Community Calendar: Nov. 25-Dec. 12

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Greater Portland

Benefits

Community Cares fundraiser, Portland Pie, 400 Expedition Dr., Scarborough. Ten percent of check with required voucher benefits Scarborough High School Track and XC Boosters, Dec. 7-13, 510-6999.

Thursday 11/26

Moonlight Madness Run/Walk, 11:45 p.m., Olympia Sports, Main Street, Freeport, benefits Fuel Assistance Fund, Freeport Community Services. Register 10:30-11:30 p.m. or online runinarace.com/MoonlightMadness/registration.html.

Thursday 12/3

Dine Out & Win, Amato’s, Gritty McDuff’s, Subway, Stirling & Mull, Corsican, get raffle ticket for Daytona Beach vacation. Proceeds benefit Freeport High School Class of 2016 Project Graduation.

Wednesday 12/9

Stephen Jenkinson, Harvard-educated theologian, author of “Die Wise: the spirituality of end of life,” 7-9 p.m., Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave., Portland. Tickets $15 at diewiseportland, benefit Gosnell Memorial Hospice.

Saturday 12/5

Grand Bazaar and Silent Auction, 10 a.m. -3 p.m.., The Children’s Nursery School, magician, music, crafts, dancing, live animals and food, 159 State St., Portland, childrensnurseryschool.org.

Sunday  12/6

Vendor/Bake Sale, 9 a. m. to 1 p.m., South Portland High School Cafe, Highland Avenue, silent auction, crafters, face painting, benefits SPHS Cheering, pomkic@gmail.com.

Books/Authors

Fill Your Bag With Books, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Nov. 27-28, Maine Historical Society Store, 489 Congress St., Portland, set donation, mainehistory.org.

Bulletin Board

Friday 11/27

PHS 35th class reunion, 6-11 p.m., Bruno’s Restaurant, 33 Allen Ave., Portland, 239-4297, jammahgirl@gmail.com.

Saturday 11/28

Down East Ski Sale and Wintersports Expo, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Portland Expo, 239 Park Ave., Portland.

Sunday 11/29

Hymn Sing, 3-5 p.m., Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Road, refreshments.

Call for Volunteers

Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation, volunteer instructors and guides for individuals with physical disabilities at Pineland Farms Tuesday morning and all day Thursday. Training is provided, maineadaptive.org/get-involved/volunteer/.

Puppy Foster Parents Wanted, Maine Region of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 14-16 months, teach basic skills and socialize puppies, janetamberger@yahoo.com

Red Cross Blood Drives, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Nov. 27, The Episcopal Church of St. Mary, 43 Foreside Road, Freeport; 1-6 p.m., Nov. 18, Pine Tree Academy, 67 Pownal Road, Freeport; redcrossblood.org, 1-800-RED CROSS.

Ongoing

ActionBasedCare.org needs volunteers to expand the organization. ABC believes in empowerment through sailing and action-based activities to relieve depression. Check the website or call 831-4151.

Allegiance Hospice is looking for volunteers to visit patients under hospice care in nursing homes in York and Cumberland Counties. Volunteers receive formal training. Contact Katharyn LeDoux, 877-255-4623 or kledoux@allegiancehospice.com.

Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, has ongoing volunteer opportunities for caring people who can offer three to four hours per week. 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, 772-0115.

American Red Cross needs volunteers in the disaster services, health and safety and administration departments. 874-1192 ext. 115.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine is looking for people who can positively impact children, for a few hours each month, 773-5437, somebigs.org.

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, info@compassproject.org.

Fiddlehead Center for the Arts is looking for volunteers for ongoing projects and special events, ages 16-plus. Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 383 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-5720, fcascarborough.org.

Freeport Community Services needs substitutes in the food pantry and the thrift shop. 865-3985, ext. 206, ddaggett@fcsmaine.org.

Freeport Historical Society needs helpers for cataloguing collections, greeter/receptionist at Harrington House, garden helper, poster delivery assistance, administrative help, handy-person. 865-3170, info@freeporthistorialsociety.org.

Greater Portland Mentoring Partnership needs adult mentors for school-age children. 888-387-8758.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind needs volunteer puppy-raisers in the Bath, Brunswick, Cape Elizabeth, Freeport, Portland and Yarmouth areas. Keep puppy from age 8 weeks to 16 months, free training, support. Kathleen Hayward, kh@millspoint154.com, guidingeyes.org.

HART, Homeless Animal Rescue Team, a no-kill cat shelter in Cumberland, is looking for volunteers to help in the shelter three to four hours in the morning, one or two days a week. Also seeking cleaning supplies and canned cat food. 302 Range Road, Cumberland, 829-4116.

ITNPortland needs volunteer drivers to help seniors and visually impaired adults enjoy independence and quality of life. Commit to one or more hours per month. 854-0505.

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Portland needs volunteers for student-centered tutoring, education for non-literate adults and English-as-a-second-language instruction. 780-1352.

Meals on Wheels, Portland, needs volunteer drivers to deliver meals to home-bound elderly, once a week, once a month or more on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mileage reimbursement offered. Contact Alice or Laurie at 878-3285.

Melanoma Education Foundation seeking used car donations. Call Cars Helping America, 866-949-3668, skincheck.org.

Mercy Hospital in Yarmouth needs volunteers. Melissa Skahan, manager of Mission Services, 879-3286, skahanm@mercyme.com.

Refugee and Immigration Services, a program of Catholic Charities Maine, has ongoing needs for volunteers to assist refugees in transitioning to the U.S., two-20 hours, bethanys@ccmaine.org.

Road to Recovery, American Cancer Society needs volunteers to drive cancer patients to their doctors’ appointments. 800-227-2345.

TogetherGreen needs volunteers for conservation projects at Scarborough Marsh, call Audubon Center at 883-5100, or smac@maineaudubon.org.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension seeks volunteers to serve on executive committee, request information packet at 781-6099, 800-287-1471, andrea.herr@maine.edu.

VolunteerMaine AmeriCorps VISTA Projects seeks members; living allowance, health care, education award provided. Apply online at AmeriCorps.gov; Meredith Eaton 941-2800, ext. 207, meredithe@unitedwayem.org.

Dances

Contra Dance, first Saturday, Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Road, Falmouth, instruction/review 7:15 p.m., main dance, 8 p.m. Adults, $10, under 21, $7, children 5-12: $5. bajmagda@gmail.com, 358-9354.

Dining Out

Thursday 11/26

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Portland Club, 156 State St., hosted by Wayside Food Programs.

Friday 11/27

Souper Supper, 5-7 p.m., St. Mary’s Church. 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth, free, 781-3366.

Saturday 12/12

Christmas Lasagna Dinner, Holy Martyr’s Church, 5-6:30 p.m., 266 Foreside Road, Falmouth, $7/adults, $3/children, kids’ games.

Ongoing

Chowder Luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., every Friday, North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave., Portland. $5/$8/$11. Take out available.

Health

Ongoing

Christian Meditation Gathering, hosted by United Methodist communities of HopeGateWay, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 185 High St., Portland, 899-2435, newlightportland.org.

Sadhana Meditation Center, The Castle, Lower Level, 100 Brickhill Ave., South Portland, open to people of all faiths, 772-6898, analamalapu@hotmail.com.

Sunday Morning Recharge: Meditate! 10-11:15 a.m. Sundays, $10, Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road.

Mammograms and pap tests available at no cost for women 40-64, through Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program, 874-8942 or 800-350-5180.

Yoga for Movement Disorders, 11 a.m., Tuesdays, at the Medically Oriented Gym, 29 Foden Road, South Portland, 347-3030.

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, 653-3319.

Support

Friday  12/4

Grief support group for coping with the holidays, 10:30-noon, six weeks starting  VNA Home Health Hospice office, 50 Foden Road, South Portland. To register, call 400-8714.

Ongoing

All-Recovery support meetings, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Hope.Gate.Way., 185 High St., Portland, Ronni, 756-8116.

Cancer Community Center, daily classes, support groups, 778 Main St., South Portland, 774-2200 or cancercommunitycenter.org.

CODA: Co-Dependents Anonymous meeting every Friday 12:30-1:30 p.m., St. Dominic’s Church, Mellen St., Portland, call Pauline 617-259-6623.

Diabetes Support Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., second Thursday of every month, free, Martin’s Point Health Education Center, 331 Veranda St., Building 5, Portland, 800-260-6681.

Family Crisis Services, local domestic violence resource center serving Cumberland County. If you are being hurt by someone you love or know someone who is, contact a trained advocate at: 1-800-537-6066 (24-hour hotline) or an outreach office: Brunswick 721-0199, Bridgton 647-8501, or Portland 874-8512.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, free 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia, foodaddicts.org, 775-2132.

Food and Body Balance Support Group, free, Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., The Dana Center at Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, 799-1331 ext. 136, cultivatingbalanceforyou@gmail.com.

Greater Portland Mothers of Multiples Club, support group for mothers and expectant mothers of multiples, meets first Wednesday of each month, 6:30 p.m., Barron Center, Brighton Avenue, Portland, gpmomc.org.

Grief Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, VNA Home Health Hospice, 50 Foden Road, South Portland, 400-8714, hopkinsl@emhs.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.

HOPE Groups, wellness support group with Elizabeth Holder, LADC Guide, Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m., Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St. and Thursdays 5-7 p.m., Portland Recovery Community Center, 468 Forest Ave., Liz, 899-2733, HopeHealing.org.

International Dyslexia Association, support for parents of dyslexics, noon, third Friday of every month, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, 767-4059.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of every month, Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland, 508-810-1329.

Life Choice Grief Support Group, third Sundays, noon to 1 p.m., Sedgewood Commons, 22 Northbrook Drive, Falmouth, 761-6967, LifeChoiceHospice.com.

Living with Loss, first and third Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m., 778 Maine St., South Portland, 774-2200.

Memory Café, 1 p.m, every second Wednesday, OceanView, Blueberry Commons, Falmouth, 781-4621.

Moms in Recovery, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, The Salvation Army, Cumberland Avenue, Portland, free, with onsite childcare, Amanda, 756-8053.

Nar-Anon Family Support Group, for families of drug addicts, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dana Education Center, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, 594-2801.

NAMI Portland, National Alliance on Mental Illness support meetings for people coping with another’s mental illness, second and fourth Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m., and peer support groups, Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m., The Dana Center, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, namiportland@gmail.com.

Overeaters Anonymous/Portland, Sundays, 7 p.m., Maine Medical Center, 335 Brighton Ave.; Tuesdays and Fridays, 6 p.m., Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St.; Saturdays, 9:30 and 10 a.m., Maine Medical Center, Dana Center, 22 Bramhall St.; oamaine.org.

PFLAG Support Group, 7-9 p.m., second Tuesdays, Equality Maine, 550 Forest Ave., Suite 201, Portland, 831-3015, pflagportlandmaine.org.

Prostate Cancer Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, Cancer Community Center, 778 Main St., South Portland, 774-2200, cancercommunitycenter.org.

“Together With Alzheimer’s,” drop-in support group for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s/dementia, 7 p.m. every Wednesday, Sacred Heart Parish Center, Conference Room, 232 Main St. Yarmouth, ezine@catherinegentile.com.

TOPS Club, weight-loss support group chapter, Thursdays, 5:15 p.m. weigh-in and meeting, Maine Medical Center, Dana Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, 662-2776.

Widow-Widowers Support Group, second and fourth Wednesdays, noon, Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland, 767-0920.

Workaholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, ongoing, Dana Learning Center, Classroom 2, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., WAPortlandME@gmail.com.

Young Widows and Widowers Group open to people age 50 or younger meets twice a month on Friday evenings at The Center for Grieving Children, Portland, Valerie Jones, 775-5216 for information or to schedule an initial meeting.

Walks/Talks/Workshops

Monday 11/30

Strategic planning meeting, 6-8 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth. Economic development director will discuss recent survey, community input about library welcome, 846-4763.

Tuesday 12/1

Getting Results with Online Marketing, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland. Free.

Wednesday 12/2

“QuickBooks: Desktop or Online, Which is right for you,” noon – 1 p.m., Lunch Bytes workshop, Portland SCORE, 100 Middle St., free with online registration, scoremaine.com.

Monday 12/7

“Introduction to Radio Astronomy,” with scientist Jon Wallace, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, snow date Dec. 14. freeportlibrary, 865-3307. Free.

Hour of Code, International Computer Science Education week, drop-in 2-5 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Sq., Tues., Dec. 8, Microsoft; Wed., Dec. 9, professional coder.

Ongoing

Stitch Hive, 6:30-8:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays (Oct. 28, Nov. 11), Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, meetup.com/Stitch-HIVE-Portland-Maine/.

Mid-Coast

Books/Authors

Come Write In, for aspiring writers every Saturday in November for National Novel Writing Month at Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. Register at nanowrimo.org.

Saturday 11/28

Library Legos, 1-3 p.m., open to children 7-13; Duplo blocks for younger kids, Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, 725-1727, topshamlibrary.org.

Saturday 11/5

Tea with Snowman Gus, Wendy Ulmer and Sandy Crabtree of “Twelve Maine Days of Christmas,” 1-3 p.m., Mustard Seed Bookstore, 74 Front St., Bath.

Saturday 12/12

Douglas Coffin, author/illustrator of “One Maine Christmas Eve,” 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mustard Seed Bookstore, 74 Front St., Bath.

Ongoing

Great Books, 10 a.m. – noon, fourth Saturday, (Nov. 28), using The Great Books Foundation Short Story Omnibus purchased from Great Books Foundation. Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, 725-1727, topshamlibrary.org.

Bulletin Board

Friday 11/27

“Black Furiday” Mega Adoption Event, 7 a.m., Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick, discounted adoption fees, facebook.com/CoastalHumaneSociety.

Saturday 12/5

Animal Care Clinic, 10 a.m.-noon, Coastal Humane Society, 190 Pleasant St., Brunswick, fee-based rabies vaccines, nail cutting, ear cleaning. Proceeds benefit the Society, 725-5051, coastalhumanesociety.org.

Ongoing

Brunswick Toastmasters, first and third Tuesdays, 6:15-8 p.m., 8 Venture Ave., Brunswick in former Naval base, visitors welcome, 240-2894, Facebook at 2156.toastmastersclubs.

Merriconeag Grange, first and third Thursdays, 7 p.m., 529 Harpswell Neck Road, Harpswell, trothwell62@comcast.net.

Sip & Stitch group knitting and crocheting, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, 725-1727.

Call for Volunteers

Red Cross Blood Drives, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Nov. 17, Southern Maine Community College Brunswick, 12 Sewall St., Orion Hall; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Nov. 18, Bank of America, 5 Industrial Parkway, Brunswick, redcrossblood.org, 1-800-RED CROSS.

Ongoing

American Cancer Society needs volunteers to transport cancer patients to treatment, ACS, New England Division, Topsham, 462-6307, elisa.madore@cancer.org.

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice needs hospice volunteers in the Brunswick area; training provided. 777-7740, AHCH.org.

ArtVan Program seeks volunteers to help with art therapy programming with children and teens, promotional support and fundraising efforts. Contact 371-4125 or visit cartvanprogram.org.

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 bigbbigs@bbbsbathbrun.org.

Chocolate Church Arts Center seeks volunteers for the art gallery and more, 798 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455.

Friends of Merrymeeting Bay seeks volunteers interested in preserving the bay to assist with speaker series, assemble mailings, and more, 666-1118, fomb.org.

Habitat for Humanity/7 Rivers Maine needs volunteers at ReStore in Topsham, especially help with receiving, cleaning, displays, and customer service; typically four-hour shifts Tuesday through Saturday; 504-9335, michele@habitat7rivers.org.

Home to Home, an organization providing a safe place for parents to exchange children for visitations, needs volunteers, commitment of one to two hours per exchange period; police check and training required. Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick, Rich Siegel, 837-4894, mainehometohome.org.

Mid Coast Hospital, dozens of positions at the cafe, 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, 373-3646.

Oasis Free Clinic seeks volunteer clerical and administrative help, one or two half-days per week. 721-9277, or oasishealthnetwork.org/volunteer.

Parkview Adventist Medical Center needs gift shop volunteers, four-hour shifts mornings, afternoons and early evenings, Monday through Friday, every other Sunday 1-4 p.m. 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, 35 Union St., Brunswick, 729-0757.

Refugee and Immigration Services, a program of Catholic Charities Maine, has ongoing needs for committed volunteers who will help new Mainers find employment. FMI, Paul Mullaney, pmullaney@ccmaine.org.

Sexual Assault Support Services of Mid Coast Maine needs volunteers to provide support and information to callers on 24-hour hotline, 725-2181, 594-8580 or 338-4622, clientservices@sassmm.org.

SEARCH Program of Greater Bath is looking for volunteers a few hours a week to assist seniors by providing companionship, transportation, assistance with errands, 837-8810, cszalay@ccmaine.org.

Tri-County Literacy seeks volunteer tutors to work with adults in the community, 443-6384, literacyvolunteers@tricountyliteracy.org.

Dances

Tuesday 12/1

Community Square Dance, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Woodside Elementary School, 42 Barrows Dr., Topsham, all welcome, casual dress, 373-1778.

Health

Tuesday 12/1

Walk the Labyrinth, noon-8 p.m., First Parish Church, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick. Allows the mind to relax while breath and body settle into a comfortable pace, 729-7331, firstparish.net/programs.

Ongoing

American Red Cross Disaster Action Team provides free, basic classes in delivering assistance in emergency situations, weekday evenings, 16 Community Way, Topsham, 729-6779, 563-3299, MidCoastRedCross.net.

Blood pressure clinic, Wednesdays 10 a.m. to noon, free, walk-ins welcome, Mid Coast Hospital Community Resource Room, 123 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick, Jessica Loney R.N., 373-6592, jloney@midcoasthealth.com.

De-Stress Your Body, Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m., $15 per session; come once or weekly, Spectrum Generations, Southern Midcoast Community Center, 12 Main St., Topsham, 729-0475.

Diabetic foot clinic, first Thursday of the month, Jeanne Otis R.N., $30/visit, package deals available. Call for appointment, 729-0475, Southern Midcoast Community Center.

Group meditation, 9 a.m. to noon Sundays, Shambhala Center, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 729-7402.

Hooptydoo Hula-Hoop Class, all ages and skill levels welcome, $10, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Bath Dance Works, 72 Front St., Third Floor, Bath, 808-281-6451, hooptydoo@gmail.com.

Maine Laughter Yoga Club, reduce stress with playful exercises and yogic breathing, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first Fridays, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Suite 314, Brunswick, 443-3721.

TOPS (Take Off the Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group, 6:10 p.m. weigh-in and meeting, Thursdays, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 330 Maine St., Brunswick, 729-6400.

Weight Watchers, noon Mondays, McLellan Building, Multipurpose Room, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3265.

Support

Ongoing

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.

Caregiver support group, third Thursday of each month. 4:30 p.m, Mid Coast Senior Health Center, 58 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick, 373-4656.

Celebrate Recovery Bath, Tuesday nights, 6:30 p.m. group meeting, 6 p.m. free refreshments, 12-step Christ-centered program to help deal with hurts, habits and hang-ups. 442-9966, celebraterecovery.com.

Communicate after stroke support group, first and third Tuesdays, September to May, 1-2 p.m., free, friends/family welcome, Mid Coast Hospital, 1st floor conference room, 81 Medical Center Dr., Brunswick. FMI or sign-up, call Dimitra Toothaker, 373-6175; Robert Lundstrom, 371-2936; or Doris Armstrong, 725-2618.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, Mondays, 9 a.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 207-729-3861; Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Bath Police Dept. 250 Water St., Bath 207-512-5797; Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Topsham Medical Building, 4 Horton Place, 207-441-1550; Fridays, 6 p.m., Bath Police Dept., 250 Water St., Bath 207-442-7557; Saturdays, 9 a.m., Mid Coast Hospital (Medical Offices Building) 123 Medical Center Drive, 865-9160.

Grief Support Group, for survivors of those who have died from substance abuse, first and third Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m., CHANS Home Health Care and Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr., Brunswick, 721-1357.

Memory Café, 11 a.m., fourth Wednesday, Mae’s Cafe and Baker, 160 Centre St., Bath, 797-7891.

Memory Cafe, 2 p.m., third Thursday, Westrum House, 22 Union Park Road, Topsham, 797-7891.

MidCoast Chronic Pain Support Group, open to people with chronic pain, their families and friends, first and third Mondays, 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, Mondays, 5:30 p.m., Seventh Day Adventist Church, 333 Maine St., Brunswick 837-5642; Tuesdays, noon, United Congregational Church, 150 Congress Ave., Bath, 729-3057; Thursdays, 7 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 443-4630; Sundays, 9 a.m., 123 Medical Drive, Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick, 729-3149.

Self-healing empowerment group, Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m., $15, come once or weekly, Spectrum Generations, Southern Midcoast Community Center, 12 Main St., Topsham, 729-0475.

Survivors of Suicide, support group, first Thursdays, 5:30 p.m., Elijah Kellogg Congregational Church, 917 Harpswell Neck Road, Harpswell, 833-6386.

12-Step Recovery Program, Wednesdays 6 p.m., food, group meetings, contact Jeff Rogers, jeff4bath@yahoo.com, Compass Point Community Church, 119 Old Bath Road.

Veteran to Veteran support group with Operation Resilient Hope, 6-8 p.m., Thursdays, 2 Main St., Topsham, 319-5996, OperationResilientHope.org.

Women with Cancer Support Group is open to women diagnosed with any type of cancer, at any age, meets third Tuesdays, 3 p.m., board room of MidCoast Hospital, 123 Medical Center Drive, Brunswick, 373-6540.

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.

Walks, Talks/Workshops

Saturday 11/28

Card Making, 2-4 p.m., Mustard Seed Bookstore, 74 Front St., Bath, $10, reservations required, 389-4084.

Wednesday 12/2

“Career Directions / Putting the Pieces Together,” 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Southern Midcoast CareerCenter, 275 Bath Road, Brunswick.

Thursday 12/3

“Planning Your Job Search,” 9 a.m.-noon, Southern Midcoast CareerCenter, 275 Bath Road, Brunswick.

Downeast Salmon Federation, 5:30-9 p.m., Frontier, 14 Maine St., Fort Andross, Brunswick, talk by executive director and a multimedia performance by conservation artist. Free and open to the public, but registration required at explorefrontier.com/schedule/special-events.

Saturday 12/5

Winter Waterfowl Walk at the Giant Stairs, Bailey Island, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Merrymeeting Audubon and Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, bring binoculars or spotting scope, 632-7257.

Saturday 12/12

“Heritage Orchards, talk and tasting, 2-4 p.m., Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, Route 123, 833-7870.

Ongoing

Computer Boot Camp, by appointment daily 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m., Southern Midcoast CareerCenter, 275 Bath Road, Brunswick, mainecareercenter.com, 621-5009.

Midcoast Senior College, current events forum, noon, Thursdays, free, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-4900.

Drop-In Tech Support, 1-3 p.m., Wednesdays, Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, 725-1727, topshamlibrary.org.

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