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Weekly calendar

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: Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.




• “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.



• 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 Private and field trip showings can be arranged.




• Egyptian-style belly dance classes, eight-week class taught by a professional dancer, 7-8:30 p.m., Mondays, beginning July 15. $75 fee for entire session. Zanji Studio, Suite 231, 23 Hammond/9 Central. 949-9388.


• 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, 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.

• Rendez-Vous, French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Starbucks, Bangor Mall Boulevard. French speakers welcome.

• Bangor Grange, 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.


• BREWER: Brewer Historical Society, 7 p.m., July 9, Brewer First Methodist Church meeting room, 40 South Main St. Maj. Daryl Lyon, Maine National Guard, speaking about activities at Brewer Armory.


• 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.




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


• 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, 8 p.m.-midnight, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. July 5, Honky Tonk Confidential; July 12, Mainely Country; July 19, Murky Waters; July 26, Wild Wood. Advance tickets required, 944-2115 Saturday through Wednesday.




• Guns of the Northeast Firearms Symposium, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13, Bangor Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St., $15. Speakers, exhibit, and black powder demo. Firearms appraisals $15, $10 each additional weapon. 942-1900 or

• 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, or

• 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 Historical Society, 7 p.m., July 9, First Methodist Church meeting room, 40 South Main St. Maine Army Guard Maj. Darryl Lyon will speak about activities at the Brewer Armory.


• 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.


• Book sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., July 13, Levant Heritage Library, Union Street. $1 hardcovers, $0.50 softcovers, quantity discounts.

• Bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Levant Heritage Library, Union Street.

Orrington Garden Club Garden Tour, in conjunction with Orrington Old Home Week, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 19:  Wiswell Farm, 100 River Road; Rocky Knoll Golf Course, 94 River Road; Grant home, 641 River Road; and the Green home, 9 Green Lane, ff the Field’s Pond Road.  Signs indicate location of each garden. $12 all four gardens or $4 one garden.  Advance tickets, Barbara Joy, 989-3746, or at each garden.


Fairs, fundraisers


• Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church Strawberry Festival fundraiser, 4:30-6 p.m. July 6, at the church. Quarts of strawberries available for purchase. $7, $4 children.




• River City Cinema: Noir Beneath the Stars, 8:30 p.m. June 28, “The Maltese Falcon;” July 5, “Notorious,” July 12; “The Lady From Shanghai,” July 19; “Kiss Me Deadly,” July 26; “Cape Fear,” Aug. 2; “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” Aug. 9; Pickering Square in Downtown Bangor. Bring lawn chairs. Free. Concessions available.

Lectures, books


• Author Jennifer Wixson of Troy signing copies of her new novel, “Peas, Beans and Corn,” 1-3 p.m. July 6, BookStacks, 71 Main St.




• 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.


• First Saturday turkey pie lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. July 6, First  Congregational Church of Brewer, UCC, 35 Church St. $7, $3 children. Gluten free-vegetarian option available. 989-7350.


• 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.


• Barbeque chicken supper, 5 pp.m. and 6 p.m., July 13, Eddington Clifton Civic Center, 1387 Main Road. $7 adult, $3 child. 843-6441.


• 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.


• Baked bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m. July 6, Orland United Methodist Church. $8, $4 children 12 and under. Ticket sales start 4:15 p.m. 469-3714.


• Old Homeweek Supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m., July 16, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7 adult, $3 child age 12 and under.




• 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

• Maine Air Museum, 98 Maine Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Labor Day. Displays and pictures from World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and the Cold War. Information and pictures about all military plane crashes in Maine. Free parking. $3, $1 children under 12, $6 family, free to active military. 941-6757.


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


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




• Bangor Band concert,  6 p.m. July 4, Pickering Square; 7 p.m. July 9 and 16, Bangor Waterfront, 7 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or blanket. or 944-4193.

• 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.


•  Music at the Town Dock, 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays: July 10, Danny and the Bluetones; July 17, Juke Rockets; July 24, Retro Rockerz; July 31, Atlantic Clarion Steel Drum Band; Aug. 7 Mike and Susie Fay, and Shades of Blue; August 14, Queen City Big Band; August 21, Jump City Jazz. Free.


• 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.




• Fields Pond Audubon Center events: Butterfly walk, 1 p.m., July 13, Participate in North American Butterfly Count, $3, free to children,. 567-3137,; Night walk, 8-9:30 p.m., July 17, $7 members, $10 others; Nature time for children ages 2 to 4, 10-11 a.m., Mondays, July 15-Aug. 26, $50 membesr, $60 others, advance registration required, 989-2591 or


• Guided canoe tour, 2-3:30 p.m., July 7, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, meet at Gate 3 parking lot, 35 Hudson Road (Route 43), Alton. $5 donation suggested. Reservations requested by July 6. 944-9259.




• “Jungle Book,” 6 p.m. July 12-13, and 2 p.m. July 14, Next Generation Theatre at the Between Friends Art Center, 39 Center St. $7, $4 children 2 to 17. 989-7100.

• “Aladdin Jr.,” 7 p.m., July 19-20 and 2 p.m., July 20-21, Next Generation Theatre at the Between Friends Art Center, 39 Center St. $7, $4 children 2 to 17. 989-7100.

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