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Grandparents Day Paddle

Posted Aug. 27, 2012, at 3:14 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 2 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge - Gate 3, 35 Hudson Road, Alton, Maine

For more information: Gudrun Keszöcze; 207-944-9259; hirundomaine.org

Enjoy a safe paddle with your grandchildren on the still waters of Pushaw and Dead Streams at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Boats, paddles and lifejackets are available or bring your own. Call to register by Saturday September 8. Suggested donations are $4 for adults, school-aged children are free.

Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is located on Hudson Rd (Rte. 43) Alton/Old Town.

Directions from the South

Take the I-95 N and then the ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 5.5 miles, past Gate 1 (large red sign on your right (north side of Rt. 43), and take the last driveway on the right, before the bridge. Meet in the parking lot at Gate 3 (35 Hudson Rd, Alton).

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