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Recreation

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Calendar

Archery/shooting

30-target, 3-D archery-shooting, 8 a.m. Saturday, Straightened Arrows Inc. Kids ages 8-18 can shoot archery 8-10:30 a.m. Sign-in for 3-D shooting open until 1 p.m. Defiance County Fish and Game Club. For more information, Allan Hansford 419-439-3155.

Baseball

•Indiana Storm Baseball tryouts, Aug. 3, 300 E. Douglas St., Waterloo – 8U-9U at 9 a.m., 10U-11U at 11 a.m., 12U-13U at 1 p.m. Call Jeff Roach 260-704-0114 or Dick Reed 260-927-4106 to register. For more information: www.indianastormbaseball.com.

•Leo-Grabill Fall Baseball Program, Saturday and Sunday, starting Aug. 24, for six weeks. T-ball, prep, minor, competitive leagues. Prices vary. For more information contact Brian Shaklik at brianshaklik@gmail.com or 260-627-5468.

•Summit City Sluggers tryouts, Aug. 11 – Ages 11U-14U, 1 p.m., UAW Hall in Roanoke; high school age, 2 p.m., Huntington University. Register online at www.SummitCitySluggers.com. Contact Mark DeLaGarza for more information: 260-402-0789 or delagarza0185@comcast.net

•13U Baseball Factory Team tryouts, 2 p.m. Saturday, Columbia City Park. Cost: $20. Contact Mat Peters at 615-5861 or at matpeters2000@yahoo.com to reserve tryout spot.

Basketball

•Basketball tournament at third annual Amnesty & Deliverance Community Festival, 4 p.m. Aug. 17, McMillen Park, sponsored by Ayers Communications Inc. Call Joe Ayers at 260-348-6080.

Golf

•2-Man Best Ball/Scramble, Saturday. Fort Wayne Senior Golf Association event at Cherry Hill Golf Club. Team entry fee is $30. For more information, www.fwsrgolf.com.

Outdoors

•New Creations Family Outdoor Adventure Expo, 9 a.m. Aug. 10; cost is $4.95 for ages 4-8, $9.95 for ages 9-19 and $14.95 for ages 19 and older; 765-935-2790 or newcreationscamp.org or info@newcreationschapel.org for information.

•Monarch Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 7, Eagle Marsh. 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. For more information, go to lrwp.org or call 260-478-2515.

Softball

•Wiffleball tournament for six-player teams, Saturday at Swamp Wiffleball Field, Paulding, Ohio; 419-769-9991 for information.

•Men’s and co-ed slow-pitch tournaments, Aug. 3 at Delphos Stadium Park, Delphos, Ohio; 419-769-9991 for information.

•Sportsman Softball League registration is open for the fall season. Co-ed and men’s division available. Season begins Aug. 11. Call 260-471-5975 for more information.

Tennis

•City Tennis Championships, Swinney Park. Singles: July 29-Aug. 5. Registration deadline Monday, $17. Doubles: Aug. 5-12, Registration deadline July 29, $20. For more information, call Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, 427-6000.

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