Calendar of events
DEXTER: The Abbott Museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. FMI call 207-924-5721.
DEXTER: VFW Post 4298 bingo starts at 6 p.m. — with new games and bigger payouts.
GREENVILLE: The Partnership Food Pantry, 60 Mayhew Manor, distributes the first and third Mondays from noon-1 p.m. FMI call 207-518-8833.
GUILFORD: A weekly meditation group meets noon-1 p.m. Mondays at the Guilford United Methodist Church. Beginners welcome, guidance given and open to the public. This is a relaxed opportunity for meditation and contemplation, not affiliated with any other group or tradition. FMI call 207- 564-3934.
GUILFORD: Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families (ACA) meetings 6 p.m. weekly at the Guilford United Methodist Church. For more information about ACA visit adultchildren.org.
MILO: Three Rivers Kiwanis hosts cribbage games from 6-8 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays.
MILO: Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Park St. United Methodist Church, 15 Park St.
MILO: Piscataquis Amateur Radio Club at the town hall at 7 p.m. every fourth Monday. FMI call 207-943-2849.
BROWNVILLE: The Parish House Museum, 72 Church St., is open Tuesday and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment. FMI call 207-965-8070.
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 207-924-3064.
DEXTER: The Shirley B. Carter VFW Post 4298 holds monthly meetings the third Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For more info. call 207-924-3806 or 207-924-5972.
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 207-564-3350 for more info.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Quilting Club 1 p.m. at The Commons at Central Hall. FMI contact 207-343-3018 or email@example.com.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Partners for Peace drop-in support group, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 8 Mechanic St. For more info. call 207-564-8166.
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 Cure for Addiction meeting is held weekly from 6-7 p.m. at the Calvary Chapel Maine Highlands, 48 Morton Ave. FMI call 207-564-9058.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The NAMI Connections 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 207-924-7903.
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 207-876-4501 or 207-217-0963.
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 207-564-8166.
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 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 from noon-2 p.m. and by appointment. FMI call 207-876-3073.
DEXTER: Kids Bible Club, for grades K-5, meets at the New Hope Baptist Church from 5-7:30 p.m. FMI call 207-924-7419.
DEXTER: The New Hope Baptist Church hosts a prayer meeting at 6 p.m. FMI call 207-924-7419.
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 207-278-2307 or Mary Tuttle at 207-924-3881.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Congregational church.. For more info. call 207-564-7276.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A Community Cafe luncheon is at 11:30 a.m. at the Commons at Central Hall. To RSVP call 207-943-2488 or 207-343-3018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 207-717-8750.
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 207-564-4346 or email@example.com.
GREENVILLE: Adult Study — People of the Bible is weekly at 11 a.m. at the Union Church.
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 207-564-8166.
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 207-876-4813.
GUILFORD: The Guilford UMC thrift shop is open from 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Fridays.
GUILFORD: Community lunches are held weekly 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 Museum and Gift Shop is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment. FMI call 207-557-7769 and 207-876-3073.
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 207-876-4926.
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: Weekly Tai-Chi/Chi-Kung classes with Wayne Ripley will be at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at The Commons at Central Hall. FMI contact 207-343-3018 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 207-564-8550.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Commons Lifelong Learning Class “Introduction to Meditation” runs through Feb. 13 Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at The Commons at Central Hall. The course is on the background and practice of meditation for relaxation and renewal. Beginners welcome. Chairs will be used, bring a cushion or meditation bench if preferred. Please arrive early to be quietly seated and settled by 6:30 p.m. Fee $6 per session. No one will be turned away.
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 207-997-7069.
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 207-564-8166.
DEXTER: A ladies Bible study on the Fruit of the Spirit meets at 10 a.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church. FMI call 207-924-7419.
DEXTER: The Abbott Memorial Library will hold storytime for preschoolers at 11 a.m. For more info. call 207-924-7292.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Drop-in yoga, all levels, 9-10 a.m. at The Commons at Central Hall. FMI contact 207-343-3018 or email@example.com.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m. at the Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church, 156 East Main St.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Commons Contra Dance will be the second Friday of the month at 7 p.m. at The Commons at Central Hall.
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 207-943-5185.
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 207-924-7419 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.
GUILFORD: Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Guilford UMC, 3 School St., at 7 p.m.
MILO: Three Rivers Kiwanis hosts cribbage games at 1 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.
SANGERVILLE: The South Sangerville Grange meets the first Saturday of the month, with a potluck at noon and meeting at 1 p.m.
BROWNVILLE: The Brownville Community Church holds Sunday School at 9 a.m., worship at 10 a.m. and then a coffee social to follow.
BROWNVILLE JUNCTION: St. John’s Episcopal Church holds services at 8:45 a.m.
DEXTER: Our Lady’s Kitchen serves a free (donations graciously accepted) hot cooked meal at noon at the St. Anne Parish Hall, 64 Free St.
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 207-564-3265.
GUILFORD: The Guilford UMC, 3 School Street, worship service starts at 10 a.m. with coffee at 9:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. There is also a free youth pancake breakfast prior to the 8:30 a.m. youth programs.
Friday, Jan. 24
GREENVILLE: The annual Moosehead Lake Togue Derby starts today and runs through Jan. 26. FMI go to facebook.com/NRECmoosehead.
Saturday, Jan. 25
BROWNVILLE JUNCTION: The Maine Highlands Sled Dog Club Brownville-KI Race starts at 10 a.m. at the end of Railroad Avenue. FMI go to https://mainesleddogclub.com/.
GREENVILLE: A spaghetti dinner and Moosehead Lake Togue Derby prize drawing will be from 5-7 p.m. at the Bartley Event Center, 241 Pritham Avenue. FMI go to facebook.com/NRECmoosehead.
MILO: Three Rivers Kiwanis hosts cribbage at 1 p.m. — $10 to play.
Sunday, Jan. 26
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A broomball tournament to benefit the American Cancer Society starts at 12:30 p.m. at the Piscataquis County Ice Arena. FMI go to thepcia.com.
Tuesday, Jan. 28
SANGERVILLE: The Sangerville Historical Society will hold its January meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the town hall community room.
Thursday, Jan. 30
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A free session of the Essentials of College Planning will be at 1 p.m. at PHEC. To register call 1-800-281-3703 or go to http://meoc.maine.edu.
Friday, Jan. 31
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Final Friday series of climate conversations will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Commons at Central Hall. FMI email email@example.com.
SANGERVILE: An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Grace Bible Church, 40 Douty Hill Road. FMI call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Saturday, Feb. 1
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Piscataquis County Republican biennial caucus will be from 1-3 p.m. at the Morton Avenue Municipal Building with doors at noon. FMI go to the group Facebook page or call 207-239-7922.
Thursday, Feb. 6
DEXTER: An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 1-5:30 p.m. at Dexter Regional High School, 12 Abbott Hill Road. FMI call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Friday, Feb. 7
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Dover Low Vision Group meets from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Thayer Parkway Community Room. FMI call 207-270-2730.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: Spruce Mill Farm and the Center Coffee House will host a 6 p.m. story slam presented by the Voices from Home Oral History Project with the theme “Changes.”
MILO: An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 1-5 p.m. at Milo Town Hall, 6 Pleasant St. FMI call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Saturday, Feb. 8
MILO: American Legion Post 41 serves a baked bean supper from 4:30-6 p.m. with takeout available.
Thursday, Feb. 13
DEXTER: The monthly Dexter Tea Talk meets at 10 a.m. at Gatherings 4 Main St. with a performance by Rose Hinkley and friends.
Friday, Feb. 21
DOVER-FOXCROFT: A Contra Dance takes place from 7-10 p.m. at The Commons at Central Hall. FMI call 207-277-4221 or 207-277-3961.
Tuesday, Feb. 25
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Commons at Central Hall will host an AARP Coffee Talk on the area’s homeless population at 10 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 28
DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Thompson Free Library will host a program on composting at 3:30 p.m. FMI call 207-564-3350.