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Community Beat: Dec. 15, 2018-Feb. 15, 2019

December 19, 2018
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-BASEBALL/SOFTBALL-

Jan. 17 -- LTRC Baseball: Paint Nite 

Lutherville-Timonium Recreation Council Baseball will host Paint Nite at Charles Village Pub in Towson, Md., to support the 13U Comets and 12U Cooperstown team. For more information, visit paintnite.com/events/barn-door-blossoms-at-charles-village-pub-10114985 or email Doug Heidrick at heidrickd@calverthall.com.

Feb. 11 -- LTRC Baseball: Spaghetti Dinner 

Lutherville-Timonium Recreation Council Baseball will host a spaghetti dinner at Kooper's Jacksonville in Phoenix, Md., to support the 13U Comets and 12U Cooperstown team. For more information, email Doug Heidrick at heidrickd@calverthall.com.

Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum

The Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum is located at 216 Emory Street in Baltimore, three blocks west of Camden Yards. This winter, it's open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.

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.

High School Baseball Umpires Needed

Do you have what it takes to call balls and strikes, safe and out? Then Mason Dixon Umpires needs you. Mason Dixon provides baseball umpires for Baltimore City, Baltimore County and MIAA schools. No experience needed. If you think you have what it takes, contact Taylor Lucas at masondixon@gmail.com or call at 410-967-8814.

-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-

Classic 5 Golf

Classic 5 Golf adjusted its schedule for the winter months. Carroll Park and Clifton Park will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays until Feb. 28, and Forest Park will be closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Mount Pleasant and Pine Ridge will remain open seven days a week. The schedule is subject to change due to weather; unseasonably warm weather may cause a course to open on a day on which it was scheduled to be closed. Visit classic5golf.com or call a golf course to confirm that a course is open.

-SOCCER/RUGBY/SQUASH-

Dec. 26-28 and Feb. 18 -- Loyola University Soccer Camp

The Youth Half-Day Out of School Camp Series is for boys and girls ages 4-13 and will take place at the Loyola Air Dome. Each session will run from 9 a.m.-noon. The camp will be conducted by the Loyola women's soccer coaching staff and current and former Greyhound players. The camp provides skill instruction in a dynamic and fun environment. Part of the curriculum includes campers learning two to three ball skills daily that they can continue to use at home or with their team. The Dec. 26-28 camp costs $125 and the Feb. 18 camp costs $50. Visit loyolagirlssoccercamps.com or contact Kevin Dempsey at kedempsey@loyola.edu for more information.

Crab Kickers 

Register now for Crab Kickers winter 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

Jan. 1 -- New Year's Day Resolution Run Baltimore 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk

Kick off your 2019 fitness regimen by running or walking at the Resolution Run. The event will take place at Baltimore's Patterson Park from 2-5 p.m. The race will benefit Earl's Place, a transitional home for homeless men. Registration costs $35 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under. The kids' fun run for ages 8 and under costs $15. To register, visit runsignup.com/Race/MD/Baltimore/NewYearsDayResolutionRun.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Jan. 3 -- "Ghosts Of 33rd Street" 

"Ghosts of 33rd Street" is an upcoming documentary about the Colts' departure from Baltimore. A panel will be filmed at Jimmy's Famous Seafood Jan. 3. If you were a Colts super fan -- or know one -- email documentary@bullittpoint.com to be part of this filming.

Until Jan. 6 -- Rooftop Ice Skating

Locals and visitors are invited to put their skating skills to the test on the new skating rink atop Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore. The hotel transformed its fifth-floor Harbor Terrace into a 1,560-square foot synthetic ice skating rink boasting expansive views of the harbor and city. The rink features hundreds of twinkling lights, festive holiday decorations and lively music. Hours of operation are Thursdays and Fridays from 4-8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 8 p.m. For full program details, visit fourseasons.com/baltimore/festive.

Until Jan. 21 -- PANDORA Ice Rink

The PANDORA Ice Rink at Baltimore's Inner Harbor is open until Jan. 21. A skating session costs $10 for adults and $9 for seniors, children and military personnel. A skate rental is $4. Various events will take place at the rink throughout the winter, including College Night (Dec. 22), a New Year's Eve celebration (Dec. 31) and Skate with a Superhero (Jan. 6). For more information about events, group rates, special offers and hours, visit innerharboricerink.org.

January-March -- Volleyball at MCC

Play coed pickup volleyball at Mountain Christian Church in Fallston, Md., on Wednesdays from 6:30-9 p.m. This is for players ages 16 and up with beginner to intermediate skill levels. MCC will also host a volleyball league on Tuesdays from 7-10 p.m. This is for players ages 16 and up with intermediate to advanced skill levels. The league is $50 per person. For more information, email volleyball.pickup@mountaincc.org or volleyball.league@mountaincc.org.

B'More Fit

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 bmore.fit.studios@gmail.com.

Issue 250: December 2018 / January 2019