Weekly calendar for September 6

Posted Aug. 29, 2012, at 2:16 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 07, 2012, at 8:09 a.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.



• Summer exhibitions, through Sept. 15, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.: “Arnold Mesches: A Minispective,” “Richard Haden: Carved Signs,” “Chris Natrop: Lily Ponder.” Free.

• “Four Views: Paintings by Peg Hanson, Jeff Loxterkamp, Linda Packard, and Drawings by Chris Peary,” 9 a.m.-7 p.m., daily through Sept. 30, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St. 941-2837.

Children, youth


• 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.

• Maine Starlight Festival celebration, 6-8 p.m., Sept. 13, 30 Venture Way. An evening of fun and learning for families with children ages 3-12. Rain or shine. Suggested donation $3 per child. RSVP to 990-2900, ext. 1.


• Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium star shows: “Trip through Space,” 2 p.m. Sept. 16, 30; “Earth’s Wild Ride,” 2 p.m., Sept. 9, 23; “2012: Prophecies of the Maya,” 7 p.m., Sept. 7, 21; “Black Holes,” 7 p.m., Sept. 14, 28. $3. Seating limited. 581-1341, GalaxyMaine.com.

• 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.



• Five-session “Career Planning: Find Your Place in Today’s Job Market,” 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wednesdays from Sept. 5-Oct. 12, UMA-Bangor. Sponsored by Women, Work, and Community. Contact (207) 262-7842 or susan.russell@maine.edu.

• Device workshop, 8-9 a.m., Sept. 29, U.S. Cellular, 33 Mid Mall Blvd.


• Device workshop, 9-10 a.m., Sept. 15, U.S. Cellular, 403 Wilson St.


• Family yoga class and nature walk, led by Holly Twining and Machelle LaHaye, 2-3 p.m., Sept. 8, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $10 per family.

Clubs, groups


• 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.

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

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

• 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.

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

• Bangor Grange 30, first and third Tuesdays of the month, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7. Membership open to all 14 years of age and up. 973-3976.

• Paul Bunyan chapter of BNI meeting, 7-8:30 a.m., Tuesdays, Wellman Commons, Masonic Foundation Building, 294 Union St. Special visitors day July 10. 843-5603.


• Brewer Historical Society, 7 p.m., Sept.11, Brewer First Methodist Church meeting room, 40 South Main St. The speaker will be Jean Lyford on “The personal and private life of General Joshua L.Chamberlain.” Refreshments will be served.

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

• German Stammtisch Language group, 5:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays. For location, call 866-4992.


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


• Penobscot Valley Branch of American Association of University Women meeting, 7 p.m., Sept. 12, Gathering Place, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Betty Jane Meader, president of AAUW of Maine, will be the featured speaker. Dessert and coffee will be served. 866-4503.



• Line dance classes, 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Maine Veterans’ Home, 44 Hogan Road. All levels. $5. Benefits Maine Veterans’ Home. 945-9061.

• Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-12 midnight, Fridays, Brewer Eagles Club: Aug. 31, Murky Waters. $6 members, $7 non-members. 827-5751.

• Free country line dance, by The Back Door Dance Studio, 7-9 p.m., Thursdays in September, Hollywood Casino. Beginner to advanced welcome. Must be 21 years or older. 974-3483, oramanda.post@pngaming.com.

• Contradance, Sept. 21, with music by Frigate with Bill Olson calling, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners’ session at 7:30 p.m.; dance at 8. All ages welcome; all dances taught. Admission $8; $20 for families. Plus a mini-yard sale of books and school-related items during the dance. 941-9727, bangorcontra.org.


• 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.



• Annual PICA auction, 3-6 p.m., Oct. 20, The Brick Church, corner of Main and Union Streets. Donations welcome at 947-4203 or elleng@pica.ws.

• Bingo, Fridays, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Early birds at 5:30 p.m., regular games at 7, 973-3976.


• Brewer Historical Society’s annual yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 15, Clewley Museum, 199 Wilson St.


• 6th Annual Fall Yard Sale, 5-8 p.m., Sept. 13, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 14, Safe Place Food Pantry, Main Street. Proceeds are used for food pantry expenses and delivery truck upkeep.


• Open house at historic Dixmont Town House, Sept. 8-9. Art show, craft fair, lunch, hay rides, and tours of Maine-ly Apples. More than 30 yard sales will take place in town. Pick up a map at local stores, the Dixmont Town Office, the Dixmont Town House, and Maine-ly Apples. (207) 234-2294.


• 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.


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

• Heritage Days, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 8, Hampden Historical Society, Kinsley House, 83 Main Road South. 862-3463.




• Brown Bag Lunch Discussion Series, “Take Back Democracy: Focus on the Issues and Learn and Connect,” 12 noon-1:30 p.m., Tuesdays, weekly from Sept. 11-Oct. 30. Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St., Suite 100. 942-9343.

Meals, food


• Breakfast buffet, 7-9 a.m., Sept. 8, Alton Methodist Church, 3994 Bennoch Road. $6.


• Annual spaghetti dinner and silent auction, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Sept. 6, Bangor Elks Club, 108 Odlin Road. $7, $5 children 12-18, $3 children under 12. Auction starts at 4:30. All profits benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, MaineChapter.

• Breaking Bread soup kitchen, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mondays, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 517 Hammond St. Free. 570-8107.

• Free community meal, 4-6:30 p.m., Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-9567.

• Fifth Annual Lobster Picnic for Seniors (age 50 and older), 11:30 a.m., Sept. 6, Bangor Waterfront Park. Sponsored by the Bangor Parks and Recreation Department. Meal choices are chicken, lobster, and double lobster. Registration is required; a fee will be charged. For more information, call (207) 992-4490, log onto www.BangorParksandRec.com, or stop by the department’s offices at 647 Main St., Bangor.

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

• Spaghetti supper and show, 5:30 p.m., Sept. 15, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Supper at 5:30-6:30 for $7. Bob Elston and the Roadrangers show at 7 for $7, or both for $12. 973-3976.


• Bean supper, in memory of Dick Ruhlin, 5 p.m., Sept. 8, Brewer Auditorium. $6, $3 children. 989-1854.


• Baked beans and casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Sept. 8, Carmel Union Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $7, children under 6 free.


• 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.


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

• Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 9-11 a.m., the first, third Thursdays, Penobscot Snowmobile Club, Bog Road. 299-5186.


• Public supper, 5 and 5:45 p.m., Sept. 8, Holden Congregational Church. $7, children $4, preschoolers free.


• Bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 8, Treworgy Family Orchards, Union Street. Proceeds to benefit the Levant Heritage Library.


• Baked bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m., Sept. 1, Orland United Methodist Church, off Route 1. $7 adult, $3 child.


• Baked bean and casserole supper, 5-7 p.m., Sept. 15, First United Methodist Church, 14 Center Drive. Donations welcomed. 825-3598.

• Baked bean supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Sept. 8, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, children $3.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Sept. 8, Stillwater Federated Church. $7, children $1.


• Chicken pie supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Sept. 8, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. $6, children $3.



• Maine Air Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays, 98 Maine Ave., Bangor International Airport. $2 adult, $1 child, $5 family. 941-6757.


• Bradford Heritage Museum, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays, July 21-Sept. 29, or by appointment, John B. Curtis Free Public Library, Bradford Corner. 327-1246.


• Corinth Historical Society Museum, 2-7 p.m., Wednesdays through Oct. 1, 306 Main St. New displays and reorganized research area. 852-5195.


• Open house, 1-5 p.m., Fridays-Sundays, Old Town Museum, 353 Main St.


• Orland Historical Society Museum, 1-3 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 1-Oct. 27, old Town Hall, School House Road.


• 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.



• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• “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.

• Heart of Maine Chorus of Sweet Adelines, 6.30 p.m., Mondays, corner of Essex Street and Grandview Avenue. 989-4110.

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


• DADGAD Open Mic Coffeehouse, the third Saturday of every month, Keith Anderson Community House, Bennoch Road. Acoustic jam at 6 p.m., open-mic signup at 7 p.m. $3 donation, coffee and snacks included. Children under 12 free. 942-3827, www.dadgadcoffeehouse.com.



• Auditions for “Our Town,” 1 p.m., Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10-11; both at Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road. All ages welcome. Hosted by Orono Community Theatre. 866-5065.


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