Sports & Recreation

Alyssa Anderson practicing her cross-country skiing on the Matthew Record Memorial Park and Trail in

Alyssa Anderson practicing her cross-country skiing on the Matthew Record Memorial Park and Trail in

PHOTO:  Alyssa Anderson practicing her cross-country skiing on the Matthew Record Memorial Park and Trail in Norway. Alyssa, a member of snowshoe team of The Progress Center Special Olympic Team, spent the morning practicing for her upcoming show shoe competition but wanted to end her day with a little skiing too.

The Progress Center
35 Cottage Street
Norway, ME 04268
 
(207) 743-8049 ext 266
 
PriscillaBurnette@progresscentermaine.org
 
www.progresscentermaine.org

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands to Hold Winter Family Fun Events

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands to Hold Winter Family Fun Events

AUGUSTA, Maine – Building on the success of previous years, the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands in coming weeks is sponsoring six exciting days of winter events at state parks around Maine.

During January and February, Maine families and other visitors will be able to enjoy fun, affordable, day-long outdoor activities at some of the most beautiful locales in the state, according to Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands (BPL) officials.

Two major ice-fishing derbies will be held, as will four winter-fun days when families can try out such activities as cross-country skiing, sledding, snow shoeing and dog sled rides. 

“This is the third year of our ‘Take It Outside’ winter events, and we’re hoping for as great a response as we have seen in the past,” Will Harris, BPL director, said.

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands to Hold Winter Family Fun Events

Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands to Hold Winter Family Fun Events

AUGUSTA, Maine – Building on the success of previous years, the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands in coming weeks is sponsoring six exciting days of winter events at state parks around Maine.

During January and February, Maine families and other visitors will be able to enjoy fun, affordable, day-long outdoor activities at some of the most beautiful locales in the state, according to Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands (BPL) officials.

Two major ice-fishing derbies will be held, as will four winter-fun days when families can try out such activities as cross-country skiing, sledding, snow shoeing and dog sled rides. 

“This is the third year of our ‘Take It Outside’ winter events, and we’re hoping for as great a response as we have seen in the past,” Will Harris, BPL director, said.

Elite Skier To Give Wax Tips Talk

Elite Skier To Give Wax Tips Talk

Akers Ski is pleased to host hometown Elite Skier Fred Bailey on Wednesday, December 29 at 6:30pm.  Fred will give a short wax clinic and talk about the Maine Winter Sports Center.  RSVP appreciated, but not required.  Light refreshments will be served.  There will be a special "this evening only" event sale with 12% off an entire purchase for customers attending the event.

 

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Innovative Modern Dance Performance

Innovative Modern Dance Performance

Athleticism, theatricality, and social commentary: Adele Myers and Dancers will be presented by the Mahoosuc Arts Council's January 4 at 7pm at the Bingham Auditorium, 45 Church Street on the Gould Academy Campus, Bethel, Maine as part of the Gould Performing Arts Series.

The presentation of this innovative modern dance troupe will be funded in part by a $3,300 from the New England Foundation for the Arts through the New England States Touring Program. Other funding provided in part by Gould Academy and SAD#44.

SAD#44 Programs: Two in-school assemblies will be held for the Telstar Middle and High Schools Jan. 5. All SAD#44 homeschool and charter school students are welcome to attend for free. RSVP to 824-3575 or write to info@mahoosucarts.org.

Jan. 4, 2010, 7 PM
Bingham Auditorium, 45 Church St., Bethel, Maine

Winners of the 24th Annual Leon Truman Golf Tournament

The Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Leon Truman Golf Tournament.
 
First Place Gross: MetLife-Brian Hamlin, Steve Jones, Joe Baker, Perry Bajer, with a score of 114.

Second Place Gross: Northeast Bank-Chris Delamater, Pete Connell, Jim Delamater, Tom Wyman, with a score of 116.

First Place Net: Grover Gundrilling-Gene Corriveau, David Berry, Brad Demers, Mark McKay, with a score of 100.

Second Place Net: Maine Machine Products-Bruce Fox, Berney Roberts, Corri Reynolds, Bobby James, with a score of 102.

Putting Contest-Paris Hill, winner recieves a one year membership to Paris Hill Country Club-Brent Wyman.

Putting Contest-Norway, winner recieves a one year membership to Norway Country Club-Walter Reed.

On The Green-Norway, winner recieves a Whitewater Rafting Trip-Bobby James.

Longest Drive-Norway, Women-Rita Perrault

Longest Drive-Norway, Men-Ryan Laverd

Black Mountain's Octoberfest

Black Mountain's Octoberfest
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Black Mountain's Octoberfest will feature a 5k Trail Run, Ski Swap, Early-Early Bird Seasons Pass Specials, a Beer Tasting, and Live Entertainment.

The day will kick of at 8am with a 5k/10k Trail Run, and Kids Fun Run. Our Ski Swap event will take place from 8am - 12pm, which will provide an opportunity for families to pick up a new pair of skis for the winter at great prices. Throughout the day there will be a Silent Auction to benefit the Need to Ski Program, as well as opportunities to renew your Mug Club Membership. The evening will feature a Beer Tasting and Dinner Event from 5 - 7pm brought to you by Shipyard and Gourmet in a Pinch. The DEAL OF THE DAY though, is our EARLY-EARLY Bird Season Pass Special.