Weekly calendar

Posted June 29, 2011, at 2:58 p.m.

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.

Art

BANGOR — “New Dawn Fades: Photographs by Thomas Hager;” “Photo National 2011: A Survey of Contemporary Photography,” 76 works of art by 34 fine art photographers, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, through Sept. 24, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Free in memory of Ted Leonard in 2011, thanks to Machias Savings Bank. 561-3350.

HOLDEN — “Awesome Aves and More!,” photos by Jack Zievis, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, through Aug. 31, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free, open to all. 989-2591.

ORONO — Works by University of Maine artists Constant Albertson, Sonja Allen and Dorson Plourde, through July 22, Lord Hall Gallery, University of Maine. 581-3245.

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.

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 — Pine Kneedlers, 6-8 p.m. third Tuesday of month, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St.

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

BANGOR — Bangor Toastmasters, non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Beal College, 99 Farm Road. Guests welcome. bangortoastmaster@opt4usa.org.

BREWER — Brewer Historical Society, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of month, First United Methodist Church, 40 South Main St. http://www.brewerhistoricalsociety.org.

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

HERMON — Arnold R. Kelly American Legion Post 200, 7 p.m. last Thursday, Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Billings Road. 848-5597.

OLD TOWN — AMVETS Post 9 meeting, 7 p.m. third Wednesday, American Legion Hall.

ORONO — Branching Out Inc. investment club, learning about stocks and becoming informed investors through study and knowledge sharing, 6 p.m. fourth Wednesday. Pat, 827-4615; Dot, 866-3008.

ORONO — AARP Penobscot Chapter No. 374, noon July 5, Page Farm Museum, University of Maine. Annual picnic and ice cream social. Bring lunch, beverages. 947-7552.

Dance

BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, 8-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road. Bushwhack, July 1; Mainely Country, July 8; Buffalo Creek, July 15; Wild Horse, July 22; Barb Demo band, July 29; Murky Water, Aug. 5; Doug Baker and Real Deal, Aug. 12; New Society, Aug. 19; Country Mist; Aug. 26; Bushwhack, Sept. 2; Wild Horse, Sept. 9; Mainely Country, Sept. 16; Buffalo Creek; Sept. 23; New Society, Sept. 30. No smoking, no T-shirts. 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 Anthony Viselli and friends, July 15; music by Chuck Donnelly and Emma Walsh, John McIntire calling, July 29, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners’ session 7:30 p.m.; dance 8 p.m. All ages welcome, 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.

Fairs, Fundraisers

BANGOR — Yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 8-9, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Antiques, small appliances, books, baby items, clothes, household items, tools. Donation drop-off 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 5-7. 945-9567.

BANGOR — Saving Grace Thrift Shop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday through 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, including make-your-own sundaes. 973-3976.

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

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

CASTINE — The Baron’s Auction, fundraiser to benefit the Adams School 2012 student exchange with the village of St. Castin, France, 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 7, Castine Town Common. Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, silent and live auctions. $15 includes bid paddle, $25 household. Amy Gutow, 326-8062, amygutow@yahoo.com.

DIXMONT — Craft and community yard sale sponsored by Dixmont Economic Development Committee, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 9; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 10, Maine-ly Apples, 346 Moosehead Trail, Route 7. Big ticket items, canoes, hunting and fishing gear, tools. Barbecue lunch available, music, clown, food sale. 234-2043.

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

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

HOLDEN — Yard sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. July 9, corner of Route 1A and Kingsbury Road, across from Hummingbird Hollow. Benefits Dedham Congregational Church.

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.

WINTERPORT — Mile-long yard sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30, Winterport Memorial Library. Also book sale at the library. Space rental on library lawn or Union Meeting House lawn, $25. Provide own table. 223-5540.

WINTERPORT — Rummage and bake sale, 9 a.m.-noon and 3-6 p.m. July 9, Ellingwoods Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. Clothing, housewares, toys, books, decorations, homemade baked goods. Debbie Calderwood, 234-2762.

Film

BANGOR — River City Cinema, “Summer Subpoena,” free outdoor movie festival, sunset (8:30 p.m.), Pickering Square, downtown. Bring a lawn chair. Free. Concessions available. July 1, “12 Angry Men;” July 8, “Inherit the Wind;” July 15, “Stairway to Heaven;” July 22, “Anatomy of a Murder;” July 29, “Witness for the Prosecution.” Rain date, Aug. 5.

BANGOR — Family movie Night, 6 p.m., Columbia Street Baptist Church. July 8, “Up” by Disney; July 22, “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Free with popcorn. 945-6616 or http://www.csbcbangor.org.

Lectures, events

BANGOR — Poetry open mike, 7-8 p.m. last Tuesday of each month, Borders, upstairs. 941-1670.

BANGOR — “Everest the Hard Way,” by mountaineer Ed Webster, 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 7,  Bangor Public Library. Free.

BANGOR — Dan Harrington, author of “Who’s at the Door?: A Memoir of Me and the Missionaries,” 5:30 p.m. July 14, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library.

BANGOR — Author Matthew Kiell, talk on micro-publishing and reading from his book “Monhegan Windows,” noon July 13, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336, ext. 111.

ORONO — Tuesday Readers, 10 a.m. third Tuesdays, Orono Public Library. Reading mysteries of American cultures and geographical locations. 866-5060.

ORONO — Thursday Thoughtful Readers with Judy Hakola, Let’s Read About It Series, 3-4:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Orono Public Library. 866-5060. Participants from other towns welcome. 866-5060.

STILLWATER — Public Night at the Garden, 6 p.m., Rogers Farm Demonstration Garden, 914 Bennoch Road, Stillwater. 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.

Meals

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.

FRANKFORT — Turkey supper and pies, 4:30-6:30 p.m. last Saturday, July-October, Frankfort Congregational Church. $8, $3.50 children, free preschoolers.

HAMPDEN — Strawberry Festival, ham, salads, strawberry shortcake, 4:30-6 p.m. July 9, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road. $8, $5 children, free under 4. Quarts available for purchase. Benefits church and programs.

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

Museums

BANGOR — Centennial Exhibit commemorating 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, 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 Perrry Road. $7, $5 seniors, free age 18 and under. 990-3600.

BANGOR — Maine Air Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, 98 Maine Ave. $2, $1 children, $5 family. 941-6757.

BANGOR — Maine Korean War Memorial, pagoda-style monument with names of 245 Mainers killed or Missing in Action in 1950-1953 war, including five Medal of Honor recipients. Flags of 15 UN participating nations, U.S., South Korea. Remembrance Walkway honoring veterans of all wars, Mount Hope Cemetery, Mt. Hope Avenue. Named State Korean War Memorial by Maine Legislature in 1995.

BREWER — Brewer Historical Society, Clewley Museum, Civil War history and artifacts, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays, 199 Wilson St.

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.

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

Music

BANGOR — Bangor Band concerts: July 4, 7 p.m., Bandstand, Paul Bunyan Park; July 5, 7 p.m., Bandstand, Paul Bunyan Park; July 12, 7 p.m., Waterfront; July 19, 7 p.m., Waterfront; July 26, 6:45 p.m., Chapin Park; Aug. 2, 7 p.m., Bandstand, Paul Bunyan Park; Aug. 9, 7 p.m. final concert, Waterfront; http://www.bangorband.org.

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 and third Thursdays 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.

BANGOR — Evergreen, 6 p.m. July 7, Pickering Square.

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.

HUDSON — Damascus Road concert, 6:30 p.m. July 9, Hudson Baptist Church, Routes 43 and 221. Gospel music, bluegrass and traditional. 327-1433.

OLD TOWN — Evergreen, 6:30 p.m. July 14, Riverfront Park Bandstand.

Etc.

BANGOR — German Stammtisch, 5:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, Borders.

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