Sonoma Raceway, men’s hoops/soccer, summer camps, clinics, programs, petanque

SONOMA RACEWAY’S 2014 Big O Tires major events schedule continues with the annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals the weekend of July 25 through 27, which are preceded by the NHRA Division 7 Drag Races July 18 through 20. The IndyCar Series, featuring the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, arrives in the Valley the weekend of Aug. 22 through 24, with the Classic Sports Racing Group Charity Challenge slated for Oct. 4 and 5. For major event tickets, including the all-encompassing Track Pass, for details on the Wednesday Night Drags, or for general Sonoma Raceway information, call 800-870-RACE (7223), or visit racesonoma.com, or ticketmaster.com. Camping is also available around the facility.


BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS of Sonoma Valley have created a Men’s Indoor Soccer League and are looking for six eight-player teams, with matches played at the club’s Maxwell Farms Regional Park court. Team cost is $400 plus a $100 returnable sportmanship deposit. Also, the BGCSV is seeking one more team to complete the men’s 25-years-and-older basketball summer league, with with the team cost being $700 plus a $100 returnable sportmanship deposit. To sign up or for the hoops or soccer leagues, or for more details, call athletic director Peter Livingston at 938-8544, ext. 112, or email plivingston@bgsonoma.org.


SONOMA VALLEY HIGH School’s boys basketball program will be holding summer camp hoops workouts for incoming freshman, junior varsity and varsity players in Pfeiffer Gym on Mondays through Fridays for four weeks. For more details, contact Dennis Housman at 933-4010, ext. 5246, or dhousman@sonomavly.k12.ca.us.


SONOMA AQUATICS CENTER’S summer swim programs for ages 3-months-old to adults at the SAC site, 17350 Vailetti Drive, continues with water polo camps (ages 7-to-14) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 1 to 31. Also offered are the Sea Dragons swim team (novice/competitive – ages 5-and-older); swim lessons (ages 3-and-older) are taught throughout the summer, and adults and masters swim programs are available. For more details about the Sonoma Aquatic Center, the Sea Dragons, summer program descriptions, dates, times, costs, or to register, visit sonomaaquaticclub.com, sonomaseadragons.com, email janehans@sbcglobal.net. or call 939-8833.


HANNA BOYS CENTER is offering its Hanna Hawks sports and recreation summer camps for boys and girls ages 5 years old to high school, including an all-day rec camp on June 23 to 27, July 7 to 11, and July 14 to 18; basketball camp June 23 to 27; baseball camp July 14 to 18; and soccer camp July 7 to 11.

Scholarships are available and to register online, or for more details, visit hannacenter.org/summercamp, or call 933-2530.


BEAR REPUBLIC WATERPOLO Club Sonoma Valley is holding two summer clinic sessions at the Sonoma Aquatic Center, 17350 Vailetti Drive, Agua Caliente, for boys and girls ages 13-through-17-years-old. For times, dates, to register, or for more details, contact sonomavalleywaterpolo@gmail.com or call coach Flynn O’Brien at 415-246-6926.


VALLEY OF THE Moon Petanque Club is offering free lessons on playing the French game of boules every Wednesday through July, from 4 to 4:30 p.m. at the Henri Maysonnave Memorial Courts in Sonoma’s Depot Park. For more details, call 343-9465 or visit vompc.org.