Weekly calendar

Posted July 26, 2011, at 4:21 p.m.
Last modified July 27, 2011, at 9:27 a.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,” works by 34 fine art photographers, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Sept. 24, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Free in memory of Ted Leonard, thanks to Machias Savings Bank. 561-3350.

BANGOR — Photographs of Grand Manan by Ned and Diane Smith, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 29, lecture hall, Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.

BANGOR — “In Bloom,” two-dimensional works by local artists Valerie Aponik, Jane Blay, Helena Bosse, Jim Counihan, Evelyn Dunphy, Asha Fenn, Ken Graslie, Betsy Headley, Ed Healey, Faye Ivers, Jill Hoy, Anne Johnston, Karsten Kittelston, Hannah Kuhn, James Lagasse, Nancy Langlois, Holly Leighton, Wendy Libby, Petrea Noyes, James Pay, Melinda Perrier, Laurie Proctor, Terri Sanzenbacher, Sarah Tabor, Marsha Townsend, William Ward and Becky Whight, through Sept. 30, Boyd Place Gallery, 21 Boyd St. 941-2837.

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

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 — Vacation Bible School, ages 3-12, 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 1-5, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Bangor. “Get on Board the Bible Train,” Bible stories, mission project, crafts, snacks, music, outdoor games. Sign up, 945-9567, 8:30 a.m.-noon weekdays.

HAMPDEN — Vacation Bible School, “Hometown Nazareth: Where Jesus Was a Kid,” worship 9 a.m., cookout 11 a.m.-noon, VBS noon-2 p.m. Aug. 14; 6-8 p.m. Aug. 15-18, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road.

Dance

BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, 8-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road. Barb Demo band, July 29; Murky Water, Aug. 5; Doug Baker and Real Deal, Aug. 12; New Society, Aug. 19; Country Mist, Aug. 26. No smoking, no T-shirts. Marylyn, 827-5751.

BANGOR — Contradance with 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.

Fairs, Fundraisers

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

BANGOR — Talent contest tryouts, age 10-17, Aug. 19-20, Forest Avenue Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. $5 entrance fee. Benefits roof fund. Sign-up, 942-4705.

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 Catholic School. 945-5523.

BANGOR — Family Thrift Shop, operated by Highway International Ministries, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 54 Cumberland St. 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.

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

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.

VEAZIE — Food sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St.

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

WINTERPORT — Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m.-noon and 3-6 p.m. Aug. 13, Ellingwood’s Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. Clothing, books. Bean supper, 4-6 p.m. $6, $3 under 12.

Film

BANGOR — River City Cinema, sunset (8:30 p.m.) July 29, Pickering Square. Bring a lawn chair. Free. Concessions. “Witness for the Prosecution.”

Lectures, events

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

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

BLUE HILL — Blueberry Festival, all ages, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 6, Blue Hill Congregational Church and Legion Hall. Blueberry pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m., and lunch. Children’s and youth area, silent auction. 374-2891, bhcongo@yahoo.com.

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

HAMPDEN — Kiwanis pancake breakfast, 7-9 a.m. Children’s Day, Aug. 20, Kiwanis Civic Center, Main Road North. $6, $3 children. Benefits Kiwanis charities.

HOLDEN — Baked beans and casseroles supper, pies, 5 and 5:45 p.m. Aug. 13, Holden Congregational Church. $7, $4 children, free to preschoolers.

OLD TOWN — Blueberry Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30, Old Town United Methodist Church, 744 Stillwater Ave. Blueberry pie a la mode, blueberry ice cream sundae or cream puff with ice cream and sauce. $3.50, $1.50 children. Pies, baked goods, craft sale.

WINTERPORT — Baked bean supper, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 13, Ellingwood’s Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. $6, $3 under 12. Takeout available.

Museums

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, Great Fire of 1911, hosted by Bangor Museum and History Center, Hose 5 Fire Museum, curated by Dick Shaw, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday to Sept. 30, 73 Central St. Rare artifacts, photographs, first-person accounts. 942-1900.

BANGOR — Cole Land Transportation Museum, 200 antique (primarily Maine) vehicles, 50-300 years old. Autos, trucks, trains, horse-drawn wagons, sleighs, several firetrucks and a hand-pumper. One hundred family and military exhibits, memorials including World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Military Order of Purple Heart, 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, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, 98 Maine Ave. $2, $1 children, $5 family. 941-6757.

BANGOR — Maine Korean War Memorial, 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. Hundreds of historical and cultural objects of Penobscot Tribe, early Stone Age to present. Videos daily. Free, donations accepted. 827-4153.

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

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

PROSPECT — Fort Knox State Historic Site, 9 a.m.-sunset, through October. $3, $1 age 5-11.

PROSPECT — Penobscot Narrows Observatory, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, July-August; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, September-October. $5, $3 age 5-11, includes admission to Fort Knox.

Music

BANGOR — The Stone Doctors, Juicebox, Mudseason, Riverbottom Funk and Oversoul, concert, 1 p.m.-closing Aug. 6, My Fork Restaurant & Lounge, Odlin Road. Benefits Eastern Maine Medical Center Charities Kids Cancer Project and ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. $10 in advance or $20 at door. Tickets at My Fork. Harold Brownell, 942-3811.

BANGOR — Bangor Band concerts: Chapin Park; Aug. 2, 7 p.m., Cascade Park; Aug. 9, 7 p.m., Waterfront; http://www.bangorband.org.

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.

CASTINE — Concert with Frank Glazer, music by Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt, Chopin, 7 p.m. Aug. 5, Unitarian Universalist Congregation Church, Town Common, 86 Court St. Suggested donation of $10.

CASTINE — Castine Town Band, summer concerts: 6 p.m. July 29, Town Common. In case of rain, move to Emerson Hall across street. 326-9138 or email jeanmiller@rnsmte.com.

EDDINGTON — Country music jam, 12:30-4:30 p.m. July 31, Comins Hall, Route 9. Fun, food, music. All welcome.

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