April 08, 2020

Community News

Beaux Arts Ball

The Robinson Ballet Company board of directors will present its elegant Beaux Arts Ball 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Oct. 14, in the newly renovated, historic Society Hall ballroom – sometimes referred to as Bangor’s best-kept secret – at 193 Exchange St.

The ballroom was built in 1892 and in the early 1900s hosted the Bangor Symphony and many other social events.

The ball will feature the music of Brian Catell and The Jump City Jazz Band, hors d’oeuvres and desserts by Montes International Catering, a cash bar by The Muddy Rudder and dancing until midnight.

WLBZ’s Donna Gormley and Matt Friedman will emcee the evening’s festivities. Tables of six to eight are available. Semi-formal attire is required.

The Beaux Arts Ball will also feature a dance presentation by Robinson Ballet and a demonstration.

Tickets are $50 each. For more information and tickets, call Helen Munsey at 866-3417.

March of Dimes Dinner Auction

The fifth annual March of Dimes Dinner Auction will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Elks Club on Odlin Road.

National Basketball Hall of Famer John Wooden, former head coach of men’s basketball at UCLA, has donated autographed copies of two of his latest books to the March of Dimes Northern Maine Division for its annual dinner auction.

The popular children’s book, “Inch and Miles,” and Wooden’s most recent book, “My Personal Best,” were received by the March of Dimes recently.

In addition, the coach included a personally signed photo of himself displaying his famous “Pyramid Of Success.”

Anyone interested in purchasing a table or individual dinner auction tickets should contact the Northern Maine March of Dimes office at 989-3376.

The March of Dimes is a national health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies.

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