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Competitive

M&DLAX Club holds tryouts for girls lacrosse players for the 2013 season, Oct. 7, 13, 20. http://www.mndlax.com.

Towsontowne Tbirds 12-U travel baseball team holds tryouts for 2013 season Oct. 13, 14 at Campus Hills Park. 443-537-8653 or 443-956-2681.


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Salle Palasz Club offers fencing classes for beginners, mid-range, competitive and advanced. facebook.com/fencingclub or call 410-744-3362.

Mountain Club

The Mountain Club of Maryland conducts hikes, overnight and camping trips and maintains trails.

Sat., Oct. 6, family hike, Patapsco Valley State Park, McKeldin area: Kids four and older are welcome to join their parents this easy 3-miler. 301-807-4783. Phone to reserve a spot.

Sun., Oct. 7, Rockburn Branch Park, Orange Grove and Hilton areas: This is a 9-mile hike in Howard and Baltimore counties. 410 747-2868.