March 10, 2013

Best Bets


Cuba's bird life

6:30 p.m. in Wells

York County Audubon

Marie Jordan will share tales of Cuba and its bird life at the monthly Audubon chapter meeting at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm, just off Route 1. No charge. Call 251-1135 or visit


Trekking the Dolomites

8 p.m., Pinkham Notch, N.H.

Join AMC cartographer Larry Garland at Pinkham Notch Visitor Center for a presentation on his exploration of the Dolomites in Italy. This program follows the 6 p.m. international dinner featuring cuisine of Italy. Go to or call 603-466-8119.


Striped Bass Concert

7 p.m. in Portland

The Pete Kilpatrick Band plays at Port City Music Hall to host the second annual benefit concert for the Coastal Conservation Association of Maine and its work to restore striped bass to Maine waters. Proceeds benefit the Coastal Conservation Association-Maine (CCA-Maine). Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door and VIP tickets cost $30. For information on CCA-Maine, go to


Fly Fishing Legends

Friday to March 17, Freeport

The legendary Lefty Kreh and trophy trout expert Kelly Galloup highlight L.L.Bean's annual Spring Fishing Weekend. Both will be available at the store on Saturday and Sunday to visit with customers. Visit or call 877-755-2326.

Fly Fishing Workshop

7 p.m., March 19, Westbrook

Nationally known fly casting instructor Rod McGarry will provide a workshop hosted by the Sebago Trout Unlimited chapter at the American Legion Post 62 on 17 Dunn St. No charge. Contact

Sandpiper Search

7 p.m., March 26, Brunswick

Derek and Jeannette Lovitch will recount their journey cruising the Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Russian, in search of a critically endangered and charismatic spoon-billed sandpiper. No cost, at the Morrell Room at Curtis Memorial Library.

-- Compiled by Deirdre Fleming


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