Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Recreation briefs: Bowling fundraiser for Alzheimer's

NEW PORT RICHEY — The Suncoast Browns Backers will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer's Family Organization from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Lane Glo Bowl (South), 8631 Old County Road 54. This event consists of a nine-pin, no tap bowling event and will include prizes and raffles. Admission is $15 and includes bowling and shoe rental. Teams will be made up of four players.

Related News/Archive

"We're part of the Cleveland Browns backers worldwide and AFO is one of two organizations we support," organizer Brenda Jordan said. "We're certainly looking for any way that we can get more people involved. We do things throughout the football season but this is one of our big events."

For information, contact Jordan at (727) 420-1483 or call AFO at (727) 848-8888 or toll-free at 1-888-496-8004; or email info@alzheimersfamily.org.

RUNNING: The Holiday Rotary Club will hold its fourth annual Run for Rotary, a USATF-sanctioned 5K and 10K event, at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex. Registration costs $20 for the 5K run and $25 for the 10K run. Spectators are welcome. Register at active.com. For information, visit holidayrotary.org or contact the race director at (813) 841-1793 or mauzytravel@verizon.net.

MUD RUN: The Pretty Muddy Women's Mud Run will be held Saturday at Little Everglades Ranch in Dade City. This 5K mud run for women only includes architectural obstacles and a finish line party with music and drinks. General admission costs $69.50; $49.50 for students or military personnel. Runners will set out in waves from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit prettymuddytampa.eventbrite.com.

LACROSSE: Wesley Chapel Athletic Association will begin registration this month for the boys and girls Warriors recreational lacrosse programs and the high school lacrosse club programs. Both seasons run from January to May. Early registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17-18 during the Derek Pieper Memorial Tournament at Wesley Chapel District Park. Open registration will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4, 5 and 6 at Wesley Chapel District Park stadium field. Weekend registration and "LAXING FOR FUN" will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 8. All high school players and parents are encouraged to attend an important information meeting at 1 p.m. Dec. 8. The cost for boys U-9 and youth girls (K-5) is $125 per season; U-11, U-13, U-15 boys and middle school girls is $185; and Wiregrass Ranch High School boys and Wesley Chapel High School boys and girls is $235 per season. Email Lacrosse@wcaaSports.org for information or call (813) 994-6633.

VOLLEYBALL: The No Name Volleyball Club will have tryouts for players ages 14-17 from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 18 at Bishop McLaughlin High School. Visit www.nonamevbc.com or call coach Douglas Chinchar at (813) 949-9936.

I9: i9 Sports has open registration for its winter and spring leagues throughout Pasco County. The league offers flag football, basketball, soccer and baseball for kids 3-16 with a focus on fun, safety and good sportsmanship with no fundraisers or tryouts; everyone plays. Visit www.i9sports.com or call league director Jimmy Barbarise at (813) 532-1507 for more details.

To submit information on community sports events, contact David Rice at davidrice83@gmail.com.

Recreation briefs: Bowling fundraiser for Alzheimer's 11/08/12 [Last modified: Thursday, November 8, 2012 8:33pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. North Korean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology

    World

    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's latest missile test Monday may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing U.S. and South Korean forces in the region that it can strike them at will.

    A woman watches a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday,. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan's maritime economic zone Monday, officials said, the latest in a string of test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. [AP Photo/Lee Jin-man]
  2. PolitiFact: Fact-checking Samantha Bee on Florida felonies

    State Roundup

    Comedian Samantha Bee traveled to Florida, where she says "retirees and democracy go to die," to shed light on how the state makes it difficult for felons to regain the right to vote.

    Samantha Bee hosts Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on TBS. Bee portrayed some of Florida’s felonies as not so serious on her show.
  3. For some, Memorial Day comes around more than just once a year

    Military

    ST. PETERSBURG — It is shortly before nine on a Friday morning, and the heat is already approaching unbearable levels at Bay Pines National Cemetery.

    Iles carefully digs up the St. Augustine grass so that it will continue to grow when it is placed back on the gravesite. He tries not to disturb the root base.
  4. State budget uncertainty has school districts 'very concerned'

    K12

    While waiting for Gov. Rick Scott to approve or veto the Legislature's education budget, the people in charge of school district checkbooks are trying hard to find a bottom line.

    It has not been easy.

    The unsettled nature of Florida’s education budget has left school districts with questions about how they will make ends meet next year. [iStockphoto.com]
  5. Ernest Hooper: Removing Confederate symbols doesn't eliminate persistent mindset

    Human Interest

    The debate has begun about removing a Confederate statue from outside the Hillsborough County Courthouse, and its removal is long overdue.

    Robert E. Lee Elementary, 305 E. Columbus Drive in Tampa, originally opened its doors in the early 1910s as the Michigan Avenue Grammar School. [Times file]