The Newburgh Recreation Department is sponsoring a Family Valentine's Dance on Saturday, February 7th from 7 to 9 PM at the Newburgh Town Office. Join for a line-dance lesson starting at 6:30 PM.
Tickets are $5 per couple and $2 for each additional person (Family Maximum is $10). Tickets are available at the Town Office or at the door. A photo area, snacks and beverages will be provided. Backdoor Dance Studio will provide dance lessons and DJ services. Newburgh Town Office is located at 2220 Western Avenue in Newburgh. For more information, call 234-4151.
Public star shows at the Emera Astronomy Center return to bring the stars and planets to visitors on Friday nights at 7 PM and Sunday afternoons at 2 PM.
Friday night shows feature “Stars,” an exploration of the powerhouses of the universe. Witness the formation of new stars from clouds of gas and dust as well as their deaths in the forms of supernovae and black holes. Through every phase of their~existence, stars release the energy that lights the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of “Stars” on Friday, February 6th through Friday, February 27th.
For younger sky watchers, Sunday afternoon shows explore the earth’s place in the universe and what we see in our sky. For all ages of curious minds on Sunday, February 1st through Sunday, February 22nd. “Earth, Moon, and Sun” is a fast-paced full dome demonstration of lunar phases, eclipses, day and night, the sun and other puzzling events with the help of a confused coyote.
Each star show features a tour of the Maine sky and tips on how to view upcoming astronomical events. February will feature an extraordinary clustering of planets in the western sky, and with new state of the art equipment the planetarium can show visitors exactly what to look for and when and where to look for it.
Admission is $6 per person (free for UMaine students with MaineCard) and seating is limited. For more information and reservations, please call 581-1341 or visit Private shows and school field trips can be arranged for these and other shows.
The public is invited to join the Bangor Singles Club for a night of dancing to live music on Friday, January 30th, the band Frye Mountain will perform and on Friday, February 6th Wildwoods will provide the entertainment.
The club meets at 22 Atlantic Avenue (Brewer’s Eagles Club) in Brewer every Friday night.
Tickets are available at the door and cost $8 for members and $9 for guests. There is a cash bar available, door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle. Doors open at 7 PM and the band will play from 8 PM to 12 AM. For more information, call Carole Harrison at 922-2147, Reva Newey at 394-4871 or check out Bangor Singles Club on Facebook.