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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: Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.

• “Uncertain Spaces,” paintings of Shane Charles Smith and visual poetry of Rachel Kennedy, through Feb. 28, Robert E. White Art Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University. Artist’s reception, 941-7887.
• “Maine By Four” with artists JoAnne Houlsen, Rebecca Rivers, Michael Vermette and Diana Young, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. through May 23, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St. Opening reception, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 24. 941-2837.
• Bangor Art Society, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 27, lecture hall, Bangor Public Library. Speaker: Olena Babak, “Classical Art Training or Learning How to See: The Art of Portraiture.” Free and open to all. Ulrike Guthrie, or 942 6593, or Michael Vermette, or 827 7573.
• “The Tree, A Mystical Year: A Year in the Life of an Oak Tree,”by photographer Bill Lagerstrom, Feb. 24 through March 31, The B.A.R.N.,142 Center St. Opening reception, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 24. Hours: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 1:30-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 561-9444.
• Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St.,  10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. New exhibit Dino Dig; tree house, sound studio, pilot a ship, $7.50. Free to members and those under age 1. 262-7200.
• Theater classes for children ages 5 to 16, starting March 11, for eight weeks: stage combat course, 3:45-5:15 p.m. Mondays, Bangor Parks and Recreation, 647 Main St., transportation provided for kindergarten through grade five; art of acting class, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Bangor Community Center, Davis Road; improvisation class, 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Bangor Community Center on Davis Road. Each class, $40 Bangor residents, $50 others. To register, 992-4490 or
• Windover Art Center After School Art Club classes in pottery, drawing, painting and photography at the Skehan Center, Main Road: Kindergarten through grade two, 3:15 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 25, March 4, 11, 18 and 25; sixth through eighth grades, 2:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19 and 26; third through fifth grades, 3:15-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 27, March 6, 13, 20 and 27.  Five sessions, $65 Hampden residents, $70 others. Register through Hampden Recreation Department,, or Mari,
• Windover Art Center classes, Skehan Recreation Center, Main Road: Video Games: The Best of all Possible Worlds, for children age 13 and up, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, $35 Hampden residents, $40 others, registration deadline Feb. 25; Digital Art on iOS for children age 10 and up, 2:30-4:30 p.m. March 7, 14, 21 and 28, $35 Hampden residents, $40 others, registration deadline Feb. 25; Video Game League play for children age 13 and up, 3-6 p.m. March 1-April 12, $50 Hampden residents, $55 others. or
• April Vacation Art Camp for children in kindergarten through grade eight, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 16-19, Skehan Center, Main Road, $30 per day or $100 week Hampden residents, $35 per day or $105 week others. Register through Hampden Recreation Department,
• Nature Time: Winter Session, for children ages 2 to 4, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, through Feb. 25, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $50 members, $60 others for seven-week session. Advance registration required, 989-2591.
• February shows, Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine: “Search for the Edge of the Solar System,” 7-8 p.m. Feb. 22; “Ice Worlds,” 7 p.m. Fridays, Earth’s Wild Ride, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 24. $3. Seating limited. Reservations, 581-1341 or
• Tony Sohns, natural historian, 10-week science course, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning March 6, Wassookeag Learning Community. $80. or call 866-2642

• Penobscot Valley Senior College classes, Thursdays and Fridays, through April 5. Membership dues, $25. Each course, $30. Registration deadline, Feb. 21. 992-0118, leave a message.
• Watercolor art classes starting March 8, Bangor Parks and Recreation Department, 647 Main St. Six-week course, 3:45-5:15 p.m., for children ages 10 to 15 with transportation from Bangor kindergarten to grade five schools, $50; eight-week course, 6-8 p.m. for those age 16 and
up. $80. To register, 992-4490 or

Clubs, groups
• Bangor Land Trust annual meeting, 7 p.m. Feb. 28, Dyke Family Learning Center, Husson University. Speaker: Environmental lawyer Sharon Tisher, “Climate Reality: Connecting the dots between extreme weather and global warming and what we can do to stem the tide.”
• Eastern Maine Die-cast Association, for collectors of diecast and toy vehicles, airplanes, soldiers, etc., second Mondays, at a local restaurant. 745-1345, 942-3801.
• Queen City Grange 30, second Monday, Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. Membership open to those 14 and up. 973-3976.
• Miniature war gamers’ re-enacting club, 10 a.m. second Saturday, Forest Avenue Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. 478-1598.
• Bangor Toastmasters, nonprofit educational organization teaches public speaking and leadership skills, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Beal College, 99 Farm Road. Guests welcome.
• Rendez-Vous, French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Starbucks, Bangor Mall Boulevard. French speakers welcome.
• Bangor Grange 30, first and third Tuesdays, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. Membership open to those 14 and up. 973-3976.
• Paul Bunyan chapter of BNI meeting, 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wellman Commons, Masonic Foundation Building, 294 Union St. 843-5603.
• German Stammtisch language group, 5:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Books-A-Million. 866-4992.
•Eddington Historical Society, 6:30 p.m., Feb. 21, F.A. Wood Municipal Building Conference room. 989-5792.
• Arnold R. Kelly American Legion Post 200, 7 p.m., last Thursdays, Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Billings Road. 848-5597.

• Beginners’ Irish step and Ceili lessons, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning March 6, Valance Fitness Studio, 128 Main St. $10. Register in advance, 409-5137.
• Contradance, Feb. 15, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. Music by Anthony Viselli and Friends, Kim Roberts calling. Beginner session, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m.. All ages welcome; all dances taught. $7, $18 families. 941-9727.
• Line dancing classes, 2-3:30 p.m. Sundays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. $2. All levels. 262-9600, 262-0802.
• Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays, upstairs, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits Brewer Eagles Club. 852-3284.
• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m.-midnight Feb. 22, Brewer Eagles Club. Barbara Demo Country Music Band. Advance tickets, 944-2115, Saturday through Thursday.

• Bangor Veterans Acupuncture Clinic, 6:45-8 p.m., Thursdays, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Open to veterans, active-duty military personnel and immediate family members. 990-0188, ext. 13, or
• Bingo, Tuesday and Saturday, Dow-Clewley VFW Post 1761, 1368 Hammond St. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Bingo, 6:15 p.m.
• Clothing extravaganza, 8 a.m.-12 noon, Feb. 23, Penobscot Christian School, 1423 Ohio St. New and like new brand name clothing for men, women, juniors and children. Benefits Legacy Inc.
• Play Reading Series: “Waiting for Godot” by Samuel Beckett, 2 p.m. Feb. 23; “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” by Tom Stoppard, 5:30 p.m. March 19, and 2 p.m. March 23; “Lettice and Lovage” by Peter Schaffer, 5:30 p.m., April 16, and 2 p.m., April 20; “The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?” by Edward Albee, 5:30 p.m. May 14, and 2 p.m. May 18, Bangor Public Library. Scripts provided. Readings led by Irene Dennis.
• Poetry Open Mike, 7-8 p.m. Feb. 26 (or last Tuesdays), Books-A-Million (upstairs), Bangor Mall. 941-1670.
• Bangor Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair, 2-5 p.m. March 2, Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High St. Free. Learn about becoming a CSA member and supporting a local farmer.
• OHI basket bingo fundraiser, 1 p.m. March 9, Brewer Eagles Club. Doors open at 11 a.m. 15 games, two coverall games, door prizes. Baskets, pottery and wrought iron furniture. $10 at the door. Benefits people with disabilities. 848-5804.
• Bingo, 7 p.m., Thursdays, West Glenburn Community Club, 5 Phillips Road, across from fire station. Doors open 4:30 p.m., early birds, 5:30 p.m. 745-3067. HAMPDEN:
• Hampden Kiwanis Club Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, 11 a.m. March 9, Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. Doors open 10:30 a.m. $103. Advance registration, Keith, 356-9949. Benefits Hampden Kiwanis charities.
• Bingo, Fridays, VFW Post 4633, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m., regular bingo, 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 862-2553.
• “HEIST: Who Stole the American Dream?,” 7 p.m. Feb. 24, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St. Free and open to the public. Followed by a discussion. 942-9343.
• Penobscot Theatre Company and Maine Jewish Film Festival, special screening of “Dorfman in Love,” 7 p.m. March 17, Bangor Opera House. Romantic comedy starring Sara Rue and Elliot Gould. Admission by suggested donation of $5.
River City Cinema: “Downeast,” 7 p.m. Feb. 23,  Brewer Performing Arts Center at the Brewer Community School, 92 Pendleton St. $8; “Chasing Ice” 7 p.m. March 1, Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. $8. Concessions available.
• East Coast Ghost Trackers presentation of two episodes of its film series, “Maine’s Most Haunted,” 7 p.m. Feb. 23, Fort Knox Visitor Center. Features paranormal investigations of Fort Knox and Penobscot Theater. Tickets $10 in advance by calling Friends of Fort Knox, 469-6553, or at the door.

• Penobscot Valley Chapter of Maine Audubon program: Sustainable Energy from Maine’s Tidal Waters with Jessica S. Jansujwicz, Sustainability Solutions Initiative, University of Maine, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free .
• Socialist and Marxist Series, 2:30-1:45 p.m.,  Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine: “Journey into Climate Change, Human Impacts, Health and Security Implications,” professor Paul Mayewski, March 21; “Working Poor? How Government Can Promote Shared Posperity,” Garrett Martin, April 4; “An East-West Corridor Through Maine? Perspectives for People,” John Banks, Chris Buchanan, Gene Ripley, April 11; “Poverty, Inequality and Regulatory Capture, professor Thomas  Pogge, April 18. 581-3860.

• Breaking Bread soup kitchen, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mondays, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 517 Hammond St. Free. 570-8107.
• Free community meal, 4-6:30 p.m., Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-9567.
• Free weekly meal, 4:30-6 p.m., Wednesdays, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. Open to all. 945-3166.
• Bangor Grange boiled dinner and show with NEVAH, March 16, Gangor Grange hall,1192 Ohio St. Dinner, 5:30 p.m., show, 7 p.m. Dancing encouraged. Folk and Irish music. Tickets $7 for supper or show, both $12. 973-3976.
• Baked beans supper, 5 and 6 p.m., Feb. 16, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, corner of North Main and Holyoke streets. $6 adults; $3 children under 12.
• First Saturday turkey pie lunch, 11 a.m.-1 pm. March 2, First Congregational Church of Brewer. $7, $3 children under 12. Gluten free and vegetarian option available. Benefits church programs. 989-7350.
• Clifton Community Food Pantry, outreach of Clifton United Baptist Church, 10 a.m.-noon first Mondays; 4-6 p.m. third Mondays; at the church, 742 Airline Road. To volunteer, contact church for interview.
• Free dinner, 6 p.m. March 11, Community Church of the Open Door, 270 Main Road North Explore Christianity through The Alpha Course, Mondays through April 29. Meal, biblical DVD, discussion time. Childcare available. or 862-4010.
• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m., March 2, Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. Features John’s award-winning chilli. $7, $4 children. Benefits Hampden Kiwanis charities.
• American Legion baked bean supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. third Saturday, Hermon Rescue Squad building, $7, $3 children. 848-5597.
• Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 9-11 a.m. first and third Thursdays, Penobscot Snowmobile Club, Bog Road. 299-5186.
• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 23, Milford Congregational Church. $7, $2 children under 12. Take out available. 299-7324.
• Community supper, 6 p.m., Feb. 22, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets. Free.
• Baked bean supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m. March 2, at East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, $3.

• Bangor Museum and History Center, 159 Union St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. $5, $3 seniors, free to children. 942-1900.
• Orland Historical Society Museum, open by appointment. 469-3354, 944-0914, 469-6817.

• Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-6752.
• Country Jam, 6:30-9 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Door prizes, 50-50 raffle. Cold beverages available. Donations at the door. 942-0802, 262-9600.
• Heart of Maine Chorus of Sweet Adelines, 6.30 p.m. Mondays, corner of Essex Street and Grandview Avenue. 989-4110.
• Penobscot Fiddles amateur musicians group, 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, James F. Doughty Middle School, 143 Fifth St. Open to all ages, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, bass, piano, accordion, whistles, percussion.
• River City Harmonizers, women’s a cappella, barbershop chorus, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursdays, Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. Seeking all harmony parts. 947-3128, 848-5354.
• “The Brick” open mic, all acts, ages, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Union Street Brick Church. Sign-up, 6:30 p.m. $2 donation. 945-9798.
• Rockin’ Ron’s music jam and open mic, 12:30-4 p.m. March 3, March 17, Bangor Area Recovery Network (The Barn), Center Street. Open to musicians, singers and the public. Non-alcohol event.  Admission by donation at the door. Ron, 570-0068 or 561-9444.
• Sentimental Journey big band featuring vocalist Alice French, 7:30 p.m. March 2, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Dance or listen. $8. 989-7100.
• DADGAD open mic coffeehouse, third Saturdays, Keith Anderson Community House, Bennoch Road.  Acoustic jam, 6 p.m., open mic signup, 7 p.m.  $3, coffee and snacks included. Free to children under 12. 942-3827.

• Moonlight snowshoeing, 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 22,  Fields Pond Audubon Center. $10 members, $15 others. Snowshoes available to rent, $5. Advance registration is required, 989-2591
Buds, Twigs and Trees: Tree Identification in Winter with Steve Sader, University of Maine professor of forest resources, 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 24,  Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Reservations requested by Feb. 23. Suggested donation $5,  free to school-aged children. 944-9259.

• Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Maine production of “The Mikado,” 8 p.m. Feb. 22, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 23, Bangor Opera House, Main Street. $18, $16 for seniors and students. 942-3333 or

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