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Mindfulness Meditation Series at School Street Yoga ( January 9, 2019 to February 6, 2019 ) Winter Jam Plan ( January 12, 2019 to January 27, 2019 ) Learning Communities ( January 15, 2019 to January 31, 2019 ) Jan Plan Environmental Film Series – TUESDAYS ( January 15, 2019 to January 29, 2019 ) Cinema Explorations 2017 ( January 19, 2019 to January 20, 2019 )

January 21, 2019

CANCELED! Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast

1/21/19 7:30 am to 1/21/19 9:00 am
Spectrum Generations, Muskie Community Center, 38 Gold Street, Waterville
CANCELED! Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast

Due to the winter storm, the organizers have canceled the 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast January 21.

Posted January 14 at 9:07 am
Contact Ann Beverage
Category Local Events
Posted By Laura Meader

MLK Jr. Day of Service!

1/21/19 8:30 am to 1/21/19 12:00 pm

This January 21st on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Office of Civic Engagement and Community Partnerships and Americorps are leading a day of service at the Alfond Youth Center! No skills required and all students are welcome to participate. Participants will be bussed to the Alfond Youth Center if they need transportation. The link  More

Posted January 15 at 9:57 am
Contact Tenzin Choephel
Category Local Events
Posted By Tenzin Choephel

Learning Community Speakers 1/22-1/24

January 21, 2019 to January 24, 2019

DavisConnects is hosting five learning communities this week, featuring alumni from Citi, Major League Baseball, Rachael Ray Every Day, Goldman Sachs, and Eazel. See below for times and biographies and RSVP in HandShake! All events will occur in Grossman Hall, room 209. Tuesday, January 22 at 3pm – Ibraheem Baqai ’16 RSVP Here Ibraheem Baqai  More

Posted January 18 at 4:45 pm
Contact Sarah Sculley
Category Student Events
Posted By Sarah Sculley

January 22, 2019

January 2019 – Course Design Institute

January 22, 2019 to January 24, 2019
January 2019 – Course Design Institute

The January Course Design Institute is a three-day institute where participants – individually or in teams – design or redesign a portion of a course using evidence-based course design principles to enhance student learning. Specifically, participants will focus on connecting course learning outcomes with assessments and teaching strategies. The Course Design Institute strives to expand  More

Posted December 3 at 2:18 pm
Contact Carol Hurney
Category Faculty Events
Posted By Celeste Lessard

January 23, 2019

Reminder: Mellon Summer Research Fellows in Environmental Humanities applications due Jan 23.

Do you have a project idea that could benefit from the assistance of student researchers? The Environmental Humanities Initiative has funding available for student research fellows to work with faculty engaged in significant environmental humanities research projects. The Initiative will support two student research fellows to work with faculty 30 hours per week for 8  More

Posted December 5 at 10:12 am
Contact Jordan Bailey
Phone 859-4166
Category Faculty Events
Posted By Jordan Bailey

January 24, 2019

Bubble Soccer

January 24, 2019 to January 24, 2019
1/24/19 8:30 pm to 1/24/19 10:00 pm
Bubble Soccer

Join us for a night of Bubble Soccer with your Friends!

Posted January 8 at 5:08 pm
Contact Campus Life
Category Student Events
Posted By Nathan Baird

January 26, 2019

Snow Tubing Under the Lights – Rescheduled!

January 26, 2019 to January 26, 2019
1/26/19 7:00 pm to 1/26/19 11:00 pm
Eaton Mt.
Snow Tubing Under the Lights – Rescheduled!

Due to Weather, there is a New Date of 1/26. Please sign-up. Reserver your spot to go Snow Tubing with your friends at Eaton Mt. First 100 and then there will be a wait-list. Sign-Up Here: https://goo.gl/forms/Q9ypFD6aFfFH2VIl2 Check out the Mountain! http://www.eatonmountain.com/eatonmtpics.html

Posted January 8 at 5:25 pm
Contact Campus Life
Category Student Events
Posted By Nathan Baird

Museum Art + Storytelling: Really Small, Really

1/26/19 11:00 am to 1/26/19 12:00 pm
William D. Adams Gallery

After a brief exploration of the Museum, we will read a children’s book related to the month’s theme. Preschoolers, toddlers, and their grownups will then be invited to the Mirken Education Classroom to have a snack and create their own works of art. Art + Storytelling: Really Small, Really

Posted January 4 at 10:29 am
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Posted By Qianni Zhu

January 27, 2019

Community Conversations

1/17/19 6:30 pm to 1/17/19 8:30 pm
Chace Community Forum
Community Conversations

AN OPPORTUNITY TO ENGAGE WITH THE WATERVILLE COMMUNITY THROUGH SCHOLARSHIP, DISCOURSE AND DINNER Join Naomi Schafer Riley (American Enterprise Institute), Beth Cooper Benjamin (Social Responsibility Director at JCC Manhattan), and Adrienne Carmack ’18 (LGBT Center of New York) in a conversation on the role of the American family today: How is the American family changing,  More

Posted January 17 at 3:27 pm
Contact Center For Small Town Jewish Life
Posted By Lane Kadish

January 30, 2019

THE PASSION PROJECT

January 30, 2019 to January 31, 2019
1/11/19 6:30 pm
THE PASSION PROJECT

The Department of Theater and Dance Presents THE PASSION PROJECT Preview Performance: Friday, January 25, 6:30 p.m., The Pugh Center, Colby College Main performances: January 29-31, 7:30 p.m., Portland Stage Company (25A Forest Avenue, Portland ME 04101) Free and open to the public Tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/theater-and-dance-at-colby-college-10895895078 After a spirited and successful program last year,  More

Posted January 11 at 4:54 pm
Contact Mandela Gardner
Phone 2078594520
Posted By Mandela Gardner

February 6, 2019

CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS

February 6, 2019 to February 6, 2019
2/6/19 7:15 pm
CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS

Werner Herzog, 2010 FEBRUARY 6, 2019 | 7:15 P.M. “To call this movie fascinating is akin to calling the Grand Canyon large”—Hollywood Reporter. Legendary director Werner Herzog takes us on a literal journey to our past. For over 20,000 years, Chauvet Cave has been completely sealed off by a fallen rock face, its crystal-encrusted interior  More

Posted January 13 at 10:03 pm
Contact Railroad Square Cinema
Posted By Joseph Searle

February 9, 2019

Participate in the Polar Bear Dip!

Sidney, Maine
Participate in the Polar Bear Dip!

Come participate in the 26th annual Polar Bear Dip held by the Alfond Youth Center! Located in Sidney, Maine on Saturday, February 9th. Join to be a dipper, pledger, or a sponsor to support hungry children in the area. Dippers jump through the ice into Snow Pond, many of whom wear costumes. There are also  More

Posted January 15 at 4:48 pm
Contact Colby Volunteer Center
Category Local Events
Posted By Max Brown

February 15, 2019

#BernsteinAt100: Children and Art

2/15/19 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium
#BernsteinAt100: Children and Art

Arguably America’s most iconic musical theater composer, Stephen Sondheim’s early career successes include his work as a lyricist for Leonard Benstein’s “West Side Story” and “Candide”. Colby College Chorale and the Colby-Kennebec Choral Society will present solo and ensemble numbers from Sondheim’s catalogue, including “Sweeney Todd”, “Sunday in the Park with George”, and “Anyone Can  More

Posted October 9 at 10:02 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

March 2, 2019

The Modernistics–Song and Dance from the Great American Songbook (Funded by the Freda M. Charles Music Fund)

3/2/19 7:30 pm
Page Commons, Cotter Union
The Modernistics–Song and Dance from the Great American Songbook (Funded by the Freda M. Charles Music Fund)

Held at Colby College, join Boston’s stellar jazz ensemble The Modernistics for a toe-tapping show of music and dance from The Great American Songbook. The group performs hits by Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Duke Ellington, and other master tunesmiths, including high-energy numbers like “Sunny Side of the Street,” “Paper Moon,” “Top Hat,” “Crazy Rhythm,” and  More

Posted September 28 at 11:14 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

March 6, 2019

THE LADY EVE

March 6, 2019 to March 6, 2019
3/6/19 7:00 pm
THE LADY EVE

Preston Sturges, 1941 MARCH 6, 2019 | 7:00 P.M. Do you think the movement for women’s equality in movies is a recent development? How about a movie that clearly—and charmingly, and hilariously and wittily—argues casually for her absolute SUPERIORITY in a Hollywood romantic comedy from 1941? The Lady Eve is all that and more as  More

Posted January 13 at 10:09 pm
Contact Railroad Square Cinema
Posted By Joseph Searle

March 9, 2019

Journey to Italy: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

3/9/19 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Journey to Italy: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

It’s often said that Verdi was to opera what Beethoven was to the symphony—in its third program of the season, the orchestra has both: Verdi’s popular Overture to La Forza del destino, a selection of opera scenes from his La Traviata, and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. Shuttle service to the chapel will be available from the  More

Posted September 28 at 11:16 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

March 16, 2019

Potpourri: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

3/16/19 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Potpourri: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

A showcase of music that is fun to play. Works include the spectacular Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold and the completion of our Lord of the Rings cycle with a performance of Johan de Meij’s “Gandalf” and “Elvenwood” movements. J.S. Bach’s “Komm’, Süßer Tod,” Tania León’s “Alegre,” “Foundry” by John Mackey, and John Philip  More

Posted September 28 at 11:19 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

April 6, 2019

Wordplay: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

4/6/19 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Wordplay: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

A panoply of puns! A manifestation of musical merriment! A fanfare of frivolous tomfoolery! Colby College Collegium will present Orazio Vecchi’s 1604 madrigal cycle Le veglie di Siena (Night Games of Siena), a work filled with witticisms, wordplay, and wholesome, wholehearted wizardry of all genres. Collegium will be joined by a quintet of early music  More

Posted September 28 at 11:22 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

April 10, 2019

LEVIATHAN

April 10, 2019 to April 10, 2019
4/10/19 7:15 pm
LEVIATHAN

Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2014 APRIL 10, 2019 | 7:15 P.M. Kolia lives in a small town near the Barents Sea in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop. His shop stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son from a previous marriage. Vadim Shelevyat, the mayor  More

Posted January 13 at 10:16 pm
Contact Railroad Square Cinema
Posted By Joseph Searle

April 13, 2019

From Dizzy: Colby College Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

4/13/19 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center
From Dizzy: Colby College Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

We explore the roots of bebop first planted by Dizzy Gillespie in the Latin jazz featured in his later work. Gillespie’s compositions “Con Alma,” “Manteca,” and “Salt Peanuts” will be featured along with works by composers associated with Gillespie’s career such as Cab Calloway, Arturo Sandoval, Tito Puente, Chuck Mangione, Esperanza Spalding, and Paquito de  More

Posted September 28 at 11:24 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

April 16, 2019

“Toward A Graphic Ethnography of A Workers’ Movement” by Andrew Gilbert of McMaster University and Larisa Kurtovic of Ottawa University

4/16/19 4:00 pm
TBD
Posted January 4 at 9:03 am
Contact Ericka Benayad
Phone 859-5230
Category Academic Events
Posted By Ericka Benayad

April 27, 2019

Choral Masterwork, Saturday Performance

Lorimer Chapel
Choral Masterwork, Saturday Performance

In their final two performances of the season, the orchestra, Colby Chorale, and the Colby Kennebec Chorale Society present Schubert’s monumental Mass in E-flat Major no. 6 and Grieg’s famous Peer Gynt Suite no. 1. These performances will also feature the winner of the 2019 annual concerto competition. These concerts take place on Saturday, April  More

Posted November 29 at 12:15 pm
Contact Tina Steeves
Phone 2078595670
Posted By Katherine Morena

April 28, 2019

Choral Masterwork, Sunday Performance

Lorimer Chapel
Choral Masterwork, Sunday Performance

In their final two performances of the season, the orchestra, Colby Chorale, and the Colby Kennebec Chorale Society present Schubert’s monumental Mass in E-flat Major no. 6 and Grieg’s famous Peer Gynt Suite no. 1. These performances will also feature the winner of the 2019 annual concerto competition. These concerts take place on Saturday, April  More

Posted November 29 at 12:16 pm
Contact Tina Steeves
Phone 2078595670
Posted By Katherine Morena