The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department needs volunteers to build a NASCAR-themed playground in Nevin Park (6000 Statesville Road). Construction shifts will be scheduled from Sept. 29 through Oct. 5. Volunteers are also needed for hospitality, first aid and children's activities. To sign up, contact Lori Saylor at 704-336-5478 or
A five-week beginners salsa class will meet every Tuesday starting Sept. 9 at First Ward Recreation Center. The cost is $5 per class. To register call 311 or visit www.parkandrec .com
Lunchtime Aerobics runs noon-12:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at First Ward Recreation Center (610 E. Seventh St.) for 18 and older. Cost: $2 per class. Details: Tisshue Wilson, 704-432-2986.
Registration for adult fall softball leagues runs through Sept. 1. Men's, women's, coed and church leagues are available. Games run from Sept. 8 until November. Fees are $425 per team or $45 per individual. To register: www.parkandrec.com . Details: Aaron Cheeks, aa ron.cheeks@mecklenburg countync.gov or call 311. Compiled by Ryan Basen