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March 2019

University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States

Reversible Roles Large-scale paintings and collages by Meghan Brady.  Edging Forward Paintings and mixed media, wall-oriented sculptures by Richard Keen.  Big Rock Candy Mountain Drawings and sculpture by Zach Horn. Looking to the Future New acquisitions to the museum collection. For more information about these exhibitions and artists, visit umma.umaine.edu/.  

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5-Week Beginner Bee School (Calais)

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 18, 2019

Washington County Community College, 28 Center Street
Machias, ME 04654 United States
$75

This five-week beginner beekeeping course will introduce you to the honey bee colony, hive management and honey production, and is taught by a Master Beekeeper with experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in Downeast Maine. Registration fee includes Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees, 2nd Edition, by Malcolm T. Stanford and Richard E. Bonney. This event takes place five consecutive Thursdays, starting March 14 and ending April 18.  Snow date: April 25.

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Science Lecture Series: Dr. Alex Friess

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Dr. Alex Friess presents "Engineering in Sports." While spectator sports such as the Olympics, the America’s Cup and World Championships celebrate the achievement of world class athletes, their peak performance is often made possible by engineers that design and optimize their equipment and training. This involvement is critical in any sport (one must only think of the advanced swimming suits to reduce drag, or golf balls that fly farther than others), and is particularly noteworthy in sports that utilize sophisticated…

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Correll Early Literacy Conference

March 22
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine College of Education and Human Development will host the eighth annual Correll Early Literacy Conference on March 22 at Wells Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Joyful Literacy! Supporting Children’s Interests to Bring Joy Back to Literacy Learning.” Workshops will focus on ways educators can help young children find their voices. The Correll Book Award winners will be announced at the conference, and the authors will share remarks via Skype. The Correll awards recognize outstanding informational…

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University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States

Reversible Roles Large-scale paintings and collages by Meghan Brady.  Edging Forward Paintings and mixed media, wall-oriented sculptures by Richard Keen.  Big Rock Candy Mountain Drawings and sculpture by Zach Horn. Looking to the Future New acquisitions to the museum collection. For more information about these exhibitions and artists, visit umma.umaine.edu/.  

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Pork 101: Beginners Guide to Keeping Pigs (Dover-Foxcroft)

March 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
$10

Dr. Colt Knight will present "Pork 101: Beginners Guide to Keeping Pigs." This program is for people who are planning to get a couple pigs this spring to raise through the summer and harvest in the fall as well as those who are planning to get a sow to raise their own piglets.

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Mexica Archaeoastronomy: Between Space and Time

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 29, 2019

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

Through impressive immersive scenarios, "Mexica Archaeoastronomy: Between Space and Time" illustrates the important role played by astronomical observation for the evolution of pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico. The Mexicas used the calendrical and astronomical knowledge inherited by their predecessor cultures to found the capital of their empire, Tenochtitlan. Vibrant colors, shapes and sounds transport the viewer to one of the most important cultures that, to this day, still lives in the heart and skin of the Mexican people. The program includes…

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Imagine Dragons Experience

March 22 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 29, 2019

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

The "Imagine Dragons Experience" features a mix of music from Smoke+Mirrors, Evolve, Night Visions and Origins set to stunning visuals and artistic interpretation. Experience a wild, auditory ride through one of today's most seminal bands in a new way at Emera Astronomy Center. Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and are intended for adult audiences. All music programs may contain bright flashing lights and fast-moving images, which have been known to trigger seizures with those…

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Regional Public Speaking Tournament (Farmington)

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
UMF Roberts Learning Center, 270 Main Street
Farmington, ME 04938 United States
Free

4-H Members of all ages are invited to show off their public speaking talents in either the Demonstration or Illustrated Talk categories. 4-H Cloverbuds (ages 5–8) will participate in a non-scored exhibition round. 4-H juniors (ages 9–13) and 4-H Seniors (ages 14–18) will participate in a scored contest. This is a regional event with Androscoggin/Sagadahoc, Kennebec, Oxford and Somerset counties participating. Snow date Mar 30.

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2019 Grass Farmers Conference

March 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Kennebec Valley Community College, Alfond Campus, Farm Gate Road/US Route 201
Hinkley, ME 04105 United States
$25 – $100

This very popular conference has been a great sharing resource for livestock producers who manage their livestock using pasture and quality forages to produce high quality milk and meat products. Quality forages are the key to successful livestock farming in New England. The Maine Grass Farmers Network is a producer led organization and is always looking for producers to join the organization.

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