WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12
WHERE: West High cafeteria, 1775 W. Lowell Ave.
DETAILS: West High’s cheerleaders will teach youngsters some cheers and a routine to perform during the Sept. 16 varsity football game against Freedom High.
COST: $30; includes T-shirt
INFO: Cristina Tanner, 481-4984
Oktoberfest Fun Run
WHEN: 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24
WHERE: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1635 Chester Drive, Lowell Avenue entrance
DETAILS: The course will run through the surrounding neighborhood, starting and ending at St Paul’s. The run is part of the St. Paul’s-Bella Vista Christian Academy Oktoberfest celebration and supports the “Building Together Today” program and West High’s varsity boys basketball team. Registration will be from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. for the 8 a.m. race. A pancake breakfast afterward is free for all runners, and non-runners can also eat for small fee starting at 9 a.m. Awards will be presented at 9:15 a.m. Registration by mail can be sent to Bella Vista Christian Academy, c/o Michelle Loomis, 1221 Claremont Court, Tracy, CA 95376.
COST: $20 registration before Sept. 15, $30 day of race; includes T-shirt and other gifts
INFO: www.stpaulstracy.org or email@example.com
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 from Oct. 22 to Feb. 19. The recreational basketball league for third- through eighth-graders includes one practice a week for each team and Saturday games. No coaching experience is necessary, and the city will host a training clinic for coaches before the start of the season. Volunteers must pass a background check.
INFO: Floyd Lewis, 831-6209
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