Free dinner – Thursday, May 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peters Episcopal Church, 678 Washington St., Portland.
Chowder luncheon – Friday, May 19, 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 of chowder, $13. All lunches include fresh baked bread, pickle, cookie and beverage. Takeouts available.
Bean supper – Saturday, May 20, 5-6 p.m., North Congregational Church, 22 Church Hill Road, Buxton (Groveville). Two kinds of beans, red hot dogs, chop suey, potato salad, cole slaw, rolls, desserts, coffee and punch. $8.
Bean supper – Saturday, May 20, 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.
Bean supper – May 20, 5-6 p.m., United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. Beans, casseroles, homemade pies, live music and mini fair.
Roast beef dinner – Saturday, May 20, 5-6 p.m., Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St., Raymond. $10, $5.
Free meal – Wednesday, May 24, 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, May 24, 5-6:30 p.m., VFW Post 832, Peary Terrace, South Portland. Ground beef and gravy over mashed potatoes, veggies, rolls and dessert. $7.
Nonprofit organizations who want to list public meals should email information 10 days in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.