The Maine Games and Maine high school volleyball teams will raise money for the ALS Association with the Bruce Churchill Classic high school girls’ volleyball festival at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s College in Standish. Dr. Bruce Churchill, a Greely High assistant volleyball coach, was diagnosed with ALS in 2007. A $3 donation is suggested. 

The Portland Trails Trail to Ale 10K on Sunday is sold out. 

The 21st annual Boothbay Charities Classic golf tourney to benefit Special Olympics Maine will be held Sept. 24 at Boothbay Country Club. Openings remain for teams and individuals. Celebrities will include Ben Davidson, Earl Morrall, Stump Merrill, Dick Lambry and Bill Lee. The tournament ends a weekend of events that include a comedy night, lobster bake and sports auction. For more information or to sign up, call Brenda Blackman at 633-5149 (work) or 633-6280 (home). 

The inaugural Chalk on the Walk Festival 5K will be held Sept. 24 in Biddeford. Registration will be at 100 Main St. The race will begin at 9:30 a.m. and go through neighborhoods and downtown to Mechanic’s Park. The fee is $20. Runners can register on or visit the Heart of Biddeford’s website at for more information. Proceeds will benefit the Heart of Biddeford, a non-profit that reinvests funds into the downtown community. 

Bowdoin College and the TLK fund raising advisory board will hold the fourth annual “Go Big or Go Home for TLK” fund raiser Sept. 24 at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts in Boston. The event raises money for the Taryn L. King memorial scholarship fund. For more information or to register, visit

The fourth annual Chip In For The Community golf tournament will be at Pine Hollow par-3 golf course Sept. 30. The tournament will start with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The entry fee is $25 and includes golf, raffle prizes and a cookout. Registration and sponsor forms are available at

The first Kids’ Maine Marathon Mile will be held at Portland’s Back Cove at 10 a.m. Oct. 1, the day before the Maine Marathon. The race is open to children 7 to 12 on the day of the race. The cost is $10 in advance, $12 on race day. Participants who raise $100 or more over the registration amount will receive prizes and be entered into a drawing for an iPad. To register, visit For more information, all 773-5437. 

The University of Southern Maine baseball staff will hold the third annual advanced baseball clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 2. The clinic is for high school aged players who plan to play in college. The clinic will be at the USM baseball stadium in Gorham. The cost is $75 and limited to 60 players. For more information contact Coach Ed Flaherty at 780-5474.