Religion calendar of events, July 23

Posted July 22, 2011, at 3:30 p.m.

Special events

Augusta Addie’s Attic, a free clothing bank, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 9 Summer St. 622-2424. Hours: 5-7 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m.-noon Thursday; 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Clothing donations accepted 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday in addition to the other open hours.

Augusta Every Day Basic Essentials Pantry’s new hours of operation, 1-4 p.m. first and third Saturdays of each month, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 9 Summer St. 622-2424. No eligibility requirements.

Bangor Yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 13 and 14, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-9567.

Bangor Summer Evening Musicale with Kneisel Hall chamber musicians, 7 p.m. July 25, All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway, sponsored by Arlan A. Baillie Steinway Performance Series, Congregation Beth Israel and Bangor Symphony Orchestra. Free.

Bangor 2011 Summer Recital Series of St. John’s Organ Society featuring Carlton T. Russell with “Music from Salem: Works by Dan Locklair and Margaret Vardell Sandresky,” 7:30 p.m. July 28, St. John Catholic Church, 207 York St. Free admission and donations accepted. For information, call 942-6941 or visit www.hookopus288.org.

Bangor Saving Grace Thrift Shop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Entrance at the back door. Proceeds benefit church neighborhood missions. 942-8320.

Bangor Deeper Than Words, a weekly gathering for quiet prayer, guided meditation and Scripture study, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High St. 862-5448.

Bangor First United Methodist Church free community meal, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, 703 Essex St. 945-9567.

Bangor Our Lady of Wisdom prayer group, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Jude Chapel in the sacristy of St. John Catholic Church, 207 York St. 942-6941.

Bar Harbor Morning prayer, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday; contemplative prayer, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the library; Sunday Eucharists, 7:30 and 10 a.m., St. Saviour’s Parish, 41 Mount Desert St. 288-4215. StSaviour@roadrunner.com.

Belfast Artisans Fair on Aug. 5 and 6, at The First Church in Belfast, United Church of Christ, 104 Church St. 338-2282.

Belfast The Society of Friends to hold Quaker meetings, 10 a.m. Sundays, Waterfall Arts, second floor of 256 High St. 338-3080.

Belfast Toddlers’ Playdate fall season, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 100 Court St. 338-2412. www.stmargaretsbelfast.org.

Belfast Co-Dependents Anonymous weekly meetings, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Church, 37 Miller St. Donations accepted but not required. www.codependents.org.

Brewer Meditation and communion, 8:30 a.m.; main worship service, 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church of Brewer, 40 South Main St. 989-7310.

Brownville Annual Old Home Weekend Auction and Yard Sale, Brownville Community Church. Yard sale, 3-6 p.m. Aug. 3, 4, and 5, and 9 a.m. Aug. 6; auction 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 6. Bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. Pleasant River Quilters. Church service 10 a.m. Aug. 7.

Castine “Don’t Be Evil,” guest sermon by the Rev. David B. Jarrett, 10:30 a.m. July 24, Unitarian Universalist Church on the common. 326-9083 or www.uucastine.org.

Corinth Vacation Bible school, 9 a.m.-noon, July 25-29, Corinth United Methodist Church, 275 Main St. Register at 285-3557.

Exeter Vacation Bible school for children ages 5-12 on theme of Turning Around, 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 1-5, Sunday service, 10:30 a.m. New Beginnings Bible Church, Old Exeter Elementary School, 1221 Stetson Road. 924-3095.

Hancock Church Fair and Giant Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 6, 1368 U.S. Highway 1, Hancock Village. Breakfast and lunch items. Silent auction.

Jefferson Folk and blues singers and guitarists Pixie Lauer and Dan Townsend at 57th annual Country Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30, St. Giles Episcopal Church, 72 Gardiner Road (Route 126). Auction 9-11 a.m. Lobster roll luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Machias Summer worship 9:30 a.m. July and August, Machias Centre Street Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 9 Center St.

Millinocket St. Martin’s Thrift Store, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 112 Maine Ave. Proceeds benefit area Emergency Fuel Fund and Food Pantry. 723-4513.

Northeast Harbor Acadia Friends Meeting (Quakers), 9 a.m. Sundays, Neighborhood House, Main Street. 244-9466 or 288-9695.

Old Town Mass on the Grass, 10 a.m. July 24, River Front Park Gazebo, by St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church of Brewer and St. James Episcopal Church of Old Town. Bring lawn chair and picnic lunch. There will be a tent in the event of inclement weather.

Old Town Adoration, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Holy Hour, 11 a.m.-noon every Friday; prayer, 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Monday. Holy Family Church, Queen of Peace Chapel, 262 South Main St., 827-4000.

Orland Sunday service, 10:30 a.m. with the Franciscan community, Wayside Chapel, H.O.M.E. Co-op, Route 1. 469-7961.

Orono “What is the Quran?” 5:30-7 p.m. July 26, Islamic Center of Maine, 151 Park St. 866-3410.

Searsport Sermon series for older adults, 8:45 a.m. Sundays, North Searsport United Methodist Church, intersection of Mount Ephraim and Loop roads; 11 a.m. Sundays, Searsport United Methodist Church, Route 1. Afternoon worship for older adults who are homebound or in nursing care facilities in Searsport area, 3 p.m. transportation available. For transportation reservations, 548-2239.

Waldoboro Damariscotta Area 4th Sunday Sacred Harp Singing, 2-5 p.m. July 24, St. Paul’s Union Chapel, Dutchneck Road. Potluck supper. 721-9732 or email singing@mainesacredharp.org.

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