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Community Beat: Jan. 15- March 15, 2018

January 19, 2018
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-Walks/Races-

Feb 4. -- Penguin Pace 5K

The Penguin Pace helps the Bain Center Council subsidize many Bain 50+ Center activities and provides a variety of additional health, educational, art and social activities to seniors throughout Howard County. To register, visit striders.net/penguin-pace.

Feb. 10 -- Cupid's Undie Run

Join the 1-mile fun-run, and then have some more fun at Power Plant Live! at the Inner Harbor to benefit Children's Tumor Foundation. To register, visit cupidsundierun.org/city/baltimore/.

Feb. 24 -- Tri To Help

Seasoned triathletes and first-timers can compete in Towson to raise the most sponsors, which funds epilepsy research at the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center. To register, visit stroupkidsforkids.org/md.

March 11 -- Shamrock 5K

Grab your green and run through Baltimore City for the Under Armour Kelly Shamrock 5K before finishing at Power Plant Live! for an epic after party. To register, visit runsignup.com/Race/MD/Baltimore/UnderArmourStPatricksDayShamrock5K.

 -Baseball/Softball-

Feb.10/March 10 -- Baseball Card Show

A sports card and memorabilia show to benefit Monsignor Slade Catholic School will be held at Monsignor Slade Catholic School in Glen Burnie from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more details, call Leo at 443-416-6447.

Blue Devil Umpire Association

New baseball umpires are needed to officiate in Baltimore, Carroll and Frederick counties. No experience is necessary. Email Bob Frank at lawyerfrank@comcast.net or call 410-493-7011, or contact Larry Silverman at Bluedevilumps@comcast.net or call 410-484-2118.

Adult Baseball

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.

Cockeysville Recreation

For updates about baseball registration for the Cockeysville Recreation Center, visit leagueathletics.com/?org=cockeysvillereccouncil.org or call 410-887-7734.

Museum Of Negro Leagues Baseball

Visit the Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball at the Owings Mills Metro Centre. 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.

-Soccer/Rugby/Lacrosse/Squash-

Feb. 19 -- LAX ShootOut

There will be lots of action at the LAX Shoot-Out at Du Burns Arena. For more information, visit marylandsports.us/event/baltimore-lacrosse-shoot-out.

Spring Lacrosse

Baltimore Youth Lacrosse is registering for Spring Lacrosse for kids ages 4-13. This Baltimore City-based program is open to beginners as well as experienced players. Visit our website at baltimoreyouthlax.com or call 443-863-8377 for more information.

Celtic Soccer Club

Tryouts for the Celtic Soccer Club are for boys ages 6-18 and girls 6-12. Registration and additional information is available at baltimoreceltic.com.

Squash

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 abbym@baltimoresquashwise.org.

Youth Coach

Baltimore Youth Lacrosse is looking for volunteer youth coaches for all age groups for the 2018 spring season. If interested, call 443-863-8377 to apply.

Mighty Kicks Pup League

The Pup League provides year-round soccer training for boys and girls of all abilities ages 2-7. It's designed to build motor skills, self-confidence and basic techniques. Ongoing programs are available around Baltimore. For more information, visit mightykicksbaltimore.com.

Rugby

The Baltimore-Chesapeake Rugby 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 baltimorechesapeakerugby@gmail.com or visit baltimorerugby.net.

-Football-

March 24 -- Join the Ravens' band

Become part of the Baltimore Ravens' game-day experience by joining Baltimore's Marching Ravens. Auditions will be held at Owings Mills High School. For more information or to register, visit Baltimore Ravens.com/MarchingRavens.

Baltimore Terps Youth

Games are open to all players ages 4-14 regardless of weight or skill level. The games provide a platform for participants to play the proper position for their body size while also ensuring their success as they move on to high school and beyond. To register, visit baltimoreterps.com or call 443-863-TERP.

-Other Activities-

Jan. 25-28 -- Baltimore Boat Show

Whether you've been on the water your whole life or looking to dip your toe into the boating lifestyle, you can shop for some of the best deals of the season, including sport fishers, family cruisers and performance boats, plus a huge selection of marine accessories at the Baltimore Convention Center. The Annapolis School of Seamanship will be on deck with an array of hands-on boating courses, and visitors can master docking skills at the docking pool with remote control model boats. Visit baltimoreboatshow.com or call 410-224-7633.

Feb. 24 – Living the Dream Gala

Support efforts at the Zaching Against Cancer Foundation for cancer patients and their caregivers through greatly needed funds, services, scholarships and more. The event takes place at M&T Bank Stadium and features food, an open bar, music and a live and silent auction with great sports memorabilia. Visit zachingagainstcancer.org for tickets.

Babe Ruth Museum

The improved Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum has reopened next to Camden Yards. Babe Ruth's legacy shaped the sports and American life we live now. Consider making a tax-deductible donation. Visit baberuthmuseum.org/donate or call 410-727-1539, ext. 3012.

Homeschool Sports

Baltimore-area homeschooled boys and girls in grades six-12 interested in playing interscholastic sports -- such as soccer, volleyball and baseball -- can register for the upcoming school season. For more information or to register, email chensports@verizon.net.

Maryland Officials Club

Interested in becoming a high school swimming official in the Baltimore-Anne Arundel area? Experience as a competitive swimmer or coach at the high school, college or masters level -- or prior experience officiating -- is strongly preferred. Email mdcommish@comcast.net or call Mike Connors at 410-653-7307.

Duckpin Bowling

There are openings for youth duckpin-bowling leagues for ages 3-21 at various duckpin centers in Baltimore. Most programs run Saturday mornings and include bowling, shoe rental and coaching. For more information, visit ndya.org, call Stacy Karten at 410-356-0936 or "like" duckpin bowling at facebook.com/theduckpinnews.

Bicycle Repair

As 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 will provide assistance. For details, visit velocipedebikeproject.org.

Officials Wanted

Do you love roller derby? Do you love whistles? Do you love stats? Then you may be ready to join the ranks of the Charm City Roller Girls' officiating crew, which is looking for skating and non-skating officials of all skill levels. No experience necessary. For more information, email referees@charmcityrollergirls.com .

Baltimore Fitness Academy

BMoreFit's goal is to reduce childhood obesity throughout the Baltimore metropolitan area by educating and mentoring urban youth with targeted programs for improved health, fitness and nutrition. For more details, visit bmorefit.org.

Issue 241: January / February 2018