Weekly calendar

Posted Nov. 22, 2013, at 1:59 p.m.

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• “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.

• “Reflections,” photographs by Larry Ayotte, through Jan. 16, Robert E. White Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University. Gallery hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.



• 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.




• 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


• Dirigo Bridge Club with Steve Dyer, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, and 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Bangor Motor Inn. Open to all bridge players. Steve Dyer, 884-7413, or Jean Martin, 989-3873.

• Paul Bunyan Chapter of BNI, 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Season’s Restaurant.

• 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.

• 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. bangortoastmaster@opt4usa.org.

• Rendez-Vous, French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, cafe, 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.

• 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.


• Gateway Seniors Without Walls Yarn Social, 1-2 p.m. Dec. 3, Orono Public Library. Bring stitching project. 889-3031.

• 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.


• West Coast Swing dance and dance lesson, 7:30-11 p.m. Nov. 30, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Sponsored by Douglas Roth. Lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m., dancing, 8-11 p.m. $15. 989-7100.

• Bangor Singles Club dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, Brewer Eagles Club: Barb Demo, Nov. 29. Doors open, 7 p.m. Advance Tickets required, 944-2115 until Wednesday before the dance.

• 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. 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


• Rotary Club of Bangor Festival of Lights Parade, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 7, along Main Street in downtown. Parade theme, “Season’s Greetings.” Parade Route: Railroad Street, right onto Main, crossing Union, through Downtown Bangor, turn right onto State, right on Exchange, end by Camden National Bank.


• 39th annual United Maine Craftsmen Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1, Brewer Auditorium. Fifty Maine artisans. $2.


• Craft fair and bake sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9, Mystic Tie Grange, Route 15. Table space rental, $10. Cathie, 884-8302.


• Xi Sigma Pi Christmas tree sale, 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, beginning Nov. 30, outside Nutting Hall, University of Maine. Trees grown in Sangerville. $18-$39. Benefits scholarship fund for UMaine forestry and wildlife students.


Holiday fairs


• St. Paul the Apostle Parish Christmas Fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7, at the church, 531 North Main St. Chicken pie or beef stew lunch. 217-6740.


• Newburgh Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7, Newburgh Town Office, 2220 Western Ave. Lunch, bake sale, raffles and children’s room featuring Santa. Table space available for rent, Newburgh Town Office, 234-4151.


• Orland United Methodist Church Holiday Craft Fair, 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Parish Hall. Breakfast, lasagna luncheon, silent auction.


• 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.




• 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 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.


• 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.


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


• Spaghetti supper, 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 4, Winterport Riverside Snowmobile Club. $4 Maine Snowmobile Association members, $6 others. Seeking new club members.




• 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.




• Candlelight Advent Lessons and Carols featuring Choir of St. John’s Church, followed by Advent Tea, 4 p.m. Dec. 8, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. Admission by donation to benefit Penquis Community Action Program for heating and fuel assistance.

947-0156 or Choirmaster@stjohnsbangor.org.

• Chamber Choir of St. John’s Catholic Church with organist and director Kevin Birch, Musica Sacra Advent 2013 event, Music in Honor of the Blessed Mother, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St.

• 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 Firefighters Union Local 2162 annual Holiday Concert with 43 North band, 7 p.m. Dec. 27, Peakes Auditorium, Bangor High School, 855 Broadway.  Doors open 6 p.m. Special tribute to modern country and classic southern rock. Benefits scholarship fund for area children, donations to local youth programs, etc. Admission by $10 donation at the door, or 603-516-3421. alex@ecmgevents.com.


• Bluegrass Music Association of Maine Bluegrass 2013-2014 Eastern Jam series, 1-5 p.m. 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, alcohol free. $3 association members, $5 others. Joan Richert, 989-5848.




• Survival in the forest walk with Tom Copeland demonstrating techniques of survival in the woods, such as what is edible, how to make a shelter, build a fire, etc., 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $7, members, $10 others. Advance registration required. 989-2591 or maineaudubon.org.


• Reading the Forested Landscape walk with Larry Beauregard, 1 p.m. Dec. 8, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Meet at Parker Reed shelter, accessible by Gate 1. $5, free to schoolchildren. Reservations requested by Dec. 7. 944-9259.




• “Cinderella: A New Telling of an Old Tale,” a musical, Dec. 5-29, Bangor Opera House. 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 5 p.m. Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays; and 10 a.m. Dec. 24.  Tickets, $30, $15 youth. 942-3333 or penobscottheatre.org.


• The Focus Group, 8 p.m. Nov. 29, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. For mature audiences only. $5. 989-7100.

• Disney’s “Mulan Jr.,” 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7; 2 p.m. Dec. 7-8, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Features cast of 23 Bangor and Brewer area children. $7, $4 students up to 18. 989-7100.