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The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a nine-week trail running series organized and hosted by the Alfond Youth Center. The series supports the youth center, promotes Quarry Road, and encourages health and wellness through running for community members of all ages. Each week participants will complete a different course, varying in length from 3k to 8k, utilizing the Quarry Road trail system. Along with the featured race each week there will also be a free fun run for children 12 and under. Registration is just $5 per race, or $35 for the series. Kids’ fun runs are free. For times and the entire schedule, visit the Quarry Road Trails website here – http://quarryroad.org/?utm_source=Arts+Spotlight+week+of+6%2F5+-+6%2F11&utm_campaign=Arts+Spotlight+June+5+-+June+11%2C+2017&utm_medium=email
Skowhegan History House Museum and Research Center president Kay Marsh and board member David James will lead a walking tour of the town’s Bloomfield Cemetery, offering interesting histories of the prominent Skowhegan citizens buried there. Bring walking shoes, hats, water, umbrellas, and folding chairs if you wish. We will meet at the cemetery entrance off Route 201 South, on the left, about 2 miles from the Skowhegan Bridges.
Suggested donation is $5. per participant
KOA Care Camps is a program that raises money for kids with cancer. It helps pay for the costs of a child with cancer and their family to attend a week of summer camp! 100% of the proceeds from this event go directly to the KOA Care Camps Program!
To benefit the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center and the people of the Central Maine Area
Eight central Maine field hockey teams—Skowhegan, Mt. Blue, Winslow, Lawrence, Dexter, Messalonskee, Winthrop, and Spruce Mt.—will come together to compete in a field hockey round robin to support the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center at the Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, and raise awareness of early detection, prevention, and support the treatment of breast cancer.
Area players and their booster organizations are soliciting donations for this event. All proceeds will be used to help working people in Central Maine with breast cancer who are not insured or underinsured. We are asking for donations and looking for local businesses/organizations to assist in sponsoring the tournament. All funds raised will be used to run the event and all earnings will be given to the Martha B. Webber Cancer Center to continue their work providing support and care for the people in the Central Maine Area. All donations are tax deductible and will be recorded and forwarded to the Franklin Community Health Network.
- Adults – $5
- Students – $2
Registration from 10-12 and judging begins at 1pm. Trophy’s for all classes including Best in Show. Selling hamburgers/hot dogs, pizza donated by It’s A Good Pizza in Winslow, 50/50 raffle, silent auction and door prizes. $10/per person & donations are welcome.
For more information contact at Frank McAdoo at 861-2429 or Jeff Flye at 649-4440 and at firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a 5K timed run/walk to raise money for lung cancer research, early detection and prevention. There will be a brief opening ceremony at 8am with the run/walk to follow. Back 40 will time the event. The race will start on Union Street and travel down the Kennebec Rail Trail to Hallowell, around Granite Park and back to Augusta. Monetary awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place men’s group and women’s group. A children’s fun run will be hosted by the Children’s Discovery Museum for children 7 and under. Online registration is $25.00, $30.00 by mail, or $35 the day of the event. Children 13 and under will be half off.
To sign up visit: https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Augusta/SaveYourBreathAugusta