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September 2018

Winter Care of Poultry Workshop (Dover Foxcroft)

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Piscataquis County Office, 165 Main St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 United States
Free

Prospective and beginning small-scale meat and egg producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to have poultry and how to prepare for winter care. Poultry breeds, housing, health, and nutrition for small-scale meat and egg producers will be discussed. Demonstration of various waterers and lighting options will be shown, as well as ideas for DIY equipment. This class will is offered at two times on Sept. 20 —  same day 9:30 a.m.–noon and 6–8:30 p.m.

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CHISPA Centro Hispano Lecture Series: Supporting Farmworkers and Immigrants in Maine

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
Free

The Office of Multicultural Student Life, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15–Oct. 15, presents a variety of events open to all students at the University of Maine. The purpose of these events is to offer an opportunity for students to celebrate and learn more about Hispanic heritage through lectures, discussions, games and more.  For more information and a list of events, visit umaine.edu/multicultural/hispanic-heritage-month/ or stop by the Office of Multicultural Student Life, located in the Memorial Union, Room 312.  

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Lord Hall Art Exhibitions: “devolve” and “Blue Traumas”

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 21, 2018

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

Two exhibitions that speak to historical and contemporary human concerns will be on display July 20 through Sept. 21 in Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine. The exhibition “devolve” features selected works by Andy Mauery, a UMaine associate professor of art.  Mauery describes her work as “unheroic: quieter, contemplative, more likely to offer questions than provide answers.” Working with hair and hair-like fibers, wax and paper, Mauery’s pieces often reference the body, while others are more memoirs of…

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VEMI 10: Working in Emerging Technology Conference

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
VEMI Lab, Carnegie Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469

A conference focused on publicizing the accomplishments of VEMI alumni to help foster and promote collaboration between their various companies, and to excite current Lab members and researchers about the fields in which they could soon find themselves.  Online registration is required.  For more information, visit umaine.edu/vemi/vemi-10-working-emerging-technology-conference. 

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University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

September 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 December 29, 2018

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Second Nature Black and white oil paintings by artist Shelley Reed.  Olio A collection of ceramic objects by artist Darren Emenau.  So Real Selections from the museum’s permanent collection. Animalistic Selections from the museum’s permanent collection. For more information about these exhibitions and artists, visit umma.umaine.edu/.  

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Counselor Update Event: Orono

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Woodman’s Bar and Grill, 31 Main Street
Orono, Maine 04473 United States

The University of Maine invites school counselors to one of several Counselor Update Events in the Fall and Spring. For a full list of events or to register, visit go.umaine.edu/counselor-events/.

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Family and Friends Weekend

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on September 23, 2018 at 9:00am

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Join the Division of Student Life as we welcome back to campus family members and friends of current UMaine Black Bears.

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International Coffee Hour

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 14, 2018

North Pod of Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Coffee Hour is a social event sponsored by the International Student Association and Office of International Programs. It is usually held every Friday (except breaks) from 4–5 p.m. in the North Pod of the Marketplace during the fall and spring semesters. Some special events held during Coffee Hour include country and culture presentations, international food tasting, cooking competition, etc. It is a great way to meet other international and American students. Free refreshments are served. For more information on international/multicultural events, visit umaine.edu/international/isss/activities/isa/#mission.

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Artists’ Reception and Gallery Talk

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Lord Hall exhibitions "devolve" and "Blue Traumas" will close with an artists’ reception and gallery talk from 5:30–7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 in the Lord Hall Gallery.   Artists Andy Mauery and Elin o’Hara slavick will speak about specific pieces included in the exhibition, and the foundational concepts and processes of their creative practices. The reception is free and open to the public.  

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Cell! Cell! Cell!

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

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

You are made of 70 trillion living cells. They work. They talk. They think. They are what make you alive. This is the story of the trillions of cells that form our bodies, from our beginnings as a single cell to the complexity of a whole body: it’s the story of who we are. Join Raj and Sooki on a totally ex-cell-ent immersive journey. Get shrunk down by the Shrink-a-tron, go back in time with the Retroscope and see an…

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Family and Friends Weekend

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on September 23, 2018 at 9:00am

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Join the Division of Student Life as we welcome back to campus family members and friends of current UMaine Black Bears.

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Explore!

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Mars … For centuries it’s been an object of human fascination. Once mysterious, soon this red world may become our new home. This became possible due to daring individuals like Johannes Kepler: fascinated with the world, striving toward discovery and embracing challenges it may bring. It is our duty to continue their work … Explore, Dream, Discover.  Take an adventurous journey with humankind: from ancient Mesopotamia to modern space exploration.  Experience the fascinating history of astronomy, geocentric and heliocentric models,…

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Mushroom Foray

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 15 Hudson Road
Alton, ME 04468 United States

Learn how to ID mushrooms with Seanna Annis, State Mycologist. Take the first steps towards a safe meal from the forest by learning how to identify mushrooms properly.  During this workshop Annis will introduce key elements of mushroom identification, take you on a foray and help you identify the collected specimens. What to bring:  Basket or a sturdy box/bucket to place mushrooms Wax paper bags or small brown paper bags Foldaway knife Notebook  Lunch and water Visit www.hirundomaine.org for tickets.

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University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

September 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 December 29, 2018

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Second Nature Black and white oil paintings by artist Shelley Reed.  Olio A collection of ceramic objects by artist Darren Emenau.  So Real Selections from the museum’s permanent collection. Animalistic Selections from the museum’s permanent collection. For more information about these exhibitions and artists, visit umma.umaine.edu/.  

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VEMI 10: Anniversary Party

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
VEMI Lab, Carnegie Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469

  VEMI has grown and flourished over the past 10 years thanks to the hard work and dedication of its students. In celebration of this accomplishment, the Lab is hosting an anniversary party.  Come join us for some barbecue and good times! For more information, visit umaine.edu/vemi/vemi-10-working-emerging-technology-conference. 

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Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds

September 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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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Mars 1001

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Friday, repeating until September 22, 2018

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

An international crew is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars.  Science reporter Miles O’Brien is reporting while events unfold for the crew on their daring 1,001 day long mission.  Witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to earth.  This journey will be extending our knowledge of Mars and will be determining whether or not mankind has a future among the…

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Phantom of the Universe

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment, "Phantom of the Universe" immerses audiences in the search for dark matter. Explore this mysterious matter and how we are using discoveries at the Large Hadron Collider to get closer to discovering the true nature of dark matter. View the first hints of its existence through the eyes of Fritz Zwicky,…

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Cadenzato

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

This event is free and open to the public.

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Family and Friends Weekend

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on September 23, 2018 at 9:00am

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Join the Division of Student Life as we welcome back to campus family members and friends of current UMaine Black Bears.

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