Seventh Annual Forever Young Kids’ Fishing Derby, 9 a.m. to noon (registration at 8 a.m.) June 11 at Hillside Park on Winola Road. Awards and prize raffle presented from noon to 1 p.m. Open to children under age 16, the annual event is held in memory of Bud Young. The first 150 kids to arrive will receive T-shirts. The event will also feature a rain shelter dedication for the structure built by Eagle Scout Wyatt Sebring, Boy Scout Troop No. 160. Pre-registration is available at the Abington Community Library with a parent’s signature.
Seventh annual Tyler Kubilus 5K Run/Walk, June 11 at Lakeland High School. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the Tyler Kubilus Memorial Scholarship fund. Kubilus died in an ATV accident in 2009. Advanced registration: $20 for adults, $15 for those 17 and under. Same day registration: $25 for adults, $20 for participants 17 or under. The first 100 participants to sign up receive a T-shirt. Register: http://www.active.com/jermyn-pa/running/distance-running-races/7th-annual-tyler-m-kubilus-memorial-5k-walk-run-2016. Awards will be given to the top overall male and female finisher and the top finisher in each age group (15 & Under, 16 – 20, 21 – 30, 31 – 40, 41 – 50, 51+).
A Kids Dash around the Lakeland High School track will begin at 10:30 a.m. Cost: $5. Parents can accompany their kids for free.
Sandlot Baseball Academy travel baseball tryouts, June 12 from noon to 2 p.m. for ages 8-11 at Dunmore Little League and 3 to 5 p.m. for ages 12-17 at Dunmore High School. No cost for trying out. Info/register: CDD027@aol.com or 570-445-1155.
2nd annual Strawberry Day 5K, June 18, registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the National Running Center, 318 Davis St., Clarks Summit. The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 9 a.m., followed by kids fun run at approximately 10 a.m. The cost of the 5K Run/Walk is $25 and the kids fun run is free. After the race, there will be vendors selling strawberry-themed items. There will also be pork BBQ available for lunch along with desserts and baked goods. Proceeds from the event will be used toward the renovation of The Gathering Place, located at 304 S. State Street on the ground floor of the Clarks Summit Borough Building.
PA Fish and Boat Commission Fly Fishing Introduction Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 25 at Lackawanna State Park. The free course is designed for families interested in learning the basics of fly fishing equipment, casting techniques and on water skills. No fishing license or equipment is needed. Preregistration is required by 4 p.m.on June 23 and can be completed online at www.gonefishingpa.com under the family fishing program link. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis and space is limited. Participants should dress for outdoor weather. The program will be held rain or shine. Info: Allan Schreffler at 570-477-2206.