Community Calendar

JUNE 7: Haiku poetry workshop with Catherine J. S. Lee at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St., beginning at 3 p.m. FMI call 454-1110. 

JUNE 8: Breakfast – Baileyville Odd Fellows’ Hall from 7:00 a.m. to  9:30 am.

JUNE 8: Cobscook Bay Music presents musician Attila Vural and also featuring Jordan Jones. Begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Crow Town Gallery in Lubec. Visit for all the details.

JUNE 10: Annual Meeting of the Down East Hospice Volunteers Board of Directors at 2:00 p.m. in the CRH Classroom. All members and volunteers are invited.

JUNE 11: Book Group discussion, “Prodigal Summer” by Barbara Kingsolver at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St.  beginning at 5:30 p.m. FMI call 454-1110. 

JUNE 11: Wednesday Morning knitters at 10:30 a.m. at the Calais Free Library.

JUNE 12: June Supper at  Immaculate Conception Church from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Baked ham etc.

JUNE 12: Lumber River Quartet at 2nd Baptist Church, Calais, ME at 6:30 p.m. est.

JUNE 15: Bay of Fundy International Marathon and 10K. Only marathon spanning on the East Coast spanning both the US and Canada. Registration open at

JUNE 15: Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra, First Congregational Church, Calais Ave., beginning 3 p.m. Sponsored by Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition.

JUNE 15: Outdoor Soils Class with Mark Fulford at 187 US Rte 1, Robbinston, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Rain date June 22. Bring lunch and bug repellent. For info, call 454-3364.

JUNE 18: The Book Lovers’ Cafe at 10:30 a.m. at the Calais Free Library.

JUNE 21: “Get Mugged in Downtown Calais”, a downtown restaurant promotion. Mugs available for sale at Just South of the Border and Boston Shoe Store. Sponsored by Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition.

JUNE 25: Wednesday Morning knitters at 10:30 a.m. at the Calais Free Library.

JUNE 28: Junk in the Trunk, yard sale from trunk of vehicle. Main St. parking lots. RSVP 454-0573. Sponsored by Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition. 

JULY 4: Lubec Woman’s Club Scholarship Yard Sale at the Lubec Consolidated School from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Benefits scholarship fund.


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 & 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.

-Tuesdays: TOPS 256 meets at the United Methodist Church from 4:30 p.m to 6:00 p.m. Members are welcome and needed.

-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. 

-Fridays: Free Film Fridays at the Calais Free Library every Friday at 6:30 P.M. Eastern.  Please call the library at 454-2758 to find you what’s showing next.

Fridays - Wiggles and Giggles at the Calais Free Library 10: 30 a.m.  Babies, toddlers, and caregivers are welcome. May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20 and June 27.  

-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.

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.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise.  Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs.  Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.  800-431-1754 or

ADDICTION COUNSELING: Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family.  Call today for free screenings or referrals.   800-431-1754

THROUGH June 26: The Very Ready Reading Program at The Calais Free Library. Thursdays from 6 to 7 P.M. Dates scheduled: May 29, June 5, June 12, June 19, June 26. This program introduces reading readiness skills; promotes positive social interaction; and is geared toward 4 and 5 year olds  preparing to go to preschool and to kindergarten.   Join us for all the learning and the fun! Light refreshments will be served.  Please call us at 454-2758 to sign up.