Sunday, April 20, 2014
The Mid-Summer Paddle Festival will be held July 14 at Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport.
The festival will feature live music, demos and the Paddle Battle, a fun race using kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, canoes or surfboards. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Kennebunk Fire Department. For more information, visit paddlebattlekport.com.
The Bowdoin College football team will hold its sixth annual Alumni Golf Outing at 10 a.m. Aug. 2 at Brunswick Golf Club. The reception and dinner will be held at Moulton Union around 3 p.m. To register, visit alumni.bowdoin.edu/gateway/footballalumnigolf.
The Lobster SUP CUP, or The Battle for Penobscot Bay, a two-day stand-up paddle stage race will be held on Aug. 10-11. This 25-mile race will benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation's Operation Rebound. The Lobster SUP CUP is an exposed open water event for experienced and physically fit paddlers. For more information, visit lobstersupcup.com.
Let's Ride Aroostook, a 150-mile scenic two-day bike ride through Aroostook County, will be held Aug. 10-11. The event is to support Camp Adventure, a regional summer camp for children with Type 1 diabetes. For more information, visit ridearoostook.org.
The Tri for Preservation Triathlon will be held on at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 18 at Crescent Beach State Park. The Tri for Preservation triathlon consists of a 500-yard ocean swim along the well-protected cove of Crescent Beach. Participants then transition to a 14.5-mile, rolling bike course. The course concludes with a well-marked 3.1-mile run. Register at capelandtrust.org/triathlon.