Weekly calendar Oct. 6

Posted Oct. 04, 2011, at 3:28 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 04, 2011, at 4:45 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: weekly@bangordailynews.com. Mail The Weekly Calendar, PO Box 1329, Bangor 04402.

Art

BANGOR — Dominic Chavez: “The Global Lens,” photography; Carlo Pittore, “Studio Life,” paintings; Abe Ajay, “Constructions,” wall-oriented relief sculptures, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Oct. 14-Dec. 30, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Free in 2011 in memory of Ted Leonard, thanks to Machias Savings Bank. 561-3350; http://www.umma.umaine.edu.

BANGOR — Jonathan Bright, photographs from around the globe, Oct. 6-Dec. 7, John and Lynda Rohman Art Gallery, Eastern Maine Community College Library. Reception, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 6. 974-4640.

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. http://www.mainediscoverymuseum.org.

ORONO — Free car seat inspections by the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. third Tuesday, Orono Fire Department. No appointment needed. Rachel Beckwith, 991-1978.

Classes

BUCKSPORT — Art in Mind: To the Brain and Beyond, art education class with Miranda Aycock Raimondi, 1:15-2:15 p.m. Oct. 10-Nov. 14, Bucksport Senior Citizens Center, 125 Broadway. Bring paint, brushes, canvas, place mats. $25. Register, 469-3632.

ORONO — Six-week computer classes with Shellie Batuski, Oct. 6, Orono Public Library. Beginners, 9-10:30 a.m. Intermediate class, for those with knowledge of Internet and email, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Free, preregistration required, 866-5050.

Clubs, groups

BANGOR — Eastern Maine Camera Club, speaker Greg Hartford, award winning photographer, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Parks and Rec, 647 Main St.

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 and fourth Wednesday, Captain Nick’s, Union Street. Improve your language skills and have fun. Open to all.

BREWER — Bangor Area Boston Terriers, walk dogs, meet friends, 6 p.m. Mondays, Spring Street Park. 949-9649.

HERMON — Ecotat Gardens fall workshop and lunch, 9 a.m.-noon Oct, 8. Preregister, 848-5946.

Dance

BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road. Murky Waters, Oct. 7; Bushwack, Oct. 14; Wild Horse, Oct. 21; Country Mist, Halloween dance, Oct. 28. No smoking, no T-shirts. 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 — Marine Corps Ball, Greater Bangor Area Detachment 1151, Marine Corps League, 6 p.m. Nov. 12, Jeff’s Catering. Open to all. Tickets in advance only by Nov. 7. $25, $45 couple. Richard Stitham, 106 Rider Bluff Road, Holden, ME 04429-7103; 944-5776, det1151@hotmail.com.

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. Oct. 8, Keith Anderson Community Center, 16 Bennoch Road. Beginner lesson, 7:30 p.m. All ages, all dances taught. 884-8663, marshislandband@gmail.com.

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR — Fall sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15, Unitarian Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Household items, books, furniture. Rain or shine. 947-7009.

BANGOR — Grange Craft Fair and Fall Harvest Fair, bounce house for youngsters, 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 — 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. 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, including make-your-own sundaes. 973-3976.

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. Accepting fall-winter donations. 745-7208.

CARMEL — Simpson Memorial Library, bake sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 15, Ye Old General Store, Route 2. Pies, cookies, breads, soups. Benefits children’s programming at library.

CLIFTON — Clifton Community Food Pantry, outreach of Clifton United Baptist Church, 10 a.m.-noon first Monday; 4-6 p.m. third Monday, at the church, 742 Airline Road. Those interested in volunteering, contact church for interview.

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.

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.

HAMPDEN — Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, 1 p.m. Oct. 8, Kiwanis Civic Center. Doors open at noon. Fee $103, limited to 100 players. Benefits Hampden Kiwanis charities. 356-9949.

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 — 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.

OLD TOWN — Holy Family Thrift Store, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, in the convent on Carroll Street, behind Holy Family Rectory. 827-4000.

OLD TOWN — Old Town Knights of Columbus Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 22, K of C Hall, Gilman Falls Avenue. Lunch available. 827-5667.

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.

WINTERPORT — Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m.-noon and 3-6 p.m. Oct. 8, 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, independent, documentary and foreign films, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Union Street Brick Church, 126 Union St. “Tabloid,” Oct. 7; “Passione,” Oct. 14. $6. Concessions. Info, http://www.rivercitycinema.com.

BANGOR — Family movie night, 6:30 p.m., Columbia Street Baptist Church: Oct. 14, “Sound of Music”; Oct. 28, “”It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” Movie and popcorn free. 945-6616, http://www.csbcbangor.org.

Lectures, events

BANGOR — Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13: Don Kraus, “Tribalism, Globalism and the Responsibility to Protect”; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3: Steve Brouwer, 7:30 p.m., “Revolutionary Doctors in Venezuela and Cuba”; Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 100 Harlow St. Speakers not necessarily Socialist or Marxist. 581-3860 or douglas.allen@umit.maine.edu.

CASTINE — Maine Maritime Academy, Corning School of Ocean Studies, 3 p.m., Alumni Lecture Room, Leavitt Hall. “The Regulation of Cnidarian-Dinoflagellate Symbioses: In Sickness and In Health,” Dr. Virginia Weiss, Oregon State University, Oct. 17. Free, open to all.

CASTINE — “Impact of Panama Canal on Shipping in Caribbean/South America and the U.S. Northeast,” by Dr. Jaime Santiago, dean of the College of Business Administration, Catholic Pontifical University of Puerto Rico, 4 p.m. Oct. 13, Delano Auditorium, Leavitt Hall, Maine Maritime Academy. Free, open to all.

ORONO — Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine. Oct. 6: “Bring Our War $$ Home: 9/11, the Afghanistan War and the Killing of Osama bin Laden,” professor Doug Allen; Oct. 13: “Global Cooperation: The Only Path Forward,” Don Kraus, executive director of Citizens of Global Solutions; Oct. 20: “Rethinking the Capitalist-Communist Difference: A Marxian Analysis,” Richard D. Wolff, professor of economics emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and visiting professor at New School University, New York; Oct. 20: 7:30 p.m., 101 Neville Hall, UMaine, Richard D. Wolff, annual Howard B. Schonberger Memorial Lecture on Peace and Social Justice, “Capitalism’s Ongoing Crisis: Causes, Consequences and Solutions” Oct. 27: “Living Downstream II: Updates on the Old Town Dump and the University of Maine,” panelists John Banks, director of the natural resources department, Penobscot Nation; Paul Schroeder, Orono resident, member of Trash Trackers Network; Ed Spencer, West Old Town resident. Hauck Auditorium, Memorial Union. Speakers not necessarily Socialist or Marxist. 581-3860 or douglas.allen@umit.maine.edu.

ORONO — Tuesday Readers, “A Certain Slant of Light” by Cynthia Thayer, 10 a.m. Oct. 18, Orono Public Library. Mysteries of American cultures and geographical locations. 866-5060.

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.

BLUE HILL — The Simmering Pot, a community-created supper, 2:30-6 p.m. Mondays, First Congregational Church. Eat in or take out. No charge, donation accepted. thesimmeringpot@gmail.com, 374-2891.

BREWER — Fall harvest supper, baked beans, casseroles, harvest desserts, 5 p.m. Oct. 8, Second Congregational Church, 607 South Main St. $7, $3 under 12.

CARMEL — New England boiled ham supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 8, Carmel Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $7, free age 5 and younger.

HAMPDEN — Public bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Hampden Snowmobile Club, 844 Western Ave. $6, $3 children.

HOLDEN — Baked beans and casseroles supper, 5 and 5:45 p.m. Oct. 8, Holden Congregational Church. $7, $4 children, free preschoolers.

VEAZIE — Spaghetti supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 8, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. $6, children $3.

WINTERPORT — Old-fashioned church supper, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 8, Ellingwood’s Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. $6, $3 under 12. 234-2762.

Museums

BANGOR — Cole Land Transportation Museum, 200 antique (primarily Maine) vehicles, 50 to 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.

OLD TOWN — Old Town Museum Fall Tea, 2 p.m. Oct. 16, 353 Main St. By reservation only, $100 for eight, $75 for six, $50 for four, $25 for two, $15 for one. Send check to Old Town Museum, c/o Mary Gibouleau, 96 Fourth St., Old Town 04468, or call 827-2435. Music by Village to Village, Ellie May Shufro and Juan Condori, fiddle and cello. Presentation on tea by Old Town native Katrina Avila. Museum open 1-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday; http://www.oldtownmuseum.org.

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

PROSPECT — Fright at the Fort, sponsored by the Friends of Fort Knox, 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 21-22, Oct. 28-29. 469-6553.

PROSPECT — “Shocktober” at Fort Knox, East Ghost Trackers, ghost tours of the fort 7-10 p.m., hourly, Oct. 8 and 15. Tour groups limited to 20. Tickets $10 at 469-6553 or the fort gift shop.

PROSPECT — Civil War cannon firing demonstration by the 6th Maine Battery, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 8-9, Fort Knox. 469-6553.

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.

Music

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 http://www.thebrickchurch.com.

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

OLD TOWN — Celebrate Hope Concert with Tedd Fish, 6 p.m. Oct. 16, United Baptist Church, 86 Middle St.

Theater

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. Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. 942-3333, http://www.penobscottheatre.org.

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