Alumni Baseball Game Saturday

Palisades High’s annual alumni baseball games will be this Saturday, February 27, at George Robert Field. In keeping with tradition, there will be two games. The junior varsity will face the older alumni at 1 p.m., followed by the Dolphins’ varsity against the younger alumni at 5 p.m. Palisades is the defending Western League champion and will field another strong team this spring under Head Coach Mike Voelkel. All former PaliHi baseball players are invited. For details, call Maurice Levin at (818) 759-0600 or e-mail maurice@cyads.com. Wong Fun Raiser Saturday at PTC Palisadians are invited to a charity “Fun Raiser” on Saturday at the Palisades Tennis Center to raise money for Glenn Wong, owner of 1st String Pro Shop in Santa Monica, who is battling lung cancer. The event will feature a doubles tournament, a raffle, and silent and live auctions in which $25,000 in services and merchandise will be up for bid. Among the auction items will be two box seats to the upcoming Indian Wells tournament; a two-night stay at La Quinta Resort & Spa; a limited-edition tennis racquet autographed by Rod Laver; a racquet signed by Maria Sharapova; month-long training packages at Spectrum Club; a signed copy of Andre Agassi’s autobiography; hand-crafted jewelry; a luxury condo timeshare; and USC tennis memorabilia. A $75 dollar donation is requested to play in the “Live Ball” tournament from 2-5:30 p.m. Bidding for the auction will be from 2-4 p.m., with pick-up at 4:30 p.m. To donate to the auction or make a tax-deductible gift, call Schwartz at 310-451-1220 or e-mail bill@schwartzcompany.com. JG Online Registration for Opens Registration for returning Junior Lifeguards will begin on-line at 9 a.m. on March 1. The Junior Guard Program is open to all boys and girls in L.A. County and is designed to instruct youth ages 9-17 in beach and ocean skills. The program runs June 28 through July 30. Classes are Monday through Friday and registrants can choose between two class sessions (8:30-11:30 a.m.) and (1:30-4:30 p.m.). The fee is $420 and includes a shirt and a swimsuit. Financial aid is available. Visit www.watchthewater.org/jg/. PPBA Pancake Breakfast March 13 The Palisades Pony Baseball Association’s annual pancake breakfast is Saturday, March 13 from 7-11 a.m. at the Palisades Recreational Center. Tickets are $5 and include pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, coffee and juice. Tickets can be purchased at the event or from your favorite neighborhood baseball player. The breakfast is the only PPBA fundraiser and all money raised goes to the Field of Dreams Fund to help pay for field maintenance. Opening day ceremonies start at 9 a.m. sharp. PPBA Commissioner Bob Benton has yet to reveal who will throw this year’s ceremonial first pitch