SAT, PSAT prep course begins July 6 in Bangor

Posted May 31, 2011, at 10:55 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Maine Prep’s eight-session, 16-hour SAT prep course begins July 6, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays until Aug. 24, at the O’Donnell Commons on the Husson University campus, 1 College Circle in Bangor. The classes, designed to teach students strategies to use in the math, writing and reading sections of the SAT, will prepare high school seniors for the October 1 SAT and juniors for the PSAT.

Maine Prep was founded to help Maine students improve SAT scores and be more competitive when applying for college admission and financial aid. The teacher is Dr. Frank Hubbard of Husson University.

For information or registration materials, call Maine Prep at 798-5690.

Maine Discovery Museum to offer Free First Friday Nights

BANGOR, Maine — The Maine Discovery Museum will host Free First Friday Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 3, at 74 Main St. in Bangor. The June Free First Friday Night is made possible by the support of Bank of America.

The museum provides a variety of exhibits where children are encouraged to explore, create, play and pretend in a safe environment.  For information, call 262-7200 or visit www.mainediscoverymuseum.org.

Physical Disabilities Support Group to meet in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine — Dr. Marian Benner, medical director of the wound care center at St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor, will be guest speaker at the next Physical Disabilities Support Group meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Winterberry Heights, 932 Ohio Street in Bangor.

Practicing since 1987 and having joined the wound care center in 2007, Dr. Benner is a diplomat with the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the American Professional Wound Care Association. Before the meeting there will be a potluck supper beginning at 5 pm. For information, call 945-6878.

Bake sale to benefit Bangor Grange

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Grange will hold the annual bake sale from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Shaws Supermarket on Main Street. Grange members are baking breads, cakes, cookies and pies for the event. Sales will be by donation.

The band NEVAH will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at the Grange hall, 1192 Ohio Street. The Grange will serve a spaghetti supper preceding the show at 5:30 p.m. The cost of either the supper or the show is $6 per person. Both together is $10 per person. Proceeds from these events will be used for Grange community services, as well as for the upkeep of the historic Grange hall. For information or advance ticket sales, call 973-3976.

Veterans services officer to visit Lincoln VA Outreach Clinic

LINCOLN, Maine — Don Dare, the new veterans services officer from the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management, will be at the Lincoln VA Outreach Clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 2, and Thursday, June 16, on 99 River Road in Lincoln.  The service officer will help assist in applying for state and federal  benefits. For information, call 626-4271.

All-you-can-eat supper to benefit Garland Grange

GARLAND, Maine — The Garland Grange public supper will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 10, at the Garland Grange Hall. The all-you-can-eat price is $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. For information, call 924-6954.

Veterans service officer to assist Dover-Foxcroft residents

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Don Dare, Veterans Service Officer from the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management, will meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 9, and again on Tuesday, June 28, at the Penquis Cap Building, 50 North St. in Dover-Foxcroft.  The officer will assist veterans, widows and dependent children to apply for state and federal benefits. For information, call 626-4271.

Pink Softball Game to benefit cancer fund

BANGOR, Maine — The third annual Pink Softball Game in association with the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund exhibition game will be held 6:50 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Union St. Recreation Park. Donations will be collected at the game. Proceeds will benefit the Kay Yow Foundation in the names of the two teams, John Bapst and Central High School. For information, call 947-0313.

Orrington church to host community yard sale June 11

ORRINGTON, Maine — The East Orrington Congregational Church will host a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at 38 Johnson Mill Road in East Orrington. In addition to the yard sale, twenty rental spaces will be available at $20 per space. For information, call 825-3404.

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