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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.


BANGOR — “Into the Lyme-Light: Portraits of Illness and Healing,” by Emily Bracale, through April, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library.

BANGOR — “PETraits: Portraits of Pets and Other People,” Monday-Sunday, through May 31, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St.

BANGOR — University of Maine Museum of Art spring exhibitions, April 6-June 9: “John Goodman: Moments Abstracted,” “Ruth Marshall: Vanished Into Stitches,” “Jemma Gascoine: Slab Waltz.” Free.

BANGOR — Spring Art Show, 6-8:30 p.m., May 24, Sekera Auditorium, John Bapst High School.

HOLDEN — Andy Anderson’s Wildlife Photography, through May, Fields Pond Audubon Center. 989-2591.

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.

BANGOR — Endangered Species Day event, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., May 19, Children’s Room, Bangor Public Library. Staff from the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service will provide a variety of family-oriented games, art projects and activities to highlight the recovery of endangered species in Maine.

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. Karen Hall, 973-3500.

ORONO — Insect Adventures!, 10 a.m.-noon, May 12, Orono Public Library. For children ages 3-12. Bug collecting, identification, indoor and outdoor insect-related activities, crafts, stories.


OLD TOWN — Apple tree pruning demonstration, by Renae Moran, University of Maine tree fruit specialist, 10 a.m.-noon, May 5, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. This is a hands-on workshop; bring saws and pole pruners. Register at 944-9259 or 827-2230.

ORONO — Cooking classes with Chef Cliff Richard, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Tredwell Building, 18 Bennoch Road: May 3, Utilization of All Knife Skills to Demonstrate Stuffed Pork, combining all of the knife techniques to prepare stuffed pork. $10 per class resident, $15 non-resident. 866-5065 or www.oronorec.com.

ORONO — Canning workshop, 4 and 7 p.m., May 10, Hitchner Hall, University of Maine. $10.

942-7396, (800) 287-1485, Theresa.tilton@maine.edu.

Clubs, groups

ALTON — Alton Book Club, 1 p.m., May 9, Alton United Methodist Church, 3494 Bennoch Road: “I’ll Watch the Moon” by Ann Tatlock. facebook.com/altonunitedmethodistchurch.

BANGOR — Eastern Maine Woodturners: Making pens, 6:30 p.m., May 31; Challenge Series, platters and bowls, 6:30 p.m., June 28, Eastern Maine Community College Building and Construction Workshop. Chuck Seguin, 947-7592.

BANGOR — Queen City Grange No. 30, second Monday, Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. Membership open to ages 14 and up. 973-3976.

BANGOR — Pine Kneedlers, 6-8 p.m., third Tuesday of month, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St.

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

BANGOR — Bangor Toastmasters, nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills, 7 p.m., first and third Wednesdays, Beal College, 99 Farm Road. Guests welcome. bangortoastmaster@opt4usa.org.

BANGOR — Rendez-Vous, a French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., first and third Wednesdays, Starbucks, Bangor Mall Blvd. French speakers welcome.

BANGOR — Church Women’s Meeting, 6:30 p.m., May 4, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. Guest speaker: Pastor Gloria Watson.

BANGOR — Fields Pond Book Discussion Group, led by Joyce Rumery: “The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms,” by Amy Stewart, 7 p.m., May 10, Bangor Public Library.

BANGOR — Eastern Maine Camera Club, 6:30 p.m., May 3, Bangor Parks and Rec, 647 Main St. Speaker will be Bangor photographer Juan Pons on wildlife photography.

BANGOR — Bangor Nature Club annual meeting, May 9, Happy China Buffet, 753 Stillwater Ave. Lunch at noon, meeting at 1 p.m.

BREWER — 35-plus Singles Club, first and third Monday, City Side Restaurant, 393 North Main St. $5. 848-8058.

BREWER — Brewer Historical Society, 7 p.m., May 8, Brewer First Methodist Church meeting room, 40 South Main St. Bruce Moore will speak about Oak Hill Cemetery history. Refreshments will be served.

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

WINTERPORT — Winterport Historical Association, 6:30 p.m., May 14, association’s museum, Main Street. The program of interesting items from the archives will be presented by the WHA president and the archivist. Bring a place setting for the potluck. 223-4035.


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 — Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Bangors Elks Club, Odlin Road.

BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road: May 4, Barb Demo; May 11, New Society; May 18, Mainely Country; May 25, Wild Horse.

BANGOR — Contradance, May 18, featuring music by Whiffletree with Richard Green calling, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners’ session at 7:30 p.m.; dance at 8. All ages welcome; all dances taught. .$8 per person, $20 per family. info@bangorcontra.org, 941-9727, bangorcontra.org.

BANGOR — Contact Improvisation dance class and jam, 4-6 p.m., May 12, Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St. First hour, class teaching different dance skills; second hour: open dancing. beginners welcome, No dance partner needed. Cost is $5-$10 sliding scale. Wear comfortable clothing so that you can move freely. Proceeds to benefit the UU Society of Bangor Children’s Programs.

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.


BANGOR — Family Movie Night, 6:30 p.m., Fridays, Columbia St. Baptist Church, 63 Columbia St.: May 12, “The Tale of Desparpaux;” May 26, “Cry from the Mountain.” Movies, popcorn and snacks are free.

Lectures, events

ALTON — SERRV, bake, and yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., May 5, Alton United Methodist Church, 3494 Bennoch Road. Orders may be placed for items from the most recent SERRV catalog. SERRV is a non-profit organization dedicated to using fair trade practices to help artisans and farmers from around the world sell their products. 862-4281.

BANGOR — Bingo, Fridays, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Early birds 5:30 p.m., regulars 7 p.m. Refreshments, including make-your-own sundaes. 973-3976.

BANGOR — Ladies Ministry of Glad Tidings Church with speaker Pastor Gloria Weston, 6:30 p.m., May 4, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. 947-0324.

BANGOR — Repossess Youth Rally, 7 p.m., May 25, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. Guest speaker: Pastor Heath McCoy.

BANGOR — Pet blessing, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., May 12, Forest Ave Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. Cost is a donation to either the roof repair fund or an item toward the June 2 yard sale. 942-4705.

BREWER — Brewer Annual Rummage Sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., May 5, First Congregational Church of Brewer, 35 Church St. 989-7350.

CARMEL — Book and plant sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., May 11, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m., May 12, Simpson Memorial Library, 8 Plymouth Road. 848-7145.

CORINTH — Annual spring yard sale, 5-8 p.m., May 10, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m., May 11, The Safe Place Food Pantry, Main Street.

EDDINGTON — National Day of Prayer, 6 p.m., May 3, Town Office, 906 Main Road (Route 9).

FRANKFORT — Spring Fair and Plant Sale, 8 a.m.-noon, May 12, Frankfort Congregational Church, Main Road. Plants, good rummage, Rada knives, jewelry, baked goods, cemetery pots and “this and that.”

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. 745-3067.

HAMPDEN — Bingo, Fridays, VFW Post 4633, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m., regular bingo, 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 862-2553.

HOLDEN — “Living Lightly: A Safe, Chemical Free Home,” by Mike Belliveau, executive director, Environmental Health Strategy Center, 7 p.m., May 9, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $5 member, $6 nonmember.

HOLDEN — Spring Fest, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., May 12, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Activities will include bird walks, a children’s activity area, a live turtle program, yoga and more. All ages. Free.

Donations welcome.

OLD TOWN — Fundraising evening and dance, 7-11 p.m. May 11, K of C Hall. Proceeds to benefit Sonya Gernier Barclay Memorial Scholarship.

ORONO — The Maine Garden Journal’s Book Release Party, 2:30-5 p.m., May 6, Orono Public

Library, 39 Pine St.

ORONO — 56th Annual Green Thumb & Food Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., May 19, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Rain or shine. No early birds. Proceeds benefit the church’s Benevolence Fund. 866-3655.

VEAZIE — Annual plant sale, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., May 19, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 Church St. Also on sale: hot dogs, soda, white elephant, food, crafts.

WINTERPORT — Indoor yard sale, 8 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m., May 12, Ellingwoods Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. Also perennials and vegetable seedlings. 234-2762.

Meals, food

ALTON — Breakfast, 7-9 a.m., May 12, Alton United Methodist Church, 3494 Bennoch Road. facebook.com/altonunitedmethodistchurch.

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 weekly meal, 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. All are welcome. 945-3166.

CARMEL — Turkey supper, 4:30-6 p.m., May 12, Carmel Union Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $7, children under 6 eat for free.

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.

DIXMONT — Public supper, to benefit Dixmont Scholarship Association, 4:30-6:30 p.m., May 5, Dixmont Snowmobile Clubhouse. $6, children under 12 $3, children under 5 free.

EDDINGTON — Fisherman breakfast, 6-10 a.m., May 12, Eddington Salmon Club, junction of Route 178 and Route 9. $6, children 12 and under, $3.

HAMPDEN — Public bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m., May 12, Hampden Snowmobile Club, 844 Western Ave. $6, children $3.

HERMON — American Legion baked bean supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., third Saturday, Hermon Rescue Squad building. $7, $3 children. 848-5597.

HERMON — Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 8-10 a.m., the first, third Tuesdays, Penobscot Snowmobile Club, Bog Road. 299-5186.

LEVANT — Bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., May 12, Levant Heritage Library, Union Street.

MILFORD — Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., May 5, Milford Congregational Church. $7, children $2. Take-out available. 299-7324.

ORLAND — Baked bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m., May 5, Orland United Methodist Church, Narramissic Drive. $7, $3 per child, under 3 free.

ORRINGTON — Baked bean supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m., May 5, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, children $3.

STILLWATER — Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., May 12, Stillwater Federated Church. Proceeds to benefit the Old Town Museum.

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


ORRINGTON — Open house, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesdays, May-September, Curran Homestead Living History Farm and Museum, 372 Fields Pond Road. Donations appreciated. 478-7159.


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.

BANGOR — River City Harmonizers, women’s a cappella, barbershop chorus, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursdays, Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. Seeking all harmony parts. 947-3128, 848-5354.

BANGOR — New Renaissance Singers Spring Choral Concert, 7 p.m., May 19, Columbia Street Baptist Church. $10 suggested donations.

BANGOR — Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-6752.

BANGOR — Strong Like Bull Band show, 7 p.m., May 19, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Show preceded by a spaghetti supper at 5:30 p.m. to benefit the Relay for Life. Supper $6, show $7, or both for $11. .973-3976, 632-4682.

BANGOR — Student Keyboard Performance, 2 p.m., May 12, All Souls Church, 10 Broadway. Proficiency level will be novice to advanced. Free.

BANGOR — Choral Evensong for Eastertide, 4 p.m., May 6, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. 947-0156, www.stjohnsbangor.org.

CASTINE — Folk and traditional music by the quartet McWildage, 4 p.m., May 20, Unitarian-Universalist meeting house on the Common. Suggested donation $10 (students free). Reception follows. 326-8201.

ORONO — Folk singers Dean Stevens and David Dodson, 7:30 p.m., May 5, home of Francois Amar and Karen Hover, 20 Spencer St. Suggested donation $20, to benefit PICA’s sister city work in El Salvador. Advance reservations recommended. 947-4203, elleng@pica.ws.

ORONO — Free public recital with cellist Abraham Ross, performing Prokofiev and a Bach Suite for Cello, 3 p.m., May 6, Minsky Hall, University of Maine.


BANGOR — Penobscot Theatre Company, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” May 30-June 17; sixth Northern Writes New Play Festival, June 21-July 2, Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. 942-3333.

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