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Snacktivity – Sun Catchers

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

  You're Invited! SATURDAY SNACKTIVITY FREE Snack & Arts/Science Activity  Every Saturday 11:00AM - 1:00PM thru August 2018 AYC Art Room Youth ages 6-12 years old       Snacks Include: Yogurt, Crackers, Fruit, Granola Bars, Water   Upcoming Activities for April 4/7 - Paper Spinners 4/14 - April Showers Sun Catchers 4/21 - Truffula Trees 4/28 - Egg […]

Free

Winter Indoor Farmers’ Market

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

Join The Boys & Girls Clubs and YMCA at the Alfond Youth Center (2nd floor library) for the Winter Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market! Every 1st and 3rd Thursday, December 7, 2017 – April 19, 2018, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Along with the fresh fruits and vegetables, there will be a Youth Booth managed by the […]

Winter Indoor Farmers’ Market

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

Join The Boys & Girls Clubs and YMCA at the Alfond Youth Center (2nd floor library) for the Winter Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market! Every 1st and 3rd Thursday, December 7, 2017 – April 19, 2018, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Along with the fresh fruits and vegetables, there will be a Youth Booth managed by the […]

In the Name of the “People”: The Rise of Populism in Europe

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

Lunch available at 11:30; speech starts at 12:00. Dr. James Richter’s current research pursues two different but related tracks. First, following upon earlier scholarship on the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Russian governance under Putin, he is working on a long-term project that compares and contrasts the relation between state and society in Russia […]

$12

Saturday Snacktivity: Fluffy Slime

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

  You're Invited! SATURDAY SNACKTIVITY FREE Snack & Arts/Science Activity  Every Saturday 11:00AM - 1:00PM thru August 2018 AYC Art Room Youth ages 6-12 years old       Snacks Include: Yogurt, Crackers, Fruit, Granola Bars, Water   Upcoming Activities: Bubble Art 1/20, Fluffy Slime 1/27 Parents are welcome but not required  *  Stay for all or […]

Free

Saturday Snacktivity: Bubble Art

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

  You're Invited! SATURDAY SNACKTIVITY FREE Snack & Arts/Science Activity  Every Saturday 11:00AM - 1:00PM thru August 2018 AYC Art Room Youth ages 6-12 years old       Snacks Include: Yogurt, Crackers, Fruit, Granola Bars, Water   Upcoming Activities: Bubble Art 1/20, Fluffy Slime 1/27 Parents are welcome but not required  *  Stay for all or […]

Free

Political Satire and the Authoritarian State in Contemporary China

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

Mid Maine Global Forum Program Announcement Colby Professor Hong Zhang   “Political Satire and the Authoritarian State in Contemporary China”   Wednesday, September 20 Alfond Center 12 Noon   This program is sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council as part of its “World in Your Library programs. We are grateful to the Council for its […]

$10

Amnesty International’s Work in Human Rights and Immigration

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

Adotei Akwei is Managing Director for Government Relations for Amnesty International USA. Before rejoining AIUS he was Deputy Director for Government Relations for CARE USA. As CARE USA Deputy he worked on Climate Change, Emergencies, Countries in Conflict and Micro-Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining CARE he worked for 11 years for Amnesty in […]

$10

LinkedIn Alive

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

Join James Westhoff of Husson University for a live demonstration of LinkedIn. James will cover all aspects of using LinkedIn. This includes how to use it to make networking more powerful, to learn more about people in your areas of interest, to learn more about companies in which you may be interested, and about the […]

Free

How to Build an Authentic Startup Community

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

Jess Knox will talk about how to build an authentic startup community in Waterville that creates jobs, attracts talent, and expands prosperity. Communities across the world are discovering that cultivating authentic startup and innovation communities are key to transforming their traditional regional economies into one that features high-aspiration companies with customers all over the world. […]

Free

Camp Expo and Healthy Kids Day

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

Join us for a morning of active play and learn about summer camp opportunities. Enjoy Adventure Playland, arts & crafts, fun games and activities, face painting, swimming and more — all for free! For details and more family-friendly activities, visit www.inlandhospital.org or call 861-3292. For a printable poster, click HERE.

Free

The Syrian Civil War and Refugees in the European Union

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

Scott Erb is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Maine at Farmington, whose specialty is German politics and the European Union. In this talk, Professor Erb will discuss both the background of the Syrian civil war and refugee crisis, and the profound impact this has on Germany and the European Union.  The crisis […]

$10

LET’S GO! Healthy New Year

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

The Alfond Youth Center helps families stay healthy year-round! Join us to explore their facilities and programs - pools, gyms, and Adventure Playland open for all; healthy, kid-friendly snacks; 2017 program for kids and adults; discounted family memberships available. Bring your LET’S GO! Family Fun Passport and, after participating in three or more events, be […]

Free

Vietnam: Dealing with Explosive Remnants of War

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

Steve Ball, a retired U.S. Army Colonel and MMGF Board Member, will give a talk on current efforts to address the ongoing problems associated with unexploded munitions left from wars in Vietnam and its neighbors, Cambodia and Laos, and what actions are being taken by Vietnam and partnering countries to alleviate the associated damaging social […]

$10

The Threat to Journalists in the Sudan

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

Khalid Albaih is a political cartoonist from Sudan. He is Colby’s 2016 Oak Fellow at the Oak Institute for the Study of International Human Rights. Albaih uses his daring, often biting cartoons to champion freedom of expression and democracy in the Arab world, while criticizing Western Islamophobia and U.S. practices including torture and drone attacks. […]

$10

Somali Bantu Refugees’ Journey to Lewiston, Maine

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

Mid Maine Global Forum Program Announcement Professor Catherine Besteman “Somali Bantu Refugees’ Journey to Lewiston, Maine” How do people whose entire way of life has been destroyed and who witnessed horrible abuses against loved ones construct a new future? How do people who have survived the ravages of war and displacement rebuild their lives in […]

$10

Small Business Pioneering in Waterville

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

A brand new business opened in downtown Waterville in the last few months: Napoli Italian Market. Be a guest with Waterville Sunrise Rotary Club and hear Nick Isgro tell the story of going for a dream. Breakfast will be available for $8. (Pay cash at the door). Small Business Waterville is honoring Small Business Week […]

$8

Digital Marketing Amp Up Strategies

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

Small Business Waterville is honoring Small Business Week by offering a week of free programs for small business development. To reserve a seat for “Digital Marketing Amp Up Strategies,” register via Eventbrite. Walk-ins are welcome but seating is not guaranteed without registration. You’ve already created the social media pages and accounts for your business, and […]

Free

Unraveling the Myth of Masculinity

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

A panel of experts and community members will discuss male culture—including the phrase “Be a man” and the ways in which manhood is portrayed in media—and the potential for creating a broader definition of manhood. Without guidance and support, many youth learn to define manhood through media images and messages that portray masculinity stereotypically. Some […]

Eating Better on a Budget

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

Concerned that eating healthy costs too much money? Learn how you can maximize your food budget in this hands-on cooking class where you learn how to stretch a dollar and discover healthy foods/recipes that everyone can afford. Scholarship assistance is available. Call 626-1279 to learn more. This class has two sessions: Tues., April 12, and […]

$10

Camp Expo & Healthy Kids Day

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

Join us for a morning of fun, active play and opportunities to learn about summer camp opportunities.  Enjoy Adventure Playland and the climbing wall; fun games and activities, arts & crafts, face painting, swimming, and more - all for free!  Bring the kids and your Family Fun Series Passport or sign up for the Let’s […]

Free

Girls Rock! Conference

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

Registration for the Girls Rock! Conferences is officially open.  Space is limited so reserve your spot today! The Girls Rock! Conference is an event planned BY girls FOR girls.  The high school girls on the Girls Advisory Board choose topics for the conference that are relevant to them AND YOU!  Get ready for a fun […]

LET’S GO! Pool Party

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

Come join in the fun! Free admission for LET’S GO! Family Fun Series participants; bring your Family Fun Passport to have it stamped or register to receive a passport at the event and after participating in 3 or more Family Fun events be entered for a chance to win a $500 L.L. Bean gift card! […]

Battle of the Badges

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

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, March 3, when the Waterville Police Department will play the Waterville Fire Department in the annual “Battle of the Badges” basketball game. This is always a fun event! Tickets are just $4 for teens, 'tweens, and adults and free for children under 10. Tickets can be purchased at the South […]

Soups On . . . And It’s Healthy!

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

There is nothing quite like a bowl of soup to warm you up and soothe your soul on a cold winter day. In this hands-on cooking class, learn some old family soup recipes that have been modified to make them healthier, and if even possible, tastier! Cost: $15/person

$15
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