Sunday, May 19, 2013
George Spear, a farrier from Oxford, trims the hoof of a miniature horse named Chaluto on Saturday during an open house at Whispering Wood Stables in Augusta.
Chris "Flyin' Hawaiian" Thompson, of Windsor, rides in the bowl in the Augusta Skate Park during the Maine Sk8 Series Jam on Saturday, in Augusta.
Nancy Voisine, left, and Cony High students Christina Claudel and Rebecca Coniff clean up a flower bed on Thursday at the Kennebec Valley Garden Club park in Augusta.
Dogs and their walkers head east at the start of the the 20th annual Mutt Strut on Saturday, along Capitol Street in Augusta.
Carrie Ricker School third-graders Audrey Herrick, left, and Tina Kingsbury look at a mushroom growing on a log on Thursday at The Smithfield Plantation in Litchfield. There were 103 third-graders from the school doing a variety of hands-on learning activities all day at the nature area on Libby Road.
Law enforcement officers march around the corner from Union Street onto to State Street on their way to the Law Enforcement Memorial during a ceremony on Thursday near the State House in Augusta. Attorney General Janet Mills was the keynote speaker for the 23rd annual event, which focus' on the granite plaques with the names of the officers who have killed in the line of duty. There were no new names to be added this year.
Kelly Houston searches for more used books to buy on Thursday in the Reading Room at the Lithgow Public Library in Augusta. The book sale continues Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and then on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. They're planning on having two sales a year inside the library instead of one big one at an offsite venue.
Harpist Deborah Ridlon performs at the Mill Park Farmers Market on Tuesday in Augusta. The market's summer hours are 2 to 6 p.m., Tuesdays through mid-November. In all, the market will have 16 vendors, according to market manager Emily Vellani. They'll have seedlings, produce, meat, eggs, honey, syrup, baked goods, ice cream, cheese and other items. The market will accept EBT or SNAP program payments.
Owner Larry Mason drives a new lawn tractor past rows of push mowers in for repair on Tuesday at Mason's Lawnmower and Power Equipment in Augusta.
The Kennebec Area Special Olympics Games on Tuesday at Hall-Dale High School in Farmingdale drew 275 athletes competing in running, jumping and throwing events.