Outdoors calendar

Catching rockfish

Monday: Gary Richie of Spankin Stripers, which makes baits and lures, will speak at a free meeting sponsored by the Broadneck/Magothy River chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss catching rockfish, tides and currents, and knots and rigs. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 175 at 832 Manhattan Beach Road. Doors will open at 7. Information: skipzinck@comcast.net.


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 3p.m. Test your skill for a chance to win a turkey, ham or bacon. For further information, call Greg at 410-598-4970.

Para-table tennis

Aug. 26-29: The Maryland Table Tennis Center in Gaithersburg will hold a free training camp from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for veterans with disabilities or members of the armed forces with disabilities. The camp is open to wheelchair and standing disabled. For further information or to register, contact Jasna Reed at jasna@usatt.org or 817-715-4062. For more information, go to teamusa.org/usa-table-tennis/para/va-coaching-program.

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.

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 8a.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 No.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.


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.

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