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July 2016

Magic Tree House: Space Mission

July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Tree House as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space. With the help of an astronomer, the Internet, an astronaut, books and the writer of the mysterious note, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning. This exciting voyage will carry visitors to the planets and far out into the Universe where Jack and Annie nearly…

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August 2016

Life of Trees

August 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

In The Life of Trees a cheeky ladybug called Dolores and a quirky firefly called Mike take the audience on an adventurous journey of exploration into the wondrous world of trees. Attend the Creepy Crawlies Educational Institution to find out how trees live and their importance to the wider environment. On the excursion Delores and Mike zip around a tree, and in doing so, playfully learn its secrets: How do plants get their food from the Sun? How do they…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Two Small Pieces of Glass follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way students learn how telescopes work, traces the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. It explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. The program features a…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Earth, Moon, and Sun is a fast-paced full dome demonstration of lunar phases, eclipses, day and night, the sun and other puzzling events with the help of a confused coyote. This program beautifully illustrates basic concepts like moon phases and seasons. Based on the trickster of Native American lore, Coyote is constantly corrected in his misunderstandings of how things work. A live tour of the Maine sky and its beautiful constellations completes this micro-unit of astronomy. Trailer Tickets for planetarium programs…

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Astronaut

August 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body. Discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject "Chad," our test…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Two Small Pieces of Glass follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way students learn how telescopes work, traces the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. It explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. The program features a…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Earth, Moon, and Sun is a fast-paced full dome demonstration of lunar phases, eclipses, day and night, the sun and other puzzling events with the help of a confused coyote. This program beautifully illustrates basic concepts like moon phases and seasons. Based on the trickster of Native American lore, Coyote is constantly corrected in his misunderstandings of how things work. A live tour of the Maine sky and its beautiful constellations completes this micro-unit of astronomy. Trailer Tickets for planetarium programs…

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In My Backyard

August 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

With song and colorful animation it is an adventure to explore a backyard like this one with children’s song writer, Fred Penner, of Nickelodeon fame. His excitement and love of nature takes visitors on a tour of daytime discovery and then the wonders of the night sky. The changing seasons, rainbows, constellation patterns, planets and moon phases set to music are just a few of the treats in store. From day to night to sunrise, looking at the world and…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Two Small Pieces of Glass follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way students learn how telescopes work, traces the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. It explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. The program features a…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Earth, Moon, and Sun is a fast-paced full dome demonstration of lunar phases, eclipses, day and night, the sun and other puzzling events with the help of a confused coyote. This program beautifully illustrates basic concepts like moon phases and seasons. Based on the trickster of Native American lore, Coyote is constantly corrected in his misunderstandings of how things work. A live tour of the Maine sky and its beautiful constellations completes this micro-unit of astronomy. Trailer Tickets for planetarium programs…

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Stars

August 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day, born of vast clouds of gas and dust. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that lights the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of stars. Trailer Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults,…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Two Small Pieces of Glass follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way students learn how telescopes work, traces the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. It explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. The program features a…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Earth, Moon, and Sun is a fast-paced full dome demonstration of lunar phases, eclipses, day and night, the sun and other puzzling events with the help of a confused coyote. This program beautifully illustrates basic concepts like moon phases and seasons. Based on the trickster of Native American lore, Coyote is constantly corrected in his misunderstandings of how things work. A live tour of the Maine sky and its beautiful constellations completes this micro-unit of astronomy. Trailer Tickets for planetarium programs…

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September 2016

Picturing Downtown Maine

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine: Artist’s Reception

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley.  

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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Picturing Downtown Maine

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 23, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from a process of collecting photographs as sketches — as would an en plein air painter — and then bringing to life a vivid, collective image…

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