Community Calendar

JANUARY 27: Monday Morning Knitters @ the Calais Free Library from 9:30 -11:00 am

JANUARY 22: Book Lovers’ Café @ the Calais Free Library from 9:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m.

JANUARY 24: Family Move & Movie Night at Calais Elementary School Cafeteria. Doors open 5:30 PM, movie/fun starts 5:45 PM. $1 per person. Calais PTO event.

JANUARY 25: Downeast Astronomer’s Meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Pembroke Library, 221 County Road. Open to the public. FMI call 726-4795.

JANUARY 25: Breakfast at the Pembroke Elementary School from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Home fries and eggs, pancakes and sausage, beans and biscuits, bacon, fruit and muffins.  Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice available to drink.

JANUARY 29: Monthly Chantey Sing at the Pembroke Library, 221 County Road from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free admission.

FEBRUARY 2: February Breakfast at Baileyville Odd Fellows’ Hall from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

FEBRUARY 3: 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 10:00 a.m. To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703 or visit us on the web at

FEBRUARY 9: Bingo at Baileyville Odd Fellows’ Hall. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. for lunch; games begin at 1:00 p.m.


Meets once a week in Machias: Downeast Sexual Assault Services offers a self-help support group to sexual assault survivors. No cost. FMI call 1-800-492-5550, ext. 258.

-2nd, 4th and 5th Monday: Every month at 7:00 p.m. the Monday Night Music Circle at CCLC. Bring an instrument or come and listen!

Tuesdays: QuickBooks II class starting January 14, 2014 from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Calais Free Library.  This class is for beginners and intermediate users.  The class will run each Tuesday evening for 6 weeks.  The last class is scheduled for February 18.

-Tuesdays & Thursdays: Piano and music lessons with John Newell at CCLC. FMI call 207-733-2233.

-First Tuesday of every month: Death Cafe at CCLC. Understanding of death and wonder of life. Light refreshments. FMI call 207-733-4844.

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

-Wednesdays: Centering Prayer Interfaith Group meets at Calais United Methodist Church at 6:00 p.m. A few minutes of thoughtful prayer and meditation every week. Call 454-3926 for more information.

-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.

-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.

-Saturdays: Outdoor Adventure Club at the CCLC from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For youth age 8-12, all skill levels. FMI call 207-733-2233.

-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.

1st Friday of every Month: Foster/Adoptive/Kinship support group meeting at the Rose M. Gaffney Elem. School in Machias from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. RSVP required, contact Mindy Cane (CHCS) at 263-2014 or email

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.