Saturday, April 4

At Waterville, 2nd annual Arm Wrestling Tournament at Bootleggers Tavern, weigh in at 2 p.m., tournament at 3 p.m.; 5 weight classes for men, 2 for women; trophies for top 3 in each class, stand-up professional tables, $15 entry fee; call Terry at 453-0069 or Troy at 779-6970


Orrington Little League

At Orrington, Little League registrations, April 2, 6-7:30 p.m., birth certificate required, $30 for Little League and $15 for ORC, for more info on Little League, call Fred Wood at 825-3038, for ORC call Tim Hodgins at 825-3608 or Scott Melvin at 825-4879

Bangor West LL signups

At Bangor, Bangor West Side Little League baseball registration at James F. Doughty School, March 31-April 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m. each night, $50 fee, bring copy of birth certificate; must be 6 before April 30, 2009; call Pat Turner 947-7216,

Sunday, April 19

At Orono, Youth Baseball Clinic hosted by the UMaine baseball team, 11 a.m.-noon, free admission but must have a ticket to Maine vs. UMBC doubleheader at 1 p.m. the same day, call Jeff Wildey at 581-4849

Bangor Y T-Ball, Minor League

At Bangor, Bangor Y is accepting registrations for its T-Ball (ages 4-6) and Minor League Baseball (ages 6-8), starts week of April 27, Monday and Wednesday through June 10; T-Ball is 5:10-6:10 p.m.; Minor League is 6:15-7:15 p.m., $45 for nonmembers, call 941-2815

Red Sox Trips

The Bangor Y is selling tickets for the 2009 Red Sox trips, June 20 vs. Atlanta Braves; July 12 vs. Kansas City Royals; Aug, 28 vs. Toronto Blue Jays, transportation on Cyr motorcoaches, prizes, games, $110 per ticket, call 941-2815

Blue Jays Baseball

At Cooperstown, N.Y., area, Blue Jays Baseball Club’s 7th annual exhibition series, for high school varsity teams in the spring; summer tournaments for teams ages 13, 14U, 15U, 16U, 18U, night games and games on Doubleday Field possible, interested coaches should call Harvey Sandig at 631-650-5759 or email:

Baseball Fantasy Trip

At Waterville, Alfond Youth Center sponsoring eighth annual fantasy trip in August, trip includes games at the new ballparks of Washington Nationals, New York Mets, New York Yankees, $775, doesn’t include supper, $175 fee due at registration, monthly payments accepted, only 40 tickets available, contact Vaughn Clark at Alfond Youth Center


Bob Messier Invitationals

At Old Town, Old Town-Orono YMCA, Bob Messier Basketball Invitational for boys, grades 7-8, April 3-5; deadline March 27, $175 per team, 4 guaranteed games, call Brian at 827-9622 or email

Special Olympics tourney

Southern Maine Special Olympics Tournament, April 4, at University of Southern Maine in Gorham, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., for more information call 879-0489 or visit

AAU State Tournaments

Girls state tournaments: April 10-12 for U10-U13; boys state tournaments May 2-3 and May 9-10 for all age groups; visit or call state director Lenny Holmes at 282-4005, ext. 407; athletes wanting to play but unable to find a team should call Mike at 282-4005, ext. 415; tryouts and times at

Maine Open Tournament

At Bangor and Orono, girls tournament April 3-5, grades 6-12, games played at Husson and University of Maine Rec. Center, $300 per team, guaranteed 4 games, for more info contact Tom St. John at or Lance Cote at

Saturday, April 4

At Fort Kent, University of Maine-Fort Kent Sports Center, Rumble in the Jungle Invitational Tournament for 7th-8th grade girls and boys, $150 per team, $75 deposit to hold spot, open to first eight teams registered in each gender, 3 guaranteed games; fan admission is $3 for adults, $2 students, $10 family; or for all three days, $5 adult, $4 student, $20 family

At East Machias, Down East Basketball Shootout, girls peewee tournament, at Washington Academy, $80 fee and $50 will be refunded day of tournament, call Steve Seeley at 434-7211

April 4-5

At East Sullivan, Sumner Boosters Round Robin, girls grades 5-6, school teams or travel teams, guaranteed four games, $125 entry fee, contact Wayne Newenham at 422-3510 or 266-9279

April 20-24

At Bangor, Hoops Clinic at Husson University, 9 a.m.-noon daily, $75 fee, coed, grades 3-8, directed by men’s basketball head coach Warren Caruso, email or call 941-7112

Summer Men’s League

At Bangor, Bangor Y is accepting registrations for its men’s basketball team made up of college, former college and high caliber players, gams on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday nights, season is mid-June to mid-August; $700 fee paid upfront, 6 teams max, call Bob Cimbollek at 356-6787 or 945-6787

Team Camp

At Bangor, Team Camp at Husson University, boys on June 30-July 2; girls on June 28-30; $175 overnight, $135 day with meals, $95 day without meals; each team plays 10 games, coaches contact Warren Caruso at 941-7112 or

July 26-30

At Castine, Northeast Basketball School at Maine Maritime Academy, coed, grades 3-12, $425 overnight or $375 day, all returning campers from previous 2 years receive $30 discount, contact Warren Caruso at 941-7112 or


Saturday, April 4

At Waldo, Passagassawakeag Stream Race, 11 a.m., 8 miles, registration at 8:30 a.m., $15, contact Dale Cross at 338-4598

Saturday, April 11

At Hampden, Souadabscook Stream Race, noon, 8 miles, registration at 11 a.m., contact Gary Brooks at 234-4521

Sunday, April 12

At Frankfort, Marsh Stream Race, 1:30 p.m., 8 miles, registration at 10 a.m., contact Bill Deighan at 234-2510

Saturday, April 18

At Kenduskeag Village, 43rd annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, preregistrations accepted until 1 p.m., April 17, $18 per person, race-day registration $35 per person, for more info contact 992-4490 or visit

Saturday, April 25

At East Machias, East Machias River Challenge, 11 a.m., 6 miles, registration 10 a.m. at Palmer’s Landing, contact Rick Scribner at 255-1204

At Guilford, Piscataquis River Race, 11 a.m., from Guilford to Dover-Foxcroft, 7 miles, registration at 7:30 a.m., visit

Sunday, April 26

At Machias, Machias River Race, 11 a.m., Airline Bridge, 10.5 miles, registration at 9 a.m., contact Greg Dorr at 852-8755

Saturday, May 2

At Houlton, Meduxnekeag River Race, 10 a.m., 8 miles, registration from 8-9:30 a.m., $15, contact Peter Blood at 532-2577

Sunday, May 3

At Bangor, Kenduskeag Slalom Race, 8 a.m., $15 first race, $10 second and third, registration acceptable until April 30 via email, late registration possible on May 2 by 2 p.m., contact Clayton Cole at 285-7886 (day) or 285-7356 (evening),

Saturday, May 9

At Sebec Village, 4th annual Kiwanis Sebec River Race, 10 a.m., from Sebec Village to Milo, registration from 8-10 a.m., $10, contact Joe Zamboni at 943-2271

July 2-5

At West Forks, ACA WWOC Downriver National Championships, noon, 12 miles, register by July 1 at 4 p.m., contact Clayton Cole at 285-7356

Saturday, Aug. 8

At Medway, Wooden Canoe Festival, 10 a.m., East Branch of Penobscot River, 12.5 miles, registration at 9 a.m., contact Brenda Wheaton at 723-4443


Bicycle Safety Instruction

Bicycle Safety Instructor Training course, May 8 in South Portland and May 14 in Augusta, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. each day, free, one-day course, bring bicycle in good condition and a helmet that fits, lunch provided, register at or call 623-4511

Sunday, May 31

At Freeport, 8th annual Women’s Ride for Heart Health at L.L. Bean’s Casco Conference Center, 9 a.m., ride 5, 10 or 25 miles; free yoga, massage therapy and heart health-related information available, $25 fee for Bicycle Coalition of Maine members, $35 for nonmembers includes a first-time membership, visit or call 623-4511


Co-ed Leagues

At Old Town, Old Town/Orono YMCA co-ed dodgeball, Wednesdays, May 6-June 24, 6:30 p.m., $120 team registration fee, for more information email Brian Pordon at


Eastern Football League

Semipro Eastern Football League seeks business- and football-minded people interested in organizing a team in Bangor-Brewer area, serious individuals only; low-cost, full-contact, ages 18 and up, Triple A class begins in July, Single A class in August, discounts on football equipment; call Director of EFL expansion/Single A director Peter Vorias at 229-9950; EFL President Bob Kalinyak 415-8921 (cell), 829-5702 (home); visit


Golf Lessons

At Brewer, Brewer Parks and Rec. Dept. is offering Tee-Time Tune-Up golf lessons from noon-1 p.m. beginning March 12, runs four weeks, indoors, $25 for Brewer residents, $35 for nonresidents, limited to first eight registered, call 989-5199

Golf ‘Fore’ Women

At Brewer, group lessons for women of all levels, four weeks, Wednesdays starting May 20, 5-6 p.m., at Pine Hill Golf Club, class size limited, Brewer residents $40, nonresidents $55, for info or to register, call Brewer Parks and Rec Dept. at 989-5199


Free Lessons

At Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor kindergartners and first graders who received vouchers for a session of free gymnastics classes should bring the voucher to MDI YMCA to register, classes Monday and Tuesday afternoons, call 288-3511


Adult League

At Old Town, Old Town/Orono YMCA Adult Kickball League, Tuesdays, May 5-June 23, 6 p.m., teams with at least 10 players, $120 registration fee, for more information email


Broomball Game

At Orono, broomball game, University of Maine women’s hockey team vs. Third Watch Hockey Club, to benefit Bangor Ronald McDonald House, April 3 at 7 p.m., at Alfond Arena, $5 donation for adults, free for children under 12, visit

Baton Twirling Competition

At South Paris, Spring Twirl Jam, baton twirling competition, April 4 at Oxford Hills Middle School, noon, individual and team categories, register by March 20, for more info email or

Open gym

At Bangor, open gym, Sundays at Bangor Parks and Rec. Center, 647 Main Street, grades K-5 noon-2 p.m. with an adult present, grades 6-up 2:30-4 p.m., call 992-4490 for more info.

Free Time

At Bar Harbor, MDI YMCA, Free Time for Bar Harbor residents, indoor walking track Thursdays, 9-10:30 a.m., Sundays 1:30-3 p.m.; pool time available Sundays, 1:30-3 p.m., must have proof of residency, call 288-3511, email, visit

Great Maine Bike Swap

At Orono, at University of Maine Recreation Center, April 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $3 admission, for more information call 623-4511

June 17-20

At Orono, 5th annual NEBAA/USABA Sports Education Camp for Students with Visual Impairments, at University of Maine, for blind and visually impaired students in grades 3-12, camp June 17-20; applications due May 1, $25 fee, meal provided, dorm housing, contact Andrea Bickford at 561-4023 or email

Aug. 2-6

At Bangor, All Sports Camp at Husson University, coed, grades 3-8, $425 overnight or $375 day; participate in 15 sports, field day over 2 days, daily use of pool, contact Warren Caruso at 941-7112 or


Saturday, April 4

At Indian Island, 4th annual Ma’nakwane Memorial 5K Run/Walk at Penobscot Nation Community Building, registration 8-9:45 a.m., race starts at 10 a.m., $12 preregistration until March 27; $15 on race day; $8 preregistration for children 10 years and younger, $10 on race day; email Neeburbunn Lewis at or call 944-9235

Saturday, April 11

At Presque Isle, 29th UMPI Spring Runoff 5K, registration at University of Maine at Presque Isle Wieden Hall, walkers start at 9:45 a.m., runners at 10 a.m., contact Christopher Smith at or call 768-9472

Sunday, April 19

At Tenants Harbor, Get Fit 5K Run/Walk, registration at noon at the St. George Town Office, race starts at 1 p.m., entry is by donation to American Lung Association; donating $15 or more and preregistering by April 6 gets a race T-shirt; mail to: Paula Jean Lunt, P.O. Box 198, Tenants Harbor, ME 04860

Saturday, May 2

At Orrington, Orrington 10K and Mile Fun Run at Center Driver School, race-day registration in gym at 8 a.m., fun run and jog/walk at 9 a.m., 10K starts at 9:30 a.m., awards at 10:30 a.m., preregistration fee $12, $15 on race day; $2 for fun run, T-shirts to first 70 entrants, call 825-3868


Maine Roller Derby

At Portland, Maine Roller Derby games at Portland Expo, April 11, May 2, 23, June 13; advance tickets at or Bull Moose Music, $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12; at the door $12 adults, $5 children 6-12


Penobscot Ice Arena

At Brewer, programs at Penobscot Ice Arena: Adult Learn to Play Hockey, men and women age 15 or over, Thursday nights, 8:30 p.m., call 989-7183 or visit


Indoor Soccer Tournaments

At Fort Kent, University of Maine at Fort Kent Indoor Soccer Tournament, 6 vs. 6, boys ages 10-12 and 12-14; girls ages 10-12 and 12-14; $100 per team, guaranteed 3 games, boys register before April 8; games start on April 11, girls register before April 9, games start on April 12; contact Bill Ashby at

Youth League

At Old Town, Old Town/Orono YMCA youth soccer league, May 2-June 13, for more info email Brian Pordon at


Bangor LL signups

At Bangor, Bangor Side Little League softball registration at James F. Doughty School, March 31-April 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m. each night, $50 fee, bring copy of birth certificate; age limit date is Dec. 31, 2008, ages 6-12; call Kelly Cassum 945-6615,

Brewer ASA Registration

At Brewer, Brewer ASA Youth Softball Signups, at Brewer Auditorium in Head Start Room, April 1 and April 8, 5:30-7 p.m. each day, $35 fee; for girls ages 8-13 by Aug. 1, 2009; games start first week of May; call Tim Crowell at 944-9945 or Kevin Ware at 989-3643

Men’s League

At Old Town, Old Town/Orono YMCA men’s slow-pitch league, weeknights May 4-June 26, $200 team registration fee, email Brian Pordon at

Women’s League

At Old Town, Old Town/Orono YMCA women’s softball league, weeknights May 4-June 26, $200 team registration fee, email Brian Pordon at


Husson Lessons

At Bangor, Husson University swimming lessons, Tuesdays and Thursdays starting March 17, runs five weeks, taught by members of Husson swim team, for more information contact Jeff Wren at 973-1098 or email at

Free Swim Lessons

At Bar Harbor, MDI YMCA, free session of lessons for Bar Harbor residents who have children in grades 1-3, sessions run 6-8 weeks, original voucher must be brought to the YMCA and redeemed by July 31, 2009, call 288-3511, e-mail, visit


Sunday, April 5

At Orono, Maine Association of USA Track and Field official’s clinic, registration at 12:30 p.m., for anyone interested in officiating track and field at the youth, high school or college level, for more information contact Mary Cady at 866-5674 or at


Co-ed League

At Old Town, Old Town/Orono YMCA Co-ed Volleyball League, Fridays, May 8-June 26, 6:30 p.m., for more information email Brian Pordon at bpordonotoy@roadrunner.comWRESTLING

Youth Wrestling

At Old Town, Old Town-Orono YMCA, grades K-8, participants practice two times a week and compete in local tournaments, email Brian Pordon at