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All Events for August 2013

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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 1, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

August 1, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
1

Lammas Celestial Poetry Evening

August 1, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An evening of celestial poetry in our star dome theatre.
2

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

August 2, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
2

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

August 2, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
3

The Little Star That Could

August 3, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
5

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 5, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
5

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

August 5, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
6

The Little Star That Could

August 6, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
6

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

August 6, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
7

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 7, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
7

Master's in Social Work Open House

August 7, 2013
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, Room 213
The USM School of Social Work is pleased to announce that we are hosting an open house for anyone interested in learning more about our program and what the social work profession has to offer.
8

The Little Star That Could

August 8, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
8

Blackboard’s New Service Pack 12 Features

August 8, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
423/424 Glickman Library
CTEL Blackboard Workshop Series: Presentation of Blackboard’s New Service Pack 12 Features
8

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

August 8, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
8

Pre-Concert Lectures – Portland Chamber Music Festival

August 8, 2013
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford Street, University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
Dan Sonenberg presents pre-concert lectures for Portland Chambers Music Festival’s evening concerts
8

Portland Chamber Music Festival Summer Season Concert Series

August 8, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine
The series features nationally acclaimed performers in a wide range of repertoire including the music of living composers.
9

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

August 9, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
9

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

August 9, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
10

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 10, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
10

Pre-Concert Lectures – Portland Chamber Music Festival

August 10, 2013
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford Street, University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
Dan Sonenberg presents pre-concert lectures for Portland Chambers Music Festival’s evening concerts
10

Portland Chamber Music Festival Summer Season Concert Series

August 10, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine
The series features nationally acclaimed performers in a wide range of repertoire including the music of living composers.
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Portland Chamber Music Festival Summer Season Concert Series

August 11, 2013
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine
The series features nationally acclaimed performers in a wide range of repertoire including the music of living composers.
12

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 12, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
12

Information Session: Public Policy and Management Program

August 12, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Rm 104, Burton Cross Building, Augusta
Learn more about the Public Policy and Management program at the USM Muskie School of Public Service!
12

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

August 12, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
12

Information Session: Public Policy and Management Program

August 12, 2013
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Department of Public Safety, Champlain Room @ 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, ME
Learn more about the Public Policy and Management program at the USM Muskie School of Public Service!
12

Graduate School Information Session

August 12, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, Room 212
USM's Graduate Admissions Office is offering information sessions for students thinking about graduate school.
12

The Philosopher's Dome

August 12, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new program begins at the planetarium. Enter "The Philosopher's Dome" and join others in philosophical discussions. Admission by donation
13

The Little Star That Could

August 13, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
13

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

August 13, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
14

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 14, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
15

The Little Star That Could

August 15, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
15

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

August 15, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
15

USM'S Franco-American Collection Hosts Robert Sylvain

August 15, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Room 285 (Lewiston Campus)
USM's Franco-American Collection is hosting acclaimed musician Robert Sylvain, of the Acadian group Boreal Tordu, for a musical lecture.
15

Student Orientation August 15

August 15, 2013
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Interested in pursuing a major or taking courses at USM's Lewiston Auburn College? Learn about the Orientation Program at LAC.
15

Science Lecture: The Social Lives of Woodchucks

August 15, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Normally considered a solitary species, woodchucks nonetheless display components of social behavior. Dr. Maher will discuss the effects of kinship and personality on the social lives of this common species living in southern Maine.
15

Pre-Concert Lectures – Portland Chamber Music Festival

August 15, 2013
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford Street, University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
Dan Sonenberg presents pre-concert lectures for Portland Chambers Music Festival’s evening concerts
15

Portland Chamber Music Festival Summer Season Concert Series

August 15, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine
The series features nationally acclaimed performers in a wide range of repertoire including the music of living composers.
16

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

August 16, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
17

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 17, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
17

Pre-Concert Lectures – Portland Chamber Music Festival

August 17, 2013
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford Street, University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
Dan Sonenberg presents pre-concert lectures for Portland Chambers Music Festival’s evening concerts
17

Portland Chamber Music Festival Summer Season Concert Series

August 17, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine
The series features nationally acclaimed performers in a wide range of repertoire including the music of living composers.
19

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 19, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
19

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

August 19, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
19

The Affordable Care Act: What’s Next for Maine?

August 19, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
Major provisions of the Affordable Care Act take effect January 1, 2014. What’s in store? Is Maine ready? What policy issues might arise as the law is fully implemented, and how might we address them? Join us for a conversation about these questions and much more.
20

The Little Star That Could

August 20, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
20

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

August 20, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
20

"Moon Walk" with the Southworth Planetarium

August 20, 2013
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Southwortth Planetarium/Payson Park
Join the Portland Trails Association and the Southworth Planetarium to see the Moon in the dome and outside!
21

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 21, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
22

The Little Star That Could

August 22, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
22

Basic Video Production Skills for Creating Online Content

August 22, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Glickman Library Room 423/424
CTEL Emerging Learning Technologies Workshop: Basic Video Production. Hands-on workshop covering screencasts, recording with your Webcam, creating narrated PowerPoint videos, and integrating videos in Blackboard.
22

Kim Kuzma Benefit Concert for the Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine

August 22, 2013
7:00 PM
One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street, Portland
A native of Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Kim Kuzma was voted Canada’s Best Independent Artist by fans at canadian-music.com and was a West Coast Music Award winner. An international star, she has “packed the room” at Pride events and fundraisers all across North America.
23

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

August 23, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
24

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

August 24, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
24

Serious Rooms CD Release Concert

August 24, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The Southworth Planetarium's first rock concert! Saturday at 7:00 p.m.
28

Stonecoast Reading Series: Writing Nature at Stonecoast

August 28, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Local Sprouts, 649 Congress Street, Portland
Wednesday, August 28th - Writing Nature at Stonecoast: an Evening of Creative Nonfiction about Nature featuring faculty member Jaed Muncharoen Coffin. 7:00pm at Local Sprouts, 649 Congress Street, Portland, ME
29

Biology seminar: Mr. Jess Wheeler

August 29, 2013
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
165 Science
Jess Wheeler, M.S. Biology Candidate, will present his thesis seminar, "Flying speed and power in Drosophila melanogaster selected for wind tunnel flight."
29

Graduate Student Orientation

August 29, 2013
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, Second Floor
The Graduate Student Orientation, for newly matriculated graduate students, will be held on Thursday, August 29th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Abromson Center on the Portland campus.
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