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May 2021

Virtual Artful Healing: Be Kind to Yourself

May 17, 12:00 PM1:00 PM
Free

Practice a series of hands-on activities inspired by artworks in the galleries. In our Artful Healing sessions, Bodhi Simpson, LCPC, ATR, an art therapist with a private practice in Waterville, Maine, called Conscious Art Therapy will gently guide participants through a creative healing exercise inspired by a work of art in the Museum’s collection. This offering will support the development of creative expression, increase your self-awareness, and teach you simple tools to support your emotional wellbeing. This month’s exercise is…

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Conversation With U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas

May 18, 7:00 PM8:00 PM
Free

This live, virtual event will feature a conversation between United States Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Associate Professor of Sociology Christel Kesler. The dialogue will be hosted and moderated by Goldfarb's Executive Director Kimberly Flowers. Mayorkas will share the opportunities and challenges of his new role as part of President Joe Biden’s cabinet, as well as the experiences that inspired him to make positive changes in areas including immigration policy and national security. The discussion will explore his…

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A Tale of Two Campuses, The Architecture of Colby College

May 20, 5:00 PM7:00 PM
Free

Waterville Historical Society and Redington Museum Invite you to an online event: A Tale of Two Campuses, The Architecture of Colby College Join us as Earle Shettleworth talks about the Architecture of Colby College! Click to view online event 5:00 PM Thursday, May 20, 2021 on vimeo.com

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Colby Commencement

May 23, 10:00 AM
Free

Commencement will take place on Miller Lawn. Each student has been allowed to invite two guests to attend the ceremony on the lawn in front of the College’s iconic Miller Library, where guests can be spaced safely apart. The event will be live-streamed for friends and family who cannot be in attendance. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony may be moved indoors or postponed till later in the day. The decision to change the time or place would…

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Global Migration, US Refugee Resettlement, and Maine’s Unique Challenges and Opportunities

May 24, 12:00 PM1:00 PM
Free

The MidMaine Global Forum presents Tarlan Ahmadov, State Refugee Coordinator for the Office of Maine Refugee Services at Catholic Charities Maine. Mr. Ahmadov will present a program entitled: “Global Migration, US Refugee Resettlement, and Maine’s Unique Challenges and Opportunities” A free virtual presentation on Monday, May 24th from 12 – 1 p.m. This talk will provide an overview of refugee resettlement in Maine and will touch on topics including global migration and International, national and local refugee resettlement processes, the…

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