SONOMA RACEWAY’S FINAL major event weekend of the 2013 season, the Classic Sports Racing Group Charity Challenge, takes place on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5 and 6, with the Wednesday Night Drags continuing every Wednesday evening through Nov. 13, and includes the motorsport of drifting and the featured “Top the Cops.” For Classic Sports Racing Group Charity Challenge and Wednesday Night Drags details or for general Sonoma Raceway information, call 800-870-RACE (7223), or visit, or


BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS of Sonoma Valley will hold a final basketball sign-up session for boys and girls in third-through-eighth grades from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 21, at the BGCSV Clubhouse in Maxwell Farms Regional Park, 100 Verano Ave. For costs, times and more details contact athletic director Dwayne Kilgore at 938-8544, ext. 112, or email or visit


SONOMA VALLEY TENNIS Association’s next Friday Night Round Robin event at the Maxwell Farms Regional Park courts is Friday, Sept. 28, with late registration and warmups starting at 5:30, and play beginning at 6 p.m. To pre-register, or for more details, email Corky Rosengren at SVTA’s junior tennis program for boys and girls ages 4 to 11 will take place on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Nov. 2, at the Maxwell Park courts, where its free adult clinics for beginners and returning players will be held on Saturdays, Sept. 21 and Oct. 19. To sign up for either program or for more details, contact SVTA and IMG/Bollettieri coach and teaching pro Felipe Monroy at 916-879-0212 or


VINTAGE FESTIVAL 12K and 5K runs, the annual fundraiser for Sonoma Valley High School’s cross-country and track and field programs, will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29. Registration is now open for both the benefit-event runs. To register, or for costs, times and more details, visit


MUPRHY’S IRISH PUB has 100 tickets for the San Francisco Giants’ final series of the season against the San Diego Padres the weekend of Sept. 27 through 29, at AT&T Park, and will be packaged with round-trip bus transportation, food, refreshments and a tailgate party for $99 a person. Tickets are section View Reserve 313 above home plate. Anyone interested in the Giants ticket package contact Murphy’s Irish Pub at 935-0660 or email


NAPA VALLEY RUGBY is offering “touch” rugby starting at 6 p.m. every Thursday night at Kennedy Park, 2295 Streblow Dr., Napa, with a barbecue to follow, for players and rugby enthusiasts of all ages and experience. Anyone interested can contact Valley coaches Paul Hughes at 732-6255, Kevin Brown 933-8445 or email at