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Weekly calendar

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: Mail The Weekly Calendar, PO Box 1329, Bangor 04402.


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. “In Bloom” art exhibit

BANGOR — Charcoal sketches, pastels and oil paintings by David Rogers, July, Stairwell Gallery, Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.

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; 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. 262-7200.

ORONO — Free car seat inspections by 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,

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, nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Beal College, 99 Farm Road. Guests welcome.

BREWER — Brewer Historical Society, Pauleena MacDougall, director of Maine Folklife Center at the University of Maine, to present “The Rise and Fall of Eastern Corp.: The Story of American Industry in the 20th Century,” 7 p.m. July 12, First United Methodist Church, 40 South Main St.

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.


BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road. 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

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 — Drawing for catered dinner with Lucas Richman, Grammy Award-winning music director and conductor of Bangor Symphony Orchestra, from pool of more than 130 annual fund donors who increased their gift to BSO this season by 10 percent or more, noon July 7, lobby, Thistle’s Restaurant, 175 Exchange St.

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 — ReStore, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Penobscot Plaza. New and reusable building materials and home items at a discounted price. Proceeds help Habitat for Humanity build homes in partnership with low-income families.

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

BREWER — Brewer Days Car Show, sponsored by Troop 15 Boy Scouts, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 11, Brewer Auditorium parking lot, Wilson Street. No admission fee, donations accepted. $5 registration per vehicle in show. Awards, silent auction. Make ’n’ Take for kids, wooden car or truck, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Silent auction. Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony, 11 a.m. Preregister, Information, Teresa Maybury, 989-0411,

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 Adams School 2012 student exchange with 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,

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 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 — Yard sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 15-16, Cedar Haven Tenants Association, Route 1A.

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.


BANGOR — River City Cinema, “Summer Subpoena,” free outdoor movie festival, sunset (8:30 p.m.), Pickering Square, downtown. Bring lawn chair. Free. Concessions available. 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

Lectures, events

BANGOR — Bangor Museum and History Center historic tour: Mount Hope Cemetery, 10 a.m. July 16. Meet at superintendent’s office off entrance at 1048 State St. $7, free to members and children under 12;

BANGOR — Bangor Museum and History Center historic tour: Ghost Lamp Tour, 7 p.m. July 19. Meet at waterfront parking lot near harbor master’s office. $7, free to members and children under 12;

BANGOR — Bangor Museum and History Center historic tour: Devil’s Half-Acre, for adult audiences, exploring “the wicked side of Bangor,” 7 p.m. July 29. Meet at waterfront parking lot near harbor master’s office. $7, free to members;

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 micropublishing 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” with Chris Cosce; Aug. 16, “Art in the Garden” celebration. Come early to tour garden. 942-7396 or 800-287-1485.


BANGOR — Strawberry Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 9, Winterberry Heights, 932 Ohio St. Juggler Zach Fields, 11 a.m.-noon; strawberry gelatin pie-eating contest, noon-1 p.m.; festive music, 1-2 p.m.; face painting, bean bag toss, activities, noon-2 p.m. Cost: nonperishable food donations to benefit Good Shepherd Food-Bank. 942-6002.

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. July 9, Franklin Street United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St. $7, $3 children, $20 family. Church office, 469-3622; Ed Petravicz, 469-9979.

CARMEL — Baked ham and casseroles supper, 4:30-6 p.m. July 9, Carmel Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $7, free under 5.

DIXMONT — Public fellowship breakfast buffet and pie, 7-9 a.m. July 16, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road. Sponsored by Dixmont United Methodist Church. $6, $3 children. Accepting nonperishable foods and household supplies for Winterport Food Cupboard.

DEDHAM — Baked bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. July 16, Dedham Congregational Church, Route 46. $8, $4 children.

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.

HOLDEN — Baked beans and casseroles supper, pies, 5 and 5:45 p.m. July 9, Holden Congregational Church. $7, $4 children, free preschoolers.

PROSPECT — Baked beans and casseroles supper, 4-6 p.m. July 9, Prospect Community Center, Route 1A. $5, $2 under 12. Benefits building maintenance and community projects.


BANGOR — Thomas A. Hill House, historic house and Civil War museum, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, through Sept. 30, 159 Union St. $3, free to members and children under 12.

BANGOR — Centennial Exhibit commemorating 100th anniversary of Great Fire of 1911, host is 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 U.N. participating nations, U.S., South Korea. Remembrance Walkway honoring veterans of all wars, Mount Hope Cemetery, Mount Hope Avenue. Named State Korean War Memorial by 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 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.

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


BANGOR — Bangor Band concerts: 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;

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

BANGOR — Evergreen, Cool Sounds concert, 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.

CASTINE — Castine Town Band, summer concerts: 6 p.m. July 15, Wilson Museum; 6 p.m. July 29, Aug. 12; 5:45 p.m. Aug. 26, Town Common. In case of rain, move to Emerson Hall across street from Town Common. 326-9138 or email

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.


BREWER — German Stammtisch, 5:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, Muddy Rudder porch. Improve language skills and have fun. Note new location. All welcome.

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