What’s Happening @ COA April 5-15


Talks about our local hospital, and the west and southwest, local marine ecology. bird walks, and this coming weekend, a special presentation of Nancy Andrews’ films with live music. Not to be missed! Enjoy….

EVENTS Hospital Advocacy Tuesday, April 5 at 4 p.m. Art Blank of Mt. Desert Island Hospital speaks to COA’s Human Ecology Forum. McCormick. jvisvader@coa.edu.

Bird Walk Wednesday, April 6 from 4 to 5 p.m. Search trails and the pier with student naturalist Anna Stunkel. Bring binoculars if possible. Meet at the Dorr Museum and dress for the weather. All ages. astunkel@coa.edu or 288-5395.

Wild Utah: America’s Redrock Wilderness Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Organizer Jackie Feinberg offers a multimedia production about the region and reasons why the area should be included in the National Wilderness Preservation System. Narrator is Robert Redford. McCormick. kcline@coa.edu

Wild Versus Wall Thursday, April 7 at 11 a.m. Dan Millis presents an examination of the environmental impact of US border policies for a bonus Human Ecology Forum. McCormick. jvisvader@coa.edu.

Historical Marine Ecology in the Gulf of Maine Thursday, April 7 at 4:10 p.m. Karen Alexander of UNH talks for the Marine Resources Policy Series. McCormick. CHRISP@coa.edu, or 207-801-5715.

Film & Music Spectacular Sunday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Nancy Andrews’ acclaimed films, On a Phantom Limb and Behind the Eyes are the Ears screened with music: Andrews on vocals, violin; Zach Soares on guitar, bass, vocals; John Cooper on keyboards, Mike Bennett on drums. A benefit for Partners in Health. Gates. nandrews@coa.edu. Suggested donation $5.

Your Art Here, Opening Monday, April 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. Opening of work from campus, with refreshments, live music and/or performance pieces. jolbrantz@coa.edu, cclinger@coa.edu, or 207-801-5733.

Transition 101 – Building Sustainable Communities Tuesday, April 12 at 4 p.m. A talk by student Heather Wight ’12 and other members of the Ellsworth-based Hancock County Transition Town group on transitioning to a more self-reliant community. For the Human Ecology Forum. McCormick. jvisvader@coa.edu.

Bird Walk Wednesday, April 13 from 4 to 5 p.m. Search trails and the pier with student naturalist Anna Stunkel. Bring binoculars if possible. Meet at the Dorr Museum and dress for the weather. All ages. astunkel@coa.edu or 288-5395.

Castlebay Thursday, April 14 at 8 p.m. Celtic music and more from a venerable Maine duo. Gates. Tickets at the door. tkittelson@coa.edu. $10.

EXHIBITS Ethel H. Blum Gallery Spirit in Matter Through April 6, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Held over: Nina Wish’s senior project, “Spirit in Matter: Clay as a Medium for Chinese Calligraphy” combines her study of Raku with a passion for clay, calligraphy, and philosophy. nwish@coa.edu, cclinger@coa.edu, or 207-801-5733.

Your Art Here Monday-Friday, April 11-15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. An exhibit of work from around the COA campus. jolbrantz@coa.edu, cclinger@coa.edu, or 207-801-5733.

Dorr Museum of Natural History March 28-June 4 Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit the museum soon to view coral-inspired sculpture exhibit by local artist Melita Westerlund and graceful, floating marine-inspired lanterns by COA students. See amazing tidepool creatures, active dioramas of local animals in natural habitats, and sounds of the wild inside a London-style phone booth. Plus a gift shop. Donations suggested. 288-5395, 207-801-5839 or www.coa.edu/dorr.

Donna Gold Director of Public Relations, Editor, COA Magazine College of the Atlantic 105 Eden Street Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 207-801-5623, office 207-266-4470, cell dgold@coa.edu www.coa.edu

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