Journal

April 30, 2000

Archery

Next Sunday: Charity shoot, sponsored by the Anne Arundel Archers, to benefit Camp Sunrise, a summer camp for youngsters with cancer. Event at AAA field, Route 3, Crofton. Field tournament with 28 targets has shotgun start at 10 a.m.; 3-D tournament with 20 targets will run from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Door prizes, raffle and auction. Information: 410-876-3401.

Biking

Today: College Park Area Bicycle Coalition sponsors its 12th annual spring ride, starting at 9 a.m. from REI College Park on Rhode Island Avenue. Tour covers two loops of 12-15 miles, and will be accompanied by police officers on bicycles. Call 301-982-9681.

Birding

Wednesday: "The Maryland Yellow Book," will be discussed at the Carroll County Bird Club meeting, 7: 30 p.m., Carroll Community College. Information, 410-857-1109.

Children

Saturday: Learn to Fish Day for Children, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lake Hashawha, Carroll County. Sponsored by Patapsco Valley chapter of Trout Unlimited. Call Mike Boyle, 410-876-1494 or Keith Albright, 410-795-4060.

Fishing

Tomorrow: Ocean City Reef Foundation annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser, Hall's Restaurant. Tickets, $10. Call Henry Koellein Jr., 410-647-8218 or 410-208-0567.

Wednesday: Ray Hinson, president of the Free State Fly Fishers, will present a slide show on light tackle fishing for tarpon in Costa Rica, 8 p.m., Davidsonville Recreation Center, Queen Anne Bridge Road. Information: 410-836-9080.

Saturday: Women-only fly casting clinic conducted by master fly instructor Philip Krista, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Warfield Pond Park. Rods and reels provided. Bring a Maryland fishing license, flies and lunch. Fee, $52. To register, call Howard County Parks and Recreation, 410-313-4705.

Saturday: Rep. Wayne Gilchrest will be the guest at the annual banquet at the Kent Narrows chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association, 6 p.m., Pintail Point. Ticket information, 410-643-9660.

Saturday: Maryland Fly Anglers will be stocking Big Hunting Creek, 9 a.m. Meet at the culvert on Catoctin Hollow Road near Route 77. Free lunch for volunteers. Call Henry Lingenfelder, 410-444-6635, or Scott Hillhouse, 410-325-2735.

May 13: Chesapeake Women Anglers' "Fish, Lunch, Learn Outing," at Patuxent Middle River in Savage, 8 a.m. Meet on the Foundry Road bridge for fishing. Lunch at the Savage Mill Shops will be followed by a casting clinic. For reservations, call 240-632-9318.

Hiking

Wednesday: Mountain Club of Maryland is holding a 11-mile hike in Cromwell Valley Park. Some short, steep hills. Call 410-266-8845.

Saturday: Hike eight miles on Old Rag in the Shenandoah National Park, Va., with the Mountain Club of Maryland. Strenuous hike with rock scrambling and significant altitude change. Call 410-242-6777.

Shooting

Today: Ladies Charity Classic clays tournament, sponsored by the Women's Shooting Sports Foundation, 9 a.m., Prince George's Trap and Skeet Center, Glen Dale. Registration is $65 for adults; $45 for juniors; $100 for couples. Ammunition, targets, ear/eye protection, lunch provided. Proceeds benefit the Cancer Research Foundation of America. To register, Mona Robinson, 202-223-3572, or Mark Biggins, 301-577-7178.

Saturday: Free basic firearms safety course and skeet shooting clinic for women, sponsored by the Women's Shooting Sports Foundation, 9: 30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Loch Raven Skeet and Trap Center, Towson. Ammunition, targets and gun provided. To register: Marcia Phillips, 410-931-4514, or Greg Hay, 410-252-3851.

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