Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Oct. 12, 2016


Coach Herman Little Basketball Clinics, the first clinic, for boys and girls ages 6 to 9, began Oct. 3 and will be held for six weeks on Monday afternoons from 3:30 to 5 p.m., at the Waverly Community House. The second clinic, for boys and girls in grades 4, 5 and 6, began Oct. 6 and will be held on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for six weeks. Registration: $60 for six weeks or $12 per class. Info: 570-586-8191, extension 2.

Summit Wrestling Club registration, the club, for boys and girls ages 5-12, will hold its first practice Tuesday, Nov. 1 in the Abington Heights High School auxiliary gym. Info: summitwrestlingyouthclub@gmail.com or summitwrestling.com.

Newton Recreation Center fall and winter hours, 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. through May 2017. The center is located at 1814 Newton Ransom Blvd., Clarks Summit. Info: Carol at 570-586-7808.

Lakeland Color Run, 9 a.m. Oct. 15 on the 3.2 mile Lakeland Cross Country course. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Walkers will start at 9:15 a.m. Cost: $15 for students, $20 for adults. Children under free can participate for free. Registration includes two powder packets, additional packets may be purchased on race day. All proceeds benefit people with disabilities at Allied Services. Sunglasses and socks will also be available for purchase. Runners should wear a white or light colored shirt.

Recovery is H.O.P.E. 5K Walk/Run, 9 a.m. Oct. 15 at the Olive Street Trailhead of the LHVA Trail. Registration will be held from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. The race is being organized by The Scranton Chapter of Young People in Recovery. Register: https://runsignup.com/recoveryishope by Oct. 12. Cost: $20, includes a T-shirt. Awards will be given out by age group and gender. Donations: https://www.facebook.com/scrantonparecovery/ or text YPRSCRANTON to 41444. Info: Yolanda Battaglia at scrantonpa@youngpeopleinrecovery.org or 570-903-8700.

5Kate: The Mental Illness Awareness Run/Walk and Kids Run, noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 30 at Valor Field at Scranton Memorial Stadium and the Lackawanna Heritage Trail. Registration will be held prior to and on the day of the race. Cost: Teen and adult runners and walkers, $25; Children, $5. Kids will receive candy bags in conjunction with Halloween. The event, in memory of Katie Shoener, will feature live entertainment from the Gerard Mayer Band, tents, local organizations, kid’s games and “trick or treating,” counsellors and a local speaker. Costumes are not required, but encouraged.

Factoryville Sportsmen’s Club ‘Turkey Shoot,’ 9 a.m. Nov. 6 on club grounds, Lake Winola Road. Breakfast and lunch will be available in the kitchen. Prizes will include a frozen turkey or gift card. Rifle, handgun and shotgun competitions will be held.

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