Old Town Canoe Hullabaloo race Saturday

Posted June 10, 2011, at 7:13 p.m.

OLD TOWN, Maine — The city of Old Town and the River Coalition are hosting the 2011 Canoe Hullabaloo canoe and kayak race Saturday.

“This is a family event set on Old Town’s scenic waterways,” Dan Cashman of Cashman Communications said in a press release about the event. “Members of the public are invited to a pancake breakfast starting at 7 a.m., followed by a canoe and kayak race, set to begin at 10.”

All proceeds from the day’s events will benefit the River Coalition. Canoeists and kayakers can register for the race starting at 8 a.m. at the Old Town Municipal Airport and Seaplane Base on the Airport Road, which is off Gilman Falls Avenue.