• St. Mary's High School -- St. Mary's is looking for a home/away varsity softball game or scrimmage. 510-472-3768, thecoachesden@sbcglobal.net

  • Lady Wolfpack -- Tryouts by appointment for 14U Lady Wolfpack Softball. 510-688-6398, ladywolfpackaccounting@yahoo.com

  • California Crossfire -- Tryouts for 10U-18U Gold California Crossfire Fastpitch Softball Team, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17-18 and Dec. 1-2. Ultimate Sports Academy, 3442 Adeline Street, Oakland. 925-457-5607, bandsm1@comcast.net, www.crossfiresoftball.com

  • Oakland Girls Softball -- Registration is open for Spring 2013 Oakland Girls Softball. For girls ages 5-14. info@ogsl.org, www.ogsl.org,

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes -- FCA Softball Youth Challenge, 1-4:30 p.m. Nov. 18. For players ages 6-14. Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. $25. bayareafca.org/softballyouthchallenge

    BASKETBALL

  • Oakland Parks and Rec -- Oakland Parks and Rec Holiday Basketball Tournament, Dec. 15-16. For boys and girls grades 6-8. Boys play at Skyline HS, 12250 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland. Girls play at Oakland Tech HS, 45th Street, Oakland. $200. ckyriacou@bishopodowd.org, Boys: 510-577-9100 ext. 292, Girls: 510-414-3570.

    JOBS

  • Kennedy-Richmond High School -- Looking for a girls volleyball coach, softball coach, baseball coach, and swimming coach. 510-932-2683, mgash@wccusd.net

  • Oakland Tech High School -- Looking for a head track and field coach. jcoplan@sbcglobal.net

  • St.

    Elizabeth High School -- Looking for a girls varsity basketball coach, girls and boys JV basketball coaches, a girls varisty soccer coach, a boys varsity volleyball coach, and a track and field coach. bgarcelon@stliz-hs.org

    Fundraisers

  • Pegnim & Ivancich Youth Foundation -- 2012 Holiday Season Fundraiser, 6-9 p.m., Nov. 8. Proceeds will go to the Lend a Hand Foundation to provide underprivileged youth with gifts during the holiday season. 2915 Broadway, Oakland. $30. 925-548-5575, michaelp@pegnimlaw.com

  • Piedmont Boy Scouts -- "Scouting for Food" drive, Nov. 10. Donations help fight hunger in the Bay Area. Scouts will go door to door to pick up canned food donations the morning of Nov. 10. Online donations can be made at www.piedmontbsa.org. 510-547-4493

  • Vallejo High School -- Donations being accepted for a sign commemorating the dedication of Dick Bass Field. Checks payable to Ed Sowash, 7442 14 Hole Drive, Windsor, CA 95492. 707-838-6882.

    Football

  • California Pirates -- Tryouts by appointment for California Pirates adult tackle football team. For players ages 18 and over. 510-472-1166, i_davis2001@yahoo.com

    Lacrosse

  • Skyline Lacrosse Club -- Spring Registration is open for Skyline Lacrosse Club. For boys and girls grades 2-12. www.SkylineLacrosse.com

    Rowing

  • Oakland Strokes -- Registration to try novice rowing for two weeks, 4-6 p.m. daily through the fall. For boys and girls grades 9-12. Tidewater Boating Center, 4675 Tidewater Avenue, Oakland. $220. 510-434-1755, www.oaklandstrokes.org

    Running

  • Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park -- 37th annual Turkey Trot 8.4 mile trail run, 9 a.m., Nov. 18. Briones Regional Park. $20 before Nov. 14, $25 day of registration. 925-682-0896, www.pleasanthillrecsports.com

    Track and Field

  • Castro Valley Track Club -- Castro Valley Track Club sign-ups online. For boys and girls ages 8-18. $275. 510-409-9308, mail@jamesjphillips.com, www.cvtrackclub.com