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Banff Mountain Film Fest

Banff Mountain Film Fest, Portland

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Daily until February 8, 2016

Get inspired for all the winter adventures during the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend at the Banff Mountain Film Festival! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHnqUQ1c6yc We are pleased to announce that the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will be returning for its 16th year to Portland on Sunday, February 7th and Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 7 pm at the State Theatre.  There will be a different film menu shown each evening.  Tickets are available now at our retail partners: Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) 87 Marginal Way, Portland 04101 (207)…

RRCT Fels-Grove rain or shine

Rain or Shine Club at Fels-Groves Farm Preserve, Yarmouth

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

The Royal River Conservation Trust's free Rain or Shine Club explores your backyard with a concise, thoughtful outing each week. Join the Club for a fun & well planned, no cost, guided adventure. Every Thursday, always 10 AM, always free; rain (or snow) or shine. The Rain or Shine Club is geared toward young families. Load your babies in backpacks or come toddle along. Everyone from infants to grandparents are welcome. We keep the group together so everyone enjoys their…

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The Summit Project – Guest Speaker David J. Cote, Freeport

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Summit Project is a nationally recognized Maine-based organization that pays tribute to fallen service members from Maine who have died in the line of duty since September 11, 2001. The organization was founded by David Cote, active-duty Marine Corps Major, Iraq war veteran and recipient of the “Marine of the Year Award” at the 11th-annual Military Times Service Members of the Year awards ceremony. David will tell us about his program that honors veterans by engraving their name on…

Five Fields Farm Downhill race

5KM Nordic Downhill Challenge, Bridgton

February 13 - February 14

Test your XC skiing abilities by trying out this 5km Nordic Downhill Challenge at Five Fields Farm in Bridgton! Open during the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend for anyone to complete at any time. Here's how you enter this self-guided race: Check in at the Five Fields Farm warming hut to purchase your trail pass. Adult full day = $12 - After 2:00pm $10 Junior = Full Day $10 - After 2:00pm $8 Ski along the marked course to the highest…

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Intro to Ice Fishing Day, Standish

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday, February 13th -- 9am to 1pm Otter Pond, Sebago Lake Land Reserve, Standish, ME Looking for a new winter activity the whole family can enjoy together? Want to learn ice fishing basics from the experts? Join us for a full morning of ice fishing instruction on the Sebago Lake Land Reserve's Otter Ponds and be part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend! Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's "Hooked on Fishing - Not on Drugs" program and Portland…

Maine Audubon Fields Pond GMOW Celebration

Maine Audubon’s Winter Carnival, Falmouth

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for a fun day of outdoor exploration and hands-on activities for all ages. Learn how you can become a citizen scientist and help protect wildlife and habitat in Maine. 10 am – 2 pm Free for members $7/general admission • Outdoor activities, including scavenger hunt, story walk, snow science station and giant snow shelter • Snowshoe rentals • Indoor arts & crafts • Learn about summer programs and citizen science projects • Music, refreshments & more!

Maine Beginner Women's Meetup Wolfes Neck

Women’s Hike/Snowshoe at Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join the Maine Beginner Hiking/Snowshoeing Meetup for Women for a beautiful outing in Freeport, Maine. Wolfe's Neck features beautiful views of the ocean, well marked trails, as well as restrooms and picnic areas. This hike will be 1.5-2 miles and is perfect for beginners-moderate fitness levels. Our group's motto is "To go as slow as the slowest person". We welcome all newbie hikers/snowshoers. You'll never be alone during this hike and we promise you'll make news friends while exploring one…

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Exploring for Animal Tracks, Gorham

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us to explore for animal tracks while snowshoeing our new 1-mile nature loop trail on our Hawkes Preserve. Learn to identify the wild animals living in the forest and along the Presumpscot River by the tracks they leave in the snow. The adventure will be led by Master Naturalist, Karen Herold and Presumpscot Regional Land Trust Executive Director, Rachelle Curran Apse. This is a family friendly event, we encourage everyone who is comfortable snowshoeing 1-mile to join us. Limited…

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L.L.Bean & WinterKids Winter Fun Day & Fat Bike Pump Track Demo, Freeport

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a super fun day where you can test a fat bike, send the kids down our sledding hill or walk along WinterKids’ snowshoe story trail. Winter sporting vendors will be on hand to answer your product questions and to make sure you’re getting the most out of your equipment. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy. WHERE TO MEET: Meet us in the Discovery Park. WHAT TO BRING: Hat, gloves or mittens, warm cloths (layers, no cotton), waterproof footwear, small day…

Scarborough Winterfest

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come join Scarborough Community Services for WinterFest 2016, our annual family-friendly event held at our Municipal outdoor ice rink and athletic fields. Take part in the ever-popular youth King and Queen ice-skating competitions or bring your entire family to compete in the Royal Family non ice skating activities. King and Queen ice skating competitions include speed skating, backwards skating, slalom skating and an on ice obstacle course. Royal Family events include human dog sled race, milk jug curling and snow…

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Snowshoe at Pondicherry Park, Bridgton

February 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Pondicherry Park in the center of downtown Bridgton, is a 66 acre gem offering nearly 3 miles of gentle terrain for walking, snowshoeing, fishing and relaxing in all seasons. Conceived and built by Lakes Environmental Association (LEA) and Loon Echo Land Trust (LELT), the park was gifted to the Town in 2012. LELT holds a Conservation Easement on the park, protecting it in perpetuity. Maine Master Naturalist Leigh Hayes will lead guests through the park while providing expertise on tree…

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Snowshoeing Sebago Lake Sate Park, Casco

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We will explore the ungroomed campground side of the park for a couple of hours. Terrain is relatively flat. After, those that are interested will gather at the Black Bear Cafe on Route 302 in Naples.  

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Bike Packing Bolivia – Guest Speaker Bill Yeo, Freeport

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In October 2015, Bill & Mike Yeo and 2 friends bike-packed around Bolivia’s Cordillera Real and Quimsa Cruz mountain ranges. Bill’s adventure film documents the 2 weeks they cycled through a myriad of climatic conditions—from snow & hail to oppressive heat. Enjoy close-up footage of forging rivers, dining in the streets with locals and climbing relentless switchbacks that lead up to lovely little mountain villages. Join us for this inspirational and motivating talk and get your wheels turning to plan…

Snowshoe Trek in North Falmouth Community Forest

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us as we get out and explore part of Falmouth's largest conservation property. This one-mile hike along Poplar Ridge will reward us with good views of Hurricane Valley and a close look at several historic and natural features. Trips are subject to cancellation due to weather and/or environmental conditions. Please dress appropriately and bring snacks and water. A limited number of snowshoes are available for participants. FMI: 699-5302 Meet at the roadside parking area between 547 & 561 Blackstrap…

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Reading Animal Tracks, Freeport

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the joys of snowshoeing as we track animals through the park! Program is for both children and adults. Park admission is $1.00 for ages 5-11; $4.00 for Maine residents ages 12-64; $6.00 for non-residents ages 12-64; $2.00 for non-residents 65 and older. Persons under 5 and Maine residents 65 and older are free.

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X-C Ski Kate Furbish Preserve, Brunswick

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Have you been to the beautiful new conservation area on the former Brunswick Naval Air Station? Come join us for a X-C outing at Kate Furbish Preserve. Holly Green local ski coach and teacher will lead us on a moderate-level, 3-4 mile, out and back ski, on open trails through the woods. We will reach a lovely view of Harpswell Sound and pass through diverse natural areas. Please, no dogs on this outing to preserve the integrity of the ski-tracks.…

RRCT Pisgah Rain or shine

Rain or Shine Club at Pisgah Hill Preserve, New Gloucester

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Royal River Conservation Trust's free Rain or Shine Club explores your backyard with a concise, thoughtful outing each week. Join the Club for a fun & well planned, no cost, guided adventure. Every Thursday, always 10 AM, always free; rain (or snow) or shine. The Rain or Shine Club is geared toward young families. Load your babies in backpacks or come toddle along. Everyone from infants to grandparents are welcome. We keep the group together so everyone enjoys their…

RRCT Full Moon Snowshoe

Full Moon Snowshoe at Pisgah Hill Preserve, New Gloucester

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday, February 20th. Free. 4 pm to 7 pm. Join the Royal River Conservation Trust for our signature annual full moon snowshoe evening at Pisgah Hill Preserve on the New Gloucester-Pownal town line, hosted by neighbors Terry DeWan and Nancy Wines-DeWan. We’ll watch the full moon rise over the Pownal to the east, the sunset over Mount Washington to the west, with bonfires at the Pisgah Hill summit. Meet at the trailhead on Dougherty Road in New Gloucester (Chadsey Road…

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