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Dec
16
Sat
Old Speck Winter Hike @ Old Speck Mountain
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Old Speck Winter Hike @ Old Speck Mountain | Newry | Maine | United States

Hike the strenuous 7.6-miles round trip to Old Speck. One of the Second Nature Adventure Challenge Hikes. Join us to earn your badge. Meet in Fare Share Parking Lot, Norway at 8AM to drive together to the Old Speck parking lot in Grafton Notch. Pre-registration required by emailing staff@wfltmaine.org. This is a winter hike and some hiking experience and winter gear is required. Event photo taken by Derrick Whynot.

www.facebook.com/events/128168117852792/

Free Skiing & Learn-to-Ski Clinics @ Quarry Road Trails
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Free Skiing & Learn-to-Ski Clinics @ Quarry Road Trails | Waterville | Maine | United States

Learn to ski, on us.

Waterville Parks & Rec, with support from Friends of Quarry Road, will be providing free trail passes, free rentals, and free learn-to-ski clinics at Quarry Road Trails on Saturday, December 16.

Clinics run from 10 am to noon, and noon to 2 pm. We will provide equipment for all clinic participants.

Already a skier? Bring your own equipment and enjoy a day on the trails for free all day.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/2038945383006747/

Dec
17
Sun
TQS Sunday Runday @ Coffee By Design
Dec 17 @ 8:30 am
TQS Sunday Runday @ Coffee By Design | Portland | Maine | United States

Quads assemble! Another Sunday means another chance to crush it!

Meet at Coffee by Design in East Bayside, 8:30am as we’ll start and finish our run there. Post-run, meet around 10:15-10:30am at CBD for coffee and food. Invite a friend and we’ll throw down some miles, all paces welcome! Good vibes and high fives guaranteed.

FMI: www.facebook.com/thickquadsquad

Dec
18
Mon
Huphie Hauler Happy Hour Bike Ride @ Portland Gear Hub
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm
Huphie Hauler Happy Hour Bike Ride @ Portland Gear Hub | Portland | Maine | United States

Huphie Hauler Happy Hour is an inclusive group bike ride that meets each Monday at the Portland Gear Hub.

As the fall approaches, we’re going to leave earlier – at 5PM. It’s getting dark earlier, bring your brightest, most sparkly lights and high vis clothing.

Sign up to stay updated on rides!
https://goo.gl/forms/nkO7rftMJNctOS0c2

FAQ: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4_kfj3IXXVlSkU4VURZcXJOclk/view?usp=sharing

Dec
20
Wed
Portland SWEAT Project @ Various locations around Portland
Dec 20 @ 6:30 am
Portland SWEAT Project @ Various locations around Portland | Portland | Maine | United States

Portland SWEAT Project
FREE OUTDOOR WORKOUT

there is no better way to wake up and say good morning than with a group of strangers who all happen to be in one place because of an early morning workout

WHO? Good People. [age, athletic ability, social status, ethnicity – not applicable] In other words, this is for EVERYONE.

WHAT? FREE outdoor sweat session. Workouts are scalable and FUN. The sweat session will challenge you, the atmosphere will change you.

WHERE? Various locations in Portland (Baxter Boulevard/Back Cove Trail, Eastern Prom, City Hall.). See www.facebook.com/PortlandSweatProject/ for each week’s location

WHEN? Wednesdays at 6:29 AM – Rain or Shine

WHY? Because sometimes we need a reminder to wake up and get moving. It’s your accountability, motivation and reason to get in shape.

All you have to do is lace up your shoes and show up.
See you there.

FMI: www.facebook.com/PortlandSweatProject/

Dec
24
Sun
TQS Sunday Runday @ Coffee By Design
Dec 24 @ 8:30 am
TQS Sunday Runday @ Coffee By Design | Portland | Maine | United States

Quads assemble! Another Sunday means another chance to crush it!

Meet at Coffee by Design in East Bayside, 8:30am as we’ll start and finish our run there. Post-run, meet around 10:15-10:30am at CBD for coffee and food. Invite a friend and we’ll throw down some miles, all paces welcome! Good vibes and high fives guaranteed.

FMI: www.facebook.com/thickquadsquad

Dec
27
Wed
Portland SWEAT Project @ Various locations around Portland
Dec 27 @ 6:30 am
Portland SWEAT Project @ Various locations around Portland | Portland | Maine | United States

Portland SWEAT Project
FREE OUTDOOR WORKOUT

there is no better way to wake up and say good morning than with a group of strangers who all happen to be in one place because of an early morning workout

WHO? Good People. [age, athletic ability, social status, ethnicity – not applicable] In other words, this is for EVERYONE.

WHAT? FREE outdoor sweat session. Workouts are scalable and FUN. The sweat session will challenge you, the atmosphere will change you.

WHERE? Various locations in Portland (Baxter Boulevard/Back Cove Trail, Eastern Prom, City Hall.). See www.facebook.com/PortlandSweatProject/ for each week’s location

WHEN? Wednesdays at 6:29 AM – Rain or Shine

WHY? Because sometimes we need a reminder to wake up and get moving. It’s your accountability, motivation and reason to get in shape.

All you have to do is lace up your shoes and show up.
See you there.

FMI: www.facebook.com/PortlandSweatProject/

Dec
29
Fri
Full Moon Hike @ Hidden Valley Nature Center
Dec 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Full Moon Hike @ Hidden Valley Nature Center | Jefferson | Maine | United States

Explore the wonders of nature under the light of the full moon at Hidden Valley Nature Center. Let your eyes adjust to the ambient light, enjoy the shadows and the sounds of coyotes, owls, and the trees blowing in the wind. We’ll end the evening with a hot drink and camaraderie at one of the heated cabins. Meet at the gate promptly for a 2.5 mile trek to the pond for the full moon rising. Please no dogs. If you are borrowing our snowshoes, please make arrangements and arrive early for a fitting.

FMi: www.midcoastconservancy.org/events/full-moon-hike-2/