Weekly calendar

Posted May 30, 2013, at 9:03 a.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. Sponsored by WBRC Architects and Engineers. Education Coordinator Eva Wagner, 561-3360.

 

Children

BANGOR:

• Upward Bound Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m.-noon June 24-28, Pilgrim Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 375 Mount Hope Ave..  For children age 4 to eighth-graders. Register at 942-8054.

• 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, Wingate Hall, University of Maine. Seating limited. Information and reservations, 581-1341 or  GalaxyMaine.com. Private and field trip showings can be arranged. “Cosmic Colors, June 7 and June 14. “Earth, Moon, and Sun” June 2, 9, 16, and 30.

 

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. XX  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, Seasons Restaurant, 427 Main St. 843-5603.

• German Stammtisch language group, 5:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Books-A-Million. 866-4992.

HAMPDEN:

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. Tuesdays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Jo at 945-9061..

• Top Hat II Dance Studio presents “Under the City Lights,” 6 p.m., June 1, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine.989-3900 or tophatii@aol.com.

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.

• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m.— midnight, May 31, Brewer Eagles Club. Bootleg Band with Doug Baker. Advance tickets by mail, call 944-2115, Saturday through Thursday, not sold Friday at the door.

EDDINGTON:

• “Seventies Reunion” benefit dance, 7-11 p.m., June 8, Comins Hall, 1387 Main Road. $7. Rebel Hill Rebels, Down East Country, Alice the Madd Hatter & Wolf Bone, and Ryan Carter and Friends.

 

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.

BREWER:

• Robotics program fundraiser, 6-8 p.m., Brewer High School gymnasium. Silent auction with items donated by local businesses, free ice cream, free demonstrations of “Sasha the Robot.”

• Bake sale fundraiser, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., May 30, Marden’s, Wilson Street. Proceeds to benefit “Save the Racks” participation in Susan G. Koman 3 Day walk in Boston.

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.

HAMPDEN:

• Seventh Annual Day Lily Sale, 9 a.m.-noon, June 8, at Harmony Hall, 24 Kennebec Road. Unique day lilies donated by hybridizer Bill Warman. Sponsored by Hampden Garden Club to benefit Harmony Hall restoration. 862-3909.

NEWBURGH:

• Yard and bake sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., June 7-8, Route 9 fire station. Sponsored by Newburgh Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Stuff a Bag $3 (clothes only), books, toys, dishes, and furniture. 234-7274.

 

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR:

• Benefit yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 31 and June 1, 503 Essex St. Benefits Penobscot Contradancers. bangorcontra.org.

• Organic perennials plant sale, 9 a.m.-noon, June 1, Brick Church, corner of Main and Union Streets. Portion of proceeds will benefit PICA. Ellen Gray at PICA, 947-4203.

• Indoor yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 8, First United Methodist CHurch, 703 Essex St. Also, bake sale. 945-4576.

• Friends of the Bangor Public Library annual book sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 15, at the library. Last hour, books sold by the bag. Preview for Friends members, 5-6:30 p.m. June 14. Proceeds help support the library. Volunteers needed to help sort books during week of June 10. 945-6883 or grahams33@myfairpoint.net.

HERMON:

• Perennials plant sale, 9-11 a.m. June 1, Ecotat Gardens, 2699 Route 2.

ORONO:

• 10th annual Orono Bog Boardwalk yard sale, 8-4 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 139 Main St. To donate items, Jim Bird, 866-2578.

ORRINGTON:

• Orrington Garden Club plant sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 1, Masonic hall, River Road. Annuals and perennials, art, craft and white elephant items.

 

Lectures, books

BANGOR:

• Authors Tim and Debbie Bishop, “Two Are Better: Midlife Newlyweds Bicycle Coast to Coast,” 3:30-5:30 p.m. May 31, Lambs Book and Bible, 877 Stillwater Ave. openroadpress.com.

• Author Berndt Heinrich, “Summer World,” Fields Pond Book Discussion Group, 6:30 p.m., June 13, Bangor Public Library.

ORONO:

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

 

Meals

BANGOR:

• 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.

BREWER:

• Turkey pie lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., June 1, First Congregational Church of Brewer, 35 Church St. $7 adult, $3 children age 12 and under. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available. 989-7350.

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. To volunteer, contact church for interview.

EDDINGTON:

• Baked him and bean supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., June 8, Comins Hall, 1387 Main Road. $7 adult and teen, $3 child. Baked ham, bean hole beans, potato salad, coleslaw, brown bread, rolls, and dessert.

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.

ORLAND:

• Baked Bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m., June 1 at the Orland United Methodist Church. Adults $8, children $4. 469-7475.

ORRINGTON:

• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6:30p.m. June 1, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, $3 children.

 

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. throughNov. 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:

• Hikari Trio playing works by Shostakovich, Bright Sheng and Fanny Mendelssohn, as part of the Arlan A. Baillie Steinway Performance Series, 2 p.m. June 2, All Souls Church, 10 Broadway. Free. 942-7354.

HERMON:

• Steel Pan Concert, 6 p.m. June 4, Ectotat Gardens, 2699 Route 2.

• 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

ALTON:

• Canoe skill clinic with instructor Jimmy Haller, 1 p.m., June 1, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. $5 donation per adult; school-age children free. For more information, 944-9259 or http://www.hirundomaine.org.

BANGOR:

• Lady slipper’s walk with George Elliott, 10 a.m., June 1, Bangor Land Trust. Meet at kiosk at end Tamarack Trail off Walden-Parke Way, accessed from Essex Street. 942-1010.

 

Theater

BANGOR:

• Matinee performance of “Around the World in 80 Days,” 2 p.m., May 31, Bangor Opera House. 942-3333, www.penobscottheatre.org.

ORONO:

• The Focus Group, adult improv comedy troupe, 8 p.m. May 31, Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road. $5. Sponsored by Orono Community Theatre.

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