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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: weekly@bangordailynews.com. Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.




• Young Curators exhibit, “Eight Scoops,” an exploration of varied Modernist style; “Looking Back Six Years-Part Two: Selected Recent Acquisitions;”  “Awake: Paintings by Maya Brodsky,” through Sept. 20, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Free.

• Kay Carter exhibit, “Windows and Doors: Crossing Boundaries,” 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, through Sept. 4, Robert E. White Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University, 1 College Circle.

• Art at Noon, Sept. 10, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. UMMA Education Coordinator Eva Wagner, “Awake: Paintings by Maya Brodsky” and the Young Curators exhibit “Eight Scoops.”




• Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Dino Dig, tree house, sound studio, pilot a ship. $7.50. Free to museum members and those under age 1. 262-7200.

• Story Time, Bangor Public Library: ABC Kids, 11-11:30 a.m. Saturdays; Chapter Chums, 4-4:45 p.m. alternate Tuesdays; Creative Crafts, 4-4:45 p.m. third Thursdays; Crochet Club, 4-4:45 p.m. Fridays; Goody Gang, 4-4:45 p.m. Mondays; Maryann’s Night Story Time, 6-6:30 p.m. Thursdays; Mother Goose, 10:15-10:35 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; Tiny Tots, 11-11:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursdays.


• Weird Animals Vacation Bible School for children ages 5 to 12, 10 a.m.-noon, July 21-25, First Apostolic Church, 14 Parkway South. Lori 951-7967.


• Nature Time for pre-school children and their caregivers, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Aug. 4-Sept. 15, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Movement, stories, art projects, outdoor adventure. $50 Audubon members, $60 others. To register,  989-2591.


Clubs, groups


• French conversation table, 4-6 p.m. every other Thursday, Black Bear Microbrewery, Mill Street. Next meeting, 4-6 p.m. July 17.




• Contradance with music by Emma Walsh and Pepin Mittelhauser, Dugan Murphy calling, July 18, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Beginners’ session, 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Open to all, dances taught. $8, $20 families. bangorcontra@gmail.com, 941-9727 or bangorcontra.org.


• Bangor Singles Club dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Brewer Eagles Club. Doors open, 7 p.m. Guests may purchase tickets at the door. Honky Tonk Confidential, July 18.




• Mount Hope Cemetery Tour, 5 p.m. July 19. Meet at the cemetery. $10. bangormuseum.org or 942-1900.


Fairs, fundraisers


• Cedar Haven Tenants Association benefit yard sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. July 18-19, Cedar Haven Mobile Home Park Route, 1A.




• 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 community meal, noon-2 p.m. Sundays, Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia St. 945-6616.


• Baked beans and casseroles supper, 5-6 p.m. July 19, Elm Street Congregational Church.

$7, $3 children 5 to 10, freer to children under 5.

•  Lobster stew supper, 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. July 18, East Bucksport United Methodist Church, Church Road off Route 46. $10. Reservations only, church office, 469-3622.

• Baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. July 26, Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road. $7, $3 children.


• Clifton Community Food Bank, 10 a.m. first Monday; 5 p.m. third Monday, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. 843-5441.

• Seniors’ lunch, 11:30 a.m. third Thursday, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. 843-5441. Free.


  • Barbecue chicken and bean hole beans supper, 5-6 p.m. July 19, Eddington Clifton Civic Center (Comins Hall), 1387 Main Road (Route 9). $7, $3 children.


• Baked bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. July 19, Dedham Church, Route 46 in Dedham Village. $8, $4 children.


• Dixmont United Methodist Church monthly public fellowship breakfast buffet, 7-9 a.m. July 19, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road. $6, $3 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.


• Public Church supper buffet, 4:30-6 p.m. July 26, Kenduskeag Union Church, across the bridge from Rte. 15. $6.50; $3 children 5 to 12, free to children under 5.




  • Cole Land Transportation Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Nov. 11, 405 Perry Road. Horse-drawn wagon to 18-wheeler trucks, snowplows, hearses, military vehicles, restored motorcycles, historic firetrucks, 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 to those age 18 and under. 990-3600, ext. 13,colemuseum.org.
  • Maine Air Museum, 98 Maine Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 26. $3, $1 children under 12, $6 family, free to active military and their families. 941-6757.


• Hampden Historical Society’s Kinsley House and Katherine Trickey Archives, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, April through October, or by appointment. 862-2027.


• Orland Historical Society Museum, 1-3 p.m. first and third Fridays, June through August. 469-3354, 944-0914, 469-6817.




• Bangor Band concert, 7 p.m. July 22, Bangor Waterfront. Free. Bring your own seating.

• 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. Admission by donation 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, 21 Main St., No. 202. 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, all ages, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Union Street Brick Church. Sign-up, 6:30 p.m. $2 donation. 945-9798.


• Brian Nadeau Big Band with vocalist Susan Patten, 6-8 p.m. July 17, Center Drive School gymnasium. Admission by donation at the door to benefit The Gifts of Music.




• Bangor Land Trust: Spider Walk with Donne Sinderson, 10 a.m. July 17. Meet at West Penjajawoc Grasslands kiosk. Rain date, Friday, July 18.


• Monthly bird walk, 7-8:30 p.m. July 19, Fields Pond Audubon Center. 989-2591. Donations accepted.


• Guided three-mile hike at Northeast Penjajawoc, 9-11 a.m. July 19. Meet at Orono Public Library to carpool. Bring a walking stick. Gateway Seniors, 889-3031.




• “Hairspray,” 7 p.m. July 18-19, and 2 p.m. July 20, Bangor Opera House. Tickets available at penobscottheatre.org or 942-3333. $12, $8 children.


• Orono Community Theatre hosts The Focus Group, adult improv comedy troupe, 8 p.m. July 18, Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road. $5.

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