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October 2019

Take Back the Night

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North Pod of Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine's annual “Take Back the Night” survivor speak out and march to bring awareness to domestic and sexual violence. The speak out will be held from 7–9 p.m., followed by a campus-wide march escorted by UMPD from 9–9:30 p.m. This immensely powerful event is non-mandatory reporting, and entirely inclusive. Community organizations and representatives from UMaine's counseling center also will be present.  This event is free and open to the public. 

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Lord Hall Gallery Exhibitions: “Framing Maine: Artists’ Perspectives on Place”

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 15, 2019

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

In celebration of Maine’s upcoming bicentennial, more than 50 works that share a strong connection to — and/or vision of — the state will be featured this fall. In a wide range of media, formats and subject matter, the artworks by 34 artists represent a small but resonant sample of Maine’s rich visual and cultural diversity. The exhibition, organized by the University of Maine Department of Art and the Maine Studies Program, is held in conjunction with the lecture series, “Framing…

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Rumors

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 25, 2019

One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

Al Cyrus Pavilion Theatre, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
$10

At a large, tastefully appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, Charley Brock, the deputy mayor of New York City, has just shot himself. His wife, Myra, is nowhere in sight. Though only a flesh wound, four couples who are guests at a celebration of the Brocks’ 10th wedding anniversary are about to experience a severe attack of farce. Charlie’s lawyer, Ken, and his wife, Chris, must get “the story” straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening…

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University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

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

Way Stations New abstract paintings by New York-based artist Joan Belmar.  Entangled A new series of paintings and drawings by Maine-based artist Nina Jerome. Studio Visit A selection of new works by six notable painters working throughout the United States: Thomas Berding, Joanne Freeman, Alfredo Gisholt, Rachel Hellmann, Suzanne Laura Kammin and Matt Phillips.  For more information about these exhibitions and artists, visit umma.umaine.edu/.

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Spanish Table

October 24 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

If you would like to practice or build your spoken Spanish, join us for a brown bag lunch and informal conversation. The group starts in the second week of the semester and meets every Thursday when classes are in session. All levels of language ability are welcome.

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Satire, Negation, and Conditional Futurity in Black Poetics

October 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by Carla Billitteri, associate professor of English. Part of the Fall 2019 Socialist and Marxist Studies Series (Controversy Series).  All events take place on Thursdays from 12:30–1:45 p.m. in the Bangor Room, Memorial Union. 

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Feeling Grounded

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 12, 2019

Mind Spa, Memorial Union, Suite 120, University of Maine
Orono, 04469 United States

Connect with nature to connect with yourself. Sessions will be held every Thursday UMaine is open, ending Dec. 12. Click here for more information about the sessions.

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Dining with Diabetes DownEast (Cherryfield)

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Maine Sea Coast Mission’s Chapel, Weald Bethel Center, 39 Weald Bethel Lane
Cherryfield, ME 04622 United States
Free

A program for people with diabetes and their families. This free program complements medical care by teaching people with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, and their family members and caregivers what they can do to help control blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol. UMaine Extension registered dietitian and nutritionist Alan Majka will provide presentations, lead discussions and demonstrate preparation of nutritious recipes that participants can sample. Participants will meet once a week for four weeks (Thursdays, Oct. 3–24). You will…

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#FoglerReaders: Horror

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Are you a UMaine student interested in books and reading? Would you like to meet and talk with other readers? Then come to #FoglerReaders, a group that meets in Fogler Library to discuss books and reading. Meeting topics and dates: Sept. 12:  Fantasy Sept. 26:  Science Fiction Oct. 10:  Readers' Choice Oct. 24:  Horror All meetings take place on Thursdays, 4–5 p.m., and are held in Fogler Library Classroom 1.

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Gridshock: A Film About Sex Trafficking in Iowa

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

Award-winning filmmaker Vanessa McNeal shines the spotlight on sex trafficking in rural Iowa in this new documentary. This event will include a screening of the documentary, a question-and-answer session with the director, and a panel discussion of sex trafficking in Maine and local initiatives and support organizations. Presented in partnership with the Rising Tide Center, Rape Response Services, the Mabel Wadsworth Center, the UMaine College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the UMaine Honors College, the UMaine Division of Student Life, and…

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