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SEPTEMBER 11: Calais Bookshop Book Group at 5:30 p.m. The book is “Chef” by Jasprett Singh. FMI call 454-110.

SEPTEMBER 12: The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting a free workshop entitled Essentials of College Planning for adults 19 & over at the Machias CareerCenter, 53 Prescott Drive, Suite 1 at 10 a.m. To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703 or visit us on the web at

SEPTEMBER 12: Support and Education Group for woman diagnosed with breast cancer in Mona Van Wart’s office in CRH from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. FMI call 454-3906 or 454-2006.

SEPTEMBER 13: Public Supper at Odd Fellows’ Hall, Hillside Avenue, Baileyville from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Baked beans, meatloaf etc.

SEPTEMBER 14:  Bellmard Inn Free Tea & Tour Event, 86 Main St. Princeton. 2:00-4:00 p.m. Tea, sandwiches, desserts, tour, display. Info 796-2261.

SEPTEMBER 14: Spaghetti Dinner - benefitting the Charlotte Vol. Fire & Rescue Dept. - Charlotte Fire Station on Ayers Jctn. Rd. (Rte. 214) - 5 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 14: Dan Schall in concert at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Park Street, Calais at 6:30 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 14: Look Good, Feel better group sessions at CRH classroom from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. FMI and to register call 454-3906.

SEPTEMBER 15: September breakfast at Odd Fellows’ Hall, Hillside Ave., Baileyville from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Sponsored by Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140.

SEPTEMBER 17: Seniority Glucose and Cholesterol screening at CRH classroom at 8:00 a.m. Must fast for 12 hours. To register call 454-9262.

SEPTEMBER 18: Diabetic Education & Support Group at the CRH Health Services Building “Old Facility” at 6:00 p.m. Sponsored by CRH. FMI contact Shelley at 454-7608.

SEPTEMBER 18: Seniority Potluck Luncheon at Methodist Homes Rec. Hall at 11:30 a.m. Bring a covered dish and a place setting.

SEPTEMBER 18: 1pm the St. Croix Valley Int’l Garden Club invites you to join them for a Lunch in the gazebo by the lake at the home of Kathy Meckelburg; Rt 1 #500 in Robbinston, Maine. Wear walking shoes and enjoy a boardwalk view of the tower. Bring a perennial for the plant swap.

SEPTEMBER 19: Calais United Methodist Church Supper at 5:00 p.m. Baked beans, casseroles, etc. FMI call 454-3926.

SEPTEMBER 19: Machias Historical Society will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Emergency Management Board Room in Machias. Plans for History Symposium.

SEPTEMBER 19: Border Historical Society presents The Roots of a Family Life in Rural Maine by Gail Ann Rowe at Christ Episcopal Church in Eastport at 7:00 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 25: Seniority Breakfast Club at Wickachee Restaurant at 7:00 a.m.

SEPTEMBER 26: Wild Mushroom Talk by Mark Wren at 7:00 p.m. at Pembroke Library, 221 Old County Road. FMI call 796-4745.

SEPTEMBER 27: Dan Schall will perform at the Pembroke UMC at 7:00 p.m. Pot luck supper at 6:00 p.m. Free will offering will be taken.

SEPTEMBER 28: AppleFest at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church at 8:00 a.m. FMI call 454-8016.


-Wednesdays: AL-ANON meets at 6:30 p.m. in the old Calais Hospital basement.

-Fridays: Caregiver Support group at Machias Veterans’ Home meets first Friday of every month at 2:00 p.m. Contact Lisa at 255-0162 FMI. 

-Mondays - Weekly computer tutorials beginning at Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open and free to all.

-Mondays - Overeater’s Anonymous at Methodist Church in Calais from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

-Saturdays: Shape-Note singing at the Cobscook Community Learning Center, first Saturday of every month from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Potluck supper after. All levels of experience welcome.

-3rd Saturday of Each Month: Calais Chapter of the American Sewing Guild meets at the Second Baptist Church, Church Street, Calais at 10:00 a.m. FMI call Irene at 454-2422.

1st Thursday of the Month: WCDA will meet at the Machias CareerCenter and by video-conference at WCCC President’s Conference Room from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

1st Monday of the Month: Caregiver Support Group meets at the Maine Seacoast Mission in Cherryfield at 2:00 p.m. Contact number is 546-4456.

3rd Wednesday of Each Month: St. Croix International Quilters Guild meets at the Methodist Homes Rec Center, 6 p.m. New members welcome.

Free Computer Classes:

Intro to Computers: Calais Library, 9:00 to 10:30am, 9/10 to 10/08.  

 Beginner Excel: Calais Library, 6:00 to 7:30pm, 9/11 to 10/9.

Photoshop: Peabody Memorial Library Jonesport, 4:00 to 5:30pm, 9/3 to 10/1.

Intermediate Quickbooks: Peabody Memorial Library Jonesport, 6:00 to 8:00pm, 9/3 to 10/1.

Intermediate Word: Topsfield School, 3:30 to 5:00pm, 9/4 to 10/2.

Introductory Microsoft 

Excel Classes

The Calais Free Library

Wednesday Evenings

6 pm-7:30 pm

September 11, 2013

September 18, 2013

September 25, 2013

October 2, 2013

October 9, 2013

FMI call 454-2758 or check and click on activities.

 Calais Free Library Introductory Computer classes will run Tuesday mornings starting Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 9:00 am - to 10:30 am ET.  The following dates will have classes- September 17, 2013, September 24, 2013, October 1, 2013, and 8, 2013.  We will be learning about how to use Windows products.  

Thursdays: (when school in session) at the Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville -  cursive writing practice, homework help, and general literacy workshops after school (bus drop-off permission protocol necessary and parental pick up) - 2 to 5 p.m.