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.

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, ME

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, ME

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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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Farmers to Families

Faith Church parking lot 250 Kennedy Memorial Dr, Waterville, ME
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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 […]

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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! 11/3 Paper Plate Dinosaur 11/10 Dino Hatching Puppet 11/17 Dinosaur Mask 11/24 Paper Turkey Table Decoration

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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

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