Shooting lessons

At Bangor, Individual Shooting and Player Position Play Lessons, $30 for one-hour sessions per player, two players $15 per hour, site provided, for info contact Bob Cimbollek at 356-6787.

Basketball Officials Class

At Winterport, Reeds Brook Middle School, Room 164, Eastern Maine Board 111 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials is offering a prospective officials class for anyone age 18 or older interested in becoming certified basketball officials, open to individuals living in Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo Counties; class will be held in R are eligible to take this class. The class will be held Sundays and Wednesdays from 6-8:30 p.m. for seven weeks starting Sept. 29 and culminating with a written rules test on Nov. 4, a fee covers books, materials and testing; contact Dave Ames, Board #111 Interpreter, at 789-5118 or via email at

Nov. 2-3

At Fredericton, New Brunswick, sixth annual Delta Hotel Northside Minor Basketball Association, seeking Maine teams for its event Nov. 2-3, Basketball New Brunswick Bamtam A, B for girls in grades 7-8, three games guaranteed, visit or contact Brad Janes at


Fall Skills Academy

At Waterville, Thomas College, Maine Field Hockey Academy’s Fall Skills Academy, girls pre-K through sixth grade, Monday nights beginning Sept. 9, 5-6:30 p.m., register at; contact Amy Bernatchez for more info 207-314-2353


Sunday, Sept. 8

Maine Women’s Basketball tourney

At Belgrade Lakes Golf Club, the Friends of Maine Women’s Basketball’s 19th annual Golf Classic, Sept. 8, registration begins at 11:30 a.m., shotgun at noon kicks off four-person scramble format, barbecue during tourney, special hole features and prizes, cost of $150 per golfer includes a cart and barbecue, for more info contact Samantha Wheeler by email at or by phone at 207-581-1075.

Friday, Sept. 13

At Kennebunk, Webhannet Golf Club, Curtis Lake Christian Church second annual Freedom Classic Golf Tournament; benefits Amirah Boston and Caring Unlimited; registration noon, with shotgun start at 1 p.m. ; awards reception, raffle, and dinner at Webhannet Clubhouse. $110 per player or $400 per foursome; hole sponsorship opportunities at $150 for non-golfers who want to help. Sharon Rogers at 324-065 or

Saturday, Sept. 14

At Brooks, Country View Golf Course, FUTURE MSAD3’s 10th annual golf tournament fundraiser, Sept. 14, continental breakfast and lunch served, many prizes, call Shirley Caler 342-5993, or visit


Fall classes

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Recreation building, Bangor Parks and Recreation and Pine Tree Karate are now accepting registrations for its September and/or October Karate Classes for both beginner and experienced participants; classes begin Sept. 4: beginners on Mondays and Wednesdays; experienced on Tuesdays and Thursdays; $60 for residents, $65 for nonresidents; visit or call the office at 992-4490.


Sunday, Sept.15

At Bangor, start at Bangor Waterfront, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K, 10 a.m., register on-line at or call 922-3303, registration opportunities at Broadway Shopping Center next to H&R Block Sept. 5-14, race morning registration at the waterfront 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14

At Millinocket, Stearns High School, 199 State St., Trails End Festival 5K run/walk and 2.5K walk to benefit the Michaud Trail Maintenance Fund, registration begins 7 a.m., race 8 a.m., $15, race follows the newly developed Michaud Trail through downtown, prizes and raffle available after the run, T-shirts available for additional fee; info at, registration at

Saturday, Sept. 28

At Baileyville, Woodland High School, Dragon’s Breath 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by WHS National Honor Society, race starts at 9 a.m., registration begins at 8 a.m., $15, first 50 registrants receive free T-shirt; 7 age divisions, with medals; registration forms available at or on Facebook; contact Woodland High School at



Sunday, Sept. 15

At Canaan, Silverton Sporting Ranch’s Youth Sporting Clays Event, 9 a.m., ages 10-18, 25 and then 50 targets, preregistration is not required but appreciated by calling 399-3647 or emailing


Sept. 6-7

At Orono and University of Maine, Orono Festival Days Softball Tournament, tournament is coed with minimum of two women in the lineup, $80 per team, three games guaranteed, contact Rob St. Louis 207-852-1033

Sept. 7-8

At Woodland, Woodland Coed Softball Tournament, $150 entry fee, double elimination, 7 men/3 women, 1-1 count with ASA rules, contact Ryan Lincoln at 904-7231

Sunday, Oct. 13

At Orono, University of Maine, University of Maine Softball Boot Camp, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., clinic for prospective Black Bear players to feature skills development and teach goal setting, leadership, nutrition, strength and conditioning, the college recruiting process with a tour of UMaine; boot camp directed by UMaine coaches Lynn Coutts and Mike Coutts with Black Bear players; open to players in grades 9-12 who with to play college softball; contact Lynn Coutts by email at or by phone at 207-581-4065.