DANFORTH — East Grand Adventure Race, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, East Grand School. Includes 20-mile race with a compass run, mountain biking, paddling (canoe or kayak), mud crawl, two-person crosscut saw competition, tomahawk throwing and log rolling. Fee $20 per person, which includes trophies, T-shirt, lunch and more than $1,000 in prizes for youth divisions. Proceeds benefit East Grand School’s outdoor education program. Website: http://www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race ; Email: email@example.com ; or call Dave Conley at 551-8729.
LINCOLN — Battle of the Schools: The Lynx Rush Edition, will be held noon-2 p.m. Saturday May 14, at Mattanawcook Academy, 33 Reed Drive. The course will be three miles with 20 obstacles. Competitors must wear a shirt with the school name on it. The first school to have five competitors cross the finish line wins the title. The winning school will receive a banner. Open to all current high school students for $10. Preregister at https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Lincoln/TheLynxRush.
HAMPDEN — The Hampden RH Foster American Legion Baseball Team will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. Saturdays, May 15 and 22, at Bordick Park in Hampden. Players ages 15 to 19 from Hampden Academy, Nokomis Regional High School, and Hermon High School, are eligible to try out. Contact Pete Huston at 318 8916 with questions.
HERMON — Hermon Region Baseball Camp, open to ages 7-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 20-24, at Hermon Elementary School, Billings Road. Registration ends June 13. No meals provided. Price is $135. For information, contact my.armssoftware.com/MAINEBASEBALL or email Nick Derba at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu for information.
ORONO — University of Maine Day Baseball Camp for ages 6-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27-July 1, at University of Maine Baseball Complex. Registration ends on June 6. Lunch provided. Cost is $265. For information, contact my.armssoftware.com/MAINEBASEBALL or email Nick Derba at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu.
ORONO — University of Maine Summer Overnight/Commuter Baseball Camp for ages 6-18, Sunday-Thursday, July 31-Aug. 4, at University of Maine Baseball Complex. Registration is 2 p.m. Sunday, July 31. Noon departure Thursday, Aug. 4. All meals provided. Commuter price, $380; overnight price, $480. For information, contact my.armssoftware.com/MAINEBASEBALL or email Nick Derba at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu for information.
BREWER — Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is offering daily and weekly clinics and lessons to help athletes prepare for the spring sports season. All clinics are $20 per session. Contact Tim Bush at 207-951-2250 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FORT FAIRFIELD — The 30th Tiger Basketball Camp will be held June 20-24 for boys and June 27-July 1 for girls. Open to all boys and girls in grades 1-8, camps will be limited to the first 125 applicants and will be held at the Fort Fairfield High School gyms. Sessions run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The camp will include breakfast and lunch each day with a special barbecue lunch on Tuesday. Each participant will also receive a “Tiger” Basketball T-shirt and a camp basketball. The $135 free includes the camp instruction, meals, awards, T-shirt and a basketball, as well as our ending “Family Barbecue” awards. Contact Larry Gardner at 551-5001 or email email@example.com for more information.
PORTLAND — The Great Maine Bike Swap organized by Bicycle Coalition of Maine, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, May 1, Sullivan Recreation and Fitness Center, University of Southern Maine, 66 Falmouth St. If you are selling a bike, registration and drop-off is 4-7 p.m. Saturday, April 30. Registering a bike to be sold is $3 cash Saturday night and $5 cash the day of the swap, which includes admission. Admission $3 cash for adults; free for children under 12 and USM students. For information, call 623-4511.
BANGOR — Beginner Slalom Clinic (Valley Avenue & Exchange Street), 11 a.m., April 30, registration, free to race participants, $5 ACA, $15 covers all ACA-NE events; hard helmets required; contact: Laurie Sproul at 725-5389/David Stearns 374-3731; firstname.lastname@example.org
BANGOR — Kenduskeag Slalom (Valley Ave. & Exchange St.), 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday April 30-May 1, 2.5 miles, $15 registration for 1st race, $10 for 2nd & 3rd, late registration $25 Saturday; hard helmets required; contact Clayton Cole at 285-7356 (evening), 285-7886 (day)
HOULTON — Meduxnekeag Race, 10 a.m. Saturday April 30, 8 miles, $15 adult, $10 youth registration 8-9:30 a.m.; contact Jane Torres 532-4216, Peter Blood 532-2577
FARMINGTON — Sandy River Canoe/Kayak Race & Fun Paddle (at the American Legion at the intersection of Rt. 4 and 145 in Strong), 1 p.m. Sunday May 1, 10 miles, $10 adults, $5 students registration 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; contact UMF at 778-7494, website: frc.umf.maine.edu or email James Toner at email@example.com
ELLSWORTH — Union River Race (Grand Lake Dam), 12 p.m. Sunday May 8, 4.5 miles, $20 registration, $15 with ACA membership, 10-11:30 a.m. at Graham Lake Dam on Rt. 180 (Mariaville Rd.); helmets required; contact: Angus Deighan at 570-6695; firstname.lastname@example.org
OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Center’s Dare to Dodge Adult Dodgeball Tournament fundraiser, open to adults age 18 and older, Sunday, May 1. Captains’ meeting at 2 p.m., first game at 2:15 p.m. Teams feature a six-player minimum, a maximum of eight and are guaranteed three games. Fee is $100, and all proceeds benefit the youth programs at Old Town Recreation Center. For information, visit www.oldtownrec.com .
EAST MILLINOCKET — Hillcrest Golf Club and the East Millinocket Recreation Department are sponsoring an Adult Golf Clinic for men, 8 a.m.-9:45 a.m., and for women 10:15 a.m.-noon, Saturday, May 7. Deadline to register is May 1. Cost is $30. 746-3553.
EAST MILLINOCKET — Hillcrest Golf Club and the East Millinocket Recreation Department are sponsoring a youth golf clinic 1-5 p.m. Thursday, June 16, and 8 a.m.-noon Friday, June 17. Deadline to register is June 1. Cost is $12. 746-3553.
BAR HARBOR — The Island Connections Driving for Rides Golf Tournament, 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at Kebo Valley Golf Club, 136 Eagle Lake Road. The cost to participate is $85, including 18 holes of golf, cart, goody bag and dinner. The tournament will benefit Island Connections’ mission to provide free transportation and other services to seniors and people with disabilities from Mount Desert Island and surrounding islands. Rain date is Tuesday, May 24. For information, call 288-4457 or email email@example.com.
OLD TOWN — Orono High School Class of 2016 is hosting a golf tournament at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 22, at Hidden Meadows in Old Town. Participants arrive by 7:30 a.m. for shotgun start at 8 a.m. Registration is $45 for early bird until May 1, then $50 after May 1. Prizes. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, doughnuts and coffee at registration, and lunch. To register or for information, contact Heather Holmes, class adviser at firstname.lastname@example.org .
HERMON — The fifth annual Tee Off For Lyme will take place Sunday, June 5, at Hermon Meadow Golf Club. A fundraiser for MaineLyme. The event will feature prizes, gifts, a silent auction, T-shirts and a barbecue lunch. The cost is $65. MaineLyme seeks individual golfers, teams and sponsors for the event. There are three sponsor levels in addition to sponsoring a team or individuals. For information, to register, for the golf event, learn about sponsorship or Lyme disease go to mainelyme.org.
BAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor Bank and Trust’s 23rd annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Park Street Playground Project in Bar Harbor, Tuesday, June 7, at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. For information, call Cathy Planchart at the bank at 667-0660, ext. 4655.
BREWER — Brewer Parks & Recreation Department, in cooperation with the Pine Hill Golf Club, will offer golf lessons for women Monday evenings, beginning June 6. The four-week group lesson format is designed for players of all levels and will include fundamentals for the beginning player, as well as tips for the more experienced golfer. Registration fee is $55 for Brewer residents and $70 for non-residents. PGA Professional Mark Hall will be the instructor. Space is limited so register soon by contacting the Brewer Parks & Recreation Department at 989-5199.
BANGOR — Bangor All Sports Boosters’ Swing for the Rams Golf Scramble, 8 a.m. Friday, June 24, Bangor Municipal Golf Course, 278 Webster Ave. Proceeds will benefit athletic programs at Bangor High School. Individual registration of $100 includes greens fees, golf cart, water and lunch at Hero’s on the Green. Check-in at 7 a.m.; 8 a.m. shotgun start. Sponsorship opportunities. For information, contact Marc Inman at email@example.com or 745-8473.
HERMON — Monster Jam will be held 7-9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4, and 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Speedway 95, 1070 Odlin Road. Event will feature Grave Digger driven by Cole Venard, Hurricane Force driven by Steven Thompson, Northern Nightmare driven by Cam McQueen, Storm Damage driven by Tim Mente, El Toro Loco driven by Becky McDonough, Zombie driven by Sean Duhon, Scooby-Doo driven by Linsey Read, and Monster Mutt driven by Bryce Kenny. Competitors subject to change. Tickets start at $10 for children, and $22 for general admission. Tickets available at www.monsterjam.com .
CALAIS — Maine-Wabanaki REACH 5K History Run/Walk (Wabanaki Cultural Center, 39 Union St.), 10 a.m. Saturday April 30, transportation from the Wabanaki Cultural Center to the start will be available, suggested donation $20 same-day registration 8:30-9:30 a.m. at cultural center; contact: Maria Girouard at 852-2541
CUMBERLAND CENTER — Safe Passage 5K and Fiesta (Greely HS, 303 Main St.), 4 p.m. race start, 4:45 p.m. Kids Fun Run, 5 p.m. family-friendly community fiesta, Sunday May 1, $20 pre-registration ends April 30 at 11:59 a.m., $25 on day of race, $8/students, $10/students day of race, families (2 adults and children under 18) $45, $60/day of race, if you raise at least $100 for Safe Passage, registration is free, online pre-registration: http://www.safepassage.org; contact: Ann Dillon at 712-0339
FARMINGTON — Run To Prevent Child Abuse 5K/10K (113 Church St.), 9 a.m. Saturday April 30, kids’ run 8:30 a.m., registration and check-in begin at 7:30 a.m., $20 pre-registration for 5K run, $30 for 10K run, $5 for 5K walk, race day registration additional $2 for each race, online registration at www.active.com (keywords “Run to Prevent Child Abuse”); contact: Franklin County Children’s Task Force at 778-6960
HARPSWELL – Run by the Bay 5K & Fun Run (Mitchell Field), 10 a.m. Saturday April 30, $20 registration, day of race registration 8:30 a.m., pre-register online: https://www.signmeup.com; contact: Tahnthawan Coffin at 607-0544
NORTHEAST HARBOR — Sea of Blue Autism Awareness 5K Run/2 Mile Walk (1 Kimball Lane), 9:30 a.m. Saturday April 30, registration: $15/5K Eden Athletic member, $20/5K Eden Athletic non-member, $12/walk, online registration: https://racewire.com; contact: Sea of Blue Autism Awareness at 276-4134
ORONO — 2nd Annual Spawning Run 5K, 9 a.m. Saturday April 30 (5755 Nutting Hall, UMaine), registration at 8 a.m. in Nutting Hall lobby, $15 before Apr. 29, $20 on race day, race info at: www.facebook.com/events/
PRESQUE ISLE — Autism Challenge 5K & Kids 1 Mile Fun Run (Presque Isle Middle School, 569 Skyway St.), Saturday April 30: 10 a.m. start for 5K, 9:30 a.m. start for kids run, $25 pre-registration 5K Run/Walk, $5 kids run, $30/5K on day of race, registration begins at 8:30 a.m. inside gym, for online registration and questions: runsignup.com
SCARBOROUGH — 6th Annual Race 2 the Point 1-Mile/5K/Kids Fun Run (174 Pine Point Rd.), 10:30 a.m. 1-Mile race start, 11 a.m. 5K, 10 a.m. kids run, Saturday, April 30, pre-registration: $10/1-Mile, $25/5K, Kids Fun Run is free, day of race registration: (cash) $10/1-Mile, $35/5K, register in school library 9-10:30 a.m., packet pick-up at Blue Point School on Friday, April 29 from 4:30-6:30 p.m., register online:runinarace.com; contact: race2thepoint.org/contact-us/
SOUTH CHINA –– 7th Annual Fly Like an Eagle 5K Run/Walk (Erskine Academy), 9 a.m. Saturday April 30, Registration: $20/adult, $10/Erskine student, $15/all other students; After April 22: registration is $25 for adult, register at Erskine Academy on day of race or online registration forms available at: www.erskineacademy.org, or facebook.com/erskineacademy; contact Betsy Benner at: firstname.lastname@example.org
YORK — Big A 50K Trail Race (summit of Mount Agamenticus), 7:30 a.m. Saturday April 30, $15 entry fee, to register, please mail copy of registration form along with check made out to Mount Agamenticus Conservation to: Rich Collins, 6 Old Mountain Rd., Cape Neddick, Me. 03902, for more info and printable registration form: http://biga50k.com/; contact: http://biga50k.com/index.php/contact
CAMDEN — Midcoast Rainbow Run 5K (Peopleplace Cooperative School, 69 Union St.), 8:30 a.m. Sunday May 1, $30 registration, $10 for 12 and under, free for 5-year olds, $70 for family (2 adults, 2 kids), $25 per person for teams of 4 or more, for more info and online registration: http://peopleplacecoop.org/
GORHAM — 4th Annual Husky Dash 5K (28 Ball Park Rd.), 9 a.m. Sunday May 1, after 5K race, the Puppy Dash Fun Run for kids age 11 and under, accompanied by their parents, for a short 1K loop around the baseball field and park, $25 to register online: runreg.com/husky-dash-5k and day of the race; contact: Matt at email@example.com
OTIS — 3rd Annual Beech Hill School May Day 5K & Kids’ Fun Run (Beech Hill School, 105 Otis Rd.), 10:30 a.m. race start, 10 a.m. Kids Fun Run, Sunday May 1, $20 registration, $10 Kids Fun Run, register day of race at the school beginning at 9 a.m. $20 registration, $10 Kids Fun Run; contact: Stacie Easler at 537-5202 to pre-register or for more information
WESTBROOK — Kippie’s 5K Run/Walk (Westbrook HS), 9 a.m. Sunday May 1, $15 registration ends noon April 30, to register and info: runsignup.com
WINDHAM — Project 5K (Gambo Road soccer fields), 9 a.m. Sunday May 1, $15 plus $2.75 online pre-registration fee, $20 cash only on race day, registration begins at 7 a.m., online pre-registration by Friday April 29: runinarace.com; contact: Michelle Preston at firstname.lastname@example.org
BANGOR — Epic Sports hosts Rabbit Run, a 5.25 mile trail run through Bangor City Forest with proceeds benefiting Bangor Humane Society, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 7, Bangor City Forest, Kittredge Road. Call 941-5670 for information.
BANGOR — Husson University soccer camps, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27-July 1, and 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 email@example.com u
BANGOR — Husson women’s soccer will hold a Future Eagle Prospect Day 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Boucher Field on Husson University’s campus for 11th- and 12th-graders considering participation in collegiate soccer. The cost of the clinic is $40. Husson women’s soccer head coach Amanda Cummings and assistant coach Randy Gifford will run the training session. Parents and guardians are invited to a question and answer session in D. Bruce MacGregor Hall of Fame Room immediately following the event. Contact coach Cummings at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 907-9169. Include name, age, position, T-shirt size.
The Recreation Department in Millinocket, East Millinocket and Medway is offering a Co-Ed Softball League. If anyone is interested in putting in a team please contact the Recreation Department at 746-3553.
TRACK AND FIELD
BREWER — Brewer High School track and cross country alumni are invited to participate in a reunion to celebrate the 100th year of an outdoor track team at the high school on May 7. The celebration will feature a home track meet with alumni events and a potluck dinner. For information, contact Glendon Rand at email@example.com or visit the event website at http://www.brewerhs.org/athletics/100yearsbrewertrack/
PORTLAND — Registration is open for the Polar Bear Triathlon/Duathlon on May 7, and Sebago Lake Tri Festival June 11-12, at Gorham Bike and Ski, 693 Congress St.
ORONO — Registration is open for the second annual Junior Bears Triathlon June 4 on the University of Maine campus.The Junior Bears Triathlon is a fundraiser for Black Bear Aquatics, a competition-based swim team based at UMaine’s Wallace Pool. The triathlon is open to children ages 6-14. Athletes will swim in the Wallace Pool and bike and run on closed roads and paths. Early registration at https://racewire.com and costs $25 per athlete until April 30. Regular registration for $30, May 1-June 2. Registration available 7:30-8 a.m. on race day for $40. First 50 athletes to register will be entered into a drawing for two pairs of tickets to Waterfront Concerts. Contact Andrea Oldenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-375-5248.
CAMDEN — The Camden Classics Cup will be held July 28-30, opening the classic yacht racing season in Maine. Positioned the weekend before the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta, Maine’s largest classic yacht race, and presented by Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in conjunction with the Camden Yacht Club. There will be a Friday night dock party at the Rhumb Line, the new restaurant at Lyman-Morse at Wayfarer and a dance party at the Camden Yacht Club. For information on classes and divisions, and to register, visit the website at www.camdenclassicscup.com . All proceeds will benefit LifeFlight of Maine. For information: www.camdenclassicscup.com email@example.com