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Week 3 Newsletter - 2019 Season

News from the Beach
July 8, 2019
Fun Run for All
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Who else is having the best summer ever? Our 28th Annual "A Day at the Beach" Road Race on Sunday was a great success, with runners, volunteers, and spectators all joining in the fun. We have many exciting events coming up - read on for details. And if you haven't already, come swing by KBIA to get a glimpse of our summer enrichment programs -- sign up in the office, we are happy to help make your summer one to remember!    
 
 
 
"A Day at the Beach" Road Race Results
 
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We had a fantastic day for our 28th Annual 1K Fun Run and 5K Road Race. 
 
This year we had a total of 269 registered runners, with 66 in the 1K Fun Run! You can find your race time result on the Granite State Race Services website here.
 
Congratulations to Nate Mulder, the overall boys 1K winner finishing at 3:06, and Ella Wilner, the overall girls 1K winner finishing at 3:09!  In the 5K race, Thomas Fries was the first to cross the finish line and placed first in the men's division, while Kate Hastings placed first in the women's division. 
Check out pictures from the day on KBIA's facebook page.
 
If anyone missed receiving their award or pre-registered race t-shirt, you can pick up at the office.
 
A huge thank you goes out to Hannaford, Congdon's Doughnuts, and Christian's Cafe & Eatery for their generous donations to the race.  
 
And of course we can't forget to express our gratitude to all the volunteers, runners, and spectators for making this such a special and fun day!
 
Like our course? Nicole's Run, hosted on KBIA grounds and following our same 1K and 5K route, will be held Saturday, July 27 at 9AM. All funds raised will benefit Caring Unlimited domestic violence prevention programs, in memory of Kennebunk mother Nicole Oliver. 
 
 
 
This Week at KBIA
 
MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT:  "Peter Rabbit," Rated PG. 7 to 9 PM, $9. (Ages 7-12) 
 
TUESDAY TWEEN NIGHT: Cookout (hamburgs, hot dogs, ice cream) & Pool party (weather permitting). 6 to 8:30 PM. $30. (Ages 11-12)
 
WEDNESDAY MOVIE NIGHT:  "Cars," Rated G. 7 to 9 PM, $9. (Ages 4-10)
 
THURSDAY TEEN NIGHT:  Cookout (hamburgs, hot dogs, ice cream) & Pool party (weather permitting). 6 to 8:30 PM. $30. (Ages 13+)
 
**Registration for movie night is limited to 50 children, and registration for movie night at the office closes at 4PM the day of the movie or when we reach capacity. Please be advised we almost always reach capacity!
 
FAMILY COVE WALK: 
Saturday, July 13...2 to 4 PM
Open to the public, $12.
 
OPEN SAIL/KAYAK: 
Sunday, July 14...9 AM to 12 PM
Free to members, bring a lifejacket and closed-toe water shoes.
 
Please pre-register for all events (except for Open Sail/Kayak) at the office so we may accurately plan for transportation and admission fees, when applicable.

 
 
Family Open Swim
Yes, at the KBIA pool!!!
 
Back by popular demand, we are hosting our first family open swim of the summer on July 14th from 1 to 3 PM. This is for the whole family (adults too!).  Bring your towels and goggles, we'll have our pool toys ready, and meet us at the KBIA pool for a splashing good time! 
 
  
July Watersports, BBQ, & Awards
 
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Please join us at KBIA Saturday, July 20, for the first of our two annual barbeque and awards ceremonies.  The July BBQ and Awards Ceremony will kick off with assorted watersports in the pool for various ages:
 
8:30 to 9:00 AM: 3- 4 year olds
9:00 to 9:30 AM: 5- 6 year olds
9:30 to 10:00 AM: 7- 8 year olds
10:00 to 10:30 AM: 9 and older
10:30 to 11:00 AM: Free swim for all ages
 
At 11 AM, we will begin the awards portion of the day, handing out various KBIA "wedges" and traditional KBIA honors.
 
The awards will be followed by a BBQ of hot dogs, veggie burgers, hamburgers, chips, potato salad, and cake! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lost and...Found Again!
 
Lost something? We may have found something! Towels, goggles, clothing, oh my!  Come by the Lost and Found, which is the gray bin located outside Smith House. 
 
 
 
 
Got Mail?
 
We love getting mail! When mailing to our P.O. Box address, please remember that it is in the town of Kennebunk, not "Kennebunk Beach," otherwise we may not get your letter, and we would be sad.
 
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 707
Kennebunk, ME 04043
 
  
Follow the fun!
 
Can't get enough of KBIA? Follow the fun on our Facebook page and Instagram! We also welcome you to share all the fun you're having with us at KBIA, tag @kbia1910 or #kbia1910. Feel free to share our pictures and tag yourself. If you have photos and/or stories to share on Facebook and other KBIA communications, please e-mail our Communications Coordinator. We love hearing from you!