Group Diversity at Central Hall Commons

Our goal is to create a space for all people to feel welcome to explore ideas and support in an environment built on communal trust, safety, and wellbeing. Groups of all interests meet at Central Hall Commons, where our values include inclusion and respect.

Weekly Meetings


Climate Advisory Group        Mondays 9:30AM

Lesley Fernow


Join the Dover- Foxcroft Climate Action Advisory Committee in discussing ways to implement the plan and raise awareness for this important topic. 

Adult Quilting Group           Tuesdays 1-3PM

Email for more information


This Group is great for all skill levels and is currently accepting new members.

There is a membership contribution to help offset any cost for using the space.

Recovery Café                  Wednesdays 10-11:30AM

Recovery Wellness Initiative


A safe, sober space to explore all pathways to recovery.

Alcoholics Anonymous Wednesdays 7-8PM

Only you can decide whether you want to give A.A. a try whether you think it can help you.

A.A. is a fellowship of people who come together to solve their drinking problem.

Monthly Meetings


LGBTQ+ & Allies Group                2nd Monday 6-7:30PM*

Jason Richardson


This support group provides peer-to-peer support for LGBTQ-identified people and their significant allies. For the comfort and safety of those who attend this group, we ask allies be accompanied by an LGBTQ-identifying individual in their lives.

*On hold – Return date to be determined. 

Multigenerational Connections Support 1st Wednesday 1-2:30PM*

Beth & Joe Ranagan


This group is for adults, often older adults, who are experiencing mental health challenges such as Anxiety, Depression, BiPolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, PTSD, Trauma, OCD, and Panic Disorder. 

A formal diagnosis is not necessary.  We focus on sharing feelings and stories to help ourselves & others as well as promoting self-care strategies.  

*Check in with organizers for in-person or virtual

Community Education Program        2nd Wednesday 1-3PM*

Beth & Joe Ranagan 


Featured speakers and video presentations about the various mental health challenges and treatments and self-help strategies, followed by discussion. 

These programs are directed to anyone within the community interested in mental health topics.

*These presentations require an RSVP.

LGBTQ+ Private Group                  4th Thursday 6-7:30PM*

Jason Richardson 


This support group provides peer-to-peer support for LGBTQ-identified people. For the comfort and safety of those who attend this group, we ask that it be a LGBTQ-identifying only space.

*On hold – Return date to be determined.

The Piscataquis Spinners              3rd Saturday 10-2PM

Jayson Hunt 


This is an open group for people who are interested in learning, practicing and sharing the art of spinning fiber. People who knit, crochet, weave, or practice any form of fiber art are welcome.

All ages and all skill levels are welcome. This group is in its beginning phase so a portion of each meeting will be dedicated to organizing and planning.  We will also work to connect with other fiber groups around New England to offer support & community.


Mindfulness Meditation              Thursdays 11-12PM

Lesley Fernow


– By Donation –

For all levels.
Beginners welcome, guidance given.

This is a relaxed setting for meditation and contemplation, not affiliated with any other group or tradition.