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Music in the Museum: Tim Burris and Joëlle Morris

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Spain of the 1860s was a hotbed of guitar activity, both for composers and for guitar builders like Antonio de Torres Jurado. The concert will include works by Antonio Cano, Tomás Damas, and José Viñas. Burris will perform on a copy of an 1864 Torres guitar.

Free

Cultivating Trauma-Informed Communities

Educare Central Maine 56 Drummond Ave, Waterville

In this one-day experience, participants will deepen their understanding of how childhood trauma and adversity impact the long-term health of a community and how to strategically bring about grass-roots change. Registration and refreshments at 9:00 AM. Please RSVP to Denise Delorie:  denise.delorie@mainegeneral.org   or  861-5266 You are also invited to bring diapers for the KVCAP diaper […]

Essentials of College Planning

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

This workshop introduces people to educational opportunities in general and MEOC services in particular. This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. The admission section reviews college options, the college search process and the application structure. The fundamentals of financial aid, including the filing […]

Free

Northern Stars Planetarium for Adults

Chace Forum, Bill & Joan Alfond Main Street Commons 150 Main Street, Waterville

Come to the Chace Community Forum to explore the stars indoors with Northern Stars Planetarium and special guest astronomer from Austria, Rose Grutzbauch! Anyone who has had the pleasure of being in a program in the Northern Stars Planetarium knows the joy of entering the big dome and exploring the stories of stars, constellations and […]

Free

Moby Dick

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

The great John Huston’s (The Maltese Falcon, Wise Blood, The Dead) classic film adaptation of Herman Melville’s novel Moby Dick is, like all of Huston’s work, truly one of a kind. Set in the 19th century New England, the film follows the sole survivor of the lost whaling ship Pequod and its captain, Ahab’s (Gregory […]

Free

Science Explorers

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow

Join us to learn about a different -ology or "science" each time through crafts, activities, visuals and more. Geared towards grades 2 and up.

Free

Male Elephants and Female Farmers: Conflict to Resolution

Room 1, Olin Science Center, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Kate Evans is founder and director of Elephants for Africa and an award-winning behavioral ecologist and conservation biologist. Her interest in male elephants has expanded to focus on the social and ecological requirements of male elephants in the context of a human landscape. Evans is an honorary research fellow at the University of Exeter, an […]

Free

Keller Williams

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

Keller Williams released his first album in 1994, FREEK, and has since given each of his albums a single syllable title: BUZZ, SPUN, BREATHE, LOOP, LAUGH, HOME, DANCE, STAGE, GRASS, DREAM, TWELVE, LIVE, ODD, THIEF, KIDS, BASS, PICK, FUNK, VAPE, SYNC and RAW, , those who have followed his career will know this. Each title […]

$24 – $28

Catastrophe on Southern Border

Chace Forum, Bill & Joan Alfond Main Street Commons 150 Main Street, Waterville

Join Steve and Molly Saunders of Wayne, Me. for a talk about their experience volunteering recently in El Paso, Texas. As former Peace Corps Volunteers in El Salvador, Steve and Molly heard about the need for Spanish speakers at a church-run shelter for asylum seekers coming from Central America upon their being released from detention […]

United Way CANstruction Campaign Kickoff

The Elm 21 College Avenue, Waterville

JOIN US SEPTEMBER 27th @ 12PM FOR THE 2019 CAMPAIGN KICK OFF!    We will be doing things a little differently this year, and adding a CANstruction contest to our kick off festivities.   We encourage workplace campaigns to put together a team and enter a CANstruction sculpture into the contest. Our goal is to collect […]

Free

JUMP RIGHT IN Volunteer Fair

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

The Waterville Public Library is organizing the JUMP RIGHT IN Volunteer Fair, to be held at the Library on Saturday, September 28. Organizations who are interested in occupying a free table can contact the fair's organizers at 2019volunteerfair@gmail.com. This event is an opportunity for local groups to greet potential volunteers and detail the nature of […]

Free

Fall Mediterranean Festival – Hafli

Winslow VFW 175 Veteran Drive, Winslow

Live Middle Eastern Music By George Maslouf and His Band, Noon – 4:00! Games and Dancing! Authentic Lebanese Cuisine, With a Cash Bar!

Birds of Prey

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

Come learn about the fascinating lives of Maine’s raptors! We will cover adaptations, habitats, migration, calls, and more. Then, see if you can be a successful hunter too — with a museum scavenger hunt! Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for children.

$1 – $3

Kinky Boots

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), this ‘dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting’ (Time Out) award-winning musical celebrates a joyous story of Brit grit to high-heeled hit, as it takes you […]

$12 – $18

What Feeds the Phytoplankton?

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

Bess Koffman, assistant professor of geology, studies past changes in Earth’s climate system using a combination of field and laboratory approaches. She is interested primarily in understanding how and why the atmospheric circulation has changed through time and the impacts these changes have had on terrestrial and marine environments. Earth’s atmospheric circulation influences large-scale climate […]

Free

Noontime Art Talk with Séan Alonzo Harris

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Join photographer Séan Alonzo Harris, Patricia King of Waterville Creates!, Olivia Fountain of the Colby Museum, and two of Harris’s local portrait subjects to learn about his citywide photography exhibition. Location: William D. Adams Gallery, Colby College Museum of Art.

Free
Recurring

Teen Coding Club

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow

Join us on the first and third Tuesdays of the month for coding, computers and more. For 5th to 12th graders.

Free

Putin, Russia, and the Media: Journalism in Contemporary Russia

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

At least 21 journalists have been killed in Russia since Putin became president in 2000, and 58 since the early 1990s. Also given state control of the media, renewed protests against the administration, and growing economic and political problems at home, what are the prospects for journalists in present-day Russia who wish to write about […]

Free

Climate Crisis and Indigenous Resistance

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

Tara Houska (Couchiching First Nation) is a tribal attorney based in Washington, D.C., the national campaigns director of Honor the Earth, and a former advisor on Native American affairs to Bernie Sanders. She advocates on behalf of tribal nations at the local and federal levels on a range of issues impacting indigenous peoples. She recently […]

Free

Russian Expansionism Then And Now

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

Come to hear leading experts on the subject use a major historical event, the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968, as a gateway to discuss a key geopolitical issue today: the rise of Russia and resurgence of Russian expansionism. Josef Pazderka is a Czech journalist, author, and editor-in-chief of Aktualne.cz, a leading Czech news […]

Free

Graham Nash – An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

Legendary artist Graham Nash is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee - with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the Hollies. He was also inducted twice into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, as a solo artist and with CSN, and he is a GRAMMY Award winner.

Around the World

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow

Join us each month to learn about a different country through crafts, activities, video and more! Geared towards grades K-5.

Free

After School Art Club: 3D Printer Portraits

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

Inspired by the I am Not a Stranger exhibit, students will take photographs of each other that will then be rendered by the 3D printer as a unique stamp. For ages 7 -12. Cost: $14 per session. Snacks included. Scholarships available. Click to register.

$14

Super Raffle

Waterville Elks Lodge 76 Industrial Street, Waterville

Join the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce October 3 for the Coldwell Banker Plourde Super Raffle - a fun-filled night full of networking with area business professionals.  In celebration of Coldwell Banker Plourde Real Estate doing business for 30 years in the Waterville area, hundreds of prizes have been donated by Chamber member businesses to be […]

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