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Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:03 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

A listing of area recreational activities for the coming the week.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

• Registration continues for Oro Valley’s Winter Hoops youth program, with games beginning around Thanksgiving. More information is available online at www.ci.oro-valley.az.us/PkRec/Recreation/Hoops.htm.

Friday, Sept. 26

• Desert plants have been used for centuries for food, fibers, medicine and building materials. Learn how humans have utilized local flora during a Desert Plant Uses Walk with noted Pima County naturalist Meg Quinn. Details: 8 to 10 a.m.; Pima County Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 N. Camino de Oeste; free for all ages; for more information or to RSVP, call 615-7855 or e-mail eeducation@pima.gov.

Saturday, Sept. 27

• Hop out of bed and join the Fleet Feet and Tucson Medical Center at the “Reverse the Course” 5.5- and 11-mile trail race at Catalina State Park! Spectacular views, awards, free shirts, breakfast and more await racers of all ages. Details: 6:30 a.m.; last-minute registration at Fleet Feet, 6538 E. Tanque Verde Road; $35-$50; for more information or to RSVP, go online to www.everyoneruns.net.

• Observe and discuss the diversity of wildlife, fish and plants at Agua Caliente Park’s riparian areas during a guided Saturday Nature Stroll. Details: 9 to 10 a.m.; Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road; free for all ages; for more information, call 615-7855 or e-mail eeducation@pima.gov.

• Outdoor frontier skills promote self-esteem and personal growth. Fire making, hiking, navigation, survival and shelter building will be covered during Marana Parks and Recreation’s Family Frontier Skills course. To encourage family bonding, the fee covers a guardian and teenager. Details: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; location available on registration; Marana residents $68, others $85; for more information, call 382-1950.

Sunday, Sept. 28

• Members of the Oro Valley Mixed Doubles Tennis Group seek a few good backhands. Details: 7 a.m.; $5 ball fee every 10 weeks; Ironwood Ridge High School tennis courts, 2475 W. Naranja Drive; for more information, call 575-0829.

Tuesday, Sept. 30

• Align your inner being with Hatha Yoga classes taught by local instructor Kathy Covington. The ongoing classes teach principles that can be used at your desk or even while shopping. Details: 9 to 10:15 a.m.; Oro Valley Rec Room, 11143 N. La Cañada, Suite 107; $10 per class; for more information, call 229-5050.

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HS Schedule

Tuesday, September 16

Boys Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Buena, Cienega at Marana

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge, Catalina at Amphi (Silverbell GC)

Catalina Foothills, Pueblo, Sahuarita at Sahuaro

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Mountain View at Rio Rico

Ironwood Ridge at Glendale Ironwood

Swimming (@4 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge, Sahuarita at Desert Christian

Wednesday, September 17

Girls Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Rincon at CDO

Ironwood Ridge, Desert View at Flowing Wells (Silverbell)

Cross Country (@4:30)

Salpointe at Catalina Foothills

Palo Verde, Nogales at Marana

Rincon, St. Gregory at CDO

Sahuarita, Pueblo, Pusch Ridge at Desert View

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Empire at Marana (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

CDO at Queen Creek

Cienega at Mountain View

Sahuaro at Catalina Foothills

Walden Grove at Pusch Ridge

Thursday, September 18

Girls Golf

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Boys Golf

Sahuaro and Salpointe at Ironwood Ridge

CDO, Rincon, Sunnyside at Tucson High

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Marana at Sahuarita

Ironwood Ridge at Sahuaro (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

Catalina Foothills at Rincon

Pusch Ridge at San Manuel

Swimming (4 p.m.)

Marana vs. Tucson at Quincy Douglas Pool

Cienega at Marana

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Amphi

Catalina Foothills at Sahuaro

Freshman Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Flowing Wells at Marana (4 p.m.)

Desert View at Mountain View

Cienega at CDO

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

JV Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Amphi at Marana

Santa Cruz Valley at Pusch Ridge

Mountain View at Desert View

CDO at Cienega

Buena at Ironwood Ridge

Sahuarita at Catalina Foothills

Friday, September 19

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge at Mt. Carmel Invitational (San Diego, CA)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

Football (@7 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at Santa Cruz Valley

Catalina at Marana

Desert Vista at Mountain View

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Cienega at CDO

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

Saturday, September 20

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Marana at Old Pueblo Invite(Lincoln Park)

Mountain View at San Diego

Catalina Foothills, CDO at Ojo Rojo (Chandler, AZ)

Swimming

Marana at Wolves Classic (Chandler High)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

 

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