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Junior Achievement seeks volunteers

AREA — Each year Junior Achievement of Maine receives 600 requests to visit classrooms throughout the state. These visits are made by volunteers who help inspire students to pursue higher education, become financially literate, be ready for work and possess an entrepreneurial spirit.

To learn more about how to volunteer with Junior Achievement of Maine, call 347-4333 or go to jamaine.org/volunteers.


Hallelujah party

BANGOR — A Hallelujah party for children will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at

Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. The event will feature praise, candy, games, food and fall fun.

Organizers request that no witch, goblin, ghost or other dark and scary costumes be worn. Costumes should be positive in nature. For information, go to facebook.com/gtcbangor.


Halloween party

BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Halloween party 5-6 p.m. for children are 2 through 5, and 6-7:30 p.m. for children 6 through 12 Thursday, Oct. 31, at the  Parks and Recreation Center at 647 Main St.

The party will feature games, activities, prizes and the Haunted Chamber.

Admission is free. For information, go to BangorParksandRec.com or call 992-4490.


Children’s chorale, choir auditions

BANGOR — Bangor Area Children’s Choir Youth Chorale for children ages 12 to 18, and Treble Choir for children age 9 and up are accepting new members during October.

In addition to its regular concerts, BACC will  perform twice this season with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and is planning a performance tour to the Western Maine mountains. For information about this opportunity for young people who enjoy music and singing, visit bangorareachildrenschoir.com or email RobertLudwig@bangorareachildrenschoir.com.


EMMC Auxiliary annual meeting

BANGOR — Eastern Maine Medical Center Auxiliary will hold its annual meeting and luncheon at noon Thursday, Nov. 7, at Seasons Grille and Lounge, 427 Main St. The guest speaker will be Joe D’Antuono, senior manager of the EMMC Modernization Construction Project. He will give a progress update on the project now underway.

The event is open to the public.  Reservations are required by Friday, Nov. 1, and may be made by calling 973-7850, or by mailing a check made payable to EMMC Auxiliary to:  EMMC Auxiliary, P.O. Box 404, Bangor ME 04402-0404. Tickets are $20, which includes lunch from a selection of five entrees and the program.


Pastoral team installation

BANGOR — The Rev. Dr. Stan Moody, the Rev. Dr. Rick Bach and the Rev. Ed Merrill will be installed as a pastoral team at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Columbia Street Baptist Church.

Guest speaker will be The Rev. Dr. Marilyn Turner, associate executive director, missional life and leadership, American Baptist Home Mission Societies, Valley Forge, Pa.

The installation service will be followed by a reception. The event is open to all.


Halloween Bash

BREWER — A Halloween Bash will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, at the BARN, 142 Center St. The schedule is:

• Haunted House, all day, free.

• Dinner to celebrate 100 years of sobriety, 5:30 p.m.

• Dance featuring the band Crown Vic, 8:30 p.m.

Prizes of $100, $50 and $25 will be awarded for best costumes.

Admission to the dance is $10, $25 couple; $7, $10 couple to BARN members.


Historical society fundraiser

HAMPDEN — Hampden Historical Society is conducting a raffle to raise funds for the organization. Prizes are a Saturday Night Romance Rendezvous at the Lucerne Inn, a Kindle Fire and a Gift Certificate Package featuring gift cards from area merchants, including Angler’s Restaurant, Hampden Floral, Rawcliffe’s Garage, Schacht’s, Wal-Mart and other businesses.

Winning tickets will be drawn at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the society’s Kinsley House.

For information about obtaining tickets, call Jerry Stanhope at 862-3463 or Vivian Gresser at 862-3676.


Opera discussion over dinner

ORONO — Opera enthusiasts are invited to Opera Conversations Over Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Collins Center cafe, University of Maine, after the Metropolitan Opera HD performance of “The Nose” which begins at 1 p.m. Attendees will select democratically a restaurant for dinner where they will discuss the opera with fellow opera lovers and socialize over dinner. Sponsor of the event is Gateway Seniors Without Walls.

For information, call 889-3031.

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