FRIDAY, MAY 18:

  • Communi-TEA at Thomaston Public Library, 3-4:30 p.m. This month’s free tea falls on the day of the International O. Henry Pun Contest. The library asks that you don’t wait “oolong” to come up with some puns for the free public tea you “donut” want to miss. Donations of non-perishable food and pet items welcome.

SATURDAY, MAY 19:

  • Public Roast Turkey Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Mt. Olivet Lodge, Route 220 (just north of Washington village). With stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies, rolls, dessert, beverages. $10 adults; $5 kids, with free hotdogs for kids.
  • Spaghetti Supper at Ames School in Searsmont, 6 p.m. Gene Newton stirs the pasta pot, and Rosey Gerry auctions off desserts and donated gifts to raise money for restoring the one-room Greer’s Corner Schoolhouse in Belmont, built in 1908. $10 adults; $5 kids; $25 cap for families.

SUNDAY, MAY 20:

  • Public Pancake Breakfast at Alna General Store, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Midcoast Conservancy’s Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson holds its annual breakfast fundraiser. Well Seasoned will entertain with acoustic favorites. $10 includes a stack of plain or blueberry pancakes, a side and coffee.

MONDAY, MAY 21:

  • Spruce Head Community Hall and Historical Association Potluck, 6 p.m. Bring a casserole, salad, or dessert, plus a place setting. Beverages will be provided. Copies of “From Our Home to Yours: A Spruce Head Cookbook” will be for sale. Copies are $20 and all proceeds go toward upkeep of the community hall. FMI: 594-5961.

TUESDAY, MAY 22:

  • Benefit for Trekkers at Flatbread Company in Rockport, 5-9 p.m. A portion of proceeds from every pizza sold, including take-outs, goes to the adventure-based youth-mentoring program for kids in grades 7-12 from six midcoast communities.
  • Public Italian Supper Night in South Thomaston, 5:30 p.m., People’s United Methodist Church, 15 Chapel St. Pasta dishes, salads, garlic bread, beverages, pies. $8 adults; $4 under 11.
  • Go Malawi! Fundraiser, 6 p.m., Medomak Valley High School, Waldoboro. Potluck dinner, silent auction and presentation by Melissa Barbour and Krisanne Baker, who recently made a trip to the impoverished African nation where Go Malawi! is building a library in Mpamila Village. $10.

THURSDAY, MAY 24:

  • Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser at Thomaston Federated Church, 8 Hyler St., 5-6 p.m. Pasta, sauce options, salad, garlic bread and dessert for $8 (free under 10) to raise money for the fifth year of the 40 Days of Summer program at Thomaston Public Library, which runs weekdays for eight weeks and offers fun activities and free lunch to all school-aged children, no questions asked.
  • Latin American Dinner at Penobscot Language School in Rockland, 6 p.m. Chef Tom Sigler serves up ceviche, roast chicken with plantains and salsa aji verde, and tamales with masa, cinnamon and raisins, all to raise funds for Rotary’s Wheelchair Project, which sends wheelchairs to needy individuals in Panama, Belize, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic. $35. Reservations required: penobscot.us, 594-1084.

COMING UP:

  • “Chicken Day” at Union Farmers’ Market, Fri., May 25, 3-6 p.m., Union Common. Montville farmer John Twomey will bring along and display his heritage breed Golden Campines and give a talk at 4 p.m.