Sports & Recreation

Celebrities and Pros to Tee Up for Annual George H.W. Bush Celebrity Golf Tournament

As the premiere golf event in Maine, the 9th Annual George H.W. Bush Celebrity Golf Tournament will take place June 14, 2011, at Cape Arundel Golf Club in Kennebunkport with former Patriots and Red Sox players in attendance.

This event also will feature the Point of Light Award, given to an individual or group that has made a significant contribution to the growth of Gary’s House. Previous winners include President George H.W. Bush, American Airlines, and the Maine PGA Professionals. This year’s award will be presented by Eileen Skinner, President and CEO of Mercy Hospital.

The George H.W. Bush Celebrity Golf Tournament has historically brought in more than $150,000 for Gary’s House, a safe and affordable place for families to stay when they have a loved one in the hospital or are undergoing medical treatment in a greater Portland area hospital.

Rising Tide Baseball Players Sing Along at Truslow Adult Day Center

Saco, Maine—The Truslow Adult Day Center will bring the love of baseball to the Center on Monday June 13 at 1:00 PM. Players of the Old Orchard Raging Tide baseball team, baseball coaches and co-captains from Thornton Academy, Biddeford High School and Old Orchard Beach High School will join a songfest with 25 or so participants who attend the Center.

Musician and vocalist Susan Reid will lead the Truslow participants and ball players in a baseball-themed musical revue. Susan Reid of Eliot, Maine is an accomplished soloist, performer, production and recording artist and owner of the Music & Motion Company.

Everyone will share a “Welcome & Good Luck” cake prepared in honor of the 2011Raging Tide collegiate baseball team.

Truslow Adult Day Center is a Maine-licensed adult day health program operated in Saco, Maine by the Southern Maine Agency on Aging.

Eastern Trail-related events in July 2011

Bike the Eastern Trail from Biddeford to Kennebunk. Join us at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 2 for a moderately-paced 13-mile ride from the Southern Maine Medical Center parking lot in the rear of the building. FMI, contact Ethan Davis at (207) 284-7572. Just show and go.

Trail Walk. Join us for a walk on the Eastern Trail on Monday, July 11 at 10 a.m. Meet at the Scarborough Memorial Cemetery parking lot on Old Blue Point Road. FMI, contact Jim Monroe at 207-934-3834 or jmonroe@maine.rr.com. Canceled if raining.

Trail Walk. Join us for a walk on the Eastern Trail on Monday, July 20 at 10 a.m. Meet at the Scarborough Memorial Cemetery parking lot on Old Blue Point Road. FMI, contact Jim Monroe at 207-934-3834 or jmonroe@maine.rr.com. Canceled if raining.

Eastern Trail-related events in June 2011

Moonlight trail walk. Join us at Scarborough Marsh on Tuesday, June 14 for a walk under the full moon on the Eastern Trail. Meet to leave the Pine Road ET parking lot at 7:15 p.m. FMI, contact Bob Hamblen at 286-3431 or bhamble1@maine.rr.com. Just show and go. Walk ends by 9:30.

Trail Walk. Join us for a walk on the Eastern Trail on Monday, June 20 at 10 a.m. Meet at the Scarborough Memorial Cemetery parking lot on Old Blue Point Road. FMI, contact Jim Monroe at 207-934-3834 or jmonroe@maine.rr.com. Canceled if raining.

Bike the Eastern Trail. Here is your chance to bike all 65 miles of the ET in one day! Join us at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25 at the Bug Light Parking lot in South Portland. Depending on the number of riders, we will encourage a few friends and partners to meet us in Portsmouth, NH around 4 p.m. to join us for something to eat and then take us back to Bug Light. We will plan to ride as a group at a relaxed pace.

THE "FIGHTER'S" Micky WARD to host "NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS" Boxing and Dinner Show at THE LANDING AT PP

THE "FIGHTER'S" Micky WARD to host "NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS" Boxing and Dinner Show at  THE LANDING AT PP

 

NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS * USA BOXING & DINNER SHOW Featuring Celebrity Host MICKY WARD June 16, 2011

Details:
Join us as we begin a Father's Day Weekend Tradition with our 1st Annual "Night of Champions * USA Boxing & Dinner Show" featuring athletes from USA Boxing New England.

TRIing Their Very Best

TRIing Their Very Best

Healthy Habits Youth Triathlon Series Kicks off on Sunday
Biddeford, ME (May 20, 2011) – On Sunday, May 22, 2011, the Healthy Habits Youth
Triathlon Series 2011 season will officially get underway at the Northern York County Family
YMCA. The race will consist of an indoor pool swim, and outdoor bike and run.
Sunday’s race will get underway at 9 a.m. Media are encouraged to attend.
The Healthy Habits Youth Triathlon Series is all about kids. Now in its second year, it is a fun way
to introduce the sport of triathlon to children in Maine. The goal is to teach children that exercise is
crucial for good health. Eating right, drinking plenty of water, and getting enough exercise are
Healthy Habits that organizers for the initiative hope to instill in the children participating in this
raceseries. The events are open to all children ages 5-15.
The series is comprised of three races.

15th Annual OCEAN PARK 5K race

Friday, July 29, 2011

6:15 p.m. - Start Fun Run – Recreation Hall

7:00 p.m. – Start 5K – Temple and Free Street

The Ocean Park Association will be hosting the 15th Annual Ocean Park 5K Race and also Kids 1K fun Run in the early evening of Friday, July 29, 2011. This is a great event on a flat, fast course through the heart of Ocean Park.

The course is certified by the USATF.

Pre-Registration can be completed on www.Active.com    or by contacting Ocean Park Association Office, 14 Temple Avenue, (Jakeman Hall), Ocean Park Maine, or calling 207-934-9068.

Online pre-registration is not available for Kids Fun Run.

Online and Walk-in pre-registrations end at 4:00 p.m.