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Michael Petit, deputy director of Child Welfare of America, discusses Breaking the Link Between Child Maltreatment and Youth Violence Thursday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in Chase Hall’s Hirasawa Lounge. Petit’s talk is sponsored by the psychology and sociology departments, as well as Advocates for Children. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Bowdoin native Kerry Laitala is one of several filmmakers whose works will be featured at the Museum of Art’s screenings of the 17th annual Black Maria Film, Video and Animation Festival Saturday, May 2, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 3, at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Appriximately 18 of the winning entries will be shown in the two screenings. Admission is $5 for each screening, and tickets can be purchased at the door.
Dr. Kathleen McCartney, a child psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of New Hampshire, will discuss “Clinical Implications of Attachment Theory” May 6 at 4 p.m. in Chase Hall. McCartney’s talk is sponsored by the psychology department and the Center for Service Learning, as well as the Department of Behavioral Medicine at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Howard Zinn, a civil-rights historian, playwright and award-winning author, will discuss Civil Rights and Economic Justice May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Brunswick Regional Youth Orchestra will perform at Bates May 10 at 3 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Advance tickets are $7 and $3 for seniors and students. Tickets at the door are $8 and $4 for seniors and students. To purchase advance tickets, call 207-846-5244.
The second annual Auburn Land Lab fair will be held May 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and May 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Auburn Land Lab at the corner of North Auburn and Holbrook roads in Auburn. This free event will bring together students, environmental educators, parents and community members to learn more about the environment. For more information, call Anne Wilson at 207-783-4563.
Violinist Lawrence Golan and pianist Judith Quimby joined by cellist Kurt Kaufman perform a concert of classical music in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall May 8 at 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Bates will screen winning entries from the 17th annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival May 2 and May 3 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The Saturday program begins at 8 p.m., and a different program begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5 for each screening, and tickets can be purchased at the door. The festival is sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art with support from the Bates Filmboard.
Chief Abel Bosum of the Ouje-Bougoumou Cree First Nation will discuss hydroelectric power and his village’s award-winning alternative energy project April 24 at 3 p.m. in Skelton Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
As a festive closure to the ice storm of 1998 and in celebration of Earth Week at Bates College, Lewiston-Auburn residents are invited to select free trees and enjoy a free barbecue dinner on the Bates Quad April 24 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Music will be provided by Winterwood, an acoustic duo featuring Denny Breau and Brad Harnois.