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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.

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Julie Harris

Julie has served in many roles at Bangor Daily News since she joined the staff in 1979, but is now on its senior editor team and editor of five of BDN's weeklies and their associated websites, including...