2016-09-22 / Community Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 24

WELLS — A pasta and meatball dinner hosted by the Rev. William J. Kelly Council and Knights of Columbus will be at St. Mary’s Church, 236 Eldridge Road. The classic Italian dinner includes salad and dessert. Refreshments include coffee, tea and soft drinks. Tickets are $10 per person.

Two seatings are scheduled for the convenience of attendees: 5 and 6:15 p.m. Tickets are available for either seating at St. Mary’s after weekend Mass, or by calling 646-6870 or 850- 6488. Take-out dinners will also be available.

All proceeds will be donated to the Maine Homeless Veterans Alliance, a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to veterans in need of housing, furniture, clothing, food and fellowship, and the Maine Fallen Heroes Foundation, which honors our fallen by supporting their families. For more information, call Bob Marlowe at 646-6870.

PORTLAND — “Twilight in the Park,” a community remembrance event of Hospice of Southern Maine, will light up Deering Oaks Park at 6:30 p.m. The event celebrates the lives of loved ones who have died, and honors people who presently bring meaning to our lives.

“‘Twilight in the Park’ is a transformational experience for those who are grieving, and an extraordinarily moving experience for the entire community,” said Daryl Cady, Hospice of Southern Maine’s CEO. “It is a celebration of love and remembrance.”

The event is free and open to the public. Those wishing to dedicate a luminaria may do so online at hospiceofsouthernmaine.org/twilight, by calling 289-3669 or on the day of the event. They are $10 each, and multiples may be ordered.

KENNEBUNKPORT — A baked bean and American chop suey supper will be held at First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport from 4:30- 6 p.m. in the church’s Ober Hall, 141 North St. The suppers are open to the public.

The cost is $8 per adult and $4 per child under age 12. The menu includes baked beans, hot dogs, American chop suey, coleslaw, bread, beverage and dessert.

First Congregational Church is located 1.5 miles south of the Seacoast Trolley Museum where Log Cabin Road becomes North Street, next to Arundel Cemetery, and near Wink’s Store and the Kennebunkport Historical Society. For directions or more information, call 967-3897 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

YORK HARBOR — The International Women’s Club of New England monthly luncheon will take place at York Harbor Inn. Speakers will be Elissa Kaplan Sentner and Yasmin Alani, and their topic will be “Baking Bread, Making Friends.”

IWCNE is a nonprofit organization fostering good will and understanding among people from different nations, and works year round to raise money for charities that benefit local women and children.

For more information or to attend the luncheon, call Lucille at 318-7304. Additional information can be found at IWCNE.net.

BUXTON — “An Evening of Classical Music” will be hosted by Bar Mills Community Church, 13 Hermit Thrush Drive, at 6:45 p.m. The admission fee is $10 for adults; children under 18 are free. The classical pieces, written by composers of the French and German romantic era, will be performed by music director Angela Olszta, piano, and special guest violinist Alexander Romanul.

Seating is limited; contact Lori at 807-0821 or visit barmillscommunitychurch.org/contact.html.

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