Having operated out of the Pittsfield Municipal Airport for nearly two decades, the certified instructors of Central Maine Skydiving have completed over 10,000 collective jumps as USPA-certified educators. Instructors guide tender-footed jumpers through tandem and static line jumps, and offer solo flights to seasoned free-fallers and direct descendants of Icarus.
Late Nite Catechism's solitary actress takes the role of Sister, a nun tasked with teaching an adult catechism class. The audience becomes the students as Sister engages an all-ages crowd with both fond and fearful memories of the classroom—asking questions and rewarding correctness with souvenirs and punishing faulty reasoning with derision and a barrage of flavorless rice cakes. As laughs permeate the 90 general-admission seats of Freeport Factory Stage's black box theater, parched learners can take solace in concessions such as beer, wine, soda, and snacks.
With an experienced guide at the helm, eager explorers pile into Maine Rafting Expedition’s brightly colored rafts, ready to crash over rumbling rapids throughout Maine’s rivers. Their excursions suit adventurers of all abilities, from more relaxed family- and kid-friendly jaunts through the Penobscot River’s Class III and IV rapids to white-knuckle-inducing trips through Canada Falls’ Class-V rapids and a 20-foot waterfall. The most popular trip runs down 16 miles of the Penobscot River, whose Class IV and V rapids offer a heart-pumping ride for paddlers and wild moose aged 14 and up. The seasoned guides also lead overnight expeditions, which break for slumber at fully equipped campsites along the river. On every trip, rafters can fuel up with the included riverside barbecues and commemorate their journeys with photos and videos available for purchase.
The 4-year-old lion Mufasa Obama roams his cage, purring between bites of raw meat, as his sister, Tawana, roars behind him. Mufasa, dubbed “Maine’s Little Lion King” by D.E.W. Animal Kingdom and Sanctuary’s caretakers Bob and Julie Miner, may be the nonprofit sanctuary’s most visible inhabitant, but he’s far from its only attraction. Across 43 acres of land, the roars and deep purrs of big cats mix with the quacks of ducks and the snorts of pigs. A staff of volunteers tends to gibbons, spider monkeys, and lemurs as they swing from trees inside a primate enclosure. Meanwhile, orphaned and injured native-Maine animals such as owls are sequestered for rehabilitation before being released back into the wild or signed for exclusive Tootsie Pops endorsements.:m]]
Much like finding the best-fitting jeans, shoes, and hat-sized hatchbacks, the right tanning solution requires trying out different sunning equipment. This package offers you the ability to try out all five options with five separate visits, including the sunless VersaSpa. Each bed has different features, so start your tour with a baste in the fast tanning bed, a 20-minute process with high-quality lamps for base-tan building, and spend the next session sampling the faster tanning bed, which allows pallid patrons to quickly achieve a base tan and evens out stubborn tan lines. The fastest tanning bed mixes UVA and UVB to build a solid base tan in as few as four sessions, and the instant tanning bed offers the highest-intensity lamps; because of its lower levels of reddening UVB rays, the instant bed is a good choice for fair dermises that burn easily or have difficulties darkening under the Sun Meister's steely glare. For your last session, harness the power of plant-based VersaSpa solutions to provide a natural, even-tonal transformation. Standing upright in the VersaSpa Sunless Tanning Booth, your body will be gently misted with either a clear or bronze solution of anti-aging formula or UV skin-defining maximizer. After a few minutes, your body is dry to the touch.
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