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All Soul’s Festival: The Penmaenmawr study group will be hosting an All Soul’s Festival on Wednesday evening, November 2 at 7 pm. We will commemorate those who have died and share verses, readings, and songs. This event will be held at 117 Durham Road in Freeport. For more information, please call Barbara Richardson at 865-6482. (11/01)

Freeport High School Summer/Semester/Gap Year Program Forum
Monday, November 14th, 2009 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Freeport High School Performing Arts Center
Freeport High School is presenting its eleventh annual Summer/Semester/ Year and Gap Year Program Forum on Monday, November 14th in the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center. This is an event where representatives of semester, yearlong, gap year or summer programs for high school students come together to provide information on the enriching opportunities they offer. Participating programs have included these and more: American Field Service, Coastal Studies for Girls, Experiment in International Living, CIEE: Council on Int'l Educational Exchange, City Term Masters School, Outward Bound, Safe Passage, Rotary, World Challenge Expeditions. For more information, contact Dana Clark, FHS Guidance, 865-4706, x304. (11/01)


The Christian Community of Maine is holding their annual Michealmas Conference Friday and Saturday November 18th and 19th. All programs will be held at New Elm Farm in Freeport.
Friday there will be a children’s festival conducted by the Reverend Michael Brewer from 5-6 p.m. There will then be a gospel study from 7-8p.m. followed by a Close of day Service at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday from 9-9:30 there is a Service for Children for children ages seven through fourteen. Parents and adults are encouraged to attend, lending their support to the children participating in this service.
At 9:30 The Act of Consecration of Man will be held. All who are nine years or older are welcome to this service. For childcare during the service, please call Shelly Elmer at 207-450-3962 to make arrangements
At 10:30 there is a refreshment break. If you are able, please contribute a potluck dish for us to enjoy.
At 11:15 a.m. the conference will continue with a presentation by the Reverend Brewer on “The New Heaven and the New Earth” followed by a group discussion.
Please call Pat Chanterelle at 846-0587. Steve Hopkins at 846-3785 or Sarah Hyde at 865-0770 with questions. (10/25)


The Fall 2011 & Spring 2012 DaPonte String Quartet Concert Series Begins this month!
"Death in Venice" Haydn, Britten, Beethoven:
Thursday December 1 7:30 PM St. John's Church Thomaston
Friday December 2 7:30 PM St. Mary's Church, Falmouth
Saturday December 3 7:30 PM Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta
Sunday December 4 3:00 PM Presbyterian Church, Topsham
Christmas Concerts (free):
Saturday December 10 7:00 PM Presbyterian Church, Topsham
Sunday December 11 3:00 PM Congregational Church, Newcastle
"Fatal Attraction" Berg & Schubert:
Thursday March 22 7:30 PM St. John's Church Thomaston
Friday March 23 7:30 PM St. Mary's Church, Falmouth
Saturday March 24 7:30 PM Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta
Sunday March 25 3:00 PM Presbyterian Church, Topsham
"Passions of Youth" Beethoven, Dun, Mendelssohn:
Thursday May 17 7:30 PM St. John's Church Thomaston
Friday May 18 7:30 PM St. Mary's Church, Falmouth
Saturday May 19 7:30 PM Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta
Sunday May 20 3:00 PM Presbyterian Church, Topsha
Tickets are available at the door, or from the following book stores: Maine Coast Books, Damariscotta; Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick; Books, ETC. and The Book Review, Falmouth; and Longfellow Books, Monument Square, Portland.
Unless otherwise noted in the concert details, admissions are:
General 22
Senior 18
Under 21 Free
General Series 80 Subscription (4 tickets)
Senior Series 65 Subscription (4 tickets)
Christmas Concerts Free December 10 and 11, 2011
For information about the Quartet, including directions to venues and full schedule, please go to or call (207) 529-4555 (10/18)