October 18, 2017
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Weekly calendar

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: weekly@bangordailynews.com. Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.

Children

BANGOR:

• 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.

HOLDEN:

• Mantis Yoga for children area 3 to 7 with Holly Twining, 2-3 p.m. April 20, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Insect-inspired class filled with movement, games, books, laughter. $7 members, $10 others. Advance registration required, 989-2591 or maineaudubon.org.

• Nature Time for Children: Spring Session, for ages 2 to 4, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, April 22-June 3, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $50 members, $60 others per child for seven-week session. Advance registration required, 989-2591 or register at maineaudubon.org.

ORONO:

• University of Maine Jordan Planetarium star shows, 7 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m Sundays. $3 per person. Seating limited. Information and reservations, 581-1341 or  GalaxyMaine.com. Private and field trip showings can be arranged.


Classes

BANGOR:

• Women, Work, and Community: My Money Works:Tools for Smart Money Choices, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 23 to May 21, Tri-County Career Center, 45 Oak St. Registration required, 262-7843 or searles@maine.edu by April 19.

HAMPDEN:

• Aqua exercise, 8:45-9:45 a.m. Saturdays, Lura Hoit Pool,146 Western Ave. Drop in fee $4 residents, $5 others or purchase and punch card for 12 classes $30 residents, $42 others.


Clubs, groups

BANGOR:

• Community Citizens Award Night and Open House, 7 p.m. April 30, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Refreshments. 973-3976.

• Paul Bunyan chapter of BNI, 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:

• Eddington Historical Society, 6:30 p.m.  April 18, F.A. Wood Municipal Building Conference room. 989-5792.

HAMPDEN:

• Hampden Garden Club, 7 p.m. April 23, Harmony Hall, 24 Kennebec Road. “Crop and Garden Pollinators” with Eric Venturini, University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology. Open to all.

Pat, 862-3909.

ORONO:

• Book discussion groups: Tuesday Readers, 10 a.m. third Tuesdays; Thursday Thoughtful Readers, 3 p.m. third Thursdays; Evening Book, 6:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. 866-5060.


Dance

BANGOR:

• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m. -midnight, April 19, Brewer Eagles Club. The Wildwoods Band. Advance tickets only, 944-2115 Saturday through Thursday.

• Line dancing classes, 2-3:30 p.m. Sundays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. $2. All levels. 262-9600, 262-0802.

BREWER:

• Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays, upstairs, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits Brewer Eagles Club. 852-3284.

ORONO:


Events

BANGOR:

• 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, arnberg.marie@gmail.com or tbjlac@prexar.com.

• Bingo, Tuesday and Saturday, Dow-Clewley VFW Post 1761, 1368 Hammond St. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Bingo, 6:15 p.m.

• Poetry Open Mike, 7-8 p.m. last Tuesdays, Books-A-Million, upstairs, Bangor Mall. 941-1670.

• Bingo, Fridays, VFW Post 4633, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m., regular bingo, 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 862-2553.

GLENBURN:

• 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.


Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR:

• Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon April 20, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. To donate items for the sale, church office, 947-0156.

BREWER:

• Spaghetti supper and silent auction, 4:39-7 p.m. April 27, Brewer Community School. Benefits Maggie Rudnicki, 852-3066.

• Benefit dinner and silent auction, 5-10 p.m. April 20, Jeff’s Catering. Benefits Dick Pare of Hampden, who is ill. Tickets, $10 at the door.

CARMEL:

• Simpson Memorial Library bake sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 20, Ye Ole General Store, Route 2.

OLD TOWN:

• Friends of the Old Town Public Library annual book sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 20, Old Town Public LIbrary. Early Birds. 8 a.m. for $10 admission fee.


Film

BANGOR:

• “Climate of Doubt” followed by discussion, 7 p.m. April 21, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St. Free. 942-9343.

• River City Cinema: “A Place at the Table, 7 p.m. April 19, Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. $8. rivercitycinema.org


Lectures, books

BANGOR:

• Community History Seminar taught by author and historian Richard R. Shaw: Thomas Hill Standpipe, 7-9 p.m. April 24, Bangor High School Adult Education, 885 Broadway. $10 per seminar. 992-5523 or bangoradulteducation.com.

OLD TOWN:

• Sheryn Olsen of the University of Maine, “The Varying Hare: A Seasonal Journey,” 10 a.m. April 20, Sunkhaze Café at the Daybreak Bakery, 241 Main St. sunkhaze.org or info@sunkhaze.org.

ORONO:

• Socialist and Marxist Series, 12:30-1:45 p.m.,  Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine: “Poverty, Inequality and Regulatory Capture,” professor Thomas  Pogge, April 18. 581-3860.


Meals

BANGOR:

• 1950s and 1960s rock and roll show preceded by chicken pie supper, April 20, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Supper, 5:30 p.m. $7. Show, 7 p.m. $7. Both $12. 973-3976.

• 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. 945-3166.

BUCKSPORT:

• Baked bean and casseroles supper, 5-6 p.m. April 20, Elm Street Congregational Church. $8, $5 children 5 to 10, free to children under 5.

DEDHAM:

• Baked bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. April 20, Dedham Congregational Church. $8, $4 children.

DIXMONT:

• Dixmont United Methodist Church fellowship breakfast 7-9 a.m. April 20, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road. $6, $3 children.

EDDINGTON:

• Baked bean and casseroles supper, 5 and 5:30 p.m. April 20, North Brewer-Eddington United Methodist Church, Route 9. $7, $3 children. 989-4715.

HERMON:

• 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.

MILFORD:

•  Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. April 20, Milford Congregational Church. Takeout available. $7, $2 children 12. Benefits The Animal Orphanage. 299-7324.


Museums

BANGOR:

• 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:

• Orland Historical Society Museum, open by appointment. 469-3354, 944-0914, 469-6817.


Music

BANGOR:

• Baroque Orchestra of Maine, 7:30 p.m. April 27, St. John’s Episcopal Church 225 French St.

Tickets at the door, $20, free to student. fiddleheadmusic.org, click on BOOM or BOOM Musicians.

• Pianist Christopher O’Riley, host of NPR music program “From the Top,” in concert, 7:30 p.m. April 19, Gracie Theatre, Husson University. $20, $5 students with any school ID. Tickets, gracietheatre.com or box office, 941-7888.

• 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.

BREWER:

• The Mainely Music Chorus, “A Barbershop Journey,” 2 p.m. April 20, Brewer Performing Arts Center, Brewer Community School, 92 Pendleton St. Features Downtown Crossing quartet of Lexington, Mass.  $12 at the door or $10 in advance, Eric Stover, 469-3695.

• Rockin’ Ron’s music jam and open mic, 12:30-4 p.m. April 21, Bangor Area Recovery Network, 142 Center St. Admission by donation at the door.

• Bangor Area Recovery Center events: Chem-free community event with a DJ, 8-11 p.m. April 27, $5; open mic, 12:30-3:30 p.m. April 21; 142 Center St.

ORONO:

• 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.

PENOBSCOT:

• Coffee House Music Buffet, 7-9 p.m. April 19, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. Open mic, 7-8 p.m. Featured performer, Archipelago. Donations accepted to benefit Community Fuel Assistance Fund and Tree of Life food bank. 326-8327 or 326-8501.


Outdoors

BANGOR:

• Walk the Northeast Penjajawoc Trail in honor of Earth Day, 1 p.m. April 21. Park on Kittredge Road by kiosk. www.bangorlandtrust.org.

BUCKSPORT:

• Moonlight walk on barrens of Bucksport’s abandoned Upper Long Pond Road with Scott Bennett, 6:30 p.m. April 20. 2.5-mile hike. Meet at Wildlands’ North Gate on Bald Mountain Road to carpool to trailhead. Rain or cloud date, April 21. 825-4709 or scottcom36@roadrunner.com.

OLD TOWN:

• Beyond the Backyard: Introduction to Birding, with Paul Markson, 10 a.m. April 20, Parker Reed Shelter, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Program also offered 6:30 p.m. April 24, same location. Reservations and cancellations, 944-9259. Suggested donation $5, free to school-age children.


Theater

BANGOR:

• Sneak preview of Penobscot Theatre Company’s Drama Academy production of “The Little Prince,” 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, Bangor Public Library.

BREWER:

• Teen theatre group: “Little Shop of Horrors,” 7 p.m. April 26; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.  April 27; 2 p.m. April 28, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. $7, $4 children 2 to18. 989-7100.

• The Focus Group, improv comedy, 8 p.m. April 19, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. For mature audiences. $5. 989-7100.

ORONO:

• Orono Community Theatre: “Tale of Trickery,” comic Indonesian folk tales for children and families, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. April 27, 2 p.m. April 28, Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road.Advance tickets, $12, $6 children 12 and under. Orono Pharmacy or at the door.

WINTERPORT:

• Winterport Open Stage production of “Nunsense!” musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. April 19, 20, 26, 27, and 3 p.m. April 21, 28, Samuel L. Wagner Middle School, Mountainview Drive. $10,  $8 students and seniors at the door.


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