Chowder luncheon – Friday, Sept. 2, 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.
Public lunch – Friday, Sept. 2, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., North Yarmouth Congregational Church, 3 Gray Road, North Yarmouth. Homemade fish chowder, grilled crab and Swiss sandwiches, a special, and desserts served. À la carte pricing. Takeout available. Proceeds benefit the church and its work in the community.
Bean supper – Saturday, Sept. 3, 5-6 p.m., American Legion, 15 Lewiston Road, Gray. Beans, casseroles and pies. $8, $4.
Public supper – Saturday, Sept. 3, 5 p.m., West Gorham Union Church, 190 Ossipee Trail (Route 25), Gorham. Three kinds of beans, hot dogs, chicken pie, American chop suey, casseroles, salads, homemade pies, coffee and punch. Ticket sales start at 4 p.m. $8, $3.
Bean supper – Saturday, Sept. 3, 5 and 6 p.m., Prides Corner Congregational Church, 235 Pride St., Westbrook. Beans, ham, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, Italian bread, homemade pies and beverages. $8, $5.
Bean supper – Saturday, Sept. 3, 5-6:30 p.m., Casco Masonic Lodge, 20 Mill St., Yarmouth. Three kinds of baked beans, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, cole slaw, homemade pies and biscuits, and beverages. $10, $4.
Free meal – Wednesday, Sept. 7, 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, Sept. 7, 5-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 832, Peary Terrace, South Portland. Chicken pot pie, salad, rolls, and dessert. $7.
Ham supper – Saturday, Sept. 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Steward P. Morrill Post 35, 413 Broadway, South Portland. Ham with raisin sauce, boiled potato , vegetables, bread, desserts, coffee, tea, and punch. $8, $3.
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