Events

KAHBANG Festival Selected Down East Editors Pick for Best Eclectic Festival

The KAHBANG Music | Art | Film Festival was named Best Eclectic Festival in this year’s poll of Down East Magazine readers’ favorites. Thousands of Down East readers voted February through April for their statewide selections and KAHBANG made the list. The full list of the Best Of honored businesses, places and more, appears in the July issue of Down East.

The “Best of Maine” awards occur annually and provide Down East readers the opportunity to nominate the Maine people, places and things that mean the most to them. Based solely on popular vote, the winners represent the best of Maine as identified by the people who know Maine the best: residents and repeat visitors.

1st Statewide Virtual Public School Hosts In-Person Info Session in Bangor for Interested Families

1st Statewide Virtual Public School Hosts In-Person Info Session in Bangor for Interested Families
Families invited to learn about Maine Connections Academy, an innovative public school option that provides a high quality, individualized education to students in grades 7–12 online

Maine Connections Academy (MCA), the state’s first full-time, tuition-free virtual public charter school for students in grades 7–12 across Maine, will host a free in-person information session in Bangor for families interested in learning more about how virtual schools works and if is the right fit for their students. Maine Connections Academy will open this September and is now enrolling students for the 2014-15 school year.

MCA Information Session in Bangor

Wednesday, July 16, 6:30-8:00 p.m. EDT

Hilton Garden Inn

250 Haskell Rd.

Bangor, ME 04401

Kahbang Announces the Return of its Silent Disco Event

Kahbang Announces the Return of its Silent Disco Event

 

The KAHBANG Festival is proud to announce that is Silent Disco is returning for a third year – after a two-year hiatus – on Saturday, August 9th. KAHBANG is partnering with Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) to bring the Silent Disco completely free of charge to the Bangor Waterfront after the Main Stage performances end.

The Silent Disco is a unique sound experience where people can dance while listening to live DJ music through wireless headphones, which allows festivalgoers to continue enjoying the KAHBANG festivities while adhering to the City of Bangor’s noise curfew.  For those without headphones, the event creates the effect that people are dancing to complete silence, making the Silent Disco all the more fun for everyone.

Priority admission is reserved for KAHBANG Platinum, Gold and Music Fest Badge and Music Day Pass holders. Additional admission is on a first come, first serve basis.

Pulse Marketing Agency to Host FREE Waterfront Workout Event

Pulse Marketing Agency to Host FREE Waterfront Workout Event

 

Pulse Marketing Agency is hosting a Waterfront Workout on June 28, 2014 from 9AM-12PM at the Bangor Waterfront. The exercise routines will be led by local fitness celebrity Amy Clark Badger, Owner of Bodies By Badger, a fitness studio in Brewer.  This is the Agency’s second community event, part of the 5 Months, 5 Deeds, 5 Years campaign to celebrate their 5th year in business by giving back to the community that has supported their growth and success over the years. 

Bangor Humane Society 21st Annual Paws on Parade Keep Calm and Walk the Dog!

Bangor Humane Society 21st Annual Paws on Parade Keep Calm and Walk the Dog!

Saturday, October 4th, 8:30 am to 1 pm on the Bangor Waterfront

Join us on October 4, 2014 for our 21st annual Paws on Parade event! The walk begins at the public parking lot on the Bangor Waterfront and continues around the waterfront. The event features a variety of sponsors, vendors, and highlights such as a pet costume contest and raffle. Last year, hundreds of walkers gathered in celebration of their own pets to help raise instrumental funds to support the homeless pets who find refuge at the Bangor Humane Society, while they await their new forever homes.

Sea Cadets Bottle Drive

 

 

 

Bangor, 22 June 2014 – The Gary I. Gordon Division, USNSCC will be having a bottle drive in the Bangor/Brewer area. If you would like to donate bottles to help support upcoming activities of the Gary I. Gordon Division, USNSCC our cadets will going door to door in their gold PT shirts.  Bottles may also be dropped off at the Bangor Redemption and Beverage located at 490 Broadway next to Tri-City Pizza.

First Annual Pants on Fire 5K Taking Place in Winterport

All Proceeds benefit the Winterport Fire and Rescue Association

The Winterport Area Business Association (WABA), a non‐profit dedicated to improving the business climate of the Winterport area, by promoting networking amongst businesses and the shop local philosophy has planned the Pants on Fire 5k Beer Run and Kids Fun Run, as well as a chili cook‐off and a performance by Everett Dumas to help raise funds for the Winterport Fire and Rescue Association on Saturday June 28th 2014.