Community Calendar: Wednesday, Oct. 16

October 16, 2013 


Boise Blast: Tryout to fill a U-10 softball team for the 2014 spring and summer season, 3:30 p.m. Saturday 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.


Idaho Flash: Tryouts for girls grades 9-11, 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Johnson Sports Center, Northwest Nazarene, Nampa. Idaho Flash teams are for girls who have advanced skills and are willing to commit their time and effort to an extended season which includes a lot of travel. Make-up tryouts will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Register at

Nike pre-draft camp: Coaching and training program for boys and girls grades 6-12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday 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-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 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

Idaho Select: Idaho Premier Shooting Camp, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 25-27 at Capital High. There are sessions for boys grades 3-5 and 6-8. Go to for registration and details.

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.


’Try hockey for free’ clinic: Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at Idaho IceWorld. Open to new players ages 5-13. Equipment provided. Registration is free, but required. Call 608-7716.


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


Fall flag league: For boys and girls grades K-12, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Oct. 24, 30 and Nov. 7 at Heritage Middle School. Cost is $40. Go to

Rookie Rugby: Non-contact version for boys and girls grades K-8, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Willow Lane Athletic Complex and Oct. 26 at Eagle Middle School. Free. Go to

• Rookie Rugby training, noon to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Eagle Middle School. For adults wanting to learn more and train to be a coach/referee for Rookie Rugby.


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

Push 5k: 10 a.m. Saturday 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 $29 general, $17 children 12 and younger; $54 for families. 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

Zeitgeist Half Marathon: Nov. 2 on paved roads in the Northwest Boise Foothills. Runners and walkers welcome. Register online or pick up an entry form at area sporting goods stores and health clubs. Volunteers are needed. Go to or call 853-1221.

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.

Turkey Day 5k: 9 a.m. Nov. 28 at Capitol Boulevard and Main Street, Downtown Boise. Cost is $30-$40 general, $12-$15 children 17 and younger, depending on date of registration. Go to


Learn to Skate lessons: Oct. 29 through Dec. 21 at Idaho IceWorld. Classes meet once a week for 30 minutes. Open to all ages and abilities. Cost is $78 for the eight-week session; rental skates are included. Call 608-7716 or 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: Friday and Saturday; swim portion Friday at Y facility pools and the bike and run Saturday at Eagle Middle School. Cost is $55 general, $40 youth. Email, call Bob at 344-5502, ext. 295 or go to


Arrow Rock Wrestling Club: For ages 5-18, practices 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Boise High and Tuesdays and Thursdays at Timberline High. Fall wrestling runs to December ($75) and fall, spring and summer (all year) is $100. All first-year wrestlers must bring a copy of their birth certificate for proof of age. Contact Bill at 870-3697 or

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