Weekly calendar for May 23, 2013

Posted May 21, 2013, at 4:21 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.

 Art

BANGOR:

• “Memories, Dreams, Joy,” paintings of Richard W. Field of Lewiston, through June 22, Robert E. White Art Gallery in Peabody Hall, Husson University. Gallery hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 941-7887.

 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.

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:

• Dollhouse miniature club, 10:30 a.m.  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. 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. 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.

HAMPDEN:

• Hampden Historical Society, 7 p.m. May 28, Kinsley House, 83 Main Road South. Potluck supper, 6 p.m. Annual meeting and election of officers, 7 p.m. 862-3463.

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:

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

 Events

BANGOR:

• Ohio Street Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays through November, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Vegetables, meats, dairy products and baked goods. 973-3976.

• 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.

• 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:

• Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center plant sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 1, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St.

BREWER:

• Brewer Garden and Bird Club plant sale, 8:30 a.m. June 1, Brewer Historical Society, 199 Wilson St., featuring perennials grown by club members. Also coffee and cake sale to benefit Brewer HIstorical society. Carol, 989-1083.

ORRINGTON:

• Community yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 1, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, near the fire station. To arrange for table rental space, church office, 825-3404.

Lectures, books

BANGOR:

• Poetry Open Mike, 7-8 p.m. May 28, or last Tuesdays, Books-A-Million, upstairs, Bangor Mall. 941-1670.

ORONO:

• Author, Katie Quirk, “A Girl Called Problem,” 6:30 p.m. May 30, Orono Public Library.

• John and Marisue Pickering, “Maine – Beyond the Usual: A Travel Guide,” 12:30 p.m. May 29, Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. Slide presentation and book signing. 866-5060.

 Meals

BANGOR:

•  Heart Healthy baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. May 25, 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. Open to all. 945-3166.

BUCKSPORT:

• Baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. May 25, Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road. $7, $3 children.

CLIFTON:

• 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.

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.

PENOBSCOT:

• Pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. May 25, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. $6, $3 children 12 and under. 326-8626 or 326-4885.

OLD TOWN:

• Free community supper, 6 p.m. May 24, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets.

 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.

• Cole Land Transportation  Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 11, 405 Perry Road. Horse-drawn wagon to 18-wheeler trucks, snowplows, hearses, military vehicles, restored motorcycles, historic fire trucks, American Railfan locomotive, freight car, caboose, Maine World War II Memorial, Maine Vietnam Memorial, Purple Heart monument, Bangor World War II Memorial, 5th Armored Division collection of WWII memorabilia, Army tank, Huey helicopter. $7, $5 seniors, free age 18 and under. 990-3600, ext. 13, colemuseum.org.

HAMPDEN:

• Hampden Historical Society’s Kinsley House and the Katherine Trickey Archives, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April through October or by appointment. 862-2027.

ORLAND:

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

 Music

BANGOR:

•  Pam Martin’s fourth annual Talent Show 2 p.m. June 1, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Auditions, 6-8 p.m May 24. Show admission, $6. Vote for favorites, $1 per vote. Rolf, 973-3976, or Pam, 989-5442.

• Music-Cafe Night, 5 p.m. May 26, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. Free concert with food items available for purchase. 947-0324, ext 15.

• 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:

• 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

BUCKSPORT

• Birding and paddling adventure with Cheri Domina, 7 a.m. May 25. Meet 7 a.m. at boat landing on Silver Lake Road. 469-2008 or cheri@greatpondtrust.org to register in advance. Rain date May 26. check greatpondtrust.org for weather cancellations.

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