WATERVILLE —Colby College has announced in a news release events planned for Tuesday through Dec. 6.

• Environmental Studies Evening Lecture Series: The State of Maine’s Environment at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, room 1, Olin Science Center. Senior environmental policy majors will present on topics including municipal waste, alternative transportation, islands, coastal and island wildlife and big game species. For more information, call Lia Morris at 859-5356 or email [email protected].

• A German Life: Against All Odds, Change Is Possible, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, room 122, Diamond Building. Bernd Wollschlaeger, author of “A German Life,” which describes his struggles growing up in post-World War II Germany in the shadow of his father, a highly decorated WWII tank commander and Nazi officer, will give a talk. Wollschlaeger eventually converted to Judaism, emigrated to Israel, and served in the Israel Defense Forces as a medical officer. For more information, call Alison Gagliardi at 859-5319 or email [email protected].

• Environmental Science Capstone: The Colby Stream Team, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at Maine Lakes Resource Center, 137 Main St., Belgrade Lakes. Environmental science majors will present their senior capstone project about how stream ecosystem function is altered by stream road crossings and other anthropogenic land use.

For more information, call Lia Morris at 859-5356 or email [email protected].

• Music at Colby will present Migrations: Between Heaven and Hell —The Human Experience, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at Colby College Museum of Art. Directed by Nicolás Alberto Dosman, the Colby Chamber Choir will perform compositions by Z. Randall Stroope, Samuel Barber, Kurt Bestor and more. For more information, call 859-5600 or email [email protected].

• The 45th annual Service of Carols and Lights will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, and 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in Lorimer Chapel. Services will include readings, carol singing by candlelight and the sounds of the Nickerson Carillon. Colby music ensembles will provide seasonal music. Tickets are required and are available at the information desk in Pulver Pavilion, Cotter Union, while supplies last. There is no cost. For more information, call Kurt Nelson at 859-4272 or email [email protected].


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