Events in Maine on the 18th and 19th of June

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Whether you are just visiting Maine for the weekend or you live in Maine, I've got some events this weekend that you might want to check out. With it being Father's Day weekend, I've also included some events that will be perfect to take Dad to. Enjoy the weekend and let me know if you happen to check out any of these events.

Saturday, June 18th

Story Walk in New Gloucester

Grab the kids and head to Pineland Farms on Farm View Drive in New Gloucester for a self-guided story walk. This is free and is a one-mile walk on the trails while stopping to read along the way. The story on Saturday is “Silly Tilly” by Eileen Spinelli. The story walk is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The story walk begins near the disc golf courses across from the market. There is a white sign pointing the way to help you out.

A double feature at the Bridgton Twin Drive-In Theatre

If you haven't yet seen Top Gun Maverick, you have the chance to see it at the drive-in theater in Bridgton. The double-feature is the movie Jurassic Dominion. Gates to the drive-in will open at 7:15 p.m. Admission is cash only and it's $22 a car for two people, $28 for a car with up to six people, and $6 for each additional person. The drive-in is located at 383 Portland Road in Bridgton. Alcohol is not allowed anywhere on the theatre premises and since June 1, 2016, per the laws of the State of Maine, smoking is also not allowed anywhere on the premises. This includes within your vehicle.

The city of ships walking tour in Bath

Learn all about the history of Bath, Maine in this ninety-minute, fun, interactive walking tour that will focus on the past four hundred plus years of the historic and quaint downtown of Bath, which was the fourth largest seaport in America during the 19th century. The tour is from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and tickets need to be purchased here The tour will start at Linwood E. Temple waterfront park at 61 Commercial Street, Bath.

Father's Day party in the park in Bangor

Family-friendly fun Saturday to celebrate Dad at Chapin Park, 647 Main Street in Bangor, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be a fire truck for the kids to check out, face painting, games, food available for purchase, and more. There will also be photo opportunities available to give you a keepsake of the fun you had. Tickets can be purchased here at a party in the park tickets
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Sunday, June 19th

Wildlife Walk in Montville

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is hosting a free wildlife walk at Frye Mountain in Montville from 8:30 am to 10:30 am. Registration is required and you can register for the wildlife walk here You will take a hike around the base of Frye Mountain and explore the forested area near Bartlett Stream with staff from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. This will be a moderate walk of approximately two to three miles round trip. Make sure to wear sturdy and comfortable shoes like hiking boots or sneakers. You should also plan on bringing water, a light snack and sunscreen, and bug spray. Frye Mountain is one of the largest upland wildlife management areas in Maine and is the perfect habitat for numerous wildlife species including birds, deer, and small mammals. If you are participating meet in front of the garage at the parking area off North Mountain Valley Hwy (Rt 220) in Montville at the Georges Highland Path parking area.

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