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UMaine Prepares for 2012 Family, Friends Weekend

The University of Maine will welcome guests Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Family and Friends Weekend, which includes a host of activities around campus. The events begin Friday evening with a show at the Jordan Planetarium and music, food and drink specials at the Bear’s Den in the Memorial Union. Saturday’s activities include the Black Bear Attack road race at 10 a.m., a noon lobster bake and beef and chicken cookout, and UMaine’s first home football game of the season at 6 p.m. against the University at Albany. On Sunday, there will be an Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk, a waffle bar at the Memorial Union, and a comedy performance at the Collins Center for the Arts featuring Gabriel Iglesias. A complete list of activities and information about local accommodations is available on the Student Affairs website.

Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756

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