TODAY

Bike to the Farm

9 a.m. to noon, Bowdoinham

Local Farms-Local Foods and FoodCycle are leading a free family bike ride to Six River Farm. The event is a kickoff ride for FoodCycle bicyclists riding across the country to raise funds to help schools purchase locally grown food. Participants should meet at the Bowdoinham public boat launch parking lot. To register, call 442-8400.

Steamer Dig

2 p.m., Freeport

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park’s spring program series features a lesson in how to dig soft-shell clams. Bring mud sneakers or boots, rubber gloves, a bucket, and clam hoe or spade. Meet at the benches by the second parking lot. Free with park admission, which costs $1 for ages 5 to 11; $3 for those 12 to 64; and $4.50 for non-residents. Call 865-4465.

TUESDAY

Fossils and Dinosaurs

1 to 2 p.m., Hinckley

The L.C. Bates Museum has a slate of kid-friendly programs during school vacation. On Tuesday, learn to make a fossil you can take home. Wednesday will offer a lesson in microscopes; Thursday’s event will center on fun with telescopes, and Friday’s evening program will incorporate a walk to a vernal pool from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The museum will open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It is on Route 201 in Hinckley on the Good Will-Hinckley campus. Call 238-4250 for more information.

THURSDAY

Turning Tail

6 and 8 p.m., Brunswick

Fly Fishing in Maine is hosting a screening of the film by Grey Ghost Productions, “Turning Tail — The Atlantic Salmon’s Great New Leap.” The screening will be at the Frontier Cafe and Cinema. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 the day of the show. Proceeds benefit the Saco River Salmon Club. To learn more, call 725-5222.

SATURDAY

Take a Hike

All day, Hinckley

L.C. Bates Museum is hosting a display on the Appalachian Trail. Learn about the subculture of long-distance hiking through this exhibition, explained by veteran hiker Theresa Harley-Wilson. The photographs and stories on display examine the joys and struggles hikers experience on long-distance trails. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The museum is on Route 201 in Hinckley on the Good Will-Hinckley campus. Call 238-4250 for more information.

UPCOMING

Lewiston Bird Walks

April 24

The Stanton Bird Club of Lewiston/Auburn begins its series of Tuesday morning bird walks in two weeks. Each of the five bird walks will start at 6 a.m. and go from the Bates College campus in Lewiston to Riverside Cemetery. Tom Hayward is the leader for the spring event. Meet at Hathorn Hall at Bates College on Campus Avenue. No cost. Call 782-5238 for more information.