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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.
• Illustrated talk by artist Olena Babak: “Classical Art Training or Learning How to See: The Art of Portraiture,” 6-8 p.m. March 26, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. Free and open to all. Ulrike Guthrie, email@example.com or 942 6593.
• “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. 941-2837.
• “Fragments,” artwork by Paul Miller, through March, Stairwell Gallery, Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336.
• Exhibit of paintings by Maine artist Stefano Tijerina, through April 18, Robert E. White Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University. Gallery hours, 8:30-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
• “The Tree, A Mystical Year: A Year in the Life of an Oak Tree,” by photographer Bill Lagerstrom, through March 31, The B.A.R.N.,142 Center St. 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.
• Children’s Story Hour for children ages 3 to 5,1-2 p.m. March 16, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Light refreshments provided. Eva Wagner, firstname.lastname@example.org or 561-3360.
• Easter Egg Hunt for children in kindergarten through grade four, 10 a.m. March 23, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. Bring an Easter basket and wear play clothes. Parents invited. RSVP and information, church at 843-5441. Leave a message.
• University of Maine Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium Public Star Shows, Wingate Hall: “Origins of Life,” ages 9 and up, 7 p.m. March 22 and 29; “Our Sky Family,” ages 4 to 8, 2 p.m. March 24. $3 at the door. Reservations, 581-1341. GalaxyMaine.com.
• NAMI Bangor with the National Alliance on Mental Illness Maine, Family-to-Family Education Program for families of those diagnosed with mental illness. Twelve-week series of classes, 6-8:30 p.m. beginning April 11. Information or to enroll, Lori, 942-3035 or email@example.com.
• The Silent Killer: Strengthening Personal Resilience to Manage Stress, Adversity and Trauma workshop, 8 a.m.-noon April 19, 135 Eastport Hall, University of Maine at Augusta Bangor campus. Led by Dr. Richard C. Lumb and Dr. Ronald Breazeale. Recommended for those working with trauma, including police, corrections officers, social workers, fire fighters, teachers and domestic violence advocates. Free. Information and to register, 262-7950 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Aqua exercise, 8:45-9:45 a.m. Saturdays, Lura Hoit Pool,146 Western Ave. Drop in fee $4 residents, $5 others or purchase and punch card for 12 classes $30 residents, $42 others.
• 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. email@example.com.
• 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. 973-3976.
• Paul Bunyan chapter of BNI, 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. March 21, F.A. Wood Municipal Building conference room. 989-5792
• Hampden Garden Club, 7 p.m. March 26, Meeting Room, Hampden Town Office. “Monitoring Maine’s Great Blue Herons,” a talk by wildlife biologist Danielle D’Auria. Open to all. Pat, 862-3909.
• Arnold R. Kelly American Legion Post 200, 7 p.m. last Thursdays, Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Billings Road. 848-5597.
• Book discussion groups: Tuesday Readers, 10 a.m. third Tuesdays; Thursday Thoughtful Readers, 3 p.m. March 21, or third Thursdays; Evening Book, 6:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. 866-5060.
• 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 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, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
• Bingo, Tuesday and Saturday, Dow-Clewley VFW Post 1761, 1368 Hammond St. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Bingo, 6:15 p.m.
• Poetry Open Mike, 7-8 p.m. March 26, last Tuesdays, Books-A-Million (upstairs), Bangor Mall. 941-1670.
• Bingo, Fridays, VFW Post 4633, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m., regular bingo, 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 862-2553.
• Easter Week services, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, North Main and Holyoke streets: March 24: Liturgy of the Palms and Holy Eucharist, 10:00 a.m. March 24; Maundy Thursday Agape meal 6 p.m., and Stripping of the Altar, March 28; Good Friday Liturgy and Eucharist, 7 p.m. March 29; Great Vigil of Easter, 7 p.m. March 30; Easter Festive Eucharist 10 a.m. March 31.
• Holy Week services: Palm Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 24; Maundy Thursday service with communion, 7 p.m. March 28; Easter Sunday services, 6 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., First Congregational Church, 35 Church St.
• 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.
• Holy Week Services at St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets: Palm Sunday, 10 a.m. March 24; 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, March 28; 7 p.m. Good Friday, March 29; Easter Sunday, 10 a.m. March 31.
• Dance Jam, 7-9 p.m. March 22, Mill Street Yoga, 19 Mill St. $5 and donations of grocery cards and phone cards to benefit Spruce Run. Agency wish list www.sprucerun.net/you-can-help/wish-list/.
• “The Law, Guns and You: Talking about the Current Gun Laws in Bangor, Maine” with Officer Jason McAmbley, community relations officer, Bangor Police Department, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, Story Room, Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336.
• “The Yankee Chef: Feel Good Food for Every Kitchen” with author Jim Bailey, noon March 30, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library. He will discuss his new book and do a cooking demonstration. Free and open to all. 947-8336.
Nature poetry reading, 7 p.m. April 9, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Share your favorite nature or environmental poems. Free. 989-2591 or 941-1670.
• 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. 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.
• 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.
• Lakeside Riders Club baked bean supper and silent auction to benefit The Marissa Pinkham Scholarship Fund, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 23, Glenburn Town Office, Lakeview Road.
• 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.
• Community supper, 6 p.m. March 22, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets. Free and open to all.
• Pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. March 23, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. $6, $3 children 12 and under, 326-8626 or 326-4885.
• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. March 23, Stillwater Federated Church. $7, $1 children. Church is handicapped accessible.
• Beans to go, including biscuits, pies and desserts, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. 942-5023.
• 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.
• Hampden Historical Society’s Kinsley House and Archives, 10-4 p.m. Tuesdays, April
through October or by appointment, 862-2027.
• Orland Historical Society Museum, open by appointment. 469-3354, 944-0914, 469-6817.
• Bangor Area Breakfast Rotary eighth annual All That Jazz concert, 7 p.m. March 21, Peakes Auditorium. Steve McKay, emcee. Bangor High School Jazz Band, Old Town High School Concert Band, Orono Jazz Ensemble and Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras. $10 at the door, at BangorJazz.com, from Rotary members or at participating schools. Benefits Literacy Volunteers of Bangor. Bring new or gently-used children’s book to support Literacy Volunteers of Bangor efforts. Bruce Roscher at 947-0558 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• 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. April 7 and 21, Bangor Area Recovery Network, 142 Center St. Open to all. Admission by donation at the door.
• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m.- midnight March 22, Brewer Eagles Club. Country music with The Murky Water Band. Advance tickets,l 944-2115 Saturday through Thursday.
• 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.
• Penobscot Valley Chapter Field Trip, Early Spring Waterfowl with Jerry Smith, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 30. Meet at Fields Pond Audubon Center, Fields Pond Road. Free. Donations accepted RSVP, 989-2591.
• Nighttime World of Frogs and Salamanders, 7:8:30 p.m. March 28, Fields Pond Audubon Center, Fields Pond Road. $5 members, $10 others.
• Penobscot Valley Chapter Field Trip: Southern Maine Coast with Bob and Sandi Duchesne, 7:30 a.m. March 24. Meet at Fields Pond Audubon Center, Fields Pond Road. Bring a lunch, beverages and warm clothing. $20 members, $25 others. To register, 989-2591 to register.
Maine humorist Tim Sample, 2 p.m. March 24, Brewer Performing Arts Center. 92 Pendleton St. Tickets, www.brewerperformingarts.com or 404-5701, ext. 5128.