Latest Past Events

July 16, 2020, Portland, Maine – Canceled

Hosted by the Portland Rotary Club, this Make Shift Coffee House is planned for the evening of July 16, 2020 in Portland, Maine. The time, location, and topic have yet to be determined. Check back often for updates! As with all Make Shift Coffee Houses, this is not a debate. It’s simply about UNDERSTANDING each other’s political views. Come enjoy free ... Read More

March 24, 2020, Freedom, Maine – Canceled

Freedom Congregational Church 45 Pleasant Street, Freedom

Come enjoy free food, coffee, music and respectful face-to-face conversation. Live keyboard music will be provided by Larry Marion. All are welcome! No RSVP, registration, or tickets required. Just show up. Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, Independents, Undecided...we want to hear from everyone! Click here for specifics about the format and what it's like to attend a Make Shift Coffee House.

January 15, 2020, Augusta, Maine, Make Shift Training

Maine State Library 230 State Street, Augusta

Are you interested in learning how to host or facilitate a Make Shift Coffee House? On January 15, 2020 in Augusta, Maine, professional meeting facilitator and Make Shift Coffee House Founder Craig Freshley, will provide training for both hosts and facilitators. It will be a fun opportunity for hosts! They will have the opportunity to meet with facilitators and other ... Read More