Weekly calendar

Posted Oct. 22, 2013, at 9:57 a.m.

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.

Children

BANGOR:

• Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers, “The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow,” 10 a.m. Nov.2, Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. $12, $6 children. 942-3333 or penobscottheatre.org.

• Trick or treat alternative, noon-2 p.m. Oct. 26, Bangor Baptist Church, 1476 Broadway. Open to children in grade eight and under. Free. Includes candy and prizes.

CARMEL:

• Simpson Memorial Library Halloween story hour, 10-11 a.m. Oct. 26, Golden Harvest Grange hall, Route 2. Children up to age 12 invited to wear costumes. Stories, treats, games, crafts. 848-7145.

 

Classes

HAMPDEN:

• Lifting the Veil Between the Worlds workshop with medium Patty Palmer, 6-9 p.m.Nov. 1,

HeartStone House, 634 Meadow Road. 441-2785 or eileen.mielenhausen@gmail.com.

ORONO:

•  Writing My Story with Virginia Nees Hatlen, 1-2 p.m. Oct. 28, Orono Public Library. Bring notebook and pen or pencil, i-pad or small laptop. Free. Sponsored by Gateway Seniors Without Walls. 889-3031.

 

Clubs, groups

HAMPDEN:

• Hampden Historical Society, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Kinsley House, 83 Main Road South.  Speaker, Ken Hamilton, Wabanaki history from early 1690 to 1700. 862-3463.

 

Dance

BANGOR:

• Robinson Ballet Brick Church Series 1, 7 p.m. Nov. 2, Brick Church, Union and Main streets. Cash wine bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres before and after performance. Reservations, including for tables of eight, recommended. $15, $10 children 12 and under. 990-3140.

BREWER:

• Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight, doors open 7 p.m., Brewer Eagles Club: New Society, Oct. 25. Tickets sold at the door to members. Non-member tickets, 944-2115.

• Skyliners, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Next Gen Theatre, 39 Center St. Big band music. $8.

HERMON:

• Teen Halloween fundraiser dance, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 26,  Morita’s School of Dance, Route 2.

Costumes, prizes, refreshments. $5. Benefits Morgan Hill Dancers. 848-5083.

 

Events

BANGOR:

• Ghostly Bangor Tour, 7 p.m. Oct. 24, 28 and 30. Meet at Bangor Museum and History Center, 159 Union St. $10, $5 children 12 and under, free to museum members. 942-1900 or bangormuseum.org/tours.html.

• Mt. Hope Cemetery Twilight Tour, 5 p.m. Oct. 25. Meet at Superintendent’s Lodge, 1048 State St. Recommended for those 12 and up. $10, free to museum members. 942-1900 or bangormuseum.org/tours.html.

HERMON:

• Family fundraiser Halloween party, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 26, Morita’s School of Dance, Route 2.

Games, prizes, refreshments, $3, $10 family of four or more. Benefits Morgan Hill Dancers. 848-5083.

ORONO:

• Yarn Social with Robin Case, 1-2 p.m. Oct. 29, Orono Library. Bring stitching project or learn something new. Case will provide direction and help. Free. 889-3031.

 

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR

• Bear Paws Quilters Quilt Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Admission by suggested donation, $3. Door prizes, spinning and paper piecing demonstrations, yard sale table, raffles, quilts display. Renee, 942-0802.

HAMPDEN:

• Hampden Garden Club fine crafts fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 26, Harmony Hall, 24 Kennebec Road. Also homemade pie sale. Benefits restoration of Harmony Hall. Pat, 862-3909.

ORONO:

• Friends of Orono Public Library book sale, 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 26, at the library, 39 Pine St. Last fourth-Saturday sale until January. Book sale shelves also located in library Community Room.

Film

BREWER

• “Reel Rock 8,” 7 p.m. Oct. 30, Jeff’s Catering, 15 Littlefield Way. Insane climbs, unbelievable mountaineering feats, history on early days of big wall climbing. Alpenglow Adventure Sports, 866 7562.

 

Lectures, books

BANGOR:

• Poetry Open mic, 7-8 p.m. Oct. 29, café, Books-a-Million, Bangor Mall.

• Brian Leung, author of “Lost Men” and associate professor of creative writing at University of Louisville, 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 24, Bangor Public Library.

OLD TOWN:

• Friends of Dr. Edith Marion Patch presentation, “Dragonfly Larvae as Indicators of Mercury Contamination in Maine and Beyond,” Dr. Sarah Nelson of University of Maine and Ed Lindsey and his students of Old Town High School, 10 a.m. Oct. 26, Old Town Public Library, 46 Middle St. Free. Tiffany Wilson, 299-7240 or tiffany.wilson@maine.edu.

ORONO:

• Socialist and Marxist Studies Series: “Canada’s ‘Goodwill’ Revised: Mining, Capitalism, and Imperialism, ” Stefano Tijerina, professor of history. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Oct. 24, Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine. 581-3860, douglas.allen@umit.maine.edu.

Meals

BANGOR:

• BANGOR — Spaghetti dinner, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 30, Spectacular Event Center, 395 Griffin Road. Co-hosted by Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci and former governor John Baldacci. Auction, door prizes. $6, $3 children under 12. Benefits Odlin Road bus service route.

• Spaghetti dinner, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 25, Bangor Masonic Hall, 294 Union St. Benefits Tripp, 2, who is ill, and his family. Music, bake sale, raffles. Advance tickets, $6, $3 children under 12, $15 families of four. Tickets at the door, $7, $4 children under 12, $16 families of four. Tickets or information, Aubri Doughty, 385-7103, Chris Urquhart, 570-6443, Jessica Stanley, 404-3985.

• Baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. Oct. 26, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Vegetarian option available. $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.

BRADFORD:

• Snowblazers youth bird hunters’ breakfast, 8-1 a.m. Oct. 26, Bradford Community Center, East Road. 50/50 raffle, door prizes for youth. 299-7470.

BUCKSPORT:

• Chicken supper, 5-6 p.m. Oct. 26, Arey Community Bldg, 1160 River Road. $7, $3 children.

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.

CLIFTON:

• Roast pork supper, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 26, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. $8, $4 children. 843-5441.

FRANKFORT:

• Turkey supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Frankfort Congregational Church, Main Road. $9, $4 children, free to preschoolers. Take out meals available.

GLENBURN:

• Lakeside Riders Club baked bean supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 26, West Glenburn Community Building, corner of Ohio Street and Phillips Road.

HAMPDEN:

• Bean hole bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 26, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, Kennebec Road. $8, $5 children, free to children 4 and under. Beans available for take-out, bean quart, $8.

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.

KENDUSKEAG:

• Baked bean supper buffet, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 26,  Kenduskeag Union Church, across the bridge from Route 15. $6.50, $3 children under 12, free to children under 3.

MILFORD:

• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 26, Milford Congregational Church. $7, $2 children 12 or under. Vegetarian beans, take out meals available. 299-7324.

OLD TOWN:

• Free community supper, 6 p.m. Oct. 25, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets.

ORONO:

•  Appetizers potluck, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Keith Anderson Community House, second floor, 19 Bennoch Road. Share a favorite appetizer or hors d’oeuvre. Include list of ingredients or recipe. 889-3031.

ORRINGTON:

• Orrington Boy Scouts Troop 44 youth hunters breakfast, 5-9 a.m. Oct. 26, basement of East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $5.

PENOBSCOT:

• Pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. Oct. 26, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. $6, $3 children 12 and under. 326-8626 or 326-4885.

STILLWATER:

• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 26, Stillwater Federated Church. $7, $1 children. Church is handicapped accessible with ample parking.

 

Museums

BANGOR:

• 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:

• 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:

• Hip Hop musician Be Steadwell performing “Queer B Girl,” concert about art, culture and politics, 6 p.m. Oct. 29, Eastport Hall, room 124, University of Maine Augusta, Bangor campus. Free.

• The Founded Trio band concert, 5 p.m. Oct. 27, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. Free. 947-0324.

• 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.

BREWER:

• Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St: The Skyliners, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, $8; Maximum Blue, “Grounded” CD release event, 8-9:30 p.m. Oct. 25, $7. 989-7100.

•  Brewer Hometown Band concert, 2 p.m. Oct. 27, Brewer Auditorium. Refreshments. Free, donations accepted. 989-5199.

BUCKSPORT:

• Bob Costigan, 1-3:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Bucksport Senior Citizens Center. Advance tickets, $5. 469-0703.

 

Theater

ORONO:

• “Godspell,” 3 p.m. Nov. 3, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine. Ticket information, 581-1755.

WINTERPORT:

• Winterport Open Stage, “The Odd Couple, Female Version,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 2, 8 and 9, and 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and 10, Samuel L. Wagner Middle School, Mountainview Drive. Tickets at the door, $8, $6 students and seniors.

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