Maine Adventure Race, all day in Jefferson

The first Maine Summer Adventure Race will offer a full day or half-day of exploring the woods and lakes around Hidden Valley Nature Center. The race will involve teams of two, three or four competing in trail running, road and mountain biking, flat-water paddling and orienteering. Go to or call 522-5630 for more information.


Whitewater Nationals Regatta, July 6-10 in Old Town

The Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta, hosted by the Penobscot Indian Nation, returns to Old Town, Bradley, Orono, Veazie and Eddington on the Penobscot River. The regatta features canoe and kayak racing. Four race courses will offer Class I, II, and III rapids with plenty of places to see the races from the shore. Sign up at For more information, call 852-0680.


Volunteers needed, in Scarborough

At the Scarborough Marsh Nature Center, volunteers can help with bird monitoring in July and August, help with canoe rentals and lead nature tours. In addition, the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center needs volunteers for special events such as Snowy Egret Day. No experience is necessary. Training will be provided. Email [email protected] or call 883-5100 to learn more.

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