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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.




• “Fourfold,” work of artists Jadrien Cousens, Edward Harrow, Ed Nadeau and Susan Webster, on display 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through Jan. 30, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St.

• “Reflections,” photographs by Larry Ayotte, through Jan. 16, Robert E. White Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University. Gallery hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.



• 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.




• 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


• Dirigo Bridge Club with Steve Dyer, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, and 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Bangor Motor Inn. Open to all bridge players. Steve Dyer, 884-7413, or Jean Martin, 989-3873.

• Paul Bunyan Chapter of BNI, 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Season’s Restaurant.

• 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.

• 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.

• Rendez-Vous, French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, cafe, Books-A-Million, Bangor Mall.

• Bangor Grange, first and third Tuesdays, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. 973-3976.

• 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.


• Gateway Seniors Without Walls Yarn Social, 1-2 p.m. Dec. 3, Orono Public Library. Bring stitching project. 889-3031.

• 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 dance class, Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Beginner through advanced. 922-2459.


• West Coast Swing dance and dance lesson, 7:30-11 p.m. Nov. 30, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Sponsored by Douglas Roth. Lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m., dancing, 8-11 p.m. $15. 989-7100.

• Bangor Singles Club dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, Brewer Eagles Club: Barb Demo, Nov. 29. Doors open, 7 p.m. Advance Tickets required, 944-2115 until Wednesday before the dance.

• 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.

• 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


• Rotary Club of Bangor Festival of Lights Parade, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 7, along Main Street in downtown. Parade theme, “Season’s Greetings.” Parade Route: Railroad Street, right onto Main, crossing Union, through Downtown Bangor, turn right onto State, right on Exchange, end by Camden National Bank.


• 39th annual United Maine Craftsmen Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1, Brewer Auditorium. Fifty Maine artisans. $2.


• Craft fair and bake sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9, Mystic Tie Grange, Route 15. Table space rental, $10. Cathie, 884-8302.


• Xi Sigma Pi Christmas tree sale, 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, beginning Nov. 30, outside Nutting Hall, University of Maine. Trees grown in Sangerville. $18-$39. Benefits scholarship fund for UMaine forestry and wildlife students.


Holiday fairs


• St. Paul the Apostle Parish Christmas Fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7, at the church, 531 North Main St. Chicken pie or beef stew lunch. 217-6740.


• Newburgh Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7, Newburgh Town Office, 2220 Western Ave. Lunch, bake sale, raffles and children’s room featuring Santa. Table space available for rent, Newburgh Town Office, 234-4151.


• Orland United Methodist Church Holiday Craft Fair, 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Parish Hall. Breakfast, lasagna luncheon, silent auction.


• Holiday Shoppe, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7, Page Farm and Home Museum, University of Maine. To reserve or share booth space, Patricia Henner, 581-4100.




• 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 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.


• 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.


• Hampden Kiwanis Club baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Dec. 7, Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center. $7, $4 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.


• Spaghetti supper, 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 4, Winterport Riverside Snowmobile Club. $4 Maine Snowmobile Association members, $6 others. Seeking new club members.




• 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.




• Candlelight Advent Lessons and Carols featuring Choir of St. John’s Church, followed by Advent Tea, 4 p.m. Dec. 8, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. Admission by donation to benefit Penquis Community Action Program for heating and fuel assistance.

947-0156 or

• Chamber Choir of St. John’s Catholic Church with organist and director Kevin Birch, Musica Sacra Advent 2013 event, Music in Honor of the Blessed Mother, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St.

• Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 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, 6.30 p.m. Mondays, corner of Essex Street and Grandview Avenue. Seeking new members. Bette, 989-4110 or Charlene, 827-4825.

• 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 Firefighters Union Local 2162 annual Holiday Concert with 43 North band, 7 p.m. Dec. 27, Peakes Auditorium, Bangor High School, 855 Broadway.  Doors open 6 p.m. Special tribute to modern country and classic southern rock. Benefits scholarship fund for area children, donations to local youth programs, etc. Admission by $10 donation at the door, or 603-516-3421.


• Bluegrass Music Association of Maine Bluegrass 2013-2014 Eastern Jam series, 1-5 p.m. Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, March 2, and April 6, Old Town Riverside Grange, 1266 North Main St. Open to all levels of players. Unplugged, stringed instruments only. Listeners encouraged to attend. Smoke, alcohol free. $3 association members, $5 others. Joan Richert, 989-5848.




• Survival in the forest walk with Tom Copeland demonstrating techniques of survival in the woods, such as what is edible, how to make a shelter, build a fire, etc., 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $7, members, $10 others. Advance registration required. 989-2591 or


• Reading the Forested Landscape walk with Larry Beauregard, 1 p.m. Dec. 8, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Meet at Parker Reed shelter, accessible by Gate 1. $5, free to schoolchildren. Reservations requested by Dec. 7. 944-9259.




• “Cinderella: A New Telling of an Old Tale,” a musical, Dec. 5-29, Bangor Opera House. 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 5 p.m. Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays; and 10 a.m. Dec. 24.  Tickets, $30, $15 youth. 942-3333 or


• The Focus Group, 8 p.m. Nov. 29, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. For mature audiences only. $5. 989-7100.

• Disney’s “Mulan Jr.,” 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7; 2 p.m. Dec. 7-8, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Features cast of 23 Bangor and Brewer area children. $7, $4 students up to 18. 989-7100.

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