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Weekly Calendar


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: Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.



• 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.


• Mari Ward paintings, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Fields Pond Audubon Center.




• 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 Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 13, at Fields Pond Audubon Center. Nature programs for children and families in celebration of the national Week of the Young Child. Yoga, Discovery Room, hike, self-guided Story Trail and Family Adventure Trail. Free. Donations accepted.

• Earth Day: Amazing Amphibians, 1-2 p.m. April 17, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Get a close-up view of live amphibians and discover what makes them so special. $5 members, $7 others.

• Mantis Yoga for children area 3 to 7 with Holly Twining, 2-3 p.m. April 20, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Insect-inspired class filled with movement, games, books, laughter. $7 members, $10 others. Advance registration required, 989-2591

• Nature Time for Children: Spring Session, for ages 2 to 4, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, April 22-June 3, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $50 members, $60 others per child for seven-week session. Advance registration required, 989-2591 or register at


• University of Maine Jordan Planetarium star shows, 7 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m Sundays. $3 per person. Seating limited. Information and reservations, 581-1341 or Private and field trip showings can be arranged.



• Women, Work, and Community: My Money Works:Tools for Smart Money Choices, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 23 to May 21, Tri – County Career Center, 45 Oak St. Learn

skills and confidence to stretch money, pay bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, set personal financial goals.  Registration required, 262-7843 or by April 19.

• 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


• 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.

Clubs, groups


• Dollhouse miniature club, 10:30 a.m. April 14. Information, 942-0326, leave message.

• 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.

• 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.


• Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament, 11 a.m. April 13, Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. Doors open 10:30 a.m. $103. Keith, 356-9949.


• 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. third Thursdays; Evening Book, 6:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. 866-5060.



• Robinson Ballet LIVE, 7 p.m. April 12 and 13, Bangor Opera House. $5, $10 seniors, $5 children, students and college students with ID. Tickets, Bangor Opera House- Penobscot Theatre, 942-3333, or, click on ‘other events,’ find Robinson Ballet show information and click on ‘purchase tickets here.’

• Robinson Ballet youth matinee, “Aladdin,” 3 p.m. April 13, Bangor Opera House-Penobscot Theatre. $5. 942-3333 or

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


• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m.-midnight, April 12, Brewer Eagles Club. Country Mist with Don Nickerson. Advance tickets, 944-2115 Saturday through Thursday.

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


• Contradance with Marsh Island Band, April 13,  Keith Anderson Community Center 19 Bennoch Road. Beginner lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance, 8 p.m. All ages welcome, all dances taught. For info, Facebook,  or 884 8663.



• 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, or

• 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. 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.


• 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.

Fairs, fundraisers


• Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon April 20, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. Clothing, household items, toys, books, linens. Benefits church budget, and mission and outreach projects. To donate items, church office, 947-0156.


• Spaghetti supper and silent auction, 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, April 27, Brewer Community School, corner Pendleton Street and Parkway South. Proceeds will used to defray medical, travel, food and lodging costs associated with a bone marrow transplant need by 4-year-old Maggie Rudnicki. To donate auction item or to make monetary donation, Bernadette Rudnicki, 852-3066 or

• Benefit dinner and silent auction, 5-10 p.m. April 20, Jeff’s Catering. Benefits Dick Pare of Hampden, who is ill. More than 100 items, including Sea Dogs tickets, rounds of golf, weekend getaways and gift baskets. Tickets, $10 at the door.


• Simpson Memorial Library bake sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 20, Ye Ole General Store, Route 2. Benefits the library.


• Rummage and bake sale, 8 a.m.-noon April 13, Frankfort Congregational Church, Main Road.


• Bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13, Levant Heritage Library, Union Street.


• Friends of Old Town Public Library annual book sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 20, Old Town Public LIbrary. Early Birds, 8 a.m. for $10 admission fee. Book bags, coffee, tea, pastries available for purchase. Benefits adult and children’s programming at the library.

Lectures, books


• Community History Seminar taught by author and historian Richard R. Shaw: Thomas Hill Standpipe, 7-9 p.m. April 24, Bangor High School Adult Education, 885 Broadway. $10. 992-5523

• Fields Pond Book Discussion Group led by Joyce Rumery, “Mycophilia: Revelations from the Weird World of Mushrooms” by Eugenia Bone, 6:30 p.m. April 11, Bangor Public Library. Free.

• “Northern Exposure: True Tales of Search and Rescue in the Maine Woods” with Deb Palman, first female game warden in Maine in late 1970s, working with dogs on wilderness search and rescue operations, 7 p.m. April 17, Fields Pond Audubon Center, Fields Pond Road. Free.


• Maine Writers Series: poet Christian Barter reading from his new collection, “In Someone Else’s House,” 4 p.m. April 16, Writing Center, 4th floor, Neville Hall, University of Maine. Free. 581-3845.

• Socialist and Marxist Series, 12:30-1:45 p.m.,  Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine: “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.



• All you can eat breakfast buffet, 7-9 a.m. April 13,  Alton United Methodist Church, 3495 Bennoch Road. $6.


• 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.


• Kings Daughters and Sons Spring Church Fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 13, First Congregational Church of Brewer, UCC, 35 Church St. Luncheon, May baskets, trash and treasures, plants, more. 989-7350.


• Baked bean and casseroles supper, 5-6 p.m. April 20, Elm Street Congregational Church. $8, $5 children 5 to 10, free to children under 5.


• Turkey Supper with all the fixings, 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 13, Carmel Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $7, free to children under 6.


• 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.


• Mud Season Concert, 7 p.m. April 13, Corinth United Methodist Church, located at 275 Main St. Many different styles of music.  Donations accepted for Youth Christian Scholarship Fund. Refreshments provided by church youth group. Church is handicapped accessible.


• Baked bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. April 20, Dedham Congregational Church. $8, $4 children.


• Baked bean and casseroles supper, 5 and 5:30 p.m. April 20, North Brewer-Eddington United Methodist Church, Route 9. $7, $3 children. Child care available. 989-4715.


• Beanhole bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. April 27, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road. $8, $4 children, free to children under 4. Beans available for take-out sales, pint of beans $4, quart of beans $8. Benefits programs of the church.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. April 13, Hampden Snowmobile Club, 844 Western Ave. $7, $3 children.


• 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. April 13 and 27, Stillwater Federated Church. .$7, $1 children.


• Baked bean supper, 4-6 p.m., April 13, Ellingwoods Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. $7, $4 children 4 to 11, free to children 3 and under. Also Indoor yard sale, 8 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. Debbie Calderwood, 234-2762.



• 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.



• Pianist Christopher O’Riley, host of NPR music program “From the Top,” in concert, 7:30 p.m. April 19, Gracie Theatre, Husson University. $20, $5 students with any school ID. Tickets, or box office, 941-7888.

• The Lidral Duo, 2 p.m. April 13, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library. Part of Jazz Month. Free and open to all.

• Music-Cafe Night, 5 p.m. April 14, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. Free music event, food items available for purchase as Glad Tidings Church Youth fundraiser. 947-0324, ext. 15.

• UMaine Chamber Jazz Ensemble, 6:30 p.m. April 16, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library. Free and open to all.

• Rotary Club of Bangor’s eighth annual Music Off Broadway production  “Magic of Motown: The Start of Country and Rock,”  7:30 p.m. April 13, and 3 p.m. April 14, Bangor High

School’s Peakes Auditorium. Tickets $18, $15 seniors, $10 youth, available from club members and Rebecca’s, BookMarc’s, Patrick’s Hallmark and at the door. Credit card sales, Dorsey Furniture, 843-7301.

• 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 21, Bangor Area Recovery Network, 142 Center St. Open to all. Admission by donation at the door.

• Bangor Area Recovery Center events: Chem-free community event with a DJ, 8-11 p.m. April 27, $5; open mic, 12:30-3:30 p.m. April 14 and 21; 142 Center St.


• Chamber Jazz Afternoon Concert series with The Lidral Duo, 4:15-5 p.m. Mondays, Memorial Union, University of Maine.

• 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.


• Coffee House Music Buffet, 7-9 p.m. April 19, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. Open mic, 7-8 p.m. Featured performer, Archipelago. Donations accepted to benefit Community Fuel Assistance Fund and Tree of Life food bank. 326-8327 or 326-8501.



• Wild Poetry writing workshop and potluck in celebration of National Poetry Month, 4-6 p.m. April 27. Nature walk, writing exercises and listening to great poetry. Bring a dish to share. $10 members, $15 others, free to children accompanied by adult. Advance registration required, 989-2591 or register at


• Beyond the Backyard: Introduction to Birding, with local bird guide and Hirundo volunteer Paul Markson, 10 a.m. April 20, Parker Reed Shelter in Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Program also offered 6:30 p.m. April 24, same location. Free and open to all. Reservations and cancellations requested, 944-9259. Open to all. Suggested donation $5, free to school-aged children.



• Winterport Open Stage production of “Nunsense!” musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. April 19, 20, 26, 27, and 3 p.m. April 21, 28, Samuel L. Wagner Middle School, Mountainview Drive. $10,  $8 students and seniors at the door.

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