SHAMROCK CLASSIC: The Shamrock Classic Golf Tournament will be Saturday, March 14, at Pinewood Golf & Country Club, 405 Country Club Blvd., Slidell. The format is a four-person scramble, with check-in at 10 a.m., a putting contest at 11 a.m. and tee time at 12:30 p.m. The fee is $75 for members and $80 for others.

Entry fee includes green fees, cart, food, beer and admission to the post-game party. To register a team, call (985) 643-6892.

YMCA YOUTH SPORTS: Registration is open through April 4 for YMCA youth soccer and T-ball for boys and girls ages 3-7. Play will run from March 28 through May 2 at the West St. Tammany YMCA, 71256 Francis Road, Covington. For information, call Bryce Lott at the YMCA, (985) 893-9622.

ABITA SPRINGS YOUTH SPORTS: Registration is open through March 16 for youth T-ball, baseball and softball in St. Tammany Recreation District 11 in Abita Springs. Games are played at Abita, Bush, Covington, Folsom, Lacombe and Lee Road.

Registration must be completed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 28, March 7 and March 14, at Charlie Finn Memorial Park, 22517 Highway 36, Abita Springs.

T-ball players must be 4 years of age by May 1, 2015; baseball players must be ages 7-15 as of May 1, 2015; and softball players must be ages 7-15 as of January 1, 2015.

The registration fee of $75 includes uniform pants, numbered uniform jersey, team hat, belt, socks, insurance and a participation trophy. When registering new players, parents should bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate. Those interested in coaching should contact Lisa Palisi at or (985) 871-7555.

PELICAN PARK YOUTH SPORTS: Pelican Park, 63350 Pelican Drive, Mandeville. The youth baseball and softball registration will be held for the season that begins the week of March 30 and continues through June. The boys baseball program is for those ages 5-15 as of April 30. The softball program is for girls ages 5-15 as of Dec. 31, 2014. Returning players may register online at New players may register in the Castine Center.

CREATING FISHING LURES: A ranger will give a presentation on creating freshwater fishing lures at 10 a.m. March 21 at Fairview-Riverside State Park, 119 Fairview Drive, 1 mile east of Madisonville on La. 22 in St. Tammany Parish.

The ranger will cover all steps, beginning with a cypress blank to the finished product.

The program is free with park admission of $2 per person ages 4 through 61. For information, call (985) 792-4652 or (888) 677-3247.

MAD HATTER 5K: The Junior Auxiliary of Slidell will hold its Mad Hatter 5K and Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Slidell Municipal Airport, 62512 Airport Road, Slidell.

Both runs are walker friendly. Registration for the 5K is $25 for adults until March 16, when the cost will increase to $30. Registration on the morning of the race will be $35. The registration fee includes a T-shirt, breakfast, live music from the Porch Dogs and many other activities.

To register, visit

CALAMARI FUN RUN: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School 35th annual Henry J. Calamari Memorial 2-mile Run/Walk will be held Saturday, March 21 begin at 8:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, 3924 Berkley St., in Slidell. Early registration deadline is March 4, and the cost is $15. Entries after that, including on race day, will cost $20. There is a maximum payment of $60 per family, regardless of the number of entries, if registered by March 4. For information, call Henry P. Calamari at (985) 707-8905 or email