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Castine Uncovered Walking Tours

Castine Historical Society 17 School Street, Castine

The Castine Historical Society is offering residents and visitors to this quintessential Maine coastal village a new way of learning about Castine’s multi-layered history. Starting July 8, the staff and volunteers of the Historical Society will offer Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.   After careful deliberation, the Castine Historical Society has chosen not to open the exhibits this season. Instead, the Historical Society is excited to expand the walking tours of historic Castine, a signature […]

From a Woman’s Perspective September 1–29

Richard Boyd Art Gallery 15 Epps Street, Portland

For the past five years, during the month of September, Richard Boyd Art Gallery has installed an annual exhibition of paintings and sculpture created by women artists to commemorate Women’s Equality Day as designated by a Joint Resolution of Congress on August 26, 1971. The exhibit demonstrates our ongoing support of women’s equality and our hope for equality for all mankind.   Creating visual art gives women another voice, a way to express their true feelings about daily life and […]

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Talk – Safety nets and bootstraps: Mainers and food insecurity in the time of COVID-19

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This talk is online via Zoom. Registration is required. Go to umaine.edu/mitchellcenter to register and receive connection information. Speakers: Rachel Schattman, School of Food & Agriculture, UMaine Kate Yerxa, Cooperative Extension and School of Food & Agriculture, UMaine Food insecurity is an economic and social justice problem worldwide, including in Maine. Despite long-standing efforts to alleviate the problem, food insecurity persists. Additionally, the impact of COVID-19 is likely to have global implications for food insecurity. This presentation will cover the […]

Talk – The Road to Maine’s New Climate Action Plan

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This talk is available virtually via Zoom. Registration is required. Go to umaine.edu/mitchellcenter to register and receive Zoom connection information. Speaker: Dr. Cassaundra Rose, Senior Science Analyst and Climate Council Coordinator, Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future The Maine Climate Council has been developing a State Climate Action Plan to address climate change that will be finalized by December 1, 2020. Cassaundra will talk about the process of putting together the Climate Action Plan so far and an […]

Scenes of Maine an Annual Group Exhibit of Paintings

Richard Boyd Art Gallery 15 Epps Street, Portland

(Portland, ME) For the past ten years Richard Boyd Art Gallery has installed an annual exhibition of paintings from a variety of genres in a range of styles and mediums depicting imagery of Maine in October. This year’s exhibit is going to be another great show of paintings documenting scenes in Maine through the eyes of artists with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and styles. The exhibit features works that exemplify the diversity of subject matter in Maine which has long been […]

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Talk – The Future of Farming: Building Tools for Tech Savvy Farmers

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This talk is online via Zoom. Go to umaine.edu/mitchellcenter to register and receive Zoom connection information. Speaker: Lily Calderwood, Extension Wild Blueberry Specialist; Assistant Prof. of Horticulture, UMaine This talk will focus on a project led by UMaine Cooperative Extension members and the State Climatologist in collaboration with Maine farmers. Their goal: to listen to farmer needs around weather information and farm management decision support tools, and discuss future capabilities in light of Maine’s changing climate. Lily will discuss their […]

Serenity – 2020 an Annual Exhibition of Paintings

Richard Boyd Art Gallery 15 Epps Street, Portland

With so much happening this November from planning new ways to celebrate the holidays, voting in presidential and local elections, and navigating our ever growing to do lists it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Take a break, stop in the gallery and relax while viewing an annual exhibition featuring original paintings in a variety of mediums and styles that evoke feelings of serenity or calmness in viewers. Comprised of works from multiple genres the exhibit offers viewers a refuge from divisive […]

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37th Annual Trek Across Maine

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Join the American Lung Association for the 37th annual Trek Across Maine on Father's Day Weekend - June 18th – 20st, 2021. Choose our traditional 3 day, 180 mile option, or join us for our 1 or 2 day options, or do it on your own virtually! The start and finish line is hosted at the Brunswick Landing and there are overnight stops at Bates College in Lewiston and Colby College in Waterville. FEES & FUNDRAISING: Registration is $65 registration […]

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