Monday, Oct. 14

At Orono, University of Maine baseball program’s Elite High School Prospect Camp, starts 9 a.m. at Mahaney Diamond; prospect campers will go through a pro style workout which includes running a 60-yard dash, infield and outfield evaluations, and games in the afternoon; cost is $125, includes lunch; those interested or needing more info, contact assistant baseball coach Jason Spaulding, at 581-1098 or email


Oct. 5-6

At Auburn, Central Maine Community’s Coaches Clinic, for all levels, presenters and on-court demonstrations, starts 10 a.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. Sunday, for more info visit

Sunday, Nov. 3

At Waterville, Colby College,16th Annual Maine Elite Girls Basketball Showcase, girls grades 9-12, $40 per player, 4-5 games, coaches will evaluate, for info contact: Bill Libby 852-4671,

MAC fall league

Marc LeClerc’s Maine Athletic Club’s fall basketball league begins Sunday, Oct. 6, three levels of play for girls and boys teams; high school varsity, sub varsity (junior varsity and freshman) and middle school divisions will be held at sites in eastern, central and western Maine; regular season is Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, and Nov. 3, followed by the Taylor Tipoff on Sunday, Nov. 10; $595 per team for a 12-game schedule; teams will be matched by level of play and will play two games each Sunday; for info contact Marc LeClerc at 592-9268 or email

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 classes

At Bangor, Bangor Parks and Recreation building, Bangor Parks and Recreation and Pine Tree Karate are now accepting registrations for its 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.


Sept. 27-29

Maine Outdoor Coalition’s fourth Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, Sept. 27-29, with more than 90 events from Madawaska to Kittery, and from Fryeburg to Grand Lake Stream. Activities range from classic hiking trips in some of Maine’s most beautiful areas to star gazing, mushroom hunting and paddling. Many of the events are hosted by parks and land trusts, helping introduce participants to new places across the state or in their own backyards. For info and a list of events, visit

Saturday, Sept. 28

At Lucerne-In-Maine, enjoy a fall paddle and explore the many scenic islands of Phillips Lake, with Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Phillips Lake public boat landing — take Poplar Road off Route 1A — and bring boat, paddle, life jacket and a bag lunch. For information, call John Wedin, 659-3326 (cell) or 843-0621 (home). Rain date is Sept. 29.

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. 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. 6

At Guilford, Race To End Domestic Abuse 5K and Walk, at Guilford Athletic Fields, registration at 11:30 a.m. for 5K, noon for walk, 5K begins at 12:30 p.m., walk begins at 1 p.m., for info visit or call 207-564-8165


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.