It might not feel like the Caribbean outside in December, but the state’s got a lot of swashbuckling action. The Portland Pirates, Maine’s American Hockey League team (that’s like the minor league in baseball), is in full swing. Catch all the home games: Manchester Monarchs on Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m.,
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Come to the Boothbay Region YMCA for Maine's only flyball tournament! See dogs of all breeds compete to find out who's the fastest. Flyball is an exciting, fast-paced sport in which two teams of four dogs run in relay fashion down a course of jumps, retrieve a ball, and return with it over the jumps. For more information or to watch videos of past competitions, please visit our website.
Racing will be running from 9-4 both days. For the safety of the competitors, we request that you leave your dog at home.
Starts: Jun 3 2012 - 8:00am
Ends: Jun 3 2012 - 3:00pm
Freeport, ME 04033
This all-female ride is suited for girls and women of all ages and fitness levels, with distances of five, fifteen, twenty-five, and fifty. The ride offers beautiful views of the countryside and coast. Begin or end the ride with a free massage. After the ride, enjoy yoga and a post-ride party with food and door prizes at Gritty's in Freeport. Proceeds benefit the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s work to improve bicycling in Maine.
Starts: Jul 21 2012 - 8:00am
Ends: Jul 21 2012 - 5:00pm
Rockland, ME 04841
Cycle on beautiful, country roads, past lighthouses and the rock-bound coast, then dine on a freshly made lobster roll lunch. This fully supported ride includes four distance options: sixteen, thirty, fifty, and a hundred miles. The Maine Lobster Ride & Roll supports the Bicycle Coalition of Maine's work to improve bicycling in Maine.
Portland, ME 04103
Support the fight against breast cancer! Run or walk in the 5k, 1 mile, or 1k Fun Run. Special area and recognition for breast cancer survivors.
Starts: May 1 2011 - 10:00am
Ends: May 1 2011 - 2:00pm
Orono, ME 04469-5797
Buy a bike, sell a bike. or do both at the swap. This year’s swap features hundreds of bicycles of all kinds, a large area for test riding, exhibits by local bike shops, food and drinks for sale, and more.
Bethel, ME 04217
A non-competitive two hundred yard swim, three mile bike ride, and one mile run. Ages 8-14.
Starts: Aug 14 2011 - 8:00am
Ends: Aug 14 2011 - 10:00am
Bethel (Albany Twp), ME 04217
This is a challenging race set on one of the most scenic courses in the east. Competitors will enjoy the natural beauty of the western mountains. The course includes 1k swim in Songo Pond, 24k bike ride on scenic country roads, 5.8k cross-country run on paved and dirt roads. Teams or Individuals. Pre-registration required.
Starts: Jul 17 2011 - 8:00am
Ends: Jul 17 2011 - 10:00am
Bethel, ME 04217
Road race through the Bethel countryside, a five mile run or a three mile walk for adults and teens. Children fourteen and under can participate in the one mile fun run. T-shirts and prizes. Race starts promptly at 8 a.m. Registration and check-in closes at 7:30 a.m.
Starts: Mar 7 2011 - 6:00pm
Ends: Mar 7 2011 - 8:30pm
Rockport, ME 04856
For years the Harlem Rockets have been thrilling fans with their unique combination of basketball skills, zany comedy, and audience participation. This group of highly talented former college and professional basketball players specializes in supporting fund-raisers for schools, charities, and civic organizations.