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I am swimming 3 miles in the open ocean for a great cause and would love your support!

Greetings Colby community, On August 18, 2019, I’m going to swim across Penobscot Bay from Northport to the island of Islesboro to support LifeFlight of Maine. LifeFlight of Maine is a nonprofit organization and the state’s only emergency medical helicopter service. People who live in Maine and people who visit Maine depend on LifeFlight to  More

Posted July 10 at 5:14 pm
Posted By Ryan Linehan

Eustis Parking Lot Closure

The Eustis parking lot will be closed on Tuesday, July 23 while the tents are dismantled and removed following the museum’s annual summer luncheon. Tuesday, July 23 Thank you in advance for parking elsewhere, and our apologies for the inconvenience.

Posted July 10 at 10:36 am
Posted By Karen Farrar Ledger

Host Families for Asylum Seekers

The Greater Portland Council of Governments is looking for ways to provide temporary housing for asylum seekers who are currently staying at the Portland Expo. The facility is the only available till mid-August. THE GPCG is setting up a system to set up new arrivals and host families. If you want to be a host  More

Posted July 9 at 9:36 am
Contact The Oak Institute for Human Rights
Posted By Molly Smith

The Outbreak is Coming…stay tuned!!

The Outbreak is Coming…stay tuned!!
Posted June 19 at 2:50 pm
Contact Wade Behnke
Posted By Wade Behnke

Wanted: Space-Themed Art

The Waterville Public Library is seeking space-themed art to display in their children’s area, complementing their summer reading theme, “Universe of Stories.” They have great spaces for 2-D art – paintings, photographs, drawings – all around the room. To learn more, contact Liz Davis, Children’s Librarian, at ldavis@watervillelibrary.org.

Posted June 18 at 2:19 pm
Contact Kris Bergquist, Colby College Museum of Art
Phone 207.859.5609
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MIFF volunteers needed

Maine International Film Festival (https://www.miff.org/) is looking for volunteers! Opportunities include putting up posters, general office assistance, staffing receptions, and taking tickets during the festival. MIFF volunteers earn free movie passes! If you are interested in volunteering, please send an email to miff.volunteers@gmail.com to be added to the volunteer database and get more information. Feel  More

Posted June 17 at 1:59 pm
Contact Maine International Film Festival
Posted By Paige Begley

Tai-Chi Wellness Workshop

Tai-Chi Wellness Workshop

Taiji, more commonly recognized as Tai-chi is an internal martial art. By internal martial art, the internal energy or “chi” is utilized in the form of slow, deliberate movements enhancing focus. This results in a calming effect to the whole body, lowering stress, hypertension and clearing the mind. An internal equilibrium is developed between the  More

Posted June 17 at 1:52 pm
Contact Wade Behnke
Posted By Wade Behnke

UU Church Lawn Sale: Save the Date

UU Church Lawn Sale: Save the Date

Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 13 for the annual yard sale at the Universalist Unitarian Church. Tools, clothes, electronics, kitchenware, books, furniture, and more are available for great prices. Zone 4 Perennials will also be there selling plants hardy enough for central Maine. On the point of Elm and Silver Streets in Waterville, 8:30  More

Posted June 17 at 1:40 pm
Posted By Laura Meader

Summer Programs (June 16 – 22, 2019)

Each summer, Colby College hosts more than 8,000 guests on campus for a variety of programs. This week, we will welcome the following groups to campus: June 16 – August 1, Lancaster Course in Ophthalmology (30 Guests June 17 – June 28, Maine Orthopaedic Review Course (200 Guests) June 18 – American Legion Baseball Game  More

Posted June 15 at 11:20 am
Contact Summer Programs
Phone 207-859-4732
Posted By Brian Bray

Me Lon Togo, is now open Friday and Saturday from 5 PM to 11 PM.

Jordan Benissan’s restaurant, Me Lon Togo, is now open Friday and Saturday from 5 PM to 11 PM. Reservations are welcomed and encouraged, but not required. 872-9146. 220 Main Street, Waterville

Posted June 13 at 12:03 pm
Posted By Karen Wickman

South Campus Utilities Renewals and Runnals Streetscape 2019 Phase 1

Beginning on Mon Jun 10, Cianbro Contracting will begin work on the South Campus Utilities Renewals and Runnals Streetscape 2019 Phase 1 Project. This work will eliminate the use of Runnals Drive between the south end of Foss/Woodman and the north end of Mary Low/Coburn, along with some short sections of adjacent sidewalks, for the  More

Posted June 7 at 3:45 pm
Contact Jeffrey Hallett
Phone x5020
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Nanny/Babysitter Available

Recent Brandeis University graduate looking for summer nanny or babysitting position. She has her certification in infant, toddler, and preschool care from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. She is spending her last summer at home in Maine before moving to Massachusetts to be a preschool teacher and would love to spend her  More

Posted June 3 at 5:14 pm
Posted By Elizabeth Danner

Eustis Parking Lot will be closed Friday, June 7

The Eustis Parking Lot will be closed on Friday, June 7 to accommodate the food trucks for Reunion Weekend. We thank you in advance for rearranging your usual parking location and apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions, please email Meghan Gray at msgray@colby.edu.

Posted June 3 at 4:34 pm
Contact Meghan Gray/Office of Alumni Experience and Networks
Posted By Meghan Gray

PechaKucha Night Waterville V.32 – Call for Presenters!

PechaKucha Night Waterville V.32 – Call for Presenters!

Call for submissions: If you would like to present at an upcoming PK, please submit your proposals here: https://watervillecreates.submittable.com/submit/132196/pk-wtvl-proposal-submission. Proposals are due June 10. PK WTVL thrives on creativity! Proposals covering a wide array of creative passions are encouraged and, in celebration of MIFF this July, film-oriented proposals are also welcome. PK WTVL Volume 32  More

Posted June 3 at 2:09 pm
Posted By Lisa Lessard

The July Lunch Program coordinator is looking for volunteers to help one or two days in July from 10-1 p.m.

For the past several years, Pleasant Street United Methodist Church in Waterville has been the host location for the July Lunch Program. This program allows the Sacred Heart Church to take a well-deserved break. Lunch is served Monday through Friday, from 11:30—12:30 p.m. This is an interfaith effort with volunteers who are making and serving  More

Posted May 30 at 4:26 pm
Contact Colby College
Phone 207.859.5630
Posted By Deborah Thurston

Research Opportunity for those 60 years of age or older!

Research Opportunity for those 60 years of age or older!

The Memory and Language Lab at Colby College, under the supervision of Jen Coane, PhD, is currently recruiting participants 60 years of age and older to take part in research studies. Participants are compensated $10/hour and the results are confidential and anonymous. Please share this information with your friends and family!

Posted May 30 at 11:44 am
Phone 207-859-5580
Posted By Cherilyn Almeida

Summer Dining Hours and Locations

Summer Dining Hours and Locations

Each week you can find the summer dining hours for the upcoming week posted here. They also can be found on the following website: https://colby.cafebonappetit.com/

Posted May 30 at 7:48 am
Contact Marietta Lamarre
Phone 2078595464
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Spaghetti Supper and Auction at Pleasant Street United Methodist Church

Friday May 31, Pleasant Street UMC, 61 Pleasant Street, Waterville. Auction Items will be on display starting 4 PM. Spaghetti Dinner by Chef Stephan Berliawsky from 5 – 6 PM. Price: $8 for adults, and children under 10 are $5. Auctioneer Scott Greely will conduct the auction starting at 6 PM. This fundraiser will benefit  More

Posted May 29 at 3:20 pm
Posted By Jeff Earickson

2019 staff recognition awards

Dear Members of the Colby Community, The President’s Staff Advisory Council is accepting nominations for this year’s staff recognition awards. Created by the Staff Advisory Council in consultation with Human Resources, the awards highlight the contributions and outstanding achievements of support and administrative staff from across the College. These awards are among the highest honors  More

Posted May 28 at 1:56 pm
Posted By Gayle Maroon

Get Dad a card and gift from the Colby Bookstore

Get Dad a card and gift from the Colby Bookstore

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16th. The Colby Bookstore has Father’s Day cards, Colby Dad gear (tees, crewneck sweatshirts, mugs, key chains, etc.), and a great selection of books Dads like to read. The Colby Bookstore is open Monday through Saturday 8am – 5pm. Your purchases support Colby programs. Extended hours Father’s Day weekend (it’s  More

Posted May 28 at 8:21 am
Posted By Barbara Shutt

Wellness Lunch and Learn

Wellness Lunch and Learn

A new collection of health and wellness books has been started at the Colby Libraries, thanks to a generous gift from the Colby Wellness Working Group and Cigna. Come ready to check out books, learn about services that library offers all employees, discuss other titles and subjects you would like to see added, and have  More

Posted May 22 at 3:35 pm
Contact Wade Behnke
Posted By Wade Behnke

2019 Commencement Logistics

2019 Commencement Logistics

With Commencement Weekend upon us, a few important notes, especially about road closures, are available. Sunday’s ceremony will be live streamed at colby.edu/commencement/livestream Road Closure During Commencement Weekend, a portion of Mayflower Drive will be closed to traffic Saturday, May 25 from 9 to 9:15 p.m. during a fireworks display. Mayflower Hill Drive through campus  More

Posted May 21 at 7:06 pm
Contact Henrietta Schmalzel
Phone 207 859 4350
Posted By Henrietta Schmalzel

Health Center Closing Early Today

The Health Center is closing at 3:00 pm today. If you have a medical emergency, call security at 207-859-5911 or go to the Emergency Room.

Posted May 21 at 3:57 pm
Posted By Mary Madore

Visiting Professor Seeks Housing

Looking for rental in Waterville from July 1st We are looking for a rental in Waterville with at least 2 bedrooms. We would prefer to pay less than $1200/month, but can be flexible for the right place. Amber is starting a teaching position in the American Studies program at Colby College and Tav is a  More

Posted May 17 at 3:22 pm
Contact American Studies
Posted By Teresa Van Deventer