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October 2014

LensLight Photography Exhibition

October 7, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Boyd Place Art Gallery,
21 Boyd St., Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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An exhibition of the works of five photographers: Edward Dixon, Michael Grillo, LeeAnne Mallonee, Jim Nickelson, and Kimberly Post. Artist’s Reception on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 3.00 p.m.- 5.00 p.m.

Gallery hours: Daily 9.00 a.m.-7.00 p.m.

Please click here to view the exhibition circular.

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Free

Eat nutritiously, save money with UMaine Extension, Falmouth

October 21 @ 9:30 am - October 24 @ 11:00 am
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Every week until November 4, 2014
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County,
75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Eat Well Nutrition Program will be offered 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 16 through Nov. 4 at the UMaine Extension office, 75 Clearwater Drive, Falmouth.

This program is free for income-eligible adults with dependent children. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the program, which includes hands-on food preparation, budgeting information and tips on how to shop at farmers’ markets and grocery stores. Eat Well Program graduates save an average of $36 per…

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$45 Registration fee

Building a Framework and Platform for Climate Adaptation and Sustainability (CLAS) Planning for Maine Communities: A Climate Change Institute conference

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wells Conference Center,
University of Main, Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute and associated partners have unique expertise and research tools of considerable value in developing Climate Adaptation and Sustainability (CLAS) plans for Maine communities.

CLAS planning can also serve as a model for other national and international communities. Expertise and tools will be introduced, shared and expanded through a conference focused on building a Web-based framework and a Google Earth-based platform for Maine community CLAS planning.

Register online here by Oct. 13…

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Free

Introduction to InDesign

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fogler Library Classroom,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

InDesign is the perfect solution for all your print publication needs and a great choice for newsletters, fliers, research papers and dissertations. This workshop introduces the program and provides an overview of the essential features. Participants will be sent instructional materials prior to the meeting date. First half of the class will be spent reviewing this material. The remainder of the time will be devoted to individual projects and questions. Participants are invited to contact the instructor with suggestions for…

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$15

Recipe to Market: Is it for Me?

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension Penobscot County,
307 Maine Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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A half-day introductory workshop that will explore what’s involved in starting a specialty food business.

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Art Exhibit: Ground/Underground

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until November 14, 2014
Lord Hall,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

New work by Dudley Zopp.

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Museum of Art Exhibit: Out of Nowhere

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until January 3, 2015

Maine-based painter John Gallagher exhibits a number of recent abstract paintings, as well as several early pieces.

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Museum of Art Exhibit: The Little Fools

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until January 3, 2015

A collection of vintage dolls is the subject of New York City-based artist Roz Leibowitz’s black and white photographs.

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Museum of Art Exhibit: Staring at the Sun with a Penny in my Pocket

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until January 3, 2015

At first glance, Brooklyn-based Matt Phillips’ paintings may appear to be rooted solely in rigid formal abstraction.  But in reality the works are deceptively complex, each containing varied and richly worked surfaces.

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Museum of Art Exhibit: Tales from the Turnpike

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday until January 3, 2015

In Suzanne Laura Kammin’s abstract oil on panel paintings, hard-edged forms unite with transparent gestural brushwork.

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Spanish Table

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Weekly on Thursdays.
MLC Lounge, Little Hall, Rm. 207,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Brown bag lunch and conversation in Spanish.  All levels of ability are welcome.

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Socialist and Marxist Studies Lecture Series — Election 2014: How It Matters for Maine and the Nation

October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Sarah Bigney, Mobilizer, Maine AFL-CIO, and Professor Amy Fried, Political Science.

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Free

The Jewish Jesus and the Christian Christ: Is There a Difference?

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by the University of Maine Judaic Studies Program.

Rabbi A. James Rudin, D.D., D.D., D.D.

Rabbi A. James Rudin received his rabbinical ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He served as the Director of the Interreligious Affairs Department for the American Jewish Committee and is currently its Senior Interreligious Advisor.

A former chair of the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations, Rabbi Rudin met eleven times with Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI. His other accomplishments…

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New Writing Series Fall 2014: Jeff Jackson, fiction and drama

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
AP/PE Space, IMRC, Stewart Commons,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Jeff Jackson is the author of the novel Mira Corpora, published by Two Dollar Radio. It’s a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and appeared on “Best of 2013” lists in Salon, Slate, Flavorwire, Lit-Reactor, and more. His short fiction has appeared in Guernica, Vice, and The Collagist, the anthology Userlands, and been performed in New York and Los Angeles by New River Dramatists. He edited the literary anthologies Topograph: Fiction from the Carolinas and the Landscape Beyond…

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Free to income eligible families

Family Fun Cooking Class

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week until October 30, 2014
University of Maine Cooperative Extension Somerset County Office,
7 County Drive, Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Quick and Easy Meals and Snacks, parents will prepare the main meal, while kids learn how to make a healthy snack.

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$100

2014 Fall Beginner Beekeeping

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until November 13, 2014
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County,
75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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This is a great opportunity for new beekeepers, prior to their first year of bees, or it can be a great refresher course for beekeepers just now going into their first winter, and even those with a couple of years of experience who want to refresh their skills and knowledge. The Beginner Bee course consists of 5 sessions and will be taught by two Master Beekeepers. The fee covers the cost of the textbook and the beekeeper’s reference notebook.

Dates:…

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Free

The Impact of Modern Israel on Christian-Jewish Relations

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Congregation Beth Israel,
144 York Street, Bangor, ME 04401 United States

Presented by the University of Maine Judaic Studies Program.

Rabbi A. James Rudin, D.D., D.D., D.D.

Rabbi A. James Rudin received his rabbinical ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He served as the Director of the Interreligious Affairs Department for the American Jewish Committee and is currently its Senior Interreligious Advisor.

A former chair of the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations, Rabbi Rudin met eleven times with Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI. His other accomplishments…

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Registration fee: $50, Students $35

11th Annual ESTIA Conference — Building Sustainable Communities: International, National and Local Perspectives

October 24
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Every day until October 25, 2014
Wells Conference Center,
University of Main, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Friday, October 24, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Saturday, October 25, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

For more information or to register visit estiamaine.org/2014/04/15/11th-annual-conference-building-sustainable-communities/

Sessions Include:

The Famagusta Ecocity Project as a Model of Ecology and Peace Vasia Markides, Artist & Filmaker and Ceren Bogac, Asst. Professor of Architecture

The Architecture of EcoPeace: Revitalizing Famagusta from Ghost Town to EcoCity Jan Wampler, MIT Distinguished Professor of Architecture

A New Definition of an Architect Jan Wampler, MIT Professor of Architecture

A…

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Art Exhibit: Ground/Underground

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until November 14, 2014
Lord Hall,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

New work by Dudley Zopp.

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Museum of Art Exhibit: Out of Nowhere

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until January 3, 2015

Maine-based painter John Gallagher exhibits a number of recent abstract paintings, as well as several early pieces.

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Museum of Art Exhibit: The Little Fools

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until January 3, 2015

A collection of vintage dolls is the subject of New York City-based artist Roz Leibowitz’s black and white photographs.

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Museum of Art Exhibit: Staring at the Sun with a Penny in my Pocket

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until January 3, 2015

At first glance, Brooklyn-based Matt Phillips’ paintings may appear to be rooted solely in rigid formal abstraction.  But in reality the works are deceptively complex, each containing varied and richly worked surfaces.

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Citizen Science to Identify Effects of Climate Change in Maine and Worldwide

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Senator George J. Mitchell Center,
Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5710 United States

Dr. Miller-Rushing.

Part of the School of Forest Resources Seminar Series.

 

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Russian Table

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until December 12, 2014
MLC Lounge, Little Hall, Rm. 207,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Brown bag lunch and conversation in Russian.  All levels of ability are welcome.

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BridA Workship – DIY

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Hall 5785,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5785 United States

The participants in this workshop will work together to collectively create an art work by following the audio instructions designed by BridA. The aim of the workshop is to demonstrate how it is possible with programming to enable the broad public to interact with the process of the creation of a painting.

Sponsored by the Intermedia MFA Program, the Department of New Media, The University of Maine Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series and the Correll Professorship in New Media.

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