Calendar of events
DEXTER: VFW Post 4298 bingo starts at 6 p.m. — with new games and bigger payouts.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Cure for Addiction meeting is held weekly from 6-7 p.m. at the Calvary Chapel Maine Highlands, 48 Morton Ave. FMI call 564-9058.
GREENVILLE: The Partnership Food Pantry, 60 Mayhew Manor, distributes the first and third Mondays from noon-1 p.m. FMI call 518-8833.
GUILFORD: The Guilford UMC offers Old Testament Bible study from 10-11 a.m. FMI call 876-3372.
MILO: Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Park St. United Methodist Church, 15 Park St.
MILO: Three Rivers Kiwanis hosts cribbage tournaments at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays.
MILO: Piscataquis Amateur Radio Club at the town hall at 7 p.m. every fourth Monday. FMI call 943-2849.
DEXTER: American Legion Post 53, on Church St., is open for veterans to gather from noon-3 p.m.
DEXTER: The HJ Crosby Community Band of Dexter practices at 6 p.m. at the Ridge View Community School. FMI call 207-924-6235 or go to www.cuthbert-foundation.org.
DEXTER: North Country Riding Club, last Tuesday at the Wassookeag Snowmobile Club house on the Number 10 Rd.
DEXTER: Dexter Regional Development Corporation meets first Tuesday of the month. For more info. call 924-3064.
DEXTER: The Shirley B. Carter VFW Post 4298 holds monthly meetings the third Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For more info. call 924-3806 or 924-5972.
DEXTER: Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at 7 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 130 Spring St.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library Knitting Group 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Please call 564-3350 for more info.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Partners for Peace drop-in support group, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 8 Mechanic St. For more info. call 564-8166.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A weekly quilting group meets from 1-3 p.m. at the Commons at Central Hall.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Weight Watchers meets at the United Methodist Church at 38 East Main St. from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The NAMI Family and Friends Support Group meets the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Borestone Room at Mayo Regional Hospital.FMI call Beth at 924-7903.
GUILFORD: The Guilford Historical Society meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the society museum, 10 North St., (the museum is also open by appointment). FMI call 876-4501 or 217-0963.
MILO: Partners for Peace provides domestic violence services, legal referrals and support at the outreach office at the town hall from 9 a.m.-noon. FMI call 564-8166.
SANGERVILLE: AA Women’s Discovery 12 Group at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Church Street, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
SANGERVILLE: The Sangerville Historical Society’s museum is open from 1-3 p.m.
SANGERVILLE: The Sangerville Historical Society meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the town hall community room.
ABBOT: The Abbot Historical Society Museum is open Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. and by appointment. FMI call 876-3073.
DEXTER: Kids Bible Club, for grades K-5, meets at the New Hope Baptist Church from 5-7:30 p.m. FMI call 924-7419.
DEXTER: The New Hope Baptist Church hosts a prayer meeting at 6 p.m. FMI call 924-7419.
DEXTER: VFW Post 4298 bingo starts at 6 p.m. — with new games and bigger payouts.
DEXTER: Dexter Grange 155 – Dexter SCOUTS Home meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday at the hall at 2 Church Street. 6 p.m. supper for members and guests.
DEXTER: TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets from 5:30-7 p.m. FMI call Stephanie Bridges at 278-2307 or Mary Tuttle at 924-3881.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Congregational church.. For more info. call 564-7276.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A Community Cafe luncheon is at 11:30 a.m. at the Commons at Central Hall. To RSVP call 943-2488 or 343-3018.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church will hold a “Pay It Forward” clothing pickup of children’s and maternity clothing and other items from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. the second and third Wednesdays of the month.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Anchor Holds Church of God, 57 High St., holds Bible study at 6 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A Grief Care Support Group meets the first and third Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m. at 48 Morton Ave., Suite E. FMI call 717-8750.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Pine Tree Hospice offers an adult bereavement support group on the second and fourth Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. FMI contact 564-4346 or email@example.com.
GREENVILLE: Partners for Peace offers domestic violence services, legal referrals and support the second and last Wednesday of the month at the outreach office at C.A. Dean Hospital from noon-4 p.m. or by appointment. FMI call 564-8166.
GUILFORD: Community Fitness, 31 High St., offers a free potluck bruncheon the first Wednesday of the month at 11:15 a.m., often with guest speakers. For more info. call 876-4813.
GUILFORD: The NAMI Family and Friends Support Group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Guilford Memorial Library from 10:30 a.m. to noon. FMI call 924-7903.
GUILFORD: The Guilford UMC thrift shop is open from 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m.-noon on Fridays.
GUILFORD: Free community lunches are held weekly by the One World Cafe from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Guilford United Methodist Church.
MILO: American Legion Post 41 is open from 7:30 a.m.-noon for veterans and members to meet.
MILO: American Legion Post 41 and Post Auxiliary will meet the first Wednesday at 7 p.m. with supper beforehand at 6 p.m.
MILO: An open mic at American Legion Post 41 starts at 6:30 p.m. on the second, third, fourth and last Wednesday of the month.
MONSON: The Monson Historical Society and Gift Shop will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment. FMI call 876-3073 or 557-7769.
SANGERVILLE: The ongoing food cupboard at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Sangerville and Dover-Foxcroft is open the first and third Wednesday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. FMI call 876-4926.
ABBOT: Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. at the Abbot Town Hall.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: DHHS will be at Penquis, 50 North St., from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. the first Thursday of the month to assist with applications and benefit programs.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Children’s story hour, 10:30 a.m., Thompson Free Library.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Bingo at the American Legion, 112 Park Street. $400 jackpot. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m., games start at 5:45 p.m. Must be 16 and older to play. Smoke free. 564-8550.
GUILFORD: Narcotics Anonymous meets at the Guilford UMC, 3 School St., at 7 p.m.
HARMONY: Cribbage starts at 6 p.m. at the Harmony Community Center, to benefit building repairs, with signups at 5:30 p.m. and a draw for partners.
MONSON: The Lakeshore House has an open mic night from 6-9 p.m. FMI call 997-7069.
DEXTER: Partners for Peace offers outreach hours from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at upstairs at the Morrison Building on Main St. FMI call 564-8166.
DEXTER: A ladies Bible study on the Fruit of the Spirit meets at 10 a.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church. FMI call 924-7419.
DEXTER: The Abbott Memorial Library will hold storytime for preschoolers at 11 a.m. For more info. call 924-7292.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m. at the Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church, 156 East Main St.
GREENVILLE: Womancare offers outreach services several times per month. Call for the dates and location at 564-8165.
GREENVILLE: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m. at the church by the light downtown.
GUILFORD: The Partnership Food Pantry, 84 Elm St., distributes the second and fourth Fridays from noon-3 p.m. FMI call 518-8833.
HARMONY: The Harmony Community Center hosts a Friday Nite Jam from 6-9 p.m., to benefit building repairs.
MILO: Three Rivers Senior Citizens meeting, first and third Fridays at noon for cards, Milo Town Hall, 6 Pleasant St. FMI call 943-5185.
DEXTER: The Dexter Community Food Closet distribution takes place from 8-9 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of the month. FMI contact 924-7419 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEXTER: A spinning fiber arts groups meets the fourth Saturday of the month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Abbott Memorial Library.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A Grief Care Support Group meets the first and third Saturdays from 10-11 a.m. at 48 Morton Ave., Suite E. FMI call 717-8750.
GUILFORD: Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Guilford UMC, 3 School St., at 7 p.m.
MONSON: The Monson Historical Society and Gift Shop will be open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and by appointment. FMI call 876-3073 or 557-7769.
SANGERVILLE: The South Sangerville Grange meets the first Saturday of the month, with a potluck at noon and meeting at 1 p.m.
BROWNVILLE JUNCTION: St. John’s Episcopal Church holds services at 8:45 a.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 1213 Dexter Rd., holds 11 a.m. services with Eucharist, followed by lunch.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Alcoholics Anonymous, 11 a.m. at the Thompson Free Library.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Adult volleyball takes place at the Morton Avenue gym from 4-7 p.m. FMI call 564-3265.
GUILFORD: The Guilford UMC, 3, School Street, worship, coffee and fellowship starts at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 1
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Magician Conjuring Carroll performs at 10:30 a.m. at the Thompson Free Library. FMI call 564-3350.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The NAMI Senior Support Group meets from 12:30-2 p.m. at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church. To RSVP contact 924-7903 or email@example.com.
GUILFORD: The Guilford Memorial Library hosts the children’s program “Catch the Beat” at 1 p.m. FMI call 876-4547.
Thursday, Aug. 2
BLANCHARD: The monthly meeting of the Blanchard Preservation Society will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeting House.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Penquis Higher Education Center hosts a fall open house from 3-5 p.m. FMI go to www.emcc.edu.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: An open mic will be from 6-9 p.m. at The Commons at Central Hall. FMI go to http://www.centralhallcommons.org.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The HJ Crosby Community Band performs at 6 p.m. at the Thompson Free Library. FMI call 564-3350.
MILO: The 44th annual Milo Garden Club Summer Fair will be from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Milo Elementary FMI call 343-2612.
Friday, Aug. 3
DEXTER: VFW Post 4298, 20 Cedar St., serves a BBQ chicken public supper from 5-6:30 p.m.
DEXTER: DDATT screens “A Farm for the Future” at 6 p.m. at the Abbott Memorial Library with a discussion to follow. FMI call 277-4221 or 924-3836.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Piscataquis Observer and Zone Radio’s annual open house and cookout at Media Central will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at East Main St.
GREENVILLE: The Moosehead Historical Society & Museums sponsors a poddle hop at 7:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Community House. FMI call 695-2909.
Saturday, Aug. 4
ABBOT: The Abbot and Monson historical societies will hold a 1 p.m. dedication ceremony at the moose horns on Rt. 15. FMI call 876-3073.
BROWNVILLE: The Brownville Community Church’s auction and quilt show starts at 9 a.m., with a bean supper from 5-6:30 p.m. with entertainment to follow.
DEXTER: The fourth annual Dexter Sunrise Kiwanis CRUISE-IN will be from 4-7 p.m. in the Ridge View Community School parking lot (rain date is Aug. 5). FMI contact 401-524-0852 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The annual Dover-Foxcroft Shiretown Homecoming celebration features a day of events, including a mid-morning parade through town. FMI see the event Facebook page.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: An “Alumni Parade 2018” book sale will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Thompson Free Library. FMI call 564-3350.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The United Methodist Church of Dover-Foxcroft hosts a Homecoming Lobster Roll and BBQ sale starting at 10 a.m., with a yard sale, craft table and coffee and donuts starting at 7 a.m. FMI contact 564-8055 or email@example.com.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Blacksmith Shop Museum, 107 Dawes Rd., hosts a demonstration from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with John Calderwood of Etna.
GREENVILLE JUNCTION: The 43rd annual Grapevine Association Golf Scramble, to benefit scholarships for Greenville High School students, starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Squaw Mountain Village Golf Course. FMI call 695-3837.
GUILFORD: The Guilford Memorial Library’s second annual Maine Author Day will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. FMI call 876-4547.
HARMONY: The Siesta Sanctuary holds an open house from 1-5 p.m. FMI go to www.siestasanctuary.org.
MONSON: The “Predators The Balance of Nature” presentation will be from 2-3 p.m. at the Monson Arts Center. FMI contact 573-0163 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARKMAN: The Parkman Grange will serve the seventh annual Minnie Welts Bridge Memorial Scholarship Supper from 4:30-6:30 p.m. FMI call 277-3942.
Sunday, Aug. 5
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A strawberry shortcake fundraiser for Keeping Families Together-Save the Children will be from 2-4 p.m. at the Thompson Free Library. FMI call 564-0139.
Tuesday, Aug. 7
ABBOT: The Abbot Historical Society will host the HJ Crosby Community Band at 7 p.m. at the town hall. FMI call 876-3073.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library hosts a 3D printer workshop from 5:30-7 p.m. FMI call 564-3350.
MILO: An American Red Cross blood drive will be from 1-6 p.m. at the town hall. FMI call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Wednesday, Aug. 8
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library hosts “Sounds Like Science” at 10:30 a.m. FMI call 564-3350.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A spaghetti dinner and auction for the family of the late Eric Bubar will be from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at The Commons at Central Hall.
Thursday, Aug. 9
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Commons at Central Hall hosts the Healing Trauma Series “Emotional Freedom Techniques” from 1-3 p.m. FMI go to http://www.centralhallcommons.org.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library hosts local photographer Steve Maines at 1:30 p.m., a children’s watershed presentation at 2 p.m. and from 4-7 p.m. will be a book sale. FMI call 564-3350.
GREENVILLE: The 27th annual Forest Heritage Days starts today and runs through Aug. 11. FMI go to http://www.forestheritagedays.org.
NEWPORT: The widow and widowers group meets at 11:30 a.m. at Angler’s Restaurant. FMI call 943-7303 or 876-3787.
Friday, Aug. 10
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library hosts a book sale from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. FMI call 564-3350.
MONSON: “A Walk Through Time and Nature Along Maine’s Appalachian Trail” will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Monson Historical Society. FMI contact 573-0163 or email@example.com.
Saturday, Aug. 11
BLANCHARD: The River Driver’s Bean Hole Dinner will be served from noon-4 p.m. at Paul and Louise Vainio’s field with the Monson Jammers performing and other events.
DEXTER: The third annual Maine Red Hot Dog Festival will be from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. downtown. FMI go to www.redhotdog.org.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library hosts a book sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. FMI call 564-3350.
GUILFORD: The Piscataquis Golf Course hosts a Jimmy Fund golf event with 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. tee times. FMI call 876-3203.
MONSON: The Monson Appalachian Trail Visitor Center offers a hike to Slugundy and Vaughn Falls at 10 a.m. To register contact 573-0163 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARKMAN: The Parkman Baptist Church serves a pulled pork BBQ supper starting at 4 p.m., with a concert by Kindred Hearts at 6:30 p.m. for the church bicentennial. FMI contact 717-5929 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, Aug. 15
GREENVILLE: A presentation on the new edition of the “AMC Mountain Guide” with auther Carey Kish will be at 5:30 p.m. aboard the Katahdin. FMI see facebook.com/careykish.
Friday, Aug. 17
PARKMAN: The Parkman Baptist Church screens “Sheffy” at 6 p.m. for the church bicentennial. FMI contact 717-5929 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Aug. 18
GREENVILLE: Lake Stewards of Maine’s invasive plant patrol will be from 9 a.m.-noon, and a courtesy boat inspection workshop will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., on Lower Wilson Pond. To RSVP contact 783-7733 or email@example.com.
Sunday, Aug. 19
PARKMAN: The Parkman Baptist Church will hold a 1 p.m. Old Home Service for the church bicentennial. FMI contact 717-5929 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Aug. 20
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Commons at Central Hall hosts a basket-making workshop from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. FMI go to http://www.centralhallcommons.org.
Tuesday, Aug. 21
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library hosts poet, writer, editor and professor Wesley McNair at 5:30 p.m. FMI call 564-3350.
Wednesday, Aug. 22
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library hosts a rock painting program at 2 p.m. FMI call 564-3350.
Thursday, Aug. 23
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The 131st Piscataquis Valley Fair starts today and runs through Aug. 26. FMI go to http://www.piscataquisvalleyfair.com.
ROCKWOOD: The ninth annual Forrest G. Whitman Memorial Golf Tournament, benefiting local scholarships for health education, starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Mt. Kineo Golf Course. FMI call 695-5215 or 973-5055.
Friday, Aug. 24
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library hosts an older children’s bracelet making program at 2 p.m. FMI call 564-3350.
Saturday, Aug. 25
MILO: A spaghetti dinner for the family of the late Eric Bubar will be from 4-6 p.m. at Three Rivers Kiwanis Headquarters.
WILLIMANTIC: The Willimantic Civic Association’s annual Fun Day will be from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the town hall. FMI call 997-3648.
Monday, Aug. 27
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A special meeting to correct a clerical error in the RSU 68 budget starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Morton Avenue Municipal Building.