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Maine Jewish Film Festival: Carvalho’s Journey

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

How did an observant Sephardic Jew from Charleston, SC come to join one of the greatest adventures of the 19th century? When legendary expeditioner John Frémont set out through the […]

Bolshoi Ballet: The Flames of Paris

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

Music by Boris Asafiev Choreography by Vasily Vainonen (revisions) Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky (revisions) Lighting Design by Damir Ismagilov Musical Direction by Pavel Sorokin In the era of the French […]

$13 – $15

Teen Maker Monday: CD Scratch Art

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

Join us in the Teen Room at the Waterville Public Library and make something amazing! Every Monday at 3:00, we'll be creating something new. We provide the supplies, you bring […]

Free

Maine Jewish Film Festival: Menashe

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

In the first 21st century Yiddish language film, Menashe, a good-hearted but somewhat hapless grocery store clerk, struggles against tradition to keep custody of his only son after his wife […]

Medicare 101 Clinic

Muskie Community Center 38 Gold Street, Waterville

Medicare has four parts: Part A is hospital insurance. Part B is medical insurance. Part C is Medicare Advantage Plans. Part D is for prescription drugs. Do you know the […]

Free

Crafternoons: Clothespin Mermaids & Monsters

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

Looking for a way to brighten up your child’s day? Bring him or her on down to the Library for Crafternoons! Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4:oo every Tuesday […]

Free

Workshop with Richard Blanco: Poetry and Our Deeper Selves

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

Lunder Institute artist-in-residence Richard Blanco will explore with participants how the reading and writing of poetry connects us to our deeper selves and our emotional wounds. This workshop is free, but space […]

Free

Maine Jewish Film Festival: Oriented Postponed

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

Postponed to Sunday, March 18, 10:00 a.m., due to snow! What is life like for a gay Palestinian twenty-something living in Tel Aviv? It’s complicated. In this big-hearted documentary, we […]

University of Maine Singers in Concert

Waterville Senior High School 1 Brooklyn Avenue, Waterville

The University of Maine Singers is a 60-voice select choir whose members come from all disciplines across campus. Nearly half of its members are from areas outside of music. Under […]

Free

Essentials of College Planning and Financial Aid

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. Attendance is free, but advance registration is required. Register for a […]

Free

The Materials Movement: Employing Transparency and Purchasing Power for Market

Fairchild Dining Room, Dana Hall, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Building materials are responsible for many environmental issues throughout their life cycle, including human illness, pollution, habitat and species loss, and resource depletion. How do you design a building with […]

Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

Recitation and performance are major new trends in poetry. There has been a recent resurgence of poetry as an oral art form, as seen in the slam poetry movement and […]

Free

Enough School Violence!

Castonguay Square Common Street, Waterville

Come out of sympathy for the victims. Come out of respect for the victims’ families. Come out of solidarity for teachers and students. Come out of concern for area schools […]

Free

Golden Leaves: Medieval Manuscript Fragments at Colby

Robinson Room, Miller Library, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

In April 2016, Maine bookseller Seth Thayer, Colby Class of ’89, found a cache of medieval manuscript leaves “in a trunk in a client’s house in Maine.” A Google search […]

Free

The Wonderful World of Dissocia

Strider Theater, Runnals Union, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

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 […]

Free

Last Chance – Governor LePage’s Final Push

Summit Room, Spann Student Commons, Thomas College 180 West River Road, Waterville

March 15 (postponed from March 8) 7:15 to 9:00 AM  Summit Room, Spann Commons, Thomas College, 180 West River Road, Waterville Governor Paul LePage will review his ultimate legislative agenda […]

$18 – $25

Winter Indoor Farmers’ Market

Alfond Youth & Community Center 126 North Street, Waterville

Join The Boys & Girls Clubs and YMCA at the Alfond Youth Center (2nd floor library) for the Winter Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market! Every 1st and 3rd Thursday, December 7, […]

Teen Movie: Thor: Ragnarok

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

Join us in the Bartlett Room for Teens at 4:00 p.m. every Thursday for a screening of a popular movie! The movie changes every week. This week, we'll be showing Thor: […]

Free

Shakespeare Slam Competition

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

Similar to Slam Poetry, a Shakespeare Slam is a competition to present Shakespeare through spoken word. Contestants will be judged on their ability to memorize the Shakespearean text of their […]

Free

Making Space for We: Building Bridges Through Art and Social Action

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

Designed to build community capacity for public art projects, establish a common understanding of best practices, and develop a shared language for community discussion, Waterville Creates! and the Colby Museum […]

Free

Poetry Reading with Adrian Blevins

Robinson Room, Miller Library, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Rescheduled from Tuesday, March 13 to Thursday, March 15, due to the storm expected on Tuesday. Adrian Blevins, associate professor of English at Colby, has written Appalachians Run Amok, winner […]

Free

ACAT: God of Carnage

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 […]

$10 – $15

Femmes of Rock Workshop for Strings Students

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

The Waterville Opera House is excited to announce it is partnering with the talented musicians from the nationally recognized touring group, Femmes of Rock, to offer an educational workshop for […]

Free

Noontime Art Talk: Exploring Game Time

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Join Tim Hood, Colby Class of 2019, as he explores game time in our current exhibition Game Time: The Sports Photography of Walter Iooss, on view through June 24.

Free

The Femmes of Rock in Concert

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

The Femmes of Rock, led by rock violinist and arranger, Nina DiGregorio, has rocked audiences worldwide with their blistering solos, unique arrangements, not to mention their beauty and charm. The […]

$35 – $50
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