The Star-Herald

Outdoor calendar (week of September 12, 2018)

Saturday, Sept. 15

FORT FAIRFIELD: Aroostook Birders Christina Reservoir Shorebirds Walk. 8-11 a.m. Meet at reservoir access point on Conant (Townline) Rd. One of the best spots to see a diversity of migrating shorebirds; almost 20 different species seen here. Walk the dike and scan the shores at a peak time for species diversity and numbers. Spotting scopes available. Rain or shine. Visit www.aroostookbirders.com FMI

HOULTON: Houlton High School Classes of 2019 and 2021 5K Color Splash FUNDrun. Untimed fun run. Check-in: 8 a.m. at John Millar Civic Center, 43 Randall Ave. Run start: 10 a.m. Visit www.secure.getactivefundraising.com/event/2018-Houlton-ColorfunRun FMI

HOULTON: Link For Hope Recovery Walk. 9:30 a.m. at Houlton Recreation Department, 128 Main St. Join the community in a walk through town to raise awareness for drug addiction and the recovery process. People will have the opportunity to share their stories or speak in honor/memory of a loved one. Visit www.facebook.com/events/309675549798801 FMI

Saturday, Sept. 22

PRESQUE ISLE: SAD 1 Adult & Community Education Zip Lining Day Trip. Join us as we carpool and convoy to Drummond, New Brunswick, to Open Sky Adventures. Over 20 zips, 40 stations overlooking the gorge, 40-foot rock wall. Cost: $36/person; includes equipment, training. Please bring a bag lunch. Contact MSAD 1 Adult & Community Education (207-764-4776) or visit www.msad1.coursestorm.com/course/zip-line-trip?search=zip FMI

PRESQUE ISLE: PI Historical Society Guided Historic Downtown Walking Tour. 10 a.m.-noon. This guided two-mile tour begins and ends at the 1875 Vera Estey House Museum, 16 Third Street, and covers over 30 historic sites and individuals. No cost. Contact Kim Smith (207-762-1151) or visit www.pihistory.org FMI

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

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