Catching poachers

Tuesday, Aug. 12: Timothy Bowman, program manager for the Maritime Law Enforcement Information Network, will speak at a meeting of the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss how the new maritime surveillance and reporting system is used to help catch poachers and Search & Rescue on the Chesapeake Bay. The meeting will be at the Patapsco Council No. 1960 Knights of Columbus Hall, 1010 Frederick Road in Catonsville. Use the Beaumont Avenue (side) entrance. Doors will open at 6:45p.m., and meeting starts at 7:30. Admission is free. Contact Mark DeHoff at mcdehoff@netzero.com for information.

Beach-n-Boat

Aug. 23: For information on the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's fourth-annual tournament, go to mssa.net/beach-n-boat.

Turkey shoot

Aug. 24: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct a turkey shoot on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney from noon to 3 p.m. Test your skill for a chance to win a turkey, ham or bacon. For further information, call Greg at 410-598-4970.

Gun and outdoor show

Sept. 13: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host its fall gun and outdoor show on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $3; vendor tables are $10. For more information, call Rick Richmond at 410-335-5994.

Memorial 5K run

Sept. 13: The seventh-annual Jessica Meredith Jacobsen Memorial 5K Run presented by the Father O'Neill Council #4011 Knights of Columbus will start and end at Immaculate Conception Church in Towson. The run will support the House of Ruth, Fr. O'Neil Charities and the ICS Tuition Assistance Fund. Information: webmaster3002.wix.com/jmj-5k-race.

Trick-or-Trot

Nov. 1: The Orioles, OriolesREACH and manager Buck Showalter and his wife, Angela, are joining forces with KidsPeace to host the fifth annual Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk, a Halloween-themed race to benefit children in foster care. The race will begin and end at Oriole Park. Costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded for top runners, age-group winners, fundraising teams and best costumes. The registration fee is $35 through Oct. 27 and $40 on race day. Register at kidspeace5k.org. All proceeds benefit KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland and Washington, including KEYS (KidsPeace Empowering Youth to Succeed), a program that prepares youth for independence through life-skills training. To volunteer or become a sponsor, contact Gina Seyfried at 410-964-9329 or gina.seyfried@kidspeace.org.

Hurd 5K Run

Nov. 8: The sixth-annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will take place at 9 a.m. at Harford Community College in Bel Air. The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at HCC from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008 by a distracted driver who was texting. For more information, go to harford.edu/heather or call 443-412-2449.

Baltimore Bowmen

Mondays through August: Summer 3-D fun shoots from 4:30 p.m. until dusk. Nonmembers $10; members $5. Information: and directions: baltimorebowmen.com.

Vingt-Neuf Bowmen

Tuesdays through September: 3-D archery from 5 p.m. until dark at the Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall.

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