02/01/23 - 02/28/23 at All Day
We’re back again with full programming after a two-year absence. Join us as we embark on a month-long celebration of Longfellow, poetry, and community. All events are free!
LONGFELLOW DAYS 2023
02/20/23 - 02/25/23 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
We will be open Monday through Saturday during school vacation week, 10am-5pm and Sundays, 12-5 pm. Start your engines, enjoy some thrills and spills on our 56′ long, 6 lane slot car track, or pick up a fun game, jigsaw puzzle, or colorful gliders that will keep the kids entertained whether inside or outdoors. FMI. We recommend calling 833-5257 to reserve your track time.
02/23/23 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pejepscot History Center Zoom at Noon: Caesar Freeman: An 18th-Century Free Black Man in Bowdoin, Maine
Caesar Freeman: An 18th-Century Free Black Man in Bowdoin, Maine
with Jym St. Pierre
Thursday, February 23 at Noon, via Zoom
During Black History Month, Jym St. Pierre will present his research on Caesar Freeman, one of the first settlers of the Town of Bowdoin, Maine and a free Black man. An early member of the First Baptist Church of Bowdoin, Freeman had his own nameplate on a pew and Caesar’s Pond in Bowdoin is named for him. Jym will trace his arrival in Bowdoin, his livelihood and family life, and how some of his descendants married into families that settled in Brunswick.
Tickets: $5 PHC Members, Bowdoinham Historical Society Members, Bowdoin Historical Society Members; $8 General Admission
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02/23/23 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Midcoast Senior College presents its special series, “Maine’s Transforming Economy and Changing Demographics: Building a Better Future.” Maine’s economy is in the midst of a transformation that includes new businesses in areas such as biotechnology, aquaculture, renewable energy, food processing, brewing and distilling. These economic developments are reshaping the nature of work, our institutions and the communities in which we live. Tonight we learn about “From Local to Global: Creating a New Industry in Maine” from
For more information, go to midcoastseniorcollege.org or call 207-725-4900.
02/23/23 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sustaining Maine’s Native Brook Trout Lecture
Learn about these colorful fish that support food, recreation, and healthy stream ecosystems in our state
Did you know Maine is home to the greatest abundance of native wild Brook Trout in the United States? The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) and the Merrymeeting Bay chapter of Trout Unlimited are delighted to host Merry Gallagher for a free zoom lecture about these important cold-water fish and efforts across the state to sustain them. Merry Gallagher has been central to Maine’s brook trout conservation efforts for many years as a Native Fish Conservation Biologist at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. This virtual lecture will take place on Thursday February 23rd at 6pm.
Registration is free and required in order to receive the Zoom link for the presentation. For more information and to sign-up, visit KELT’s website at www.kennebecestuary.org/
The program will introduce us to brook trout’s life cycle, differences between coastal and inland populations, population changes over time, population threats, and monitoring that the state and volunteers have been carrying out to better understand and support these fish. These special fish are the only native trout species that inhabit the cold, clear streams of m
uch of the eastern United States, and they are prized by anglers. Participants are welcomed and encouraged to ask questions during the Q&A portion of the lecture.
According to the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture (easternbrooktrout.
The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is a membership supported organization dedicated to conserving and restoring the land, water, and wildlife of the Kennebec Estuary. It maintains twelve preserves for public enjoyment and has protected 4,100+ acres of land since founding in 1989. FMI visit www.kennebecestuary.org or call (207) 442-8400.
The Merrymeeting Bay Chapter of Trout Unlimited promotes the growth of our sportfishing community for fun and environmental conservation. It collaborates with conservation, sporting, and governmental groups on education and critical habitat projects. FMI visit mmbtu.org.
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