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Come and play

26th ANNUAL LABOR DAY TENNIS CLASSIC: September 4, 5, 6. Men, Women, Singles, Doubles. Singles $24; Doubles $32. Prize Money for Men’s Open. Trophies. T-shirts for participants. Entry deadline: Aug. 30, 5 p.m. Sponsored by Wachovia Securities. Ridge Racquet Club. 273-8514.

ABDOMINAL WORKOUTS: Foam Roller Demonstration. Add spice to your abdominal routine and increase core strength. Use also for massage and to loosen tight muscles and speed recovery. August, Thursdays 5:30-6:00 p.m. FREE. South Yuba Club. 470-9100

YOUTH FALL TENNIS: Ages 5-8 Monday and Wednesday, 3-4 pm. Ages 8-14, Monday and Wednesday, 4-6 p.m. High school boys and girls, Tuesday and Thursday, 5-6 pm. $12 per hour. Ridge Racquet Club. 273-8514

WOMEN’S TRIATHALON TRAINING: Barbara Schmidt Millar “Celebration of Life” Event August 29. FREE on-site training Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. at Cascade Shores. Club Sierra, Wednesday, August 18 at 7 p.m.; SNMH Outpatient Center Conference Room, Saturday, August 28 at 1:30 p.m.

WOMEN’S WORKOUT CENTRE: 30-minute cardio workout. Adjustable PACE resistance equipment and elliptical cross-trainers. One FREE week. No appointment necessary. Work out at your convenience. Weekdays 6:30 am-6:30 pm, Saturdays 8-12. Fast and Fit, 273-5862.

KIDS’ RUNNING CLUB: Tuesdays. 6-7 p.m. Nevada Union High School Track. Sponsors: Sierra Trailblazers. Peggy 265-5588 or

MOMMIE AND ME EXERCISE CLASS: Experience the joy of exercise together! Children ages 2-8. Tuesdays 11:15-11:55 a.m. Fee $5 per child. Free to members. Michelle Falvey, Instructor. Courthouse Athletic Club, 274-3481.

OUTDOOR WALKING: Local trails and streets. Carpool to some trails. Bring water. Thursdays, 7:30-9 a.m. FREE. Instructor: Gayle Lossman. Dogs on leash welcome. South Yuba Club, 470-9100.

DAY HIKES WITH LLAMAS: Bring your lunch. Spend the day with gentle, friendly llama on local trails. Hike, swim and fish at higher elevations. Stop for water, grass (for llamas) and lunch for you. Day hikes: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8-6 p.m. Shorter local hikes also. FREE. Highland Llama Trekkers. Reservations: 273-8105.

FIT EXPRESS: New circuit program on new equipment. Simple, safe, fun and effective exercise for 30 minutes. Especially good for beginners. FREE Heart Zone Training presentations. Workout anytime or join a class. Call Bonnie at Courthouse Athletic Club at 274-3481 for free pass.

FENCING FOR BEGINNERS: Ages 12-125 welcome. Equipment provided. Wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothes. Fee: $55 for 8 weeks. Monday evenings at 6:45 p.m. Lynne, 273-5807.

TENNIS INSTRUCTION: Improve strokes, shot selection and court awareness. Fun, fast-paced clinics. $10 for 90 minutes. Tuesday-Saturday 10:30-12:00 a.m. Club Sierra. Instructors: Greg Cicatelli (Tuesdays and Thursdays) and Joe Benavent (Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays). Questions: 470-0925.

AIKIDO BEGINNERS CLASS: Achieve physical fitness, learn practical self-defense, and practice relaxation through stretching and breathing. Children, adults and seniors. Self-determined pace. Wear comfortable clothes. First two visits free. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:45-7 p.m. Mountain Wind Dojo, Nevada City. 470-0433.

TENNIS CLINICS: Advanced beginner/intermediate. Range of drills, technique and strategy. Individual coaching in group setting. Drop-in basis. Fridays 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Fee $12. Private lessons ($45/hr and semi-private $25/hr) All levels. Jen 823-5313.

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