March 2, 2013

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The work of FARMS, 2 p.m. in Boothbay Harbor

The Boothbay Region Land Trust is offering a seminar on the work of FARMS, the group called Focus on Agriculture in Rural Maine Schools. The local nonprofit connects classrooms, cafeterias, local farms and communities. FARMS' mission is to educate students about nutrition and the role of local farms in promoting healthy, sustainable communities and to facilitate farm-to-institution purchasing. Registration for the free event is requested. Call 633-4818 or write to


Birding trip, 9 a.m. in Kittery

York County Audubon is hosting a field trip to the Kittery area led by David Doubleday. Meet at 9 a.m. at Dunkin Donuts on the corner of Haley Road and Route 1 in Kittery. The group will carpool from there. The checklist will include raptors, ducks, winter specialties and spring arrivals. Call 205-4041. The trip will last about three hours. No charge.

Outdoor Film Festival, 7 p.m. in Windham

Teens To Trails is hosting the Maine Outdoor Film Festival to benefit teen Outing Club programs. The films will be shown March 9 at Windham High and May 4 at Cony High in Augusta. Both events start at 7 p.m. Teens To Trails is partnering with No Umbrella Media and Three Rivers Whitewater to bring the film festival to high school communities around the state and motivate teens to get active outdoors. The festival features the outdoor films "Turning Tail," "For Those Who Love Paddlers," "Suncook River Canoe Shop," "D-Rail," "Mainely Boating," "One Day at a Time," "Moments from Hogback" and "Hardwater." Tickets cost $10 at the door or from Doors open at 6 p.m. Teens To Trails is a nonprofit dedicated to increasing outdoor opportunities for Maine teens. Call 882-9613 or write to

-- Compiled by Deirdre Fleming

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