Recreation Calendar 9/5

The Fresno BeeSeptember 4, 2013 

Jer Thao of Fresno tosses a metal ball, or boule in French, during a match in the first Petanque Tournament held in Fresno by the Fresno Petanque Club in September 2008. The French sport is similar to Italian Bocce, with players tossing metal balls toward a wooden target ball called a cochonnet or jack/


Central San Joaquin Valley recreational announcements. Submit items and search for events using All numbers are in the 559 area code unless noted.


Central Valley Marlins 13U-14U Tryouts: 3 p.m. Saturday. Edison High. 917-7477.

Fall Development: Grades 8-10 August-December. 549-4487, $400.


Youth Skills Development Camp with Bob Hurley Sr.: 4 p.m. Sept. 13. St. Anthony's School gymnasium, 790-1436, $30.

Fall Coaches Summit 2013: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 14. St. Anthony's gym, 790-1436, $65 early registration; $80; $40 coach Meyer sessions only.

Edison Wednesday Night Madness: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 16. Grades 4-8. Edison High, 284-2335, $20.


NFL Punt, Pass and Kick: 4 p.m. Sept. 22. Boys and girls ages 6-15. Romain Playground, 473-7745,, free.


Junior Tournaments: 1 p.m. Sunday. Lemoore Muni; 12:30 p.m. Sept. 22 Riverside GC, 269-6369,

Military Order of the Purple Heart Fresno Chapter 106 Tournament: 8 a.m. Sept. 21, registration 7 a.m. Riverside GC, 225-0181, $100.

Fresno Pacific Athletics Sunbird Golf Classic: Sept. 30. Fort Washington CC. $175, $700 foursome. 453-4646,


West Clovis Judo Club: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays. Kastner Intermediate. 434-3459,

Clovis Judo: 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays. Alta Sierra Intermediate. 299-3739.

Japan Ways traditional karate: Mondays-Saturdays. Beginner, intermediate and advanced. 432-7817,

Karazenpo karate: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 225-2199, $25 monthly.


Fifth Tour de Fresno: 6 a.m. Sept. 14. 224-1000,, $35-$65.

Sierra Hill Tour de Oaks: 6 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28. Coke Hallowell Center for River Studies,, $35.

Central Cal Lacrosse Club: 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays. Men's club seeks players. San Gabriel Park, Clovis. 388-4428,

Clovis Rugby Club: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays. Bicentennial Park, Clovis. 322-9160.

Dart tourneys: 7:30 p.m. second Saturday monthly. Classic Billiards, Clovis. 765-9540. $15.

Fresno Pétanque Club: Game days 1 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Sundays, 5 p.m. Tuesdays. Cary Park, 4750 N. Fresno St. Beginners welcome. 431-5944,

Lawn bowling: Free lessons. 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Holmes Playground. 587-1510, 222-4124.

Pickleball: All ages, skills. 834-2688.

Pickleball league: City of Visalia, 18 and older. 8-9 a.m. Saturdays at Plaza Park tennis courts. $35. 713-4381 or

Tulare County Trap Club/Shooting: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. Trap, wobble trap, skeet. 772-2334.


Dennis Wong Memorial 5K: Registration 6:30 a.m., race 7:30 a.m. Saturday. 1-mile kids, 2-mile walk. 685-0655, $20, $12 young athletes.

My Tri — Kids Triathlon: 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Ages 5-17, Miller's Landing Resort, 642-3633,

Break the Silence On Ovarian Cancer: 7 a.m. Sept. 14. Woodward Park, Mountain View Shelter. 289-5930,, $25 through Sept. 11, $30 after.

Community Heart Walk: 7:30 a.m. Sept. 21. Sierra Vista Mall, Clovis. (916) 446-6505, free.

Conquer Chiari Walk Across America: 9 a.m. Sept. 21. Fresno City College, 260-3268,

Walk to End Alzheimer's: 8 a.m. Sept. 28. Copper River Ranch Park, 709-8603,

11th Run/Walk — Courage & Strength … Side by Side: 8 a.m. Sept. 28. Woodward Park, MV Shelter. 322-5877, register by Sept. 13-14,, $20 adults (18 and over), $15 for under 18, free for veterans/military with I.D.


14U Rockets seek players: 905-6004.

Fresno Elite Tryouts: 800-3983,


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