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Around the Pond Canoe, Kayak race returns Aug. 1

ISLAND FALLS, Maine — The Island Falls Lakes Association is sponsoring its 16th Annual Canoe. Kayak Races on Sunday, Aug. 1 starting at 1 p.m. at Birch Point Campground on Pleasant Lake.

This fun, family event features paddlers of all levels and there are categories at all levels of age and ability. Registration will take place at Birch Point from noon to 12:45 p.m. and costs $15 per person. All proceeds from this race go to the Southern Aroostook Community School “Dollars for Scholars” program. 

Board members are asked to bring a dessert to share. Ribbons and awards for all winners and a free T-shirt to all registered paddlers.

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