Calendar

Calendar for 7/6/17

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.

Arts

BANGOR:

  • Downtown Bangor ArtWalk: 5 p.m. -8 p.m., Friday, July 7. Hosted by Downtown Bangor Arts Collaborative. Artwalk has moved to a First Friday schedule and will be presented monthly June – Oct.
  • St. Joseph Foundation exhibit Robert Shetterly, at 900 Broadway, St. Joe’s Internal Medicine Building, see “Americans Who Tell The Truth”- https://www.americanswhotellthetruth.org/ or 907-1740.
  • Adult Coloring 6-8 p.m. every Monday, (excluding holidays), Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. Supplies provided.

BREWER:

  • Knitting Social each week, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Fridays. Experienced or new knitters, crocheters, or needle-workers welcome! Brewer Library 100 South Main St. 989-7943.

HAMPDEN:

  • Fiber fun. Wednesdays 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Fridays 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at Edythe Dyer Library 269 Main Rd. Knitters, crocheters, spinners, and needle workers, bring your on-going projects and socialize with others. For more information call 862-3550.

HOLDEN:

  • Collection of vintage photos from Maine Atlantic Salmon Museum, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Through July 29, Fields Pond Nature Center, 216 Fields Pond Road. 989-2591; MASM’s Bob Milardo, 234-2532.

 

Children

BANGOR:

  • 2nd annual Harry Potter Celebration at The Briar Patch Bookstore. 7-10 p.m., Monday July 31.  Central Street will be transformed into the legendary wizarding world of Diagon Alley. Activities, games, food and performances will entertain magic users and muggles alike.
  • Furious Flyers! 3:30 p.m., Thursday July 6. Teen reading program: place your engineering skills to the test as groups of engineers will build bridges and catapults –  then go head-to-head! Must be registered for reading program to participate! Register for events by calling 947-8336 ext. 111 or register online at bangorpubliclibrary.org. Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.
  • Deconstruct your food. 3:30 p.m. Thursday Aug. 3. Teen reading program: Learn how to make some popular menu items in a very different way. Must be registered for reading program to participate! Register for events by calling 947-8336 ext. 111 or register online:  bangorpubliclibrary.org. Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.
  • Escape Room! End the teen summer reading program with an after-hours program that will boggle your mind! Permission Forms required! Download form online or pick up from Young Adult Librarians desk. Register for events by calling 947-8336 ext. 111 or register online:  bangorpubliclibrary.org. Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.
  • Sunday Bunny Tales at The Briar Patch Bookstore: Miss Abby will read stories and lead a small activity geared toward 3-8 year olds, 11 a.m.-noon, every Sunday, 27 Central St. 941-0255.
  • Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St., 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. $7.50. Closed Mondays unless school holiday. Free to museum members and those under age 1. 262-7200.
  • Children’s programming including Storytime, 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Mother Goose with Megan, 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays; Tiny Tots, 11 a.m. Wednesdays. Pajama story time, 6 p.m. Thursdays. ABC Kids, children 3-6, 11 a.m. Saturdays. Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead, K-3, 4 p.m. Mondays. Lego Club, first-fifth grades, 4 p.m. Fridays, Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.
  • Teen Movie Night, 4 p.m. every third Wednesday to watch a movie, refreshments, Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.
  • Teen Ambassador Program, 4 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.
  • Hands-On History with the Bangor Historical Society, 10 a.m. second Saturday of each month, topics vary, $5 per child, free to members, Thomas Hall House, 159 Union St.

BREWER:

  • Beauty and the Beast Jr., 6 pm, Friday-Saturday, July 14-15; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16; Admission: $4 for students (up to 17); $7 for adults. Between Friends Art Center, 39 Center St.
  • Sleeping Beauty Kids, 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday, July 7-8; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9; admission: $4 for students (up to 17); $7 for adults. Between Friends Art Center, 39 Center St.
  • Dog Ears, reading with a therapy dog, 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Brewer Public Library, 100 South Main St. 989-7943 to set up appointment. brewermaine.gov/library.
  • Summer Reading Program each week, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through July 27. Preschool-grade one events are held each Tuesday; grades two-five events are each Thursday. Call the Library at 989-7943 for more details, and to register. Brewer Public Library, 100 South Main St.

BUCKSPORT:

  • Children’s Summer Camp, July 6-8, for kids K-8, Lighthouse Arts 86 Main St. For more information, call 702-9135 or visit www.lighthouseartscenter.com.
  • Young Artist’s Summer Camp Exhibition, 6-8 p.m., Saturday, July 8. Lighthouse Arts 86 Main St., 702-9135. Refreshments, and interactive activities for the whole family! For more information, visit www.lighthouseartscenter.com.

HAMPDEN:

  • Hampden Area Theatre Troupe (HATT) presents “Beauty & the Beast Jr.” 6:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, July 13-15, Hampden Academy Performing Arts Center, 89 Western Ave. $5. For tickets or questions, email hampdenareatheatre@gmail.com .

OLD TOWN:

  • Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers in ‘Everybody Loves Pirates’ 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 25. Free. The Old Town Public Library, 46 Middle St.. http://old-town.lib.me.us or call 827-3972.
  • Peter Boie, the Magician for Non-Believers. 6:30 pm., Tuesday, July 11. Free. The Old Town Public Library, 46 Middle St. For more information, visit http://old-town.lib.me.us or call 827-3972.

 

Dance

BANGOR:

  • Soul movement, open dance to soul, R&B and world music, 6 p.m. first Thursdays of the month. Maine Holistic Center, 81 Main St.

BREWER:

  • Bangor Area Recovery Network chem-free dance, 8 p.m. Saturdays, BARN, 142 Center St.
  • Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits Brewer Eagles Club. 852-3284.
  • Bangor Singles Club dances, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. Honky Tonk Confidential, July 7; Wildwoods, July 14; New Society, July 21; and Mainely Country, July 28. For more information, call Marilyn at 827-5751.

 

Farmer’s Markets

ALTON:

  • Happy Acres Community Market, every Friday 3-6 p.m. Happy Acres Hall, 3704 Bennoch Road (Rt. 16). Locally sourced products, grab n’ go suppers, special events. Come and say hello! For more information call 659-4887.

BANGOR:

  • Bangor Farmers Market, Harlow Street across from the library, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday through Thanksgiving.  Accepts SNAP.
  • Ohio Street Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays, inside Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Accepts SNAP. Accepting new vendors. Contact Rolf Staples Sr. at 973-3976.
  • European Farmers’ Market, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 117 Buck St. at Sunnyside Greenhouse, year-round.

BREWER:

  • Brewer Farmers’ Market, 8:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, through November, Brewer Auditorium parking lot, Wilson Street.

HAMPDEN:

  • Hampden Farmers Market, Hampden town hall Fridays 2 -5:30 p.m.

ORONO:

  • Orono Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon second and fourth Saturdays, Steamplant parking lot on UMaine campus, College Ave..

 

Fairs & Fundraisers

BANGOR:

  • Community yard sale/ fundraiser with Advance Auto Parts. 8 a.m to 3 p.m, Saturday Aug. 5 on outer Hammond Street in Bangor. Table space sold at $5 a table. All money raised will be donated to the Brewer Housing Authority for their free summer lunch program for kids. Call Paul or Adam at 941-1480 for more information or to reserve your spot.
  • Solar open house: 5:30-7 pm, Thursday, June 29, at 71 Seventeenth St. Sponsored by Greater Bangor Solarize. The public is invited to see and learn about a local home’s solar electric system, and the benefits of participating in Greater Bangor Solarize, a bulk purchasing program that reduces solar costs for participants. For more information, visit greaterbangorsolarize@gmail.com or call 930-5440.
  • Comedy Benefit: Comedian Juston McKinney . Friday, July 28. Join Sam’s Club 6333 of Bangor to raise funds for the EMHS Foundation through the Children’s Miracle Network. 6 p.m. live a cappella performance by Mainely Music Chorus, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar provided by Hero’s Sports Grill. Doors open at 7:15 and the opening act at 7:30 p.m. Backstage Pass available, which gives you access to the Pre-Show Party with Juston McKinney from 6 – 6:30. Gracie Theatre at Husson University. For more information, call 947-4606 or http://www.JustonMcKinneyAtTheGracie.eventbrite.com.
  • The Krafty Flea, weekly craft fair and flea market, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St.
  • Live Jazz for Charity featuring The Daryl Rhodes Trio, monthly performances at Central Meeting House, 33 Central St. No cover charge. Next performance 4-6 p.m. Saturday, July 29, to benefit Samaritan Food Pantry.

BREWER:

  • Annual Lobster Mania: Thursday, July 27 at the BARN, on 142 Center St. This event helps support Bangor Area Recovery Network services and programs. The menu will include lobster, corn on the cob and strawberry shortcake. Steak and vegetarian options are also available. The cost is $30 per person. 561-9444, bangorrecovery@gmail.com, Tickets must be purchased in advance: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lobster-mania-tickets-35455364951.
  • Bingo Thursdays 6 p.m., doors open 4 p.m.; Sundays 5 p.m., doors open 3 p.m. Brewer Eagle’s Club, 22 Atlantic Ave.

BUCKSPORT:

  • Bucksport 225 Bay fest 2017. Friday July 21 at 4 p.m to Sunday July 23 at 6 p.m. For more information please contact the Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce at 207.469.6818 or visit www.bucksportbayfestival.com
  • Wednesday On Main, summer event series every Wednesday: 5:30 p.m., Suggested donation $5. Full calendar: www.bucksportwom.com.
  • Lobster stew dinner, seatings 5:30 and 6 p.m. Friday, July 14, Bucksport United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St. $12.50. Tickets must be purchased in advance or reservations made at church office at 469-3622.
  • All-you-care-to-eat breakfast buffet, 6:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 8, Bucksport United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St. $8, $4 for children, $25 for family of four or more. Call 469-3622 or Ed Petravicz at 469-9979.

HAMPDEN:

  • Whitcomb Baker VFW Post 4633 Bingo every Friday night. Doors open 4:30 p.m.; early bird Bingo 6 p.m. 41 Canoe Club Road.

ORRINGTON:

  • Endless Yard Sale, rain or shine, July 21-23, part of Orrington’s Old Home Week. www.OrringtonOldHomeWeek.com, 207-825-4143.

PROSPECT:

  • Prospect Community Club monthly baked bean and casserole supper, 4-6 p.m. Saturday, July 8, Prospect Community Center, routes 1A and 174. $8, $2 children under 12. Benefits building maintenance and local projects.

WINTERPORT:

  • Public Bean Supper: 4 – 6 p.m., Saturday July 8. Two kinds of beans, ham, hotdogs, coleslaw, assorted casseroles, brown bread, and plenty of desserts. Alsothe Ellingwood Corner Church thrift store will be open from 9am -noon and then again 4-6 p.m. during the bean supper. Many new items. Elaine at 862-5304.  Ellingwood Corner Church, 796 Lebanon Rd.

 

Film

BANGOR:

  • Maine Outdoor Film Festival, 7 p.m. Friday, September 28. John Bapst High School Auditorium, 100 Broadway. $5 in advance / $10 day of. BUCKSPORT:
  • Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, July 20-22. “Regional Moving Image Collections and Archives in the 21st Century.” Alamo Theatre, 85 Main St. Contact: www.oldfilm.org.
  • Jurassic Park (1993) outdoors behind the Alamo theatre, 85 Main St. Friday, July 21, 9:00 p.m. PG-13. Bring a chair or a blanket or your living room couch! Part of the Bucksport Bay Festival. If it rains, we just move the fun inside. $8 general admission, $7 children 2-17, and adults 62 and over, $5 members of Northeast Film.

 

Lectures & Workshops

BANGOR:

  • Greater Bangor Solarize Kick-Off!  5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19. Bangor Public Library Lecture Hall.  Information on solar energy and the local Solarize bulk purchasing program that reduces solar costs for participants.  Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.
    For more information, visit  greaterbangorsolarize@gmail.com or call 930-5440.
  • HHH (“healthy healthcare hints”) by Dr. Moshe Myerowitz, of the Myerowitz Chiropractic and Natural Care Center, 6-7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, 1570 Broadway. 947-3333 to reserve a seat.
  • Citizens Climate Lobby, which works with Congressional representatives to address climate change, 9-10:30 a.m. every third Saturday, Room 109 of the Meeting House at Husson University. For more information, call 745-1989 or connieapotvin@gmail.com.
  • Veteran Doctors Without Borders anesthesiologist Dr. Gerry Bashein on his experiences in the field at a “Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders On the Road” event, 5:30-6:30 p.m., donor reception at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, The Tarratine, 81 Park St. Event free but register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/msf-on-the-road-maine-bangor-tickets-35607992464 .

BREWER:

  • Addiction in the Family Monthly Support Group with Bangor Area Recovery Network to discuss, share and support each other as we navigate the challenges of supporting a family member struggling with alcoholism/substance use disorder. Wednesdays 5:30- 6:30 p.m. starting July 5. Bangor Area Recovery Network – BARN, 142 Center St, Brewer.

CARMEL:

  • The Simpson Memorial Library welcomes Winterport’s Tea Mania. 6 p.m, Thursday, July 20.  8 Plymouth Rd. A variety of teas will be discussed and will be available for sampling.  Light refreshments will be served.  Please RSVP to 848-7195 if you are able to attend.

CASTINE:

Castine Historical Society Annual Meeting and Program. 4- 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Castine Historical Society, 17 School Street, Mitchell Room on lower floor. Afterwards, Historian Lynn Parsons will deliver a lecture entitled, “Some Thoughts About Alexander Hamilton: ‘The Bastard Brat of a Scotch Pedlar’.” Open to the public and members of the Castine Historical Society.

  • Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture. 7:00 p.m, Tuesday, Aug. 8, Delano auditorium at Maine Maritime Academy. Blanche Wiesen Cook, author of the three- volume biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, will deliver the ninth annual Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture, entitled “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Moral Basis of Democracy.”

Free and open to the public.

  • Talk with Biographer Susan Ware:The Castine Historical Society will welcome biographer Susan Ware for a special talk, entitled “Two Lifelong Partnerships: Molly Dewson and Polly Porter, and the Historian Who Wrote About Them.” 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 12,  Unitarian Universalist Church, 86 Court Street, Castine, ME. For more information, call 326-4118 or castinehistoricalsociety.org

HAMPDEN:

  • Hampden Senior Citizen Club trip to Ellsworth to visit the Telephone Museum and Bird Sanctuary Friday, July 14. Pick up points are: Old Town Elks Club 8:30 a.m., Hampden Old Academy 9:00 a.m. The cost is $20 to be paid by July 10. The museum charges $10.00.  Each person will be responsible for lunch at Helens. For reservations call Nancy at 262-8736.

ORONO:

  • Book discussion groups: Tuesday Readers, 10:15 a.m. third Tuesdays; Wednesday Wonderful Readers, 1-2:30 p.m. third Wednesday of the month; Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. 866-5060.

 

Meals & Food

BANGOR:

  • Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen free meal, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily; breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Sundays, The Salvation Army, 65 South Park St. 941-2990.
  • 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. Food, clothing, household good and other supplies for needy families. Hours, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
  • Free community baked bean and casserole lunch, noon first Saturday of month, Hammond Street Congregational Church, UCC, corner of Hammond and High Streets. Attendees also receive a bag lunch for later.

BREWER:

  • Brewer Community Service Council’s free community lunch, noon, fourth Thursday of month, First United Methodist Church, 40 South Main St. Free personal care items.

CLIFTON:

  • Clifton Community Food Bank, 10 a.m. first Monday; 5 p.m. third Monday, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. 843-5441.
  • Clifton Community Lunch, first and third Thursday of month, 11:30 a.m. Clifton United Baptist Church fellowship hall, 742 Airline Road. 843-5568.

HERMON:

  • Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 9-11 a.m. first and third Wednesday of month, Penobscot Snowmobile Club, Bog Road. 299-5186.

OLD TOWN:

  • Free community barbecue supper, 5-6 p.m. Friday, June 30, Old Town United Methodist Church, 726 Stillwater Ave. No reservation necessary.
  • Free community supper, 6 p.m. Friday, June 23, St. James Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets in Old Town.

ORLAND:

  • Community Land Trust annual meeting and potluck dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20, Bald Mountain Community Center, 1287 Bald Mountain Road.  

 

Museums

BANGOR:

  • Cole Museum, open May 1 to November 11 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week. 405 Perry Road. Admission is $7, $5 age 62 and over, $6 AAA admission, free to children under 19.
  • Maine Air Museum, 98 Maine Ave. located at Bangor International Airport, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, open until last weekend in September. Free parking. Tours. Admission is $6, $1 children under 12, $10 family, free to active military members and their families. Bring a camera and picnic lunch and watch aircraft at BIA. For information or if you want to volunteer, call Chuck Byrum at 942-4394 or visit maineairmuseum.com.
  • The Thomas A. Hill House Museum. 159 Union St. ( just across from the YMCA), museum open 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Maine Discovery Museum. Special events, including crafts, book readings, touch tank presentations. 74 Main St. www.mainediscoverymuseum.org.

BRADLEY:

  • Heavy Metal at Maine Forest and Logging Museum. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 29, Maine Forest and Logging Museum, Government Road, Bradley , Maine. For more information call Sherry at 974-6278.
  • The Maine Forest and Logging Museum (aka Leonard’s Mills) open daylight hours. Volunteers available most Tuesdays to answer questions. Donation boxes on the kiosk and covered bridge for day-use fee of $3 for those over 12. Located off Route 178, 1-1/4 miles down the Government Road. www.maineforestandloggingmuseum.org.

CASTINE:

  • The Castine Historical Society’s 2017 Summer Exhibit, Castine’s Devoted Women: Partnership and Social Reform 1910-1962.  5-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 and August 29. Castine Historical Society, 17 School Street. Focused on the lives of Mary W. (Molly) Dewson and Mary G. (Polly) Porter who were life-partners during an age of progressive change in women’s lives in an era encompassing woman’s right to vote, World War I, labor and wage reform, and feminism. For more information, call 326-4118 or visit castinehistoricalsociety.org.

HAMPDEN:

  • Hampden Historical Society, 7 p.m. fourth Mondays through October, 83 Main Road South. Museum and Archives open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, through October or by appointment. 862-2027 or email hampdenhistorical@gmail.com.

INDIAN ISLAND:

  • Penobscot Nation Museum, 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 12 Down St., Indian Island. Closed Sundays and holidays. Guided tours and video information. 827-4153, penobscot.museum@penobscotnation.org or penobscotculture.com.

OLD TOWN:

  • The Old Town Museum, Open 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 353 Main Street. Admission free, ample parking www.theoldtownmuseum.org.

ORONO:

  • Hudson Museum, in the Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 11 a.m.to 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed holidays; open during selected CCA events. Free. Fees for group programs. For more information, visit hudsonmuseum@umit.maine.edu or call 581-1904.
  • UMaine Rogers Farm. Open house weekly Tuesday evenings. 914 Bennoch Rd.,  Call 942.7396 or email laurie.bowen@maine.edu. 34 different theme gardens, including the new foodscaping demonstration garden — is open to the public during daylight hours.

ORRINGTON:

  • Curran Homestead Museum Village at Fields Pond, 373 Fields Pond Road. Blacksmithing, woodworking, various classes and exhibits, check for schedule. 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org.

 

Music

BANGOR:

  • Live Jazz for Charity ft. The Daryl Rhodes Trio. 4 – 6 p.m, Saturday, July 29, Central Meeting House, 33 Central St. Proceeds benefit Samaritan Food Pantry.
  • Wednesday night Summer Bluegrass Jams at Blackbeard’s Family Fun Park, 6-8:30 p.m. 339 Odlin Road. 945-0233.
  • Summer Music Series: free every Wednesday from 7-8 pm through August. Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. July 12: Jump City Social Club.
  • Country Jam, 6:30-9 p.m. third Thursdays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Door prizes, 50-50 raffle. Admission by donation. 942-0802 or 262-9600.
  • 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.
  • “The Brick” open mic, all acts, all ages, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Union Street Brick Church. Sign-up, 6:30 p.m. $2. 945-9798.
  • Blues, Brews & BBQ. Friday & Saturday, July 28-29 on the Bangor Waterfront. The Devon Allman Band, featuring son of Gregg Allman; Texas Flood with The Jimi Hendrix Experience; Dana Fuchs; Between Dead Stations, more. $20 in advance and $25 at the gate.  www.i95rocks.com
  • Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, United Methodist Church, Essex Street. Seeking new members. Stacy George, 333-0980 or sgeo8@roadrunner.com.
  • The Jacob Smalley Band country music concert, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, July 15, Columbia Street Baptist Church auditorium, 63 Columbia St. All funds aid United Farmer Veterans of Maine. Tickets $12, $5 for children under 10. Visit Columbia Street Baptist Church on Facebook for information on obtaining tickets.
  • Gospel concert by award-winning Hyssongs, 6 p.m. Sunday, July 9, Messiah Baptist Church, 985 Union St. Free.

BREWER:

  • The Skyliners 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 22. 13-piece Big-Band/dance music in the tradition of Glenn Miller and Count Basie. Favorite arrangements from the 40’s and 50’s as well as Swing, Jazz, Pop, Waltz and Latin numbers.  Admission: $10. Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Beer and wine available for purchase for those 21+.
  • Heart of Maine Chorus, women’s barbershop, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Congregational Church, Church St. Open to all. Bette, 989-4110, or Josh, 745-2308.

CLIFTON:

  • Piano concert with Maine native Stephen Woher. 7:30 – 8:00 p.m Friday, July 7, at Clifton Baptist Church on Route 9. Call 843-0375 for more information.

ORONO:

  • Sing Along to the History of the 1950’s and 60’s Through Popular Song with Marc Black. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, Monday July 17. Old Town Public Library, 46 Middle Street. For more information, call 827-3972 or visit old-town.lib.me.us/
  • Orono Public Library ukulele group, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month. Open to all, bring your own ukulele or borrow one with your library card.

ORRINGTON:

  • Bluegrass at Curran Farm: Saturday July 22, open jamming 3:30-6:30 p.m. – call Jim Leighton, 944-3128. Also Curran Farm Bluegrass Festival August 12, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For a complete list email Jim: jhljr44@yahoo.com.  www.mainebluegrass.org.

 

Outdoors & Active

  • Ferns 101. Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. at Bangor Land Trust’s Central Penjajawoc Preserve, with naturalist Grace Bartlett. Meet at the preserve’s kiosk/trailhead off Essex Street near the Burleigh/Essex Street intersection.
  • 28th Annual Frank C. Chapman Memorial Golf Tournament. 8.am to 1 p.m, Friday, Aug. 4 at Bangor Municipal Golf Course, 278 Webster Ave, Bangor, Maine. For more information, call 907-1740 or visit stjoeshealing.org/support-our-mission/golf.
  • Zumba with Sunshine, every Tuesday, 6 – 7a.m., every Thursday, 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. 161 Davis Rd. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. 613-1208 or www.facebook.com/Zumba-with-Sunshine-483531741694311/.

CASTINE:

  • 8th Castine Classic Yacht Race and Nielsen celebration. Aug. 2-3, at Castine Yacht Club. Entries should be made by July 20, and may be made online at www.CastineClassic.com. Questions may be directed to David Bicks at dpbicks@gmail.com, cell 917-331-5482 or 326-8607; Bill Light at wlight1@mac.com, 508-259-7623, 326-8541; or Jim Raber at jdraber@verizon.net, 703-508-8110, 326-4249.

HOLDEN:

  • Penobscot Valley Kennel Club offers conformation dog handling classes, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Renaissance Dogs, 127 Main Road, Route 1A. Members $7, non-members $10.

OLD TOWN:

  • The Old Town Animal Orphanage annual Golf Scramble. 8 a.m, Saturday July 8th at Hidden Meadows Golf Course in Old Town. The cost is $240 per team ($60 per play), which includes golf, cart, range balls, lunch and prizes.
  • Hirundo Wildlife Refuge annual paddle Saturday, July 8 (rain date July 9). 2:30 – approx. 7:30 p.m., with 3+ hours paddling time. All paddling equipment is provided including 28’ foot canoes, each seating 10 people. Bring water, a snack, appropriate clothing. Advanced registration is required, deadline on July 6. Cost: $10 members, children under 12; non-members $20 and $10 BYOBoat. Join us in an after paddle get-together at the Boom House Restaurant (170 Main St. in Old Town). View the full moon, 10% discount on food (with free appetizers) & beverages. Register on-line www.hirundomaine.org. or call 394.2171.

ORLAND:

YoHike: Wildland Adventure. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 22. Great Pond Mountain, Great Pond Mtn Trailhead.  Includes a hike starting from the Great Pond Mountain Trailhead, yoga and meditation, a picnic, and a visit to the Friars’ Invitational Brewfest on the Bucksport Waterfront. Cost: $40/hike, yoga, picnic (kiddos can drop in for $5); $75/hike, yoga, picnic, brewfest. Please register at 299-0082 or visit maineyogaadventures.com

 

Theater & Comedy

BANGOR:

  • Penobscot Theatre Company presents “The Full Monty” through July 9. Rating: M (strong language, sexual innuendo). Show times vary, please contact the box office 942-3333. 131 Main St.

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