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Community Beat: June 15 - July 15, 2014

June 16, 2014

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Negro Leagues Baseball
Visit the recently opened Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball at the Owings Mills Metro Center. The museum is named after Bert Simmons, who played for the Baltimore Elite Giants. Admission is free. Hours are 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 

Baseball Card Show
A sports card and memorabilia show to benefit Monsignor Slade Catholic School will be held from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Monsignor Slade Catholic Church and School, 120 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie. For more details, call Leo at 443-416-6447.

Men's/Coed Softball 
The Knight Ryders softball team is looking for male and female players 18 and older for spring softball. Games are played in Baltimore City and County. E-mail or call Oscar at 410-428-6637.

Bull Roast
Join an all-you-can-eat bull roast July 13 at Sports Legends Museum. Call John at 410-727-1539, ext. 3051 for tickets.

Bowie Baysox 
Learn from the pros at the Baysox summer baseball camp July 1-3. Events include instruction from Baysox players and coaches, a T-shirt, an autograph session with Baysox players and coaches, a Baysox logo baseball, one July 3 box seat game ticket with fireworks and a pizza party on the final day. Call 301-464-4813 to register. 

Adult Baseball
The Eastern Baltimore County Over 40 Baseball League has roster spots available for 2014. The league plays real baseball with wood bats on 90-foot diamonds, and players of all skill levels are encouraged to join. Visit or call Mike Lockett at 410-446-0443 or Brian Weir at 443-992-5964.

Thunderkings Baseball
Dedicated youth baseball players ages 13-19 and coaches are needed. Visit and complete the prospective player profile form to get information about workouts and tryouts.

Youse's Orioles
Youse's Orioles are currently looking for host families for the 2014 season in June and July. Visit or call Tim Norris at 443-564-9444.

Notre Dame Prep Softball 
Young girls can improve and develop their skills in a positive, fun environment without the pressure of competitive team play. Campers will receive quality instruction in fielding, throwing, hitting, baserunning and game strategy in order to prepare them for the next level of competition. Email or call 410-825-6202, ext. 1604.

Annapolis Mariners
Players are needed for a men's baseball team for ages 25 and older. E-mail for details.

Mason-Dixon Umpires Association
The MDUA is looking for people to train as umpires. After completing training, umpires will be assigned to work at high school baseball games in the Baltimore area. No experience is necessary. E-mail Mike Connors at or call 410-653-7307.

Baseball Writer
An upcoming Baltimore documentary production located in northeast Baltimore is looking for a script writer. The work involves research, notes, editing and summaries. Perks in return for hard work will include film credit. Contact Stephen at

Film Editor
A local Baltimore baseball documentary is complete and needs a film editor to edit it, make minor adjustments to it and convert it to a digital DVD. Contact Stephen at or call 410 937-5660.

Slow-pitch Softball 
The Lutherville-Timonium Rec Council registration is open for men's leagues (Monday/ Wednesday), and coed leagues (Monday) at Reisterstown Regional Park. The leagues will play from mid-August to early November. E-mail or call 443-847-1072 for additional registration details.


Coach Needed
The Baltimore Terps are seeking volunteer youth coaches for all age groups for the fall 2014 season. Call 443-863-TERP or visit

Women's Tackle Football
The Baltimore Burn is recruiting all-female athletes who want to play tackle football. Visit or call head coach Jon Randall at 443-897-1192.

Join The Ravens' Band 
Become part of the Baltimore Ravens' game-day experience by becoming a member of a 66-year-old tradition -- Baltimore's Marching Ravens. Visit

Playoffs for the Baltimore NightHawks will be June 28 and July 12. Visit for more information.

Brigance Brigade
The Brigance Brigade Foundation, created by former NFL player O.J. Brigance and his wife, Chanda, is teaming with Merritt Athletic Clubs and Augie's Quest to host the June 27 Zumbathon for ALS. The Zumathon will be from 6-8 p.m. at 210 East Centre St., featuring a two-hour Zumba class, a live DJ and a visit from the Baltimore Ravens' cheerleaders. Visit to register.

Registration is open for the Andover Apaches' 2014 fall youth sports programs for football and cheerleading. Visit or call 410-859-3939.


Mighty Kicks Pup League
Baltimore Pups Soccer is for boys and girls ages 2-6 of all abilities. This league, designed to build motor skills, self-confidence and basic soccer techniques, offers ongoing programs throughout Baltimore. Visit or e-mail

The Baltimore-Chesapeake Rugby Club is the region's only Division I men's rugby club and is looking for experienced players or those new to the game. E-mail or visit for more information.

Celtic Soccer Club
Tryouts are for ages U7-U18. Registration and information are available at


Fire Company Golf
Pikesville's Station 32 will hold its annual golf tournament July 21 at Suburban Country Club in Pikesville. Visit or call 410-486-2668, ext. 5 to register or get more information.

LPGA International Crown
This global team match-play event is the first of its kind in women's professional golf, and it will crown the best golf nation in the world. It will be played July 24-27 at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills. Visit or call 386-236-1325.


Baltimore Women's Classic
Join the 39th running of the 5K Baltimore Women's Classic, the second-oldest women's-only event in the United States and the largest in Maryland. The Classic will take place at 8 a.m. June 22 at Rash Field and go around the Inner Harbor, Federal Hill and the promenade. All participant levels (kids welcome for the fun run) will share in the accomplishment of raising funds for female cancer patients and their families across the state of Maryland. Visit

Casey Cares 5K
Lace up your running shoes and mark your calendars for the fifth-annual Casey Cares 5K at Camden Yards Aug. 2 with Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis kicking off the event. You'll be running to help a critically ill child. The 3.1-mile run/walk course begins and ends at Camden Yards, and there will be refreshments and T-shirts. Teams and families are encouraged to register. Visit for more information and to register.

Cool Kids Running Festival
This fun, family-friendly 5K and one-mile fun walk on the grassy fields at Oregon Ridge Park will be professionally timed and are easy for walkers and entire families. The June 29 event will benefit the Cool Kids Campaign and its free programs, including those offered through the Cool Kids Learning Center, which addresses the academic and social effects on children with cancer. Visit to register.

Arbutus Firecracker 10K
Enjoy July 4 festivities beginning with a race at 8 a.m., followed by the 10:30 a.m. flag raising and a 12:30 p.m. Fourth of July Parade at Arbutus Middle School. Visit to register. 

Climb The Hill 5K
The Climb the Hill 5K supports Bridges, a program that serves motivated Baltimore City youth and offers volunteer opportunities to Baltimore-area independent school students. For more information, visit

Charles Street 12
This unique point-to-point race Aug. 9 will take runners down historic Charles Street, now a national scenic byway, and end at the Power Plant Live. A portion of the proceeds from the race will benefit the Children's Heart Program at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital. Visit to register. 

Miles That Matter
Sponsored by the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce, this annual 5K run/walk and one-mile fun run are scheduled for July 13 with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The event will benefit the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults and Pikesville Chamber of Commerce. For more information, log on to


PressBox Lunch
On the second Thursday of every month, PressBox and Padonia Ale House feature Baltimore's sports mavens, experts and icons in a series of lunches by sports fans, for sports fans. Each event features a full buffet lunch and soft drinks, plus free parking, cash bar, silent auction, sports raffles and more. To purchase tickets for the July 10 lunch, featuring University of Maryland head football coach Randy Edsall, visit

Charm City Roller Girls
Learn the basics of Roller Derby at Charm School. Get comfortable on your skates while learning what the sport is all about. No experience is necessary. It's perfect for those who want to try a little derby but can't commit to a full season, novice skaters who aspire to derby stardom or that retired skater interested in making a comeback. Charm School is open to men and women ages 18 and older and will be at 10 a.m. July 19, Aug. 16 and Sept. 20 at Skateland NorthPointe. Visit

Pony Tetrathlon
The US Pony Club Maryland Regional Tetrathlon at Shawan Downs June 28 and 29 will include the riding, swimming, running and shooting phases. Visit for more information. 

Charm City Bike Race
Charm City Cross is the mid-Atlantic's premier two-day cycle-cross race, featuring international, pro and regional cyclists. The race will be Sept. 20 and 21 starting at Druid Hill Park, 2600 Madison Ave. Visit or call 443-759-5620 for more information.

Cockeysville Recreation
Visit for ongoing updates about football and soccer registration for the Cockeysville Recreation Center or call 410-887-7734.

Towson University Boys' Basketball
Make friends and enjoy a fun-filled week of learning the game of basketball from the Towson men's basketball coaching staff and players through stations, games and contests June 23-27 and Aug. 4-8. Email or call 410-704-6270.

Car Racing
Enjoy car racing with a dose of adrenaline in a safe and legal environment all weekend long. Visit or call 301-884-9833.

Youth Track
Registration is open for the Andover Apaches' 2014 summer youth sports programs for track. Visit or call 410-859-3939.

Maryland Officials Club 
Interested in becoming a high school swimming official in the Baltimore-Anne Arundel area? Experience as a competitive swimmer or coach in high school, college or masters level, or prior experience officiating is strongly preferred. E-mail or call Mike Connors at 410-653-7307.

Baltimore Fitness Academy
BMoreFit's goal is to reduce childhood obesity in the Baltimore metropolitan area by educating and mentoring urban youth with targeted programs for improved health, fitness and nutrition. Visit for details.

Bicycle Repair
At a cooperative bicycle shop, visitors can work on a donated bike, use tools to fix a broken bike or buy ready-to-ride secondhand bikes. Volunteer staff provides assistance. Visit for details.

Bowl For Kids Sake
Start a team, bowl a strike and make an impact with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Visit for more information.

Easterwood Boys Club
The Easterwood Boys Club will hold its annual reunion luncheon from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Olive Branch Restaurant in Pikesville. To purchase tickets, call 410-363-3155 or 410-363-1646.

TQL Reunion
The Towanda Queensberry Lucille Playground reunion dinner will be Oct. 8 at Martin's West on Security Boulevard. To purchase tickets, call 410-363-3155.

SquashWise provides incentives for middle school students to excel academically, athletically and socially, as well as compete in local and national squash tournaments. Visit to make your tax-deductible donation. E-mail to make equipment donations and/or become a volunteer tutors (no squash experience necessary).

Summer Drag Racing
Visit Maryland International Raceway most weekends through November. Visit for more dates.

Condition U
Join the athletic training program for students in grades 5-8 looking to strive for greatness on the field. Coach Hubbard, with help from the Baltimore Orioles, will bring your athletic abilities to the next level through strength and conditioning workouts, nutrition education and additional team-building activities. The program will run from 5-6 p.m. Sept. 9 and meet every Tuesday and Thursday until Sept. 9 at the Patterson Park Youth Sports & Education Center, 200 South Linwood Ave. Email or call 410-878-0563.

Did you know Baltimore has a beach? Baltimore Beach Volleyball has seven sand courts right in the Inner Harbor, and registration is now open for individuals and teams in men's, women's and coed twos, fours and sixes beach volleyball leagues, beginner to expert levels. Leagues run Sunday-Friday evenings at Baltimore Beach (Rash Field) in the Inner Harbor. For more information or to register, go to

Issue 198: June 2014