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- BASEBALL/SOFTBALL -
Babe Ruth Birthplace And Museum
The Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum is located at 216 Emory St. in Baltimore, three blocks west of Camden Yards. It's open Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from April until September. The museum will stay open until 7 p.m. on the days of Orioles home games. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and military personnel and $5 for children. Visit baberuthmuseum.org for more information. Also consider making a tax-deductible donation. To do so, visit baberuthmuseum.org/donate or call 410-727-1539, ext. 3012.
Museum Of Negro Leagues Baseball
Visit the Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball in the Owings Mills branch of the Baltimore County Public Library. The museum is named after Bert Simmons, who played for the Baltimore Elite Giants. The museum is open daily, and admission is free. Volunteers are always welcome. For more information, visit smnlbinc.org.
Join the Eastern Baltimore County over-40 baseball league, which plays with wood bats on 90-foot diamonds. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to visit over40baseball.org or call Mike Lockett at 410-446-0443.
June 1 -- Chalk Night Baseball Fundraiser
Join the 10U Carroll Rebels travel baseball team at 7 p.m. at 1231 Tech Ct., in Westminster, Md., for a Chalk Night fundraiser event to support the team. The event is similar to a paint night -- participants will leave with a finished piece of art. All ages are welcome. For more information and to reserve a seat, email firstname.lastname@example.org by May 24.
- BASKETBALL -
Volo City Basketball
Volo City's Baltimore basketball leagues run throughout the year in neighborhoods including Canton, Federal Hill, Mt. Washington and more. Men's and coed leagues present full-court competition in a fast-paced, competitive yet social atmosphere. Volo City will provide referees and team shirts. Players can register as individuals or as part of a team. Teams require at least nine players. For more information and to register in a league, visit volocity.org/baltimore/basketball.
- GOLF -
May 18-19 -- Classic Five Tournament Series
The Baltimore Classic Five Tournament Series will include the Two-Man Championship May 18-19 at Mount Pleasant Golf Course, the Match Play Championship at Mount Pleasant July 6-14 and the Amateur Championship at Mount Pleasant and Pine Ridge Golf Course Aug. 10-11. For more information and to register, visit classic5golf.com.
June 3-9 -- Second Annual Baltimore Golf Week
Classic 5 Golf Courses are holding events to raise money for YouthWorks, Baltimore City's summer jobs program, including Casino Night, hole-in-one contests and the 2019 Mayor's Cup. For more information about Baltimore Golf Week events, visit classic5golf.com/Baltimore_Golf_Week/.
- SOCCER/SQUASH/RUGBY -
Register now for Crab Kickers summer programs. Crab Kickers, powered by Mighty Kicks, is a one-of-a-kind soccer program developed to provide a dynamic environment where children can develop soccer skills, social skills, coordination, confidence and self-esteem built on a solid foundation of fun. For more information or to register, visit mightykicksbaltimore.com/index.cfm.
SquashWise provides incentives for middle school students to excel academically, athletically and socially, as well as the opportunity to compete in local and national squash tournaments. No squash experience is necessary to become a tutor. Visit baltimoresquashwise.org to make your tax-deductible donation. To make equipment donations and/or become a volunteer tutor, email Abby Markoe at email@example.com.
The Baltimore-Chesapeake Rugby Football Club, the region's only Division I men's rugby club, is looking for experienced players or those new to the game. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit baltimorerugby.net.
- WALKS/RACES -
June 2 -- Bel Air Town Run
The Harford County Running Club, an affiliate of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), conducts the Bel Air Town Run 5K to promote health, fitness and running. The race begins at 8 a.m. at 20 S. Main Street. Registration costs $30 through May 29 and $35 from May 30 to race day. The concurrent 1-mile fun run/walk costs $25. The race benefits the HCRC, the oldest running club in Maryland. To register, visit belairtownrun.com.
June 9 -- MCVET 5K/10K
The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training, Inc. is set to hold its 24th annual 5K/10K event. The MCVET helps homeless veterans heal and achieve independence. More than 1,000 runners are expected to gather for the races, which start and end at War Memorial Plaza in front of Baltimore City Hall. On-site registration will take place from 5:30-7:30 a.m. at the Lexington Street entrance to the War Memorial Building (101 N. Gay Street). The 5K starts at 7:30 and the 10K at 8:30 a.m. Registration costs $35 for the 5K ahead of race day and $40 for the 10K. To register, visit charmcityrun.com/calendar/mcvet-5k10k-walk-or-run.
June 15 -- Rappel For Kidney Health
The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware will hold its ninth annual Rappel for Kidney Health signature event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at One Charles Center in downtown Baltimore. Up to 100 people of all ages have the chance to descend the skyscraper and enjoy views of the city skyline and the Inner Harbor. All participants will receive a fundraising webpage to help raise the required $1,500 minimum to participate in the event. Once the money is raised, they will undergo Rappel training. Visit kidneymd.org or call 410-494-8545 for more information.
June 16 -- 31st Annual GBMC Father's Day 5K And 1-Mile Fun Walk
The 5K and 1-mile walk begin at the South Chapman building on GBMC's Towson campus. Registration costs $30 until June 13, $35 until June 15 and $40 on race day. Online registration closes June 13, and on-site registration the day of the race begins at 6:30 a.m. The run and walk begin at 8 a.m. Proceeds support GBMC's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). To register, visit gbmc.healthcare/5k.
June 23 -- Baltimore Women's Classic 5K
The Baltimore Women's Classic 5K is the second-oldest women's race in the country. The race begins and ends at Rash Field, and participants are encouraged to attend the Finish Line Festival at the end of the race and connect with local businesses that cater to women. Registration costs $40 through June 16 and $45 thereafter. The race begins at 8 a.m. To register, visit baltimorewomensclassic.com.
July 4 -- 37th Annual Arbutus Firecracker 10K
The race will start at 8 a.m. at Arbutus Middle School and pass through several neighborhoods in Arbutus. Registration costs $25 through June 19, $35 from June 20 to July 3 and $40 on race day. To register, go to bullseyerunning.com or find race fliers at Falls Road Running in Baltimore, Feet First in Columbia or Tri Sport Junction in Sykesville. This year's race features three college scholarships and prize money. For more information, contact Martin Goode at 410-218-7262 or email@example.com.
- OTHER ACTIVITIES -
Lacrosse At Tierney Field
More than 60 high school and college lacrosse games will be played this year at Tierney Field at the U.S. Lacrosse national headquarters in Sparks, Md. The Baltimore County all-star games for high school boys and girls will take place May 23, and college all-star games will take place May 24 and June 1. Tierney Field can host 2,000 fans, and seating is first come, first served. For more information, visit uslacrosse.org/about-us-lacrosse/headquarters/tierney-field-game-schedule.
B'more Fit Studio, Inc., located in Windsor Mill, Md., is a nonprofit company that aims to empower families with healthy living by providing fitness and dance programs and services regarding health, wellness and nutrition that foster family and community interaction and preservation. To find out more about B'More Fit, visit bmore-fit.com, call 443-579-5805 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Issue 254: May 2019