Calendar

All Events for March 2015

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Diary of a River: Solargraphs of the Kennebec River

January 8, 2015 to May 29, 2015
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
5th floor Glickman Family Library
The exhibit "Diary of a River: Solargraphs of the Kennebec River," photographs by Johanna Moore, will be on display in the 5th floor exhibit area, Glickman Family Library, from January 2015--May 2015.
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Richard Lee: Paper Trails

January 26, 2015 to April 30, 2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
UNUM Great Reading Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland campus
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Constructing Identity: Traci Molloy, USM Artist-in-Residence

February 23, 2015 to May 1, 2015
7:00 AM to 10:00 AM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
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USM Faculty & Alumni Invitational

February 24, 2015 to March 1, 2015
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
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(Women's Indoor Track & Field) B.U. Last Chance Meet

March 1, 2015
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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(Wrestling) NCAA Northeast Regional Championships

March 1, 2015
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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Lewiston Winters Farmers’ Market

March 1, 2015
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
208 Bates Street, Lewiston, Maine
Join us for the Lewiston Winter Farmers’ Market every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from 10:00am – 1:00 pm, November through April, at the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center 208 Bates Street in Lewiston.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 1, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 2, 2015
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.
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Through the Looking Glass

March 2, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
169 Hastings
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Gorham Campus Activities Board Weekly Meeting

March 2, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Husky Center(G)
Weekly Meeting for G-CAB.
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Leap into Learning “Wiggle and Grow” with your Toddler’s ages 2-3 years

March 3, 2015
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Advocates for Children 124 Canal Street, Lewiston Maine
Your child will have fun singing, rhyming and playing instruments and dancing to the beat of lively songs.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

March 3, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome, computer animated show about the history and science of telescopes.
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International Relations Association Weekly Meeting

March 3, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
International House Meeting Room
International Relations Association Weekly Meeting
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Queer Straight Alliance Student Group Meetings

March 3, 2015
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Alternating between Portland and Gorham Campus (see details below)
Join the QSA to connect with other students, learn about topics relevant to the LGBTQ community, and have fun
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Multicultural Center Opening Celebration

March 4, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 185
The new USM LAC Multicultural Center will celebrate its grand opening.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 4, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Workshop - APA Style

March 4, 2015
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Writing Center room 287
Come find out more about using APA at these informative workshops.
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Metropolitan University Lightning Talk Series

March 4, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
110 Abromson, Portland
While more information about some of these activities will come from the MU group, Faculty Commons in collaboration with the MU group, will hold a Lightning Talk Series.
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Lightning Talks--Portland Campus

March 4, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
109/110 Abromson
USM invites you to join us for our first round of Lightning Talks, where 8 presenters will take 8 minutes to share how they are making their community a better place. Come, listen, and learn!
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Blacklight Yoga

March 4, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Blacklight Yoga with the USM yoga club
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community (Portland)

March 5, 2015
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Class Presentations with Flair: Introduction to Prezi

March 5, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
LAC room 287
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Workshop - Prezi

March 5, 2015
12:00 PM to 12:50 PM
Lewiston Campus, Writing Center room 287
Giving a Presentation? Engage your audience with Prezi!
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BEEHIVE COLLECTIVE | Activist Arts Collective

March 5, 2015
5:30 PM
522 Congress Street Portland, ME 04101
The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly motivated, all-volunteer, activist arts collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots” by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images for use as educational and organizing tools.
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Dear White People Screening

March 5, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, USM Portland Campus
Come watch Dear White People, a 2014 American satirical drama film written and directed by Justin Simien, the film focuses on black students attending a college in America. After the movie there will be a facilitated discussion.
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community (Gorham)

March 5, 2015
7:30 PM
Gorham Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Pingo!

March 5, 2015
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Purple PINGO!
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(Men's Indoor Track & Field) Tufts Last Chance Meet

March 6, 2015
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Indoor Track & Field) Tufts Last Chance Meet

March 6, 2015
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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The Summit Project

March 6, 2015
8:00 AM
211 Wishcamper, USM Portland Campus
The Summit Project (TSP) is a living memorial which pays tribute to fallen service members from Maine who have died since 9/11/2001. The mission of The Summit Project is to honor Maine's newest war casualties and the faithful spirit of all Mainers.
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Visiting Artists Talk: tectonic industries

March 6, 2015
12:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham
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The Summit Project

March 6, 2015
12:15 PM to 2:00 PM
Abromson Center- 2nd Floor
The Summit Project (TSP) is a LIVING MEMORIAL which pays tribute to fallen service members from Maine who have died since 9/11/2001. The MISSION of The Summit Project is to honor Maine's newest war casualties and the faithful spirit of all Mainers
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James Kallembach Residency Composition Master Class

March 6, 2015
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Room 211, Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents James Kallembach in a master class for composers. This event is open to the public, and made possible with funding from the USM Gorham Cultural Affairs Committee.
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Learn to Dance

March 6, 2015
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Brooks Student Center Den (G)
Learn To Dance
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The Poets and the Assassin

March 6, 2015
5:00 PM
Gannett Theater, 305 College St., Lewiston, ME 04240
By Reza Jalali Directed by Kati Vecsey.
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James Kallembach Residency Lecture

March 6, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 211 Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents James Kallembach in a lecture about setting music to text. This event is presented in collaboration with the Department of English. It is open to the public, and made possible with funding from the USM Gorham Cultural Affairs Committee.
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

March 6, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, the spacecraft studying the heliosphere.
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Board Game Night

March 6, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Board game night
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Cathryn Mathews Junior Voice Recital

March 6, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Cathryn Mathews in her junior voice recital.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 6, 2015
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

March 7, 2015
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!
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Marian Hotopp Graduate Horn Recital

March 7, 2015
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Marian Hotopp in a graduate horn recital. Marian is a student of John Boden.
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Franco-American/Bates Winter Dance Showcase – 10th Anniversary March 7th

March 7, 2015
5:00 PM
46 Cedar Street Lewiston, Maine Franco Center Performance Hall
F.A.B. — Franco-American / Bates — represents an ongoing effort to provide opportunities for regional dance artists to present dance works in Lewiston as well as an opportunity for local audiences to have access to contemporary dance works.
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James Kallembach Residency Concert, featuring Elisabeth Marshall, soprano, and Anastasia Antonacos, piano, with the USM Chamber Singers

March 7, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The three-day residency of celebrated composer and conductor James Kallembach at the USM School of Music will conclude with a concert of 21st-century American composers’ works for voice
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STRIVE Rocks Dance Marathon Volunteers

March 7, 2015 to March 8, 2015
9:00 PM to 9:00 AM
STRIVE is a nonprofit organization that serves over 900 tweens, teens and young adults with developmental disabilities through social education and employment training programs. Now entering its 11th year, the “STRIVE Rocks!” Dance Marathon fundraising event.
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The Little Star That Could

March 8, 2015
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.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 9, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Through the Looking Glass

March 9, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
169 Hastings
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Astronomy Cafe; Astronomy of the Seasons

March 9, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
March 2015's Astronomy Café discusses the astronomical reason the seasons change
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Gorham Campus Activities Board Weekly Meeting

March 9, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Husky Center(G)
Weekly Meeting for G-CAB.
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Internship Informational Meeting Lewiston/Auburn College

March 10, 2015
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
LAC campus room 185
Have you been thinking about your internship? Not sure where to start?
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

March 10, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, the spacecraft studying the heliosphere.
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International Relations Association Weekly Meeting

March 10, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
International House Meeting Room
International Relations Association Weekly Meeting
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Through the Looking Glass

March 10, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
169 Hastings
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Queer Straight Alliance Student Group Meetings

March 10, 2015
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Alternating between Portland and Gorham Campus (see details below)
Join the QSA to connect with other students, learn about topics relevant to the LGBTQ community, and have fun
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Wellness Breakfast

March 11, 2015
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Woodbury Campus Center-Room 143a (P)
Wellness Breakfast
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 11, 2015
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.
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Hot Cocoa and Mug Decorating Night

March 11, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lower Brooks
Come out and decorate your own mug while enjoying a nice cup of hot cocoa!
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Student Mental Health and College Success

March 12, 2015
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Faculty Commons, 312 Glickman Library, Portland Campus
Lunch and Learn Faculty Development Workshop open to USM Faculty and staff. Presented by Joanne Benica, Director of the Disability Center and Robert Small, PsyD., licensed psychologist and Clinical Director of Counseling Services. Light lunch provided.
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community (Portland)

March 12, 2015
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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USM Juried Student Exhibition

March 12, 2015 to March 26, 2015
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham
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Alumni Lecture Series - Laurie Cyr-Martel

March 12, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 285
Laurie Cyr –Martel is the next speaker in the USM LAC Alumni Lecture series. She is a graduate in the SBS program.
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USM LAC Alumni Lecture series

March 12, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
51 Westminster Street Lewiston, Maine 04240, Room 285
The USM LAC Alumni Lecture series continues this Thursday! The speaker this week is Laurie Cyr-Martel. Please attend!
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Carto-Crafters

March 12, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Osher Map Library, Portland Campus
Get inspired...Surround yourself with the beauty of old maps at the Osher Map Library! Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidering, Sewing, & More!
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Monthly Dine-Around Club

March 12, 2015
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mother India
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Opening Reception: USM Juried Student Exhibition

March 12, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
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The Poets and the Assassin

March 12, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Space Gallery 538 Congress Street, Portland
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The Poets and the Assassin

March 12, 2015
6:00 PM
Space Gallery 538 Congress Street, Portland
A Play About Women in Iran and Islam. Written by Reza Jalali Directed by Kati Vecsey.
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community (Gorham)

March 12, 2015
7:30 PM
Gorham Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Laser Tag

March 12, 2015
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Think you're better than your friends? Prove it by playing some laser tag!
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(Wrestling) NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship

March 13, 2015
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Learn to Dance

March 13, 2015
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Brooks Student Center Den (G)
Learn To Dance
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 13, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Outside Mullingar - The Public Theatre

March 13, 2015
7:30 PM
31 maple St. L/A Public Theatre Lewiston, Maine
Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley. Imagine an "Irish Moonstruck" when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt).
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Catch Me If You Can

March 13, 2015
7:30 PM
Maine Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Catch Me If You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious bigband sound! Held on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 13, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Ping Pong Tournament

March 13, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lower Brooks
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

March 13, 2015
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome, computer animated show about the history and science of telescopes.
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(Wrestling) NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship

March 14, 2015
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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2015 Engineering Expo

March 14, 2015
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Costello Field House, USM Gorham Campus
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The Little Star That Could

March 14, 2015
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.
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Jay O'Hara: Coal Protester. A speaker evening (Sponsored by SEAS/EcoReps and 350 Maine)

March 14, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall
Jay O'Hara will speak on behalf of his experience blockading 40,000 tons of coal on May 15, 2013 and the trial that followed in the wake of the protest. Sponsored by SEAS (Students for Environmental Awareness and Sustainability), USM EcoReps and 350.org See their video here
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Catch Me If You Can

March 14, 2015
7:30 PM
Maine Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Catch Me If You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious bigband sound! Held on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 14, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Outside Mullingar - The Public Theatre

March 14, 2015
8:00 PM
31 maple St. L/A Public Theatre Lewiston, Maine
Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley. Imagine an "Irish Moonstruck" when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt).
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FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: Jobey Wilson and Friends

March 14, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Experience the beauty, agility and power of the largest member of the brass family played by a new and dynamic addition to the USM School of Music faculty, Jobey Wilson.
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Lewiston Winters Farmers’ Market

March 15, 2015
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
208 Bates Street, Lewiston, Maine
Join us for the Lewiston Winter Farmers’ Market every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from 10:00am – 1:00 pm, November through April, at the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center 208 Bates Street in Lewiston.
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Outside Mullingar - The Public Theatre

March 15, 2015
2:00 PM
31 maple St. L/A Public Theatre Lewiston, Maine
Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley. Imagine an "Irish Moonstruck" when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt).
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Kevin Schaefer Junior Bassoon Recital

March 15, 2015
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Kevin Schaefer in a junior bassoon recital. Kevin is a student of Wren Saunders.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 15, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 15, 2015
5:00 PM
Maine Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Catch Me If You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious bigband sound! Held on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 15, 2015
5:00 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Scaling Up To Local

March 16, 2015
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor, USM Glickman Library, Portland campus
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Real Talk

March 16, 2015
12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
302 Luther Bonney
A small group discussion for students to talk about current events happening on our campus and in our world and how we can view those events with a different perspective and a spiritual perspective to help change our world.
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FIG Orientation Meeting

March 16, 2015
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Faculty Commons, Portland Campus, Glickman Library
Congratulations to this round of FIG awardees!
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Through the Looking Glass

March 16, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
169 Hastings
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Open Auditions -3 Short Student Films

March 16, 2015
5:00 PM
CMS Production Center, 21 Durham Street, Portland Campus-Near Sullivan Complex
Casting Call - Open Auditions - 3 Short Films March 16 and 17th (Monday & Tuesday), 5-7pm CMS Production Center, 21 Durham Street, USM Portland Campus
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Night of Eire

March 16, 2015
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new St. Patrick's Day event. An event commemorating the spirit and mysticism of Ancient Ireland
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Gorham Campus Activities Board Weekly Meeting

March 16, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Husky Center(G)
Weekly Meeting for G-CAB.
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Greek Jumbo Jenga

March 16, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
Greek Jumbo Jenga
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St. Patrick's Day Waffle Breakfast

March 17, 2015
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Woodbury Campus Center
A St. Patrick's Day-themed waffle breakfast will be provided to the first 100 students in attendance.
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Writing Group

March 17, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Faculty Commons, 312 Glickman
During the academic year, the Faculty Commons, in collaboration with the USM Research department will be offering a writing group for faculty and staff who are interested in goal-setting and accountability. This group will be led by esteemed colleague Dr. Samantha Langley-Turnbaugh.
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Veterans Affairs Representative on campus

March 17, 2015
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lewiston- Auburn Campus Upstairs Lounge
USM Veterans Affairs Rep. Lorrie Spaulding is available today from Noon 4 pm to provide support and services for our students who are also veterans, Lorrie also certifies our veterans' enrollment to the VA to pay out educational benefits.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 17, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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USM Flow Jam

March 17, 2015
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sullivan Recreation and Fitness Complex, Multipurpose Room
Join us and spin up some hoops, poi, and other fun props! The cost is $5 for admission.
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International Relations Association Weekly Meeting

March 17, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
International House Meeting Room
International Relations Association Weekly Meeting
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Ruchira Gupta

March 17, 2015
4:30 PM
Mays Center, 95 Russell Street, Lewiston
A conversation with Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, a grassroots organization in India working to end sex trafficking by increasing choices for at-risk girls and women.
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Open Auditions -3 Short Student Films

March 17, 2015
5:00 PM
CMS Production Center, 21 Durham Street, Portland Campus-Near Sullivan Complex
**Casting Call - Open Auditions** 3 Short Films by Advanced Production Students March 16 and 17th (Monday & Tuesday), 5-7pm
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Queer Straight Alliance Student Group Meetings

March 17, 2015
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Alternating between Portland and Gorham Campus (see details below)
Join the QSA to connect with other students, learn about topics relevant to the LGBTQ community, and have fun
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Wellness Breakfast

March 18, 2015
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Woodbury Campus Center-Room 143a (P)
Wellness Breakfast
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USM Community Meeting with Ruchira Gupta

March 18, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
7th Floor, Gilckman Library, Portland Campus
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Karma Yoga Lewiston/Auburn campus six week session

March 18, 2015
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Lewiston/Auburn College
Are you ready to move forward into spring with increased strength, balance and mindfulness? How about experiencing increased relaxation and rejuvenation?
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 18, 2015
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.
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PowerPoint Training for Thinking Matters

March 18, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Gorham Library & Glickman Library
USM Libraries will provide training on the use of PowerPoint to create Thinking Matters posters and backup to oral presentations as follows: 3:00, March 18, Gorham Library seminar room and 1:00, March 20, 518 Glickman Library (Portland).
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Reflective Practice FIG Meeting

March 18, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Portland Faculty Commons, 312 Glickman Library, Portland Campus
Students, staff and faculty across the University who seek to critically and creatively reflect upon and refine existing and emerging teaching and research are welcome to join us for a faculty interest group focused on teaching and learning the skills of reflective practice.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 18, 2015
5:00 PM
Maine Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Catch Me If You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious bigband sound! Held on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 18, 2015
5:00 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Greek Trivia

March 18, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
Greek Trivia
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Senator King Information table Your Government, Your Neighborhood

March 19, 2015
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, South Wall
Stop by and connect with Senator King's staff. Information about government programs available.
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Carto-Crafters

March 19, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Osher Map Library, Portland Campus
Get inspired...Surround yourself with the beauty of old maps at the Osher Map Library! Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidering, Sewing, & More!
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Greetings from Stockholm!

March 19, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An inside view of the 2013Nobel Prize Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden!
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community (Gorham)

March 19, 2015
7:30 PM
Gorham Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Outside Mullingar - The Public Theatre

March 19, 2015
7:30 PM
31 maple St. L/A Public Theatre Lewiston, Maine
Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley. Imagine an "Irish Moonstruck" when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt).
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Outside Mullingar at The Public Theatre

March 19, 2015
7:30 PM
37 Maple St. L/A Public Theatre
Imagine an “Irish Moonstruck” when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt).
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Catch Me If You Can

March 19, 2015
7:30 PM
Maine Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Catch Me If You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious bigband sound! Held on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 19, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Alpha Xi Delta's 3rd Annual Xi Man Competition

March 19, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
Xi Man competition
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NAMI Family- to- Family National Alliance on Mental Illness Teacher Training

March 20, 2015 to March 22, 2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Augusta, ME
Gain the skills you need to co-teach a 12-week NAMI Family-to-Family course. Learn how to teach an evidence-based education program to family members who have a loved one living with mental illness.
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Want to grow food at USM? USM Community Garden info session dates

March 20, 2015
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Glickman 130, Portland Campus
Attend an info session at Glickman library to learn how you can garden at USM!
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PowerPoint Training for Thinking Matters

March 20, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Gorham Library & Glickman Library
USM Libraries will provide training on the use of PowerPoint to create Thinking Matters posters and backup to oral presentations as follows: 3:00, March 18, Gorham Library seminar room and 1:00, March 20, 518 Glickman Library (Portland).
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Franco-American Sing Along

March 20, 2015
1:00 PM to 3:00 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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Maine's Got Talent - 2015!

March 20, 2015
6:00 PM
Franco American Center 46 Cedar Street Lewiston, Maine 04240
Maine's Got Talent ~ LA's Premier Music Competition will be held at the Franco Center on Friday, March 20th, starting at 6:00pm.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 20, 2015
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.
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The Word of God???

March 20, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
10 Bailey Hall
We live in a world where things are constantly changing how can we know what’s true and reliable? The bible was handed down 1000's of years ago how can we trust it? Come join us and we’ll show you.
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Kickball Tournament

March 20, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Costello Sports Complex (G)
Kickball tournament
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Outside Mullingar - The Public Theatre

March 20, 2015
7:30 PM
31 maple St. L/A Public Theatre Lewiston, Maine
Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley. Imagine an "Irish Moonstruck" when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt).
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Catch Me If You Can

March 20, 2015
7:30 PM
Maine Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Catch Me If You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious bigband sound! Held on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 20, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Kinnon Church Senior Double Bass Recital

March 20, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents bassist Kinnon Church in his senior classical recital. Kinnon is a student of Bronek Suchanek and William Rounds.
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

March 20, 2015
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, the spacecraft studying the heliosphere.
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Lewiston Adult Education Super

March 21, 2015
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Lewiston High School 156 East Ave Lewiston, ME
Registration is open for our Spring Super Saturday!
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Ellen Chickering Voice Studio Recital

March 21, 2015
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents the voice students of Ellen Chickering in a studio recital. The recital is free and open to the public.
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

March 21, 2015
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!
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Outside Mullingar - The Public Theatre

March 21, 2015
3:00 PM
31 maple St. L/A Public Theatre Lewiston, Maine
Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley. Imagine an "Irish Moonstruck" when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt).
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Thomas Brown Junior Recital

March 21, 2015
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents guitarist Thomas Brown in his junior recital. Thomas is a student of Gary Wittner and Keith Crook.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 21, 2015
7:30 PM
Maine Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Catch Me If You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious bigband sound! Held on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 21, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Greek Week Talent Show

March 21, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
Greek Week Talent Show
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Outside Mullingar - The Public Theatre

March 21, 2015
8:00 PM
31 maple St. L/A Public Theatre Lewiston, Maine
Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley. Imagine an "Irish Moonstruck" when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt).
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Eric Landau Senior Percussion Recital

March 21, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Eric Landau in a senior percussion recital. Eric is a student of Nancy Smith.
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Outside Mullingar - The Public Theatre

March 22, 2015
2:00 PM
31 maple St. L/A Public Theatre Lewiston, Maine
Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley. Imagine an "Irish Moonstruck" when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt).
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The Little Star That Could

March 22, 2015
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.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 22, 2015
5:00 PM
Maine Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Catch Me If You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious bigband sound! Held on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus.
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Catch Me If You Can

March 22, 2015
5:00 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Clothing drive drop-off

March 23, 2015 to April 12, 2015
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center-Room 143a (P)
Clothing drive drop off
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Real Talk

March 23, 2015
12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
302 Luther Bonney
A small group discussion for students to talk about current events happening on our campus and in our world and how we can view those events with a different perspective and a spiritual perspective to help change our world.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 23, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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The Little Star That Could

March 23, 2015
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.
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Through the Looking Glass

March 23, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
169 Hastings
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Student Assembly and Presentation on Metacognition: The Key to Acing Courses

March 23, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
7th Floor Glickman Library (Portland Campus)
Would you like to learn cognitive science based learning strategies that will help you experience mindful, transferable learning and achieve A’s in your courses?
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Title III Grant Symposium: Student Assembly--Dr. Saundra Y. McGuire

March 23, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
7th Floor of Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus
We gladly invite you to an interactive presentation by renowned scholar Dr. Saundra McGuire. Students will be introduced to cognitive, science-based learning strategies that help all students’ experience meaningful learning, resulting in A’s in their courses! Pizza and beverages will be provided.
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Gorham Campus Activities Board Weekly Meeting

March 23, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Husky Center(G)
Weekly Meeting for G-CAB.
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Title III Symposium: Faculty Workshop--Dr. Saundra Y. McGuire

March 24, 2015
8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
7th Floor of Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus
We gladly invite you to a presentation by Dr. Saundra McGuire, recognized expert and author of multiple published items as well. She will be speaking about improving the success of all students with metacognitive skills through her award winning presentations. Light breakfast will be provided.
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Want to grow food at USM? USM Community Garden info session dates

March 24, 2015
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Glickman 130, Portland Campus
Attend an info session at Glickman library to learn how you can garden at USM!
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Midterm Smoothie Bar

March 24, 2015
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Glickman Library Lobby
Come grab a healthy and delicious smoothie to fuel your diligent studying!
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

March 24, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, the spacecraft studying the heliosphere.
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USM Flow Jam

March 24, 2015
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sullivan Recreation and Fitness Complex, Multipurpose Room
Join us and spin up some hoops, poi, and other fun props! The cost is $5 for admission.
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International Relations Association Weekly Meeting

March 24, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
International House Meeting Room
International Relations Association Weekly Meeting
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Queer Straight Alliance Student Group Meetings

March 24, 2015
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Alternating between Portland and Gorham Campus (see details below)
Join the QSA to connect with other students, learn about topics relevant to the LGBTQ community, and have fun
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Wellness Breakfast

March 25, 2015
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Woodbury Campus Center-Room 143a (P)
Wellness Breakfast
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Karma Yoga Lewiston/Auburn campus six week session

March 25, 2015
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Lewiston/Auburn College
Are you ready to move forward into spring with increased strength, balance and mindfulness? How about experiencing increased relaxation and rejuvenation?
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Metropolitan University Lightning Talk Series

March 25, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
110 Abromson, Portland
While more information about some of these activities will come from the MU group, Faculty Commons in collaboration with the MU group, will hold a Lightning Talk Series.
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Lightning Talks--Lewiston Campus

March 25, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 285, Lewiston Campus
USM invites you to join us for our first round of Lightning Talks, where 8 presenters will take 8 minutes to share how they're making our community a better place. Come, listen, and learn!
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Want to grow food at USM? USM Community Garden info session dates

March 25, 2015
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Glickman 130, Portland Campus
Attend an info session at Glickman library to learn how you can garden at USM!
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Mid Terms Stress Relief

March 25, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
Mid terms stress relief
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Gatekeeper Training of Trainers- Learn to Present a Suicide Prevention Awareness Training

March 26, 2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Portland Campus: Room TBA
A four-hour program available to trained "Gatekeepers" to prepare them to facilitate a 60 or 90 minute suicide prevention awareness sessions for co-workers, school staff and/or other community members. Easy-to-use packaged materials are provided.
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community (Portland)

March 26, 2015
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Internship Informational Meeting

March 26, 2015
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
LAC Campus Room 185
Join Career Counselor Janet Etzel and Internship Coordinator Sandi Croft as they discuss the step by step process you should know to start your internship.
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Carto-Crafters

March 26, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Osher Map Library, Portland Campus
Get inspired...Surround yourself with the beauty of old maps at the Osher Map Library! Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidering, Sewing, & More!
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community (Gorham)

March 26, 2015
7:30 PM
Gorham Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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"Basetrack Live"

March 26, 2015
7:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Westbrook Performing Arts Center
"A viscerally powerful depiction of war and its aftermath, if it only captured the sly humor of Marines, the pride of the infantry, and the psychological disorientation of homecoming. Superb, moving work. ” — PHIL KLAY, 2014 WINNER NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
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Samuel Schuth Senior Violin Recital

March 26, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Samuel Schuth in a senior violin recital. Sam is a student of Robert Lehmann.
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The Key to Your Child’s School Success Is YOU!

March 27, 2015
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn
Children of parents and caregivers who are involved in their education do better in school and in life!
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CTEL Workshop: How to Set Up the Retention Center in Blackboard.

March 27, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
TBA Abromson
This workshop will provide an overview of how to set up the Retention Center in Blackboard.
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Want to grow food at USM? USM Community Garden info session dates

March 27, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Glickman 130, Portland Campus
Attend an info session at Glickman library to learn how you can garden at USM!
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USM Women & Gender Studies Presents: “Building a World Where Black Lives Matter"

March 27, 2015
5:30 PM
HANNAFORD LECTURE HALL, Abromson Center, Portland Campus
Alicia Garza is a co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter which began as a hashtag and grew into a national organizing project that affirms and embraces the resistance and resilience of Black people.
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Building a World Where Black Lives Matter -- 2015 Women's History Month Keynote Address

March 27, 2015
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Community Education Center, Portland Campus
“Building a World Where Black Lives Matter" By Alicia Garza Co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 27, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Emily Dunbar, Trumpet and Jeffrey Mosher, Voice Junior Recital

March 27, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Emily Dunbar, trumpet and Jeffrey Mosher, voice in a junior recital. Emily is a student of Betty Rines, and Jeff is a student of Ellen Chickering.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

March 27, 2015
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome, computer animated show about the history and science of telescopes.
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Bring Your Children and visit the Easter Bunny at the Auburn Mall

March 28, 2015
10:00 AM
Auburn Mall, Auburn, Maine 550 Center Street
Visit the Easter Bunny at the Auburn Mall from March 28th through April 4th!
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 28, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Middle Eastern Dance Night Enjoy Middle Eastern Music and Food and FUN

March 28, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
34 Court Street Auburn, Maine
Enjoy authentic Middle Eastern flavors with great food and live Arabic/Turkish music from the band Okbari along with elegant, gorgeous Belly Dancing performances all evening.
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

March 29, 2015
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!
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Spring Vacation

March 30, 2015 to April 5, 2015
(All day)
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Real Talk

March 30, 2015
12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
302 Luther Bonney
A small group discussion for students to talk about current events happening on our campus and in our world and how we can view those events with a different perspective and a spiritual perspective to help change our world.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

March 30, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Through the Looking Glass

March 30, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
169 Hastings
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 31, 2015
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.
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USM Flow Jam

March 31, 2015
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sullivan Recreation and Fitness Complex, Multipurpose Room
Join us and spin up some hoops, poi, and other fun props! The cost is $5 for admission.
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