Lifestyle calendar for Saturday, April 16

Posted April 15, 2011, at 9:05 p.m.

BAR HARBOR — Autism Awareness Walkathon, 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, Agamont Park. One and a half miles. For information, contact Nikki Cutchens at 667-2400, ext. 32 or email mcutchens@dehi.org.

DOVER-FOXCROFT — YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day free event, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 16, Piscataquis Regional YMCA, 48 Park St. Free swimming, a bounce house, police cars and fire trucks, fun activities and games, healthy eating information and more. 564-7111 or visit www.prymca.org.

GORHAM — University of Southern Maine’s Geography-Anthropology Student Association’s sixth annual Knap-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, April 17, in Bailey Hall on USM’s Gorham campus. Family-friendly and open to the public. Free, but donations will be accepted. Activities include flint-knapping techniques and atlatl demonstration. Free buffet lunch. For more information, call 780-5321 or email Abby Mann at abby.mann@maine.edu.

MOUNT DESERT — The YWCA’s annual Dollars for Scholars Rummage Sale 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, YWCA, 36 Mount Desert St. The Y is looking for clean, gently used clothing and items. No computers or large appliances. Proceeds used for scholarships to Mount Desert Island High School graduating seniors. Items can be dropped off at the Y 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

ORONO — Workshop on preparing and maintaining fertile garden soil, 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23, Orono Senior Center, Birch Street. Email sustainable_orono@hotmail.com for information.

ROCKPORT — The Green Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 16, Plants Unlimited. Free. Groups of volunteers will complete projects in their communities. There will be a barbecue, a traveling barnyard, alpacas, wild birds and music and children ages 14 and younger will receive giant pumpkin seeds for a giant pumpkin contest. Weigh-in is on Oct. 1 for the pumpkins. Visit www.plants-unlimited or call 594-7754 for information.

UNITY — Earth Day music festival 3-11 p.m. Saturday, April 16, Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 4 Depot St. The suggested donation is $15 for the general public, free for students. Proceeds benefit New Hope for Women. For more information contact Nancy Zane at 948-3131 ext. 223 or ornzane@unity.edu.

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