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RECREATION CALENDAR

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Backpacking/ Hiking/Orienteering

Aug. 18-19: American Falls Backpack Trip sponsored by the Idaho Conservation League. Trip starts north of the Upper Priest Lake and ends near the border of Canada. Info: (208) 265-9565 or e-mail sdrumheller@wildidaho.org.

Baseball/Softball

Aug. 18-19: Seniors 50-plus slowpitch softball tournament at Franklin Park. Entry deadline is Aug. 3. Cost: $200. Info: Morris Clark, 327-4527.

Sign up: Rathdrum co-ed softball league begins Aug. 26. Entry deadline is Aug. 19. Cost: $335. Info: Steve Vogel, (208) 699-1773 or visit www.hardhitterssoftball.com.

Basketball

Aug. 18-19: Coeur d’Alene Shootout 3-on-3 tournament for ages 8 and up at North Idaho College. Registration is due by Aug. 10. Cost: $90 per team, includes T-shirt. Info: (208) 769-5975.

Boating

Aug. 6-27: America’s Boating Course for all types of boaters. Satisfies Washington State mandatory boater safety education law. 8-hour class runs every Monday in August from 7-9 p.m. at 925 W. Jackson Ave. Cost: $40. Info: 324-3588.

Camping/Hiking

July 25-28: Long Canyon Backpack Trip in the Idaho Selkirks. For more information and to sign up call (208) 265-9565 or e-mail sdrumheller@wildidaho.org.

Aug. 4: West Fork Lake Hike presented by the Idaho Conservation League. Info: (208) 265-9565 or e-mail sdrumheller@wildidaho.org.

Cross country

Sign up: SYSA cross country for kids in grades 1-6. Practices begin week of Sept. 11, register by Aug. 15. Cost: $50 for grades 1-3, $60 for grades 4-6. Info: Kim, 536-1800 ext. 108 or visit www.sysa.com.

Football

Sign up: SYSA Grid Kids Tackle Football for kids in grades 7-8. Practices begin week of Aug. 20, register by July 31. Cost: $145. Info: LeRoy, 536-1800 ext. 106 or visit www.sysa.com.

Sign up: SYSA Flag Football for kids in grades 1-6. Practices begin week of Aug. 27, register by Aug. 15. Cost: $65. Info: LeRoy, 536-1800 ext. 106 or visit www.sysa.com.

Golf

July 27: “Nothing is Impossible” golf tournament at the Links Golf Club in Post Falls with proceeds going to benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation. The tax-deducible entry fee is $100 per person. Info: Patti Marquis, (888) 914-4653.

Running/Walking

July 28: Toaster Splash 5-kilometer and 8-kilomter cross country race, 8 a.m. at 5026 W. Staley Rd. in Deer Park. Cost: $14 with T-shirt, $6 without. Register by July 21. Info: Michael Roe, 999-5309 or Ken Mulvania, 951-2665.

July 28: Run for the Berries along the Pend Oreille River. Check-in and late registration begins at 7 a.m., run/walk starts at 8 a.m. Fees vary. Info: Brad Mingay, (208) 448-2875 or e-mail bmingay@conceptcable.com.

Aug. 4: Yep Kanum Kids’ Run and Fun Run, 8 a.m. at Colville Junior High School. Cost: Fun Run, $17 with T-shirt, $5 without. Kids’ Run, $10 with T-shirt, $5 without. Register by July 20. Info: 684-6037.

Aug. 4: Medical Lake mini-triathlon, 10 a.m. at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake. Cost: $35 per person or $75 for a team of three. Register by July 23. Info: 299-5478.

Aug. 5: BRRC’s Recycle Fun Run, 8 a.m. at Mirabeau Meadows north of the YMCA. Cost: $16 with T-shirt, $6 without. Register by July 20. Info: www.active.com.

Aug. 11: Across the Valley 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer race for all ages at the Valley Grange in Valley. Cost: $10 which includes T-shirt, $5 without. Info: 937-2023.

Aug. 18: Huckleberry 5-kilometer Fun Run, 9 a.m. in Wallace, Idaho. Cost: $20. Register by Aug. 1. Info: (208) 753-7151 or (800) 434-4204.

Sign up: Train for the Spokane half-marathon with Moms in Motion. Orientation is Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. at REI Spokane. Info: www.momsinmotion.com.

Tennis

July 25: Medical Lake Tennis Thon, noon-midnight at the Medical Lake High School tennis courts. No cost. Sign up at Medical Lake City Hall.

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