Starts: Oct 21 2010 - 6:00pm
Ends: Oct 21 2010 - 7:30pm
Machias, ME 04654
The Penobscot Marine Museum, which has one of the largest photographic archives in Maine, presents historic photos of Machias and its environs with a slide talk by photo archivist Kevin Johnson.
Rockland, ME 04841
Couples and singles will learn to dance the classic Michael Jackson "Thriller" dance within a group setting. No prior monster experience necessary!
Belfast, ME 04974
The Penobscot Marine Museum's conference on Maine's sardine industry draws together amateur and professional scholars and anyone interested in the history of Maine and the Penobscot Bay region. It features an evening of informal sessions and a full day of formal presentations. Presenters will include: David Libby of the Maine Department of Marine Resources; Peter Colson, manager of the Stinson Seafood plant in Prospect Harbor; Al West, Stinson's director of purchasing; Dr.
A book signing at Moody's Gifts by Andrew Vietze, author of the Down East book Where in Maine?
Starts: Oct 21 2010 - 6:30pm
Ends: Oct 21 2010 - 9:00pm
Portland, ME 04101
Susan Sharon of Maine Public Broadcasting Network will moderate this event. Candidates include Eliot Cutler, Paul LePage (invited), Libby Mitchell, Shawn Moody, and Kevin Scott. Maine’s leading environmental organizations are hosting a forum for citizens to hear our gubernatorial candidates discuss topics critical to Maine’s future, including clean air and water, climate change and energy, wildlife and land conservation, and a sustainable economy.
A conference and international conversation about science, technology, and the future of ideas. This year’s Pop!Tech theme is the nature of creative change, and some of the big questions asked will be: What do radically different disciplines have to teach each other? How does cultural software shape our thinking? How do we deal with feedback loops and unintended consequences created by our efforts? And if every visionary starts as
a heretic, how do ideas move from the edge to the center?
A community celebration with family activities including scarecrow-making, window-painting, bobbing for apples, an apple pie baking contest, a Made-In-Maine crafts show, merchants’ open houses, and citizen involvement day with more than thirty Bath area nonprofits sharing information.
Starts: Sep 21 2010 - 4:30pm
Ends: Sep 21 2010 - 6:00pm
Nancy Bauer, a professor of philosophy at Tufts University, visits Bates College to discuss self-objectification by women.
The talk is sponsored by the Bates anthropology, philosophy, psychology, rhetoric and sociology departments, as well as the Division of Humanities and the women and gender studies program.
Starts: Sep 4 2010 - 10:00am
Ends: Sep 4 2010 - 1:00pm
Kennebunk, ME 04043
This much-anticipated, sixty-seven-page softcover guidebook has been updated and expanded for the first time in nearly twenty years! It encompasses forty-two of Kennebunk's historic properties (from Kennebunk Depot, Summer Street homes, Bourne Mansion, Wallingford Hall, Lafayette Center, Storer Mansion, the "Wedding Cake House," and more) The book costs only $15.95 + tax (with a 10 percent discount for museum members!). Signed copies available at the book release.
Starts: Oct 16 2010 - 10:00am
Ends: Oct 16 2010 - 2:00pm
Wyndham Hotel Ballroom
Portland, ME 04106
The Harold Alfond College Challenge is the lasting gift of Harold Alfond who wanted every baby born in Maine to have a great start on saving for education after high school. Every Maine baby under one year of age who attends this Casting Call will receive a free professional photograph, and the opportunity to be in future advertising. You can complete the paperwork to receive the five hundred dollar Alfond Grant while at the event. Staff will be on hand to help – remember to bring social security or taxpayer I.D.s for you, your baby and spouse if applicable.