Calendar: Dec. 19-25, 2013

Posted Dec. 17, 2013, at 8:49 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.

Art

BANGOR:

• Clyde Folsom, watercolor paintings, through December, Lecture Hall Gallery, Bangor Public Library. Library hours, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

• “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.

HOLDEN:

• Artist Renee Stupak,  oil and acrylic paintings, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.  through February, Fields Pond Audubon Center. 989-2591.

 Children

BANGOR:

• 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.

ORONO:

• Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium star shows, Jordan Planetarium, Wingate Hall, University of Maine: “Black Holes,” ages 8 and up, 7 p.m. Dec. 20; “Little Star That Could”, ages 5 to 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 21; “Worlds of Wonder,” ages 7 and up, 4 p.m. Dec. 21;  “Season of Light,” ages 10 and up, 7 p.m. Dec. 21. $3 per person. Seating is limited. Reservations, 581-1341. GalaxyMaine.com.

Classes

BANGOR:

• Kids’ Bible Club, school-age children through eighth grade, 5:30-7 p.m., Wednesdays, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. 947-0324, ext. 15.

HAMPDEN:

• 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

BANGOR:

• 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.

HERMON:

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

ORONO:

• 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.

Dance

BANGOR:

• Contradance with music by Old Tyme Machine and Bill Olson calling,  Dec. 20, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners’ session, 7:30 p.m. dance, 8 p.m. Open ages. All dances taught. $8, $20 family. 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. 922-2459.

BREWER:

• Bangor Singles Club dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, Brewer Eagles Club: Doors open, 7 p.m. Advance Tickets required, 944-2115 until Wednesday before the dance. Dec. 20, Bootleg; Dec. 27, New Society.

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

• West Coast Swing dance sponsored by Douglas Roth, 7:30-11 p.m. Dec. 21, Next Generation Theatre, 29 Center St. Free swing dance lesson from 7:30-8:30 p.m. $15. 989-7100.

Events

BANGOR:

• 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.

GLENBURN:

• 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.

ORONO:

• Gateway Seniors Without Walls cookies potluck, 1:30 p.m.  Dec. 20, Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road. Bring cookies and recipe or list of ingredients to share. Free. 889-3031.

Fairs, fundraisers

PENOBSCOT:

• Coffee house music buffet, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 20, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. Open mic, 7-8 p.m. followed by “Hometown Christmas” performance and refreshments. Donations accepted to benefit fuel assistance fund and food pantry. 326-8427 or 326-8501.

Holiday

BANGOR:

• Children’s Christmas Celebration, 6 p.m., Dec. 22, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway.

• 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.

EDDINGTON:

• Sixth Annual Community Holiday Party, 10 a.m.-noon, Dec. 21, Eddington Fire Department, Route 9. Santa Claus, face painting, family fun. 843-5251.

MILFORD:

• Christmas Eve candlelight service, 6 p.m. Dec. 24, Milford Congregational Church, 126 Main St.

ORONO:

• Celebrate the Winter Solstice!, 7 p.m. Dec. 21, Om Land Yoga, 19 Mill St. $5 suggested donation. 299-9982.

• Mount View Chamber Singers concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 19, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Free, but donations accepted. Reception with refreshments after the concert.

Meals

BANGOR:

• 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:

• 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.

DIXMONT:

•  Dixmont United Methodist Church public fellowship breakfast, 7-9 a.m. Dec. 21, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road. $6, $3 children.

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.

Museums

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:

• 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.

ORONO:

• Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, 7 p.m. Jan. 16, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine.

Ticket information, collinscenterforthearts.com or 581-1755.

Theater

BANGOR:

• “Cinderella: A New Telling of an Old Tale,” a musical, through Dec. 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.

BREWER:

• The Focus Group, improvisational comedy, 8 p.m. Dec. 27, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. For mature audiences only. $5. 989-7100.

ORONO:

• Orono Community Theatre production of  “Proof,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16-18 and Jan. 24-25, and 2 p.m. Jan. 19 and Jan. 26,  Cyrus Pavilion Theatre, University of Maine. Tickets, $12, $6 UMaine students with ID card, available at Orono Pharmacy and at the door.

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