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May
30
Tue
TED Talks 2017: The Opening Event @ Waterville Opera House
May 30 @ 7:00 pm

TED Talks 2017: The Opening Event May 30 at 7pm Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street Running Time: Approximately 120 minutes This is an HD broadcast, pre-recorded during the TED2017 conference in Vancouver, BC. TED2017 “The Future You”, will explore the deepest scientific and psychological insights, the latest medical advances, and thrilling new inventions (all mixed with a dose of ancient wisdom), and will ask questions about our present and future selves that we often don’t have time for. The program will feature a succession of extraordinary speakers – risk-takers, visionaries, celebrities, and an emerging generation of idea creators – who will deliver the “talk of their lives” in TED’s world famous TED Talk format. First Event: “The Opening Event” of TED2017 presents cinema audiences a one-of-a-kind opportunity to watch live with their communities as new TED Talks are presented for the first time in front of 1,500 TED attendees – who represent the world’s leading thinkers and doers in Vancouver, Canada. For the second consecutive year, cinema audiences will get this exclusive look inside the opening night of TED and experience approximately six to seven revelatory talks and performances as they unfold on the TED stage.

Jun
1
Thu
TED Talks 2017: The Prize Event @ Waterville Opera House
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm

TED Talks 2017: The Prize Event June 1 at 7pm Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street Running Time: Approximately 120 minutes This is an HD broadcast, pre-recorded during the TED2017 conference in Vancouver, BC. TED2017 “The Future You”, will explore the deepest scientific and psychological insights, the latest medical advances, and thrilling new inventions (all mixed with a dose of ancient wisdom), and will ask questions about our present and future selves that we often don’t have time for. The program will feature a succession of extraordinary speakers – risk-takers, visionaries, celebrities, and an emerging generation of idea creators – who will deliver the “talk of their lives” in TED’s world famous TED Talk format. Second Event: “The Prize Event”. Cinema-goers will get to watch with their communities as the TED Prize winner receives a $1 million award towards a creative, bold wish to spark global change. By investing in a powerful idea every year, the TED Prize accelerates progress toward solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. The session will also feature an update from a former TED Prize winner, as well as talks from exceptional TED speakers. Tickets: $15 for single TED2017 event, $40 for all three TED2017 events (contact Box Office).

Jul
16
Sun
Unity College Farm to Table Camp @ Unity College
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm

July 16-22 Experience farms, food, and fun at Unity College! Are you interested in where your food comes from and how fresh food is prepared? Want to explore the Farm to Table movement? Come spend a week with us on exploring greenhouse operations, agricultural growing methods, animal management, sustainable growing/harvesting and, of course, get your hands in the dirt! McKay Farm and Research Station Manager Chris Bond will be working with Asst. Director of Dining Services and caterer extraordinaire Jenny MacArthur to provide students with a broad range of hands-on experiences on campus and with local producers of milk, meat, veggies, fruit, cheese, fiber, and textiles. Work with current Unity College students and staff to learn food prep techniques and prepare and serve a public meal on the last day! Parents are encouraged to attend. Mornings will be spent at McKay helping with growing and the harvesting of crops used later for meals (gardening gloves will be provided) Afternoons will be devoted to the kitchen learning how to prepare freshly harvested farm to produce into delicious meals (your own apron) Field trips to local farms Special meal prepared by students on the last day! Cost: $900 per student before May 1. After May 1 the price is $950 per student. Includes all food and lodging. Cost for Commuter Student : $450 per student. For the whole family, ages 14 – up. Spaces are limited so, please apply early!