Weekly calendar

Posted Jan. 29, 2013, at 4:07 p.m.

Weekly 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, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.

Art

BANGOR

• “Uncertain Spaces,” paintings of Shane Charles Smith and visual poetry of Rachel Kennedy, through Feb. 28, Robert E. White Art Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University. Artist’s reception, 941-7887.

• Honoring Their Art: Allen, Manter and Watt,” 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through January, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St.

• “Themes of Love,” through March 16, Sohns Gallery, Rock and Art Shop, 36 Central St. Opening reception 6:30 p.m. Feb.7. Music provided by When Particles Collide.

Children

BANGOR:

• Maine Discovery Museum, new exhibit Dino Dig; tree house, sound studio, pilot a ship, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday; 74 Main St. $7.50. Free to members and those under age 1. 262-7200.

HOLDEN:

• Nature Time: Winter Session, for children ages 2 to 4, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, through Feb. 25, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $50 members, $60 others for seven-week session. Advance registration required, 989-2591.

ORONO:

• Mantis Yoga for Kids with instructor Holly Twining, 3:30-4 p.m. Mondays, through Feb. 11, Keith Anderson Community Center. For ages 3-6. $35 for five-week session. 866-5065.

• February shows, Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine: “Black Holes,” 7-8 p.m. Feb. 1 and 8; “Trip through Space,” 2-3 p.m. Feb. 3 and 10; “Search for the Edge of the Solar System,” 7-8 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22; “Ice Worlds,” 7 p.m. Fridays, Earth’s Wild Ride, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 17 and 24. $3. Seating limited. Reservations, 581-1341 or GalaxyMaine.com.

Classes

BANGOR:

• The Practice and Art of Drawing with Judy Taylor, noon-2 p.m. Fridays, through March 1, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. $200 members, $220 others. 561-3360.

• Women, Work, and Community, The Basics of Starting a Business, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and 14, University of Maine Augusta, Bangor campus. Covers basics of business plan, marketing, cash planning. Free, advance registration required. Jane Searles, regional manager, 262-7843 or searles@maine.edu.

HAMPDEN:

• Fused glass class for adults, noon-2 p.m. Feb. 11 and 13, or March 4 and 6, Skehan Center, old Hampden Academy. Learn to cut glass, design pieces. $65, two classes, includes materials. Class limited to four. Register through Hampden Recreation Department, www.hampdenmaine.gov or Mari, windoverart@gmail.com.

Clubs, groups

BANGOR:

• AARP Penobscot Chapter 374, noon Feb. 5, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road. Potluck dinner and Valentine’s program. Bring prizes for Bingo.

• Eastern Maine Camera Club, 6 p.m. Jan. 31, Bangor Parks and Recreation building, 647 Main St. Topic will be exploring new camera equipment.

• Eastern Maine Die-cast Association, for collectors of diecast and toy vehicles, airplanes, soldiers, etc., second Mondays, at a local restaurant. 745-1345, 942-3801.

• Maine Real Estate and Development Association breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m. Feb. 6, Hollywood Casino Hotel. Learn about reformed Land Use Planning Commission adopted by the Legislature earlier this year. Information and to register, www.mereda.org.

• Queen City Grange 30, second Monday, Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. Membership open to those 14 and up. 973-3976.

• 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 teaches public speaking and leadership skills, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Beal College, 99 Farm Road. Guests welcome. bangortoastmaster@opt4usa.org.Calendar

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

• Bangor Grange 30, first and third Tuesdays, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. Membership open to those 14 and up. 973-3976.

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

• German Stammtisch language group, 5:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Books-A-Million. 866-4992.

BREWER:

• Bangor Nature Club, 1 p.m. Feb. 13, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 21 Holyoke St. Speaker Ron Davis, “Winter in Yellowstone.” Guests welcome. Refreshments.

• Penobscot County Republican Women’s Club Lincoln Day Luncheon to honor retiring Judge of Probate Alan Woodcock, noon, Feb. 9, Jeff’s Catering. $20. Reservations, Liz, 989-6778, or Lois, 848-5028, before Feb. 1. If no answer, leave a message. Guest speaker will be the Hon. Debra Plowman, former Maine state representative, state senator, state senate assistant majority leader, and current chairman of the Penobscot County Republicans.

CASTINE:

• Castine Woman’s Club Dinners at Noon, beef stew meal, Jan. 29, Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Perkins and Tarratine streets. By donation. Benefits club community projects or scholarship fund. Snow date, Feb. 26, Reservations, Jeannie, 326-4493.

HERMON:

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

Dance

BANGOR:

• Beginners’ Irish step and Ceili lessons, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Valance Fitness Studio, 128 Main St. $10. Register in advance, 409-5137.

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

• Line dancing classes, 2-3:30 p.m. Sundays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. $2. All levels. 262-9600, 262-0802.

BREWER:

• Bangor Singles Club dance, 7 p.m.-midnight Feb. 1, Brewer Eagles Club, upstairs hall. Country Mist with Don Nickerson. Open to the public over 25.

• Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, upstairs, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits Brewer Eagles Club. 852-3284.

Events

BANGOR:

• Bingo, Tuesday and Saturday, Dow-Clewley VFW Post 1761, 1368 Hammond St. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Bingo, 6:15 p.m.

• Bangor Veterans Acupuncture Clinic, 6:45-8 p.m. Thursdays, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Open to veterans, active-duty military personnel and immediate family members. 990-0188, ext. 13, arnberg.marie@gmail.com or tbjlac@prexar.com.

• “Bears and Beers” illustrated talk with Randy Cross, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, Sea Dog Restaurant. Sponsored by Penobscot Valley Chapter of Maine. Free.

GLENBURN

• Bingo, 7 p.m., Thursdays, West Glenburn Community Club, 5 Phillips Road, across from fire station. Doors open 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.

HAMPDEN:

• Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, 11 a.m. Feb. 9, Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. Doors open 10:30 a.m. $103. Information or advance registration, Keith, 356-9949.

HOLDEN:

• “Madagascar: A Unique World Unto Itself,” illustrated talk with Lee and Ron Davis, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $5 members, $6 others.

OLD TOWN:

• Cabin fever reliever, 6 p.m. Feb. 9, Knights of Columbus Hall, Gilman Falls Avenue. Benefits Orono High School class of 2013 Project Graduation. Comedian Chris Quimby, 7 p.m., live music with Jones’N, 8 p.m., silent auction, 9:15 p.m. Cash bar and munchies. Tickets $15, $25 a pair. Reservations, 944-9756.

• Hearts Afire Festival, 5-8 p.m. Feb. 7, Old Town Elks Lodge, Fourth Street. Many local vendors.

Admission by donation to benefit National Elks Association.

• Project Linus Blanket Day, hosted by Old Town Canoe City Quilters, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 2, Knights of Columbus hall, Gilman Falls Avenue. Bring sewing machine, power strip and sewing supplies. Fabric and batting available. Those who don’t sew invited to participate. Kathy Ouellette, 852-7342.

• University of Maine Chapter of Partner’s for World Health, indoor yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 2, Fellowship Hall, Old Town Methodist Church, Stillwater Avenue. Benefits chapter’s medical missions trip in May. Free refreshments, donations accepted. 447-0469.

Film

BANGOR:

• First Maine screening of documentary, “Tough Love: A Meditation on Dominance and Dogs,” 2 p.m. Feb. 9, Green Acres Kennel Shop. Seating limited. Advance registration, 945-6841.

Lectures

ORONO:

• “Beat the Winter Blues” with Amy Cotton, nurse practitioner at Rosscare and director of operations and senior services at EMHS, 7:15 p.m. Feb. 1, Dirigo Pines Inn. RSVP to the inn at 866-344-3400.

• Learn about the past, present, and future of Terrell House in Orono, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 2, at the house, College Avenue. Free. Sponsored by Friends of Dr. Edith Marion Patch. mary.bird@umit.maine.edu or 866-2578.

Meals

ALTON:

Breakfast buffet, 7-9 a.m. Feb. 9, Alton United Methodist Church, 3495 Bennoch Road. $6.

BANGOR:

• 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.

• Free weekly meal, 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. Open to all. 945-3166.

BREWER:

• Turkey pie benefit lunch, 11 a.m-1 p.m. Feb. 2, First Congregational Church UCC, 35 Church St. Gluten-free vegetarian options. $7, $3 children under 12. 989-7350.

CLIFTON:

• Clifton Community Food Pantry, outreach of Clifton United Baptist Church, 10 a.m.-noon first Mondays; 4-6 p.m. third Mondays; at the church, 742 Airline Road. To volunteer, contact church for interview.

HAMPDEN:

• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 2, Hampden Kiwanis Center. $7, $4 children. 848-7117.

HERMON:

• 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. first and third Thursdays, Penobscot Snowmobile Club, Bog Road. 299-5186.

• HOLDEN:

Boy Scout Troop 21 “breakfast for supper,” 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 9, Holden Congregational Church, Church Road. $5, $15 family of four. 745-7208.

VEAZIE: Beef stew supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 9, Veazie Congregational Church. $6, $3 children. Door prizes.

ORONO:

• Orono Arts Cafe, 7 p.m. Feb. 1, Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. $3.  Performers need not be residents of Orono to participate. Benefits Orono Schools Coalition for the Arts. oronoarts@yahoo.com or 866-2578.

Museums

ORLAND:

• Orland Historical Society Museum, open by appointment. 469-3354, 944-0914, 469-6817.

Music

BANGOR:

• St. Paul the Apostle Parish Jazz on a Winter’s Day  gourmet brunch 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 2,  St. John’s Church hall, 217 York St. Food prepared by Knights of Columbus members, music provided by Piero Brovarone, parish youth and Father Seamus on the double bass. Tickets, $10, $5 children under 10. Benefits Youth Pilgrimage to Rome, Italy, in June 2013. 217-6740.

• 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.

• 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 the door. 942-0802, 262-9600.

• “The Brick” open mic, all acts, ages, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Union Street Brick Church. Sign-up, 6:30 p.m. $2 donation. 945-9798.

• 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.

BREWER:

Rockin’ Ron’s music jam and open mic, 12:30-4 p.m. Feb. 3 and 17, Bangor Area Recovery Network (The Barn), Center Street. Open to musicians, singers and the public. Non-alcohol event.  Admission by donation at the door. Ron, 570-0068 or 561-9444.

• Maine Music Educators Association District 6 High School Honors Festival  concert, 5 p.m.  Jan. 31, Brewer Performing Arts Center. $3, $2 students, at the door. Snow date, Feb. 1.

ORONO:

• DADGAD open mic coffeehouse, third Saturdays, Keith Anderson Community House, Bennoch Road.  Acoustic jam, 6 p.m., open mic signup, 7 p.m.  $3, coffee and snacks included. Free to children under 12. 942-3827.

Outdoors

HOLDEN:

• Snowshoe tour, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 2, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $15 members, $20 others. Snowshoes available to rent, $5. Advance registration required, 989-2591.

• Winter ecology walk with Lee Kantar, biologist with Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 2, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $10 members, $15 others. 989-2591.

• Life Under the Ice, 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Take a look at what’s living under the ice and how it survives. Suitable for all ages. Held in conjunction with The Curran Homestead annual Ice Harvest on Fields Pond. $5, $10 family. Advance registration required. 989-2591 or www.maineaudubon.org.

OLD TOWN:

• Winter Writing Workshop on the Penobscot River with Cheryl Daigle and Holly Twining, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 10. Meet at Old Town Riverfront Park, North Main Street. $15 Audubon members, $20 others, free to children. Advance registration required, 989-2591 or www.maineaudubon.org.

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