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July 2019

Aliens of the Deep (2005)

July 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Drive
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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(Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Dr., Orono) The film focuses on volcanic vents deep in the ocean where creatures such as stomachless 6 foot worms to sightless crabs live. The work of NASA scientists and marine biologists are featured.

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August 2019

Penobscot Valley Senior College

August 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating indefinitely

Offers non-credit courses during the spring and fall in six-week sessions. Most classes meet one day per week for 2 hours. Volunteers who are experts in their fields, instruct. Tuition for each course is $30. which includes books and most supplies. Scholarships are available. Call 992-0118.

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Old Town Public Library Garden Workshop Series – Preserving Your Harvest

August 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Old Town Public Library (OTPL), 46 Middle Street
Old Town, ME
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(Old Town Public Library, 46 Middle Street, Old Town) Karen Conlon on attracting Monarchs and other butterflies to your garden. All workshops are free and open to the community. RSVP requested. To RSVP, contact the library at 827-3972, or email otpl@old-town.org. Presented by Local Gardening Experts – A Library and Community Garden Cooperative.

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Hirundo Full Moon Paddle

August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 15 Hudson Road
Old Town, ME
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(Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 3, 35 Hudson Road, Alton) “Experience the sound and shadows of the evening, and watch the moon beams of the Full Moon dance on Pushaw Stream. Hirundo provides the canoes, paddles, and life jackets. We utilize our large 28' canoes, seating is limited to 20 people. Tickets must be prepurchased. All ages are welcome.” More information and to purchase tickets: www.hirundomaine.org or call 394-2171.

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National Geographic: Masters of the Artic Ice (2007)

August 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Drive
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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(Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Dr., Orono). The most noticeable impact of climate change occurs in the Arctic. The film shows animals such as seals and polar bears trying to adjust to a changing environment. Uses “crittercam” technology to capture how these critters navigate harsh seas and melting ice. (52 minutes)

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October 2019

Imax: Volcanoes of the Deep Sea (2003)

October 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Drive
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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(Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Dr., Orono). This documentary focuses on “cutting-edge lighting technology that allows viewers to travel 12,000 feet below the ocean's surface into an exciting and rarely explored area of hydrothermal volcanoes. This perpetually erupting rift known as the Azores reveals an ecosystem of almost alien sea creatures that thrive in pitch darkness, extreme pressure and boiling temperatures.” (45 min)

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National Geographic: Eternal Enemies, Lions and Hyenas (2006)

October 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Drive
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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(Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Dr., Orono). Film footage in Botswana reveals the conflicts between lions and spotted hyenas. Filmed at night, the film provides a “hiding in the shadows glimpse into the ancient and continuing rivalry.” (60 minutes)

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January 2020

BBC: Blue Planet: Seasonal Seas (2001)

January 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Drive
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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(Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Dr., Orono) “Details the challenges faced by ocean creatures when the seas get colder and rougher in winter.” 50 minutes

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BBC: Blue Planet: The Coral Seas (2001)

January 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Drive
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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(Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Dr., Orono). “Shows the rich oasis of life that exists on a coral reef.” 50 minutes

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March 2020

National Geographic: Antarctic Wildlife Adventure

March 9, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Drive
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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 National Geographic: Antarctic Wildlife Adventure (1991) (Kenduskeag Gathering Place, Inn at Dirigo Pines, 9 Alumni Dr., Orono). A late arrival!  Journey through the northern tip of Antarctica to focus on a penguin colony.  Also showcases humpback whales and elephant seals, among other sea creatures

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