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Basketball league registration open

Basketball league registration open

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. -- Registration for Brookhaven's Spring Adult Basketball League will be held through Friday, Mar. 6.

The cost is $450 per team to participate in the 10-game schedule, which begins Mar. 30. Players must be at least 17 years old as of Jan. 1, 2015.

Visit brookhavenga.gov for more information and to sign up.

DeKalb spring sports registration opens

DeKalb spring sports registration opens

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Registration for one adult and two youth sports in DeKalb County is now open.

Youth Soccer

Soccer is for children ages 4-14. The season includes eight games. Registration ranges in price from $45 to $85 per child and closes Monday, Feb. 16.

DeKalb County Interim CEO Lee May said the county's soccer program is designed to instill skill development, fitness and team training drills.

Sign up at any DeKalb recreation center or dekalbcountyga.gov.

Adult Softball

DeKalb County offers both men's and co-ed softball leagues. The season begins in March and includes 10 regular games. Registration closes Monday, Feb. 23.

The cost is $420 per team. An additional $20 will be added for each non-DeKalb County resident.

Running in the new year: Resolution Run

Running in the new year: Resolution Run

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. -- Have you made a new year's resolution to hit the pavement? There are several upcoming races that will help you achieve your goal of becoming a (better) runner.

Every year, the Atlanta Track Club holds its Resolution Run on Jan. 1. The race includes a 4-mile course, a 1-mile course and a kilometer dash for the kids.

The Resolution Run is also the first race in the track club's Grand Prix Series.

This year's event will begin at 10 a.m. at the Brookhaven/Oglethorpe MARTA station, which is located at 4047 Peachtree Road.

Runners must be at least 9 years old to run the 4-miler and 7 years old to participate in the mile run. The Kilometer Kids Dash is for budding athletes ages 6 and younger.

Registration closes Monday at 11:59 p.m. Fees are $25 for the 4-miler, $15 for the 1-miler and $10 for the kilometer.

Children’s Museum Tournament for Play hits hole in one

Children’s Museum Tournament for Play hits hole in one

ATLANTA -- More than 100 golfers teed up for charity at the prestigious Peachtree Golf Club for The Children’s Museum of Atlanta’s second annual golf outing, Tournament for Play, on Monday, Sept. 8. The fundraiser, presented by PNC, raised $135,000 to support the museum’s early childhood educational programming and community outreach through generous donations as well as golfer registration.

“The success of this year’s Tournament for Play is a testament to the ongoing support from our committed partners and patrons,” said Jane Turner, executive director of The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. “Their continued support allowed The Children’s Museum of Atlanta to exceed our fundraising goals and provide more dynamic exhibits and educational programming, and that truly is a hole in one for children, families and schools throughout the state!”

Mellow Mushroom hosting Sports Authority shopping spree contest

Mellow Mushroom hosting Sports Authority shopping spree contest

(WXIA) -- In honor of its role as sponsor of the 2014 AJC Peachtree Road Race, Mellow Mushroom is hosting a contest for the runners, athletes and weekend warriors in metro Atlanta.

The Atlanta-based pizza chain has debuted its Mellow Sports Sweep contest. Based on the old game show "Supermarket Sweep," the contest will give two lucky winners the opportunity to go on a 90-second shopping spree at Sports Authority.

To enter, create a 15-second Instagram video using #MellowSportsSweep explaining why you should win the contest.

The grand prize includes two race entries into the 2014 AJC Peachtree Road Race, one night at the W Atlanta - Buckhead, dinner for two at Mellow Mushroom and, of course, the Sports Authority sweep.

Race this weekend: Brookhaven Bolt

Race this weekend: Brookhaven Bolt

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. -- The Brookhaven Bolt, a 5K that is quickly becoming a city tradition, will be held this weekend.

The race will be Saturday, May 17 at 8 a.m. Its course begins at Village Place Brookhaven on Dresden Drive and winds through the Ashford Park neighborhood.

Packet pickup will be held Friday, May 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Big Peach Running Co. in the Town Brookhaven shopping center.

The run will be chip timed, and prizes will be presented to the male and female winners. But all runners will receive T-shirts and the opportunity to compete for great raffle prizes; past awards include iPods, big screen TVs and Braves tickets. There will also be a post-race festival with bouncy castles and games.

All proceeds from the race will go directly to Brookhaven's Ashford Park Elementary School. The race is sponsored by Brookhaven Dental Associates.