Calendar

Public Events for December 2017

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Exhibition: TWENTY-SIX plus FIVE, Artist's Books by Elizabeth Berkana '86

October 1, 2017 to December 8, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
6th Floor, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
Elizabeth Berkana holds a BA in Art from the University of Southern Maine and an MA in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England Graduate School. At USM she concentrated on printmaking, design and art history. She will soon add a Book Arts Minor to her original degree.
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Art Education B.F.A. 2017 Senior Exhibition, November 30th - December 15th

November 30, 2017 to December 15, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Kidder Gallery, Robie-Andrews Hall, 37 College Avenue, Gorham Campus, Maine.
Kidder Gallery, Robie-Andrews Hall, 37 College Avenue, Gorham Campus, Maine. Featuring Graduating Art Ed. BFA Artists: Kelly Foley, Liza Stratton, and Erin Sturgeon.
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Book Arts Exhibition: Brenda J. McGovern

December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pope-Cheney Art Studio Located on the 1st Floor of the Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland
Pope-Cheney Art Studio Exhibition: Brenda J. McGovern
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What does effective public engagement look like?

December 1, 2017
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
102 Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
The Data Innovation Project and the Muskie School of Public Service will host a hands-on workshop with Dr. Eric Gordon, Professor of Media Art at Emerson College & the Director of the Engagement Lab
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Workshop: Effective Public Engagement in the Digital Age

December 1, 2017
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
102 Wishcamper Center
What does effective public engagement look like? The Data Innovation Project and the Muskie School of Public Service will host a hands-on workshop with Dr. Eric Gordon, Professor of Media Art at Emerson College & the Director of the Engagement Lab.
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Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape

December 1, 2017
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, 37 College Ave, Gorham
Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape is a group exhibition where eight artists, in his or her own unique way, commemorates the profoundly mysterious, elusive, and imaginary qualities of landscape
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"Home for the Holidays" 27th Annual Scholarship Gala

December 1, 2017
6:00 PM
Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Join us this year in our home as honored guests as we eat, drink, celebrate and support the scholarships that bring our wonderful music students to USM.
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 1, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Eight Planets and Counting

December 1, 2017
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
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Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape

December 2, 2017
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, 37 College Ave, Gorham
Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape is a group exhibition where eight artists, in his or her own unique way, commemorates the profoundly mysterious, elusive, and imaginary qualities of landscape
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 2, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Composers Showcase

December 2, 2017
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM Composers Ensemble, ranging in size from 10-30 musicians, presents a concert of original works.
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Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape

December 3, 2017
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, 37 College Ave, Gorham
Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape is a group exhibition where eight artists, in his or her own unique way, commemorates the profoundly mysterious, elusive, and imaginary qualities of landscape
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 3, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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"The Bach Buch" USM Wind Ensemble Conducted by Trae Blanco

December 3, 2017
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM Wind Ensemble performs Grammy Award winning and Pulitzer nominated composer Carter Pann's Bach Buck for chamber winds.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 4, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 5, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Two Small Pieces of Glass

December 5, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A show about the science and history of telescopes!
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 6, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape

December 6, 2017
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, 37 College Ave, Gorham
Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape is a group exhibition where eight artists, in his or her own unique way, commemorates the profoundly mysterious, elusive, and imaginary qualities of landscape
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Gorham Campus

December 6, 2017
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lower Brooks, Gorham Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 6, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 7, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 7, 2017
10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback & Merchandise Sale - Lewiston Campus

December 7, 2017
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Lewiston-Auburn Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time. A selection of USM clothing and giftware will also be available for purchase.
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Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape

December 7, 2017
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, 37 College Ave, Gorham
Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape is a group exhibition where eight artists, in his or her own unique way, commemorates the profoundly mysterious, elusive, and imaginary qualities of landscape
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 7, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Southern Maine Astronomers Meeting!

December 7, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Attend a meeting of astronomers at the Southworth Planetarium!
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Theatre Showcase - December 2017

December 7, 2017
7:00 PM
Main Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
In a relaxed format, each evening’s performance may differ in content as you join us to explore this creative work produced by our theatre and dance students.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 8, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 8, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape

December 8, 2017
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, 37 College Ave, Gorham
Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape is a group exhibition where eight artists, in his or her own unique way, commemorates the profoundly mysterious, elusive, and imaginary qualities of landscape
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Art Department Open Studios December 8th

December 8, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robie-Andrews Art Studios, Academy Building & Print Shop, Gorham Campus
The USM Art Department will host Open Studios on Friday December 8th from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 8, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Theatre Showcase - December 2017

December 8, 2017
7:00 PM
Main Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
In a relaxed format, each evening’s performance may differ in content as you join us to explore this creative work produced by our theatre and dance students.
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Natural Selection

December 8, 2017
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new full dome show about Charles Darwin's fantastic voyage aboard the HMS Beagle to discover the wonders of the natural world.
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Volunteer at Partners For World Health

December 9, 2017
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
40 Walch Drive, Portland
There's a couple of key events coming up in the coming weeks and we could use a hand to make it happen.
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 9, 2017
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 9, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Lamento - Christopher Garrepy Voice Recital

December 9, 2017
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 10, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 11, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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1st Annual Military Veteran Symposium: Suicide Prevention

December 12, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Hannaford Hall
Recognizing the urgency of solving the complex issue of Veteran suicide, the hosts will bring together a variety of federal, state, and local resources to focus on strategies to reduce the risk of Veteran suicide. Be a part of the conversation.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 12, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 12, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Gorham Campus

December 12, 2017
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lower Brooks, Gorham Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 13, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 13, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Hubble Vision 2

December 13, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Explore a universe of wonders with the Hubble Space Telescope
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 14, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 14, 2017
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 14, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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[Warm Your Heart] Winter Accessory Donation Drive

December 15, 2017 to January 23, 2018
(All day)
4 Payson Smith, Portland
Donate new or gently used winter accessories for the "Warm Your Heart" donation drive!
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 15, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 15, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 15, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 16, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 17, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 18, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 19, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 19, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 19, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

December 20, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
A photo ID is required when selling back books. Books may be sold back regardless of where they were originally purchased. A receipt is not required to sell back books. We cannot guarantee that any book will be bought back ahead of time.
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 20, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 20, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 21, 2017
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 21, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 22, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 22, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Eight Planets and Counting

December 22, 2017
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An odyssey through the solar system from the solar core to the outer planets.
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 23, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!

December 26, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Join Rusty Rocket and his band of rocket rookies as they explore the solar system!
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Hubble Vision 2

December 26, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Explore a universe of wonders with the Hubble Space Telescope
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 27, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Moles: What is Out There?

December 27, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
In this co-production of Albedo FullDome and Mediuscula, young children will be introduced to the fascinating world of astronomy in a fun, simple and very humorous way, hand in hand with Plato, a young mole.
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 27, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 28, 2017
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Moles: What is Out There?

December 28, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
In this co-production of Albedo FullDome and Mediuscula, young children will be introduced to the fascinating world of astronomy in a fun, simple and very humorous way, hand in hand with Plato, a young mole.
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Hubble Vision 2

December 28, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Explore a universe of wonders with the Hubble Space Telescope
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Exhibition at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

December 29, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME- Glickman Library Arcade
Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 29, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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Two Small Pieces of Glass

December 29, 2017
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A show about the science and history of telescopes!
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Volunteer at Partners For World Health

December 30, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
40 Walch Drive, Portland
There's a couple of key events coming up in the coming weeks and we could use a hand to make it happen.
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Christmas in July Day: Season of Light!

December 30, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual holiday show now in full dome format!
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New Year's Planetarium cancelled

December 31, 2017
6:00 PM to 11:55 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Celebrate the new year at the Southworth Planetarium! See some of our new shows and watch the Times Square ball drop!

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