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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402. Art BANGOR: • Young Curators exhibit, “Eight Scoops,” an exploration of varied Modernist style; “Looking Back Six Years-Part Two: Selected Recent Acquisitions;” “Awake: Paintings by Maya Brodsky,” through Sept. 20, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Free. • Kay Carter exhibit, “Windows and Doors: Crossing Boundaries,” 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, through Sept. 4, Robert E. White Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University, 1 College Circle. • Art at Noon, Sept. 10, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. UMMA Education Coordinator Eva Wagner, “Awake: Paintings by Maya Brodsky” and the Young Curators exhibit “Eight Scoops.” • “Summer at Last!,” 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, through Sept. 30, Boyd Place Gallery, 21 Boyd St, Featuring Nina Jerome with Helena Bosse, Liz Cutler, Page Eastman, Sarah Frick, Peg Hanson, Edward Harrow, Rebecca Rivers, Linda Stearns, Obrianna Vine. Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photography and carved wood. ORONO: • University of Maine Intermedia Master of Fine Arts program exhibit, “Without Borders XI: Desire Lines,” thesis works, class of 2014, Aug. 8 through Sept. 19, Lord Gallery, UMaine. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 5, at the gallery. Free and open to the public. withoutbordersfest.org/2014. Children BANGOR: • Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Dino Dig, tree house, sound studio, pilot a ship. $7.50. Free to museum members and those under age 1. 262-7200. • Story Time, Bangor Public Library: ABC Kids, 11-11:30 a.m. Saturdays; Chapter Chums, 4-4:45 p.m. alternate Tuesdays; Creative Crafts, 4-4:45 p.m. third Thursdays; Crochet Club, 4-4:45 p.m. Fridays; Goody Gang, 4-4:45 p.m. Mondays; Maryann’s Night Story Time, 6-6:30 p.m. Thursdays; Mother Goose, 10:15-10:35 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; Tiny Tots, 11-11:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursdays. • Children’s Bible Club, school-age children through eighth grade, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. 947-0324, ext. 15. HOLDEN: • Nature Time for pre-school children and their caregivers, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Aug. 4-Sept. 15, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Movement, stories, art projects, outdoor adventure. $50 Audubon members, $60 others. To register, 989-2591. Classes 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 punch card for 12 classes, $30 residents, $42 others. NEWBURGH: • Fitness For All, one-hour class to strengthen bodies and minds of all ages, focuses on functional exercise, agility, balance; also stretching and floor exercises, 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Newburgh Town Office. $1 per session. 922-8128. Clubs, groups BANGOR: • 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. • 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. email@example.com. • 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. HERMON:
- Arnold R. Kelly American Legion Post 200, 7 p.m. last Thursdays, Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Billings Road. 848-5597.
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: • Soul Movement with Suzanne Kelly, 6-7:30 p.m. first Thursdays, Maine Holistic Center, 81 Main St. Dance, stretch, move to rhythm and blues, soul and world music. $10. Benefits center. firstname.lastname@example.org or 745-3157.
- Line dance class, Tuesday 6-7:30 p.m., Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Beginner through advanced. 922-2459.
BREWER: • Bangor Singles Club dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Brewer Eagles Club. Doors open, 7 p.m. Guests may purchase tickets at the door. Murky Waters, Aug. 1; Honky Tonk Confidential, Aug. 8. • Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, upstairs, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits Brewer Eagles Club. 852-3284. Events BANGOR: • The Great Fire of 1911 Tour, 5 p.m. Aug. 9, Aug. 23, Sept. 6. Meet at Thomas Hill House, 159 Union St. $10. bangormuseum.org or 942-1900. • Mount Hope Cemetery Tour, 5 p.m. Aug. 2 and Aug. 16. Meet at the cemetery. $10. bangormuseum.org or 942-1900. • Bingo, 6:15 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday, Dow-Clewley VFW Post 1761, 1368 Hammond St. Doors open 4:30 p.m. • Bingo, 7 p.m. Fridays, VFW Post 4633, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m. Refreshments available. 862-2553.
- Spanish Conversation Table, 7 p.m. Fridays, Books A Million Bookstore, 116 Bangor Mall Blvd.
• Usual Suspects Book Club, 6 p.m. first Wednesdays, Bangor Public Library. Mystery novels. BREWER: • Bangor Area Recovery Network chem-free dances 8-11:30 p.m. Saturdays, B.A.R.N., 142 Center St. 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. ORONO: • French conversation table, 4-6 p.m. every other Thursday, Black Bear Microbrewery, Mill Street. Fairs, fundraisers BREWER: • Solidarity Harvest benefit auction, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 15, Food AND Medicine, 20 Ivers St. Dinner included. Donations accepted. Proceeds go toward purchase and production of Solidarity Harvest program that provides Thanksgiving baskets for laid-off workings and other families in need. 989-5860, email@example.com or http://www.foodandmedicine.org/solidarity-harvest. WINTERPORT: • Winterport Fire and Rescue Auxiliary yard and bake sale, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 8-9, 509 South Main St. Lectures, books BANGOR: • Brown Bag Lunch Series, noon, Thomas Hill House, Bangor Historical Society: “The Bangor Fire” with Mike Pullen, Aug. 5. bangor museum.org or 942-1900. BUCKSPORT: • Gatherings, early history of the Bucksport area series: “Orland Cemeteries” with Nancy Wasson discussing her new book “Orland Cemeteries: Book One,” 2-3:30 p.m. Aug. 12, Buck Memorial Library. Free. 469-2650. ORONO: • “Garden Pizazz: Creating an Enviable Garden” with master gardener, composter and teacher Natalie Norton, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. Free short consultations possible, 1:30 p.m. Free. To register, Gateway Seniors, 889-3031. • Cooking with herbs with master gardener Susan Wishkoski discussing ways to perk up your cooking without using salt, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 6, Dirigo Pines. Free. To register, Gateway Seniors, 889-3031. • Protecting yourself from fraud, scams, and identity theft, Camden National Bank workshop on keeping your money safe, 1-2 p.m. Aug. 4, Orono Public Library. Free. To register, Gateway Seniors, 889-3031. OLD TOWN • “Discovering Digital Commons” with Desiree Butterfield-Nagy, reference archivist at UMaine’s Raymond Fogler Library, 2 p.m. Aug. 3, Old Town Museum, Main Street. Historic resources available at Foglar. Free. theoldtownmuseum.org. • “Wills and Probate 101” with Attorney Kerry Clark Jordan, 1-2 p.m. Aug. 6, Old Town Public Library. Refreshments. Free. Reservations, Gateway Seniors, 827-3972. Meals BANGOR: • 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 community meal, noon-2 p.m. Sundays, Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia St. 945-6616. CARMEL: • Pancake breakfast, 7-9 a.m. Aug.2, Carmel Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $5, $3 children under 6. CLIFTON: • Clifton Community Food Bank, 10 a.m. first Monday; 5 p.m. third Monday, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. 843-5441. • Seniors’ lunch, 11:30 a.m. third Thursday, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. 843-5441. Free. CORINTH: • Baked bean supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Corinth United Methodist Church. $7, $6 seniors age 60 and older, $3 children under 12. 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. ORLAND: • Baked bean and casserole super, 5-6 p.m. Aug. 2, Orland United Methodist Church. $8, $4 children 5 to 12. Take out meals available. Museums BANGOR:
- Cole Land Transportation Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Nov. 11, 405 Perry Road. Horse-drawn wagon to 18-wheeler trucks, snowplows, hearses, military vehicles, restored motorcycles, historic firetrucks, 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 to those age 18 and under. 990-3600, ext. 13,colemuseum.org.
- Maine Air Museum, 98 Maine Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 26. $3, $1 children under 12, $6 family, free to active military and their families. 941-6757.
HAMPDEN: • Hampden Historical Society’s Kinsley House and Katherine Trickey Archives, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, April through October, or by appointment. 862-2027. ORLAND: • Orland Historical Society Museum, 1-3 p.m. first and third Fridays, June through August. 469-3354, 944-0914, 469-6817. Music BANGOR: • St. John’s Organ Society summer concerts: Organists Naomi Shiga and Jonathan Wohlers of Tacoma, Washington, 7:30 p.m. July 31, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. Music of J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms and Adolph Friedrch Hesse. Free, but donations appreciated. • St. John’s Organ Society concert with Robert and Nancy Ludwig of Bangor, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. Music of Dietrich Buxtehude, César Franck and Samuel Wesley. Free, but donations appreciated. • 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. Admission by donation 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, 21 Main St., No. 202. 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, all ages, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Union Street Brick Church. Sign-up, 6:30 p.m. $2 donation. 945-9798. Outdoors ALTON: • Guided afternoon paddle on Pushaw Stream, 2-3:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road. Meet at Gate 3. Call 394-2171 by Aug. 9 to register and to reserve a boat, or bring your own canoe or kayak. Suggested donation $5, free to school-age children. HOLDEN: • Monthly bird walk with experienced birders, 7-8:30 a.m. Aug. 2, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free, donations accepted. • Nighttime paddle on Fields Pond, 6 p.m. Aug. 6, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $5, free to children under 10. $5 rental fee for canoe with life jacket and paddles. To register, 989-2591. • What Tree Is That? walk with Larry Beauregard, instructor in Maine Master Naturalist Program and certified tree farmer, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 9, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Emphasis on conifers and hardwoods common to woodlands of central Maine. $5 Audubon members, $10 others. To register, 989-2591. • Yoga and Nature workshop, 4-8 p.m. Aug. 10, Fields Pond Audubon Center.$30 Audubon members, $40 others. To register, 989-2591. Theater BUCKSPORT: • “Julius Caesar,” 6 p.m. July 31, and Aug. 1-3, Fort Knox. $10. Tickets, 469-6553 or firstname.lastname@example.org.