Come together for a community conversation and short performance. Enjoy light refreshments as we consider questions of art, collaboration, and identity. What role do the arts play in making the Waterville area a great place to work, live, and play? With increased investment and collaboration, the art and cultural sector in the Waterville area is…

Come celebrate with us! This culminating event for the Toegther project opens with a reception including music from Elm City Music and family activities from the Children’s Discovery Museum of Central Maine, followed by a 1:30pm program featuring collaborative dancemaker Matthew Cumbie and Together partners from Educare Central Maine, Green Block & Studios, High Hopes…

Join us for an afternoon of sharing, reflection, and inspiration using the art, stories, and partners behind the Together project as a point of departure for two programs. A half-hour reception including music from Elm City Music and family activities from the Children’s Discovery Museum of Central Maine is followed by a 1:30pm program on…

Come see Nettie Loops do some amazing hula hooping, then take part in a mini-workshop to learn how to do hoop tricks of your own! Tickets can be purchased on the CDM website: www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.org/thestage

A powerfully gifted musician and a scholar of Black American music, Jake Blount speaks ardently about the African roots of the banjo and the subtle, yet profound ways African Americans have shaped and defined the amorphous categories of roots music and Americana. His 2020 album Spider Tales (named one of the year’s best albums by…

Do you love to spin, knit, or crochet and want to hang with other fiber lovers? This is the group for you! All are welcome to sit and create their own projects with other area fiber lovers every Wednesday from 1-3pm. This is a free, informal gathering of like minded lovers of all things fiber!…

Johnny O'Neal wearing a suit and top hat playing the piano

Pianist Johnny O’Neal is an absolute jazz legend, one of the few still walking the earth. In addition to leading his own trios, He has worked with such jazz luminaries such as: Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Clark Terry, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Nancy Wilson, Joe Pass, Lionel Hampton, Anita O’Day, Sonny Stitt, Carmen…

Everybody plays!  Welcome to Play Date, an evening filled with joy, laughter, and creativity for players of all ages. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Playscape, a Colby College Museum of Art exhibition that celebrates the essence of play.  The Play Date includes: Exploration of the new exhibition with a family guide  Free pizza…

Work as a family to decorate sugar cookies for the Valentine’s Day holiday. Have all the fun of making cookies without the mess at home! Family event – all ages welcome $1/cookie Sign up at www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.org/programs

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Part of our Lunar New Year Celebration! Students and teachers from the Bangor Chinese School will present a traditional Chinese dragon dance involving a team of performers using poles to rhythmically move a dragon prop. This event is free and open to the public. No registration required. This project is supported in part by the National Endowment…

Mr. Drew will delight and educate children during his visit with his exotic animal friends! Mr. Drew and His Animals Too is a natural science and exotic animal rescue and rehabilitation center in Lewiston that provides a hands-on approach to learning about science and animals. Tickets can be purchased on the CDM website: www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.org/thestage