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Brooksville Community Breakfast

BROOKSVILLE, Maine — There will be a free community breakfast for the Brooksville community from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the West Brooksville Congregational Church, located at 1597 Coastal Road. all Brooksville residents are welcome to attend. For more information, call Joyce at 326-4239.

OGSF Grants

VASSALBORO, Maine — The Oak Grove School Foundation is accepting applications for grants to support the educational and cultural needs of students and non profit organizations in the greater Central Maine area. Recipients must be educational, charitable or religious organizations that are tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Grant requests [...]

LIHEAP fundraiser to be held in Camden Feb. 11

CAMDEN, Maine — The Hot Mamas, a¬† group of Midcoast women will be on hand to raise money for the LIHEAP program in Knox County in partnership with Penquis on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Camden Snow Bowl and the Knox Mill. The group will compete in the Snow Bowl and host a after-party dance [...]

Public Baked Bean Supper at Rockport Masonic Center

ROCKPORT, Maine — A public baked bean supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Rockport Masonic Center, located at 361 Main St. The menu includes beans, hot dogs, brown bread, casseroles, drinks and desserts. Admission price will be $7 per person.¬† For more information, call 691-2270.

Grant helps schools visit UMaine Farm and Home Museum

ORONO, Maine — The Page Farm and Home Museum at the University of Maine has received a grant from the William and Joan Alfond Foundation to support field trip experiences, to the Farm and Home Museum, for elementary and secondary school groups in Southern Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, and Hancock counties.¬† Schools are eligible [...]

Sumner High to host benefit for new sound system

SULLIVAN, Maine — The Sumner Memorial High School Alumni will host a benefit for a new school sound system beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4,¬† located at 2456 USA Highway One. Ten Alumni basketball teams will face off in a Round Robin cheered on by 30 Alumni Cheer Leaders. Players are coming from all [...]

Rummage sale to be held March 3 in Rockland

ROCKLAND, Maine — A rummage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 3, at St. Bernard’s Church, located at 150 Broadway. All are welcome to this event. For information, call Lorraine at 594-3109.

Big Band Ball fundraiser for heating assistance will be held Feb. 10

ROCKPORT, Maine — The Help Heat Homes Initiative will be hosting a Big Band Ball fundraiser for heating assistance from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at the Rockport Opera House, located at 6 Central St. The event will feature a jazz band “MoJo”. The event is sponsored by Mr. Tire, Midcoast Gym, and [...]

Eastern Maine Tax Coalition Program to begin Feb. 4 in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine — AARP Tax-Aide and United Way of Eastern Maine are excited to host the upcoming EMCA$H Super Free Tax Saturdays, designed to help a large amount of individual low to moderate income filers get their taxes filed for free, get their Earned Income Tax Credit, reach their financial goals, pay off debt and [...]

Rape Response services offers advocate training beginning Feb. 8

BANGOR, Maine — A comprehensive 40 hour training program for prospective volunteer advocates has been scheduled by Rape Response Services (RRS) beginning Feb. 8, at Penquis, located at 262 Harlow St. The mission is to offer hope, support and advocacy to victims and people affected by sexual assault and stalking, to provide education about sexual [...]