Community Calendar: Wednesday, Aug. 21

August 21, 2013 

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

Boise Cyclones ASA softball: Makeup tryouts for U12 and U14, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lake Hazel Middle School. Call Les at 870-8061.

Northwest Ada Little League: Taking registrations for the fall baseball season for ages 8-14 until Aug. 29 at northwestadabaseball.com.

Southwest Ada Little League: Taking registrations for the fall season for ages 8-15 until Aug. 28 at swadall.com.

Fall instructional baseball camp: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16 through Oct. 18 at Bishop Kelly High on Mondays and Wednesdays for ages 16-19 and Tuesdays and Thursdays for ages 13-15. Call Hank at 853-1910 or 890-8567.

New summer collegiate baseball league: Seeking college eligible players as well as team owners/coaches for franchises in Southern Idaho, Eastern Oregon, Eastern Idaho and potentially Northern Utah. Interested parties contact Andy at swensonbbco@aol.com or 484-6860.

Baseball pitching: Lessons for all ages in group or individual setting from a college head/pitching coach and major league associate scout with 15-plus years experience. Contact Andy at swensonbbco@aol.com or 484-6860.

Baseball pitching: Former professional pitcher Josh Rahrer, in association with Baseball Pitching Mechanics, is taking clients 8 and older. Call 412-4910.

BASKETBALL

Boise Parks and Recreation 3-on-3 indoor league: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the city recreation office. Teams play eight league games weekday evenings from September through November at Borah High and North Junior High, followed by a single-elimination tournament. Team fees are $99 plus $10.50 for each non-resident player. Call 608-7650 or go to parks.cityofboise.org. [0x0b]

Boise Slam: For more information on dates, times and location, go to boiseslam.com or email Mike at boiseslam@gmail.com.Æ Fall tryouts for boys and girls grades 3-8, Wednesday through Aug 28. Æ Fall Shooting Camp in September and October.

Scott Garson camps: The post players skill camp is from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday and the perimeter players skill camp is from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday at the J.A. Albertson Activities Center, College of Idaho campus, Caldwell. Cost is $30 per camp; open to incoming grades 6-12. Contact coach Garson at sgarson@collegofidaho.edu, coach Tucker at 412-5667 or go to yoteathletics.com.

Havoc Nation: Makeup tryouts at 1:30 p.m. Sunday for grades 6-7. Email coach Quinney at info@havocnation.com. Registration is required.

Hoop Dreams: Makeup tryouts for grades 3-8, Aug. 28 from 6 to 7 p.m. for girls and 7 to 8 p.m. for boys at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Arrive at least 15 minutes early to register. Go to hoopdreamsidaho.com.

BOCCE

Idaho Bocce Ball Club: League play continues through September at Ann Morrison. New members of all skill levels welcome. Call Lou at 375-5228, Mike at 376-3171, Judy at 890-4178 or go to idahobocceballclub.com.

GOLF

ISGA Alternate Shot/Scramble: Shotgun starts at 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Timberstone. Call Jud at 345-6338 or go to theisga.org.

Alzheimer's Idaho tournament: Registration at 7 a.m. and shotgun start at 8 a.m. Friday at Warm Springs. Cost is $90 per person, $360 per team. Contact Jerri at 914-4719, jerrieds@msn.com or go to alzid.org.

Two-person scramble best ball chapman: Saturday at Indian Lakes. Entry fee is $25. Call 362-5771.

Payette Cup: Aug. 29-31 at Whitetail Club, McCall. Registration, practice rounds and welcome reception on Aug. 29, followed by a Shamble Better Ball shotgun start on Aug. 30 and a Chapman start on Aug. 31. Cost is $1,200 for Shore Lodge guest couples, includes lodging. Call (208) 630-0211.

Shadow Valley: Call 939-6699. Æ Women's and Couples Fall Twilight League, Sept. 3 through Oct. 8. League entry is $70 per team, plus $19 per player per week for greens fees. Æ Men's Fall Twilight League, Sept. 5 through Oct. 10. League entry is $35 per player, plus $19 per player per week for greens fees.

Tournament fundraiser: Registration at 8 a.m. and shotgun start at 9 a.m. Sept. 20 at Eagle Hills. Benefit for Chrysalis Women's Transitional Living. Cost is $100 per player, $400 foursome. Call Gail at 424-1323 or go to chrysaliswomenidaho.org.

Idaho Couples Golf Association: Need couples who are interested in playing a chapman format. Weekend tournaments run through September. Contact Henri or Marta at 420-4103 or marta@filertel.com or go to idahocouplesgolf.com.

Three-person scramble: Has been moved to Oct. 5-6 at Emmett City Golf Course. Tee times on Saturday, shotgun start Sunday. Cost is $150/team. Call 365-2675.

HOCKEY

"Try hockey for free:" Gear fitting from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. followed by an on-ice instructional session from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday at Idaho IceWorld. Open to new players only; boys and girls ages 5-13. Equipment provided. Registration is free but required. Go to idahoiceworld.com or call 608-7716.

Youth, teen, high school and adult leagues: Registration from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 31, at Idaho IceWorld. Prices vary. Payment plans and scholarships available. Also online registration at idahoiceworld.com or call 608-7716.

LACROSSE

Girls lessons: One-hour lessons for ages 6-17 at Rocky Mountain High, through Friday. Cost is $30 per person or $20 each for groups. Contact Nicole at 921-8216 or nicole.criner25@gmail.com.

PICKLEBALL

Boise Area Pickleball Association: 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Lessons and equipment available. Contact Jack at 938-5436 or boiseapa11@gmail.com.

RUNNING/WALKING

Snow Cone Scamper: Check in at 7 a.m., half marathon at 8 a.m., half-mile kids race at 8:30 a.m. and 5k/10k at 9 a.m. Saturday at Reid Merrill Park, Eagle. Cost is $10 for kids race, $30 for 5k, $35 for 10k and $45 for half marathon. Register at snowconescamper.com.

The Color Run: 9 a.m. Saturday at ParkCenter Park. The 5k is less about speed and more about enjoying a color crazy day with your friends and family. Cost is $35 and up. Go to thecolorrun.com/boise.

Air Force Appreciation Day Run/Walk: Five-mile run or three-mile walk, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Carl Miller Park, Mountain Home. Cost is $20 by Friday, $30 after. Applications at local running stores or go to spondoro.com.

Beat Beethoven 5k: 9 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Morrison Quadrangle, College of Idaho campus, Caldwell. Can you finish a 5k in the time it takes to play Beethoven's 5th Symphony? Come find out and help support the Educational Outreach in local schools. Cost is $12; $23 for race and shirt. There is a Kids Scamper before the race for $5 per child or $15 for a family. Register at app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=35055.

Table Rock Challenge: Nine-mile run/walk, 9 a.m. Sept. 7 at Fort Boise Park. Benefit for Treasure Valley Fire Prevention and Safety Co-op. Cost is $25; $35 after Sept. 1. Register at bluecirclesports.com or contact Pam at porr@meridiancity.org.

YMCA Team Idaho Youth Cross Country program: Starts Sept. 9 and continues through Oct. 23. Designed for ages 6-13 of all levels of experience and ability. Cost is $50 for Y members, $70 for nonmembers. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or jack.ward@ymcatvidaho or go to ymcatvidaho.org.

Unlucky Run: 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Shu's Idaho Running Company. One lucky man or woman will win Yurbuds, an iPod Shuffle and credits to spend on rockmyrun.com. Call 344-6604 for information.

The Grizzly Bear Challenge: One-mile/5k obstacle run, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. for ages 12 and younger and 11 a.m. for ages 13 and older at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian. Benefit for the Rocky Mountain High School Cross Country Team. Cost is $15 for ages 12 and younger, $25 for ages 13 and older. Register by Sept. 7. Late registration is an additional $5. Call 350-4340, ext. 1607, or go to www.rockyxc.org.

FitOne 5k, 9k and Expo (formerly the Women's Fitness Celebration): Sept. 19-21 in Boise. Benefit for St. Luke's Children's Hospital. Go to fitoneboise.org.Æ Sept. 19-20: Expo, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Nutritional tips, samples, vendors. Complimentary health screenings for registered 5k and 9k participants. Free.Æ Sept. 21: 5k run, walk or stroll, 8:45 a.m. at Capitol Boulevard and Bannock Street. Cost is $27 general, $15 youth 6-17, $12 ages 5 and younger. 9k women's-only run, 8:39 a.m. at Old Idaho State Penitentiary. Cost is $37 general, $30 youth 6-17.

Tour of Boise: 11 a.m. Sept. 29 at Julia Davis Park, shelter No. 1. Individual participants or teams of two to four will follow map clues and answer questions about Boise's public art, architecture and historical landmarks. Run, walk or stroll along an approximately 4k course. Snacks and raffle to follow. Benefit for Bogus Basin Nordic Team. Cost is $25 per person, $68 team of four. Register by Sept. 23. Go to bogusbasinnordicteam.com.

SueB Memorial 5k Run/Walk: 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at Julia Davis Park. Proceeds support the SueB Endowment Fund at the WCA. Cost is $25. Call 343-3688 or go to wcaboise.org.

Team Hope Walk: 5k run at 2 p.m. and one-mile/two-mile walks at 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Veterans Memorial Park. Benefits HDSA (Huntington's Disease Society of America). Cost is $5 for one-mile/two-mile, $15 for 5k. Go to hdsa.org/thwidaho.

SKATING

"Learn to skate free" session: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Idaho IceWorld. Open to beginners only; boys and girls ages 4 and older. Skates provided. Registration is free but required. Go to idahoiceworld.com or call 608-7716.

Pepsi Free Skate Day: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Idaho IceWorld. In addition to free public skating and skate rentals, the event also includes a hockey demonstration from 1 to 1:15 p.m. and a figure skaters demo from 1:15 to 1:30 p.m. Go to idahoiceworld.com or call 608-7716.

TENNIS

Boise Tennis Club: Meets at 9 a.m. Sundays at Julia Davis Park. First-time visitors play for free, $35 annual fee. Email boisetennisclub@hotmail.com or call Joan at 713-1533.

Boise Tennis Coalition: Meets at 8 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Julia Davis Park. Free lessons. Call Chuck at 954-2788.

VOLLEYBALL

Coed drop-in: Æ 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through August, at Fort Boise. Cost is $4 per person, $3 for seniors. Call 384-4488.Æ 6 p.m. until sunset Monday at Julia Davis Park. Players must be present by 5:45 p.m. for the draw. No preregistration is required. Level is upper/middle. Cost is $4 per person. Call 608-7650.

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