Community Calendar: Tuesday, Oct. 1

October 1, 2013 


Boise Blast: Tryout to fill a 10U softball team for the 2014 spring and summer season, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Centennial High. Contact Darcy at 286-5828 or

Pac-West Baseball: Private pitching lessons for ages 8-18 at Eagle Marketplace. One lesson for $65 or five for $300. Call 866-3436 or go to

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 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.


Hoop Education camp: For elementary and middle school students, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Rolling Hills Public Charter School. Cost is $30 per day. Call 371-9559 or go to

Nike pre-draft camp: Coaching and training program for boys and girls grades 6-12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Expo Idaho. Sign up at

Boise Parks and Recreation’s 5-on-5 leagues: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 28-Nov. 1 at the city rec office. Teams play a 10-game schedule weekday evenings December through March. Must have a minimum of seven players ages 16 and older. Costs are $514 team fee, $27.70 non-resident, $25 USSSA sanctioning team fee and $85 end-of-season tournament (optional). Call 608-7650 or go to

Idaho Select: Evaluation for eighth-grade boys who are interested in playing in the fall program, 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 2 at the Boys & Girls Club, Garden City. Program runs November-December. Go to or email

Upward Sports: Registration is open for the 2014 league for boys and girls grades K-6. Go to or call Tim at 869-1475.


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


Upward Sports: Registration is open for the 2014 league for girls grades K-6. Go to or call Jamie at 949-6022.


Benefit tournament for Boise Hometown Hero 1st Lieutenant Micah Andersen: Shotgun starts at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at Indian Lakes. Sign up at

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


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


Rookie Rugby: Non-contact version for boys and girls grades K-8, 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 12 at Heritage Middle School, Oct. 19 at Willow Lane Athletic Complex and Oct. 26 at Eagle Middle School. Free. Go to Æ Rookie Rugby training, noon to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Eagle Middle School. For any adult wanting to learn more and be trained to be a coach and referee for Rookie Rugby.

Fall flag league: For boys and girls grades K-12, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17, 24, 30 and Nov. 7 at Heritage Middle School (depending on the popularity of the league, more dates could be added). Cost is $30; increases to $40 after Oct. 13. Go to


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

Team Hope Walk: 5k run at 2 p.m. and 1-mile/2-mile walks at 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Veterans Memorial Park. Benefits Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Cost is $5 for 1-mile/2-mile, $15 for 5k. Go to

YMCA Harrison Classic one-mile Kids Run: 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at McAuley Park, 17th and Fort streets, Boise. For ages 13 and younger. Email, call Bob at 344-5502, ext. 295 or go to

Crazy Costume Run: 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at Shu’s Idaho Running Company. RSVP to

Push 5k: 10 a.m. Oct. 19 at Ann Morrison Park. Dedicated to participants running and walking with children in strollers. Benefit for the Idaho School for the Deaf and Blind and the Treasure Valley YMCA. Cost is $35. Go to

CATCH Me If You Can 5k Run/Walk: 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian. Cost is $24 general, $12 children 12 and younger; $49 for families. After Oct. 11, prices will go up $5. Call 246-8830 or go to

YMCA Halloween Run and Bike Parade: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at The Grove plaza, with a costume contest before the race. Choice of a Monster Mile or 5k, bike parade for families to dress up and participate. Email, call Bob at 344-5502, ext. 295 or go to

Turkey Trot Relay Race: 9 a.m. Nov. 23 at Ann Morrison Park. Four-person relay race where each runner completes a two-mile loop in the park. Each team predicts their total team time. Prizes are awarded to teams finishing closest to their predictions. Family-friendly event with several categories including one for ages 16 and under. Cost is $44 per team of four. Registration at or applications at local running stores.


Holiday Finishing/Goalkeeper Clinic: Thursday and Friday at Owyhee Park and Oct. 10-11 at Friendship Celebration Church from 8 to 9:15 a.m. for boys and girls ages 7-10, 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. for ages 11-14 and 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. for ages 15-18. Cost is $35. Go to


Boise Tennis Club: Meets at 9 a.m. Sundays at Julia Davis Park. First-time visitors play for free, $35 annual fee. Email 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.


YMCA Fall Sprint Triathlon: Oct. 18-19; swimming portion on Friday at Y facility pools and the bike and run on Saturday at Eagle Middle School. Cost is $45 general, $30 youth, until Oct. 10; price goes up to $55 and $40. Email, call Bob at 344-5502, ext. 295 or go to

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