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Outdoor calendar (week of January 26, 2019)

Saturday, January 26

FORT FAIRFIELD: Let’s Talk About It: The Maine Woods. 1-3 p.m. at Fort Fairfield Public Library, 339 Main St. FFPL and Maine Humanities Council offer ‘Defining Wilderness: Defining Maine’, a five-part “Let’s Talk About It” Book Discussion Series. Call 207-472-3880 FMI

Thursday, January 31

HOULTON AREA: Moosestompers Snow Creation Contest. Build a snowman, snow sculpture, or any other snow “creation,” snap a picture and submit via facebook page private message. We will post submissions to our page, and the way to win is simple: the photo with the most “likes” wins. Open to Maine residents within 45 miles of Houlton. Visit www.facebook.com/Moosestompers-283452883829 FMI

Saturday, February 2

HOULTON: 35th Annual Wild Katahdin Trust Snow Run. 2019 Aroostook Musterds County Challenge Series Race 1. Registration: 9 a.m. at Millar Arena, 94 Randall Ave. Two-mile walk start: 10:45 a.m., 5K run start: 11 a.m. Course: Pretty flat and fast. Cost: $12. T-shirts to first 50 registrants. Proceeds support Houlton Rec. Contact Houlton Rec (207-532-1310) or visit www.ow.ly/Odun30ngcmm FMI

Sunday, February 3

PRESQUE ISLE: Northern Light A.R. Gould Hospital Free Ski Day at Quoggy Jo. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Quoggy Jo Ski Center, 420 Fort Rd. Free lift tickets. Free lessons. $12 rentals available while supplies last. Contact Gene Cronin gene@skiquoggyjo.org FMI

Monday, February 4

CARIBOU: Caribou Rec. Ski-Daddle Program. Sign up now. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3-4:30 p.m.; Feb. 4-March 6.  For all ability levels in grades 3-5; lessons include introduction to equipment, techniques and lots of outdoor fun. Equipment available; students welcome to bring own equipment. Pre-registration required. Cost: $10/resident, $25/non-resident. Contact Caribou Rec. (207-493-4224) FMI

Looking for more info on outdoor, people-powered, or active lifestyle events? Please visit www.offugoaroostook.blogspot.com.

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