Calendar

Public Events for April 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
23

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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Karma Yoga Lewiston/Auburn campus six week session

April 1, 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

April 1, 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.
2

Carto-Crafters

April 2, 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!
3

Bound Together II: USM Book Arts

April 3, 2015 to April 30, 2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland
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Opening Reception: Bound Together II

April 3, 2015
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

April 3, 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.
3

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

April 3, 2015
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome, computer animated show about the history and science of telescopes.
4

The Little Star That Could

April 4, 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.
5

Lewiston Winters Farmers’ Market

April 5, 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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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

April 5, 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!
6

Real Talk

April 6, 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.
6

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

April 6, 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.
6

Gorham Campus Activities Board Weekly Meeting

April 6, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Husky Center(G)
Weekly Meeting for G-CAB.
7

USM Flow Jam

April 7, 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

April 7, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
International House Meeting Room
International Relations Association Weekly Meeting
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USM Chamber Singers

April 7, 2015
7:30 PM
Williston-Immanuel United Church, 156 High Street
The acclaimed USM Chamber Singers under the direction of Robert Russell perform their spring concert.
8

Wellness Breakfast

April 8, 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

April 8, 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?
8

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 8, 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.
8

USM Enactus Grand Expo

April 8, 2015
3:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney on the Portland Campus
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Deforming the System: The Loss of Liberal Arts as a Blow to Student Success

April 8, 2015
4:10 PM to 6:40 PM
303 Payson Smith
Panel discussion with professors from the Criminology, Economics, English, Political Science, and Women and Genders Studies Departments. The discussion topic is: "Deforming the System: The Loss of Liberal Arts as a Blow to Student Success.
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Kristin Beck, transwoman and former US Navy SEAL, to speak at USM

April 8, 2015
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
102 Wishcamper (34 Bedford Street), USM Portland Campus *note new location*
Kristin Beck retired from the US Navy in 2011 and went public about her identity and transition two years later. Beck will appear on campus to share her experiences in the military, as a transgender woman, and her fight for equality.
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Improv Night

April 8, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
Improv night
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Melissa Ragona | Scholar and lecturer on sound design, film theory and new media Tenured Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University

April 9, 2015
12:15 PM
Melissa Ragona’s critical and creative work focuses on sound design, film theory and new media practice and reception.
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Carto-Crafters

April 9, 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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Emerge Film Festival Lewiston Maine

April 9, 2015
5:00 PM
Franco Center Heritage Hall 46 Cedar St, Lewiston, ME, 04240
For the second year running, Lewiston/Auburn hosts the Emerge Film Festival, the weekend of April 9-12. There are events all weekend. (And yes, if you can't make The Corner, do check out events the evening of April 9.)
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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Families, Parenting through Separation Transition and Divorce

April 9, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Kids First Center, 222 St. John Street, Suite 104, Portland
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender parents and their families face a unique set of issues when going through a separation or divorce in addition to the difficulties that all separating families experience.
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Lexi James

April 9, 2015
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
Performer Lexi James
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Accepted Student Day 2015

April 10, 2015
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Check-In at the Alumni Ice Arena, Costello Sports Complex, Gorham
Admitted students and their families are invited to USM to meet current students, talk with distinguished faculty in our programs, tour our campuses and residence halls, and discover the experiences that await new students here at USM.
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Open House Communication and Media Studies Production Studio

April 10, 2015
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
CMS Production Center, 21 Durham Street, Portland Campus-Near Sullivan Complex
Join us for a tour of our production studios and celebrate Communication and Media Studies student award winners.
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5th Annual Relay for Life

April 10, 2015 to April 11, 2015
6:00 PM to 6:00 AM
Costello Field House (G)
Relay for Life
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Graduate Showcase

April 10, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Featuring a collection of musical styles, the Graduate Showcase spotlights the full spectrum of USM student talent. Coordinated by Ellen Chickering.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 10, 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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Spirit Papers: Mapping Place

April 11, 2015
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wishcamper Center Multi-Purpose Room, USM Portland campus, 34 Bedford St., Portland
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Reichert Musical Theatre Studio Recital

April 11, 2015
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall
The USM School of Music presents the musical theatre students of Ed Reichert in a studio recital. Free and open to the public.
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

April 11, 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!
11

Matthew Johnson Senior Percussion Recital

April 11, 2015
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Matthew Johnston in a senior percussion recital. Matt is a student of Nancy Smith.
12

Book Arts Bazaar

April 12, 2015
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Wishcamper Center, USM Portland campus, 34 Bedford St.
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USM Concert Band

April 12, 2015
2:00 PM
Gorham Middle School, 106 Weeks Road, Gorham
The USM Concert Band will perform their spring concert under the direction of Norman Huynh.
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The Little Star That Could

April 12, 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.
13

Real Talk

April 13, 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.
13

Master's Option for Non-Nurses Program Information Session

April 13, 2015
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Portland campus
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Lewiston-Auburn College Information Fair

April 13, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Lewiston-Auburn College, Room 170
Stop by the Lewiston-Auburn College Information Fair on April 13th to learn more about our close-knit community, available undergraduate, graduate, and professional development programs, and more.
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Astronomy Cafe: Kepler's Search

April 13, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Astronomy Cafe: Kepler's Search

April 13, 2015
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An astronomy cafe that discusses the hunt for exo-planets
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The Stuart Hall Project

April 13, 2015
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Space Gallery, Portland, ME
The Stuart Hall Project is a documentary told through the ideas of Stuart Hall and heard through the sonic landscape of the music of Miles Davis. This is a documentary by John Akomfrah.
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Eric Quinn Senior Trombone Recital

April 13, 2015
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Eric Quinn Senior Trombone Recital.
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Gorham Campus Activities Board Weekly Meeting

April 13, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Husky Center(G)
Weekly Meeting for G-CAB.
14

Karma Yoga Lewiston/Auburn campus six week session

April 14, 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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USM Community Wellness Fair '15

April 14, 2015
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sullivan Fitness and Recreation Complex, 66 Falmouth Street Portland Campus
All USM departments and student organizations are welcome and encouraged to sign up for a table. Showcase wellness related research or projects that your faculty, staff or students are doing to the USM and Greater Portland Communities!
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USM Community Wellness Fair 2015

April 14, 2015
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sullivan Fitness and Recreation Complex Main Gym, USM Portland Campus
The Wellness Fair is an opportunity for stress relief, and for USM students, faculty, staff, and community members to become acquainted with campus and community wellness resources.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

April 14, 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.
14

USM Flow Jam

April 14, 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.
14

International Relations Association Weekly Meeting

April 14, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
International House Meeting Room
International Relations Association Weekly Meeting
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Bringing Spring to Maine's Demographic Winter Diversity community conversation

April 14, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
USM LAC ROOM 170
Recently, much attention has been paid to the challenges Maine is facing in losing population, and having fewer younger people decide to stay or move to Maine, resulting in insufficient economic growth in our state.
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Jesse Wakeman, Graduate Conducting Recital

April 14, 2015
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents Jesse Wakeman in a graduate conducting recital. Jesse is a student of Robert Russell.
15

Wellness Breakfast

April 15, 2015
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Woodbury Campus Center-Room 143a (P)
Wellness Breakfast
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

April 15, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome, computer animated show about the history and science of telescopes.
15

Exhibition Reception: Constructing Identity

April 15, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
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Blacklight Zumba

April 15, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
Blacklight zumba
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Lightning Talks--Gorham Campus

April 16, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
10 Bailey Hall, Gorham 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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Metropolitan University Lightning Talk Series

April 16, 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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Carto-Crafters

April 16, 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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USM Youth Ensembles Spring Instrumental Concert

April 16, 2015
7:00 PM
Merrill Auditorium, Myrtle Street, Portland, Maine
The USM Youth Ensembles perform a spring Instrumental Concert at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.
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Words Matter Visiting Poets Series with Tony Hoagland

April 16, 2015
7:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, 88 Bedford St., USM Portland Campus
Tony Hoagland is the author of witty, poingnant poems that comment on contemporary American life and culture.
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Humans Vs. Zombies

April 16, 2015
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Hill Gym (G)
Humans Vs. Zombies
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Annual “Get on Bus” Organized by Amnesty International USA Group

April 17, 2015 to April 18, 2015
4:00 AM to 12:00 AM
It's time for this year's human rights event, Get on the Bus! Get on the Bus is an annual day of human rights education and activism organized by Amnesty International USA Group 133 of Somerville, MA and a dedicated team of volunteer community organizers.
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6th Annual Husky Day of Service

April 17, 2015
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Portland and Lewiston-Auburn
Mark your calendars for the next Husky Day of Service! This annual event is an opportunity for USM students, staff and faculty to join together for a day and collaborate with area organizations to complete projects and tasks that help them fulfill their mission!
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Creating Community Partnerships: Sustainability and Effectiveness

April 17, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Community Center
Join us for special guest Dr. Andrew Seligsohn, as a part of co-sponsoring Portland Business Connections at USM, for a discussion about building and maintaining effective partnerships between USM and the private, public, and nonprofit communities.
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Creating Community Partnerships: Sustainability and Effectiveness

April 17, 2015
12:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, Portland Campus
The University of Southern Maine is pleased to welcome the President of Campus Compact, Dr. Andrew Seligsohn, to our campus for “Creating Community Partnerships: Sustainability and Effectiveness”
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Franco-American Sing Along

April 17, 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.
17

Information Session for the Accelerated BS in Nursing Program for Non-Nurses

April 17, 2015
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Portland campus
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Opening Reception: 2015 BFA & BA Exhibition

April 17, 2015
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
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As You Like It

April 17, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Open Mic Night

April 17, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
open mic night
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Composers Ensemble 10th Anniversary Concert

April 17, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM Composers Ensemble under the direction of Daniel Sonenberg perform their 10th Anniversary Concert.
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2015 BFA & BA Exhibition

April 18, 2015 to May 1, 2015
12:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
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As You Like It

April 18, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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38th Annual Honors Recital

April 18, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Recognizing excellence in undergraduate solo performance, selected by audition.
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Lewiston Winters Farmers’ Market

April 19, 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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Rhiannon Vonder Haar and Jordan Holt Recital

April 19, 2015
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Rhiannon Vonder Haar and Jordan Holt in a student recital.
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Ilyse Laurel Senior Jazz Voice Recital

April 19, 2015
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Ilyse Laurel in a senior jazz voice recital. Ilyse is a student of Taylor O'Donnell.
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As You Like It

April 19, 2015
5:00 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Shannon Allen Senior Cello Recital

April 19, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents Shannon Allen in his senior cello recital. Shannon is a student of William Rounds.
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

April 20, 2015
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!
20

Real Talk

April 20, 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.
20

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

April 20, 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.
20

Bill Bowers Artist in Residence

April 20, 2015
2:15 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Broadway credited Bill Bowers, (The Lion King), is coming to the USM Gorham campus to present a performance-based workshop in the Department of Theatre that is open to all USM community members.
20

Solar Party

April 20, 2015
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Amphitheater, Portland
This year photovoltaic solar panels were donated by Fred Padula and installed on Woodbury. Plus, in January the UMaine System endowment divested its holding in coal. These are significant actions needed for the future we envision, so let's celebrate! Event is open to the public
20

Gorham Campus Activities Board Weekly Meeting

April 20, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Husky Center(G)
Weekly Meeting for G-CAB.
21

The Little Star That Could

April 21, 2015
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.
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Vet to Vet

April 21, 2015
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Veterans Resource Center
Please join us for Vet to Vet in the VRC
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 21, 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.
21

USM Flow Jam

April 21, 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.
21

Bill Bowers Artist in Residence

April 21, 2015
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Broadway credited Bill Bowers, (The Lion King), is coming to the USM Gorham campus to present a performance-based workshop in the Department of Theatre that is open to all USM community members.
21

Ten Hot Spots to Visit with Barbara Randall

April 21, 2015
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Auburn Public Library
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International Relations Association Weekly Meeting

April 21, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
International House Meeting Room
International Relations Association Weekly Meeting
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Bill Bowers Artist in Residence

April 21, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Broadway credited Bill Bowers, (The Lion King), is coming to the USM Gorham campus to present a performance-based workshop in the Department of Theatre that is open to all USM community members.
21

Brittany Getch Senior Flute Recital

April 21, 2015
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents senior music education major Brittany Getch in her senior recital. Ms. Getch is a student of Krysia Tripp.
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Wellness Breakfast

April 22, 2015
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Woodbury Campus Center-Room 143a (P)
Wellness Breakfast
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

April 22, 2015
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

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

April 22, 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.
22

Handmade Paper, Field Trips, and Fourth Graders: The Artful Life of Richard Lee

April 22, 2015
4:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland campus
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As You Like It

April 22, 2015
5:00 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Free Earth Day Talk on the State of Maine's Environment

April 22, 2015
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall in the Luther Bonney Building at 85 Bedford Street, Portland, Maine
What is the current state of Maine’s environment? Lisa Pohlmann of the Natural Resource Council of Maine will speak about the top opportunities and threats that Maine is facing.
22

Potted Plants Night

April 22, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center(G)
potted plants
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Bone Marrow Drive Volunteers

April 23, 2015
8:00 AM
Woodbury Campus Center (Portland Campus)
Numerous people are diagnosed with blood cancer each day, and many will need a bone marrow transplant at some point during their treatment.
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Bone Marrow Drive

April 23, 2015
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Amphitheater (P)
Bone Marrow Drivve
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The Little Star That Could

April 23, 2015
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.
23

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 23, 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.
23

Magic! A Little History and a Little Hands on Fun with Peter Rosenberg

April 23, 2015
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lewiston Public Library - Callahan Hall
In partnership with the Lewiston Public Library
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Carto-Crafters

April 23, 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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Reading Group For Women Vets

April 23, 2015 to June 18, 2015
5:00 PM
Building 205, First floor, Women’s Clinic Reception area VA Togus Campus, Togus, Maine
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Professor Allan Whitmore Lecture on April 23rd

April 23, 2015
6:00 PM
Wishcamper 102
Professor Whitmore will give a public lecture on his recent historical research on author Jack London. Following the lecture, we will celebrate Allan's career with food and conversation.
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Film Screening: Cowspiracy - The Sustainability Secret

April 23, 2015
7:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall in the Luther Bonney Building at 85 Bedford Street, Portland, Maine
This feature-length Documentary follows the exploration of industrial agriculture and livestock in the US and exposes the dramatic environmental impacts from the current system. Film screening is FREE and open to the public. Join us!
23

USM Jazz Ensemble

April 23, 2015
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
USM Jazz Ensemble directed by Christopher Oberholtzer performs at Corthell Concert Hall.
23

As You Like It

April 23, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Thinking Matters 2015

April 24, 2015
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Abromson Center, Portland Campus
Innovative teaching and creative work – whether in a classroom, in a lab or in a studio – are the heart of any dynamic university culture. These are showcased at Thinking Matters, a one-day conference to be held on April 24, 2015.
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

April 24, 2015
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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Visiting Artist Talk: Anne Harris

April 24, 2015
12:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

April 24, 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.
24

As You Like It

April 24, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: Daniel Sonenberg and Friends

April 24, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Composer of The Summer King, Daniel Sonenberg, presents an evening of chamber music composed since 2011.
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Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day

April 25, 2015
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
USM, Woodbury Campus Center Parking Lot, 45 Bedford Street, Portland Maine
Bring your unwanted or broken household electronics to the USM Portland campus to be recycled for FREE! Clean out those closets, basements, and attics and ensure that your old computers, phones, TVs and more are being responsibly recycled.
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Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra

April 25, 2015
2:00 PM
Gorham Middle School, 106 Weeks Road, Gorham
The Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra performs under the direction of Robert Lehmann.
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As You Like It

April 25, 2015
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Opera Workshop Showcase: Iolanthe

April 25, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents a special Opera Workshop performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta, Iolanthe, directed by Ellen Chickering.
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The 3rd annual Husky Dash 5k (Enactus fundraiser)

April 26, 2015
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Field House, Gorham Campus
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2015 Great Maine Bike Swap Portland

April 26, 2015
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
USM Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex, 66 Falmouth Street, Portland
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine invites you to the 2015 Portland Great Maine Bike Swap on Sunday, April 26, 10am-1pm at the USM Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex on the USM Campus in Portland. The Swap has become the unofficial kick-off to the Maine cycling season.
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Great Maine Bike Swap

April 26, 2015
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sullivan Gymnasium, Portland Campus of the University of Southern Maine. 66 Falmouth Street, Portland ME
The Great Maine Bike Swaps offer a great way to buy used bicycles at an affordable price. You also can sell the bikes cluttering your garage or basement and turn them into cash.
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Chamber Music Awards Concert

April 26, 2015
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents the annual Chamber Music Awards Concert, recognizing the most outstanding student chamber ensembles, selected by audition.
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As You Like It

April 26, 2015
5:00 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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University Chorale

April 26, 2015
5:00 PM
Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford Street, Portland
The USM School of Music presents a concert of the University Chorale under the direction of Robert Russell at Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland.
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Victoria Hurlburt Senior Violin Recital

April 26, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Victoria Hurlburt in a senior violin recital. Victoria is a student of Robert Lehmann.
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Real Talk

April 27, 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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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

April 27, 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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BS in Nursing Information Session for Transfer Students

April 27, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
311 Masterton Hall, 71 Bedford St., Portland campus
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Patience and Urgency: Lessons Learned in a Life of Science

April 27, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, Portland campus
Professor James E. Rothman, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, will present a lecture at the University of Southern Maine Monday, April 27 at 7 p.m. in Hannaford Hall at the Abromson Center on the Portland campus.
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Gorham Campus Activities Board Weekly Meeting

April 27, 2015
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Husky Center(G)
Weekly Meeting for G-CAB.
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Internship Presentations and Celebration!

April 28, 2015
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
LAC Campus - room 285
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Internship Presentations and Celebration!

April 28, 2015
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
LAC Campus - room 185
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

April 28, 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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USM Flow Jam

April 28, 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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Secrets of Optimizing the Brain with Charlie Plummer

April 28, 2015
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Auburn Public Library
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International Relations Association Weekly Meeting

April 28, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
International House Meeting Room
International Relations Association Weekly Meeting
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Wellness Breakfast

April 29, 2015
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Woodbury Campus Center-Room 143a (P)
Wellness Breakfast
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

April 29, 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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A Day in the Life of a Criminal Defense Lawyer with Leonard J. Sharon

April 30, 2015
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lewiston Public Library - Callahan Hall
In partnership with the Lewiston Public Library
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Carto-Crafters

April 30, 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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USM Vocal Jazz Ensembles

April 30, 2015
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Under the direction of Taylor O'Donnell, the ensemble will perform intricate arrangements of jazz standards, as well as pieces written specifically for vocal jazz ensembles. Per the ensemble’s custom, the performance will include improvised vocal solos.
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