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.



• Artist Patricia Pasteur, “Cold Stream Reflections  (Altered Imagery),” 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, through Oct. 30, Robert E. White Gallery, Peabody Hall, Husson University, 1 College Circle.


•  “Painting En Plein Aire,” paintings by Michael Vermette, 6:30 p.m. through November, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Free. 989-2591.



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

• Story Time, Bangor Public Library: ABC Kids, 11-11:30 a.m. Saturdays; Chapter Chums, 4-4:45 p.m. alternate Tuesdays; Creative Crafts, 4-4:45 p.m. third Thursdays; Crochet Club, 4-4:45 p.m. Fridays; Goody Gang, 4-4:45 p.m. Mondays; Maryann’s Night Story Time, 6-6:30 p.m. Thursdays; Mother Goose, 10:15-10:35 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; Tiny Tots, 11-11:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursdays.



  • Beginner Genealogy Workshop presented by Mary Banfield and Sandra Burke and sponsored by Penobscot County Genealogical Society, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 18, Bangor Family History Center, 639 Grandview Ave. Open to all. Free. Elizabeth Stevens at 947-8336, ext. 103, or

•  CPR basic life support classes, 6-9:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. 6 and Feb. 3, conference room 2D, Eastern Maine Medical Center, 489 State St. $45. To register or for information, 217-1878.

• Gateway Seniors: Scone making demonstration, 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Dirigo Pines Inn. To register, Judy Commeau, 866-3846. Free.

•  Making and working with natural dyes from locally harvested materials — plants, fungi and lichen — with Kim Robichaud, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Orono Public Library. Free. To register, Gateway Seniors, 889-3031.

• Tai Chi for Seniors, Session II, 10-11 a.m. Oct. 28 through Dec. 11, Foster Room, New Balance Student Recreation Center, University of Maine. Register at reception desk, Recreation Center. Gateway Seniors, 889-3031.


• Free Zumba class, 1 p.m. Oct. 18. To register, 356-1454 or

Clubs, groups


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

• Bangor Toastmasters, nonprofit educational organization teaches public speaking and leadership skills, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Beal College, 99 Farm Road. Upcoming meetings: 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Beal College, no confirmation necessary.


• Glenburn Lakeside Riders Club, 7-8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Glenburn Community Center, corner of Phillips Road and Ohio Street. 942-2649.


  • Arnold R. Kelly American Legion Post 200, 7 p.m. last Thursdays, Hermon Volunteer Rescue Squad building, Billings Road. 848-5597.


• Dinner for One or Two Club, 3-4 p.m. Oct. 16, Garden Room, Dirigo Pines. Meet with seniors to share dishes and recipes, dining out, making group meals, etc. To register, Gateway Seniors,  889-3031.


• Orrington Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Methodist Church, 14 Center Drive. Program: Barbour Boat Yard, which was located near High Tide Restaurant and Joshua Chamberlain Bridge.



• Contradance, with music by Frigate and calling by Bill Olson. Oct. 17, Unitarian-Universalist Society, 120 Park St. Beginners’ session, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m. Open to all ages; all dances taught. $8, $20 families., 941-9727 or


• Bangor Area Recovery Network chem-free dances  8-11:30 p.m. Saturdays, B.A.R.N., 142 Center St.

• Bangor Singles Club dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Brewer Eagles Club. Doors open, 7 p.m. Guests may purchase tickets at the door. Barb Demo Band, Oct.17; Bushwhack, Oct. 24; New Society, Oct. 31.

Fairs, fundraisers


• Alton United Methodist Women craft fair and haddock chowder luncheon, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 25, Alton United Methodist Church, 3494 Bennoch Road.


• Annual Great Pumpkin yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 18, Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St. Household goods, books, toys, CDs and DVDs, more. 947-7009 or

  • Maine-ly Dolls Club Doll Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 18, Bangor Elks Club, 108 Odlin Road. 234-4101 or

•Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Oct. 18, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. Benefits church budget, mission and outreach projects. To donate items, church office, 947-0156.


• Simpson Memorial Library bake sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 18, Ye Ole General Store, Route 2 in Carmel. Benefits children’s programming at the library.


• Murder mystery dinner party, 6 p.m. Oct. 31, Meadowbrook Event Center, 34 Lois Lane. Halloween-themed costumes required. Cash bar available. $15 per person, includes dinner. Tickets must be purchased by Oct. 19. No tickets at the door. Benefits Meadowbrook after school dance program.


• Sarah’s House Open House Celebration, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19, 346 Main Road, Route 1A. Yard and basement sale. Final liquidation of former furniture store contents. Proceeds benefit Sarah’s House.


• Silent auction and potluck supper, 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road. Benefits reconstruction of Orono Bog Boardwalk. Bring a dish to share. Items up for bid: Weekend getaway on Maine Coast, EPIC Sports gift certificate, home brewing consultation, concert and theater tickets, cross-country ski lessons, original artwork, sports equipment, antiques,much more. Free admission, but donations accepted., 866-2578 or



• “How to Start a Revolution,” 6 p.m. Oct. 26, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St. Free and open to all. Followed by  discussion.

Hunters breakfast


• Hunters breakfast to benefit Boy Scout Troop 44 in Orrington, 5-9 a.m. Oct. 25, East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road.

Lectures, books


• Book signing with cartoonist and author George Danby, “The Essential Danby,” 6-8 p.m. Oct. 16, Lecture Hall, Bangor Public Library.

• Author Steve Pinkham discussing his book, “Old Tales of the Maine Woods,” 7-9 p.m. Oct. 16, 105 Eastport Hall, Texas Avenue, University of Maine Augusta, Bangor campus. 234-2425.

• “Birds To Bears at Nome” with Ron and Lee Davis, Al and Nancy Larson, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Fields Pond Audubon Center. Talk on Alaska’s birds and wildlife, including grizzlies.

$5 center members, $6 others. 989-2591.


• Socialist, Marxist Studies Lecture Series, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine: “This is What Democracy Looks Like: the Wisconsin Labor Uprising,” professor Don Taylor, School for Workers, University of Wisconsin Extension, Oct. 16.

• University of Maine Judaic Studies Program: Rabbi A. James Rudin 3-4 p.m. Oct. 23, Bangor Room, Memorial Union. Free and open to the public.



• 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 community meal, noon-2 p.m. Sundays, Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia St. 945-6616.

• Saving Grace Thrift Shop, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union Street: Fresh produce, frozen meat, deli products, bread and bakery items. Free to those who struggle to make ends meet. Low-cost clothing, household goods, books, craft supplies, furniture and knick-knacks. Warming center with free coffee, tea and snacks. Hours, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Supports church ministries.

• Clifton Community Food Bank, 10 a.m. first Monday; 5 p.m. third Monday, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. 843-5441.

• Seniors’ lunch, 11:30 a.m. third Thursday, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. 843-5441. Free.


• Dixmont United Methodist Church monthly public fellowship breakfast, 7-9 a.m. Oct. 18, Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road. $6, $3 children.


• Chili and chowders supper, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 18, Eddington Clifton Civic Center (Comins Hall), 1387 Main Road (Route 9). Chili, fish chowder, corn chowder. $7, $3 children.

• Baked beans and casseroles supper, 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18, North Brewer-Eddington United Methodist Church, Route 9. $8, $4 children. 989-4715.


Turkey supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Frankfort Congregational Church, Route 1A. $9, $4 children. free to preschoolers.


• Beanhole bean supper, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Hampden Highland United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road. $8, $5 children, free to children 3 and under. Quart of beans, $8. 862-4195.


• 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.



  • Cole Land Transportation Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Nov. 11, 405 Perry Road. Horse-drawn wagon to 18-wheeler trucks, snowplows, hearses, military vehicles, restored motorcycles, historic firetrucks, 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 to those age 18 and under. 990-3600, ext. 13.


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



  • Harvest Christian Concert to benefit Legacy Incorporated 6 p.m. Oct. 25, Rock Church.

Featured artists: Rise and Run, Founded Trio and Alison Turtlott. Free.

• Mainely Country Band, 7 p.m. Oct. 18, Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. $8. Also, lasagna supper, 6 p.m. $8. Both, $14. 973-3976.

• 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. Admission by donation at the door. 942-0802, 262-9600.

• Heart of Maine Chorus, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, corner of Essex Street and Grandview Avenue. Bette, 989-4110 or Charlene, 827-4825.

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


• New Renaissance Singers, four-part community chorus rehearsals, 6:30 – 8:30 Tuesdays, First Congregational Church of Brewer, 35 Church St.


• Six Basin Street Dixieland Band concert, 2 p.m. Oct. 18, Old Town Museum, 353 Main St. Free. Ample parking. Ramp entrance.



• Guided 2-walk with Gateway Seniors, 9-11 a.m. Oct. 18, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Meet in parking area, Gate 1, next to Route 43. Suggested donation, $5. Free to schoolchildren. 394-2171.



• “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful,”  Oct. 16-Nov. 2, Penobscot Theatre. For cost and show times, 942-3333 or

• The Met Live in HD! Verdi’s “Macbeth,” 12:55-4:25 p.m. Oct. 25, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine. Ticket information, 800-622-8499, or

• National Theatre Live broadcast of “Frankenstein Version 1,” 7 p.m. Oct. 24; “Frankenstein Version 2,” 7 p.m. Oct. 31, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine. Ticket information, 800-622-8499, or