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The Weekly calendar for July 11-17

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.



• “VisionQuilt ’13,” art quilts by Elizabeth Busch, Sally Field, Ellie Pancoe, Rosalita Feero and Jude Spacks, through Sept. 30, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St. Exhibit hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday through Saturday.

• American Veterans Arts and Crafts Gallery show and sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 13, Maine Veterans Home , 44 Hogan Road. Part of proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Association, part benefit Veterans Home activities fund. Jay, 884-7374.



• 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.


• God’s Boot Camp, 9-11 a.m. July 15-20, Clifton United Baptist Church. Songs, games, snacks. Open to children entering grades one through six. Pastor John Walsh, 843-5441.


• 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.


• Book release party, “The Rainbow Pants” by Kelly-Brooks-Bay , 3-5 p.m. July 13, Orrington Public Library.



• Egyptian-style belly dance classes, eight-week class taught by professional dancer, 7-8:30 p.m., Mondays, beginning July 15. $75 session. Zanji Studio, Suite 231, 23 Hammond-9 Central. 949-9388.


• 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.


• Free yoga classes, 7 a.m. July 16 and 23, Webster Park, weather permitting. Full Circle Yoga, 866-4103.

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, 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. bangortoastmaster@opt4usa.org.

• Rendez-Vous, French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Starbucks, Bangor Mall Boulevard. French speakers welcome.

• Bangor Grange, 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.



• Line dancing class, Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Jo at 945-9061.


• 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, 8 p.m.-midnight, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. July 12, Mainely Country; July 19, Murky Waters; July 26, Wild Wood. Advance tickets required, 944-2115 Saturday through Wednesday.



• 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.

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

• Guns of the Northeast Firearms Symposium, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13, Bangor Parks and Rec Center, 647 Main St. $15. Speakers, exhibit, and black powder demo. Firearms appraisals $15, $10 each additional weapon. 942-1900 or bangormuseum.com.


• 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.


• Garden tour, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., July 19, sponsored by Orrington Garden Club: Wiswell Farm, 100 River Road; Rocky Knoll Golf Course, 94 River Road; Grant home, 641 River Road; and Green home, 9 Green Lane, off Fields Pond Road. $12 four gardens, $4 individual garden. Tickets at each location. 989-3746.

Fairs, fundraisers


• Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 pm. July 12-13, Kenduskeag Union Church, across the bridge from Route 15.


• Book sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., and bake sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 13, Levant Heritage Library, Union Street.



• River City Cinema: Noir Beneath the Stars, 8:30 p.m.: July 12; “The Lady From Shanghai,” July 19; “Kiss Me Deadly,” July 26; “Cape Fear,” Aug. 2; “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” Aug. 9; Pickering Square in Downtown Bangor. Bring lawn chairs. Free. rivercitycinema.org.

Lectures, books


• Seed Saving and Plant Propagation,  6 p.m. July 23, Rogers Farm, University of Maine.

Laura Budde, Food Corps Maine Fellow, discussing art and science of saving seeds, and Kate Garland demonstrating how to propagate certain shrubs by taking cuttings. Free and open to all.



• 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.


• Lobster stew dinner, 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. July 12,  East Bucksport United Methodist Church, Church Road.  By reservation only. $10. 469-3622

• Breakfast buffet, 6:30-10 a.m. July 13,  Franklin Street United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St.  $8, $4 children, $25 family of four or more. Church office, 469-3622 or Ed Petravicz, 469-9979.


• Meatloaf supper with strawberry shortcake dessert, 4:30-6 p.m. July 13, Carmel Union Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $7, free to children under 6.


• 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.


• Baked bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. July 20, Dedham Church, Route 46. $8, $4 children.


• Barbecue chicken supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., July 13, Eddington Clifton Civic Center, 1387 Main Road. $7 adult, $3 child. 843-6441.


• 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.


• Ragtime four-course dinner with pianist Jazzou Jones, 6 p.m. July 27, Old Town Museum.  $12. Museum handicap accessible with ample parking.


• Old Home Week baked bean supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m., July 16, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, $3 children 12 and under.


• Baked bean supper, 5 p.m. July 13, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. $8, $4 children 12 and under. 326-8626 or 326-4927.


• Indoor yard sale, 8 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m., free admission; baked bean supper, 4-6 p.m. July 13, $7, $4 children  4 to 11, free to children 3 and under, Ellingwood’s Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road, Debbie Calderwood, 234-2762.



• 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 colemuseum.org.

• Maine Air Museum, 98 Maine Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Labor Day. Displays and pictures from World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and the Cold War. Information and pictures about military plane crashes in Maine. Free parking. $3, $1 children under 12, $6 family, free to active military. 941-6757.


• Hampden Historical Society’s Kinsley House and the Katherine Trickey Archives, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, April through October or by appointment. 862-2027.


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



• Organ concert with Matthias Schmelmer of Berlin, Germany, performing music of Richard Wagner, Franz Liszt and Felix Mendelssohn, 7:30 p.m. July 11, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. Free, but donations accepted. hookopus288.org.

• 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.


• 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.


• Coffee House Music Buffet, 7-9 p.m. July 19, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. Open mic, 7-8 p.m. Admission by donation to benefit fuel assistance fund and food pantry. 326-8427 or 326-8501.



• Butterfly walk, 1 p.m., July 13, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Participate in the North American Butterfly Count. $3 adult, child free. 567-3137, dorine38@aol.com.

• Night walk, 8-9:30 p.m., July 17, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $7 members, $10 others.

• Nature time for children ages 2 to 4, 10-11 a.m., Mondays, July 15-Aug. 26, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $50 members, $60 others. Advance registration required. 989-2591 or maineaudubon.org.



• Penobscot Theatre Dramatic Academy performances, July 12-14, Bangor Opera House, Main Street: “Romeo and Juliet: A Fairy Tale,” Tiny Thespians; and “Will and Whimsey, Junior Troupe, 10 a.m.; “Musical Selections from West Side Story,” Show Choir; and “The Suessification of Romeo and Juliet,” Youth Troupe, 1 p.m.; “Romeo and Juliet,” Young Adults Troupe, 7 p.m.


• “Jungle Book,” 6 p.m. July 12-13, and 2 p.m. July 14, Next Generation Theatre at the Between Friends Art Center, 39 Center St. $7, $4 children 2 to 17. 989-7100.

• “Aladdin Jr.,” 7 p.m., July 19-20 and 2 p.m., July 20-21, Next Generation Theatre at the Between Friends Art Center, 39 Center St. $7, $4 children 2 to 17. 989-7100.

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