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On the Schedule

Published: 01:23PM April 17th, 2014

Children’s fishing derby on McChord

Outdoors: The McChord Top-3 Association is sponsoring a free youth fishing derby Saturday at Carter Lake on McChord Field. The event starts at 8 a.m. and is open to children 14 years and younger.

The lake will be stocked with trout and fishing poles will be available.

Visit the McChord Top-3 Facebook page for event details.

Women’s fishing clinic this weekend

Outdoors: The Outdoor Recreation program and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a free women’s fishing clinic for JBLM DOD ID cardholders Saturday. The clinic will take place at the Northwest Adventure Center on Lewis North and American Lake and will teach basic lowland fishing techniques and strategies. Fishing gear will be given away at the clinic.

Those who want to fish in American Lake must have a valid Washington state fishing license.

Register at or call 253-967-6263 for more information.

Mariners’ Salute to Armed Forces

Leisure: The Seattle Mariners’ annual Salute to Armed Forces game is April 26 at 6:10 p.m. The Mariners will have a special pre-game program to honor the Armed Forces, veterans and support organizations.

Discount tickets are available for all military personnel, their families and friends.

The deadline to purchase tickets is April 25 at noon.

Young runners to your marks

Youth sports: The Armed Forces Kids Run at Cowan Stadium is April 26 at 9 a.m.

The run includes age-appropriate distances for ages 5 to 16. All participants receive a JBLM America’s Armed Forces Kids Run T-shirt.

Registration forms are available at CYSS Sports or online at

Special Olympics volunteers needed

Sports: The Special Olympics Washington Summer Games is in need of volunteers for the JBLM event May 31-June 2. For more information visit