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Canes Summer Fun Fest

The fifth annual Canes Summer Fun Fest will start at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 20, at PNC Arena. The event inside the arena will include inflatables, games, giveaways, speakers from the Hurricanes and appearances by Stormy and the Eye Care Associates Storm Squad. Fans will be able to take photos on the team bench, in the penalty box and with the Olympias. Parking and admission are free.

Raleigh youth athletics registrations

Raleigh Parks and Recreation has announced the following registration dates:

Youth Tackle Football registration for ages 7-13 as of July 31 is open July 23-27. Cost is $48 for city residents and $60 for nonresidents. All participants must provide proof of age and have insurance.

Youth Fall Cheerleading registration for ages 7-13 as of July 31 is July 23-27. The squads will be organized with the youth football teams in the city of Raleigh league. Cost is $48 for city residents and $60 for nonresidents.

Youth Baseball registration for ages 10-16 as of April 30 is July 9-15. Cost is $63 for city residents and $75 for nonresidents.

Youth Fast Pitch Softball registration for ages 11-17 as of April 30 is July 9-15. Cost is $48 and includes a game jersey and hat/visor for city residents.

Practices will begin in August; league play will begin in September and continue through October. For more information, call the Athletics Office at 919-831-6836.

ACHF N.C. 5K & Walk

The third annual Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation’s N.C. 5K & Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Rolesville Ballfield, 21 Redford Place Drive, Rolesville. The event includes a 5K and a 1.5 mile walk. Registration the day of the event begins at 8:30 for the 5K and 10 a.m. for the 1.5 mile walk. Registration fees are as follows: 5K run, $20 before Aug. 22 and $25 after; 1.5-mile walk, $20 before Aug. 22, $25 after. No registration fee for children 11 and younger. For more information or to register, go to ahckids.org.

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