• Communi-TEA at Thomaston Public Library, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Enjoy hot tea and tasty treats in the library’s living room. You’re encouraged to bring nonperishable food, pet care or personal care items for the food pantry.


  • Public Roast Pork Supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Lodge, quarter mile north of Washington village on Route 220. Roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, biscuits, dessert, coffee, tea, punch. $10 ($5 for kids, or they have free dogs and chips).


  • Community Easter Dinner at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Rockland. Appetizers will be served at noon. The main course of ham and sides capped by desserts will be served at 1 p.m. The free meal is offered by Adas Yoshuron Synagogue of Rockland and served by its members.


  • Belfast’s Inaugural Downtown Restaurant Week, April 22-27, will feature special menus, drinks and events at downtown restaurants and bars. The week kicks off with “Taste of Belfast” at United Farmers Market from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sample dishes from Belfast eateries and get the dish on the week’s schedule. There will be a cash bar and live music. $5 admission benefits Our Town Belfast, which has events listed on its website.


  • Public Supper in South Thomaston, at People’s United Methodist Church, 13 Chapel Street, at 5:30 p.m. Casseroles, salads, beans, pies and good fellowship. $8 adults; $4 kids.
  • Cooking Class Teaching Pro Skills, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast, 37 Miller Street. Learn how to organize your tasks and create a plan of action, workshop setup, and tips that will make a world of difference. Lisa Monteith of Belfast Co-op leads the way. Bring a knife you’re comfortable using. You must register: call 338-2532 or stop by the Co-op.


  • Breakfast Fundraiser for Rockland District Nursing Association, Saturday, April 27, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Thomaston Baptist Church, 212 Main Street. Eggs, bacon, potatoes, fruit, baked goods, juice, coffee for a donation to RDNA.
  • Foraging Workshop at Merryspring Nature Center, Camden, on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. Learn when to forage and ways to limit your environmental impact, and how to identify edible spring plants and cook them from Tom Seymour, author of “Wild Plants of Maine: A Useful Guide.” Dress to search for plants after class. $10 ($5 members).
  • Baked Bean Supper in Northport, Saturday, April 27, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Northport Memorial VFW Post 6131, 781 Atlantic Highway. $8 adults; $5 kids.
  • Italian Feast at Waldo County Shrine Club in Belfast, 85 Northport Avenue, Saturday, April 27, at 5 p.m. Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County transforms the club into a bistro for a night of fine dining, games, a wine auction, and drawings. Attendees may bring wine, or buy a bottle in the auction. $25 tix help fund a ReStore in Waldo County and are available from board members; at Mailloux and Marden law offices, Belfast; at the Habitat office in the First Baptist Church, 93 High Street, Belfast; or by calling 338-2344.
  • 18th Annual Empty Bowl Supper in Belfast, Saturday, April 27, at 6 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church, 37 Miller Street. The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s El Salvador Sistering Committee hosts the supper of soups, breads and desserts, along with live music by Happytown. Pick a bowl made by a Maine potter for your soup, then take it home. $15 ($35 family cap).
  • Annual Tea at Carver Memorial Library, Searsport, on Sunday, April 28, 1:30 and 3 p.m. seatings. Tea, sandwiches and desserts, set to Jean Goldfine’s harp playing during the first seating. $15. RSVP at the library or call 548-2303.
  • 3rd Annual Fill That Shed Party at St. George Brewery, Route 3 in Liberty, Sunday, April 28, 1 to 4 p.m. The pig roast, lawn games, silent auction, raffle and live music are hosted by State Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Waldo County, to raise funds for Waldo County Woodshed. FMI: 323-3448 or


  • Midcoast Farmers’ Markets, selling local and organic food and artisan crafts and goods. Belfast (MFFM), Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the lawn at Waterfall Arts. It will be open rain or shine through October. Belfast (UFMM), Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 18 Spring Street. Damariscotta, Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon at Central Lincoln County YMCA.
  • Free Fresh Produce in Rockland, first Tuesdays monthly at noon, Flanagan Community Center, 61 Limerock Street. Different items each month. Bring a bag. For everyone, not only those in need.
  • The Pour Farm Brewery in Union Hosts The Farmer’s Lyceum, tap room talks by friends on new, odd and useful topics Thursdays at 6 p.m. to May 30.