Eyes on Owls

10:30 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. in Falmouth

Families of all ages can join naturalist Marcia Wilson and photographer Mark Wilson for Maine Audubon’s annual owl program, which includes hooting lessons, a slide show and a close look at several live owls. Register online at Cost is $5 for children, $10 for adults. For more information, call 781-6180, ext. 223.


Santa Sunday

11 a.m. in Newry

For the 12th year, Sunday River will feature 250 skiers and snowboarders in Santa gear. The event raises money for the Bethel Rotary Club’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive. Registration is already filled, but snow sport fans can watch the annual running of the Santas from the South Ridge base area. For more information go to


Learn about Salmon Falls

6 p.m. in Acton

Learn about clean water at a seminar teaching the community around Salmon Falls how to keep this watershed clean. The seminar hosted by the York County Soil and Watershed Conservation District and local land trusts will be held at the Acton Town Hall. For more information go to or call 324-0888, ext. 214.


Ski and Snowshoe

9:30 a.m. in Damariscotta

To help inspire folks to ski and snowshoe, Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center and Sugarloaf ski instructor Lori LaRochelli are holding a seminar on winter equipment. Learn more about snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, how to buy equipment and accessories and how to stay safe in the woods. Cost is $5. Call 563-1363. 

Hike in the Park

2 p.m. in Freeport

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park offers nature programs year-round every weekend. Meet at the benches at the end of the second parking lot. No reservations needed. Free with park admission, which is $1 for ages 5 to 11 and $3 for ages 12 to 64. Call the day of the program for updates, 865-4465.