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Buffalo State College will hold its third annual "Kids Night Out" program for inner-city youth on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the campus Sports Arena.

The free program, which features instruction in 19 sports by varsity team members, is open to boys and girls in third, fourth and fifth grades.

Register in advance at or at the door. Contact Meg Stevens at 878-6526.

BASKETBALL: Boys and girls teams (9U to 19U) wanted for the Hoop Jam Summer Slam tournament June 4-5 at St. Mary's of Lancaster. Top three finishers per division qualify for the "Best of the Best" nationals in Atlanta in July. Entry fee is $250 per team. Call Jeff Burke at 444-8723.

HOCKEY: The North Buffalo midget major Tier II team will hold a final tryout Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the North Buffalo Rink, 156 Tacoma Ave. Call Matt Nasca (875-4348) or the hockey office (875-1966).

INLINE HOCKEY: Registration for the Cheektowaga Inline Hockey League's summer season will take place Wednesday and April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Cheektowaga Recreation Center, 2600 Harlem Road. There are programs for all age groups, including 17-under and adult divisions. Call Eric Godzich at 897-7218.

SKATEBOARDING: The Town of Hamburg Skate Park, which opens Friday, will offer beginner skateboarding lessons with sessions starting May 7 and July 9. Register at the office, 2982 Lakeview Road (Nike Base). Call 646-5145.

SOCCER: Individuals and teams are welcome in the coed, over-30 Summer Soccer League at Veterans Park on Grand Island. Entry is $350 per team. Contact Bryan Flynn (773-9525) or by e-mail at

SOFTBALL: The Lawyer's Softball League seeks professional organizations (no bar teams) to enter coed and men's teams for Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Canisius College Demske Sports Complex. Call Jim Schleer at 332-6499.

WEIGHTLIFTING: Youth and junior lifters from Western New York are invited to compete in the May 21 AAU Powerlifting push-pull meet at Wellsville. Call (814) 334-5896 or see

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