Community Calendar

OCTOBER 31: Annual Calais Free Library Halloween Parade at 3:30 pm.  Put on a costume!

PRE-THANKSGIVING PIE SALE: Sponsored by Orion Chapter #45 OES. Choice of apple, lemon, or pumpkin pies. Call Irene at 454-3027 or Nina at 454-2295 to place your order by November 21st. Pies to be picked up at 30 Baring Street on Wednesday, November 27th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

OCTOBER 30: Calais Free Library The Book Lovers’ Cafe’ 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. FMI call 454-2758

OCTOBER 30: Seniority Breakfast Club at Wickachee Restaurant at 7:00 a.m.

NOVEMBER 1: 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

NOVEMBER 1: Free Family Movie Night, showing Wreck It Ralph at Calais Elementary School Cafeteria.  Doors open 5:30 PM, movie starts 5:45 PM. Calais PTO event.

NOVEMBER 2: Charlotte Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary Craft Fair - Charlotte Elementary School Gym - Ayers Junction Road (Rte. 214), Charlotte, Maine - Vendors, Raffles, Bake Sale, and Lunches - 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NOVEMBER 2: Free prenatal class from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the CRH classroom. Bring a pillow and a blanket. To register call 454-3307.

NOVEMBER 2: Breakfast at Parish Hall in Dennysville from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Pancakes, eggs etc.

NOVEMBER 4: Diabetic and education support group at Eastport Healthcare at 6:00 p.m. FMI call Shelly at 454-7608.

NOVEMBER 5: Free blood pressure clinic at 9:00 a.m. at Woodland Manor. Sponsored by CRH. FMI call  Dolly at 454-7200.

NOVEMBER 6: Crossbow Safety Course from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Wabanaki Wilderness in Perry. Info./registration, Robert Dore, 853-0949.

NOVEMBER 7: Historic preservation tax credit presentation by Sutherland Conservation & Consulting on Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, Calais. Sponsored by Downtown Calais Revitalization Coalition.

NOVEMBER 8: Calais Music Boosters 12th Annual Coffee House at 7:00 p.m. at CHS. Refreshments.

NOVEMBER 8: Veterans’ Assembly at 8:00 a.m. at CHS cafeteria.

NOVEMBER 8: Craft and Bake sale at Calais Methodist Home, Inc Rec. Hall.

NOVEMBER 9: Look Good, Feel Better Group Sessions in the CRH classroom from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

NOVEMBER 11: Veteran’s Day Service at 6:00 p.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Calais. FMI 454-8016.

NOVEMBER 14: Support and education support group for women diagnosed with breast cancer in Mona Van Wart’s office at CRH from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

NOVEMBER 15: AARP Driver Safety Course in the CRH classroom from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

NOVEMBER 15: Toy Auction at Edmunds School Gym at 5:30 p.m. Free desserts. Grab bags, tinsel tree, door prizes. Please, no children.

NOVEMBER 16: Baked Bean Supper at Parish Hall in Dennysville at 5:00 p.m.

NOVEMBER 20: Diabetic and education support group at at CRH Health services building, old facility at 6:00 p.m.

NOVEMBER 25: Morning Knitters at Calais Free Library from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

NOVEMBER 27: Seniority Breakfast Club at Wickachee Restaurant at 7:00 a.m.


-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 Quilter’s Guild meets at the Methodist Homes Rec Center, 6 p.m. New members welcome.

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.

Mondays: Chair Yoga at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church at 10:00 a.m.

Wednesdays: Yoga at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church at 10:00 a.m.