WATERVILLE — The U15 team from The BASE, an organization out of Roxbury, Mass., will play the Maine Sluggers at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Colby College, free admission. The BASE helps Roxbury youth broaden their ambition through baseball and focuses on changing mindsets about what is possible for them. Colby recently entered into a formal partnership with The BASE.


PRESQUE ISLE — The Aroostook Basketball Camp for players ages 9-15 at the Presque Isle High School gymnasiums has announced its 2018 dates. The girls camp runs July 9-13. The camp is designed to help players develop their basketball skills through drills, games and lectures. The coaching staff will be made up of successful high school and college coaches. Lunch will be provided each day at the NMCC dining hall. For more information, contact Bill Casavant at 764-0810 or or visit us on Facebook @ Aroostook Basketball Camp.

FORT FAIRFIELD — The 8th Maine Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, at Aroostook Valley Country Club in Fort Fairfield. Many past and new inductees will be on hand including Skip Chappelle, Steve Condon, Matt Rossignol, Tony Hamlin, Jim Stephenson, Tom Pelletier, Billy McAvoy and others. Cash prizes, skins game, two hole-in-one prizes, $10,000 cash (sponsored by Par & Grille of Caribou) and 2018 Honda Civic (Griffith Honda of Presque Isle); four-person oldsmobile scramble, 11 a.m. (U.S.) shotgun start, registration 10-10:45 a.m, field is limited to the first 40 paid teams; divisions for Men, Women and Mixed (2 Men/2 Women), $65 per person, steak and chicken barbecue included; live auction for several sets of Celtics, Red Sox and concert tickets, hotel rooms and stay-and-play golf packages; cash prizes to the top four gross teams and top four net teams, closest to pin and the Boondocks Grille longest drive prizes; proceeds benefit the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame’s effort to establish its wing at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Contact Larry Gardner at 551-5001 or go to the MBHoF website at

ORONO — The University of Maine women’s basketball team its seventh annual Bears ‘n Claws Lobster Dinner , presented by Courtyard by Marriott of Bangor and sponsored by Wallace Events, on Sunday, July 15. Fans are encouraged to join the Black Bears for a night filled with food, fun and entertainment. The event will be held 4-8 p.m. on the lawn in front of the bear statue on campus adjacent to the Memorial Gym. Adults have a choice of lobster or hamburger along with side dishes. Tickets are $25, while kids 10 and under eat for free from the kids menu. Contact Tom Biskup at or by phone at 207.581.1075. All proceeds benefit UMaine women’s basketball.


ELLSWORTH — The Woodlawn Croquet Mini Lobster Tournament, Sept. 6-9, is open to all USCA members and is a 6 Wicket Singles USCA sanctioned tournament; play will center on the full-sized court next to the Historic Black House on the Grounds of the 180-acre Woodlawn Museum in Ellsworth; other courts being used are the Tapley Cove Court in Brooksville, the Sorrento VIA Court in Sorrento, and the Hinckley Court in Southwest Harbor; courts open for practice on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The opening reception and dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 5, at the Woodlawn Museum Sleigh Barn; tournament play commences on Sept. 6 and ends on Sept. 9. Spectators welcome, more information at


ORRINGTON — Brewer Federal Credit Union will hold its fourth annual Disc Golf Tournament at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at DR Disc Golf; registration 8-8:45 a.m., play begins at 9 a.m., rain or shine, three-person, best-throw team format, $15 per person, discs provided, bug spray recommended; singles will be placed on a team; Brewer Federal Credit Union will provide pizza and drinks after the tournament, all proceeds will go to the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign to End Hunger; for information or to register, visit


HALLOWELL — Eighth annual Figure Skating Camp, July 24-26, at Camden National Bank Ice Vault, Whitten Road, for skaters who have achieved U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skill Level 4 and higher through Adult-level Skaters. On-ice classes in stroking, moves in the field, jumps and spins, ice dance, synchro, power skating, freestyle ice. Off-ice classes in flexibility and form, music interpretation and choreography, question-and-answer session. Camp starts at 8:30 a.m. with warm-ups and stretching. Inform camp staff of any medical issues or allergies. Register here: Mail to Skating of Association of Maine Skate Camp, P.O. Box 5663, Augusta, ME 04332. No refunds. Returned checks subject to $25 fee.


BANGOR — Husson head golf coach Mike Dugas is hosting a golf outing to benefit the golf programs at Husson University. All proceeds will go to the program and creation of a new artificial turf practice facility. The scramble format tournament is set for July 14, at J.W. Parks Golf Course in Pittsfield, with a 10 a.m. shotgun start; $400 per team includes tee and event prizes; hole sponsorships available; make checks payable to Husson Athletics; call 207-266-9905 or email to sign up or for more information.

BRUNSWICK — The Howard Vandersea Maine State Chapter of the National Football Foundation will host its 19th annual golf tournament at Belgrade Lakes Golf Club on Monday, July 23. The cost is $125, which includes greens fees with cart, gifts, prizes, post-round barbecue and National Football Foundation membership. Hole sponsorships are available at $100 per hole. Proceeds will go to the Chapter’s scholarship fund, the membership drive and to support the programs that promote amateur football in Maine. For more information, contact Jack Cosgrove at 859-4958 or


AUBURN — The Patriots Hockey Association is hosting the Cpl. Eugene Cole Benefit Hockey Game on July 13 at the Norway Savings Bank Arena. Puck drop is 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are on sale in advance or can be purchased at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased by calling 207-595-0260. Proceeds benefit the Cpl. Eugene Cole Scholarship Fund. About the Patriots Hockey Association The Patriots Hockey Association is a nonprofit run by present and past fire, police, EMS and military personal, as well as supporters of those organizations. More information is available at or by contacting Lou Doucet at 207-513-8322 or


GREATER BANGOR — Here is the open drop-in pickleball schedule for the Greater Bangor area at Armstrong Tennis Center (ATC), Newport Recreation Center (NRC), Skehan Recreation Center (SRC), Old Town-Orono YMCA (OTOY): Sundays 4-7 p.m., all levels; Mondays 9 a.m.-noon, all levels, (OTOY); noon-2 p.m., all levels (SRC); 6-8 p.m., all levels, (OTOY); Tuesdays 8:30–9 a.m., skills and drills (ATC), through July 3; 9 a.m.-noon, experienced (ATC), 5-8 p.m., all levels (ATC); 6-7:30 p.m., all levels (NRC); Wednesdays 9-11 a.m., beginner/intermediate (ATC); 9 a.m.-noon, all levels (OTOY); 9:15-10:45 a.m., all levels (SRC); 1-2:30 p.m., all levels (NRC); 5-8 p.m., experienced (ATC); Thursdays 8:30-9 a.m., skills and drills (ATC); 9 a.m.-noon, experienced (ATC); 6-8:30 p.m., beginner/intermediate (ATC); Fridays 9-11 a.m., beginner/intermediate (ATC), 9 a.m.-noon, all levels (OTOY); 9:15-10:45 a.m., all levels (SRC); Saturdays 9 a.m.-noon, all levels (ATC)


DOVER-FOXCROFT — 21st annual “Pony Pride” 5K Road Race, sponsored by Will’s Shop and Save and held in conjunction with Foxcroft Academy’s Alumni and Dover-Foxcroft Homecoming Weekend, 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4; register 7-7:45 a.m. at the FA Track Building; first mile is relatively flat, second mile a slight upgrade, third mile varying terrain and last 200 meters finishes on Foxcroft Academy’s track; $12 for preregistrants, $36 for a family of four; day of race $15 and $42, respectively; t-shirts to first 60 registrants, cash prizes for top man, woman and fastest FA grads, male and female; gift cards for the winner of each age division; send signed entry form with check payable to: Foxcroft Academy c/o George Rolleston, 975 West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

FARMINGTON — The Spandits! 5K, Open Mile and Kids Mile Road Race will be held Saturday, July 28, as part of the Farmington Summer Fest; race-day registration begins at 4 p.m. on upper Broadway; Kids Mile at 5 p.m., Open mile at 6 p.m., 5K at 6:30 p.m.; races benefit Mt. Blue High School cross-country teams; t-shirts to the first 75 pre-registrants for the 5K and first 25 in the open mile, raffle following awards ceremony; Categories: Kids Mile: 6 and Under, 7-9, 10-13; Open Mile: 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and up; 5K: 13 and Under, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and up; Spandits! gift certificates to top female and male Open Mile and 5K finishers; pre-register until July 25 at Kids Mile $6 pre-registration, $8 race day; Open Mile $10/$15; 5K $15/$20; call race director Kelley Cullenberg (207) 860-0306, or

OLD TOWN — The Courageous Steps Project is launching the Step Forward 5K Challenge/Fun Run set for Saturday, July 28, at Old Town Elementary School. The mile fun-run will take place at 9 a.m. with the 5K Challenge set for 10 a.m. Medals awarded to the top 10 male, female runners; proceeds benefit Courageous Steps Project’s Step Forward Initiative with scholarships to graduating high school seniors and mentoring opportunities to children in grades 4-12 in collaboration with schools and local organizations. To register, visit: If you have questions about the race, contact race director Connor Archer at:

BLUE HILL — Run to Breathe the Salty Sea 5K, Walk & Fun Run to support Christy Jordan Ryan’s double lung transplant, Sept. 29 at the Blue Hill Fair Grounds; registration opens at 2:30 p.m., walk begins 3:30 p.m., Fun Run begins 3:45 p.m. and 5K starts at 4 p.m.; 5K preregistration $20; day of event $25; Walk/Fun Run (1.5 miles) $15; Salty Sea Character costume contest; a lobster feed will follow at $15 per lobster or $8 for hamburgers/hot dogs, includes salad, corn on the cob, chips and drink. It is not required to participate in the run/walk to eat.

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