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Weekly calendar

By Ardeana Hamlin, BDN Staff

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.




• Photographers from Penobscot Valley Industries and Ralph Leek Elders, both divisions of Amicus, photography exhibit, through Oct. 28, Bangor Public Library Lecture Hall.




• 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.




• Sacred Sound Practices workshop with Heidi Champney. 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Oct. 19, HeartStone House, 634 Meadow Road. 441-2785 or eileen.mielenhausen@gmail.com.

• 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. bangortoastmaster@opt4usa.org.

• Rendez-Vous, French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Starbucks, Bangor Mall Boulevard.

• 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 Garden and Bird Club, 1 p.m. Oct. 16, Brewer Auditorium, 203 St. Danielle D’Auria, wildlife biologist, speaking on loons, 1:15 p.m. Refreshments. Guests invited. Carol, 989-1083.


• Arnold R. Kelly American Legion Post 200, 7 p.m. last Thursdays, Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Billings Road. 848-5597.


• AMVETS POST 9, 7 p.m. Oct. 16, Old Town Legion Hall, Water Street.


• 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.




• Contradance with music by Perpetual e-Motion, Pat Tognoni calling, Oct. 18, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners’ session, 7:30 p.m., dance, 8 p.m. Open to all ages; all dances taught. $8, $20 families. bangorcontra@gmail.com, 941-9727 or bangorcontra.org.

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


• Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight, doors open 7 p.m., Brewer Eagles Club: Bootleg, Oct. 11; Wild Horse Oct. 18; New Society, Oct. 25. Advance tickets required. 944-2115.

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


• Contradance with Marsh Island Band, 34th season, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Keith Anderson Community Center, 19 Bennoch Road. Beginner lesson, 7:30 p.m., dance, 8 p.m. Open to all ages, all dances taught. marshislandband@gmail.com or 884 8663.




• Ghostly Bangor Tour, 7 p.m. Oct. 10 and 12. Meet at Bangor Museum and History Center, 159 Union St. $10, $5 children under 12, free to museum members. 942-1900 or bangormuseum.org.

• Mount Hope Cemetery Twilight Tour, 5 p.m. Oct. 11. Meet at Superintendent’s Lodge, 1048 State St. Recommended for ages 12 and up. $10, free to museum members. 942-1900 or bangormuseum.org.

• 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.


• 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


• Ski and snowboard equipment sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Bangor Parks and Recreation Building, 647 Main St. Benefits Penobscot Valley Ski Club. pvskiclub.org.

• Rummage Sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Oct. 19, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. Benefits church budget, mission and outreach projects. To donate items, church office, 947-0156.


• Knights of Columbus craft fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12, K of C hall, Gilman Falls Avenue. Local crafers, Daughters of Isabella food table, kitchen open for lunch.


• Orono Bog Boardwalk silent auction and potluck supper, 6-10 p.m. Oct.19, Orono Senior Center, 10 Birch St. Proceeds benfit fund to reconstruct boardwalk. To donate items for the auction, Jim Bird, 866-2578 or Jim.Bird@umit.maine.edu.


• Indoor yard sale, 8 a.m. to noon and 4-6 p.m. Oct. 12, Ellingwoods Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. Debbie Calderwood, 234-2762.


Lectures, books


• Bill Irwin, “First and Only Blind Person to Hike the Appalachian Trail Alone,” 10:45 a.m. Oct. 13, Harvest Chapel. Free, but donations accepted.



• Breakfast buffet featuring homemade donuts, 7-9 a.m. Oct. 12,  Alton Methodist Church. $6.


• 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.

• Chicken pie supper, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Bangor Grange hall. $7. Also, Mainely Country Band, 7 p.m. $8. Both for $13. Dancing encouraged. Benefits hall renovations. Reservations or information, 973-3976.


• New England boiled dinner with ham and corned beef, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 12, Carmel Union Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $7, free to children under 6.


• 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.


• Smothered beef supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 12, Eddington Clifton Civic Center (Comins Hall), 1387 Main Road. $7, $3 children. Benefits upkeep of Comins Hall.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 12, Hampden Snowmobile Club, 844 Western Ave. $7, $3 children.


• 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 supper, 5 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Oct. 12, Holden Congregational Church.  $7, $4, children, free to preschoolers.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 12, Milford Congregational Church. $7, $2 children 12 and under. Vegetarian option. Takeout meal available. 299-7324.


• Public potluck supper, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, First United Methodist Church, 14 Center Drive.  Donations appreciated


• Chicken casserole supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 12, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. $7, $3 children.


• Baked bean supper with ham, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 12, Ellingwoods Corner Methodist Church

Route 69 and Monroe Road. $7, $4 children 4 to 11, free to children 3 and under. Each person attending supper receives gift.  Debbie Calderwood, 234-2762.




• 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.


• 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.




• Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 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, 6.30 p.m. Mondays, corner of Essex Street and Grandview Avenue. Seeking new members. Bette, 989-4110 or Charlene, 827-4825.

• 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.



• Silver Duo, UMaine faculty members Phillip Silver, pianist, and Noreen Silver, cellist, in concert with guest violinist Lydia Forbes, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine. $9, or free with a valid student MaineCard. Tickets or disability accommodations, Collins Center for the Arts, 581-1755, or at the door one hour before show.




• Bangor Land Trust tree ID walk led by University of Maine tree expert Dr. Steve Sader, 10 a.m. Oct. 12, Northeast Penjajawoc Preserve. Binoculars will be provided. Meet at Bangor Land Trust kiosk on Kittredge Road. Kiosk and parking area approximately 1 mile from Stillwater Avenue, Kittredge Road intersection.


• The Colors of Nature, 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 12, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Open to all ages

$5 members, $7 others. 989-2591.

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