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Spring Fashion Show, to benefit Campus Ministry and the Kairos Retreats, hosted by the Cheverus High School Mothers’ Club, 7 p.m., Cheverus High School, 267 Ocean Ave., Portland, $15 adult/$10 student or senior/$20 per person at cabaret table, tickets, 774-6238 or cheverus.org.
“Bowl for Kids’ Sake,” fundraiser hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine, 9 a.m., Yankee Lanes, 867 Riverside St., Portland, register, somebigsbowl.kintera.org or 773-5437.
“Cool Comedy for a Great Cause,” to benefit The Noyes Brain Tumor Foundation, with Karen Morgan, Tuck Tucker, John Ater, Nellie Coes, 7 p.m., $15, Empire Dine & Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland, 879-8988.
First Pitch Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction, fundraiser by the Yarmouth High School Baseball Boosters, 5-7 p.m., $8 adult/$5 child, free Sea Dogs ticket with purchase of benefit ticket, Yarmouth High School cafeteria, Elm St., Yarmouth, email@example.com or Dick Waldroup, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Clean Water Clam Supper Benefit, hosted by the Maine Clammer’s Association, with live music, prizes, touch tank, 5-7 p.m., $12 adult/$5 child, free for ages 5 and under, Freeport Fire Barn, corner of Main and West St., Freeport, tickets, Adam, 615-5640.
The Rotary Club of Yarmouth Bowl-a-Thon, to benefit PolioPlus charity and Yarmouth Rotary community projects, 11 a.m., Pinelands YMCA, New Gloucester, Bill Dunn, 847-9342 or email@example.com.
“Sitting Pretty,” painted chair auction to benefit The PORT, with music, raffles, 4-6:30 p.m., $10 adult/$25 family, Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St., Freeport, tickets, 865-6171, theportteencenter.org.
“Beauty and the Books,” arts and crafts silent auction to benefit the Falmouth Memorial Library, ongoing through March 26, Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-2351, falmouth.lib.me.us/beauty.htm.
College Information Night, with college admissions officers, 7-8:30 p.m., Yarmouth Performing Arts Center, Yarmouth High School, 286 West Elm St., 846-3731.
Celebration of Collaborative Land Conservation with Portland North Land Trust Collaborative: Chebeague & Cumberland Land Trust, Falmouth Land Trust and Oceanside Conservation Trust of Casco Bay; 5:30-7:30 p.m., Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 305 Commercial St., Portland, 699-2989 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Gloucester Historical Society meeting, with Candace Kane of the Maine Memory Network, 7 p.m., open to public, New Gloucester Meetinghouse, next to Town Hall, U.S. Route 231, 926-3188.
Vicki Crompton Tetter, co-author of “Saving Beauty from the Beast: How to Protect Your Daughter from Unhealthy Relationships,” presentation on adolescents and dating violence, 7 p.m., free and open to public, Portland High School auditorium, realliferealtalk.org, email@example.com or 842-5340.
Business After 5, hosted by The Falmouth/Cumberland Community Chamber, 5-7 p.m., free for members/$5 nonmembers, Dow Investment Group, 358 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, register, portlandregion.com or 772-2811, ext 228.
The Scarborough Land Conservation Trust Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., free and open to public, Scarborough Town Hall, 259 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, Marla Zando, 885-9677.
Business After 5, hosted by The Scarborough Community Chamber, networking, appetizers, 5-7 p.m., free for members/$5 nonmembers, Cabela’s, 100 Cabela Boulevard, Scarborough, register, 772-2811, ext 228.
Hour Exchange Portland Open House, with information on the Hour Weatherization Co-Operative program, 1-3 p.m., free and open to public, First Floor Community Conference Room, 85 Grant St., Portland, 874-9868.
Bridges for Peace Vigil, Sundays 12-1 p.m., South Portland end of Casco Bay Bridge.
Calico Quilters, first and third Mondays, 7-9 p.m., Masonic Hall, Mill Street, Yarmouth, 846-0783.
The Kiwanis Club of Portland, second and fourth Tuesdays, 5:30-7:15 p.m., $10, The Woodfords Club, 179 Woodford St., Portland, register, Peter Brown, 797-7383 or Michele Giroux, 854-6232.
Yarmouth Central Men’s Club, second Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m., dinner and speaker, 846-3376 or 846-1561.
Call for Volunteers
The Trauma Intervention Program of Portland is seeking volunteers who will be trained to help fellow citizens who are in distress from a traumatic event, training classes begin March 19, no experience necessary, register, Community Counseling Center, 874-1030 ext. 300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beach and Parks Clean-up, sponsored by the South Portland Dog Owners Group, 7-9 a.m., Willard Beach, Bug Light Park, Hinckley Park and other city parks, sopodog.com or 671-6393.
ActionBasedCare.org needs volunteers to expand organization, ABC believes in empowerment through sailing, and action-based activities to relieve depression, check Web site or 831-4151.
Alzheimer’s Association has ongoing volunteer opportunities for caring people who can offer 3-4 hours per week, 170 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 772-0115.
American Red Cross needs volunteers in the disaster services, health and safety and administration departments, 874-1192 ext. 105.
The Cedars welcomes volunteers to help with activities and special events, including young child/parent and pet visits, 630 Ocean Ave., Portland, 772-5456.
Compass Project needs volunteers with tools, carpentry or boat skills for the boat building festival and youth boat building classes, 774-0682 or email@example.com.
Cumberland County Extension Association seeks people to serve on its executive committee, meets third Wednesday every month from 7-9 p.m. at Barron Center, Portland, 800-287-1471 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deliver Meals on Wheels, mileage reimbursement, flexible days and weeks, one-two hours a day, 800-400-6325.
Fiddlehead Center for the Arts is looking for volunteers for ongoing projects and special events, earn credits in exchange for classes, ages 16+, Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 383 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-5720, fcascarborough.org.
Freeport Community Services and Center needs people to help make a difference, 865-3985.
Friends of Feral Felines needs hardy volunteers to feed hungry cats on the Portland waterfront, 1-2 hours per month, training provided, 797-3014.
Freeport Historical Society needs Pettengill Farm stewards, Harrington House greeters and docents and project volunteers, 865-3170.
Greater Portland Mentoring Partnership needs adult mentors for school-age children, 888-387-8758.
Homeless Animal Rescue Team seeks direct care volunteers, facilities maintenance, fundraisers, cleaning supplies, canned cat food, 302 Range Road, Cumberland, 829-4116 or 846-3038.
The Jason Program needs ambassadors of hope for Maine families of seriously ill and dying children, 65 Washington Ave., Portland, 773-2947, jasonprogram.org.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Portland, needs volunteers for student-centered tutoring, education for nonliterate adults and English as a Second Language instruction, 780-1352 for training information.
Maine Audubon needs volunteers on weekdays through March to lead nature exploration programs at Mast Landing Audubon Sanctuary in Freeport, Fore River sanctuary in Portland, Gilsland Farm Audubon Center in Falmouth, Hamilton Sanctuary in West Bath and Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, 781-2330, ext. 213, or email@example.com.
Road to Recovery, American Cancer Society needs volunteers to drive cancer patients to their doctor’s appointments, 1-800-227-2345.
Baked Bean Supper, 4:30-6 p.m., $7 adult/$3 child, West Scarborough United Methodist Church, U.S. Route 1, Scarborough.
Bean Supper, 5-6 p.m., $7 adult/$16 family, Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland.
Baked Bean Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., $7 adult/$3 child, First Parish Congregational Church, 116 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-3773.
Gardens & Outdoors
Weekly Birdwalk, 8 a.m. Thursdays through March 26, $3 member/$5 nonmember, Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, meet in environmental center parking lot, register, 781-2330, ext. 215.
Vegetable Gardening/Open House Celebration, 9 a.m. Skillins Greenhouse, 89 Foreside Road, Falmouth, 781-3860.
Workshop: Vegetable Gardening, 7-8:30 p.m. $10 member/$15 nonmember, Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, meet in environmental center parking lot, register, 781-2330, ext. 215.
Family Nature Walk: Signs of Spring 10-11:30 a.m., members, $6 adult/$3 child, nonmembers, $8 adult/$4 child, Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, register, 781-2330, ext. 215.
Vegetable Gardening/Open House Celebration, 9 a.m., Skillins Greenhouse, 201 Gray Road, Cumberland, 829-5619.
Hort Shorts & More education series, classes begin March 3, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, class listings and to register, 780-4205.
Wolfe’s Neck Farm, open daily for self-guided tours, visits to barn and pastures, community gardens, trail walks, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, 865-4469.
Writing a Business Plan, 2-5 p.m., SCORE Offices 100 Middle St., Second Floor, East Tower, Portland, 772-1147, scoremaine.com.
“Flourishing in Tough Economic Times: A Roadmap for Small Businesses, with Jane Applegate, 7:30-9:30 a.m., free, Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square, Portland, sponsored by the Time Warner Cable Accelerating Your Business Series, register, twcbc.com/ne or 253-7335.
Climate Change: Realities, Surprises, and Opportunities: A Talk by Dr. Paul Mayewski, 4-5 p.m., free with Museum admission, Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148.
New Stimulus Q&A, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free, regional H&R Blocks, location listings at hrblock.com, 541-1981.
“Yarmouth History: An Overview,” hosted by the Yarmouth Historical Society, 7:30 p.m., $3 member/$5 nonmember, Log Cabin, Main St., Yarmouth, 846-6259.
Resume Updating Brown Bag Workshop, with life coach Jim Roberts, 12:30 p.m., free, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, 865-3307, freeportlibrary.org.
Acculturation Training for Immigrants, by Living with Peace, 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 92 Congress St., Munjoy Hill, Portland, 766-8719.
Business Workshops, Women’s Business Center and Maine Small Business Development Center hold small business workshops online, for information and registration, 882-7552 ext. 167 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Downeast Dames, study and invest in the stock market in a social atmosphere, meets once a month, Freeport High School, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport, 865-1220 or 729-7673.
“Judaism for the Curious,” every other Sunday 9:30-11 a.m., Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Ave., Portland, 774-2649.
French Conversation, 5-8 p.m. Fridays, The Language Exchange, Suite 24-26, 80 Exchange St., Portland, 772-0405 or immersionprograms.com
SAGE at USM, Tuesday lectures, 9:30-1:30 a.m., $5, Wishcamper Center, USM Portland campus, register and list of lectures, 780-4406.
The Telling Room, drop-in tutoring Tuesday and Thursday 2:30-4:30 p.m., various workshops available, 225 Commercial St., Suite 201, Portland, 321-2780 or tellingroom.org.
USM Southworth Planetarium, shows, classes and astronomical events, Science Building, 96 Falmouth St., Portland campus, 780-4249 or usm.maine.edu/planet.
Health & Support
How to Prepare for a 5K Road Race, 7:30 p.m., free, Peak Performance Multisport, 317 Marginal Way, Portland, 780-8200.
Labyrinth Walk Workshop, 7-8:30 p.m., free, Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland, 772-7421.
“Food Matters,” Creating Health film series and talk, 6:30 p.m., $10 donation, Kathleen, 699-8949, email@example.com for location in Yarmouth.
“Facing Death, Finding Spiritual Hope,” talk by Reverend Peter B. Panagore, 6 p.m., free, Saint Nicholas Episcopal Church, 350 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, hosted by Hospice of Southern Maine register, 289-3643.
Parkinson’s Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., with Lillian Scenna, Program Director, American Parkinson’s Disease Association, Bay Square at Yarmouth, 27 Forest Falls Drive, Yarmouth.
Southern Maine Autism Conference, hosted by Spurwink Services and Pine Tree Society, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., free, registration required at maineautismconference.org., Wyndham Portland Airport Hotel, 363 Maine Mall Road, South Portland.
Connected Catholics, 2 p.m. meeting, with slide show, pot luck supper, Holy Martyrs Parish Hall, U.S. Route 88, Falmouth, 318-6032.
Cancer Community Center, daily classes, support groups, 778 Main St., South Portland, 774-2200 or cancercommunitycenter.org.
Divorce Support Group, Mondays 6:30-8:30 p.m., $25, open to public, sponsored by Catholic Charities Maine Family Life Institute, St. Pius Church, Ocean Avenue, Portland, to register, 1-800-CARE-002 ext. 2670 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food Addicts In Recovery, daily meetings: Monday, Bath, Brunswick; Tuesday, Scarborough; Wednesday, Bath, Scarborough, Topsham; Thursday, Freeport; Saturday, Brunswick, for locations and times, 775-2132 or foodaddicts.org.
Gynecological and Breast Cancer Group, 6-7:30 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday, Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland, 774-2200, or cancercommunitycenter.org.
Nar-Anon Family Support Group, for families of drug addicts, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dana Education Center, Maine Medical Center, Bramhall Street, Portland, 594-2801.
National Alliance on Mental Health, for friends and family of people with mental illness, 7-8:30 p.m., second and fourth Monday, except holidays, Maine Medical Center, Classroom 3, Portland, 893-1516.
Overeaters Anonymous, Portland meetings: Sunday, 7-8:30 p.m., Maine Medical Center, 335 Brighton Ave.; Tuesday, 6 p.m., Woodfords Congregational Church, Route 1; Saturday, first time at OA, 9:30-10 a.m., Maine Medical Center, Dana Center, 22 Bramhall St.; Saturdays, 10 a.m., Maine Medical Center, Dana Center, 22 Bramhall St.
Prostate Cancer Support Group, 6:30 – 8:30 second Tuesday, Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street, South Portland, 774-2200 or cancercommunitycenter.org.
“Sunday Morning Recharge: Meditate!” 10-11:15 a.m. Sundays, $10, Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road.
Women Ages 40-64, mammograms and pap tests available at no cost through Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program, 874-8942 or 800-350-5180.
Widow-Widowers Support Group, second and fourth Wednesday, 6 p.m., Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland, 767-0920.
Yoga for Parkinson’s, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, free, Family Ice Center, 20 Hat Trick Drive, Falmouth, sponsored by American Parkinson Disease Association, RSVP, 653-3319.
Just for Seniors
Financial Impact of Long Term Care, 9-10:30 a.m., free, The Cedars Free Community Education Series, The Osher Inn Assisted Living, 620 Ocean Ave., Portland, register, 221-7150.
“Healthy Aging, Naturally,” Senior Forum, 2-3 p.m., free, hosted by The Cape Elizabeth/South Portland Triad, Cape Elizabeth Town Center Fire Station, 325 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth.
Bingo at Hillcrest, Friday 11:30 a.m., $2 unlimited, bring your own lunch, 108 Hillcrest Ave., Scarborough, 730-4150.
Cards & Coffee, every Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m., play bridge, cribbage or just socialize, open to the community, Casco Bay YMCA, 14 Old South Freeport Road, Freeport, 865-9600.
Enhance Fitness, group exercise program for 50 and older to improve strength, balance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness, MWF 9-10 a.m. or 10:15-11:15 a.m., Sullivan Complex, USM Portland campus, 780-4170.
Freeport Elders Association, walk at Freeport YMCA 12-2 p.m. Friday, crafts at the center 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday, daily programs, call for newsletter, 865-6462.
PROP Senior Volunteer Program seeks men and women 60+ to join foster grandparent or senior companion program, 773-0202 or propeople.org.
Senior drop-in center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, Salvation Army Senior Center, 297 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 774-6304.
Yarmouth Seniors, second Wednesday, home-cooked meal and fellowship, 12 p.m. lunch, guest speaker follows, Community House, East Main Street, Yarmouth.
Kids and Family Stuff
“Farmer for the Morning,” program for pre-schoolers, 10:30 a.m., $5, Wednesdays through April 15, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, 865-4469, 865-4363, wolfesneckfarm.org.
“Forgotten Math for Parents,” math refresher workshop, 6 p.m., free, Sylvan Learning Center, 20 Atlantic Place, South Portland, register, sylvansouthportlandmaine.com or 773-6424.
Bayside Neighborhood Programs, Monday girls group 3:30-5 p.m.; Wednesday art group with Cindy, 3:30-5 p.m.; Unity Village, 24 Stone St., Portland, snacks provided, 415-0769.
Children’s Museum of Maine, ongoing cultural, educational, fun and active workshops for kids and parents, 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234 or kitetails.com.
Children’s Programs, “Baby Bounces” birth to 18 months Thursdays 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., “Preschool Story Time” ages 3 and up Tuesday 10:30 a.m., “Toddler Tales and Tunes” ages 18-36 months Thursday at 10:30 a.m., “Kindertales” ages 3-7 Saturday 10:30 a.m., Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road, 883-4723.
Farmer for the Morning, preschool age program, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through April 15, $5, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, 865-4469 or wolfesneckfarm.org.
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. and Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., seven days a week, children 3-12, $1, $2 adults, 58 Fore St., Portland, 828-0814.
Portland Girls Center, accepting enrollments for after-school program for girls ages 6-14, fees based on sliding scale, transportation from schools provided, open daily until 6 p.m., 347-8015.
Signing for Babies, Monday 9:30-10:30 a.m., Community Counseling Center, 43 Baxter Blvd., Portland, $3, 874-1030.
Story Time! for preschoolers 3-5, Tuesday 10:30 a.m.; for toddlers 1-2, Wednesday 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.; for babies up to 18 months, Thursday 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; free for children and caregivers, South Portland Branch Library, 155 Wescott Road, South Portland, 775-1835.
“Dinner to Fight Hunger,” to benefit Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program, 5-9 p.m., $35, Henry and Marty Restaurant, 61 Maine St., Brunswick, tickets, 725-2716.
Family Concert with Matt Loosigian, to benefit Merrymeeting Community Shares, 6-7 p.m., $5-$20 donation, Morrell Meeting Room, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, Matt, 729-4718.
The Theater Project of Brunswick Benefit Auction, with cocktails, appetizers, 6 p.m., $10, Brunswick Golf Club, 165 River Road, Brunswick, tickets, 729-8584.
Bottle Drive, to benefit the BHS Class of ’79 Get Involved Scholarship Fund, bring returnables to Don’s Redemption Center, 51 Harpswell Road, Brunswick, call 798-9201.
Energy Reduction for Businesses, 2-4 p.m., free, Bath City Hall auditorium, 55 Front St., Bath, register, Time & Tide Resource Conservation & Development, 622-7847 ext. 4.
Bridge Groups, 7-9 p.m. Fridays for beginners; 2-4 p.m. Sundays for experienced players, 45 Green St., Bath, register, 443-3901.
Kinship Families Support Group, raising a family member’s child with love, first and third Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Midcoast Maine Community Action, 34 Wing Farm Parkway, Bath, preregister 442-7963 ext. 213.
Kaleidoscope Quilters, second (7 p.m.) and fourth (6:30 p.m.) Thursday of the month, Elks Lodge, Park Row, Brunswick, 725-5242.
Knitting Circle, Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m., for experienced and learners, Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath.
Call for Volunteers
ArtVan Program seeks volunteers to help with art therapy programming with children and teens, promotional support and fundraising efforts, contact 371-4125 or visit artvanprogram.org.
Bath Youth Meetinghouse & Skatepark seeks volunteers to help in the cafe, at concerts, supporting youth programs and fundraising efforts, experience with teenagers helpful, 443-8900 or visit 26 Summer St., Bath.
Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks volunteer mentors (must be 18+) willing to commit one year and spend eight hours a month with a child 6-14 who lives in a single parent home, contact Brunswick office at 729-7736 or email@example.com.
Cell Phones for Soldiers, donate used cell phones at Southern New Hampshire University, 10 Tibbetts Drive, Cooks Corner, Brunswick or 1000 Burbank Ave., BNAS Building 20, Brunswick.
Chocolate Church Arts Center seeks volunteers for the art gallery and more, 798 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455.
Flying Changes Center for Therapeutic Riding needs volunteers who love horses, caring for them and learning to ride, 729-0168, located on Route 201 in Topsham.
Greater Bath Elder Outreach Network seeks volunteers to visit isolated seniors, volunteers matched according to interest, location and need, play cards, run errands, provide companionship, meetings 6-7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, Patten Free Library, Bath, 837-8810.
Habitat for Humanity/7 Rivers Maine needs volunteers at ReStore in Bath, minimum four-hour shift commitment, 386-5081 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home to Home needs volunteers to help eliminate domestic violence when parents exchange their children for visitations, evenings at Mid Coast Hospital, 123 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick, 837-4894.
Mid Coast Hospital, dozens of positions, at the café, gift shop or greeting patients, 123 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick, 373-6015.
Mid Coast Senior Health Center needs volunteers for various activities with seniors Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, welcome desk openings, 373-3691.
Parkview Adventist Medical Center, gift shop needs volunteers, four-hour shifts mornings, afternoons and early evenings Monday through Friday, every other Sunday 1-4 p.m., will train, 373-4518 or visit the gift shop at 329 Maine St., Brunswick.
Pejepscot Historical Society needs volunteer tour guides for Skolfield-Whittier House and Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum and volunteer staff for Chamberlain Museum gift shop, 729-6606.
People Plus Center, ongoing opportunities, 6 Noble St., Brunswick, 729-0757.
Spectrum Generations, formerly Senior Spectrum, needs volunteers for Meals on Wheels delivery and AARP’s Money Management Program, 6 Noble St., Brunswick, 729-0475.
Sexual Assault Support Services of Mid Coast Maine needs volunteers to provide support and information to callers on 24-hour hotline, 725-2181.
Chicken Pie Supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., $7 adults/$3.50 child, The Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Ave., Bath, 443-4707.
Gardens & Outdoors
Vegetable Gardening/Open House Celebration, 9 a.m., Skillins Greenhouses, 422 Bath Road, Brunswick, 442-8111.
Q&A for Home Buyers, with Jon Leaver and Terry Driscoll of Allen & Selig Realty, 10 – 11 a.m., free, hosted by The Cooks Corner Norway Savings Bank, 14 Gurnet Road, Brunswick, 443-2200.
ArtWorks, Creative Arts Night, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Bath Recreation Center, 4 Sheridan Road, Bath, $8, 443-8360.
Merrymeeting Regional Adult Education, various courses available, 35 Republic Ave., Topsham, 729-7323.
Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room, focusing on communities in Sagadahoc County, Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath, 443-5141.
University College at Bath/Brunswick hosts career and academic program information sessions, free, Mid-Coast Center for Higher Education, 9 Park St., Bath, schedule at 442-7736.
Health & Support
Maine Community Conference on Jewish Medical Ethics, hosted by the Beth Israel Congregation and Cantor Daniel Leeman, 10-11:30 a.m., free and open to public, Minnie Brown Educational Center, 906 Washington St., Bath.
Adoption Support Group for adult adoptees, adoptive parents, birth parents and those whose lives are touched by adoption, monthly meetings, Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath, 443-9876.
Care Support Group, Sexual Assault Support Services of Midcoast Maine and Mid Coast Hospital provide an education-based support group for survivors of sexual violence who are pregnant; participants may bring a support person, 373-6500 or 725-2181.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, Monday 7 p.m., Beth Israel Congregation, 906 Washington St., Bath, 865-4076; Wednesday 7 a.m., UCC Church, 150 Congress St., Bath, 837-8164; Wednesday 7 p.m., Midcoast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St., Topsham, 729-3861; Saturday 9 a.m., Midcoast Hospital, Brunswick, 865-1916.
Group Sitting Meditation, 9 a.m.-noon Sundays, Shambhala Center, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 729-7402.
Mid Coast Chronic Pain Support Group, open to people with chronic pain, their families and friends, first and third Monday, 6-7:30 p.m. Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick, 725-7854.
Mid Coast Maine Center for Grief and Loss, hospice volunteers offer grief support programs for children, families and individuals, 45 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick, 729-3602.
Overeaters Anonymous, Brunswick meetings: Monday 7:30 p.m., First Parish Church, 9 Cleaveland St.; and Thursday 7 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St.; Sunday 9 a.m., MidCoast Hospital, 123 Medical Center Drive.
Sexual Assault Support Services of Midcoast Maine, support groups for survivors of sexual violence, includes sexual assault, sexual abuse as a child and sexual harassment, open to nonoffending parents and partners, 725-2181 to schedule a pre-group meeting.
Survivors of Suicide, support group, first Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Elijah Kellogg Congregational Church, 917 Harpswell Neck Road, Harpswell, 833-6386.
TOPS (Take Off the Pounds Sensibly) Thursday weigh-in 6:10-6:40 p.m., meeting follows, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Maine Street, Brunswick, 375-4749.
Weight Watchers, every Monday, noon, McLellan Building, Multipurpose Room, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3265.
Women’s Circle, for women who want support for a controlling or abusive relationship, free and confidential, hosted by Mid Coast Outreach Office of Family Crisis Services, 721-0199.
Just for Seniors
Bath Area Senior Citizens, bridge club, cribbage, crafts, line dancing, bocce, bingo and more, 45 Floral St., Bath, 443-4937.
Meals on Wheels, delivery available for homebound seniors, offered by Spectrum Generations, Brunswick Resource Center, 6 Noble St., Brunswick, 729-0475.
Merrymeeting Senior Citizens Club, potluck lunch and program, not affiliated with the church, meets third Tuesday of the month, United Baptist Church, 1 Elm St., Topsham, 725-7389.
Money Management Program, monthly budgeting help for low-income seniors, offered by Spectrum Generations, Brunswick Resource Center, 6 Noble St., Brunswick, 729-0475.
People Plus Community Center, multipurpose facility provides recreational, social, informational, educational and personal services to persons 55+, 6 Noble St., Brunswick, 729-0757.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program seeks volunteers age 55 and over for various opportunities, 396-6521.
Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, support groups, lectures, socials, activities, 521 Main St., Damariscotta, for daily schedule, 563-1363 or spectrumgenerations.org.
Family Day at Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, 11 a.m-1:30 p.m., free admission, activities, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 725-3416.
songs, stories from around the world with Janice O’Rourke, 10 a.m., for ages 6 and under, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-5222 or explorefrontier.com.
Morning Storytelling, songs, stories from around the world with Janice O’Rourke, for ages 6 and under, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-5222 or explorefrontier.com.