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DePue Alumni Game

DEPUE — The third annual DePue Alumni Basketball Game and first High School Cheerleader/Skippette Reunion will be held Saturday at DHS. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with tip-off at 6:30 p.m. There is a $3 donation with all proceeds to benefit the DePue Activity Club.

Hunter Ridge lades

PRINCETON — Opening dinner for the Hunter’s Ridge Wednesday golf league will be held Wednesday. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.

League play will start May 1. A golf membership is not required. Call 815-879-2461 or 815-872-9015 for reservations or more information.

Final PYBSL signups

PRINCETON — Final registration for Princeton Youth Baseball and Softball will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Prouty Building. For more information, visit www.pybsl.org or the league’s Facebook page.

Softball training

PERU — District 20 and Little League Softball and the Softball Factory will team up to host a training event on April 20 at Veterans’ Park in Peru. Girls ages 8-10 will meet from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., ages 10-12 from noon to 4 p.m. and ages 13-18 from 5 to 9 p.m.

District 20 league players can use the promo code

“LLSPERU” to receive a 50 percent discount paid by the district. Any girls outside of the district’s boundaries are welcome by paying the full price.  Registration forms can be found at www.ildistrict20.org. For more information, call Max Lauritzen at 815-879-6331.

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