Chowder luncheon – Friday, July 15, and every Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave., Portland. Bowl of haddock chowder with crackers, $9; or lobster roll lunch with chips, $10; cup of chowder, $6; combination lobster roll with cup opf chowder, $13. All lunches include fresh baked bread, pickle, cookie and beverage. Takeouts available.
Bean-hole bean supper – Saturday, July 16, 4:30-6 p.m., United Church of Christ at North Gorham, 4 Satndish Neck Road, Gorham. Authentic bean-hole beans baked overnight in the ground, red hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, brown bread and homemade pies. $9, $5.
Pot roast supper – Saturday, July 16, 5-6:30 p.m., Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St., Raymond. Pot roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, carrots, roll, drinks and brownies and ice cream. $10, $5.
Bean supper – Saturday, July 16, 5-6 p.m., North Congregational Church, 22 Church Hill Road, Groveville (Buxton). Two kinds of beans, red hot dogs, chop suey, cole slaw, potato salad, rolls, desserts, coffee and punch. $8.
Bean supper – Saturday, July 16, 5-6 p.m., Amvets Post 6, Route 100, New Gloucester. Two kinds of beans, brown bread, homemade biscuits, cole slaw, American chop suey and two tables of desserts. $7, $3.
Kale fest – Saturday, July 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Steep Falls Farmers Market, corner of routes 11 and 113, Steep Falls (Standish). Tastings and recipes of various kale dishes to answer the question, what do I do with kale?
Free meal – Wednesday, July 20, 5-6 p.m., Westbrook Community Center, 426 Bridge St., Westbrook. Sponsored in collaboration with Wayside Food programs and Trinity Lutheran Church. Handicapped accessible and free parking.
VFW meal – – Wednesday, July 20, 5-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 832, Peary Terrace, South Portland. Roast pork, mashed potatoes, veggies, rolls and dessert. $7.
Public supper – Saturday, July 23, 4:30-6 p.m., First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport, 141 North St., Kennebunkport. Beans and American chop suey, hot dogs, cole slaw, bread, dessert and beverage. $8, $4.
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