Northern Forest Canoe Trail’s Showing of the Reel Paddling Film Festival on May 7, 2015

After a cold winter, paddlers can splash into spring at the upcoming Reel Paddling Film Festival on Thursday, May 7 at 7pm at Arts at the Armory in Somerville, MA.nfct logo 2015 Hosted by the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and Charles River Canoe & Kayak, the film festival showcases award-winning paddling films from around the world.

This year’s films inspire people to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push physical and emotional extremes, embrace the paddling lifestyle and appreciate the heritage of the wild places we paddle. There will be free raffle at intermission, and a chance to get tickets for the Northern Forest Canoe Trail’s season-long raffle for two new canoes.

Proceeds support the nonprofit Northern Forest Canoe Trail’s work to maintain access, campsites and carries along its 740-mile route which stretches from New York’s Adirondacks, across the tops of Vermont and New Hampshire, and extending into Maine through the Rangeley, Moosehead, and Allagash regions.

Charles River Canoe & Kayak is the go-to shop for canoeing, kayaking and stand-up Charles River logopaddleboarding in the Boston area. With four locations, they offer rentals, paddling lessons, guided trips, group outings, races and kid-friendly programs. Charles River Canoe & Kayak will be on-hand at the film fest to share more about paddling in the region.   

Arts at the Armory is located at 191 Highland Avenue between Davis and Union Squares in Somerville, MA. Doors open at 6pm; food and drinks will be available. Screenings begin at 7pm in the Performance Hall. Tickets are $12 in advance ($10 student) online here or at, or $15 at the door.

This showing is one of five screenings of the film festival that the Northern Forest Canoe Trail is hosting this spring throughout New York and New England.


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