Get the clubs out: The next Commanding General’s Pay Day Golf Scramble is scheduled for July 7, at Ryder 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.
Free tennis clinics: Blue Sky Foundation, Inc. is bringing its Boots on the Court program back to Fort Bragg, Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. The clinics will be held on the four tennis courts located behind the Hercules Fitness Center. In case of inclement weather, the program will be moved into the Ritz-Epps Physical Fitness Center. Come out and have fun while learning the finer points of the game from a team of former professional players, certified teaching pros and others. Participation is limited to military ID cardholders. Space is limited in all clinics, so sign up early. The schedule is as follows: Youth clinic (ages 4-8): 11 a.m. to noon; Junior clinic (ages 9-15): 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; Adult clinic (ages 16 and older): 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, or to register, visit www.bootsonthecourtfortbragg2017.eventbrite.com.
Junior Golf Clinics: The next session of the Junior Golf Clinic is Monday, Wednesday and June 16, at Ryder Golf Course . Each session lasts from 8:30 to 11 a.m. with lunch right after the clinic. Each session is $20 per student, and are limited to the first 20 students. The clinics are open to military and Department of Defense dependents, ages 6 to 16 years old. For more information, call 907-4653.
Krispy Kreme Challenge: The challenge is to run 2.5 miles through Historic Downtown Fayetteville from Festival Park, eat a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts, then complete the final 2.5 miles in Festival Park. The race begins at 8 a.m. inside Festival Park. Packet pick-up is June 16 from 3 to 7 p.m. at The Fayetteville Dream Center across the street, or at 7 a.m. on race day, June 17. Same day registration will begin at 7 a.m. and will be by cash/check only, T-shirts and doughnuts available while supplies last. Visit www.active.com for more information and to register for the event.
World of Beer Mile: This is the 1st annual Beer Mile, at World of Beer in Fayetteville. They are excited to partner with Fleet Feat to raise money for Task Force Dagger. They are an amazing charity here in Fayetteville, so come out and help us raise some money for a great cause. Registration at 9 a.m. The first group will start their run at 9:30 a.m. and the second will start at 10 a.m. The relay race will begin at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony and party will start at 11 a.m. Participants should arrive at 9 a.m. to get their number and place for the run. There will also be a best runner outfit contest. Participants may compete as an individual or as a team. For more information, visit www.active.com/fayetteville-nc/running/distance-running-races/wob-beer-mile-2017?int=.
3rd Annual African World Peace Festival 5K Road Race and Walk: This event, held July 15, is a fund raiser for the Loving Hands International and the Cultural & Heritage Alliance. Fun parts of the celebration includes a parade highlighting the different cultures, fashions, music, drumming and dancing performers, arts/craft displays, special African cuisine, Health and wellness (free Screening), as well as Family oriented activities and education. The 5K race starts at 8 a.m.