Registrations for the upcoming 2015 Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League close Aug. 17. This developmental baseball league is designed for children ages 8-12 (cannot turn 13 before September 6, to be eligible). The EMFBL does not allow all-star teams to enter the league. Some travel is required to surrounding towns for games. If you are interested in entering individually, or entering a team, visit www.oldtownrec.com for information.
BOSTON — Hundreds of environmental, sustainability, transportation and bicycling advocates will come together from across the country to ride in the inaugural Climate Ride Northeast — Bar Harbor to Boston Thursday-Monday, Sept. 17-21, for a 320-mile bike-athon. Participants will raise awareness and funds for sustainability, cycling advocacy, active transportation and environmental causes. The event goal is to raise $400,000. Climate Ride Northeast — Bar Harbor to Boston is a fully supported bike-athon, which provides meals, snacks, bike support, luggage transport and lodging for participants along the route. All riders must raise a minimum of $2,800 by Sept. 11 in order to participate. Participants can enter the discount code climateride2015 for $25 off their registration fees. To register to ride or to support a cyclist or team, visit www.climateride.org or call 406-552-0708.
BANGOR — The Bangor Chapter of Maine Football Officials will begin classes for prospective officials for 11 weeks at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Aug. 18, in the lecture hall at Bangor High School. New officials will be allowed and encouraged to referee middle school and youth league games this fall once the basic rules are covered. New officials are needed so anyone who enjoys football and wants to be involved in the game, call Doug Ferguson at 974-7969 or by email at email@example.com.
KENDUSKEAG — The Brianna Rachel Fund for Kids nine-hole scramble in memory of Brianna Rachel Koncinsky will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Kenduskeag Golf and Country Club. The four-person scramble will cost $35 per person or play a second time for an additional $25. Prizes will be awarded. The Hole-In-One Prize is a $10,000 shopping spree at Tuffy Bear Furniture Store. Call 884-7330 or 884-4199 to reserve tee times and golf carts. Carts will cost $5 per person each round.
BREWER — Fourth annual Backwards Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. shotgun start, Saturday, Aug. 9, Pine Hill Golf Course. Four-person scramble, $35 each without a cart and $45 with a cart. Closest to pins and closest to line awards. Lunch. Proceeds to the Cancer care of Maine, Authorized Event, Champion The Cure CHALLENGE EMMC Foundation.
FALMOUTH — 2nd Annual Maine Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Scramble, Monday, Aug. 10, at Falmouth Country Club, 8 a.m. tee time, $125 per individual, $625 a team; interested golfers can contact Tom Maines at 207-504-6182
AUBURN — The University of Maine softball team’s third annual golf outing on Monday, Aug. 10, at Martindale Country Club. Price is $100 per player and includes a continental breakfast, lunch, a dinner buffet, golf and a cart as well as prizes. Registration 8:30-9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. For information or to register, contact Mike Coutts at Michael.Coutts@umit.maine.edu or 944-5479. Also the Black Bears are looking for sponsors for this event.
BANGOR — The 27th annual Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 11, at Bangor Municipal Golf Course, 278 Webster Ave. Registration begins at 7 a.m., shotgun start at 8 a.m. Registration form is available online http://www.bangorregion.com/document_upload/2015GolfSponsorship_update_Part2.pdf. Camden National Bank Skills Packs containing a disk, “switch-a-tee” ticket and six-foot string will be available for $25 per player. The chamber is seeking sponsors for various aspects of the event. Call 947-0307.
WINTER HARBOR — The 18th annual Schoodic Scramble charity golf event, Saturday, Sept. 12, at Grindstone Neck Golf Course. Golfers will play 18 holes with either a morning or afternoon tee time. Proceeds from the Schoodic Scramble benefit the Eleanor Widener Dixon Memorial Clinic in Gouldsboro, an outpatient family practice of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. The tournament fee of $75 includes 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lobster stew, ice cream sundaes, wine, cheese, tournament hat, hole-in-one opportunity as well as prizes. To register a team or for further information how to volunteer, call the Development Office at 664-5548 or register online at www.mainehospital.org.
ORRINGTON — Applebee’s Golf Tournament to benefit Special Olympics Maine, Sunday, Sept. 13, 7:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start, four-person scramble, prepay discount $200 or $240 on day of tourney, fee includes 18 holes with cart, lunch and prizes. For info, contact Tracy Gran (307-9198) or Brian Richardson (907-5676).
CALAIS — Calais Recreation Department will host the 36th annual Johnson’s five-mile road race at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Memorial Park on Main Street. The 5-Mile course starts in the United States and Canada and finishes back in the United States. Pre-registration forms are available at calaismaine.org or call Craig Morrison at 454-2761.
SCARBOROUGH — Scarborough Summerfest 5K run/walk, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, and Kids 1-Mile race for ages 13 and under, 6 p.m. at Scarborough High School complex. Maine USATF sanctioned race. OnlineRegistration: www.active.com/scarborough-me/running/distance-running-races/scarborough-summerfest-2015 . Pre-registration cost $15 for the 5K and $20 day of the race; and $10 for the kids race. Proceeds will benefit Scarborough Track and Cross Country programs. Email question to Ron Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HAMPDEN — Warren Bishop Memorial Run, Saturday, Aug. 29, 3.1 miles on the new Reeds Brook Trials or 1.5 mile Fun Run/Walk , 9 a.m. start, registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the new Hampden Academy, registration forms available at the Hampden Academy or online at www.sub5.com, for more information call Dick Balentine 862-4562.
DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Piscataquis Regional YMCA’s annual Triathlon and new Bike-Run Duathlon will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Sebec Lake.The swimming leg of the triathlon will be a quarter mile long with both the Triathlon and Duathlon following the same 12-mile bike route from the public beach, to the Peaks-Kenny entrance and then into Dover-Foxcroft. The 5K run portion of both events will end at the YMCA. Registration is open for both events for teams and individuals. After the race there will be a celebration and awards ceremony at the Y as well as music and food for all participants and spectators. Register at the Y or by visiting www.prymca.org. For information, call the Y at 564-7111 or stop in at 48 Park St. in Dover-Foxcroft.