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 Factory Family Day, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 2, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. 561-3360.
- Student Art Work exhibit, through June 16, Spotlight Gallery, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Work by select students from Bangor High School. 561-3360.
- “Maine Moments” by painter Jennifer Boilard, through May 29, The Gallery at School Street Picture Framing, 33 School St. 991-9889
- “Sharon Fiedler: Wildlife Photography,” April and May, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Fields Pond Audubon Center. 989-2591 or 1-sharon-fiedler.artistwebsites.com.
- Vacation Bible School for children age 4 to eighth-graders, 9 a.m.-noon June 22-26, Pilgrim Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 375 Mount Hope Ave. 942-8054.
- Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. $7.50. Closed Mondays unless there is a school holiday. 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.
- Nature Time for Children: Spring Session, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, May 4-25, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $30 center members, $40 others per child. To register, maineaudubon.org. 989-2591.
- Singing class with Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30-7:30 p.m. third Wednesdays, 16 McKinley St. Open to first 15 registrants. $5. To register, Stacy George, chorus board president, 333-0980 or email@example.com.
- Yoga and Nature, 4-8 p.m. May 2, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $30 center members, $40 others. To register, maineaudubon.org. 989-2591.
- 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.
- Bangor Toastmasters, nonprofit educational organization teaches public speaking and leadership skills, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Beal College, 99 Farm Road. 944-0838 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Rendez-Vous, French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, cafe, Books-A-Million, 116 Bangor Mall Blvd.
- 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, 116 Bangor Mall Blvd. 866-4992.
- Spanish Conversation Table, 7 p.m. Fridays, Books-A-Million, 116 Bangor Mall Blvd.
- Eastern Maine Die-cast Association, for collectors of diecast and toy vehicles, airplanes, soldiers, etc., second Mondays, IGA coffee shop, North Brewer Shopping Center. 745-1345, 942-3801.
- Glenburn Lakeside Riders Club, 7-8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Glenburn Community Center, corner Phillips Road and Ohio Street. 942-2649.
- Knitting group, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Edythe Dyer Library, 269 Main Road North. Bring a project. Free and open to all stitchers.
- 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.
- French conversation table, 4-6 p.m. every other Thursday, Black Bear Microbrewery, Mill Street.
- Yarn Social knitting group with Robin Case of Yarn Barn, 12:30-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Orono Public Library. Bring a project or learn something new. To register, Gateway Seniors, 899-3031.
- Soul Movement with Suzanne Kelly. Dance, 6-7:30 p.m. first Thursdays, May 7-Aug. 6, Maine Holistic Center, 81 Main St. $10. Benefits the center. email@example.com or 745-3157.
- Line dance class, Tuesday 6-7:30 p.m., Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Beginner through advanced. 922-2459.
- Sentimental Journey playing Big Band dance music, 7:30-9:30 p.m. May 2, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. $8. 989-7100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Bangor Area Recovery Network chem-free dances 8-11:30 p.m. Saturdays, BARN, 142 Center St.
- Bangor Singles Club dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Brewer Eagles Club. Doors open, 7 p.m. Guests tickets at the door.
- Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, upstairs, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits Brewer Eagles Club. 852-3284.
- Farmers market, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. first and third Sundays, Sea Dog restaurant, 26 Front St.
- 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.
- 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.
- Star shows, 7 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Emera Astronomy Center, University of Maine.For adults, “Cosmic Journey,” May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. For children, “Magic Treehouse: Space Mission,” May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. $6 per person. Seating is limited. Information and reservations, 581-1341 or visit Astro.UMaine.edu. Private shows and school field trips available.
- Bangor Breakfast Kiwanis Club annual yard sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 2, Fireside Inn, 570 Main St., rain or shine. Benefit Kiwanis children’s charities. To donate items in good working condition and to arrange to have them picked up, Jim, 478-2189.
- Penobscot County Soil and Water Conservation District plant sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 9, 1423 Broadway, USDA Service Center back parking lot. Locally grown perennials, herbs, bare-root edible plants and trees, and flowering bushes. For a cost of $5, children can decorate flower pot and plant flower to give Mom for Mother’s Day. Amy, Penobscot County SWCD, 947-6622, ext. 3.
- Indoor yard and bake sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 9, Hammond Street Congregational Church corner of High and Hammond streets. Household goods, clothes, plants, books, baked good.
- Yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 1-2, Old Town-Riverside Grange hall, 1266 North Main St. Crafts, household items, books, movies, baked goods. Benefits Old Town-Riverside Grange.
- Book and plant sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, May 8, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, Simpson Memorial Library. Benefits the library.
- Third Annual Eco-Kids Club reuse it sale, an indoor yard sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 2, Hermon Elementary School, 235 Billings Road. Benefits club’s work to fund local, green initiatives.
- Baked bean supper, 5-7 p.m. May 9, Hudson Town Hall, Route 221. $10 supper and jam session. Benefits The Garry Owens House for Homeless Veterans Fund. 50/50 raffle, auction, live band jam session and information on efforts to establish The Garry Owens House. 327-1303 or 491-8111.
- Lawyers in Libraries legal information workshop, noon-2 p.m. May 1, Buck Memorial Library. 469-2650.
- Hans Albee of ReVision Energy “Solar for the Homeowner,” 10 a.m.- noon May 3, Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road. 989-2591.
- 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, 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia St. 945-6616.
- Saving Grace Thrift Shop, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Fresh produce, frozen meat, deli products, bread, bakery items. Free to those who struggle to make ends meet. Low-cost clothing, household goods, books, craft supplies, furniture, knick-knacks. Warming center with free coffee, tea and snacks. Hours, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Supports church ministries.
- 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.
- Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. May 9, Corinth United Methodist Church. $7, $6 seniors age 60 and up, $3 children under 12.
- Baked bean and casseroles supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 2, Dixmont Snowmobile clubhouse, Cates Road. Benefits Dixmont Scholarship Association. $6, $3 children under 12, free to children under 5.
- Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. May 9, Hampden Snowmobile Club, 844 Western Ave. $7, $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 and casseroles supper, 5 p.m. May 9, Holden Congregational Church, Church Road. $8, $4 children under 12, free to preschoolers.
- Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. May 2, Milford Congregational Church. Benefits Animal Orphanage. $7, free to children under 12. Vegetarian option. Take out meal available. 299-7324.
- Spaghetti supper and auction to benefit the family of Leamon Ireland, who is ill and unable to work, 5-8 p.m. May 9, Old Town Recreation Center, 342 Bennoch Road. $5, $20 family.
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Baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. May 2, Orland United Methodist Church, Orland Village. $8, $4 children, 5 to 12, free to children under 5. 469-3714.
- Baked bean supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m. May 2, East Orrington Congregational Church. $7, $3 children.
- 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.
- Penobscot Nation Museum, 12 miles north of Bangor, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, closed on holidays. Stone tools dating back seven or eight thousand years, 200-year-old birch bark canoe, many other items of interest. Guided tours and video information. 827-4153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Community concert and coffee house with The Josh Nelson Project, 7 p.m. May 2, Congregation Beth El, 183 French St. Rock out with the star of the off-Broadway production, “Soul Doctor,” the story of Schlomo Carlebach. $5. 945-4578.
- 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. Bette, 989-4110, or Charlene, 827-4825.
- Penobscot Fiddles amateur musicians group, 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, No. 202, 21 Main 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 or 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.
- Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, United Methodist Church, Essex Street. Seeking new members. Stacy George, 333-0980 or email@example.com.
- Mainely Music Barbershop Chorus annual spring show, 2 p.m. May 2, Brewer Performing Art Center, 92 Pendleton St. On Air, special guest quartet, is district champion. $15, $10 seniors and students. Rick,944-8017
- New Renaissance Singers, four-part community chorus rehearsals, 6:30 – 8:30 Tuesdays, First Congregational Church of Brewer, 35 Church St.
- Bluegrass Jam Session, for local musicians and those who enjoy music, 6-8 p.m. May 17, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Food and beverages available. $3. 989-7100.
- Fields Pond Yoga, 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays through May, Fields Pond Audubon Center.
$7 center members, $10 others. 989-2591.
- Yoga and nature workshop, 4-8 p.m. May 2, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $30 center members, $40 others. To register, maineaudubon.org. 989-2591.
- Woodcock Walk, 7:30 p.m. May 1, Great Pond Mountain Wildlands. Open to all ages. No dogs. Meet at South Gate on Route 1 in East Orland, just south of Route 176. Cheri, 469-6929 or 496-2008, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Penobscot Theatre Company, “August: Osage County,” April 30-May 17, Bangor Opera House. Show times vary. Box office, 942-3333.
- Penobscot Theatre Company Dramatic Academy production, “James and The Giant Peach,”
6 p.m. May 29-30, and 3 p.m. May 31, Bangor Opera House. Box office, 942-3333.
- Orono Community Theatre production of “The Jungle Book,” 7 p.m. April 30 and May 1-2, and 3 p.m. May 2-3, Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road. $12, $6 children. Tickets available in advance at Orono Pharmacy or at the door one-half hour before showtime.