Upcoming events

Freeport Project Review Board public hearing, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6 p.m., Freeport Town Hall Council Chambers, on preliminary plans for the proposed Lakewood Subdivision, a new 14-lot open space subdivision on Baker Road.

Durham codes enforcement officer, available Wednesdays, Aug. 14, 21 and 28, 5-7 p.m., Durham Town Office.

Freeport Coastal Waters Commission, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Pownal Recreation Committee, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m., Mallett Hall.

Tree Hunt, Aug. 14 and 30, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Stop by the benches to get your papers for this self-guiding hunt, and then come back afterwardsto see how well you did. Free with park admission. Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. 865-4465.

Not Too Shaap, Thursday, Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park and Campground, Staples Road, South Freeport. Free with entrance fees: $2 residents, $3 non-residents, free for season pass holders and campers. Call 865-4198 for more information.

Breakfast celebrating Timothy Giddinge’s dedicated service to the town of Pownal, Thursday, Aug.15, 7-9 a.m., Fickett Road, across from the North Pownal General Store. Sponsored by the North Pownal Think Tank. RSVP would be appreciated. For more information, contact Alan Bradstreet, 688-4728, or [email protected].

Hike with the Ranger, Aug. 15 and 25, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Enjoy the best that the park has to offer in this season on a hike with a knowledgeable guide. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465.

Guided walking tours of historic Freeport Village, hosted by Freeport Historical Society, every Thursday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. through the summer. Tours start at the Harrington House, 45 Main St. Tickets are $10 for adults, FHS members are $5. For more information, call 865-3170 or see www.freeporthistoricalsociety.org

Exploring Clamming, Aug. 16, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Learn about the life and times of the soft-shell clam through an introduction and history of clamming in Maine. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465.

Freeport Farmers Market, Fridays, 1-5 p.m., L.L. Bean Campus (in the “moose” parking lot). Through Sept. 13.

Wolfe’s Neck Wagon Ride to the Past, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, through Aug. 31, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Little River House, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. $14 adults and children 13 and older; $8 for children 3-12; free for age 2 and under. Advance reservations recommended. Also Saturdays through the summer: Traditional Maine Lobster Bake, 6 p.m.; reservations need to be made by noon for each Saturday bake; Family Barnyard Programs. Call 865-5433 or see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

Tristan Prettyman, with special guest Chris Kasper, Saturday, Aug. 17, L. L. Bean Discovery Park. Free.

Wild Relatives, Aug. 17, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Get acquainted with the wild relatives of things in and around your home on this tour. Wheelchair accessible. Free with park admission, Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. For more information, call 865-4465.

Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, Saturday, Aug. 17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown Brunswick. Works from over 90 artists will be displayed along the sidewalks of Maine Street and the adjacent Town Mall. Also, activities for children, performances from local theater groups, as well as a variety of musical acts throughout the day.

Dog Days & Salad Days of Summer Dance Party, Saturday, Aug. 17, 5:30-9 p.m., hosted by Fiego Diablo, 52 Loring Lane, Pownal. Live acoustic performances from all genres. Bring an instrument or a voice and join in, or come and enjoy the music. Storytellers and poets also welcome Songs about dogs, vegetables or summer will be in high demand. Performance slots open for individual acts plus a jam session later in the evening. Menu features salads from around the world made with veggies from the Fuego gardens. Music begins promptly at 6:15. The evening is free and will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Bring chairs and bug spray. For more information, see at www.facebook.com/fuegodiablopownal or call 207-408-3185.

Casco Bay Walk, Aug. 18 and 31, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Enjoy views of rocky shores, nesting ospreys, and islands in the bay on this mile hike with a park ranger. Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465.

Cinderella,” Monday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m., Maine State Music Theatre, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick. “Mary Poppins,” through Aug. 24. For show times and tickets, see www.msmt.org or call 725-8769.

Stories in Stone, Aug. 19, 2 p.m., weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Get to know the story of Maine’s rockbound coast on this walk with talks and activities. Free with park admission, Meet at circle of benches by second parking lot. For more information, call 865-4465.

Business After Hours of the Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5-7 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport. For more information, call 847-5240.

Freeport Town Council, District 2 workshop, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., Mallett Barn, Wolfe’s Neck Farm; followed by regular council meeting, 8 p.m.

Osprey Watch, Aug. 20, 27, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Stop by the osprey sign opposite Googins Island to get a close look at the nesting ospreys any time from 2-3 p.m., weather permitting. Wheelchair accessible. Free with park admission. For more information, call 865-4465.

We love to eat

Freeport Elders Pancake Breakfast, first and third Saturday of the month, 8-10 a.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St. Deluxe: Pancakes, eggs, sausages, biscuits, OJ, tea and coffee, $4.50. Regular: Pancakes, sausages, OJ, tea or coffee, $3.50. Seniors deduct 50 cents.

Baked beans and spaghetti supper, Saturday, Aug.17, 5 and 6 p.m. settings, First Parish Congregational Church, 422 Hallowell Road, Pownal. $8 adults, children 5-12 $4, children under 5 eat free. To reserve tickets call Lois, 688-4433.

Bean supper, Saturday, Aug. 24, 5-6 p.m., Harraseeket Grange Hall, 13 Elm St., Freeport. All-you-can eat home-baked beans, hot dogs, biscuits, brown bread, potato salad, pasta salad, cole slaw, pies and beverages. Adults $7, children under 10 $3 and children under 3 free. Suppers the fourth Saturday of the month through September.

Pig roast, Saturday, Aug. 24, 5-6:30 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, Pownal. Pork, assorted sides, rolls, blueberry desserts and beverages; alternate (instead of pork), hamburgers. Advance tickets available. Adults $10 (13 and up), $5, 5 to 12, free for those under 4. Tickets at the door, $12 and $7. For more information, call Deb, 240-1637; Nancy, 688-4481; or Mavis, 926-5641.


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