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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, through 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, through Dec. 7, John and Lynda Rohman Art Gallery, Eastern Maine Community College Library. 974-4640.
BANGOR — Infrared photographs by Marty Hipsky, October, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library.
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 — Planetarium shows: “The Little Star That Could,” Nov. 4 and 18; “Black Holes,” Nov. 11; “Earth, Moon & Sun,” Dec. 2 and 16; “Origins of Life,” Dec. 9 and 23; “Season of Light,” 2 p.m. Dec. 4, 11 and 18, Jordan Planetarium, Wingate Hall, University of Maine. $3. Reservations recommended, 581-1341; http://www.GalaxyMaine.com.
BANGOR — Financing Your Future, five-session class exploring attitudes and beliefs about money, building money management confidence, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Nov. 9, Women, Work & Community. One follow-up session a month after course ends. later. Classes will be held at Women, Work, & Community. Free, confidential. Must preregister, 262-7842 or 800-442-2092.
BANGOR — AARP Safe Driving Course, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9, Eastern Area Agency on Aging, 450 Essex St. Participants are asked to bring a brown bag lunch. Veterans and spouses may take the class for free in the month of November in honor of Veterans Day. Military ID required. Nominal charge for all others. 941-2865.
BANGOR — Seminar focusing on optimal nutrition for pets and humans, taught by Don Hanson and Martha Ohrenberger, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Green Acres Kennel Shop, 1653 Union St. Free, donations of cash or pet food for the Eastern Area Agency on Aging Furry Friends Food Bank accepted.
ALTON — Alton Book Club, 1 p.m. Nov. 9, Alton United Methodist Church, 4527 Bennoch Road. This month’s selection is “The Help” by Katherine Stockett.
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.
BREWER — Bangor Nature Club, 1 p.m. Nov. 9, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 21 Holyoke St. Speaker Robert M. Frank on “Trees of Maine: Where and What Are They and How Many.”
BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road. Mainely Country, Nov. 4. 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.
BANGOR — Contact improvisation dance, 4-6 p.m. Nov. 5, UU Society of Bangor, 120 Park St. $5-$10 sliding scale. First hour: class teaching different dance skills; second hour: open dancing. Wear comfortable clothing. Proceeds to benefit the UU of Bangor Children’s Programs. email@example.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.
Fairs and festivals
BANGOR — Designing Women show and sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5, Center for Family Business, Husson University, One College Circle. $2 donation benefits Spruce Run. Refreshments available.
BANGOR — Fall Festival, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 5, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. White elephant sale, gently used items, books, CDs, DVDs, handmade crafts, baked goods, raffle items, plants. Lunch available. 945-3166.
BANGOR — Breaking Bread Food Pantry, 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 517 Hammond St. 570-8107.
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 — Bargain basement yard sale, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5, Forest Avenue Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. Every item must go. 1950s prices. Luncheon, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Benefits church oil fund.
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.
BANGOR — Jingle Bell Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Crafts, jams, jellies, baked goods, candy, soap, gift baskets, jewelry, white elephants, children’s gift shop and activities, coffee, luncheon.
BANGOR — Old-fashioned fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 5, Phillips-Strickland House, 21 Boyd St. Food, crafts, books and jewelry. The Cafe opens at 11 a.m.
BREWER — Fair sponsored by Old Town Riverside Grange 273, Nov. 5, 1266 North Main St. Tables, $10 each. 827-3698.
BREWER — Shoestring Thrift Shop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 Brimmer St., off South Main Street. Benefits scholarships. 745-7208.
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.
DEDHAM — Dedham Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 5, Dedham Congregational Church, Route 46. Local craftspeople, home-baked food, plant sale, lunch available, door prize.
EDDINGTON — Christmas Around the Bend craft fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5, North Brewer-Eddington United Methodist Church, Route 9. Homemade crafts, gift baskets, candies, cookies, baked goods, jams, jellies, pickles. Homemade hot chicken salad, homemade corn chowder, hot dogs. 989-4715.
FRANKFORT — Frankfort Troop & Pack 34 food drive, starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 5. House-to-house collection. Proceeds to benefit the Neighbor’s Cupboard, which serves residents of Winterport and Frankfort.
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.
HERMON — Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 9-11 a.m. the first, third Wednesdays, 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.
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, convent on Carroll Street, behind Holy Family Rectory. 827-4000.
OLD TOWN — Craft fair, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 5, Old Town Riverside Grange. Corn chowder, hot dogs and sandwiches for lunch. Tables for rent $10. 827-3698.
OLD TOWN — Doll sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 5, Old Town Methodist Church. Proceeds benefit the Old Town-Orono Animal Orphanage. 299-7324.
ORONO — Harvest fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5, 9-2, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Collectibles, handmade gifts, baked goods, jams, jewelry, plants. Snack bar with sandwiches, pies.
VEAZIE — Christmas fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. Crafts, food, raffles, white elephants, lunch.
BANGOR — River City Cinema, independent, documentary, Maine-made and foreign films, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Union Street Brick Church, 126 Union St. “Passione,” Nov. 4. $6. Concessions.
BANGOR — Veterans Day ceremonies, 1 p.m. Nov. 11, Cole Land Transportation Museum, 405 Perry Road. Area students to read winning essays in 2011 Veteran Interview Essay Contest. Patriotic concert by the Bangor Band. Activities free. Museum to close for winter at 5 p.m.
BREWER and BANGOR — Three Cyr buses available for veterans who cannot walk the 1½-mile parade route, will follow the veterans group in the 10:15 a.m. Veterans Day parade on Nov. 11 to Bangor. After parade, buses will bring riding and marching veterans back to Brewer Shopping Plaza.
BANGOR — Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
BREWER — Nutritional seminar with Kay Saucier, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, through Nov. 30, Results Physical Therapy and Wellness Center & My Gym, 797 Wilson St. 992-4042.
CASTINE — “State of the U.S. Economy: Looking Toward the Future,” by Jerry A. Bazata, vice president for global commercial business banking, Bank of America-Northeast, 4 p.m. Nov. 7, Delano Auditorium, Leavitt Hall, Maine Maritime Academy.
CASTINE — Maine Maritime Academy, Corning School of Ocean Studies, 3 p.m., Alumni Lecture Room, Leavitt Hall. “Unassuming Engineers: The Effects of Injury and Nutrition on Sediment Disturbance by a Marine Polychaete, Clymenella Torquata,” Beth Campbell, University of Maine, Nov. 7. Free, open to all.
ORONO — Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine. 7 p.m. Nov. 10: Anthony Brown, “Songs and Stories of Peace, Hope and Justice,” Hauck Auditorium, Memorial Union. Speakers not necessarily socialist or Marxist. 581-3860 or email@example.com.
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. Free, donation accepted. 374-2891.
BREWER — Baked bean casserole supper, 5 p.m. Nov. 5, Second Congregational Church, 607 South Main St. $7, $3 under 12.
DIXMONT — Hunters breakfast, 5-9 a.m. Nov. 5, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Club Clubhouse, Cates Road. $6, and children under 12 $3.
EDDINGTON — Hunters breakfast, 6-10 a.m. Nov. 5, Eddington Salmon Club, Routes 9 and 178, $6, children 12 and under $3.
HAMPDEN — Benefit spaghetti supper for Patrick Carrier and family, 4:30-6 p.m. Nov. 5, Nealley’s Corner Church, 1260 Kennebec Road. By donation, to help cover medical costs for Carrier, who has a very rare and aggressive form of anaplastic thyroid cancer.
HAMPDEN — Baked bean supper and John’s Chili, 4:30-6 p.m. Nov. 5, Kiwanis Club. $7, $4 children. Takeout, call 862-3700, 3:30-4:30 p.m. for home delivery after 5 p.m.
HOLDEN — Hunters breakfast, 4:30-8:30 a.m. Nov. 5, Eastern Maine Snowmobile Club, Levenseller Road. $6.
VEAZIE — Beef stew supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Nov. 12, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. $6, $3 children.
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, May 1-Nov. 11, 405 Perry Road. $7, $5 seniors, free age 18 and under. 990-3600.
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 Legislature in 1995.
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.
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, October. $3, $1 age 5-11.
PROSPECT — Penobscot Narrows Observatory, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, October. $5, $3 age 5-11, includes admission to Fort Knox.
BANGOR — Schubert’s Mass in G, performed by senior choir, guest soloists, string ensemble, 2 p.m. Nov. 6, All Souls Congregational Church. Also, Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano by Madeleine Dring, and Fantasie in F Minor for organ duet, by Mozart. Donations accepted.
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.
BANGOR — Heart of Maine Chorus of Sweet Adelines, 6.30 p.m. Mondays, corner of Essex Street and Grandview Avenue. 989-4110.
BREWER — The Brewer Hometown Band, 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Brewer Auditorium. Refreshments, door prizes. Free, donations appreciated.
DEDHAM — Country jam, noon-4:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Peakes Hill Lodge.
BANGOR — Penobscot Theatre Company, “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://www.penobscottheatre.org.