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



• Art Factory Family Fun Day, in conjunction with Kid’s Central Festival, 11 a.m.-4p.m. May 4, University of Maine Museum of Art. Supplies provided. Instruction given. Sponsored by WBRC Architects and Engineers. Eva Wagner, 561-3360.

• “Memories, Dreams, Joy,” paintings of Richard W. Field of Lewiston, through June 22, Robert E. White Art Gallery in Peabody Hall, Husson University/ Gallery hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 941-7887.



• 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.

• National Train Day observance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 11, at Airport Mall, Union Street.. Model train layouts, railroad safety display tourist railroad exhibits on view.


• 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 Private and field trip showings can be arranged.



• 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.


• Wet Felting Workshop for Beginners, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 4, Page Farm and Home Museum.  Learn how to create nonwoven cloth, design and create hats.  $39.  To register, or 581-4100.

Clubs, groups


• Dollhouse miniature club, 10:30 a.m.  Information, 942-0326, leave message.

• 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. 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.


• Arnold R. Kelly American Legion Post 200, 7 p.m. last Thursdays, Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Billings Road. 848-5597.


• 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.



• Bangor Singles Club, 7 p.m.-midnight May 3, Brewer Eagles Club. Wildhorse Band with Bobby Reed. Advance tickets by mail, 944-2115 Saturday through Thursday. No tickets at the door.

• 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 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.

• 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. 862-2553.


• 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


• Electronic trash collection event, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 4, Challenger Learning Center of Maine, 30 Venture Way. Open to all local communities, residents and businesses. Make cash donation to Challenger during E-Waste Day. or 990-2900.


• Duck Cove Community Club yard and bake sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 11, Little Yellow Schoolhouse, Route 46. To donate items, 469-2805, 469-753, 469-2121.


• Indoor and outdoor yard sale, 5-9 p.m. May 9, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 10, Safe Place Food Pantry. Benefits food pantry and its expenses.

Lectures, books


• “Trekking in the Gaspé” with Carey Kish and Fran Layman, 7 p.m. May 7, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free.

• Fields Pond Book Discussion Group: “Broadsides from the Other Orders” by Sue Hubbell, 6:30 p.m. May 9, Bangor Public Library. Free



• All you can eat breakfast buffet, 7-9 a.m. May 11, Alton United Methodist Church, 3495 Bennoch Road. $6.


• 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.


• Turkey pie lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 4, First Congregational Church of Brewer, 35 Church St.  $7, $3 children under 12. Gluten free, vegetarian option available. 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.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 4, Dixmont Snowmobile Clubhouse. $6, $3 children, free to children under 5. Benefits Dixmont Scholarship Association.


• 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.

HOLDEN: Public supper, 5 p.m. and 5:45 p.m., May 11, Holden Congregational Church, Church Road. $7, $4 children under 12, free to preschoolers. 989-3078.


• Spaghetti supper and silent auction, 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 8, Old Town Elks hall. Entertainment. Benefits The Animal Orphanage. $3, $12 family. 827-8777 or 299-7324.


• Baked bean and casserole supper, 5-6 p.m. May 4, Orland United Methodist Church, Narramissic Drive. $8, $2.50 children 10 and under.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m. May 4, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, $3 children 12 and under.



• 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.

• Cole Land Transportation  Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 11, 405 Perry Road. Horse-drawn wagon to 18-wheeler trucks, snowplows, hearses, military vehicles, restored motorcycles, historic fire trucks, American Railfan locomotive, freight car, caboose, Maine World War II Memorial, Maine Vietnam Memorial, Purple Heart monument, Bangor World War II Memorial, 5th Armored Division collection of WWII memorabilia, Army tank, Huey helicopter. $7, $5 seniors, free age 18 and under. 990-3600, ext. 13, or


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



• Bangor Band Memorial Concert conducted by Curvin Farnham to commemorate past band members who have died, 3 p.m. May 5, Peakes Auditorium, Bangor High School. Free.

• 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. 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.


• The Skyliners, 7 p.m. May 4, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. 13 piece big-band performing music in tradition of Glen Miller and Count Basie. $8.  989-7100 or


• Dean Stevens and David Dodson benefit concert, 7:30 p.m. May 3, 20 Spencer St. Admission by suggested donation of $20 to benefit the work of Bangor-Carasque Sister City and PICA. To reserve tickets, or 947-4203.

• Euphony concert, “The Sounding Sea,” 7:30 p.m. May 4, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Admission by donation at the door.

• 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.



• Birding by Ear with Bob Duchesne, 7:30-9 a.m. May 4, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $7 members,  $10 others.

• Spring Fest, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. May 11,  Fields Pond Audubon Center. Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. Bird walks, children’s activity area, live music a bio-blitz and more. Open to all.

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