Recreation Calendar lists upcoming events first followed by ongoing events in rotation, in alphabetical order, as space permits. Send items to Recreation Calendar, P.O. Box 921, Bradenton, FL 34206; e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 745-7097.
April 30: The Bradenton Runners Club, in conjunction with the Hernando De Soto Historical Society, is conducting its annual de Soto 5K run at 6:30 p.m. April 30 starting at Manatee High School. The cost is $30, $15 for BRC members. All proceeds will benefit the BRC Scholarship Fund. Runners may register online at active.com, and there are 50 percent discounts available for military veterans and service members.
April 30: The Pride Park Panthers will host a youth 3-on-3 basketball tournament and an adult co-ed kickball tournament as a fundraiser for the team. The event will be held from 9 a.m.-noon at Harllee Middle School, 6423 Ninth St. E. The cost is $100 per kickball team and $30 per basketball team. There also will be a raffle with items donated by the Harlem Globetrotters among others. For more information, visit Facebook.com/PrideParkPanthers or call Cornelia Winn at (813) 610-6878.
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May 4: River Run Golf Links is forming summer leagues. The Wednesday League begins at 5:30 p.m. May 4. Registration is $35 and $10.50 each week of play. Prizes and awards banquets are included in the registration fee. A Friday League is for couples and is a four-person scramble with registration at $40 per couple and $21 per week of play. For more information on either league, call the golf shop at 708-8459.
May 7-8: Bradenton Country Club will host a USTA Junior Tennis tournament for boys and girls 10s-18s. Register online at usta.com. The deadline is May 4.
May 13: The Manatee County Parks and Recreation Department is forming the 2011 Summer Adult Co-Ed Kickball League and a new Summer Lakewood Ranch Adult Co-Ed Kickball League. League play will begin May 13 at G.T. Bray park and/or Palma Sola for the Manatee league and Lakewood Ranch Park for the Lakewood Ranch league. The team registration fee is $400, which includes team shirts for a roster of up to 20 players. An organizational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. April 19 at the G.T. Bray Park recreation center. Registration will be held from April 25-May 1. For more information, contact B.T. Mastin at 742-5923 or email@example.com.
May 14-15: Bradenton junior golfers ages 12-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Point Clear Junior Classic in Point Clear, Ala. The two-day, 36-hole tournament will be held hosted by the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour. The tournament registration deadline is May 8. Call (318) 402-2446 to enter or enter online at www.arrowheadjgt.com.