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June 2017

Without Borders XIIII

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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An exhibition of work by Intermedia MFA students.  

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$130

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills — Level 1

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Penobscot County, 307 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Facilitation skills are not routinely learned and practiced. If you have ever been in a role that you wished you had more skills or practice, then Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1 is for you. Fun, creative, and thought provoking, the SYFS, Level 1 Curriculum is a dynamic and comprehensive five-lesson facilitation training series full of activities, “lecturettes” and potential "aha!" moments. These classes on five Thursdays on the following dates:  June 15, June 22,  June 29, July 13 and July 27.

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$15

Cooking for Crowds, South Paris

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Oxford County, 9 Olson Rd
South Paris, ME 04281 United States
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Come join the University of Maine staff and learn how to cook safely for large crowds. This workshop on safe food handling is designed specifically for volunteers. This class meets the Good Shepherd Food Bank food safety training requirements.

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Somewhere: Jason Bard Yarmosky

June 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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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

June 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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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

June 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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Free

Dining with Diabetes Down East, Eastport

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 22, 2017

Labor of Love Nutrition and Food Pantry, 137 County Road
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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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. You will learn how to select and prepare foods that help to control blood…

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Free

Art of Climate Science

June 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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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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$525

2017 Maine Compost School

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 23, 2017

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
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Maine Compost School is the longest running Compost School in the United States. The Maine Compost School offers both classroom and laboratory hands-on activities. For people interested and/or involved with medium and large-scale composting operations. This course is a certificate program and trains personnel to be qualified compost site operators. This school is for one week, starting Monday, June 19 and ending Friday, June 23, 2017. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (except for Friday, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.)

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Without Borders XIIII

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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An exhibition of work by Intermedia MFA students.  

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Somewhere: Jason Bard Yarmosky

June 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

June 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

June 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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Dream to Fly

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 30, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Have you ever dreamt you were flying? Have you ever thought how wonderful would it be to fly free as a bird?  Discover the mystery of flight with Leonardo da Vinci, Montgolfier brothers, Wright brothers and other inventors. Experience the adventure with powerful images and music, an immense and challenging dream, for which mankind has strived since the beginning of history.  Dream to Fly explores the history of flight and its most important milestones on our route to conquering the…

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Free

UMaine Extension Franklin County 4-H Fair and Auction

June 24 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Farmington Fairgrounds, Starbird Building, 292 High Street
Farmington, ME 04938 United States
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This annual community event celebrates the 4-H philosophy of learning by doing with hands-on workshops, demonstrations and panel discussions led by 4-H members and volunteers. Activities include live animal demonstrations throughout the day in the barn area. The benefit auction begins at 7 p.m.; a preview of available items opens at 6 p.m. All proceeds go to support UMaine Extension 4-H in Franklin County. Children ages 5–8 must be accompanied by an adult to participate in the workshops.

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Somewhere: Jason Bard Yarmosky

June 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

June 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

June 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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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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Free

FLOW Fort Knox — Art • Water • Energy • History • Ecology

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fort Knox, 740 Fort Knox Road
Prospect, ME 04981 United States
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Innovative New Media artist Gene Felice will join with a transdisciplinary array of artists, scientists, historians and local cultural groups to create a site-specific experience that will delight the senses and stimulate reflection. FLOW is an event series produced by the Coaction lab in association with the Intermedia MFA and New Media undergraduate programs at the University of Maine and in collaboration with the Friends of Fort Knox. This event series is focused on water as a precious resource that…

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Cosmic Colors

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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From northern lights to garden flowers, color fills our lives and “Cosmic Colors” explains how we use the rainbow to see, understand and explore our universe. Visitors learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the Northern Lights and get a tour of the night sky. 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 our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 207.581.1341, or at…

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