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August 2022

Course Design Institute

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2022

CITL’s Course Design Institute (CDI) is a three day intensive educational development opportunity for faculty preparing to design a new course or re-design a current course. Learn more and register here (opens in a new window).

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Presentation by Author — Climate Restoration: The Only Future That Will Sustain the Human Race

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

On Monday, Aug. 15 at 2: p.m. in Norman Smith Hall room 107, Peter Fiekowsky will deliver a talk about his recently published book "Climate Restoration: The Only Future That Will Sustain the Human Race". Fiekowsky is an MIT-educated physicist and engineer, a serial entrepreneur, a philanthropist, and a social innovator. He has worked at NASA and the Fairchild/Schlumberger Artificial Intelligence Lab in Palo Alto; taught at MIT; and developed his own machine vision company, Automated Visual Inspection LLC (AVI).  Hosted by the…

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SAT Prep Matters (online)

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 22, 2022

$250

Online SAT Prep Matters is an SAT prep course designed for college-bound high school sophomores and juniors who plan to take the SAT.

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Course Design Institute

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2022

CITL’s Course Design Institute (CDI) is a three day intensive educational development opportunity for faculty preparing to design a new course or re-design a current course. Learn more and register here (opens in a new window).

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The Secrets of Gravity

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 28, 2022

One event on August 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Luke is interested in the universe and its secrets. He is fascinated by the stars, the universe, and the laws of nature. One night, he sneaks into the Albert Einstein Museum where he meets ALBYX3, a small, clever but rather quirky robot who knows all about Albert Einstein and his theories. ALBY takes Luke on a magical journey through space and time during which they uncover the secrets of gravity and learn about friendship and imagination.   Tickets for planetarium programs…

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Safe Labor–Movement Workshop in Unity

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, 294 Crosby Brook Rd.
Unity, ME 04988 United States

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free, in-person workshop in August for farmers, farm workers, fishermen and foresters with a focus on body mechanics, injury prevention, movement, health and wellness. The Safe Labor–Movement workshop is from 5–7 p.m. on Aug. 16, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, 294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity. Cynthia Flores, Labor–Movement founder, will lead the session that includes time for questions and answers. Participants also have access to one month’s coaching via text and…

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Master Food Preserver Program in Falmouth: Session 7

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brunswick High School, 116 Maquoit Rd
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States

Do you enjoy the art and science of food preservation? Would you like to develop expertise in food preservation? Consider becoming a Master Food Preserver. What is a Master Food Preserver? Master Food Preservers serve to extend Extension’s education programs in food preservation to adults and youth. The Master Food Preserver serves as a volunteer and as a resource in the community to provide the public with research-based information from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and USDA. Direct questions…

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Kids Can Can

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States

Best for ages 9–14 or those in 4th–8th grades but open to those up to age 18. Strawberry jam, pickles, and salsa—all of these foods can be made from scratch with fruits and vegetables grown in your own garden. Join UMaine Extension staff and volunteers in this hands-on, interactive program that will teach participants how to grow and preserve the garden’s harvest. Each session will begin in the Tidewater Gardens as we harvest the fruits and vegetables needed to make…

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Course Design Institute

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 17, 2022

CITL’s Course Design Institute (CDI) is a three day intensive educational development opportunity for faculty preparing to design a new course or re-design a current course. Learn more and register here (opens in a new window).

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2022 Potato Field Day

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Aroostook Research Farm, 59 Houlton Road
Presque Isle, ME 04769 United States

Join Cooperative Extension for an all-afternoon field day event and find out more about the agricultural research and work being done at the Aroostook Research Farm. Several speakers and experts in the field, from both the University of Maine and Syngenta, are scheduled to appear throughout the day (agenda below). Topics of presentations will include potato breeding as well as disease, pest, and nutrient management. Pesticide credit (3 credits) and CEUs credit (4.5 credits) will be available for the attendance…

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