Sports & Recreation

The 38th Annual Augusta Camper & RV Show

It’s back and it’s bigger then ever! 

The 38th Annual Augusta Camper & RV Show, Augusta Civic Center, March 18 through the 20th with thousands of free parking, use Exit 109, I-95.  Spring is next week.  Go camping RV style this year and save!   

Win a free on week vacation courtesy of Cruise America.  See Good Sam, plus see Hid’n Pines Family, Lake Pemaquid Campground, Mattawamkeag Wilderness Park, Papoose Pond Campground, Poland Spring Campground, Stetson Shores Campground, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Campground.

See motor homes, fifth wheels, tent and travel trailers, and slides galore!  Everything you will need to go camping this summer will be at the 38th Annual Augusta Camper & RV Show.  Dealers are stocked and will have special show pricing. See Absolute Power Sports exhibiting Bullet, Cougar, and Honda generators, Call of the Wild exhibiting Spree, Sportsmen, , Flagstaff, Wildcat fifth wheels, a

Bicycle Coalition of Maine Sends Delegation to National Bike Summit

Augusta - A five-member delegation from the Bicycle Coalition of Maine will participate in the National Bike Summit on March 8-10 in Washington, D.C.
 
The annual gathering of bicycle advocates from throughout the country will include a keynote address by U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and workshops on a variety of bicycle-related topics.  The Maine delegation will visit all four of Maine’s congressional representatives to discuss bicycling issues.

Fly Fishing Film Tour Returns to Brunswick

Fly Fishing Film Tour Returns to Brunswick

Fly Fishing in Maine (FFIM) is very excited to bring back the "Fly Fishing Film Tour" to Brunswick for the 2011 edition of the popular event.  The tour is a collection of short films that are selected annually from a list of submissions from film-makers around the world.  From the back country of the South Island of New Zealand, to the Permit flats in Key West, the films pack 120 minutes of the planet’s finest fly fishing footage.

The event will be held on March 4th and 5th, 2011 at the Frontier Cafe and Cinema in Brunswick. The Frontier is a incredible yet intimate venue located in the Ft. Andros complex, with excellent food and a unique collection of fine beverages.

Chewonki Names New Girls Camp Director

Chewonki Names New Girls Camp Director

The Chewonki Foundation, a nationally recognized environmental education foundation that has offered summer camp programs for nearly a century, announced today that Abby Burbank will become the foundation’s next director of Chewonki Camp for Girls.

Abby's background includes a significant career in athletic coaching of girls and women, 17 years of leadership and training experience at Camp Wyonegonic in Denmark, Maine, and a variety of other leadership experiences. She is currently the athletic director at the all-girls Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Connecticut.

Guided Snowshoe Tours at Morris Farm

Guided Snowshoe Tours at Morris Farm

The Morris Farm Trust
156 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset
Guided Snowshoe Tours at the Morris Farm
February 5th at 3pm (leaving from the Wiscasset Community Center)
February 12th at 10am (leaving from the Morris Farm Barn)
FMI: Kim Andersson, 882-4080 or info@morrisfarm.org
 
 
The Morris Farm is offering two guided snowshoe tours of its beautiful farm pastures and woods in February.  On February 5th, we will depart from the Wiscasset Community Center's Winter Carnival at 3pm.  The hike begins in the North-western pasture of the Morris Farm, will enter the woods, pass the Morris Farm yurt, cross over to the Wiscasset Town Blue Trail to the Wiscasset Primary School sled hill, cross back into the Morris Farm pasture and over the great pine knoll, across the ravine and finally return to the Community Center Parking lot in time to enjoy Chewonki's winter tents with hot cocoa and the Wiscasset Fire Department's

2nd Annual Wells High School Lady Warrior Basketball Team Shootin' For a Cure Event

For the second year the Wells High School Lady Warriors basketball program is doing its part in the fight against breast cancer. Members of the seven teams in the Lady Warriors program, ranging from 5th grade to high school Varsity, will be raising money to help bring Breast MRI technology, the first of its kind in Maine, to the Breast Care Center at York Hospital in Wells.  In order to bring this advanced 3D breast imaging system to our community, we need your help.

The annual event is known as Shootin’ For a Cure (SFAC).  Each player has been gathering pledges, and then will shoot 50 free throws at a designated time between 9 and 3 on Saturday January 15th, 2011 at Wells High School. Each team in our program will have a home game that weekend, with the culminating event being the JV/Varsity double-header Saturday night vs. Traip Academy.
 
Last year’s event was covered by WMTW Channel 8 news, 98.7 The Bay, and many area newspapers.

Salvation Army Benefit Classes

Salvation Army Benefit Classes

Salvation Army Benefit Classes

Body Symmetry - 1 Paul St Brunswick

Mon Dec 20 – Friday Dec 24. Salvation Army benefit classes at Body Symmetry 1 Paul St Brunswick. For class schedule visit http://www.bodysymmetrymaine.com/ or call 729-1122. 100% proceeds benefit the Salvation Army in Bath to benefit local families in need.