• 4-Week Course on “Mindful Eating: A Practice,” Thursdays, Jan. 10-31, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Biscone Medical Building, 119 Northport Avenue, Belfast. Explore how to shift from letting food control you to being at ease with your choices. $26. Registration: 921-3950,


  • Boar’s Head Feast in Belfast, 5 p.m. at The First Church in Belfast, 55 Spring Street entrance. The menu will feature pork pie, ham, turkey, potatoes, vegetables, rolls, bread pudding, and wassail. $15 adults; $10 seniors; $5 under 13; $25 per family.


  • Pancake Breakfast at American Legion War Memorial Post 30, 91 Pearl Street in Camden, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, applesauce, OJ and coffee. $8 adults; $5 under 11. Proceeds from the Post’s Sunday breakfasts (the next one is Jan. 27) will help replace its furnace.
  • Shuck Local Sundays at Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1 in Waldo-boro, 4-7 p.m. The brewery launches the weekly event in partnership with Harvest Moon Wood-Fired Catering of Waldoboro and Community Shellfish of Bremen. For this inaugural event, Boe Marsh of Community Shellfish will be on hand to discuss his Cora Cressey oysters and his vision for maintaining working waterfront viability, economic stability and growth potential in a small coastal Maine community. Oysters will be available during the event.


  • “Soup’s On!” in Camden, free soup lunch served at noon every Wednesday through March 27 at First Congregational Church of Camden, 55 Elm Street. To volunteer: 236-4821.
  • Class on How to Ferment Root Vegetables, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Good Tern Natural Foods Co-op, 750-754 Main Street in Rockland. Bring a pint canning jar to the class, which will be led by the co-op’s wellness buyer, Jodi Cooper. A hat will be passed to cover expenses of the class. Sign up by calling 594-8822.


  • Communi-TEA at Thomaston Public Library, Academy building, Main Street, on Friday, Jan. 18, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The library continues its monthly teas to celebrate its friends and neighbors. Sweet and savory treats and hot tea will be served. Nonperishable food, personal care items and pet care items will be collected for the Martin Luther King Jr. food drive.
  • Benefit Dinner and Auction at Thompson Community Center, 51 South Union Road in Union, on Saturday, Jan. 19. Dinner 5-7 p.m., followed by the auction, with Mary Winchenbach, the “Moose Tirdy Lady.” All proceeds will support Matthew Adams (and family), who recently lost his 9-year-old son, Kolby, in an auto accident. FMI: 975-3681.
  • Sourdough Baking Class at Central Lincoln County YMCA, Damariscotta, on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Bill Babb gives the 411 on caring for sourdough starter, kneading, mixing, shaping and slicing, and he’ll demo two ways to bake. With starter culture to take home. $45 per person; $25 Y members; $23 Y Family members. Early registration for the class with 10 slots is advised.


  • Midcoast Farmers’ Markets, selling local and organic food and artisan crafts and goods. Belfast (MFFM), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays in its winter location: the greenhouse at Aubuchon Hardware, 231 North-port Avenue (Route 1). Belfast (UFMM), 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, 18 Spring Street. Damariscotta, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays in its winter location: Lincoln County YMCA, 525 Main Street.