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Bates College concludes its nine-part series “The Ecology and Politics of Maine Forests” with two final talks in November and December. Environmental planner Joshua Royte of the Nature Conservancy will discuss “St. John River: Conservation and Management” at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. Jennifer Melville of Trust for Public Land will discuss “Conservation Easements” at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend these 80-minute talks free of charge.
The Bates College Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Choir Director John Corrie, will perform music by Mozart, Vivaldi and Bach at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Russell Street.
Jym St. Pierre from the environmental group RESTORE will speak on the proposed Maine Woods National Park and Preserve from 2:40 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall on the Bates College campus.
Associate Professor of Biology and Biological Chemistry Pamela Baker’s recent studies of periodontal disease add up to more than another warning about how important it is to brush one’s teeth.
The Bates College Orchestra, conducted by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform music by Cesar Franck, Astor Piazzola and Jennifer Higdon at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Russell Street.
Bates College continues its Noonday Concert series with a selection of programs in November. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Russell Street.
William Shutkin, one of the nation’s leading environmental lawyers and social entrepreneurs, will discuss “Avoiding a Planet of Weeds: Environmentalism and Development in the 21st Century.” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College.
Bates College will sponsor its annual Maine Day program for Maine high school students, parents and guidance counselors Friday, Nov. 10, on the Bates College campus. Last year, more than 125 people participated in the day-long program, intended to expose local students to the varied the fields of study and special programs offered at Bates as well as answer questions about the college admissions process. To register call the Bates College admissions office at 207-786-6000.
Comedian Elayne Boosler, one of the busiest comedians touring the country today, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Bates College Chapel in an appearance sponsored by the Bates College Democrats. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
“Voting on the Future of Maine’s Forest,” a panel discussion on the statewide forestry referendum “An Act Regarding Forestry Practices,” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. The public is invited to attend this presentation sponsored by the Muskie Archives Speakers Series free of charge.