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Eastport “Flea for All” Opens Saturday May 21st

By Denise Cassidy on April 29, 2016, at 3:57 p.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Saturday, May 28, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Saturday, June 4, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Saturday, June 11, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Saturday, June 18, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Saturday, June 25, 2016 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Saturday, July …
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Pileated Woodpecker

Birding Adventure at Erickson Fields Preserve, Rockport

By Aldermere Farm on April 29, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Erickson Fields Preserve, 124 West Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-236-2739; mcht.org/preserves/erickson-fields Saturday, May 14, Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) invites the public to join Kirk Gentalen on a birding adventure at Erickson Fields Preserve, located at 124 West …
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Brown Bag Lunch Series – The Bee Whisperer, May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

By pmsercinst on April 29, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, 9 Atterbury Circle, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-1310; schoodicinstitute.org Come join us at Moore Auditorium! No registration required! Bring your lunch and enjoy a presentation by Peter Cowin, also known as The …
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Alewives: Small Fish, Big Impact, May 17 @ 5:30 – 7:00 pm Lecture May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 p

By pmsercinst on April 29, 2016, at 3:53 p.m.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, 9, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-1310; schoodicinstitute.org On May 17, 2016, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is offering a public presentation: Stories from the Stream – A panel discussion to celebrate …
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National Junior Ranger Day – International Migratory Bird Day May 14 1-4pm

By pmsercinst on April 29, 2016, at 3:49 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, 9 Atterbury Circle, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-1310; schoodicinstitute.org Join the fun! Jr. Ranger & International Migratory Bird Day are geared towards children ages 12 and under, accompanied by an adult. Learn …
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Wildflower Walk – Identification

By Donne Sinderson on April 29, 2016, at 3:40 p.m.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: North Penjajawoc Forest, Meet at the Bangor City Forest’s Kittredge Rd Parking Lot (at the end of Kittredge Rd.), Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-1010; bangorlandtrust.org #3 in the series. It’s all about the ID this month. How many can …
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Wildflower Walk – Lady’s Slippers and Other Beauties

By Donne Sinderson on April 29, 2016, at 3:25 p.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Walden-Parke Preserve, Tamarack Trail, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-1010; bangorlandtrust.org #2 in a series of monthly wildflower walks. Led by George Elliott and Grace Bartlett Saturday, June 4 at 10 am Rain date Sunday, June 5 at 1 pm …
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Wildflower Walk – Flower Parts

By Donne Sinderson on April 29, 2016, at 3:17 p.m.
Sunday, May 22, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Walden-Parke Preserve, at the end of Tamarack Trail, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-1010; bangorlandtrust.org #1 in a series of monthly wildflower walks. Leader – Dick Andren Sunday, May 22 at 1 pm Walden-Parke Preserve This post was contributed by …
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Hospice of Southern Maine Community Forum: End of Life Conversations: What to Say and Do

By Broadreach Public Relations on April 29, 2016, at 3:13 p.m.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook Street, South Portland, Maine For more information: 207-289-3669; hospiceofsouthernmaine.org/thresholds Hospice of Southern Maine is proud to host a series of Community Forums to guide community members on what to say and do when having end-of-life …
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May Is Healthy You Caribou Spring Birding Outings

By Neal Sleeper on April 29, 2016, at 1:52 p.m.
We are pleased to have once again partnered with Bill Sheehan, Cary Medical Center’s Healthy You to deliver this incredible birding series. This 6 part series starts May 3, come to one, or come to them all. FMI, please call Neal Sleeper at the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center at …
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COME JOIN THE FUN AND LEAVE THE DRIVING TO US.

By Mary Morse on April 29, 2016, at 1:32 p.m.
Sign up soon for two exciting bus tours to Niagara Falls-Toronto, Canada (Casino included) Oct. 2 and Washington, D.C. Sept. 8 for less than $100.00 per day. Compare our rates with other companies and see what a bargain and value that we offer. Departures from Belfast & Rockland with free …
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 Julie and Peter Beckford of Rebel Hill have raised perennials on their farm for over twenty years.

Rebel Hill Organic Perennials Available for Pre-Order!

By Rachael Button on April 29, 2016, at 1:23 p.m.
Rising Tide is facilitating a pre-order sale of perennial plants through Rebel Hill Farm of Clifton, Maine, with all proceeds going to this MOFGA-certified organic farm. Julie and Peter Beckford of Rebel Hill have raised perennials on their farm for over twenty years. As their catalog states, they “believe the …
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Food, Music, and Dancing

By Rolf Staples on April 29, 2016, at 12:27 p.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 2079733976; bangorgrange.org The second public supper and show by Bangor Grange for 2016 will take place May 21 at the Bangor Grange hall. The menu for the supper is …
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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

By hhumc on April 29, 2016, at 12:21 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church , 44 Kennebec Road, Hampden, Maine For more information: 1-888-653-6441; LifeLineScreening.com/community-partners A stroke occurs every 40 seconds and yet up to 80% of strokes can be prevented. This is why Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church …
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Greater Portland Landmarks’ 2016 Historic House Gala!

By Shawn Hunt on April 29, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
Friday, June 10, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: The West Mansion, 181 Western Promenade, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-774-5561; portlandlandmarks.org/events/ Presenting Greater Portland Landmarks’ 2016 Historic House Gala! The West Mansion, 181 Western Promenade, Portland Friday, June 10th, 6:30 – 10:00 PM This year’s Historic House Gala, …
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Ellen Hutcheson describes herself as  “emotional” painter whose bold work captures the spirit of the place or the feel of the day.  Her work will be on display at Rising Tide Community Market May 1 - 28.

Celebrate Local Art at Rising Tide!

By Rachael Button on April 29, 2016, at 11:16 a.m.
Friday, May 6, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Rising Tide Community Market, 323 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME For more information: 207-563-5556; risingtide.coop/ Celebrate local art at Rising Tide! Join us Friday, May 6 from 4-6 pm for our monthly celebration of art, community and good wine. This month’s …
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Lawyers and Libraries Day at the Winslow Public Library

By Samantha Cote on April 29, 2016, at 11:13 a.m.
Friday, May 6, 2016 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Winslow Public Library, 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, Maine For more information: 207-872-1978; winslow-me.gov/departments/library Lawyers across the state will spend time in local libraries on Law Week, Sunday, May 1st through Saturday, May 7th, to provide resources and assistance to people …
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Maine 4-H Collaboration with Mainestay Afterschool

By Mariko Brown on April 29, 2016, at 10:49 a.m.
The Walmart Foundation announced its continued support of 4-H Healthy Living programs with a new $2 million donation to expand the Walmart 4-H Youth Voice: Youth Choice program in Maine and 20 other states. This new gift will allow the Walmart 4-H Youth Voice: Youth Choice program to expand its …
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Free Admission on Opening Day at the Abbe Museum

By Heather Anderson on April 29, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
Sunday, May 1, 2016 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3519; abbemuseum.org/calendar/may.html Thanks to the generosity of Machias Savings Bank, admission to the Abbe Museum will be free to all visitors on Sunday, May 1st. Stop by and …
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Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution Partners with Maine Singer-Songwriter

By Broadreach Public Relations on April 29, 2016, at 10:28 a.m.
SACO and SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (April 29, 2016) – Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution (SBSI) announces it will partner with Don Campbell, a Maine singer-songwriter as its new celebrity spokesperson. “With such deep Maine roots, it is only natural to pick a spokesperson that not only exemplifies our values here …