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Things to do Outdoors for Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

on Sept. 14, 2011, at 3:53 p.m.
CUTLER — Weather permitting, Little River Lighthouse will be open for tours on Maine Open Lighthouse Day, Saturday, Sept. 17. Small boats will leave Cutler town boat launch at noon for the short ride to the island where visitors can climb the tower, tour the keeper’s house and view the …
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Things to do Outdoors for Saturday/Sunday, Sept. 10-11, 2011

on Sept. 09, 2011, at 6:57 p.m.
ALTON — Hirundo Wildlife Refuge invites grandparents to share a 1½-hour guided Grandparents Day paddle with their grandchildren to listen for familiar and new sounds, watch for river otter and mink and see animals just below the water surface. Meet at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 3 in the parking lot …
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Things to do Sept. 9, 2011: Art

on Sept. 08, 2011, at 4:02 p.m.
BANGOR — 4th annual Paint Bangor Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Registration to stamp artists’ paper-canvas, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. and beside Bagel Central, Norumbega Parkway, then paint or draw anywhere in Bangor. Participants return to UMMA by 3 …

Things to do Outdoors

on Sept. 07, 2011, at 5:25 p.m.
BANGOR — The Bangor Land Trust is holding its fifth annual Pedal the Penobscot Road Ride on Sunday, Sept. 11. Festivities begin at the Bangor Waterfront and finish at the Sea Dog Brewery. Call 942-1010 to register, or register online at www.bangorlandtrust.org. If you are riding with friends sign up …

Things to Do Wednesday, Aug. 31: Events and fundraisers

on Aug. 30, 2011, at 5:25 p.m.
BANGOR — The Attic Thrift Shop is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at 170 Center St. Quality items are offered at low prices, and proceeds benefit All Saints School. For information, call 945-5523. BANGOR — Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Maine Veterans’ Home, …

Things to do Wednesday, Aug. 31: Food

on Aug. 30, 2011, at 2:13 p.m.
EASTPORT — Eastport Salmon Festival, Sept. 2-4, celebrates the fishing industry of years past as well as the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry of today. Events include Paint Eastport Day, live music, fine arts, crafts. For a schedule and information, visit eastportsalmonfestival.com. PORTLAND — I naugural Portland Brew Festival, Sept. 3-4, …
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Beacon calendar Sept. 1

on Aug. 29, 2011, at 5:11 p.m.
Calendar runs as space permits. Items with dates take precedence over activities that occur every week. ITEMS FOR CALENDAR ARE DUE SEVEN TO 10 DAYS BEFORE PUBLICATION. Email: beacon@bangordailynews.com. Mail: The Beacon Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402 Art APPLETON — Appleton Historical Society Harvest of the Arts and Monthly Gathering, program …
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Things to do Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011: Entertainment

on Aug. 29, 2011, at 1:20 p.m.
BANGOR — Extras wanted for crowd shots for Michael Arell (Sleep Dog Films) film, 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, at Cascade Park, State Street. Participants are asked to wear black or dark clothing. For information, call 944-6147, email SleepyDogFilms@aol.com or visit SleepyDogFilms.yolasite.com. BANGOR — Waterfront Concerts series presents B.B. King …
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Things to do, Aug. 29, 2011: Literature

on Aug. 28, 2011, at 4:19 p.m.
CALAIS — “Remarkable Creatures” by Tracy Chevalier is the next book for the Calais Bookshop reading group, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St. New participants welcome. For book group schedules and other program information, call 454-1110. CAMDEN — “Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition,” an illustrated …
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Things to do Outdoors for Aug. 27-28

on Aug. 26, 2011, at 6:45 p.m.
BANGOR — Bangor Land Trust 5th annual Pedal the Penobscot Road Ride on Sunday, Sept. 11. Festivities begin at the Bangor Waterfront and finish at the Sea Dog Brewery. To register, call 942-1010 or visit bangorlandtrust.org. If you are riding with friends (3-plus riders), sign up as a team and …

Religion calendar Aug. 25

on Aug. 26, 2011, at 6:44 p.m.
Special events Augusta Addie’s Attic, a free clothing bank, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 9 Summer St. 622-2424. Hours: 5-7 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m.-noon Thursday; 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Clothing donations accepted 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday in addition to the other open hours. Augusta Every Day Basic Essentials Pantry’s new hours of operation, …
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Things to do Aug. 27-28, 2011: Home and Garden

on Aug. 26, 2011, at 6:40 p.m.
CAMDEN — Presentation on orchids by Robert Cleveland, who has been growing orchids in his home for over 30 years and has operated his own small orchid business, raising hybrids from seed. Noon, Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Merryspring Nature Center, Conway Road. Free for members, $5 for nonmembers. For information, …
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Things to do Aug. 26, 2011: Art

on Aug. 25, 2011, at 2:45 p.m.
BANGOR — “Photo National 2011,” photographs from around the country; “New Dawn Fades: Photographs by Thomas Hager,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Sept. 24, University of Maine Museum of Art, Harlow Street. BAR HARBOR — “2011 Wahponahki Student Art Show,” through Sept. 18, “Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis and Summer Visitors …
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Things to do Outdoors for Aug. 25

on Aug. 24, 2011, at 3:29 p.m.
BANGOR — Bangor Land Trust 5th annual Pedal the Penobscot Road Ride on Sunday, Sept. 11. Festivities begin at the Bangor Waterfront and finish at the Sea Dog Brewery. To register, call 942-1010 or visit bangorlandtrust.org. If you are riding with friends (3-plus riders), sign up as a team and …

Things to do Wednesday, Aug. 24: Food

on Aug. 23, 2011, at 5:12 p.m.
PORTLAND | Inaugural Portland Brew Festival, Sept. 3-4, at the Portland Company Complex at 58 Fore St. In addition to the hops highlights, attendees can purchase barbecue goodies from the New England Brisketeers along with other offerings from local food vendors. Limited-admission, scheduled sessions will allow guests the time …

Positively Maine calendar for Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011

on Aug. 23, 2011, at 4:58 p.m.
BANGOR | A Hawaiian Luau featuring Hawaiian food, music by the University of Maine at Machias Ukulele Club and dancing by Mary Beth Hewitt & Friends, 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at Winterberry Heights, 932 Ohio St. Admission $10. Proceeds benefit Hammond Street Senior Center and Eastern Area Agency …
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Things to do Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011: Entertainment

on Aug. 22, 2011, at 2:01 p.m.
BANGOR — Extras wanted for crowd shots for Michael Arell (Sleep Dog Films) film, 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, at Cascade Park, State Street. Participants are asked to wear black or dark clothing. For information, call 944-6147, email SleepyDogFilms@aol.com or visit SleepyDogFilms.yolasite.com. BREWER — Amy Gallatin, acoustic country with a …

Things to do Aug. 20-21, 2011: Home and Garden

on Aug. 18, 2011, at 6:55 p.m.
CAMDEN — Paul Cates of Cates Family Glads will give a talk, “75 Years With Glads,” at noon Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Road. Admission to the Tuesday Talks is free to Merryspring members and children; $5 for nonmembers. For information, call 236-2239 or visit the …
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Things to do Aug. 19, 2011: Art

on Aug. 18, 2011, at 12:24 p.m.
BANGOR — “Photo National 2011,” photographs from all over the country; “New Dawn Fades: Photographs by Thomas Hager,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Sept. 24, University of Maine Museum of Art, Harlow Street. BAR HARBOR — “2011 Wahponahki Student Art Show,” through Sept. 18, “Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis and Summer …

Things to do Wednesday, Aug. 17: Food

on Aug. 16, 2011, at 12:52 p.m.
BELFAST — The abundant harvest garden, Kaler CSA, will be featured as the penultimate garden for this summer’s Belfast Garden Club Open Garden Days, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Aug. at 93 Kaler Road. For information, call 338-3105 or 948-2815, email belfastgardenclub@gmail.com, or visit belfastgardenclub.org. EDDINGTON — Trash Can Turkey Supper, …
 
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