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October 2014
$9-$14. Free with Student MaineCard.

Silver Duo

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Minsky Recital Hall,
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Ticket Information Music Event tickets: 207.581.1755 Theatre/Dance online ticket order: umaine.edu/spa/tickets Disability Accommodation Requests: 207.581.1781

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Free

Photoshop – Working with Photographs

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fogler Library Classroom,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

This workshop provides an introduction and overview of Adobe Photoshop with a focus on photographic editing techniques. Participants will learn how to prepare photos for both web and print output. Participants will be sent sample photos and 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 topics. Class…

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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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$15

Cooking for Crowds

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County,
75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers like you for a variety of food events for fundraising, fellowship, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky! How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Now there is a workshop on Safe Food Handling designed specifically for Volunteers. This class meets the Good Shepherd Food Bank food safety…

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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 Limited to 300 attendees Conference…

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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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$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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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

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 Systems Approach to Community Development Bernard Amadei, Founder of Engineers Without Borders Islands Foreshadow the Future…

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$9-$14. Free with Student MaineCard.

Little Shop of Horrors

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every day until October 25, 2014
Hauck Auditorium,
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04473 United States

Ticket Information Music Event tickets: 207.581.1755 Theatre/Dance online ticket order: umaine.edu/spa/tickets Disability Accommodation Requests: 207.581.1781

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$25 for the 5 week session

The ArtWorks Program

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Classes are held on Friday afternoons, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. from Oct. 17 to Nov. 14.
Lord Hall,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Children’s after school art classes for grades Kindergarten through grade 8 taught by the art education students under the supervision of Dr. Constant Albertson. The registration deadline is October 3rd. For a registration form or other information, contact Constant Albertson or Catherine Russell, Department of Art. constant.albertson@umit.maine.edu.  Phone: 207.581.3251 catherine.russell@umit.maine.edu.  Phone: 207.581.3245

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Adults $50, students $35

Building Sustainable Communities: International, National and Local Perspectives

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wells Conference Center,
University of Main, Orono, ME 04469 United States

The 11th Annual ESTIA EcoPeace Conference on Building Sustainable Communities is being held on October 24-25, 2014 at Wells Commons, University of Maine, Orono. The goal of this conference is to make the UM campus aware of international, national and local efforts in sustainability and community development projects so that UM may become a model of sustainability to all Maine citizens, policy makers, and to all investors committed to using appropriate technologies. Another goal is to show the connections between…

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$15 plus $3 booking fee (Students: $10 plus $3 booking fee)

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein (version 1)

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the London stage.  

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Registration fee: $50, Students $35

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

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

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 Systems Approach to Community Development Bernard Amadei, Founder of Engineers Without Borders Islands Foreshadow the Future…

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Adults $50, students $35

Building Sustainable Communities: International, National and Local Perspectives

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
Wells Conference Center,
University of Main, Orono, ME 04469 United States

The 11th Annual ESTIA EcoPeace Conference on Building Sustainable Communities is being held on October 24-25, 2014 at Wells Commons, University of Maine, Orono. The goal of this conference is to make the UM campus aware of international, national and local efforts in sustainability and community development projects so that UM may become a model of sustainability to all Maine citizens, policy makers, and to all investors committed to using appropriate technologies. Another goal is to show the connections between…

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The Met: Live in HD ~ Verdi’s Macbeth

October 25 @ 12:55 pm - 3:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

(Recorded on October 11) Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Zeljko Lucic’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met.

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$9-$14. Free with Student MaineCard.

Little Shop of Horrors

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 25, 2014
Hauck Auditorium,
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04473 United States

Ticket Information Music Event tickets: 207.581.1755 Theatre/Dance online ticket order: umaine.edu/spa/tickets Disability Accommodation Requests: 207.581.1781

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Women’s Soccer vs Albany (N.Y.)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alumni Field,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04669 United States

For a full schedule go to goblackbears.com/sports/w-soccer/2014-15/schedule

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$9-$14. Free with Student MaineCard.

Symphonic Band and Jazz Band Combined Concert

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Ticket Information Music Event tickets: 207.581.1755 Theatre/Dance online ticket order: umaine.edu/spa/tickets Disability Accommodation Requests: 207.581.1781

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Chamber Music Series: Matt Haimovitz — Bach Listening Room, cello

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Minsky Recital Hall,
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Fifteen years after his first, path-breaking recording and tour of Bach’s six solo cello suites, cellist Matt Haimovitz renews his exploration of these beloved works with a new recording, video and critical study of the existing manuscripts. Along Haimovitz’s 2014–15 Bach Listening Room tour, audiences may enjoy the transcendent journey of Bach’s six suites in one marathon performance, or experience Haimovitz’s complete vision: each suite introduced by its new overture performed over two or three consecutive performances.

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Enrollment for Spring 2015 (tentative)

October 27
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until November 10, 2014

For a full schedule, visit: catalog.umaine.edu/content.php?catoid=58&navoid=1454

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S9-$14. Free with Student MaineCard.

Women Composers Concert

October 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Minsky Recital Hall,
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States

Ticket Information Music Event tickets: 207.581.1755 Theatre/Dance online ticket order: umaine.edu/spa/tickets Disability Accommodation Requests: 207.581.1781

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Enrollment for Spring 2015 (tentative)

October 28
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until November 10, 2014

For a full schedule, visit: catalog.umaine.edu/content.php?catoid=58&navoid=1454

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Cirk La Putyka — Slapstick Sonata

October 28 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts,
University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Set to the music of Mozart, Handel, Shostakovich and others, Slapstick Sonata is an absurd yet poetic theater piece without text or words. Prague’s Cirk La Putyka combines visual poetry with physical comedy and a dash of contemporary circus. The collective — a multitalented cast of dancers, actors, mimes and comics — has toured throughout Eastern Europe as well as France, Germany, United Kingdom, Scandinavia and Australia.

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Free

Eat nutritiously, save money with UMaine Extension, Falmouth

October 28 @ 9:30 am - October 31 @ 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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$120 for the series

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Level 1: Training Series in North Berwick

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Berwick Town Hall,
21 Main Street, North Berwick, ME 03906 United States
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Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Level 1 is a five-part Training Series designed to help you: •    build stronger dynamic groups, •    run more effective meetings, •    have increased confidence, •    practice techniques you can use, and •    increase your awareness of what makes your group work! DATES/TIME: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 14 and 28, Monday, Nov. 10, and Tuesdays, Nov. 25, and Dec. 9, 2014 LOCATION: North Berwick Town Hall, North Berwick, Maine INSTRUCTOR: Kristen Grant, Extension…

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