▪ Former major league baseball player is offering batting lessons for individuals and teams at a private facility. For information, call Marvin at (509) 627-1609.
▪ The Batters Box is taking registration for the Winter Baseball Academy. For more info, call 783-5160.
▪ Satchel Paige Summer Travel team is open to interested players. Visit www.travelbaseball247.info, email email@example.com or call 773-744-1040.
▪ Kennewick American Legion is seeking head coach applicants for the AA Phantoms and A Phantoms. Submit resume, application to KALB, P.O. Box 7078, Kennewick, 99336 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should have: experience, the ability to inspire and develop players, the ability to communicate, and a flexible schedule. Positions include a stipend for head coach and assistant coaches. Apply by Nov. 11. Contact Nate Holdren at 438-8086.
▪ Girls grades 2-8 interested in the Richland Gunners AAU program should contact John McCoy at RichlandGunnersGirlsBasketball@gmail.com or visit the website at www.richlandgunnersgirls.com.
▪ Sagebrush Hoops Youth Teams forming now for the the 2015/2016 season. Contact email@example.com.
▪ Boys and girls in grades 1-8 who are interested in playing basketball for the Hanford Flight AAU program should contact Denny DeVine at: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit website at www.hanfordflight.com
▪ City of Richland open gym at Art Dawald Gymnasium (Richland H.S.) on the following dates: Oct. 20, 22, 26, 27; Nov. 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 12. Youth hours from 6:30-8 p.m., adults from 8-9:30 p.m. Fee is $2 per person ($1.50 for Richland residents). Call or text Dave at 845-2628.
▪ The Hanford Holiday Hoopfest will be held December 12-13 in Richland. The AAU-sanctioned tournament is for boys and girls grades 6-8. Cost is $225 per team with a guarantee of four games. Call Mike DePeel at (509) 967-3541 or log on to the Inland Empire AAU web site at http://www.ieaau.org/.
▪ The Washington State women’s basketball team will host a free youth clinic, for boys and girls K-8, following its exhibition game Nov. 8 against Lewis-Clark State at 1 p.m. Participants will learn from WSU staff and players, with autograph session to follow. Register online at www.wsucougars.com.
▪ American Contract Bridge League Unit 442 provides many times to play during the week. All the games are played at the Richland Community Center. On Mondays at 6 p.m., the Richland Duplicate Club, Director - Tom Edwards (946-1825); On Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m., Kays Klub, Director - Kay Teal (521-2200); at 6 p.m., it’s Tri-Cities Bridge Buddies, Director - Larry Lang (375-3474) standby provided; on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. the Hanford Club meets, Director - John Van Keuren (627-4416); on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., the Tri-Cities Bridge Buddies meet, Director - Larry Lang (375-3474) standby provided; also on Thursdays at 6 p.m. (except the 1st Thursday of the month which is the Unit 442 game) the Three Rivers Duplicate Bridge Club meets, with Director - Marilyn Steele (392-2128) standby provided; and on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. (alternate Fridays) the Richland Duplicate Bridge Club, Director - Tom Edwards (946-1824) and Kay’s Klub, Director - Kay Teal (521-2200) meet.
▪ Halloween Spook-tacular Dart Shoot will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 24 at Kennewick Eagles #2485 on 114 N. Fruitland in Kennewick. Visit website at www.tricitydarts.com.
▪ For a schedule of upcoming running and multi-sport events in the Tri-Cities and local area, go to www.3RRR.org and click on the Calendar section of the 3 Rivers Road Runners website.
▪ Walla Walla Parks and Recreation is taking registration for youth indoor soccer. The program, for boys and girls in grades K-8, will be 5-on-5 and assign players based on what schools they attend. One practice per week, games on Saturdays. Cost is $50 per player, register by Nov. 18. Call 527-4527 or register online at www.wwpr.us.
▪ The Rattlesnake Mountain Shooting Facility Rose-Iris General Purpose Range is open to the public for weekly target shooting from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Friday-Sunday. Located near milepost 8 on State Route 225, north of Benton City. Each adult non-member shooter must pay a $10 fee. Persons under 18 years old may shoot for free when accompanied by a parent, guardian or grandparent. The Tri-Cities Shooting Association provides a staff of trained Range Safety Officers. The Shotgun Trap and Skeet Ranges are open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 1-9 p.m. Wednesday. Visit www.tcsa.info for details.
▪ Walla Walla Parks and Recreation will hold winter youth lessons from Jan. 11-15 at Bratton Tennis Center at Whitman College. Quickstart Tennis (for ages 4-10) will be 3:30-4:45 p.m. Cost is $55. Beginning-advanced lessons (ages 10-18) will be 5-7 p.m. Cost is $75. T-shirt included. Call 527-4527, email email@example.com or visit www.wwpr.us.
▪ Columbia Youth Sports is offering volleyball skill sessions for boys and girls in grades 1– 8. Clinics are on Sunday afternoons at Hanford High School through Oct. 25. Grades 5-8 are from 4-5 p.m. and grades 1-4 are from 5-6 p.m. Cost is $20/session. Contact Evan Woodward at 531-3757 firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ Pasco Parks and Recreation will hold adult drop-in volleyball Thursdays until Dec. 17 from 7-9:30 p.m. at McLoughlin Middle School. Cost is $2 per person, per evening. Call 545-3456.
▪ 2015/2016 USA Volleyball season Player/Parent information meeting for Shockwave Volleyball Club will be November 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Richland Public Library. Tryouts will be at Highlands middle school. November 8th: U13/U14 at 10 a.m. and U12 at 1:30 p.m. November 15th: U15/16 at 10 a.m. and U17/18 at 1:30 p.m. Contact Gary at 375-1430 or visit www.shockwavevbc.com.
▪ Yoga Community is located at 4415 W. Clearwater Ave., Kennewick. Check below for ongoing classes. Call 521-4287 or register at www.theyogacommunity.com.
▪ Yoga Community offers All Levels Yoga classes that are appropriate for beginners as well as more advanced practitioners. These classes are held Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Saturdays at 9 a.m. Different options are presented for the different levels of experience. Class is by punch card or monthly unlimited. Drop-in fee is $17, and first class at the studio is complimentary.
▪ Beginning Yoga course begins Oct. 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. It’s an eight-week series and introduce yoga’s philosophical system, basic sitting and standing poses and alignment fundamentals. Students will learn beginning prop use, preparatory work, and modifications. Please pre-register. Cost is $95.
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