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Acadia’s Backyard Birds – a Walk on the Bar

BAR HARBOR, Maine –¬† Acadia National Park ranger Angi King Johnston and local naturalist Rich MacDonald, will host a winter bird walk along the bar to Bar Island and then a talk at the downtown Abbe Museum from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Meet at The Natural History Center on 6 Firefly Lane [...]

Raptor Internship Available in Acadia National Park

BAR HARBOR, Maine – The raptor internship runs from mid May to mid October. There is a possibility of two shorter internships, one in the summer and one in the fall. However, priority will be given to applicants who can commit to the full season. From mid May through mid August the raptor intern observes [...]

KASRA winter race begins Feb. 18 in Medway

MEDWAY, Maine — The Katahdin Area Snowmobile Racing Affiliates will host the Maine State Championship Race beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday and at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18-19, at the East Branch Sno Rovers Club, take exit 244 off I-95. Qualifying starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday and the racing starts at 10 am. on [...]

Penobscot SkiBash cancellation

BANGOR, Maine — The Penobscot SkiBash to be held Saturday, Feb. 4, at Bangor Muni, has been canceled due to poor snow cover and icy conditions. The Penbscot Valley Ski Club plan on hosting this event again next winter. Sorry for any inconvenience. For information, call 234-2326.

Moonlight Snowshoeing Tour

HOLDEN, Maine — Fields Pond Audubon Center will hold a moonlight snowshoe tour from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Center.¬† If there is no snow, we can enjoy an evening outdoor walk. The cost will be $10 and $15 for nonmembers.¬† Snowshoes will be available to rent for $5. Advance registration [...]

Franco Center presents a Mardi Gras party on Feb. 18

LEWISTON, Maine — The Franco Center will present a unique, festive event with its offering of “Mardi Gras in L/A” a 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Franco’s Center Heritage Hall, located at 46 Cedar St. In the tradition of New Orleans, Mardi Gras audiences will be treated to Cajun cuisine, drinks and music [...]

Penobscot SkiBash!

BANGOR, Maine — The first ever Penobscot SkiBash will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, ¬†Feb. 4, ¬†at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course, located at 278 Webster Ave. The Penobscot SkiBash is a free one-day event focused on getting kids and families outside in the winter. Cross-country skis equipment will be available to [...]