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9/17/2021 Update: The State of Maine no longer imposes any COVID capacity restrictions or physical distancing or masking requirements, but individual venues are free to do so. Given the threat posed by the Delta Variant, we strongly urge you to wear a mask in indoor public places, whether or not you are fully vaccinated. For the latest information, visit the State of Maine's COVID site.

Music in the Museum: Gulimina Mahamuti, Piano

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Internationally acclaimed Chinese-American pianist Gulimina Mahamuti will perform a recital of piano transcriptions of works by J.S. Bach, Egon Petri, Domenico Scarlatti, Enrique Granados, Franz Liszt, and Maine composer Lucas Richman, conductor of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. Location: Alex Katz Gallery, Colby Museum of Art.

Free

After School Art Club: Cardboard Challenge

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

What kind of model house or room can you make from cardboard? Using cardboard combined with plenty of tape and imagination, participants will design a unique house of their own invention. Adults will be on hand to help cut out designs! Ages 7 -12 $14 per session Snacks included Scholarships available REGISTER

$14

Readings from The River Rail: Occupy Colby

Brewster Reading Room, Miller Library Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

A community gathering featuring author readings from The River Rail: Occupy Colby, a collaborative project in which students, faculty, and members of the extended Colby community investigate our climate crisis. Putting into dialogue the work of scientists and artists, novelists and activists, The River Rail: Occupy Colby reflects Colby’s strengths as an institution dedicated to interdisciplinary […]

Free

History Of Pharmacy

Redington Museum 62 Silver Street, Waterville

Join us as Dr. McCarthy, Dean of the College of Pharmacy, talks to us about the History of Pharmacy! This should be a very interesting event and we will have the Apothecary open for viewing after the event! Dr. Robert L. McCarthy was appointed the 4th Dean of the University of New England College of […]

Recurring

Wendy and the Neckbeards

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

Wendy, a 17-year-old plus-sized, body-positive makeup artist with her own YouTube channel, is having her life exploded by internet trolls. In the meantime, Jess discovers that her long-term boyfriend Chad spends his time harassing young women on the internet to “blow off steam”. From here, the two stories converge in a hilarious and insightful examination […]

Free

KISS Army: The Coolest Band in the World

The Elm 21 College Avenue, Waterville

This ultra-established KISS Tribute Phenomenon is Armed and Dangerous with identical makeup, outrageous outfits, classic instruments, top quality talented musicians with enough musical muscle to tell it like it was in vintage 1970’s classic KISS style! And that's only the beginning of what you can expect from this unbelievable act at showtime. Now celebrating their […]

$20 – $28

Converge and Create Weekend

Thomas College 180 West River Road, Waterville

Calling all entrepreneurs and innovators! The third annual Central Maine Converge and Create Weekend will be hosted at Thomas College in Waterville on Friday, November 15, 2019, from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration is free. The Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation at […]

Free

Balance and Imbalance: A Celebration of Nature and a Call to Action

Dana Dining Hall, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Marnie Sinclair is a process artist raised in the tropics and now making her home on the rugged coast of Maine. Inspired by nature, Sinclair works in many different mediums but prefers sculpture for its tactual quality. She is also an environmental activist who often uses her art to visually express the many complicated issues […]

Rustic Overtones w/ Sara Hallie Richardson & Amarantos Quartet

Snow Pond Center for the Arts 8 Goldenrod Lane, Sidney

Rustic Overtones is a seven piece rock band from Portland Maine with a discography that spans 20 years. The bands unique version of indie rock is strongly influenced by soul music, garage punk, jazz and psychedelic music of the 60's and 70's. Amarantos Quartet members, Hannah Schroeder Jackson (cello), Meagan McIntyre (violin), Lauren Hastings Genova […]

$25 – $35

Music That Makes Community

First Congregational Church, UCC 7 Eustis Parkway, Waterville

Music That Makes Community is excited to visit Mid Coast Maine, sharing paperless (oral/aural tradition) music and leadership practices. Waterville United Church of Christ will host this time of musical and spiritual nourishment as we join voices and hearts in song. the Executive Director of Music that Makes Community, Paul Vasile, will offer leadership, inviting […]

Winter Birds in Maine

L.C. Bates Museum, Good Will-Hinckley 14 Easler Road, Hinckley

When winter comes to Maine, many birds migrate south, but some stay and tough it out! We will discuss some of these hardy birds, and the special adaptations and behaviors they use to survive until spring returns. We will tour the winter birds in the gallery and do a bird scavenger hunt. Admission : $3 […]

$1 – $3

Chicken Pie Supper

Fairfield United Methodist Church 37 Skowhegan Rd., Fairfield

Homemade All Meat Chicken Pie Supper with Mashed potatoes, gravy, squash, Harvard beets, coleslaw, rolls, beverage and dessert. Adults $9.00 Children $5:00

We Have Standards

Given Auditorium, Bixler Bldg., Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

All professional jazz musicians are expected to know their “standards,” an ever-evolving list from which we’ll select some of the best-known examples, including “St. Louis Blues,” “‘Round Midnight,” and “Body and Soul.” We’ll also check out some lesser-known works we suspect may be standards-in-waiting, including selections from the album The New Standard and from artists […]

Free

The Illusion of Time: Testing the Relationship Between Free Will and Temporal Horizons

Room 100, Lovejoy Building, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Belief in free will, operationalized as the ability to freely choose one’s own actions and determine one’s own outcomes, is the embodiment of energy and exhaustion. Belief in free will can energize us, instilling the notion that we are active agents in our social world. Disbelief in free will can exhaust us by dampening our […]

Free

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox: A Very Postmodern Christmas

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

Holiday Classics in the style of Hot Jazz, Doo Wop, and Motown! Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox--the rotating supergroup devoted to period covers of pop songs, which Bradlee created in a basement apartment in Queens, New York--is a bona fide global sensation, having collected more than three million subscribers on YouTube while selling out major venues […]

$57 – $78

What Is the Role of Education in a Democracy?

Thomas College 180 West River Road, Waterville

Join artist Robert Shetterly for a community session open to the public. The community session will pose the following question: What is the role of education in a democracy? Robert will ask attendees to create personal quotes in response to their concerns and challenges related to this question. He will share why he creates the […]

SLICE: Movie Making RESCHEDULED!

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

RESCHEDULED! Television and film is a huge industry and there are many opportunities available beyond acting or directing. in this week of slice, students will workshop with professionals in mass media communications and film and video production to find out more about the diverse jobs in the film industry while exploring grip, lighting, camera rigs, […]

Author Judy Pancoast

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

Judy Pancoast is coming to the Oakland Public Library! A gifted children’s songwriter and musician, Judy has published her first novel, The House on Christmas Street. Judy will read from her book and will have copies available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.

Free

Business After Hours

Hobby Lobby 130 Elm Plaza, Waterville

Join us each month at a different area business for Business After Hours. These events are a great opportunity to mix and mingle with other business professionals and leaders in our communities. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and other beverages are available, as well as a 50/50 raffle and fabulous door prizes donated by area […]

Free

Transgender Day of Remembrance

St. Mark's Episcopal Church 60 Eustis Parkway, Waterville

This service honors the memory of transgender people who were killed in acts of anti-transgender violence over the course of the year.  The snow date will be Thursday, November 21, 2019. FMI:  https://www.hrc.org/campaigns/transgender-day-remembrance

Free

Manufactured Landscapes

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

"Awe-inspiring. Stimulates the senses and the conscience simultaneously” —Hollywood Reporter. Manufactured Landscapes is the striking new documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Internationally acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of “manufactured landscapes” — quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines and dams — Burtynsky creates stunningly beautiful art from civilization’s materials and debris. […]

After School Art Club: Fall Sculptures

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

Fall has plenty of dead leaves, branches, and grasses that can be collected to form unique sculptures. With ribbons and wreath forms in hand, students will search outside for natural materials to add to these autumnal sculptures! Ages 7 -12 $14 per session Snacks included Scholarships available REGISTER

$14

Waterville GreenDrinks

Hathaway Creative Center 10 Water Street, Waterville

Join KV Connect, Waterville’s young professionals group, for an exciting evening of networking and socialization while helping to support a great cause! This month only, we are partnering with the Central Maine Growth Council for their annual meeting and to announce this year’s Emerging Leader and Developer of the Year awards. Admission is a $5.00 […]

Central Maine Growth Council Annual Meeting Celebration

Hathaway Creative Center 10 Water Street, Waterville

In 2019, the mid-Maine region welcomed new businesses, watched construction projects progress, cheered on entrepreneurs, and engaged in conversations about their communities' futures. Let's celebrate the year's accomplishments and toast to what's to come in 2020! CLICK FOR MORE INFO.

Free

Citizens’ Climate Lobby Meeting

Citizens’ Climate Lobby has chapters across the world working to influence policy to benefit the environment. CCL supports legislation, particularly carbon fee and dividend legislation. CCL recognizes the need for massive carbon reductions for a sustainable future. The Waterville chapter is just one of many throughout Maine with which you can get involved.

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