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KELT Kids Day of Play– July 9

By Becky Kolak on June 28, 2016, at 4:47 p.m.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Schulten Farm, Register to receive driving directions., Woolwich, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/day-of-play WOOLWICH- Let’s go fly a kite! The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites children and families to the KELT Kids Day of Play on Saturday, July …
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Blowin’ In The Wind

on June 28, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.
Trout Boy and I arrived in Eustis on a mid-June Monday, around noon, and watched the tall spruces bend before a strong and gusty northwest wind under thick grey clouds. No fishing. Tuesday morning it was still too windy to fish on our chosen pond so we used the day …
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Whale Watching for Birds – Part III

on June 28, 2016, at 3:20 p.m.
See Parts I and II here and here. I don’t remember if I slipped, slid, jumped, or flew to the other side of the boat, but in an instant I was along the rail with my parents and Brian, watching in disbelief as a Finback Whale, 70 feet long, surfaced …
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How Trump’s visit to Bangor could turn a blue state red.

on June 28, 2016, at 2:42 p.m.
When Donald Trump hits the stage at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Wednesday afternoon, he will be attempting to do what no other presidential candidate has done in Maine since Richard Nixon in 1972, turning the Pine Tree state from blue to red.
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1-minute hike: Mingo Springs Trail and Bird Walk in Rangeley

on June 28, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
Difficulty: Easy. The two loop trails on the conserved property are smooth and wide. In many places, the trail is surfaced with gravel or wood chips. Together, the two trails makes up about 3 miles of walking. How to get there: From the intersections of Route 4 and Route 16 …
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1-minute hike: Mingo Springs Trail and Bird Walk in Rangeley

By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 28, 2016, at 11:22 a.m.
BDN reporter Aislinn Sarnacki and two hiking companions walk the 3-mile Mingo Springs Trail and Bird Walk in Rangeley. The easy trail, which travels through the forest around Mingo Springs Golf Course, includes signs identifying trees, ferns and other native plant species. In May 2016, Mingo Springs Golf Club achieved …
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Huge colored moon over Bangor

Moon over Bangor

By metalligimp on June 28, 2016, at 8:40 a.m.
There was a huge moon over Bangor on June 25, 2016. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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MOFF at Sugarloaf Homecoming

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: The Beach at Sugarloaf, 5092 Access Rd, Carrabassett Valley, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/sugarloaf-10816/ MOFF at Sugarloaf Homecoming – Saturday – 10/8/2016 – 645pm – The Beach at Sugarloaf – Carrabassett Valley, ME – Free for Sugarloafers – – …
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MOFF at Sugarloaf Mountain Bike Fest

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, 5092 Sugarloaf Rd, Kingfield, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/sugarloaf-mtb-fest-092416/ MOFF at Sugarloaf Mountain Bike Fest – Saturday – 9/24/2016 – 4:00 PM – Sugarloaf Outdoor Center – Carrabassett Valley, ME – Free with Sugarloaf Mountain Bike …
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MOFF in Portland

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:19 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: One Longfellow Square, 181 State St, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/portland-092316/ MOFF in Portland – Friday – 9/23/2016 – 8:00 PM – One Longfellow Square – Portland, ME – $10 – “Check back on August 1, 2016 for …
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BROKE and STOKED Showcase at L.L. Bean

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:17 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Discovery Park at L.L. Bean, 95 Main St, Freeport, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/freeport-091716/ Broke and Stoked Showcase at LL Bean – Saturday – 9/17/2016 – 30 minutes after sunset (about 730pm) – L.L. Bean/Discovery Park – Freeport, ME …
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MOFF in Bethel

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:14 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: The Gem Theater, 23 Cross St, Bethel, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/bethel-091516/ MOFF in Bethel – Thursday – 9/15/2016 – 7pm? – The Gem Theater – Bethel, ME $8 / $6 children – Hosted by Mahoosuc Pathways – “Check …
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MOFF in Belfast

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:12 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/belfast-091016/ MOFF in Belfast – Saturday – 9/10/2016 – 30 minutes after sunset (about 730pm) – Waterfall Arts – Belfast, ME – $10 suggested donation – Outdoor Films Shown …
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MOFF in Bangor

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:10 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: John Bapst High School Auditorium, 100 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/bangor-090916/ MOFF in Bangor – Friday – 9/9/2016 – 7:00 PM – John Bapst – Bangor, ME – $5 in advance / $10 day of – Hosted …
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MOFF at The Leavitt Theatre

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:08 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: The Leavitt Theatre, 259 Main St, Ogunquit, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/ogunquit-090816/ MOFF at The Leavitt Theatre – Thursday – 9/8/2016 – 8:00 PM – Leavitt Theatre – Ogunquit, ME – $9 / $7 children seniors – Sponsored by …
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MOFF at Bug Light Park

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Bug Light Park, 55 Bug Light Park, South Portland, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/bug-light-park-090516/ MOFF at Bug Light – Labor Day – 9/5/2016 – 30 minutes after sunset (about 8pm) – Bug Light – South Portland, ME – Free, …
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MOFF in The Forks

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Three Rivers’ Fun Base, 2265 US-201, West Forks, Maine For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/the-forks-090316/ Screening will begin about 30 minutes after sunset (around 8pm) Free Outdoor Films Shown Outdoors Beer and Food will be sold on premises. Check back on …
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MOFF at Rangeley Trail Town Festival

By nick callanan on June 27, 2016, at 2:58 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Rangeley Inn, 2443 Main St, Rangeley, ME For more information: 207-672-3344; maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/rangeley-090216/ MOFF at Rangeley Trail Town Festival – Friday – 9/2/2016 – 7:00 PM – Rangeley Inn – Rangeley, ME – $5 donation, $2 under 12 – includes apps …
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The Schwartz's Gardens in Port Clyde will be the site of the new live raffle drawing at 4 p.m. on July 10.

New Offerings, Updated Procedure for July 10 Gardens in the Watershed Tour

By Georges River Land Trust on June 27, 2016, at 10:47 a.m.
Sunday, July 10, 2016 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: 7 Seaside Gardens, St. George peninsula, ME, Various locations, St. George, Maine For more information: 207-594-5166; georgesriver.org/event/garden-tour/ After 24 years of successful tours, the all-volunteer Garden Tour committee at Georges River Land Trust has learned a few tricks and tips …
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Land trust will hold annual meeting and hike July 10

By Cheri Domina on June 27, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, July 10, 2016 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Great Pond Mountain Wildlands and Alamoosook Lakeside Inn, Rte. 1 near Rte. 176 and Soper Road, Orland, ME For more information: 2074696929; greatpondtrust.org ORLAND — Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust invites the public to its annual meeting festivities Sunday, July …