4/11/2022 COVID Update: The State of Maine no longer requires masking or proof of vaccination to attend any public events, but individual venues are free to do so. For the latest information, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention or the State of Maine’s COVID site.

Leeke-Shaw Lecture

At Easter time in 1949, Margaret Chase Smith gave a radio speech over the Mutual Broadcasting System expressing regret “that so few women have been chosen to participate in the United Nations.” In the aftermath of two World Wars, Senator Smith went on to assert, “Wars are man-made. Peace could be partially woman-made.” Seventy years […]

Free

REM Craft Fair (Virtual)

Champions Fitness Club 30 Elm Plaza, Waterville, ME

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will have a Virtual 2020 REM Craft Fair this year. Stay tuned for details. Hopefully we will be able to hold the fair in person next year Sat-Sun, Oct 23-24, 2021 Click for more info.

Free

Paella Dinner

The Lodge, Snow Pond Center for the Arts 8 Goldenrod Lane, Waterville, ME
$55

Community Conversations: What is the Role of Religion in Civic Life?

What role does religion play in civic life? Join us to delve into this question at Community Conversations, a series that brings together Waterville faith and community leaders with Colby faculty and students to consider major issues of common concern. This fall, our program will feature a conversation between Rabbi Lisa Vinikoor of Beth Israel […]

Free

The U.S. Criminal Justice System & Racial Inequities

A Conversation with Congressman Henry C. "Hank" Johnson, Jr. Join the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs tomorrow for A Conversation with Congressman Hank Johnson: The U.S. Criminal Justice System & Racial Inequities from 7 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28. This public event is the official kick-off for our annual public policy theme of criminal injustice […]

Free

Farmers to Families

North Street Recreation Area North Street (next to Alfond Youth & Community Center), Waterville, ME

The newly formed Waterville Area Food Kitchen and Starfish Village (at the First Congregational Church) are serving as the non-profit hosts bringing the USDA Free Food Program "Farmers to Families" to Waterville on Thursday, October 29, 7 am until the boxes are gone (and they will go fast!) The distribution site is the North Street […]

Pumpkins, Paint, and a Halloween Green Screen

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville, ME

Mark your calendars for the “Kusama pumpkin kit” which features a mini pumpkin to paint for Halloween, as well as other goodies! Don't forget to stop by the gazebo at Head of Falls between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m for the Halloween and autumn themed green screen photo booth. Come in costume with your family for a […]

Free

Walk-Up-Window Trick or Treating

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Dress up in costume and stop by the Winslow Public Library’s window for candy, snacks and a "to go" youth-oriented Halloween craft. We will have the window decorated. Open to all ages. Social distancing practices will be followed.

Free

Farmers to Families

Faith Church parking lot 250 Kennedy Memorial Dr, Waterville, ME
Free

About November

A recital by tenor Eric Christopher Perry and pianist Christina Spurling explores the human condition through the lens of train travel across two continents and two nationalistic eras. Benjamin Britten’s Winter Words, Op. 52 (1956) evocatively depicts “a world unknown” with selections of final poems by English novelist Thomas Hardy, whose multitude of works are […]

Free

Recurring

Virtual Crafternoon

Crafternoon might not be happening in the Library, but you can still participate from home! Join Mrs. Liz at 3PM on the Waterville Public Library's Facebook page  for instructions on how you and your kids can make this fun craft! 11/3 Paper Plate Dinosaur 11/10 Dino Hatching Puppet 11/17 Dinosaur Mask 11/24 Paper Turkey Table Decoration

Free

Fall Gardening Series: Backyard Composting

Free! Webinar Home composting is fun and easy if you understand the basic principles and concepts. Join UMaine Extension Educator Mark Hutchinson for this webinar to learn about best practices for managing a successful backyard compost pile! $5 suggested donation for this webinar Click for more info and to register

Femmes of Rock – RESCHEDULED to 2021

Back at Waterville Opera House by popular demand! Rescheduled from March 13, 2020 to August 27, 2021 FEMMES OF ROCK starring Bella Electric Strings Featuring the music of AC/DC, ELO, Queen, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, Metallica, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, and more! FEMMES OF ROCK, led by rock violinist and arranger, Nina […]

Balancing Kid Expectations, Your Diet, and Family Obligations

You can feel winter in the air and that means we’re heading into the holiday season. With COVID-19 on the rise across Maine how can we enjoy the holidays during such unprecedented times? Please register for Thursday, Nov 5,  and  join us as Northern Light Health brings together experts from across our state to offer […]

Free
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Facebook Read-A-Loud Bedtime Edition

Join Mrs. Liz virtually on the Waterville Public Library Facebook Page for a delightful bedtime story to whisk you away to dreamland! One or more stories will be read on Thursday evenings, tune in and dream on!

Free
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Rhymetime!

Join Mrs. Liz from the Waterville Public Library today! She will be hosting Rhymetime over Facebook Live  at 10:30am right on the Library's Facebook page . We might not be physically in the Library, but Mrs. Liz would still love you have you and your child come sing and read with her! Interact through the comments below […]

Free

Artful Movements

Artful Movements provides an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by artworks in the galleries. These free sessions begin with a deeper look at an artwork, followed by a series of gentle poses and meditation led by Kathleen Leisure Haberstock of School Street Yoga. In this Artful Movements session, we will […]

Free

Damon's Beverage 6 Jefferson Street, Waterville, ME

KV Connect will be at Damon’s Beverage & Redemption’s Tasting Room for Waterville GreenDrinks the 2nd Tuesday of November from 5 - 7 p.m. Get together with budding young professionals in a relaxed and fun environment. Expand your network and your pallet all in one place! Bring your business cards for a chance to win […]

$5

Waterville Green Drinks

Damon's Beverage 6 Jefferson Street, Waterville, ME

Come join KV Connect, Waterville’s young professionals’ group, for an exciting evening of networking, socialization, and social distancing while helping to support a great cause! This benefits Joseph B. Ezhaya Memorial Scholarship: https://midmainechamber.com/cms/joseph-b-ezhaya-memorial-scholars. Hosted by: Damon’s Beverage & Redemption 6 Jefferson Street, Waterville

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Artful Meditation

In Artful Meditation, a new Let Art Inspire wellness series, Jing Ye, a meditation teacher and a counselor at Colby College, will guide participants through a 30-minute meditation session inspired by a work in the Museum’s collection, fostering greater mind-body connection. In this session, we’ll ground our thoughts with the help of Maya Lin’s Pin […]

Free

Race in the Criminal Injustice System

A renowned lawyer who has been fighting for justice for almost 40 years, Jeffery Robinson is the deputy legal director at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) national office and director of the ACLU's Trone Center for Justice and Equality, which houses the organization's work on criminal and racial justice issues. He is a dynamic, […]

Free

Cinema in Conversation: La Llorona

This fall we introduce a new virtual film series hosted by the Maine Film Center. Filmmakers, film experts, policymakers, and journalists from around the country and the world will join us on Zoom to discuss a film. Join a conversation with Director Jayro Bustamante, led by Ana Almeyda-Cohen and Tiffany Creegan Miller, Assistant Professors of Spanish, from Colby College, […]

Active Shooter Threat or Response: Is Your Business Prepared?

Waterville Country Club 39 Country Club Road, Oakland, ME

Shawn O’Leary, retired Winslow chief of police, and executive vice president of Dirigo Safety will deliver a presentation discussing the importance of preparation of your business for an active shooter threat or incident. He will cover requirements under OSHA and important safety training tips to include in emergency action planning. O’Leary adds: "Active shooter training […]

$20 – $27

Art Kits for All

Alfond Youth & Community Center 126 North Street, Waterville, ME

Artist Rebecca Goodale, generously donated materials from her “Ant Girls” exhibition to WC!. With this week’s art kit, you can make your own book using these colorful, recycled, and unique papers. Kits will be distributed at the Alfond Youth + Community Center from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until supplies run out. A number […]

Free

Light It Up!

The Maine Film Center (MFC) and Mid-Maine Technical Center (MMTC) announce the second workshop of the Maine Student Film Crew, a new educational membership program for Maine students in grades 7-12. Participants will have access to free monthly workshops led by a filmmaker or production professional and have the opportunity to create their own work […]

Free
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