Local residents will take part in the hot saw, single buck, springboard chop, standing block chop, stock saw and underhand chop for a chance to earn entry into the U.S. Championship, which will run from June 20-22 at Norfolk Scope Arena in Virginia and air on ABC in September.
For more information, visit the website www.stihlusa.com.
Hall to offer overnights
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is offering its Extra Innings Overnights program this month.
The program features a sleepover in the Hall’s Plaque Gallery for children ages 7-12 and their parents/guardians. It is open to museum members and youth groups.
Cost is $49.95 per person and includes after-hours access to the Hall’s public areas, hands-on programs throughout the museum, a late-night snack, a movie in the Bullpen Theater and a light breakfast the following morning. All junior participants will receive a Hall of Fame knapsack and mementos.
The program will run this Saturday and Sunday for youth groups only, and April 5 for members only.
Space is limited. For more information or to register, call the Hall’s education department at 607-547-0313.
Junior golf program starts soon
Catskill Mountains Junior Golf is accepting applications for 2014.
The program, which includes clinics, a parent-junior tournament and a banquet, will be offered at Ouleout Creek Golf Course in North Franklin and at Shephard Hills Golf Course in Roxbury.
Youths ages 5-17 may participate.
For applications or more information, visit the website www.catskillmountainsjuniorgolf.com.
Hartwick to hold swim lessons
Hartwick College will offer swimming lessons at Moyer Pool starting March 31.
The seven-week program runs through May 18. Lessons are available afternoons and evenings from Mondays through Thursdays and Sundays.
Cost is $15 per 30-minute lesson. All proceeds support the Hartwick swimming and diving program and benefit its annual winter training trip.