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World tour of paddling film festival making stop in Concord

  • Outdoor New England owner Marty Parichand paddles down the rapids at the bottom of the Winnipesaukee River in March. Parichand is advocating for Franklin to install a whitewater play park in the river as a way to boost the city's economy and reinvigorate the community. Elodie Reed


By Associated Press
Monday, April 16, 2018

A world tour of the Paddling Film Festival is making a stop in Concord at the Red Rivers Theatre.

The annual festival features whitewater, adventure, canoeing and sea kayaking films at over 120 venues around the world, making several appearances in the U.S., Canada and overseas. The movie trailers can be viewed at paddlingfilmfestival.com .

The event on Wednesday is hosted by New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and the Contoocook River Canoe Company.

Proceeds benefit the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a 740-mile network linking the waterways of New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire and Maine.