Get the clubs out: The next Commanding General’s Pay Day Golf Scramble is scheduled for Friday, at Stryker Golf Course. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. for a noon shotgun start with a meal following the tournament. The event is open to the public and is an 18-hole scramble. A tie for the championship will be settled by a scorecard playoff beginning with the #1 handicap hole. Entry fee is $140 per team or $35 per person, and fees include green and cart fees, range balls before tournament, meal with trimmings and refreshments, as well as prizes and awards ceremony. For more information, call 396-3980.
Body Back: Join FIT4MOM Fayetteville at the Runner’s Spot in Haymount, Wednesday, at 6:15 p.m. for a free Body Back workout. Body Back is a results-based workout designed for moms who want their body back, whether they just had a baby or their last child was born twenty years ago. Most importantly, it helps women unlock their personal greatness in an inspiring and powerful environment.
Back to School Bowling: Families are invited to Airborne and Dragon Lanes for a fun bowling event, Aug. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $5, and includes a hot dog, 16 ounce soda, one game, shoe rental and backpack with school supplies (while supplies last). The event is open to kids ages 5 to 16. Dollar shoe rental and dollar games will be available for parents and siblings.
Friday Fight Night: Come out for a night of fun and help support Children of the Fallen Project, a group formed to help children of men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Anyone can participate, Aug. 18, at 7:30 p.m. Extensive boxing experience is not allowed. This is for fun. Advance tickets available at Sports USA. Open to the public. Cost is $10.
Diabetes Dodge It: Join 30 teams and hundreds of spectators as they Dive, Duck, Dip and Donate to support Better Health at the 4th annual Dodgeball Tournament, Aug. 26, at Freedom Sportsplex in Fayetteville. All proceeds from the event go towards diabetes, direct aid and other critical programs at the local nonprofit Better Health. For more info or to register, visit www.betterhealthcc.org.
Fort Bragg 5K Walk/Run: The next Fort Bragg 5K is Aug. 26, at Longstreet and Reilly roads, near Hedrick Stadium. The event is free and open to Department of Defense card holders and their guests. No registration required. Strollers and dogs are welcome. There will be a raffle for gifts and prizes at 10 a.m., as well as Wellness and Healthy Living vendors.
Grease Lightning Pub Run/Walk: Celebrate the start of the school year with the Runner’s Spot Grease Lightning Pub Run/Walk starting in historic Haymount, Friday, at 6:30 p.m. Get your 50s gear out and run/walk like lightning for this 2-mile event. The run will be stopping at Huske Hardware and Latitude 35 for drinks. The Runner’s Spot will also have a back to school supply donation drive for a local school. Help them to get supplies for local students who are heading back to school. They are in need of backpacks stuffed with supplies. The Runner’s Spot is accepting loose school supplies, backpacks and Walmart gift cards.
USO of NC 5K Bridge Run: Join the USO of North Carolina for the USO of NC 5K Bridge Run in partnership with the Town of Spring Lake, Sept. 16. Race day begins and ends at the Spring Lake Recreation Center with fun and games for the whole Family! This 5K will traverse the new Poe Street bridge which crosses over Hwy 87. Runners, walkers, and strollers welcome; pets are not permitted. The event will celebrate all things military. Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/SpringLake/USOofNC5KBridgeRun for more information.