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.

Augusta Pro-Life Education Association’s annual brunch with keynote speaker Rita Diller, national director of Stop Planned Parenthood, 10 a.m. Sept. 10, Senator Inn. 622-6772.

Bangor Gospel concert by Kevin Spencer, 6 p.m. Aug. 28, Messiah Baptist Church, 985 Union St. 947-7950.

Bangor Yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 16-17, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Donations may be dropped off from 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 12-15. 945-9567.

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 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.

Brunswick Five-week course “Sacred Path of the Warrior,” 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 13-Oct. 11, Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center, 19 Mason St. 229-4690. Register online at www.shambhalabp.org. Cost $30 plus book.

Camden Northern Breeze concert to support 63 Washington St., a senior residence, 7 p.m. Aug. 28, John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St. 236-4829.

Caribou Blue Mass honoring first responders, 4 p.m. Sept. 10, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 34 Vaughn St., 498-2536.

Castine “What is Justice?” a sermon by the Rev. Mark Worth, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 28, Unitarian Universalist Church on the common. 326-9083 or www.uucastine.org.

Machias Summer worship 9:30 a.m. in 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 the 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 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.

Old Town Green Mass honoring those working to protect and preserve the environment, 4 p.m. Oct. 29, Holy Family Parish, 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 “Mental Health in Islam” 5-6:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Islamic Center of Maine, 151 Park St. 866-3410.

Portland Red Mass honoring judges, lawyers and other legal professionals, 11 a.m. Sept. 30, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress St., 773-7746.

Presque Isle Harvest Ball hosted by Bishop Richard Malone of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, 6 p.m. Oct. 15, Crow’s Nest. Tickets: $90 per couple, $50 per person. 773-6471.

Rockland Talk on Jewish dietary laws by Rabbi David Friedenreich, professor of Jewish Studies at Colby College, 11 a.m. Aug. 28, Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, 50 Willow St. 594-4523.

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.

Searsport Labor Day Hymn Sing, 10 a.m. Sept. 4, North Searsport United Methodist Church, Mount Ephraim and Loop roads. 548-2239.

Waldoboro Damariscotta Area fourth Sunday Sacred Harp Singing, 2-5 p.m. Aug. 28, St. Paul’s Union Chapel, Dutchneck Road. Potluck supper. 721-9732 or singing@mainesacredharp.org.

Waterville Fiction author and Maine native Susan Page Davis featured speaker at 2011 Maine Fellowship of Christian Writers Conference on Saturday, Oct. 8. Theme “His Words for Our World,” Faith Evangelical Free Church, 250 Kennedy Memorial Drive. Cost $45 before Sept. 15; $55 afterward. mfcw.org or 549-3306.