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Upcoming Events

May 2017
$50 - $55

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program

May 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Green Darner Dragonfly

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program (Grades 1-5) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  May - Great Migrations. Visit Great Salt Bay to search for elvers, make a bird blind to watch warblers and observe horseshoe crabs spawning in the salt marsh. Fee: $55/$50 members at “Mussel” level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at…

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$50 - $55

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program

May 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
Green Darner Dragonfly

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program (Grades 1-5) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  Fee: $55/$50 members at “Mussel” level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Register online ONLY at CampDocs.com. May - Great Migrations. Visit Great Salt Bay to search for elvers, make a bird blind to watch warblers and observe horseshoe crabs spawning in the salt marsh.

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$5

Woodcock Watch

May 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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American Woodcock

The setting sun will illuminate the “sky dance” spring courtship ritual of these unusual-looking, seldom-seen birds. To enjoy the display, bring binoculars and dress for the weather. We’ll introduce you to the woodcock’s peculiar life story, and lead you on a short walk in a natural area. Registration required by May 4. Fee: $5/members free Photo by Tom Arter

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Free

Bird Hikes in May

May 6 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 7:00am

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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palm warbler

May is an ideal time to view migratory birds including ducks, warblers, and raptors. Meet your bird hike leader at DRA’s Great Salt Bay Farm and either walk at this site or carpool to other nearby sites for the best viewing. All ages and levels welcome. Bird books and binoculars are available to borrow. To help us with planning, please register by Friday noon before the walk. Free of charge. Photo: Palm warbler by Tom Arter

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$50 - $55

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program

May 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
Green Darner Dragonfly

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program (Grades 1-5) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  Fee: $55/$50 members at “Mussel” level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Register online ONLY at CampDocs.com. May - Great Migrations. Visit Great Salt Bay to search for elvers, make a bird blind to watch warblers and observe horseshoe crabs spawning in the salt marsh.

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$50 - $55

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program

May 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
Green Darner Dragonfly

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program (Grades 1-5) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  Fee: $55/$50 members at “Mussel” level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Register online ONLY at CampDocs.com. May - Great Migrations. Visit Great Salt Bay to search for elvers, make a bird blind to watch warblers and observe horseshoe crabs spawning in the salt marsh.

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Trail Tamers 2017

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 1:30pm

trailwork at Sproul Preserve

Trail Tamers monthly work parties tackle specific stewardship projects like building a bridge or clearing a section of trail. They’re scheduled for the third Thursday of each month (except April), spring through fall, with some Saturday events to be determined. As the inevitable additional projects arise we’ll also schedule special work events. Signing up will put you on the e-mail notice list for notifications. You’re welcome to join us for one or all of the events. Kids under 18 with adult supervision are also most welcome at all Trail Tamers events. Email Jesse at jferreira@damariscottariver.org to be on the Trail…

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$50 - $55

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program

May 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
Green Darner Dragonfly

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program (Grades 1-5) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  Fee: $55/$50 members at “Mussel” level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Register online ONLY at CampDocs.com. May - Great Migrations. Visit Great Salt Bay to search for elvers, make a bird blind to watch warblers and observe horseshoe crabs spawning in the salt marsh.

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$50 - $55

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program

May 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
Green Darner Dragonfly

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program (Grades 1-5) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  Fee: $55/$50 members at “Mussel” level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Register online ONLY at CampDocs.com. May - Great Migrations. Visit Great Salt Bay to search for elvers, make a bird blind to watch warblers and observe horseshoe crabs spawning in the salt marsh.

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Free

Trail Tamers 2017

May 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
trailwork at Sproul Preserve

Trail Tamers monthly work parties tackle specific stewardship projects like building a bridge or clearing a section of trail. They’re scheduled for the third Thursday of each month (except April), spring through fall, with some Saturday events to be determined. As the inevitable additional projects arise we’ll also schedule special work events. Signing up will put you on the e-mail notice list for notifications. You’re welcome to join us for one or all of the events. Kids under 18 with adult supervision are also most welcome at all Trail Tamers events. Email Jesse at jferreira@damariscottariver.org to be on the Trail…

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$3

Frogs and Pollywogs

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder, 386 RT 215
Newcastle, ME 04553 United States
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alewives

Frogs and Pollywogs For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. Hike always included. May 19 - Amazing Alewives Meet at the Alewife ladder to learn about the lives of these amazing fish. These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the third Friday of each month. Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. Fee: $3.00/child. Call DRA to register.

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Free

Bird Hikes in May

May 20 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 7:00am

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
palm warbler

May is an ideal time to view migratory birds including ducks, warblers, and raptors. Meet your bird hike leader at DRA’s Great Salt Bay Farm and either walk at this site or carpool to other nearby sites for the best viewing. All ages and levels welcome. Bird books and binoculars are available to borrow. To help us with planning, please register by Friday noon before the walk. Free of charge. Photo: Palm warbler by Tom Arter

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$5

Wild Encounters Homeschool Program

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 22, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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horseshoe crabs

Wild Encounters A regular program for homeschool families and groups. These classes are held 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon the fourth Monday of each month (except October and December). Hike and nature journaling always included. Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. For ages 5 and up (younger may come). Fee: $5.00/child.  Call DRA to register. NEW: Art class with Brady Nickerson at 1:00 p.m. after Wild Encounters. Fee: $12/child January 23 - How Animals Survive Winter: Study the subnivean layer and compare adaptations. February 27 - Outdoor Living Skills: Dogsledding and snow-shelter building. March 27 -Tremendous Trees:…

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$50 - $55

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program

May 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
Green Darner Dragonfly

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program (Grades 1-5) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  Fee: $55/$50 members at “Mussel” level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Register online ONLY at CampDocs.com. May - Great Migrations. Visit Great Salt Bay to search for elvers, make a bird blind to watch warblers and observe horseshoe crabs spawning in the salt marsh.

Find out more »
$50 - $55

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program

May 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
Green Darner Dragonfly

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program (Grades 1-5) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  Fee: $55/$50 members at “Mussel” level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Register online ONLY at CampDocs.com. May - Great Migrations. Visit Great Salt Bay to search for elvers, make a bird blind to watch warblers and observe horseshoe crabs spawning in the salt marsh.

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$50 - $55

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program

May 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
Green Darner Dragonfly

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program (Grades 1-5) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  Fee: $55/$50 members at “Mussel” level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Register online ONLY at CampDocs.com. May - Great Migrations. Visit Great Salt Bay to search for elvers, make a bird blind to watch warblers and observe horseshoe crabs spawning in the salt marsh.

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June 2017

Trail Tamers 2017

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 1:30pm

trailwork at Sproul Preserve

Trail Tamers monthly work parties tackle specific stewardship projects like building a bridge or clearing a section of trail. They’re scheduled for the third Thursday of each month (except April), spring through fall, with some Saturday events to be determined. As the inevitable additional projects arise we’ll also schedule special work events. Signing up will put you on the e-mail notice list for notifications. You’re welcome to join us for one or all of the events. Kids under 18 with adult supervision are also most welcome at all Trail Tamers events. Email Jesse at jferreira@damariscottariver.org to be on the Trail…

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Free

Trail Tamers 2017

June 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 19, 2017

trailwork at Sproul Preserve

Trail Tamers monthly work parties tackle specific stewardship projects like building a bridge or clearing a section of trail. They’re scheduled for the third Thursday of each month (except April), spring through fall, with some Saturday events to be determined. As the inevitable additional projects arise we’ll also schedule special work events. Signing up will put you on the e-mail notice list for notifications. You’re welcome to join us for one or all of the events. Kids under 18 with adult supervision are also most welcome at all Trail Tamers events. Email Jesse at jferreira@damariscottariver.org to be on the Trail…

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July 2017
Free

Trail Tamers 2017

July 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 19, 2017

trailwork at Sproul Preserve

Trail Tamers monthly work parties tackle specific stewardship projects like building a bridge or clearing a section of trail. They’re scheduled for the third Thursday of each month (except April), spring through fall, with some Saturday events to be determined. As the inevitable additional projects arise we’ll also schedule special work events. Signing up will put you on the e-mail notice list for notifications. You’re welcome to join us for one or all of the events. Kids under 18 with adult supervision are also most welcome at all Trail Tamers events. Email Jesse at jferreira@damariscottariver.org to be on the Trail…

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$30 - $40

An Evening with Slaid Cleaves

July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
DRA Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Slaid Cleaves

Celebrated singer-songwriter returns to Round Top Farm this July! DRA's Midcoast Music Fest takes a break this year, but the music never stops. Back by popular demand this summer, DRA presents an Evening with Slaid Cleaves at DRA Round Top Farm's Darrows Barn, one of the region's most memorable performance spaces. Austin-based, Maine-reared singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves is described as "one of the finest singer-songwriters from Texas" by The New York Times. Cleaves spins stories with a novelist's eye and a poet's heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriter's 'Still Fighting the War' spotlights an artist in peak form. His…

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August 2017
Free

Trail Tamers 2017

August 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 19, 2017

trailwork at Sproul Preserve

Trail Tamers monthly work parties tackle specific stewardship projects like building a bridge or clearing a section of trail. They’re scheduled for the third Thursday of each month (except April), spring through fall, with some Saturday events to be determined. As the inevitable additional projects arise we’ll also schedule special work events. Signing up will put you on the e-mail notice list for notifications. You’re welcome to join us for one or all of the events. Kids under 18 with adult supervision are also most welcome at all Trail Tamers events. Email Jesse at jferreira@damariscottariver.org to be on the Trail…

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September 2017
Free

Trail Tamers 2017

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 19, 2017

trailwork at Sproul Preserve

Trail Tamers monthly work parties tackle specific stewardship projects like building a bridge or clearing a section of trail. They’re scheduled for the third Thursday of each month (except April), spring through fall, with some Saturday events to be determined. As the inevitable additional projects arise we’ll also schedule special work events. Signing up will put you on the e-mail notice list for notifications. You’re welcome to join us for one or all of the events. Kids under 18 with adult supervision are also most welcome at all Trail Tamers events. Email Jesse at jferreira@damariscottariver.org to be on the Trail…

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October 2017
Free

Trail Tamers 2017

October 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
trailwork at Sproul Preserve

Trail Tamers monthly work parties tackle specific stewardship projects like building a bridge or clearing a section of trail. They’re scheduled for the third Thursday of each month spring through fall, with some Saturday events. As the inevitable additional projects arise we’ll also schedule special work events. Signing up will put you on the e-mail notice list for notifications. You’re welcome to join us for one or all of the events. Kids under 18 with adult supervision are also most welcome at all Trail Tamers events. Email Jesse at jferreira@damariscottariver.org to be on the Trail Tamers mailing list or to…

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November 2017

Trail Tamers 2017

November 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 1:30pm

trailwork at Sproul Preserve

Trail Tamers monthly work parties tackle specific stewardship projects like building a bridge or clearing a section of trail. They’re scheduled for the third Thursday of each month (except April), spring through fall, with some Saturday events to be determined. As the inevitable additional projects arise we’ll also schedule special work events. Signing up will put you on the e-mail notice list for notifications. You’re welcome to join us for one or all of the events. Kids under 18 with adult supervision are also most welcome at all Trail Tamers events. Email Jesse at jferreira@damariscottariver.org to be on the Trail…

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