Weekly calendar

Posted April 17, 2013, at 11:21 a.m.

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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:

• 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 or maineaudubon.org.

• 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 maineaudubon.org.

ORONO:

• 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  GalaxyMaine.com. Private and field trip showings can be arranged.

Classes

BANGOR:

• 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. Registration required, 262-7843 or searles@maine.edu by April 19.

HAMPDEN:

• 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

BANGOR:

• Community Citizens Award Night and Open House, 7 p.m. April 30, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Refreshments. 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:

• Eddington Historical Society, 6:30 p.m.  April 18, F.A. Wood Municipal Building Conference room. 989-5792.

HAMPDEN:

• Hampden Garden Club, 7 p.m. April 23, Harmony Hall, 24 Kennebec Road. “Crop and Garden Pollinators” with Eric Venturini, University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology. Open to all.

Pat, 862-3909.

ORONO:

• 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.

Dance

BANGOR:

• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m. -midnight, April 19, Brewer Eagles Club. The Wildwoods Band. Advance tickets only, 944-2115 Saturday through Thursday.

• 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.

ORONO:

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.

• 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.

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.

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR:

• Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon April 20, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. To donate items for the sale, church office, 947-0156.

BREWER:

• Spaghetti supper and silent auction, 4:39-7 p.m. April 27, Brewer Community School. Benefits Maggie Rudnicki, 852-3066.

• Benefit dinner and silent auction, 5-10 p.m. April 20, Jeff’s Catering. Benefits Dick Pare of Hampden, who is ill. Tickets, $10 at the door.

CARMEL:

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

OLD TOWN:

• Friends of the 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.

Film

BANGOR:

• “Climate of Doubt” followed by discussion, 7 p.m. April 21, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St. Free. 942-9343.

• River City Cinema: “A Place at the Table, 7 p.m. April 19, Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. $8. rivercitycinema.org

Lectures, books

BANGOR:

• 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 per seminar. 992-5523 or bangoradulteducation.com.

OLD TOWN:

• Sheryn Olsen of the University of Maine, “The Varying Hare: A Seasonal Journey,” 10 a.m. April 20, Sunkhaze Café at the Daybreak Bakery, 241 Main St. sunkhaze.org or info@sunkhaze.org.

ORONO:

• Socialist and Marxist Series, 12:30-1:45 p.m.,  Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine: “Poverty, Inequality and Regulatory Capture,” professor Thomas  Pogge, April 18. 581-3860.

Meals

BANGOR:

• 1950s and 1960s rock and roll show preceded by chicken pie supper, April 20, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Supper, 5:30 p.m. $7. Show, 7 p.m. $7. Both $12. 973-3976.

• 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. 945-3166.

BUCKSPORT:

• 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.

DEDHAM:

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

DIXMONT:

• Dixmont United Methodist Church fellowship breakfast 7-9 a.m. April 20, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road. $6, $3 children.

EDDINGTON:

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

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.

MILFORD:

•  Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. April 20, Milford Congregational Church. Takeout available. $7, $2 children 12. Benefits The Animal Orphanage. 299-7324.

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:

• Baroque Orchestra of Maine, 7:30 p.m. April 27, St. John’s Episcopal Church 225 French St.

Tickets at the door, $20, free to student. fiddleheadmusic.org, click on BOOM or BOOM Musicians.

• 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, gracietheatre.com or box office, 941-7888.

• 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:

• The Mainely Music Chorus, “A Barbershop Journey,” 2 p.m. April 20, Brewer Performing Arts Center, Brewer Community School, 92 Pendleton St. Features Downtown Crossing quartet of Lexington, Mass.  $12 at the door or $10 in advance, Eric Stover, 469-3695.

• Rockin’ Ron’s music jam and open mic, 12:30-4 p.m. April 21, Bangor Area Recovery Network, 142 Center St. 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 21; 142 Center St.

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.

PENOBSCOT:

• 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.

Outdoors

BANGOR:

• Walk the Northeast Penjajawoc Trail in honor of Earth Day, 1 p.m. April 21. Park on Kittredge Road by kiosk. www.bangorlandtrust.org.

BUCKSPORT:

• Moonlight walk on barrens of Bucksport’s abandoned Upper Long Pond Road with Scott Bennett, 6:30 p.m. April 20. 2.5-mile hike. Meet at Wildlands’ North Gate on Bald Mountain Road to carpool to trailhead. Rain or cloud date, April 21. 825-4709 or scottcom36@roadrunner.com.

OLD TOWN:

• Beyond the Backyard: Introduction to Birding, with Paul Markson, 10 a.m. April 20, Parker Reed Shelter, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Program also offered 6:30 p.m. April 24, same location. Reservations and cancellations, 944-9259. Suggested donation $5, free to school-age children.

Theater

BANGOR:

• Sneak preview of Penobscot Theatre Company’s Drama Academy production of “The Little Prince,” 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, Bangor Public Library.

BREWER:

• Teen theatre group: “Little Shop of Horrors,” 7 p.m. April 26; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.  April 27; 2 p.m. April 28, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. $7, $4 children 2 to18. 989-7100.

• The Focus Group, improv comedy, 8 p.m. April 19, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. For mature audiences. $5. 989-7100.

ORONO:

• Orono Community Theatre: “Tale of Trickery,” comic Indonesian folk tales for children and families, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. April 27, 2 p.m. April 28, Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road.Advance tickets, $12, $6 children 12 and under. Orono Pharmacy or at the door.

WINTERPORT:

• 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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