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September 2018

Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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

A traveling penguin from the South Pole and a funny polar bear from the North pole meet on arctic sea ice.  They become friends observing the night sky together and wondering why night is so long at the poles of the earth. This mystery leads them on a scientific adventure by building an improvised spaceship to travel around the earth to learn about seasons, visit Mars and Saturn to learn about ice in the solar system and how planets have…

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October 2018

Application for Graduation filing deadline (December)

October 1

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UMaine’s Annual Emergency Communications System Test

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine will conduct its annual emergency communications system test on Monday, Oct. 1, complete with three outdoor sirens sounding for several minutes. The sirens are part of UMaine’s multifaceted emergency communications system established in 2007 that allows university safety and communications professionals to use several mechanisms to quickly communicate vital information to the community during emergency situations. When UMaine’s emergency communication system is activated, several notifications occur: A text message is sent to subscribers of UMaine’s umaine.txt…

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Multicultural Mondays: Hispanic Heritage

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Office of Multicultural Student Life, Memorial Union, 3rd Floor, University of Maine
Orono, ME 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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A Borderless Continent: Rethinking the Canadian-American Borderlands from an Ecological Perspective

October 1 @ 3:10 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

A public lecture by Dr. Matthew Hatvany, Department of Geography, Université Laval, titled "A Borderless Continent: Rethinking the Canadian-American Borderlands from an Ecological Perspective" will be presented on Oct. 1 at 3:10 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by the History Department, as part of its 2018-19 symposium series, and the Canadian-American Center.

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Campuswide Coffee Break

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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One event on October 1, 2018 at 9:30am

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

All UMaine employees are invited to join President Ferrini Mundy for a campuswide coffee break on Tuesday, Oct. 2 8–9:30 a.m. at Wells Conference Center. The late night break for those working third shift will take place on Monday, Oct. 1 at 9:30 p.m.    

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Explore!

October 2 @ 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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University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

October 2 @ 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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French Table

October 2 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2018

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

If you would like to practice or build your spoken French, join us for a brown bag lunch and informal conversation. The group starts in the second week of the semester and meets every Tuesday when classes are in session. End date for the fall semester is Dec. 11.

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WGS Colloquium Series #1

October 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Fernald Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Dr. Leah Hakkola will speak on "Gatekeeping, Cynicism, or Advocacy: Faculty Search Committee Chairs' Perspectives on Diversity and Equity." The WGS Colloquium Series give everyone a chance to hear Women's, Gender and Sexuality (WGS)-related scholarship and network with others. 

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Course: So You Want to Farm in Maine? (Bangor)

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 23, 2018

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Washington County Office, 28 Center Street
Machias, ME 04654 United States
$50

This multi-session course is designed for people who want to start a profitable farm or expand their farm hobby to a profitable business. This course is held over four consecutive Tuesdays, starting Oct. 2 and ending Oct. 23.

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Senator Margaret Chase Smith Lecture on Public Affairs — retired Vice Admiral Nora Tyson

October 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hauck Auditorium, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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Free

The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine presents "Margaret Chase Smith and Me: The Importance of Leadership," a talk by retired Vice Admiral Nora Tyson. This event is free and open to the public; tickets are available online.

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 2, 2018

Whiting Farm, 876 Summer Street
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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$220

The program provides participants with at least 40 hours of in-depth training in the art and science of horticulture. Trainees receive current, research-based information from UMaine Extension educators and industry experts. In return, trained Master Gardeners volunteer their time and expertise for related activities in their communities. Whiting Farm is a "working four-season farm dedicated to community enrichment, education and the support of people with disabilities." Gleaning at Whiting Farm during the harvest season is scheduled as one of the…

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Tuesdays at the IMRC

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 2, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 23, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 6, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 13, 2018 at 7:00pm

IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5785 United States
Free

The Intermedia MFA Tuesdays at the IMRC Lecture Series provides the UMaine, Orono and Bangor community with a diverse schedule of compelling speakers, and performances by contemporary and interdisciplinary artists and performers from around the country and world. All events are free, open to the public and take place at the Innovative Media Research Commercialization Center, located in Stewart Commons at the University of Maine, at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Fall 2018 Tuesday’s at the IMRC: Sept. 18 — Caleb…

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Decision-Making for Your Farm’s Future (Machias)

October 3 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
University of Maine at Machias, 116 Obrien Avenue
Machias, ME 04654 United States
Free

An informative farm succession workshop for wild blueberry growers thinking about retiring, selling, or passing the farm on. There will be talks and lunch provided. Existing farmers are strongly encouraged to attend.

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University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

October 3 @ 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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“Mano en Mano” (Hand in Hand)

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Office of Multicultural Student Life, Memorial Union, 3rd Floor, University of Maine
Orono, ME United States
Free

Part of the Office of Multicultural Student Life's Lunch and Learn series designed to provide students, faculty and staff members with information, tools, and practical tactics for working most effectively with students from a broad range of backgrounds and identity groups. The purpose of this initiative is to foster and sustain a welcoming environment as well as helping students find a sense of belonging at UMaine. For more information and a list of events, visit https://umaine.edu/multicultural/our-programs/. All meetings are held at noon in…

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German Table

October 3 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

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

If you would like to practice or build your spoken German, join us for a brown bag lunch and informal conversation. The group starts the second week of the semester and meets every Wednesday when classes are in session. End date for the fall semester is Dec. 12.

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Five Week Beginner Bee School (Springvale)

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 24, 2018

Springvale Public Library, 443 Main Street
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
$95

This 5-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 over 10 years’ experience teaching beginner and advanced courses in southern Maine. This course takes place over five consecutive Wednesdays, starting Wednesday Sept. 26 and ending on Oct. 24.

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Wednesdays at the Wilson Center — Dinner and Spiritual/Multifaith Activities

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473 United States
Free

Come join the Wilson Center for a home-cooked (vegetarian) meal, good company, art, music, speakers, and more. There is a different event or topic each week. Current and past Wednesday Dinner programs include: immigration discussions, The Kindness Rocks Project, mindfulness meditation, discussion of intimate partner violence, coloring mandalas, photography as a spiritual practice, zen doodling, board game nights, music that moves you, religion in the movies and more.

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