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Recreation and outdoors calendar

Golf Challenge

Monday, June 1: The United States Golf Challenge, a national two-man best ball competition, will hold a local event at Suburban Golf Club. A substantial portion of the team registration fees will benefit Folds of Honor, which provides educational scholarships to the military families of those who have been killed or disabled while in active duty. For more information, go to usgolfchallenge.com.

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Zumbathon

Friday, June 5: Ravens kicker Justin Tucker will make an appearance at the Zumbathon for ALS from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Merritt Athletic Club at 210 E. Centre St. The event is sponsored by Merritt and the Brigance Brigade Foundation. Proceeds will help the foundation equip, encourage and empower people with Lou Gehrig's disease. A second Zumbathon for ALS at the same time will be held at Merritt's Eldersburg location at 1388 Progress Way; the Ravens cheerleaders will make an appearance. Registration is $25 per person. More information: brigancebrigade.org.

Learn to Row Day

Saturday, June 6: Baltimore Rowing will open its doors to the public on National Learn to Row Day. Visitors will tour the boathouse, get a crash course in indoor rowing (erging), learn the basics of the rowing stroke and receive a brief overview of the equipment used and programs offered at Baltimore Rowing. The visit culminates in an on-the-water rowing experience in an "eight" with an experienced coxswain and rowers to guide them (weather permitting). Hours: 8 a.m. to noon. Location: Baltimore Rowing Club, 3301 Waterview Ave. Free parking on site. Details: baltimorerowing.org/learn-to-row-day/.

Appalachian Trail

Saturday, June 6: Section 1 of a traverse of the trail Appalachian Trail in Maryland in five monthly sections. Starting at 10:30 a.m., hike 8.5 miles from the Maryland-Pennsylvania line to Maryland Route 77 with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844.

Crohn's walk

Saturday, June 6: The Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis, the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation's largest fundraiser, will be from 4 p.m. to 8p.m. at Rash Field in the Inner Harbor. Crohn's and colitis affect 1.6 million Americans, including 80,000 children. Information: cctakesteps.org.

Kent Narrows Tourney

June 13: The 12th annual Bass Pro Shop-CCA Kent Narrows Light Tackle & Fly Catch and Release Tournament will have fly, light tackle and kayak divisions with fishing from the Sassafras River to Cedar Point. The per-angler registration cost is $50. Participants who register before Saturday will receive a tournament shirt. A captains meeting to review rules, distribute rulers and pass out tournament shirts will be held June 11 at 5 p.m. at Shore Tackle, 3100 Main St., Grasonville. Information: Go to ccamd.org, call Tony Friedrich at 202-744-5013 or email him at tony@ccamd.org.

Choptank sailing

June 14: Enjoy a one-hour sail on Nathan of Dorchester, a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack, on the Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge, at 1 p.m. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. Information: skipjack-nathan.org and 410-228-7141.

Choptank sailing

July 12: Enjoy a one-hour sail on Nathan of Dorchester, a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack, on the Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge, at 1 p.m. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. Information: skipjack-nathan.org and 410-228-7141.

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Appalachian Trail

Saturday, July 18: Section 2 of a traverse of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland in five monthly sections. Starting at 10:30 a.m., hike 10 miles from Maryland Route 77 to U.S. Route 40 with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844.

Appalachian Trail

Sunday, Aug.9: Section 3 of a traverse of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland in five monthly sections. Starting at 10:30 a.m., hike6 miles fromU.S. Route 40to Fox Gap with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844.

Choptank sailing

Sept. 13: Enjoy a one-hour sail on Nathan of Dorchester, a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack, on the Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge, at 1 p.m. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. Information: skipjack-nathan.org and 410-228-7141.

Red Trout tournament

Sept. 18-20: The Huk Performance Fishing-CCA Red Trout Catch & Release Tournament will be hosted by Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield. The Coastal Conservation Association Maryland event attracts light tackle, fly and kayak anglers, and this year a live bait category has been added. The tournament promotes sustainable, catch-and-release fishing methods in which anglers photograph their catch for digital submittals in lieu of a weigh-in. The Red Trout tournament was founded in 2013 to draw attention to the value of redfish and speckled trout that have been making a comeback in the Chesapeake Bay the past four years. For more information, go to Information: ccamd.org or call tournament coordinator Rick Elyar, 410-977-3782.

Appalachian Trail

Saturday, Sept.19: Section 4 of a traverse of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland in five monthly sections. Starting at 10 a.m., hike6.5 miles fromFox Gap to Gathland State Park with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844.

Appalachian Trail

Sunday, Oct.18: Section 5 of a traverse of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland in five monthly sections. Starting at 10 a.m., hike10 miles fromGathland State Park to Harpers Ferry, W.Va., with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or 410-263-1844.

Choptank sailing

Oct. 25: Enjoy a one-hour sail on Nathan of Dorchester, a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack, on the Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge, at 1 p.m. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. Information: skipjack-nathan.org and 410-228-7141.

3-D archery shoots

Through Sept. 1: Tuesday shoots will be held from 5 p.m. to dark at Vingt Neuf Bowmen, Maryland State Game & Fish Protective Association, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall.

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Choptank sailing

Saturdays until Oct. 31: Two-hour sails on the Nathan of Dorchester, a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack, will be offered on the Choptank River on Saturdays except July 4, Aug. 15, Sept. 26 and Oct. 3. Depart from Long Wharf in Cambridge at 1 p.m. Each sail is unique, depending on wind, weather, captain and crew.On most outings, the crew will demonstrate oyster dredging. Information: skipjacknathan.org or 410-228-7141.

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