How to catch big trout, 7 p.m. in Scarborough

Registered Maine Guide and author Lou Zambello will talk about how to catch a trophy wild brook trout. Learn where and when to go, the types of water to fish, and strategies. The Sebago chapter of Trout Unlimited meets monthly in the Cabela’s meeting rooms. No cost, all welcome. For more information, contact [email protected]


Otter Brook Walk, 10 a.m. Oct. 25, Harpswell

The Harpswell Heritage Land Trust is working on acquiring the land around Otter Brook. Join the land trust for a walk to this property. No cost, all welcome. Meet in the field at the end of Hildreth Road. To learn more, go to hhltmaine.org.

Hermit Island Search, 8 a.m. Oct 25, Phippsburg

Join Merrymeeting Audubon for a birding trip to Hermit Island on Small Point. Search around Head Beach and the ocean for ducks, grebes, loons and woodland birds. Meet at Head Beach on Hermit Island on Route 216. No cost, all welcome. For information, call 841-1951.

Fall Festival, 10 a.m. Nov. 7, Waterville

Join the Friends of Quarry Road for the Quarry Road Recreation Area’s Fall Festival off North Street. The public is invited to explore the trails, and learn about winter programs and volunteer opportunities. Activities will include trail walks, a hay bale maze, pumpkin bowling and face painting. Bring a mountain bike and try the new pump track. Also, the Central Maine Ski Club will host its fifth annual 5K Paintball Run Biathlon, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on the Quarry Road trails. To learn more, visit quarryroadrecarea.org or call 680-4744.

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