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Golf tournament

The seventh annual Wake Tech Community College golf tournament will be Friday, April 24, at Eagle Ridge Golf Club, 565 Competition Road, Raleigh. For details, go to WakeTech.edu.

Sponsors Needed for Youth Baseball & Softball

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is seeking sponsors for its 2015 Youth Baseball and Softball season. Team sponsorship levels range from $100 to $1,600. Contributions are tax-deductible. To learn more, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/sponsorship-opportunities.aspx or contact Recreation Specialist Meghan Hawkins at 919-435-9457 or mhawkins@wakeforestnc.gov.

Karate classes

Karate Kenpo classes are offered from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays for youth, and 7 to 8:30 p.m. for adults, at Millbrook Exchange Park, 1905 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh. Monthly fee is $45. The instructor is Bill Parsons of the Triangle Kenpo Institute.

Pickleball open play

Play pickleball from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays on the tennis courts at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., Wake Forest. Pickleball is played on a badminton court with a lowered net, a perforated plastic ball and wood paddles. It is easy to learn but can develop into a competitive game for experienced players.

For information or to register, contact Joe Vartanesian at retired17@gmail.com.

Adult Pickleball League

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department has a new pickleball league for adults. Registration is available at wakeforestnc.recdesk.com, or at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., or the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. The entry fee is $35; space is limited to the first 48 registrants ages 18 and older. The Wake Forest Pickleball League will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays at the Ledford Center, 120 S. Wingate St., located on the campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. League play will continue through mid-April.

For more information, visit wakeforestnc.gov/pickleball.aspx or contact Recreation Specialist Meghan Hawkins at 919-435-9457 or mhawkins@wakeforestnc.gov.

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