• Southern Maine Medical Center will host a golf tournament Sept. 11 at Dunegrass Country Club. Proceeds benefit SMMC’s pediatric asthma patients and cancer care support programs. The $125 fee includes golf cart and lunch. For more information, call 283-7235.

• The Central Maine chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host a Conservation and Sportsmen’s Banquet on Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. at Penobscot County Conservation Alliance in Brewer. Individual membership and dinner tickets are $55, with an optional family membership package for $100. The event will feature a live and silent auction, games, drawings and door prizes. All proceeds will be used to restore and protect grouse and woodcock habitat. For more information, contact Kim Gray at 863-5069.

• The Maine Red Claws will hold invitation-only tryouts on Sept. 22, at the Celtics’ Healthpoint practice facility in Waltham, Mass. Interested players should send their basketball resume to Red Claws Director of Basketball Operations Cam Twiss at [email protected] or PO Box 15180, Portland, ME 04112 no later than Sept. 7.

• Southern Maine SportsZone will host a Maine Hoops Fall League starting Oct. 6. The league will run every weekend through Nov. 4. Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 10 games. The entry fee is $650 per team, with an early-bird special of $600 for teams that register before Sept. 12. For more information, contact Jim Seavey at 468-4685 or [email protected] Registration forms can be found at www.mainehoops.com.