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Community Beat: March 15-April 15, 2019

March 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. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through March. It's open Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from April until September. The museum will stay open until 7 p.m. on the days of Orioles home games. 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 -

Saturdays, March 23-April 13 -- MCC Hoops Camp

Mountain Christian Church will host basketball camps for boys and girls in grades 1-8. Participants will learn the fundamentals of basketball and compete in games during four two-hour sessions throughout the spring. The camps will take place at the Boys and Girls Clubs in Edgewood and Aberdeen, Md. For more information and to register, visit mountaincc.org/events.

March 30 -- Torrey Smith Charity Basketball Game

Royal Farms Arena will host former Ravens and Terps receiver Torrey Smith's eighth annual charity basketball game, during which Smith's current and former teammates will play. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m., and the game will start at 3:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Torrey Smith Family Fund. Tickets can be purchased at royalfarmsarena.com and tickets can be donated to kids at torreysmith.org.

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 -

April 2-Sept. 24: 2019 Thirsty Boyz Tour

The 2019 Thirsty Boyz Tour will hold events throughout the spring and summer at Baltimore's Classic Five golf courses. The Tour has 80 spots available, and membership will close once the spots are filled. Tee times are in the afternoon. The Tour fee is $55, while greens fees range from $35 to $45 at Pine Ridge, Mount Pleasant, Forest Park and Clifton Park. Register for the Tour at classic5golf.com.

- SOCCER/RUGBY/SQUASH -

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 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 $25. 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 W. Lexington St., 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.

April 13 -- Seventh Annual LOGJam 5K And Kids Fun Run

The seventh annual LOGJam 5K will take place at Centennial Park in Howard County. The fun run starts at 8:45 a.m., and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. Registration costs $40. Participants can register online through April 9, and on-site race day registration runs until 8:30 a.m. The event benefits the Lamb of God School of Halethorpe, Md. For more information and to register, visit runsignup.com/Race/MD/EllicottCity/LOGJam5k.

April 27 -- ROAR For Kids Run/Walk

The Kennedy Krieger Institute's ROAR For Kids 5K road run and low-mileage walk will be a jungle-themed event at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, Md. The race has raised nearly $3 million for the Kennedy Krieger Institute since 2005. The event begins at 8 a.m. Advance online registration ($35 for adults) ends April 23. On-site registration ($40) will be available as well. Runners can register at ROARforKids.KennedyKrieger.org.

- 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. 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.

Issue 252: March 2019