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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.




• Art by Carolyn Folsom, Lecture Hall; Lois Elaine Wooster Gopin, Lecture Hall stage; and CWStudios, Stairwell Gallery, during August, Bangor Public LIbrary, Harlow Street.

• “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.


• 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.



• 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 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 Private and field trip showings can be arranged.




• School of Robinson Ballet registration day, 11 a.m. Aug, 31, Robinson Ballet Studios, 107 Union St.


• 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.


• 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, 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 Museum and History Center Devil’s Half Acre Tour, 7 p.m. Aug. 27, Sept. 10 and Sept. 24. Meet in front of Harbormaster’s Office, 64 Front St. Not recommended for children under 16. $10, free to history center members. 942-1900.

• Mount Hope Cemetery Tour, 10 a.m. Aug. 17, Sept. 6 and Sept. 21. Meet costumed guide at cemetery Superintendent’s Lodge. $10, $5 children 6 to 12, free to children 5 and under, free to history center members. 942-1900.

• 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.

• 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


• Yard Sale, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 24, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. Refreshments, free face painting for children. 947-0324.


• Bottle drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 7, Newburgh Town Office. Benefits Newburgh Community Library. To arrange early drop off, Jan, 848-3030.


Lectures, books


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




• 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.


• Barbecue chicken or steak dinner 5 p.m. Aug. 23, East Bucksport United Methodist Church, Church Road, off Route 46. $7. To reserve preference of steak or chicken, 469-3622.


• 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.


• Trashcan turkey supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 24, Eddington Clifton Civic Center, 1387 Main Road. $7, $3 children. Benefits fund for upkeep of civic center.


• 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.


• Buffet supper, baked beans and casseroles, 4:30-6 p.m. Aug. 24, Kenduskeag Union Church, across the bridge from Rte 15 in the center of Kenduskeag. $6.50, $3 children 5 to 12, free to children under under 5.


• Free community supper, 6 p.m. Aug. 23, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets. Open to all.


• Pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. Aug. 24, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. $6, $3 children under 12. 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

• 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.




• 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.

• 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.


• Bluegrass group Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. $10, $15 couple.


• Don Blodgett and Bucksport Brass Band concert, 12:30-2 p.m. Aug, 24, municipal gazebo on the waterfront near the Town Dock. Program includes tunes from World War II and the post- war era, performed in the British brass band tradition. Benefits Bucksport Historical Society. Bring your own seating. Rain date, Sept. 7.


• 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.




• Shore exploration, 1-2:30 p.m. Aug. 24, $5 members, $10 others; stargazing, 8-9:30 p.m. Aug. 28, $7 members, $10 others; Family Ramble with environmental educator Cyndi Kuhn, 11 a.m.-noon, $5 members, $10 others. Fields Pond Audubon Center, 989-2591.


• Blue Moon paddle, 6:45 p.m. Aug. 23, reservations requested by Aug. 22; guided canoe tour, 2 p.m. Aug. 25, reservations requested by Aug. 24, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Meet at Gate 3 parking lot, 35 Hudson Road. Suggested donation, $5, free to children. 944-9259.

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