups

Monday Afternoon Book Group: 1 p.m., first Monday of the month at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. [email protected]

Advertisement

Read Your Mind: 12:30 p.m., last Wednesday of the month, virtual from Portland Public Library. Features new books, topics and resources about teen mental health. portlandlibrary.com

Reading Challenge 2022: Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland. List of 18 reading prompts to challenge readers throughout the year. princememorial.org

Road Scholars Walking Group: 10-11 a.m., Thursdays. Do you want to read more? Do you want to walk more? Would you like to do both at the same time? Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org

Sci-fi Book Club: 5-6 p.m., second Thursday of the month, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick. Email Marian Dalton at [email protected] to sign up.

South Portland Public Library Writers’ Group: 2-4 p.m., first and third Saturdays via Zoom. southportlandlibrary.com/writers-group

World War II Commemoration: free military history, African-American history and Latino history downloads at ebooksforstudents.org.

Advertisement

Writers’ Meet-Up: 6 p.m., second Thursday of the month via Zoom through Portland Public Library. Visit portlandlibrary.com/series/writers-meet-up/ for more, including monthly writing prompts.

Bulletin Board

Friday 11/25

Monument Square Tree Lighting: 4 p.m., Monument Square, 456 Congress St., Portland.

Wednesday 11/30

Cribbage: 8:45 a.m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick.

Scarborough Scrabblers: 6 p.m., Scarborough Community Services Hub, 418 Payne Road, Scarborough.

Advertisement

Ongoing

Board Game Social: 3-5 p.m., Fridays, Slot Car Junction, Brunswick. brunswickdowntown.org

Cafe en Français – French Conversation Club: 2:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of the month, People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org

Chess Club: 6 p.m., first Wednesday of the month, Curtis Library Chess Club. Open to all ages. Younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult helper. Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. curtislibrary.libcal.com

Citizens Climate Lobby Portland Chapter: 9-10:30 a.m., first Saturday of the month via Zoom, Facebook or citizensclimatelobbymaine.weebly.com.

Connected: 7 p.m., first Monday of the month, nondenominational social group for widowers, widows, divorced and singles 55 and over. St. Charles Borromeo Church Hall, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick. Guest speaker, light refreshments. 725-1266 or 725-8386

Advertisement

Critical Home Repair program: Habitat for Humanity partners with low-income homeowners who require safety and structural repairs, including accessibility issues, unsafe roofing or flooring, lack of heat, and electrical or plumbing hazards. Cumberland County residents only. habitatportlandme.org/critical-home-repair

Down East Ship Modelers Guild: 1 p.m., second Thursday of every month, 200 Congress St., Bath, rear of the American Legion Hall. 751-2453

Free Yoga Class: 9:30 a.m., Mondays, Freeport Community Services, 53 Depot St., Freeport. fcsmaine.org/yoga-fall-2022

Freeport Farmers Market: 9 a.m., Fridays, corner of Main & West Streets, next to the Town Office, Freeport. visitfreeport.com

Freeport American Legion: 5:30 p.m., every second Thursday of the month, Freeport Masonic Lodge, 33 Mallot Drive. All veterans welcome.

Game Night: 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sundays, Foreplay Sports Pub, 436 Fore St., Portland. Free.

Advertisement

Maine Irish Heritage Trail: self-guided historical Portland tour, map at maineirishheritagetrail.org.

Maker’s Market: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays, Brick South at Thompson’s Point, 15 Resurgam Place, Portland. Local farms, artisans, artists. thompsonspoint.com

Monument(al) Square Market: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursdays, Monument Square in Portland, goods crafted by Portland makers.

Museum Passes: Merrill Memorial Library in Yarmouth has passes for patrons to Maine Maritime Museum, Maine Wildlife Park, Portland Museum of Art, Children’s Museum of Maine, Farnsworth Art Museum and Maine State Parks. Reserve at 846-4763 or [email protected]

Portland ReStore: 659 Warren Ave. restoreportlandmaine.org

Scarborough 55-plus Program Senior Drop-In: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fridays. Get together for coffee, snacks, games and camaraderie. Registration not necessary. SCS Hub, 418 Payne Road, Scarborough. Free. scarboroughmaine.org

Advertisement

Scarborough Kiwanis: noon, Fridays, lunch meeting, Cowbell Wood-Fired Grill, 185 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough. scarboroughkiwanis.org

Senior Bingo: noon, Mondays, Scarborough Community Center Hub, 418 Payne Road, Scarborough, 55-plus, free, registration not necessary. scarboroughmaine.org

Stump Trivia: 8-10 p.m., Sea Dog Brewing Company, 125 Western Ave., South Portland. sopo.seadogbrewing.com

Topsham ReStore: 126 Main St., 504-9340.

Trivia: 6:30-9 p.m., Wednesdays, Stroudwater Distillery, 28 Resurgam Place, Portland. Free. stroudwaterdistillery.com

Trivia Night: 6:30-8 p.m., Thursdays, Byrnes’ Irish Pub, 38 Centre St., Bath. byrnesirishpub.com

Advertisement

Vigils for Peace and Justice: 5-5:30 p.m., Fridays, Brunswick Town Mall, Maine Street at Park Row. peaceworksbrunswickme.org

Crafting

Sunday 11/27

A Maker’s Market: noon, Maine Mead Works, 51 Washington Ave., Portland. Celebrate local craft makers and enjoy everything from handmade jewelry to books, prints, clothing and gifts. mainemeadworks.com

Thursday 12/1

Medicinal Herb Tisanes: 6 p.m., The Maine Organic Marketplace, 55 Main St., Freeport. store.mofga.org

Ongoing

Advertisement

A Common Yarn: 1-3 p.m., Thursdays, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth Memorial Library. A textile craftsmanship group. Email [email protected] to join. falmouthmemoriallibrary.org

Calico Quilters: 7 p.m., first and third Mondays, North Yarmouth Congregational Church, Route 115, 7-9 p.m. Contact [email protected]

Craft Meetup: 4:30-6 p.m., Mondays, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St, Brunswick. curtislibrary.libcal.com

Dining

Thursday 12/1

Women’s Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org

Ongoing

Advertisement

Curbside Souper Supper: 5 p.m., second and fourth Fridays of the month. Masks and social distancing. Free to all. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth. smary.org

Deering Center Community Church in Portland: call 773-2423 for more information. deeringcentercommunitychurch.org

Freeport Community Services Food Pantry: open for in-person shopping Mondays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m., and Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 55 Depot St., Freeport. fcsmaine.org

Meals on Wheels: call the Brunswick Meals on Wheels Coordinator Casey Henson at 729-0757 or visit People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org

Merrymeeting Sharing Table: noon to 2:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Library Park Gazebo, Bath. No income or residency requirement to pick up free food. merrymeetingfoodcouncil.org

Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program: 12 Tenney Way, Brunswick, 725-2716. mchpp.org

Advertisement

Portland Farmers Market: Indoor Winter Market begins Dec. 3. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 631 Stevens Avenue, Portland. portlandmainefarmersmarket.org

St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., open Mondays through Fridays, hot lunches and food pantry at 307 Congress St., Portland. Clothing and books, gift bags for kids and toiletries will be provided Fridays. portlandcatholic.org

Scarborough 55+ Program Senior Lunch: 11 a.m., Wednesdays, SCS Hub, 418 Payne Road, Scarborough. scarboroughmaine.org

Souper Supper at St. Mary’s: 5-7 p.m., second and fourth Fridays, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth. Free meals. smary.org/souper-supper

The Sharing Table: Food For All: 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. curtislibrary.libcal.com

Health

Monday 11/28

Advertisement

Living Well with Chronic Pain with Healthy Living for ME: 1 to 4 p.m. through Dec. 12, People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org

Ongoing

Dempsey Center: health and wellness workshops such as yoga, acupressure, massage and meditation. dempseycenter.org

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous: various times and locations in the greater Portland area. Help for food obsession and addiction. No dues or weigh-ins. foodaddicts.org

Free Age-Friendly Yoga Class: 9:30 a.m., Mondays, Freeport Community Services, 53 Depot St., Freeport. fcsmaine.org.

Gentle Chair Yoga for Seniors: 1 p.m., Thursdays, Freeport Community Services, open to all. fcsmaine.org/gentle-chair-yoga

Advertisement

Living Well with HIV+: group workshop by Healthy Living for Me. Registration required at 800-620-6036, [email protected] or healthylivingforme.org.

Medicare 101 with Spectrum Generations: 12:30-2 p.m., second Tuesday of every month, People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org.

YMCA: free online workout videos at ymcaofsouthernmaine.org/videos and ymca360.org.

Holidays

Midcoast Tree Festival: 10 a.m., Friday 11/25 to Sunday 11/27, Saint John’s Community Center, 43 Pleasant St., Brunswick. midcoasttreefestival.com

Kids

Saturday 11/26

Annual Tree Lighting with Santa: 2-5 p.m., Brunswick Town Mall, 191 Maine St., Brunswick. brunswickdowntown.org

Advertisement

Monday 11/28

Fall Story Time and Hike: 10 a.m., 1 mile round-trip hike, Blue Point Preserve, 5 Seavey’s Landing Road, Scarborough. scarboroughlandtrust.org

Thursday 12/1

Junior Shooting: 6 p.m., Brunswick American Legion George T. Files Post 20, 1 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. (207) 721-1172. mainelegion.org

Friday 12/2

Northern Lights: Visits with Santa: 4 p.m., L.L.Bean, 95 Main St., Freeport. llbean.com.

Advertisement

Ongoing

Bubbles and Books: 10:30-11 a.m., Wednesdays. Suggested for ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St, Brunswick. curtislibrary.libcal.com

Chess Club: 6 p.m., first and third Wednesdays of the month, open to all ages, but children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. curtislibrary.libcal.com

Children’s story time: 10:30 a.m., Saturdays, during the school year, Chebeague Island Library, 247 South Road. cheblib.wixsite.com/chebeaguelibrary

Dangerous Thinking Club: 5-6 p.m., third Thursday of the month, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main Street, Yarmouth. For teens who like to think, read and discuss. Email [email protected] for more information or visit yarmouthlibrary.org to register.

Dinosaurs at Dusk: 1 p.m., Mondays, through Dec. 12, Southworth Planetarium, 96 Falmouth St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/planet/dinosaurs-dusk-0

Advertisement

Library Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Join us on the lawn at the South Portland Library for stories and songs for all ages. Bring sunscreen and hats as needed. Blankets will be provided but feel free to bring your own. southportlandlibrary.com

Music Fun with Miss Teresa: 10:30 a.m., Fridays, Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. curtislibrary.libcal.com

OUT Maine: free youth programs, registration required at outmaine.org/programs/youth.

Paws & Read with Therapy Dogs: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mondays, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive. For kids of all ages, free and open to the public. Sign up for a 15-minute session by calling 865-3307 or visiting freeportlibrary.com.

Portland Stage Play Me a Story Education Program: 10:30 a.m., Saturdays, Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave, Portland. Gives kids ages 4-10 the experience of theater as professionals perform children’s stories and offer acting workshops. Free. portlandstage.org

Story Time for Children: 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays, Downtown Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland. portlandlibrary.com

Advertisement

Story Time With Miss Robyn: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Wednesdays, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. curtislibrary.libcal.com

Storytime with Taylor: 10:15 and 10:45 a.m., Mondays and Thursdays, Freeport Community Library. freeportmaine.libcal.com

Teen Video Games: 2-5 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, open to teens at the downtown Portland Library, Riverton Branch, 1600 Forest Ave. portlandlibrary.com

Toddler Storytime: 10:15 a.m., Thursdays, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main Street, Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org

Thomas Memorial Library virtual programs: visit thomasmemoriallibrary.org for calendar updates and links to livestreams.

Libraries

Ongoing

Advertisement

Chebeague Island Library: open Mondays 4-8 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon. Closed Sundays. cheblib.wixsite.com/chebeaguelibrary

Cundy’s Harbor Library: open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Harpswell. See the library Facebook page for updates. Free library available at Community Hall. cundysharbor.me

Curtis Memorial Library: Monday through Sunday. Curbside available Monday through Friday.

Falmouth Memorial Library: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Masks required, falmouthmemoriallibrary.org.

Freeport Community Library: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. FCL To Go 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday when building is closed to the public. freeportlibrary.com.

Live Tech Help: 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, topshamlibrary.org.

Advertisement

Merrill Memorial Library: open Monday through Saturday; curbside pickup available. Free access for Yarmouth residents to the virtual library TumbleBooks at yarmouthlibrary.org. Digital Maine Library and cloudLibrary also available.

Patten Free Library in Bath: Monday through Saturday with curbside pickup still available, call 443-5141 or go online. Access to cloudLibrary, the New York Times, TumbleBooks and more. patten.lib.me.us

Patten Free Library Homebound Delivery Service: to cardholders in Arrowsic, Bath, Georgetown, West Bath and Woolwich. Matches volunteers to patrons who are unable to visit the library in person. 443- 5141 ext. 23. patten.lib.me.us/new-homebound-delivery-service

Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland: Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 266 Main Street, Cumberland. CloudLibrary is accessible to check out eBooks. princememorial.org/cloudlibraryinstructions

Scarborough Public Library: Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 48 Gorham Road, Scarborough. Digital services available. scarboroughlibrary.org

South Portland Public Library: Main Library open Monday through Saturday, branch open Tuesday through Friday, and Sunday. For more information, call 767-7660 or visit southportlandlibrary.com/locations-and-hours

Advertisement

Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth: open Monday through Saturday, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth. thomasmemoriallibrary.org

Topsham Public Library: open Monday through Saturday, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. topshamlibrary.org

Parks & Nature

Sunday 11/27

Beginners Bird Walk: 10 a.m. to noon. Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. maineaudubon.org/events

Ongoing

Explore Scarborough Trails: explore local trails in Scarborough. scarboroughmaine.org

Advertisement

Maine Audubon sanctuaries in Falmouth, Freeport, Scarborough and West Bath: free and open to the public from dawn to dusk. No pets. maineaudubon.org/news

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife: information about recreational opportunities, including fishing, riding, hunting, trapping and hiking at mefishwildlife.com.

Natural Resources Council of Maine: maps to explore the state. nrcm.org

Wolfe’s Neck Center in Freeport: hiking, gardening, workshops and more, free and open from dawn to dusk. wolfesneck.org

Recreation

Friday 12/2

Qigong: 10:15 a.m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org

Advertisement

Ongoing

Bicycle Coalition of Maine: 38 Diamond Street, Portland. Free safety classes and riding clinics, including off-road biking. bikemaine.org

Cumberland Walking Group: 10 a.m., Thursdays, locations vary, contact Kelly at [email protected]

Falmouth Land Trust: guided hikes throughout the year, free and open to all. falmouthlandtrust.org/events

Old Port Historic Walking Tour: 11 a.m to 1:30 p.m., every Saturday through December, Monument Square, Center of Square, Portland. oldporthistorictours.com

Support

Ongoing

Advertisement

Al Anon: alcohol addiction and recovery resources. 1-888-4AL-ANON. findrecovery.com/alanon_meetings/me

Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter: Helpline at 800-272-3900 available 24/7. alz.org/maine

Connected: 7-9 p.m., first Monday of the month, St. Charles Borromeo Church Hall, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick. Free, nondenominational group for widows, widowers, divorced and singles 55-plus, with guest speaker and light refreshments. 725-1266 or 725-8386. allsaintsmaine.com/st-charles-borromeo

Dempsey Center Program Guide: Classes, workshops and groups to help and support in the fight against cancer. Free. Registration required. Email [email protected] or call 877-336-7287.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous: 8 a.m., Saturdays, 30 Liza Harmon Drive, Westbrook. Additional dates and meetings on Zoom. foodaddicts.org

Health Care and Frontline Workers: free confidential coaching sessions, wellness workshops and connection groups for those who may be feeling down, disconnected or discouraged. Call 1-800-769-9819, see workforceeap.com/strengthenme or email [email protected]

Advertisement

Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer One2One Confidential line: leave a message at 441-5374 or 1-855-552-7200 ext. 801; a volunteer will call back. mcfpc.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Maine) Teen Text Support Line: a new mental health program for youths 13-24, text 207-515-8398, noon to 10 p.m. daily. namimaine.org/teentextline

OUT Maine: a nonprofit that serves LGBTQ+ youths throughout the state, connects staff with at-risk youth through the phone and social media. More information at outmaine.org.

Sexual Assault Support Services of Midcoast Maine: free and private virtual support groups at sassmm.org.

Sweetser mental health support and resources: online exercises to cope with daily challenges, visit sweetser.org/online-wellness-tools-for-coping-with-covid-19 for titles such as Staying Connected While Social Distancing, Managing Time at Home with the Kids, and Parenting in Challenging Times and Changing Plans.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): 5:30 p.m., Thursdays, Berean Baptist Church, 15 Cumberland Street, Brunswick, 729-6400. tops.org

Advertisement

The Yellow Tulip Project: support and community for those with mental illnesses, online resources at theyellowtulipproject.org.

Walking with Moms in Need: unplanned pregnancy support group and services, Holy Martyrs Church, 266 Foreside Road, Falmouth. For more, call 847-6885, [email protected]

Volunteer

Ongoing

American Red Cross Blood Drives: redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive, pre-registration encouraged.

Dempsey Center: help make life better for people affected by cancer in Scarborough and Portland. Clayton’s House host in Portland, orientation ambassador, wig and headwear consultant, Reiki, community gardeners needed. dempseycenter.org/volunteer

Northern New England Region of the American Red Cross: volunteers needed to support relief efforts. Review the most urgently needed volunteer positions at redcross.org/volunteertoday or contact Volunteer Services at [email protected] or 800-464-6692. Other ways to help include monetary and blood/platelet donations.

Advertisement

Puppy Raisers and Sitters Wanted: Maine Region of Guiding Eyes for the Blind has ongoing need for people in the greater Portland area to teach basic skills and socialize pups for 14-16 months along with puppy sitters. Email [email protected] or visit guidingeyes.org/puppy-raising

Women Build: Habitat for Humanity program to construct affordable housing, details at habitatportlandme.org/womenbuild.

Workshops/Talks

Mon. 11/28

Climate Change Workshops with Ted Hall: 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth. Email [email protected] for more information or to register. yarmouthlibrary.org

Tuesday 11/29

Demystifying SEO: An Overview of Search Engine Optimization: 11 a.m., online via Zoom, Brunswick. Registration required. ceimaine.org/news-and-events

Advertisement

Wednesday 11/30

Sustainability Series: Maine’s Buildings as Part of our Low-Carbon Future: 5:30 p.m. via Zoom, Portland Library, Riverton Branch, 1600 Forest Ave., Portland. Visit portlandlibrary.com/programs-events to find the invitation link.

Ongoing

Asylum Application Assistance: Hope Acts helps people seeking asylum. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at the Downtown Branch of the Portland Public Library. Registration is required; call or text 207-208-6838, or email [email protected] portlandlibrary.com

Career Building, Entrepreneurship and Money Management classes: online by New Ventures Maine. Free, monthly schedule at newventuresmaine.org/class-schedules.

Conversational Spanish Group: 1 p.m., Fridays via Zoom, hosted by South Portland Public Library. Open to all skills levels. Register at southportlandlibrary.com/conversational-spanish-group.

Advertisement

Curtis Library Chess Club: 6 p.m., first Wednesdays of the month, Curtis Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Open to all ages, but children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. curtislibrary.libcal.com

Ecomaine Waste Management: learning videos, virtual tours about recycling, composting. ecomaine.org

Free College Courses: for adult education students through Maine DOE and community college system. bit.ly/3qL5RwC

“From Farm to Table Fare”: seven-video series about preparing locally sourced cuts from a whole chicken, selecting and grinding cuts of beef, and using prepared beef and chicken in recipes, free at extension.umaine.edu/livestock.

“Grow Your Business Online”: New Ventures Maine online course, work at your own pace and complete by Dec. 31. Free. newventuresmaine.org

Healthy Living for ME: classes on a variety of health topics, many are free. Visit healthylivingforme.org for schedule and registration.

Advertisement

Interviews with the Irish in Maine: hosted by Maine Irish Heritage Center on youtube.com.

Maine Audubon: nature and environment classes and workshops, many free. maineaudubon.org/events

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Organization: free newsletter at bit.ly/3ef1j9s. Schedule of classes at mofga.org.

Medicare 101 with Spectrum Generations: 12:30 p.m., second Tuesday of every month, People Plus, 35 Union Street, Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org

New Ventures Maine: free online classes on careers, business and finance. Visit newventuresmaine.org/class-schedules for schedule and to register.

Scarborough Kiwanis Club: noon, Fridays, Cowbell Grill, 185 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough. Free and open to the public. scarboroughkiwanis.org

Advertisement

Songwriting Workshop: 6:30 p.m., first Tuesday of the month, Thomas Memorial Library Community Room, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth. Registration closes at noon the day of the workshop. Register at thomasmemoriallibrary.org.

Southern Maine Agency on Aging: resources, services and education for healthy aging, in-person and remote. Call 396-6500 or email [email protected] smaaa.org

Support Maine Wildlife with Native Maine Plants: Maine Audubon online plant finder at mainenativeplants.org for plants best suited for specific sites, provide best ecological function and benefit, and complement the landscape.

Techspresso: help with technology 2-3:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. Schedule a 15-min appointment. Sign up at circulation desk or by phone. yarmouthlibrary.org

Wolfe’s Neck Farm: educational environmental activities at wolfesneck.org/educational-activities.

World Affairs Conversation Group: 11 a.m., every other Friday, People Plus, 35 Union Street, Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org