OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Department’s Grand Slam Baseball Academy, 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 25-29, at 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 .

OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Center is launching Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League for kids ages 8-12 (Little League Eligible), and ages 13-14. The league will be kid pitch and will feature a 14-game regular season, beginning Aug. 28. It will include an end-of-the-season playoff. Towns are allowed to submit more than one team, and the belief of the EMFBL is that no child should be kept away from playing. For information call 827-3961 or email

ORONO — University of Maine Summer Overnight/Commuter Baseball Camp for ages 6-18, July 31-Aug. 4, at Mahaney Diamond. Registration is 2 p.m. Sunday, July 31. Noon departure Thursday, Aug. 4. All meals provided. Commuters $380, overnighters $480. Contact Nick Derba at for information.


MACHIAS — Overnight and day summer basketball camps at University of Maine-Machias: boys kindergarten-grade 6, July 18-21. Train with 2016 YSCC champions. For information, contact Athletic Director Betsy Hayden at 255-1290 or visit the school website at

OLD TOWN — Sixth annual Old Town Coyote Boys Basketball JamCamp 2016, July 18-22, Old Town High School, 203 Stillwater Ave. Contact Brian McDormand at 290-7641; or .

BANGOR — Individual shooting lessons and position-play lessons, through October, one-hour evening lessons, 5 to 8 p.m., for more info, contact Bob Cimbollek, 356-6787.

BANGOR — Maine Basketball Hall of Fame 2016 induction ceremony, noon Sunday, Aug. 21, at Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. Doors open 11:30 a.m., ceremony begins after lunch. Tickets are $55 and can be purchased at . For information, contact 942-5766 or


BUCKSPORT — The Dynamic Duo relay race to benefit Bucksport High School cross country team will be held Saturday, Aug. 6, on the Bucksport High School cross country course. The format has male/female partners each running 3 miles as a relay team. Categories are determined by combined ages and places are determined by combined time. Each runner gets an individual time; and each duo age group winner wins a prize. Entry fee is $20 per couple. The race starts at 8 a.m., with registration at 7 a.m. at the football field. For information, contact Chris Jones at or 469-9901.


FORT FAIRFIELD — Spud Cycle Classic Bicycle Race and Tour, 10 a.m. Sunday, July 17, starting at the library on Main Street and ending at Hillcrest Estates; 25-mile and 12-mile divisions. Cost is $15 per rider, which includes a T-shirt for the first 50 to register. For information, call 472-3882 or 227-6306 or email


BANGOR — Husson University head coach Gabby Price and his coaching staff will hold their inaugural Summer Youth Football Camp July 26-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., on the campus. Each participant will receive instruction in throwing, catching, kicking, blocking and non-contact form tackling. The Youth Football Camp is a non-contact camp designed for participants entering grades 3-9. The $115 fee includes instruction from Husson’s football coaching staff. Lunch provided each day, a camp T-shirt and access to the pool each day. To register online, visit


FORT FAIRFIELD — Maine Potato Blossom Festival Golf Scramble, Saturday, July 16, Aroostook Valley Country Club, three-person scramble; minimum team handicap of 30, gross prizes only, register at the country club in advance at (800) 980-8747 or 476-8083.

AUBURN — The 14th annual Shawn Walsh Memorial Golf Classic, Monday, July 18, at Martindale Country Club in Auburn. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.; banquet and auction starts at 3 p.m. This event is held in memory of University of Maine ice hockey coach Shawn Walsh. Golf player levels are $150 for an individual and $600 per team. To register, visit For information, contact Frank Jordan, tournament director, at 745-8501 or email or Cherie Damon at

BREWER — Fifth annual Brooksy Birdies, Bogies and Beer Golf Tournament, 8 a.m. shotgun start, Sunday Aug. 7, Pine Hill Golf Course, 23 Pine Hill Drive. Four-person scramble, $40 walking, $50 Riding, with lunch included. Door prizes and 50/50 available.

OLD TOWN — “Golf For Kids” summer junior golf lessons will be offered to two age groups at Hidden Meadow Golf Course, 240 West Old Town Road; Peewees, ages 5-8, 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays, through Aug. 9, for $50; juniors, ages 8-18, 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, through Aug. 11, for $75. Instructor is Joe Perdue, PGA golf professional.

BANGOR — Patriot Riders of America, Maine Chapter 3, and Wounded Heroes of Maine program will hold its second annual charity golf scramble, 12:15 p.m. shotgun start, rain or shine, Monday, Aug. 22, at Bangor Municipal Golf Course, 278 Webster Ave. Registration begins 11 a.m. Registration costs $125 per player or $500 per foursome, and closes June 17. Sponsorship opportunities. Contact Bill Boulier at 592-1075.


ORONO — Maine Junior Black Bears will offer an eight-week summer “Learn to Skate/Learn to Play” program, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 6.-Sept. 24, at Alfond Arena, University of Maine. The cost is $35 and registration is available at . Contact MJBB Grow the Game Coordinator, Casey Harris at for any questions.


NEWRY — New England Forest Rally, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., July 15-16, at Sunday River Resort. Two days of national and regional stage rally competition on some of the most challenging back roads and logging tracks in western Maine and northern New Hampshire. Spectators welcome in designated areas. See the cars up close and meet the drivers and co-drivers at 8:30 a.m. on July 15 and at 7 a.m. on July 16 at Sunday River’s South Lodge. NEFR is the sixth event in the Rally America Championship Series.


HAMPDEN — Firecracker Pickleball Scramblemania tournament, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 16, Armstrong Tennis Center, 60 Mecaw Road; warmups begin 9 a.m., $10 per person, registration deadline is July 9; call 942-4836 or contact tournament co-director Susan Starbird at 862-6262 or by email at Cancellations must be made with Starbird by 6 p.m. Friday, July 15.


FORT FAIRFIELD — Maine Potato Blossom Festival 5-Mile road race, Saturday, July 16, across from Hillside IGA on Main Street. Registration at 7:30 a.m. Walkers start at 8:30 a.m. and runners at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 per person, which includes a T-shirt for the first 70 to register. For information, contact Paul Lamoreau at 764-6517 or 554-6576.

FORT KENT — The University of Maine-Fort Kent’s annual 5K Fun Run Saturday, July 30, open to runners and walkers of all ages. Registration starts at 8 a.m. with a race start time of 9 a.m. at the UMFK Sports Center. Participants can register online at for $20 per runner and $10 for additional family members. Each registered racer will receive a free T-shirt and prizes will be distributed to the winner of each male and female age group. Proceeds of the race will benefit the Dylan R. Levesque Scholarship Fund at UMFK.

DOVER-FOXCROFT — The 20th annual Pony Pride 5K Road Race will be held 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in conjunction with Foxcroft Academy’s Alumni and Dover-Foxcroft Homecoming Weekend. Registration is 7-7:45 a.m. at the FA track building. The course is first mile relatively flat, second mile slight upgrade, third mile varying terrain and last 200 meters finishes on FA track. Entry fees are $12 for pre-registration; $15 day of race; and $45 family rate. Age divisions. Prizes. Refreshments. Contact George Rolleston at with questions.

CALAIS — Calais Recreation Department’s 37th annual Johnson’s Five Mile Road Race 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, from Memorial Park on Main Street. The 5-mile race starts in the United States, goes into Canada and finishes back in the States. Preregistration is $15 and will be accepted until 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5. Registration fee after that is $20. Due to border security, no on can register after 8 a.m. the day of the race. Registration forms are available at Johnson’s True Value, City Hall, City of Calais web page, or by contacting Craig Morrison at 454-2761 or email

PORTLAND — Sixth annual Easy as Pi Road & Trail 5K, 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Thompson’s Point. Fun Run for Kids with Slugger begins at 9:30 a.m. Shirts for first 100 registrants. Free beer and whoopie pie for runners and walkers after the race. Register at


BANGOR — Husson University soccer camps, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 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 pennyg@husson.ed u


BANGOR — Penobscot Community Health Care’s Hope House Health and Living Center is hosting a coed softball tournament at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at Union Street Softball Fields, to benefit Hope House Health and Living Center. The registration fee for a team of 12-15 players is $250 and the tournament is limited to the first 12 teams to complete registration at Current participating teams include, Target, General Electric, Dahl Chase, UMA Bangor, Boom House Restaurant, Bangor Police Department, PCHC, Corey Recycling, and Beal College. Contact: Bruce Hews at 356- 4716 or 217- 6713 ext. 1483