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Community Beat: March 15-April 15, 2018

March 15, 2018
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-Walks/Races-

April 7 -- Fifth Annual 7K Run/1K Walk to Remember

The Maryland State's Attorneys' Association presents the fifth annual 7K Run/1K Walk to Remember at Centennial Park. This event benefits the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence. Online registration closes April 4; walk-up registration is available the morning of the race. Registration for runners and walkers is $35. For more information or to register, visit MNADV.org/2018Run.

April 7 -- Runners For Others An Ignatian 5K

Join us for Runners For Others An Ignatian 5K in Patterson Park. The race begins at 9 a.m. and supports the social ministry programs of the Jesuit organizations of Baltimore. For more information and to register, visit charmcityrun.com/calendar/2018/4/7/runners-for-others-an-ignatian-5k.

April 8, 15, 22, 29 & May 6 -- Healthy Kids Running Series Towson

Healthy Kids Running Series is a nonprofit organization that organizes running events in towns across the country each spring and fall. The goal of the series is to get children ages pre-k through middle school active and interested in the sport of running. The event takes place from 4-5 p.m. at Dulaney High School. For more information, visit healthykidsrunningseries.org/race_locations/towson-md/.

April 8 -- Phil's Survivor Run

Please join us for Phil's 11th Annual Survivor Run at the MA & PA Heritage Trail (Williams Street Entrance) in Bel Air. This year's race benefits The Stroke Network and The RASAC Scholarship Fund. This year we will be offering a randomly selected grand prize -- a new bike from Vivic Cyclery in Bel Air. For more information and to register, visit charmcityrun.com/calendar/2018/4/8/phils-11th-annual-survivor-run.

April 8 -- Red Shoe Shuffle 5K Run and Walk

Join us at 635 W. Lexington Street as we commemorate the last Red Shoe Shuffle in our current location and get ready to embark on the future in our new house. Ask a friend, form a team, make a donation and come out to help us break some records to make this our best Shuffle ever. For more information and to register, visit charmcityrun.com/calendar/redshoeshuffle.

April 14 -- Log Jam 5K

Don't miss this wonderful, family friendly 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. We'll have a 200-yard and 50-yard Kids Fun Run. This family-friendly event benefits the Lamb of God School in Halethorpe. For more information or to register, visit charmcityrun.com/calendar/2018/4/14/9p51o67c2zek72o02c6ivjs48hpjqj.

April 14 -- Under Armour Sole of the City 10K

Join us for the Under Armour Sole of the City 10K presented by KELLY. We'll run the streets of Baltimore and finish up at Charm City Run McHenry Row. For more information and to register, visit charmcityrun.com/calendar/soleofthecity.

April 15 -- St. Joseph School Fullerton HASA 5K/Family Fun Walk

The St. Joseph School 5K/Family Fun Walk is an opportunity for the whole family to get out and enjoy a morning of fitness and fellowship. Race proceeds benefit areas of need within the school, including technology, classroom improvements, books and programs. For more information and to register, visit charmcityrun.com/calendar/2018/2/4/st-joseph-school-fullerton-hasa-5kfamily-fun-walk.

April 28 -- ROAR For Kids

Get ready to ROAR for kids at Kennedy Krieger's annual 5K run/low-mileage fun walk and family festival at Oregon Ridge Park. This year the event features an all new jungle theme. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.; the event begins at 8 a.m. For more information or to register, visit kennedykrieger.org/overview/event/roar-kids-kennedy-krieger-institute.

May 20 -- Keep Punching 5K Run, 1-Mile Walk & Kids Races

The fifth-annual Keep Punching 5K, 1-Mile Walk & Kids Races takes place at Goucher College. Opening ceremonies begin at 8 a.m. All proceeds assist patients, families and clinicians who wish to pursue integrative approaches to healing. For more information and to register, visit runsignup.com/Race/MD/Towson/KeepPunching5K1MileWalkKidsRaces.

 -Baseball/Softball-

March 17 -- National Anthem Auditions at Prince Geroge's Stadium

The Bowie Baysox will host live auditions for a chance to sing the national anthem before a 2018 Baysox home game. Stadium gates open for registration at 9 a.m. and auditions begin at 9:30 a.m. Every participant must register, and auditions are conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis. The auditions are held rain or shine and no word sheets are allowed during the audition. All auditions must be done in person, no CD's or videos are accepted for review.

April 14 & May 12 -- 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.

Lutherville-Timonium Rec Council Softball

The Baltimore County Lutherville-Timonium Rec Council has open team registration for the spring slow-pitch softball program at Seminary Park, which runs from May to mid-August. Men's leagues are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings, and the coed league is Tuesday evenings. Individual players seeking spots will be referred to the registered team managers. For additional details, email tjharrington51@netscape.net or call 443-847-1072.

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 cockeysvillereccouncil.org.

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-

Terps Spring Lacrosse Registration

Register now for Terps spring lacrosse to learn and play the fastest sport on turf. Whether you are a beginner or expert, the Terps is where you want to play this spring season. For more information and to register, visit baltimoreterps.com.

Spring Lacrosse

Baltimore Youth Lacrosse is accepting registrations for spring lacrosse for kids ages 4-13. This Baltimore City-based program is open to beginners as well as experienced players. For more information, visit our website at baltimoreyouthlax.com or call 443-863-8377.

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 17 -- Torrey Smith Family Fund Charity Basketball Game

Royal Farms arena will host Torrey Smith's seventh annual charity game at 6:30 p.m. Join Torrey along with his current and former teammates and local celebrities as they test their skills on the basketball court, all in the name of charity. While the game is the main event, there will also be giveaways, live entertainment during halftime and fun for the entire family. All proceeds will benefit the Torrey Smith Family Fund. For more information, visit torreysmith.org//.

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-

April 19 -- Homerun for Recovery

The Baltimore Station will host its annual Homerun for Recovery fundraiser at PBR Baltimore from 6-9:30 p.m. Presented by Fortego, LLC, the sports-themed event will benefit The Baltimore Station's residential treatment center and therapeutic programs for veterans and others who are transitioning through the cycle of poverty, addiction and homelessness to self-sufficiency. Homerun for Recovery tickets are $70 in advance and $80 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased online at 501auctions.com/homerunforrecovery/tickets.

May 7 -- 11th Annual Golf Tournament

Leadership Through Athletics, Inc. (LTA) is excited to announce its 11th annual golf tournament, which will be held at Chartwell Golf and Country Club in Severna Park. For sponsorship information, contact Kelsey Grace at kelsey@leadershipthroughathletics.org or 410-533-1174.

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.

Issue 242: March 2018