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 CALENDAR February–March
19 Winterpaloozah! Classic winter family fun. Haley Pond Park, Rangeley. 10am-3pm. FMI 864-5571,
20 Night Sky Tours. Northern Stars Planetarium, Rangeley Lakes Trail Center. 7pm. 524 Saddle- back Mountain Road. FMI 864-7311
20-24 Vacation Week. Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley. Enjoy peak season conditions on the slopes, and non-stop fun family fun.
FMI 237-2000,
24 AnnualFebruaryFestival.SaddlebackMaine, Rangeley. Family-friendly events, including music, a bonfire, fireworks, and the stunning Torch Light Parade. FMI 864-5671,
26 Biathlon. Roberts Farm Preserve.
64 Roberts Road, Norway, 10am-2pm. FMI
TBA Winterkids Downhill 24. Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley. 10th Anniversary of WinterkidsDownhill FMI:207-237-2000,
Ongoing MaineAdaptiveSports&Recreation. Adaptive ski, snowboard and snowshoe lessons and volunteer opportunities at Sunday River, Pleasant Mountain, Mt Abram, Black Mountain of Maine, Sugarloaf, and Saddleback on a number of days throughout the winter season starting on January 2, 2023. FMI 824-2440,
4-5 Rangeley Lakes Loppet. 28th Annual Legend- ary Event. 8:30am. Rangeley Lakes Trail Center. 7pm. 524 Saddleback Mountain Road. FMI 864-4309
5 Biathlon. Roberts Farm Preserve.
64 Roberts Road, Norway, 10am-2pm. FMI
11 CardboardBoxRace.PleasantMountainin Bridgton. The theme this year will be All Things Pleasant. Prizes for fastest and best dressed. Register your team (up to 4 people) for the race before 11:30am at Guest Services. Race takes place at 1pm on the Main Slope. Partici- pants should meet at the Sugar Shack at 12:45 pm for judging. All participants must have a lift ticket or season pass, and be wearing a helmet. A liability waiver must be signed for each race member. Parents or legal guardians must sign on behalf of all racers under the age of 18. The bottom of your cardboard box must consist entirely of cardboard - no duct tape or plastic surfaces. The structure must be made of only cardboard and can not be reinforced or weighted in any way. All cardboard vehicles will be inspected to make sure they meet racing guidelines prior to racing.
12 Free Community XC Ski Day. End of season celebration. For kids from SAD #17, SAD #44. Free trail passes for all students from these dis- tricts with a family friendly celebration. Scav- enget hunt, obstacle course, food truck, fire pit, snacks and hot cocoa, and prizes. Carter’s Cross Country Ski Center, 786 Intervale Road, Bethel. FMI, 824-3880,
12 Moose Dash Snowshoe Race. 10:30am. Rangeley Lakes Trail Center. 524 Saddleback Mountain Road. FMI 864-4309
17 Night Sky Tours. Northern Stars Planetarium, Rangeley Lakes Trail Center. 7pm. 524 Saddle- back Mountain Road. FMI 864-7311
18 Banked Slalom Race.
Saddleback Maine, Rangeley.
FMI 864-5671,
18 Mattress Race. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton. Design and decorate your old twin, full, double, queen or king mattress, and race it down our course and you’ll be eligible for great prizes. The Mattress Racecourse will be set up on the Main Slope. Registration is from 9am-noon
in Guest Services. All race participants must have a lift ticket or seasons pass, valid for that day. Kids 17 and under MUST have a parent’s signature on a Pleasant Mountain Liability Release form to participate. Race is at 1 pm. No air mattresses, waterbeds, or box springs. You may bring a tarp or something flat and slippery to slide on, but no skis or anything that will elevate your mattress. There is a 4-person maximum riding the sled. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED. Prizes for the best, most uniquely-decorated mattress. And of course the fastest mattress. Theme will be All Things Pleasant. Event is weather dependent.
24-26 FamilyFunWeekend.BlackMountain of Maine, 39 Glover Road, Rumford.
FMI 364-8977
25 Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo. Gould Academy Field House, Bethel. Fishing guides and outfitters, camps, retail vendors, fishing presentations and seminars, videos, fly-tying competitions, outdoor authors and artists, a casting area to test drive new rods, kids’ fly-tying bench, silent auction, raffles with prizes drawn every hour.
25 Spring Après Concert #1. Sunday River. Llve music slopeside at South Ridge
at the first of two spring concerts.
FMI 800-543-2754,
25 The Spring Fling. Pleasant Mountain in Bridg- ton. In what has become a veritable tradition at Pleasant Mountain, the Annual Spring Fling promises to be a day of sun, fun, music and lots of laughs! This event captures the essence of spring skiing and riding – soft snow, warm sun and good vibes! There is no better way
to welcome Spring! The Slush Cup starts at 1:30pm and pits skiers and snowboarders against a 100-foot-long man-made pond of ice-cold water. Skim as far as you can, before falling victim to the laws of gravity! Register (for free) in Guest Services starting at 8:30 am. Spots are limited to the first 75 individuals. Kids under 18 MUST have a parent or guardian accompany them to sign the liability paper- work. This year’s theme is All Things Pleasant. FMI
25-26 MaineMapleWeekend.
Events at locations region wide.
31-Apr 2 Spring Fest Weekend. Sunday River. Celebration of the return of spring, complete withahugetropicalparty,outdoorconcerts, and great spring skiing and riding.
FMI 800-543-2754,
 Andy Gagne
All events subject to change, please check ahead to verify. All phone numbers are area code 207.

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