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Outing Club celebrates 79th birthday by hosting Peaks Day

Tuesday, October 13, 1998 2:20 pm

Approximately 50 Bates College and area high school students will celebrate the Bates Outing Club's 79th birthday by holding Peaks Day Saturday, Oct. 17. Led by members of the Bates Outing Club, among the oldest collegiate outing clubs in the country and the first at a private college to include both men and women from the beginning, 20 small groups of hikers from Bates and area high schools will attempt to reach the major summits along the Appalachian Trail in Maine and New Hampshire by 3 p.m. Saturday.

Lenny Kravitz concert canceled

Monday, October 12, 1998 2:16 pm

The Lenny Kravitz-Sean Lennon concert scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. at Bates has been canceled. Tickets purchased at Bull Moose Music stores will be refunded. Call Bull Moose Music in Lewiston (207-784-6463) and Portland (207-780-6424) for refunds.

Bates librarian elected Music Library Association president

Friday, October 9, 1998 2:11 pm

Paula Matthews, associate librarian and music librarian of the George and Helen Ladd Library at Bates College, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Music Library Association (MLA). The organization's election results were announced at its recent 67th annual meeting in Boston.

Bates hosts reception to celebrate Carson letters gift

Friday, October 9, 1998 2:06 pm

To celebrate the significant gift of a series of letters written by the late environmentalist Rachel Carson, Bates College will host a reception with speakers Saturday, Oct. 17, from 4-6 p.m. in the George and Helen Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates geologists to lead Great Falls field trips

Tuesday, October 6, 1998 1:59 pm

Geologists are offering an unusual opportunity to explore the 420-million-year geological history so dramatically displayed in the rock outcroppings of the Great Falls here in Lewiston. Led by the Bates College geology department during Earth Science Week (Oct. 11-17), a series of field trips also will examine the significant role played by the falls in the settlement and development of the Lewiston-Auburn area.

Latvian choir to perform

Tuesday, October 6, 1998 1:52 pm

Minjona, a 32-voice woman's choir from the University of Latvia in Riga, will perform at Bates Sunday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

1998 Homecoming Weekend Schedule

Friday, October 2, 1998 1:47 pm

Bates College will celebrate "Back to Bates" homecoming Friday, Oct.16, through Sunday, Oct. 18, with many on-campus events for students, alumni and Bates employees.

Maine gubernatorial candidates to debate at Bates

Friday, October 2, 1998 1:44 pm

Maine's five candidates for governor will discuss their views in a televised debate at Bates College Friday, Oct. 16, at 9 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting Monday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bates College Office of Special Projects, 163 Wood Street, Lewiston. No phone reservations will be accepted.

Naturalist to deliver annual Otis Lecture

Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:39 pm

Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on "Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness" at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.

Robinson Players to stage Neil Simon's "Chapter Two"

Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:23 pm

The Robinson Players, a Bates College theater group, will stage four performances of Pulitzer Prize-winner Neil Simon's comic drama "Chapter Two" Thursday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Directed by Jonathan Adler, a Bates junior from Newton, Mass., all performances of "Chapter Two" will be in Gannett Theater. The public is invited to attend, and general admission is $5.

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