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• “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.


• Art Show, documentation imagery of Kris Sader’s 2010-2011 installation “Two Houses,” through November Fields Pond Audubon Center. Show hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. 989-2591.



• 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 August star shows, 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 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.

• 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.


• Tuesday October 1, 2013

Holden Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Holden Police Department conference room. Guest speaker, Phil Getchell, “Genealogy Research and How to Search.” Free and open to all.


• 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 dance class, Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Sunbury Village, 922 Ohio St. Beginner through advanced. 922-2459.


• 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 Singles Club dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, Brewer Eagles Club. Doors open 7 p.m. Advance tickets only. 944-2115 until the Wednesday before the dance on Friday. Sept. 27, Barb Demo.



• 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


• Knights of Columbus craft fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12, K of C hall, Gilman Falls Avenue. Local crafers, Daughters of Isabella food table, kitchen open for lunch.


• Animal Orphanage Fun Dog Show, 1-3 p.m. Sept. 29, Stillwater Community Center. Fifteen categories. $1 per category entered. Lunch available. Blessing of the Animals, noon-1 p.m. 299-7324.



• “War on Whistleblowers,” 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St. Free and open all. Followed by discussion.

Lectures, books


• “Maine’s Turtles,” with turtle rehabilitator Jean Adamson, 2-3 p.m. Sept. 29, Bangor Land Trust office, fourth floor, 8 Harlow St. Of interest to children and adults.


• Contemporary travel writers Marisue and John Pickering, “Beyond the Usual: Exploring Maine with Edith Patch and the Pickerings,” 1 p.m. Sept. 28, Page Farm and Home Museum, University of Maine., or 866-2578.

• “Jeju Island and the Very Curious U.S.-Korean Relationship,” Dud Hendrick, Veterans for Peace and Peace and Reconciliation Studies, 12:30-1:45 p.m. Sept. 26, Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine. Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Lecture Series. 581-3860 or



• Heart Healthy baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. Sept. 28, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. $7, $3 children. Roosevelt Andre Credit and Sandra Billingslea will provide music, 6:30 p.m. Sacred and secular selections.

• 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.


• First Saturday turkey pie lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 5, First  Congregational Church of Brewer, UCC, 35 Church St. Gluten free vegetarian option available. $7, $3 children under 12. Benefits church programs. 989-7350.


• Bucksport United Methodist Church chicken supper, 5-6 p.m. Sept. 28, Arey Community Building, 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.


• Bean-hole bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 28, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church. $8, $5 children, free to children 4 and under. Beans available for take-out, quart, $8.


• 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.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 28, Kenduskeag Union Church, across the bridge from Route 15. $6.50, $3 children 5 to 12, free to children under 5.


• Free community supper, 6 p.m. Sept. 27, St. James’ Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center St. Open to all.


• Baked bean supper, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 5, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. $7, $3 children under 12.


• Baked bean meal sale, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28, Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St. Includes biscuits, pickles and dessert.



• 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.



• Organ concert with Castine Episcopal Church organist Brian MacFarland, 6 p.m. Sept. 29, Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia St. Free.

• Music Cafe, 5 p.m. Sept. 29, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. 947-0324.

• Bangor Community Chorus, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 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, big band music, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. $8.


• 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.


• Dan Schall Concert, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29, First United Methodist Church 14 Center Drive Road. Donations appreciated.



• Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Celebration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 28, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Birding, nature hikes, obstacle-challenge course, canoeing, scavenger hunts, games, story walk, activity trail, fort and fairy house building. Free, donations accepted. Also, after school hike, 4-5 p.m. Oct. 3, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Open to all ages  $5. 989-2591.


• Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust fall paddle and Phillips Lake island exploration, 10 a.m. Sept. 28. Meet at Phillips Lake public boat landing, Poplar Road, off Route 1A. Bring boat, paddle, life jacket and lunch. Paddlers will help put up conservation easement signs on the islands, which are protected by village of Lucerne and the trust. Rain date, Sept. 29. John Wedin, 659-3326 or 843-0621.


•  Foliage Canoe Tour, 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Reservations requested by Sept. 28. Meet in parking lot at Gate 3. Suggested donation, $5, free to schoolchildren. 944-9259.