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Parks & Recreation


o    Beaches (Scarborough Beach, Ferry Beach, Higgins Beach)

o    Portland Headlight

o    Gray Wildlife Park – bring lunch and eat at picnic tables

o    Smiling Hill Farm

o    Pineland Farms

o    Gilsland Farm Audubon (Falmouth)

o    Berry Picking, various farms

o    Deering Oaks Farmers' Market on Saturday’s

o    Splash Pad at Deering Oaks

o    Feeding Ducks at Deering Oaks

o    Ferry Ride to Peaks Island 

o    Eastern Prom Walk & Playground

o    Payson Park & Splash Pad

o    Riverton Playground

o    Summer and Fall Fairs--Clam festival, Cumberland Fair, Common Ground Fair

o    Royal River Park

o    Touch a Truck

o    Botanical Gardens (Fridays are Fairy Fridays)

o    Kettle Cove 

o    Narrow Gauge Train Rides 

o    Bradbury Mountain

o    Wolfe's Neck State Park – Farm Explorer Program on Thurs/Sat/Sun morns

o    Sea Dogs Game

o    Walk Mackworth Island

o    Sundays on the Boulevard

o    Cliff walk on Prouts Neck – park at the Black Point Inn and go around Prouts Neck. 

o    First Friday Art Walk 

o    Palace Playland in Old Orchard Beach

o    Walk the Eastern Trail in Scarborough over the marshes and be a total nerd alert and check out the birds!

o    Bug Light Summer Movie Series

o    Maine Forest Playgroup – meets each Friday morning

o    Cumberland Town Forest storywalk


o    Fish Tanks at LL Bean

o    Library Story Times

o    Children's Museum

o    Greenlight Studio

o    Triple Jump Fitness

o    Get Air Trampoline Park (Portland)

o    The Rumpus Room (Brunswick)

o    Home Depot has a free craft event in the morning for toddlers – first Saturday of every month

o    Michael’s (for kids 3+) does a Camp Creativity on Mon, Wed & Fri from 10:00am-12:00pm. $5 per session.

o    Portland Public Library – check their calendar! They usually have a free event each day (stories, songs, etc).

o    YMCA (Portland, Biddeford, Freeport, New Gloucester)

o    Maine Warrior Gym

o    Open Gym & Play at Tumble Tikes/Triple Jump Gym

o    Ogunquit Playhouse – Children’s Theater summer season

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