OLD TOWN — Registration open for Old Town Recreation Center’s Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League for children ages 8-11 or Little League age eligible and Junior League for ages 13-14 played on 50/70 or regulation-size field, with teams from surrounding areas playing games on weekends; 10-game regular season plus playoffs; $60 per person, $175 for team; for complete league rules and registrations, visit or reach director Adam Mahaney via email at or visit


Eastern Maine Board #111 of IAABO Certified Basketball Officials is seeking individuals in the region area who are interested in becoming a certified basketball official. Classes will be offered in Hampden, Corinna, East Millinocket, Ellsworth and Rockland/Thomaston. The first class will be on Sunday Sept. 24, at Reeds Brook Middle School in Hampden for all those in who wish to become certified, then the dates and times for the regional classes will be announced. The class involves 16-20 hours of classroom work on the rules, a written rules test , then participants would have two sessions of floor work culminating in a floor test of officiating an actual game. There is a course fee of $110, which includes rulebooks, class materials and all testing. Individuals interested should contact Dave Ames, Board #111 Interpreter, to request an information sheet and application. E-mail at or call 789-5118.

AUGUSTA — The fourth annual Dirigo Fall Basketball League will start play on Sept. 30 and run through Oct. 28. The pick and play series lets teams play one or both days on a weekend. Fees are $125 for two games per day, or $250 for four games on a weekend. Games will be held from Bangor to Saco. The league is open to teams in grades 3-12. For more information email or call Lenny at 207-749-9492.

BANGOR — The Basics of Basketball Coaching and Playing, an interactive program for anyone interested in coaching, playing, or learning more about the game, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 5-Oct. 31, at Eastern Maine Community College’s Johnston Gym. Course components include development of coaching philosophy, system development, execution of fundamentals, and improving knowledge in all phases of the game, and open discussion and on-court elements. Course is free and open to all in the Bangor area, including male, female, active coaches, prospective coaches and players of all levels; and parents. EMCC students welcome. Bring pencil, paper, and sneakers. Director: Chris Murphy, with 30 years college coaching experience. For information, contact at or 944-3247.

LINCOLN — Basketball On Court Training offers skill development in groups of one, two and three. For more information, contact Brian McDormand 290-7641.


ELLSWORTH — Woodlawn has announced its 2017 Big Lobster Invitational Croquet Tournament will be held Sept. 6-10, sponsored by Woodlawn Croquet Program. The 2017 Big Lobster Invitational Croquet Festival, aka “the Big Lobster,” includes a unique blend of six- and nine-wicket competitions in various Down East settings, including views of Acadia National Park, and featuring meals of Maine lobster. For information, call tournament director Perry Mattson at 667-9335 or email


HERMON — The 21st annual Harold O. Bouchard Memorial Golf Tournament, presented by Pine Cone Council 114 of the Knights of Columbus and H.O. Bouchard Inc., will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Hermon Meadow Golf Course, 8 a.m. shotgun start, rain or shine; four-person scramble, $80 per golfer, includes greens fee, cart, and a barbecue dinner after the tournament; hole-in-one prizes include a Chevrolet from Quirk Auto Park, closest-to-pin contests, awards for first and second gross and net. Amateur players only. For information or to register contact: Knights of Columbus, c/o Jon Harvey, P.O. Box 994, Bangor, ME 04401 or call 207-941-0513. Proceeds benefit the efforts of the Pine Cone Council.

SCARBOROUGH — 12th annual golf tournament benefiting the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, noon-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at Nonesuch River Golf Club, 304 Gorham Road. Light lunch and registration at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A barbecue dinner with prizes and an auction after tournament, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Families and individuals welcome to attend dinner portion. Register online, in person, or by phone. $155 for individuals; $560 for foursomes. Both include a cart, lunch, snacks, barbecue dinner and souvenir. Dinner reception only: $20, $9 for children. For information, call 828-1234 or visit


BREWER — Brewer Youth Hockey is partnering up with the Boston Bruins to offer a special program for new skaters. Presented by Friendly’s, the program is available to 50 boys and girls ages 5-8. The $100 fee includes a full free set of CCM equipment, a professional personalized fitting, and four weeks of on-ice instruction at the Penobscot Ice Arena in October. The participants are then encouraged to join the Brewer Youth Hockey/Dunkin Donuts Learn To Skate program that meets weekly through the winter. To preregister, email Paul Pangburn at


BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations for the 55th annual Labor Day Road Race, 9-10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 4, Bangor Parks and Recreation Center, 647 Main St. Race-day registration 7:45-8:45 a.m., entry fee $25, male and female age divisions. The Robin Emery trophy is awarded to the top female finisher, and the Bob Hillgrove trophy is awarded to the top male finisher. The Ralph Thomas trophy is awarded to the top male master finisher, and the Leona Clapper trophy is awarded to the top female master finisher. Registration options: Online at ; send in registration; visit office. For information, call 207-992-4490 or visit


BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its 2017 Fall Soccer Program. Teams will practice one day per week and play games on Saturday mornings at the Union Street Athletic Complex. Open to children in grades K-1, 2-3 and 4-6. The fee is $35 for Bangor residents, $45 non-residents, but there is a $10 late fee for registrations after Sept. 14. There will be a meet and greet on Saturday, Sept. 16. No registrations will be accepted on this date. Register online at or at 647 Main St. For information, call 992-4490.

BANGOR — Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for coaches for its youth Fall Soccer Program. Teams practice one day per week and play Saturday mornings. If you are interested, call Tim at 992-4493 or email at

BANGOR — Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Soccer Shoot will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at John Bapst Memorial High School soccer field on Mount Hope Avenue. Four age groups are 7U, 8 and 9, 10 and 11, and 12 and 13, and refers to ages as of Aug. 1, 2017. Signup begins at noon. For information and in the event of rain, contact Daryl at


SOUTH FREEPORT — The 14th annual Lobsterman Triathlon takes place on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Winslow Park. The nationally recognized USAT-sanctioned event attracts athletes from across the United States and Canada. The Lobsterman Triathlon includes an authentic Maine lobster bake following the race. Athletes will complete a 0.93-mile swim, a 24.7-mile bike and a 6.2-mile run. LobsterJAM athletes will compete in a separate wave, in a smaller field of athletes, all whom are raising funds for a good cause. Athletes can compete in the individual Olympic race, as part of an Olympic relay or in the Olympic Aquabike. Every athlete participating in the LobsterJAM will be raising a minimum of $150. To register go to