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The Adirondack Mountain Club offers many programs. For information on activities and presentations, call 518-523-3441, or visit www.adk.org.

ALUMNI GAME

Feb. 3: Warrenburg Central School will host an alumni night featuring a basketball game at 6 p.m. Men or women who played or supported Warrensburg teams are welcome. Playing is optional. Admission is $5, but free with an Alumni Membership card. Free food and a cash bar will be offered afterward at the Echo Lake Lodge. Anyone wishing to attend is asked to send their name and year of graduation to the Alumni Association, P.O. Box 713, Warrensburg, NY 12885.

BASEBALL UMPIRES

Beginning Feb. 13: The “Murph” O’Leary training and development program run by the Adirondack Chapter of Certified Baseball Umpires will be held at Moreau Elementary School in South Glens Falls, beginning with a session on Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. The association, which covers umpiring at the modified, JV and varsity levels for schools in the northern part of Section II, is welcoming new candidates. Anyone with questions may contact Matt Armenio at 366-8968, Lynn Tusa at 792-0066, Bill Durkee at 747-3835 or Bill Smith at 793-6254.

BASKETBALL

Feb. 17-18, 24-25: IAABO Board No. 43 will sponsor its 12th annual boys basketball tournament in Peru, N.Y., to raise money for local scholarships. The seventh/eighth grade tournament will be held Feb. 24 and 25 and the fourth/fifth/sixth grade tournament will be held Feb. 17-18. For more information, contact Jim Caron at caron.james@avcsk12.org.

March 8-11: The 29th annual Missing Children’s Basketball Tournament for fifth- and sixth-grade boys and girls teams will be held in Au Sable Forks. Proceeds from the tournament will go to support the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Entry fee is $150. For more information, or to register a team, contact tournament director Carol Greenley at 518-837-7515 or carolanne87@gmail.com.

FIELD HOCKEY

Winter programs: Capitalland Field Hockey will run several programs for girls from kindergarten through 12th grade through the winter. For more information, visit capitallandlacrosse.com or email Chad@capitallandlacrosse.com.

HOCKEY

Feb. 2: Skidmore College and Saratoga High School will team up for Hockey Night in Saratoga to support the Saratoga Youth Hockey Scholarship program. The high school game is at 5:45 p.m. in Vernon Arena and the Skidmore game is at 7 p.m. in the Weibel Ave. Rink. Proceeds benefit the scholarship program.

HORSE RACING MUSEUM

Feb. 8: The museum will host a special sip-and-paint event from 6-8 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Gallery, where guests will have an opportunity to paint a Saratoga Race Course scene. The evening will include drinks and snacks. Tickets are $40 for museum members and $45 for non-members. Reservations must be made by Feb. 5. To purchase tickets, call 518-584-0400, extension 109, or email nmrmembers@racingmuseum.net.

Free admission/promotions: The museum will have free admission all day for visitors on the final Sunday of each month, free Fridays all year (2 p.m. to close), free seniors admission (age 55 and older) all day every Wednesday throughout the year, buy-one-get-one-free admission on Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day and Columbus Day, and all active military and veterans are free all day on Veterans’ Day. For more information, call 518-584-0400 or visit www.racingmuseum.org/hours-and-admission.

LACROSSE

Winter programs: Capitalland Field Hockey will run several programs for girls, boys and adults throughout the winter. It includes leagues, modified, varsity and adult players, instructional programs and and learn-to-play programs. For more information, visit capitallandlacrosse.com or email Chad@capitallandlacrosse.com.

OFFICIALS

Starting Jan. 29: The Capital District Track & Field Officials’ Organization will hold new officials’ certification clinic classes at Colonie High School starting Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. to train candidates for the 2018 outdoor track and field season. Anyone interested in becoming a certified track and field official may e-mail mtherrien@ffcsd.org to register for the clinic and to get additional, specific information. Interested persons may also visit www.cdtony.com for general information about the organization as well as specific updates about training sessions.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Feb. 1: An orientation program for new 4-H Adirondack Guides will be held 6:30 to 8 p.m. Teens between the ages of 12 and 19 interested in camping, map and compass skills, wildlife identification and hiking are welcome. Pre-registration is required. There is no cost for the event. For more information, contact Marybeth at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County at 518-623-3291 or mem467@cornell.edu.

RUNNING

Feb. 3: The Adirondack Runners will host the Polar Cap 4-Mile Run in Lake George. Registration and packet pickup is at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall at 51 Mohican Street. The race begins and ends on Westbrook Road. The first 200 registered receive a T-shirt. The race benefits the Northern Haiti Sustainability Drive and Sacred Heart Food Pantry of Lake George. Pre-registration entry fees are $20 for Adirondack Runners members ($22 non-members). Virtual Runners and race-day registration fee is $25. For more information, contact Craigbramley@gmail.com or adirondackrunners.org. Online registration is at active.com.

March 24: The Doc Lopez Run for Health, featuring a half-marathon, 5K and 1-mile walk, will be held in Elizabethtown. Registration will be accepted at AdirondackCoastEvents.com.

March 25: The Adirondack Runners will host the 32nd annual Shamrock Shuffle Road Race at Glens Falls High School. The race benefits Waren-Washington Counites NYS Special Olympics. The Leprechaun Leap, a 7/8th-mile race starts at 10 a.m., followed by the 5-mile Shuffle at 11 a.m. Online applications are available at www.adirondackrunners.org or www.itsyourrace.com. Registration cost is $3 for the Leprechaun Leap (race day only), $20 for the Shuffle for Adirondack Runners members, $25 for non-members by March 20 and $30 on race day (from 8:30-10:30 a.m.) More information is available by contacting director Kevin Sullivan at 518-798-9593 or at ksullivan@queensburyschool.org.

SHOOTING SPORTS

Youth programs: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Washington County is hosting two 4-H programs for youth that will cover archery, air guns, .22-caliber rifle, shotguns, muzzleloaders and conservation. The main emphasis is the safe handling of firearms. The program will be held at Hudson Falls Fish and Game Club beginning Feb. 10, and Salem Rifle and Pistol Club and Owlkill Rod and Gun Club beginning in early March. Youths must be at least 12 to participate. The fee is $25 per youth for 4-H members and $30 for non-members, which includes 4-H enrollment. For more information, or to register, contact the CCE office at 518-746-2560, or email washington@cornell.edu.

SWIMMING

Through March 12: The Greater Glens Falls Flyers Swim Club has begun its winter season of teaching competitive swimming to area children, ages 6-18. New swimmer tryouts can email for an appontment at www.gfflyers.com, click on Contact Us, or call 518-798-4636.

TENNIS

League forming: A senior tennis league is forming for low intermediate and above players. It will run Mondays and Wednesdays at noon at the Wilton YMCA. For more information, contact Frank Piliere at 518-371-8312 or the YMCA at 518-587-3000.

TROUT UNLIMITED

March 10: The 46th annual Conservation Banquet will take place at The Century House in Latham. Tickets are on sale through the Clearwater Chapter’s website: www.clearwatertu.org.

WILTON REC

Pickleball: Wilton Recreation is hosting indoor pickleball at Gavin Park. No commitment required, and players of any experience level are welcome. Drop-in registration takes place Mondays through Friday, September through April. Session fee is $3 per person, per visit for Wilton Residents and $5 per person, per visit for non-residents. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the courts are available through 11:30 a.m. Anyone with questions may contact the park office at 518-584-9455.

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