Calendar

All Events for September 2016

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Barbara Goodbody: 30 Years of Photography Exhibit

June 13, 2016 to September 15, 2016
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
5th floor Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
USM Libraries & Maine Museum of Photographic Arts present the exhibit, Barbara Goodbody: 30 Years of Photography. Reception & Book Signing Thursday, June 23rd, 6pm - 8pm, 5th floor Glickman Family Library.
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Enroll or Waive Student Health Insurance Plan

July 6, 2016 to October 1, 2016
(All day)
You must take action to either enroll in or waive out of the Student Health Insurance Policy beginning July 6, 2016.
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 1, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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American Red Cross Blood Drive

September 1, 2016
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
102 Wishcamper Center, (34 Bedford Street) USM Portland Campus
American Red Cross Blood Drives will be held on the USM Portland Campus Thursday, September 1, 2016 and Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
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The Golden Age of American Pictorial Maps

September 1, 2016
10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, 314 Forest Ave, Portland, ME
Curated by Dr. Stephen J. Hornsby, co-editor of the Historical Atlas of Maine and author of a forthcoming book on American pictorial maps, this exhibit looks at the golden age of pictorial or illustrated maps from the 1920s to the 1960s.
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ONGOING- Parent-Child Playgroup!

September 1, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
124 Canal Street, Suite A in Lewiston
Parents, Caregivers and children 0-5 years are invited to join our interactive playgroup sessions!
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME

September 1, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the science and history of telescopes.
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Thomas (ME)

September 1, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Thomas (ME) vs. Southern Me.

September 1, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Thomas (ME)

September 1, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Theatre Auditions: The Language Archive

September 1, 2016
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Main Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
USM Students, auditions for The Language Archives, tomorrow, September 1 from 5 - 9 p.m. No experience necessary. Give it a try. Be discovered!
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(Men's Cross Country) Alumni Meet

September 2, 2016
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 2, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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The Golden Age of American Pictorial Maps

September 2, 2016
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, 314 Forest Ave, Portland, ME
Curated by Dr. Stephen J. Hornsby, co-editor of the Historical Atlas of Maine and author of a forthcoming book on American pictorial maps, this exhibit looks at the golden age of pictorial or illustrated maps from the 1920s to the 1960s.
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ONGOING- Infant Playgroup

September 2, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
124 Canal Street, Ste. A, Lewiston, ME
Participate in fun activities to help support infant brain development, Share tips, resources and meet other parents!
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(Men's Soccer) Westfield St. vs. Southern Me.

September 2, 2016
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Natural Selection

September 2, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new full dome show about Charles Darwin's fantastic voyage aboard the HMS Beagle to discover the wonders of the natural world.
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Eight Planets and Counting

September 2, 2016
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
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Matt The Knife

September 2, 2016
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Lower Brooks Student Center - Gorham Campus
Matt The Knife (MTK) is an outrageous mentalist, magician, & speaker who has thrilled audiences in 21 countries across 4 continents and has gone on to shatter more Guinness World Records than any other magician! Free with USM student ID and $10 for the general public!
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(Women's Cross Country) Alumni Meet

September 3, 2016
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. vs. Endicott

September 3, 2016
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Smith vs. Southern Me.

September 3, 2016
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Elms

September 3, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Springfield

September 3, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!

September 3, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Join Rusty Rocket and his band of rocket rookies as they explore the solar system!
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(Men's Soccer) Coast Guard vs. Southern Me.

September 3, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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My Fools: A Life in Song - A performance history

September 3, 2016
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
"Molded by the Flow" Begin the journey here with performance artist Rinde Eckert. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus. Free.
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(Women's Volleyball) Me.-Presque Isle vs. Southern Me.

September 4, 2016
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Castleton vs. Southern Me.

September 4, 2016
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Eight Planets and Counting

September 4, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
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Labor Day (No Classes)

September 5, 2016
(All day)
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 5, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 6, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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USM Alum Justin Levesque's ON THE SEA Exhibit

September 6, 2016 to October 31, 2016
7:45 AM to 8:00 PM
Glickman Library Arcade and Abromson Center
Two installations of artwork from the ICELANDx207 project by artist, photographer and USM Art alumni Justin Levesque are being shown on the Portland campus in conjunction with the 2016 Arctic Council Conference being held in Portland this October.
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

September 6, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An Omni-dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 7, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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Astronomy for Middle Schoolers

September 7, 2016
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course for middle school students
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University Credit Union On Campus!

September 7, 2016
11:00 AM
Luther Bonney Lobby, Portland Campus
Meet and connect with the University Credit Union to discuss their current employment opportunities!
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME

September 7, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the science and history of telescopes.
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Chipotle On Campus!

September 7, 2016
1:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Luther Bonney Lobby, Portland Campus
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(Women's Volleyball) U. of New England vs. Southern Me.

September 7, 2016
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Me.-Farmington

September 7, 2016
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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AUDITION for the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra

September 7, 2016
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music invites talented community orchestral musicians, especially string players, to audition to perform with the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra for the 2016-2017 season.
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UPCOMING- September 2016 Breakfast, LA Metro Chamber

September 8, 2016
6:45 AM to 8:45 AM
Martindale Country Club Beech Hill Road Auburn, Maine
Chamber Breakfast
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 8, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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Eight Planets and Counting

September 8, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Bridgewater St.

September 8, 2016
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 9, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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Audition for Dance USM!

September 9, 2016
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Russell Hall on the USM Gorham Campus
The USM Department of Theatre is holding auditions for Dance USM!
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

September 9, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An Omni-dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Husson

September 9, 2016
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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UPCOMING- Auburn UU Open Mic & Poetry Slam

September 9, 2016
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
First Universalist Church of Auburn 169 Pleasant St
Celebrate the spirituality of music and spoken word with us! Sing/play/recite/listen. All ages! Plug into our sound system - 10 years of listening to each other. Refreshments available. Parking/accessible.
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FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: Krysia Tripp and Friends

September 9, 2016
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall
For the opening faculty concert of the 2016-2017 season, Krysia Tripp presents an evening of beautiful contemporary music for flute in a solo and chamber setting.
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"When Venus Transits the Sun" omni-dome program

September 9, 2016
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the June 5th transit of Venus. (The passage of Venus across the Sun.) How do these occur? Why are they so rare? (The next one will happen in December 2117) We also learn how we used a past transit to determine the Sun's distance
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GCAB's Kick-Off Bash

September 9, 2016 to September 10, 2016
9:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Lower Brooks - USM Gorham Campus
The first dance of the semester will be featuring a Photo Booth, strobe lights, and DJ NoKlipz from G-Force Adventures. Free with USM ID and $10 for the general public.
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(Men's Cross Country) Husson Invitational

September 10, 2016
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Cross Country) Fordham Invitational

September 10, 2016
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Newbury College vs. Southern Me.

September 10, 2016
12:50 PM to 3:50 PM
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(Field Hockey) Eastern Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

September 10, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Bridgewater St. vs. Southern Me.

September 10, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. vs. Castleton

September 10, 2016
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Framingham St.

September 10, 2016
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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The Little Star That Could

September 10, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Follow an "average" yellow star as it travels through space seeking planets
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Bates

September 11, 2016
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
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(Field Hockey) Manhattanville vs. Southern Me.

September 11, 2016
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Eight Planets and Counting

September 11, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 12, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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42 Artists, 84 Views Exhibit by The Art Group

September 12, 2016 to January 5, 2017
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
7th floor Glickman Library Great Reading Room
The Art Group Exhibit, 42 Artists 84 Views, on display in the USM's 7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Library through January 5, 2017.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 12, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Meet the Sisters of Alpha Xi Delta Recruitment

September 12, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brooks Student Center
Get to know the sisters of Alpha Xi Delta for a night of fun during the first recruitment of the season! Free food and fun, get-to-know you activities!
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Astronomy Cafe: Taming of the Telescope

September 12, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 13, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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Fall Study Abroad Fair

September 13, 2016
11:00 AM
Portland Campus - exact location TBA
Find out how to study abroad, meet study abroad providers offering programs all over the world, and learn about USM’s affordable program options, scholarships, and financial aid!
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

September 13, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An Omni-dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer
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(Men's Soccer) Bowdoin vs. Southern Me.

September 13, 2016
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 14, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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Astronomy for Middle Schoolers

September 14, 2016
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course for middle school students
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Portland Housing Authority On Campus!

September 14, 2016
11:00 AM
Luther Bonney Lobby, Portland Campus
Meet and connect with the Portland Housing Authority
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UPCOMING- Ribbon Cutting at Backwoods BBQ & Grille

September 14, 2016
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
80 Airport Drive Auburn, ME
Join us for a ribbon cutting and to sample the fare at Backwoods BBQ & Grille a new eatery at the Auburn Lewiston Municipal Airport
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME

September 14, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the science and history of telescopes.
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(Women's Soccer) Salem St. vs. Southern Me.

September 14, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Me.-Farmington

September 14, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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ONGOING- Nurturing Fathers

September 14, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
124 Canal Street Lewiston, 04240
Open to men from all family circumstances – custodial, non-custodial, step-fathers, new fathers – with any age child. Children need loving relationships with both parents.
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Red Carpet Recruitment Night with Alpha Xi Delta

September 14, 2016
7:00 PM
Brooks Student Center
Join us for our formal recruitment night! Please wear semi-formal attire. Feel free to contact us on Facebook or email usmalphaxidelta@gmail.com with any questions!
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(Women's Volleyball) Bates vs. Southern Me.

September 14, 2016
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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College Trivia Night

September 14, 2016
9:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Brooks Student Center
Test your knowledge of all things college! Bring a team of 2-5 to win big at college-themed trivia night. Each member of the winning team will win $20 Husky Bucks!
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Red Carpet Recruitment Night with Alpha Xi Delta

September 14, 2016
9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center
Join us for our formal recruitment night! Please wear semi-formal attire. Feel free to contact us on Facebook or email usmalphaxidelta@gmail.com with any questions!
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 15, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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UPCOMING- Mind Your Business: LinkedIn - Making Connections for Business Success

September 15, 2016
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
LA Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce 415 Lisbon Street Lewiston
This course is targeted toward business professionals who want to use LinkedIn as a sales or business-building tool or who are looking to change jobs.
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ONGOING- Parent-Child Playgroup

September 15, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
124 Canal Street, Suite A in Lewiston
AFC offers a child-friendly and developmentally appropriate environment in which parents/caregivers and children can explore, role play and discover together.
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Women & Gender Studies Open House 9/15/2016

September 15, 2016
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
94 Bedford Street, Portland
Stop by our Open House to learn more about our program and enjoy a free meal!
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Eight Planets and Counting

September 15, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
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UPCOMING- Participants Sought for Alzheimer’s Storytelling Project

September 15, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
SeniorsPlus Education Center 8 Falcon Road, Lewiston
Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter Let us help you tell your life story. Do you have memory challenges? Alzheimer’s? This wonderful program is designed to have volunteer scribes talk with and write the life stories of participants – people who are living with dementia.
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Colby

September 15, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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UPCOMING- Business After Hours at Poland Spring Museum

September 15, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Poland Spring Preservation Park 115 Preservation Way (just past Poland Spring Resort, the Maine State Building and the All Souls Chapel) Poland, Maine
Business After Hours is a FREE event that is open to chamber members and non-members. All are welcome!
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"Water on Asteroid 24 Themis" lecture

September 15, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A science lecture about the discovery of water on asteroid 24 Themis
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T-Shirt Decorating

September 15, 2016
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Lower Brooks Student Center - Gorham Campus
Decorate a free T-Shirt that can be worn to show your USM pride! FREE with USM ID and $10 for the general public!
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 16, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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Student Leadership Academy: USM Resources

September 16, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
217 John Mitchell Center
Come learn about resources avilable to student leaders, clubs and organizations at USM as part of the Student Leadership Aacdemy.
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Leadership Academy; USM 101

September 16, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Portland Campus- 40 Payson Smith
Meet staff and learn about available resources- Jason Saucier, Director of Campus Life
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UPCOMING- Mindful Meditation & Movement

September 16, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
SeniorsPlus Education Center 8 Falcon Road, Lewiston
Instructor: Tisha Bremner, Inner Light Yoga of Maine, LLC This will be an introduction to mindful meditation and movement.
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Leadership Academy; USM 101

September 16, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Gorham Campus, 217 John Mitchell Center
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ONGOING- Infant Playgroup

September 16, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
124 Canal Street, Ste. A, Lewiston, ME
Parents, Caregivers and their Infants (0-12 months) are invited to join us on Fridays from 10-11am. Participate in fun activities to help support infant brain development, Share tips, resources and meet other parents!
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Franco-American Sing Along

September 16, 2016
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Join USM's Franco-American Collection for an hour of favorite French and French-Canadian tunes. Words are provided, so fluency in French is not required. All are welcome.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 16, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME

September 16, 2016
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the science and history of telescopes.
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(Men's Cross Country) Bates Super XC Shootout

September 17, 2016
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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UPCOMING- Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Course

September 17, 2016
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
CMCC - Auburn
The Corporate and Community Services Department at CMCC is offering the American Heart Association course in “Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.”
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ONGOING- FALL FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIES

September 17, 2016
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Looking for fun fall activities to do with children?
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Rhode Island Col.

September 17, 2016
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Westfield St. vs. Southern Me.

September 17, 2016
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. vs. Becker

September 17, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Rhode Island Col.

September 17, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Rhode Island Col.

September 17, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Rhode Island Col. vs. Southern Me.

September 17, 2016
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!

September 17, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Join Rusty Rocket and his band of rocket rookies as they explore the solar system!
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UPCOMING- 10th Annual Bob Boucher Memorial 5K Walk/Run

September 18, 2016
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saint Dominic Academy, 121 Gracelawn Rd., Auburn, ME 04210
The 10th Annual Bob Boucher Memorial 5K Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, September 18, 2016, at 9:00 AM at Saint Dominic Academy in Auburn.
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The Little Star That Could

September 18, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Follow an "average" yellow star as it travels through space seeking planets
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 19, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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ONGOING- Parent-Child Playgroup

September 19, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
124 Canal Street, Suite A in Lewiston
AFC offers a child-friendly and developmentally appropriate environment in which parents/caregivers and children can explore, role play and discover together.
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Arctic Event: Lightning Workshop

September 19, 2016
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Androscoggin Room, Lewiston-Auburn Campus
30 minute workshops designed to engage and inform students, faculty, and the public about Maine’s role in the North Atlantic and our relationship with Iceland.
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Social & Behavioral Sciences Major Info Session

September 19, 2016
12:00 PM
Portland Advising - 137 Luther Bonney
Come learn more about the Social & Behavioral Sciences Major (SBS) now being offered on the Portland and Gorham campuses! Open to all students in any major including undeclared and current SBS students!
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 19, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Graduate Student Workshop: Cover Letters That Convince & Resumes that Rock!

September 19, 2016
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room 216 Abromson, Portland Campus
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at U. of New England

September 19, 2016
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 20, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

September 20, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An Omni-dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer
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(Field Hockey) Plymouth St. vs. Southern Me.

September 20, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Plymouth St. vs. Southern Me.

September 20, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Franco-Americans During Wartime: Reception and Lecture 2

September 20, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 170, Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St., Lewiston
Susan Pinette and Lisa Michaud, from the Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine at Orono, will provide their perspective on the Franco-American experience during times of war.
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ONGOING- Parent Connections Group

September 20, 2016
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Advocates for Children (124 Canal Street, Ste A, Lewiston)
Are you a parent or caregiver for children? Join us on Tuesdays from 6-7pm to • network with other parents and caregivers • discuss “hot topics” • share resources, ideas and successes
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Star Dome Astronomy Course

September 20, 2016
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course at the Southworth Planetarium. Learn the fundamentals of the night sky and astronomy!
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(Women's Volleyball) Husson vs. Southern Me.

September 20, 2016
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 21, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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Astronomy for Middle Schoolers

September 21, 2016
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course for middle school students
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Wayfair On Campus!

September 21, 2016
11:00 AM
Luther Bonney Lobby, Portland Campus
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Student Leadership Academy: USM Resources (Portland Sessions)

September 21, 2016
12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
20 Payson Smith Hall
Come learn about resources for student leaders, clubs and organizations at USM. This is part of the Student Leadership Academy.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME

September 21, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the science and history of telescopes.
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(Women's Soccer) Saint Joseph's (Me.) vs. Southern Me.

September 21, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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ONGOING- Nurturing Fathers

September 21, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
124 Canal Street Lewiston, 04240
Open to men from all family circumstances – custodial, non-custodial, step-fathers, new fathers – with any age child. Children need loving relationships with both parents.
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Banana Splits & Bananagrams

September 21, 2016
9:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Brooks Student Center
Join Student Activities for a Free Banana Split and game of Bananagrams! (Free with your USM ID)
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 22, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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ONGOING- Parent-Child Playgroup

September 22, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
124 Canal Street, Suite A in Lewiston
AFC offers a child-friendly and developmentally appropriate environment in which parents/caregivers and children can explore, role play and discover together.
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Eight Planets and Counting

September 22, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
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(Women's Tennis) Thomas (ME) vs. Southern Me.

September 22, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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UPCOMING- MEREDA's Annual Lewiston/Auburn Fall Networking Social

September 22, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Baxter Brewing 130 Mill Street Lewiston, ME 04240
After the summer break, make plans to join MEREDA at Baxter Brewing Co. in Lewiston on September 22 from 5-7 pm for its Annual L/A Fall Social.
22

(Women's Volleyball) Salem St. vs. Southern Me.

September 22, 2016
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Open Mic Night

September 22, 2016
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Lower Brooks Student Center - Gorham Campus
Share your musical talent at GCAB's Open Mic Night! USM students will receive $10 in Husky Bucks just for participating!
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 23, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
23

Leadership Academy; Communication

September 23, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Gorham Campus, 217 John Mitchell Center
Rachel Tracey Director of USM Marketing
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ONGOING- Infant Playgroup

September 23, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
124 Canal Street, Ste. A, Lewiston, ME
Parents, Caregivers and their Infants (0-12 months) are invited to join us on Fridays from 10-11am. Participate in fun activities to help support infant brain development, Share tips, resources and meet other parents!
23

Natural Selection

September 23, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new full dome show about Charles Darwin's fantastic voyage aboard the HMS Beagle to discover the wonders of the natural world.
23

FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: Masterpieces of the Sonata Repertory Robert Lehmann, violin and Anastasia Antonacos, piano

September 23, 2016
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall
The USM School of Music presents Robert Lehmann, violin and Anastasia Antonacos, piano, in the second faculty concert of the series.
23

Eight Planets and Counting

September 23, 2016
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
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(Men's Cross Country) Bowdoin Invitational

September 24, 2016
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Cross Country) Bowdoin Invitational

September 24, 2016
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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ONGOING- FALL FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIES

September 24, 2016
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Looking for fun fall activities to do with children?
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Worcester St.

September 24, 2016
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Mass.-Dartmouth vs. Southern Me.

September 24, 2016
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
24

(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Keene St.

September 24, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Keene St. vs. Southern Me.

September 24, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
24

(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Mass.-Dartmouth

September 24, 2016
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
24

Eight Planets and Counting

September 24, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
24

(Women's Volleyball) Brandeis vs. Southern Me.

September 24, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
25

Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!

September 25, 2016
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Join Rusty Rocket and his band of rocket rookies as they explore the solar system!
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 26, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
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Arctic Event: Lightning Workshop

September 26, 2016
8:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Brooks Center, Gorham Campus
30 minute workshops designed to engage and inform students, faculty, and the public about Maine’s role in the North Atlantic and our relationship with Iceland.
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ONGOING- Parent-Child Playgroup

September 26, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
124 Canal Street, Suite A in Lewiston
AFC offers a child-friendly and developmentally appropriate environment in which parents/caregivers and children can explore, role play and discover together.
26

The Icelandic Series Lightning Workshops

September 26, 2016
11:00 AM to 1:15 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 26, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Iceland Speaker Series: Sustainable Adaptations

September 26, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
USM Glickman Library, Cohen Center, Portland Campus
Dr. Rannveig Ólafsdóttir and Dr. Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir of the University of Iceland explore the impact of tourism on the environment and how to remain sustainable in a tourism economy.
26

The Icelandic Speaker Series "Sustainable Adaptations"

September 26, 2016
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 27, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
27

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

September 27, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An Omni-dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer
27

Industry Spotlight: Tyler Technologies

September 27, 2016
2:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney on the Portland Campus
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(Women's Tennis) Mass.-Boston vs. Southern Me.

September 27, 2016
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
27

Industry Spotlight: Tyler Technologies

September 27, 2016
4:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney on the Portland Campus
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(Women's Soccer) Colby vs. Southern Me.

September 27, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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UPCOMING-Bernd Heinrich to speak in Mark Silber's Reading Nature Course

September 27, 2016
4:10 PM
University of Southern Maine Portland Campus Luther Bonney Hall, Room 310
Bernd Heinrich, Ph.D, is a professor emeritus in the biology department at the University of Vermont and is the author of books about nature writing, behavior, biology, ecology, and evolution.
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Social & Behavioral Sciences Major Info Session

September 27, 2016
5:00 PM
Portland Advising - 137 Luther Bonney
Come learn more about the Social & Behavioral Sciences Major (SBS) now being offered on the Portland and Gorham campuses! Open to all students in any major including undeclared and current SBS students!
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Arctic Event: Lightning Workshop

September 27, 2016
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Brooks Center, Gorham Campus
30 minute workshops designed to engage and inform students, faculty, and the public about Maine’s role in the North Atlantic and our relationship with Iceland.
27

ONGOING- Parent Connections Group

September 27, 2016
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Advocates for Children (124 Canal Street, Ste A, Lewiston)
Are you a parent or caregiver for children? Join us on Tuesdays from 6-7pm to • network with other parents and caregivers • discuss “hot topics” • share resources, ideas and successes
27

Star Dome Astronomy Course

September 27, 2016
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course at the Southworth Planetarium. Learn the fundamentals of the night sky and astronomy!
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 28, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
28

Astronomy for Middle Schoolers

September 28, 2016
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course for middle school students
28

TD Bank On Campus!

September 28, 2016
11:00 AM
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Leadership Academy; Personal Development

September 28, 2016
12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Portland Campus 40 Payson-Smith
Introduction to Strengths Finder & Personal Strengths in Leadership -Jason Saucier, Director of Campus Life
28

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME

September 28, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the science and history of telescopes.
28

Listening Sessions: Exclusion and Inclusion in the Student Experience at USM

September 28, 2016
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
1 Payson Smith Hall
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Mariana Cruz is hosting Listening Sessions with students. Session topic: Exclusion and Inclusion in the Student Experience at USM. No RSVP required. Join us for as little or as long as you like. Refreshments provided.
28

(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Me.-Farmington

September 28, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
28

Maine and the North Atlantic

September 28, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Glickman Library, 1st Floor, Cohen Center, 314 Forest Avenue
28

The New North Atlantic

September 28, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Glickman Library, Cohen Center, Portland Campus
Dr. John Gillis on Coastal Communities, Maine and the North Atlantic. 5:00pm reception, 5.30 to 7:00 pm Public Lecture and discussion.
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ONGOING- Nurturing Fathers

September 28, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
124 Canal Street Lewiston, 04240
Open to men from all family circumstances – custodial, non-custodial, step-fathers, new fathers – with any age child. Children need loving relationships with both parents.
28

(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Keene St.

September 28, 2016
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
29

Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 29, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
29

UPCOMING- Dementia Conversations

September 29, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
SeniorsPlus Education Center 8 Falcon Road, Lewiston
Instructor: Alzheimer’s Association This program will offer helpful tips to assist families with difficult conversations related to dementia - including going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans.
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ONGOING- Parent-Child Playgroup

September 29, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
124 Canal Street, Suite A in Lewiston
AFC offers a child-friendly and developmentally appropriate environment in which parents/caregivers and children can explore, role play and discover together.
29

Industry Spotlight: Tyler Technologies

September 29, 2016
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
John Mitchel Center on the Gorham Campus
29

Listening Sessions: Exclusion and Inclusion in the Student Experience at USM

September 29, 2016
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
312 Bailey Hall
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Mariana Cruz is hosting Listening Sessions with students. Session topic: Exclusion and Inclusion in the Student Experience at USM. No RSVP required. Join us for as little or as long as you like. Refreshments provided.
29

TED Talk Thursday

September 29, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland
Join The Well, the Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, the Multicultural Center, and the Veteran's Resource Center in a weekly TED Talk. We will watch a talk and then have discussion around the topic. Snacks will be provided!
29

Internship Informational Meeting

September 29, 2016
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
LAC Campus Room 185
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Eight Planets and Counting

September 29, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
29

Exhibition Opening

September 29, 2016
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Saint Joseph's (Me.) vs. Southern Me.

September 29, 2016
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Family Feud

September 29, 2016
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Lower Brooks Student Center - Gorham Campus
Families and friends are welcome to come down to Lower Brooks and play Family Feud! Sign up in the Campus Life Office; max number of 8 teams with 4 players per team.
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Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

September 30, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Although she is half Euro-American, Gina Adams’ art is primarily inspired by and deeply committed to the memory of her White Earth Ojibwa grandfather. Seven quilts are featured here, including a Maine quilt referencing broken Wabanaki land claims treaties.
30

Leadership Academy; Communication

September 30, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Gorham Campus, 217 John Mitchell Center
30

ONGOING- Infant Playgroup

September 30, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
124 Canal Street, Ste. A, Lewiston, ME
Parents, Caregivers and their Infants (0-12 months) are invited to join us on Fridays from 10-11am. Participate in fun activities to help support infant brain development, Share tips, resources and meet other parents!
30

Biology seminar

September 30, 2016
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
7 Science, Portland Campus
Paula Drouin, M.S. Biology candidate, will present her graduate thesis research, "Anaerobic co-digestion of Chlorella vulgaris and dairy whey for enhanced methane production".
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ONGOING- Mindful Meditation & Movement

September 30, 2016
5:00 PM
SeniorsPlus Education Center 8 Falcon Road, Lewiston
Instructor: Tisha Bremner, Inner Light Yoga of Maine, LLC Six-Week Session: Mindfulness is the practice of living and being in the moment, which has highly valuable benefits to our health and well-being.
30

Patch Adams Live: Living a Life of Joy

September 30, 2016
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
USM Abromson Center Hannaford Hall 88 Bedford Street, Portland, Maine
Patch will talk about being happy, exploring the audacious idea of never having a bad day, and the incredible thrill of choosing to live everyday with joy.
30

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 30, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Under Milk Wood, directed by Andrew Harris

September 30, 2016
7:30 PM
Main Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The lyrically written, riotously funny and deeply moving portrait of the circle of a spring day in the small Welsh seaside village of Llareggub...
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Brooks Laser Battle

September 30, 2016
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Brooks Student Center
Grab a group (or be the awesome ringer!) and join Student Activites for a laser tag battle in lower brooks! Sign Up will be available at the event check in starting at 7:30pm. Part of USM Tradition: Family & Friends Weekend
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Natural Selection

September 30, 2016
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new full dome show about Charles Darwin's fantastic voyage aboard the HMS Beagle to discover the wonders of the natural world.

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