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Weekly calendar, Sept. 22, 2011

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 — Artwork by artists from Penobscot Valley Industries, a division of Amicus; and Ralph Leek Elders, September, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library.

Children, youth

BANGOR — Family Fun Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 24, Bangor Christian Schools. Sports challenges, buggy and hay rides, bake and pie sales, refreshments, vintage cars and trucks, emergency vehicles, silent auction, varsity soccer vs. Searsport, 2 p.m.

EDDINGTON — Sunday School Rally Day, registration, 10:30 a.m., Sept. 18, North Brewer- Eddington United Methodist Church, 31 Main Road. 989-4715.

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.


BUCKSPORT — “Art in Mind: To the Brain and Beyond,” with Miranda Aycock Raimondi, 1:15-2:15 p.m. Sept. 26-Nov. 7, Bucksport Senior Citizens Center, 125 Broadway. Bring paint, brushes, canvases, plastic mat. $25. 469-3632.

Clubs, groups

BANGOR — Eastern Maine Camera Club, open print images and open digital, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22; sharpening pictures with Ed Dixon, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Parks and Rec, 647 Main St.

BANGOR — German Stammtisch, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Captain Nick’s, Union Street. Improve your language skills and have fun. Note new location. All welcome.

BUCKSPORT — Bucks Mills Rod and Gun Club, 7 p.m. Sept. 22, 359 Bucks Mills Road. Promotes public relations relating to natural resources, wildlife management, outdoor recreation and sportsmanship. 667-6167.

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

ORRINGTON — Area 6 fall meeting, hosted by Bear Paws Quilting Chapter, 6 p.m. Sept. 22, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. Barbara Duffy, “The Gadget Lady.” Brown-bag supper. $3. Khris LaChance, 223-5424.


BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, 8-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road. Buffalo Creek; Sept. 23; New Society, Sept. 30. No smoking, no T-shirts. June 24, Country Mist. Marylyn, 827-5751.

BANGOR — Contradance, music by Perpetual e-Motion, Kim Roberts calling, Sept. 30; music by Ti’ Acadie, Bill Olson calling, Oct. 21, 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 or

Fairs, Fundraisers

BANGOR — Grange Craft Fair, Fall Harvest Fair, bounce house, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 15, Bangor Grange, Ohio Street. Craft vendors needed, $10, 991-1489.

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 — Talent contest, age 10-17, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, Forest Avenue Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. $5 entrance fee. Benefits roof fund. Must pre-register, 942-4705.

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, 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 — OHI Longaberger Basket Bingo, 1 p.m. Oct. 15, Brewer Eagles Club; 15 games, two coveralls, benefits people with disabilities. $10. Doors open 11 a.m. 848-5804.

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

CARMEL — Simpson Memorial Library, bake sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 17, Ye Old General Store, Route 2. Pies, cookies, breads.

DEDHAM — Multi-family yard sale, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 1, parking lot behind town hall. Vendor spaces, $10 donation to Dedham School PTF; bring tables, chairs. Setup 7 a.m.

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

HERMON — Spaghetti supper, silent and live auctions to benefit Jacob Tozer’s Ride, to make van handicapped-accessible for 13-year-old, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 29, Hermon High School. Donation $5, $20 family. Donations to Jacob Tozer’s Ride, Camden National Bank. 848-5110.

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

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.

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. “Resurrection Trial,” drama about Jesus as though events happened in modern times, Sept. 30. Movie and popcorn free. 945-6616.

BANGOR — “Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives: The Environmental Footprint of War,” 7 p.m. Sept. 25, Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St., Suite 100. Free, open to all, with discussion.

ORONO — Sustainable Orono, documentary “Olomana Gardens: Permaculture and Aquaponics” in Hawaii, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Orono Senior Center, Birch Street;

Lectures, events

BANGOR — Redeemer Lutheran Church 50th anniversary, music program 4 p.m., gala dinner 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24; worship 9:30 a.m. Sept. 25, 540 Essex St. RSVP, Nancy, 945-3166, Tuesday through Thursday.

BANGOR — National Employ Older Worker Week, open house at office and computer resource area, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 22, National Able Network, services to senior community, 336 Mt. Hope Ave. Computer resource area Monday and Thursday to public. 385-2500.

ORONO — Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine. Sept. 22: “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Palestinian Statehood and the Crisis of Israeli Democracy,” professor Alex Grab; Oct. 6: “Bring Our War $$ Home: 9/11, the Afghanistan War and the Killing of Osama bin Laden,” professor Doug Allen. Speakers not necessarily Socialist, Marxist. 581-3860.


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 — Heart-healthy bean supper, yellow eyes, pea and vegetarian, many salads, chop suey, pies, 5-6 p.m. Sept. 24, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. $7, $3 children. Benefits mission projects.

BUCKSPORT — Baked beans and casseroles supper, pies, 5-6 p.m. Sept. 24, Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road. $7, $3 children.

CLIFTON — Roast pork supper, 4:30 and 5:15 p.m. Sept. 24, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. $8, $4 children. Takeout available, leave message, 843-5441.

HAMPDEN — Bean-hole beans, ham, pies, 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 24, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, Kennebec Road. $8, $5 children. $6 quart, $3 pint.

HAMPDEN — Baked bean supper, John’s Chili, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 1, Hampden Kiwanis Club. $7, $4 children. Takeout, call 862-3700, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

KENDUSKEAG — Church buffet supper, baked beans, casseroles, pies, 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 24, Kenduskeag Union Church. From Bangor, take Union Street to Kenduskeag Road in Levant, then to the church. From Route 15 in Kenduskeag, follow detour signs. $6, $3 children.

OLD TOWN — Free community supper, 6 p.m. Sept. 23, St. James’ Episcopal Church, Main and Center streets.


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 under age 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.

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.

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.

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