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Weekly calendar for June 9

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


BANGOR — “Shadow Play: Works by Brian Shure,” “Implements: Recent Sculpture by J.T. Gibson,” “Hanging Drawings” by Nancy Murphy Spicer, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 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.

BANGOR — “Pinhole Photography Meets the Digital World,” Karen Littlefield, until June 26, Maine Discovery Museum. Artist in residence, afternoons June 14-17.

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, new exhibit, Dino Dig; tree house, 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. 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. Julie Lutz, 217-6740. Late enrollment by June 15.

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

ORONO — Free car seat inspections by the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. third Tuesday of month, Orono Fire Department. No appointment needed. Rachel Beckwith, 991-1978.

Clubs, groups

BANGOR — Bangor Chess Club, 6:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays, cafe, Borders Books and Music, 116 Bangor Mall Blvd. All ages, skill levels, casual play, game analysis and monthly quick-rated events. Bring chess set and-or clock. Steve Abrahams, beez2310@msn.com.

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

BANGOR — Miniature war gamers’ re-enacting club, 10 a.m. second Saturday, Forest Avenue Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. 478-1598.

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.

EDDINGTON — Eddington Historical Society meeting, 6:30 p.m.June 16, F.A. Wood Municipal Building. 989-5792.

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-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club (new location), Odlin Road. No smoking, no T-shirts. 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.

BANGOR — Contradance with music by New Jersey’s Last Exit, June 17, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners 7:30 p.m.; dance 8 p.m. All ages, all dances taught. $8, $20 family; 941-9727 or bangorcontra.org.

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.

ORONO — Top Hat II Dance Studio, “Don’t Stop Dancing,” 25th spring show, 6 p.m. June 11, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine. Dancers preschool through adult. $14, $7 children and students. 989-3900 or tophatii@aol.com.

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR — Second Chocolate Festival, 10a.m.-2 p.m. June 18, First Baptist Church, 56 Center St. Cakes, cookies, candies, bars. 945-9694.

BANGOR — “Evening with Elvis,” featuring Bruce Nye, 6-9 p.m. June 24, Spectacular Event Center, Griffin Road. Live and silent auctions, handmade quilt, tickets to Collins Center, stay at Samoset Resort, kayak, jewelry, furniture, restaurant gift certificates. $20, table for eight for $140. Benefits Grace United Methodist Church community outreach. Tickets at the church, 942-8320, or at door.

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

BANGOR — Bangor Grange 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 — Fourth Astronauts Ball to benefit Challenger Learning Center of Maine, with June Scobee Rogers and astronaut Rick Hauck, 6-11 p.m. June 24, Hilton Garden Inn. Celestial menu, music by Brian Catell and Jump City Jazz Band. Raffle grand prize: lunch with astronaut Rick Hauck and items from 1983 Space Shuttle mission. $75, reserve at 990-2900 ext. 4 or info@clcofme.org.

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

BANGOR — Saving Grace Thrift Shop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, back door, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St.

BANGOR — The Attic thrift shop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 170 Center St. Great stuff, low prices. Benefits All Saints School. 945-5523.

BANGOR — Family Thrift Shop, operated by Highway International Ministries, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 54 Cumberland St. Clothing, toys, furniture, books. Donate items, Diane, 299-6637.

BANGOR — Ageless Treasures, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond St. Crafts made by area seniors, benefits Senior Center.

BANGOR — Bingo, Fridays, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Early birds 5 p.m., regulars 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 973-3976.

BLUE HILL — “One Percent Wednesday,” third Wednesdays, Blue Hill Co-op, 1 percent of sales donated to nonprofit or community-based organization. Karen Doherty or Eileen Mielenhausen, 374-2165 or info@bluehill.coop.

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

BREWER — Yard sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17-18, Old Town Riverside Grange No. 273, 1266 North Main St.

BREWER — Shoestring Thrift Shop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 Brimmer St., off South Main Street. Benefits scholarships. 745-7208.

GLENBURN — Bingo, 7 p.m. Thursdays, West Glenburn Community Club, 5 Phillips Road, across from fire station. Opens 4:30 p.m., early birds 5:30 p.m. 433-5368, 884-7226.

HAMPDEN — Friends of Edythe Dyer Library, used book sale, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 18, at the library, 269 Main Road North. Prices 50 cents to $2, every genre for every age.

HAMPDEN — Bingo, Fridays, VFW 4633 Post, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m., regular bingo, 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 862-2553.

HERMON — Hermon Fire Auxiliary yard sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11, Hermon Fire Department. Donate: 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.

HOLDEN — Aunt Nellie’s Attic thrift and treasure store, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, 223 Main Road. Benefits Hammond Street Senior Center. 989-3631.

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.

LEVANT — Book sale and yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 11, Levant Heritage Library, Union Street. Great prices. Bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., library.

NEWBURGH — Baby bonanza sale, clothing, equipment, toys, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 25, Newburgh Elementary School, Route 9. Rent table and two chairs for $25, two tables for $40, Kris, 356-5113. Benefits Friends of Newburgh Rescue and purchase of equipment.

OLD TOWN — Strawberry Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18, Old Town Museum, 353 Main St. Pies, sundaes, shortcakes. $3.50, $1 children. Pies and jams for sale.

ORONO — Eighth Orono Bog Boardwalk yard sale, June 18, 139 Main St. Rain date, June 19. Donate, Jim Bird, 866-2578.

ORONO — Antique Appraisal Show with Bruce Buxton, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 18, Dirigo Pines Retirement Community. Benefits Rosscare’s Lifeline Help Button program serving more than 800 elderly and disabled people. $10 one item, $18 two items, $25 three items. Steve Bowler, 866-3400; or Healthcare Charities, 973-5055.

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.


BANGOR — Movie Night, 6 p.m., Columbia Street Baptist Church. June 10, “The Last Flight Out”; international rescue and unresolved romance; June 24, “The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry.” Free with popcorn. 945-6616, http://www.csbcbangor.org.

ORONO — Documentary by Helena Norberg-Hodge, impact of globalization on a Third World society; how going local can repair ecosystems and societies fractured by market economy, “The Economy of Happiness,” shown by Sustainable Orono, 6:30 p.m. June 11, Orono Senior Center, Birch Street. Info, sustainable_orono@hotmail.com.

Flag Day events

BANGOR — Flag Day ceremony, 6 p.m. June 14, waterfront.

EDDINGTON — Eddington Bicentennial Committee, Flag Day ceremony, 5 p.m. June 12, Eddington town office. Speakers, patriotic music, flag ceremony. All welcome.

Lectures, events

CASTINE — Tour of Castine’s historic trees, Jan Ames Santerre, Project Canopy, 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, MFS and Viles Arboretum. Free, preregister by June 13, 800-287-1471.

HERMON — Iris workshop, 9 a.m.-noon June 11, lunch provided, Ecotat Gardens. RSVP 848-5946.

ORONO — Fields Pond Discussion 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.

STILLWATER — Public Night at the Garden, 6 p.m., Rogers Farm Demonstration Garden, 914 Bennoch Road, Stillwater. June 28: “Gardening Questions” with experts from the University of Maine; July 12: “Food Preservation: Jams, Jellies and More”; Aug. 16, “Art in the Garden” celebration. Come early to tour garden. 942-7396 or 800-287-1485.


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 — 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.

BUCKSPORT — Breakfast buffet, 6:30-10 a.m. June 11, Franklin Street United Methodist Church. $7, $3 children, $20 family. 469-3622 or Ed Petravicz, 469-9979.

BUCKSPORT — Chicken supper with gravy, biscuits, 5-6 p.m. June 25, Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road. $7, $3 children.

CARMEL — Baked beans and casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m. June 11, Carmel Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $7, free under 5.

DEDHAM — Baked bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. June 18, Dedham Congregational Church, Route 46. $8, $4 children.

DIXMONT — Breakfast buffet and pie, 7-9 a.m. June 18, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Clubhouse, Cates Road. Sponsored by Dixmont United Methodist Church. $6, $3 children. Donations of nonperishable food and household supplies accepted for Winterport Food Cupboard.

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

HOLDEN — Baked beans and casserole supper, 5 and 5:45 p.m. June 11, Holden Congregational Church. $7, $4 children, preschool free.

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.

PROSPECT — Baked beans and casserole supper, 4-6 p.m. June 11, Prospect Community Center, Route 1A $6, $2 under 12. Benefits building maintenance and community projects.


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 to Sept. 30, 73 Central St. 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 Perrry 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. Named State Korean War Memorial by Maine 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 the Penobscot Tribe from early Stone Age to the 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.


BANGOR — Country music show with Nevah, 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. Grange is a community service organization.

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 — Steel Pan Concert, 6 p.m. June 10, Ecotat Gardens, Route 2 and Annis Road. Bring lawn chair. Rain date June 15.

ORONO — Julie and the Bug Boys concert, 5:30-7 p.m. June 16, Orono Public Library, sponsored by Orono-Old Town Kiwanis. Food and balloons on sale by Friends of the Library to benefit library programs. Info on Backyard Bash, 866-5060.

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