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Recreation and outdoors calendar

Correction

The sport that Thomas Swartz of Crofton participated in at the National Senior Games in Cleveland was listed incorrectly in the July 21 editions. Swartz competed in cycling, winning the bronze medal in the 20-kilometer road race and a ribbon for placing seventh in the 40K road race. The Baltimore Sun regrets the error.

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 for adults, $10 for seniors and $6 for children age 6-17, free for CBMM members and children 5 and younger). Information: 410-745-2916 or cbmm.org.

BuckWild Outdoors Expo

Today, Aug. 25: The Toyota/Scion of Waldorf's BuckWild Outdoors Expo returns to the Charles County Fairgrounds in La Plata. Admission is $10. Children 12 and under are free. Information: BuckWildExpo.com.

Turkey shoot

Today, Aug. 25: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host a turkey shoot from noon to 4 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney. Prizes include turkey, ham and bacon. Information: Call Greg at 410-598-4970.

Smart buoys

Monday, Aug. 26: Kim Couranz and Andrew Turner of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will speak about smart buoys in the Chesapeake Bay and their relevance 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 welcome. Call Joe Zinner at 410-256-5641 for details.

'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.

Gun & outdoor show

Sept. 7: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host a Gun & Outdoor Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney. Admission is $2. Vendor tables are $10 each. For further information, call Rick Richmond at 410-335-5994.

Skating open house

Sept. 7: Piney Orchard Ice Arena at 8781 Piney Orchard Parkway, Odenton, is holding an open house and searching for skaters for its production, synchro and ensemble teams. Tryouts will be 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 with an open skate at 10:30. Fee: $10. Information: Call Coach Linda Monney at 410-672-7013, ext. 15.

Red/Trout tourney

Sept. 7-8: Coastal Conservation Association Maryland's inaugural Red/Trout Catch & Release Tournament will be held in the Crisfield area. The event showcases improving speckled trout and redfish angling in the Chesapeake Bay. For information, go to ccamd.org.

Sharing & Caring

Sept. 8, Sept. 15: Captains Sharing & Caring is looking for children who have special needs, children who have serious or terminal illnesses or children who are disabled to take part in a cruise Sept. 8 out of Bush River Yacht Club in Abingdon a cruise Sept. 15 out of Baltimore Boating Center in Middle River. Reservations required. Information: captainssharingandcaring.org.

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, 2062Somerville 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 4th Annual Classic Wooden Sailboat Rendezvous & Race, presented by the National Sailing Hall of Fame & Sailing Center in Annapolis. For information about onshore events, email maria.museler@gmail.com; for information about the race, email dawnpaulmiller@comcast.net. Online: nshof.org.

Kent Island run

Sept. 22: Kellie Thompson Shiley 5K & Family Fun Run on the Cross Island Trail at Kent Island in Chester. Starts at 9 a.m. Cost: $30 for those over 12 for the 5K or 1-mile family fun run. Children age 12 and under can participate for free. Registration closes Sept. 20, but runners can sign up on race day for $35. Information: facebook.com/KellieThompsonShiley5kAndFamilyFunRun.

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.

Hurd 5K Run

Nov. 9: The Fifth Annual Heather L. Hurd 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will take place at 9 a.m. at Harford Community College. The race honors the memory of Heather L. Hurd, a history major at Harford Community College from 1999 to 2003, who was killed in 2008 by a distracted driver who was texting. On-site race registration takes place in the Susquehanna Center auxiliary gymnasium from 8 to 8:45 a.m. Information: go to harford.edu/heather or call 443-412-2449.

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.

Vingt-neuf archery

Tuesdays through Sept. 3: 3-D Shoots on Tuesdays from 5 p.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 under 18. Information: Bob Woods, 410-746-3424.

Hunter-safety course

September: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct a hunter safety course on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney. Registration will be Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon; classes will be Sept. 11, 12, 18 and 19 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; and testing will be Sept. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Information: Butch at 443-695-2565 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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