If you go . . .
What: The inaugural Lake Gardner Canoe-O, a canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard orienteering adventure race
When: Saturday (free clinic at 9 a.m.; race starting times, 10 a.m. to noon)
Where: Lake Gardner Beach, High Street, Amesbury
Cost: $15 for adults ($10 for current New England Canoe and Kayak Racing Association members), $5 for competitors 17 and younger
Who: Race director, Shawn Burke (email@example.com), and the Lake Gardner Improvement Association
Brion O’Connor can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.