Food pantry donations

The Waldoboro Food Pantry is always accepting donations. Right now they have a wish list of flour, sugar, vegetable oil, spices, cake mix, soups, condiments, crackers, cereal, peanut butter, tuna, and coffee. It is helpful for products to be in unbreakable containers as they get moved around a lot.

MVHS graduation sale

Medomak Valley High School Class of 2023 is selling wreaths, poinsettias, and centerpieces to benefit Project Graduation. The costs are $13 for a 6-inch pot of poinsettias, $27.25-$36 for wreaths, and $35.25 for centerpieces. Anyone interested should contact Catherina Robinson or Elizabeth Wilkie in person or via Facebook. Place your order by Nov. 21 and pick up on Dec. 1 at Tree of Life on Route 90 in Warren.

Contributions can also be made to MVHS 2023 Project Graduation by dropping off cans and bottles at Andes Redemption in Warren and letting them know to credit the fundraiser.

Cornhole Connection charity tournament

The Cornhole Connection is hosting a fundraiser tournament on Nov. 19 to help Nathanael Read, age nine, of Warren as he receives treatment for acute myeloid leukemia at Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. The cornhole tournament begins at noon, in addition there will be a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, and pie auction. Having a child in the hospital is emotionally difficult as well as expensive for parents who need to travel to the hospital and eat meals away from home. The goal is to help ease their burden. Stop in and make a difference.

Thanksgiving fundraiser

A pre-Thanksgiving bake sale and fundraiser for the Broad Bay Church will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Nov. 19, on the front porch of Good Things Thrift and Craft Shop. Get some goodies for the holiday, support the church and take a walk around the shop. When you shop at Good Things, you are also helping support all Medomak Exchange community services.

Broad Bay Church also maintains the Help Yourself Shelf to the side of their Main St. location. As temperatures start dropping below freezing, the church is looking for shelf-stable packaged foods such as pasta, beans and rice, as opposed to jars or canned goods.

Yoga story time

Also on Nov. 19, Yoga Story Time for children 3-5 at the Waldoboro Public Library from 9:30-10:15 a.m. Registration is required for this event which includes storytelling, creative movement, and mindful breathing with Patti Kristiansen. Call 832-4484 or register at the front desk.

Library pie sale

Whole pies will be available for $15 each at the Waldoboro Public Library on Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. until sold out. This is a fundraiser by the Friends of the Library. Get there early for the best selection.

Safe Harbor Thanksgiving dinner

For those who would otherwise be alone on Thanksgiving, there is an open invitation to have dinner at Safe Harbor Community Chapel at 1 p.m., on Mill Street, in the former VFW hall. The feast is sponsored by Total Victory Outreach and Roots-N-Wings. Call 542-7397 for more information.

Commemorative coins available

The newly minted commemorative coins celebrating Waldoboro’s 250th Anniversary are now available while supplies last at the town office, the library, and at The Pooley Realty Group, in William Raveis’ office. The large 3-inch coins come in a drawstring bag and with a printed card. Only 300 coins were made, and they are $20 each by cash, check or money order only. All proceeds will be used toward the anniversary festivities in June 2023.

Waldo Theatre art exhibit

The “Small Works Show for the Holidays” art exhibit begins in the Waldo Theatre’s Bill and Joan Alfond Gallery on Nov. 19, with an opening reception from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 26, running through Dec. 30. Featuring local and regional artists, the pieces are all under 64-square-inches, and a portion of each sale will benefit the theatre. The local artists include Chris Augusta, Krisanne Baker, Pam Cabanas, Linda Gallion, Dick Koubek, Debe Loughlin, Bruce Metrick, Holly Moiles, Brooke Pacy, Ann Tracy and Barbara Vanderbilt. The gallery is open Mondays and Thursdays from 3-6 p.m. as well as during any programs, including “The Sound of Music Sing-a Long” on Nov. 25. Morse’s Sauerkraut has donated a basket of goodies to raffle at that event.

Brewery reopening in December

Odd Alewives Farm Brewery is closed for renovations but expected to reopen in early December with a tasting room expansion that is doubling the inside seating.

Gentle Flow yoga

Gentle Flow Yoga classes begin at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday at BugTussle Annex Jefferson St., 3rd floor. The class is offered by Meridian Spirit Yoga and costs $15 for a single class or $60 for five classes. Contact meridianspirityoga@gmail.com to register.