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Posted Aug. 07, 2013, at 1:08 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:

• “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.

• Summer Oasis: An Evening of Music & Art, 6-9 p.m., Aug. 17, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. $30 per person, $50 per couple, $110 per posse (five people). Silent auction of Vincent Hartgen art and other art, gallery scavenger hunt, Cupcake Hour, 8 p.m. Tickets available at UMMA, 561-3350, or kj@umit.maine.edu.

HERMON:

• “Art in the Gardens,” 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 10, Ecotat Gardens, 2699 Route 2. Use Annis Road parking lot.

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 August star shows, 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 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

BREWER:

• Summer Dance Camp, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Aug. 12-16, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. $100. 989-7100.

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

BREWER:

• Public dance, 7-11 p.m. Aug. 17, Cityside Restaurant, North Brewer Shopping Plaza. $6, $10 couple. Live band, Bootleg, country music.

• 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, doors open at 7 p.m., Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. Aug. 2, Barb Demo; Aug. 9, Honky Tonk Confidential; Aug. 16, Wild Horse; Aug. 23, New Society; Aug. 30, Bootleg. Advanced tickets required at 944-2115 until Wednesday prior to a Friday dance.

 

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.

• Bingo, Fridays, VFW Post 4633, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m., regular bingo, 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 862-2553.

• Benefit yard sale and raffle, 8 a.m.-3 p.n., Aug. 10, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate (Town & Country office), 1162 Union St. Proceeds to benefit Sarah’s Cancer Hospitality House. 942-6711.

CLIFTON:

• Word of Life Worship Without Walls, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 11. Parks Pond Campground, 787 Airline Road. Contemporary worship service, Biblical teaching and water baptism, barbecue and children’s activities. 735-8837.

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.

HERMON:

• Eastern Maine Orchid Society trunk sale, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 17, Greencare, 1779 Hammond St.

OLD TOWN:

• Gay Nineties Revue, produced by Pam Martin and Y-Players, 1:30 p.m., Aug. 17, Old Town Museum, 353 Main St. $5.

 

Film

BANGOR:

• River City Cinema: Noir Beneath the Stars: “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. rivercitycinema.org.

• CASTINE — “Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance,” movie and discussion with Conductor Murry Sidlin, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 13, Delano Auditorium, Maine Maritime Academy. Reception, 5:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church. $20 at the door, in advance at the Adam Gallery or by calling Susan, 266-9621. Benefits Defiant Requiem Foundation and Trinity Episcopal Church.

ORONO

• Capt. Paul Jacobs, U.S. Navy retired commander, USS Kirk, introducing and commenting on “The Lucky Few,” 7:15 p.m. Aug. 12, Dirigo Pines Inn. Film portrays rescue of more than 30,000 South Vietnamese refugees by the USS Kirk during the fall of Saigon in April 1975.

 

Lectures, books

BANGOR:

• Book signing with Amanda Morin, author of “The Everything Kids’ Learning Activities Book,” 1 p.m. Aug. 31, Books-A-Million.

CASTINE:

• Author Samuel Thomas discussing his mystery novel, “The Midwife’s Tale,” 7-8 p.m. Aug. 15, Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School St. Free and open to the public.

OLD TOWN:

• Micah Pawling, assistant professor of history and Native American studies at the University of Maine, “Penobscot Homeland Waterscapes and Petitions in the 19th Century,” 2 p.m. Aug. 11, Old Town Museum.

 

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.

BUCKSPORT:

• Public barbecue supper, 5-6 p.m., Aug. 17, Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm St. $8 adult, $5 child age 5-10, free child under age 5.

CARMEL:

• Barbecue chicken supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Aug. 10, Carmel Union Church, Plymouth Road, Carmel. $7, free to children under age 6. 269-2923.

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.

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:

• Baked bean supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 10, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. $8, $4 children 12 and under. 326-8626 or 326-4927.

 

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, or colemuseum.org.

• 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:

• 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:

• 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.

BREWER:

• Country jam, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sundays, Cityside Restaurant, North Brewer Shopping Plaza. Admission by donation.

HERMON:

• Six Basin Street Dixieland Band Concert, 4 p.m., Aug 18, Ecotat Gardens, 2699 Route 2. Free. Park in Annis Road parking area,

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

OLD TOWN:

• Family Fun Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 18, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge.

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