June 24, 2018
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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.




• “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.

• “VisionQuilt ’13,” art quilts by Elizabeth Busch, Sally Field, Ellie Pancoe, Rosalita Feero and Jude Spacks, through Sept. 30, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St. Exhibit hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. Artists’ reception, 3-5 p.m. June 23.



• 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.


• 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.




• 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.  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 Historical Society, 7 p.m  June 24, Kinsley House, 83 Main Road South. Tom Hannigan will speak about paleontology.


• 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.




• Contradance with music by Elizabeth Backes and Baron Collins-Hill and calling by Kevin Stevens, 8 p.m. June 21,  Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners’ lesson, 7:30 p.m. All dances taught; no partner necessary. $8, $20 family. bangorcontra.org or 941-9727.

• Line dancing classes, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Jo, 945-9061.


• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m.-midnight June 21, Brewer Eagles Club. Bushwack Band. Advance tickets, 944-2115 Sat through Wednesday.

• 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 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.


• 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


• Peony Society of Maine 12th annual Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 22, home of Ken Liberty, 23 Ohio St. Admission by suggested donation of $3. One peony plant given away at the end of each tour.

• Ice Cream for a Cause, 2-3 p.m. June 20, WBRC Architects Engineers parking lot, Franklin Street. Benefits Champion the Cure Challenge of the Eastern Maine Medical Center Cancer Care Center in Brewer. icecreamforacause.com


• Indoor yard sale and bake sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 21, and 8 a.m.-noon June 22, Twin City Plaza, 256 State St. Benefits Maine Alzheimer’s Association. Justine Herl, 605-1226.


• Strawberry Festival, noon-3 p.m. June 22, Old Town Museum. $4, $1 children. Pies available for purchase.


• Strawberry Festival, noon-3 p.m. June 29, Stillwater Federated Church Sat., June 29.

$4, $1 children. Pies available for purchase.


• Winterport Fire and Rescue Auxiliary dance, 8-11 p.m. June 29, Wagner School, Mount View Drive. Semi-formal attire. Door prize. Open to those 18 and older. Music provided by DJ. $10. Tickets: Leadbetter’s Super Stop, Bangor; Rise and Shine, Winterport Winery and Not Just Milk and Cookies all in Winterport. Benefits Winterport Fire and Rescue.




• “Hidden Battles,” 5:30 p.m. June 23, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St. Sponsored by Jim Harney Chapter of Veterans for Peace.


Lectures, books


• Book launch with Terri Parady of Orono, author of young adult novel “Red Crucible,” 5-7 p.m. June 29, Zanji Studio, 23a Hammond St., No. 231.

• Author Cathie Pelletier reading and signing her new book, “The One-Way Bridge,” 7 p.m. June 26, BookMarc’s bookstore, corner of Harlow and Central streets.




• BANGOR — Lobster dinner with chowder, corn on the cob, salads, rolls and strawberry shortcake, 5-6 p.m. July 20, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. One lobster, $16; two $21; or grilled chicken breast $10. Paid reservations only by July 8. Advance payment may be mailed to: Bangor Grange, P.O. Box 328, Levant ME 04456. 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. Open to all. 945-3166.


• Baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. June 22, Arey Community Bldg, 1160 River Road. $7, $3 children.


• 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.


• 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.


• Public church supper buffet, 4:30-6 p.m. June 22, Kenduskeag Union Church, across the bridge from Route 15. $6.50,  $3 children 5 to 12, free to children under 5 . Baked beans, pies and cupcakes available purchase for takeout purchase.


• Pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. June 22, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. $6, $3 children 12 and under. 326-8626 or 326-4885.




• 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, or colemuseum.org.


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




• Highlands Classical Trio, program of classical chamber music, 4 p.m. June 23, All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway. Susan Ramsey, violinist; Ruth Fogg, cellist; Margery Aumann, pianist. Admission by donation at the door. susan.ramsey@foxcroftacademy.org or 564-0043.

• Bangor Band concert, 7 p.m. June 25, Bangor Waterfront. Conducted by Curvin “Chip” Farnham. Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank and Bangor Parks and Recreation. 944-4193 or bangorband.org.

• Music Cafe, 5 p.m. June 23, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. facebook.com/gtcbangor

or 947-0324.

• 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.


• Next Generation Theatre: The Skyliners, 7:30 p.m. June 22, $8 at the door; The Focus Group, 8 p.m. June 21, for mature audiences, $5 at the door. 989-7100.


• Sebasticook Valley Community Band concert, 5:30 p.m. June 23, Ecotat Gardens, 2699 Route 2. Bring a lawn chair, park in Annis Road parking area.


• Damascus Road concert, 6:30 p.m. June 29, Hudson Baptist Church. Open to all. Pastor Jim Davis, 327-1433.


• 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. June 21, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. Open mic, 7-8 p.m. Featured performer, Sonia Turanski. Free. Donations accepted to benefit fuel assistance fund and food pantry. 326-8477 or 336-4885.




• Hirundo Wildlife Refuge: Summer full moon paddle, 7 p.m. June 21, meet Gate 3, parking lot, 35 Hudson Road. Reservations, cancellations by June 20, $5 donation, free to school children kayak skills clinic, 1-4 p.m. June 22, at the refuge, $55, kayak rentals $10, registration and cancellation by June 20. 944-9259.

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