Sheep Shearing Fest, 10 a.m. April 23 in New Gloucester

Join sheep shearing experts at Pineland Farms and see how wool harvesting is done. Cost is $6. Buy tickets at the welcome center in The Market. Pineland Farms is at 15 Farm View Road. For more information, contact 650-3031 or [email protected]

Chainsaw class, April 23-24 in Jefferson

The Midcoast Conservancy will offer a chainsaw safety class at Hidden Valley Nature Center. Students will learn to use saws to buck firewood, fell trees and perform trail work. The cost is $150. For more info, go to


Wildflower Walks, 1 p.m. May 22 in Bangor

Starting May 22 the Bangor Land Trust will offer a series of monthly wildflower walks through the summer. Come learn to identify and find lady slippers and black-eyed susans at various preserves around Bangor. No cost. All welcome. For more information, write [email protected] or go to

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