SOUTH PORTLAND — Girl Scouts of Maine has announced that it will host free Sprouting Daisies events for girls who are entering kindergarten or first grade and their families.

Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls, how it relates to the success of young women today, and the important role that adults play. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for free.

Harrison: 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, Harrison Village Library, 4 Front St.

Phillips: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, Phillips Elementary School, 1401 Rangeley Road.

Lewiston: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, Martel School, 880 Lisbon St.

Livermore: 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, Spruce Mountain Primary School, 107 Gibbs Mill Road.

Sumner: At 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, Hartford-Sumner Elementary School, 145 Main St.

Mt. Vernon: At 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, Mt Vernon Elementary School, 1507 North Road.

For more information about Girl Scouts or to see a full list of Sprouting Daisies events, visit or call 888-922-4763.

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