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48 Court Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
(334) 318-3975 www.mainstreetskowhegan.org/calendar/

February 2020

Skills Clinic: “The Sacred Waste” and Going #2 in the Backcountry

February 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Main Street Skowhegan, 48 Court Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Free

What concerns many novice backpackers or hikers even more than bears and blisters is, “How do I go to the bathroom in the woods?” Rest assured, it’s something humans have been doing for a long time. At this Skowhegan AmeriCorps Outdoor Recreation Program (SAORP) clinic, you’ll learn about going to the bathroom in the woods, backcountry hygiene challenges, and outdoor ethics. Our SAORP coaches will talk about women-specific topics, minimizing waste, and their favorite outdoor hygiene products. This clinic targets…

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Skills Clinic: Intro to Backpacking

February 10, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Main Street Skowhegan, 48 Court Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Backpacking is an adventure that blends hiking with backcountry camping. It lets you broaden your horizons beyond the car campground to enjoy a richer, more immersive outdoor experience. At this Skowhegan AmeriCorps Outdoor Recreation Program (SAORP) clinic, you’ll learn about gear distribution, essential items, and trip preparation. Our SAORP coaches will help you identify what to look for in fit and how to achieve that light-as-a-feather feel on your trail adventure. No previous experience is required so don’t be scared…

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Skills Clinic: Knot-Tying

February 26, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Main Street Skowhegan, 48 Court Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Join the Skowhegan AmeriCorps Outdoor Recreation Program (SAORP) for an introductory class on tying knots! You’ll learn and practice the clove hitch, figure eight, and bowline to name a few. Knowing how to use a few essential knots can make all the difference on an outdoor adventure! This interactive clinic is perfect for all ages and abilities!

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March 2020

Winter Knot-Tying Clinic

March 19, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Main Street Skowhegan, 48 Court Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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Come out for an introductory class on tying winter-specific knots! You’ll learn and practice the clove hitch, figure eight, and bowline to name a few. Knowing how to use a few essential knots can make all the difference on a winter adventure! This interactive clinic is perfect for all ages and abilities. Snacks will be provided, and we’ll even give you some rope so you can practice at home! This is a free community event of the Skowhegan AmeriCorps Outdoor…

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Maple Gauntlet

March 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Main Street Skowhegan, 48 Court Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976 United States
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$10

This 5K challenge is the ultimate test of that good ol' Mainer moxie. Where else can you run (or walk, you do you, bub) along the scenic Kennebec River AND stuff your face with not just any whoopie pies, but whoopie pies made with Somerset County's claim to fame: maple syrup! Come one, come all, and #getwhooped. Don't say we didn't warn ya!   Race Details: Registration is $10 until Friday, March 20th. Registration is $15 cash only on the…

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