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Community Beat: Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2018

September 17, 2018
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BASEBALL/SOFTBALL 

Oct. 6-7 -- Maryland Men's Baseball Tournament

Participate in an over-40 men's baseball tournament at Gambrills Athletic Club. Four teams will be accepted. The cost is $1,000 per team, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Baseball United Foundation. For more information, visit wayfarerbaseball.com or contact Dan Butler at baseballambassadors@yahoo.com.

Nov. 14 -- An Evening With The '83 Orioles

The Sports Boosters of Maryland team up with the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation for a gala to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the 1983 World Series champion Baltimore Orioles. The gala will take place at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore at 6 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit baberuthmuseum.org.

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.

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.

10U Travel Baseball
One roster spot remains for a 10U travel baseball team in Carroll County. The 2019 10U Carroll Rebels will play in the MABA league plus 3-4 tournaments. Join the 2018 MABA end of season tournament Champions as they build on their success in 2019. Indoor practice begins in January. Email mshilling@carrollrebels.com today to schedule a tryout.

GOLF 

Sept. 24 -- 4th Quarter Golf Outing

The 4th Quarter will be hosting their fourth annual charitable golf outing at Waverly Woods Golf Club in Marriottsville. The 4th Quarter teaches leadership skills through football and fitness at the middle school level. The on-course event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information and to register, visit the4thqtr.org or email Justin Guy at jguy@the4thqtr.org.

SOCCER/RUGBY/SQUASH

Crab Kickers 

Register now for Crab Kickers fall 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.

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 Abby Markoe at abbym@baltimoresquashwise.org.

Rugby

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 baltimorechesapeakerugby@gmail.com or visit baltimorerugby.net.

WALKS/RACES

Oct. 14 -- JWB Resiliency 5K 

The John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation invites the community to make a difference for mental health and those affected by mental illness by participating in its third annual signature event. The 2018 JWB Resiliency 5K and Family Fun Run will take place at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. The 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. To register a team or learn more about sponsorship, exhibit and volunteer opportunities, email info@johnwbrickfoundation.org or call 410-252-8058, ext. 225.

Oct. 20 -- CF Run For A Cure

Join Team CF at the 2018 Baltimore Running Festival to raise funds and awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's mission to find a cure for cystic fibrosis. Runners can participate in a marathon, half marathon, 5K or team relay. Members of Team CF will receive entry into a Baltimore Running Festival race, a customized gift, training program, regular team communications, personal fundraising page and an invitation to Team CF's after party. To register, visit teamcfmaryland.eventscff.org. For additional information, contact Simone Jowett at 410-628-0795 or sjowett@cff.org. 

Oct. 27 -- Heather L. Hurd 5K Spooktacular 

The 10th Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Spooktacular presented by the Kent Schwab Allstate Agency will be held at Harford Community College in Bel Air and offers activities for children and adults. On-site registration for the 5K takes place in the Susquehanna Center Auxiliary Gymnasium from 8-8:45 a.m., with the race starting at 9 a.m. The race is named in memory of Heather L. Hurd, a Harford County native who was killed in 2008 by a distracted tractor-trailer driver who was texting. Her parents established the race in 2009 to raise funds for Remembrance Book Scholarships for deserving Harford Community College students and to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. For more information and to register, visit harford.edu/heather.

Oct. 27 -- KidsPeace 9th Annual Trick-or-Trot 5K and 1 Mile Walk

KidsPeace, in partnership with the Baltimore Orioles and Angela and Buck Showalter, will host a run and walk for kids in foster care. Enjoy a great course through the harbor and finish on the field with the Oriole Bird at Camden Yards. Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume (or as your favorite Oriole) and enjoy a fun post-race party. Gift certificates will be presented for top runners, age group winners and best costumes. The race will start at 8 a.m. To register and find out more information, visit kidspeace5k.org/trick-or-trot.

Kids XC Series

The Charm City Run Kids X-Country Series consists of seven races for girls and boys 12 and under. Top runners in each group win medals. The series is intended to be a fun, non-competitive, family-friendly introduction to running, and all runners will earn ribbons. Parents are welcome to run with their kids. To find out more information about the races, visit charmcityrun.com/kids.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Sept. 21 -- Flip Flop Festivus

The Life and Breath Foundation invites you to celebrate the last full night of summer with spectacular sunset views of the harbor, entertainment and more while supporting a great cause. Its 10th annual Flip Flop Festivus takes place from 6:30-11:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore in Harbor East. A repeatedly sold out event with more than 300 guests, Flip Flop Festivus offers an elegant night on the town in a resort casual atmosphere. Past attendees have included former professional athletes and media personalities such as Qadry Ismail, Brad Jackson, Gheorghe Muresan, Harvey Grant, Matt Stover and Mike McCrary. For tickets, sponsorship or volunteer information, visit lifeandbreath.org or call 1-866-4SUPPRT or 410-750-8808.

Oct. 26 -- Children's Home

The Children's Home -- an organization committed to fostering statewide crisis intervention services for youths ages 13-21 -- will present its signature fundraiser, FACES 2018, from 6-10 p.m. at M&T Bank Stadium Southeast Club Lounge. Approximately 250 guests are expected to attend this chic event featuring gourmet food and wine, a DJ, raffle prizes, a holiday gift card tree and an interactive art activity. Admission is $125 per person. Reserved tables of 10 are $1,200. For more information or to purchase tickets or tables, visit bidpal.net/faces2018 or call 410-744-7310.

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. Visit mdswim.org/officials for more information.

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.

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 247: September 2018