Explore India

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

Join the Appalachian Mountain Club for an international program featuring cuisine from a featured nation. Heather and Lynne Zimmerman will share their pictures from across the Himalayas, stretching from Ladakh to Sikkim. They will show views of the highest peaks in the world and introduce you to the people of this region. The program follows a 6 p.m. international dinner featuring cuisine from India. For more information call 603-466-8119 or go to


Soft-hackle flies

Jan. 15 in Westbrook

Maine veteran fly fisherman, fly tyer and bamboo fly rod maker Joel Anderson will present his thoughts and experiences on fishing soft- hackled wet flies for trout and salmon at Sebago TU’s chapter meeting. Meet at American Legion Post 62 on 17 Dunn St. in Westbrook. For more information, write to [email protected]

State snowshoe race

Jan. 20 in East Orland

The Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust is hosting the Maine qualifier for the 2013 Dion National Snowshoe Championships on Jan. 20. This 4.9-mile run and walk on snowshoes starts at noon. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery on Route 1 in East Orland. Entry fee is $10 for preregistration by Jan. 17, or $15 on the day of the race. For more information, call 288-3909. 

— Compiled by Deirdre Fleming