SONOMA’S ST. FRANCIS Solano’s CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) basketball program for third- through eighth-grade boys’ and girls’ teams is currently holding 2013-14 season online registration for all returning and new players through Sept. 15, at Mandatory evaluation and tryout days for registered players are Sundays, Sept. 22 and 29 (one day required) in Sonoma Valley High School’s Pfeiffer Gym. New players will need to provide a copy of their birth certificates with their sign-up forms and fees. For more details visit


BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS of Sonoma Valley will hold two basketball sign-up sessions for boys and girls in third-through-eighth grades from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on consecutive Saturdays, Sept. 14 and 21, at the BGCSV Clubhouse in Maxwell Farms Regional Park, 100 Verano Ave. Cost is $60 for club members and $180 for non-members, which includes one-year of club membership – $10 late fee for late registration. The four leagues – third-through-fifth and sixth-through-eighth grades for both girls and boys – run from November through January 2014. For more details contact athletic director Dwayne Kilgore at 938-8544, ext. 112, or e-mails at or


SONOMA VALLEY TENNIS Association’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 Farms Regional 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 presented by Destination Races and the Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival, 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

HANNA BOYS CENTER’S 21st annual golf classic will be held Monday, Sept. 16, at the Sonoma Golf Club, with a 9:30 a.m. registration, an 11:30 tee-off using the scramble format, and a cocktail hour and dinner following at 5 p.m. The tournament cost is $275 and includes green fees, cart, driving range privileges, refreshments on the course, as well as dinner and a tee gift. For more information, or to sign up, go to or contact Tamara Stanley at 933-2504.


THE 27TH ANNUAL BR Cohn Celebrity Golf Classic is taking place on Monday, Sept. 23, at the Sonoma Golf Club, with the scramble format event starting with an 8 a.m. registration, followed by a 10 a.m. tee-off. Cost for the event is $275 a player and includes golf, cart, driving range privileges along with a gourmet box lunch and BR Cohn logo golf shirt. For more information or to sign up, go to