FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington recently announced March events.

The following events are free and open to the public:

* The movie “Windfall: The Documentary” will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in Lincoln Auditorium, UMF Roberts Learning Center. The documentary looks at the topic of wind energy and it’s impact on communities in the U.S. For more information, call 778-7346.

* Gold LEAF Senior College Spring Open House is set for 3 p.m. Monday, March 12, in the North Dining Hall, UMF Olsen Student Center.

Gold LEAF will introduce its spring term of classes and activities. The program is a member-run organization that promotes lifelong learning. Membership is open to anyone age 50 and over, and a spouse or partner regardless of age; [email protected] or 778-7063.

* Environmental Justice and the Penobscot River will be presented by Barry Dana, Penobscot leader and educator, at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, at UMF’s Emery Community Arts Center.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7177.

* A talk, Archaeology, Wildfire and Climate Change: Protecting Cultural Heritage in a Dynamic Landscape, will begin at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, in Thomas Auditorium, UMF Preble/Ricker Hall.

The talk will discuss Dr. Kellett’s recent work as archaeologist with the U.S. Forest Service in New Mexico and Arizona.

For more information, email [email protected]

* Explore African Culture Through Food and Music will begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at UMF’s Mallett Hall Lounge. The event is a taste of African culture with food, music and games. For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7122.

* A movie, “Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action,” will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in Lincoln Auditorium, UMF Roberts Learning Center.

Questions and answers with Barry Dana. Dana is former Chief of the Penobscot Nation in Maine. For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7177.

* A talk, Language, Culture and the Changing Face of Maine, will begin at 11:45 a.m. Monday, March 19, in Lincoln Auditorium, UMF Roberts Learning Center.

The interactive session, presented by Margie MacDonald and Shelly Chasse-Johndro of Project Opportunity, will cover the demographic changes in our schools.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-7177.

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