The University of Maine is holding the third annual 12-hour BearFest Dance Marathon at 6 p.m. Feb. 1 at the New Balance Student Recreation Center to raise money for Eastern Maine Medical Center, an EMHS Foundation Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. The event — put on by students — aims to raise more than last year’s record of $52,000, with a $60,000 goal for 2014. As of Jan. 28, teams have raised $17,900. To participate, a minimum of $30 must be raised. Pledge and disability services information is available on the BearFest website.