Weekly calendar

Posted Feb. 19, 2013, at 2:16 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.



• “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.

• “Maine By Four” with artists JoAnne Houlsen, Rebecca Rivers, Michael Vermette and Diana Young, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. through May 23, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St. Opening reception, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 24. 941-2837.

• Bangor Art Society, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 27, lecture hall, Bangor Public Library. Speaker: Olena Babak, “Classical Art Training or Learning How to See: The Art of Portraiture.” Free and open to all. Ulrike Guthrie, ulrikeguthrie@gmail.com or 942 6593, or Michael Vermette, michael.vermette@roadrunner.com or 827 7573.


• “The Tree, A Mystical Year: A Year in the Life of an Oak Tree,”by photographer Bill Lagerstrom, Feb. 24 through March 31, The B.A.R.N.,142 Center St. Opening reception, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 24. Hours: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 1:30-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 561-9444.



• 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.

• Theater classes for children ages 5 to 16, starting March 11, for eight weeks: stage combat course, 3:45-5:15 p.m. Mondays, Bangor Parks and Recreation, 647 Main St., transportation provided for kindergarten through grade five; art of acting class, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Bangor Community Center, Davis Road; improvisation class, 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Bangor Community Center on Davis Road. Each class, $40 Bangor residents, $50 others. To register, 992-4490 or www.BangorParksandRec.com.


• Windover Art Center After School Art Club classes in pottery, drawing, painting and photography at the Skehan Center, Main Road: Kindergarten through grade two, 3:15 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 25, March 4, 11, 18 and 25; sixth through eighth grades, 2:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19 and 26; third through fifth grades, 3:15-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 27, March 6, 13, 20 and 27.  Five sessions, $65 Hampden residents, $70 others. Register through Hampden Recreation Department, www.hampdenmaine.gov, or Mari, windover.art@gmail.com.

• Windover Art Center classes, Skehan Recreation Center, Main Road: Video Games: The Best of all Possible Worlds, for children age 13 and up, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, $35 Hampden residents, $40 others, registration deadline Feb. 25; Digital Art on iOS for children age 10 and up, 2:30-4:30 p.m. March 7, 14, 21 and 28, $35 Hampden residents, $40 others, registration deadline Feb. 25; Video Game League play for children age 13 and up, 3-6 p.m. March 1-April 12, $50 Hampden residents, $55 others. www.hampdenmaine.gov or windoverart@mac.com

• April Vacation Art Camp for children in kindergarten through grade eight, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 16-19, Skehan Center, Main Road, $30 per day or $100 week Hampden residents, $35 per day or $105 week others. Register through Hampden Recreation Department, www.hampdenmaine.gov.


• 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.


• February shows, Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine: “Search for the Edge of the Solar System,” 7-8 p.m. Feb. 22; “Ice Worlds,” 7 p.m. Fridays, Earth’s Wild Ride, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 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



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

• Watercolor art classes starting March 8, Bangor Parks and Recreation Department, 647 Main St. Six-week course, 3:45-5:15 p.m., for children ages 10 to 15 with transportation from Bangor kindergarten to grade five schools, $50; eight-week course, 6-8 p.m. for those age 16 and

up. $80. To register, 992-4490 or www.BangorParksandRec.com.

Clubs, groups


• Bangor Land Trust annual meeting, 7 p.m. Feb. 28, Dyke Family Learning Center, Husson University. Speaker: Environmental lawyer Sharon Tisher, “Climate Reality: Connecting the dots between extreme weather and global warming and what we can do to stem the tide.”

• 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.

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


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



• Beginners’ Irish step and Ceili lessons, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning March 6, Valance Fitness Studio, 128 Main St. $10. Register in advance, 409-5137.

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


• 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. 22, Brewer Eagles Club. Barbara Demo Country Music Band. Advance tickets, 944-2115, Saturday through Thursday.



• 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.-12 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, 2 p.m. Feb. 23; “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” by Tom Stoppard, 5:30 p.m. March 19, 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.

• Bangor Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair, 2-5 p.m. March 2, Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High St. Free. Learn about becoming a CSA member and supporting a local farmer.


• OHI basket bingo fundraiser, 1 p.m. March 9, Brewer Eagles Club. Doors open at 11 a.m. 15 games, two coverall games, door prizes. Baskets, pottery and wrought iron furniture. $10 at the door. Benefits people with disabilities. 848-5804.


• 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:

• Hampden Kiwanis Club Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, 11 a.m. March 9, Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. Doors open 10:30 a.m. $103. Advance registration, Keith, 356-9949. Benefits Hampden Kiwanis charities.

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



• “HEIST: Who Stole the American Dream?,” 7 p.m. Feb. 24, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St. Free and open to the public. Followed by a discussion. 942-9343.

• Penobscot Theatre Company and Maine Jewish Film Festival, special screening of “Dorfman in Love,” 7 p.m. March 17, Bangor Opera House. Romantic comedy starring Sara Rue and Elliot Gould. Admission by suggested donation of $5.


River City Cinema: “Downeast,” 7 p.m. Feb. 23,  Brewer Performing Arts Center at the Brewer Community School, 92 Pendleton St. $8; “Chasing Ice” 7 p.m. March 1, Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. $8. Concessions available. rivercitycinema.org.


• 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 by calling Friends of Fort Knox, 469-6553, or at the door.



• Penobscot Valley Chapter of Maine Audubon program: Sustainable Energy from Maine’s Tidal Waters with Jessica S. Jansujwicz, Sustainability Solutions Initiative, University of Maine, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free .


• Socialist and Marxist Series, 2:30-1:45 p.m.,  Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine: “Journey into Climate Change, Human Impacts, Health and Security Implications,” professor Paul Mayewski, March 21; “Working Poor? How Government Can Promote Shared Posperity,” Garrett Martin, April 4; “An East-West Corridor Through Maine? Perspectives for People,” John Banks, Chris Buchanan, Gene Ripley, April 11; “Poverty, Inequality and Regulatory Capture, professor Thomas  Pogge, April 18. 581-3860.



• 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.

• Bangor Grange boiled dinner and show with NEVAH, March 16, Gangor Grange hall,1192 Ohio St. Dinner, 5:30 p.m., show, 7 p.m. Dancing encouraged. Folk and Irish music. Tickets $7 for supper or show, both $12. 973-3976.


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

• First Saturday turkey pie lunch, 11 a.m.-1 pm. March 2, First Congregational Church of Brewer. $7, $3 children under 12. Gluten free and vegetarian option available. Benefits church programs. 989-7350.


• 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.


• 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.

• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., March 2, Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. Features John’s award-winning chilli. $7, $4 children. Benefits Hampden Kiwanis charities.


• 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.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 23, Milford Congregational Church. $7, $2 children under 12. Take out available. 299-7324.


• Community supper, 6 p.m., Feb. 22, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets. Free.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m. March 2, at East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, $3.



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



• 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.


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

• Sentimental Journey big band featuring vocalist Alice French, 7:30 p.m. March 2, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Dance or listen. $8. 989-7100.


• 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.



• 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 orwww.maineaudubon.org.


Buds, Twigs and Trees: Tree Identification in Winter with Steve Sader, University of Maine professor of forest resources, 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 24,  Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Reservations requested by Feb. 23. Suggested donation $5,  free to school-aged children. 944-9259.



• Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Maine production of “The Mikado,” 8 p.m. Feb. 22, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 23, Bangor Opera House, Main Street. $18, $16 for seniors and students. 942-3333 or www.penobscottheatre.org.

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