Local Calendar


East Lyme Babe Ruth fall registration - Play begins at the end of August and runs through end of October. Visit http://eastlymebaberuth.com/ to download registration form and send to East Lyme Babe Ruth, P.O. Box 102, East Lyme 06333 before Aug. 23.

Mystic Little League fall registration - Play begins at the end of August and continues through October. Baseball and softball for players ages 6-11 (age on 4/30/13). Visit www.mysticlittleleague.com to register. Contact: mysticlittleleague@gmail.com, Jim Carney (860) 460-4837 (baseball) or Tom Taber (860) 908-6566 (softball).

Connecticut Bombers softball tryout dates for 2014 - 16U, Sunday, Aug. 25, noon-3 p.m.; 18U (players born 1995, 1996), Sunday, Aug. 25, 3-5 p.m. All tryouts at Volunteer Field, Rte. 207, Franklin. Contact: Rich Hiscox (860) 908-0330 or richh32@comcast.net, Tony Delorenzo (860) 377-8979 or tonyde100@aol.com, Mike DeVito (860) 887-8019 or 22devito@comcast.net or Mark Correia (860) 490-2316 or mcorreia@preventure.com

War at the Shore baseball tournaments - Labor Day weekend and Sept. 21-22. For ages brackets 10-19. Contact: Joe Zrenda (860) 434-4334 or visit warattheshoretournaments.com

Jimmy Fund one-pitch softball tournament - Double-elimination for men and women at Washington Park, Groton on the following dates: Men, Sept. 6-8, 13-15; Women, Sept. 7-8. There is a $125 donation per team to the Jimmy Fund. Contact: Glen Graham at (860) 445-7926.

Connecticut Sounders Baseball Club - Looking for players in age groups 13u-16u for fall season and beyond. Contact Dan, (860) 514-5068 to register and schedule tryout or visit www.ctsounders.com.

CT Crush AAU baseball team - Looking for interested players for fall season in age groups 16u and 18u. Contact: Mike Wall, (860) 514-7129 or email Ctcrushbaseball@yahoo.com

CT Heat AAU baseball team - Looking for interested players for fall season in age groups 13u, 14u, 15u and 16u. To schedule a workout email ctheatbaseball@gmail.com or go to ctheatbaseball.com

Salem fall youth baseball/softball registration - Contact: Paul Bureau for rookies and minors at (860) 861-1012, Vern Vesey for majors at (860) 908-9490 or www.eteamz.com/salemyouthleague/


Connecticut Starters Fall Girls' High School Basketball League - Registrations are now being accepted for the league, to be held at East Catholic High School in Manchester on Sundays. Teams can register in the varsity or junior varsity division and players can also sign up individually to be placed on mixed teams with other unaffiliated players. Contact: www.ct-starters.org

26th Annual Northeast College Showcase For Girls' Basketball - Sunday, Sept. 8 at Connecticut College. Top girls' players from New England in grades 10-12 are invited to attend. Contact: http://ct-starters.org/top100info.pdf

Connecticut Storm Girls' Basketball Fall League - Holding signups for individuals or teams in middle school through high school. League begins week of Sept. 22. Skills sessions also available for grades 4 through high school. One session will include a member of Connecticut Sun as guest speaker. For information, visit www.ctstorm.com.


Volunteers needed for Special Olympic Golf Partners - Groton Parks and Recreation is looking for a volunteer that can play golf and assist special athletes in golf etiquette. Practices will be held at 6 p.m. every Wednesday through the beginning of September at Shennecossett Golf Course. The tournament is Sunday, Sept. 8. If interested, please contact Nancy at (860) 303-2556.

Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Wounded Warriors Project Friday, Aug. 23, Elmridge Golf Course, 12:30 shotgun start. Entry fee: $125 per person, $500 per team. Four person scramble format, all levels welcome. All proceeds to Wounded Warrior Project. For more information, contact Chuck Slenker at Elmridge, (860) 599-2248.

Lake of Isles Junior Golf Championship Sunday, Aug. 25 on Lake of Isles North Course. Entry fee: $65 ($45 for nine holes). Flights for 18 holes are girls 14-17, boys 13-14 and boys 15-17. Flights for nine holes are girls 10-13 and boys 10-12. Deadline for entry is Aug. 22. Contact: lakeofisles.com or (888) 475-3746.

3rd Annual New London High School Football Golf Tournament - Sept. 7, Pequot Golf Club. Registration, 11 a.m.; shotgun start at noon; Cost: $125. Proceeds to help support athletes of football program, as well as purchase equipment. Contact: Duane Maranda, marandad@newlondon.org or (860) 437-6412.

SJS Classic Golf Tournament Friday, Sept. 13, Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, 11:30 p.m. registration and lunch. Entry fee: $150 per golfer ($135 if received by Aug. 1), or $30 non-golfer dinner only. Tournament to be held in memory of Tom Daniels and Janet Gagnon. Contact: Diane Daniels, (860) 822-8310 or dtd9182@yahoo.com, or Wally Gagnon, (860) 642-6481 or wgagnon39@comcast.net

14th annual Griswold Youth Football Golf Tournament - Monday, Sept. 16, Richmond (R.I.) Country Club. Four person scramble, $110 per player. Contact: Ted Koziol, (860) 376-6420 or email theodorekoziol@gmail.com

ECSU golf tournament - Sunday, Oct. 6, University Club in Willimantic. Sponsored by Eastern Connecticut State men's lacrosse and men's basketball teams. Four person scramble, $135 per player. Contact: Bill Geitner at geitnerw@easternct.edu or (860) 465-5532.


Groton Elks Annual Soccer Shoot - Event is open to boys and girls ages 4-13 years old from Groton, Ledyard, Stonington, North Stonington, Pawcatuck and Mystic; Saturday, Aug. 24, 9:30 a.m. Registration at Groton Lodge of Elks, 700 Shennecossett Road (birth certificates needed to verify age groups).

City of Groton Parks and Recreation Department Youth Soccer - Registration being held through Aug. 30. Team competes in the Mystic Valley Soccer Program, which is divided into under-8 and under-10 divisions. Fee: $30 (includes a T-shirt and socks). Contact: Parks and Recreation, (860) 446-4128.

2013 Nike Labor Day Classic Soccer Tournament - Aug. 31-Sept. 2. For premier and classic/travel teams. Limited to 128 teams from every state in New England. Cost: $575 (premier), $475 (classic/travel). Contact: Rob Brule, (860) 884-0230 or email admin@conncoastsoccer.com.

New London Soccer Club - Recreational soccer for boys and girls (pre-K to grade 3), Saturdays from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Williams School Athletic Complex (120 R Bloomingdale Road, Quaker Hill), Sept. 7-Oct. 26. Fee: $40 per player/$120 cap per family. Contact: www.newlondonsoccerclub.org (must register online).

Southeast Soccer Club - Club is looking for three more U10 Girls to complete its roster for 2013-14. Contact: SSC coach Brigi Palatino at (413) 262-1482, SSC director of coaching Rob Brule at (860) 884-0230 or www.southeastsoccerclub.com


East Lyme Aquatic and Fitness Center Youth Swim Lessons - Ages 3 months from 16 years old accepted. New session begins Sept. 7. Classes range from parent/tot through advanced stroke. Classes are 30 minutes in length and meet once per week unless noted otherwise. Classes are offered Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 5:15 and 5:45 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at half-hour intervals. Springboard diving is offered Saturdays at 9 a.m. Contact: (860) 691-4681 or visit www.nutmegaquatics.com

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