Bull Riding on the Farm: Each Sunday, Shady Acres Rodeo, a self sustaining farm, hosts a bull-riding event. Bring your friends and Family out to enjoy watching some bull riding (or take your own turn on a bull). Event times fluctuate from week to week. Call ahead at 919-669-6820 or visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ShadyAcresRodeo/ for times.

Yoga in the Garden: Cape Fear Botanical Garden and YMCA of the Sandhills have partnered together for Yoga in the Garden, Wednesday. Grab a yoga mat and rejuvenate at a peaceful yoga session in the beautiful Orangery at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday. Improve flexibility, build strength, ease tension and relax through posture and breathing techniques for beginners and experts alike. Bring a yoga mat, a water bottle and an open mind to enjoy this all-levels class.
Free for CFBG members and YMCA of the Sandhills members; $5 for guests. Register at https://form.jotform.com/72145997990978 or stop by CFBG. Pre-registration is required.

Tai Chi for Health: Practice this flowing Eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the garden every Tuesday at the Cape Fear Botanical Gardens from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tai Chi is best practiced in loose, comfortable clothing. Dress for the weather as the class may be held outside. Bring a water bottle. All levels and walk-ins are available. Admission to the class is $17 for non-garden members, $15 for garden members.

 

Runner's Corner:

5K Donut Dash: Join 5 Sparrows, a nonprofit organization working to fight against human trafficking, April 7 at Festival Park in downtown Fayetteville for a 5K run. Pre register for the race and get a t-shirt! The race will begin at 8 a.m. in Festival Park. To register, visit https://www.active.com/fayetteville-nc/running/distance-running-races/5k-donut-dash-2018?int=72-3-A3.

GLObal RUN 5K: The 6th annual GLObal RUN 5K will be a glow run! The run will be held April 21. Packet pickup is April 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and on race day from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Each participant will get a t-shirt, a glow bracelet and a glow necklace. This event is in support of Gray’s Creek Middle School’s global focus and student travel. This year’s scholarship recipients are traveling to China in summer 2019.

Fayetteville Technical Community College Volleyball Open Gym/Tryouts: April 26 from 7pm-9pm at Freedom Courts Sports Plex. Must be a high school senior or have already graduated to try out. Bring a copy of a current sports physical Please contact Coach Moe Licardo with any questions at licardom@faytechcc.edu or by phone at (910) 286-6098.