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Bangor YMCA receives $2,500 check from Bangor Savings Bank Foundation

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor YMCA has received $2,500 from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation for its Learning Centers in their Discovery Friends Early Childhood Education program. “With this grant, we can focus on STEM education: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics with our 2.5 to 5 year olds,” said Beth Cassidy, Early …
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Church in Bucksport offers buffet breakfast

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Bucksport United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St., Bucksport, Maine For more information: church office at 469-3622 or Ed Petravicz at 469-9979 The Bucksport United Methodist Church, at 71 Franklin Street in Bucksport, will host a breakfast buffet 6:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, …
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Orono Bog Boardwalk closing early for the season

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The Orono Bog Boardwalk will close at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15. This is six weeks sooner than normal, but is necessary for phase three of the Boardwalk reconstruction process. Between the mid-October’s closure and next spring’s reopening, 48 more sections of the boardwalk will be replaced, along with …
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Fire department event will include fire safety workshop for children

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Bradley fire station, Bradley, Maine BRADLEY — The Bradley Fire Department will hold a spaghetti dinner and child-friendly fire safety workshop 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the fire station. The cost is $6, $15 family. Donations and returnable bottles …
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Ghostly walking tours will channel Bangor’s eerie past

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.Saturday, Oct. …
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Potatoes, apples and cider: Maine foods for October

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 1:06 p.m.
ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension publishes information to help find, grow, use, preserve and store in-season fruits and vegetables in Maine. Visit extension.umaine.edu to order or download bulletins to fit the season, including October favorites such as “Let’s Preserve: Apples,” “Vegetables and Fruits for Health: Potatoes” and “Safe …
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Supper, auctions will benefit man hurt in motorcycle accident

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 12:50 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: cafeteria at Hermon High School, Hermon, Maine For more information: Joyce Scripture at 852-3662, Blair Scripture at 852-3202, Kate Wiggin at 745-6283, Kristy Ross at 735-5207, and Brenda Nason at 949-4701 HERMON — A spaghetti supper will be held 5-7 …
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Corinth church supper will feature beans and chop suey

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 10:14 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Corinth United Methodist Church, Corinth, Maine CORINTH — Corinth United Methodist Church will hold a baked bean supper 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the church. The menu will offer baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, hot dogs, chop suey, bread and …
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Historical society guest speaker will discuss gardening project

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 8:50 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Brewer First Methodist Church meeting room, 40 South Main St., Brewer, Maine BREWER — Brewer Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Brewer First Methodist Church meeting room, 40 South Main St. Guest speaker will be Kristina Jacobs, …
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Clueless Quilters plan Quilt Show in Stetson

By Shirley Farnsworth on Sept. 29, 2016, at 8:42 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Clueless Quilters quilt show , Route 222, Stetson, Maine For more information: STETSON — The Clueless Quilters quilt show will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Meeting House on Route 222. The event also will offer …
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Bucksport library commences Early History of the Area series

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 7:53 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 1 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Bucksport Memorial Library, Bucksport, Maine For more information: 469-2650 BUCKSPORT — Buck Memorial Library announced that its Early History of the Area series will continue with “Through the Years, Early History of Area Clubs” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, …
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Winterport Open Stage will stage ‘Unnecessary Farce’ in October and November

By Brianne Beck on Sept. 28, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: …
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Annual PICA (Power In Community Alliances) Auction

By Ellen Gray on Sept. 28, 2016, at 12:18 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Richard E Dyke Center for Family Business, 1 College Circle (near Husson University), Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-4203; pica.ws It’s hard to imagine but this year PICA will be celebrating over 25 years of holding our annual fundraising auction!! …
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Pumpkinfest to be held at Carmel church

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:37 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Crossing Life Church and Community Center, 87 Damascus Road, Carmel, Maine CARMEL, Maine — Pumpkinfest 2016, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Crossing Life Church & Community Center, 87 Damascus Road. Come celebrate the harvest season with live music, craft & bake …
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Greendrinks checks out library renovations

By Bangor Public Library on Sept. 27, 2016, at 4:36 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St., Bangor, ME For more information: 207-947-8336; facebook.com/events/1393389757341003/ BANGOR — See what a modern library and community space should look like with Greendrinks 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. …
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Brewer Garden and Bird Club program on ‘Spring Flowering Bulbs’ on Oct. 19

on Sept. 27, 2016, at 4:02 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Brewer Auditorium, 203 State St., Brewer, Maine For more information: 207-989-1083 BREWER, Maine — The Brewer Garden & Bird Club will present a timely program on “Spring Flowering Bulbs” with Lisa Colburn, author of “The Maine Garden Journal” to be held at …
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Bluegrass jam sessions at the Grange

By Joan Richert on Sept. 26, 2016, at 10:53 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Grange hall, 1266 No. Main St., Brewer, Maine For more information: 207-989-5848 BREWER — Bluegrass jam sessions will take place noon-5 p.m. the first and third Sundays of each month, starting Oct. 2, at the Grange, 1266 North Main St. …
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Women Composers Concert set for Oct. 24 at UMaine

By University of Maine School of Performing Arts on Sept. 26, 2016, at 10:48 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: (207) 581-1755; umaine.edu/spa/tickets/ ORONO — Chamber music, all written by women composers, will be performed by University of Maine music students and faculty 7:30-9:30 p.m. …
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Chamber Jazz Recital will feature UMaine music students

By University of Maine School of Performing Arts on Sept. 26, 2016, at 10:34 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: (207) 581-1755; umaine.edu/spa/tickets/ ORONO — The Chamber Jazz Program, directed by Dan Barrett, features small Jazz Combos comprised of UMaine Music Students. $9 or free …
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Guest lecture: “My Circle of Friends in Electronic Music” with Thomas Buckner

By University of Maine School of Performing Arts on Sept. 26, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: IMRC, Steward Commons, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: imrccenter.com This event takes place at the Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center at Steward Commons. $9 per ticket.Story continues below advertisement. This post was contributed by a community member. …