Fish Fry for Mothers / 10 a.m. in Shapleigh

The Saco River Salmon Club is hosting a fish fry party on Mother’s Day. The fish party is at Shapleigh Pond in North Shapleigh from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No cost. All welcome. Bring a canoe or kayak with proper safety gear. To learn more about the salmon club, go to


Hawk Watch / all day in Pownal

Freeport Wild Bird Supply and Nikon Sport Optics are sponsoring a spring hawk watch at Bradbury Mountain State Park. The watch will be wrapping up on Tuesday. It’s held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To learn more, call 865-6000 or go to


Florida Lake Frolic / 7 a.m. in Freeport

Merrymeeting Audubon is leading a tour of Florida Lake in Freeport. It is prime habitat for waterfowl and wading birds, and a stopping point for migrating warblers. Meet at 6:30 a.m. at the Brunswick Hannaford or at 7 a.m. at the parking lot at Florida Lake in Freeport on Route 125. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 729-8661.


Crystal Spring Hike / 7:30 a.m. in Brunswick

Merrymeeting Audubon is leading a birding trip through Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick. Come explore a variety of habitats. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 729-8661.


Ticks and Disease / 8 p.m., Pinkham Notch, N.H.

The Appalachian Mountain Club wants to help teach you more about tick-borne diseases. The seminar on the topic is part of AMC’s evening program series. Come for a comprehensive presentation on tick species and Lyme disease. The session includes a question-and-answer period. The series is held at the Joe Dodge Visitor Center off Route 16 in Pinkham Notch, N.H. Free and open to the public. Call the AMC, at 603-466-2727.

— Compiled by Deirdre Fleming