Don’t miss these fun, local events hosted by AARP Maine.
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Hidden Gardens of Munjoy Hill – THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY
Sunday, July 8 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fort Allen Park
Eastern Promenade | Portland
Take a peek at the beautiful gardens hidden among charming Munjoy Hill streets. A limited number of complimentary tickets for AARP members must be reserved in advance, first come first served. Register here, and be sure to add a guest if you would like 2 tickets.
Viles Arboretum Tour
July 24 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
153 Hospital Street | Augusta
Have you visited Augusta’s Viles Arboretum? Now is your chance. The Arboretum Executive Director will lead a spirited hike and informative nature discussion. Event is free, register here.
Tea with Harriet – THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY
July 26 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House
63 Federal Street | Brunswick
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House was the rented home of Stowe and her family from 1850 to 1852. It was there that Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Tea with Harriet is a tea and conversation about the life and legacy of Stowe. A limited number of complimentary tickets for AARP members must be reserved in advance, first come first served. Register here, and be sure to add a guest if you would like 2 tickets.
Canoeing with Maine Audubon Society
Wednesday, August 1 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Maine Audubon Scarborough Marsh Office
92 Pine Point Road | Scarborough
Explore the Scarborough Marsh by canoe, guided by the Maine Audubon Society. All canoeing and safety equipment is provided. AARP members receive a discount price of $6 per person. Reserve your spot directly through the Maine Audubon Society at 207-883-5100.
#NeverOld Bangor Cycle Group
Every Thursday, 5:30 PM
Slipping Gears Bike Shop | Stillwater Ave | Bangor
Don’t ride fast. Ride fun. Join a growing group of cyclists hitting the road for fun every Thursday evening! Two rides led by the folks at Slipping Gears, one 20+ miler and one 10 miler. All are welcome! Road bike and helmet required. Come and enjoy the ride with local members, volunteers, and others looking to get in the saddle before the leaves drop and snow falls!
25A Forest Ave | Portland
Don’t miss this hilarious musical presented by Maine State Music Theater and Portland Stage with “belting, twirling, tap-dancing nuns.” AARP members receive $5 off the adult price ticket during the first week of the show. Purchase tickets directly through the Portland Stage box office with the discount code REAL POSSIBILITIES at 207-774-0465.
Morning Walks on the Kennebec River Rail Trail
Every Thursday | 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Hallowell Boat Landing | Hallowell
Meet near the colorful Adirondack chairs, and together we’ll decide to walk toward Augusta or Farmingdale. Walk as far as you are comfortable, socialize and enjoy the fresh summer air. Event is free, no registration necessary.
Full Moon Walk on the Eastern Trail
Sunday, August 26 | 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Pine Point Road Eastern Trail Parking Lot | Scarborough
Southern Maine Health Care Rear Parking Lot off West Cole Street | Biddeford
Watch the full moon rise on a warm summer night. It’s a Maine experience not to be missed. Walks are 60-90 minutes out-and-back on flat gravel, guided by staff and trustees of the Eastern Trail. All ages welcome, please leave flashlights and furry friends at home. Event is free, no registration necessary.