Martinez Evans Little League baseball registration for boys and girls 4 to 16 years old for the 2013 season is open at www.mellbaseball.org. Call (415) 246-0143.
• The 12U Columbia County Mudcats need players. Players can’t turn 13 until after May 1. Call Tripp Lonergan at (706) 825-6690.
• The 10U Georgia Lightning baseball team needs players for the upcoming season. Players can’t turn 11 before May 1. Contact Billy Kelley at (706) 825-9898.
• The Georgia Frenzy fastpitch softball needs a few girls for its 16U roster. Call Earl McKinley at (706) 825-1753.
• The Red Nose Run 5K to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, starting at James Brown Arena in Augusta. Cost is $25 until Friday, Jan. 11, and $30 on race day. Go to www.
• The third annual Dog Gone Cold 5K and fun run to benefit Hopeful Hounds of Grovetown will be held at 8 a.m. Jan. 19 at Julian Smith Barbecue Pit, 3 Milledge Road, Augusta. Go to www.
VFW Post 6445, at 6423 Wrightsboro Road, Harlem, holds a turkey shoot at 1 p.m. each Saturday through Jan. 26. Call (706) 556-9194.