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Sun. 12 Aug, 2018 - Sat. 18 Aug, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Concert at Ecotat Gardens (Sun. 12 Aug, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Six Basin Street, the all women Dixieland band, will perform at Ecotat Gardens located 2699 Route 2 at the Annis Road intersection in Hermon. Parking lot is located at 25 Annis Road. Please bring your lawn chair and join us for this fun and entertaining concert performed by the musicians of Six Basin Street. [email protected]  

Book Lover's Funk & Soul Barn Dance (Sun. 12 Aug, 2018 7:00 pm - 7:03 pm)

Novelist Jonathan Lethem, author of "Motherless Brooklyn" among other works, will spin funk and soul tunes at the Book Lover's Barn Dance Tuesday, August 14, 7-10 p.m.at David's Folly Farm, 1390 Coastal Road, Brooksville. The dance is a fundraiser for Word literary arts festival. Strong Brewing Company is an event sponsor.  The Early Word event will feature a novel-themed hot-dog bar (included in the admission price), cash beer from Strong Brewing, and a special (and mysterious) book sale/auction. Prizes will be awarded to dancers dressed as their favorite authors or literary characters.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door or online at www.wordfestival.org. Information: 374-5632.

Book Lover's Funk & Soul Barn Dance (Sun. 12 Aug, 2018 7:00 pm - 7:03 pm)

Novelist Jonathan Lethem, author of "Motherless Brooklyn" among other works, will spin funk and soul tunes at the Book Lover's Barn Dance Tuesday, August 14, 7-10 p.m.at David's Folly Farm, 1390 Coastal Road, Brooksville. The dance is a fundraiser for Word literary arts festival. Strong Brewing Company is an event sponsor.  The Early Word event will feature a novel-themed hot-dog bar (included in the admission price), cash beer from Strong Brewing, and a special (and mysterious) book sale/auction. Prizes will be awarded to dancers dressed as their favorite authors or literary characters.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door or online at www.wordfestival.org. Information: 374-5632.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Tech Help at Brewer Public Library (-)

Tech Help at the Brewer Public Library (100 South Main Street) on Monday, August 13, 9:00-11:00am. Having an issue with a device, or have questions about how to perform certain tasks on your computer? Sign up for FREE tech help at the Brewer Public Library! Call 989-7943 for more information and to sign up.

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]  

Book Lover's Funk & Soul Barn Dance (Mon. 13 Aug, 2018 7:00 pm - 7:03 pm)

Novelist Jonathan Lethem, author of "Motherless Brooklyn" among other works, will spin funk and soul tunes at the Book Lover's Barn Dance Tuesday, August 14, 7-10 p.m.at David's Folly Farm, 1390 Coastal Road, Brooksville. The dance is a fundraiser for Word literary arts festival. Strong Brewing Company is an event sponsor.  The Early Word event will feature a novel-themed hot-dog bar (included in the admission price), cash beer from Strong Brewing, and a special (and mysterious) book sale/auction. Prizes will be awarded to dancers dressed as their favorite authors or literary characters.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door or online at www.wordfestival.org. Information: 374-5632.

Book Lover's Funk & Soul Barn Dance (Mon. 13 Aug, 2018 7:00 pm - 7:03 pm)

Novelist Jonathan Lethem, author of "Motherless Brooklyn" among other works, will spin funk and soul tunes at the Book Lover's Barn Dance Tuesday, August 14, 7-10 p.m.at David's Folly Farm, 1390 Coastal Road, Brooksville. The dance is a fundraiser for Word literary arts festival. Strong Brewing Company is an event sponsor.  The Early Word event will feature a novel-themed hot-dog bar (included in the admission price), cash beer from Strong Brewing, and a special (and mysterious) book sale/auction. Prizes will be awarded to dancers dressed as their favorite authors or literary characters.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door or online at www.wordfestival.org. Information: 374-5632.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Book Lover's Funk & Soul Barn Dance (Tue. 14 Aug, 2018 7:00 pm - 7:03 pm)

Novelist Jonathan Lethem, author of "Motherless Brooklyn" among other works, will spin funk and soul tunes at the Book Lover's Barn Dance Tuesday, August 14, 7-10 p.m.at David's Folly Farm, 1390 Coastal Road, Brooksville. The dance is a fundraiser for Word literary arts festival. Strong Brewing Company is an event sponsor.  The Early Word event will feature a novel-themed hot-dog bar (included in the admission price), cash beer from Strong Brewing, and a special (and mysterious) book sale/auction. Prizes will be awarded to dancers dressed as their favorite authors or literary characters.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door or online at www.wordfestival.org. Information: 374-5632.

Book Lover's Funk & Soul Barn Dance (Tue. 14 Aug, 2018 7:00 pm - 7:03 pm)

Novelist Jonathan Lethem, author of "Motherless Brooklyn" among other works, will spin funk and soul tunes at the Book Lover's Barn Dance Tuesday, August 14, 7-10 p.m.at David's Folly Farm, 1390 Coastal Road, Brooksville. The dance is a fundraiser for Word literary arts festival. Strong Brewing Company is an event sponsor.  The Early Word event will feature a novel-themed hot-dog bar (included in the admission price), cash beer from Strong Brewing, and a special (and mysterious) book sale/auction. Prizes will be awarded to dancers dressed as their favorite authors or literary characters.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door or online at www.wordfestival.org. Information: 374-5632.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

MEOC Essentials of College Planning Workshops (Wed. 15 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 15 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 16, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Friday, August 17, 2018

MEOC Essentials of College Planning Workshops (Fri. 17 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 17 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.

“The Phantom Tollbooth (Jr.)” and “Peter and the Starcatcher” Conclude The Grand's 2018 Summer Theatre Intensives (Fri. 17 Aug, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

“The Phantom Tollbooth (Jr.)” and “Peter and the Starcatcher” Conclude The Grand's 2018 Summer Theatre Intensives

ELLSWORTH – The Grand announces, live on the Stanley Subaru Stage, “The Phantom Tollbooth (Jr.)"- running Friday, August 10th and Saturday, August 11th- and “Peter and the Starcatcher”- running Friday, August 17th and Saturday, August 18th- as the last two fully staged productions in its Summer Theatre Intensives for 2018. Ticket prices are for general admission seating for each production and are $12 for adults and seniors, and $8 for Youth (12 & under.)

This summer Jasmine Ireland, the Education Director for The Grand, continued our commitment to quality arts education with her program of Summer Intensives for young people of all ages, with three new productions: an early -summer presentation of “Disney's Winnie the Pooh” (a mini-musical for K-6 featuring all of the beloved songs from the animated classic films), “The Phantom Tollbooth (Jr.)” (a musical adaptation of the classic kids' novel for 6-9th graders), and “Peter and the Starcatcher” (the Tony award-winning play with music, based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson for 9-12th graders). “Disney's Winnie the Pooh” is directed by Grand and True North acting vet Tyler Costigan (“Alice Down the Rabbit Hole”, “The House of Yes”) with musical direction by longtime local vocal coach and music teacher Malen R. Hsu. The two shows, directed by Ireland, with musical direction by Colin Graebert, are filled with the professional production values, staging and performances that audiences have come to know and love from Grand productions.

For more information on this or other Grand events, please call the box office at 207-667-9500 or visit The Grand website at www.grandonline.org or follow us on Facebook.

Bangor Community Theatre Auditions for "Harvey" (Fri. 17 Aug, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:32 pm)

Bngor Community Theatre announces auditions for "Harvey" by Mary Chase, directed by Irene Dennis.  Auditions will be held at the 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, October 26-28 and November 2-4. 6 men, ages 18-75 and 6 women, ages18-75, are needed.  All roles are open.  Scenes from the script will be read.  

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Machias Wild Blueberry Run Set for August 18 (Sat. 18 Aug, 2018 8:00 am - 9:00 am)

Machias Wild Blueberry Run Set for August 18

Healthy Acadia is thrilled to sponsor the annual Machias Wild Blueberry 5-Mile Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, August 18, 2018. The Wild Blueberry Run serves as the kick-off to the annual Machias Wild Blueberry Festival, which features hundreds of craft and food vendors, exhibits, and fun activities. Proceeds will directly benefit the Downeast Cancer Patient Navigation Program, a joint project of Healthy Acadia and the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center. This service provides caring, effective support for individuals facing cancer—helping them on their cancer journey to access treatment and resources.

Event registration will be at the Hemmingway Annex (the old Machias town office), located at 118 Court Street in Machias, beginning at 6am the day of the race. The 5-mile race begins promptly at 8am, and the 1-mile event begins at 8:15 a.m. Awards will be presented directly following the race at the Hemmingway Annex on Court Street.

Register for either event online (recommended) at: https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Machias/WilblueberryRunWalkFunRunWalk or in person on the day of the race. Registration fees are as follows: 1-mile course: $10.00, or $15.00 on the day of the event. 5-mile course: $25.00, or $30.00 on the day of the event. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome in invited to participate. Pre-register by August 10, 2018 to reserve your T-shirt size. Teams MUST pre-register by 4pm on August 15th. An unlimited number of runners/walkers may register as a team.

Post-race awards will be given for 5-Mile: Top 3 female & male overall. Top female & male ages: 14 & under, 15-24, 25-40, 41-55, 56-70, & 71 & older. Also 1st Walker.

Team Awards: 1st & 2nd teams. Top 3 score by place of finish. Ties are determined by fastest cumulative times. Awards for 1 Mile: Top female & male ages: 8 & under, 9-10, & 11- 13.

If you cannot attend, please consider making a donation to support the Downeast Cancer Patient Navigation Program. Checks can be made payable to Healthy Acadia and mailed or delivered to: Blueberry Run, Healthy Acadia, 121 Court Street, Suite A, Machias, ME 04654.

10th Annual Blueberry Festival (Sat. 18 Aug, 2018 8:30 am - 9:36 am)

  10th Annual Blueberry Festival Holden Congregational Church at the corner of Church Road and Rider Bluff Road in Holden is holding its 10th Annual Blueberry Festival on Saturday August 18 from 8:30 to 2:30.  Come see the various crafters; enjoy a blueberry dessert or plate of pancakes. Sign up for raffles, bid on silent auction items, and take home some baked goods for later. Enter the blueberry pie baking contest for the chance to win a prize and bragging rights for the year or just stop by at 10:30 to watch the fun while the judges rate the pies. Craft tables still available for a donation. Contact- Zita at 570-6094 or  [email protected]  

Maine Amateur Wrestling Alliance Recognizes Bangor Program (Sat. 18 Aug, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Maine Amateur Wrestling Alliance Recognizes Bangor Program

Bangor Area Wrestling founders, Kristie Miner & Aaron Hoshide and middle school wrestling coaches, Jordan Fogg & Daniel Considine, will be receiving People of the Year recognition from the Maine Amateur Wrestling Alliance on August 18th at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Bath. "The People of the Year award recognizes dedication to the development and advancement of Maine amateur wrestling," says John Nicholas, President of Maine Amateur Wrestling Alliance.
"We are humbled to be recognized by the Maine wrestling community along with outstanding and dedicated coaches and wrestlers that will also be receiving honors," states Miner, Chair of Bangor Area Wrestling. Bangor Area Wrestling started offering youth wrestling through the Bangor Parks & Recreation in 2014. In 2018, they hosted an area middle school team of 15 wrestlers from Bangor, Old Town, and Hampden. For more information about their organization, visit www.bangorareawrestling.com.
For tickets to the Hall of Fame Induction banquet at Hyde School in Bath on August 18th, contact John Nicholas at 207-332-9845.

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