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Bangor rec classes

BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation along with Pine Tree Karate is accepting registrations for its karate classes for beginner and experienced participants. Classes will held Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Tuesday, Sept. 2. The Tiny Dragons class will meet 4-5 p.m. and is for children ages 6 to 8.

A junior karate class for children 9 to 12 will meet 5-6 p.m.

Adult classes for those age 13 and older will meet 6-7 p.m.

The fee for classes is $60 per month Bangor residents, $65 per month others. New registrants, may try the class without charge during September.

Stop by the Bangor Recreation office at 647 Park St. to register.


Zombies and Witches 5K Run

BREWER — The Zombies and Witches 5K Run will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6.

Registration and zombiefication will take place at 4 p.m. at Brewer Community School.

There are three ways to participate:

• As a human: Wear a belt with flags the zombies will try to take from you. Those who complete the race with at least one flag will be survivors and receive a Subway gift card.

• As a zombie: Arrive early to be transformed into a zombie, and be positioned on the course. The Zombie’s job is to get flags from the humans. Zombies will be limited to 50 participants to give humans a chance to survive.

• As a witch: Be a witch who gets to cackle and run-walk while observing the zombie attack. Costumes can be as simple as a green face, long nose, hat or broom.

The race will not be timed.

The race route will begin at Brewer Community School, go down Parkway South to Elm Street to the Dump Road and back. Return on Elm Street and Parkway South to the school.

Advance registration is encouraged. The first 200 runners will receive a T-shirt.

Registration is $25 to humans and witches, $30 zombies, $15 children ages 10 to 13. Proceeds will benefit Brewer Youth Theatre, a program at Brewer High School. Nineteen students in Brewer Youth Theatre have been invited to the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world’s largest theater festival. There, they will have a chance to tour both England and Scotland, and perform four times. The students must raise $120,000 to make the two-week trip.


Golf tournament

HAMPDEN — The Hampden Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Golf Tournament: Best Ball Foursome at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at the Hampden Country Club, Western Avenue. The tournament will include a hole-in-one contest and a longest drive contest.

The cost to take part in the event is $25. To register or for information, call 947-3467. Proceeds benefit Hampden Kiwanis charities.



HAMPDEN — The Friends of Maine Hockey and McLaughlin’s at the Marina are bringing back the popular LobsterFest at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28,  at McLaughlin’s at the Marina, 100 Marina Road, to benefit the University of Maine men’s ice hockey team.

Social hour will begin at noon with a cash bar available. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. A traditional Maine lobster bake with all the fixings, plus dessert, will be served. An alternate meal of prime rib is available.

UMaine hockey team members will attend the event and be seated at various tables throughout the dining area so guests can enjoy the company of the athletes and the team can take the opportunity to meet some of their fans.

Seating for the event  is limited. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. The cost is $60 per person. Reservation forms are available at, at the UMaine hockey office and at McLaughlin’s.

Sponsorships are available for the event. For information, contact Cherie Damon, Friends of Maine Hockey president, at or 949-4745.


Golf classic

ORRINGTON —  The third annual Joshua L. Chamberlain Golf Classic will take place, with a cannon start, at 8:30 a.m. Friday, July 25, at Rocky Knoll Country Club, 94 River Road in Orrington – rain or shine.

Registration will begin at 7 a.m. The cost to enter is $60 per player, $55 to those a with military ID. The four-person scramble format will include a hole-in-one contest, putting contest, men’s and women’s longest drive and more. Proceeds will support the Maine Infantry Foundation.

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