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Paint Night
June 20th
6-9:00 PM
207-262-5532 for more information.

Paint Night Out with Friends

By Kelly Gilks on June 02, 2014, at 2:06 p.m.
Friday, June 20, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Enjoy a relaxing and fun night out with friends! Your paint, canvas, instruction and other materials will be provided along with two delicious glasses of wine …
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Big Yard Sale to Benefit Area Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on May 27, 2014, at 8:33 a.m.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Join us for a big yard sale to benefit the Hammond Street Senior Center. Everything is priced to sell! Have items to donate? We would love …
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"The Torch", by Nancy Taylor with proceeds to benefit the Hammond Street Senior Center.

Seniors are “Acting Out” to Raise Money for a Great Cause

By Kelly Gilks on May 06, 2014, at 4:54 p.m.
Friday, May 16, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Saturday, May 17, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Sunday, May 18, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Local seniors are acting out to raise funds for their …
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Spring Fair to Benefit Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on March 18, 2014, at 12:53 p.m.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2072625532; hammondstreet.org Join us for a unique variety of crafts and fun at the Hammond Street Senior Center’s benefit Spring Fair! We will have fudge filled may baskets, …

Used Book Sale to Benefit Area Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on Jan. 29, 2014, at 4:51 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Kelly Gilks; 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org Beat the ‘winter blahs’ at the HSSC Annual Used Book Sale! Prices range from $0.25 to $2.00. All proceeds benefit area seniors. February 17th-21st …

Dozens of Gift Baskets up for Silent Auction to Help Bangor Area Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on Nov. 15, 2013, at 9:01 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Join the Hammond Street Senior Center and bid on your favorites of more than 200 unique gift baskets stuffed with gift certificates, collectibles, fun items and much more. Do your holiday shopping and help area seniors too this Dec. 2-6. Join us for a late night bidding …
All proceeds from sales benefit the Hammond Street Senior Center.

50% off sale benefits Bangor area seniors

By Kelly Gilks on June 07, 2013, at 11:32 a.m.
Aunt Nellie’s Attic, the retail and resale store benefiting the Hammond Street Senior Center, is having a sale. All proceeds from the sale benefit the the Senior Center and the many programs offered to area seniors each month. The best news? The entire store is 50 percent off! Stop by, …
Join us at 2 Hammond Street, Downtown Bangor.

Pick up a plant and help a senior this spring

By Kelly Gilks on May 14, 2013, at 4:57 p.m.
Most of us pick up a plant or two for our gardens and window boxes this time of year. Stop by the Hammond Street Senior Center this May, pick up a plant and help area seniors at the same time. Proceeds benefit the Senior Center and the many programs offered …
"The Madcap Heiress", showing at the Hammond Street Senior Center May 17th, 18th, & 19th.

Bangor seniors “acting out” to raise funds for Senior Center

By Kelly Gilks on May 09, 2013, at 11:07 a.m.
Members of the Hammond Street Senior Center’s “Still Playing” Theater Troupe are staging a benefit to support the many creative and fulfilling aging opportunities the organization provides for older adults in the Greater Bangor Region. Written and directed by Nancy Taylor, “The Madcap Heiress” is filled with mystery and, of …
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Local doctor and staff celebrate their 10th anniversary by donating party funds to local seniors

By Kelly Gilks on May 09, 2013, at 10 a.m.
Most birthday parties involve gifts but, at Northeast Pain Management, the staff decided to donate money budgeted for a party to the Hammond Street Senior Center. “We opened ten years ago at 1365 Broadway in Bangor” , said Dr Ben Zolper. “We thought we should have a birthday party. But …
Celebrate May Day this year with a little basket of home made fudge.  All proceeds benefit the Hammond Street Senior Center and the many programs and events offered to Bangor Area Seniors.

Ring and run this May Day to help Bangor area seniors

By Kelly Gilks on April 24, 2013, at 12:21 p.m.
Hammond Street Senior Center’s May Basket fundraiser starts this Friday, April 26th, and runs through May 1st. For just $3.00, you can pick up a little basket full of home-made fudge. Do you know how to surprise someone on May Day? Pick a basket, ring their bell and run! The …
These beautiful bowls are crafted in the Hammond Street Senior Center Pottery Department and support a great cause.

Hand-crafted pottery bowls help area seniors

By Kelly Gilks on March 12, 2013, at 9:05 a.m.
Members and volunteers from the Hammond Street Senior Center Pottery Department are busy creating beautiful works of art. Each pottery bowl is unique and helps a great cause. Bowls range in price from $20 to $30 and includes a luncheon sponsored by local restaurants. You can drop in and purchase …
Bangor area seniors are heating this up this February!  Stop by HSSC and vote for your favorite pair of legs in our "Gallery of Gams"!

Bangor area seniors heating up downtown with ‘Hot Legs’ Contest

By Kelly Gilks on Feb. 20, 2013, at 1:27 p.m.
In yet another fun fundraiser, Bangor area seniors are showing off their legs for a great cause. Drop by the Center any day from now until March 31st and check out their “Gallery of Gams”. Sixteen Contestants, including the Center’s beloved pet cat, Johnny, are showing off their legs and …

Art show to raise funds for Senior Center

By Kelly Gilks on Feb. 18, 2013, at 2:39 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 2 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Deborah Wisdom; 207-262-9600 Sunbury Village will be hosting an Art Show to raise funds for the Hammond Street Senior Center. Many Bangor area artists will display their paintings on February …
Johnny, HSSC's official mascot, helps put out hundreds of fantastic used books.

Used book sale supports area seniors

By Kelly Gilks on Feb. 18, 2013, at 11:38 a.m.
The Hammond Street Senior Center is hosting a used book sale to benefit the many programs they offer to area seniors. Stop by all week and pick up a few new-to-you books, and help out a great cause. Feb. 18-22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
HSSC Member Fran Kingsbury flipping his famous pancakes.

Sunrise Breakfast to support Senior Center

By Kelly Gilks on Jan. 31, 2013, at 11:13 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Hammond Street Senior Center; 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org They say it is the most important meal of the day! Join us at the Hammond Street Senior Center for a delicious …
 
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