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Calendar for 10/5/17

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: 5-8 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.
  • Bangor Art Society’s annual Paint Bangor Event. Oct. 1-Oct. 17. Artists will be painting Plein air around Bangor. The Society will hold its annual Wet Paint Auction. 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17. Bangor Arts Exchange ballroom, 193 Exchange St. http://thebangorartsociety.com/.

BREWER:

  • 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.

HAMPDEN:

  • 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.

 

Children

BANGOR:

  • Bangor Public Library Teen Scene Book Brunch. 4 p.m. Tuesdays. Read a new book each month. Grades 6-8. Members receive free copy of book being read. Registration required. Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336.
  • 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.
  • Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead. 4 p.m. Mondays. Grades K-3. A storytime that explores the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through books. Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.
  • ABC Kids Storytime. 11 a.m. Saturdays. 3-6 years old. Includes books, songs and games to help children build critical language and literacy skills. Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St.
  • 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.

BREWER:

  • 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.

ORONO:

  • 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, constant@maine.edu; 581-3251.

NEWBURGH:

  • 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.

 

Dance

BANGOR:

  • Soul movement, open dance to soul, R&B and world music, 6 p.m. first Thursdays, 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. Band: Country Mist, Oct. 6. Call Marilyn at 827-5751 for information.

 

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. 659-4887.

BANGOR:

  • 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:

  • Brewer Farmers’ Market, 8:30 a.m.-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:

  • 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. hatsforthehomelessbangor@gmail.com, or sign up at our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hatsforthehomelessbangor/
  • Bangor Water’s Thomas Hill Standpipe Fall foliage tour. 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11.
  • Darker Side of Mount Hope Cemetery Walking Tour. 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. Make way through the gravesites of those who died before us– or under mysterious circumstances. $10 per person. Get tickets at start of tour or on the Bangor Historical Society’s website. Meet near the Superintendent’s Office, located off the cemetery’s State St. entrance. 942-1900 or www.bangorhistoricalsociety.org.
  • Ghostly Bangor Walking Tour. 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Features tales veiled in unsolved mysteries, murder and the past residents who may still linger in the Queen City. Tours stroll through the streets of Downtown Bangor and last between 60 and 90 minutes. $10 per person. Tickets available at www.bangorhistoricalsociety.org. Bangor Historical Society, Thomas A. Hill House, 159 Union St.
  • 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. Tickets required. Limit of 250 guests. Free tickets available from local houses of worship or Mayor Joe Baldacci at joe.baldacci@bangormaine.gov. Collection will to support Maine Multicultural Center. www.mainemulticulturalcenter.org.
  • 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.

BREWER:

  • 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.
    • Calvary Baptist Church 3rd Annual Harvest Festival. 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. 11 Family Center Ln. Free admission.

GLENBURN:

  •  Pushaw Lake Open- Charity Bass Fishing Tournament. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8. $120 entry per boat (2 man team format). 5 fish limit. Registration at 6 a.m.  Paul Gauvin, 974-9700. Lakeside Landing Rd.

HAMPDEN:

  • Hampden Kiwanis Club Bean Supper. 4:30-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. $7 adults, $4 children, $20 family of 4 or more. Hampden Civic Center, 55 Main Rd. North.  
  • 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.

NEWBURGH:

  • Newburgh Community Library book sale. 8 a.m.- 12 noon Saturday, Oct. 7. The library is accepting book donations for the sale. Newburgh Community Library, located in the former Elementary School, Route 9, 2220 Western Ave.

ORLAND:

  •  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.

ORRINGTON:

  • 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.

STILLWATER:

  • Baked Bean Supper. 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Baked beans, coleslaw, biscuits, homemade brown bread, “Stillwater Church pickles” and homemade pies. Handicap accessible. Stillwater Federated Church, 335 Bennoch Rd.

 

Lectures & Workshops

BANGOR:

  • Meet the Artist, Learn About the job with Bangor Daily News editorial cartoonist George Danby, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Peabody Classroom 340, Husson University, 1 College Circle. Danby will talk about his work and have copies of his book “The Essential Danby” for sale. The event is sponsored by Society for Professional Journalists, NESCom Chapter. RSVP hopej@husson.edu .
  • 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 wmelanson@emhs.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, murphycw@roadrunner.com, 944-3247.
  • 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.
  • 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 connieapotvin@gmail.com.

BREWER:

  • Free opera lecture. 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11. Paul Bauschatz will discuss the opera, Die Zauberflote. Free event. Drawing will be held for free Met Live tickets at the end of the presentation. 989-7943. Brewer Public Library, 100 South Main St.
  • 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.

HAMPDEN:

  • 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.

OLD TOWN:

  • Mushroom Identification. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Register at 394-3171. Hirundo Wildlife, 1107 West Old Town Road.

ORONO:

  • 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.

ORLAND:

  • Orrington Garden Club meeting.  A program will be presented on the history of Orrington. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. Orrington Public Library, 15 School St. LChampeon@aol.com.

ORRINGTON:

  • 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. Oct. 7: Electronics 101: Make a Morse Code Sounder and Signaler. Ages 11 and above. curranhomestead.org/currentclassesworkshops/

 

Meals & Food

BANGOR:

  • 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 joe.baldacci@bangormaine.gov. Collection will be taken to support Maine Multicultural Center. www.mainemulticulturalcenter.org.

CLIFTON:

  • 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.

GLENBURN:

  • Free community dinner. 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10. Glenburn Evangelical Church, 911 Hudson Rd.

HERMON:

  • 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.

 

Museums

BANGOR:

  • 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.

BRADLEY:

  • The Maine Forest and Logging Museum (aka Leonard’s Mills) open daylight hours.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.

INDIAN ISLAND:

  • 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 penobscot.museum@penobscotnation.org or penobscotculture.com.

OLD TOWN:

  • The Old Town Museum 1-4 p.m. Friday- 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.-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. hudsonmuseum@umit.maine.edu 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 laurie.bowen@maine.edu. 34 different theme gardens are open to the public during daylight hours.

 ORRINGTON:

 

Music

BANGOR:

  • Kevin Spencer concert. 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8. Messiah Baptist Church, 985 Union St. Free.
  • 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.
  • Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, United Methodist Church, Essex Street. Seeking new members. Stacy, 333-0980 or sgeo8@roadrunner.com.

BREWER:

  • Foxcroft Academy Alumni Jazz Band. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Beer and wine available for purchase for those 21+. $10 admission. Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St.
  • 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. Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St.


ORONO:

  • 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

BANGOR:

HOLDEN:

  • Guided Boundary Hike of Fields Pond Audubon Center Property. 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12. 4-hour hike, moderate conditions. Free, advance registration requested. Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Rd. Cyndi Kuhn 989-2591. maineaudubon.coursestorm.com/course/guided-boundary-hike-of-fields-pond-audubon-center-property.
  • Penobscot Valley Kennel Club conformation dog handling classes, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Renaissance Dogs, 127 Main Road, Route 1A. Members $7, non-members $10.

 
Theater & Comedy

BANGOR:

  • Penobscot Theatre Company presents “Misery”. Oct. 12- Nov. 5.  Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. Showtimes vary, contact the box office at 942-3333.

 

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