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Outdoor Calendar (week of June 13, 2018)

Friday, June 15

PRESQUE ISLE: NHSC Opening Day Bash. 5:30- 10 p.m. at Nordic Heritage Center, 450 Fort Fairfield Rd. Join us as we kick off the summer season with a great evening at the Nordic. We will fire up the grill for a free barbecue, trails will be open with guided hikes, guided biking, bike demos. Come see all the Nordic has to offer in the summer months. Stick around for a bonfire at dusk. Visit FMI

Saturday, June 16

FORT FAIRFIELD: Third Annual Fort Fairfield Frontier Fish and Game Club Youth Fishing Derby. Registration: 6 a.m. at Fish & Game Club, 550 Dorsey Road. $500 in prizes available due to our generous sponsors. Cash prize by age group: 12 and under, 13-18. First Prize: $250, Second Prize: $150, Third Prize: $50, Most Hornpout Prize: $100. Contact James Smith (207-540-6504) FMI

GRAND ISLE: Fourth Annual Greater Grand Isle Canoe/Kayak Race. Flat water. 10 miles; Madawaska to Grand Isle. Registration: 8 a.m. at Madawaska boat landing next to Central Building Supply. Race start: 10 a.m. Beautiful scenic race along US/Canada border. Finish at Grand Isle boat landing. Cost: $15/adult, $7/youth 12 and under; T-shirt to first 30 registrants. Contact Grand Isle General Store (207-895-3311) FMI

PRESQUE ISLE: Star City Splash & Dash Event. 8-11 a.m. at UMPI’s Gentile Hall. Splash & Dash is a fun, fast-growing sport that combines running and swimming. Focus in on participation rather than competition. Open to ages 8-12. Cost: $10; includes T-shirt. Contact MSAD1 Adult & Community Education (207-764-4776) or visit FMI

Sunday, June 17

AROOSTOOK: Maine State Parks and Lands Maine Resident’s Day. On Father’s Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., all vehicles bearing Maine license plates are allowed free entrance to Maine state parks and historic sites; does not apply to Baxter State Park and some other facilities. Contact Aroostook State Park (207-768-8341) FMI

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