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Free Bus Ride to Bring UMaine students to Bangor Art Walk

A free bus ride from the University of Maine campus to Bangor will be offered to students Friday, Sept. 13 to attend the fall Downtown Bangor Arts Collaborative Art Walk.

A Cyr Bus will be available to board in front of the Collins Center for the Arts on campus at 4:30 p.m. Students will arrive at the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor around 5:15 p.m. for a reception, orientation and welcome from Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci.

The students will then get the chance to explore the museum, art studios, shops and restaurants in downtown Bangor before a 6:30 p.m. dessert reception and overview from Director and Curator George Kinghorn at the University of Maine Museum of Art.

The bus will be available to board at 7:15 p.m. in the Harlow Street parking lot outside the upper-level of the UMMA, or nearby as street parking permits, and will leave Bangor at 7:30 p.m. to return to campus.

The trip is being organized by Liam Riordan, a University of Maine Humanities Initiative Advisory Board member and associate professor of history, and is made possible by campus funds provided by Robert Dana, vice president of student affairs.

To reserve a bus seat or to request disability accommodations, contact John Mascetta, advising center coordinator for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, at 207.581.1957 or

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