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St. Patrick’s Day mixed doubles tennis tournament

The Vineyard Tennis Center is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day mixed doubles tennis tournament Saturday and Sunday, March 15-16. There will be two levels of play. The cost is $60 for club members and $90 for non-members. The proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Drop by the center at the airport or call the center to sign up, 508-696-8000.

Girls Day Sunday

The 7th and 8th grade girls day at the Workout & Vineyard Tennis Center at the airport on Sunday, March 9, 1–3 pm, is a day of relaxing and learning to be happy and healthy through exercise, cooking, skin care, and massage — and it’s free. To register, email or call 508-696-8000. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes.

Battle in the bubble Friday

Eleven-year-old tennis players Peter Burke and Chris Ferry will battle in the bubble at Vineyard Youth Tennis (VTC) Friday, March 7, at 6:30. The match, free and open to the public, is a junior tennis exhibition in a tournament setting complete with ball people and a chair umpire. It is part of a monthly junior exhibition series sponsored by VTC. The bubble is on Barnes Road, southwest of the round-about.