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Cirque du Geek 2019: Myths & Legends

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

You're invited to join us for Cirque du Geek's seventh year! Our 2019 theme is "Myths & Legends"! From Disney's "Sword in the Stone" and the "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" franchise, to "Clash of the Titans" and every "FATE" series, media is overflowing with retellings and fresh interpretations of the gods, monsters, and heroes of […]

Free

Fundraising: Promoting Events and Encouraging Donations

Thomas College 180 West River Road, Waterville

Seminar: Katie Luce, Maine Alzheimer’s Association, will discuss various event marketing techniques both online and in person. Click for more info.

$15

Spaghetti Supper and Grand Canyon Movie Night

Fairfield United Methodist Church 37 Skowhegan Rd., Fairfield

The Fairfield United Methodist Church is hosting a free supper and movie.  A delicious meal of spaghetti, salad, bread, and light dessert will be served at 5:30, with a movie of the Grand Canyon to follow.  Donations welcome.

Jonny Lang

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

It is hard to believe that at 36 years old Jonny Lang has already had a successful career for two decades! Since the release of his debut album, Grammy Award winning Jonny Lang has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation. The path Lang has been on […]

$47 – $58
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Art + Storytelling: Finding Home

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

After a brief exploration of the museum, we will read a children’s book related to the month’s theme, “Finding Home.” Afterward, preschoolers, toddlers, and their grownups will visit the Mirken Education Classroom to have a snack and create their own works of art. Recommended for ages 3+ and their caregivers. Location: William D. Adams Gallery, […]

Free

Ride & Fundraiser

Maine Children's Home 93 Silver Street, Waterville

Saturday, September 14th 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers On Saturday, September 14th, Low XII Central Maine chapter Widows Sons Masonic Riders Association is putting together a ride and fundraiser to benefit the Sharon Abrams Teen Parent School Program at the Maine Children's Home! Motorcyclists will be meeting at JFK […]

$10

Little Rescue Readers Launch Party

Humane Society Waterville Area 100 Webb Road, Waterville

The Little Rescue Readers program encourages children aged 4–12 to visit the shelter and read to our dogs and cats. This new volunteer program will reward children with achievement prizes for reaching reading benchmarks. We're so excited to be partnering with the Waterville Public Library. The launch party will include fun giveaways, crafts, a meet […]

Free

Endangered Animals Tour

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

In this guided tour, we will highlight some of the endangered, threatened and extinct species found in the museum’s collection. We also, happily, get to talk about some species that have made remarkable recoveries thanks to recent conservation efforts! Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for children.

$1 – $2

Satisfaction: Rolling Stones Tribute Band

The Elm 21 College Avenue, Waterville

<br/>"Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Show” is the international touring tribute show to the World’s Greatest Rock & Roll Band. This Billboard & Pollstar highly rated show are entering their 16th year in production with over 3000 performances listed to their credit. Their client list include the nation’s top casinos, performing arts centers, music halls and […]

$20 – $28

Rally to Support the Global Climate Strike

First Congregational Church, UCC 21 College Avenue, Waterville

On Friday, September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and the world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis.  At 11:00 AM Sunday, September 15, there will be a rally on the lawn at the First Congregational […]

Free

AYCC Sunday Sweat

Purnell Wrigley Field Matthews Avenue, Waterville

  JOIN US on SUNDAY! FMI Sawyer Boulette at 207-861-8016 x243 or sboulette@clubaycc.org  

Free
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Guided Canoe Trip with Ryan Linehan

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

This program delves into themes of industry, waterways, and the environment, with conversation in the galleries and on the Messalonskee River. We’ll begin at the museum with a guided gallery experience, followed by a light lunch, before proceeding to the canoe launch site. The 2½-hour canoe trip will be guided by Ryan Linehan, associate director […]

Free

Engaging Race, Strengthening Community, Sustaining Democracy

Parker-Reed Room, Schair-Swenson-Watson Alumni Center, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Race continues to play a fundamental role in shaping economic, social, and political life in the United States and across the world. Yet many Americans have limited knowledge of the historical and contemporary processes that account for racial inequality. As a result, few people are equipped to recognize and confront racial inequities in their own lives and communities. Americans’ collective inability to conscientiously contend with race enables systems of oppression, […]

Free

Monty Python and the Holy Grail sing-along!

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

Screened in conjunction with Cirque du Geek 2019: Myths and Legends! History is turned on its comic head when, in 10th century England, King Arthur travels the countryside to find knights who eventually end up on a quest to find the Holy Grail. Click for more info.

Conserving Natural History and Organic Collections

Hobby Lobby 130 Elm Plaza, Waterville

Conservator Ron Harvey will present a Maine Archives & Museums (MAM) workshop on conservation and care of collections. Whether you are from a museum or have family treasures you need to preserve, this workshop will be of interest to you. If you would like the conservator to offer information about preserving a specific object, you […]

$10 – $25

Dedication of the Peter and Paula Lunder School of Education

Ayotte Auditorium, Thomas College 180 West River Road, Waterville

President Laurie G. Lachance M.B.A. ‘92 invites you to celebrate the dedication of The Peter & Paula Lunder School of Education Announcement and press conference held in the Center for Innovation in Education, followed by the unveiling and reception on the Ayotte Center lawn. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP by September 12, 2019 to […]

Free

Exhausting Middle English

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

Language is a constant dialectic between energy and exhaustion: as new words and expressions come into use, others pass away. While dynamic is ongoing, few periods in the English language have witnessed as much, and as rapid, change as the early 16th century, which saw the demise of what we now term Middle English, and […]

Free

Artists Need to Create on the Same Scale That Society Has the Capacity to Destroy: A Conversation

Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Please join 2019 Lunder Institute Fellow and Occupy Colby curator Phong Bui for a wide-ranging conversation building on the themes of Occupy Colby: Artists Need to Create on the Same Scale That Society Has the Capacity to Destroy, Year 2. Bui will be joined by artist Alexis Rockman and Colby professors Denise Bruesewitz and Keith Peterson. Join us […]

Free

Art House Theater Day

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

Free admission! Help us join in the national celebration of independent Art House Theater Day with early MIFF guest Ildiko Enyedi’s 30th anniversary digital restoration of her charming first film, My 20th Century, “a bracing combination of wit, invention, common sense and lunacy. It’s a gravely comic meditation on civilization at the turn of this […]

Free

Robot Coding with Dash, Dot, and Cue

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow

Join us to learn about coding through robots! We will feature a different theme each session. Geared towards grades 2 and up.

Free

Opening Reception: I Am Not a Stranger

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

Join Common Street Arts for an opening reception for the exhibition, I Am Not a Stranger  on Thursday, September 19 from 4:00-6:00pm.  This reception is hosted in conjunction with the Colby College Museum of Art’s fall Open House event from 5:00-7:00

Free

Colby Museum of Art Open House

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

The Fall Open House celebrates the exhibitions that will be on view during the Fall 2019 semester with live music, demonstrations, art-making, gallery experiences, refreshments, and opportunities to learn about upcoming programs. Click for more info.

Free

Noontime Art Talk with Fall Art Studio Faculty

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

The 2019 Faculty Biennial Show artists — Bradley Borthwick, Bevin Engman, Gary Green, Amanda Lilleston, and Thalassa Raasch — will discuss their works that will be on view Sept. 5–22. Our Noontime Art Talk programs consist of museum staff members, Colby faculty members, and guest speakers discussing current exhibitions or works in the museum collection, followed by […]

Free

Environmental Studies Lunchtime Lecture by Charles Gauvin

Dana Dining Hall, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Charles Gauvin is currently an independent consultant and advisor on strategy, leadership, and philanthropy. Previously, he served as chief development officer of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, executive director of Maine Audubon, chief development officer of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the CEO and CEO emeritus of Trout Unlimited.

Reception for Marius Mason Exhibition

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

Peter Werbe of Fifth Estate will bring greetings from the Marius. Marius Mason is an anarchist, and environmental and animal rights activist serving a 22 year sentence for committing acts of environmental sabotage. Threatened with a life sentence in 2009, Marius pleaded guilty to arson charges and 12 acts of property damage. No one was […]

Free
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