Calendar for 9/28/17
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- Downtown Bangor ArtWalk: 5-8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6. Hosted by Downtown Bangor Arts Collaborative. Artwalk has moved to a First Friday schedule and will be presented monthly June – Oct.
- The Gallery at 900 presents “Women Artists of Mid-Coast Maine”. Sept. 15-Dec. 15. St. Joe’s Internal Medicine, 900 Broadway.
- University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions. Sept. 15–Dec. 30. Maine and Again: Jack Balas; Traces: Amy Theiss Giese & Keliy Anderson-Staley; Tintype Portraits: Keliy Anderson-Staley; Littoral Drift Nearshore: Meghann Riepenhoff; Selections from the Museum Collection.
- Adult Coloring. 6-8 p.m. every Monday, (excluding holidays), Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. Supplies provided.
- Beginner Sewing Course. Will meet once a month for four months. $100 fee plus book and supplies. The Cotton Cupboard Quilt Shop, 1213 Broadway. To sign up, 941-8900.
- Knitting Social. 9:30 – 11 a.m. every Friday. Experienced or new knitters, crocheters, or needle-workers welcome! Brewer Library 100 South Main St. 989-7943.
- Fiber fun. 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays, at Edythe Dyer Library 269 Main Rd. Knitters, crocheters, spinners, and needle workers, bring your on-going projects and socialize with others. 862-3550.
- 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.-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.
- Movie Monday: Mondays at 11 a.m. – movies rated PG or G; Tuesday Craft with Maryann: Tuesday at 11 a.m. – (4-10 yrs); Wednesday Story Time with Diana: Wednesdays at 11a.m. (5-8 yrs); Thursday: Mother Goose & Tiny Tot’s Groups – 10:15 am Mother Goose (Birth – 24 months) 11a.m. Tiny Tot’s (2-4 yrs); Friday: Cooking with Shane – 11a.m. (5-10 yrs), Lego Club – 4p.m. (5-10 yrs). 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 the month, topics vary, $5 per child, free to members, Thomas Hill House, 159 Union 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.
- Story-time. Preschool children (and caregivers). Read, sing, do crafts and have a snack with Miss. Shelley. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays Sept. 6-27. 989-7943. Brewer Public Library, 100 South Main St.
- UMaine Department of Art’s’ ArtWorks program. Grades K-8. Accepting applications until Oct. 6. 3:30-5 p.m. Friday afternoons in Lord Hall, Oct. 13-Nov. 3. Final exhibition and reception in Lord Hall Nov. 10. Constant Albertson, firstname.lastname@example.org; 581-3251.
- Storytime. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Newburgh Community Library. 2220 Western Ave, Newburgh Center. 234-2799. Hours: Wednesdays 10 a.m-1 p.m.; Thursdays 1-5 p.m.
- Soul movement, open dance to soul, R&B and world music, 6 p.m. first Thursdays, Maine Holistic Center, 81 Main St.
- 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. Bands are: Mainely Country, Sept. 29. Call Marilyn at 827-5751 for information.
- Bangor Farmers Market, Harlow Street across from the library. 11 a.m.-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. 973-3976.
- European Farmers’ Market, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 117 Buck St. at Sunnyside Greenhouse, year-round.
- Brewer Farmers’ Market, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, through November, Brewer Auditorium parking lot, Wilson Street.
- Hampden Farmers Market, Hampden town hall Fridays 2 -5:30 p.m.
- Orono Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon second and fourth Saturdays, Steamplant parking lot on UMaine campus, College Ave..
Fairs & Fundraisers
- Bangor out of Darkness Walk. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1. Online registration closes at noon (local time) the Friday before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk during the check-in times. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st. For any questions, comments, or interest in volunteering at the event please contact: Katy Coffin or Danielle Spelios Register or donate here
https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=5028. Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion. 1 Railroad. St.
- Hats for the Homeless. Seeking people who knit or crochet to help provide warm, winter-worthy hats, mittens and scarves to be distributed to the homeless and less fortunate in the greater Bangor area. Deadline: Oct. 15. email@example.com, or sign up at our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hatsforthehomelessbangor/
- 24th Annual Paws on Parade: Unleash the Paw-tential. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. Benefits – Bangor Humane Society. The walk begins at the public parking lot on – Bangor Waterfront and continues around the waterfront. Make a $25 donation with your registration and get an event T-shirt! Register or learn more about the event at http://support.bangorhumane.org/pawsonparade.
- Bangor Take Steps Walk. 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. Walk starts at 11 a.m. Proceeds go towards the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. Husson University, 1 College Cir.
- Children’s Consignment Sale. Clothes, shoes, toys, books and more. 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29: private consignor sale. 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1: open to the public. Free admission. Bangor Inn & Suites, Conference Center, 701 Hogan Rd. www.greenpuddlejumpers.com.
- Yoga For a Cause at The Bangor Arts Exchange. First Sunday of the month at 10 a.m. Pay what you like, bring your own mat. Launchpad, 193 Exchange St. Oct 1: Bangor Public Library Fundraiser.
- Bangor Water’s Thomas Hill Standpipe Fall foliage tour. 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11.
- The Krafty Flea, weekly craft fair and flea market, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. every Saturday, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St.
- Saving Grace Thrift Shop, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Food, clothing, household good and other supplies for needy families. Hours, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
- Bingo. 6 p.m. Thursdays., doors open 4 p.m.; 5 p.m. Sundays., doors open 3 p.m. Brewer Eagle’s Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. Brewer Eagles, 22 Atlantic Ave.
- Carmel Days 2017. 7 a.m.- 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. Town of Carmel, 1 Safety Lane. Free admission. Visit http://www.townofcarmel.org/index.asp?SEC=7D9ABF41-749F-4B03-8509-D79CA2718824&Type=B_BASIC for schedule. Parade information: Kim Davis, Carmel Town Office, 848-3361; firstname.lastname@example.org. Other inquiries, Kevin Howell, 848-3361; email@example.com.
- Hampden Congregational Church 200th year gathering. Saturday, Sept. 30: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.: Bar-B-Q and tours of the church, 12 noon- 3 p.m. Family games and activities, tours, 4 p.m. Celebration Concert. Sunday, Oct. 1: 10 a.m. celebration worship service. Free and open to all. Hampden Congregational Church, 101 Main Rd. N.
- 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.
- Baked Bean and Casserole Supper. 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Includes baked beans, casseroles, salads, biscuits, beverages and pie. $8 ages 12 to adult, $4 ages 5-12 and free children under 5. Orland United Methodist Church, off route 1 by the river in Orland Village. Cindy Kimball, 902-2250; Len Haseltine, 469-7475.
- Public Baked Bean supper. Serving 4:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Includes beans, hot dogs, rolls, casseroles and homemade pie. $7 adults, $3 children. East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Rd.
- Bean Supper. 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. Beans hot dogs, ham, coleslaw, potato salad, chop suey, desserts and coffee. $8 adults, kids under 7 free. Winterport United Methodist Church, 796 Lebanon Rd. Thrift store open 9-12 and 4-6 this day. Elaine 862-53004.
- 2nd annual International Maritime Film Festival. Friday, Sept. 29- Sunday, Oct. 1. Alamo Theatre, 85 Main St. To view the schedule, visit http://www.maritimefilmfestival.com/festival.php. Tickets are available now at maritimefilmfestival.com.
Lectures & Workshops
- Veterans Book Group. 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 5- Nov. 9. Veterans and Former Service Members are invited to attend. Space is limited, pre-registration required. FMI and to register, 947-3391.
- Hospice of Eastern Maine volunteer training. Mondays 12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 9- Nov. 13. EMMC Healthcare Mall, 885 Union St. Aspiring patient care volunteers must complete an application and interview prior to Friday, Oct. 6. Class size is limited to 12. Wayne Melanson, Volunteer Coordinator: 275-2110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Basics of Basketball Coaching and Playing. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 5- Oct. 31. Johnston Gym, Eastern Maine Community College. Course is free and open to all. Bring pencil, paper and sneakers. Chris Murphy, email@example.com, 944-3247.
- Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training. 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Sept. 19-Oct. 10. Beacon Hospice, an Amedisys company, 289 State St. 942-2920.
- Free Family-to-Family class with NAMI Bangor. For family members of adults with mental illness. Weekly 6-8:30 p.m. starting Thursday, Sept. 7- Monday, Nov. 16. Pre-registration is required. For Cheryl Griswold, 631-8017; Tammy Jipson, 479-6977; Tonya Bailey-Curry, NAMI Maine, 1-800-464-5767, extension 2305.
- Bangor Historical Society Brown Bag Lunch Series: Gangsters in Bangor: Marking the 80th Anniversary of the Al Brady Gang Incident Speaker: Dick Shaw, Bangor Historian
Noon, Tuesday, Oct 3. Grab your lunch and join us at the historic Isaac Farrar Mansion, 17 2nd St., for lively discussions and tales of Bangor’s past.
- Bangor Historical Society Tours. Mount Hope Cemetery- 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. Great http://www.bangorhistoricalsociety.org/self-guided-tours-of-the-queen-city/.
- 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. 745-1989 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Brewer Garden and Bird Club meeting. 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. Hammon Buck will present a program on Bloom Sequence in the garden. Refreshments will be served. Brewer Auditorium, 203 State St. RSVP 989-1083, email@example.com.
- Addiction in the Family Monthly Support Group. 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday with Bangor Area Recovery Network- BARN, 142 Center St. Will discuss, share and support each other as we navigate the challenges of supporting a family member struggling with alcoholism/substance use disorder.
- Service of Healing and Conversation addressing violence, race, economics and creation, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays. Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road. 862-4195.
- Blessing of the Animals. 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 1 during the service. All are welcome to bring their pets. St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center St.
- Book discussion groups: Tuesday Readers. 10:15 a.m. third Tuesdays; Wednesday Wonderful Readers, 1-2:30 p.m. third Wednesday; Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. 866-5060.
- Orrington Garden Club meeting. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. A program will be presented on the history of Orrington. Orrington Public Library, 15 School St. LChampeon@aol.com
- Pay to Register for Curran Homestead workshops. curranhomestead.org/currentclassesworkshops/
Meals & Food
- Free Community Lunch. 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. every third Saturday of the month. Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St.
- Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen free meal, 11:45 a.m.-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.
- Free community baked bean and casserole lunch, noon first Saturday of each month. Hammond Street Congregational Church, UCC, corner of Hammond and High Streets. Attendees also receive a bag lunch for later.
- Community interfaith dinner on theme “Many Faiths, Many Cultures, One Community” to learn more about Maine Multicultural Center, 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, Bangor High School cafeteria, 885 Broadway. Dinner free, but admission tickets required. Limit of 250 guests. Tickets available from local houses of worship or Mayor Joe Baldacci at firstname.lastname@example.org. Collection will be taken to support Maine Multicultural Center. www.mainemulticulturalcenter.org.
- 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 Community Food Bank, 10 a.m. first Monday; 5 p.m. third Monday, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. 843-5441.
- Free community lunch. 11:30 a.m. first and third Fridays of month. Clifton United Baptist Church fellowship hall, 742 Airline Road. 843-5568 for information.
- Free community dinner. 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10. Glenburn Evangelical Church, 911 Hudson Rd.
- Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 9-11 a.m. second and fourth Thursday of month, Danforth’s supermarket plaza, Route 2. Call 299-5186 for information.
- Free community supper. 5-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Dinner will include spaghetti, salad, Italian bread, dessert, coffee and lemonade. All are welcome, no reservations. Old Town Methodist Church, 726 Stillwater Ave.
- Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit. 12-7 p.m. Saturday Sept. 30 and 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1. Exhibit depicts more than 150 miracles involving the Eucharist. Viewing the exhibit takes an average of two hours. Admission is free, but donations accepted. Basement of St. John Catholic Church, 217 York St.
- Cole Museum, open 9 a.m-5 p.m through November 11. 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. If you want to volunteer, call 942-4394 or visit maineairmuseum.com.
- The Thomas A. Hill House Museum. 159 Union St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
- Maine Discovery Museum. Special events, including crafts, book readings, touch tank presentations. 74 Main St. www.mainediscoverymuseum.org.
- 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.
- Hampden Historical Society, 7 p.m. fourth Mondays through October. 83 Main Road South. Museum and Archives open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, through October or by appointment. Call 862-2027 or email email@example.com for more information.
- Penobscot Nation Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 12 Down St. Closed holidays. Guided tours and video information. 827-4153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or penobscotculture.com.
- The Old Town Museum 1-4 p.m. Friday- Sunday. 353 Main Street. Admission free, ample parking. www.theoldtownmuseum.org.
- Hudson Museum, in the Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Closed holidays; open during selected CCA events. Free. Fees for group programs. email@example.com or 581-1904.
- Orono Historical Society welcomes new members, first Wednesday of each month except for July, Birch Street School, behind Orono Public Library.
- UMaine Rogers Farm. Open house Tuesday evenings. 914 Bennoch Rd. 942-7396 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 34 different theme gardens, including the new foodscaping demonstration garden — is open to the public during daylight hours.
- Curran Homestead Museum Village at Fields Pond, 373 Fields Pond Road. Blacksmithing, woodworking, various classes and exhibits, check for schedule. 205-4849 or visit www.curranhomestead.org.
- Wednesday night Summer Bluegrass Jams at Blackbeard’s Family Fun Park, 6-8:30 p.m. 339 Odlin Road. 945-0233.
- 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.
- Bangor Area Children’s Choir. Treble Choir: 4:30-5:35 p.m. Youth Chorale: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. Rehearsal schedule roughly follows the school calendar. Tuition as low as $240/ year for Treble Choir and $300/ year for Youth Chorale (payable in two installments). Discount for younger siblings. Scholarships. www.bangorareachildrenschoir.com or email RobertLudwig@bangorareachildrenschoir.com.
- Live Jazz for Charity, featuring Daryl Rhodes Trio and guest artist-trombonist Dan Barrett, a University of Maine faculty member, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Central Street Meeting House, 29 Central St. No cover charge. All donations benefit Samaritan Food Pantry.
- Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, United Methodist Church, Essex Street. Seeking new members. Stacy, 333-0980 or email@example.com.
- Concert by Southern Gospel singer Kevin Spencer, 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, Messiah Baptist Church, 985 Union St. Free.
- Bluegrass jam sessions, noon-5 p.m. first and third Sundays October-May, Grange Hall, 1266 North Main St. Unplugged, stringed instruments only. Listeners invited. Joan Richert, 989-5848, or Sandra Moon, 827-3698.
- 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.
- New Renaissance Singers. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday evenings. No auditions, all levels welcome. First Congregational Church of Brewer, United Church of Christ, 35 Church St.
- Weekly Bluegrass Jam. 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays. Musicians of all abilities are welcome. Bluegrass fans are welcome to listen. Refreshments will include freshly baked cookies and hot dogs. Beer and wine is available for those 21+. Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St.
- 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.
Outdoors & Active
- Zumba with Sunshine, every Tuesday and Thursday, 6-7 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Sunshine Fitness Studio and Wellness Center, 663 Stillwater Ave. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness and a serious dose of awesome each time you. 991-8070 or www.facebook.com/Zumba-with-Sunshine-483531741694311/.
- 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-Orono YMCA Riverfest 5K. 8-11 a.m. 7:30 a.m. registration. Saturday, Sept. 30 Old Town Orono YMCA, 472 Stillwater Ave. All proceeds benefit the Y’s scholarship program. To register, visit https://www.raceentry.com/races/old-town-orono-ymca-riverfest-5k/2017/register.
Pre-registration -$12, students; $15, adult; $20, family Race day – $15, students; $18, adult; $25, family.
- Search for letterboxes and geocaches in the Wildlands. Saturday, Sept. 30. Meet at the Popple Grove Children’s Area. Bring water bottle, bug repellent and compass or GPS (if you have one). All ages. 469-6929 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsored by Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust.
Theater & Comedy
- Penobscot Theatre Company presents “The Fabulous Lipitones”. Sept. 7- 24. Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. Showtimes vary, contact the box office at 942-3333.
- The Focus Group. 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Adult improvisational comedy for mature audiences only. $5 admission. Next Generation Theatre at Between Friends Art Center, 39 Center St.