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To replace ice storm damaged trees, free trees available at Bates

Wednesday, April 15, 1998 3:02 pm

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.

Morse Mountain tax exemption extended

Tuesday, April 14, 1998 2:38 pm

The Phippsburg Board of Selectmen and Bates College announced Monday, April 13, that an agreement was reached to continue the tax exemption of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area.

Bates to host second Lewiston Aspirations summit

Friday, February 13, 1998 3:09 pm

The Lewiston Aspirations Partnership will hold a breakfast summit on research concerning the aspirations of Lewiston residents and their children Feb. 25 from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the breakfast and summit free of charge.

Local residents receive Class of 1997 Scholarships

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:11 pm

Christopher J. Gousse of Lewiston and Brian H. Houston of Poland have been named inaugural recipients of a Bates College scholarship fund awarded annually to children of Bates employees.

Ice storm can't chill employee spirits

Friday, January 23, 1998 9:18 am

"It's been nothing short of heroic," said Vice President for Financial Affairs and Treasurer of the College Peter Fackler about the way Bates folk weathered the historic ice storm. Here's how some of the heroes saw the College and its neighbors through the crisis.

Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers to play for contradance

Wednesday, January 14, 1998 12:28 pm

The Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers, under the direction of Greg Boardman, performs for a contradance at Bates at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in Chase Hall. Beth and Tony Parkes will call easy dances early and more challenging dances from 8:45 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $5 and free for children under 12.

Maine Gay Men's Chorus presents 'Christmas can be a DRAG!'

Wednesday, November 19, 1997 9:34 am

The Maine Gay Men's Chorus will present Christmas can be a DRAG! an evening holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn, at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Bates College Chapel. Conducted by Edward Reichert and accompanied by David Sherman, the Maine Gay Men's Chorus will perform traditional favorites, including "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and "White Christmas" as well as non-traditional, whimsical songs such as "I'm Wishing You a Drag Queen Christmas" and "Coming Out on Christmas."

Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra to perform family concert

Tuesday, November 11, 1997 9:19 am

The Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra (AVCO) and the Lewiston-Auburn Youth Orchestra (LAYO) will present a family concert with guest artists Michael Miclon and Sophie Prose at 2 p.m., Nov. 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission will be $5. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling Smart Start at 207-783-4422 during daytime hours.

Scrod Pudding performs benefit contradance at Bates

Tuesday, November 4, 1997 3:45 pm

Scrod Pudding, a group of local musicians who play traditional New England, French-Canadian and Appalachian music, will perform a contradance with caller Bill Olsonfrom 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Nov. 7, in Chase Hal, 56 Campus Ave. Admission is $5 at the door and proceeds will benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn.

Bates Dance Festival holds youth arts program

Wednesday, July 30, 1997 10:22 am

The Bates College Dance Festival, in sponsorship with the City of Lewiston Recreation Department, is conducting a three-week "Youth Arts Program" from July 28 through Aug. 16 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Central Avenue. Sixty-one Lewiston children, ages six to 17, are involved with music and dance classes Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon.

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