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Mail carriers food collection this Saturday

BANGOR, Maine — United Way of Eastern Maine and the National Association of Letter Carriers will set out on the annual Stamp Out Hunger Drive on Saturday, May 14.

Letter carriers will collect nonperishable donations directly from mailboxes as they deliver mail along their postal routes. Donations are critical as thousands join hunger rolls in Maine and throughout the nation. Any questions about the drive can be answered by a local letter carrier or your local post office.

Choir audition for youth 12-18 May 10 at Lutheran church

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Area Children’s Choir invites Greater Bangor communities singers ages 12-18 to audition for its Youth Chorale from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. in Bangor.

The goals of the BACC include provision of enriching choral experiences and a commitment to challenging choral repertoire for talented young people who meet the audition requirements. For more information about auditions and BACC , call 992-7472 or visit

Veterans service officer in Dover-Foxcroft, Lincoln

BANGOR, Maine — Don Dare, veterans services officer from the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management will be at the following locations to help apply for state and  federal benefits:

The Penquis CAP building, 50 North St., Dover-Foxcroft from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 12, and Tuesday, May 24.

Lincoln VA Outreach Clinic, 99 River Road, Lincoln from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 19.

Newport District Court from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 13, and Thursday, May 26.

Angus King to address gathering of young professionals

ORONO, Maine — Young professionals from across Maine will gather to discuss issues important to the state’s future when Momentum Aroostook, Fusion Bangor and the Realize Maine Network are host to the Maine young Professional Exchange from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at the Buchanan Alumni House on the UMaine campus.

Former Gov. Angus King will deliver the kickoff address that will focus on tomorrow’s leaders and role in Maine’s future. For more information, call Rachel at 554-9059 or email

Third annual Girls and Dolls Tea at Hampden church

HAMPDEN, Maine — Maine-ly Dolls Club will present the third annual Girls and Dolls Tea at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Hampden Congregational Church, 101 Main Road North.

The tea theme is My Favorite Things. Open to girls and women of all ages, young guests are invited to bring their favorite doll and an adult friend. The fee is $10 per person, payable at the door.

Space is limited and preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 866-7781 or

Square dancers to do-si-do at season’s last dance

HERMON, Maine — The Le-Vi Rounders Square Dance Club of Hermon will hold its last dance of the season from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Hermon Elementary School on Billings Road in Hermon.

The Rounders will honor troops in Afghanistan with a worthy cause of donated items to send to our troops. Specific items that our troops are in need of are disposable razors, shaving cream, baby wipes, AA and AAA batteries, magazines, books, newspapers, puzzle books, socks (white, over the calf), toothpaste and brushes, chapstick and lotions, coughdrops, foot powder, playing cards, items for letter writing, ramen noodles, drink mixes, jerky and food items (nothing that melts), hard candy and gum. For more information, call Cindy Fairfield at 631-8816.

DEP business ombudsman at Bangor brown bag lunch

BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Development Corp. welcomes Julie Churchill, small-business ombudsman for the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, to a brown bag Lunch and Learn session at noon Thursday, May 12, at 40 Harlow St. in downtown Bangor.

For more information or to RSVP, email

Grace church to hold Spring Fling Craft Fair

BANGOR, Maine — The annual Spring Fling Craft Fair will take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. in Bangor. The fair includes handmade craft items, baked goods, and a chicken salad lunch at 11:30 a.m. Lunch price is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children.

Admission to the fair is free. Proceeds will help promote church mission projects.

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