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New Haven County District Board of Approved Basketball Officials, now accepting applications for the 2014 written examination. Membership open to New Haven County residents ages 18 and older. Applicants who pass the Official Written IAABO Examination will be eligible to take the IAABO Practical Floor Test. Candidate clinics will begin in September. All applicants must pass a background check. For more information, contact Hank Luzzi at


Slamma Jamma Sports Camp, July 21-25, Recreation Park-Southington, 8:45 a.m. to noon daily. Combination basketball, baseball, softball and soccer camp for children ages 4-9. For information, contact Bob Ruderman at or (203) 996-7852.

Slamma Jamma Basketball Camp, July 28-Aug. 1, Recreation Park-Southington, 8:45 a.m. to noon daily. Open to children ages 7-12. For information, contact Bob Ruderman at or (203) 996-7852.


Nutmeg Basketball Coaches Clinic, second annual, Sept. 19-20, Crowne Plaza-Cromwell. Featuring state college and high school coaches. Fee $150 per coach or $115 for three or more coaches from the same program. Visit Contact Patrick Fisher at or (860) 788-7041.


High School Conditioning Program, 3E Cross Fit, 1701 Highland Avenue, Cheshire. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Open to boys and girls ages 12-18. Fee $75 per month. Call (203) 439-9118 or email


Chalk Talk - College Football in New Haven, Tuesday, Aug. 5, Russian Lady, 144 Temple Street, New Haven, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sixth annual forum hosted by Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Sports Council. Coaches Tom Godek (SCSU), Chris Pincince (UNH) and Tony Reno (Yale) discuss upcoming season. Cost $10 for Chamber members, $20 for nonmembers. Includes free food and two drink tickets. Visit or call (203) 782-4342.

Southington Sports Hall of Fame, fifth annual induction, Wednesday, Nov. 12, Aqua Turf Club. Inducting Denise Archacki-Ingriselli, Wayne Chopus, Sr., Steve Daniels, Jim Koeller, Dawn Lantiere, Larry Liseo, Peter Meade, Greg O’Connell, Greg Porydzy, the late John Salerno, Kristin Wilcox-Astiasaran, 1976 baseball team and 1986 girls basketball team. Tickets $50. Call Jim Verderame at (860) 628-7335.


Meriden/Wallingford Civitan Club Golf Classic, 16th annual, Wednesday, August 13, Tradition Golf Club-Wallingford. Registration and breakfast 7:30 a.m., shotgun start 8:30 a.m. Entry fee $135. Benefits Civitan’s special education scholarships. Register by Aug. 6. Make checks payable to M/W Civitan Club and mail to Matt Oblon, 174 Highland Ave. Wallingford, 06492. For more information, call George Paradis at (203) 440-4728 or Matt Oblon (203) 284-1685.

Franciscan Golf Classic, 19th annual, Monday, August 18, Tunxis Plantation-Farmington. Entry fee $175. Includes greens fees, cart, refreshments, lunch and dinner. Benefits Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care. Sponsorship opportunities. Call (203) 237-8084 or visit

Quinnipiac Chamber Golf Classic, Monday, Sept. 8, The Farms-Wallingford. Registration 10 a.m., cookout 11 a.m., shotgun scramble 12:30 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m. Entry fee $225. Contact Maribel Carrion at (203) 269-9891 or

Easter Seals Golf Classic, Tuesday, Sept. 16, Watertown Golf Club, 11 a.m. Entry fee of $200 covers golf, green fees, cart, continental breakfast, lunch, dinner with awards and prizes. Benefits Easter Seals programs in greater Waterbury, central, and northwestern Connecticut. Call Carolee Kalita at (203) 754-5141 (ext. 243) or Jason Van Stone at (203) 465-1307.

Southington Chamber of Commerce Cup Classic, Wednesday, Oct. 1, Hawk’s Landing-Southington. Featuring Luis Tiant and eight other former Major League Baseball players as well as NHL veteran Aaron Miller. Contact Art Secondo at (860) 628-8036 or


New York Yankees bus trips, offered by East Hartford Parks and Recreation Department with pickup in Meriden. Call (860) 292-7160 for full schedule, seat locations, prices, reservations.


Citizens Bank 5K Summer Fun Run, Wednesday, July 23, Main Street, Middletown. Half-mile kids race 6:30 p.m., 5K road race 6:45 p.m. Part of Middletown’s Main Street Festival. Visit or call (203) 481-5933.


Summer Softball Clinic, August 11-14, Panthorn Park-Southington. Open to plays ages 8-16. Staged by USA Elite Training and Southington Girls Softball League. General skills clinic 9 a.m. to noon, pitchers and catchers from 12:30-3 p.m. Visit or call (203) 439-0565.

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