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Calendar runs as space permits. Items with dates take precedence over activities that occur every week. ITEMS FOR CALENDAR ARE DUE 10 DAYS BEFORE PUBLICATION. Email: Mail The Weekly Calendar, PO Box 1329, Bangor 04402.


BANGOR —  “Shadow Play: Works by Brian Shure” landscapes and cityscapes; “Implements: Recent Sculpture by J.T. Gibson”; “Hanging Drawings” by Nancy Murphy Spicer, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through June 11, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Free. 561-3350.

BANGOR — “Exploring Plein Air with Watercolor and Ink,” artist Anne Spencer, through June 30, John Rohman Art Gallery, EMCC Library, Katahdin Hall.

BLUE HILL — Oils and watercolors by James Lagasse, May, Blue Hill Co-op Cafe. 356-0353.

HOLDEN — Nature Connections Summer Camp 2010, photos by naturalist Holly Twining, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, to mid-June, Fields Pond Audubon Center. 989-2591.

Clubs, groups

EDDINGTON — Eddington Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. May 19, Municipal Building. 989-5792.

ORONO — Branching Out Inc. investment club. No prior knowledge of stock market required. Meets 6 p.m. fourth Wednesday. May 25, 54 Gilbert St. Pat, 827-4615; Dot, 866-3008.


BANGOR — Free dance classes for boys and men with Bangor Ballet dancers August Eaton, Tommy McCarthy, 4-5 p.m. Thursdays, May 19-June 16, Thomas School of Dance, 14 State St. No experience necessary. 945-3457.

BANGOR — Contradance: May 20: Sassafras Stomp, Richard Green calling, UU Church, 120 Park St. Beginners 7:30 p.m.; dance 8 p.m. All ages. $8, $20 family; 941-9727.

BREWER — Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Brewer Eagles Club. No smoking, no T-shirts. May 20, Buffalo Creek; May 27, Bushwack. Marylyn, 827-5751.

DEDHAM — Music and dancing, sponsored by Bucksport Senior Citizens and Peakes Hill Lodge, 7 p.m. May 20, at the lodge. $10.

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR — Bazaar, craft sale, bakery, yard sale, silent auction, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. June 4, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 517 Hammond St. Table rentals, 570-8107.

BANGOR — Barbecue lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 4, Forest Avenue Congregational Church. Benefits roof repairs. Accepting donations to July yard sale, 942-4705.

BANGOR — Beginners scrapbooking, 9:30 a.m. May 21, Forest Avenue Congregational Church. Preregistration, 942-4705. $10. Bring family photos to do two pages.

BREWER — Brewer Garden Club and Brewer Historical Society, annual plant sale and baked items, 10 a.m. June 4, Clewley Museum, 199 Wilson St.

BREWER — Baked goods for Father’s Day, benefits Brewer Historical Society, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 17, Marden’s.

DIXMONT — Bottle drive for Dixmont Rescue, June 4-5. May leave bottles in yard. For pickup, 234-2439.

FRANKFORT — Spring fair, plant and yard sale, May 21, Frankfort Congregational Church, Main Road. Silent auction, bakery, plants, 8 a.m.-noon. Yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch available.

HAMPDEN — Hampden Garden Club perennial plant and pie sale, 8 a.m.-noon May 21, Harmony Hall, 24 Kennebec Road. Benefits maintenance.

HERMON — Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-noon the first, third Tuesdays, Penobscot Snowmobile Club, Bog Road. 299-5186.

ORONO — Green Thumb & Food Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 21, rain or shine, front lawn, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. No early birds. 866-3655. Benefits Crossroads.

VEAZIE — Plant sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 21, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. Crafts, food, lunch, yard sale.

Lectures, events

BANGOR — “The Philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr.,” professor Doug Allen, 7 p.m. May 23, Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St., Suite 100. Free. 866-7782.

BLUE HILL — “An Introduction to Zero Balancing” body-mind therapy with Benjamin Fox,  6:30-8 p.m. June 1, Blue Hill Co-op. Free, part of Health Angels series. 374-2165.

DIXMONT — “Cultivating Happiness: What Positive Psychology can Teach us about a Satisfying Life,” clinical psychologist Dr. Stacy Whitcomb-Smith, 7 p.m. May 19, Louis Bussey Schoolhouse, 994 Western Ave. Free. Refreshments. Sponsored by Dixmont United Methodist Church.

HAMPDEN — Author Ardeana Hamlin reading and signing her new book, “Abbott’s Reach,” sequel to “Pink Chimneys,” 6:30 p.m. May 25, Edythe Dyer Library. 862-3550.


BANGOR — Breaking Bread soup kitchen, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 517 Hammond St. Free. 570-8107.

BANGOR — Free community meal, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-9567.

BANGOR — Free meal, 4:30-6:30 p.m. first Wednesday of month, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St.

BANGOR — Community dinner, full-course meal, 4:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Saturdays, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 517 Hammond St. $6, $3 children. 570-8107.

BANGOR — Grange spaghetti supper, 5:30 p.m. May 21, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. $6. Reversing Falls Band at 7 p.m., show also $6. Both for $10. 973-3976.

BUCKSPORT — Baked beans and casseroles, 5-6 p.m. May 28, Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road. $7; $5 children; under 5 free.

CLIFTON — Spaghetti supper, 4:30 and 5:15 p.m. May 21, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. $7, $3 children. Jean, 843-7206.

DEDHAM — Bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. May 21, Dedham Congregational Church, Route 46. $8, $4 children.

EDDINGTON — Public supper, 5 p.m. May 21, North Brewer-Eddington United Methodist Church, Route 9.  $7, $3 children. Childcare available. 989-4715.

HERMON — American Legion bean supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. third Saturday, Hermon Rescue Squad building. $7, $3 children. 848-5597.

KENDUSKEAG — Beans and casserole supper, pies, 4:30-6 p.m. May 28, Kenduskeag Union Church, across the green bridge from Route 15 in village.$6, $3 children.


BANGOR — Centennial Exhibit, 100th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1911, hosted by the Bangor Museum and History Center and Hose 5 Fire Museum, curated by Dick Shaw, through Sept. 30, 73 Central St. 942-1900.

BANGOR — Cole Land Transportation Museum, 200 vehicles, antique firetrucks, military exhibits, World War II Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Purple Heart Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Huey helicopter, Army tank, 9 a.m.5 p.m. daily through Nov. 11, 405 Perry Road. $7, $5 seniors, free age 18 and under. 990-3600.

BANGOR — Maine Korean War Memorial, monument with names of 245 Mainers killed or MIA during 1950-1953 war, including five Medal of Honor recipients. Flags of 15 U.N. participating nations. Remembrance Walkway honoring veterans of all wars, Mount Hope Cemetery, Mount Hope Avenue. Officially named State Korean War Memorial by 117th Maine Legislature.

CORINTH — Corinth Historical Society Museum, 2-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Main Street.

HAMPDEN — Hampden Historical Society, Katherine Trickey Archives, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays to Oct. 11, Kinsley House, Main Road South. Or by appointment, 862-2027.

INDIAN ISLAND — Penobscot Nation Historical Museum, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, year-round. Free, but donations accepted. 827-4153.

OLD TOWN — “Music of Greece and Neighboring Lands” with Village to Village, fiddle-cello duo playing international, multicultural music to open free Sunday program series, 2 p.m. June 5, Old Town Historical Museum, 353 Main St. Ellie May Shufro, 945-4238,


BANGOR — Bangor Christian Schools concert, 6:30 p.m., Bangor Baptist Church, 1476 Broadway. May 24: Chorus, ensemble, middle school, high school bands. Free, donations accepted for Azure Dillon Music Scholarship Fund.

BANGOR — Country Jam, 6:30-9 p.m. third Thursday, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Donations at door. 942-0802, 262-9600.

HERMON — Hermon High School Jazz Band, 7 p.m. May 23, Ecotat Gardens, Annis Road and Route 2. Bring lawn chair.

ORONO — Final bluegrass concert of season, Original Condition and guests Freshly Cut Grass, 7 p.m. May 21, Keith Anderson Community Center, Bennoch Road. $10, $8 seniors, $5 students-military with ID. Homemade refreshments, 50-50 raffle.


BANGOR — Hammond Street Senior Center’s “Still Playing” Theatre Troupe, benefit play to support center, 7 p.m. May 20-21; 2 p.m. May 22, 2 Hammond St. $10 in advance, $12 at door. 262-5532.

ORONO — Open auditions for “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” 1 p.m. May 21-22. Hauck Auditorium, Memorial Union, University of Maine. Be prepared to sing song from show, or one of similar style. No initial cold readings or choreography required.

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