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: Mail The Weekly Calendar, PO Box 1329, Bangor 04402.


BANGOR — “New Dawn Fades: Photographs by Thomas Hager”; “Photo National 2011: A Survey of Contemporary Photography,” works by 34 fine art photographers, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Sept. 24, University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Free in memory of Ted Leonard in 2011, thanks to Machias Savings Bank. 561-3350.

BANGOR — “Changing Seasons,” works by 25 photographers from PVI, a division of Amicus, August, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library. Reception, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 19. Refreshments.

BANGOR — “In Bloom,” two-dimensional works by local artists Valerie Aponik, Jane Blay, Helena Bosse, Jim Counihan, Evelyn Dunphy, Asha Fenn, Ken Graslie, Betsy Headley, Ed Healey, Faye Ivers, Jill Hoy, Anne Johnston, Karsten Kittelston, Hannah Kuhn, James Lagasse, Nancy Langlois, Holly Leighton, Wendy Libby, Petrea Noyes, James Pay, Melinda Perrier, Laurie Proctor, Terri Sanzenbacher, Sarah Tabor, Marsha Townsend, William Ward, Becky Whight, through Sept. 30, Boyd Place Gallery, 21 Boyd St. 941-2837.

HOLDEN — “Awesome Aves and More,” photos by Jack Zievis, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, August, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free. 989-2591.

Children, youth

BANGOR — Maine Discovery Museum, new exhibit, Dino Dig; tree house, sound studio, pilot a ship, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 74 Main St. $7.50. Free to members and those under age 1. 262-7200.

BANGOR — God’s Rebels Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 15-17, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Free supper, Bible stories, crafts, games, music, mission project. Register, Lynn, 942-8320.

HAMPDEN — Vacation Bible School, “Hometown Nazareth,” worship 9 a.m., cookout 11 a.m., VBS noon-2 p.m. Aug. 14; 6-8 p.m. Aug. 15-18, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road.

ORONO — Free car seat inspections by the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. third Tuesday of month, Orono Fire Department. No appointment needed. Rachel Beckwith, 991-1978.

Clubs, groups

BANGOR — Bangor Grange, third Tuesday, Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. Age 14 and up. 973-3976.

BANGOR — Pine Kneedlers, 6-8 p.m. third Tuesday, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St.

BANGOR — Miniature war gamers’ re-enacting, 10 a.m. second Saturday, Forest Avenue Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. 478-1598.

BREWER — 35-plus Singles Club, third Monday, City Side Restaurant, 393 North Main St. $5. 848-8058.

EDDINGTON — Eddington Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18, Municipal Building. 989-5792. Essay contest students invited to read their papers.

HUDSON — Pizza party sponsored by Hudson Grange 457, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 15, Hudson Town Hall. Open Grange meeting afterward.

OLD TOWN — AMVETS Post 9 meeting, 7 p.m. Aug. 17, American Legion Hall.


BANGOR — Bangor Singles Club, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Bangor Elks Club, Odlin Road. Doug Baker and Real Deal, Aug. 12; New Society, Aug. 19; Country Mist; Aug. 26. No smoking, no T-shirts. June 24, Country Mist. Marylyn, 827-5751.

BANGOR — Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Maine Veterans Home, 44 Hogan Road. Beginner, intermediate. $5. Benefits MVH. 852-3284.

BANGOR — Line dance with Ken Ruby for surgical weight-loss patients, 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Maine Veterans Home. $5. 852-3284, 745-7915.

BREWER — Line dance classes, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, upstairs, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. All levels. $5. Benefits BEC. 852-3284.

Fairs, fundraisers

BANGOR — Three-day indoor yard sale, 8:30-3 p.m. Aug. 18-19; 8:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 21; Congregation Beth Israel, 144 York St. Not open Aug. 20.

BANGOR — ReStore, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Penobscot Plaza. New and reusable building materials and home items at a discounted price. Proceeds help Habitat for Humanity build homes in partnership with low-income families.

BANGOR — Talent contest tryouts, age 10-17, Aug. 19-20, Forest Avenue Congregational Church, 300 Forest Ave. $5 entrance fee. Benefits roof fund. Sign-up, 942-4705.

BANGOR — Indoor yard sale and early Christmas sale, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 3, Forest Avenue Congregational Church. Barbecue. Yard sale items welcome. 942-4705. Benefits roof repair.

BREWER — Shoestring Thrift Shop, 50 percent off through Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 Brimmer St., off South Main Street. Benefits scholarships. Accepting fall-winter donations. 745-7208.

BUCKSPORT — Yard sale, noon-4 p.m. Aug. 19; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 20, Brown Hall, Elm Street Congregational Church. Books, toys, wooden ware, glassware, exercise equipment, children’s items.

CORINTH — Yard sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 2-3, Safe Place Food Pantry, 328 Main St. Household items, cleaning supplies. Proceeds benefit Safe Place Community Center. Donation receipts available at time of purchase.

HERMON — Neighbors Supporting Neighbors Food Pantry, 9 a.m.-noon the first, third Tuesdays, Penobscot Snowmobile Club, Bog Road. 299-5186.

HOLDEN — Aunt Nellie’s Attic thrift and treasure store, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, 223 Main Road. Benefits Hammond Street Senior Center. 989-3631.

LEVANT — Bake sale of homemade goods, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 13, Levant Heritage Library, Union Street.

ORLAND — H.O.M.E. Inc. auction and country fair, 9 a.m. Aug. 13, Route 1. Children’s games, petting zoo, wagon rides, music. Live auction, noon, under the tent. Homemade onion rings, pizza. Free admission, parking. 469-7961,

SEARSPORT — Women’s Fellowship yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 13, parking lot, First Congregational Church. Baked goods, coffee. Benefits church steeple and stained glass windows.

STOCKTON SPRINGS — Auction to benefit Stockton Springs steeple repair, 3 p.m. Aug. 27, Stockton Springs Elementary School. Mark Bradstreet, auctioneer. Preview, 2 p.m. To donate, Marion Fisher, 567-4040.

VERONA — Verona Women’s Club craft fair, Nov. 12, Verona Town Hall. Table rentals: $15 full table; $7.50 half-space or small rack. Cora Webster, 469-3740; Marlene Smith, 469-7992.

WINTERPORT — Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m.-noon and 3-6 p.m. Aug. 13, Ellingwood Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. Clothing, books. Bean supper, 4-6 p.m. $6, $3 under 12.


BANGOR — Family movie night, 6 p.m., Columbia Street Baptist Church. Aug. 19, “Everyone’s Hero,” warm tale of a youth who believes he can make a difference. Movie and popcorn free. 945-6616,

Lectures, events

BLUE HILL — Open Mind: An Ongoing Study Group of Sacred Scriptures from Around the World, 4:30-6 p.m. Sundays, First Congregational Church of Blue Hill. Sonia Turanski, 266-9530,, or the church, 374-2891,

HOLDEN — “Identifying Wild Mushrooms” with Greg A. Marley, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 20, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Bring lunch. $40 members, $45 others. Must preregister, 989-2591.

STILLWATER — Public Night at the Garden, “Art in the Garden,” 6 p.m. Aug. 16, Rogers Farm Demonstration Garden, 914 Bennoch Road. Come early to tour garden. 942-7396 or 800-287-1485.

WINTERPORT — Winterport-Hampden Senior Group bus trip, 8:30 a.m. Aug. 18, to Boothbay Harbor and-or Cabbage Island with lobster-clam dinner. $74 members, $84 others, $10 refund at bus. Just Boothbay, $12 deposit members, $22 others. Linda Nardi, 223-5578.


BANGOR — Grange spaghetti supper, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St.. Mainely Country show, 7 p.m. $6 each event, both for $10. Handicapped-accessible. 973-3976.

BANGOR — Breaking Bread soup kitchen, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 517 Hammond St. Free. 570-8107.

BANGOR — Free community meal, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-9567.

BUCKSPORT — Casseroles, baked bean supper, pies, 5-6 p.m. Aug. 13, Elm Street Congregational Church. $7, $3 age 5-10, free under 5.

BUCKSPORT — Breakfast buffet, 6:30-10 a.m. Aug. 13, Franklin Street United Methodist Church. $7, $3 children, $20 family. Church office, 469-3622; Ed Petravicz, 469-9979.

BUCKSPORT — Baked beans and casseroles supper, pies, 5-6 p.m. Aug. 27, Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road. $7, $3 children.

CARMEL — Chicken barbecue supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Aug. 13, Carmel Congregational Church, Plymouth Road. $7, free under 5.

DEDHAM — Baked bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 20, Dedham Congregational Church, Route 46. $8, $4 children.

EDDINGTON — “Trashcan Turkey” supper, pies and cakes, 5 and 6 p.m. Aug. 20, Comins Hall, Eddington-Clifton Civic Center, 1387 Main Road, Route 9. $7, $3 children. Benefits repairs and upkeep to Comins Hall.

HAMPDEN — Kiwanis pancake breakfast, 7-9 a.m. Children’s Day, Aug. 20, Kiwanis Civic Center, Main Road North. $6, $3 children. Benefits Kiwanis charities.

HOLDEN — Baked beans and casseroles supper, pies, 5 and 5:45 p.m. Aug. 13, Holden Congregational Church. $7, $4 children, free preschoolers.

KENDUSKEAG — Church buffet supper, baked beans, casseroles, pies, 4:30-6 p.m. Aug. 27, Kenduskeag Union Church. From Bangor, take Union Street to Kenduskeag Road in Levant, then to the church. From Route 15 in Kenduskeag, follow detour signs. $6, $3 children.

WINTERPORT — Old-fashioned church supper, two kinds of baked beans, pies, cakes, ice cream, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 13, Ellingwood Corner Methodist Church, Route 69 and Monroe Road. $6, $3 under 12. 234-2762.


BANGOR — Thomas A. Hill House, historic house and Civil War museum, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, through Sept. 30, 159 Union St. $3, free to members and children under 12.

BANGOR — Centennial Exhibit, Great Fire of 1911, curated by Dick Shaw, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, through Sept. 30, 73 Central St. Rare artifacts, photographs, first-person accounts. 942-1900.

BANGOR — Cole Land Transportation Museum, 200 antique (primarily Maine) vehicles, 50-300 years old. Autos, trucks, trains, horse-drawn wagons, sleighs, several firetrucks and a hand-pumper. One hundred family and military exhibits and memorials: World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Military Order of Purple Heart, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily to Nov. 11, 405 Perry Road. $7, $5 seniors, free age 18 and under. 990-3600.

BANGOR — Maine Air Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, 98 Maine Ave. $2, $1 children, $5 family. 941-6757.

BANGOR — Maine Korean War Memorial, names of 245 Mainers killed or MIA in 1950-1953 war, including five Medal of Honor recipients. Flags of 15 U.N. participating nations, U.S., South Korea. Remembrance Walkway honoring veterans of all wars, Mount Hope Cemetery, Mount Hope Avenue. Named State Korean War Memorial.

CLIFTON — Clifton Historical Society, open house, tour of Harold Allen Schoolhouse and 1800s Old Town Hall, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 11, 15 Rebel Hill Road. Turn onto Route 180 from Route 9. Bonnie, 843-5908.

CORINTH — Corinth Historical Society Museum, 2-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Main Street.

HAMPDEN — Hampden Historical Society, Katherine Trickey Archives, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, through Oct. 11, Kinsley House, Main Road South. Or by appointment, 862-2027.

INDIAN ISLAND — Penobscot Nation Historical Museum, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Historical and cultural objects of Penobscot Tribe from early Stone Age to present. Videos daily. Free, but donations accepted. 827-4153.

OLD TOWN — Old Town Museum, 1-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, 353 Main St. Ample parking. Free.

ORONO — Page Farm and Home Museum, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, University of Maine.

PROSPECT — Fort Knox State Historic Site, 9 a.m.-sunset, through October. $3, $1 age 5-11.

PROSPECT — Penobscot Narrows Observatory, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, August; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, September-October. $5, $3 age 5-11, includes admission to Fort Knox.


BANGOR — “The Brick” open mike, all acts, ages, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Union Street Brick Church. Sign-up begins 6:30 p.m. $2 donation. 945-9798 or

CASTINE — Castine Town Band, summer concerts: 6 p.m. Aug. 12; 5:45 p.m. Aug. 26, Town Common. If rain, move to Emerson Hall across street. 326-9138.

EDDINGTON — Country music jam, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Aug. 14, Comins Hall, Route 9. Fun, food, music. All welcome.