Wallingford Twilight Baseball League, All-Star Game and second annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony, today, May 4, Pat Wall Field, 4 p.m. Contact league commissioner Tom Hanley (203) 606-7550.
Lyman Hall Hall of Fame, 32nd annual induction, Friday, May 9, Richard Otto Auditorium, Lyman Hall High School, 6:30 p.m. Inducting Scott Anderson, Ed Neilander and Elizabeth Ann Birney. No admission. Contact Stephen Hoag at is DRSWH@aol.com.
Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction, 29th annual, Tuesday, June 10, Aqua Turf Club, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Honoring UConn men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie with St. Francis Award and ESPN commentator Jackie MacMullen with St. Clare Award. Tickets $60 per person or $600 per table. Benefits Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Visit flcenter.org or call (203) 237-8084.
Northeast Football Showcase, Saturday, May 10, Cheshire High School, 5-9 p.m. Provides high school and junior college players opportunity to showcase abilities to Division II and Division III college coaches from throughout the Northeast. Includes individual skills (40-yard dash, bench press, vertical jump, standing jump, pro-agility shuttle), offensive and defensive drills by position, one-on-one drills and lecture on NCAA eligibility and recruiting. Visit nutmegstategames.org.
Peter A. Wasilewski Memorial Tournament, today, May 4, Tradition-Wallingford, 12:30 p.m. Scramble with foursomes. Entry fee $125. Includes dinner at Wallingford Elks Lodge. Benefits Peter A. Wasilewski Scholarship. Call (203) 606-9382 for details.
Ray Parmentier Classic, Wednesday, June 4, Hunter-Meriden. Registration 10 a.m. Shotgun start at noon. Awards dinner at Violi’s Restaurant. Staged by Midstate Chamber of Commerce. Benefits the Sanford S. Shorr Education Awards. Call (203) 235-7901.
GHO Golf Tournament, Monday, June 9, The Farms-Wallingford, 8 a.m. Presented by Gaylord Hospital’s Sports Association. Open to mobile golfers who have a disability due to injury or illness. Nine-hole tournament with cart. Entry fee $15. Registration deadline May 19. Call (203) 284-2772.
Connecticut Troopers Memorial Scholarship Fund Charity Golf Open, 12th annual, Friday, June 13, Tradition-Wallingford. Registration 7-8 a.m. Shotgun start 8:30. Cost $135 per golfer. Deli style lunch on course followed by Italian style buffet dinner with awards. Prizes, raffles. Contact Jeff Correia at firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 410-1650.
Southern Connecticut Conference, 20th anniversary tournament, Monday, June 16, New Haven Country Club. Four-man scramble, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Buffet lunch, awards, raffle. Entry fee $700 per foursome, $175 per player. Contact league commissioner Al Carbone at (203) 671-4421 or email@example.com.
James R. Walker Golf Tournament, Monday, June 30, Tradition-Wallingford, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Entry fee $130. Includes cart, lunch, dinner, gift and prizes. All proceeds benefit the JRW Scholarship at Lyman Hall High School. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FORE Sandy Hook Golf Classic, Monday, June 30, Richter Park-Danbury. Registration and lunch at noon, golf at 1:30. Staged by Newtown Lions Club and WCSU’s Sigma Chi Alumni Association. Benefits Sandy Hook Elementary Fund. Visit www.newtownlions.org.
Connectikids Celebrity Golf Tournament, Monday, June 30, Lake of Isles-Foxwood Resorts. Lunch 11:30 a.m., shotgun start 1 p.m. Every sponsor plays with a celebrity. Entry fee $250. Benefits Connecticut foster children. Contact Ralph Zona at (860) 666-2121 or email@example.com.
New York Yankees bus trip, Saturday, May 17, Pirates-Yankees, 4 p.m. game. Offered by East Hartford Parks and Recreation Department with 11:30 a.m. pickup in Meriden. Bleacher seats in Section 239 in left field. Cost $55 per person. Call (860) 292-7160 to register.
Memorial Mile, Monday, May 26, East Hartford, 10:20 a.m. Awards in 12 age groups. Entry fee $15 until May, $20 thereafter. Offered by East Hartford Parks and Recreation Department. Call (860) 292-7160 to register.
Wint Filipek Sr. Memorial Tennis Tournament, June 7-15, Copper Valley Swim & Tennis Club, Cheshire. 10th anniversary tournament now in association with Cheshire Academy and Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department. Benefits Winton S. Filipek Sr. Scholarship Fund. Entry fees $20 singles, $30 doubles, $15 high school divisions. Competition in 22 total divisions. Tournament also features free Kids & High School Clinic/Fun Day. Sign up at wintfilipeksrtennis.com. Contact Wint Filipek at firstname.lastname@example.org or (860) 621-5655.
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