Hanna Center’s golf/tennis classic; Olympian, NCAA champ at Sonoma Aquatic Center
HANNA BOYS CENTER will celebrate its 20th annual Golf and Tennis Classic on two different days, with the tennis tournament, costing $150 a player, taking place this Friday, Sept. 14, at the Silverado Country Club in Napa. The popular golf tourney is being held on Monday, Sept. 24, at the Sonoma Golf Club, with the entry fee being $275 a player. Anyone interested can sign-up or get more information at the Hanna Boys Center site at hannacenter.org or by contacting Tamara Stanley at 933-2504.
SONOMA AQUATIC CENTER is hosting the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour – featuring three-time Olympian and NCAA champion Kara Lynn Joyce, and one of world’s top Distance Swimmers and 2012 Stanford graduate, Chad LaTourette – from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 15. For more details, visit the SAC website at www.sonomaaquaticclub.com or call 939-8833.
THE VINTAGE RUN – a 5K-race and fundraiser for Sonoma Valley High School’s cross country and track and field programs – will take place during the Valley’s Vintage Festival weekend at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, starting and ending at Sebastiani Winery’s parking lot. To pre-register for the annual Vintage Run or for more details, visit the Vintage Festival website at sonomavinfest.org, or call 996-2109. Race-day registration is between 7 and 7:30 a.m.
MURPHY’S IRISH PUB’S 16th annual Bottomfeeders Open will take place Friday, Oct. 12, at Oakmont Golf Club’s West Course. For more information, stop by the pub or go to www.vintagehouse.org.
SONOMA’S ST. FRANCIS Solano’s CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) basketball program for third- through eighth-grade boys’ and girls’ teams is currently holding 2012-13 season registration for all returning and new players. Mandatory evaluation and tryout days are slated for Sundays, Sept. 23 and 30 (one day required), with practices beginning Monday, Oct. 17, and games starting the weekend of Dec. 3. New players need to provide a copy of their birth certificates with their sign-up forms and fees. Cost is $145 for first child and $100 for additional family members. To register or for more details visit email@example.com.
VALLEY OF THE Moon Pétanque Club, which plays at the Henri Maysonnave Memorial Courts in Sonoma’s Depot Park, continues to offer events for its members to partake. For more information on the events, to join the VOMPC or for more details call 343-9465 or visit www.vompc.org.
SONOMA BOCCE BALL Association’s summer-season Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday leagues are currently underway, and anyone who would like to join the SBBA – the annual membership cost is $20 a person – or for more details, call (John) 938-2101 or (Ginette) 935-3337.