Saturday, Feb. 21

GREENVILLE — West Cove Ice Racing Association to host races on Moosehead Lake, starting at dusk, part of Greenville Winter Fest, $20 per car, 4-cylinder, 6-cylinder, pickup and open classes, sign will be posted in town, contact 717-9061.

Feb. 21-22

EAST ORLAND — Duffy and Orland Consolidated School Fishing Derby fundraiser, weigh-in and events at Duffy’s Restaurant, from 5 a.m.-5:30 p.m., for more information contact Duffy’s at 469-3030

Sunday, Feb. 22

CARIBOU — Caribou Parks and Recreation Dept. hosting 34th Henry Anderson Memorial Ski Day, at Caribou Ski Trails, registration 10 a.m., 4.8 miles, race 11 a.m., junior obstacle challenge for ages 5-13, 1 p.m., poker glide 1-2:30 p.m.; $16 for adults, $10 for students, lunch included, call 493-4224

Saturday, Feb. 28

RANGELEY — Saddleback Mountain Challenge, classic ski mountaineering race, winners receive a season pass, registration 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on day of event, $25 fee, no lift pass required, visit or call 864-5671

Feb. 28-March 1

BREWER — Cabin Fever Reliever 2009 at Brewer Auditorium, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday; many speakers, exhibitors and door prizes, free admission

Sunday, March 1

BANGOR — Great Caribou Bog Ski Tour and Race, 11 a.m. start, Bangor to Old Town, to preregister visit

DEXTER — Operation Graduation first Fishing Derby, at Lake Wassookeag, starts at 5:30 a.m. at Toot’s Deli, $5 entry fee includes all door prizes, contact Vince at 924-7060 or Diane at 924-3833 for more information

Saturday, March 7

FORT KENT — Women’s Ski Day at 10th Mountain Ski Club, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $15 fee includes ski and snowshoe equipment, lunch and activities, visit or call Sherry Dubis at 316-5226 or Gail Johnson at 834-3934

Sunday, March 8

PRESQUE ISLE — Himie Towle Memorial Cross Country Ski Frolic at Cary Medical Center and Nordic Heritage Sport Club, $20 for family, $10 for adult, $5 for youth, includes soup lunch, registration 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., races start at 1 p.m., lunch at the lodge after races, awards at 3 p.m., call Tom Towle at 472-3882

Sunday, March 15

MADAWASKA — Acadia FCU Marathon Cross Country Ski Race, 40 kilometer and 20K classical races, and 20K touring race, all at 10 a.m., $25 registration before March 1, $30 after, race-day registration, online at

SACO — Eleventh annual Mary’s Walk and Kerrymen Pub Road Race, 2.5-mile non-competitive walk held in conjunction with the Kerrymen Pub 5K road race, $15 for walk, $20 for run, participants encouraged to fund raise, visit or call 1-866-627-2411

Saturday, March 28

LAMOINE — Third annual Flattop 5K road race, in memory of Bill Pinkham, 10 a.m. start at Lamoine School, kids mile at 9:30, $10 for 5K and $2 for fun run, contact Robin at 667-9219 or Tom 667-9771

Saturday, April 11

PRESQUE ISLE — 29th annual UMPI Spring Runoff 5K road race, registration at University of Maine at Presque Isle Wieden Hall, walkers start at 9:45 a.m., runners at 10 a.m., contact Christopher Smith at or call 768-9472

Ski-snowboard lessons

HERMON — Hermon Mountain, Bangor Parks and Recreation lessons, Tuesdays, through March 3, 4:30-6:30 p.m., ski lessons $70, snowboard lessons $90, nonresidents add $10, lessons include four, one-hour lessons and up to one hour of free ski time plus equipment, register at Bangor Parks and Rec. center office, 647 Main St., Bangor, or online at, call 992-4490 for more info.

Aug. 1-2

Register to ride in the 30th annual Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, open to 5,500 cyclists, raised money for the Jimmy Fund, offers seven routes that range from 47 to 190 miles, visit or call 1-800-WE-CYCLE

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