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On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 19



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


Saturday, Sept. 21

At Old Town, Hidden Meadows Golf Course, the Old Town Rotary Club Charity Golf Tournament, four-person scramble starts at 9 a.m., $300 first -place prize money, $200 per team, which includes carts, or $50 per player for those looking to hook up with a team, teams paid by Sept. 19 can save $25 on their entry fee, field is limited to the first 18 teams that sign up, other teams will be put on standby in case there is a cancellation, entry blanks available at Hidden Meadows Golf Course, Gossamer Press, and several other local golf courses and locations, benefits Sarah’s House and the rest of the Rotary Charities, for more info call the pro shop at 827-4779


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; beginners on Mondays and Wednesdays; experienced on Tuesdays and Thursdays; $60 for residents, $65 for nonresidents; visit or call the office at 992-4490.


Saturday, Sept. 21

At Orland, hike the scenic Flying Moose Mountain Loop in the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands, Saturday, Sept. 21. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Wildlands South Gate on Route 1 just south of Route 176 intersection. Bring snacks or lunch, water and rugged footwear for this three-hour moderate to strenuous walk. For information, call 667-1293 or

Tuesday, Sept. 24

At Orono, Dave Field, author, Appalachian Trail historian and longtime member of the Maine Appalachian Trail Club, will share his unique insight about how the Appalachian Trail came to Maine, who cares for the A.T. and how the trail is protected at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Buchanan Alumni House, McIntire Maine Event Room, 160 College Ave., University of Maine. Doors open at 6 p.m. To register, email For information, visit or

Thursday, Sept. 26

At Brewer, Central Maine Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society’s 3rd annual Conservation and Sportsmen’s Dinner, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Penobscot County Conservation Association clubhouse. Cost is $60 for membership and dinner, $95 for membership and spouse package. Proceeds for the event to restore and protect grouse and woodcock habitat. Call Kim Gray at 862-5069.

Saturday, Sept. 28

At Unity, join the Waldo County Trails Coalition for a hike from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 28, starting at the parking lot of Sebasticook Regional Land Trust in downtown Unity. Contact Buck O’Herin,, or visit for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 5

At Bangor, Penobscot River Unified Atlantic Salmon Banquet, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Bangor Banquet & Conference Center, 713 Hogan Road. Cost is $35 per person, reservations should be made by Sept. 20. Call Royce Day at 942-1080 for information.


Saturday, Sept. 21

At Bangor, Race for Myeloma at the James Doughty School race day registration at 8:30 a.m. with the race for walkers at 9:30 a.m. and for runners at 10 a.m.; online registration is available at, race benefits go to Multiple Myeloma, a rare blood cancer for which there is no cure, for more info contact Becky 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. 29

At Bangor, MAINEiacs Charities Half Marathon and 5K Race, 8 a.m start at Gold’s Gym on the Odlin Road, register at, race-day registration, 6-7:30 a.m., $40 for half-marathon, $30 for 5K, both races are out and back courses.

At Blue Hill, Great Pumpkin 4K Road Race, 10:30 a.m. start at Tradewinds Market and ends at Blue Hill Library, $6 entry for students, $10 for adults, race benefits the GSA cross country team; for more info, contact Chuck Lawrence at Tradewinds Market, 374-5137

Saturday, Oct. 5

At Bangor, Third Annual All Saints Harvest 5K and Fun Run, 8 a.m. registration at the Dorothea Dix Field on Mount Hope Avenue, 1-mile fun run at 9 a.m., 5K at 10 a.m.


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; contact Lynn Coutts by email at or by phone at 207-581-4065.

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