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Community Beat: Feb. 15-March 15, 2019

February 15, 2019
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BASEBALL/SOFTBALL 

Anne Arundel County Senior Softball

This recreational over-60 softball league is looking for new players. The league starts April 20 and ends in September. Games will take place at the Bachman Sports Complex in Glen Burnie, Md. Email Mike West at westarnld@verizon.net for more information.

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. 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 

March 2 -- Superintendent's Revenge Scramble

The 2019 Superintendent's Revenge Scramble is an 18-hole scramble format at Mount Pleasant Golf Course with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The event will be comprised of four-person teams, and the number of teams will be capped at 30. The cost for a team of four is $240, which includes greens fees, carts, breakfast, lunch and prizes. Players can sign up individually or as a twosome by calling the Mount Pleasant Pro Shop at 410-254-5100. Teams can register online at classic5golf.com.

SOCCER/RUGBY/SQUASH

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. The session runs 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 that they can continue to use at home or with their team. The camp costs $50. Visit loyolagirlssoccercamps.com or contact Kevin Dempsey at kedempsey@loyola.edu for more information.

Crab Kickers 

Register now for Crab Kickers spring 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

March 10 -- St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K

The 2019 Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K will begin at Charles and Mulberry Streets in Baltimore at 1:15 p.m. The finish line will be at Power Plant Live!, where there will be a post-race party. Registration is $45 through Feb. 28 and $50 thereafter. A training program is available to help runners prepare for the 3.1-mile course. To register for the race and learn more about the training program, visit runsignup.com/Race/MD/Baltimore/UnderArmourStPatricksDayShamrock5K.

March 31 -- SJS 5K/Family Fun Walk

The St. Joseph School Fullerton HASA 5K/Family Fun Walk will begin at 11101 Raphel Road in Kingsville, Md. The cost to register for the 5K is $20 through Feb. 22 and $25 thereafter. The one-mile walk costs $10 for runners who pre-register and $15 on the day of the race. The race benefits St. Joseph School, which needs upgrades in technology, books and programs, among other areas. To register, visit runsignup.com/Race/MD/Kingsville/StJosephSchoolFullertonHASA5KFamilyFunWalk. 

April 7 -- Eighth Annual Red Shoe Shuffle 5K Run And Walk

The Red Shoe Shuffle 5K Run and Walk will begin at 635 West Lexington Street at 8:30 a.m. Registration costs $45 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Race day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The race benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities Maryland, which is moving into a new facility in the spring of 2019. To register, visit rmhcmaryland.org/red-shoe-shuffle.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

March 23 -- Ed Block Courage Award Gala

Players from across the NFL will travel to Baltimore to receive the Ed Block Courage Award. Players on each team were nominated for the award by their teammates for their courage and inspiration throughout the season. The gala will take place at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel from 7-10 p.m. Tickets are available at edblock.org.

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. Defending Division I women's champion James Madison will take on Connecticut at noon Feb. 17, and the North Carolina men's team will play Cleveland State at noon March 17. 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.

Through 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.