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January 2018

Winter Session

January 16
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 16, 2018

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Beekeeping: Honey Bee Diseases — Intermediate Level (Falmouth)

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 23, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$40

This five hour class will cover the major pest and disease threats to honey bee colonies and their management. Focusing on non-chemical and IPM strategies, students will learn the best management practices for all of the major threats to colony health in Maine. The fee covers the cost of the textbook, Honeybee Diseases and Pests, Third Edition. This class will be held on two consecutive Tuesdays, starting Jan. 16, 2018 and ending Jan. 23, 2018.

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Men’s Ice Hockey vs University of Massachusetts

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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33rd Annual Maine Potato Conference and Trade Show (Caribou)

January 17 @ 8:40 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on January 18, 2018 at 8:40am

Caribou Inn and Convention Center, US Route 1
Caribou, ME 04736 United States
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$15 - $25

Who should attend: Potato producers, crop advisors, and farm workers. Registering online ensures you will receive a program packet, printed name tag, abstract booklet (new this year), a ticket to win a door prize, and any additional materials. Join Cooperative extension in saving some trees by registering online. Online registration deadline: January 12, 2018. This event takes place over two days, Jan. 17 and 18.

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ScholComm 2018

January 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
University Club, Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Organized by Fogler Library, ScholComm 2018 is a one-day conference dedicated to key topics in scholarly communication. Join us for informative and engaging workshops on open access, alternative metrics, online researcher identities, and DigitalCommons@UMaine. Light morning refreshments and lunch will be included. The conference will take place in the University Club on the 2nd floor of Fogler Library. RSVP by Friday, December 22nd to secure your spot. Registration is free. Space is limited. ScholComm 2018 Workshops Workshop 1: Open Access Publishing…

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Falmouth)

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$100

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. This Beginner Bee course consists of five sessions and will be taught by two master beekeepers, Peter Richardson and Jack Hildreth. The fee covers the cost of the textbook (The…

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33rd Annual Maine Potato Conference and Trade Show (Caribou)

January 18 @ 8:40 am - 2:40 pm
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One event on January 18, 2018 at 8:40am

Caribou Inn and Convention Center, US Route 1
Caribou, ME 04736 United States
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$15 - $25

Who should attend: Potato producers, crop advisors, and farm workers. Registering online ensures you will receive a program packet, printed name tag, abstract booklet (new this year), a ticket to win a door prize, and any additional materials. Join Cooperative extension in saving some trees by registering online. Online registration deadline: January 12, 2018. This event takes place over two days, Jan. 17 and 18.

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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County, 307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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The course will provide a foundation of farm food safety best practices and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan. Individuals who participate in this course are expected to gain a basic understanding of: Microorganisms relevant to produce safety and where they may be found on the farm How to identify microbial risks, practices that reduce risks, and how to begin implementing produce safety practices on the farm Parts…

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on January 18, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 13, 2018 at 10:00am

Fogler Library Classroom, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Fogler Library are sponsoring “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics” throughout the 2017–18 academic year. At the workshop, you will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals learn Grant Writing Basics RSVP for a Grants 101 Workshop Oct. 10, 2017, 10 a.m.–noon Space is limited. RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. Nov. 21, 2017, 10 a.m.–noon Space is limited. RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. Jan. 18, 2018, 10 a.m.–noon Space is…

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Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Level 1 (Southern Maine)

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

Sanford City Hall, 919 Main Street
Sanford, ME 04073 United States
$125

Facilitation skills are not routinely learned and practiced. If you have ever been in a role that you wished you had more skills or practice for, then Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 is for you.  Thursdays, January 4, 18, February 1, 15 and March 1, 2018. Back up snow dates on March 8 and 15.  

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Men’s Basketball vs University of Hartford

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States

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Yamato Drummers

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Heart-thumping rhythm, thunderous sounds and explosive beats, the drummers of Yamato — the Drummers of Japan — push their limits in this staggering display of physical strength and ferocious skill. In this high-energy performance, the unmistakable sound of the traditional Taiko drum, used in Shinto rituals, is challenged by Yamato as they use their entire bodies to produce their breathtaking beats. With drums that weigh up to half a tonne, the drummers’ remarkable physical strength and trademark infectious energy leaves…

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Women’s Ice Hockey vs Merrimack College

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Men’s Ice Hockey vs University of New Hampshire

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until January 26, 2018

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

For thousands of years, mankind thought that the earth was the center of the universe. Thanks to our curiosity, imagination and urge to explore, we now know that planets like our earth are nothing special in the cosmos. The sun is just one ordinary star among hundreds of billions in our galaxy, the Milky Way. With the world’s most powerful telescopes, we are able to explore more and more of the universe. What we have found so far has surpassed…

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Women’s Ice Hockey vs Merrimack College

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Men’s Ice Hockey vs University of New Hampshire

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Spring Orientation 2018

January 21 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

This orientation program is for all new students (first-year or transfer) starting in the Spring 2018 semester. For more information, visit go.umaine.edu/orientation.  

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The Little Star That Could

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2018

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

It’s hard to be a little star in a big universe. Join a medium sized, yellow star as he makes his way through space. In his travels, he meets many different types of stars and learns about some of the other things that make our universe so interesting. After meeting stars, nebulas and galaxies, the little star takes a good look at himself and finds that he, too, is special. He has nine planets that depend on him for warmth and…

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Classes begin

January 22

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