DANFORTH — East Grand Adventure Race, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, East Grand School. Includes 20-mile race with a compass run, mountain biking, paddling (canoe or kayak), mud crawl, two-person crosscut saw competition, tomahawk throwing and log rolling. Fee $20 per person, which includes trophies, T-shirt, lunch and more than $1,000 in prizes for youth divisions. Proceeds benefit East Grand School’s outdoor education program. Website: http://www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race ; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; or call Dave Conley at 551-8729.
LINCOLN — Battle of the Schools: The Lynx Rush Edition, will be held noon-2 p.m. Saturday May 14, at Mattanawcook Academy, 33 Reed Drive. The course will be three miles with 20 obstacles. Competitors must wear a shirt with the school name on it. The first school to have five competitors cross the finish line wins the title. The winning school will receive a banner. Open to all current high school students for $10. Preregister at https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Lincoln/TheLynxRush.
HAMPDEN — The Hampden RH Foster American Legion Baseball Team will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. Saturdays, May 15 and 22, at Bordick Park in Hampden. Players ages 15 to 19 from Hampden Academy, Nokomis Regional High School, and Hermon High School, are eligible to try out. Contact Pete Huston at 318 8916 with questions.
BANGOR — Bangor Professional Fire Fighters IAFF Local 772, with the assistance of NECP, is sponsoring the Boston Red Sox Alumni Baseball Game at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Mansfield Stadium. Local sponsors will receive complimentary tickets to the game. Proceeds will benefit local youth athletics, local camps, Christmas gifts for needy families with children, families with children stricken by illness, scholarship funds, fellow firefighters and their families that have been stricken with serious illness or injuries and to assist with the overall betterment and operations of the Local 772.
HERMON — Hermon Region Baseball Camp, open to ages 7-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 20-24, at Hermon Elementary School, Billings Road. Registration ends June 13. No meals provided. Price is $135. For information, contact my.armssoftware.com/MAINEBASEBALL or email Nick Derba at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu for information.
ORONO — University of Maine Day Baseball Camp for ages 6-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27-July 1, at University of Maine Baseball Complex. Registration ends on June 6. Lunch provided. Cost is $265. For information, contact my.armssoftware.com/MAINEBASEBALL or email Nick Derba at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu
OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Department’s Grand Slam Baseball Academy, 2-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 25-29, Herbert Sargent Community Center, for boys and girls ages 6-12. Hitting catching, throwing, and baserunning. Appropriate for beginners and experienced players. Featuring former college coach Dean Husted, and other coaches. Cost is $80. To register, visit www.oldtownrec.com .
ORONO — University of Maine Summer Overnight/Commuter Baseball Camp for ages 6-18, Sunday-Thursday, July 31-Aug. 4, at University of Maine Baseball Complex. Registration is 2 p.m. Sunday, July 31. Noon departure Thursday, Aug. 4. All meals provided. Commuter price, $380; overnight price, $480. For information, contact my.armssoftware.com/MAINEBASEBALL or email Nick Derba at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu for information.
BREWER — Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is offering daily and weekly clinics and lessons to help athletes prepare for the spring sports season. All clinics are $20 per session. Contact Tim Bush at 207-951-2250 or email@example.com.
FORT FAIRFIELD — The 30th Tiger Basketball Camp will be held June 20-24 for boys and June 27-July 1 for girls. Open to all boys and girls in grades 1-8, camps will be limited to the first 125 applicants and will be held at the Fort Fairfield High School gyms. Sessions run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The camp will include breakfast and lunch each day with a special barbecue lunch on Tuesday. Each participant will also receive a “Tiger” Basketball T-shirt and a camp basketball. The $135 free includes the camp instruction, meals, awards, T-shirt and a basketball, as well as our ending “Family Barbecue” awards. Contact Larry Gardner at 551-5001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
MACHIAS — Overnight and day summer basketball camps at University of Maine at Machias: girls grades 7-12, June 20-23; boys grades 7-12, June 27-30; girls kindergarten-grade six, July 11-14; boys kindergarten-grade six, July 18-21. Train with 2016 YSCC champions. For information, contact Athletic Director Betsy Hayden at 255-1290 or visit the school Website at UMM.EDU .
PRESQUE ISLE — The Aroostook Basketball Camp will hold summer camps for ages 9-15 boys 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1 and girls Monday-Friday, July 11-15, at Northern Maine Community College and Presque Isle Middle School gymnasiums. The camps are designed to give each player the opportunity to develop his or her basketball skills through drills, games and lectures. Lunch provided each day in the college dining hall. For information , contact Bill Casavant at 764-0810 or email@example.com
OLD TOWN — Sixth annual Old Town Coyote Boys Basketball JamCamp 2016, Monday-Friday, July 18-22, Old Town High School, 203 Stillwater Ave.Contact Brian McDormand at 290-7641; firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com .
KOSSUTH — Baskahegan Stream Canoe Race, 7:30 a.m. Saturday May 14, 34 miles, pre-registration required 7 a.m.; contact: Dave Conley at 551-8729; firstname.lastname@example.org
WASHBURN — Aroostook River Fun Run Canoe & Kayak Race (Thomas Brewer Park), 10 a.m. Saturday May 14, 8 miles, $10 registration, $15 day of race 8-9:30 a.m.; contact: Mike Gudreau at 540-6142, email@example.com
YARMOUTH — Run of the Royal Corporate Canoe Challenge (at Yarmouth History Center E Elm St.), 10 a.m. Saturday May 14, 2.5 mi. per leg for 8-person relay, Registration: $475 for Corporate & $425 for Corporate Chamber of Commerce member (before May 9), $550 for Corporate & $500 for CoC member & Non-Corporate (after May 9); contact: David Truesdell at firstname.lastname@example.org
CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The 2016 Backwoods Duathlon mountain bike and trail running race by Maine Huts and Trails and Baxter Outdoors, either solo or as a team of two, and race by bike and by foot on the trails surrounding Stratton Brook Hut 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. The trail running segment is 10K, and the mountain biking segment is 15K, which includes an exciting descent down Oak Knoll Trail.
BAR HARBOR — The Island Connections Driving for Rides Golf Tournament, 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at Kebo Valley Golf Club, 136 Eagle Lake Road. The cost to participate is $85, including 18 holes of golf, cart, goody bag and dinner. The tournament will benefit Island Connections’ mission to provide free transportation and other services to seniors and people with disabilities from Mount Desert Island and surrounding islands. Rain date is Tuesday, May 24. For information, call 288-4457 or email email@example.com.
OLD TOWN — The third annual Ernest H. Philbrick Memorial Golf Tournament May 21, at Hidden Meadows Golf Course. Two shotgun starts with scramble/best ball format. Starts at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Entry fee of $220 per team includes 18 holes with cart, one bucket of balls for driving range, and lunch served 12:15-1 p.m. Registration form and fee due by May 18. Long drive, closest to pin, and hole-in-one contests. The hole-in-one prize is a package to Las Vegas valued at $5,000. To receive a registration form or information, call Mike Rowe at 355-5457 or download a registration form at www.hiddenmeadowsgolf.com. All proceeds will benefit the Ernest H. Philbrick Memorial Scholarship Fund.
OLD TOWN — Orono High School Class of 2016 is hosting a golf tournament at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 22, at Hidden Meadows in Old Town. Participants arrive by 7:30 a.m. for shotgun start at 8 a.m. Registration $50. Prizes. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, doughnuts and coffee at registration, and lunch. To register or for information, contact Heather Holmes, class adviser at firstname.lastname@example.org .
FORT FAIRFIELD — The 19th annual Memorial Day Golf Scramble, sponsored by Fort Fairfield Athletic Boosters, is Saturday, May 28, at Aroostook Valley Country Club in Fort Fairfield. Shotgun start at noon. Registration 11-11:45 a.m., field is limited to 40 teams, $65 per person includes a steak or chicken barbecue. There are men’s, women’s and mixed divisions. Over $5,000 in prizes will be awarded to the top 10 net teams and top four gross teams. Golfers have a chance to win a 2016 Honda Civic supplied by Griffeth Honda of Presque Isle for a hole-in-one and a $10,000 cash hole-in-one contest sponsored by the Par and Grill of Caribou. Contact Larry Gardner at 551-5001 or email email@example.com for more information.
PITTSFIELD — Registration is open for PGA Junior League Golf at JW Parks Golf Course. PGA Junior League Golf for boys and girls ages 13 and under to learn golf under the direction of PGA professionals who serve as team captains. Online registration is open through PGAJLG.com. Participants wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with their friends. Play consists of four, nine-hole matches in a two-person scramble format for competition. Team captains can substitute players every three holes, so everyone can participate. Cost is $99, which includes team jerseys, practices, lessons, matches, post-season playoffs and a junior membership. If the goal of 40 players (four teams) is reached, each player will receive a $50 rebate at the end of the season. Practices begin in May; league play in June. For info, visit JWParksGolf.com or call 487-5545.
HERMON — The Bangor Knights of Columbus 20th annual Harold Bouchard Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Knights of Columbus charities at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Hermon Meadows Golf Course, Billings Road. Scramble format. $80 per player includes entry, cart, prize opportunities and post-event barbecue. For information, contact Brett Baber at 942-2898 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HERMON — The fifth annual Tee Off For Lyme will take place Sunday, June 5, at Hermon Meadow Golf Club. A fundraiser for MaineLyme. The event will feature prizes, gifts, a silent auction, T-shirts and a barbecue lunch. The cost is $65. MaineLyme seeks individual golfers, teams and sponsors for the event. There are three sponsor levels in addition to sponsoring a team or individuals. For information, to register, for the golf event, learn about sponsorship or Lyme disease go to mainelyme.org.
BREWER — Brewer Parks & Recreation Department, in cooperation with the Pine Hill Golf Club, will offer golf lessons for women Monday evenings, beginning June 6. The four-week group lesson format is designed for players of all levels and will include fundamentals for the beginning player, as well as tips for the more experienced golfer. Registration fee is $55 for Brewer residents and $70 for non-residents. PGA Professional Mark Hall will be the instructor. Space is limited so register soon by contacting the Brewer Parks & Recreation Department at 989-5199.
BAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor Bank and Trust’s 23rd annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Park Street Playground Project in Bar Harbor, Tuesday, June 7, at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. For information, call Cathy Planchart at the bank at 667-0660, ext. 4655.
DOVER-FOXCROFT — Mayo Regional Hospital is co-sponsoring the 2016 annual Golf Open to benefit Pine Tree Hospice on June 11, at Foxcroft Golf Club. The rain date is June 18. There will be 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. shotgun starts. Registraion fee is $40, including lunch. Prizes include Preservation Passes which entitle the winning team to 18 holes including cart at any one of the following clubs: Sunday River Golf Club, Old Marsh Country Club, Penobscot Valley Country Club, or Bath Golf Club. Additional prizes are passes to Mt. Kineo Golf Course or Mingo Springs Golf Course. Call Foxcroft Golf Club at 564-8887 to pre-register. For information, call Pine Tree Hospice at 564-4346 or email email@example.com.
EAST MILLINOCKET — Hillcrest Golf Club and the East Millinocket Recreation Department are sponsoring a youth golf clinic 1-5 p.m. Thursday, June 16, and 8 a.m.-noon Friday, June 17. Deadline to register is June 1. Cost is $12. 746-3553.
BANGOR — Bangor All Sports Boosters’ Swing for the Rams Golf Scramble, 8 a.m. Friday, June 24, Bangor Municipal Golf Course, 278 Webster Ave. Proceeds will benefit athletic programs at Bangor High School. Individual registration of $100 includes greens fees, golf cart, water and lunch at Hero’s on the Green. Check-in at 7 a.m.; 8 a.m. shotgun start. Sponsorship opportunities. For information, contact Marc Inman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 745-8473.
BETHEL — Bethel Rotary May Day 5K (Crescent Park School, 19 Crescent St.), 10 a.m. Saturday May 14, $12 registration for adults, $8 for kids (12 and under), $45 for adult team of 4 (5K), $30 for kids team of 4 (1-mile or 5K), check-in and day-of registration at 8 a.m., to register online: http://www.bethelrotary.org; contact: Kevin Finley 890-5244, email@example.com
BRUNSWICK — 3rd Annual Bobcat 5k & 1-Mile Family Fun Run (Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School, 44 McKeen St.), 9 a.m. 5K race, 8:30 a.m. fun run Saturday May 14, registration fees: $8/1-Mile pre-registration, $10 day of race, $20/5K pre-registration, $25 day of race, pre-registration Family Pack (4 or more) $17 per runner, packet pick-up Friday May 13 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the school lobby or race day registration from 7-8:15 a.m., contact: Kerry McQuaid at firstname.lastname@example.org
FALMOUTH — Habitat For Humanity Falmouth Foreside 5K Race & Walk (Episcopal Church of St. Mary, Foreside Rd.), 9 a.m. Saturday May 14, $25 registration, $30 day of race, $10/students, free for kids under 9, registration at 8 a.m., online registration: habitatportlandme.org; contact 266-0475
MILBRIDGE — Elaine Hill Love a Nurse 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run (Bayview and Fickett’s Point Rd.), Saturday May 14, 10 a.m. 5K, 9:30 a.m. kids run, $15 registration, $5 kids run, register day of race 8:45-9:30 a.m. at Milbridge Town Marina on Bayview St., online registration: http://www.whrl.org/programs/elaine-hill/5k/;
PORTLAND — Hard Cider Run 5K Run/Walk (Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson St.), 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, $40 registration, price increases May 1, 11:59 p.m., day of race registration from 8-10 a.m., to register online or for more info:runsignup.com
SOUTH BERWICK — 1791 Trail Run 5K (Berwick Academy, 31 Academy St.), 9 a.m. Saturday May 14, $30 registration for individuals, $25 for team (5 or more), online registration deadline noon Friday May 13, contact info and registration at: https://www.runreg.com/berwicktrailrun
WAYNE — Black Bear Boogie Black Bear Boogie 5K Run/Walk (Wayne Elementary School, 48 Pond Rd.), 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14, registration $20, day of race registration from 8:15-8:45 a.m., registration forms may also be picked up at Maranacook HS, contact: Kimberly Radley at 685-4923 ext. 1070, or email@example.com, Chris Tamborini at 685-4923 ext. 1025 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESQUE ISLE — Got Guts? 5K to benefit Crohn’s and colitis disease research, 10 a.m. Sunday, May 15, The Aroostook Medical Center’s A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital, 140 Academy St. Pre-registration $15 through “Got Guts? For Crohn’s & Colitis 5K Walk/Run and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run” on Facebook. Registration begins 8:30 a.m. and is $20 day of event. Walkers begin at 10 a.m.; runners at 10:15 a.m. Partly trail so leave strollers home. Virtual option. Free 1 mile fun run for kids at 9:30 a.m. http://www.tamc.org
AUGUSTA — Not Your Ordinary 5K (park next to YMCA), 9 a.m. Sunday May 15, $25 registration for adult, $15 for youth 16 and under; registration at 8 a.m. at race site or at: nrcm.kintera.org
BRUNSWICK — Run for Independence 1-Mile/10K/5K (Brunswick Jr. High, 65 Columbia Ave.), 9 a.m. Saturday May 15, event includes a 10K wheeled event, registration $15/1-Mile, $20/5K, $25/10K (both wheeled and run), kids fun run is free, 20 percent discount for teams (5 or more participants), added $5 fee for each race after May 10th, online registration: runforindependence.org; contact: Dennis St. Pierre at 725-4371, x2103
EAST MACHIAS — Downeast Salmon Federation’s fourth annual Smolt Bolt and Bloater Bash 4-mile trail race paired with a smoked alewife celebration, Saturday, May 21. Race will start at the Machias dike and follow the Downeast Sunrise Trail to the East Machias Aquatic Research Center at 13 Willow St., where whole alewives, also called bloaters, will be smoked. All proceeds will help DSF finish the renovations on its building to include a classroom and a wet lab. The Atlantic salmon hatchery will be in full operation and open to visitors for tours. Register at EMARC or online at www.mainesalmonrivers.org or call 255-0676.
CARMEL — Caravel 5 Miler (Caravel Middle School, 520 Irish Rd.), 9 a.m. race start, 8 a.m. for walkers, Saturday May 21, $10 registration before race day for adult, $5 for CMS students, $15 on race day, $10 for students; register at 7:30 a.m. at middle school, or online at: http://www.sub5.com or register by mail: Caravel 5 Miler, 520 Irish Road, Carmel, Me. 04419. Checks payable to “CMS”; for info call 848-3615
ORONO — The second annual Black Bear Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K will take place on June 5, on the University of Maine campus. Starts on the Beckett track with a run through the campus, along the river and through Orono and Old Town. Course will feature cheer stations, music and lots of water stops. Registration: https://racewire.com/register.php?id=5795
BANGOR — Husson University soccer camps, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27-July 1, and Aug. 1-5, for boys and girls ages 5-14, and Aug. 8-12, for high school soccer players in grades 9-12 who intend to play soccer at the freshman, junior varsity, or varsity levels, at Boucher Field. Head men’s soccer coach Gavin Penny will direct. The camps are geared toward high school players with collegiate soccer aspirations. The cost is $200 for each camper and $180 for each additional camper; contact Penny at 973-1041 or via email email@example.com u
The Recreation Department in Millinocket, East Millinocket and Medway is offering a Co-Ed Softball League. If anyone is interested in putting in a team please contact the Recreation Department at 746-3553.
BRUNSWICK — Annual Maine Pines Racquet and Fitness Club’s USTA 35 year and older national tournament 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, June 2-5, at Maine Pines, 120 Harpswell Road. Playing again this year for his second win, Paulo Barros will compete with Nnamdi Ehirim, R.D Ferman, and several more contestants for this year’s championship title, including the No. 3 men’s over 35 doubles team in the world Milos Kaprivica and his partner Robert Kuseski. Free to spectators. Lobster after tournament on June 5, at Thomas Point Beach. Cost is $20 for Maine Pines members; $25 for nonmembers. Tickets available at Maine Pines. Contact Andrea Gerogian at 729-8433 for information.
ORONO — Registration is open for the second annual Junior Bears Triathlon June 4 on the University of Maine campus.The Junior Bears Triathlon is a fundraiser for Black Bear Aquatics, a competition-based swim team based at UMaine’s Wallace Pool. The triathlon is open to children ages 6-14. Athletes will swim in the Wallace Pool and bike and run on closed roads and paths. Regular registration for $30, through June 2. Registration available 7:30-8 a.m. on race day for $40. First 50 athletes to register will be entered into a drawing for two pairs of tickets to Waterfront Concerts. Contact Andrea Oldenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-375-5248.
CAMDEN — The Camden Classics Cup will be held July 28-30, opening the classic yacht racing season in Maine. Positioned the weekend before the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta, Maine’s largest classic yacht race, and presented by Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in conjunction with the Camden Yacht Club. There will be a Friday night dock party at the Rhumb Line, the new restaurant at Lyman-Morse at Wayfarer and a dance party at the Camden Yacht Club. For information on classes and divisions, and to register, visit the website at www.camdenclassicscup.com . All proceeds will benefit LifeFlight of Maine. For information: www.camdenclassicscup.com email@example.com