Outdoor calendar (week of October 25, 2017)

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Friday, Oct. 27

PRESQUE ISLE: Roosevelt Day at The Maysville Museum. 6-8 p.m. at The Maysville Museum, 165 Caribou Rd. Commemorate Teddy Roosevelt’s 159th birthday; see PI Historical Society’s Roosevelt artifacts, handed down through Maine Guide Wilmot Dow’s family, including long barrel Colt revolver, birch bark moose call, velvet and buffalo horn mirror. Cost: $10/person. Contact Kim Smith (207-762-1151) FMI

Thursday, Nov. 2

CARIBOU: Caribou Rec. Adult Take It Outside Series Tree Swallow Box Building Workshop. 1-3 p.m. at Caribou Rec. 55 Bennett Dr. Concerned about nature, natural approaches to control insects? Discuss benefits of tree swallow boxes, construct boxes to take home. Pre-registration required. Cost: $20; all materials, tools provided. Contact Neal Sleeper (207-493-4224) or sleeper@cariboumaine.org FMI

Saturday, Nov. 4

SINCLAIR: Aroostook Birders Long Lake Tour. 8 a.m.-noon at Sinclair boat launch by the bridge. Join us on a carpool jaunt around Long Lake to see the last migrants leaving the state, stopping at promising spots, finishing at Lakeview Restaurant for lunch. We can always count on seeing spawning salmon too. Contact Bill Sheehan thearoostookbirders@gmail.com FMI

Sunday, Nov. 5

PRESQUE ISLE: Quoggy Jo Ski Club Ski and Winter Sports Sale. 1-3 p.m. at Sargent Community Center, 24 Chapman Rd. Consignments accepted from 9 a.m.-noon. Area ski shops on hand with new and used gear. Contact Gene Cronin (207-540-1496) or gene@skiquoggyjo.org FMI

Ongoing programs

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

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