* Registration open for Danville-Boyle County Parks & Recreation Department youth football and cheerleading. Football for grades 3-6; cheerleading for grades K-6. Fees $50 football, $35 cheerleading, family discounts available. Register at Davis Recreation Center, 110 Man O'War Drive, or call (859) 238-1233.
Saturday - YMCA Strong Kids Golf Scramble at Old Bridge Golf Club. Begins 8 a.m. Cash prizes; all teams entered in drawing for two Ryder Cup tickets; Ryder Cup drawing entries weighted based on finish. Fee $150 per two-person team. Call Wilderness Trace Family YMCA at (877) 734-9622.
Aug. 23 - Railroad Days 5K at Junction City. Begins 8 a.m. at Junction City Park. Benefits Family Services and Junction City police and fire departments. Fee $10 through Aug. 20, $12 after Aug. 20; $30 family rate (through Aug. 20 only). Call Dick Burchett at (859) 583-5700.
Sept. 13 - Burgin Run for the Pets. 15-kilometer run begins 7:30 a.m.; 5-kilometer run/walk begins 8 a.m. on North First Street. Benefits Mercer County Humane Society spay and neuter clinic. Fee $13 through Aug. 29, $15 after Aug. 30, $35 family rate. Call Danville Bike and Footwear at (859) 238-7669 or visit www.danvillebikeandfootwear.com.
Through Aug. 22 - Registration open for Danville-Boyle County Parks & Recreation Department fall girls league. Junior league for ages 7-9; senior league for ages 10-12. Registration by team only. Fee $250. Call (859) 238-1233.
Aug. 18-28 - Danville Aquatic Club Marlins stroke clinic at Centre College Boles Natatorium. Sessions 6:30-7:15 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. For current and prospective DAC swimmers ages 8-18 who know how to swim, directed by DAC coach Paul Murphy. Focuses on all four strokes, starts and turns. Free. Call Murphy at (314) 503-7442 or e-mail email@example.com. Walk-ins accepted.
Aug. 23 - The Rebel Bash tournament at Casey County High School in Liberty. Begins 10 a.m. Double-elimination; several divisions. Fee $90 per team. Call (606) 787-6151.
To submit items
Send items for the Area Recreation calendar at least two weeks prior to your event by mail to The Advocate-Messenger Area Recreation Calendar, P.O. Box 149, Danville 40423-0149, by fax to (859) 236-9566 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Area Recreation Calendar appears on Wednesdays and Fridays.