Weekly calendar

Posted Aug. 26, 2013, at 11:10 a.m.

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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.

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

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.

HERMON:

• Hydrangea Wreath Workshop, 9 a.m. or noon, Sept. 14, Ecotat Gardens. $20. Advance registration required, info@ecotat.org or 848-5946

 

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.

HOLDEN:

• Holden Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3, Conference Room, Holden Police Department. Guest speaker Mary Jane Pierce, long-time Holden resident sharing memories of growing up in Holden. Open to the public.

 

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:

• Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays, upstairs, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits Brewer Eagles Club. 852-3284.

 

Events

BANGOR:

• Bangor Museum and History Center Devil’s Half Acre Tour, 7 p.m. 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.

• 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

NEWBURGH:

• 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

BANGOR:

•  Bangor Museum and History Center Brown Bag Lunch Series: Camille Smalley, collections and research manager, Saco Museum, discussing the Civil War diaries of John Haley, noon Sept. 4, at the history center, 159 Union St. Bring a lunch. Free. 942-1900, educator@bangormuseum.org.

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

 

Meals

BANGOR:

• Heart Healthy baked bean and barbecue chicken supper, 5-6 p.m. Aug. 31, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. $7, $3 children.

• 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.

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.

FRANKFORT:

• Turkey supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Frankfort Congregational Church, Route 1A. Take out meal available, $9, $4 children, free to preschoolers.

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.

ORRINGTON:

• Baked bean supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 7, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, $3 children.

 

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.

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

HOLDEN:

• Fields Pond Audubon Center events: Family Ramble with environmental educator Cyndi Kuhn, 11 a.m.-noon, Sept. 7, $5 member family, $10 others; After School Exploration program, 4-5 p.m. Sept. 5, open to all ages, $5. 989-2591.

 

Theater

BREWER:

• Comedy show with Keith Wann and Wink, 7-8:30 p.m., and “My Father’s Gift,” ASL drama by Wink, 9-10:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Brewer Performing Arts Center, 92 Pendleton St. Each show, $10, or both $15. Tickets: Bangor Deaf Club, P.O. Box 2121, Bangor ME 04401, Bangordeafclub@gmail.com, VP: 433-7654 or http://www.winkasl.com/Wink/Tickets.html.

CASTINE:

• “Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington: An Afternoon with Margaret Chase Smith,” 1 p.m. Sep 1, Delano Auditorium, Leavitt Hall, Maine Maritime Academy. $5 students, $10 adults, $20 families. 326-8450.

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