Smart buoys

Monday, June 24: Fisheries assistant Andrew Turner of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will share his knowledge of smart buoys in the Chesapeake Bay and their usefulness to fishermen at the monthly meeting of the Perry Hall Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association at 7:30 p.m. at Gunpowder VFW Post 10067, 6309 Ebenezer Road. Visitors are welcome. Call Joe Zinner at 410-256-5641 for details.

Youth fishing seminar

Saturday, June 29: Captain Luke Thatcher will lead a session on fishing aboard the Miss Chesapeake as part of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing seminar series. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to the first 30children, plus one parent per child. For a complete schedule and more information on the series, go to mssa.net/youthanglerclub or call the MSSA at 410-255-5535.

Commodore's race

Saturday, June 29: The Annapolis Yacht Club will celebrate its 127th anniversary with a competition held in donated, member-owned Harbor 20s between past members of club leadership. The first race starts at 2 p.m. Spectators are encouraged to watch from the Eastport Bridge and surrounding properties of Spa Creek.

Youth fishing seminar

July 18: Captain Luke Thatcher will give a one-hour presentation on bottom fishing and more as part of the MSSA's Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing seminar series. Starts at 6 p.m. Free. At Alltackle, 2062 Somerville Road, Annapolis. For more information on the series, go to mssa.net/youthanglerclub or call the MSSA at 410-255-5535.

Kids fishing derby

Aug. 10: The MSSA Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association will hold a fishing derby for children from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sandy Point State Park. For more information, go to mssa.net/youthanglerclub or call the MSSA at 410-255-5535.

'Streak Thru Aberdeen'

Sept. 6: The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will host its inaugural "Streak Thru Aberdeen" 7K Run at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, the anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr. breaking Lou Gehrig's streak of consecutive baseball games played. Proceeds will support Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation programs, which help build character and teach life lessons to underserved youth in distressed communities through sports-themed programming. Starts at 6 p.m. For information, go to RipkenFoundation.org or call Charm City Run at 410-308-1870. To pre-register, go to CharmCityRun.com.

Youth fishing seminar

Sept. 12: Capt. Walleye Pete will give a one-hour presentation on jigging and casting techniques as part of the MSSA's Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing seminar series. Starts at 6 .p.m. Free. At Alltackle, 2062 Somerville Road, Annapolis. For a complete schedule and more information on the series, go to mssa.net/youthanglerclub or call the MSSA at 410-255-5535.

Wooden boats

Sept. 20-22: The fourth annual Classic Wooden Sailboat Rendezvous & Race, presented by the National Sailing Hall of Fame & Sailing Center in Annapolis. For information about on-shore events, email maria.museler @gmail.com; for information about the race, email dawnpaulmiller@comcast.net. Online: nshof.org.

How boats are made

Oct. 12: There will be a one-hour tour of Judge Yachts in Denton as part of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing seminar series. For a complete schedule and more information on the series, go to mssa.net/youthanglerclub or call the MSSA at 410-255-5535.

Boating safety

Nov. 7: U.S. Coast Guard will give a one-hour presentation on boating safety as part of the MSSA's Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing seminar series. Starts at 6 p.m. Free. At Alltackle, 2062 Somerville Road, Annapolis. For a complete schedule and more information on the series, go to mssa.net/youthanglerclub or call the MSSA at 410-255-5535.

Fly-fishing lessons

Through June: Orvis will offer free lessons at the Orvis Company Store, Bethesda; Great Feathers, Sparks; Hunting Creek Outfitters, Frederick; and Wisp Resort, McHenry. For dates, go to orvis.com/flyfishing101.

Boater safety

Through August: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is offering two-evening boater safety courses from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 17-18 and Aug. 15-16. The cost is $25 per two-evening session. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. For information, call Helen Van Fleet at 410-745-4941.

Vingt-neuf archery

Tuesdays through Sept. 3: 3-D Shoots on Tuesdays from 5p.m. to dark at Vingt-neuf Bowmen, Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall. Cost is $10 for adults and $3 for students under 18. Information: Bob Woods, 410-746-3424.

Summer 3-D fun shoots

Mondays through August: The Baltimore Bowmen will hold 3-D fun shoots from 4 p.m. until dusk. Open to the public. Nonmembers, $10; members, $5; under 18, free. Information and directions at baltimorebowmen.com.

Decoy exhibit

Through Nov. 3: "Crisfield Carvings — Bird Hunting on Broad Waters" will be on display daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Waterfowling Building at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum at Navy Point in St. Michaels. Free with museum admission: $13 adult, $10 senior, $6 children age 6-17; CBMM members, children 5 and under free. Information: 410-745-2916 or cbmm.org.

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