The Star-Herald

Outdoor calendar (week of April 18, 2018)

Thursday, April 19

FORT FAIRFIELD: Family Story Time: Earth Day. 10:30 a.m.-noon at Fort Fairfield Public Library, 339 Main St. Using tools from the NASA@My Library project, we’ll take a temperature-taking field trip to learn about the earth’s temperature, just like NASA scientists. No cost for families with children ages newborn to 5 years old. Contact Dianna Leighton at (207) 472-3880 or dleighton@fortfairfield.org FMI

Saturday, April 21

FORT FAIRFIELD: Aroostook Birders Waterfowl Walk. 8-11 a.m. at Riverside Park. Rain or shine. Join us for a leisurely morning birding along the Aroostook River and other popular area sites for waterfowl and early spring arrivals. Non-strenuous series of short drives; a great way to discover some excellent birding spots. Contact Bill Sheehan (207-227-7301) or bill.j.sheehan@gmail.com FMI

CARIBOU: Ann King Cary Donor Dash 5K. Annual Walk/Run for Organ and Tissue Awareness. Registration: 8 a.m. at Griffeth Ford. Walk start: 9 a.m. Run start: 9:30 a.m. First 100 registrants get a T-shirt; refreshments at Cary Medical Center following the event. Cost: $15/person, $25/family. All proceeds benefit New England Organ Bank. Contact Dean Cote (207-498-1282) FMI

Ongoing program

PRESQUE ISLE: County Strides Running Group. Sundays; 10 a.m. at various locations. Open to all abilities; be ready for an easy run of 30-45 minutes, and bring friends. Visit County Strides at www.facebook.com/groups/447181508818122 FMI

Looking for more info on outdoor, people-powered, or active lifestyle events? Please visit www.offugoaroostook.blogspot.com!

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