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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 September star shows: 7 p.m. Sept. 20; 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 21.  $3 per person. Seating limited. Information and reservations, 581-1341 or Private and field trip showings can be arranged.




• Cooking Matters class, 1-3 p.m. Sept. 5-Oct. 10, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Free. Information or reservations, 992-4468 or 973-3976.


• Community CPR and First Aid Class, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7, Eddington Fire Department. Free, donations accepted. To register, fire department, 843-5251, or Town Office, 843-5233.


• 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.

• 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 Historical Society, 7 p.m. Sept. 10, Machias Savings Bank Community Room, 581 Wilson St. Guest speaker, Bangor Daily News writer David Fitzpatrick, “Attracting youth to local history and the critical role of technology we must all embrace and use.” Open to the public.


• Hampden Kiwanis Club Texas Hold ‘em poker tournament, 11 a.m. Sept. 14, Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. Doors open 10:30 a.m. $103. Advance registration, Keith, 356-9949. Benefits Hampden Kiwanis charities.


• 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 dance class, Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Beginner through advanced. 922-2450.


• 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 dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, Brewer Eagles Club. Doors open 7 p.m. Advance tickets only, 944-2115 Saturday through Wednesday. Sept. 6, Country Mist; Sept. 13, Mainely Country; Sept. 20, Bushwack; Sept. 27, Barb Demo.




• Penobscot County Conservation Association 36th annual Bangor Gun Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 7, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8, Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. $8, $7 law enforcement, military and National Rifle Association members with I.D., free to children under 12. Benefits college scholarships for wildlife conservation and wildlife law enforcement students. Charlie Rumsey, 941-8475.

• 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.

• Mount Hope Cemetery Tour, 10 a.m. 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.


• Community Church of the Open Door third annual, free yard sale 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 7, at the church,  Route 1A. Hundreds of donated, lightly used items, free for the taking. Items may be donated by delivery, Friday, Sept. 6. Pre-sort clothing and shoes for men, women and children in marked containers. Esther Littlefield, 249-9013 or


Fairs, fundraisers


• Bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Sept. 7, Treworgy’s Family Orchards, Union Street. Benefits Levant Heritage Library.

• Book sale, 8-11 a.m. Sept. 7, Levant Heritage Library, Union Street. Hardcover $1, paperbacks 50 cents, quantity discounts. Benefits the library.


• 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


•  Fields Pond Book Discussion Group: “Dawn Light: Dancing With Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day” by Diane Ackerman, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Bangor Public Library. Free.



• 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. Sept. 7, First  Congregational Church of Brewer, UCC, 35 Church St. $7, $3 children under 12. Gluten free-vegetarian option available. 989-7350.

• Brewer Historical Society Brewer Days chowder supper, 5 p.m., and silent auction, 4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 7, Brewer Auditorium. T.C. Hanna, 989-2245.


• 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.


• 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. Sept. 7, Orland United Methodist Church. $8, $4 children. Church office, 469-3714.


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




• 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.




• Gospel group Heart of Praise, 10 a.m. Sept. 8, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. Free. 947-0324, ext. 15.

• 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.


• Sentimental Journey, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. 989-7100.


• Old Town Museum Chorus program: History of American Music from Colonial Times to the 1960s, 2 p.m. Sept. 8, Old Town Museum. Admission by suggested donation of $4.


• 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 programs: Night walk, 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 14, $5 Maine Audubon members, $7 others; Birds and Blooms with botanist Christine Lamanna and orthinologist Maureen Correll of the University of Maine, 8:30-10 a.m. Sept. 15, $5 Maine Audubon members, $10 others. 989-2591.


• Rugged three-mile, three-hour hike with Sarah LeVine over Flag Hill, 10 a.m. Sept. 7, Great Pond Mountain Wildlands. Meet at the Wildlands South Gate on Route 1 to carpool to the trailhead. Sarah at 667-1293 or

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