SONOMA RACEWAY’S 2014 Big O Tires major events schedule will open with the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival on May 17 and 18, followed by the popular NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 weekend taking place Friday through Sunday, June 20 to 22: the annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals the weekend of July 25 through 27, preceded by the NHRA Division 7 Drag Races July 18 through 20; the IndyCar Series, featuring the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, set for the weekend of Aug. 22 through 24; the FIA World Touring Car Championship from Sept. 20 to 21; and the Classic Sports Racing Group Charity Challenge on Oct. 4 and 5. For details on 2014 tickets; getting an early start in renewing Toyota/Save Mart 350 tickets or sign-up for priority pre-sale; or for general Sonoma Raceway information, call 800-870-RACE (7223), or visit or


BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS Sonoma Valley are holding registration session for youth T-ball and coach-pitch baseball for boys and girls ages 4 to 8 years old at the club’s location in Maxwell Farms Regional Park, 100 Verano Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 1. Cost is $60 for club members and $180, including $120 for club membership, for non-club members, with a $10 late sign-up fee. For more details, call athletic director Peter Livingston at 938-8544, ext. 112, or email


SONOMA VALLEY BABE Ruth Baseball Association will hold registration for all players 13-to-15-years-old on or before April 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at Arnold Field, 250 First St. W., on Monday, Feb. 3, and Thursday, Feb. 6; and from 10 a.m. to noon at the Arnold Field snack bar on Saturday, Feb. 8. Any new player to Babe Ruth must furnish an original-sealed birth certificate, which will be returned upon inspection by a league officer at the sign-ups. Cost for the 2014 season is $195 a player, and the league also requires each family to work a snack-bar shift during the season and a second check for $100 is needed as a snack-bar deposit. This is a refundable check that will be returned after a snack-bar shift is worked. SVBR is still accepting letters of intent, including a resume of coaching experience, to manage or coach during the 2014 season, and should forward letters to S.V.B.R., P.O. 2113, Sonoma, CA 95476. Babe Ruth tryouts are slated for 9 a.m. on two Sundays, March 2 and 9. For more information about Babe Ruth baseball, contact Mario Alioto at 318-6945.


SONOMA VALLEY HIGH School’s seventh annual Dragon Hall of Fame banquet and ceremony will be held for the third straight year at Hanna Boys Center, 17000 Arnold Drive, on Saturday, May 10, 2014. For Dragon Hall of Fame ticket information, to make donations or for more details, contact hall of fame committee member and SVHS alumnus Bob Kruljac at 483-1856.