Today, July 15
Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club -- Nick Frangos Memorial Group Ride and Race: Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Douglas Bridge "Y" for 10 a.m. race start. Course is 24 miles to North Douglas and back. Besides the race, there is also a recreational ride for non-competitive cyclists. This is make-up of July 7th's rained out event. Certificates from the recent Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay from Haines Junction, Yukon Territory, to Haines will be available at the race. Info: Dave Ringle, 790-7249.
Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club -- NRA sporting rifle shooting event: Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Montana Creek rifle range for 9 a.m. event start. Info: Steve Bennett, 789-1717, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, July 19
Juneau Touch Football Passing Tournament -- This event starts at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, and runs through Saturday, July 21, at the Dimond Park soccer field. Teams are being formed now. Info: Reilly Richey, 789-4361.
Gastineau Channel Little League -- Senior baseball state tournament: Juneau vs. District 3 (Interior Alaska) winner, 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Tournament runs through July 23.
Friday, July 20
Southeast Road Runners club -- Midsummer Race: Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the False Outer Point Recreation Area for a 6 p.m. race start. Three flat and fast courses available (one mile, five kilometers, 10K). Info: Ken Maas, 789-5119, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Gastineau Channel Little League -- Senior baseball state tournament: District 1 (Southcentral Alaska) winner vs. winner of Thursday's Juneau-District 3 champion game, 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Tournament runs through July 23.
Saturday, July 21
Southeast Road Runners club/Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club/Trail Mix -- Treadwell Ditch Trail work party: Meet at 9 a.m. until late afternoon at Treadwell Ditch Trail to improve creek and stream crossings between Dan Moller Trail intersection and the Bonnie Brae cut-off (and beyond). Volunteers will meet at various parts of the 17-mile trail to pull out dilapidated bridges, place culverts in stream paths and replace bridge stringers where needed. Info: Ken Maas, 789-5119, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gastineau Channel Little League -- Senior baseball state tournament: Losers' bracket game, 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Tournament runs through July 23.
Sunday, July 22
Gastineau Channel Little League -- Senior baseball state tournament: Championship game, 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Tournament runs through July 23. Senior softball state tournament: Juneau vs. District 1 (Southcentral Alaska) champion, 4 p.m. at Melvin Park. Tournament runs through July 24.
Monday, July 23
Gastineau Channel Little League -- Senior baseball state tournament: If-necessary game, 6 p.m. at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Senior softball state tournament: Juneau vs. District 1 (Southcentral Alaska) champion, 6 p.m. at Melvin Park. Tournament runs through July 24.
Tuesday, July 24
Gastineau Channel Little League -- Senior softball state tournament: Juneau vs. District 1 (Southcentral Alaska) champion, if-necessary game, 6 p.m. at Melvin Park.
Thunder Mountain Sports Camps -- Registration is open for this year's Thunder Mountain soccer and baseball camps, which are sponsored by the Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation. Last year over 500 young Juneau athletes participated in the camps, which are in their 10th year. The camps feature local coaches, in addition to high school and collegiate coaches from the Lower 48. This year's "Wee" Soccer Camp is July 16-20 and costs $65; the Regular Soccer Camp is July 30-Aug. 3 and costs $90; the Advanced Soccer Camp is July 23-27 and costs $90; and the Baseball Camp is July 23-27 and costs $70. Info, brochures and registration: Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.
Juneau Softball Association second season registration -- Team registration is due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, for the JSA's second season. Registration is first-come, first-served and team fees are $210 and new players have to pay a $23 player fee (first season players don't have the fee). The second season is eight games over five weeks, from July 25 to Aug. 18. Info: Dave Pusich, JSA executive director, 463-3633, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Zach Gordon Youth Center free sports physicals -- Karl Bausler, a physician assistant with SEARHC, will provide free sports physicals for high school athletes from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at Zach Gordon Youth Center. Students who will be attending grades 9-12 at Juneau-Douglas High School are encouraged to call the youth center and make an appointment now, so they beat the annual fall sports physicals rush. These physicals include medical diagnosis and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries, evaluation and treatment of skin conditions, and required immunizations for hepatitis A and B, tetanus and tuberculosis testing. Current immunizations are required for school entrance. Incoming freshmen and new students to JDHS will need a parental consent form signed, which is available at the youth center. Info and appointments: Zach Gordon Youth Center, 586-2635.
Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting -- Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the home of Kim and Barb Turley, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Info: Kim and Barb Turley, 789-7058.
Summer Youth Open Gym -- Meet from 8-11 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym on Fridays throughout the summer. Open gym is free for students in grades 5-12. Open gym dates are July 20, 27; and Aug. 10 and 17; no open gyms on Aug. 3 or Aug. 24. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.
Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club weekly women's rides -- Women's training rides are held at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday through the summer. Meet at the Downtown location of the Juneau Racquet Club on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, and at the Valley location of the Juneau Racquet Club on the second and fourth Wednesdays. All women cyclists are welcome. Emphasis is on learning paceline riding technique, and rides last about 60-90 minutes. Helmets are required. Info: Betsy Fischer, 789-2033 home, 586-6780 work or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ultimate Frisbee pick-up games -- Pick-up games will take place at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park from 8-10 p.m. every Sunday in July and from 7-10 p.m. every Sunday in August and on Sept. 2 and 30. Additional times may be announced as they become available. Players should bring a light and a dark shirt. The fee is $20 for new players and $10 for members of the Ultimte Players of Southeast Alaska. Info: Peter van Tamelen, 790-6678, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Open roller hockey scrimmages -- Regular open roller hockey scrimmages for high-school age players and adults this summer are from 8-10 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday night at the Glacier Valley Elementary School's outdoor covered area. Bring your own skates and sticks. Extra equipment and sticks is available, but limited. Info: Ben White, 789-2841, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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