Community Calendar: Wednesday, Jan. 29

January 29, 2014 

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

Northwest Ada Little league: Registration and player verification from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Lowell Scott Middle School. Boys and girls ages 5-15 who live within the Northwest Ada Little League boundaries (see website) are eligible to play baseball and softball. At least one parent or legal guardian must be present, with proof of residence and an original or state-certified copy of the child’s birth certificate. Registration also available at northwestadabaseball.com. Email president@northwestadabaseball.com with questions.

Boise Senior Softball league: Taking registrations for men’s metal bat leagues. All skill levels welcome. The 50+ league plays Wednesday nights and the 58+ league Tuesday nights in the Boise area beginning mid-April. Registration deadline is March 8. Draft tournament May 10 in Boise. Go to boiseseniorleague.com or call Gaylan at 850-6100.

Idaho Senior Softball Association: Taking reservations for men’s wooden bat league. All skill levels welcome. Anyone born before 1955 (60 and older) is eligible; no one will be turned away. Play in the Monday night or Wednesday night league or both. Cost is $40 for each league. The Tuesday morning league is $20. Draft will be April 1 and league play begins around April 21. Call Del at 286-9123.

Baseball and fastpitch instruction: Hitting and pitching lessons for individuals, groups and teams. Call Jeff at 941-3968 (baseball) and Julie at 989-8979 (fastpitch).

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.

Hitting classes: Weekly and one-on-one instruction with former major leaguer Eric Fox. Call 371-0145 or email efoxhounds@aol.com.

BASKETBALL

Spring clinic: For girls currently in grades 5-8, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 6, 13 and 20 at Boise High. Cost is $40. Contact Kim at 854-4270 or kim.brydges@boiseschools.org.

ChairHoops wheelchair tournament: March 21-22 at Timberline High. First-time wheelchair users and skilled veterans alike are invited to participate. Players do not need to have a disability to participate. Wheelchairs will be provided. Fundraiser for Boise Parks & Recreation’s AdVenture program. A $25 non-refundable team entry deposit will reserve your tournament placing. Deposit goes toward the total team registration of $150 for 10 players (additional players cost $10 each) and is due in full March 4. Call 608-7680 or go to cityofboise.org/AdaptiveRecreation.

• Teams and individual players can work on their skills at open-gym practice on Saturdays through March 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Fort Boise Community Center. A $4 drop-in fee for each date includes play and use of wheelchairs.

BAM Jam: March 22-23 at the Borah Sports Complex. Divisions for men, women, boys, girls with competitive and rec divisions for adults and an elite division for men’s 6-feet and over and 6-feet and under. Go to bamjamboise.com.

Men’s 5-on-5 tournament: April 4-5 at Middleton schools. Two divisions: upper and lower. Three-game guarantee. Fundraiser for Middleton Lions Club. Registration fee is $300. Deadline is April 1. Contact Darren at 989-9193 or duranga14@yahoo.com to register.

BOCCE

Idaho Bocce Ball Club: Play begins at 6 p.m. April 16 at Ann Morrison. League play begins in May. Games are open to all skill levels. Call Lou at 375-5228, Mike at 376-3171 or Judy at 890-4178.

FOOTBALL

I9 Sports: Spring season youth flag football for boys and girls ages 4-14 begins April 12 in the Boise and Meridian area. Register by Friday and save up to $20. Call 561-2101 or go to i9sports.com.

LACROSSE

SAY Lacrosse: Competitive youth league for experienced U-13 and U-15 players (grades 4-8). Registration open for spring season; early-bird discount available. Go to SAYLacrosse.com.

PICKLEBALL

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

RUNNING/WALKING

Valentine’s Dash — Love ‘em or Lose ‘em 5k: 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at Julia Davis Park. Run with your sweetie in the couples category or search for your soulmate. Running bibs will be available with the following messages: Single, Taken, It’s Complicated. Prizes will be given for best costume. Cost is $30-$65. Go to valentinesdash.com.

Cupid’s Undie Run: Noon Feb. 15 at Tom Grainey’s. A 1.5-mile run in your bedroom-best to benefit The Children’s Tumor Foundation. Cost is $30. Call 409-8282 or go to cupidsundierun.com/city/boise/?src=fbevent.[0x0b]

Les Bois 10k: 9 a.m. March 1 at Fort Boise Park. Register at bluecirclesports.com or go to cityoftreesmarathon.com for more info.

St. Patrick’s Day/Basic 5 Run/Walk: 9:30 a.m. March 16 at Julia Davis Park. Races include a 5-mile, 5k, 1-mile kids and 1-mile kilted run. Fundraiser for YMCA Team Idaho cross country and track programs. Cost is $28 with and $20 without a shirt. Early registration deadline is March 11; $10 late fee applies after. Volunteers also needed. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or jack.ward@ymcatvidaho.org.

Bandit Breakout Half Marathon, 10k and 5k: 10 a.m. April 5 at the Idaho State Correctional Facilities, Kuna. Register at bluecirclesports.com or go to cityoftreesmarathon.com for more info.

Sawtooth Relay: 62-mile relay June 14 in which six-person teams run or walk from Stanley to Ketchum. Post-relay party at Atkinson Park features a meal, band and awards. The 310-team limit is expected to be reached before the March 31 deadline. Entry forms at sawtoothrelay.com or call 853-1221.

Fit For Life Half Marathon, 10k and 5k: 7:30 a.m. July 12 at Memorial Stadium, Garden City. Register at bluecirclesports.com or go to cityoftreesmarathon.com for more info.

Payette Lake Run 30K, 8.6-mile and 5k: 8 a.m. Aug. 31 at Depot Park, McCall. Register at bluecirclesports.com or go to cityoftreesmarathon.com for more info.

City of Trees Marathon and Half Marathon: 8 a.m. Oct. 12 tat ParkCenter Park. Register at bluecirclesports.com or go to cityoftreesmarathon.com for more info.

SENIOR GAMES

Idaho Senior Games: Needs a volunteer with experience as a webmaster, in preparation for the 2014 games. Contact Mike at 861-8000 or idahoseniorgamesinfo@gmail.com.

SOCCER

Idaho Rush: Call 336-6512 or go to idahorush.com for registration forms.Æ Open registration for the spring season for Recreation (non-competitive league), ages 5-11. Game locations in east and west Boise. The early-bird cost is $75 (does not include $18 jersey). Deadline for early registration is Sunday.

• Open registration for the spring season for PAKS (Parents and Kids Soccer), ages 3-4. The player and his or her parents play fun activities and games together in a group environment. There are no practices, no scheduled games, no leagues. Cost is $50.

Upward Sports: Open registration for boys and girls grades K-6. Go to idahosportsfoundation.org or call Paul at 585-7579.

I9 Sports: Spring season instructional league for boys and girls ages 3-10 begins April 12 in the Boise and Meridian area. Register by Friday and save up to $20. Call 561-2101 or go to 9sports.com.

TRACK AND FIELD

Spring Break camp: For grades 4 and up, 1 to 4 p.m. March 24-27 at Boise or Borah High (TBD). Cost is $75 for Y members, $113 for nonmembers and $25 for coaches. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or jack.ward@ymcatvidaho.org.

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