Local Calendar


Christopher Potvin Memorial Scholarships - Recipients of the 2014 scholarships will be announced on Friday, July 18, on www.chrispotvin.com.

All-American Softball Pitching/Catching and Hitting Camp - July 21-24, 9 a.m.-noon, ages 7-14, at Vets Field in Waterford. Directors are Andy Walker and Waterford High School coach Liz Sutman. Contact: (860) 961-9742 or email pawball@hotmail.com to register.

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 Summer Camp - 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.


Colchester Girls' Basketball Camp - July 21-25, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Bacon Academy gym. For girls entering grades 7-9. Clinic directed by Bacon girls' coach Dave Shea and Bacon boys' coach John Shea. Contact: Colchester Parks and Rec, (860) 537-7297 or visit www.colchester.gov

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.


Eastern Board of Approved Football Officials clinics Looking for new members to officiate high school and youth games throughout the area. Clinics begin July 22 and run through the beginning of the season. Contact: recruiting@ecfo.org or www.ecfo.org


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. Call (888) 475-3746, or reserve online at lakeofisles.com

8th annual Bill Bentley Memorial Golf tournament - Monday, July 21, Great Neck Country Club. Lunch at noon and shotgun start at 1 p.m, with dinner to follow golf. Cost: $150. Benefits Lawrence+Memorial Hospital Community Cancer Center and Temple Emanu-El Youth Services. Guaranteed raffle prizes for all golfers, plus additional prizes for low gross and net, closest to the pin on par 3s, longest drive and 50-50 hole. Contact: Scott Wolfe, 860-449-3009 or scottwolfe11@comcast.net

Avery Point baseball tournament - Friday, July 25, Shennecossett Golf Course in Groton, 12:30 p.m. Cost: $150 per player. Includes lunch and banquet dinner at Branford House. Contact: (860) 405-9183.

Lyman Memorial tournament - Saturday, July 26, Blackledge Golf Course in Hebron, 12:30 p.m. Cost: $110 per player. Includes dinner. Contact: Jeff Gaucher at jeffgaucher@yahoo.com or (860) 228-9593, Ryan Fabry at ryan.fabry@yahoo.com or (860) 949-4829, Chris Fabry at chrisfabry@yahoo.com or (860) 334-1994.

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.


2014 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.

Caroline's Miracle Foundation 5th Annual 5K & Fun Run/Walk - Saturday, July 26, 8 a.m., Old Lyme Middle School. Pre-register online by July 24 or on race day at 6:45 a.m. T-shirts provided for the first 200 registered particpants. Go to www.active.com/old-lyme-ct/running/distance-running-races/5th-annual-caroline-s-miracle-foundation-5k-and-kid-s-k-2014 to register.

"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.


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

Connecticut Coast Boys' Soccer Clinic - July 21-25 at Spera Park, Waterford, 9 a.m.-noon. Contact: Andrew Storton (203) 901-5879 or www.ctcoastsoccer.com.

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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