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Butte Box Derby
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Date: July 12, 4:00 pm
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Location: Maroon Ave
Details: Do you want to be the Mario Andretti of Maroon Ave? Do you think you can build the fastest gravity propelled car? On Saturday, July 13th, Paradise Place School will be hosting the inaugural Butte Box Derby. Build a car and come race against your friends down Maroon Ave and be declared the fastest in the Butte. There will be races for children, youth and adults. The rules are simple - the car must have wheels, be steerable, have a way to stop and you must wear a helmet. Check-in, safety inspection and time trials start at 2:00pm with the races starting at 4:00pm. Build a car or just cheer on your bros! For more information, call Paradise Place at 349-2149 or visit paradiseplace.org.
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Friday, Jul 12
   
 
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FUNDRAISER / PARTY
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CLASS / LECTURE
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