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Editor’s note: This is a running list of free Christmas meals. If you have one to share with us, please email Community Editor Julie Harris at

AUGUSTA — Christmas Day community dinner, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, South Parish Congregational Church, 9 Church St. Free turkey dinner.

BANGOR — Lunch, noon Tuesday, Dec. 25, Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, 263 Main St.

BANGOR — Christmas meal, noon Tuesday, Dec. 25, Hope House Health and Living Center, 179 Corporate Drive.

BELFAST — Free community Christmas dinner, noon Tuesday, Dec. 25, Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, East Belfast. Includes turkey and ham with all the fixings, rolls, beverages and dessert.

BERWICK — Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Christmas meal, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, 12 Tenney Way. 207-725-2716.

BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Community Christmas dinner, noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, American Legion Post 36, 25 Industrial Park. Reservations recommended; transportation may be available. Call Barbara House at 207-633-7195 for availability.

BUXTON — Free dinner, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, Chaps Saloon, 1301 Long Plains Road.

DAMARISCOTTA — Free community Christmas dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, Lincoln County Assembly of God, 672 Main St. Includes turkey with all the fixings and homemade pies. For more information, call Pastor Tom at 207-380-3535.

KENNEBUNK — Community Harvest Noel dinner, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, St. Martha Church, 30 Portland Road. For reservation or to volunteer, call 207-967-1911.

LEWISTON — Christmas dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, Hope Haven Gospel Mission, 209 Lincoln St. Call 208-783-6086 for delivery.

MILO — Three Rivers Kiwanis free roast pork Christmas dinner, noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, the Kiwanis Headquarters, 15 Harris Pond Road. Meal delivery available in Milo only. To have a meal delivered, call Nancy Harrigan at 207-943-3677.

ORLAND — H.O.M.E. Inc. free Christmas dinner, 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, in the market stand at 90 Schoolhouse Road.

PRESQUE ISLE — The Presque Isle Elks Lodge 1954 five-course free Christmas Day meal, Tuesday, Dec. 25, the Elks Lodge, 508 Main St. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. with hors d’oeuvres beginning at 11 a.m. Transportation can be arranged by calling the Elks Lodge at 207-764-0985. People needing transportation are encouraged to make reservations with the Elks before Dec. 24. Includes live music, entertainment and parting gifts.

ROCKLAND — Adas Yoshuron Synagogue free Christmas Day community dinner, Tuesday, Dec. 25, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 11 White St. Appetizers at noon, dinner at 1 p.m.

WATERVILLE — Central Maine Family Christmas dinner, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, Waterville Elks Banquet & Conference Center, 76 Industrial St.

WILTON — Christmas dinner, noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, Masonic Hall, 70 Bryant Road. Call 207-778-6520 for a reservation so there is enough food for all.

Julie Harris

Julie Harris

As a longtime employee of Bangor Daily News, I have served many roles over the years, but I now have a dream job as Community Editor. I live in Hermon with my four Brittany dogs: Sassy, Bullet, Thistle...