Local Events Calendar

Calendar of events

Recurring Events

Mondays

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: SilverSneakers classes at Friends of Community Fitness every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call or come in to preregister at 207-876-4813.

GUILFORD: NA weekly 7-8 p.m. at the Guilford United Methodist Church.

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.

Tuesdays

ABBOT: The Abbot Historical Society Museum is open from 1-3 p.m. and by appointment. FMI call 207-876-3073.

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 the 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: Free homeschool open gym Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Friends of Community Fitness, 31 High Street. A time for families to use the gymnasium for exercise, games, and play.  A parent or guardian must be present, please bring clean shoes. FMI call 207-876-4813 or go to www.comfitme.com

GUILFORD: Free community bike rides – every Tuesday at 4 p.m. – start on May 10 at Friends of Community Fitness. Ride locations, times and distance will be decided weekly, follow our Facebook “Community Fitness” for weekly updates. FMI call 207-876-4813.

GUILFORD: Intro to Boxing Tuesdays 6-7 p.m. at Friends of Community Fitness,  31 High Street – free for members. Ages 8-plus. FMI email Coach Harrison at piscataquiscountyboxingclub@yahoo.com.

GUILFORD: Bingo Night, second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Friends of Community Fitness, 31 High Street Suite A (membership not required). Prizes, 50/50 raffle, and more! FMI call 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.

Wednesdays

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.

GUILFORD: Senior community luncheons at 12:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Friends of Community Fitness. FMI call 207-876-4813.

GUILFORD: The Guilford United Methodist Church hosts Bible study weekly from 6:30-8 p.m.

MILO: American Legion Post 41 is open for coffee & conversation with free coffee and donuts every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come have a great time socializing over a hot cup of coffee with your fellow veterans. All veterans are welcome, and veterans assistance is also available.

MILO: The Harrigan Learning Center and Museum and the Milo/Brownville and Points North Visitor Center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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.

Thursdays

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: Free Mindfulness Meditation class every Thursday 11 a.m. to noon at the Central Hall Commons, 152 East Main Street. Open to all levels, beginners welcome.

DOVER-FOXCROFT: EAAA Caregiver Support Group meets the second Thursday of every month from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Piscataquis Regional YMCA. No sign up necessary. FMI call 207-941-2865.

DOVER-FOXCROFT: Bingo at Chadbourne Merril American Legion Post 29, 112 Park Street, at 5:45 p.m. with doors opening at 4 p.m.

GUILFORD: Tae Kwon Do every Thursday 4:30-6 p.m. and Saturday 9:30-10:30 am at Friends of Community Fitness, 31 High Street. FMI call 207-876-4813. This class is for all ages and abilities. Drop-ins welcome year round.  

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 American Legion and Eastern Area Agency on Aging serve weekly lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome, Lunch is free, but donations are accepted.

MILO: Dyer’s Hope House Food Distribution, 17 Park Street, every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FMI call 207-279-1614.

MILO: The Milo Historical Society hosts a Milo Bicentennial planning meeting the fourth Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. FMI contact 207-943-2650 or deanne.p.merrill@gmail.com.

MONSON: The Lakeshore House has an open mic night from 6-9 p.m. FMI call 207-997-7069.

Fridays

DEXTER: Partners for Peace offers outreach hours from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 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 Friday Nite Jammers perform from 3-7 p.m. at the Harmony Community Center. Acoustic music only, suggested $3 donation.

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.

MONSON: The Monson Jammers play at the Finn Hall on Route 15 from 6-9 p.m.

Saturdays

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: The Harrigan Learning Center and Museum and the Milo/Brownville and Points North Visitor Center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MILO: Three Rivers Kiwanis hosts cribbage games at 1 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.

MONSON: The Monson Historical Society Museum and Gift Shop is open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and by appointment. FMI call 207-557-7769 and 207-876-3073.

MONSON: The Monson Jammers play at the Monson Arts Moore Building on Main Street from 6-9 p.m. 

SANGERVILLE: The South Sangerville Grange meets the first Saturday of the month, with a potluck at noon and meeting at 1 p.m.

Sundays

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. for K-adult, 11 a.m. morning services, and 1 p.m. afternoon services as well as Wednesday services and a K-12 youth group at 6 p.m. FMI call Pastor George Dever at 207-217-4695.

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 10 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 11 a.m. services. Services are recorded and can be viewed on YouTube after the service. The church also has an ACOA meeting Mondays 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the church parlor, NA meeting Mondays 7-8 p.m. in the education room, and AA meeting Saturdays 7-8 p.m. in the education room.

MILO: The Harrigan Learning Center and Museum and the Milo/Brownville and Points North Visitor Center is open from 1-4 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 1

ABBOT: The town of Abbot and Abbot Historical Society are holding the first annual Christmas Tree Lighting event at 4 p.m. at the town hall.

DEXTER: The town tree lighting starts at 6 p.m. on the Abbott Memorial Library lawn.

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Dover Low Vision Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Central Hall Commons, with a discussion on topics of celebrating the holidays with vision loss. FMI call Nancy at 207-270-2730.

MILO: Piscataquis Masonic Lodge, Milo presents a Festival of Trees and raffle today and tomorrow  from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on West Main Street.

Saturday, Dec. 2

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Center Theatre hosts Bangor Ballet’s “Nutcracker in a Nutshell” at 6 p.m. FMI go to www.centertheatre.org.

GARLAND: A craft fair will be at the Garland Community Center, 108 Corinth Road, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit the Garland Days celebration.

MONSON: The annual Kris Kringle’s Market will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Monson Gym. FMI contact 207-997-3268 or libby04406@gmail.com.

Sunday, Dec. 3

DEXTER: The holiday light parade, from the fire department to Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union, starts at 6 p.m.

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Center Theatre hosts Bangor Ballet’s “Nutcracker in a Nutshell” at 2 p.m. FMI go to www.centertheatre.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 5

DOVER-FOXCROFT: Northern Light Mayo Hospital’s Lights of Life tree will illuminate for the first time in 2023 at a tree lighting ceremony outside of the hospital at 4:30 p.m., with hot cocoa, cookies, music, and a performance from the Weatherbee School of Dance.

GUILFORD: PCES grade K-3 students will perform a holiday concert at 5:30 p.m. in the PCHS gym. The performance will be livestreamed on the school’s YouTube channel (www.SAD4.org and clicking on the “YouTube Channel-Live Stream” button). Snow date is Dec. 11.

Wednesday, Dec. 6

GREENVILLE: A special town meeting concerning a proposed multigenerational housing overlay district starts at 6 p.m. at the town office.

Thursday, Dec. 7

GUILFORD: PCES grade 4-6 students — as well as the grade 6 band and PCES Chorus — will perform a holiday concert at 5:30 p.m. in the PCES gym. The performance will be livestreamed on the school’s YouTube channel (www.SAD4.org and clicking on the “YouTube Channel-Live Stream” button). Snow date is Dec. 11.

Saturday, Dec. 9

GUILFORD: The Highlands Foot Care Clinic will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Friends of Community Fitness, 31 High Street. Call or text for an appointment at 207-343-3200.

GUILFORD: The Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School Street, will host the Greenville Carolers at 4 p.m.

PARKMAN: The Parkman Grange hosts a children’s Christmas party from 1-3 p.m. 

Sunday, Dec. 10

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The students of the North Country Strings Music Studio will present a concert of Christmas music at 2 p.m. at the Central Hall Commons. FMI contact Susan Ramsey at 207-717-6022 or susan.ramsey.strings@gmail.com or Tamara Cox at operations@centralhallcommons.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

DEXTER: A Discover Girl Scouts new member information and sign-up event will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Ridge View Community School for grade K-3 families. FMI see the event page on Facebook.

GUILFORD: Christmas bingo and cookie swap starts at 6:30 p.m. at Friends of Community Fitness, 31 High Street. FMI call 207-876-4813.

MILO: The Milo Garden Club will hold its potluck Christmas party at Pleasant Park at noon. Please bring a casserole, salad or side dish, wrapped gift for exchange, and an unwrapped toy for Secret Santa.

Thursday, Dec. 14

DOVER-FOXCROFT: EAAA Caregiver Support Group meets the second Thursday of every month from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Piscataquis Regional YMCA. No sign up necessary. FMI call 207-941-2865.

GUILFORD: The Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School Street, will be having an intergenerational event from 5-6:30 p.m. with fun refreshments, the story of Joseph, and a Christmas craft.

MONSON: The Maine State Police will be honoring Corp. Frank C. Wing at a graveside ceremony at 1 p.m. at the lower Hillside Cemetery located on the North Guilford Road. FMI call Estella Bennett at 207-876-3073 or Glenn Poole at 207-557-7769.

Friday, Dec. 15

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Slightly Off-Center Players present “A Christmas Carol” at the Center Theatre at 7 p.m. FMI go to www.centertheatre.org.

Saturday, Dec. 16

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Slightly Off-Center Players present “A Christmas Carol” at the Center Theatre at 2 and 7 p.m. FMI go to www.centertheatre.org.

Sunday, Dec. 17

DEXTER: The Harold J. Crosby band presents its holiday concert at 2 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 8-12 Main Street. FMI email crosbycommunityband@gmail.com or go to https://www.cuthbert-foundation.org/.

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Foxcroft Academy Alumni Jazz Band performs at holiday concert at the Center Theatre at 2 p.m. FMI go to www.centertheatre.org.

Friday, Dec. 22

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Slightly Off-Center Players present “A Christmas Carol” at the Center Theatre at 7 p.m. FMI go to www.centertheatre.org.

Saturday, Dec. 23

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Slightly Off-Center Players present “A Christmas Carol” at the Center Theatre at 2 and 7 p.m. FMI go to www.centertheatre.org.

Sunday, Dec. 24

GUILFORD: The Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School Street, Christmas Eve service will be at 6 p.m.

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