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.

Art Kits for All: Ian Trask

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

What kind of art can you make out from materials meant for the landfill or recycling center? Find out with this week's kit! Based on the installation now on view at Common Street Arts, Unearth by artist Ian Trask, the kit will contain materials for a mobile and recycled materials to use. Makers are encouraged […]

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Green Street Park Ribbon Cutting

Green Street Park Green Street, Waterville

WATERVILLE, Maine— Friends of Green Street Park is hosting a ribbon-cutting on Friday. The Ribbon-cutting will showcase the newly built children’s theater stage as well as the kick-off of their capital campaign to complete a series of fitness stations around the park. We ask that guests adhere to social distancing guidelines, including wearing a mask […]

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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 […]

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Robot Programming

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow

“Robot Programming for Kids & Teens”—In-Person Instruction Imagine the delight in your child’s or teen’s eyes when they learn to PROGRAM a robot! That’s exactly what they can experience this month. Kids and teens ages 6 to 18 can now get individual coding practice, using our very favorite local robots—Dash, Dot, and Cue. Dash and […]

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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! The project and supply list will be announced on the FB event and on Waterville Public Library's […]

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A Conversation with Naomi Klein

We are delighted to announce that Naomi Klein will be the Fall 2020 keynote speaker for the humanities theme Boundaries and Margins, and will also serve as the 2020 Mellon Distinguished Fellow in Environmental Humanities. Naomi Klein is the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University, and an […]

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Chamber Awards Ceremony

Best Western Plus 375 Main Street, Waterville

Let’s gather together, socially distanced of course, to celebrate the regions movers and shakers achievements in one elegant evening. Click for more info.

$55
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Robot Programming

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow

“Robot Programmng for Kids & Teens”—In-Person Instruction Imagine the delight in your child’s or teen’s eyes when they learn to PROGRAM a robot! That’s exactly what they can experience this month. Kids and teens ages 6 to 18 can now get individual coding practice, using our very favorite local robots—Dash, Dot, and Cue. Dash and […]

Free

New England Clean Energy Connect: A Project Critical to Our Future

Waterville Country Club 39 Country Club Road, Oakland

Thorn Dickinson, CEO and president of NECEC Transmission, LLC and vice president of business development at Avangrid will deliver a presentation on the corridor project and its importance to our area. This informative presentation will be the focus at Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce’s October Business Breakfast. This month’s breakfast will be held on Thursday, October […]

$20 – $27

Colby Jazz Collective: Jazz Standards

Featuring Eric Thomas, saxes; Jon Hallstrom, guitar; Duane Edwards, bass; R.J. Miller, drums; and with special guest Julia Warnock, Class of '19. the Colby Jazz Collective presents a virtual concert on Facebook of four much-loved tunes from the standard jazz repertoire, including "My Baby Just Cares for Me," "Night and Day," "Shall We Dance," and […]

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Taste of Waterville — Cancelled

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Restrictions on sizes for large gatherings into the Fall have resulted in the cancellation of Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce’s 28th Annual Taste of Waterville scheduled to be held on Sunday, October 11 at the Head of Falls, downtown Waterville. This year’s event had been moved due to construction on Main Street and the anticipation of […]

Waterville GreenDrinks

Grub 144 College Ave, Waterville

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! Benefitting Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education.

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 Martin Puryear’s Up […]

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U.S./Mexico Border: The Undocumented Migration Project

Jason De León is a professor of anthropology and Chicana/o studies at the University of California, Los Angeles with his lab located in the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. He is also executive director of the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a long-term anthropological study of clandestine migration between Latin America and the United States that uses […]

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Art Kits for All: Stained Glass Tissue Paper Suncatcher

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Create a Stained Glass Tissue Paper Suncatcher, perfect for hanging in a window. Inspired by two beautiful stained glass lamps by Louis Comfort Tiffany that are in the Colby College Museum of Art’s collection, this kit contains an assortment of brightly-colored tissue paper and other materials needed to create this window decoration. Kits will be […]

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Third Annual Gala: Then and Now

All net proceeds will benefit our Campus Living Program, which gives our youth the option to live on campus in a safe home environment while gaining personal and academic skills.  Click here to learn more about the program. Ways you can participate in this year's virtual Gala: Click here to register yourself as a bidder to […]

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Cinema in Conversation: In My Skin and Women in Windows

IN MY SKIN and WOMEN IN WINDOWS  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. After watching these two films (one short film and one feature length), join the discussion with filmmakers Anna-Sophia Richards and Astrid Schäfer (director, producer, IN MY SKIN), and Patrisha McLean (founder/president of Finding Our Voices; producer, "Women in Windows"). October 18 at 2:00pm […]

Artful Healing

Artful Healing provides an opportunity to practice a series of hands-on activities inspired by artworks in the galleries. Bodhi Simpson, LCPC, ATR, is an art therapist with a private practice in Waterville, Maine, called Conscious Art Therapy. She is also a teaching artist, an adjunct college instructor, and a workshop and retreat facilitator who incorporates […]

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Waterville Mayoral Debate

Phil Bofia is an independent candidate for Waterville mayor. He has a BS in Business Administration from the University of Maine and works as an IT Business Analyst for CGI in Waterville. His experience includes chairing the Waterville Solar Committee; and being a member of the KSW (credit union) board; Kennebec Regional Diversity Initiative; Mid-Maine […]

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PFLAG

Pleasant Street United Methodist Church 61 Pleasant Street, Waterville

Virtual meeting - via Zoom. There will be a Zoom PFLAG Waterville meeting on the third  Tuesday of the month starting at 5:30pm.  To receive the meeting invite, please email watervillepflag@gmail.com .  If you want to receive meeting minutes and advance meeting notices and/or have questions, also email watervillepflag@gmail.com . PFLAG Waterville:  Parents, Families, Friends, and Allies […]

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Book Discussion: The Savvy Ally

JEANNIE GAINSBURG TO DO A ZOOM BOOK DISCUSSION ON HER BOOK, THE SAVVY ALLY Jeannie Gainsburg, author of The Savvy Ally, will be leading a Zoom book discussion sponsored by PFLAG Waterville on Tues., Oct. 20, 5:30pm.  The Savvy Ally is for teachers, counselors, social workers, healthcare providers, college professors, as well as parents who want […]

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Ocean Optimism

Environmental Studies Evening Webinar - Ocean Optimism: Success Stories in Ocean Conversation We have faced over the last decade an unrelenting torrent of bad news about the ocean, and past losses and future threats cannot be denied. Yet much of the damage the ocean has suffered to date stems from problems we can do something […]

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Ruckus Roundtable: Civic Engagement

Ruckus Roundtables Ruckus Roundtables is a series of online conversations specifically designed for middle school & up, but all ages are welcome. We want to spark curiosity, encourage conversations, and promote ways to challenge the status quo. Join us! Register now for our civic engagement discussion on October 20! SAVE THE DATES: November 17 - […]

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Business After Hours

Join MMCC and friends for a VIRTUAL Business After Hours. This event will still offer a great opportunity to “mix & mingle.” We will be offering the virtual mic around the screen to anyone who wants to take the opportunity to speak. Be ready for some light-hearted networking, and a format still offering you a […]

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Resiliency is the Name of the Game

Please join us for our next Safe Return to Business Zoom Series on: Resiliency is the Name of the Game Topics: COVID-19 the latest What does resiliency look like? The science behind a COVID-19 vaccine Anticipating and supporting Mental Health Moderator: Ed Gilkey, MD, Senior Physician Executive, Northern Light Beacon Health  Panelist Jim Jarvis, MD, […]

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