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Winter Sport & Fun Day: February 13, 2016

The 14th Annual Winter Sport & Fun Day will be held on February 13, 2016, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Pottle Tree Farm in Perry, Maine. The day begins with a cross-country ski race for all ages at 10:30 (weather permitting), and continues through the mid-afternoon with outdoor fun of all kinds: free cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals thanks to the Outdoor Adventure Center at WCCC, ice skating, sledding, open trails, cross country ski lessons,  ice fishing and an outdoor bonfire and potluck cookout supported by the R & M IGA in Eastport. To contribute to the potluck, please bring food that will hold up in cold weather (finger food, bread, cookies, soups).

The event is free and open to the public. Donations benefit Stronghearts in their support of children living with Congenital Heart Defects. T-shirts, cups,  cowbells and backpacks are available for a donation. A raffle will be held for 50 gallons of heating oil donated by Dead River Company ($1.00 a ticket or 6 for $5.00).

Directions to the Pottle Tree Farm at 507 South Meadow Road, Perry, Maine: South Meadow Road is adjacent to the Perry Farmer’s Union on Route 1 in Perry, near the intersection to Route 190. Turn onto South Meadow Road, follow the road and bear left at the junction of Golding Road. The Pottle Tree Farm is 2.5 miles from Route 1.

Questions? Call Stronghearts at 207-214-2117.