Ardeana Hamlin

The Weekly & Special Sections Writer

 

Old Town Elks Club benefit dance Oct. 19

By Ardeana Hamlin on Oct. 11, 2013, at 8:29 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 8 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Old Town Elks club, Old Town, Maine OLD TOWN, Maine — A dance featuring The Allison Ames Band will be held 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Old Town Elks Club. The event will benefits the Travis Mills Project, …
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"Metropolitan knits" by Melissa Wehrle

New books will appeal to knitters

By Ardeana Hamlin on Oct. 10, 2013, at 3:48 p.m.
I am always amazed how as summer wanes, the latest books on knitting accumulate like brightly colored leaves on my desk. I would love to take up an entire column to review each one, but it’s much more efficient to tell you about them in batches. Let me begin with …

Weekly calendar

By Ardeana Hamlin on Oct. 10, 2013, at 8:43 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: • Photographers from Penobscot Valley Industries and Ralph …

Health news

By Ardeana Hamlin on Oct. 10, 2013, at 8:35 a.m.
AUGUSTA — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reminds women that regular screening mammograms are critical in diagnosing and beginning treatment of the disease. Women age 50 to 74 should have a screening mammogram every two years, while women age 40 to …

Community Meal and Harvest Suppah

By Ardeana Hamlin on Oct. 09, 2013, at 8:45 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Grace Church, 1404 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-5577 ; gracechurchbangor.com BANGOR, Maine — Community Meal and Harvest Suppah will take place 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, Grace Church Bangor, 1404 Broadway. For information, call 945-5577 or go to …

Holiday Marketplace Craft Fair

By Ardeana Hamlin on Oct. 08, 2013, at 3:39 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Anah Shrine Center, 581 Main St., Bangor, Maine BANGOR, Maine — The Sunshine Club for Children will hold its annual Holiday Marketplace Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Anah Shrine Center, 581 Main St. The event …

Weekly calendar

By Ardeana Hamlin on Oct. 07, 2013, at 11:15 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.   Children BANGOR: • Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St.,  10 …

Wyeth Family Studio Art Center dedicated at UMaine

By Ardeana Hamlin and UnBylined on Oct. 07, 2013, at 10:36 a.m.
ORONO, Maine — The Wyeth Family Studio Art Center was dedicated on Sept. 29 at the University of Maine, honoring the legacy of the three generations of internationally recognized artists linked to the state’s visual arts tradition. David Michaelis, the author of two national bestsellers, including “N.C. Wyeth: A Biography,” …

Business news

By Ardeana Hamlin and UnBylined on Oct. 07, 2013, at 10:34 a.m.
Elected to national board of directors BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Development Corp. President Michael Aube was elected recently to the National Association of Development Organization board of directors during the group’s annual business meeting. Aube has been with EMDC since 2009 when he returned to lead the now 46-year-old …
BANGOR, MAINE - Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 - Sophia Morgan of Old Town smiles as Harlem Globetrotter Tammy "TNT" Brawner balances a rotating basketball on Morgan's right forefinger at the Cross Insurance Center. Morgan met four Globetrotters prior to Friday night's game after her parents won a contest sponsored by the Bangor Daily News.

DN contest introduces youngsters to the Harlem Globetrotters

By Ardeana Hamlin and UnBylined on Oct. 07, 2013, at 10:31 a.m.
By Brian Swartz Weekly Staff Editor   BANGOR — Friday, Sept. 20, became a special day for four local children selected by a Bangor Daily News contest to meet several Harlem Globetrotters before that night’s game against the International Elites, played at the at the Cross Insurance Center. The contest …
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Designing, making a laptop tote

By Ardeana Hamlin on Oct. 03, 2013, at 5:57 a.m.
Recently, I took it upon myself to design and make a tote for a laptop computer. I mulled over the project for a while, visualizing what I wanted it to look like and weighing in my mind what sort of fabric might best suit my purpose. After a few days …

Duck Cove Group of MEHC

By Ardeana Hamlin on Oct. 01, 2013, at 9:29 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 10:24 a.m. to 10:24 a.m. Location: Little Yellow Schoolhouse, Route 46, Bucksport, Maine BUCKSPORT, Maine — The Dick Cove Group of MEHC will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Little Yellow Schoolhouse, Route 46. The program will be “Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate.” A …
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Gallery displays mixed-media embroidered pieces|

on Sept. 27, 2013, at 3:09 p.m.
My thanks to Christine Macchi, executive director of Maine Fiberarts, for providing this information: Intricate embroidered work and textile-inspired assemblages incorporating found objects by artist Jill Snyder Wallace of Minot are on display through September and October at Maine Fiberarts’ Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham. The exhibition, “Human Nature,” represents …
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This mixed-media embroidered piece by artist Jill Snyder Wallace of Minot will be among her works on display through September and October at Maine Fiberarts in Topsham.

Gallery displays mixed-media embroidered pieces

By Ardeana Hamlin on Sept. 26, 2013, at 1:16 p.m.
My thanks to Christine Macchi, executive director of Maine Fiberarts, for providing this information: Intricate embroidered work and textile-inspired assemblages incorporating found objects by artist Jill Snyder Wallace of Minot are on display through September and October at Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St. in Topsham. The exhibition, “Human Nature,” …

Forest rangers to lead foliage tours, hikes

By Ardeana Hamlin and UnBylined on Sept. 24, 2013, at 11:20 a.m.
AUGUSTA — In anticipation of one of the brightest seasons yet for Fall Foliage, the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Division of Parks and Public Lands, announced that it will offer free guided fall foliage tours at several state parks and public reserved lands beginning Friday, Sept. 28. The …

Performers sing, play, read for an arts cause

By Ardeana Hamlin on Sept. 24, 2013, at 11:18 a.m.
by Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   ORONO — What do a  guitar soloist, a stand-up comic, a clarinet soloist have in common? Well, for one thing, they entertained the audience, causing them to tap their toes, clap their hands and indulge in plenty of laughter. The performers were …

Singers and ringers wanted in Brewer

By Ardeana Hamlin on Sept. 24, 2013, at 11:11 a.m.
BREWER — The Music Ministry of First Congregational Church of Brewer, UCC, includes two choirs — the Adult Voice Choir and the Paul Caron Memorial Handbell Choir. Members of both choirs have been described as kind-spirited, light-hearted and sometimes off-task. The Adult Voice Choir has openings for singers of all …

Business news

By Ardeana Hamlin and UnBylined on Sept. 24, 2013, at 10:55 a.m.
Hospital receives support from bank BANGOR — Eastern Maine Medical Center is the recipient of $125,000 from KeyBank to the Remarkable Begins With You capital campaign, EMMC’s modernization project. The seven-story, 300,000-square-foot addition is a $294 million project and KeyBank announced that it is the first bank to offer financial …

Turkey supper in Frankfort

By Ardeana Hamlin on Sept. 23, 2013, at 9:37 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Frankfort Congregational Church, Main Road, Frankfort, Maine FRANKFORT, Maine — A turkey supper will be served 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Frankfort Congregational Church, Main Road. The cost is $9, $4 children, free to preschoolers. Take out suppers will be available. For …
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New books will appeal to crocheters

on Sept. 17, 2013, at 11:53 a.m.
The mornings and evenings contain a bit of a chill now, and that’s a sure sign fall is not so very far away. It’s also the time when a new crop of needlecraft books show up on my desk. No matter if you have crocheted for years or picked up …
 
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