SVTA Rally for Cure doubles tourney, SDC’s annual horse show take place Saturday
SONOMA VALLEY TENNIS Association will hold its Rally For The Cure Round Robin Doubles Tennis Tournament to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, at the Maxwell Farms Regional Park courts. For more details, contact Kathy Kennett at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, the SVTA will begin its Friday Night Round Robin events at the Maxwell Park courts on Friday, June 3, with a 20-player limit. Late-registration and warmups start at 5:30, and play begins at 6 p.m. Tennis balls and water will be provided. To pre-register, or for more details, e-mail Corky Rosengren at email@example.com.
SONOMA DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER’S annual horse show will take place tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the outdoor equestrian arena at the facility. For information about volunteering at the horse show, or in the equestrian program at SDC, call 938-6213.
MURPHY’S IRISH PUB’S 15th annual Bottomfeeders Open Golf Tournament will take place at Oakmont’s West Course in Santa Rosa next Friday, May 27, and it will once again benefit Vintage House in Sonoma. Tournament entry fee is $160 a player, or if you sign up for a foursome, the cost is $600 for the group, and includes golf with cart, a sleeve of golf balls, a tee-prize, as well as a box lunch, beer and other refreshments. For times or more details, or to get a registration form, go to www.vintagehouse.org, or call the Vintage House at 996-0311, or Murphy’s at 935-0660.
SONOMA VALLEY YOUTH Football and Cheer Junior Dragons continue their sign-up sessions for the 2011 at Arnold Field from 11 a.m, to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, and from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22. Forms required to register include the player/parent contract and code of ethics, and the NBYFC medical release. For more details, visit sonomajrdragons.net.
SONOMA VALLEY HIGH School’s boys soccer program is holding a mandatory informational meeting for all prospective 2011 players, and their parents, at 7 p.m. this Thursday, May 26, in SVHS room-F1 of the foreign language wing. For more details, call coach Mike Linder at 938-1179.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS of Sonoma Valley will hold junior coed basketball sign-ups for boys and girls in kindergarten through second-grade (as of August, 2011) at the Maxwell Farms Regional Park site from 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, May 21, and from 6 to 7 p.m. this Monday, May 23. Costs are $180 a player, including $120 membership fee and $60 sports fee, with the league running from August through October. For more details, call athletic director Dwayne Kilgore at 938-8544, ext. 112, or visit www.bgcsonoma.org. Also, BGCSV and Professional Climbers International are offering rock climbing for adults, with the “Introduction to Climbing” classes taking place at the club’s Maxwell gym, Maxwell Farms Regional Park, 100 Verano Ave., every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon through June. For costs or more details, contact Margie at 938-8544, ext. 105, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SONOMA VALLEY HIGH School’s football program will hold its annual
SVHS Frosh Football Camp – with an emphasis on strength training, proper conditioning and techniques for incoming ninth graders – from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, June 13, through Thursday, June 16, from at the school’s weight room and practice field. Participants will need permission waiver, cleats and running shoes, shorts and T-shirts. For more details, call athletic director Bob Midgley at 933-4010, ext. 5272, or visit Rmidgley@sonomavly.k12.ca.us.
SONOMA VALLEY TENNIS Association, the Kiwanis Club of Sonoma and Rotary Club of Sonoma will sponsor 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 from June 7 through July 26. Pre-registration is required, but no deposits necessary. Rackets are provided. To register, for applications, or more details, visit sonomavalleytennis.org, or call 935-6833.
THE ANNUAL LADY Dragon girls’ summer basketball camp for ages 8 to 14 – under the direction of Sonoma Valley High School girls’ varsity hoops coach Sil Coccia – will hold two sessions from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily at SVHS’s Pfeiffer Gym, with the first session taking place Monday through Thursday, June 13 to 16, and the second session set for June 27 to 30. Camp costs for each session are $125 a camper and $100 for two or more sisters – partial-attendance fee of $30 a day. Every camper will receive a T-shirt and a high-quality basketball, and there will be numerous prizes and awards distributed during the week. Registration fliers will be available at all Valley schools on May 20. For costs, downloading forms, to register, or for more details, visit email@example.com, or www.ladydragonbasketball.org.
THE ANNUAL FIGHTING Dragons Basketball Summer Camp for boys in third-through-eighth grades – under the direction of Sonoma Valley High School boys’ varsity hoops head coach Casey Rogina, and featuring guest instructors Tyler and Zach Tiedeman, who are former star prep players at Montgomery High School and college standouts playing professionally in Europe – will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 20 to 24, in SVHS’s Pfeiffer Gym. Cost for the one-week camp is $125, and $75 for for two or more brothers, with scholarships available. To register, or for more details, call Rogina at 322-0863, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SONOMA VALLEY COED slowpitch softball teams and coaches need to reserve their spots in the Tuesday and Thursday night leagues by calling Kevin Dwelly at 815-3536. The games are scheduled to start at the end of this month (May).
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 will again be holding 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 (weather permitting) 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.