Outdoor Calendar — March 11-24, 2018

Sunday, March 11

MADAWASKA LAKE: Sportsmen Inc. Kids’ Ice Fishing Day. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. No experience or gear required. Augers, bait hooks, anything else you might need all free for use. First 100 kids registered receive free ice fishing trap. Hamburgers, hot dogs, soda, chips, coffee and donuts available by donation. Tons of door prizes. Contact Northstar Variety (207-896-3239) or visit FMI

Saturday, March 24

MADAWASKA: Acadia FCU Marathon. Aroostook Cup Series Race 6. 40K freestyle race with cash prizes; 20k freestyle race. Race start: 10:30 a.m. at Four Seasons Trails, 425 Spring St. Fee: $25/40K racers, $20/20K racers, $10/18 and under. Pasta meal with lots of raffle prizes for all skiers. Visit FMI

Ongoing programs:

PRESQUE ISLE: Nordic Heritage Sport Club Adult Ski Night. Tuesdays; 6-8 p.m. at Nordic Heritage Center, 450 Fort Rd. Group skiing and instruction for all abilities. Cost: free. Equipment rentals available, please arrive no later than 5:45 p.m. Contact Tom Chasse (207-769-2453) or FMI=

PRESQUE ISLE: Nordic Heritage Sport Club Youth XC Ski Club. Saturdays; 10-11:30 a.m. at Nordic Heritage Center, 450 Fort Rd. For 4th-8th graders. Want to learn more about XC skiing? Try something new? The Aroostook County Bill Koch Club is for you; play games, learn technique, and have fun on skis. Cost $15/child. Contact Lydia Streinz FMI

PRESQUE ISLE: County Strides Running Group. Sundays; 10 a.m. at various locations. Open to all abilities; be ready for an easy run of 30-45 minutes, and bring friends. Visit County Strides at FMI

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