Weekly calendar

Posted Aug. 30, 2011, at 7:09 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 30, 2011, at 8:03 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: 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,” 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 in 2011, thanks to Machias Savings Bank. 561-3350.

BANGOR — “In Bloom,” local artists, September, Boyd Place Gallery, 21 Boyd St. 941-2837.

Children, youth

BANGOR — Maine Discovery Museum, 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.

Clubs, groups

BANGOR — AARP Penobscot Chapter 374, Dottie VanHorn, Eastern Area Agency on Aging, noon Sept. 6, Elks Club, Odlin Road. Bring bag lunch, school supplies. 947-7552.

BANGOR — Bangor Grange, first and third Tuesdays, Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. Ages 14 and up. 973-3976.

BANGOR — Rendez-Vous, French conversation, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Starbucks, Bangor Mall Boulevard. French speakers welcome.

BANGOR — German Stammtisch, 5:30 p.m. second Wednesday, Captain Nick’s, Union Street; fourth Wednesday, Muddy Rudder porch, Brewer. Note new location. All welcome.

BREWER — Daughters of Isabella, Circle 422 of Bangor, 10 a.m. Sept. 12, St. Teresa’s Parish Hall.

BREWER — Brewer Historical Society, 7 p.m. second Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 40 South Main St.

CARMEL — Carmel Senior Citizens, historian Richard Shaw, noon Sept. 7, Golden Harvest Grange Hall, Main Road. Potluck dinner. Patty Clement, 848-2904; Gary Lowe, 947-7552.

ORONO — Penobscot Valley Branch of AAUW, 7 p.m. Sept. 14, Gathering Place, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Lindsey LaChance, trip to national convention. Janice, 866-4503.


BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road. Bushwhack, Sept. 2; Wild Horse, Sept. 9; Mainely Country, Sept. 16; Buffalo Creek; Sept. 23; New Society, Sept. 30. No smoking, no T-shirts. Marylyn, 827-5751.

BANGOR — Contradance, music by Matching Orange, Bill Olson calling, Sept. 16; music by Perpetual e-Motion, Kim Roberts calling, Sept. 30, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners’ session 7:30 p.m.; dance 8 p.m. All ages, all dances taught. $8, $20 family; 941-9727.

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR — Yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 16-17, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Drop off donated items 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 12-15. 945-9567.

BANGOR — Scrapbook fundraiser for Momentum’s Special Olympics team, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 17, 28 Gilman Plaza, Suite 5. $25, includes breakfast, lunch. Reservations, 907-4501. Send money order (no checks), Momentum, 28 Gilman Plaza, Suite 5, Bangor O4401; or cash at door.

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 discount. Proceeds help Habitat for Humanity.

BANGOR — Indoor yard sale and early Christmas sale, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 3, Forest Avenue Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. Barbecue. Items welcome. 942-4705. Benefits roof repair fund.

CORINTH — Yard sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 2-3, Safe Place Food Pantry, 328 Main St. Household items, cleaning supplies. Benefits Safe Place Community Center. Donation receipts available.

FRANKFORT — Quilt show by Winterport Clippers Quilters Group, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 8, Frankfort Congregational Church, Route 1A. Handcrafted items, door prizes, refreshments. $3 donation at door. Nancy Ronco, 223-5950.

HAMPDEN — Book sale, bake sale, yard sale, sponsored by Hampden Historical Society, 8 a.m. Sept. 17, Kinsley House, 83 Main Road South. Jerry, 862-3463; Vivian, 862-3676.

HERMON — Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 9-11 a.m. first, third Wednesdays (note new hours and day), Penobscot Snowmobile Club, Bog Road. 299-5186.

HOLDEN — Fall Frolic, sponsored by town, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24, Holden Elementary School and town office grounds, Route 1A. Seeking crafters, yard sale vendors. Outdoor tables for crafters, $15 each; outdoor yard sale spaces, 20 square feet, $15 each. Benefits restoration of Old Grange Hall. 843-5151.

LEVANT — Harvest bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 10, Treworgy’s Orchards, Union Street. Homemade pies, breads, cakes with apples, pumpkins, fall fruits. Benefits Levant Heritage Library.

LEVANT — Book sale and raffle, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 10, Levant Heritage Library, Union Street.

SEARSPORT — KnitMaine-ia fashion show, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Searsport Shores Campground. By Women of St. Margaret’s in Belfast. $10, with wine and cheese reception. Benefits New Hope for Women. Also, collecting hand-knit gloves, mittens, scarves, hats for women and children served by New Hope.

VERONA — Verona Women’s Club craft fair, Nov. 12, Verona Town Hall. Table rentals: $15 full table; $7.50 half-space or small rack. Cora Webster, 469-3740; Marlene Smith, 469-7992.


BANGOR — Family movie night, 6 p.m., Columbia Street Baptist Church. “Gnomeo and Juliet,” animated comedy with songs by Elton John, Sept. 16; “Resurrection Trial,” powerful drama about Jesus as though events happened in modern times, Sept. 30. Movie and popcorn free. 945-6616,

HOLDEN — “Green Fire,” documentary about environmentalist Aldo Leopold, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free.

Lectures, events

BANGOR — Fields Pond Book Discussion Group, led by Joyce Rumery, “The Geese of Beaver Pond,” by Bernd Heinrich, story of baby Canada goose raised to adulthood, 7 p.m. Sept. 8, Bangor Public Library. Free.


ALTON — Breakfast buffet, 7-9 a.m. Sept. 10, Alton United Methodist Church. $6. 394-2702.

BANGOR — Grange spaghetti supper, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St.. Mainely Country show, 7 p.m. $6 each event, both for $10. Handicapped-accessible. 973-3976.

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.

BANGOR — Spaghetti dinner, 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 15, Bangor Elks Club, 108 Odlin Road. $7, $5 seniors and age 12-18; $3, under 12. Silent auction, 4:30-6:45 p.m. Sponsored by Westgate Manor to benefit Maine Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association. Tammy Leland, 942-7336.

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

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. Sept. 10, Holden Congregational Church. $7, $4 children, free preschoolers.

ORRINGTON — Roast beef dinner, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 3, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. By donation. Hosted by EOCC and Lighthouse Church of God to benefit York family for fire cleanup.

ORRINGTON — Baked beans and casseroles supper, pies, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 10, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, $3 children.

VEAZIE — Bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 10, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. Beans, rolls, hot dogs, coleslaw, desserts. $6, children $3.


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 and Hose 5 Fire Museum, curated by Dick Shaw, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, September, 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 and memorials including World War II, Korea, Vietnam and 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 MIA, 1950-1953 war, 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.

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, 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. Historical and cultural objects of Penobscot Tribe from early Stone Age to present. Free, donations accepted. 827-4153.

OLD TOWN — Old Town Museum, 1-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, 353 Main St. Free.

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

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


BANGOR — Mainely Country in concert, 7 p.m. Sept. 17, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Show preceded by spaghetti supper, 5:30 p.m. Show tickets, $6; supper tickets, $6; or both for $10. Reservations, 973-3976.

BANGOR — Country Jam, 6:30-9 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Door prizes, 50-50 raffle. Cold beverages available. Donations at door. 942-0802, 262-9600.

HERMON — Fleetwood Mix, performing music of Fleetwood Mac, 8 p.m. Sept. 16, Morgan Hill Event Center, Route 2. $20, tickets at Morgan Hill Event Center, 848-7100, or Bill Libby, 852-4671. Silent auction, raffle. Benefits Hemophilia Alliance of Maine, Clark’s Have a Heart Cancer Foundation and youth sports organizations.

ORONO — Bangor Symphony Orchestra, with violinist Jennifer Koh, playing Mozart, Bruch and Brahms, 7 p.m. Sept. 10, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine. 581-1755,


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