Free tennis lessons offered
Petersburg Racquet Club is offering free beginner tennis lessons. Adult lessons will be held Thursday and April 1 from 7-8:30 p.m. For information, call (706) 860-9288 or visit www.prctennis.com.
Y tee ball, lacrosse registration
The Marshall Family Y is holding registration for its tee ball and lacrosse leagues. Tee ball is open to ages 4-7. Lacrosse is open to ages 7-15. For information, call Justin Goolsby at (706) 922-9658 or e-mail email@example.com.
Flag football league offered
Augusta Prep and NFL FLAG Football will offer a youth flag football league for boys and girls ages 5-12. Practices and games will be held Sunday afternoons from April 18 until May 23. An informational meeting will be held March 28 at 2 p.m. at Prep's football field. For information, e-mail Harry Bacheller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel baseball players sought
The Thomson Titans 13-and-under team is seeking four or five players for the spring/summer season. A player cannot turn 14 before May 1. For information, call Bobby Jones at (706) 361-5277 or e-mail email@example.com.
A 10-and-under team is looking for players. For information, e-mail baseball10U@aol.com.
The Georgia Elite 13-and-under team is seeking players. For information, call Brian Watts at (706) 910-9349.
Georgia Spikes, a 9-and-under team, is looking for two players. Players cannot turn 10 before May 1. For information, call Brad Thompson at (706) 541-9726 or Dewayne Lane at (706) 513-1494.
Columbia County Adopt-a-Stream will hold chemical certification training for those interested in monitoring local streams for health and cleanliness. The hands-on class will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Reed Creek Park, behind Zaxby's on Furys Ferry Road in Martinez. For information, e-mail Mike Reardon at gaccaas@hotmailcom, or call (706) 421-8639.
MCG run/walk Saturday
The Children's Miracle Network will hold a 5K walk/run around Lake Olmstead Saturday with registration starting at 8 a.m. The event is a fundraiser for the April 18 Miracle Marathon at Julian Smith Casino. For sponsor or participant information, go to www.helpmakemiracles.org/ event/MCG or e-mail MCGmiracle@ gmail.com.
Boating safety course offered
A seven-hour boating safety course will be offered by the Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard Auxiliary at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Thurmond Dam Visitors Center on the South Carolina side of the dam. Cost is $35 or $50 for an entire family, and the fee includes a textbook. Bring your own lunch. Completion of the course satisfies both Georgia and South Carolina state boating safety education requirements. For information, call (864) 391-2170 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coach gives Alzheimer's talk
Coach Frank Broyles, author of Coach Broyles' Playbook for Alzheimer's Caregivers, will speak 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 5 at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center at the Columbia County Library in Evans. Admission is free, but reservations are requested. For information, call (706) 731-9060, or e-mail email@example.com.
River trip for students planned
Savannah Riverkeeper will offer a two-day trip on the Savannah River April 17-18 for local middle school students. The cost of the trip is $75 per person and will be limited to the first 40 students who sign up. At the end of the trip, the student who writes the best report will win a new laptop. For information, call (706) 826-8991, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.savannahriverkeeper.org.
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