Science Detectives

Science Detectives

When: Tue, December 14, 11:00am – 11:30am
Description: Explore scientific principles with fun and easy experiments and hands-on demonstrations.  From mice to magnets, turtles to tensile strength, pre-schoolers will use props, toys, and live specimens to make science come alive. Recommended for ages 3-5.


Come to the Bangor Public Library’s Children’s department for winter fun.  On Tuesday, December 28, at 11 AM, try origami with Colby  Houghton.  Create paper chains, boxes, stars and trees.  Materials will be provided.
On Wednesday, December 29, at 10:30 AM the Penobscot Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy for Kids.”   Children between the ages of 8 and 14 are invited to learn about resources at the Library, and have a tour of the Bangor History Room.  Register at the Children’s Desk, or call 947-8337, ext 111.
On Thursday, December 30, at11 AM, Shelley Sargent of Penobscot Valley School of Gymnastics presents “The Joy of Gymnastics.”  Teen gymnasts will demonstrate basic gymnastic skills and perform a routine, while Ms.

Santa's Workshop

Santa's Workshop

Saturdays in December

Dec. 11th Noon-4 PM
Dec. 18th Noon- 4 PM

Location: The Charles Inn, 20 Broad Street

Mom and Dad bring the kids down to meet Santa & Mrs. Claus.  Bring your camera to take photos to capture the moment.

Memorymakers Photography is on hand to take a free professional 5x7 photo for you!

Fee: No Charge

Ronald McDonald House Cooking Class

Whole Grain Breads

Heather Brown returns to the Ronald McDonald House to share with us how to make and bake some delicious whole grain breads.  Heather hosted cooking classes for school children to educate them about healthy alternatives, and in 2008 she taught a Holiday Cooking class for the Ronald McDonald House as well.  She will demonstrate one basic starter that you can use to create a multitude of delicious breads for your family and friends.  Wait till you see the looks on your guest’s faces when they arrive at your home and smell fresh bread baking in the oven.
Wednesday, November 17th, 2010
Cost:  $20. Per person, includes the class, recipes, and bread samples
Place:  Ronald McDonald House, 654 State St, Bangor
Contact:  942-9003 to register

All proceeds to benefit the Ronald McDonald House

Count down to the Hampden Highlands Christmas Fair

Saturday, Nov. 20, 8 am to 2pm
Breakfast: Fresh, homemade muffins, scones and our famous cinnamon buns, hot from the oven. Coffee, tea, hot mulled cider, fresh cold cider.
Lunch:  Fresh baked broccoli quiche, homemade soups and rolls, great sandwiches including tom turkey salad and egg salad from local farm fresh eggs.
We also offer luscious New York and Chocolate cheesecakes for desert!
Additionally, quiches can be preordered! Pre-order quices $7 each, by Wednesday, November 15, for pick up after 1 pm, Saturday, November 20

"Free the Z!" Turkey Drive 2010

Starting Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 6:00AM, Z-107.3 radio personality, “The Kid,” will not only broadcast live but he’ll once again campout in the Brewer Shopping Center parking lot 24 hours a day, until he reaches the goal of 2,010 turkeys for Manna and area food cupboards. And once again “The Kid” is asking all those with compassionate hearts to help “Free the Z!”

No matter the weather conditions The Kid will not be allowed to leave the Brewer Shopping Center parking lot until all 2,010 turkeys have been collected.

Halloween Block Party

Thanks to all who came out to the First Annual Downtown Halloween Block Party.  The event was a great success and it was wonderful to see so many children and families downtown enjoying the festivities.  Thanks to the many organizations and businesses who participated to make this event so special. 
A special thanks to Sam & Yuri for donating their time and talent to fill Pickering Square with music and the spirit of Halloween.
The Outdoor Market hosted 20 vendors and more than 20 businesses participated in the trick or treating.  Over 200 children participated in the trick or treating!  We hope to make this event even bigger next year!
If you have any pictures from the event please share with Shirar or post on the Downtown Bangor facebook fan page.