4:30 AM EDT, May 18, 2013
Today, May 19: USA Canoe/Kayak Whitewater Slalom Team Trials and Deep Creek Open, Adventure Sports Center International, Deep Creek Lake, Garrett County. Admission: free. Children's Adventure Series and Kids Day at The Races, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: deepcreek2014.com.
Today, May 19: The Baltimore Bowmen Traditional Classic in Glen Arm, in Baltimore County, will have three archery courses and more than 80 3-D 3D targets. There will be vendors, food and a shooting exhibition. For information and directions, go to baltimorebowmen.com.
Monday, May 20: Recreational fisherman Lloyd Moyer will discuss the subtle factors that help you catch fish 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
Wednesday, May 22: Bill Goldsborough of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation will give a one-hour presentation on fish biology and ecosystems as part of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing seminar series. Starts at 6p.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.
Crisfield bike ride
Saturday, May 25: The Salisbury Jaycees' sixth annual Soft Shell Metric Century bike ride in lower Somerset County will begin at 8 a.m. There are 62.1-mile (100-kilometer) and 23.1-mile options. Registration for adults is $60. Registration for riders ages 12 and under is $50. Day-of registration will be accepted. The event is rain or shine. Registration forms are available at salisburyjc.com. For more information, call 410-749-0144, ext. 109; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 1: The Maryland Trout Unlimited's Spring Picnic and Fishing Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Bunker Hill Area of Gunpowder State Park. Bring a covered dish. There will be workshops, including casting instruction, vendors, gear swap and more. Hot dogs, sodas and bluegrass music will be provided by MDTU. The family-oriented event is open to nonmembers.
Youth fishing seminar
June 29: Capt. Luke Thatcher will lead a session focused 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 30 children 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.
Youth fishing seminar
July 18: Capt. Luke Thatcher will give a one-hour presentation on bottom fishing and more as part of the 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.
Sept. 20-22: 4th 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 email@example.com; for information about the race, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Online: nshof.org.
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.
Through August: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St.Michaels is offering two-evening boater safety courses from 6 p.m. to 10p.m. May15-16, June 12-13, 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.
Tuesdays through Sept. 3: 3-D Shoots on Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to dark at Vingt-neuf Bowmen, Maryland State Game and Fish, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall. Cost is $10 for adults and $3 for students under 18. Food and refreshments are available. For information, call Bob at 410-746-3424.
Through Nov. 3: "Crisfield Carvings — Bird Hunting on Broad Waters" will be on display daily from 9a.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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