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October 23, 2019

Two-Term Maine Governor Paul LePage – People Before Politics 

10/23/19 7:00 pm to 10/23/19 8:00 pm
Ostrove Auditorium
Two-Term Maine Governor Paul LePage – People Before Politics 

Two-time Maine Governor Paul LePage is coming to Colby on October 23 to speak to Colby students and the broader community about his political experience and the future of Maine politics.

Posted October 17 at 11:04 am
Contact Liam McDonough
Posted By Liam McDonough

Get your Visa $50 Gift Card!…time is running out!

October 23, 2019 to October 23, 2019
Page Commons, Cotter
Get your Visa $50 Gift Card!…time is running out!

The annual employee wellness health fair has been scheduled for October 23rd from 9-12:00 in Page Commons. Please Join us for screenings, wellness information, local outdoor activity opportunities, free chair massages, food, fun, give-aways, and prizes. This year we will also be offering a number of lunch and learns after the fair where you can  More

Posted September 20 at 9:13 am
Contact Wade Behnke
Posted By Wade Behnke

Submit Your Story for the Mental Health Narratives

Submit Your Story for the Mental Health Narratives

The Mental Health Narratives is an event hosted by SHOC where Colby can come together to listen to members of our community share their experiences with mental health in a supportive and empowering environment. This semester’s Narratives will be a “return to form” and will not include a discussion element. Instead, the narratives this semester  More

Posted October 18 at 3:43 pm
Contact Katie Barlow
Category Student Events
Posted By Katherine Barlow

Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Lecture: Carrie Mae Weems

10/23/19 5:30 pm
Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center

The Colby College Museum of Art and the Lunder Institute for American Art are pleased to welcome Carrie Mae Weems to deliver the 2019 Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Distinguished Lecture. Considered one of the most influential contemporary American artists, Weems has investigated family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of  More

Posted October 9 at 4:25 pm
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Posted By Qianni Zhu

October 24, 2019

Faculty Mumble in the Library 10/24

October 24, 2019 to October 24, 2019
10/24/19 4:00 pm to 10/24/19 6:00 pm
Miller Library, Reading Room
Faculty Mumble in the Library 10/24

Save the date, mumble in Miller Library on Thursday 10/24! Join your fellow faculty and library staff for food, drinks, community and conversation. While mumbling, explore and learn more about fantastic resources offered by the library….! 4pm-6pm

Posted October 8 at 2:07 pm
Contact Kara Kugelmeyer
Category Faculty Events
Posted By Kara Kugelmeyer

The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies

10/24/19 3:45 pm
Diamond 123

“The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies”, presented by Tiffany King October 24, 2019 Diamond 123 Tiffany (Lethabo) King’s research is situated at intersections of slavery and indigenous genocide in the Americas. King’s book project The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies (Duke University Press, 2019) argues that scholarly  More

Posted October 16 at 11:50 am
Contact Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Category Academic Events
Posted By Teresa Van Deventer

MUMBLE AT THE LIBRARY: OCTOBER 24TH

10/24/19 4:00 pm to 10/24/19 6:00 pm
Miller Library
MUMBLE AT THE LIBRARY: OCTOBER 24TH

This Thursday (10/24), Faculty Mumble will be held in Miller Library from 4-6 PM. Please join the library staff for food, drinks, community and conversation. While mumbling, explore and learn more about fantastic resources offered by the library….!

Posted October 9 at 10:28 am
Contact Elizabeth Seto
Category Faculty Events
Posted By Elizabeth Seto

October 25, 2019

Fall Shabbaton with Nefesh Mountain and Ruth Calderon

October 25, 2019 to October 26, 2019
10/25/19 6:00 pm to 10/26/19 10:00 pm
Foss, Millett House, Given Auditorium
Fall Shabbaton with Nefesh Mountain and Ruth Calderon

Come to a unique weekend of Jewish music and learning Oct. 25-26 at the Center for Small Town Jewish Life’s Fall Shabbaton. Featuring Nefesh Mountain, an old-time American roots band steeped in Jewish tradition (Rolling Stone wrote about their newest video, “A Mighty Roar,” this summer!), the Shabbaton begins Friday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m.  More

Posted October 15 at 9:57 pm
Contact Center for Small Town Jewish Life/Liz Soloway Snider
Phone 207-322-5032
Posted By Elizabeth Snider

Ambassador Susan Rice at Colby!

Ambassador Susan Rice at Colby!

You may have seen Susan Rice on Colbert or on CNN’s Fareed GPS, listened on NPR this week or read reviews of her new book Tough Love; now join her for an intimate conversation with this Ambassador and National Security Advisor at Colby! Don’t miss the opportunity on October 25th from 5:00 to 6:15 in  More

Posted October 16 at 3:04 pm
Contact Sherry Berard
Posted By Julia Bruno

MASTER CLASS Hip Hop with Allie James

10/25/19 2:00 pm to 10/25/19 4:00 pm
Dunn Dance Studio/Runnals 2nd Floor
MASTER CLASS Hip Hop with Allie James

Allie James is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago, where she earned her BFA in Choreography. She has taught and performed dance in Chicago, South Africa, St. Louis, New York, and Portland, ME. Allie serves as the Admissions Director for the Bates Dance Festival, which brings together an an international community of choreographers, performers, educators,  More

Posted October 3 at 4:55 pm
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone #4520
Posted By Lynda Chilton

Music in the Congo: Film Screening With Filmmaker Jessica Jane Hart

10/25/19 12:00 pm
Given Auditorium
Music in the Congo: Film Screening With Filmmaker Jessica Jane Hart

This film is a look into the work of renowned classical flutist Kaori Fujii with the self-taught musicians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo who changed the course of her career. We will be joined by Jessica Jane Hart, filmmaker and photographer. This event is co-hosted by Colby’s Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

Posted September 10 at 11:57 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

October 26, 2019

Ski-Skate Swap! by the Central Maine Ski Club

10/26/19 9:00 am to 10/26/19 3:00 pm
George J. Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave., Waterville, ME 04901
Ski-Skate Swap!  by the Central Maine Ski Club

Have your kids outgrown their skis or skates? Want to save a little cash on the next pair of skis or skates? Come to the Central Maine Ski Club’s Ski – Skate Swap on Saturday, Oct. 26! Proceeds support the Central Maine Ski Club and our local schools! Drop off any and all winter gear  More

Posted October 12 at 3:32 pm
Contact Thom Klepach
Category Local Events
Posted By Luke Brooks-Shesler

Faculty/Staff Tailgate

Football Tailgate Area adjacent to Alfond Stadium
Faculty/Staff Tailgate

Faculty/Staff/Families are invited to attend the Colby/Bates Football game on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The game begins at 1 p.m. Dining will have a luncheon available at a tent in the tailgate area beginning at 11:30 a.m. and running until the end of halftime. Beer and wine included. Sponsored by Events at Colby and Dining.

Posted October 17 at 3:22 pm
Contact Karen Farrar Ledger
Phone x4735
Posted By Karen Farrar Ledger

CMSC Ski & Skate Swap at George Mitchell School, Sat 10/26, 9am-3pm

10/26/19 9:00 am to 10/26/19 3:00 pm
George J Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave. in Waterville
CMSC Ski & Skate Swap at George Mitchell School, Sat 10/26, 9am-3pm

Help support winter programming for kids at Quarry Road by participating in the Central Maine Ski Club Ski and Skate Swap. •Donation / consignment sale gear drop off: Friday, October 25th 4-7pm George J Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave. in Waterville •Sale: Saturday, October 26th 9am-3pm George J Mitchell School. It is a great way  More

Posted October 14 at 2:45 pm
Contact Thomas Klepach
Category Local Events
Posted By Thomas Klepach

Ski & Skate Swap at George Mitchell School, Sat 10/26, 9am-3pm

October 26, 2019 to October 26, 2019
10/26/19 9:00 am to 10/26/19 3:00 am
George J Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave. in Waterville
Ski & Skate Swap at George Mitchell School, Sat 10/26, 9am-3pm

Help support winter programming for kids at Quarry Road by participating in the Central Maine Ski Club Ski and Skate Swap. •Donation / consignment sale gear drop off: Friday, October 25th 4-7pm George J Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave. in Waterville •Sale: Saturday, October 26th 9am-3pm George J Mitchell School. It is a great way  More

Posted October 14 at 2:47 pm
Contact Thomas Klepach
Category Local Events
Posted By Thomas Klepach

Elements: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

10/26/19 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Elements: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

What makes Mother Earth “home?” We begin our query with David Maslanka’s Mother Earth Fanfare and follow with the theme music from the Last Airbender’s four nations: Water Tribe, Earth Kingdom, Fire Nation, and Air Nomads. Also included on the program will be a medley of the elements’ representatives earth, wind, and fire and Julie  More

Posted September 10 at 12:02 pm
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

Today! Drop off for Ski & Skate Swap at George Mitchell School, Fri 10/25, 4-7pm

October 26, 2019 to October 26, 2019
10/26/19 9:00 am to 10/26/19 3:00 pm
George J Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave. in Waterville
Today! Drop off for Ski & Skate Swap at George Mitchell School, Fri 10/25, 4-7pm

Help support winter programming for kids at Quarry Road by participating in the Central Maine Ski Club Ski and Skate Swap. •Donation / consignment sale gear drop off: Today – Friday, October 25th 4-7pm George J Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave. in Waterville •Sale: Saturday, Tomorrow – October 26th 9am-3pm George J Mitchell School. It  More

Posted October 14 at 2:57 pm
Contact Thomas Klepach
Category Local Events
Posted By Thomas Klepach

Today! Ski & Skate Swap at George Mitchell School, Sat 10/26, 9am-3pm

October 26, 2019 to October 26, 2019
10/26/19 9:00 am to 10/26/19 3:00 pm
George J Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Ave. in Waterville
Today! Ski & Skate Swap at George Mitchell School, Sat 10/26, 9am-3pm

Help support winter programming for kids at Quarry Road by participating in the Central Maine Ski Club Ski and Skate Swap. •Sale: Saturday, October 26th 9am-3pm George J Mitchell School. It is a great way to buy and sell new and used winter sport gear. Gear includes: •Alpine / downhill ski gear •Nordic / cross  More

Posted October 14 at 2:59 pm
Contact Thomas Klepach
Category Local Events
Posted By Thomas Klepach

Nefesh Mountain in Concert

10/21/19 8:00 pm
Given Auditorium, Bixler Building
Nefesh Mountain in Concert

Nefesh Mountain, the critically acclaimed bluegrass, old-time, and American roots band that taps into Jewish tradition, will play their unique music Saturday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. at GIven Auditorium. Recently featured as an official Showcasing Artist at Americanafest 2019 in Nashville, Nefesh Mountain was profiled in Rolling Stone this past summer for their new  More

Posted October 21 at 9:28 pm
Contact Center for Small Town Jewish Life
Posted By Elizabeth Snider

Museum Art + Storytelling: Animals in Art

10/26/19 10:00 am to 10/26/19 11:30 am
Colby College Museum of Art, meet at William D. Adams Gallery

Following a brief exploration of the galleries with Museum staff and Colby student interns, the group reads a children’s book related to the month’s theme—in October, it will be “Animals in Art.” Afterward, preschoolers, toddlers, and their grownups will visit the Mirken Education Classroom to have a snack and create their own works of art.  More

Posted July 25 at 10:02 am
Contact Abby Newkirk
Posted By Qianni Zhu