Weekly calendar

Posted April 24, 2013, at 12:46 p.m.

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Children

BANGOR:

• Space Day Open House, 3:30-6:30 p.m. April 30, Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way. Exhibits, demonstrations, activities, giveaways, refreshments, astronaut expert. 990-2900 or www.astronaut.org.

• 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.

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

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.

• Eastern Maine Die-cast Association, for collectors of diecast and toy vehicles, airplanes, soldiers, second Mondays, at 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.

• 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.

HERMON:

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

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:

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

BREWER:

• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m.-midnight April 26, Brewer Eagles Club. The New Society Band with Rockin Ron, country and ‘50s music. Advance tickets by mail, call 944-2115 Saturday through Thursday. Tickets not sold at the door.

• 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. 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:

• Indoor yard, bake and plant sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 4, Hammond Street Congregational Church. 942-4381.

• Chocolate tasting and silent auction, 2-7 p.m. April 24, Room 18, Eastern Maine Community College, 354 Hogan Road. Benefits American Cancer Society. Tiffany Carr, 659-2356.

BREWER:

• Spaghetti supper and silent auction, 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, April 27, Brewer Community School, corner Pendleton Street and Parkway South. Proceeds benefit Maggie Rudnicki, 4, who needs a bone marrow transplant. Bernadette Rudnicki, 852-3066 or momrud@yahoo.com.

BREWER:

• Crop for a Cause scrapbooking event, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 4, The Vacationland Inn, 453 Wilson St. $25, includes lunch, prizes and gift. RSVP by May 1, lorettasnow@roadrunner.com or 735-7441. Benefits Alzheimer’s Association.

Lectures, books

BANGOR:

• Poetry Open Mike, 7-8 p.m. April 30, or last Tuesdays. Café, Books-A-Million,  Bangor Mall. 941-1670.

HAMPDEN:

• Yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27, Harmony Hall, 24 Kennebec Road. Funds raised will go to send several people from SAD 22 to Guatemala to build a school from recycled bottles.

OLD TOWN:

• The Animal Orphanage annual

5k road race and walk April 28 Old Town YMCA. Registration 8:30 a.m., race-walk 10:30 a.m. Rain or shine. $15, $12 families. Pets on leashes welcome. Benefits The Animal Orphanage.

299-7324.

ORLAND:

• University of Maine Professor Emeritus Steve Norton, “Geology of the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands,” 6:30 p.m. April 30, Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery. 469-6929 or info@greatpondtrust.org.

Meals

BANGOR:

• Heart healthy baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. April 27, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St.  Vegetarian options. $7, $3 children.

• 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.

CLIFTON:

• Baked chicken supper, 4-6 p.m. April 27, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. $8, $4 children. 843-5441.

• 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.

HAMPDEN:

• Bean-hole 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. Take-out sales, pint of beans, $4; quart of beans $8.

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.

OLD TOWN:

• Free community supper, 6 p.m. April 26, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets.

PENOBSCOT:

• Pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. April 27, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. $6, $3 children under 12. 326-8626 or 326-4885.

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.

ORONO:

• Pianist Masanabu Ikemiya, “Classics to Ragtime,” with commentary and visuals, 4 p.m. April 28, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Admission by donation to benefit Sustainable Harvest International. 866-3655.

• 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:

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

MILFORD:

• Nature discovery hike for families, 10 a.m. May 4, Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Hike distance and pace determined by abilities and interests of group. Meet at parking lot beyond Carter Meadow Road. Danielle D’Auria, 745-0676.

OLD TOWN:

• Annual Trail Day clean up, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 27, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Bring a friend, lunch, clippers, pruners and-or lopping shears. Meet at 10 a.m. at Parker Reed Shelter in the refuge. 944-9259.

Theater

ORONO:

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

WINTERPORT:

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

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