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Sun. 19 Aug, 2018 - Sat. 25 Aug, 2018

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Island Arts Association's 14th Annual Craft Fair (Sun. 19 Aug, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

The Island Arts Association will hold their 14th Annual Craft Fair on Sunday, August 19th at the Pemetic Green in Southwest Harbor from 10am-5pm. Local artisans will be selling their beautiful hand-crafted items. Stop by to meet the crafters.

Bangor Community Theatre Auditions for "Harvey" (Sun. 19 Aug, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

Bangor Community Theatre announces auditions for "Harvey" by Mary Chase, directed by Irene Dennis.  Auditions will be held at Bangor Grange, 1192 Ohio Street on Friday, August 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM and Sunday, August 19, from 2:30 to 4:30 PM.  Performance dates are Fridays- Sundays Ocotber 26-28 and November 2-4. All roles are open.  Scenes from the script will be read.  

Monday, August 20, 2018

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (All day)

  Have you ever thought about being a comfort to someone in need? Do you ever wish you could make a huge difference in someone’s life? Could you bring comfort to someone who needs it? If you answered yes to any of these questions, being a hospice volunteer might be for you.   Offer the gift of your presence to someone with a life-limiting illness.   Beacon Hospice volunteers help create an environment of comfort, compassion and dignity for our patients and their families. Volunteers enjoy listening to patient's stories, reading aloud, watching movies together, holding hands, sharing music or simply sitting.   We are currently looking for volunteers in the Bangor and surrounding areas.   Free hospice volunteer training will be made available along with a certificate of completion and a hospice volunteer ID Badge. Class Monday afternoons from 2pm - 4:30pm. August 6,13,20,27 & September 10,17,24. Beacon Hospice 289 State St, Suite B Bangor, Maine Contact Roanne or Kaylee @ 942-2920 for more information. [email protected] or [email protected]  

Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training (All day)

  Have you ever thought about being a comfort to someone in need? Do you ever wish you could make a huge difference in someone’s life? Could you bring comfort to someone who needs it? If you answered yes to any of these questions, being a hospice volunteer might be for you.   Offer the gift of your presence to someone with a life-limiting illness.   Beacon Hospice volunteers help create an environment of comfort, compassion and dignity for our patients and their families. Volunteers enjoy listening to patient's stories, reading aloud, watching movies together, holding hands, sharing music or simply sitting.   We are currently looking for volunteers in the Bangor and surrounding areas.   Free hospice volunteer training will be made available along with a certificate of completion and a hospice volunteer ID Badge. Class Monday afternoons from 2pm - 4:30pm. August 6,13,20,27 & September 10,17,24. Beacon Hospice 289 State St, Suite B Bangor, Maine Contact Roanne or Kaylee @ 942-2920 for more information. [email protected] or [email protected]  

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

MEOC Essentials of College Planning Workshops (Tue. 21 Aug, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Maine Educational Opportunity Center
Upcoming Events for Community Calendar/
Public Service Announcement
Contact Person: Karen Hadley Keim (207) 581-3704
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting FREE workshops entitled Essentials of
College Planning for adults 19 & over at the following times and locations:

• Beal College, 99 Farm Rd, on Tuesday, August 21 at 9 a.m.

To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703, or visit us on the web at http://meoc.maine.edu.
MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the
transition towards a college education. MEOC, which is housed at the University of Maine, provides assistance to
adults living in Maine and helps them go to whichever college or university they choose.
Services Provided
All MEOC services are FREE!
* GED/SAT Preparation
* College Planning
* Referrals/Advocacy
* Career Advising
* Financial Aid Advising
* College Admissions Process
* Application Fee Waivers for Qualified Adults
Our Work in Action
MEOC successfully placed 587 Maine adults in different colleges last year.
How to Participate
The starting point for all MEOC participants is The Essentials of College Planning, a FREE interactive workshop that
outlines the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career planning, and study skills. The
workshop lasts approximately 1-2 hours. Pre-registration is required.
All workshops are subject to change. For more information or to register, call: 1-800-281-3703
In complying with letter and spirit of applicable laws and in pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System shall not
discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin,
citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The
University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
Please contact, Director, Equal Opportunity, the University of Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5754, telephone (207) 581-
1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System), [email protected] with questions or concerns.

MEOC Essentials of College Planning Workshops (Tue. 21 Aug, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Maine Educational Opportunity Center
Upcoming Events for Community Calendar/
Public Service Announcement
Contact Person: Karen Hadley Keim (207) 581-3704
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting FREE workshops entitled Essentials of
College Planning for adults 19 & over at the following times and locations:

• UMA-Bangor Admissions, Lewiston Hall, 65 Texas Ave., on Tuesday, August 21 at 1 p.m.

To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703, or visit us on the web at http://meoc.maine.edu.
MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the
transition towards a college education. MEOC, which is housed at the University of Maine, provides assistance to
adults living in Maine and helps them go to whichever college or university they choose.
Services Provided
All MEOC services are FREE!
* GED/SAT Preparation
* College Planning
* Referrals/Advocacy
* Career Advising
* Financial Aid Advising
* College Admissions Process
* Application Fee Waivers for Qualified Adults
Our Work in Action
MEOC successfully placed 587 Maine adults in different colleges last year.
How to Participate
The starting point for all MEOC participants is The Essentials of College Planning, a FREE interactive workshop that
outlines the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career planning, and study skills. The
workshop lasts approximately 1-2 hours. Pre-registration is required.
All workshops are subject to change. For more information or to register, call: 1-800-281-3703
In complying with letter and spirit of applicable laws and in pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System shall not
discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin,
citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The
University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
Please contact, Director, Equal Opportunity, the University of Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5754, telephone (207) 581-
1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System), [email protected] with questions or concerns.

The Joys of Literary Friendship: Maine Authors Margaret Broucek and Joan Dempsey (Tue. 21 Aug, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

On Tuesday, August 21, 5:30-7 p.m., Maine novelists and friends Margaret Broucek and Joan Dempsey will read from their work and talk about becoming debut authors later in life and the joys of a literary friendship. For more information, call the Library: 244-7065 or visit www.swhplibrary.org.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

MEOC Essentials of College Planning Workshops (Wed. 22 Aug, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Maine Educational Opportunity Center
Upcoming Events for Community Calendar/
Public Service Announcement
Contact Person: Karen Hadley Keim (207) 581-3704
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting FREE workshops entitled Essentials of
College Planning for adults 19 & over at the following times and locations:

• TRIO Bangor, 85 Texas Ave, on Wednesday, August 22 at 9 a.m.

To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703, or visit us on the web at http://meoc.maine.edu.
MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the
transition towards a college education. MEOC, which is housed at the University of Maine, provides assistance to
adults living in Maine and helps them go to whichever college or university they choose.
Services Provided
All MEOC services are FREE!
* GED/SAT Preparation
* College Planning
* Referrals/Advocacy
* Career Advising
* Financial Aid Advising
* College Admissions Process
* Application Fee Waivers for Qualified Adults
Our Work in Action
MEOC successfully placed 587 Maine adults in different colleges last year.
How to Participate
The starting point for all MEOC participants is The Essentials of College Planning, a FREE interactive workshop that
outlines the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career planning, and study skills. The
workshop lasts approximately 1-2 hours. Pre-registration is required.
All workshops are subject to change. For more information or to register, call: 1-800-281-3703
In complying with letter and spirit of applicable laws and in pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System shall not
discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin,
citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The
University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
Please contact, Director, Equal Opportunity, the University of Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5754, telephone (207) 581-
1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System), [email protected] with questions or concerns.

MEOC Essentials of College Planning Workshops (Wed. 22 Aug, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Maine Educational Opportunity Center
Upcoming Events for Community Calendar/
Public Service Announcement
Contact Person: Karen Hadley Keim (207) 581-3704
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting FREE workshops entitled Essentials of
College Planning for adults 19 & over at the following times and locations:

• Bangor Adult Learning Ctr, 121 York Street, on Wednesday, August 22 at 1 p.m.

To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703, or visit us on the web at http://meoc.maine.edu.
MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the
transition towards a college education. MEOC, which is housed at the University of Maine, provides assistance to
adults living in Maine and helps them go to whichever college or university they choose.
Services Provided
All MEOC services are FREE!
* GED/SAT Preparation
* College Planning
* Referrals/Advocacy
* Career Advising
* Financial Aid Advising
* College Admissions Process
* Application Fee Waivers for Qualified Adults
Our Work in Action
MEOC successfully placed 587 Maine adults in different colleges last year.
How to Participate
The starting point for all MEOC participants is The Essentials of College Planning, a FREE interactive workshop that
outlines the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career planning, and study skills. The
workshop lasts approximately 1-2 hours. Pre-registration is required.
All workshops are subject to change. For more information or to register, call: 1-800-281-3703
In complying with letter and spirit of applicable laws and in pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System shall not
discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin,
citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The
University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
Please contact, Director, Equal Opportunity, the University of Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5754, telephone (207) 581-
1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System), [email protected] with questions or concerns.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The Adventures of Miss Susan (Thu. 23 Aug, 2018 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

On Thursday, August 23, at 6:30 p.m., come to the Southwest Harbor Public Library to see The Adventures of Miss Susan, a wordless puppet show with music, dedicated to all wonderful children's librarians everywhere! For more information, call the Library: 244-7065 or visit www.swhplibrary.org.

Friday, August 24, 2018

MEOC Essentials of College Planning Workshops (Fri. 24 Aug, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Maine Educational Opportunity Center
Upcoming Events for Community Calendar/
Public Service Announcement
Contact Person: Karen Hadley Keim (207) 581-3704
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting FREE workshops entitled Essentials of
College Planning for adults 19 & over at the following times and locations:

• Tri-County Career Center, 45 Oak Street, on Friday, August 24 at 9 a.m.


To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703, or visit us on the web at http://meoc.maine.edu.
MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the
transition towards a college education. MEOC, which is housed at the University of Maine, provides assistance to
adults living in Maine and helps them go to whichever college or university they choose.
Services Provided
All MEOC services are FREE!
* GED/SAT Preparation
* College Planning
* Referrals/Advocacy
* Career Advising
* Financial Aid Advising
* College Admissions Process
* Application Fee Waivers for Qualified Adults
Our Work in Action
MEOC successfully placed 587 Maine adults in different colleges last year.
How to Participate
The starting point for all MEOC participants is The Essentials of College Planning, a FREE interactive workshop that
outlines the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career planning, and study skills. The
workshop lasts approximately 1-2 hours. Pre-registration is required.
All workshops are subject to change. For more information or to register, call: 1-800-281-3703
In complying with letter and spirit of applicable laws and in pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System shall not
discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin,
citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The
University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
Please contact, Director, Equal Opportunity, the University of Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5754, telephone (207) 581-
1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System), [email protected] with questions or concerns.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

11th Annual Bangor Walk to Defeat ALS (Sat. 25 Aug, 2018 8:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Join us for the 11th Annual Bangor Walk to Defeat ALS to help spread awareness, and to raise money for research and assisting Mainers living with ALS. Fundraising through the Walk drives bold and urgent innovation as we march together toward a treatment and ultimately a cure for ALS. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”, is a fatal progressive neurodegenerative disease. Your participation in the Walk to Defeat ALS has a direct impact on people living with ALS and their families at the local level. Through education, support groups, access to care and advocacy, we are working to defeat ALS and provide hope to people living with ALS and their families. There is no registration fee and no minimum fundraising requirements. Participants who raise $75 or more will receive a Walk to Defeat ALS t-shirt. If you cannot participate the day of the Walk, but would like to help with fundraising, you may register as a Virtual Walker. Our event fundraising goal is $60,000. Registration /check-in begins at 8:30. The opening ceremony begins at 10:00. Join the movement at Hayford Park on13th St. in Bangor next to Mansfield Stadium http://web.alsa.org/Bangor For more information, call Paula Webster (207) 659-1801 or email [email protected]

Pig Roast for Protection (Sat. 25 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Held at the Greenville wharf.  Food will be served from 12-3.  $10 per plate with all the fixings.  Hot dogs will also be available.  Dunk a cop 12-3.  Speakers at 1:30. proceeds to benifit the monitoring ankle bracelets for domestic violent criminals.  Come and join us for some great food on the shore of Moosehead lake.

First United Methodist Church Bangor Heart Healthy Bean & BBQ Chicken Supper (Sat. 25 Aug, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Heart Healthy Bean & BBQ Chicken Supper

Saturday, August 25th

Come and enjoy heart healthy salads

Yellow Eye & Pea Bean Pork & Beans

Vegetarian Spicy BBQ Beans

BBQ Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Cornbread and PIES

5-6PM, Adults $8, Family $20, Children under 12 years old $3

First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex Street Bangor, ME

Air Conditioned and Accessible

Proceeds to benefit: Church Local and Global Mission Programs

 

 

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