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, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.



• “VisionQuilt ’13,” art quilts by Elizabeth Busch, Sally Field, Ellie Pancoe, Rosalita Feero and Jude Spacks, through Sept. 30, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St. Exhibit hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday through Saturday.



• Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St.,  10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. New exhibit Dino Dig; tree house, sound studio, pilot a ship, $7.50. Free to members and those under age 1. 262-7200.


• University of Maine Jordan Planetarium star shows, 7 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m Sundays. $3 per person. Seating limited. Information and reservations, 581-1341 or Private and field trip showings can be arranged.



• Aqua exercise, 8:45-9:45 a.m. Saturdays, Lura Hoit Pool,146 Western Ave. Drop in fee $4 residents, $5 others or purchase and punch card for 12 classes $30 residents, $42 others.

Clubs, groups


• Dollhouse miniature club, 10:30 a.m.  Information, 942-0326, leave message.

• Eastern Maine Die-cast Association, for collectors of diecast and toy vehicles, airplanes, soldiers, etc., second Mondays, at a local restaurant. 745-1345, 942-3801.

• Queen City Grange, second Monday, Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper 6 p.m.; meeting 7 p.m. Membership open to those 14 and up. 973-3976.

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

• Bangor Toastmasters, nonprofit educational organization teaches public speaking and leadership skills, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Beal College, 99 Farm Road. Guests welcome.

• Rendez-Vous, French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Starbucks, Bangor Mall Boulevard. French speakers welcome.

• Bangor Grange, first and third Tuesdays, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. Potluck supper, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. 973-3976.

• Paul Bunyan chapter of BNI, 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wellman Commons, Masonic Foundation Building, 294 Union St. 843-5603.

• German Stammtisch language group, 5:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Books-A-Million. 866-4992.


• 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.



• Line dancing class, Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Jo at 945-9061.


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



• Bangor Veterans Acupuncture Clinic, 6:45-8 p.m., Thursdays, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Open to veterans, active-duty military personnel and immediate family members. 990-0188, ext. 13, or

• Bingo, Tuesday and Saturday, Dow-Clewley VFW Post 1761, 1368 Hammond St. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Bingo, 6:15 p.m.

• Bingo, Fridays, VFW Post 4633, Canoe Club Road. Early birds, 6 p.m., regular bingo, 7 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.

Fairs, fundraisers


• Pies on the lawn sale, 4:30 p.m. Fridays, July 26, North Brewer Eddington United Methodist Church, 31 Main Road. $12 each. 989-4715.


• Cedar Haven Tenants Association yard sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26-27, Cedar Haven Mobile Home Park, Route 1.



• River City Cinema: Noir Beneath the Stars, 8:30 p.m. June 28, “The Maltese Falcon;” July 5, “Notorious,” July 12; “The Lady From Shanghai,” July 19; “Kiss Me Deadly,” July 26; “Cape Fear,” Aug. 2; “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” Aug. 9; Pickering Square in Downtown Bangor. Bring lawn chairs. Free. Concessions available.

Lectures, books


• Castine Arts Association presents Harold Koda, curator in charge of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, 7 p.m. Aug. 1, at Delano Auditorium, corner of Battle Avenue and Pleasant Street, Maine Maritime Academy. His topic will be the Costume Institute’s changes since its founding. Free.


• Dr. Penny Lamhut, “The Art and Science of Graceful Aging,” 7:15 p.m. July 29, Penobscot Media Room, Dirigo Pines Inn, Kelley Road. 866-3400.



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

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

• Free weekly meal, 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. Open to all. 945-3166.


• Baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. July 27, Arey Community Bldg, 1160 River Road. $7, $3 children.


• Clifton Community Food Pantry, outreach of Clifton United Baptist Church, 10 a.m.-noon first Mondays; 4-6 p.m. third Mondays, at the church, 742 Airline Road. To volunteer, contact church for interview.


• Turkey supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 27, Frankfort Congregational Church, Main Road. $9, $3.50 children, free to preschoolers. To arrange a take out meal, 223-5762.


• 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.


• Community supper, 6 p.m. July 26, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets. Free and open to all.


• Pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. July 27, Penobscot United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Road. $6, $3 children 12 and under. 326-8626 or 326-4885



• Bangor Museum and History Center, 159 Union St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. $5, $3 seniors, free to children. 942-1900.

• Cole Land Transportation  Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 11, 405 Perry Road. Horse-drawn wagon to 18-wheeler trucks, snowplows, hearses, military vehicles, restored motorcycles, historic fire trucks, American Railfan locomotive, freight car, caboose, Maine World War II Memorial, Maine Vietnam Memorial, Purple Heart monument, Bangor World War II Memorial, 5th Armored Division collection of WWII memorabilia, Army tank, Huey helicopter. $7, $5 seniors, free age 18 and under. 990-3600, ext. 13, or

• Maine Air Museum, 98 Maine Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Labor Day. Displays and pictures from World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and the Cold War. Information and pictures about all military plane crashes in Maine. Free parking. $3, $1 children under 12, $6 family, free to active military. 941-6757.


• Hampden Historical Society’s Kinsley House and the Katherine Trickey Archives, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, April through October or by appointment. 862-2027.


• Orland Historical Society Museum, open by appointment. 469-3354, 944-0914, 469-6817.



• Bangor Band concert, 6:45 p.m. July 30, Chapin Park.  Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free.

Part of the annual Chapin Park Block Party. Sponsored by Miller Drug. In case of rain, concert will be held at Peakes Auditorium, Bangor High School, Broadway and Grandview Avenue. Contact or 944.4193.

• Choral Evensong with Choir Camp choristers, 5:15 p.m. July 26, St. JOhn’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. 947-0156.

• Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. 945-6752.

• Country Jam, 6:30-9 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Door prizes, 50-50 raffle. Cold beverages available. Donations at the door. 942-0802, 262-9600.

• Heart of Maine Chorus of Sweet Adelines, 6.30 p.m. Mondays, corner of Essex Street and Grandview Avenue. 989-4110.

• Penobscot Fiddles amateur musicians group, 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, James F. Doughty Middle School, 143 Fifth 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, 848-5354.

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


• The Skyliners, 7:30 p.m. July 27, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. $8. 989-7100 or nextgentheatre@gmail.


Franklin Street United Methodist Church & East Bucksport United Methodist Church are pleased to host

Heartsong concert, 7 p.m. July 27, and 9 a.m. July 28, Franklin Street United Methodist Church. Donations accepted. Also, potluck brunch. Open to all. 469-3622.


• DADGAD open mic coffeehouse, third Saturdays, Keith Anderson Community House, Bennoch Road.  Acoustic jam, 6 p.m., open mic signup, 7 p.m.  $3, coffee and snacks included. Free to children under 12. 942-3827.



• Maine’s Butterflies with Patricia Snyder, Maine Butterfly Survey volunteer, 2-3:30 p.m. July 28,  Walden-Parke Preserve, outer Essex Street.

• August 3 & 18 –

Calling all shutterbugs, – We’ll hike some trails and snap some photos! This is an event for anyone with a camera – amateurs encouraged! Here’s a chance to photograph some beautiful wilderness and to share your favorite photos on our website. On August 3 we’ll hike Northeast Penjajawoc with its woods, stream, and scenic vistas of the marsh (8 to10:30am). And on August 18 we’ll hike through Central Penjajawoc Preserve (2-3:30pm). This property has a unique beauty all its own – look for our write-up soon to appear on the BLT website.


• Moth talk and walk, 9:30 p.m. July 26, Ecotat Gardens. Rain date, July 27. Bring a flashlight or headlamp. Park in the Annis Road parking area.


• Kayak Rescue Skills Clinic, 1-4 p.m. July 27, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Hudson Road. Registration and cancellation requested by July 25. $55 per clinic. Also, guided canoe tour, 2-3:30 p.m. July 28. Canoes, paddles and lifejackets available bring a canoe. Reservations by July 27. $5 for adults, Free to children. 944-9259.

•  Stargazing, 8-9:30 p.m. July 27, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $7 members, $10 others.