WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 22, and 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 25 and 27
WHERE: Athletic Perfection, 2211 N. MacArthur Drive
DETAILS: Athletic Perfection All-Star Cheer gym will sign up kids ages 6 through 14 for its half-year cheer teams.
INFO: Julie Van Os, 609-8736.
Putting For Birdie golf clinic
WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22
WHERE: Putting For Birdie, 20065 S. MacArthur Drive
DETAILS: Box Croxton, owner of Putting For Birdie and a U.S. Golf Teachers Federation-certified instructor, has reopened the former Stripes driving range on MacArthur Drive, just north of town, where he offers 20 covered tees, grass tees and putting and chipping greens. On Saturday, he will run a clinic for beginning and intermediate golfers. Space is limited, so participants should call ahead to reserve a spot.
INFO: Bob Croxton, 814-0633.
WHEN: 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26
WHERE: Athletic Perfection All-Star Cheer, 2211 N. Mac Arthur Dr.
DETAILS: Athletic Perfection will host a Halloween playdate for moms and their young children. Children are encouraged to wear costumes.
COST: $5 per child.
Youth Hoops volunteers needed
WHEN: October through February
DETAILS: The city of Tracy Parks and Community Service Department seeks volunteers to coach the Youth Hoops program Saturday, Oct. 22, through Feb. 19. The recreational basketball league for third- through eighth-graders includes one practice per week for each team and Saturday games. No coaching experience is necessary, but volunteers must pass a background check.
INFO: Floyd Lewis, 831-6209.
Tracy Babe Ruth registration
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 19, Dec. 10 and Jan. 7
WHERE: Villalovoz Elementary School, 1550 Cypress Drive
DETAILS: All returning and new players for the Tracy Babe Ruth youth baseball league can sign up for the summer season on the dates above.
Little League sign-ups
WHEN: Through Jan. 1
DETAILS: Tracy Little League has begun online registration for the summer season. The youth baseball league will also have walk-in sign-ups Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 at a location to be announced.
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