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Community Links

Below are helpful links to some great websites featuring activity calendars for our local area. You are sure to find something for everyone!

Local Area Attractions and Information.

Maine Public Broadcasting Community Calendar
This site features interesting arts events happening throughout the state and includes a search feature so you may find the activities that coincide with your visiting schedule.

Portland Museum of Art Calendar
The 2003-2004 Exhibition Schedule along with a Calendar of Events for the public.


State Parks: Cresent Beach State ParkLocal Parks and Beaches

Cresent Beach State Park
Crescent Beach State Park opened in 1966 and is located about eight miles south of Portland in picturesque Cape Elizabeth. Sandy oceanfront beaches, saltwater coves, wooded areas, and rock ledges provide seashore recreation for beachgoers, fishing and watersports enthusiasts, and nature observers. Crescent Beach State Park is a classic saltwater beach park with beach grass-studded sand dunes, ocean breezes, herring gulls, picnic areas and views of fishing boats and an offshore island.

Ferry Beach State Park
Ferry Beach State Park is located off Maine Route 9 on Bay View Road between Old Orchard Beach and Camp Ellis in Saco. A stand of tupelo (black gum) trees, rare at this latitude, can be seen in this 100-acre area, which offers a sweeping view of miles of white sand beaches between the Saco River and Pine Point.

Mackworth Island
Mackworth Island covers an area of approximately 100 acres, connected to Falmouth by a causeway at the mouth of the Presumpscot River. This proximity to Portland and the Presumpscot accounts for the unique blend of human and natural history that has shaped Mackworth Island.

Two Lights State Park
Two Lights State Park is a popular point of destination for Maine residents and the many visitors who enjoy the state's legendary rocky coast.

For more public lands in Maine visit their web site:
                             http://www.maine.gov/doc/parks/index.html

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