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September 2018

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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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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We Are Astronomers

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Do you know what an astronomer does? "We Are Astronomers" reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. See how technologies such as the Large Hadron Collider, the observatories of Chile and the Hubble Space Telescope work and how they are used by teams around the world in this entertaining planetarium show. This show is narrated by former Dr Who star David Tennant and accompanied with music by New Zealand composer Rhian…

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Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

September 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The night is an eye, both dark and bright.  It forces us to look up and ask ourselves questions about our place in the cosmos, our origins, and what is beyond the horizon.  Using spectacular visuals and stunning sound, audiences tour six ancient Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Palenque, and Bonampak. Along the way they dive into Mayan knowledge of the sky exploring the movement of the sun, the moon and Venus. Find Balam the Jaguar constellation…

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Field Hockey vs Harvard University

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night

September 23 @ 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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Multicultural Monday

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 10, 2018

Office of Multicultural Student Life, Memorial Union, 3rd Floor, University of Maine
Orono, ME United States

The Office of Multicultural Life will be hosts Multicultural Mondays in the Office of Multicultural Student Life, Room 312 on the third floor of the Memorial Union.

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A Philosopher and a Physicist Respond to Climate Change in their University Classroom

September 24 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Dunn Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Part of the Department of Communication and Journalism's (CMJ) weekly colloquium series featuring speakers from within and outside of UMaine presenting on topics broadly related to communication and journalism research, pedagogy, and practice.

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University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

September 25 @ 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

September 25 @ 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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Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture by Isaac Record

September 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hauck Auditorium, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States

“Life, the University and Everything: My Romp Across Disciplines in Pursuit of Answers,” a talk by Isaac Record, an assistant professor of practice at Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University. Isaac Record directs the Collaborative Experiential Learning Laboratory (CELL) at Michigan State University and teaches courses in philosophy of science, science and technology studies, and critical making. His research seeks to situate our epistemic and ethical circumstances within a network of values, capabilities, and material and social technologies. Record holds…

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Master Gardener Volunteers Training (Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties)

September 25 @ 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

September 25 @ 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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University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

September 26 @ 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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