Local Calendar


29th Annual Christopher Potvin Memorial Baseball Tournament - Aug. 1-3. Divisions: 17u, 19u. Cost: $450 per team. Proceeds from tournament go towards college scholarships for local athletes. Contact: Bill Buscetto at billbuscetto@aol.com or visit chrispotvinfund.com.

Waterford Girls Softball League clinic - Aug. 4-7, Waterford Little League South complex, for ages 8-16. Contact: www.usaelitetraining.com, jen@usaelitetraining.com or (203) 439-0565.

Falcon Baseball Summeramp - Aug. 4-8, 9 a.m.-noon, Rossie Field. For players ages 8-12. Cost: $110 per player. Register at mysticlittleleague.com, email t.taber@sbcglobal.net or call (860) 908-6566.

CT Hurricanes baseball - Looking for 18u players for the fall season. Contact: Scott Chiasson at scottchiasson@me.com or (860) 334-5630.


Slamma Jamma Basketball Camp Aug. 11-15, from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., at East Lyme High School. For boys and girls in grades 4-9. Cost is $125. Contact: www.slamma-jamma.com, Art Leary (203) 676-1314 or Carolyn (860) 961-6710.

Kareem Brown Skills Academy Training program and mentoring for players of all ages through the Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Connecticut. Contact: Kareem Brown at kareem8@gmail.com or (585) 935-1067.


Family Fun Night at Lake of Isles Friday and Saturday evenings during summer, 5 p.m. Cost: $49 for one adult and one junior to play nine holes and dine at Matches Tavern. Fee includes golf, cart fee, rental clubs, two sleeves of Callaway golf balls and two dinner entrees. Choice between regular set of tees on North Course or special nine-hole course. Call 888-475-3746, or reserve online at lakeofisles.com

Cactus Jack Foundation 17th Annual Charity Golf Classic - Monday, July 28, at Great Neck Country Club. Check-in and lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., shotgun start, 1 p.m. Cost: $150 per golfer, $600 per foursome. Contact: cactusjackfndation@att.net

Waterford Youth Football & Cheer Golf - Monday, Aug. 4, at Great Neck Country Club. Check-in and lunch, noon, shotgun start, 1:30 p.m., dinner and awards, 6 p.m. Cost: $135 per golfer, $540 per foursome. Contact: Tim Burrows at timburrows11@gmail.com or (860) 460-2713.


Girls Youth Lacrosse Camp - July 28-Aug. 1, 5:30-8:30 p.m., East Lyme High School. For girls entering grades 3-8. Cost: 150 (East Lyme residents), $200 (non-residents). Contact: Phil Schneider at phillip-schneider@att.net or (860) 884-1980.


Caroline's Miracle Foundation 5th Annual 5K & Fun Run/Walk - Saturday, July 26, 8 a.m., Old Lyme Middle School. Register on race day at 6:45 a.m. T-shirts provided for the first 200 registered particpants.

Ocean Beach/Kelley Road Race - 52nd annual Ocean Beach/John & Jessie Kelley 11.6-mile race, Saturday, Aug. 2, Ocean Beach Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m., race at 9 a.m. For course map and information go to www.snerro.com and call (860) 739-9927 if you would like to volunteer to help out.

Norwich Rec Runs 50th season - Thursdays through Aug. 28, Mohegan Park Center, Norwich, open to ages 6 and over. Schedule is as follows: 6:15 p.m., group stretching and warmup; 6:30 p.m., 1/2-mile run; 6:45 p.m., 1-mile run; 7 p.m., 3-mile run (timed). Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult for shorter races. In 3-mile event, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Contact: Norwich Recreation Department at (860) 823-3791.

"Proud to Tri" Youth Triathlon - Saturday, Aug. 2, Waterford Beach Park, Waterford, beginning at 8 a.m., open to ages 5-17. Register at www.newlondonrec.com, the New London Recreation Department or at the Waterford Recreation and Parks office. Swim will take place in the ocean water where children can touch. Running and biking in the park for all ages up to 10 years old. Training wheels allowed as well as certified life jackets. Children 11-17 will bike out on the road for a short distance supervised by Waterford Police and volunteers. Children will be separated by age groups: 5-6 year olds will swim 25 yards, bike .7 miles, and run .37 miles; ages 7-8 and 9-10 will swim 50 yards, bike 1.4 miles, and run .5 miles; ages 11-13 and 14-17 will swim 100 yards, bike 2.9 miles, and run 1 mile. Contact: New London Recreation, 860-447-5230.

Peak Performance Cross Country Camp - Aug. 4-8, 5-8 p.m., Old Lyme High School. For boys and girls (grades 9-12). Registration and information: risingtidefitnessct@gmail.com


New London Soccer Club Registration - For 2014-15 season. Cost: $45 (Saturday morning recreational for boys and girls ages pre-K to grade 3), $65 (travel for boys and girls grades 3-8, plus $25 for uniform if needed). Travel players must register by Aug. 1 and submit or upload copy of birth certificate. For information or to register visit www.newlondonsoccerclub.org

20th Annual Connecticut Coast Girls' Soccer Clinic - July 28-Aug. 1 at Spera Park in Waterford. Half-day (9 a.m.-noon) and full-day (9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) sessions available. Contact: Andrew Storton, (203) 901-5879 or www.ctcoastsoccer.com (to register).

Nike Labor Day Classic - Aug. 30-Sept. 1, for U9-U14 premier and travel teams, will be played in East Lyme, Waterford and New London. Contact: Rob Brule (860) 884-0230 or waterfordsoccer.org (to register).


Charity Tennis Tournament for Shriners Hospitals - Saturday, Aug. 16, matches throughout the day; organized by Waterford High school players Nisha Rajamohan, a patient at Shriners since being born without a portion of her right arm, and Lauren Rahr. Fee: $15 per entry (donations are also welcome). Contact: Rajamohan at nisha.rajamohan@yahoo.com or Rahr at laurenrahr@yahoo.com. To register, please send a check to Nisha Rajamohan, 33 Giovanni Dr., Waterford, 06385.


High school officials - For anyone interested in officiating on the high school level. Experience in the sport is required. Contact: Carl Pignone (860) 447-1856.


Connecticut Field Hockey Association Officials Board - Clinic for new umpires at Wesleyan University, Aug. 4-7 from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 5-8 p.m. Thursday. Fee: $130 (includes clinic fees and dues). Clinic offers new officials classroom work, as well as a field assessment to obtain a field rating. Contact: Kevin Laska, laskak@sbcglobal.net

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