Calendar of events – Piscataquis Observer

Calendar of events – Piscataquis Observer

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.

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

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: 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.

Tuesdays

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: 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

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: 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.

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: 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.

Fridays

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: 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.

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: 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.

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., 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: 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, Oct. 30

DEXTER: Rick Whitney of the Dexter Historical Society will give a presentation on the Abbott Memorial Library Facebook Live page on stories and legends of ghost sightings and hauntings at well-known Dexter landmarks. FMI call 207-924-7292.

Saturday, Oct. 31

DOVER-FOXCROFT: Various events will celebrate the Dover-Foxcroft Town Wide Halloween Boonanza. FMI go to http://www.boonanza.info/.

GUILFORD: The Guilford United Methodist Church will be holding an outside, noncontact “costumes for candy” event at 3 p.m. on School Street next to the church. Social distancing, and masks are required.

Wednesday, Nov. 4

DOVER-FOXCROFT:  NAMI Multigenerational Connections Support Group for those experiencing mental health challenges, 1 p.m via Zoom.  For Zoom link, write nami.piscataquis@gmail.com.

DOVER-FOXCROFT:  Young Adult Recovery Connections Support Group for ages 16-24 struggling with mental health issues, 6:30-8 p.m. via Zoom.  For Zoom link, write YAdultSG@gmail.com. 

Friday, Nov. 6

DEXTER: The Abbott Memorial Library will present “Commemorating Maine Statehood: What can we learn from the Bicentennial?” at 5 p.m. via Zoom. FMI see the library Facebook page or call 207-924-7292.

DOVER-FOXCROFT: The Dover Low Vision Group meets from 10-11:30 a.m. at The Commons at Central Hall, with a presentation on Penquis transportation. FMI call 207-270-2730.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

DEXTER: An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 1-6 p.m. at the Dexter Unitarian Universalist Church, 35 Church St. FMI call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

MILO: The Milo Garden Club meets at 1 p.m. at the Kiwanis Building, with a program on the club’s 90th year.

Saturday, Nov. 14

MILO: Cribbage games start at 1 p.m. at Kiwanis Headquarters. 15 Harris Pond Road, with prizes for first, second and last places at $10 to play with refreshments available. FMI call Nancy at 207-943-3677 or Pauline at 207-343-2612.

Saturday, Nov. 21

MONSON:  The American Legion 14th District — Piscataquis County — will hold a regular meeting at 1 p.m. at the Towne-Holbon Post 116, 159 North Guilford Road, with a noon lunch.


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