Local Events Calendar

Calendar of events

Many of the events will likely not be happening as listed below due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check first before leaving to attend.

Recurring 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 10:30 a.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 — through September. 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 info@centralhallcommons.org.

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: Community Fitness is offering an open gym for homeschool or remote learning children of all ages on Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every week. This is free for ComFit members.  Call for more information at 207-876-4813.

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: Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 59 Main St., hosts Awana at 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. services.

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 info@centralhallcommons.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 wecare@pinetreehospice.org.

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: 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.

GUILFORD: Community Fitness is offering a 9-9:30 a.m. guided meditation with Melissa Veraldo on the last Wednesday of the month. Then Veraldo will be giving free 10 minute massages to ComFit members that sign up in advance.  For more information call 207-876-4813.

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.

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 info@centralhallcommons.org.

DOVER-FOXCROFT: St. Augustine’s Thrift Shop, 1213 Dexter Road, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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.

MILO: The Milo Ecumenical Food Cupboard is open for curbside pickup on the first four Thursdays of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Park Street Methodist Church, 15 Park Street. For more information, please call 207-279-1614.

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 info@centralhallcommons.org.

DOVER-FOXCROFT: St. Augustine’s Thrift Shop, 1213 Dexter Road, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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 church@newhopechurch.org.

DEXTER: A spinning fiber arts group meets the fourth Saturday of the month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Abbott Memorial Library — all fiber arts welcome.

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: Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 59 Main St., hosts Sunday School at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. morning services and 1 p.m. afternoon services.

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: Harm Reduction Resources offered by Needlepoint Sanctuary, every Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Central Hall Commons, 152 East Main Street. FMI email needlepointsanctuary@gmail.com. 

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, invites the public to join in person for 10 a.m. services — all CDC guidelines and masks are required. The service is posted to the church Facebook page, after the service, for those who wish to stay home but still enjoy the service and music.

Friday, April 23

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The next Voices from Home/Thompson Free Library Story Slam will be at 6 p.m. online via Zoom and the theme is “Growth.” FMI go to https://www.thompson.lib.me.us.

GUILFORD: Join the Guilford Memorial Library at 4 p.m. on Zoom for a chat with Maine author Emily M. Leonard about her hiking adventures as chronicled in her new memoir “Happy Hiking: Falling in Love on the Appalachian Trail.” FMI contact 207-876-4547 or toglibrary@townofguilford.com.

GUILFORD: The Guilford United Methodist Church. 3 School Street, serves a takeout public pork supper with pickup from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Preorder by Wednesday, April 21 at 207-717-3946 with Diana or leave a message at the church (207-876-3372) with name, phone number and number of dinners needed.

Saturday, April 24

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The annual town meeting starts at 9 a.m. in the Morton Avenue Municipal Building Gymnasium.

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Piscataquis Democrats Service Committee holds a collection day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the headquarters on North Street. The Milo Area Ecumenical Food Cupboard, now known as Dyer’s Hope House, will be the recipient of the proceeds of that day. Interested individuals may contribute anytime to this service fund by going to https://secure.actblue.com/donate/pcdcservice.

Sunday, April 25

DEXTER: Dexter Parks & Recreation hosts a Town-Wide Clean-up Day starting at noon in Crosby Park. FMI see the event Facebook page.

Monday, April 26

DOVER-FOXCROFT: A Free Monday Night Community Dinner, takeout only from 6-7 p.m. or while supplies last, will be hosted by the Catholic Church Ladies at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, 824 West Main Street.

Tuesday, April 27

GREENVILLE: The Shaw Public Library presents “Let Loose in the Woods: Early sporting history of the Moosehead Lake Region 1761 to 1900. A Talk with Steve Pinkham” online. The Zoom link is  https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/86312120785 and the Facebook event page is at  https://fb.me/e/1hK7YoTLH. FMI contact 207-695-3579 or shawpublic2@yahoo.com.

Friday, May 7

MILO: UMaine Cooperative Extension presents “Extension on the Road” from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the town office. FMI go to https://extension.umaine.edu/piscataquis/extension-on-the-road/.

Saturday, May 8

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis hosts its inaugural K-Duck Derby at 10 a.m. at Dunham Brook in Kiwanis Park. FMI see the D-F Kiwanis Facebook page.

Saturday, May 15

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis and PRYMCA team up for the annual bike rodeo at 9 a.m., with a bike ride around town. FMI and to register go to the PRYMCA Facebook page.

GREENVILLE: The American Legion 14th District — Piscataquis County — will hold its annual meeting and installation of officers at 1 p.m. at Cecil R. Cole Post 94 on Pritham Avenue, with a noon lunch.

Saturday, May 22

GREENVILLE: Anni Clark performs at the Center for Moosehead History at 7 p.m. FMI call 207-695-2909 or go to www.mooseheadhistory.org.

Saturday, June 12

DOVER-FOXCROFT: A PCSWCD Law Farm Nature Trails Volunteer Work Day will be from 8 a.m. to noon, with a June 13 rain day. To register contact 207-564-2321 ext. 3 or sarah.robinson@piscataquisswcd.org.

Saturday, June 19

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Center Theatre presents Maine’s King of Comedy Bob Marley at 5:30 and 8 p.m. FMI go to www.centertheatre.org.

Saturday, July 17

WILLIAMSBURG: A PCSWCD Demonstration Forest Volunteer Work Day will be from 8 a.m. to noon, with a July 18 rain day. To register contact 207-564-2321 ext. 3 or sarah.robinson@piscataquisswcd.org.

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