Abington area sports calendar for the week of Feb. 24


Abington Area Girls Softball League 2016 Registration, open now through March 15. The league is open to all girls ages 5-17 who are interested in playing recreational softball. Register: aagsl.org. Info: abingtonareasoftball@gmail.com.

Abington Little League Registration, open now through April 1. Cost: $85 per player. Register/info: www.abingtonlittleleague.com. The league hosts divisions for all ages. The league will host tryouts on March 5 and 12 for the Little League Division, and opening day is tentatively slated for April 9.

Factoryville Sportsmen’s Club meeting, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 in the clubhouse, Lake Winola Road, Factoryville. Members delinquent in their dues are reminded to settle with membership secretary John Hegedty to avoid any late fees. Henry Rifle Raffle tickets will also be available.

Ninth annual D & H Distance and 5K Run, a discounted fee of $35 will be offered through Feb. 29. The fee will be $40 through Aug. 19. The race, a major fundraiser for the Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania, will be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11 in Forest City. Info/register: dhdistancerun.com, GetMeRegistered.com or www.nepa-rail-trails.org.

Fly Fishing Video Tour and Expo, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 5 on the campus of Keystone College. The event will be hosted by the Keystone Creekwalkers Fly Fishing Club. An entire day of fly fishing videos and documentaries will be shown at Brooks Theatre and a fly fishing vendor area will be right next door in Brooks Hall. Over 25 vendors including tackle vendors, agencies like the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, DEP, DCNR and the County Conservation Districts will be in attendance. Special presentations will include renowned fly tiers, spey casting demonstrations, as well as an on the stream macro-invertibrate study and electro-fishing demonstration by Dr. Jerry Skinner. The study will be performed on the banks of the Tunkhannock Creek which runs through Keystone’s creek side campus. There will also be food, beverages, door prizes, and raffles. Info: jbliss@keystone.edu.

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