Tips for charity luncheon – Friday, Dec. 9, 11:30 a.m. and 12:20 p.m., Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Sponsored by Festival of Trees Committee to benefit Westbrook Food Pantry and Good Samaritan Fund. Hearty soup, sandwich, dessert and beverage. $5.
Santa’s breakfast – Saturday, Dec. 10, 8-10 a.m., Cressey Road United Methodist Church, 81 Cressey Road, Gorham. Sponsored by the Key Club. Proceeds benefit Camp Sunshine. $5.
Free breakfast with Santa – Saturday, Dec. 10, 8:30 a.m., Bar Mills Community Church, 13 Hermit Thrush Drive, Buxton. A Christmas Tree Festival event.
Breakfast buffet – Saturday, Dec. 10, 7:30-10 a.m., West Cumberland United Methodist Church, Upper Methodist and Blackstrap roads, Cumberland. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, muffins, fresh fruit and juice, coffee, and tea. $7, $3. Takeout available.
Bean supper – Saturday, Dec. 10, 5-6 p.m., Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Maine St., Westbrook. Two kinds of beans, hot dogs, cole slaw, American chop suey, bread and butter, pickles, homemade pies, and beverages. $8, $5.
Free meal – Wednesday, Dec. 14, 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, Dec. 14, 5-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 832, Peary Terrace, South Portland. Pot roast, mashed potatoes, veggies, rolls, and dessert. $7.
Community meal – Thursday, Dec. 15, noon, Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Roast pork, $5.
Bean supper – Saturday, Dec. 17, 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.
Free Christmas dinner – Sunday, Dec. 25, noon-2 p.m., Buxton Centre Baptist Church, 938 Long Plains Road (Route 22), Buxton.
Nonprofit organizations who want to list public meals should email information 10 days in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.