Perry Hall MSSA
Monday, Sept. 23: The regular monthly meeting of the Perry Hall chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Gunpowder Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10067 at 6309 Ebenezer Road. Visitors are welcome. Call Joe Zinner at 410-256-5641 for details.
Bliss on the Bay
Saturday, Sept. 28: Bliss on the Bay, a benefit for HopeWell Cancer Support, will run 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ultimate Watersports at the Hammerman Beach Area of Gunpowder Falls State Park in Middle River. It will feature stand-up paddleboat races open to all levels, an outdoor community yoga class and a FloYo stand-up paddleboard yoga class, which will attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the largest stand-up paddleboard yoga class in history. Information: blissonthebay.com.
Next Sunday, Sept. 29: The Walk for PKD will begin at 10:15 a.m. with check-in and on-site registration at 9 a.m. at the Hammerman Beach Area of Gunpowder Falls State Park. PKD — polycystic kidney disease — is a common genetic disease that affects children and adults, and often results in a need for dialysis and a kidney transplant. For information, go to walkforpkd.kintera.org or email co-coordinators Carol Mainolfi and Matt Mainolfi at BaltimoreWalk@pkdcure.org.
Hunter safety classes
Next Sunday, Sept. 29 The North Harford Game and Fish Association will hold in-person registration at 2 p.m. at 834 Wheeler School Road in Whiteford for October hunter safety classes. Class size is limited to 50 students. Classes will be Oct. 1, 3, 8 and 10 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Oct. 12 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact Ernie Tilmes between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 410-838-2738.
Oct. 5: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host a muzzleloader hunter sight-in on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: Call Robert Batchelor at 410-592-9276.
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.
Nov. 7: The 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.
November: The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will host rifle and shotgun hunter sight-ins on club grounds at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney on Nov. 9, 16 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Nov. 17 and 24 from noon to 3 p.m. Information: Call Robert Batchelor at 410-592-9276.
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 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Information: go to harford.edu/heather or call 443-412-2449.
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.
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