On Deck, a sports calendar for April 19, 2013

Posted April 18, 2013, at 10:46 p.m.

BASEBALL

At Hampden, Hampden Recreation Department “Diamond Drills Baseball Clinics,” conducted by longtime coach and veteran clinician Jon Perry, Sunday, April 21, 10-11:30 a.m., Sunday, April 28, 10-11:30 a.m.; sessions will include live hitting and bunting drills, participants should bring their own bats and gloves; SAD 22 residents $15 per sessions, nonresidents $20 per session; call the Hampden Rec Department at 862-6451.

CANOE RACING

Kenduskeag Stream Race

Bangor Parks and Rec is accepting registrations for 47th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, race is April 20, preregistrations accepted until 1 p.m. April 19; fee is $20 per person with preregistration, $40 per person race day; race-day registrations will be accepted only from 6:30-7:30 a.m.; race registrations available online and at Parks and Rec office at 647 Main St., for info or to register visit www.bangorparksandrec.com or call 207-992-4490.

GOLF

Golf ‘Fore’ Women

At Brewer, Pine Hill Golf Club, Brewer Parks and Rec four-week program, begins May 16, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. time slots, designed for all players, beginner to experienced, lessons from PGA pro Mark Hall, $55 for residents, $65 for nonresidents, for info contact Parks and Rec, 989-5199.

HOCKEY

UMaine awards banquet

At Brewer, Jeff’s Catering, The Friends of Maine Hockey’s University of Maine men’s hockey team annual awards banquet, Friday, May 10, social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., buffet dinner to follow; banquet is open to the public; live auction, silent auction and senior road jersey auction, with proceeds to benefit Black Bears hockey; other highlights inclue senior video and Dan Hannigan’s humor; tickets are $40 each and tables of eight may be reserved for $320, reservations must be made by April 26, make checks out to the “University of Maine” and should be sent to UMaine Men’s Hockey Banquet, Friends of Maine Hockey, 5701 Alfond Arena, Orono, Maine 04469; for more information, visit www.goblackbears.com or contact Cherie Damon, FOMH Banquet Chairperson, at CDICEmom2@aol.com or 207-949-4745.

ROAD RACING

Unity College Spring 5K

ROAD RACING

Saturday, April 20

At Unity, 31st Unity College Spring 5K Road Race, coincides with Unity College’s Earth Day celebration; course starts at Unity College gymnasium and winds through the village of Unity, co-sponsored by Central Maine Striders running club, registration starts at 8 a.m. in the college’s Activities Building, race begins at 9:30 a.m., walkers start at 9:15, registration fee is $10, prizes for various age groups will be awarded, contact Gary Zane for more info (948-9241 or email gzane@unity.edu).

Animal Orphaniage 5K

At Old Town, Old Town-Orono YMCA’s 5K road race and walk to benfit The Animal Orphanage, a no-kill stray animal shelter; Sunday, April 28, at Old Town-Orono Y, race day registration starts at 8:30 a.m., race starts at 10:30 a.m., $15 for individual runners/walkers, $12 for a family, T-shirts to first 100 individual $15 registrants; pets welcome, but must be on a leash; trophies and ribbons for various age groups and categories; for more info or to pre-register call 299-7324 or e-mail rfowler2@raodrunner.com

Saturday, April 27

At Bangor, 5K in memory of Bangor native Erin Woolley, who died of cancer in 2010, along Bangor Waterfront, 10 a.m. start, to benefit Spruce Run and a scholarship in Erin’s memory through University of Maine swimming and diving team, where she was a member, for more info or to register, visit www.erinsrun.org or contact Ben Sprague at (207) 852-1405, bsprague1@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 11

At Blue Hill, Relay for Life-Team USA hosting second annual 5K fundraiser, registration at 7:30 a.m. at Blue Hill Town Park, Fun Run starts at 8 a.m., 5K at 8:30 a.m., preregister by April 26 for a free T-shirt, 5K registration $20; small prizes awarded, Family Fun Run is by donation, For a registration form or questions, call Kristy 904-7429 or Traci at 367-2456. Please include name, phone number and email/mailing address, or email Kenna_Brady@yahoo.com for a form.

SOFTBALL

Bangor Slow-Pitch Tourneys

At Bangor, men’s USSSA slow-pitch tourney on April 27 and coed USSA slow-pitch tourney on April 28; $225 fee for both, discount for teams that play in the men’s tourney; coed will be six men, four women; for info contact Matt Apselund, 215-6317

Bangor Rec seeks teams

At Bangor, Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St., Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for teams for Summer Adult Softball League; available leagues are Men’s, Church and Co-ed, an informational meeting for team representatives is scheduled March 21, 6 p.m.; roster forms and more information can be found at www.BangorParksandRec.com, by calling 992-4493, or at our office at 647 Main St.

TRIATHLONS

East Grand Adventure Race

At Danforth, 8th annual East Grand Adventure Race on May 11, 20-mile triathlon includes a 1.5-plus-mile off-trail compass run, 9-plus-mile mountain biking, 7-plus miles of canoeing; climbing wall challenge and extra challenges in the field; two-person divisions: high school boys, girls, mixed; adult men, women, mixed, juniors, seniors; open division can compete as individuals or on teams of any size, relay, kayak or canoe; entry fee $20 per person which includes trophies, T-shirts, lunch and more than $1,000 in prizes for youth divisions; proceeds benefit East Grand High School’s outdoor education program, sponsored by First Wind, Woodie Wheaton Land Trust and Ski Rack Sports; registration deadline May 10; contact Dave Conley, 207-551-8729 or dave@canoethewild.com., www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race

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