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Monday

May 25, 1998
1:21 pm

Local residents among Bates grads

Fifteen area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 132nd commencement exercises Monday in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. Doris Kearns-Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.

Thursday

May 7, 1998
1:18 pm

Bates Dance Festival to hold youth arts program

The Bates College Dance Festival, in sponsorship with the City of Lewiston Recreation Department, will offer a three-week Youth Arts Program July 27-Aug. 15 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Central Ave.

Wednesday

May 6, 1998
2:44 pm

Franco Festivities to be shown at Bates

Franco Festivities, a documentary about Maine’s Franco American culture by Maine filmmaker Francis Gagnon, will be shown in the Bates…

Wednesday

April 29, 1998
3:39 pm

Maine native's work featured in Black Maria Film Festival

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.

Monday

April 27, 1998
3:25 pm

Maine youth orchestra to perform

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.

Friday

April 24, 1998
3:21 pm

Auburn Land Lab fair to feature presentations by students, environmental groups

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.

Wednesday

April 15, 1998
3:05 pm

Chief to discuss village's awardwinning hydroelectric power project

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.

Wednesday

April 15, 1998
3:02 pm

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

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.

Wednesday

April 15, 1998
2:51 pm

Bates to host Maine Bird Conference

The fourth biennial Maine Bird Conference, sponsored by Bates College and the Stanton Bird Club, will be held at Bates May 1-2 in the Olin Arts Center. Students, birdwatchers and ornithologists are invited to register for the conference by calling 207-645-4769 or 207-645-4122.