Calendar of Maine Sports and Recreation Events

Posted Aug. 05, 2010, at 11:44 p.m.

Baseball

Hitting/Fielding Clinics

At Brewer, WIN Athletic Training Center, youth baseball hitting and fielding clinics Sundays, 3-4 p.m. for hitting, 4-5 p.m. for fielding, $15 per session, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com

Sunday, Aug. 8

At Portland, Portland Sea Dogs bus trip and guys day out hosted by Lee Academy, coach departs Lee at 8:30 a.m. with pickups in Lincoln, Bangor and Augusta, 1 p.m. game time, $40 per person includes refreshments on the bus, game ticket and round trip, seating is limited, call Lee Academy athletic director Randy Harris at 290-7844

Belfast Merchants

At Belfast, the Belfast Merchants seek baseball games, will take on all challengers, call 338-3236 or 505-5933

Basketball

Saturday, Aug. 7

At Hampden, Hampden Country Club, second annual Bronco Basketball Golf Scramble to benefit the HA boys and girls basketball teams, four-man scramble, $160 per team or $40 per individual, 7:15 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. shotgun start, 18 holes, carts extra, contact Chad Bradbury 478-6543 or bradbury14@yahoo.com

Husson Hoops Day Camp

At Bangor, Husson Hoops Day Camp, Aug. 9-13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., boys and girls grades 3-8, for more info contact Warren Caruso at 990-3830 or 941-7112 or email carusow@husson.edu

Booster clubs

Orono Booster Club

At Orono, Orono High School Booster Club signups for the fall sports season concessions at information night, Aug. 15, 6 p.m., in the high school gym, for more information call 866-4916 or visit www.rsu26.org

Canoe racing

Saturday, Aug. 7

At Medway, Wooden Canoe Festival on East Branch of Penobscot River, whitewater, registration 8-9 a.m., $10, starts at 10 a.m., call Brenda Wheaton at 723-4443 or info@katahdinmaine.com, visit www.katahdinmaine.com

Thursday, Aug. 12

At Brunswick, Water Street Boat Landing, Androscoggin River, flat water group training and fun race, FW Series No. 7, 6:30 p.m. donation accepted, email Laurie Stearns at sculpture@lauriestearns.com

Sunday, Aug. 15

At Brunswick, Water Street Boat Landing, Androscoggin Hand-Powered Regatta, flat water, registration at 8 a.m., race at 9 a.m., call Alice Andrenyak at 729-6313

Thursday, Aug. 19

At Orono, Stillwater River, flat water, FW Series No. 8, C-1 emphasis, 6:30 p.m. start at Brown’s Beach on Bennoch Road, donations accepted, call Jeff Owen at 866-2348 or email jcowen_01@yahoo.com

Saturday, Aug. 21

At Verona, Verona Island Boat Launch, Tour di Verona, flat water, 11 miles, registration at 10:30 a.m. noon start, $10 per paddler, call Earl Baldwin Jr. at 825-4439

Saturday, Sept. 11

At Brewer, Ebb Tide Marathon, flat water, 11 miles, registration at 10:30 a.m. at Brewer boat launch, $10 per paddler, starts at noon, call Earl Baldwin Jr. at 825-4439

Sunday, Oct. 10

At Bar Harbor, Long Pond, War Canoe Race, flat water, registration 10:30-11:30 a.m., $20 includes all-you-can-eat barbecue at Atlantic Brewing Company, noon start, call Tammy Kelly at 667-3947 or email tammykwh20w@hotmail.com

Football

High School Official Classes

At Bangor, ROTC room at Bangor High School, the Bangor chapter of Maine Football Officials will begin classes for prospective high school officials Aug. 17 at 7 p.m., runs each Tuesday for 11 weeks, for more information contact Alan Kochis at 989-4372 or Allan Snell 825-4515

Hampden Youth Football

At Hampden, football camp Aug. 10-12, 5-7 p.m., grades 3-6, $35; youth football season follows, $125 entry for season; contact Joe Oliver, 862-5253

Youth Football

At Orono, youth football for grades 5-6, starts Tuesday, Aug. 17 at Old Town Orono YMCA, registration now open, contact Brian Pordon at 827-9622 or bpordonotoy@roadrunner.com

Golf

Ladies Twilight League

At Trenton, Bar Harbor Golf Course ladies twilight league, every Tuesday until the fall, week-by-week signup, all skill levels welcome, for more information contact Sally Hutchins at 610-1975 or Donna Jancewicz at 422-3069

Men’s League

At Holden, Traditions Golf Club, Men’s Golf League Thursdays, 8:30 a.m., through the fall, those wanting to participate call 989-9909

Women’s Instruction

At Holden, Traditions Golf Club, women’s instructional programs, Wednesdays 6-7 p.m., $8 per session, through the summer, call 989-9909

Traditions Junior Program

At Holden, summer junior golf clinic, Fridays through Aug. 6, one-hour sessions between 9 a.m. and noon in three age groups, call 989-9909

Sunday, Aug. 8

At Winterport, Streamside Golf Course, Applebee’s 3rd annual golf tournament to benefit Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, 9 a.m. start, four-person scramble, $220 per team or $55 per person, 18 holes with cart, lunch, contests, prizes, call Tracy Gran Jr. at 570-2792 or Streamside GC at 223-9009

At Kenduskeag, Kenduskeag Golf and Country Club, Angela Stokes-Mahoney Memorial Golf Tournament, to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 10 a.m. start, rain or shine, $30 per person for 18 holes of golf, food, beverages and prizes, limited number of carts available for additional $10, to register call Jim Thiel at 884-8442 or 735-5454

Saturday, Aug. 14

At Brewer, Pine Hill Golf Course, 5th annual “MJ’s Caps Connections” Relay for Life golf tournament to benefit American Cancer Society, 3-person scramble, 18 holes, 1 p.m. start, $50 per player includes greens fee and lunch, $10,000 hole-in-one prize, men’s and ladies’ divisions, gross and net prizes; contact Sandra Meehan at 989-2108 or Pine Hill GC at 989-3824.

At Kenduskeag, Kenduskeag Golf and Country Club, Brianna Rachel Fund for Kids 9-Hole Scramble, 8 a.m. four-person scramble, $30 each person includes lunch, prizes, carts $10, to reserve tee times and carts call 884-7330

Aug. 16-20

At Winterport, Junior Golf Camp at Sonny’s Driving Range, ages 15-18, 8-11:30 a.m. each day, learn fundamentals, course management, match play and etiquette, nine-hole tournament at end, $240, call 223-5242 or visit sonnysrange.com

Saturday, Aug. 21

At Orrington, Rocky Knoll Country Club, seventh annual golf tournament, 8 a.m. start, hosted by the Men’s Group of East Orrington Congregational Church, $60 includes 18 holes, cart and lunch, call Joe Simpson at 659-3465

Saturday, Aug. 28

At Old Town, Hidden Meadows Golf Course, Hockey Boosters of John Bapst Memorial High School 5th annual tournament fundraiser, 8 a.m. shotgun start, rain or shine, 20-team limit, prizes, $250 per team or $65 per golfer, includes cart and lunch; hole sponsorships available, email Michelle Robertson at michelle04411@yahoo.com

Tuesday, Aug. 31

At Vassalboro, Natanis Golf Course, Dennis Allen Memorial Golf Classic, four-person scramble, 11 a.m. start, $85 per person, $300 per foursome, for more information call 564-4251 or allenclassic@mayohospital.com

Saturday, Sept. 18

At Hermon, Hermon Meadow Golf Course, Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum Awareness Association Tournament $100 includes contests, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., call Matt Schilmoeller at 478-4461 or email mshooka42@aol.com

Sunday, Sept. 19

At Hermon, Hermon Meadow Golf Course, Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum Awareness Association fundraiser golf tournament, 8 a.m. start, $100, for more information contact Matt Schilmoeller at 478-4461 or email mshooka42@aol.com

Road racing

Saturday, Aug. 7

At Calais, Calais Main Street Park, Johnson’s True Value 5-Mile Race, 9 a.m., all runners must show passport, preregister ($10) at City Hall or by emailing calaisrec@midmaine.com, late registrations ($20) accepted 7-8 a.m. on race day

At Dover-Foxcroft, YM

CA, Pony Pride Alumni 5K, 7 a.m. registration 8 a.m. start, $12

Saturday, Aug. 14

At Birch Harbor, George Schaefer Memorial 5K Road Race, in conjunction with the Winter Harbor Lobster Festival, 8:30 a.m. start, 7 a.m. registration, for more information or to register contact Becky O’Keefe at 669-2187 or register at www.edenathletics.com

Sunday, Aug. 15

At Fort Kent, UMFK Sports Center, the University of Maine-Fort Kent Youth Voices 5K and 10K, 9 a.m., open to all age groups, 8 a.m. registration, $15, for more information contact Eric Werntgen at 834-7828 or Reegan Brown at 834-1943 or www.athletics.umfk.maine.edu/um5k

Sunday, Aug. 22

At Cape Ann, Mass., Run Gloucester! 7-mile road race, 8 a.m. start, register online for $35 until Aug. 20, race-day registration from 6-7:45 p.m. for $40, for more information or to register www.rungloucester.com

Saturday, Aug. 28

At Houlton, Houlton Band of Maliseet Riverside Recreation Center, Maliseet 4-Miler, 9 a.m. start, 8 a.m. registration, $8, for more information contact Alissa Black at 532-2240

At Hampden, Warren Bishop Memorial Run, 2.8 miles on Hampden Academy cross country course or 1.5 mile fun run/walk, registration at 7:30 a.m. at Hampden Academy, race at 9 a.m., forms available at Hampden Acdemy, call Dick Balentine at 862-4562

Saturday, Sept. 25

At Indian Island, Penobscot Nation Community Building, Ralph K. Thomas 8K, 8:30 a.m. start, 7 a.m. registration, $10 pre-registration, $12 race day, for more information contact Bob Bryant at 817-7358 or Dale Lolar at 817-7425

Running

YMCA Running Course

At Bar Harbor, MDI YMCA summer running course to develop proper running skills, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m., contact Becky Carroll at 288-3511 or email wellness@mdiymca.org

Soccer

Saturday, Aug. 7

At Caribou, the Northern Maine Board of Approved Soccer Officials clinic for prospective soccer officials, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., those 18 years of age or older and interested in officiating middle school and junior varsity games in the fall in Aroostook County, $35, pre-registration recommended, for more information or to register contact Bob Stedt at 896-5501, 896-5514, cell 540-2550 or email rstedt@maine.rr.com

Youth Soccer

At Orono, youth soccer for grades K-6 starts on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at Old Town Orono YMCA, registration now open, contact Brian Pordon at 827-9622 or bpordonotoy@roadrunner.com

Friday, Aug. 20

At Bangor, Bangor High field, 4th annual Bangor High girls soccer alumnae game, current varsity team against alumnae, 6 p.m., in memory of Bangor alum Danielle Marie Thompson (Class of 2003), admission free but donations go to Danielle Marie Thompson Scholarship Fund, which benefits soccer players, alumnae who wish to participate must register by Aug. 19, $20 includes a T-shirt and benefits scholarship fund, for more info, contact Pam Tweedie at 947-7245 or by email at Tweedie321@aol.com

Softball

Hitting/Fielding Clinics

At Brewer, WIN Athletic Training Center, youth softball hitting and fielding clinics Sundays, 5-6 p.m. for hitting and 6-7 p.m. for fielding, $15 per session, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com

Fall Co-ed League

At Bangor, fall co-ed league team signup, 6 men, 4 women, entry deadline Aug. 20, Saturday night doubleheaders starting Aug. 28, $325 per team, contact Matt 215-6317

Saturday, Aug. 21

At Bangor, Union Street Field, Aspelund Coed Softball Tourney, $160, seven men and three women, limit of 14 teams, contact Matt Aspelund 215-6317

Adult Co-Ed Tournaments

At Milford, Old Town Orono YMCA adult co-ed softball tournaments at Lewis Libby School, Aug. 7 and Sept. 18, $140 per team, call Brian Pordon at 827-9622 or email bpordonotoy@roadrunner.com

Aug. 28-29

At Augusta, 10-man modified pitch softball tournament, on Augusta fields, ASA rules apply, $150, Aug. 19 entry deadline, contact Tim at 314-9857 or t_rod65@yahoo.com

Sept. 4-5

At Augusta, Augusta Labor Day Classic softball tournament, on Augusta fields, ASA rules apply, open to class D teams only, $150, Aug. 26 entry deadline, contact Tim at 314-9857 or t_rod65@yahoo.com

Swimming

Drop In Swim Lessons

At Bar Harbor, MDI YMCA drop in swimming lessons, for adults or children, $10 for half-hour lesson, Fridays 9-9:30 a.m. or 9:30-10 a.m., for more info contact Mark Schoon at 288-3511 or email aquatics@mdiymca.org

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