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Weekly calendar items for June 2

Calendar runs as space permits. Items with dates take precedence over activities that occur every week. ITEMS FOR CALENDAR ARE DUE THE THURSDAY BEFORE PUBLICATION. Email: weekly@bangordailynews.com. 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 admission in memory of Ted Leonard in 2011, thanks to Machias Savings Bank. 561-3350.

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

CASTINE — International Guild of Miniature Artisans, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12-15, 9 a.m.-noon June 16, Harborview Room, Harold Alfond Student Center, Maine Maritime Academy. Free. Rhonda Varney, 326-2283.

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

Children, youth

BANGOR — Maine Discovery Museum, treehouse, sound studio, pilot a ship, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 74 Main St. $7.50. Free to members and those under age 1. First Free Friday, 5-8 p.m. June 3, July 1. 262-7200. www.mainediscoverymuseum.org.

BANGOR — Panda Mania, Vacation Bible School, age 4 (potty-trained) through entering grade five, 9 a.m.-noon July 11-15, St. Mary Catholic Church and School, 768 Ohio St. Volunteer opportunities also. Register by June 1 with Julie Lutz, 217-6740, or julie.lutz@portlanddiocese.org. Late enrollment June 15.

BLUE HILL — Peaceable Kingdom children’s day camp, ages 5-10, 9 a.m.-noon June27-July 1, First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, June 27-July 1 Nature, crafts, music, games. Free, donations accepted. Info, registration, Wendy Ritger, 374-2891.

NEWBURGH — Windover Art Center, open house, 1-4 p.m. June 5, 3001 Kennebec Road. Tour facilities, pottery studio, Birch Tree Theater, Thomas J. Abercrombie Darkroom, giant pinhole camera, glass studio. Weeklong sessions June 27-Aug. 26; http://windoverartcenter.com

Clubs, groups

BANGOR — AARP Penobscot Chapter No. 374, noon June 7, Bangor Elks Club. Celebration of 40th anniversary, potluck dinner, installation of officers, special guests, entertainment by musician Nancy Carson and humorist Clyde Folsom. 947-7552.

BANGOR — Bangor Grange, first and third Tuesdays of month, Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. Membership, age 14 and up. 973-3976.

BREWER — Brewer Historical Society, 7 p.m. June 14, First United Methodist Church, 40 South Main St. Program with Donna Rasche on Brewer history, genealogy, Maine history materials at Brewer Library. Come see local materials discovered during library move. Refreshments. Robert Schmick, 843-5550, or http://www.brewerhistoricalsociety.org.

BREWER — 35-plus Singles Club, first and third Monday, City Side Restaurant, 393 North Main St. $5. 848-8058.

ORRINGTON — Enterprise Grange, open house to install plaque recognizing hall as on National Register of Historic Places, and honoring late Wendell Hanscom and family, 3 p.m. June 12. Refreshments, live music. 825-4514.


BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club (new location), Odlin Road. No smoking, no T-shirts. June 3, Country Mist; June 10, Wild Horse; June 17, Bushwack; June 24, Country Mist. Marylyn, 827-5751.

BANGOR — Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Maine Veterans’ Home, 44 Hogan Road. Beginner and intermediate. $5. Benefits Maine Veterans’ Home. 852-3284.

BANGOR — Line dance with Ken Ruby for surgical weight-loss patients, 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Maine Veterans’ Home. $5. 852-3284, 745-7915.

BREWER — Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, upstairs, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits Brewer Eagles Club. 852-3284.

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR — Peony Society of Maine garden tour, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 11 and 18, 23 Ohio St., plus directions to member gardens for tour. Speakers: 1 p.m. June 11, horticulturist Katherine Gallant, UMaine Cooperative Extension; 1 p.m. June 18, Stephanie Burnett, assistant professor of horticulture, UM. After program, drawing for free peony. $2.

BANGOR — Bangor Grange annual bake sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 11, Shaw’s, Main Street. Home-baked breads, cakes, pies, more. Sales by donation. 973-3976.

BANGOR — Zonta Club annual perennial sale, locally grown and ready for planting, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 24, 25 Thomas Hill Road, rain or shine.

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, salads, dessert, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 4, Forest Ave Congregational Church. Benefits roof repairs. Accepting donations to July yard sale, 942-4705.

BREWER — Breakfast and plant sale, 8-11 a.m. June 4, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, corner of North Main and Holyoke streets. Supports Outreach Committee and local ministries.

BREWER — Benefit spaghetti supper and silent auction for Dawn and Ken Jordan to defray expenses for her medical treatments in Boston, 5-7 p.m. June 8, Brewer High School cafeteria. Dawn has worked for 15 years in breakfast program at Capri Street.

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, sale to benefit Brewer Historical Society, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 17, Marden’s.

DIXMONT — Yard sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 4, Louis Bussey Schoolhouse, 994 Western Ave., sponsored by Dixmont United Methodist Church. Donations of items accepted. Sonia, 234-2271.

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

HAMPDEN — Day lily sale, 9 a.m.-noon June 4, Harmony Hall, 24 Kennebec Road. Unique varieties and colors, reasonably priced. Sponsored by Hampden Garden Club for hall renovations, club projects. Anne, 862-3467.

HERMON — Perennial plants and used nature books sale, June 4, Ecotat Gardens, Route 2 and Annis Road. Plant sale, 9-11 a.m.; book sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

HERMON — Hermon Fire Auxiliary yard sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11, Hermon Fire Department. Seek items in good condition. Mary DiBona, 848-5106; Ann Byers, 848-5067; Vicki Gonyea, 848-5615; Joanne Leonard, 848-5461.

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

KENDUSKEAG — Indoor church yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 10-11, Kenduskeag Union Church. Detour: From Bangor, take Union Street to Kenduskeag-Levant Road in Levant, then to the church. From Route 15 in Kenduskeag, follow the detour signs.

NEWBURGH — Spring yard and bake sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 3-4, Newburgh Volunteer Fire Department, Route 9. Free blood pressure checks by Newburgh Rescue Squad. Proceeds benefit repair and replacement of dry hydrant system.

ORRINGTON — Community yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 11, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. Rental spaces, $20, 825-3404.

Lectures, events

CASTINE — Tour of Castine’s historic trees with Jan Ames Santerre, Project Canopy coordinator with the Maine Forest Service, 10 a.m.-noon Friday, June 17, beginning at post office. Presented by University of Maine Cooperative Extension, organized outing of Maine Tree Club, Maine Forest Service and Viles Arboretum. Free, preregister by June 13 at 800-287-1471.

HOLDEN — Field trip to Sedgeunkedunk Stream to observe sea lamprey, with Robert Hogg, 8:30 a.m. June 4, carpool from parking lot at Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free.

ORONO — Fields Pond Discussion Group with Joyce Rumery, “Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence,” by James L. Gould and Carol Grant Gould, 7 p.m. June 9, Dirigo Pines. Directions, 866-3400.


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.

EDDINGTON — Ham and beans supper, pies and cakes, 5 and 6 p.m. June 4, Comins Hall, Eddington-Clifton Civic Center, 1387 Main Road, Route 9. $7, $3 children. Benefits repairs and upkeep to Comins Hall, on National Register of Historic Places.

ORRINGTON — Beans and casseroles supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m. June 4, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, $3 children.

PENOBSCOT — Beans and casseroles supper and pies, 5 and 6 p.m. June 11, Penobscot United Methodist Church, Route 175. $7, $3.50 age 12 and under. 326-8626, 326-4927. Day of supper, 326-9488.


BANGOR — Centennial Exhibit, 100th anniversary of Great Fire of 1911, hosted by Bangor Museum and History Center and Hose 5 Fire Museum, curated by Dick Shaw, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through Sept. 30, 73 Central St. Rare artifacts, photographs, first-person accounts. 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 Air Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 98 Maine Ave. $2, $1 children, $5 family. 941-6757.

BANGOR — Maine Korean War Memorial, with names of 245 Mainers killed or missing in action in 1950-1953 war, including five Medal of Honor recipients. Flags of 15 U.N. participating nations, U.S., South Korea. Remembrance Walkway honoring veterans of all wars, Mount Hope Cemetery, Mount Hope Avenue. Officially named State Korean War Memorial by Legislature in 1995.

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, through 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. Hundreds of historical and cultural objects of Penobscot Tribe from early Stone Age to present. Videos shown daily. Free, but donations accepted. 827-4153.

OLD TOWN — Old Town Museum, 1-4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 353 Main St. Many new exhibits, ample parking. Free.

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.

ORONO — Page Farm and Home Museum, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, University of Maine campus.


BANGOR — Country music show with Nevah, “the best band you never heard,” 7 p.m. June 18, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Preceded by Grange spaghetti supper, 5:30 p.m. Supper or show, $6 each; or both for $10. 973-3976, advance sales or info. Bangor Grange is a community service organization.

BANGOR — Bangor Christian Schools spring concerts, 6:30 p.m., Bangor Baptist Church, 1476 Broadway. June 7: Music recitals. Free, but donations accepted for Azure Dillon Music Scholarship Fund.

BANGOR — Penobscot Fiddles amateur musicians group, 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, James F. Doughty Middle School, 143 Fifth St. Open to all ages, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, bass, piano, accordion, whistles, percussion.

BANGOR — Maine Academy of Country Music revue, 6-9 p.m. second Wednesday, VFW Hall, 1368 Hammond St. extension. Admission by donation. Smoke-free, alcohol-free. Dance, play, sing or listen. Concession stand. Jean, 848-5558 or Brenda, 794-3969.

BANGOR — Country Jam, 6:30-9 p.m. first Thursday of month, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Door prizes, 50-50 raffle. Cold beverages available. Donations at door. 942-0802, 262-9600.

BANGOR — “The Brick” open mike, all acts, ages, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Union Street Brick Church. Sign-up begins 6:30 p.m. $2 donation. 945-9798 or www.thebrickchurch.com.

BUCKSPORT — Concert by Down East Center Ring Circus Band, 7:30 p.m. July 8, Bucksport Performing Arts Center, Bucksport Middle School, Miles Lane. Free, donations accepted for music scholarships.

HERMON — Hermon High School Jazz Band, 6-7 p.m. June 6, Ecotat Gardens, Route 2 and Annis Road. Bring lawn chair.


BREWER — The Focus Group, Brewer’s premier live improv troupe, 8 p.m. June 3, Next Generation Theater, 39 Center St. Mature audiences only. $5.

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