AUBURN — The VFW Post 1603 Auxiliary, 588 Minot Ave., will host a boiled dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 2.

Cost is adults, $8; 10 and younger, $4. Proceeds will benefit needy veterans. For more information, call the post at 207-783-2561.

FARMINGTON — A New England Boiled Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, corner of Main and Academy streets. 

The cost will be $9 for adults, $4 for children 5 and younger. All are welcome.


GRAY — There will be a baked beans and casserole supper from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3, hosted by American Legion Auxiliary Post 86, 15 Lewiston Road.

Pies will be the featured dessert. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children younger than 12.

LEWISTON — Holy Cross Knights of Columbus will serve Take Out Beans from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3, which will support the Rev. Robert Lacasse’s soup kitchens in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Lacasse is a native of Lewiston. One soup kitchen was started in 2008. To meet the demands of a widespread area, another soup kitchen was added in 2010. Both were built and supported with the help of Prince of Peace Parish of Lewiston. The soup kitchens feed about 125 children daily.

Beans will be available from 1 to 4 p.m. (note the time change) at Holy Cross Church Hall, 1080 Lisbon St. Patrons may purchase a package special or “a la carte.” Orders may be called in after noon on the day of the event at 207-212-5163.


PARIS — Paris Fire Department Auxiliary will serve a corned beef and cabbage supper at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Paris Fire Station, Western Avenue.

Cost will be adults, $10; ages 4 to 12, $5; ages 3 and under, free.

PARIS — The third annual pasta dinner to support the Paris Public Library will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the First Congregational Church of South Paris.

The cost is $5 a person; $3 for children younger than 10; and a maximum of $20 for a family. The meal supports the Paris Public Library and the various children’s programs it provides.


For more information, call the library at 207-743-6994, email [email protected] or message Facebook, where more information is available.

POLAND — The third annual Cabin Fever Bean Roast will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Poland Community Church, 1212 Maine St.

There will be two types of homemade beans, hot dogs, cole slaw, biscuits and assorted desserts for $7, adults; $4, children.

A silent auction will be held with more than 20 items. All proceeds will benefit Lifesprings.

For more information, call 207-998-4779.


SABATTUS — The Our Lady of the Rosary Parish Knights of Columbus will  host a baked beans and casserole supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Maxwell-Gill Hall next to Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 131 High St.

Proceeds will benefit KC charitable work, scholarships and parish programs.

Contributions are $9 for adults; $4 for children younger than 12.

For more information, call 207-513-1122 or e-mail [email protected]

Suppers run on the first Saturday of the month, September through May.


SUMNER — A community casserole supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Congregational Church of East Sumner. There will be a raffle of baked goods and household items.

Proceeds will benefit the outreach mission of the church. Donations will be accepted for the meal. The church is located at 50 Main St., Route 219.

For more information, call Bill, 207-388-2263.

AUBURN — The American Legion Post 31 monthly breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sunday, March 4, at 426 Washington St. North.


There will be bacon, sausage, home fries, French toast, biscuits and gravy, toast, juice and coffee. Cost is $6. All are welcome.

For more information, call 207-783-6992.

MECHANIC FALLS — The American Legion serves breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month at 41 Elm St.

SABATTUS — The Harry J. Conway Post 135, American Legion, will hold a community fundraising breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Sunday, March 4, at the post building, 40 Island Road.


The breakfast is open to Legion members and residents. The cost is $8 for adults and $3 for age 10 and younger.

The post will hold a community fundraising breakfast the first Sunday of May and a special scholarship breakfast in June. April 1 is Easter Sunday, so there will be no breakfast on that day.

Proceeds from the breakfast support community and veterans’ programs, veteran rehabilitation and employment, national security, Americanism and children and youth programs.

Volunteers to help with breakfast are welcome, as are persons interested in becoming new members. Wartime veterans may go to to join.

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus is offering dining designed to cater to the Somali community in the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center at 208 Bates St.


The public is invited to attend lunches presented there on Mondays (except holidays) at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3.

NORWAY — Oxford Hills Area Association of Churches will serve the Norway Community Free Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Universalist Church, 479 Main St.

Anyone is welcome to enjoy a nutritious meal, no questions asked.

The Rev. Robert Lacasse, center back, is pictured with children and staff at a soup kitchen in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Proceeds from Holy Cross Knights of Columbus’ Take Out Beans on March 3 will support the Lacasse’s soup kitchens in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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