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Quarry Road Recreation Area

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300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
680-4744 www.quarryroad.org

December 2014

Maine’s Nordic Skiing Heritage

December 6, 2014, 4:00 PM6:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Free

This fascinating digital slideshow includes more than 100 vintage photos and will cover the history of Nordic Skiing in Maine, from 1870 to the present.  Presented by Scott Andrews, research director of the Ski Museum of Maine.

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July 2015

Quarry Road Ramble

July 25, 2015, 9:00 AM10:30 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Susan MacKenzie will be leading a ramble along dirt roads at  Quarry Road Recreation Area.

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November 2015

Quarry Road Paintball 5K Run Biathlon

November 7, 2015, 9:00 AM11:30 AM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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$10 – $15

Paintball guns and instruction provided. Proceeds benefit Central Maine Ski Club. FMI: 207-397-3477

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Quarry Road Fall Festival

November 7, 2015, 10:00 AM2:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Free

• Hot cider & refreshments • Trail walks • Dryland dog sled and fat biking demos • Pump track open – bring your bike! • Pumpkin bowling • Hay Bale Maze • Face painting and more family-friendly activities!

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Moon Walk

November 21, 2015, 6:30 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Active family fun does not have to stop when the sun goes down. Join us for a walk on the trails at the Quarry Road Recreation Area off North Street, Waterville.

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January 2016

Winter Carnival

January 30, 2016, 11:00 AM2:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Waterville’s popular Winter Carnival is slated for Saturday, January 30 at the Quarry Road Recreation Area. The annual family-friendly event will be held from 11am until 2pm at the area located off North Street in Waterville. Admission to the event is free while donations for dog sled rides, food, and general support for the area’s trails and programs are gratefully accepted. Planned activities include ski, snowshoe, and walking tours of the trails, ski instruction, winter biking, snowshoeing, sledding and dog…

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May 2016

Seventh Annual Central Maine AIDS Walk

May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Check-in at 9:00; Walk/Run at 10:00; Cookout and Silent Auction at noon The mission of the Horizon Program is to provide quality, compassionate, and comprehensive medical and social services to all identified people living with HIV/AIDS in central and mid-coast Maine. With offices in Gardiner and Augusta, the program provides: A clinic for medical services and interaction with health care professionals; Case management for people living with HIV/AIDS; Educational programs and community outreach; Counseling and support for people infected and…

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June 2016

Quarry Road Summer Race Series

June 7, 2016, 6:00 PM
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Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a weekly trail running series held at the Quarry Road Recreation Area in Waterville, Maine. Our goal is to create a fun, family friendly series that will provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the Greater Waterville Area. Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3K to 8K, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road Trail System. Join us for a single race or participate all summer…

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November 2016

Quarry Road Fall Festival

November 5, 2016, 10:00 AM1:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Free

All are invited to this free community event to enjoy fun activities, explore the trails and learn about winter programs, volunteer opportunities, recent updates and future plans. Family-friendly activities will include trail walks, a hay bale maze, pumpkin bowling, orienteering, apple slinging, and face painting.  Participants are encouraged to bring their mountain bikes to try out the pump track or go for a ride on the trails, including more than a mile of new singletrack trail. Season ski passes for…

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December 2016

Free Skiing & Learn-to-Ski Clinic

December 18, 2016, 8:00 AM4:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Join us for a day of free skiing for the whole family, including equipment and instruction for those new to the sport. Ski equipment available to try for free. Free ski clinics (skate and classic technique) for both beginner and intermediate skiers: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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January 2017

Community Free Ski Day and Winter Fun Day

January 28, 2017, 8:00 AM4:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Whether you're a first-timer or a seasoned veteran, please join the Central Maine ski community for a day of free skiing on the Quarry Road trails. Gates open at 8 a.m., and the Welcome Center opens at 10 a.m. with ski equipment available to rent. Additional activities will include snow sculptures, snowball toss, sledding, and more.

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February 2017

Community Free Ski, Snowshoe, and Bike Day

February 19, 2017, 10:00 AM1:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Whether you're a first-timer or a seasoned veteran, please join the Central Maine ski community for a day of free skiing on the Quarry Road trails. Gates open at 8 a.m., and the Welcome Center opens at 10 a.m. with ski equipment available to rent. We'll also have guided snowshoe tours (equipment provided) and fat bike demos. Come try out the many ways to move across the winter landscape.

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May 2017

Plant Responses to Climate Change

May 17, 2017, 6:30 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Learning the seasonal availability of the flora of our area and how climate change is influencing the cycles of plants and trees helps us to regulate our won behaviors and increase awareness as to how we interact with the shrubs, trees, vines and herbaceous plantain our own back yards and woodlots. Learn from the staff of the Maine Primitive Skills School the changes they have seen in thirty years of year round interaction with the plants and the adjustments they…

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June 2017

Susan Childs Boat Launch

June 3, 2017, 10:30 AM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Friends of Quarry Road welcome all to attend the official opening of the Susan Childs Boat Launch on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 3 starting at 10:30am. After a ribbon cutting ceremony, the group’s president, Joe Reisert, will give an update on the area and plans for trail enhancements and summer programs. The new boat launch was built in remembrance of Susan Childs, a local family physician and dedicated Friends of Quarry Road board member, and provides access for non-motorized…

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July 2017

Waterville Green Drinks

July 11, 2017, 6:30 PM8:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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$5

Come join KV Connect, Waterville’s young professionals group, for an exciting evening of networking and socialization while helping to support a great cause! This month, GreenDrinks is going outdoors to enjoy the summer weather and support the Quarry Road Trails Summer Race Series! Admission is a $5.00 suggested donation for support of the Quarry Road Trails maintenance and upkeep. Waterville GreenDrinks is part of the international Green Drinks network, which is an informal and volunteer-managed social networking group built around…

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Quarry Road Master Plan Public Workshop

July 12, 2017, 4:00 PM7:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Friends of Quarry Road is developing a new master plan for the area -- and they need YOUR help! This plan will explore opportunities to increase usage in all seasons -- including hiking, biking, paddling, Nordic and alpine skiing -- and to construct physical infrastructure that will enable the area to host large events and to better serve our entire community every day. Our community's input is crucial in determining the future direction of the area. Friends of Quarry Road and…

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February 2018

Winter Fun Day

February 18, 2018, 10:00 AM1:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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March 2018

Full Moon Sip & Ski

March 1, 2018, 5:30 PM7:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Colby Nordic Marathon

March 17, 2018, 9:00 AM5:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Join the Colby College Nordic ski team for their spring fundraiser on March 17, 2018. Race Information: 40 km or 20 km Skate Mass Start. Start is at 9:30 a.m. for both distances. Registration Information: Registration will occur online at https://www.skireg.com/quarry-road-marathon 40K: $40 until March 1, $55 until night March 15, $60 day of race. 20K: $30 until March 1, $45 until March 15, $50 day of race. (U23 and under will have a $10 discount across the board.) For…

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June 2018

Let’s Go! National Trails Day

June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM12:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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The community is invited to Inland Hospital’s Let’s Go! National Trails Day on Saturday, June 2, 10am-Noon, at Quarry Road Trails located at 300 Quarry Road, Waterville. Explore the many trails located on 200 acres, bring your own bike to ride, go on a Let’s Go! StoryWalk, play Let’s Go! Corn Hole, and eat a healthy snack generously donated by the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation through Healthy Northern Kennebec. Scheduled activities include: 10:15: Alfond Youth Center’s Kid’s Fun Run 11:00:…

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Art & Science Walk

June 2, 2018, 11:00 AM12:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Join visiting artist Lisa Link on an interactive art and science walk to explore her public art installation of WordWrap2018: Swimming Upstream. Together with nature enthusiast Serena Sanborn, the walk will simultaneously investigate the natural world encountered on the Quarry Road Trails. Participants will create interactive photos along the trial. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Quarry Road Summer Race Series – 5K

June 19, 2018, 5:00 PM7:30 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area.   Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3k to 8k, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. Registration opens at 5 p.m.; FREE kids…

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Youth Mountain Bike Ride

June 21, 2018, 6:00 PM7:30 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Calling All Youth Mountain Bikers... Come Catch a Smile with the Central Maine Cycling Club Junior Dirt Riders every week this summer. We will be hosting our weekly Youth Mountain Bike Ride at Quarry Trails in Waterville. Rides will last from 6 to 7:30 pm. The rides are open to all riders from High School age and younger who have the ability to ride on their own without training wheels. We encourage any and all parents to join in as…

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July 2018

Quarry Road Summer Race Series 3K

July 10, 2018, 5:00 PM7:30 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area.   Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3K to 8K, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. Registration opens at 5 p.m.; FREE kids…

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Youth Mountain Bike Ride

July 12, 2018, 6:00 PM7:30 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Calling All Youth Mountain Bikers... Come Catch a Smile with the Central Maine Cycling Club Junior Dirt Riders every week this summer. We will be hosting our weekly Youth Mountain Bike Ride at Quarry Trails in Waterville. The rides are open to all riders from High School age and younger who have the ability to ride on their own without training wheels. We encourage any and all parents to join in as well. So come out and discover what it's like…

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August 2018

Youth Mountain Bike Ride

August 2, 2018, 6:00 PM7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 13, 2018

Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Calling All Youth Mountain Bikers... Come Catch a Smile with the Central Maine Cycling Club Junior Dirt Riders every week this summer. We will be hosting our weekly Youth Mountain Bike Ride at Quarry Trails in Waterville. Rides will last from 6 to 7:30 pm. The rides are open to all riders from High School age and younger who have the ability to ride on their own without training wheels. We encourage any and all parents to join in as well. So…

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Quarry Road Summer Race Series

August 7, 2018, 5:00 PM7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 21, 2018

Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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$5

The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a fun, family-friendly, weekly trail running series. Our goal is to provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the greater Waterville area. Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3K to 8K, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road trail system. Join us for a single race or participate all summer long to compete for the overall series title. Weekly registration is $5 per race. Registration…

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November 2018

Quarry Road Fall Festival

November 3, 2018, 10:00 AM1:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Free

Family-friendly activities will include trail walks, pumpkin bowling, apple slinging, bean bag toss, face painting, and more. Common Street Arts and the Children’s Discovery Museum will offer a pop-up museum and pumpkin art. Cider making and fall refreshments will be provided at no charge and 92 Moose will be on-hand with a live radio broadcast throughout the event. Season ski passes for the upcoming season will be on sale at pre-season discounted rates and information about youth ski programs will…

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5K Run/Biathalon

November 4, 2018, 9:00 AM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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$10 – $15
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December 2018

Community Free Ski Day

December 15, 2018, 10:00 AM4:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Local residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a day of cross-country skiing and other winter activities. The free community event is hosted by the City of Waterville and is the first of three Community Ski Free days scheduled for this wonderful winter season. The welcome center is open to provide free snowshoes for loan, ski equipment demos, learn-to-ski clinics, snacks, and information. Ski and snowshoe trails are open all day until 9 p.m.

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January 2019

Community Ski-Free Day

January 12, 10:00 AM6:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Local residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a day of cross-country skiing and other winter activities at Quarry Road Trails in Waterville on Saturday, January 12.  This free community event, hosted by the City of Waterville, is the second of three Community Ski Free Days scheduled for the 2018-2019 winter season. The Welcome Center will be open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. to provide free snowshoes to loan, ski equipment rentals, snacks, and information. Ski and snowshoe trails…

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Soup and Ski

January 24, 5:00 PM7:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Group and self-guided ski and snowshoe tours, followed by soup , snacks and a guest speaker.

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June 2019

Summer Race Series 3K

June 11, 6:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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$5

The Quarry Road Summer Race Series is a weekly trail running series held at the Quarry Road Recreation Area in Waterville, Maine. Our goal is to create a fun, family friendly series that will provide a summer of great experiences for runners in the Greater Waterville Area. Each week participants will complete different courses of varying lengths from 3K to 8K, utilizing the full extent of the Quarry Road Trail System. Join us for a single race or participate all…

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November 2019

Quarry Road Fall Festival

November 2, 9:30 AM2:00 PM
Quarry Road Recreation Area, 300 Quarry Road
Waterville, ME 04901
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Free

On Saturday, November 2, the community is invited between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. for the Quarry Road Trails Fall Festival in Waterville. All are invited to this free community event to enjoy fun activities, explore the trails and learn about winter programs, volunteer opportunities, recent updates and future plans. Quarry Road Trails is located at 300 Quarry Rd, Waterville, ME. Family-friendly activities will include trail walks, pumpkin bowling, apple slinging, bean bag toss, face painting, and more. Common Street…

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