Weekly calendar

Posted Aug. 14, 2013, at 9:34 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:

• “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.

ORONO:

• University of Maine Cooperative Extension third annual Art in the Garden, 6 p.m. Aug. 20, Rogers Farm. Interactive demonstrations, live musicians, poetry, food. Handcrafted items available for sale to benefit the garden. Free and open to all.

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.

CASTINE:

• Castine Historical Society Art Show and Sale, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Aug. 17, and 1-4 p.m. Aug. 18, at the historical society. Free and open to the public. Benefits historical society programs.

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

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, 945-9061.

• Contradance with music by Atonal, Dugan Murphy calling, 8 p.m. Aug. 16, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners’ session at 7:30 p.m. Open to all ages; all dances taught. $8, $20 families. bangorcontra@gmail.com, 941-9727 or bangorcontra.org.

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.

EDDINGTON:

• Seventies Reunion benefit dance with Rebel Hill Rebels, singer-songwriter Brotha Luv and

Down East Country, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 17, Eddington Clifton Civic Center, 1387 Main Road. Box office opens 6:30 p.m. $7 in advance, $10 at the door. sara@cominshall.org.

 

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.

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

HOLDEN:

• Daughters of the Nile yard sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 16-17, 262 Copeland Hill Road. Proceeds benefit Shrine Hospitals for Children. To donate items for the sale, Lorena, 989-3664, or Jane, 8484-7117.

 

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 all.

 

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:

• Baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. Aug. 24, Arey Community Bldg, 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. To volunteer, contact church for interview.

DEDHAM:

• Baked bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Dedham Congregational Church, Route 46. $8; $4 children.

DIXMONT:

• Dixmont United Methodist Church public fellowship breakfast buffet, 7-9 a.m.  Aug. 17, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road. $6,  $3 children.

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:

• Coffeehouse music buffet, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 16, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. Open mic, 7-8 p.m. Featured performer, Curtis Brand. Admission by donation to benefit fuel assistance fund and food pantry. 326-8427 or 326-8501.

 

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:

• Season finale of St. John’s Organ Society 2013 Summer Recital Series: Kevin Birch, director of music at the church, with Anatole Wieck, violin, and Abraham Ross, cello, performing Joseph Rheinberger’s Suite for Violin, Cello & Organ, Opus 149, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. Free, donations accepted. hookopus288.org.

• Organ and instrumental concert, Michael and Amanda Cushman, 6 p.m. Aug. 18, Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia St. Free. 945-6616, csbcbangor.org.

• 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.

HERMON:

• Six Basin Street Dixieland Band, 6 p.m. Aug. 18, Ecotat Gardens, 2699 Route 2. Bring a lawn chair. Park in the Annis Road parking area.

LEVANT:

• Southern gospel music concert featuring The Campbells, 6 p.m. Aug. 18, Harvest Chapel of Levant Village. Donations will be accepted. 884-7857.

OLD TOWN:

• Gay 90s Musical Review, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Old Town Museum. $5.

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

BANGOR:

• Calling All Shutterbugs hike, 2-3:30 p.m. Aug. 18, Central Penjajawoc Preserve. Trailhead located just south of Burleigh Road and Essex Street intersection. Sponsored by Bangor Land Trust. Info@bangorlandtrust.org.

HOLDEN:

• Tree Identification Workshop with Steve Sader, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 17, Fields Pond Audubon Center,  advance registration required, $15 members, $20 others; moonlight canoe excursion, 6 p.m. Aug. 21, $10 members, $15 others, $5 rental canoe with life jacket and paddles, free to children under 10, advance registration required, 989-2591 or maineaudubon.org.

• Penobscot Valley Chapter Field Trip: Shorebirds in Lubec, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 18. Meet at Fields Pond Audubon Center. $15. Reservations required. 989-2591.

OLD TOWN:

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

ALTON:

• Blue Moon Paddle, 6:45 p.m. Aug. 23, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Bring a snack, water and a flashlight. Meet at Gate 3 in the parking lot, 35 Hudson Road. Reservations and cancellations requested by Aug. 22. 944-9259. Admission by suggested donation of $5, free children.

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