Maine Elite Lacrosse is hosting noncontact recreational lacrosse from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 1 at the Riverside Athletic Center. Adult men and women are welcome regardless of experience. Cost is $10 per night. Visit www.MaineEliteLacrosse.com or call 841-2453 for more information.

The Portland Sea Dogs are holding a food drive through Jan. 27. Fans can bring nonperishable food items to the Hadlock Field box office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. All items will be donated to the Good Shepherd Food Bank. For every ticket purchased and food item donated, fans will receive a free ticket to the same game.

The Biddeford Big Air and Rail Jam, a ski and snowboard competition, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at New Life Church. Events include a 20-foot big air jump, a 10-foot wall ride, an 18-foot cannon rail, a 30-foot down rail and a 12-foot box. The grand prize for each competition will be a 2012-13 New England Gold Pass. Second and third prizes will include apparel, gear and ski tickets. For more information, visit www.biddefordbigair.com.

The Knights of Columbus will hold a free-throw contest at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at Gorham High. There is no entry fed. Winners have a chance to advance to district, regional and state championships. Age divisions range from 10 to 14, based on age as of Jan. 1. Proof of age is required. Registration will be held on the day of the event.

The Scarborough Basketball Boosters will hold a free-throw clinic and contest on Jan. 21 at Wentworth Gym. The clinic, from 9 to 10 a.m., is free and open to kids of all ages. The contest runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is limited to middle and high school students. The entry fee is $5, with checks payable to Scarborough Basketball Boosters. Time slots are available for players who want to participate. Contact Dan Warren at 883-4167 or Adam Cohen at 939-6746 for more information.