SMITHFIELD — A free boating education course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at Fairview Grange.

The North Pond Association and Fairview Grange 342 will offer the Maine Department of Fish and Wildlife course. This is an interactive course with MDIF & W instructor Craig Gerry who gives examples of his own experiences and other accounts of boating incidents.

Participants are asked to share knowledge as well. Lunch is included or participants can bring their own. This is the only site in Somerset and Kennebec counties this course will be offered.

For more information or to register, call 362-1009.