Recreation and outdoors calendar

Recreation and outdoors calendar
Ed Hoffman with a Louisiana redfish. (Bill May photo / Bill May photo)

Fly Fishers' meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 4: Jeff Holland will speak on "River Keeper Activities on the West and Rhode Rivers" at the Free State Fly Fishers' monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Davidsonville Family Recreation Center, Queen Anne Bridge Road, Davidsonville, behind Ford Hall. Information: Contact George Vincent at or 301-249-6399.


Women's trap shoot

Saturday, Nov. 7: The Old Post Rifle and Pistol Club will sponsor a Women's Trap Shoot Day and Shotgun clinic from noon to 4 p.m. at 11518 Marriottsville Road in Marriottsville Road. There is a $50 donation, which all goes to the Ulman Cancer Fund. Information:

Horse trail challenge

Saturday, Nov. 7: Compete over six obstacles at the American Competitive Trail Horse Association Trail Challenge at Fair Hill. All proceeds go to the Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Programs Military Veterans Program. For questions or to donate, call 410-378-3817 or go to out

Fall turkey shoot

Saturday, Nov. 7, Nov. 14, Nov. 21: The Deale Charter Boat Association Fall Turkey Shoot will be at Happy Harbor at 533 Deale Road. Registration at 11 a.m. Shooting begins at noon.

Oyster talk

Nov. 9: The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's John Page Williams will talk about "Oysters: The Coral Reef of the Chesapeake Bay" at the Pasadena Sportfishing Group's meeting at Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company, 161 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park.

Fisheries talk

Nov. 10: Marty Gary, executive secretary of the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, will speak to the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association at 7:30 p.m. at the Patapsco Council No. 1960 Knights of Columbus Hall at 1010 Frederick Road in Catonsville. He'll present a wrap-up of the fishing season and will discuss the upcoming Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission meeting. Please use the Beaumont Avenue (side) entrance. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Admission is free, and visitors are welcome. Details: Contact Mark DeHoff at


Nov. 14: The Rocksgiving Fishing Tournament will benefit the Bowen Foundation for Autism and Hospice of the Chesapeake. Register at

Alpha-1 Walk for a Cure

Nov. 14: The Maryland Alpha-1 Walk For a Cure will be at 10 a.m. at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville. Details: BFC


Trophy stripers

Nov. 18: Shawn Kimbro will discuss "The Right Stuff for Fall and Winter Trophy Stripers" at a chapter meeting of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association at American Legion Post 7, 1905 Crownsville Road, Crownsville. Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Bay Fall Classic

Nov. 20-22: The Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association will hold its 23rd Annual Chesapeake Bay Fall Classic. Information: Call 410-255-5535 or go to

AACC Turkey Trot

Nov. 25: The 27th annual Anne Arundel Community College Turkey Trot will be at noon at Siegert Field on the Arnold campus at 101 College Parkway. Details at

Ellicott City 5K run/walk

Dec. 5: The Ellicott City Jingle Bell Run/Walk will be at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The event is a fundraiser to help find a cure for arthritis. Details: More information: Call Lauren Yankolonis at 443-738-9621.

Christmas ponies

Dec. 6: Get child's picture taken with St. Nicholas and a pony reindeer at Christmas with the Ponies. Activities include pony rides, reindeer games, face painting and hay rides. All proceeds go to the Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Programs' "Kids at Risk" program. Information:

Baltimore 5K run/walk

Dec. 12: The Baltimore Jingle Bell Run/Walk will be at 9 a.m. at Coppermine Field House at Du Burns Arena. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The event is a fundraiser to help find a cure for arthritis. Details: More information: Call Caitlin Donati at 443-738-9623.

St. Michaels running

May 21, 2016: Registration is open for the fifth-annual St. Michaels Running Festival. There will also be a 1k Kids Fun Run for children 12 and younger. Information:

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