NEWS BRIEFS

News briefs for March 31, 2011

Posted March 31, 2011, at 1:06 a.m.

HAMPDEN - The Kiwanis Club will hold is monthly Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. The fee is $103, limited to 100 players. For more information or to pre-register, call 356-9949.

BANGOR – The Husson-NESCom chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, or PRSSA, is hosting Music Saved Me at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the Furman Center on the campus of Husson College.  Show hosts, comedians Adam Hatch and Jeremy White, are guaranteed to have you laughing. Six local bands will provide the music. Proceeds raised from Music Saved Me will benefit pediatric oncology at Eastern Maine Medical Center. For more information, call 973-6164.

BANGOR – A rally and walk to Bring Our War $$$ Home will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at Paul Bunyan Park.  Music and talks will be followed by a walk to Cascade Park for a Chain of Concern. The rally is part of a satewide coalition. The coalition will hold a rally at 11 a.m. Monday, April 4, at the Hall of Flags. For more information, call the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine at 942-9343.

BANGOR – Renaissance, UMaine’s Premiere Female A Capella Group will preform at Bangor Region Junior Achievement’s Fifth annual Taste of Spring Benefit Auction  at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Jeff’s Catering & Conference Center in Brewer. Tickets for the event are $15 per person or $200 per table of eight. Proceeds from the Taste of Spring Auction benefit Bangor Region Junior Achievement Economic Education Programs in area schools.

For ticket information, call Stephanie Wong at

973-2893 or visit www.jamaine.org/about-ja/greater-bangor/

BANGOR - All Souls Congregational Church Assist JC will host its annual Lobster Stew Dinner at 5 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April9, at the church on Broadway in Bangor.Tickets are $15 and can be reserved by calling the church at 942-7354. For more information on the Assist JC program, visit www.allsoulsbangor.com.

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