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Highlands Art League Golf Classic

AVON PARK - The Highlands Art League is holding its fourth annual Golf Classic March 8 at Pinecrest Golf Club. The four-person scramble begins with 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Registration is day of at 7:30 and cost is $60 per person. Fee includes lunch, awards, prizes, raggles, and on-course beverages, among others. For more information, contact the league at 385-5312.

Links Fore Kids

SEBRING - One Hope United presents the Links Fore Kids Sebring Classic Friday at the Spring Lake Golf Resort. The four-person scramble cost $68 per golfer or $260 for a group. Cost includes golf and lunch. Hole sponsorships starting at $100 are also available. Event highlights include golf clinic from golf legend Barbara Mucha, goodie bags, free photo of your group, a silent auction and raffle, and before and after on-course contests. Register online at www.onehopeunited.org/FRgolf. For more information, call Maria Weber at (407) 379-2900 or contact her via email at mweber@onehopeunited.org.

Ride the racetrack

SEBRING - The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce's Ride the Racetrack will be March 9 at the Sebring Ineternaional Raceway from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person in advance or $20 day of the event. Tickets can be picked up early at the Chamber or at any Highlands County MIDFLORIDA brach. For more information 385-8448.

Chen Dental Golf Tourney

SEBRING - Chen Dental will be hosting a golf tournament to benefit Lindsey's Wish, Inc. Friday at Sun 'n Lake Golf Club. Registration for the four-person scramble is at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8. Cost is $60 per person and $200 for a group. Fee includes golf, lunch and cart. Raffle tickers and prizes and mulligans are available as well.

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

SEBRING - Beyond Varsity is holding a 3-on-3 Hoop It Up basketball tournament March 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the YMCA of Sebring. Cost is $15 per person and $45 per team.

Bass Fishing Tournament

LAKE PLACID - The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce's 18th annual Bass Tournament will be March 30 on Lake Istokpoga. Applications are available on the Chamber site at www.visitlakeplacidflorida.com or by calling the Chamber at 465-4331.

Wings of Faith Golf Tourney

SEBRING - Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center will hold its fourth annual scholarship golf tournament April 26 at Sun 'n Lake Golf Club. Registration for the four-person scramble is at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8. Cost is $65 and fee includes greens fee, golf cart, and lunch. For more information contact Alvin Walters at 381-5706 or 381-6578.

Run the track

SEBRING - The fifth annual Run the Track presented by Sebring Hall of Fame and Gold's Gym will be March 8 at 7:45 a.m. at the Sebring International Raceway. Registration is at 6:30 day of the race at the main gate. Pre-registration is $25 for adults and $30 day of the race. Children 10 and under cost $15. Fees included a T-shirt. For more information, call John Shoop at 381-4103 or Toni Feo at 655-1442, ext. 205.

YMCA Lifeguard Class

SEBRING - The Highlands County Family YMCA will hold lifeguard training March 10-14. Cost is $125. The qualifying swim is March 3 at 5 p.m. in the Y's pool. For more information, call 382-9622.

Faith Lutheran Golf Tourney

SEBRING - Faith Lutheran Golf & Tennis Resort will hold a golf tournament March 22. The four-person scramble begins with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $50 per person and includes golf, cart, prizes and lunch. Discounts registration fees are applicable for Spring Lake members and associate members. Hole sponsorships are also available. For more information, call Charlie Riley at 655-5555 or Sally Rice at 655-5905.

Junior Tennis Spring Camp

SEBRING - Junior Tennis Spring Camp for kids runs from March 4 to May 2. All classes will be held at the Thakkar Tennis Center at The Country Club of Sebring. USPTA Certified Pro Horace Watkis will instruct all age levels. The cost for Tiny Tots (4-6) is $75 and classes will be held on Tuesdays from 3:15-4 p.m. The cost for Future Champs (6-12) is $90 and classes will be held Monday-Friday from 4-5 p.m. The cost for Pre-Tournament Academy (12-18) is $120 and will be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5-6:30 p.m. All prices reflect eight weeks of classes. To register, call Watkis at 863-414-2164 or 863-386-4282.