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Weekly calendar

By Dale McGarrigle, BDN Staff

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.

Clubs, groups

BANGOR — Eastern Maine Camera Club, lasagna dinner, 6 p.m. Sept. 8, Parks and Rec, 647 Main St. Bring beverage and salad or dessert. 942-8668.

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

BANGOR — German Stammtisch, 5:30 p.m. second Wednesday, Captain Nick’s, Union Street; fourth Wednesday, Muddy Rudder porch. Improve your language skills and have fun. 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, talk on trolleys by Lee Mathews, 7 p.m. Sept. 13, First United Methodist Church, 40 South Main St.

BUCKSPORT — Duck Cove Group, Maine Extension Homemakers Council, 10 a.m. Sept. 13, Yellow Schoolhouse, Route 46. Bring decorated box lunch to be exchanged and beverage. 469-2805.

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 Osgood, 866-4503.


BANGOR — Pie social, beginner square dance lessons with Levi Rounders Square Dance Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Dow Lane Conference Room, Penobscot Job Corps Academy, 1375 Union St. Two free lessons for learners. Preregister, Bob or Cindy, 447-0094 or 631-8816.

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

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 — Contradance with Marsh Island Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 10, Keith Anderson Community Center, 16 Bennoch Road. Beginner lesson, 7:30 p.m. All ages, all dances taught. 884-8663,

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR — Craft fair, artisans and handcrafted gifts, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 10, Winterberry Heights, 932 Ohio St. Donation at door. Benefits Disabled American Veterans of Maine. 942-6002.

BANGOR — Yard sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 10, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Linens, furniture, clothing, white elephants, toys. Benefits church ministries.

BANGOR — Bangor Breakfast Kiwanis Club yard sale, Sept. 10, lawn at Fireside Inn, 570 Main St. To donate, Jim Vashon, 478-2189. Benefits Kiwanis children’s charities.

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, 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.

BREWER — Shoestring Thrift Shop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 Brimmer St., off South Main Street. Benefits scholarships. Accepting fall-winter donations. 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 — Bingo, Fridays, VFW Post 4633, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m., regular bingo, 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 862-2553.

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.

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

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

NEWBURGH — Bottle drive, to benefit Newburgh Community Library, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 10, old Newburgh School parking lot.

OLD TOWN — AMVETS Post 9 meat raffle, members and guests, 7 p.m. Sept. 9, American Legion Hall.

SEARSPORT — KnitMaine-ia fashion show, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Searsport Shores Campground. $10, includes a wine and cheese reception. Benefits New Hope for Women. Also, collection of hand-knit gloves, mittens, scarves, hats for women and children served by New Hope.

WINTERPORT — Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m.-noon and 3-6 p.m. Sept. 10, Ellingwood Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. Clothing, books. Bean supper, 4-6 p.m. $6, $3 under 12.

Lectures, events

BANGOR — “Long-term Planning and Tax Planning,” Jane Skelton, eldercare attorney, 7 p.m. Sept. 12, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. All welcome. RSVP, 262-9600.

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.

WINTERPORT — Ceremony of Remembrance, 8:45 a.m. Sept. 11, Winterport Fire Station and the Winterport Library.


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

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 — 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. By Westgate Manor to benefit Maine Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Tammy Leland, 942-7336.

HOLDEN — Baked beans and casseroles supper, pies, 5 and 5:45 p.m. Sept. 10, Holden Congregational Church. $7, $4 children, free preschoolers.

ORONO — Greek dinner, 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. $7, $21 family of up to five, The Store Ampersand, Mill Street; and 9 a.m.-noon Fridays at the church. Benefits Orono Community Gardens, which supports income-sensitive elders in Orono with locally grown, fresh vegetables throughout the summer.

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.

SEARSPORT — Turkey supper, 5 p.m. Sept. 10, Searsport United Methodist Church, Main St. $8, $4 for children 12 and under. Proceeds go towards the ministry of the church.

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

WINTERPORT — Old-fashioned church supper, 4-6 p.m. Sept. 10, Ellingwood Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. $6, $3 under 12. 234-2762.


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, 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 Maine Legislature in 1995.

CORINTH — Corinth Historical Society Museum, 2 -7 p.m. Sept. 14, 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. Historical and cultural objects of Penobscot Tribe from 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. Free.

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

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, September-October. $5, $3 age 5-11, includes admission to Fort Knox.


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

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, 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

EDDINGTON — Country music jam, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Comins Hall, Route 9. Fun, food, music. All welcome.

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 — DADGAD open mike coffeehouse, Sept. 17, Keith Anderson Community House, Bennoch Road. Open jam 6 p.m., open mike sign-up 7 p.m. $3, free under age 12. 942-3827, http://


BANGOR — Penobscot Theatre Company, “Forever Plaid,” by Stuart Ross, Oct. 20-23; “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” by Roger Bean, Oct. 26-Nov. 13; “A Christmas Story,” by Philip Grecian, Dec. 2-23; “Boeing Boeing,” by Marc Camoleth, adapted by Beverly Cross, Feb. 8-26; world premiere of “Ink,” by Alice van Buren, March 8-April 15; Youth Theatre, April 26-29; “Xanadu,” by Jeff Lynne, John Farrar and Douglas Carter Beane, May 30-June 17; sixth Northern Writes New Play Festival, June 21-July 2, 2012, Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. 942-3333, http://


SEARSPORT — Community Prayer Service for Peace, 6 p.m. Sept. 11, Searsport United Methodist Church, Main Street. 548-2239.

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