Schedule of Events

(schedule will be updated as events are finalized)

Tuesday, Oct. 8

  • 2019 Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability — Dr. EJ Milner-Gulland, Tasso Leventis Professor of Biodiversity at the University of Oxford, will present with remarks from Senator George J. Mitchell. Dr. Milner-Gulland will explore how high-level aspirations can be translated into real, timely change on the ground to create a new vision for nature and people, that tackles the linked sustainability challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss and human development in an integrated way.
    • When: 2 pm to 3:30 pm
    • Where: Hauck Auditorium
    • How: Tickets are free and first come, first served. Reserve a ticket here.
  • ARToberfest with Bangor Greendrinks — Join Bangor Greendrinks in celebrating Artober at the University of Maine Museum of Art with the Home Brewers of Greater Bangor for ARToberfest. There is a suggested $5 donation. Bring your own drinking vessel, or we’ll have compostable cups available for $1, and custom glassware for $5. All ages are welcome. Alcohol will only be served to those 21+.
    • When: 5 pm to 8 pm
    • Where: UMaine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow Street Bangor, ME 04401
    • How: $5 suggested donation. No ticket necessary. Don’t forget your ID and drinking vessel!

Wednesday, Oct. 9

  • Mx. UMaine Drag Pageant — As part of Coming Out Week, the Rainbow Resource Center is hosting the first ever Mx. UMaine Drag Pageant. Student performers will walk the runway in sustainable fashion made on a budget and compete for the crown and title of Mx. UMaine!
    • When: 4 pm to 6 pm
    • Where: North Pod in Memorial Union
    • How: Just show up!

Saturday, Oct. 12

  • GameDay Recycling Challenge — Join the Office of Sustainability, Green Campus Initiative and Green Team as we compete against other schools to recycle the most waste at the home football game! Stop by our booth near the entrance of Alfond Stadium to learn about recycling at UMaine.
    • When: 9 am to 3 pm
    • Where: Alfond Stadium and the tailgating lots
    • How: Make sure to sort your recyclables from tailgating and concessions. We’ll do the rest!

Monday, Oct. 21

Thursday, Oct. 24

  • Sustainable Halloween Trivia  — Test your sustainability knowledge! CAB is hosting a Sustainable Halloween Trivia night. Snacks and prizes provided!
    • When: 8 pm
    • Where: Bears Den Pub
    • How: Just show up!

Monday, Oct. 28

Thursday, Oct. 31

  • Thrifty Runway – Sustainable Fashion Show — Strut your stuff and show off an upcycled costume to be entered to win a Hydro Flask. Sponsored by Student Life and Green Campus Initiative.
    • When: 7:30 pm
    • Where: North Pod in Memorial Union
    • How: Just show up!