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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.



BANGOR — “Fourfold,” work of artists Jadrien Cousens, Edward Harrow, Ed Nadeau and Susan Webster, on display 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through Jan. 30, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St.



• 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

• 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 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 Private and field trip showings can be arranged.




• 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


• AARP Penobscot Chapter 374, noon Nov. 5, Elk’s Club, Odlin Road. Pot luck dinner and bingo. Bring prizes. Bring nonperishable food for local food cupboard.

• Eastern Maine Camera Club, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Bangor Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St. Guest speaker Dave Cleaveland, aerial photography and videography. Sally Arata, 318-9995.

• 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, café of Books-A-Million, Bangor Mall.

• 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.


• 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. 922-2459.


• Sentimental Journey, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Big band music. Dance or listen. $8.

• 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 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.


• Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament, 11 a.m. Nov. 9, Hampden Kiwanis Center. $103. Advance registration, Keith, 356-9949. Benefits Hamden Kiwanis charities.


Fairs, fundraisers


• Fall Festival, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. Homemade lunch and snacks. 945-3166.

• Fall Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Church of Universal Fellowship. Snack bar with sandwiches and homemade desserts.


• Penobscot Mineral and Lapidary Club ninth annual Gem and Mineral Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 2, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3, Brewer Auditorium, Wilson Street. $ 2, free to children under 12. Lance Shope, 989-3342 or Jim White, 866-2546.

• Craft fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Old Town Riverside Grange 273, 1266 North Main St.


• Craft fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2, Dedham church, Route 46. Lunch available.


• Old Town Knights of Columbus craft fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9, K of C hall, Gilman Falls Avenue. Homemade haddock chowder and pie lunch. Also, bake sale.


Holiday fairs


• Phillips-Strickland House Corporation Holiday Fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2, 21 Boyd St. Fair Cafe opens 11 a.m. Benefits residents of Phillips-Strickland House.

• Sunshine Club for Children Holiday Marketplace Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2, Anah Shrine Center, 581 Main St. Special drawings, lunch. $1, free to children 12 and under. Proceeds provide transportation for children and family to Shriner’s Hospitals.

• Craft fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 16, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Crafters needed. Renee, 942-0802.

• A Song in the Air Church Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Morning coffee, luncheon.

• Designing Women annual show and sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 2, Center for Family Business, Husson University. $2 to benefit a local nonprofit organization.

• Holiday Fair and luncheon, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Chicken a la King luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Open to all.


• Joyful Christmas Fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9, Second Congregational Church, 607 South Main St.

• Holiday breakfast prepared by Chef Mark, 6:30-10 a.m. Nov. 9, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, corner of North Main and Holyoke streets.


• Womens Group of St Vincent de Paul’s Church annual Christmas Bazaar 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9, parish hall, corner of Franklin and Central streets. Raffle items: handmade quilt,  $100 bill, dinner and a movie for four, wine and cheese basket, antique cradle with doll, $100 gift card.


• A Country Christmas Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, North Brewer Eddington United Methodist Church, 31 Main Road. 989-4715.


• Holiday Shoppe, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7, Page Farm and Home Museum, University of Maine. To reserve or share booth space, Patricia Henner, 581-4100.


• Christmas fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. Lunch available.


Lectures, books


• “Legal documents All Seniors Need,” Attorney Kerry Clark Jordan, 10 a.m. Nov. 6, Orono Public Library. Planning estates, Advance Health Care Directives. Sponsored by Gateway Seniors Without Walls. Free. 889-3031.



• 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.


• Baked bean supper, 5 p.m. Nov. 2, Second Congregational Church, 607 Main St. $7, $3 children.


• Harvest dinner, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 8,  Franklin Street United Methodist Church, at 71 Franklin St. Roast pork or turkey. $9, $5.00 children. Advance tickets only. Church office, 469-3622 or Chris Petravicz, 469-9979.


• 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.


• Hampden Kiwanis Club baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Nov. 2, Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. $7, $4 children.

• Hampden VFW hunter’s breakfast, 5-10 a.m. Nov. 9, VFW Post, 41 Canoe Club Road. $7, $4, children 12 and under.


• 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.




• 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


• 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.




• Vivaldi-Bach concert featuring “Gloria in D” by Vivaldi, performed by All Souls Senior Choir, guest soloists and an instrumental ensemble, conducted by Kay Eames, 4 p.m. Nov. 3, All Souls Church, 10 Broadway. Also “The Goldfinch” flute concerto in D by Vivaldi, with Anne Small, flutist, and E-Flat Prelude and Fugue (“St. Anne”) by J. S. Bach for organ duet. Admission by donation. 942-7354.

• An Evening with Molly Ringwald, two performances, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Gracie Theatre, Husson University. $25 balcony seats, $32 orchestra seating. Reservations, or 941-7888.

• 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.


• Bluegrass Music Association of Maine Bluegrass 2013-2014 Eastern Jam series, 1-5 p.m. Nov. 2, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, March 2, and April 6, Old Town Riverside Grange, 1266 North Main St. Open to all levels of players. Unplugged, stringed instruments only. Listeners encouraged to attend. Smoke and alcohol free. $3 association members, $5 others. Joan Richert at 989-5848.




• Fields Pond Audubon Center programs: After school exploration, 4-5 p.m. Nov. 7, $5; Family ramble with environmental educator Cyndi Kuhn, 11 a.m.-noon Nov. 2, $5 member families, $10 other families; Om Land yoga in nature, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 10, $30 members, $40 others, advance registration required. 989-2591.


• Reading the Forested Landscape walk with retired geneticist Larry Beauregard, 1 p.m. Nov. 10, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Meet at the Parker Reed shelter, accessible by Gate 1. Reservations requested by Nov. 9. 944-9259. By suggested donation

donation of $5, free to school-age children.




• Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy, “The Witches,” 4 p.m. Oct. 31, 5 p.m. Nov. 1-2, Bangor Opera House. Tickets, 942-3333 or


• “Time Stands Still,” 7 p.m. Nov. 7-9 and 14-16; and 2 p.m. Nov. 10 and 17, Eddington-Clifton Civic Center,1387 Main Road, Route 9. $10 at the civic center box office Civic one hour before show time. Cash or checks only. strong language and themes, not suitable for children.


• Orono Community Theater auditions for “Proof,” 1 p.m. Nov. 3, Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road; and 7 p.m. Nov. 13-14, Cyrus Pavilion Theatre, University of Maine campus. Roles for two women and one man in their mid- to late 20’s. 866-4103.

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


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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