BETHEL — Steve Wight has returned from a trip to the Kakamega Orphan Care Center in Kenya as leader of a team of Rotarians from Rotary Clubs throughout southern Maine and New Hampshire.

Wight will describe the lives of urban and rural Kenyan people and explain the team’s mission of seeking ways that the Rotary District can support the work of the Kakamega Orphan Care Center in the western part of that country.

He will speak following a potluck supper at 6 p.m. Friday, May 11, at the West Parish Congregational Church. The public is invited to attend the supper and discussion. Bring a dish to share and learn more about this country and its needs.

SUMNER — Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters will host a potluck supper from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and a free concert by the Bates College Gamelan Orchestra at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, at the Hartford-Sumner Elementary School.

A school-wide open house featuring presentations on Asian countries and cultures will also be held at the school during the supper.

DURHAM — Acacia Lodge, Route 136, will have a baked bean supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 12.

FREEPORT — The Freeport Lioness-Lions Club will host a baked bean supper on Saturday, May 12, at the First Parish Church, 40 Main St. Seating times will be 5 and 6 p.m.

Cost is $8, adults, and $5, under 12.

The club will also collect used eyeglasses, hearing aids and cell phones. All proceeds go to the community. For more information, call Martha, 207-865-6188.

LEWISTON — Calvary United Methodist Church of Lewiston will host its final bean supper for the season  at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, May 12. Use the garden entrance on Bartlett Street.

Price for adults is $8; children, $3. The funds raised will help the church with its mission to help people in need.


LIVERMORE FALLS — Emmanuel Assembly of God free monthly luncheons with soups, casseroles and salads are served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month at the American Legion Hall, 17 Reynolds Ave.

The lunch is open to the public.

MEXICO — A chicken pie supper will be served at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Mexico Congregational Church, UCC (the “Green Church”), 163 Main St. 

The price for adults is $8; $3 for children under 12. Take-outs will be available at 5:30; call 207-364-8603.


An auction of homemade dessert pies to take home will be held following the meal.

OTISFIELD — A baked bean supper will take place on Saturday, May 12, at the East Otisfield Free Baptist, 231 Rayville Road.

The menu will consist of a variety of homemade baked beans, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, cole slaw, rolls and cupcakes with ice cream. There will be sittings at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.

The meal is free, but donations will be accepted, and support activities in the local community.


OTISFIELD — A free community lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the Community Hall, 292 Route 121. Donations will be accepted.

The menu will include chicken a la king, biscuits, green beans, salads, cookies and bars.

Those willing to cook should call Virginia Noble, 207-539-4027. Those who need a ride are asked to call Nancy Coombs, 207-627-4374 and anyone who can help at the lunch or set up should call Dave McVety, 207-539-4368.

Henry H. Hamilton III, author, will be there selling his children’s book, “Night Full Frightful,” as well as prints of the art work by Patricia Chandler.

WATERFORD — The last Wilkins House’s community potluck supper of the season will be served at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the meetinghouse, 15 Plummer Hill Road, beside the Waterford Congregational Church.

Those attending should bring a dish to share. Everyone is welcome.

Steve Wright stands with a boy and his grandmother at the Kakamega Orphan Care Center. He will speak on his experience on May 11 in Bethel.

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