Bay Bridge Boat Show
Sunday, April 13: The show at the Bay Bridge Marina at 357 Pier 1 Road in Stevensville will feature boats, equipment, electronics, clothing and accessories. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13. Admission is $12; children 12 and under are admitted free. Information: usboat.com/bay-bridge-boat-show/home.
Sunday, April 13: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct a turkey shoot from noon to 3 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney. Prizes include turkey, ham and bacon. Information: Call Greg at 410-598-4970.
Join a B.A.S.S. club
Tuesday, April 15: The Pro-Formance Fishing Team, a member of the Maryland Bass Nation, is seeking additional members and will hold an introductory meeting at 6 p.m. at Hellas Restaurant in Millersville. The club is primarily based in Glen Burnie and Annapolis. but has membership throughout the region. The club is fishing 12 club tournaments this year and participates in MBN and other tournaments. It is seeking boaters but can accommodate a few riders, too. It welcomes new anglers who want to learn how to fish for bass competitively in a friendly environment. Information: pro-formancefishingteam.com, email@example.com, or on Facebook at Pro-Formance Fishing Team.
Fish and the thermocline
April 21: Capt. Brian Mayer of Marauder Charters will speak at a seminar hosted by the Broadneck/
Magothy River chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss how fish use the thermocline and salinity break as structure. Doors at the American Legion Post 175 at 832 Manhattan Beach Road in Severna Park open at 7 p.m.; the meeting starts at 7:30. For information, call Skip Zinck at 410 913-9043.
Spring Sailboat Show
April 25-27: The in-water Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show will feature more than 80 new and previously owned sailboats, plus equipment, electronics, clothing and accessories at more than 100 on-land nautical exhibits and pro surf shops. There will be classes and demonstrations. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 25-26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27. For more information, go to usboat.com.
April 26: The National Aquarium and National Parks Conservation Association will hold a wetlands cleanup from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. Volunteers are needed to remove trash and debris and plant wetland grasses. Call or email Ed Stierli at 202-454-3339 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. More information at freedomtofloat.org.
April 26: The Baltimore Metro Horseshoe Club will host a Fun Pitch tournament at 9 a.m. at the Pottery Farm Park Courts at 801 Back River Neck Road in Essex. Fee is $10 per pitcher. For information, email email@example.com.
May 2-4: More than 1,000 sailors will compete on the Chesapeake Bay as the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta series stops at Annapolis Yacht Club. Top sailors from across the country will compete against local skippers for the overall prize of a trip to the British Virgin Islands to race in the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Championship Regatta. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 2 and 3; 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 4. Private boats for spectators are allowed. There is no charge to view the races. Information: 410-263-9279 and sailingworld.com/nood-regattas\.
May 3: The 3rd Annual Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8 a.m. at Harford Community College at 401 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air. The race honors the memory of Adam Thompson, a first-year HCC student who was killed in an automobile accident in 2011. Proceeds will benefit The Adam Thompson Memorial Nursing Scholarship at HCC and The Adam Thompson Memorial Education Scholarship at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health. Online registration is available in advance at harford.edu/adam. For more information, call 443-412-2449. Donations are accepted at harford.edu/adam.