Kenwood Footrace, Wine Country Half Marathon 5K race, Stack baseball, BGCSV hoops sign-ups
THE POPULAR KENWOOD Footrace – including 3K and 10K runs over one of the most scenic parts of the Valley, which includes hills on the course – will take place for the 40th time on Monday, July 4, starting at 7:30 a.m. on the Kenwood Plaza Park. For costs, to pre-register or for more details, visit empirerunners.org.
NAPA-TO-SONOMA Wine Country Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, July 17, and though it has been sold out for months, Destination Races has added a “GunBunFunRun” 5K race, which starts at 8:15 a.m. at Gundlach Bundschu winery and finishes in the Plaza to coincide with the half-marathon finish. Registration is limited to 300 participants. For more information on the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon and registration for the GunBunFunRun visit www.napa2sonoma.com.
SONOMA VALLEY STACK Travel Baseball will hold late tryout sessions starting at 6 p.m. at Peterson Field (Field of Dreams) for all ages this Monday, June 27, with late registration taking place beginning at 5:30 p.m. No money is due. For more details, contact Justin Garrett at 321-5963 or online at email@example.com.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS of Sonoma Valley will hold a late junior coed basketball sign-up session for boys and girls in kindergarten, first and second grades from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at the Maxwell Clubhouse, Maxwell Farms Regional Park, 100 Verano Ave. For costs or more details, call athletic director Dwayne Kilgore at 938-8544, ext. 112, or visit www.bgcsonoma.org.
SONOMA VALLEY TENNIS Association, the Kiwanis Club of Sonoma and Rotary Club of Sonoma is currently sponsoring the 12th annual Junior Tennis Free Summer Program for Valley youths ages 6-to-15-years-old at the Maxwell Farms Regional Park courts from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday through July 26. To register, for applications, or more details, visit sonomavalleytennis.org, or call 935-6833.
SONOMA AQUATIC CLUB (formerly Agua Caliente Aquatic Center) is holding registration for its summer swim programs for ages 3-months-old to adults at the SAC site, 17350 Vailetti Drive. For program descriptions, dates, times, costs, to register or for more details, visit the SAC website at www.sonomaaquaticclub.com or call 939-8833.
FLOWERS GOLF RANGE of Sonoma will hold three, three-day sessions of junior golf summer clinics and lessons for boys and girls ages 6-to-14-years-old who are new to the game, conducted by resident golf-pro John D. Moore – a PGA member for more than 27 years and former general manager and pro at the Petaluma Golf and Country Club for 10 years – at the range, 18709 Arnold Drive. The first Thursday, Friday and Saturday session is July 7, 8 and 9. For costs, times, to register, or for more details, contact Moore at 217-4194 or email PetPGA@aol.com.
THE SECOND ANNUAL Sonoma Valley Youth Summer Football Camp for ages 10-to-14-years-old – under the instruction of Sonoma Valley High School’s and the Sonoma Junior Dragons’ football staffs – will take place at the SVHS practice field from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, through Friday, July 15. For costs, to sign up or for more details, contact Bob Midgley at 935-6865, or email firstname.lastname@example.org; or Jerry Mackling at 495-0168, or email email@example.com.
THE ANNUAL LADY Dragons Summer Volleyball Camps for girls in fifth through ninth grades will take place Monday through Wednesday, July 25 to 27, at Sonoma Valley High School’s Pfeiffer Gym. For costs, times, to register or for more details, contact Sonoma head varsity coach Mindy Neves at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SONOMA BOCCE BALL Association has started league play at the bocce courts south of the gazebo in Depot Park, with three nine-week sessions ending on Wednesday, Nov. 2. New members are welcome to sign up for league play, with the annual membership cost being $20 a person. Anyone interested in joining the bocce club, or for more details, call (John) 938-2101, (Ken) 938-2626 or (Ginette) 935-3337.
VALLEY OF THE Moon Pétanque Club continues its monthly tournament and picnic events, and is currently offering free lessons in the sport at the Henri Maysonnave Memorial Courts in Sonoma’s Depot Park on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. Anyone interested in joining the VOMPC, or for more details, can call 343-9465 or visit www.vompc.org.
NORTH BAY SOCCER Camps will hold two one-week sessions of youth camps for boys and girls ages 4 to 13, at Maxwell Farms Regional Park’s lower fields on Mondays through Fridays, July 25 to 29, and Aug. 1 to 5. Cost is $65 for 4-to-7-year-olds and $80 for ages 9-to-12, with discounts for multiple children. For times, to register or for more details, call 481-6017 or e-mail email@example.com.