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The Wonderful World of Dissocia

March 15March 17
Strider Theater, Runnals Union, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Free

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 Take a trip to a curious land unlike any other. The innovative Scottish playwright Anthony Neilson has created The Wonderful World of Dissocia, where young everywoman Lisa Jones finds herself on a quest to recover a missing piece of herself. There she discovers that nothing is as it seems. […]

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ACAT: God of Carnage

March 16March 18
Studio 93, The Center, 93 Main Street
Waterville, ME
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$10 – $15

Written by Yasmina Reza, Translated by Christopher Hampton, and Directed by Doree Austin A playground altercation between 11-year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter.  At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off, […]

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Cinema Explorations: The Other Side of Hope

March 17March 18
Railroad Square Cinema, 17 Railroad Square
Waterville, ME
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$5 – $9

To be shown Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m. Aki Kaurismäki’s wry, melancholic comedy, a clear-eyed response to the current refugee crisis, follows two people searching for a new life. Displaced Syrian Khaled has escaped war-ravaged Aleppo and lands in Helsinki as a stowaway; meanwhile, middle-aged salesman Wikström leaves behind his wife and work using […]

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9:00 AM

Colby Nordic Marathon

March 17, 9:00 AM5:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Join the Colby College Nordic ski team for their spring fundraiser on March 17, 2018. Race Information: 40 km or 20 km Skate Mass Start. Start is at 9:30 a.m. for both distances. Registration Information: Registration will occur online at https://www.skireg.com/quarry-road-marathon 40K: $40 until March 1, $55 until night March 15, $60 day of race. […]

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9:30 AM

Montessori Open House and Registration

March 17, 9:30 AM12:00 PM
Kennebec Montessori School, 38 Sheridan Road
Fairfield, ME
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Free

Kennebec Montessori School invites prospective parents and their children to visit the school and learn more about the Montessori approach to early childhood and elementary education. Visitors will be able to explore the classrooms, try the hands-on materials, meet the teachers and talk to current parents about their experience. The school recently completed construction of […]

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12:55 PM

The Met: Semiramide

March 17, 12:55 PM4:45 PM
Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street
Waterville, ME United States
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$15 – $20

Music by Gioachino Rossini This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance — its first in nearly 25 years — with Maurizio Benini on the podium. The all-star bel canto cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon, who squares off in breathtaking duets with Arsace, […]

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1:00 PM

Silver Tea

BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation Invites you to the 29th Annual Maine Women’s Hall of Fame Silver Tea 1:00 PM Induction Ceremony 2:00 PM Saturday, March 17, 2018 Snow date Sunday, March 18, 2018 Fireplace Lounge at Randall Student Center University of Maine at Augusta Inductees: Julia Crosby U.S.A. Olympian, and award-winning athlete, Community activist, and tireless […]

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Birding-In

March 17, 1:00 PM
$1 – $3

Birding-In is what we call Birding in the L.C.Bates Museum Audubon Gallery. In the gallery you can Get ready for spring trail side birding by touring the many museum specimens of birds that are found in Maine. Look at the Hubbard dioramas to see birds in their Maine habitats. (Hubbard went to the locations where […]

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Clay Slab Creations

March 17, 1:00 PM3:00 PM
Common Street Arts, 10 Water Street, Suite 106
Waterville, ME
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Join Common Street Arts for an afternoon focused on crafting unique clay creations. Participants are invited to represent themselves in a visual format. What makes you, you? What do you find inspiring? Channel the answers into a unique clay creation that represents you! Learn slab building techniques as you mold something new. All ages are […]

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7:30 PM

Colby Wind Ensemble: Program Music

March 17, 7:30 PM
Lorimer Chapel, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Free

The ensemble delves into the world of program music, featuring marches by composer Julie Giroux — “March of the Sundried Tomatoes,” recounting a cooking debacle, and “Tiger Tail March,” depicting a typical Louisiana parish day — and “Imbizo,” using scales and rhythms from the African continent. Completing the program are “Highlights of Chess” and the […]

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