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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: 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.



• 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.


• Preschool week, 10-11 a.m. July 22-26, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $5 member family, $10 others. maineaudubon.org.


• University of Maine Jordan Planetarium star shows for July: 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 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.




• 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


• 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.




• Top Hat II Dance benefit performance, 6 p.m. July 21, John Bapst Memorial High School. Admission by donation to benefit Bangor Humane Society.

• 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 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.


• 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


• Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church Strawberry Festival fundraiser, 4:30-6 p.m. July 6, at the church. Quarts of strawberries available for purchase. $7, $4 children.


• Seventies Reunion benefit dance, 7-10 p.m. July 20, Eddington Clifton Civic Center (Comins Hall) 1387 Main Road. Box office open 6:30 p.m. Live music by The Rebel Hill Rebels and Down East Country. Hosted by WERU radio radio personalities Brotha Luv and Lonesome Willie of the “Headrush Show.” $7 at the door or in advance from civic center board members.

• Pies on the lawn sale, 4:30 p.m. Fridays, July 19 and 26, North Brewer Eddington United Methodist Church, 31 Main Road (Rte 9). $12 each. 989-4715.


• American Legion Riders Post 75 Sally Cates memorial Cancer Ride, meet 10 a.m. June 29, American Legion Post 75, 20 Water St. Kick stands up, 11 a.m. $15, $20 doubles.


• Strawberry Festival, noon-3 p.m. June 29, Stillwater Federated Church Sat., June 29.

$4, $1 children. Pies available for purchase.


• Winterport Fire and Rescue Auxiliary dance, 8-11 p.m. June 29, Wagner School, Mount View Drive. Semi-formal attire. Door prize. Open to those 18 and older. Music provided by DJ Chuck McKay. $10 per person. Tickets: Leadbetter’s Super Stop, Bangor; Rise and Shine, Winterport Winery and Not Just Milk and Cookies all in Winterport. Benefits Winterport Fire and Rescue.




• River City Cinema: Noir Beneath the Stars, 8:30 p.m. June 28, “The Maltese Falcon;” July 5, “Notorious,” 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. Concessions available. rivercitycinema.org.


Lectures, books




• 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.


• Baked bean, 5-6 p.m. July 20, Elm Street Congregational Church in Bucksport. $8, $5 children ages 5 to 10, free to children under 5.


• 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.


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


• 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, 5 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. second Saturday, May through October, Holden Congregational Church. $7, $4 children, free to pre-schoolers. Donna Hall, 989-3078.




• 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 all 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.




• Bangor Band concert, 7 p.m. July 23, Fairmount Park. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free.

• Summer Evening Musicale with Kneisel Hall musicians, 7 p.m. July 22, All Souls Church, 10 Broadway. Sponsored by Arlan A. Baillie Steinway Performance Series, Congregation Beth Israel and the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. Free. Reception.

• Music-café night, 5 p.m. July 21, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. 947-0324.

• 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.


• Jerry and Terry, Dynamic Duo, sing-along, 6 p.m. July 21, Ecotat Gardens, 2699 Route 2. Bring a lawn chair and park in the Annis Road parking area.


• 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.




• Lion of Judah Football Camp, girls and boys flag football, kindergarten through sixth-graders, Aug. 5-8, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. $20. 947-0324, ext. 15 or Dan Smith, 949-5088.


• 8th annual Danforth’s to Dysart’s 5k Road Race, Saturday, July 20, starts at Hermon HIgh School. Run 9 a.m., walk 8:30 a.m., fun run 8 a.m. $15 run/walk, $5 fun run. Race day registration, 7 a.m. Free T-shirt to first 50 race registrants. Advance registration, Amy at lucea@hermon.net.


• Shore exploration, 1-2:30 p.m. July 20,  Fields Pond Audubon Center. Water shoes or sandals recommended. Open to all. $5 members, $10 others. maineaudubon.org.




• “Aladdin Jr.,” 7 p.m. July 19-20, 2 p.m. July 21, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St., $7, $4 children 2 to 17. nextgentheatre@gmail or 989-7100.

• Ten Bucks Theatre production of  “The Tempest,” 6 p.m. July 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27; and 4 p.m. July 21 and 28, Indian Trail Park. $10. 884-1030.

• The Focus Group, 8 p.m. July 26, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. For mature audiences 21 and older. $5. nextgentheatre@gmail or 989-7100.


• Ten Bucks Theatre production of  “The Tempest,” 6 p.m. Aug.1, 2, 3 and 4, Fort Knox. Tickets, $10. 469-6553 or fofk1@aol.com.

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