Weekly calendar

Posted Feb. 12, 2013, at 3:20 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, 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.

Children

BANGOR:

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

HOLDEN:

• February Vacation Camp for children 6 to 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 19-22, Fields Pond Audubon

$40 day members, $160 week members; $50 day others, $200 week others. Advance registration is required. 989-2591 or www.maineaudubon.org.

• 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:

• February shows, Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine: “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.

• Tony Sohns, natural historian, 10-week science course, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning March 6, Wassookeag Learning Community. $80. debbybell@fastmail.fm or call 866-2642

Classes

BANGOR:

• Penobscot Valley Senior College classes, Thursdays and Fridays, through April 5. Membership dues, $25. Each course, $30. Registration deadline, Feb. 21. 992-0118, leave message.

• 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.

• Fused glass class for adults, noon-2 p.m. 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:

• 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.

• Fields Pond Book Discussion Group: “The Granite Landscape: A Natural History of America’s Mountain Domes, from Acadia to Yosemite” by Tom Wessels, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Bangor Public Library. Free.

•  Maine Herb Society, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 14,  University of Maine Cooperative Extension office., 307 Maine Ave. Program: “Garden Jeopardy” with Katherine Garland, Extension horticulturist.

• 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.

• 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.

EDDINGTON:

•Eddington Historical Society, 6:30 p.m.Feb. 21, F.A. Wood Municipal Building Conference room. 989-5792.

HERMON:

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

ORRINGTON:

• Orrington Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Orrington Town Office Annex, 29 Center Drive. Topic: J.D. Hinds, Civil War veteran. 825-8965.

Dance

BANGOR:

• Contradance, Feb. 15, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Music by Anthony Viselli and Friends, Kim Roberts calling. Beginner session, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m.. All ages welcome; all dances taught. $7, $18 families. 941-9727.

• 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:

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

• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m.-midnight Feb. 15, Brewer Eagles Club. Bushwack. Advance tickets, 944-2115, Saturday through Thursday.

Events

BANGOR:

• 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.

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

• Clothing extravaganza, 8 a.m.-noon FEb. 23, Penobscot Christian School, 1423 Ohio St. New and like new brand name clothing for men, women, juniors and children. Benefits Legacy Inc.

• Play Reading Series: “Waiting for Godot” by Samuel Beckett, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19, and 2 p.m. Feb. 23; “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” by Tom Stoppard, 5:30 p.m. March 19 at 5:30 and 2 p.m. March 23; “Lettice and Lovage” by Peter Schaffer, 5:30 p.m. April 16, and 2 p.m April 20; “The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?” by Edward Albee, 5:30 p.m. May 14, and 2 p.m. May 18, Bangor Public Library. Scripts provided. Readings led by Irene Dennis.

• Poetry Open Mike, 7-8 p.m. Feb. 26 (or last Tuesdays), Books-A-Million (upstairs), Bangor Mall. 941-1670.

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.

ORONO:

• Orono Public Library and Adult  Education genealogy workshop with Betsy Paradis, reference librarian from the Belfast Free Library, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 19, at the library. Advance registration, library, 866-5060, or Orono Adult Education, 866-4119.

Film

PROSPECT:

• East Coast Ghost Trackers presentation of two episodes of its film series, “Maine’s Most Haunted,” 7 p.m. Feb. 23, Fort Knox Visitor Center. Features paranormal investigations of Fort Knox and Penobscot Theater. Tickets $10 in advance, Friends of Fort Knox, 469-6553, or at the door.

Lectures

ORONO:

• Socialist and Marxist Series: “Honors Education, Liberal Education and Social Justice,” professor David Gross, interim dean, honors college, 12:30-1:45 p.m. Feb. 14, Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine. 581-3860.

• Socialist and Marxist Series: “Defending Thought We Hate:The Social Value of Offensive Ideas,” professor Paul Grosswiler, chairperson, communication and journalism, 12:30-1:45 p.m. Feb. 21, Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine. 581-3860.

• Wednesday Wonders series for seniors: Tim Caverly,  Maine author, and former Allagash supervisor, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 20, Orono Public Library. Music, scenic and historic photographs and stories. Books available for purchase and signing. To register, 866-5060.

Meals

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:

• Baked bean supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 16, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, North Main and Holyoke streets. $6, $3 children under 12.

BUCKSPORT:

• Breakfast buffet, 6:30-10 a.m. Feb. 16, Franklin Street United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St. $8, $4 children, $25 family of four or more. Church office, 469-3622, or Ed Petravicz, 469-9979.

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.

DIXMONT:

• Dixmont United Methodist Church monthly public fellowship breakfast 7-9 a.m. Feb. 16, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Club house, Cates Road. $6, $3 children.

HAMPDEN:

• Free dinner, 6 p.m. March 11, Community Church of the Open Door, 270 Main Road North Explore Christianity through The Alpha Course, Mondays through April 29. Meal, biblical DVD, discussion time. Childcare available. cindy@lifeatopendoor.com or 862-4010.

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:

• Troop 21 Boy Scouts “supper serving breakfast items,” 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 16, Holden Congregational Church. $5, $15 family of four. 745-7208.

Museums

BANGOR:

• Bangor Museum and History Center, 159 Union St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. $5, $3 seniors, free to children. 942-1900.

ORLAND:

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

Music

BANGOR:

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

• 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.

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

• 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.

• 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.

• “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.

BREWER:

• Rockin’ Ron’s music jam and open mic, 12:30-4 p.m. Feb. 17, March 3, March 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.

• The Skyliners, 7 p.m. Feb. 16, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Thirteen-piece Big Band performing dance music in tradition of Glen Miller and Count Basie. Tunes from the 1940s and 1950s, swing, jazz, Pop, waltz and Latin. $8. 989-7100.

CASTINE:

• Just for Fun concert with 15 Castine and area musicians and groups playing jazz, folk and classical music, 4 p.m. Feb. 17, Trinitarian Congregational Parish, Main Street. Reception after the concert in the church parish hall. Sponsored by the Castine Arts Association. Free.

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:

• Learn how plants and animals adapt to survive a Maine winter, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 16, Fields Pond Audubon Center.  Led by Ron Davis, professor emeritus, school of biology and ecology, and Climate Change Institute, University of Maine. Morning refreshments, lunch and snowshoes included. Snow date, Feb. 17. $30 members; $40 others. Advance registration required. 989-2591 orwww.maineaudubon.org.

• Moonlight snowshoeing, 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 22,  Fields Pond Audubon Center. $10 members, $15 others. Snowshoes available to rent, $5. Advance registration is required, 989-2591 or www.maineaudubon.org.

• Ice harvesting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 16, Curran Homestead, Fields Pond Road.

OLD TOWN:

• Guided winter trail walk with Paul Markson, birder and Hirundo volunteer, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. $5, free to children. Reservations requested by Feb. 16. 944-9259.

Theater

BREWER:

• The Focus Group, 8 p.m. Feb. 15, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St.

For mature audiences only. $5. 989-7100.

• Spokes and Jokes Tour with Christian comedian Chris Quimby, 7 p.m. Feb. 16, Bangor Advent Christian Church, 2141 Broadway. Free. Donations appreciated. 356-1215, or visit www.spokesandjokes.com.

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