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August 2017

What Lies Beneath: Lee Cummings

August 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 September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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In What Lies Beneath, Maine-based artist Lee Cummings creates an immersive, exuberant ceramic environment. The central installation, composed of over 300 individually sculpted forms, is inspired by an array of marine species. The stark white porcelain elements, ranging from one inch to three feet, take the form of urchins, tube worms, coral and other sea dwellers.  The collective grouping of sculptures invite both macro and micro views of what lies beneath the ocean’s surface. For the artist, the sheer quantity of unique,…

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Black Holes

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The attraction of black holes is more than just gravitational. These mysterious graveyards of dead stars have fascinated generations. Black Holes explores the history, physics, and mystery of these reality-bending phenomena. Experience the bending of light, the skewing of perception, and the dizzying descent into a black hole. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view the calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at…

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Integrated Control of Colorado Potato Beetle and Potato Virus Y Using Mineral Oil

August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Deering Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Andrew Galimberti, candidate for the Master of Science degree in Entomology, will be defending his thesis.

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Meet the Black Bears: Youth Football Clinic

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alfond Stadium, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

Join Black Bear football at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22 for the annual Meet the Black Bears youth football clinic at Alfond Stadium. The clinic is free for all ages, and registered participants get free pizza courtesy of Domino's. To register, visit goblackbears.com/meettheblackbears. Stick around after the clinic for family movie night. The LEGO Batman Movie will be shown on the scoreboard starting at 7:30 p.m.

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Art of Climate Science

August 23 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Free

An exhibit of photography and art from researchers at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, highlighting research activities of CCI faculty, students and staff engaged in climate change research at the University of Maine and around the world. The purpose is to share the nature and beauty in our work with the public. For additional information or to request an accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 207.338.8049.

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New Teaching Assistant (TA) Orientation

August 23 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stodder Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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This orientation is for all Graduate Students who will be Teaching Assistants (TA’s) and attending the University of Maine. For more information on New Teaching Assistant Orientation, contact Samantha O'Shea and Kristyn Gerow at umainegradorientation@gmail.com.

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Large Animal Carcass Management Training, Highmoor Farm

August 23 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until August 24, 2017

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
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$575.00

The Maine Compost Team is offering a large animal carcass management training. The training will prepare participants for deployment in the event of a foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreak or natural disaster to assist with the disposal of carcasses utilizing the composting process. Note: Registration fee includes all instructional material, refreshments at breaks, lunches and course materials. To register, click here. This event is for three consecutive days starting Aug. 22 and ending Aug. 24, 2017.

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Somewhere: Jason Bard Yarmosky

August 23 @ 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 September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Somewhere, a series of paintings, drawings and video by Brooklyn, NY-based artist Jason Bard Yarmosky, explores issues of aging and, specifically, dementia and Alzheimer’s. A longtime subject of Yarmosky’s paintings is his grandmother who has played an integral role in the evolution of these works. Depicted with realistic precision, she travels through these compositions wearing assorted costumes and masks imbued with symbolism. Every feature, from wrinkles of skin to the folds of varied fabrics, is meticulously rendered. The artist states,…

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I Wear What I Want: Susan Barnett

August 23 @ 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 September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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I Wear What I Want features over 100 images by NYC-based photographer Susan Barnett. The exhibition, composed of color photographs from Barnett’s Not In Your Face series, explores how the messages and graphics we choose to wear on t-shirts provide a window into our sense of style, personal philosophies and values. Barnett states that her subjects are “human billboards that advertise purposes in life, philosophies that drive us, ideologies we attest to. They are calls for action, they are calls…

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What Lies Beneath: Lee Cummings

August 23 @ 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 September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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In What Lies Beneath, Maine-based artist Lee Cummings creates an immersive, exuberant ceramic environment. The central installation, composed of over 300 individually sculpted forms, is inspired by an array of marine species. The stark white porcelain elements, ranging from one inch to three feet, take the form of urchins, tube worms, coral and other sea dwellers.  The collective grouping of sculptures invite both macro and micro views of what lies beneath the ocean’s surface. For the artist, the sheer quantity of unique,…

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Art of Climate Science

August 24 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Free

An exhibit of photography and art from researchers at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, highlighting research activities of CCI faculty, students and staff engaged in climate change research at the University of Maine and around the world. The purpose is to share the nature and beauty in our work with the public. For additional information or to request an accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 207.338.8049.

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New Graduate Student Orientation

August 24 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Neville Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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This orientation is for all new Graduate Students planning to attend the University of Maine. For more information on Graduate Student Orientation, contact Samantha O'Shea and Kristyn Gerow at umainegradorientation@gmail.com.

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Large Animal Carcass Management Training, Highmoor Farm

August 24 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until August 24, 2017

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
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$575.00

The Maine Compost Team is offering a large animal carcass management training. The training will prepare participants for deployment in the event of a foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreak or natural disaster to assist with the disposal of carcasses utilizing the composting process. Note: Registration fee includes all instructional material, refreshments at breaks, lunches and course materials. To register, click here. This event is for three consecutive days starting Aug. 22 and ending Aug. 24, 2017.

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Somewhere: Jason Bard Yarmosky

August 24 @ 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 September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Somewhere, a series of paintings, drawings and video by Brooklyn, NY-based artist Jason Bard Yarmosky, explores issues of aging and, specifically, dementia and Alzheimer’s. A longtime subject of Yarmosky’s paintings is his grandmother who has played an integral role in the evolution of these works. Depicted with realistic precision, she travels through these compositions wearing assorted costumes and masks imbued with symbolism. Every feature, from wrinkles of skin to the folds of varied fabrics, is meticulously rendered. The artist states,…

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I Wear What I Want: Susan Barnett

August 24 @ 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 September 2, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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I Wear What I Want features over 100 images by NYC-based photographer Susan Barnett. The exhibition, composed of color photographs from Barnett’s Not In Your Face series, explores how the messages and graphics we choose to wear on t-shirts provide a window into our sense of style, personal philosophies and values. Barnett states that her subjects are “human billboards that advertise purposes in life, philosophies that drive us, ideologies we attest to. They are calls for action, they are calls…

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What Lies Beneath: Lee Cummings

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2017

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

In What Lies Beneath, Maine-based artist Lee Cummings creates an immersive, exuberant ceramic environment. The central installation, composed of over 300 individually sculpted forms, is inspired by an array of marine species. The stark white porcelain elements, ranging from one inch to three feet, take the form of urchins, tube worms, coral and other sea dwellers.  The collective grouping of sculptures invite both macro and micro views of what lies beneath the ocean’s surface. For the artist, the sheer quantity of unique,…

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Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Treehouse 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 get…

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A Taste of Tidewater

August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parish House of the Episcopal Church of Saint Mary, 43 Foreside Rd.
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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The evening will include hearty appetizers and decadent desserts created by some of Greater Portland’s renowned chefs, and live music. In addition to interacting with the chefs, enjoying music, delicious food and spirits, guests will have the opportunity to view and purchase artwork created by Maine artists as part of the evening’s 10×10 Art Exhibition and Sale. The intent of Gardens at Tidewater Farm, a project of the Cumberland County Master Gardener Volunteers, is to teach youth and adults how…

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Growing Great Garlic, Farmington

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge Street
West Farmington, ME 04938 United States
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$10

UMaine Extension garlic expert David Fuller, will discuss all aspects of growing this tasty, healthful and valuable crop. This program is designed for growers of all experience levels, including commercial growers. Bring your questions.

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Art of Climate Science

August 25 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Free

An exhibit of photography and art from researchers at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, highlighting research activities of CCI faculty, students and staff engaged in climate change research at the University of Maine and around the world. The purpose is to share the nature and beauty in our work with the public. For additional information or to request an accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 207.338.8049.

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