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Alex fastpitch bingo fundraiser

The Alexandria Girls Fastpitch Association is having a bingo fundraiser on Friday, March 28 at the Broadway Ballroom.

A social with appetizers will begin at 6 p.m. with bingo starting an hour later at 7. Tickets are $50. The price includes two bingo cards, which are good to use for 20 games. A total of $3,000 in prizes will be given away.

Tickets are available at Garden Center Lanes, from any high school softball player and at the door the night of the event. Proceeds raised will be used to support the summer softball league, as well as the high school and middle school softball programs.

AABA meeting

The Alexandria Area Baseball Association (AABA) will have a parent meeting on Monday, March 31 at the Jefferson High School media center at 7 p.m.

The meeting is for those who are new to the AABA or have questions concerning the league. Registration information can be found at or at the UPS store at 1210 Broadway Street in Alexandria.

AASA soccer registration

The Alexandria Area Soccer Association has summer soccer registration open with an early signup deadline of April 1.

The AASA offers summer recreational leagues for U10 (3rd and 4th grade) players and all tournament play for U11 through U19 soccer players.

The U10 boys and girls recreational league will have players participate in practice and play in four one-day jamborees. This league focuses on basic skills and player development.

The U11-U19 boys’ and girls’ teams will participate in three tournaments in addition to team practice.

Registrations are only being accepted online at Teams are filled based on eligibility and order of paid registration. After April 1, only open roster positions will be filled. A late fee will also be assessed after that date.

Peak performance spring junior golf

The Peak Performance Spring Junior Golf Program runs from April 14 through May 21 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45-5:15 p.m. at the Geneva Golf Club.

The program is designed for golfers in grades 6-8 who are looking to improve their overall game. The focus will be on improving all areas of the golf game as well as physical fitness.

The program is led by Heartland Orthopedic Specialists’ Scott Scholl and Scott Dirck of Scott Dirck’s Golf Academy. Call 320-219-7677 or email for more information or to register.