Outdoor Calendar — June 15~June 23, 2019

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Saturday, June 15

GRAND ISLE: 5th Annual Greater Grand Isle Canoe/Kayak Race. 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. Finish at Grand Isle boat landing. Over $650 in cash prizes! Cost: $15/adult, $7/youth 12 & under; free t-shirt. Contact Grand Isle General Store (207-895-3311) FMI.

Sunday, June 16

AROOSTOOK: Maine State Parks and Lands Maine Resident’s Day. On Father’s Day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 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.

PATTEN: Patten Lumberman’s Museum FREE Father’s Day. 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.

Saturday, June 22

FORT KENT: Greater Fort Kent Chamber of Commerce Summer Fun Color Run/Walk 5k. Registration: 8:00 a.m. at Riverside Park. Run/Walk start: 9:00 a.m. Cost: $10/adult, $5/youth. Pre-register by June 14 to guarantee a free t-shirt to have colored.  Visit www.fortkentchamber.com FMI.

Sunday, June 23

CARIBOU: SW Collins Co. 5k Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run. Aroostook Musterds Challenge Series Race no. 3. Registration: 8:30 a.m. at SW Collins, 6 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.

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