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Grants Digest March Edition ( March 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019 ) BUCK LAB GRANTS ( March 4, 2019 to April 7, 2019 ) BUCK LAB CAREER TRIP TO WASHINGTON, DC ( March 24, 2019 to March 27, 2019 ) Buck Lab environmental career networking trip to Washington, DC ( March 24, 2019 to March 27, 2019 )

March 29, 2019

80’s vs. 90’s Second Chance Prom

3/29/19 8:00 pm
O'Brien's Event Center at the Best Western Plus, 375 Main Street
80’s vs. 90’s Second Chance Prom

Love to dance? Love the 80’s and 90’s music? Come out and support the Waterville Elementary Schools’ Food Pantries by getting out for a night of fun. Dressing the theme is fun but not required. It’s for everyone and anyone over the age of 21. All donations go toward stocking the schools’ food pantries, which  More

Posted March 15 at 8:55 am
Contact Waterville Elementary Schools' PTO
Category Local Events
Posted By Carrie LeVan

March 31, 2019

CSA Fair on Sunday 3/31

3/31/19 1:00 pm to 3/31/19 3:00 pm
150 Main St, Chace Community Forum
CSA Fair on Sunday 3/31

Meet your farmer, find great food! Sunday, March 31st from 1pm-3pm in the Chace Community Forum (150 Main St, Alfond Commons building).

Posted March 25 at 10:46 am
Contact Waterville Farmers' Market
Category Local Events
Posted By Paige Begley

April 1, 2019

The Way We Were: Memory and Personal Identity

4/1/19 4:00 pm
Lovejoy 215
The Way We Were:  Memory and Personal Identity

Please join us as we welcome Professor Marya Schechtman from the University of Illinois-Chicago, Philosophy Department. Professor Schechtman is the author of The Constitution of Selves and Staying Alive: Personal Identity, Practical Concerns, and The Unity of a Life. Light refreshments will also be provided. Sponsored by the Philosophy Department and the Robert E. Reuman  More

Posted March 14 at 4:16 pm
Contact Cathy Hutchinson
Phone (207) 859-4170
Category Academic Events
Posted By Cathy Hutchinson

April 2, 2019

Congressman Bruce Poliquin Speaking on Campus

4/2/19 7:00 pm
Page Commons
Congressman Bruce Poliquin Speaking on Campus

Are you curious about Ranked-Choice Voting and Maine politics? Come hear Congressman Bruce Poliquin share his experiences.

Posted March 22 at 11:39 am
Contact Colby Republicans
Posted By Krisandra McNichol

ECONOMICS MAJOR: Get in the know

4/25/19 6:00 pm
Diamond 141

First-year students now have the opportunity to declare a major. Interested in economics? Come to an information session on Tuesday, April 2 at 6 pm in Diamond 141 with faculty from the Economics Department to learn about our curriculum & the many exciting things you can do with a degree in economics. Pizza is on  More

Posted March 25 at 9:32 am
Contact Ericka Benayad
Phone 859-5230
Category Academic Events
Posted By Ericka Benayad

BlacknBlack screening & panel: Understanding The Black Diaspora Tensions

4/2/19 5:30 pm
Diamond 122
BlacknBlack screening & panel: Understanding The Black Diaspora Tensions

In commemoration of the annual African Week hosted by the Colby African Society, we have the pleasure to invite you to the screening of Black N Black, a documentary that explores the relationship between African Americans and African immigrants to the United States. Although both communities originated from the African continent, their view of each  More

Posted March 25 at 7:33 pm
Contact Adji Seck
Posted By Adji Seck

The Economics Major Info Night

4/2/19 6:00 pm
Diamond 141

First-year students now have the opportunity to declare a major. Potentially interested in economics? Come to an information session on Tuesday, April 2 at 6 pm in Diamond 141 with faculty from the Economics Department to learn about our curriculum and the many exciting things you can do with a degree in economics. Pizza is  More

Posted March 20 at 3:51 pm
Contact Ericka Benayad
Phone 859-5230
Category Academic Events
Posted By Ericka Benayad

Film Screening: Fanon Yesterday, Today

4/2/19 7:00 pm
Lovejoy 100
Film Screening: Fanon Yesterday, Today

Join us on April 2nd for the film screening of Hassane Mezine’s documentary on Frantz Fanon: Fanon Yesterday, Today. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with the director. This documentary gives a privileged and rare insight into the life of Frantz Fanon through the stories and accounts of the people who were  More

Posted March 15 at 9:12 am
Contact Oak Institute for Human Rights
Category Academic Events
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April 3, 2019

David G. Dalin Presents: Louis D. Brandeis, His Jewish Identity, and American Zionism

Grossman 210
David G. Dalin Presents:  Louis D. Brandeis, His Jewish Identity, and American Zionism

Wednesday, April 3 @ 5:30PM in Grossman 210 Vegetarian buffet for all! Free and open to the public. RSVP appreciated by April 1 to david.freidenreich@colby.edu. David G. Dalin Presents: Louis D. Brandeis, His Jewish Identity, and American Zionism In this talk, Dr. David Dalin will discuss Louis D. Brandeis’ Jewish identity, views on Zionism, and  More

Posted March 15 at 12:10 pm
Contact Teresa Van Deventer/Jewish Studies Program
Category Academic Events
Posted By Teresa Van Deventer

Art21 screening: Zanele Muholi: “Johannesburg”

4/3/19 6:00 pm
Bill and Joan Alfond Commons, Chace Community Forum

Colby students will participate in a post-film panel discussion, responding to Zanele Muholi’s work currently on view at the Colby College Museum of Art and the Art21 screening. The discussion will be moderated by Jordia Benjamin, the Museum’s Mirken Senior Coordinator of Programs and Audience Engagement. This event is sponsored and organized by the Lunder  More

Posted February 28 at 10:29 am
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
Posted By Qianni Zhu

April 4, 2019

Holy Cannoli Paint Night!!!

4/4/19 6:30 pm to 3/22/19 8:30 pm
Holy Cannoli 72 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901
Holy Cannoli Paint Night!!!

Join Colby Consulting in collaboration with Space Club for amazing food and the opportunity to paint with local artist Candace Savinelli downtown at Holy Cannoli! Bring ID if 21+. Only 25 spots, so sign up ASAP using this link: https://goo.gl/forms/HwEHefOBsi0o5XHw2

Posted March 22 at 11:16 am
Contact Nick Tucker
Category Local Events
Posted By Madeleine Fresco

Wesley McNair Remembers Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon

4/4/19 4:00 pm
Special Collections, Miller Library
Wesley McNair Remembers Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon

In honor of National Poetry Month, Wesley McNair will offer a recollection of his literary friendship with poets Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon, which began in the middle 1970’s, when he lived ten miles away from the two of them in New Hampshire. Interspersing his account with poems and personal anecdotes, McNair will show how  More

Posted March 19 at 9:35 am
Contact Pat Burdick
Phone 207-859-5151
Category Local Events
Posted By Patricia Burdick

You’re Speaking My Language: Italian

4/4/19 7:00 pm to 4/4/19 8:00 pm
Museum Galleries, Colby College Museum of Art

Join us for a language-based social event. During this program, participants will explore the galleries by playing the role of a famous art collector followed by a looking activity in the galleries. This is a great opportunity to practice your language skills and converse with other art lovers. This event is brought to you in  More

Posted February 26 at 3:10 pm
Contact Miriam Valle-Mancilla
Category Academic Events
Posted By Qianni Zhu

April 5, 2019

Mount Merici Academy Annual Auction

Enchanted Gables, Oakland

Join Mount Merici Academy for a wonderful evening of goodwill in support of their 5th annual auction on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Enchanted Gables in Oakland. Tickets are $35 per person. Expect a relaxed atmosphere. Heavy appetizers are provided with a cash bar and live music. Bring some friends and have some fun bidding  More

Posted March 19 at 1:15 pm
Contact MARY MADORE
Phone 2078594460
Category Local Events
Posted By Mary Madore

April 6, 2019

Vuvuzela Dance Show

4/6/19 8:00 pm
Page Commons
Vuvuzela Dance Show

Vuvuzela annual dance show. Guest performances by Colby Dance Company and Dripville.

Posted March 22 at 11:26 am
Contact Mackjeannie Joseph
Posted By Mackjeannie Joseph

Colby African Society: Celebrating the beauty of Africa Soiree

4/6/19 5:00 pm
Chace Forum
Colby African Society: Celebrating the beauty of Africa Soiree

Grab some friends and join us for an evening of fun, festivities and food at the sixth annual African Soirée. There will be traditional dances, poetry, table discussions, trivia and so much more. Come celebrate the diversity and beauty of Africa with the Colby African Society. The dress code is semi-formal but dress your classiest.  More

Posted March 25 at 7:48 pm
Contact Adji Seck
Posted By Adji Seck

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

Non Violent Direct Action Training

4/6/19 8:30 am to 4/6/19 12:30 pm
Pugh Center
Non Violent Direct Action Training

Come together for a training with a team of local non-violent organizers to develop or enhance your understanding and awareness of non-violent methods of direct action. Training includes skills for intersectional organizing, safety around civil disobedience, and means of maximizing coalition work. This is an inclusive event and all experience levels, abilities, identities, and people  More

Posted March 19 at 4:51 pm
Contact Meg Charest and Elizabeth Leonard
Posted By Elizabeth Leonard

Museum Art + Storytelling: Let’s Move

4/6/19 11:00 am to 4/6/19 12:00 pm
William D. Adams Gallery, Colby College Museum of Art

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: Let’s Move

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