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Operating hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Aug. 31.

Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for children with a cap of $25 per family.

For more details, go to www.norlands.org or call 897-4366.


Guide offers 3-hour kayak tour of Great Salt Bay July 8

Sign-ups are being accepted for a kayak tour of Great Salt Bay, set for 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 8 with instructor Glenn "Mitch" Mitchell, co-owner of MidCoast Kayak.

Mitchell, a registered Maine Guide, will supply all the kayaks and gear for the tour.

Before the outing, Mitchell will cover the basics of kayaking and paddling techniques as well as safety concerns and weather conditions.

Workshop participants will learn about safe kayaking practices and how to safely navigate around the Great Salt Bay while improving their paddling skills. A capsize and re-entry scenario and demonstration will be part of the journey.

The three-hour tour launches at 1:30 p.m. from Nelson's Point on Belvedere Road in Nobleboro.

Participant fee is $30.

Advanced registration is required by Friday by calling 563-1363.


UMaine professor to speak on shipwreck archaeology

University of Maine Hutchinson Center will present the illustrated lecture "The Process of Shipwreck Archaeology" with Professor Warren Riess at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Riess will explain the significance, possibilities, fieldwork, analysis and ethics of shipwreck investigations, using examples mostly from the Northeast, especially in Maine.

Riess is University of Maine's Research Associate Professor of History and Marine Sciences and a Bristol resident.

He is stationed at the University's Darling Marine Center in Walpole.

For more details, call Erica Hughes at 338-8034 or email Erica.Hughes@umit.maine.edu.


Maine author will speak about life as a warden

John Ford Sr., a retired Maine game warden, author and raconteur, will present a talk on "Warden Work and Being Sheriff" at the Union Historical Society's next meeting at 7:30 p.m.Wednesday at the Old Town House on Town House Road, just off Union Common.

Copies of Ford's books will be available at the meeting.

Refreshments will be served.

For more details, call 785-5444.


Shaker Village workshop on wildflower designs

A workshop on making a 4-inch- by-6-inch design to be framed using wildflowers and herbs will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village on Route 26.

Conducted by herbalist Betsey Ann Golon, the cost is $40. Pre-registration is required by calling 926-4597 or go to www.shaker.lib.me.us.


Doctor will speak at library on living with arthritis

Dr. Louis Pack will talk about arthritis and his new book, "The Arthritis Revolution: Latest Research on Staying Active Without Pain Medication or Surgery," at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Camden Public Library, at 55 Main St.

For more details, call Ken Gross at 236-3440.

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