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LUNA Chix rideJoin the Tahoe LUNA Chix for a road bike ride to Boca Reservoir on Tuesday, Aug. 21. This will be an easy ride, and for the safety of the group, road bikes are required. Arrive 15 minutes early as the ride will be leaving at 6 p.m., sharp. E-mail tahoelunachix@gmail.com with any questions.ACMS basketball tryoutsAlder Creek Middle School will be holding girls basketball tryouts Monday-Wednesday. Sixth- and seventh-grade players meet from 12:30-2 p.m. and eighth-graders from 2:15-4 p.m. All players must have a current school sports physical on file to participate. For more information call Geoff Stephens at 412-0308.North Tahoe Pop WarnerThe North Tahoe Pop Warner program is still accepting players ages 7 to 12 years old who live in the North Tahoe Area. Two teams have formed, Mighty Mites for players 7 to 9 years old up who weigh up to 90 pounds, and Pee Wees for players 9 to 12 years old who weigh up to 125 pounds. Practice and games are at Preston Field in Incline Village. For more information contact Dennis Perry at (775) 240 0862.Hunter educationA free hunter education class will be held at the Truckee-Donner Public Utility District boardroom Aug. 27-30 from 6-9:30 p.m. This certificate is required by most states to obtain a hunting license. Students younger than 12 are advised to bring a parent with them. Call Tom, Patti or Doug at 587-4844 to sign up. Space is limited.Family softballThe Rideout Community Center will offer family softball drop-in on Sundays from 1-3 p.m. All ages and abilities welcome. Participants need to bring their own equipment. For questions contact the Rideout center at 583-3440 or the Tahoe City Public Utilities District at 583-3796, ext. 29.Fall softball league The Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District is offering coed and mens fall softball leagues. The seasons will run nine games, with teams playing on Tuesdays and Thursdays, plus playoffs, from Sept. 4-Oct. 4. Cost for a coed team is $200 with additional player fees of $80. Cost for a mens team is $250 with additional player fees of $80. Registration will be taken through August. For more information call 582-7720 or log on to tdrpd.com.Punt, pass, kickThe TCPUD Department of Parks and Recreation will host a free NFL Pepsi, Punt, Pass and Kick competition at the upper practice field at North Tahoe High School on Sept. 15 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The competition is open to boys and girls in separate divisions in the following age groups: 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15. The participant with the highest total score for his or her age group and gender will qualify to advance to the sectional competition, and could end up competing in an NFL Team Championship. Register online at http://www.nflyouthfootball.com or at the TCPUD office. Parents may also register their child from 9-10 a.m. on the day of event. For more information call 583-3796, ext. 21, or e-mail zcole@tcpud.org.Ultimate FrisbeeThe Rideout Community Center will offer drop-in Ultimate Frisbee each Wednesday throughout the summer from 6 p.m. until dusk. All ages are welcome. Those under 18 need to be accompanied by an adult. Participants need to bring their own equipment. For questions contact the Rideout center at 583-3440 or the Tahoe City Public Utilities District at 583-3796, ext. 29.Home run derbyThe Tahoe City Public Utility District and Pete N Peters are hosting a home run derby on Friday, Aug. 31 at the North Tahoe Upper (smaller) Field from 6:308:30 p.m. Preregistration is required; theres a limit of 25 contestants. Cost is $10 and includes a TShirt. Arrive 15 minutes early for rules and lineup for the derby. Register by Aug. 24 at the TCPUD on Fairway Drive in Tahoe City. For more information call Zane Cole at 5833796 ext. 21 or email zcole@tcpud.org.NFL Flag Football This NFL-sponsored league offers boys and girls ages 5-17 a chance to participate in non-contact football. Teams of eight to 10 players will compete in five-on-five games against North Tahoe, Incline, Truckee and others. Age groups are co-ed 5-6; 7-8; and 9-11; boys 12-14; girls 12-14; boys 15-17; and girls 15-17. Participants will keep the NFL Reversible Flag Jerseys and a set of flags. Parents need to register their children online at http://www.tcpud.org with the NFL Organization and fill out a TCPUD Parks & Recreation registration form. The fee is $65 and can be paid at the TCPUD Parks & Recreation Department in Tahoe City. Coaches, officials and volunteers are needed. For more information call 583-3796, ext. 21 or e-mail zcole@tcpud.org.Two-for-one golfThe Northstar Resort golf course is offering two-for-one green fees any time of day Sunday-Thursday through Aug. 31. To receive the deal, golfers must present a coupon/ad that the resort will run in local papers throughout the month. The deal is not valid for groups or tournaments.Northstar hikingNorthstar Resorts new hiking park is set to open this summer with complimentary gondola rides and scenic chairlift rides. There are new trail options for hikers of all abilities, including a new beginner loop starting at the top of the Tahoe Zephyr Express, the Sawmill Reservation Trail located at mid-mountain and the Tahoe trail located at the top of the Vista Express. Theres also a new beginner/intermediate loop starting at the top of the Vista Express and concluding at the top of the Tahoe Zephyr Express.Coed volleyball leagueThe Tahoe City Public Utilities District (TCPUD) Department of Parks and Recreation is offering fall coed volleyball leagues for players age 18 and older. The league, which is open to all ability levels, will play on Wednesday evenings from Sept. 12-Nov. 14 at the Rideout School Gym. Registration is open from Aug. 1-31 at the TCPUD on 221 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City. A $185 sponsor fee is required to register. Cost is $215 after Sept. 11. The team fee is $190 for residents and $240 for non-residents. Team fees are due by Oct. 9. Pre-registration is required. For more information call the Parks and Recreation office at 583-3796, ext. 21 or 29, or go to ww.tahoecitypud.com.Mens basketball leagueThe Tahoe City Public Utilities District (TCPUD) Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a mens fall basketball league for players 18 years of age and older. Open for all ability levels and skills, the league will play on Thursday evenings from Sept. 13Dec. 6 at Rideout School Gym. Registration period is from August 1-31 at 221 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City. The early bird sponsor fee of $390 is required to register; cost is $420 after Aug. 17. The team fee is $340, with a resident discount fee of $290; fees are due by Sept. 27. Pre-registration is required. For more information call the Parks and Recreation office at 583-3796, extension 21 or 29, or go to http://www.tahoecitypud.com.Truckee open gymThe Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District is offering adult drop-in basketball for $2 per player. The open gym is offered year-round Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Veterans Building in downtown Truckee from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information contact the TDRPD at 582-7720.Open gymThe Rideout Community Center is offering adult open gym Monday though Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and from 2:30-5 p.m. Fee is $2. The center is also offering open gym for ages 6 and younger Monday through Friday from 9-11 a.m. and from 1-2:30 p.m. at no cost. For questions contact the Rideout center at 583-3440 or the Tahoe City Public Utilities District at 583-3796, ext. 29.League to Skate Lake TahoeThe League to Skate Lake Tahoe will meet at 7 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club in Kings Beach on Sept. 4. Foremost on the agenda is the proposed skate park to be built in Tahoe Vista. There will be updates, discussion, activities and movies.