Aroostook Outdoor News: 5.26.16 edition

We made it: Summer’s here! Enjoy the #LongWeekend #outdoors with friends and family!

In this edition: 1) Fundraising and #touring #walks in #Fort Kent, #Houlton, #PresqueIsle, #IslandFalls, #EdmundstonNB & #WoodstockNB. 2) A #5k to honor veterans in Houlton. 3) Sign up opens for #YouthOutdoorAdventure programs in Presque Isle. Plus lots more! #AroostookThing #offugo…

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*Thursday, May 26-Monday, July 4

Patten Lumbermen’s Museum “Thoreau’s Maine Woods” Photography Exhibit, Patten. Featuring Scot Miller’s book, the exhibit tells the story through photographs and historical panels about Thoreau’s mid-1800s journeys through the Maine Woods. Cost: $10/ages 12-65, $8/ages 65+, $5/ages 4-12, Free/children under 4. Contact Patten Lumbermen’s Museum (207-528-2650) or visit www.lumbermensmuseum.org FMI

 

*Thursday, May 26

L.P. Fisher Public Library Natural Nutrition for Runners and Walkers Seminar, Woodstock, NB. 6:30-7:00 p.m. at L.P. Fisher Public Library, 679 Main St. Registered Holistic Nutritional Consultant Dani Crandlemire will talk about using whole foods to fuel your running/walking training and offer tips, tricks, recipes for getting the most out of your intake, followed by a 5k fun run with River Valley Runners. Cost: FREE! Contact L.P. Fisher Public Library (506-325-4777) FMI

 

Thursday, May 26

Pregnancy Care Center of Aroostook Walk 4 Life, Fort Kent, Presque Isle, Houlton. 2-mile walk to benefit PCC of Aroostook; rain or shine. Pledge sheets available at PCC offices. Registration: 6:30 p.m. at Fort Kent PCC, 272 W. Main St.; Northeastland Hotel, 436 Main St., Presque Isle; Houlton PCC, 56 Military St. Walk start: 7:00 p.m. Visit www.pcc-hope.org FMI

 

*Saturday, May 28

By The Lake Community Center Poor Man’s Pickerel Tournament, Lakeville, NB. 2-person teams. Cash prizes. Breakfast/registration: 7:00 a.m. at the community center, Route 560. Weigh-in: 1:00 p.m. (all times Atlantic). BBQ to follow. Cost: $50/team; includes breakfast. Visit www.facebook.com/By-The-Lake-Community-Center-181209951918763 FMI

 

Saturday, May 28

The County Walk Towards A Cure, Island Falls. 8:45 a.m. at Island Falls Municipal Building. In Honor of 13-year old Zachary Bearor, who is battling brain cancer; also in loving memory of Kelly Greene. Contact Ruth Frazier (207-463-2263) or ifrec@fairpoint.net FMI

 

Saturday, May 28

Presque Isle Historical Society Guided Historic Downtown Walking Tour, Presque Isle. 10:00 a.m.-Noon. Guided two-mile tour begins and ends at the 1875 Vera Estey House Museum, 16 Third Street, and covers over 30 historic sites and individuals. Reservations suggested. Fee: FREE; $2 donation suggested. Contact Kim Smith (207-762-1151) or visit www.pihistory.org FMI

 

Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29

Falls Brook Centre Basic Bushcraft and Wilderness Survival Workshop, Glassville, NB. Participants will learn modern, traditional survival skills to keep them comfortable in the bush, including: survival planning, assembling a survival kit, knife use, bush knots and lashings, all-weather fire lighting, shelter building, how to get found, basic principles of visibility, hydration, basic bush first aid. Cost: $300; includes all meals. Contact Falls Brook Centre admin@fallsbrookcentre.ca FMI

 

Sunday, May 29

13th Annual Alzheimer Society of NB Walk for Memories, Edmundston, NB. Join families and friends across New Brunswick and walk with a purpose! Registration: Noon at La Place de L’Artisan. Walk start: 1:00 p.m. (all times Atlantic). Contact Alzheimer Society of NB (800-664-8411) or info@alzheimernb.ca FMI

 

Sunday, May 29

13th Annual Alzheimer Society of NB Walk for Memories, Woodstock, NB. Join families and friends across New Brunswick and walk with a purpose! Registration: Noon at Riverside Court, 870 Main St. Walk start: 1:00 p.m. (all times Atlantic). Contact Alzheimer Society of NB (800-664-8411) or info@alzheimernb.ca FMI

 

Monday, May 30

Wilderness Walk for Warriors Memorial Day 5k Run/Walk, Houlton. Proceeds to assist veterans, service members, and their families, as well as honor our fallen Maine heroes. Registration: 10:00 a.m. on Kelleran St. Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run start: 11:30 a.m. 5k Run/Walk start: 12:00 p.m. Cost: $5/Kids’ Fun Run; $30/5k Run/Walk before May 23, $40 after May 22; includes tech t-shirt, BBQ for participants, veterans, service members. Visit www.competitorme.com FMI

 

*Tuesday, May 31

Presque Isle Rec. Outdoor Adventure Program Open Registration, Presque Isle. Exciting outdoor activities for adults and for youth entering grades 4-9, including Adult Kayaking, Youth Kayaking, Survival Camp, Mountain Biking, Geocaching/Hiking, Archery. Open to all area youth. Registration: May 31-June 15. Cost/age: varies by program. Contact PI Rec. (207-764-2545) FMI

 

Wednesday, June 1

St. John Valley Senior College Four Corners Park Tour, Fort Kent. For adults age 50 and over. Travel to Madawaska for a guided tour of the park; learn about the 4-Corners, “X” Tours, visit the CMA Acadian section. Carpools depart UMFK Sports Center at 1:15 p.m.; return at 4:00 p.m. Pre-registration required at least two weeks prior to class date. Cost: $15/person; includes free tuition to all classes for the term. Contact MSAD #27 Continuing Education (207-834-3536) FMI

 

Thursday, June 2

Gathering of the Scots Festival Scottish Athletics Skills Workshop, Perth-Andover, NB. 5:00 p.m. (Atlantic) at Festival Grounds, Perth Ballfield. Open to all! Try stone toss, hammer throw, weight for height, caber toss. Supervised by professional instructors. “Com’on, dunna’ be a-frade…come and be Scottish for the weekend!” Visit www.gatheringofthescots.com FMI

 

Friday, June 3

St. John Valley Senior College Deboullie Mountain Trip Preview, Fort Kent. 4:00 p.m. at Fort Kent Senior Center. Adults age 50 and over; attend this information session to learn about and reserve your place on the Deboullie Mountain trip to take place in the fall. Contact MSAD #27 Continuing Education (207-834-3536) FMI

 

*Saturday, June 4 & Sunday, June 5

Maine Free Family Fishing Days, Statewide. On these days, any person (except those whose license has been suspended or revoked) may fish without a license. All other laws and regulations apply. Visit www.maine.gov/ifw/fishing/regulations_seasons/index.htm#freefishingdays FMI

 

Saturday, June 4

Aroostook Birders Bird Walk, Presque Isle. 7:00-10:00 a.m. at Aroostook State Park. Warblers should be in abundance; we will split into groups, searching for returning migrants in various park habitats. Cost: $3/ages 12-64, $1/ages 5-11 (park entrance fees). Visit www.aroostookbirders.com FMI

 

Saturday, June 4

Gathering of the Scots Festival, Perth-Andover, NB. Activities include: birds of prey flight demonstrations, fly casting competition, fly tying workshop, traditional Highland games, and more! 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Atlantic Time) at Festival Grounds, Perth Ballfield. Open to all! Visit www.gatheringofthescots.com FMI

 

*Saturday, June 4

16th Annual Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs Youth Fishing Derby, Presque Isle. Registration: 8:00 a.m. at Mantle Lake Park. Open to all youth 3-15 years; must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: FREE! First prize: lifetime fishing license. Special prizes for special catches. Lunch, prizes for all registered contestants; fishing gear available. Contact Curtis Lewin at (207-768-8008) FMI

 

*Saturday, June 4

Central Aroostook Humane Society Paws For The Cause Walk, Presque Isle. 2-mile walk to benefit the animals. Registration: 10:00 a.m. at Central Aroostook Humane Society, 26 Cross St. Walk start: 10:30 a.m. Rain or shine. Cost: $5 for those without pledges; includes refreshments, dog wash, prizes. Rabies Clinic: 11:00 a.m.; $10 fee. Contact CAHS (207-764-3441) FMI

 

Sunday June 5

Gathering of the Scots Festival Kilted Warrior 5k Fun Run, Perth-Andover, NB. Participants highly encouraged to run in a kilt or highland costume! Registration: 10:00-10:45 a.m. at Veteran’s Field, Perth. Kids’ Fun Run start: 10:00 a.m. 5k Run/Walk start: 11:00 a.m. Cost: $25/pre-reg., includes t-shirt; $30/race day, no t-shirt; $20/students (ages 12-20). Contact Carol McLaughlin (506-273-2053) or carollet@nb.sympatico.ca FMI

 

Sunday, June 5

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Gutsy Walk, Grand Falls, NB. Registration: 12:00 p.m. at The Marina. Walk start: 1:00 p.m. (all times Atlantic). Distance: 2k or 5k. Fun-filled event to raise awareness, proceeds to stop Crohn’s and colitis for life! Music, warm-up, kids’ face painting, Kids’ Zone play area. Visit www.crohnsandcolitiscanada.akaraisin.com/Pledge/Event/GroupHome.aspx?seid=11470&mid=82&sgid=1553 FMI

 

Sunday, June 5

Community in Motion Walk to Fight Arthritis, Hartland, NB. Registration Open: 1:00 p.m. at Hartland Covered Bridge, 365 Main Street. Walk start: 2:00 p.m. (all times Atlantic). Route Options: 1k or 5k. The Walk to Fight Arthritis stretches across Canada to unite families, friends, organizations to achieve one common goal: to help the over 4.6 million Canadians who live with arthritis every day. Contact Renee Crouse (506.375.4017) or reneecrouse@hotmail.com FMI

 

Tuesday, June 7

St. John Valley Senior College Caribou Weather Station Tour, Fort Kent. For adults age 50 and over. See the inner workings at the weather station and view the launch of the daily weather balloon. Carpools depart UMFK Sports Center at 4:00 p.m.; return at 8:00 p.m. Pre-registration required at least two weeks prior to class date. Cost: $15/person; includes free tuition to all classes for the term. Contact MSAD #27 Continuing Education (207-834-3536) FMI

 

Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9

MSAD 1 Adult Ed. GPS & Geocaching Course, Presque Isle. An introductory class that will provide you with the basics to using a GPS navigational system. Join in on the fun as we test our skills with coordinates by finding hidden clues at our destination! 6:00-8:00 p.m. at PIHS Room 411. Cost: $15. Contact LeRae Kinney (207-764-4776) or lerae.kinney@sad1.org FMI

 

*Thursday, June 9

Aroostook Band of Micmacs Emerald Ash Borer Public Informational Meeting, Presque Isle. 6:00 p.m. at Micmac Community Wellness Building, 56 Micmac Drive. Find out more about the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive species which is threatening the Brown/Black Ash trees. Cost: FREE. Contact Dr. Dena Winslow (207-764-1972) FMI

 

Friday, June 10

PI Historical Society Guided Historic Fairmount Cemetery Tour, Presque Isle. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce, 3 Houlton Road. 1.5-hour guided walking tour; discuss origins, Victorian influences, 30 local historic figures. Many hills on tour. Cost: $5; reservations required. Contact Kimberly Smith (207-762-1151) or visit www.pihistory.org FMI

 

Saturday, June 11

Aroostook Birders Paddle Trip, Hodgdon. Meet at Libby’s Dairy Bar at 8:00 a.m. Please join us for a leisurely paddle along the Hodgdon Deadwater, located in Gordon Manuel Wildlife Management Area, summer home to a number of species of waterfowl. There is an established pair of Bald Eagles whose nest can be seen from the water. We hope there will be eaglets to view this trip! Bring your canoe or kayak, drinking water, bug spray and sunscreen! Visit www.aroostookbirders.com FMI

 

Saturday, June 18

3rd Annual Greater Grand Isle Canoe/Kayak Race, Grand Isle. Flat water. 10 mi.; Madawaska to Grand Isle. Registration: 8:00 a.m. at Madawaska boat landing, next to Central Building Supply. Race start: 10:00 a.m. Beautiful scenic race along US/Canada border; finishes at Grand Isle boat landing. Pre-reg. available at Grand Isle General Store. Cost: $15/adult, $7/youth under 18, $25/family boat of 4+; first 100 registrants receive a t-shirt. Contact Grand Isle General Store (207-895-3311) FMI

 

Saturday, June 18

Rally in the Valley Mountain Bike Festival, Fort Kent. Registration: 9:00 a.m. at Fort Kent Outdoor Center. Event: 10:00 a.m.-Noon. For grades PK-8; all kids can be successful in events where everyone has a chance to shine. The purpose of the day is for kids to enjoy biking while becoming skilled in other facets of the sport. Cost: $5; includes free prize and snacks, all participants present eligible to win new mountain bike! Contact Joanne Fortin (207-834-1353) or j.fortin@nmmc.org FMI

 

*Saturday, June 18

2nd Annual Lower and Upper Shin Pond Fishing Derby, Mount Chase. $750 in cash prizes! All registered adults will be entered into a drawing for 2 tickets to the Saturday, July 16 NASCAR Xfinity Race in Loudon, NH. Rules, registration forms can be obtained at Patten Town Office and local businesses. Contact Patten Recreation Dept. (207-528-2902) or townofpatten@fairpoint.net FMI

 

Sunday, June 19

SW Collins Co. 5k Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run, Caribou. Aroostook Musterds Challenge Series Race #3. Registration: 8:30 a.m. at SW Collins, Washburn Street. Start times: Kids’ Fun Run start: 9:00 a.m. Walk start: 9:45 a.m. Run start: 10:00 a.m. First 75 registrants receive t-shirt. Contact Leslie Jackson (207-496-6723) or lesliej@swcollins.com FMI

 

*Sunday, June 19

Patten Lumberman’s Museum Father’s Day, Patten. Learn all about Maine logging history, including the use of bateaux on waterways to transport supplies, the stories of the fearless river drivers, what life was like inside a remote logging camp, and even the role of bean hole beans. Cost: Free admission for all dads! Contact Patten Lumbermen’s Museum (207-528-2650) or visit www.lumbermensmuseum.org FMI

 

*Sunday, June 19-Tuesday, June 21

Presque Isle Rec. Youth Survival Camp, Presque Isle. For boys and girls in Grades 4-6. Mountain biking, orienteering, hiking, kayaking, teambuilding, fire making, shelter building, nature exploring: just a few of the activities that we will discover in this adventure at Aroostook State Park at 8:30 am with gear to last in all types of northern Maine weather for 2 nights. Cost: $135/student; includes Survival Camp shirt, food, beverages. Contact PI Rec. (207-764-2545) FMI

 

*Thursday, June 23-Saturday, June 25

Presque Isle Rec. Youth Survival Camp, Presque Isle. For boys and girls in Grades 7-9. Mountain biking, orienteering, hiking, kayaking, teambuilding, fire making, shelter building, nature exploring: just a few of the activities that we will discover in this adventure at Aroostook State Park at 8:30 am with gear to last in all types of northern Maine weather for 2 nights. Cost: $135/student; includes Survival Camp shirt, food, beverages. Contact PI Rec. (207-764-2545) FMI

 

*Friday, June 24

Madawaska Historical Society St. John the Baptist Day Historic Celebration, St. David-Madawaska. 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Acadian Cross Landing site. Celebrating the 412th year of the naming of the St. John River, bateaus and canoes will re-enact the landing of the Acadians to the Valley. Families in Acadian dress will greet the flotilla. Music, a simple meal, and more is planned for the afternoon. Tante Blanche Complex will be open for tours. Contact Lois Muller (207-728-6412) FMI

 

*Friday, June 24

Francis Malcolm Science Center Mars Show, Easton. 8:00 p.m. Celebrity narrator Patrick Stewart explores the past, present, and future wonder of the Red Planet. Presentation will include a digital full-dome adventure to orbit our planetary neighbor. Weather permitting, bring your telescope (or use ours) to observe Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn as we tour the skies. Cost: $5/person. Reservations recommended. Contact Francis Malcolm Science Center (207-488-5451) FMI

 

*Saturday, June 25

Aroostook Council for Healthy Families Strides 2 Strengthen 5K Fun Run/Walk, Houlton. 8:00 a.m. at Millar Civic Center, 94 Randall Street. A family-focused event with positive parenting messages posted along the route to promote strengthening healthy families and child abuse/neglect prevention. Contact Bonnie Dickison (207-532-7405) or bonniedickison@myfairpoint.net FMI

 

Saturday, June 25

St. John Valley Senior College Mountain Springs Trout Farm Tour, Fort Kent. For adults age 50 and over. Travel to Frenchville to tour the fish farm; question and answer period. This is just a tour; NO fishing. Carpools depart UMFK Sports Center parking at 9:00 a.m. Pre-registration required at least two weeks prior to class date. Cost: $15/person; includes free tuition to all classes for the term. Contact MSAD #27 Continuing Education (207-834-3536) FMI

 

Ongoing Programs:

 

C.R.X. Outdoor Adventure Program Open Registration, Caribou. Weekdays. Exciting outdoor activities for youth entering grades 5-11. June 17-19: Allagash. June 20-24: Kayaking I. June 29-July 2: Backpack Baxter. July 11-14: Kayaking II. July 18-21: Mountain Biking. July 26-28; Baxter State Park I. August 2-4: Baxter II. Cost/age: varies by program. Open to all area youth. Contact Neal Sleeper (207-493-4224) or sleeper@cariboumaine.org FMI

 

Fort Kent Outdoor Center Road Bike Ride, Fort Kent. Sundays; 9:00 a.m. behind Irving on Main St. June-September. Rides last 2+ hours and range 20-40 miles. All riders welcome. Come join the fun and experience some great rides. Contact Norm Martin njmartin@fairpoint.net FMI

 

County Strides Running Group, Presque Isle. Sundays; 10:00 a.m. at various locations. Open to all abilities; be ready for an easy run of 30-45 minutes, and bring friends! Visit County Strides at www.facebook.com/groups/447181508818122 FMI

 

Rivière-Bleue Appalachian Hiking Club Guided Bootlegger Trail Hike, Rivière-Bleue, QC. Fourth Sunday of each month at the end of Chemin Brissette at Pied-du-Lac (Long Lake). Visitors are invited to get acquainted with The Bootlegger trails, which will connect you with exceptional nature, islands, animals, and a magical setting. Cost: Free! Contact Marie-Jo Cormier (418-893-2859) or marie-jo.cormier@riviere-bleue.ca FMI

 

*Presque Isle Rec. Youth Geocaching/Hiking, Presque Isle. Mondays; 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Riverside Park. For boys and girls in Grades 6-9. Let our instructors open your eyes to our beautiful trails; explore Mantle Lake Park, Haystack, Quoggy Jo, and many more trails in this new and exciting option to our adventure programs! Cost: $25/student. Contact PI Rec. (207-764-2545) FMI

 

Little Musterds Running Camp, Houlton. Mondays & Wednesdays; 4:30-5:15 p.m. at Houlton Rec. June 13-29. For youth in grades 4-8, this 3-week camp will give your child support and encouragement to run their first race; culminates with participation in Miracle Mile Run, July 2. Cost: $25/Houlton resident, $38/non-resident. Contact Houlton Recreation Department (207-532-1310) FMI

 

River Valley Runners Fun Run, Woodstock, NB. Mondays; 7:00 p.m. (Atlantic) at LP Fisher Library. Group fun run on “The Loop.” Pace: easy; approximately 4.9k. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/rvrunnersnb FMI

 

Sportsmen’s, Inc. Meeting, Stockholm. First Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Axle Siding Clubhouse (intersection of Lake Street/Rt. 161). Outdoors men and women promoting the traditions of the outdoors. If you’re interested in joining, you’re welcome to attend as a guest. Kids are welcome too! Visit www.facebook.com/Sportsmens-Inc-568794129811741 FMI

 

Friends of Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge Meeting, Limestone. Second Monday of each month; 6:00 p.m. at ANWR headquarters and Visitor’s Center, 97 Refuge Rd. Founded in 1998, Friends are involved in a number of volunteer projects on the ANWR in an effort to balance the enhancing of habitat with the public access privilege to enjoy wildlife in an unmolested environment. Contact Friends of ANWR (207-328-4634) or friendsofanwr@gmail.com FMI

 

*Presque Isle Rec. Youth Mountain Biking, Presque Isle. Tuesdays & Thursdays; 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Riverside Park Building. July 5-August 11. Rain or shine. For boys and girls in Grades 6-9. Open to bikers of all abilities; learn to climb steep hills, bunny hop over a log, stop in a hurry and have a blast with your friends. We will explore Presque Isle trails at Nordic Heritage Center, Aroostook State Park. Cost: $25/student. Contact PI Rec. (207-764-2545) FMI

 

LP Fisher Library Walking Club, Woodstock, NB. Tuesdays; 12:00 p.m. (Atlantic Time). A nice 30 minute (2.8k) jaunt, followed by 20 minutes of stretching led by our resident yoga teacher. All abilities, ages welcome (parents, bring your kids in strollers!). Stretches can be done on the floor with our mats or on chairs. Cost: Free! No sign up necessary. Rain or shine (unless it’s really, really bad!). Get out this spring and get moving! Contact LP Fisher Library (506-325-4777) or lpfisher.library@gnb.ca FMI

 

*Presque Isle Rec. Youth Kayaking, Presque Isle. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays; 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Riverside Park Building. July 5-August 11. For boys and girls in Grades 6-9. From pond to stream to river, join us as we learn to paddle a touring kayak; explore the many bodies of water all around us, learn water safety procedures, swift water rescue. Cost: $25/student. Contact PI Rec. (207-764-2545) FMI

 

Tuesday Track Workouts, Caribou. Tuesdays; 5:15 p.m. at CHS. Join runners of all abilities to do predetermined intervals, your own workout, or just run with others and forget the workout. Average distance: 5-9 miles; can be adapted per individual. Contact PJ Gorneault pgorneault@rsu39.org FMI

 

Jessome’s Friendly Group Road Bike Ride, Edmundston, NB. Tuesdays; 6:30 p.m. (Atlantic) at Jessome’s parking lot. Different routes/distances from 35k to 50k for intermediate to advanced riders. Average speed: 25-30 kmh. Contact Marc-André Martin (506 735-6292) FMI

 

Nordic Heritage Sport Club Meeting, Presque Isle. First Tuesday of each month; 6:00 p.m. at Nordic Heritage Center, 450 Fort Fairfield Rd. The club promotes healthy outdoor recreation, economic vitality in Central Aroostook County by providing first-class facilities and programs to area residents, athletes, visitors. Visit www.nordicheritagecenter.org FMI

 

Madawaska Valley Adventure Club Meeting, Madawaska. Second Tuesday of each month; 6:30 p.m. at Four Seasons Lodge, 425 Spring St. Contact Real Deschaine (207-728-4992) FMI

 

Presque Isle Fish and Game Club Meeting, Presque Isle. Last Tuesday of each month; 5:30 p.m. at PIFG clubhouse, Parsons Road. Established in 1947 to help protect, conserve, maintain and restore our natural resources as well as to protect and promote our outdoor heritage. Meetings include a delicious supper, cash bar, short business meeting. Visit www.pifg.org FMI

 

*Presque Isle Rec. Adult Kayaking, Presque Isle. Wednesdays; 6:00 -8:00 pm. at Riverside Park Building. July 6-August 10. First class meets at Riverside Park; all other classes will be determined. From pond to stream to river, join us as we learn to paddle a touring kayak; explore the many bodies of water all around us, learn water safety procedures, swift water rescue. Cost: $25/person. Contact PI Rec. (207-764-2545) FMI

 

Four Seasons Trail Association Meeting, Madawaska. First Wednesday of each month; 6:30 p.m. at Four Seasons Lodge, 425 Spring St. Non-profit organization dedicated to promotion of healthier lifestyles for this community; participation open to anyone interested. Visit www.fourseasonstrail.org FMI

 

Fort Fairfield Frontier Fish and Game Club, Fort Fairfield. Second and fourth Wednesdays of each month (fourth Wednesdays during summer); 6:00 p.m. at FFFFG clubhouse on Monson Pond, 550 Dorsey Rd. Founded in 1958 to help conserve, protect, maintain, and restore our natural resources and to promote our outdoor heritage. Visit www.heyevent.com/venue/bmyulgbaawlhca FMI

 

River Valley Runners Fun Run, Woodstock, NB. Thursdays; 7:00 p.m. (Atlantic) at LP Fisher Library. Group fun run on “The Loop.” Pace: easy; approximately 4.9k. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/rvrunnersnb FMI

 

*Presque Isle Rec. Youth Archery, Presque Isle. Fridays; hour-long classes beginning at 8:30 a.m. at William V. Haskell Community Center. July 8-August 12. For boys and girls in Grades 4 & up. Come enjoy the great sport of archery in a safe and fun environment. Classes focus on range safety and basic shooting techniques with a recurve bow. Cost: $25/student; all equipment provided. Contact PI Rec. (207-764-2545) FMI

 

River Valley Runners Fun Run, Woodstock, NB. Saturdays; 8:30 a.m. (Atlantic) at LP Fisher Library. Group fun run on “The Loop.” Pace: easy; approximately 4.9k. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/rvrunnersnb FMI

 

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