Moonlight Walk

6:30 p.m. in Biddeford

Join the Eastern Trail Alliance for a moonlight walk on the Biddeford section of the Eastern Trail. The route will include an area that has seen a great deal of beaver activity, with evidence visible from the trail. Trip leaders request no flashlights or pets. Meet at the rear of the Southern Maine Medical Center parking lot. For more information, email [email protected] or call 283-4487.


Full Moon Walk


6:30 p.m. in Scarborough

Join the Eastern Trail Alliance on a full moon walk along the Scarborough section of the Eastern Trail. Meet at the Eastern Trail parking lot on Pine Point Road. Trip leaders request no flashlights on this trip. The walk will be at a slow pace, and children are welcome. The trip will last about two hours. For more information, email [email protected], or call 282-1979.

Veterans Ski Free

9 a.m. noon, New Gloucester

Veterans are invited to an adaptive-ski program at Pineland Farms every Wednesday. All veterans with physical disabilities, traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress syndrome are welcome to learn to cross country ski with fellow veterans. No experience is necessary. Ski instruction and equipment are provided for free. Veterans also may volunteer to teach other veterans. Registration is required the Sunday before each session. Call 310-8594 or email [email protected]



Ski Tour

10 a.m. in Standish

The Portland Water District invites cross country skiers of all levels to come enjoy the trails on the Sebago Lake Land Reserve in Standish. Maps will be distributed for those traveling faster than the beginner and intermediate groups. The trails on the water district land are well maintained and over even terrain. For more information, call 774-5961, ext. 3320.


Ugly Fly Tying

6:30, Jan. 28, Yarmouth


Come learn to tie ugly flies with moderator Rod McGarry and featured tier Macauley Lord, who is known for his published works: The LL Bean Fly Casting Handbook. Lord ties terrible-looking, ugly flies, but they catch a lot of fish. Come learn why at the Sebago Trout Unlimited fly tying class. Tying gear will be available for those who need it. For more information email [email protected]

Winter Tracking

10 a.m., Jan. 18, Boothbay

Come explore the winter world of animals. While it can be hard to see animals in the winter, it is easier to find the signs they are there. Join the Boothbay Region Land Trust on a 1-mile hike through field, forest and salt marsh and learn to decipher the clues animals leave behind. The group will investigate tracks, scat, scratches, rubbings and other hints along the trail. Meet at the Zak Preserve parking lot on Route 27 in Boothbay. The event is geared toward adults and older children. For more information or to check if weather has canceled this hike, call 633-4818. 

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