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.


• BANGOR — “Fourfold,” work of artists Jadrien Cousens, Edward Harrow, Ed Nadeau and Susan Webster, on display 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through Jan. 30, Boyd Place, 21 Boyd St.

• “Reflections,” photographs by Larry Ayotte, through Jan. 16, Robert E. White Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University. Gallery hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.



• 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.



• 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.


• Learn about social networking via Skype, Dropbox, Viber, Google and more with Jan Smith, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 26; and learn how you can have award-winning independent films stream through the library’s website into your homes, for free. 6 p.m. Dec. 10, Orono Public Library. Learn and improve computer and ereader use, or get assistance signing up for Affordable Care with free help from library Tech Tutors. To make an appointment, 866-5060.

Clubs, groups


• United Methodist Women, 1 p.m. Nov. 25, Alton United Methodist church, 3594 Bennoch Road. Presentation on human trafficking in the United States. Free and open to all, regardless of gender or religious affiliation.


• Poetry open mic, 7-8 p.m. Nov. 26, cafe, Books-a-Million, Bangor Mall. Free and open to all.

• Dirigo Bridge Club with Steve Dyer, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, and 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Bangor Motor Inn. Lectures on duplicate prospective, two bids and doubles with John Ellery, Fred Letourneau and Jacquie Sullivan, 11:30 a.m. Nov. 25. Open to all bridge players. Steve Dyer, 884-7413, or Jean Martin, 989-3873.

• Paul Bunyan Chapter of BNI, 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Season’s Restaurant.

• 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.

• 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.

• Rendez-Vous, French conversation group, 5:30-6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, cafe, Books-A-Million, Bangor Mall.

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

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


• Bangor Singles Club dance, 8-midnight, Brewer Eagles Club: Bushwack, Nov. 22; Barb Demo, Nov. 29. Doors open, 7 p.m. Advance Tickets required, 944-2115 until Wednesday before the dance.

• 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.


•  Visit University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation Process and Development Center, 3 p.m. Nov. 22, UMaine. Meet 2:30 p.m. at Orono Library to carpool. Free.  To register, 889-3031 or

Fairs, fundraisers


• Eastern Maine Model Railroad Club Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 23, Jeff’s Catering. “Train Doctor” available to test or do minor repairs on equipment brought in or purchased by attendees. Light refreshments available. $4, free to children under 12.

• 39th annual United Maine Craftsmen Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1, Brewer Auditorium. 50 Maine artisans. $2.


• Craft fair, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Nov. 23, Golden Harvest Grange. 848-2994.


• Cedar Haven Tenants’ Association annual homemade baked goods sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23, Cedar Haven Mobile Home Park, Route 1A, 29 Sleepy Hollow. Some craft items. Follow signs. Donna C. Hall, president, 989-3078.



•  “The Invisible War,” film about sexual assault in United States military, 7 p.m. Nov. 21, Gracie Theatre, Husson University. Free and open to all.

Holiday fairs


• Holiday Marketplace, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23, Brewer Eagles Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. Table rentals, $15. 478-9986.


• Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Club, 39th annual Christmas Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 23, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 24, at the clubhouse, Cates Road. Lunches, freshly baked goods.


• Christmas Fair, 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 23, Frankfort Congregational Church, UCC,

Main Road.


• Hampden Historical Society Old Time Bazaar, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23, Kinsley House. Raffles: Saturday Night Romance Package, Kindle Fire, gift certificate package from local businesses. Vivian, 862-3676, or Jerry, 862-3463.

• Christmas Fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road. Children’s shop with all items $1 or less.


• Spirit of Christmas Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23, Old Town United Methodist Church, 726 Stillwater Ave. Silent auction and chicken stew luncheon.


• Orland United Methodist Church Holiday Craft Fair, 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Parish Hall. Breakfast, lasagna luncheon, silent auction.

Lectures, books


• Book signing: “Flight to Freedom” with authors Kathryn Olmstead and Philomena Baker, 11 a.m. Hammond Street Senior Center; and 4-6 p.m. BookMarc’s Bookstore, Harlow Street, Nov. 21.


• “Evolving Away From Capitalism: Market Dependence, Participation and the Sharing Economy,” professor and author Juliet Schor, sociology, Boston College, 4-5:15 p.m. Nov. 21, Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine. Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Lecture Series. 581-3860,



• 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 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.

• Heart healthy baked bean supper, 5-6 p.m. Nov. 23, First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. $7, $3 children. Vegetarian option.


• 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.


• 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. Nov. 23, Milford Congregational Church

$7, $2 children 12 and under. Vegetarian option. Takeout meals available. 299-7324.


• Thanksgiving side dishes  potluck , 4:30 p.m. Nov. 22, Keith Anderson Community House, second floor. Bring any festive side dish that goes well with poultry or Thanksgiving dinner. Bring list of ingredients or recipe. Free. To register, 889-3031 or


• Prospect Fire Department hunters breakfast, 4-8 a.m. Nov. 23, Prospect Community dining room. $6, $2 children 12 and under. Benefits fire department.



• 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 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, 6.30 p.m. Mondays, corner of Essex Street and Grandview Avenue. Seeking new members. Bette, 989-4110 or Charlene, 827-4825.

• 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.

• Brewer Firefighters Union Local 2162 annual Holiday Concert with 43 North band, special tribute to modern country and classic southern rock, 7 p.m. Dec. 27, Peakes Auditorium, Bangor High School, 855 Broadway. Benefits scholarship fund for area children, donations to local youth programs, etc. Admission by $10 donation at the door, or 603-516-3421. Doors open 6 p.m.


• Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, 7 p.m. Jan. 16, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine.

Ticket information, or 581-1755.

• Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Totally Tchaikovsky, 3 p.m. Nov. 24, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine. Features pianist Inon Barnatan performing Piano Concerto No. 1. Pre-concert talk, 2 p.m. Ticket information, 581-1755 or 800-622-TIXX or



• Survival in the forest walk with Tom Copeland demonstrating techniques of survival in the woods, such as what is edible, how to make a shelter, build a fire, etc., 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Fields Pond Audubon Center. $7, members, $10 others. Advance registration required. 989-2591 or


• Reading the Forested Landscape walk with Larry Beauregard, 1 p.m. Dec. 8, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Meet at Parker Reed shelter, accessible by Gate 1. $5, free to schoolchildren. Reservations requested by Dec. 7. 944-9259.



• “Metamorphoses,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 21-23 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine. $10, free with MaineCard. or at the door one hour before showtime.