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Hampden Texas Hold ‘em poker tournament

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 10, 2014, at 4:08 p.m.
HAMPDEN, Maine — Hampden Kiwanis Club will hold its monthly Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center, 35-71 Main Road North. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Entry fee is $103 and the tournament is limited to 100 players. Call Keith at …
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Eddington Fire Department CPR and first aid course

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 10, 2014, at 3:22 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Eddington Fire Department, 906 Main Road, Eddington For more information: 207-843-5251 EDDINGTON, Maine — Eddington Fire Department is hosting a Community CPR & First Aid course, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. This is a “Heart Saver” course intended for the general …
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University Credit Union branch grand opening held recently.

University Credit Union holds grand opening of new branch

on Sept. 10, 2014, at 2:49 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — University Credit Union celebrated the opening of its new retail branch and headquarters with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 6. The event, which took place on Orono Festival Day, celebrated not only the opening of the facility, but the opening of the public …
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Public supper at Bucksport

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 10, 2014, at 10:43 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road, Bucksport BUCKSPORT, Maine — Public supper featuring chicken with gravy, mashed potatoes, casseroles, salads, pies, 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road. Cost is adults $7; children $3.   This post …
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Blue on Blue benefit softball game

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 10, 2014, at 10:10 a.m.
ORONO, Maine — The Blue on Blue softball game featuring the Police team vs. Maine Black Bears Hockey team to benefit Special Olympics Maine will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the University of Maine’s Kessock Softball field. No admission fee, but donations will benefit Special Olympics …
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Bean-hole bean supper at Hampden church

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 09, 2014, at 2:25 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road, Hampden For more information: 207-862-4195 HAMPDEN, Maine — The Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church’s authentic bean-hole bean supper will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the church, 44 Kennebec Road. …
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Red Cross needs disaster response volunteers in Maine

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 09, 2014, at 11:58 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The American Red Cross of Maine needs volunteers to assist in its disaster response effort — people who help families driven from their homes by fire and who staff shelters during a larger-scale disaster, such as a wide-spread power outage. “Volunteers comprise approximately 90 percent of the …
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MAC Basketball Shooting Day Camp

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 09, 2014, at 10:48 a.m.
HAMPDEN, Maine — MAC Basketball Shooting Day Camp featuring five 3-hour sessions Saturday-Monday, Oct. 11-13, at Hampden Recreation gymnasium. Five campers will be assigned to each coach. Cost is $150, which includes book on shooting, shooting target, pre-testing, post-contest testing, camp T-shirt, videotaping, written evaluation and live demonstrations. Sessions on Saturday and …
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Baskets, Beetles and the Future: Sustaining Wabanaki Traditions in a Changing World

By Tamara Field on Sept. 08, 2014, at 12:58 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor For more information: 207-581-3196 The potential arrival of the emerald ash borer in Maine threatens ash trees that are central to Wabanaki basket making and ways of life. But students and faculty …
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Bangor I-95 Union Street bridge ramp and lane closures schedule

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 08, 2014, at 10:29 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will be working on Interstate 95 during the overnight hours on the Union Street Bridge project in Bangor. The Exit 184 northbound on-ramp will be closed to traffic beginning at 4 p.m.  Monday, Sept. 8, and will re-open to traffic on or about Sept. …
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Coaches clinic slated at UMaine

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 08, 2014, at 9:52 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Memorial Gymnasium, University of Maine, Orono For more information: 207-581-1075; static.psbin.com/4/s/gpodig7nmtkbh4/clinic_flyer.pdf ORONO, Maine — University of Maine head basketball coaches Bob Walsh and Richard Barron will join forces with legendary coaches Van Chancellor (LSU, Mississippi, Houston Comets) and Dean Lockwood …
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A barbecue was held for veterans on Aug. 13. Here are some of the people who assisted.

Barbecue held for residents of Bangor VA Clinic and Home

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 08, 2014, at 8:50 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — More than 400 veterans attended the second annual barbecue held for the patients and residents of the Bangor VA Clinic and Home on Aug. 13, organized by Ray Dubois from Dexter. One of the veterans who attended the barbecue celebrated his 73rd birthday and enjoyed the camaraderie of fellow veterans. …
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Healthy bean supper at Grace church

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 04, 2014, at 11:02 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Grace Methodist Church, 193 Union St. For more information: 207-942-8320 BANGOR, Maine — A healthy bean supper to benefit “Imagine no Malaria” will be held 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Grace Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Menu includes beans, …
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‘Spirit Weekend’ concert at Methodist Church

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 04, 2014, at 9:35 a.m.
BANGOR — A “Spirit Weekend” concert featuring Roosevelt Andre Credit will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Free admission, but a free-will offering will be taken at the end of the concert. A public “healthy heart” bean supper will be held 5-6 p.m. prior to …
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Supper at Glenburn Lakeside Riders Club

By Bernadette Rudnicki on Sept. 04, 2014, at 8:35 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Glenburn Lakeside Riders Snowmobile Club/ West Glenburn Community Center, Corner of Phillips Road and Ohio Street, Glenburn, Maine For more information: 207-942-2649 Glenburn Lakeside Riders Club-Steak and Chicken Dinner $7.00. Saturday, Sept. 27, 4:30 to 6:30 pm West Glenburn Community …
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Brewer Garden and Bird Club to meet

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 02, 2014, at 3:31 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — The Brewer Garden & Bird Club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Brewer Auditorium, 203 State St., in the room downstairs. The program will be on ticks presented by Griffin Dill of the University of Maine. Guests are welcome. Refreshments served. Call Carol at 989-1083 for details. …
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Bangor Area Homeless Shelter annual dinner

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 02, 2014, at 2:38 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. For more information: 207-947-0092 BREWER, Maine — The Bangor Area Homeless Shelter annual dinner will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. Please RSVP by 3 p.m. Sept. 15 …
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Peter Millard will be honored on October 5th at the 25th annual Peace & Justice Center Harvest Supper.

Peter Millard to be Honored at Harvest Supper

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 02, 2014, at 2:21 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org BANGOR, Maine — The Peace & Justice Center’s 25th annual Harvest Supper will be held on Sunday, October 5th, 6:00 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist …
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Maine Savings announces $50,000 for scholar athletes

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 02, 2014, at 1:42 p.m.
OLD TOWN, Maine – Maine Savings, one of Maine’s largest credit unions, celebrates its new College Avenue branch in Old Town with a week of events, including a press conference and ribbon cutting. During the press conference, John Reed, president and CEO of Maine Savings, announced its partnership with the University of …
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All proceeds support the Hammond Street Senior Center in Downtown, Bangor.

Downhome Breakfast to Support Area Seniors

By Kelly Gilks on Sept. 02, 2014, at 12:49 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 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 homemade breakfast. There will …
 
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